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Posts Tagged ‘Magic Man’

High Voltage Wrestling Complete Show (10-10-2009)

Posted by flairwhoooooo on January 27, 2017

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Way back in the day myself, along with Josh Ray had a chance to work with wrestling promoter TNT Keny G with High Voltage Wrestling in Granite City, Illinois. The promotion was filled with many of the top stars, many that are among the top stars of today. Thanks to my good friend Josh Ray, he shared with us video from one of those shows.

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With that said, here is the current Mayor of Lebanon, Missouri , ring announcer and the man that started MWR.

On October 10, 2009, I booked and did video work for a High Voltage Wrestling show in Granite City, IL. As part of the video work, I also commented on the matches/event. This is the complete show, released on Youtube. Check it out!

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HVW Heavyweight Championship Match: Kahagas (HVW Heavyweight Champion) vs Eric Allen

Matt Cage w/ Magic Man vs Mississippi Madman

Santana G vs Mia Martinez

Jeremy Wyatt vs Neil Diamond Cutter

HVW Tag Team Championship Tournament Finals: Hooligans vs Submission Squad

Max Archer vs Cabal

Survival of the Fittest Match for the HVW Livewire Championship

Mark Bland vs Donovan Ruddick

Title vs Title Match: Kahagas (HVW Heavyweight Champion) vs Mark Sterling (NWA Central States Champion)

Click here to watch it

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Mike Sydal Wins HRW Championship, Justin D’Air vs Mike Outlaw Explosive Match and more

Posted by flairwhoooooo on May 17, 2016

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Missouri Wrestling Revival was a part of history in Warsaw, Missouri in April as Mike Sydal won the vacated HRW Championship tournament match with a classic battle against Elvis Aliaga. A grudge match would explode around the building as Mike Outlaw with Bobby Eaton and Justin D’air with the Magic Man. The feud shows no signs of slowing down as Outlaw and Eaton handcuff the Magic Man to the ring then proceeded to cut his hair.

Brandon Aarons (w/ Garrett Williams) won a triple threat match with Karim Brigante ( w/ Miss Monica Passeri) and Jay Howard in a match between 3 of the top rising stars in the area.

The main event saw the The High Risk Wrestling Tag Team Champions The Riegel Twins (Logan & Sterling) fought High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) to a time-limit draw to retain the Tag Team Title before being attacked by AJ Williams and Da’Marius Jones.

Later this week, you can find the complete photos from the event at the High Risk Wrestling Facebook page, so take the time to like them and be sure to join us in Warsaw, Missouri on June 25th at the Warsaw Community Center

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The High Risk Wrestling Tag Team Champions The Riegel Twins (Logan & Sterling) fought High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) to a time-limit draw to retain the Tag Team Title.

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A High Risk Show Pays off in Warsaw

Posted by flairwhoooooo on March 13, 2016

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On February 27, 2016 High Risk Wrestling, a St. Louis mainstay since 2014, brought their brand of wrestling to the small town of Warsaw, Mo. Frank Thurman, the owner of High Risk Wrestling, recently decided to move his shows from the St. Louis area to Warsaw.

The show was highlighted with the first round of a tournament to decide who the new High Risk Heavyweight Champion was going to be after Blake Belakis relinquished the title shortly before the move.

In the first match of the tournament we saw “The Yoga Monster” Mike Sydal pick up an impressive victory over Paco.
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The two high flyers put on an amazing match to open the show and really got the crowd of over a hundred people into the show from the start.

The show wasn’t just about the tournament though, The Magic Man  introduced the crowd to a special attraction.

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All the way from Japan, Kiyoshi Shizaka made his debut with the Magic Man issuing an open challenge on his behalf. As fast as his Monster fueled legs could carry him John E. Rock was in the ring and hyped for the challenge.
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In an impressive display of aerial maneuvers and super quick feet Shizaka proved to be a little too much for the crowd favorite, and beat Rock with a backslide pin. Showing his respect to the better man that night Rock bowed to his opponent before exiting the ring.

The theme of the night seemed to be sportsmanship and respect for one’s opponent up to that point in the night, but when Tyler Copeland extended his hand to Jack Gamble in the next quarter final match for the High Risk Championship bout, Gamble was treated to a boot to the gut for his trouble.
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Gamble shook it off and went to work on Copeland. The two men had a great back and forth match with multiple two counts, but Copeland decided Gamble came to close one too many times. With a quick low blow while the ref’s back was turned Copeland rolled up Gamble for the win.

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Next up the ultra-charismatic bad guy Elvis Aliaga took on The Math-Magician in the third quarter final match in the tournament.

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Elvis tried to confuse his opponent before the match even started with some impossible math problems, but they proved to be no problem for the Magician. Unfortunately, Aliaga himself proved to be a problem as he pinned him 1-2-3 to advance to the next round of the tournament.

The final match in the tournament that night saw two veterans, Tony Kozina and Jeremy Wyatt, in a one on one match that was easily main event material. As the two battled back and forth in the ring, “Beautiful” Bobby Eaton took an interest in the match and came out to ringside to observe. Eaton’s distractions kept Wyatt off his game just enough for Kozina to pick up the win and advance to the next round in the tournament.
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Obviously unhappy with the result of the match, Wyatt confronted the legend which quickly escalated from verbal confrontation to Wyatt laying Eaton out with a punch to the jaw. With all four matches in the tournament in the books we will see Mike Sydal, Tyler Copeland, Elvis Aliaga, and Tony Kozina advance to the semi-final round on April 23rd to decide who the next High Risk Champion will be.

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The newly coined MWR Missouri Championship was on the line next as champion Ricky Cruz defended his title against Brandon Aarons and his manager Garrett “Freakin” Williams.
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After much primping and preening by Aarons the match finally got underway. In a spectacular display of power and agility Cruz seemed to have Aarons number at every turn. Even with the constant interference of manager Williams, including choking the champion in the bottom rope and a jab to the throat from Aaron’s brush, Cruz came out on top retaining the coveted Missouri Title.

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The main event of the night was for High Risk Wrestling Tag Team Titles. Champions Mike Outlaw and Justin D’air took on the up and coming Riegel Twins to see who the best tag team in High Risk Wrestling was. Both teams were firing on all eight cylinders that night as they threw everything they had at each other. The Riegel Twins, who are relatively new to the wrestling scene, already have an impressive collection of tandem moves in their arsenal had their hands full with the champion duo of Outlaw & D’air.
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In an impressive display from both teams they battled back and forth and showed the crowd exactly why they all deserved to be in that championship match. With D’air on the shoulders of Logan, Sterling climbed to the top rope and delivered a devastating flying clothesline that put D’air down for the three count winning them their first tag team title victory in High Risk Wrestling.

After the match all four men shook hands in a show of respect even though a dejected Mike Outlaw was visibly upset about the loss of his belt.  Unfortunately, after hands were shook all around and the Riegels left the ring

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Outlaw, who was becoming more visibly upset as the celebration went on, took out his frustration on his partner D’air. Taking three referees and the Riegel Twins to pull him off the prone D’air, Outlaw left the ring only to be met by Bobby Eaton. For a second we prepared for a confrontation, but were surprised when Eaton simply raised his hand and nodded in approval to end the show.

With great stories told more through wrestling than talking, new wrestlers with different styles most haven’t seen before, diverse highly entertaining performers, and an overall family friendly atmosphere High Risk Wrestling really delivered for its audience. If this show is any indicator of the product Frank Thurman will continue to build on, his brand of wrestling is one we can expect many great shows from in the future. There is no doubt Warsaw Missouri has a new asset in their town.

 

From Promoter Frank Thurman

High Risk Wrestling Presents: “It’s good to be King!” on Saturday April 23rd in Warsaw, Missouri at The Knights of Columbus hall, with the doors opening at 6:00PM and the first bell at 7:00PM!

At this time I am honored to announce a Very Special Legend who will be available for you to meet and get autographs from!

Former WWE, ECW, WCW, NWA, SMW Superstar, “The Wild Eyed Southern Boy” Tracey Smothers!

All tickets are just $15 each for reserved ringside!

Advanced tickets are available at The Warsaw Chamber of Commerce in the Town Square!

HRW Presents: “It’s good to be King!”
Saturday, April 23rd
6:00PM Doors and 7:00PM Bell!

Knights of Columbus Hall
31687 Highway 83
Warsaw, Mo.
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High Risk Wrestling Sunday July 26th Cahokia, IL Blake Belakis vs. Bolt Brady, Silas Young, Team IOU, High Level Enterprise and Tommaso Ciampa

Posted by flairwhoooooo on July 4, 2015

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High Risk Wrestling Presents “Rainbow In The Dark” on Sunday afternoon, July 26th in Cahokia, IL.

with a matinee start time of 3:00PM Doors and 4:00PM Bell time.

All Tickets are $15 and will be available at the door.

Here is the complete Line up!

The Main Event will feature The HRW High Risk Championship on the line as the current Champ will defend against the Number One Contender in what could very well be an instant Classic!

“The Bad Wolf” Blake Edward Belakis (c) VS “The Supercharged Superstar” Bolt Brady w/ Magic Man

One of the top ROH Stars will battle the fastest rising Star in St. Louis! After the attack by Silas young on Bolt Brady in June, his Magic Inc. partner Mike Outlaw is out for some revenge!

“The Last Real Man” Silas Young VS Mike Outlaw w/ Magic Man

The Harley Race trained Tag Team High Level Enterprises just returned from an extended stay in Japan for NOAH, where they impressed many and also trained with the best to improve their skills. HRW has come to terms with this highly rated team to compete on July 26th, however they will not have it easy in their HRW debut. They will face a team that has quickly become fan favorites.

Team IOU (“Limitless” Nick Iggy and “The Music City Mutt” Kerry Awful) VS High Level Enterprises (Jack Gamble and Jon Webb)

Former ROH Star and one of the hottest Free Agents in Wrestling today will put his skills to the test against another Top Independent Star!

“The Psycho Killer” Tommaso Ciampa VS Tripp Cassidy

This match will be the classic test of Veteran VS Rising Star.

“Tornado” Tony Kozina VS Ace Perry

3 Way Mayhem!The Midwest Jackass” Dale Patricks VS Justin D’air VS Jayden Phoenix

All tickets are just $15 and are available at the door.

VFW Post #1699 621 Water St. Cahokia, IL. 62206

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2015 Sexiest Male of the Year Contest – Vote Today!

Posted by flairwhoooooo on February 9, 2015

Hello wrestling fans, this year Missouri Wrestling Revival is hosting the 2015 Sexiest Male Award. The men listed below are some of the hardest working, most talented men on the independent scene. Not only do these guys work their asses off in and out of the ring with training/traveling/entertaining, they are attractive to boot. This contest is for some good-hearted fun and a shiny new trophy.

The Rules: You can only Vote Once.

Voting Times: 12:00 a.m. February 9, 2015 to 12:00 a.m. February 14, 2015

Winner will be announced: Valentine’s Day Afternoon.

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Dubray Tallman,
MWR Fan Relations

 

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Mike Sydal
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Sean Orleans
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Showtime Bradley Charles
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Travis Cook
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2013 MWR SEXIEST MALE OF THE YEAR BALLOT

Posted by flairwhoooooo on February 3, 2013

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MWR Fan relations Dubray Tallman-

Hey there, Dubray Tallman here presenting the Third Annual MWR Sexiest Male in Wrestling Award.

In previous years we have had the great pleasure of giving the close to three foot tall trophy to Bailey Mannix and MsChif. This year it’s the guys turn to flaunt their stuff…

Below you will find a slideshow and then a poll, enjoy the scenery and then place your vote for the sexiest male…

Voting Polls begin Feb 4th and ends at 7:00 p.m. Feb 13th…The winner will be announced Valentine’s Day, Feb 14th

Now let’s get to voting!!!

Ace HAWKINS

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Adam Pearce

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Barry Ryte

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Blake Steel

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Brandon Aarons

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Brandon Espinosa

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Brandon Schmitt

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Brian Gott

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Bull Bronson

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Chase King

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Chris LOGAN

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Dan Walsh

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Darin Corbin

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Dave Vaughn

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Davey Vega

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Derek Stone

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Edmund LiveWire McGuire

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Elvis Aliaga

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Evan Money

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Farmer Billy Hills

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Heath Hatton

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Jack Gamble

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Jake Justice Haines

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Jaysin Strife

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Joey O’Rielly

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Jordan Lacey

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Kyle Sykes

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Magic Man

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Mark Sterling

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Mat Fitchett

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Matt Riveria

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Mike Anthony 

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Mike Sydal

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Ricky Cruz

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Ryan Slade

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Shane Hollister 

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Shane Rich

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Showtime Bradley Charles

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The Hooligans

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TJ PERKINS

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The Iceman

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Travis Cook

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Join RingSyders today with special guest Herb Simmons, the Magic Man plus a huge announcement

Posted by flairwhoooooo on January 13, 2013

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You need to listen to RingSyders on PartyAnimalRadio.com. Ben Simon, Mikey G and Drew Abs host this 1st Anniversary edition Sunday from 5-7 CST

That’s right MWR fans todays episode of RingSyders is featuring two of the most successful men in St. Louis today.

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MWR Owner and Editor Brian Kelley presents SICW wrestling Promoter Herb Simmons with his plaque honoring him for 30 years of bringing respect to the sport in the Midwest- Photo credit ICON ART

You will not want to miss out on hearing from the man himself The 2012 MWR Lifetime Achievement recipient Herb Simmons on the great news that broke right here at Missouri Wrestling Revival yesterday about the meet and greet/ wrestling show at Argosy Casino in Alton Illinois.

A two night extravaganza in Alton Illinois on May 10th and 11th featuring MEMORIES OF ST. LOUIS WRESTLING “THE GOLDEN DAYS OF WRESTLING AT THE CHASE. Already announced to attend is the Master of the Claw Baron Von Raschke, Cowboy Bob Orton, and Wrestling at the Chase announcer Larry Matysik.

Listen in on this interview to find out more details on this night including SICW in East Carondelet, Illinois 2013 debut this coming Saturday featuring many of the top stars today including the Classic Wrestling Champion Ricky Cruz, Ron Powers, Gary Jackson, Dave Vaughn and much more.
You just never know who will show up at a SICW ring.

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Makaze and The Magic Man is confronted by the First Church of Karrington member Dice at Dynamo Pro Wrestling- Photo credit Brian Kelley

In the house will also be a man who has managed around the world, The Magic Man. One of the greatest guys you will meet, the Magic Man has a love for the sport that is matched by few. He has managed in Japan, worked with ECW, appeared at Dragon Gate USA, and has been seen recently with Dynamo Pro Wrestling, Metro Pro Wrestling and New Midwest Wrestling and one could not forget the huge Gateway Championship Wrestling reunion show this past December.

Plus. exclusive news including XPAC heat, Drew’s news and much more including a huge announcement that RingSyders fans will not want to miss.

Not near a computer? No problem! Find us on the Winamp and SHOUTcast smartphone apps and listen live.

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MWR Christmas wish list of matches for 2011.

Posted by flairwhoooooo on November 26, 2010

By Brian Kelley

2010 is near a close and the yearly awards are coming up quickly with some very tough decisions to be made from the awards committee over who will honored with the Wrestler, Tag Team, female, and promotion of the year.

So instead of worrying about who I am going to give my vote to I am going to flip the script.

I am going to make my Christmas wish of matches on this Black Friday  that I would like to see in 2011.

Instead of matches that have done before I am going to do my best to name 10 matches that to my knowledge have not happen before.

So without further ado I give you my Christmas wish matches in NO certain order.

1) Bailey Mannix with Lovely Leon

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– It is no secret that I have mad respect for both of these competitors. These two men going at it would be a true wrestling classic. One could say that Mannix has the power advantage but Strife could be just a little faster. Neither man is afraid to get their hands dirty and brawl with the best of them. A true wrestling classic in every aspect.

2) The Barrio Boys (Angel and Domino Rivera) With Lucy Mendez

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Attitude Inc. (Spencer Powers and Guy Smith )

Attitude Inc. (Guy Smith and Michael Shard) – Can New Midwest Wrestling handle being EXTREME? Former ECW Original Angel and his partner Domino Rivera is two men that many promotions run and hide from signing them to the fed.

Attitude Inc appears to be all show but the Boyz would soon find out that Guy Smith and Michael Shard can go.

3) Dixieland Destroyer with The Magic Man

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Shane Rich – The beauty and the Beast is what I would call this AAPW clash. Rich has the good looks and conditioning but would it be enough to overcome the hillbilly power of the Destroyer.

4) Donovan Ruddick

Mephisto feels the power of Donovan Ruddick.

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Abu Colossus

Abu Colossus delivers the pain on Preston Maxwell(Photo Credit Gary Giaffoglione)

– OK I have been begging for this match for a long time now. Don’t believe me click here to read a former article of mine that sets this match up perfectly. With Ruddick on the verge to explode would Colossus put out the spark first.

5) The Hooligans (Devin and Mason Cutter)

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The Gentleman’s Club (Casanova and Devin Carter) with Todd Countryman.

The Gentleman’s Club (Casanova and Devin Carter)

– The Hooligans have been almost everywhere but they have not been to the 2008 MWR Promotion of the Year 3XWrestling. With the Gentleman’s club running hot shot over everyone would the Hooligans be able to sway the good fortunes over fan favorites? Or would the mastermind Todd Countryman make them his next victim.

6) Lucy Mendez

Lucy Mendez has come on strong in 2010.

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Santana G

Santana has teamed with some top talent in 2010 but she has yet to win the WLW Womens title.

– Two of the most popular women in the Midwest today. Mendez has had all the eyes on her at Metro Pro Wrestling. What if the Midwest Sweetheart was to show up? No women I know wants competition and the real winners in this battle would be us the fans.

7) Jeremy Wyatt

Every young wrestlers nightmare Jeremy Wyatt (Photo Credit Mike Van Hoogstraat)

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Evan Money

Evan Money-

To become the best that you can be you have to work your way to the top. Money the teenage heart throb has had a solid year in 2010. Wyatt is considered by many to be the best in the game today. You say Money has no chance to survive against “The Rebel”. In Money’s defense he has earned some tough wins but this would be a measuring stick for one of the Midwest hottest young stars. My advice Money, if you have a belt stay far away from “The Belt Collector” Jeremy Wyatt.

8) Dan Walsh

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Rory Fox

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-MTV vs MTV – Rory Fox gained national fame as one of the featured personalities on MTV’s True Life while Dan the Danimal” Walsh starred in MTV’s Road Rules. Need I say more.

9) Steve Fender and Mark Sterling

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BroMance Jordan McEntyre and Knight Wagner with Eryn

– Different styles for sure, Fender and Sterling are no nonsense hit you in the mouth tag team in the style of Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard while BroMance is….well they are BroMance a team with a lot of flash but can blind you with their double team abilities.

10) Trevor Murdoch

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Jonathan Magnus with Stephani King

Jonathan Magnus with Stephani King- No one likes a bully and that is what Magnus is at New Midwest Wrestling. A big man pushing his weight around to keep the NMW title around his waist. I don’t think that Murdoch would be so easy to push around. A match that would be talked about for ages in Springfield Illinois for years to come.

In my personal stocking match-

Crimefighter gets Eric Allens attention

Crimefighter’s chosen wrestler vs. The Pride of Peroia Eric Allen – A perfect match for NMW. It has been over a year ago that we took a look at the contriversal Eric Allen and his supposed win for the “Peorian Pride Championship”, ST louis Wrestling communities Crimefighter called foul quickly. Words and tempers flared between the two in the past but what if the red hot Eric Allen was to show his face in Springfield Illinois at the heart of Crimefighter’s coverage area?

A special attraction match for sure.

Other notable matches

The Cancun Kid vs. Kwong with Chad Mylan
Jason Jones vs. Ryan Phoenix
Preston Maxwell vs. Homicidal Steven Davis
Billy McNiel vs Zach Thompson
Curly vs #1 Brett Young
Jimmy Rockwell vs Brandon Espinosa
Pete Madden vs. Dave Vaughn
Matty Starr vs. Danny Cannon
Tony Cortez vs Brandon Aarons
Dan the Man vs Alexander Rudolph
Bobby Houston vs. Derek Stone
Christian Rose vs. Chris Havius
Bumrush Brothers vs The Beautiful Bodies
Eric Logan vs Tyler Cook
Ron Powers vs. Brian Ash
Donnie Peppercricket vs. Davey Vega
Kory Twist vs. Father Jack Mecidol
Sir Bradley Charles vs. The Big Texan

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High Voltage Wrestling 8-7-10 recap

Posted by flairwhoooooo on September 11, 2010

Results thanks too Patrick Brandmeyer

Evan Gelistico had Billy McNeil where he wants him…or does he?(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Pierre Abernathy tries to get the edge on Billy McNeil. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Gelistico taunts the crowd while punishing Fitchett. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Abernathy and Gelistico look up and finds a human missile on the way. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Mat Fitchett hits the mark. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

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Triple team by Vega, Fitchett and O’Neil on Gary J leads the team to a strong win in the opener. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The Hi-Tech Dinosaurs(Davey Vega, Billy McNeil, & Mat Fitchett) d. The Submission Squad(Evan Gelistico, Pierre Abernathy, & Gary Jay). Vega wheelbarrowed Gary into a Codebreaker by McNeil, then they held Gary in that position for Fitchett to hit a Lionsault to the back! Vega got the pin on Gary after that triple-team.

Tyler Cook. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Cook tries to move the massive Alexandre Rudolph (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The battle spilled outside of the ring into the merchandise table. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Cook ducked a chair that went through the wall and went on top of the table to come down on the monster Rudolph. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Anytime that you go up against Rudolph you will have to know that the evil mastermind Sadie Blaze will be there to strike. Cook knows this all to well and looks to be fed up with it.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The ref tries to stop Rudolph but it would take the whole locker room to separate these two. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Tyler Cook fought Alexandre Rudolph(w/ Sadie Blaze) to a double disqualification when the two brawled outside the ring once again.

Reality TV Star and rising wrestling prospect Dan Walsh sports the MWR T-shirt prior to his match with Sir Bradley Charles. . (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The Magic Man has lead Donovan Ruddick to the HVW Title, brought in one of the toughest big men today the Dixie Land Destroyer and now he leads SBC to battle.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Walsh takes the legs out SBC. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Walsh tries to keep SBC on the mat with some kicks.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Walsh makes his first no- no. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Dan Walsh picks up a huge victory.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Dan Walsh d. Sir Bradley Charles(w/ Magic Man) with a new version of the Designated Driver(dropped like a Dantastic).

Wayne Van Dyke tries to control the powerful arm of Nation. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

D Ramos with a flying shoulder block on the outside to Nation.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Ramos was impressive when he was able to land a flying double clothesline on Ruddick and Nation taking the big men off of their feet. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Paybacks are hell ….too bad for Ramos the pain came to him.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Talk about a 1-2 punch…a shoulder block from Ruddick and a punch from Nation is not what where Dyke wanted to be. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Fans if you see Ruddick in the middle of the ring with this move. Expect a win shortly after. .(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

-“The Future” Donovan Ruddick & Nation d. D Ramos & Wayne Van Dyke when Future pinned Van Dyke after the Iconoclasm.

The Great Malaki with The Great Cheyenne (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

“The Rebel” Jeremy Wyatt . (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The Great Malaki tries to put Wyatt on the defense. .(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Fans might not like him at all but no one can argue that Wyatt is one of the top wrestlers in the sport today.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Jeremy Wyatt d. The Great Malaki(w/ The Great Cheyenne) after a mulekick(unseen by the referee) followed by the Lightning Spiral.

Espinosa takes Sterling to the mat. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Sterling will pull out all the stops. . (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Mark Sterling drills Espinosa in the chest.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Espinosa gets stretches but shows his toughness by not submidting.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The ref keeps asking if Espinosa wants to quit but the answer is still the same....no (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Espy fights back.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The 2009 MWR Wrestler of the Year Mark Sterling gains another victory off the tough Brandon Espinosa.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Mark Sterling d. Brandon Espinosa with the Markshooter.

Steven Kennedy and Shorty Biggs exchanges blows. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

OuTKaSt gets a first hand feel of classic Ego Express double team.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

A determined KC Karrington. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Karrington misses the mark and delivers a punishing blow to partner Kennedy.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

After accidentally nailing his partner, Shorty Biggs had a laugh at the distraught KC Karrington. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The Ego Express d. The Bumrush Brothers; K.C. Karrington was thrown out of the ring and appeared to suffer a knee injury, drawing ring announcer Wesley and the referee over to check on him. This conveniently left no one to count the pin when OuTtKaSt had Steven Kennedy covered after a double-team powerbomb. Karrington turned out to be playing possum and eliminated Shorty Biggs from the equation, then tripped up KaSt as he attempted to climb the turnbuckles. The Egos finished off KaSt with a double neckbreaker and SSK got the pinfall.

Is Amy Hennig the very best in the Midwest today? Ask Amy and she will tell you so. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The Great Cheyenne(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Amy Hennig feels the power of the Great Cheyenne. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Hennig and The Great Cheyenne had called a truce but when the Great Cheyenne “stole” a pinfall from Santana G, Hennig took exception to it.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

MsChif unloads on the 3rd generation superstar.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

MsChif came to the aid of popular Santana G after Hennig and The Great Cheyenne double teamed her. In the end Hennig and the Great Cheyenne was on the receiving end of standing moonsaults. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley

-The Great Cheyenne won a triple threat match with Amy Hennig and Santana G; Santana seemed to be in the crosshairs of both Hennig and Cheyenne, though only one competitor could win the match. Hennig delivered the Perfectplex on Santana, but Cheyenne threw Hennig out of the ring and stole the pin on Santana! Despite the circumstances of the finish, Hennig and Cheyenne attacked Santana after the bell…which brought MsChif into the ring for the save!

HVW Champion Kahagas (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Trent Stone locks up with Kahagas.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Kahagas may have wished he did not take the high risk move at the top on this one. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Kahagas is feeling the power of Stone.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Kicks in the corner took their toll on the Champion.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The battle escalated to the outside.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Kahagas just nailed a killer kick on the challenger. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

From the land of the rising sun comes the Tokyo Monster.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The spear has earned Stone many of victories in 2010, if he hits this we will have a new HVW Champion.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

MISS !! (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Kahagas delivers chops after the big mistake from Stone.(Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

1-2-3 the champ retains the title. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

The KC Killers ambush Kahagas

A sign of respect from Trent Stone and Kahagas. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Kahagas d. Trent Stone in a hard-fought matchup to retain the Heavyweight Title. Kahagas was able to avoid Stone’s trademark spear on two occasions…he escaped the setup for the Stone Crush and got the win with an exploder suplex turned straight into a small package pin! Stone appeared ready to leave the ring without accepting a handshake from the champion…at that point, Wyatt & Sterling jumped the champion! Stone, who has had issues with the Kansas City Killers in the past, decided to re-enter the ring and even the odds…leaving the champion and challenger standing tall in the ring!

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HVW ‘Peace and Blood’ May 9 arena report

Posted by reimaginejournalism on May 31, 2009

By Kari Williams

In Granite City, IL at the River’s Edge Complex, High Voltage Wrestling (HVW) put on nine matches for the 115 fans in attendance. From debuts to title defenses to a challenge from Absolute Wrestling Radio, this show was packed from top to bottom.

Alexander Rudloph made his impressive debut against Max Archer. Barely giving Archer a chance to breathe, Rudolph pummeled and absolutely punished his much smaller opponent. The brutality elicited from the newcomer surpassed that of Archer, who took a beating both inside and outside the ring. Rudolph easily pinned Archer for the victory.

Alexander Rudolph put on an impressive showing in his debut match against Max Archer. Photo by Kari Williams

Alexander Rudolph put on an impressive showing in his debut match against Max Archer. Photo by Kari Williams

TNT Keny G then came to ringside to introduce another new member of the HVW roster, his daughter, Santana. Before Keny could so much as state his daughter’s name, “Thee” Brandon Espinosa and “Irresistably Flawless” Brandon Aarons, B.A.B.E.WATCH, appeared to stir up some trouble. Aarons complimented Santana and made suggestive comments while advancing toward her as Keny attempted to block Aarons.

B.A.B.E.WATCH (Brandon Aarons and Brandon Espinosa) interrupted TNT Keny Gs introduction of his daughter, Santana, as the newest member of the HVW roster. Photo by Kari Williams

B.A.B.E.WATCH (Brandon Aarons and Brandon Espinosa) interrupted TNT Keny G's introduction of his daughter, Santana, as the newest member of the HVW roster. Photo by Kari Williams

Espinosa then hit Keny from the side and the two began attacking Keny until Juice Robinson made the save. As B.A.B.E.WATCH returned to the locker room, Keny announced that Aarons and a female partner of his choosing would face Robinson and Santana on Aug. 15 at the next HVW show.

A guantlet match took place next, as Mark Smart announced that he saw Rick Fuller’s gauntlet at the previous show and believed he could dominate oncomers just the same.

Mark Smart issued a gauntlet challenge, to which Fish Farmer (pictured), Michael Sain, Shawn Allen and Cabal responded. Photo by Kari Williams

Mark Smart issued a gauntlet challenge, to which Fish Farmer (pictured), Michael Sain, Shawn Allen and Cabal responded. Photo by Kari Williams

Michael Sain, Cabal, Shawn Allen and the Fish Farmer all answered the challenge—and they all walked away, leaving Smart writhing in pain. Smart tried his best to maintain an advantage, but his opponents had the wherewithall to attack Smart at opportune moments.

Eric Allen, Eric Fantabulous and Hunter Matthews wrestled an impressive triple threat match. Early on, Matthews seemed reluctant to insert himself in the bout and Allen and Fantabulous fought it out for a while. However, Allen and Matthews teamed up in an attempt to eliminate Fantabulous from the equation.

Hunter Matthews recooperates as Eric Fantabulous pummels Eric Allen. Photo by Kari Williams

Hunter Matthews recooperates as Eric Fantabulous pummels Eric Allen. Photo by Kari Williams

The desire to win soon took over, and all three men fought for themselves. Filled with multiple near falls and impressive maneuvers, these three men put everything on the line. In the end, Allen pulled out a victory over Matthews with a quick roll up.

Evan Gelistico launches onto Michael Sain during their intense bout. Photo by Kari Williams

Evan Gelistico launches onto Michael Sain during their intense bout. Photo by Kari Williams

The Bandana Mafia’s “Notorious E.V.A.N.” Evan Gelistico took on Michael Sain in the following contest. Gelistico started strong, knocking Sain out of the ring and proceeding to fly over the top rope onto the dazed Sain. Gelistico then brought the match back in the ring and continued to control the match until Sain’s anger overcame him. Gelistico fought valiantly against the infuriated Sain, but Sain emerged victorious.

The Pro Wrestling Entertainment (PWE) Tag Team Champions Zero Gravity, CJ Esparza and Brett Gakiya, put their belts on the line against The Hooligans. Esparza and Gakiya started the bout off with highflying intensity, clearing the ring of their opponents.

CJ Esparza gives Brett Gakiya a lift as they double-team The Hooligans in their PWE tag team title defense. Photo by Kari Williams

CJ Esparza gives Brett Gakiya a lift as they double-team The Hooligans in their PWE tag team title defense. Photo by Kari Williams

The fast-paced risk-takers met the more grounded Hooligans in an impressive bout that could have gone either way. Using their blunt force and tag team skill, the Hooligans cut off the ring and blocked Esparza from tagging Gakiya for a large portion of the bout, almost causing them to win. However, the referee disqualified the Hooligans for using steel chairs on Zero Gravity, allowing Esparza and Gakiya to retain their recently won belts.

Following the successful title defense, Absolute Wrestling Radio Co-host Matt Kreuger addressed HVW fans and “Future” Donovan Ruddick, specifically. Kreuger explained that he called Keny while on the air, forcing him to put his champion’s belt on the line against Former Wrestler and Current Absolute Wrestling Radio Co-host Mark Bland.

Future Donovan Ruddick and Absolute Wrestling Radio  Co-host Matt Kreuger have words moments before Ruddick sends Kreuger smashing into the mat. Photo by Kari Williams

"Future" Donovan Ruddick and Absolute Wrestling Radio Co-host Matt Kreuger have words moments before Ruddick sends Kreuger smashing into the mat. Photo by Kari Williams

Ruddick emerged at ringside with Magic Man by his side and proceeded to attack Kreuger and literally threw him out of the building. HVW Livewire Champion Kahagas then walked through the door through which Kreuger was thrown, causing Keny to announce that on Aug. 15, fans would witness a Falls Count Anywhere match for the HVW Heavyweight Title between Kahagas and Ruddick.

As Notorious E.V.A.N. Evan Gelistico looks on, his tag team partner Point Blank Pierre Abernathy delivers a beating to Shawn Allen. Photo by Kari Williams

As "Notorious E.V.A.N." Evan Gelistico looks on, his tag team partner "Point Blank" Pierre Abernathy delivers a beating to Shawn Allen. Photo by Kari Williams

After intermission, Shawn Allen took on the Bandana Mafia’s “Point Blank” Pierre Abernathy. Allen’s brutal offense slowed Abernathy in the beginning, especially after Allen wrapped Abernathy’s knee around the ring post. The ever-valiant Abernathy slowly powered his way out of defeat with Gelistico’s ringside support, and soon, nobody could stop him. Point Blank’s determination overcame Allen’s strength, locking in a win for the Bandana Mafia.

Aarons and Espinosa wrestled The Hybrids, Jason Lyte and Curtis Gilly, in the following contest. From the moment B.A.B.E.WATCH made their way to the ring, the fans relentlessly harrassed them, setting up their mindset for the entire match. Despite pyschological distractions, Aarons and Espinosa put up a tremendous fight against their opponents.

Irresistably Flawless Brandon Aarons and Thee Brandon Espinosa look to Magic Man for guidance after taking a beating from The Hybrids.

"Irresistably Flawless" Brandon Aarons and "Thee" Brandon Espinosa look to Magic Man for guidance after taking a beating from The Hybrids.

Their unique offense and use of illegal tactics nearly propelled them to a win. However, The Hybrids focused in on a miscommunication between their opponents—Aarons inadvertantly superkicked Espinosa—and walked away victorious. After the match, the Hooligans appeared from the locker room and attacked the Hybrids.

Robinson, accompanied by Santana, wrestled Nick Brubaker in a fabulous bout. Before the two could even lock up, Aarons attacked Robinson. That distraction allowed Brubaker to start the match off in dramatic fashion, but Robinson quickly found his niche in the friendly competition.

Juice Robinson does his best to get out of the hold Nick Brubaker has trapped him in as Robinsons new-found manager/future tag team partner Santana observes. Photo by Kari Williams

Juice Robinson does his best to get out of the hold Nick Brubaker has trapped him in as Robinson's new-found manager/future tag team partner Santana observes. Photo by Kari Williams

The two put on a show for the fans, and with multiple nearfalls and close encounters, it was hard to tell who would come out victorious. Robinson ended up walking away with the one, two, three, after which, Brubaker attacked Robinson and turned on Zero Gravity and Robinson.

The always energetic and flamboyant Gary Jay challenged Kahagas for the HVW Livewire Championship. From the get-go, Kahagas had his hands full with Jay’s unpredictable offense. Once the champion grounded Jay, he controlled the match.

HVW Livewire Champion Kahagas puts the boots to Gary Jay in their title match. Photo by Kari Williams

HVW Livewire Champion Kahagas puts the boots to Gary Jay in their title match. Photo by Kari Williams

However, Jay was not one to be discounted, as he gave his all, and nearly won the Livewire title on more than one occasion. Kahagas’ power became too much for Jay, and he succumbed. Although Jay did not leave Granite City with the championship, he left with the respect of the fans, and Kahagas as well. One could argue that another title shot lies in the near future for Jay.

Rebelucha prepares for his chance at HVW Heavyweight Champion Future Donovan Ruddicks Championship. Photo by Kari Williams

Rebelucha prepares for his chance at HVW Heavyweight Champion "Future" Donovan Ruddick's Championship. Photo by Kari Williams

In the main event, Ruddick put his HVW Heavyweight Championship on the line against Rebelucha. As, arguably, the best match of the evening, Ruddick and Rebelucha held nothing back. The champion used his power and ferocity in an attempt to will Rebelucha away from victory.

Rebelucha attempts to lock Ruddick in a triangle choke. Photo by Kari Williams

Rebelucha attempts to lock Ruddick in a triangle choke. Photo by Kari Williams

Still, Rebelucha pressed on and had Ruddick teetering on the edge of defeat. The challenger’s distinctive skill set caught Ruddick off guard and nearly cost him the belt. In spite of this, when Rebelucha attempted to lock in a triangle choke, Ruddick’s power became too much to bear. Moments later, Ruddick put Rebelucha down for the count with his border toss finisher.

Stay tuned to Missouri Wrestling Revival and highvoltagewrestling.tk for more information on HVW’s Aug. 15 show.

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