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Posts Tagged ‘Michael Barry’

Legends of Wrestling Next Weekend June 23 Jerry Lawler, Bill Dundee, Tim Storm, Jason Jones

Posted by flairwhoooooo on June 16, 2018

Tickets are only $15 and available now at Edwards Grocery, mswtickets.com or call (858)-848-SLAM

This is a fundraiser event for Jake Boulder so show up and help out an awesome guy and family!
#FightJakeFight

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2013 PWI 500 on sale NOW!!!

Posted by flairwhoooooo on September 23, 2013

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Missouri Wrestling Revival is excited to have a photo from the MWR Vault featured in the brand new, hot off the presses 2013 Pro Wrestling Illustrated 500 magazine.

Be sure to pick up the PWI November 2013 edition with a great photo of John Cena on the cover by photographer Duane Long. In the issue be sure to check out the NEVER BEFORE SEEN photo of the entertaining Sugar Dunkerton as he delivers an explosive knee on PS Express member Scott Keyes at New Midwest Wrestling in Springfield, Illinois from MWR Owner Brian Kelley.

Also featured in the magazine is the complete list of the top 500 wrestlers as named by the hard working men and women at PWI. Yet, that is not all, be sure to check out the Independent Roundup by Mike Bessler, The International Report by Dan Murphy, the PWI Official Ratings and much much more!!

Congrats to each of the wrestlers that MWR and their fans have enjoyed in the past year in the ring here in the Midwest. A brief list of these stars include former MWR Wrestlers of the Year Brandon Espinosa, Jeremy Wyatt and the reigning MWR Wrestler of the Year Adam Pearce. The list also features stars such as Michael Elgin, , Davey Richards, Johnny Gargano, Sami Callihan, Kyle O’Reilly, Colt Cabana, Jimmy Jacobs, Wes Brisco, ACH, Ricochet, TJ Perkins, Chuck Taylor, Kahagas, Stevie Richards, Tadarius Thomas, Darin Corbin, Flash Flanagan, Ace Hawkins, Matt Riviera, Tony Koziuna, Oliver Cain, Greg Anthony, Michael Barry, Aaron Epic, Ruff Crossing, Dave Osborne, Raphael (Matt ) King are just a few of the excellent talents in this years’ PWI 500 now on sale at all quality newsstands or purchase the digital version for onl $4.99 by clicking here

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Legends of Wrestling on August 20th in Harrison, Arkansas to feature Jerry Lawler, Sabu, Butch Reed, and Bobby Eaton

Posted by flairwhoooooo on August 9, 2011

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On August 20th, Michael Barry will be defending the Mid-States Wrestling Heavyweight Title against Jerry Lawler at MSW’s “Legends of Wrestling” event in Harrison, Arkansas. Mid-States Wrestling has posted a video from Lawler to the fans talking about his career defining moment and him winning 164 titles in his illustrious carrer. Lawler also said he is going to take Barry’s title and add it to his long list of accomplishments.

For more info please check out my friend Mike Iles website OKLAFAN.COM with a great article called “The Scoop” Click here to check it out.

Saturday, August 20th at the Brandon Burlsworth Youth Center in Harrison, Arkansas, Mid-States Wrestling presents its first ever “Legends of Wrestling” event.

In the main event, Heavyweight Champion Michael Barry defends the title against World Wrestling Entertainment Hall of Famer, and current “Monday Night RAW” broadcaster Jerry “The King” Lawler. Hailing from Memphis, Tennessee, Jerry Lawler got his start in pro wrestling in 1970 and is a legend, holding over 160 titles in his illustrious career, including the American Wrestling Association World Heavyweight Title. Michael Barry, has held the Mid-States Wrestling Heavyweight Title 4 times, more than anyone else in the company’s 8 year existence. This will be Barry’s biggest challenge of his title reign, and possibly his career.

In other matches, “White Trash” Gary Gram takes on the homicidal, suicidal, and genocidal Sabu. Gary Gram can be somewhat unpredictable in his matches, but is he ready for a wrestler the likes of Sabu. More importantly, is Harrison and the state of Arkansas ready for a wrestler the likes of Sabu?

Other legends scheduled to appear include Hacksaw Butch Reed and Beautiful Bobby Eaton.

In addition to being a former Mid-States Wrestling Heavyweight Champion, Butch Reed has held titles all around the country including in Mid-South Wrestling where he held the North American Title twice, the Television Title, and the Tag Team Titles (with Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart), In the National Wrestling Alliance, Reed was also a multiple title holder winning the Central States Tag Team Titles (with Jerry Brown), the International Title, the North American Tag Team Titles (with “Sweet Brown Sugar” Skip Young) and the World Tag Team Titles (with Ron Simmons).

Beautiful Bobby Eaton is probably best known for his days as a member of The Midnight Express. His partnership in that group with Dennis Condrey and later Stan Lane produced 2 NWA World Tag Team Titles, 3 NWA United States Tag Team Titles, Mid-South Tag Team Titles, and numerous regional tag team titles. In all, Eaton has held 31 tag team titles with 15 different partners. Arguably, he is the definition of a “tag team specialist”. But he has also held 19 singles titles in his career including the WCW Television Title.

In addition to these legends, all your favorite Mid-States Wrestling superstars will be action including Independent Wrestling International Champion Darling Dustin Heritage, Southern Tag Team Champions Jim Fallon & Doomsday (with Stephen E), “The Space Cowboy” Jason Jones, SLUGG, and many, many more.

Tickets are on sale now at Extreme Muffler and Music Games & More in Harrison, on eBay, or at the door. Bell Time is 7:30pm.

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Also, check out our Facebook site at www.Facebook.com/MidStatesWrestling.

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MWR Trading Card #48 MR Saturday Night” Michael Barry

Posted by flairwhoooooo on June 8, 2011

Michael Barry *Photo Credit Bill Smith*

The talents of Michael Barry has earned him time in a WWE ring in the past while his charisma and hard work is the reason so many fans call him MR Saturday Night.

MWR is proud to have Barry as a part of the MWR Trading card series. Barry trained under former Central States great Sonny Myers as he has kept busy building a reputation as one of the very best outside the MWR coverage area.

When we saw Barry for the first time at Metro Pro Wrestling it was easy to see why WWE has taken notice of the man that fans call MR Saturday Night. Recently Michael Barry came within seconds of defeating Tyler Cook for the NWA Kansas Championship in Kansas City earlier this year.

Look for the Charismatic and exciting MR Saturday Night Michael Barry at a show near you.

#1 The Northstar Express Darin Corbin and Ryan Cruz – 2008 MWR Tag team of the Year
#2 Mark Sterling– 2009 MWR Wrestler of the Year
#3 The Hooligans Devin and Mason Cutter – 2009 MWR Tag Team of the Year
#4 MsChif – 2009 MWR Female Wrestler of the Year
#5 Mike Sydal – 2009 Pro Wrestling Illustrated Rookie of the Year
#6 Jeremy Wyatt – 2008 MWR Wrestler of the Year, 2008 & 2009 MWR Match of the Year (vs. Michael Strider, vs. Tyler Cook)
#7 Santana G – Midwest Sweetheart
#8 Kahagas – The Tokyo Monster
#9 Mephisto – Hardcore Favorite
#10 Tyler Black – Ring of Honor World Champion
#11 Sir Bradley Charles – Rising star trained by Lance Storm
#12 Brandon Espinosa – Talented Superstar
#13 Dave Vaughn – The Wrestling Machine
#14 “The Future” Donovan Ruddick – The 6’9″ Monster
#15 Brandon Aarons – Current Triple Crown Champion in the Midwest
#16 Davey Richards – Arguably the best in the world today
#17 “Superstar” Steve Fender – First American wrestler to train in Pro Wrestling NOAH Dojo
#18 MR Late Nite – “Hollywood Super Agent”
#19 Eric Allen – The Pride of Peoria
#20 Eddie Edward – American Wolf
#21 Evan Money – The Pro Wrestling Kid
#22 Delirious – A Familiar Face from “The Edge of Insanity”
#23 Jason Jones – On the Path to Superstardom
#24 Tony Kozina – Rugged and Well-Traveled Veteran
#25 Jeromy Robb Senior Referee at 3XW and MECW
#26 Sean Vincent Canada’s Favorite wrestler
#27 Lucy Mendez – Midwest Latino Knockout
#28 Trevor Murdock – Former WWE Superstar
#29 Eric Davis –Senior referee at IHW and PWE
#30 Angel -ECW Original
#31 Jonathan Greshem– Electrifying young star
#32 Brett Young -#1
#33 Michael Crase Jr -Metro and NWA Dynamo Ref
#34 -U-Gene Dinsmore– Lovable fan favorite.
#35Billy McNeil– Innovating high flyer.
#36 Mia Martinez – Mysterious and fiery, Midwest diva
#37 Mike Sydal – 2010 MWR Wrestler of the Year
#38 Stacey O’Brien-2008 MWR Female Wrestler of the Year
#39Neil Diamond Cutter– Prince of Death
#40Bloody Harker Dirge– God of Thunder
# 41- Brian Breaker– 2011 Pro Wrestling Noah tour
# 42 Brandon Schmitt -WLW and Metro Pro Ref
#43 The The Mississippi Madman– PWE Champion
#44 Dan Gier WLW Announcer
#45 B.G. James– 7 time World Tag Champion
#46 Rob Conway– 3 Time WWE Tag Champion.

For a complete list of Missouri Wrestling Revival trading cards as well as WWE , TNA and Japan sets check out the website Wrestling trading cards.com here.

To purchase MWR Trading cards:

1) Catch the star at a show to have them autograph the cards personally
2) Contact them via facebook or myspace
3) Send $1.50 in money order or check for each card at *
Brian Kelley
305 West 3rd Salisbury Missouri 65281

*Checks will take longer to clear than money orders so expect time for that to happen. Make sure you list exactly what card you are wanting to have.

Please note that when purchasing MWR Trading cards from the wrestlers, that they decide the prices for their cards. We highly recommend that you get them from the stars themselves and let them know that you enjoy MWR.

These cards are limited and are not mass produced making them highly collectable.

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Pete Sakaris and Brandon Brown win the “Who’s the Superstar in the picture contest”

Posted by flairwhoooooo on July 7, 2010

We would like to congratulate MWR readers Pete Sakaris from Nebraska and Brandon Brown from Missouri for answering the “Who’s the Superstar in the picture contest”.

The First question was who in the picture is the son of a former WWE Hall of Famer?

That none other was the son of WWE Hall of Famer Ted Dibiase, Mike Dibiase. Mike’s Brother Ted  is currently a WWE Superstar.

Brandon will receive an autograph 8×10 of Mike’s dad Ted Dibiase.

Ted Dibiase

Before Ted became a household name he put himself up against some of the best in the world right here in the Midwest. Dibiase would capture the NWA Missouri Championship twice in ST Louis, Mo.

Dibiase defeated Dick Slater on August 12, 1977 and would earn his second reign on November 21, 1981 against Ken Patera.

Dibiase would go onto to be one of the most hated/loved wrestlers in this generation as the Million Dollar Man Ted Dibiase. Pro Wrestling Illustrated would name Ted Dibiase #32 in 2003 in the PWI Years.

The current NWA Missouri Champion is Davey Vega who defeated Dingo in Glen Carbon Illinois last year on October 16th.

The second question was who was the former NWA Central States Champion in this photo?

Pete answered correctly when he named Derek Stone who was on the top nailing Mike Dibiase with the ten punch. Derek Stone became the NWA Central States Champion by defeating Michael Barry, Griz and Gary Jackson in Coffeyville, KS on November 16. 2002

Fun fact: both Mike Dibiase SR and his son Ted would also rein as two time NWA Central States Champion. Mike Sr defeated the Spoiler and The Viking while the future Million Dollar Man pinned Bob Slaughter and “Bulldog “Bob Brown.

The current NWA Central States Champion is the 2009 Missouri Wrestling Revival Wrestler of the Year Mark Sterling. Sterling defeated Michael Strider to become the NWA Central States Champion in 2009.

Pete will be receiving the must have collectable the Mark Sterling MWR Trading Card , which is number two in the set that celebrates the hard working men and women in the Midwest wrestling today.

This picture was taken at CSW in Lawrence Kansas in a three way match between Derek Stone, Mike Dibiase and Mason Hunter. Special thanks goes out to my friend Retro Rick for having information up about this show so I could find some information about it.

I would like to thank everyone for partaking in this contest. Look for exciting information coming from Missouri Wrestling Revival. In the future we have several superstars that will be announced into the MWR Trading Card set, we have some exciting fun promotions in works with our friends at High Voltage Wrestling, Independent Hardcore Wrestling and one with MECW in December that I am thrilled about. Keep checking MWR for all these great announcements

We will also be having more contest, plus we hope to be at these shows to allow you to catch a shirt from a Midwest Superstar at these showsNew Midwest Wrestling on July 9th in Springfield Illinois, World League Wrestling on the17th in Park Hills Missouri, NWA Dynamo on July 24th in Glen Carbon Illinois, MECW in Woodriver Illinois on July 31st and High Voltage Wrestling on August 7TH IN Granite City Illinois.

If you are a promotion or wrestler that would like to include yourself in one of our contest by donating DVD’S, T-shirts, Autographs and other fan collectables please contact me at flairwhoooooo@yahoo.com to discuss how we can work together to give back to the fans while having a little fun.

Coming up in the next couple of days join us for a MWR Awards presentation from 3xwrestling with info for their exciting show coming up this Friday in Des Moines Iowa with the return of the Northstar Express and Arik Cannon  and a main event rematch between 3XW Champion Jeremy Wyatt and Rory Fox in a ladder match, a Dubi meets the fans from Pro Wrestling Epic and the announcement of the MWR Trading card #12.

Last but not least do not forget to join us in Springfield Illinois to catch a shirt from a NMW Superstar and join Dubray in the first ever Dubi meets the NMW Fans. Last night MWR received information on some new exciting matches added to this Saturdays show.

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