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Posts Tagged ‘Mike Sydal’

Glory Pro Presents Strike First with Jake “The Snake” Roberts on July 22nd

Posted by flairwhoooooo on February 25, 2018

Glory Pro Presents:

STRIKE FIRST
featuring WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts

Sunday, July 22nd

Wild Country
17 Gateway Dr
Collinsville, IL

Meet & Greet @ 1pm
Doors @ 2pm
Show @ 3pm

Tickets: on sale Monday, 2/26 10am CST at gpstrikefirst.eventbrite.com
Front Row: $25
Second Row: $22
Third Row: $20
GA: $15
Jake “The Snake” Roberts Meet and Greet Package: $30 (includes photo op and signed 8×10)

Featuring:

ACH vs. AJ Gray

Mike Sydal vs. Shane Strickland

Crown of Glory Champion Jake Something
Curt Stallion
#NoNewFriends – KLD & Danny Adams
Ethan Page
Myron Reed
Paco
+ many more!

*Card Subject To Change*

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New WLW Tag Team Champions – Steve Fender and Brandon Espinosa

Posted by flairwhoooooo on November 5, 2017

This past weekend at the Harley Race Wrestling Arena, Superstar Steve Fender and Brandon Espinosa defeated Kyle Roberts and Warwick Stephans to win the vacated WLW Tag-Team Championships. The new tag team Champions Fender and Espinosa were able to win the belts despite miscommunication between the two at that saw them come to near blows during several key moments of the contact .

If these two can get on the same page, they could very well hold onto these belts for a long time as both of them are two of the top wrestlers during the MWR years. Fender was one half of the first ever WLW Tag Team Champions back in 2001 with Matt Murphy. Since then he has held onto the belt with several partners throughout the years including Ace Steel, Mason Hunter, Mark Sterling, Bao Nguyen and Dangerous Derek just to name a few. Espinosa is no stranger to tag team success with partners Brandon Aarrons, Mike Sydal and Ace Hawkins.

WLW returns to Richmond, Missouri this coming Saturday. Be sure to keep up with MWR updates on the new Champions and WLW Stars.

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High Risk Wrestling Returns on Friday October 6th Jay Howard (c) VS “The Yoga Monster” Mike Sydal

Posted by flairwhoooooo on September 16, 2017

 

High Risk Wrestling Presents “Autumn Armageddon” on Friday, October 6th at The Warsaw Community Building in downtown Warsaw, Missouri! The doors open at 6:00 and the first bell is at 7:00.

Magic Man has one of his long time members of Magic Inc., Makaze, returning to HRW!

He will be facing another veteran, and a debuting Athlete in Luke Langely in what could very well be the match of the night, on an already stacked card!

“The wind of Destruction” Makaze Managed by Magic Man VS Luke Langley

Also featuring the following!

HRW Mayhem Championship Match!
“Simply Irresistible” Brandon Aarons (c) Managed by Magic Man VS Hollis Giroux VS “The Millennial” Danny Adams

Hoss Fight!
Chainsaw King Managed by Magic Man VS Barackus

High Risk Championship Match!
“The Freestyle Phenom” Jay Howard (c) VS “The Yoga Monster” Mike Sydal

All tickets are for Ringside!
$15 Adults
$10 Kids ( 5 to 12 )
Kids 4 Years old and under are FREE!

To reserve tickets, just send a message to the High Risk Facebook page with the number of tickets you need!

HRW’s Autumn Armageddon
Friday, October 6th
Doors 6:00, Bell 7:00

Warsaw Community Building
181 W. Harrison
Warsaw, MO.
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World League Wrestling Action Returns to Richmond, Missouri on April 22

Posted by flairwhoooooo on April 8, 2017

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Brian Hoops Proclaims that the NWL is the Hottest Wrestling Promotion in Missouri

Posted by flairwhoooooo on March 13, 2017

By Brian Hoops

Photos Brian Kelley

As first seen at http://www.wrestlingobserver.com

There is a new independent wrestling promotion, and its changing the traditional way of running a wrestling promotion. The National Wrasslin League was founded in September by Major Baisden and ran its inaugural show in Kansas City on January 7. According to its press release, “the National Wrasslin’ League (NWL) is reviving the historical roots of the business. Fueled by intercity rivalries, the NWL prides itself on family-friendly, storyline-driven programming that delivers thrilling athletic action and entertaining characters.”

NWL has financial backing behind it. Baisden, best known in the Kansas City area as the President and co-founder of Iris Data Services, Inc., sold Iris Data Services to Epic Systems Inc for $134 million in April, 2015. Baisden has a love for baseball, football and pro wrestling and decided to start his own wrestling promotion and promote it differently than traditional wrestling promotions.

Major Baisden does his best to keep Michael Strider from losing his temper under the bright lights at the Scottish Rite Temple.

In October of 2016, NWL reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Metro Pro Wrestling, a local promotion based in Kansas City, which became part of NWL KC. Metro Pro was the brainchild of Chris Gough, a former WWE creative team member who moved back to his native Kansas City to start a family. Gough is also the man behind the really awesome documentary, “KC: Beyond the Mat” that focused on the Kansas City based Central States and Heartland of America promotions. Gough was offered a full time position in the NWL offices and works behind the scenes running the new promotion. NWL also acquired St. Louis based Anarchy Pro Wrestling.

The promotion plans to run shows on alternating Saturday nights in Kansas City and alternating Thursday nights in St. Louis, at the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City and the Casa Loma Ballroom in St. Louis, Missouri. Soon, the St. Louis shows will run on Sunday afternoons. The Scottish Rite Temple is also home to Invicta MMA shows. Throughout the season, the final show of each month will pit wrestlers from KC and St. Louis against each other, with the city earning the most victories recognized as the league’s best town. The NWL’s top city will also earn negotiation rights for all new talent entering the NWL in 2018. It is a business model geared more towards minor league hockey or minor league baseball, as the promotion hopes to build a loyal fanbase in each city.

According to Gough, NWL has signed more than 50 wrestlers to contracts, including eight who work for the promotion full time. These wrestlers receive full benefits, including health insurance and work full time for the promotion, even though they only run four shows per month. NWL is building out a 10,000 square foot building, just north of Kansas City to be used as a training and performance center.

The first show in Kansas City drew what had to be considered an excellent crowd for its debut show, 510 fans thanks in part to flash sales and other promo code offers. Ringside seats are $40, but if you commit to a membership, the cost is $50 a month with additional membership perks.

St. Louis sold only 225 tickets until a strong walkup pushed total fans in attendance to near 500. The crowd for the second Kansas City show was nearly half of the first. This will be one of the struggles of the promotion, how to maintain crowds when running every other week with many of the same wrestlers.
The promotion plans to crown a Kansas City and St. Louis champion through a tournament this spring. The two champions will then square off in a mid-season showdown, with the winner earning home-arena advantage for the year’s big finale in December. On the night of the season finale, the NWL’s League champion will also be decided that evening with a tourney involving the St. Louis and KC titleholders as well as the No. 1 contenders for both belts. The December spectacular will also crown the NWL’s tag-team champions in a tournament featuring the four teams with the best records over the course of the 12month season.

The show I attended was certainly entertaining and different than the normal independent show. Baisden acquired a jumbotron style video board that sits on a stage where the wrestlers come out and to the ring, very similar to how WWE has its wrestlers come to the ring. Baisden is a fixture at the shows, watching and interacting with fans and even getting into the ring to brow beat a local manager. There is some good talent on the shows, including top area heel Dak Draper (Sam Udell, a recent cut from WWE Developmental),

Dak Draper

Ken Dharma (Mike Sydal) and

Niles Plonk. Plonk has the best gimmick since Madonna’s boyfriend gimmick that Louis Spiccoli used, as he’s a wine connoisseur. Plonk actually owns a vineyard in Missouri.

Independent name talent including Kyle O’Reilly and Arik Cannon, have become part of the NWL in recent weeks.

 

Update News from NWL KC

Our next NWL event is Saturday, March 18, at 7 p.m. inside the Scottish Rite Temple! Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Matches announced so far include:

– NWL KC Championship Tournament Semi-Finals Match – Dak Draper vs. Niles Plonk
– NWL KC Championship Tournament Semi-Finals Match – Red Cloud vs. Blaine Meeks
– HUGE Tag Team Match: Royal Blood vs. The Blood Brothers
– Triple Threat Match: Jeremy Wyatt vs. Thor Theriot vs. Scott Slade

More matches to be announced!

Buy our monthly/yearly FIGHTCLUB KC packages to save money!

FIGHTCLUB KC GOLD (Ringside) – https://shop.nwleague.com/product/fightclub-kc-ringside/

FIGHTCLUB KC SILVER (Orchestra) – https://shop.nwleague.com/product/fightclub-kc-orchestra/

FIGHTCLUB KC BRONZE (Balcony) – https://shop.nwleague.com/product/fightclub-kc-balcony/

 

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2017 WWE Hall of Fame Wrestler Kurt Angle and WLW This Saturday in Troy, Missouri

Posted by flairwhoooooo on March 5, 2017

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The special guest on March 11th – Kurt Angle – is a multiple time World’s Heavyweight Champion for WWE, Impact Wrestling, and New Japan Pro-Wrestling 【Official】 over the length of his career not to mention his induction into Hall Of Fames across the globe. Before his professional wrestling debut, he won the gold medal in freestyle olympic wrestling in the 1996 Olympics. Click to see and make sure you purchase tickets to our event to meet “The Wrestling Machine” before they sell out! Only a limited amount remains!

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New WLW Heavyweight Champion – Karim Brigante – will be defending his newly-won title on March 11th. Make sure you witness his first defense on that night!

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Another Match has been official signed for WLW’s Pride and Prestige! The WLW Ladies Championship will be defended – in a 3-way bout! Lucy Mendez defends her championship against Stacey O’Brien and Heather Patera Saturday March 11th at the Race Wrestling Arena!

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The Young Lions Division. This division features up and comers from the Harley Race Wrestling Academy that are ready to step up and start their journey on becoming a superstar in the world of professional wrestling. At WLW’s Pride and Prestige, Rex – Wrestling takes on Roy Lewis!

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Revenge is being sought after as Kyle Roberts goes one-on-one with Superstar Steve at WLW’s Pride & Prestige!

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

Posted by flairwhoooooo on January 27, 2017

High Voltage
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.

Brian Kelley

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!

Josh Ray

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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Yoga at the Winery With Mike Sydal on Friday Feb 10th

Posted by flairwhoooooo on January 23, 2017

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Friday, February 10, 7:00 p.m.
Windy Wine Company in Osborn, MO

On Friday, February 10, the tag team known to NWL fans as “High Society” will team up outside the ring to host a night of yoga and wine at the Windy Wine Company in Osborn, MO.

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Michael Korklan, known to wrestling fans as “Yoga Monster” Mike Sydal or NWL’s Ken Dharma, will begin the night by leading a one-hour yoga session for all fitness levels, we recommend to check a good guide of creatine powders, you can also buy steroids – roids for muscle building which can help when exercising. The yoga will emphasize breathing techniques, vinyasa flow, and deep stretch for flexibility and relaxation. Following the yoga will be a social hour that includes a complimentary glass of your choice of wine! The wine is made from the grapes of the award-winning Windy Wine vineyards, owned and operated by Kraig Keesaman, a.k.a. NWL’s Niles Plonk.

Yoga at the Winery is a healthy way to enjoy the night with loved ones and meet new friends. And being on Valentine’s weekend it also makes an excellent date night!

The cost for the entire evening will be $20.

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Windy Wine Company is located in the vineyards at Osborn, MO, less than an hour North of Kansas City. For more information, visit Windy Wine Company on Facebook or call (816) 675-2002.

Windy Wine Company
9478 SW State Route J
Osborn, MO 64474
(816) 675-2002

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2016 MWR Wrestler of the Year – Mike Outlaw / Dez Wellston

Posted by flairwhoooooo on January 16, 2017

1Mike Outlaw continued his rise to be one of the top young talents in the Midwest in 2016 by seeking out the toughest competition he could find. Starting the year off Outlaw challenged Brandon Espinosa in a hard core match before setting his sights to St. Louis Anarchy. Though Outlaw would struggle in the win department at SLA, he quickly earned the respect and love of their passionate fan base.

 

He would team up with Justin D’Air in a tag team classic at High Risk Wrestling against the Riegel Twins (Logan & Sterling) for the vacated Tag Team Championship. Due to the loss, the two friends quickly became enemies that were set for a brutal ending later in the year.

 

 

Outlaw, a former Dynamo Pro Wrestling Champion would set his sights on regaining the title against his archrival Jake Dirden. During this time he entered the WLW Jr. Championship tournament, losing to Jayden Fenix, who would go on to lose to Jon Webb in the finals.

In June, Outlaw would enter the High Risk Wrestling Mayhem tournament defeating Jake Dirden in the first round. In the triple threat finals, Outlaw won the championship over former PWI Rookie of the Year Ace Hawkins and Kiyoshi Shizuka.

In July, he challenged MWR Missouri Champion Brandon Espinosa at MMWA in a hard fought contest, just coming up short. Two weekends later, Outlaw earned the biggest win of his young career when he pinned Ring of Honor superstar Delirious. In August, Outlaw, would add his second Dynamo Pro Wrestling title to his resume by defeating Jake Dirden. A title he would hold until December when Brandon Aarons. Outlaw would end the year losing a thrilling last man standing match against D’air at High Risk Wrestling.

Outlaw would wrestle throughout the Midwest for Dynamo Pro, Saint Louis Anarchy, PWCS, MMWA, Proving Ground, WIA, New Breed Pro, Metro Pro, High Risk Wrestling and Pro Wrestling Resurgence . He would have killer matches with the likes of Davey Vega, Gary Jay and fellow young star Kevin Lee Davidson. His hard work would pay off as he now heads into 2017 as a full time NWL contracted superstar, now named Dez Wellston.

2015 MWR Awards
Wrestler: Jeremy Wyatt

2014 MWR Year Awards
Wrestler: Ricky Cruz

2013 MWR Year Awards
Wrestler: Jake Dirden

2012 MWR Year Awards
Wrestler: Adam Pearce

2011 MWR Year Awards
Wrestler: Brandon Espinosa

2010 MWR Year Awards
Wrestler: Mike Sydal

2009 Awards
Wrestler: Mark Sterling

2008 Awards
Wrestler:  Jeremy Wyatt

Look for an exclusive MWR Mike Outlaw / Dez Wellston exclusive artwork honoring him for his achievement from acclaimed artist Dartallion Allen Jr. in the future.

If you would like to sponsor the MWR Wrestler of the Year Plaque for Outlaw/ Wellston then please contact MWR at flairwhoooooo@yahoo.com. The cost is $50.00 and you will receive a past MWR Yearbook, a Tyler Black (Seth Rollins rookie card) and a mention on the MWR Website.

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Metro Pro Curtain Call: End of an Era

Posted by flairwhoooooo on December 23, 2016

Title courtesy of Bryan McIntosh
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Bobby Blackshire, Jordan Kastle & Allie Gato def. Derek Stone, Kraig Keesaman & Angel Trinity

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Metro Pro Wrestling Owner thanks the fans for their support and welcomes them to come to NWL on Jan 7th.

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NWL Owner Major Baisden

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After being told that he was not to interfere at the St. Louis Anarchy’s final show, Michael Strider was fired and had to be escorted out of the ring.

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