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Dynamo Feb 25th: Brandon Aarons Retains, Michael Elgin Wins D-1 Title

Posted by flairwhoooooo on March 28, 2017

Justin D’Air def. Jackal, The Snitch & Jayson Khaos

Makaze def. Jack Gamble

Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby def. Jay Howard & Roy Lewis

Karim Brigante (with Miss Monica) def. Jayden Fenix

Jon Webb def. CJ Shine

Michael Elgin def. Outtkast to win the DPW D-1 Title

DPW Heavyweight Champion Brandon Aarons def. Elvis Aliaga

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2016 Missouri Wrestling Revival Tag Team of the Year – Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez)

Posted by flairwhoooooo on January 18, 2017

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Photo courtesy of Proving Ground Pro

Trained by former Ring of Honor World Champion Michael Elgin, Danny Adams and Paco Gonzalez, came together to form the tag team Alpha Class and quietly picked up huge wins in 2016. In January, the duo picked up a big win against former Dynamo Pro Wrestling Tag Team Champions Shawn Santel and Mauler McDarby otherwise known as the Professionals. They would challenge the DPW Champions High Level Enterprise, Jon Webb and Jack Gamble coming up just a little short, but that would not deter them in the least.

While making their way to Proving Ground Pro they picked up a huge win by defeating the much larger and powerful team of Blake Belakis and Nate Redwing, while backing that up with a win against Craig Mitchell & Kenny Sutra.

In August at Pro Wrestling Resurgence Alpha Class picked up a an epic win against two of the most successful tag teams in the Midwest in a triple threat match with The Submission Squad(Evan Gelistico & Pierre Abernathy) and 2.0 (A.J. Williams & Da’Marius Jones).

Proving that that win was not a fluke Alpha Class upset the Besties in the World, Davey Vega and Mat Fitchett. Less than a month later they not only defeated The Carnivore Club (Blake Belakis & Nate Redwing) to win the Proving Ground Pro Tag Titles, but successfully defeated them in a rematch for the title.

Back in St. Louis for Dynamo Pro Wrestling they would lose a hard fought title match against Straps Down University (Keon Option & Justin D’Air) before returning back to Proving Ground Pro to retain the titles against the Brother Reed & Micky Muscles. In the month of November they would retain their PGP Tag titles against the 3-time MWR Tag Team of the Year recipients Devin and Mason Cutter, the Hooligans.

Danny Adams and Paco Gonzalez proved that with great training, hard work and dedication they have a bright future and start the year off as Proving Ground Pro Wrestling Tag Team Champions but now they also lay claim as the 2016 MWR Tag Team of the Year.

Look for an exclusive MWR Tag Team of the Year Alpha Class  artwork honoring her for their achievement from acclaimed artist Dartallion Allen Jr. in the future.

If you would like to sponsor the MWR Tag Team of the Year Plaques for Alpha Class then please contact MWR at flairwhoooooo@yahoo.com. The cost is $100.00 (two plaques) and you will receive a past MWR Yearbook, a Tyler Black (Seth Rollins rookie card) and a mention on the MWR Website.

2015 MWR Awards
Tag Team: High Level Enterprise (Jon Webb and Jack Gamble)

2014 MWR Year Awards
Tag Team: The Hooligans (Devin and Mason Cutter)

2013 MWR Year Awards
Tag Team: The Hooligans (Devin and Mason Cutter)

2012 MWR Year Awards
Tag Team: The American Bulldogs (Mark McDowell and Jon West)

2011 MWR Year Awards
Tag Team: The Kentucky Buffet (Matt Cage and Alex Castle)

2010 MWR Year Awards
Tag Team: Attitude Inc. (Guy Smith, Spencer Powers and Michael Shard)

2009 Awards
Tag Team: The Hooligans (Devin & Mason Cutter)

2008 Awards
Tag Team: The Northstar Express (Darin Corbin & Ryan Cruz)

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Missouri Wrestling Revival Tag Team of the Year Stats

Posted by flairwhoooooo on December 23, 2016

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A.J. Williams & Da’Marius Jones

03/12/2016 – Mid-Missouri Wrestling Alliance -St. Louis, Missouri
MMWA Tag Champs Prince Moses & Damion Cortess fought A.J. Williams & Da’Marius Jones to a double countout.

04/23/2016 – High Risk Wrestling – Warsaw, Missouri
A.J. Williams & Da’Marius Jones def. Prince Moses & Matt Kenway.

06/25/2016 – High Risk Wrestling – Warsaw, Missouri
AJ Williams & Da’Marius Jones def. High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) to win the vacant High Risk Wrestling Tag Team Titles.

08/20/2016 – Pro Wrestling Resurgence – Sauget, Illinois
The Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez) won a triple threat match with The Submission Squad(Evan Gelistico & Pierre Abernathy) and 2.0 (A.J. Williams & Da’Marius Jones.

Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez)

01/23/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Wood River, Illinois
Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez) def. The Professionals (Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby).

02/06/2015 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Fenton, Missouri
Dynamo Pro Wrestling Tag Champs High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) def. Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez).

03/19/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Petersburg, Illinois
Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez) def. Carnivore Club (Blake Belakis & Nate Redwing).

04/23/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Havana, Illinois
Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez def. Craig Mitchell & Kenny Sutra.

05/28/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling -St. Louis, Missouri
Keon Option & Justin D’Air def. The Bite Club & Alpha Class (triple).

06/18/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Havana, Illinois
Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez pinned Everett Conners & Austin Blackburn.

The Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez) won a triple threat match with The Submission Squad(Evan Gelistico & Pierre Abernathy) and 2.0 (A.J. Williams & Da’Marius Jones.

08/28/2016 – Pro Wrestling Resurgence -Swansea, Illinois
Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez) def. The Bestiest In The World (Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett.

09/10/2016 Proving Ground Pro – Petersburg, Illinois
Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez) def. The Carnivore Club (Blake Belakis & Nate Redwing) to win the Proving Ground Pro Tag Titles.

10/01/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Springfield, Illinois
Proving Ground Pro Tag Champs Alpha Class pinned Blake Belakis & Nate Redwing.

10/22/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – St. Louis, Missouri
Dynamo Pro Wrestling Tag Team Champions Straps Down University (Keon Option & Justin D’Air) def. Alpha Class( Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez).

10/22/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Havana, Illinois
Proving Ground Pro Tag Champions Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez) def. The BrotherHood (Brother Reed & Micky Muscles).

11/19/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Petersburg, Illinois
Proving Ground Pro Tag Champions Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez) def. Zero Gravity.

11/23/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Illiopolis, Illinois
Proving Ground Pro Tag Champions Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco) pinned The Hooligans (Devin & Mason Cutter)

Babewatch -Brandon Espinosa and Brandon Aarons

06/25/2016 – High Risk Wrestling – Warsaw, Missouri
Babewatch (Brandon Espinosa & Brandon Aarons) def. Evan Morris & Matt Kenway.

10/21/2016 – High Risk Wrestling –Warsaw, Missouri
Babewatch (MWR Missouri Champion Brandon Espinosa & Brandon Aarons) def. Jack Gamble & Matt Kenway to win the High Risk Wrestling Tag Team Titles.

12/02/2016 – High Risk Wrestling Warsaw, Missouri
HRW Tag Champs Brandon Espinosa & Brandon Aarons def. Danny Adams & Matt Kenway

The Bayside Bruisers (Jaysin Strife & KC Slater)

03/04/2016 – 3XWrestling – Des Moines Iowa
The Bayside Bruisers (Jaysin Strife & JC Slater) def. Adrian Alexander & Devin Thomas.

05/06/2016 – 3XWrestling –Des Moines, Iowa
The Northstar Express (Darin Corbin & Ryan Cruz) def. The Bayside Bruisers( Jaysin Strife & J.C. Slater).

05/14/2016 – 3XWrestling – Nevada, Iowa
The Bayside Bruisers (Jaysin Strife & KC Slater) def. The Convoy (Maddog McDowell & JD Riggs).
Flawless & Delicious (Brandon Wallace & Devin Carter) def. Bayside Bruisers (Jaysin Strife & JC Slater) to win the 2016 Jeff Thompson Memorial Tag Team Tournament.

The Bite Club (Rocket Mapache & Jackal)

04/23/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Columbia, Missouri
The Dynamo Pro Wrestling Champions The Professionals (Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby) (w/ Evan Morris) def. The Bite Club (Rocket Mapache & Jackal).

05/28/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling -St. Louis, Missouri
Keon Option & Justin D’Air def. The Bite Club & Alpha Class (triple).

07/22/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Collinsville, Illinois
The Midnight Society (Jayson Khaos & Billy McNeil w/ C.J. McManus) def. The Bite Club (Rocket Mapache & Jackal).

11/05/2016 – Gateway Elite Wrestling – Camdenton, Missouri
Mike Sydal & Kiyoshi Shizuka def. The Bite Club (Rocket Mapache & Jackal).

Black Hand Warriors (Michael Magnuson & Jayden Fenix).

03/05/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Fenton, Missouri
Dynamo Pro Wrestling Tag Team Champions High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) def. The Black Hand Warriors (Michael Magnuson & Jayden Fenix).

03/19/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy Missouri
The Black Hand Warriors (Michael Magnuson & Dave DeLorean) def. Elite Aggression (Superstar Steve Fender & ” Mark Sterling( w/ Trevor Murdoch) to win the World League Wrestling Tag Team Titles.

Black Wrestlers Matter (Jon West & Griz)

01/15/2016 – 3XWrestling – Des Moines, Iowa
3XW Tag Team Champion Jon West & Griz def. Maddog McDowell & Devin Carter.

03/04/2016 – 3XWrestling – Des Moines Iowa
3XW Tag Team Champions Jon West & Griz def. Maddog McDowell & Devin Carter.

05/06/2016 – 3XWrestling –Des Moines, Iowa
3XWrestling Tag Team Champions Black Wrestlers Matter (Jon West & James Grizzle) def. Jay Maynard & Joey Edwards.

Carnivore Club (Blake Belakis & Nate Redwing)

03/19/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Petersburg, Illinois
Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez) def. Carnivore Club (Blake Belakis & Nate Redwing).

05/21/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Lincoln, Illinois
The Carnivore Club (Blake Belakis & Nelson Sixx) def. Team IOU (Nick Iggy & Kerry Awful).

09/10/2016 Proving Ground Pro – Petersburg, Illinois
Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez) def. The Carnivore Club (Blake Belakis & Nate Redwing) to win the Proving Ground Pro Tag Titles.

10/01/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Springfield, Illinois
Proving Ground Pro Tag Champs Alpha Class pinned Blake Belakis & Nate Redwing.

The Commission/ The Submission Squad (Evan Gelistico & Pierre Abernathy)

01/30/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
The Commission (Evan Gelistico & Pierre Abernathy) def. the King Brothers (Jake and Ryan).

04/09/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
The Commission (Pierre Abernathy & Evan Gelistico) def. Team Vintage (The Iceman & Kraig Keesaman.

07/09/2016 – Pro Wrestling Championship Series Granite City, Illinois
Roscoe Eat Lisa def. The Submission Squad (Pierre Abernathy & Evan Gelistico).
The Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez) won a triple threat match with The Submission Squad (Evan Gelistico & Pierre Abernathy) and 2.0 (A.J. Williams & Da’Marius Jones.

07/30/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
Metro Pro Wrestling Tag Champs The Kobra Kai Dojo (Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett) def. Evan Gelistico & Pierre Abernathy, The Diamond Dogs (Graham Bell & Luke Langley) and Jake & Ryan King.

10/08/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
The Commission (Pierre Abernathy & Evan Gelistico) def. The King Brothers (Jake and Ryan)

11/20/2016 – Pro Wrestling Resurgence -Swansea, Illinois
The Submission Squad (Evan Gelistico & Pierre Abernathy) def. Austin Blackburn & Matt Kenway.

12/03/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
The Commission (Pierre Abernathy & Evan Gelistico) def. Kobra Kai Dojo (Davey Vega and Mat Fitchet) for the Metro Pro Wrestling Tag Team Championship .

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The Daniels Brothers (Joey & Paul Daniels)

01/16/2016 – Pro Wrestling Phoenix- Council Bluffs, Iowa
Pro Wrestling Phoenix Tag Team Champions The Daniels Brothers (Joey & Paul Daniels) def. The American Bulldog (Maddog McDowell & Jon West).

01/27/2016 – Pro Wrestling Phoenix- Omaha, Nebraska
Pro Wrestling Phoenix Tag Team Champions The Daniels Bros (Paul & Joey Daniels) (w Axel Greece) def. the team of Purple & Dalton Lee Roth.

03/12/2016 – Pro Wrestling Phoenix – Council Bluffs, Iowa
Pro Wrestling Phoenix Tag Team Champions (Paul & Joey Daniels) The Daniels Bros. def. Dalton Lee Roth & Purple.

03/22/2016 – Pro Wrestling Phoenix – Omaha, Nebraska
The Pro Wrestling Phoenix Tag Team Champions The Daniels Bros (Paul & Joey Daniels) def. Con Artiest & Blue Rocket.

04/16/2016 – Pro Wrestling Phoenix – Council Bluffs, Iowa
The Pro Wrestling Phoenix Tag Team Champions Joey & Paul Daniels (w Axel Greece) def. The Rising Phoenix Champion Zac James & Darren Russell by DQ.

08/25/2016 – Pro Wrestling Phoenix – Council Bluffs, Iowa
Pro Wrestling Phoenix Tag Team Champions The Daniels Bros Paul & Joey w/ Axel Greece def. Darren Russell & Duke Cornell.

Pro Wrestling Phoenix Tag Team Champions, Paul Daniels & Joey Daniels vs Darren Russell & Hype Gotti went to a No Contest.

11/17/2016 – Pro Wrestling Phoenix – Omaha, Nebraska
Darren Russell & Duke Cornell def. Paul Daniels & Joey Daniels to win the Pro Wrestling Phoenix Tag Team Championships.


Elite Aggression (Steve Fender and Mark Sterling)

02/27/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy, Missouri
Steve Fender and Mark Sterling (Now known as Elite Aggression) def. Roy Lewis & Air-Raid.

03/19/2016 – World League Wrestling – Troy Missouri
The Black Hand Warriors (Michael Magnuson & Dave DeLorean) def. Elite Aggression(Superstar Steve Fender & ” Mark Sterling( w/ Trevor Murdoch) to win the World League Wrestling Tag Team Titles.

03/27/2016 – New Breed Wrestling – Eldon, Missouri
Steve Fender & Mark Sterling def. The Riegel Twins (Logan & Sterling).

High Level Enterprise

Dynamo Pro Wrestling Tag Champions Jack Gamble & Jon Webb def. Michael Magnuson & Danny Adams.
02/06/2015 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Fenton, Missouri

Dynamo Pro Wrestling Tag Champs High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) def. Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez).

02/20/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – St. Louis, Missouri
Dynamo Pro Wrestling Tag Team Champions High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) def. Justin D’Air & Keon Option to retain the Tag Team Titles.

03/05/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Fenton, Missouri
Dynamo Pro Wrestling Tag Team Champions High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) def. The Black Hand Warriors (Michael Magnuson & Jayden Fenix).

04/02/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Fenton, Missouri
Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby def. Jack Gamble & Jon Webb to win the Dynamo Pro Wrestling Tag Titles.

04/23/2016 – High Risk Wrestling – Warsaw, Missouri
The High Risk Wrestling The Riegel Twins (Logan & Sterling) fought High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) to a time-limit draw to retain the Tag Team Title.

05/07/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling -Fenton, Missouri
High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) def. The Professionals (Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby) to win the DPW Championship.

06/25/2016 – High Risk Wrestling – Warsaw, Missouri
AJ Williams & Da’Marius Jones def. High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) to win the vacant High Risk Wrestling Tag Team Titles.

07/16/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Glen Carbon, Illinois
Dynamo Pro Tag Team Champions High Level Enterprises (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) def. The Professionals (Mauler McDarby & Shawn Santel).

07/22/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Collinsville, Illinois
Dynamo Pro Wrestling Tag Team Champions High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) def. Keon Option & Big Jay Knight.

The Hooligans (Devin and Mason Cutter)

01/23/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Petersburg, Illinois
The Hooligans (Devin and Mason Cutter) pin Roscoe Eat Lisa (Zakk Sawyers and Mikey McFinnagin) to retain the Full Impact Pro Tag Team Championship.

02/13/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
St. Louis Anarchy Tag Champs Evan Gelistico & Adam Caster def. The Hooligans, The Viking War Party & Team IOU.

05/20/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
Tag Team Title Contenders Tournament: The Hooligans (Devin & Mason Cutter) def. Team I.O.U.(Nick Iggy Kerry Awful).

05/21/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
Tag Team Title Contenders Tournament: Roscoe Eat Lisa (Zakk Sawyers & Mikey McFinnegan) def. The Hooligans (Devin & Mason Cutter).

11/18/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
The Hooligans (Devin and Mason Cutter) def. The Viking War Party (Alexander Rudolph and Jake Parnell).
11/23/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Illiopolis, Illinois

Proving Ground Pro Tag Champions Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco) pinned The Hooligans (Devin & Mason Cutter).

K.C. Wolves/ The Diamond Dogs (Graham Bell and Luke Langley)

01/30/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
Metro Pro Wrestling Central States Champion Ace Steel def. Central States Title against the K.C. Wolves (Graham Bell and Luke Langley).

06/04/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
The KC Wolves def. The Riegel Twins (Logan & Sterling).

07/30/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
Metro Pro Wrestling Tag Champs The Kobra Kai Dojo (Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett) def. Evan Gelistico
& Pierre Abernathy, The Diamond Dogs (Graham Bell & Luke Langley) and Jake & Ryan King.

08/26/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
The Diamond Dogs (Luke Langley & Graham Bell) def. Jeff Gant & Matt Kenway.

The King Brothers/ Killer City Kings (Ryan & Jake King)

01/16/2016 – Pro Wrestling Phoenix- Council Bluffs, Iowa
Dalton Lee Roth & Purple def. The King Brothers (Ryan & Jake King).

01/30/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
The Commission (Evan Gelistico & Pierre Abernathy) def. the King Brothers (Jake and Ryan).

02/13/2016 – Pro Wrestling Phoenix – Council Bluffs, Iowa
The American Bulldogs (Maddog McDowell & Jon West) def. The King Brothers (Jake & Ryan King).

06/04/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
Redwing & Jay Howard def. The King Brothers (Jake & Ryan).

07/30/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
Metro Pro Wrestling Tag Champs The Kobra Kai Dojo (Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett) def. Evan Gelistico & Pierre Abernathy, The Diamond Dogs (Graham Bell & Luke Langley) and Jake & Ryan King.

10/08/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
The Commission (Pierre Abernathy & Evan Gelistico) def. The King Brothers (Jake and Ryan)

Kobra Kai Dojo (Davey Vega and Mat Fitchett)

01/30/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
Kobra Kai Dojo (Davey Vega and Mat Fitchett) successfully defended their Metro Pro Tag Team Titles against the debuting Riegel Twins (Logan and Sterling).

07/30/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
Metro Pro Wrestling Tag Champs The Kobra Kai Dojo (Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett) def. Evan Gelistico & Pierre Abernathy, The Diamond Dogs (Graham Bell & Luke Langley) and Jake & Ryan King.

08/28/2016 – Pro Wrestling Resurgence -Swansea, Illinois
Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez) def. Davey Vega & Mat Fitchett.

12/03/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
The Commission (Pierre Abernathy & Evan Gelistico) def. Kobra Kai Dojo (Davey Vega and Mat Fitchet) for the Metro Pro Wrestling Tag Team Championship .

The New Millennia (Brandon Espinosa & Ace Hawkins)

02/13/2016 – Mid-Missouri Wrestling Alliance -St. Louis, Missouri
Prince Moses & Damion Cortess def. The New Millennia (Brandon Espinosa & Ace Hawkins) to win the MMWA Tag Titles

05/14/2016 – Mid-Missouri Wrestling Alliance -St. Louis, Missouri
The Eternals (MWR Missouri Champion Brandon Espinosa & Ace Hawkins) def. The Family (Prince Moses & Damion Cortess) to win the MMWA Tag Team Titles.

09/10/2016 – Mid-Missouri Wrestling Alliance – St. Louis, Missouri
MWR Missouri Champion Brandon Espinosa won a handicap match against Evan Gelistico & Matt Kenway by DQ to retain the Tag Team Titles for himself and Ace Hawkins.

10/08/2016 – Mid-Missouri Wrestling Alliance – St. Louis, Missouri
The Raw Dogs (Matt Kenway & Jason Roberts) def. The Eternals (MWR Missouri Champion Brandon Espinosa & Ace Hawkins) to win the MMWA Tag Team Titles.

Prince Moses & Damion Cortess

Prince Moses & Damion Cortess def. The New Millennia (Brandon Espinosa & Ace Hawkins) to win the MMWA Tag Titles.

03/12/2016 – Mid-Missouri Wrestling Alliance -St. Louis, Missouri
MMWA Tag Champs Prince Moses & Damion Cortess fought A.J. Williams & Da’Marius Jones to a double countout.

04/23/2016 – High Risk Wrestling – Warsaw, Missouri
A.J. Williams & Da’Marius Jones def. Prince Moses & Matt Kenway.

05/14/2016 – Mid-Missouri Wrestling Alliance -St. Louis, Missouri
The Eternals( MWR Missouri Champion Brandon Espinosa & Ace Hawkins) def. The Family (Prince Moses & Damion Cortess) to win the MMWA Tag Team Titles.

The Professionals (Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby)

01/23/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Wood River, Illinois
Alpha Class (Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez) def. The Professionals (Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby).

02/20/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – St. Louis, Missouri
The Professionals (Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby) def. C.J. Shine & Garrett Shanks.

02/27/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Wood River, Illinois
Shorty Biggs & C.J. Shine def. The Professionals (Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby).

04/02/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Fenton, Missouri
Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby def. Jack Gamble & Jon Webb to win the Dynamo Pro Wrestling Tag Titles.

04/23/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Columbia, Missouri
The Dynamo Pro Wrestling Champions The Professionals (Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby) (w/ Evan Morris) def. The Bite Club (Rocket Mapache & Jackal)

05/07/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling -Fenton, Missouri
DPW Tag Champs High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) def. The Professionals (Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby).

07/16/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Glen Carbon, Illinois
Dynamo Pro Tag Team Champions High Level Enterprises (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) def. The Professionals (Mauler McDarby & Shawn Santel).

10/15/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Glen Carbon, Illinois
Straps Down University ( Keon Option & Justin D’Air) def. The Professionals (Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby).

The Riegel Twins (Logan and Sterling)

01/30/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
Kobra Kai Dojo (Davey Vega and Mat Fitchett) successfully defended their Metro Pro Tag Team Titles against the debuting Riegel Twins (Logan and Sterling).

02/27/2016 – High Risk Wrestling – Warsaw, Missouri
The Riegel Twins (Logan & Sterling) def. Mike Outlaw & Justin D’Air to win the High Risk Wrestling Tag Team Titles.

03/27/2016 – New Breed Wrestling – Eldon, Missouri
Steve Fender & Mark Sterling def. The Riegel Twins (Logan & Sterling).

04/23/2016 – High Risk Wrestling – Warsaw, Missouri
The High Risk Wrestling The Riegel Twins (Logan & Sterling) fought High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) to a time-limit draw to retain the Tag Team Title.

06/04/2016 – Metro Pro Wrestling – Kansas City, Kansas
The KC Wolves def. The Riegel Twins (Logan & Sterling).

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Roscoe Eat Lisa (Zakk Sawyers and Mikey McFinnagin)

01/23/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Petersburg, Illinois
The Hooligans (Devin and Mason Cutter) pin Roscoe Eat Lisa (Zakk Sawyers and Mikey McFinnagin) to retain the Full Impact Pro Tag Team Championship.

05/20/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
Tag Team Title Contenders Tournament: Roscoe Eat Lisa(Zakk Sawyers & Mikey McFinnegan) def. The Viking War Party (Alexandre Rudolph & Jake Parnell).

05/21/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
Tag Team Title Contenders Tournament: Roscoe Eat Lisa (Zakk Sawyers & Mikey McFinnegan) def. The Hooligans (Devin & Mason Cutter).

07/09/2016 – Pro Wrestling Championship Series Granite City, Illinois
Roscoe Eat Lisa def. The Submission Squad (Pierre Abernathy & Evan Gelistico).

08/26/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
Roscoe Eat Lisa def. Evan Gelistico & Adam Caster to win the St. Louis Wrestling Tag Titles.’

11/18/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
Roscoe Eat Lisa def. Team IOU.

Straps Down University (Justin D’Air & Keon Option)

02/20/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – St. Louis, Missouri
Dynamo Pro Wrestling Tag Team Champions High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) def. Justin D’Air & Keon Option to retain the Tag Team Titles.

03/27/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Wood River, Illinois
Keon Option & Justin D’Air def. The Viking War Party (Alexandre Rudolph & Jake Parnell).

05/07/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling -Fenton, Missouri
Keon Option & Justin D’Air def. Billy McNeil & Jayson Khaos.

05/28/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling -St. Louis, Missouri
Keon Option & Justin D’Air def. The Bite Club & Alpha Class (triple).

09/17/2016 –Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Glen Carbon, Illinois
Straps Down University (Keon Option & Justin D’Air) def. The Midnight Society (Billy McNeil & Jayson Khaos )(w/ C.J. McManus) .

10/15/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Glen Carbon, Illinois
Straps Down University (Keon Option & Justin D’Air) def. The Professionals (Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby).
Straps Down University (Keon Option & Justin D’Air) d. High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) to win the Tag Team Titles.

10/22/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – St. Louis, Missouri
Dynamo Pro Wrestling Tag Team Champions Straps Down University (Keon Option & Justin D’Air) def. Alpha Class( Danny Adams & Paco Gonzalez).

Team IOU (Nick Iggy and Kerry Awful)

St. Louis Anarchy Tag Champs Evan Gelistico & Adam Caster def. The Hooligans (Devin and Mason Cutter), The Viking War Party (Alexander Rudolph & Jake Parnell) & Team IOU (Nick Iggy and Kerry Awful) .

02/14/20015 – St. Louis Anarchy -Alton, Illinois
Roscoe Eat Lisa (Zakk Sawyers and Mikey McFinnagin) def. Team IOU (Nick Iggy and Kerry Awful).

05/20/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
Tag Team Title Contenders Tournament: The Hooligans (Devin & Mason Cutter) def. Team I.O.U.(Nick Iggy Kerry Awful).

05/21/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
Team I.O.U. (Nick Iggy & Kerry Awful) def. Nick Cutler & Ken Phoenix.

05/21/2016 – Proving Ground Pro – Lincoln, Illinois
The Carnivore Club (Blake Belakis & Nelson Sixx) def. Team IOU (Nick Iggy & Kerry Awful).

08/26/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
Team IOU def. Danny Adams & Everett Connors.

11/18/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
Roscoe Eat Lisa def. Team IOU.

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The Viking War Party (Alexander Rudolph & Jake Parnell)

01/23/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Wood River, Illinois
The Viking War Party (Alexander Rudolph & Jake Parnell) def. Brandon Aarons & Garrett Shanks.
St. Louis Anarchy Tag Champs Evan Gelistico & Adam Caster def. The Hooligans, The Viking War Party & Team IOU.

03/27/2016 – Dynamo Pro Wrestling – Wood River, Illinois
Keon Option & Justin D’Air def. The Viking War Party (Alexander Rudolph & Jake Parnell).

05/20/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
Tag Team Title Contenders Tournament: Roscoe Eat Lisa(Zakk Sawyers & Mikey McFinnegan) def. The Viking War Party (Alexander Rudolph & Jake Parnell).

11/18/2016 – St. Louis Anarchy – Alton, Illinois
The Hooligans (Devin and Mason Cutter) def. The Viking War Party (Alexander Rudolph and Jake Parnell).

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New MWR Missouri Champion Brandon Espinosa, Big Night for High Level Enterprise

Posted by flairwhoooooo on May 22, 2016

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By Patrick Brandmeyer

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The show started with Brian Kelley presenting the 2015 Missouri Wrestling Revival Tag Team Of The Year plaques with sponsor Jack Tierney to High Level Enterprise(Jack Gamble & Jon Webb). The ceremony was interrupted by The Professionals(Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby), who used underhanded tactics to beat HLE for the Tag Team Titles at the April show…they said the awards were nice but the title belts were even better. Of course, it would be a real downer for HLE to win those awards and then fall short in their return match for the belts…but we’ll get to that later.

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Rocket Mapache vs. C.J. Shine: Shine faced fan favorites in both of his matches on Saturday…I don’t know if that means he’s being positioned as an eventual rulebreaker, but time will tell how the fans react to his character. It was a quick competitive matchup, ending with Rocket avoiding a kick and getting the rollup pin in 4:00.

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“The Valedictorian” Keon Option & Justin D’Air vs. Billy McNeil & Jayson Khaos(w/ C.J. McManus): The fan support was divided in this one as Option & D’Air are popular, but so is Billy McNeil. The story of the match was the dissension between the Midnight Society members as Khaos and McManus wanted to break the rules and McNeil did not. The tension turned into a full-blown argument by the end of the match as they could have gotten the win over D’Air but lost focus. Option took the opportunity to jump in the ring and blitz Khaos with a series of moves, ending in an axe kick that led to D’Air scoring the three-count in 13:00. The Society totally fell apart after the bell as McNeil shoved C.J. to the mat and picked up a chair on his way out of the ring…but the sides parted ways without further incident.

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Outtkast vs. Kiyoshi Shizuka(w/ Lucy Mendez) for the D-1 Title: Shizuka traded wins with Outtkast’s tag team partner Shorty Biggs in recent months. While Lucy has her share of…admirers, I’ll say…she does really well in her role as a rulebreaking manager. I’ve commented a lot on my desire for more women’s wrestling in this area; hopefully the wheels are in motion for that to happen soon. I don’t know much about the masked newcomer Shizuka, but he’s had solid matches in his handful of in-ring appearances.

Lucy was nearly a factor in the outcome as she caused a distraction, allowing Shizuka to hit Outtkast with his Japanese flag pole behind the referee’s back. He followed up with a Perfectplex, but Outtkast barely kicked out before the three-count. The masked challenger set up to finish with a brainbuster, but Outtkast small-packaged him for the flash pin in 12:21 to retain his title.

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Makaze vs. “The Alternative” Ozzie Gallagher: Sadie Blaze made a surprise return to Dynamo Pro a few months ago and immediately had issues with his former student Gallagher over his underhanded tactics. He especially took issue with Gallagher’s disrespect toward masked wrestlers like Rocket, which is understandable given his masked alter-ego Makaze. Gallagher stole Rocket’s mask on one occasion and kept trying to swipe it again after Rocket reclaimed it; that finally drove Blaze to take matters into his own hands and bring “Makaze” back into action. Makaze’s one of the only guys from the first independent show I attended(in the spring of 2000) who’s still working today. The match itself was solid as a first chapter in the series…a near-ref bump allowed Gallagher to deliver a punt to the Universal Weak Point, then roll him up in a modified Oklahoma roll for the cheap pin in 8:40. I somehow suspect that this issue is not quite over, regardless of Gallagher’s sentiment on the matter.

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“The Millenial” Danny Adams vs. “The Filipino Warrior” Elvis Aliaga(w/ Lucy Mendez): Good heel wrestlers can take some time to appreciate and I feel like I’ve turned that corner with regards to Aliaga; he’s very underrated. Adams has proven his versatility in recent months as I’ve seen him work in both the fan favorite and rulebreaking roles. They had a really good matchup and Lucy got involved on more than one occasion…that led to Elvis rolling him up for the pin with feet on the ropes in 11:04.

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Mike Outlaw vs. “The Yoga Monster” Mike Sydal: These two nearly crossed paths a while back as Outlaw and Justin D’Air had been scheduled to face Mike and his brother Matt, but Matt’s travel issues ixnayed that potential bout. This was a battle of fan favorites and a good one; I’ll never quite understand why Ring Of Honor didn’t do more with Sydal. I joked that my money was on Mike to win this match and at least one fan tried to start a “Let’s Go Mike” chant…MARKET CONFUSION~! Sydal made the fatal mistake of dropping his yoga mat and going out to retrieve it for the sake of his Yogasault…Outlaw had enough time to roll out of the way of the move, then finished with the Mafia Kick in 12:23. Nicely done.

Post-match, Outlaw acknowledged Dirden’s absence and said he hadn’t had a fair rematch for the title since losing it in May of the previous year. He said that he wanted his title shot…and if Dirden wouldn’t give it to him, then he would stay on his trail until he got it. Glad to see he’s getting back into the title hunt…woo.

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The Professionals(Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby) vs. High Level Enterprise(Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) for the Tag Team Titles: As noted, Santel & McDarby had captured the belts under dubious circumstances in April; this was the rematch. I think these teams are good foils for each other and I hope the series will continue after this point. Option & D’Air watched the match from ringside and seem to be positioned as future challengers. There’s also the possibility of the Black Hand Warriors re-entering the championship picture, not to mention the Midnight Society in whatever form it may take. The finish saw HLE isolate McDarby; Gamble picked up McDarby on his shoulders and held him for a superkick from Webb, then delivered a fireman’s-carry Michinoku Driver for the winning fall in 13:12…Gamble & Webb are now two-time Dynamo Pro Tag Team Champions! Option & D’Air made a point to hand the belts to the new champions…just like that, the hunters are once again the hunted.

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“The King Of Chaos” Ricky Cruz vs. Brandon Espinosa for the MWR Missouri Title: The history between these two runs deep over the past few years, including a brief reign as Dynamo Tag Champs. While it’s a source of bitterness for Espinosa that he had to start at the bottom of this promotion and claw his way to the top, Ricky has been a two-time Heavyweight Champion as well as SICW Classic Champion. These two had an altercation at the Cinco De Mayo show that led to Cruz pinning Espy in a six-man tag. The pre-match promos set up the bout as a sportsmanlike contest between the two, though both men have been known to throw the rulebook out the window. Each guy withstood the best that the other had to offer, including Espinosa surprisingly kicking out after the Cruz Control(swinging fisherman buster). Cruz unloaded with kicks, but Espy ducked the last one and rolled him up for the shockingly clean pinfall in 15:18! Ladies and gentlemen, we have a newwwww MWR Missouri Champion!

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Ricky was stunned but took the loss graciously at first…of course, Espinosa couldn’t just leave it alone and rubbed the loss in Cruz’s face. When he demanded that Cruz fulfill his promise to raise his arm after the match, Ricky did so…only to punctuate his action with a superkick to the mush. The new champion was laid out as the show wrapped up…

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Espinosa Strikes at Dirden- Cruz III , The Professionals Upset High Level Enterprise

Posted by flairwhoooooo on April 17, 2016

By Patrick Brandmeyer

Photos Brian Kelley

“The Don Mega” Shorty Biggs vs. “Young & Dangerous” Evan Morris: This stemmed from Morris’ turn last weekend as he named Shorty as one of the guys who “held him back” in the days of Metro East Championship Wrestling. Morris entered with Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby by his side, so Shorty was accompanied by D-1 Champion Outtkast who ran them off…so that left the match as a one-on-one bout as it should have been.
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After a competitive matchup, referee Patrick Hook was knocked down(the start of a rough night for him) and Morris brought a chair into the ring. Shorty got the chair away from Morris, but saw the referee was recovering and threw the weapon back to Morris, pretending he had been hit with it. Morris confronted the official and protested that he hadn’t hit Shorty with the chair, but Shorty rendered the point moot by rolling up Morris for the pin in 9:59.

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“The Valedictorian” Keon Option, Justin D’Air, & “The Millenial” Danny Adams vs. Brandon Espinosa, “The Filipino Warrior” Elvis Aliaga, & Da’Marius Jones.
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This was a fast-paced encounter that got a lot of time; the highlight move of the match was D’Air delivering an insane senton off the top rope onto a bunch of opponents on the floor! The finish saw the referee checking on the humanity outside the ring, totally missing Espinosa delivering a low blow on D’Air. After that, the brainbuster was academic and Espy got the win in 15:26.

Rocket Mapache vs. “The Alternative” Ozzie Gallagher: Gallagher had another ringside confrontation with Sadie Blaze as their ongoing issue continues; Blaze has been particularly sensitive about Gallagher’s disrespect regarding Rocket’s mask.
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Gallagher actually stole Rocket’s mask a few months ago, but Rocket reclaimed it with help from his Bite Club partner Jackal.
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Rocket was motivated in this matchup, but Gallagher kept using underhanded tactics and was obsessed with trying to remove the mask. That drew the ire of Blaze in the audience and Gallagher got sidetracked by his war of words with his former mentor.

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That allowed Rocket to surprise Gallagher with a crossface chicken wing out of nowhere for the tapout in 6:28…but Gallagher attacked Rocket from behind and went for his mask again. Sadie had finally seen enough and jumped in the ring to confront Gallagher directly…he kicked him in the midsection before delivering a double-underhook suplex to send Gallagher into retreat move.

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Sadie got the microphone and told Gallagher that he had a friend who knew a thing or two about masks in wrestling…a “Wind Of Destruction” was coming his way. It looks like we may be seeing the return of Makaze in the near future.

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Jackal vs. C.J. Shine: Shine danced his way through his ring entrance and got a good reaction from the fans, but he wasn’t likely to beat out the longtime favorite Jackal in the popularity department. Shine had a competitive showing, one of his best to date, but Jackal picked up the victory with a frog splash in 5:55.

Mike Outlaw vs. Brandon Aarons: This promised to be a competitive battle between two of the top-ranked wrestlers in the Midwest. While it was a battle of fan favorites, Outlaw made some uncharacteristic moves such as attempting a pinfall with a single knee on the chest. Considering his change of attitude in alternate universes, I wonder if that’ll influence his character under the Dynamo banner?
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The match could have easily gone either way and Aarons appeared to have the momentum in his favor, but recent rival Kevin Lee Davidson made his way to ringside. That distracted Aarons as he ascended the turnbuckles, giving Outlaw enough time to roll out of the way of the incoming double-stomp from the top rope. Outlaw delivered the Mafia Kick and that was enough to edge out the win in 9:24…despite the outside influence on the result, the two shook hands after the match was over.

High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) vs. The Professionals (Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby) for the Tag Team Titles: On the heels of retiring Eric Allen at the previous week’s Wood River show, Santel & McDarby finally had their shot at the belts.
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They were really good foils for the flashier style employed by Gamble & Webb; I would compared them to NXT duos like Wesley Blake/Buddy Murphy and Scott Dawson/Dash Wilder in that regard. While it looked like the champs were on their way to another successful title defense, the official was knocked down…this was just NOT Patrick Hook’s night.

Santel brought the shillelagh into play and, despite a near-miscue, managed to coldcock Webb with the weapon. That brought Gamble to the rescue, but the rulebook was out the window with the referee down and out.
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Gamble got a hold of the weapon and hit Santel with it, but McDarby had a backup plan: Brass knuckles!
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He took Gamble out of the game with the knucks, then dragged the dazed Webb to his feet for a totally graituitous shot with the knuckles. 1-2-3 and we had NEWWWWW Tag Team Champions in 8:48! The titleholders took some time to gloat, then ran like the proverbial thieves in the night when Gamble & Webb gave chase…tremendous.

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Outtkast vs. Kevin Lee Davidson for the D-1 Title: K.L.D. had been impressive and just got back from a successful tour of Europe. He’s held titles in the Mid-Missouri Wrestling Alliance and is the current Heavyweight Champion of Wrestling Invades America. Outtkast had to go aerial a bit more than usual due to the size difference, including his corkscrew moonsault dive from the top rope to the floor. He had trouble hitting his signature moves, though he did manage to deliver the Lost Cause (fireman’s-carry spinebuster) for a near-fall. K.L.D. nearly won a few times, but his second attempt at a corner cannonball missed the mark and Outtkast rolled him up for the pin in 9:24.

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I’m sure there will be another day for the big man…

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“Dirdey” Jake Dirden vs. “The King Of Chaos” Ricky Cruz for the Dynamo Pro and MWR Missouri Heavyweight Title. This didn’t take long to get out of hand as they fought out of the ring and brawled all over the building…Dirden rammed Ricky’s head into the wall and left a hole! They fought toward the merchandise tables and Cruz threw Dirden over the main table…thankfully they more or less spared the MWR table and my fries and soda.

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They eventually made it back to the ring as the referee allowed some leeway, but Brandon Espinosa decided to get a closer look at the action…and both title belts at ringside. The fight spilled out of the ring AGAIN, leading to Cruz decking Espy when Dirden moved out of the way. The fight continued and both guys traded signature moves…Cruz hit the Cruz Control(swinging fisherman buster), but Espy pulled the ref out of the ring.

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The ref called it a DQ win for Cruz in 13:36…but things were far from over between these three. Dirden gloated that Cruz would NEVER get another shot at his title…and Espy added injury to insult by attacking Ricky from behind with a chair.

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After all of that,Cruz declared that if Dirden wouldn’t give him a title shot, he may just have to make sure Dirden doesn’t hold the title for much longer.

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Dynamo Pro Wrestling electrifies Fenton, Missouri

Posted by flairwhoooooo on April 18, 2014

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Jeremy Wyatt has his eyes set on Jake Dirdens Dynamo Pro Wrestling Championship. In Fenton, Missouri during the presentation of Dirden’s MWR Wrestler of the Year plaque he sent a message to the champ and came within 1 second of adding the Dynamo Pro Title to his resume. – Photo credit Stephen Jones

By Patrick Brandmeyer

Dynamo Pro Wrestling returned to the Stratford Inn in Fenton, Missouri for another great night of action…it would be an eventful evening in more ways than one.

The night started with “TNT” Keny G speaking to the fans about his upcoming benefit show for stroke victims. Keny recently suffered a stroke himself and wanted to bring the St. Louis wrestling community together for a good cause.

After that, MWR’s own Brian Kelley presented two of the year-end awards for 2013; Alexandre Rudolph received one of the “Future Star” awards and Lucy Mendez was crowned “Sexiest Female Wrestler” of the year.

The first match of the night saw a battle for tag team supremacy…each duo in the triple threat match had the winner of the night’s Tag Team Title match in their sights. The seemingly mismatched duo of Evan “Money” Morris and “The Littlest Viking” Jake Parnell worked surprisingly well together over the course of the bout. High Level Enterprise(Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) seemed to be on the verge of victory, but a miscommunication between the two led to The Elitism(Brandon Espinosa & Ace Hawkins) picking up the win.

Ricky Cruz(now accompanied by Lucy Mendez) got into a verbal altercation with Executive Director Mark Bland over his lack of title shots…Bland told him to work his way up the ladder if he wanted another championship opportunity. Ricky had a tough test in the form of the returning Brandon Aarons, but Lucy’s distraction led to Cruz scoring the victory.

Dan Walsh hoped to get back on track against “Showtime” Bradley Charles, but Brandon Gallagher stuck his nose into Walsh’s business once again. While “The Alternative”‘s attempt at interference backfired, “SBC” was still able to surprise Walsh with a TKO to beat the former Dynamo Champion. Walsh nearly got his hands on Gallagher, but his blue-haired nemesis got away…leading to Walsh challenging him to a match at Dynamo’s return to Glen Carbon.

Elvis Aliaga hoped to earn his way back into title contention against Mark Sterling; it seemed like Sterling’s Crossfit experience would give him the conditioning to outlast the current WLW Champion, but Aliaga was able to escape with a quick crucifix pinfall.

Powerhouses clashed as “The Urban Legend” Kevin X locked up with Alexandre Rudolph. “The American Viking” gave the veteran a good fight and Kevin X barely edged out a win with a small package.

Brian Kelley presented the 2013 MWR Wrestler Of The Year award to Dynamo Champion Jake DirdenJeremy Wyatt took the opportunity to attack Dirden from behind, hitting him with the plaque and laying him out with the Lightning Spiral. Dirden was able to return to the dressing room under his own power, but Wyatt had scored an early advantage in their rivalry.

After being robbed of the Tag Team Titles in February, The Bumrush Brothers(Shorty Biggs & Outtkast) were fired up to reclaim what was once theirs. The Black Hand Warriors(Michael Magnuson & David DeLorean) were confident under the guidance of manager Travis Cook. The momentum swung back and forth between two of the top teams in the Midwest…but the match broke down into a huge brawl at the end. In the confusion, Magnuson accidentally knocked down his manager Cook…the BRBs pounced on their advantage and hit a double-team faceplant on DeLorean. Shorty got the pinfall and the Bumrush Brothers were two-time Tag Champs!

The fireworks didn’t end there…as Shorty and Outtkast celebrated their win, they were jumped by Mauler McDarby and Shawn Santel! The duo had been observing the show from the audience and took the opportunity to do some damage to the new titleholders…as security ejected them from the building, the Warriors looked for some post-bell retribution until Jack Gamble and Jon Webb appeared to run off their rivals!

Dirden was fired up to avenge Wyatt’s earlier beating as the Dynamo Heavyweight Title was on the line. Wyatt had the clear edge in experience, but Dirden had a ton of momentum on top of his size and power advantage. In the heat of the battle, referee Jay King was knocked down when Dirden attempted to powerbomb Wyatt into the turnbuckles…Dirden caught Wyatt in his Asiatic Spike hold but there was no official to see the tapout. Wyatt capitalized by decking Dirden with the title belt…he made the pin cover and referee King counted three!

It looked like the Dynamo Title had changed hands…but Elvis Aliaga ran out to protest the decision, telling Jay King what had happened when he was down on the mat As a result, the ref ordered the bout to be restarted…Wyatt thought he had added another belt to his collection but it was not to be. In the end, Dirden’s power made the difference as he chokeslammed Wyatt to the mat for the win to retain his championship! Dirden was the winner and Wyatt immediately blamed the loss on Aliaga, sparking a fight between the two…what was Aliaga’s motivation? Was he ensuring that Dirden hung onto the title so he could be the one to take it from him?

Dynamo started a busy month at the Stratford Inn in Fenton…and things promise to get even more exciting as Dynamo returns to Glen Carbon and Off Broadway in the next coming days!

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Dubi meets the MECW fans 12-4-2010

Posted by flairwhoooooo on December 24, 2010

By Dubray Tallman

Happy Holidays everyone, earlier this month we made our way to our good friends at MECW for their final show of the year. Santa was on his way and we were to give away the first of only two MWR Holiday t-shirts, a free gift bag and MECW was giving away a Christmas ham.

This was also their annual toys for tots, that allowed a fan to bring a five dollar toy they got free admission for a kid into the show. Brian was excited to see that Brandon Aarons was going to be in action and asked for him to throw out our shirt prior to his match with Shawn Santel.

The first boy I met was little Jackson that was at his very first MECW show. Jackson was excited about the opportunity to be a part of this article, and even more excited about meeting a wrestler. He asked for me to choose a wrestler for him so I decided to not only choose one but two on this night. Jackson was able to meet the high flying Evan Money and his new tag team partner Buddy Roberts Jr. For the fans out their wandering, yes that is the true son of Buddy Roberts. To be honest I don’t know who that is but Brian states that he was a part of an historic group called the Fabulous Freebirds

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Next up was Tiger Roth who was a fan of the MECW Champion Bailey Mannix who grabbed the Lovely Leon as he is walking by. You can see the look on Mannix’s face as the tension between the two have been at a boiling point. Nevertheless the Champ is a true professional and took the picture with the fan.
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Ron Hobbs was also happy to meet the top wrestler in MECW, Bailey Mannix while his friend Shannon Courto was very impressed with the looks, I mean wrestling skills of young Brandon Aarons.

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As we saw in the past Shawn Santel brings the fans.On this night it was no different as Harry Baumeister, Steela Hernadez, Kaleb Harshbarger, Noah Young, Marissa Scoggins, Cheyann Motley, and Sheryl Baumeister was thrilled to pose with the fans at ringside.
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Brandon Aarons wore the MWR shirt and threw it you Noah Dagley who posed with big time MECW fans and MWR friends Chad and Kim Dagley and Ricky Lynn.
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Ricky Lynn & Noah Dagley also had the chance to take a photo with The Brawlers and their special guest Santa Clause.
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Last but not least I will leave you with a photo from my friends at MECW that called themselves the Fuzzy Hat Club. The Club gathers together for friendships, wrestling and supporting others within the community. The Fuzzy Hat Club loves their beer and having a good time, while often acting silly. Here is a photo of just three of these great people in the Fuzzy Hat Club

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This most likely will be the last Dubi Meets the Fans before Christmas, I hope everyone has a happy and safe Christmas.

Join us after then to see Dubi Meets the MMWA-SICW coming to you from East Carondelet Illinois .

Till next time, Merry Christmas

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IWAU, MMWA-SICW and MECW fans catch MWR T-shirts from Midwest Stars.

Posted by flairwhoooooo on October 1, 2010

By Brian Kelley

Last week was a busy week at MWR as we supported three great wrestling promotions in our coverage area.

First on Wednesday September 22 we traveled for the very first time to Olney Illinois to check out IWA Unlimited. IWAU provides the fans of Olney a FREE weekly show  each Wednesday at the Knights of Columbus filled with some of the top young talent in Illinois.

IWAU fan favorite The Intimidator came to the ring with the MWR shirt letting their fans know that we were in the house. He stated that he would give the shirt to the loudest fan but when it was hard to determine the loudest fan he closed his eyes and tuned around and threw the shirt to. IWAU Fan Jennifer I asked Jennifer who was her favorite wrestler and was not shy at all when she stated “Homicidal” Steven Davis. The Intimidator and Davis were kind enough to pose with Jennifer and her family in the ring.

Front Jennifer , Paul, Dalton, David, Back of the photo The Intimidator Dad, Mom and “Homicidal”Steven Davis (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Three days later on Saturday September 25th we returned to the reigning MWR Promotion of the year MMWA-SICW as they continued their fine tradition of working with the community as they teamed up with the Hillsdale Police department to provide a free outdoor show.

When I arrived I found my good friend Herb Simmons, Tim Miller and Keith Miller preparing for an exciting day of wrestling.

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Not only was the fans able to watch a great wrestling show the MMWA-SICW, the Police department and the Mayor of Hillsdale offered free hotdogs, soda, and backpacks for the children.

One of the Midwest hottest young stars Ace Hawkins had a great day giving away free bicycles, backpacks, Wrestling at the Chase t-shirts and was kind enough to wear a MWR T-shirt to the ring before his match with The Mauler. Bernard Shaw JR was the lucky fan who caught the shirt from the man who debuted in ROH earlier this year.

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In the house were WWE Hall of Famer and father of current WWE Champion Randy Orton, Cowboy Bob Orton.

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Orton stated that was thrilled that he was happy that the community had came out, and in action were two of the greats The Gorgeous One” Gary Jackson and Ron Powers in St Louis were in action today.

Later that night, we made our way back to MECW in Wood River Illinois for a fun filled night of wrestling. MR K was absent for the night so fan favorite Shawn Santel had the honors or the stress of trying to keep Eric Allen, Chris L.O.G.A.N and Lovely Leon in check as they were up to no good all night long.

A week prior to Bailey Mannix big tag team match with partner Christopher Daniels at Windy City Pro Wrestling at Toyota Park in Chicago we were fortunate to have Mannix wear out MWR shirt to the ring and throw it out to Jesse Guffey who had came with a couple of his friends for a fun filled night.

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I would like to thank each of the three promotions for their hospitality and the wrestlers that took the time to spread the word of MWR to the fans of the Midwest.

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A look at the first half of 2010 in the MWR Coverage area. Nominate your favorite.

Posted by flairwhoooooo on May 16, 2010

By Brian Kelley

We are very close to the half year of 2010 and what a year it has been!

In the past few months both WWE and TNA have hosted PPV’S with WWE’S Elimination Chamber and TNA’S lockdown that was also headline with a fan interaction that allowed fans to meet stars such as Kurt Angle, AJ Styles, Rob Vam Dam, Jeff Hardy and most of the rest of the TNA roster.

Old school fans can be happy that they have had a chance to meet the stars that brought memories that will last a lifetime when at TNA’S legends main event brought in the biggest stars of the 80’s and beyond with Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan and Sting.

The fun would keep coming when you were able meet other stars such as former WWE World Champion Bob Backland, Roddy Piper, Road Warrior Animal, Jimmy Snuka along with several other greats during Wrestling Legends on Tour.

On the Indy front I have to believe that everyone involved with their promotions needs to feel thrilled with the support and attendance from the fans as attendance and action has picked up for the most part at most shows.

Former WLW Wrestler  Dennis T McHawes released an autobiography called “Blood Tables and Chairs that allows fans to get a glimpse of the Indy scene not to long ago.

Mike Sydal continues his rise to the National spotlight after winning the PWI Rookie of the Year he followed that up by wrestling during WRESTLEMANIA weekend with Ring of Honor in a six man tag team race and earned the pin fall for his team.

Will Metro Pro Wrestling jump over the competition in 2010 with their debut at Memorial Hall on June 4th?

Till then lets look at 2010 shortly and what to forward to.

Let’s start out alphabetical.

3XWrestlingThe 2008 MWR Promotion of the year continues their standard of excellence with some great action. 3XW Heavyweight Champion Jeremy Wyatt and Ring of Honor a World Champion Tyler Black earned a standing ovation in April when the two went to a draw. Rory Fox who came close in 09 by taking out “The Belt Collector” won the May “Gauntlet for the Gold”. This could easily set up Wyatt vs. Fox feud part 2, one that would be great for the fans.

3XW Pure Wrestling Champion Kraig Kessaman has been rolling through the company using the deadly “Nordic Spike” maneuver and has not been pinned at 3XW in 23 months. While 3XW cruiserweight Champion Jimmy Rockwell came very close in defeating 3XW Champion Jeremy Wyatt at the Over the top show earlier this month

On a sad note the very popular tag team The High Flyers of Zach Thompson and Mike Sydal was forced by Todd Countryman to go against each other in a loser leaves town match that saw Thompson earned quite possibly the biggest win his short career by defeating the smoking red hot Sydal.

All American Pro Wrestling – Exciting feuds , shocking moments and near riots mixed in with former WWE and TNA Superstars brought AAPW among the top of the most talked about promotions in the area coverage.

The year started off with the very popular Edmund “Livewire” McGuire holding the AAPW Championship. During a title defense against the popular and powerful Mississippi Madman that would soon end. McGuire’s mountain to retain was huge but the backstabbing of McGuire’s best friend Shane Rich during the match would cost him the title and a feud is set to happen anytime. Rich was suspended for his actions. The fans and McGuire have been itching for a rematch BUT…

The Madman would find himself in the fire quickly as the 2008 MWR Wrestler of the Year Jeremy Wyatt came knocking for the belt. The Madman would retain but not before a near riot almost broke out. AAPW had no other option but to sign a rematch between the two at the very next show. Problems arose when Rich talked his way into the match making it a 3way and capitalizing by taking home the belt.

As of press time AAPW is set to bring to the Midwest WWE’S Jerry Lawler and Kevin Thorn and more AAPW matches at RENT ONE Park on May 22 in prior to a minor league baseball game. AAPW has also brought in TNA’S Andy Douglas and WWE/ECW’S Simon Dean…. We can all look forward to McGuire vs. Rich in the second half of the year.

High Voltage Wrestling – What High Voltage Wrestling lacked in amount of shows they made up for it in quality of matches and continuing their tradition of debuting some of the top stars in the St Louis area. During HVW’s first year they brought you “The Internaininal Superstar” Kahagas, TNA’S Santana G, The Hooligans, Matt Cage, Zero Gravity and Tony Kozina and in their second year they brought to you the very exciting Ryan Phoenix, Flash Flannigan, Dan the Manand Sir Bradley Charles.

Kahagas vs. Flash Flannigan was an instant hit and when the HVW Tag Champions the Hooligans went against the KC Killers the ropes would break but the action would not. Santana G would earn the respect of one of the greatest women wrestlers in the world MsChif and earn the respect of her and the two would team up once again.

Young Brandon Aarons would get a huge win for the fan favorites by defeating fellow young star Mike Sydal for the HVW Livewire Championship.

The HVW Champion has been defending the title around world and looks to face on all challenges in 2010.

Independent Hardcore Wrestling– IHW has been filled with packed shows with action throughout the building. Filled with stars who do not get as much hype like Billy McNeil, Steve Kennedy, Eric Allen, Mephisto and Brandon Aarons they have made themselves a legit promotion and giving the fans their money’s worth.

Former TNA Star Mickie Knuckles and the Great Cheyenne continue the improvement of the  women wrestling Midwest while Eric Allen’s exciting Illinois state Championship shocked the Midwest. IHW Champion Brandon Aarons match with Kennedy was an instant classic. MR Late Nite looks to make his mark in the Midwest to finish off 2010.

IHW heats up the summer in 2010 with a stacked card on June 12th in Dupo Illinois when Mickie Knuckles returns to take on Mia Martinez, SLAM The Canadian Wrestling Hall of Fame’s Tony Kozina will take on exciting Bailey Mannix; Champions will collide when IHW Champion Aarons will meet IHW Illinois Champion Allen in a street fight.

IWA Productions – One of the biggest announcements of the first half had to do with IWA P bringing at their free Wednesdays show last week when non other than ICP came into bring fans to their feet. So much excitement that IWA P had to turn fans away do to a fire code. ALL for free.

In January they brought in former WWE Superstar the Honky Tonk Man and their students stepped up to provide a much talked about match between Christian Rose and Danny Cannon ladder match.

A mixture of free shows and paid shows that has also showcased Matt Cage taking on former WWE Champion Eugene, Ladies star Ann Brookstone along with “Homicidal” Steven Davis provide the fans with some top notch excitement.

Metro East Championship Wrestling– Wrestling in Woodriver provides the fans with an exciting night to hang with friends and family. The promotion had a set back when the MECW had to announce that champion Mannix was unable to defend due to an injury. Mannix though respect for his talent was hated for his actions meant that possibly one of the fan favorites such as Devin Carter or the “Kid” Evan Money could get their chance as MECW Gold.

Imagine the disappointment when bad guy Eric Allen was able to win the 8 man tournament and gain his second title in months. Who will be able to take the title back from EA? Will it be Carter in his rematch on the 22nd, or will Gabriel Brimstone, Brian Scrilla, or the returning Shawn Santel come back to glory.

MECW Tag team champions The Bayou Outlaws are one of the most underappreciated teams in the Midwest and loved by the fans.

On a National level MECW can hang their head up high Barry Ryte in his opportunity to appear at the 14th annual ECWA Super 8 Tournament later this summer on Sat. July 10, 2010 in Newark DE.

MMWA-SICWThe 2009 MWR Promotion of the Year has seen some exciting new faces and old friends join the veterans of the South Broadway Athletic Club. Impressive Dave Vaughn has taken on all challenges in his way including the powerful Donnovan Ruddick.
Speaking of Ruddick the Manager of Champions Travis Cook looks to take him to the top as he has signed him to his stable “The Connections.” With the skills of Ruddick and the mind of Cook these two could be unstoppable.

Brandon Espinosa has returned with a vengeance and is currently the MMWA-SICW JR Heavyweight Champion as well as the MMWA-SICW Battle Royal Champion. Will he set his sights on becoming a Triple Crown championship?

Life is not all good in the world of Travis Cook; he has agitated the returning MMWA-SICW Superstar Ron Powers and Danny Boy. In Cooks favor is the fact that Gary Jackson has also wanted a piece of his old rival Powers.

On a National scene the St Louis Wrestling Hall of Fame that is located at the SBAC presented Ric Flair, Bobby Hennan, Dory Funk JR and Baron Von Raschke with their HOF Plaques at the TNA Fan interaction.

What Midwest Superstars will make their debut at MMWA-SICW in the rest of 2010? I can not wait to find out.

New Midwest Wrestling – The newest promotion at MWR, New Midwest have been around for a long time entertaining fans in Sprinfield Illinois.

The NMW Roster brings together an exciting roster with Cory Carter, Guy Smith, Ryan Phoenix, Dan the Man and Blake Steel as well the New Midwest Wrestling Champion Jonathan Magnus.

New Midwest Wrestling returns this week with Capital Punishment 2010 as Magnus have his title threatened when Rip Mystic comes after him.

NWA Dynamo Pro Wrestling– NWA Dynamo has slowly been building steam heading into the second half of 2010. Home of the NWA Missouri Champion Davey Vega and NWA Central States Championship Mark Sterling they brought us the battle of Champions when the two took on each other during their May 1 show where Vega tapped out to the 2009 MWR Wrestler of the Year.

NWA Missouri Champion Vega will look to get back on track when he takes on Dragon Gate star Kyle O’Reilly on May 22nd.

Like I said a quiet year so far for this top promotion but look for them to sprint to the top in 2010.

NWA Supreme – MWR was honored to be invited to check out this exciting promotion early this year and we were impressed. The giant Bear ST Pierre and the electrifying Da Cobra brings to the ring a fast paced wrestling show with a punch in the Face.

NWA Supreme Champion Da Cobra has been red hot and will look to add Danny Cannon on his list of men he sent home packing. Bear ST Pierre has survived the onslaught on Jeremy Wyatt and De Andre King and Guy Smith and on May 29 he will have the formidable foe of Christian Rose looking to take home the title.

. The Hooligans and the Hybrids tore each other apart in the cage and it looks to only getting hotter as the summer comes around.

Fan have to be excited as the NWA Supreme brings you the NWA Midwest Championship match between the Shiek with Joey Eastman and Silas Young as well on the 29th.

Pro Wrestling Epic – One of the youngest promotions in the MWR Coverage area has been working hard to get respect. Signing some of the top names in the sport they boast some of the top talents in the Midwest today.

One fallback to that statement is that the PWE Champion Keith Walker has been in Japan meaning that he is unable to defend the title as needed. Even with Walker out the states they have the new PWE US Champion Brandon Aarons and the PWE tag team Champions Zero Gravity on their roster.

At their only show of the year the night started of with Mark Sterling as the PWE US Champion. Sterling defeated Mike Sydal then announced to the crowd that he was not done. He would be more than happy to beat anyone else in the locker room. Aarons showed true heart by answering the call even though he was defeated by Wyatt earlier in the night. Amazingly Aarons would defeat Sterling and become the PWE US Champion.

PWE and Aarons returns with their biggest test to date when PWE US Champion Brandon Aarons takes on Ring of Honor World Champion Tyler Black go at it in a match that you will not want to miss.

Pro Wrestling Phoenix– The faction known as Murder Milita looked to have PWP on their knees and in total control at the start of the year. The Murder Militia (Jeremy Wyatt, #1 Brett Young, Mark Sterling, Joey Daniels & Jayden Draigo) would find that Team PWP (PWP Heavyweight Champion ”Babyface” Tony Cortez, Abu Colossus, Jaysin Strife, Chris Havius & Donnie Peppercricket) was not going to back down for nothing.

The bomb is about to go off in the name of WAR Games this coming Saturday. Will the Militia continue to leave the PWP Wrestlers and fans in fear heading into 2010?
Young David Clark, Jimmy Rockwell and Zac James is set to battle in a ladder match for the chance to get a chance at any PWP Championship that night as well.

The PWP Champion Babyface Tony Cortez has defeated Jeremy Wyatt, Joey Daniels Jimmy Rockwell and Jaysin Strife since becoming the Champion last December.

World League WrestlingHarley Race’s WLW took their time to get back in the game in 2010 but it was well worth the wait.

Starting off the year they had a tournament to crown new WLW Tag Champions and lo and behold Steve Fender and Mark Sterling walked away with the coveted tag team titles. Sterling and Fender are two of the most rounded wrestlers in singles, together they are scary good.

On the Singles from the WLW Title has been filled with action as the powerful Trent Stone held the title till in front of over 300 people in Richmond former WWE Superstar Trevor Murdoch pinned him in a leather strap match to regain the title.

It won’t be easy for Murdoch as Stone, Brian Breaker along with impressive young stars Jack Gamble, Ryan Drago, the Cancun Kid and Eathon Wright will all have their eyes to get to the top of the Mountain.

The WLW Ladies Champion Amy Hennig finds herself with competition all around as TNA’S Santana G earned a DQ victory from Hennig and the unknown Angelus Layne made her debut at WLW Keokuk IA. Some of the most exciting matches in women’s wrestler may well come from WLW.

That is a look at some of the promotions in the first half of the year. We are asking for the Promotions, Wrestlers and Fans to send in their thoughts on who was the best of the best in the first half year at MWR.

There will not be a winner announced for this but this will help the MWR Awards committee to not forget in the 2010 MWR Awards who is deserving. In each category there is some strong competition if the vote was to be voted on today I could not guess who would walk away the winners.

Wrestler of the Year first half
Tag team of the Year First Half
Promotion of the Year First Half
Women of the Year First Half
Match of the Year First Half

Please send in your nominations for the previous promotions to flairwhoooooo@yahoo.com

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Dubi meets the MECW Fans- Shawn Santel, Bayou Outlaws, Gabriel Brimstone and Jeremy Robb

Posted by flairwhoooooo on April 1, 2010

By Dubray Tallman

Dubray Tallman back once again with Dubi meets the fans, this time we are back with our friends at MECW in WoodRiver Illinois. MECW often calls their fans “family” and it truly is a wonderful group of people that comes out to the Knights of Columbus hall for some fun wrestling action.

Brian and I have had the pleasure to be invited by MECW often in the past year that I have made some great friends including the famous Fuzzy Hat club.

“The Kid” Evan Money (Photo Credit Brian “Flair” Kelley)

On this night fan favorite Evan Money would be the throwing out the MWR T-shirt to a lucky fan in the stands prior to his match and I was off hanging with some cool people.

Their was one man in on this night that was the talk of the hall and that was Shawn Santel who I was told was coming back home to MECW. Before I even got the chance to ask if anyone wanted to be apart of DUBI meets the MECW Fans, people were coming up wanting to be a part of it and I found out quickly that many had came out to see Shawn Santel.

First up in the Shawn Santel fan club was a huge group of people Zach Lafferty, Brandon Rady, Sheryl Baumeister, Jacob Ford and Harry Baumeister from Bethalto Illinois

As Shawn hung out with his fans I caught up with a little cutie Jolene from Hartford, Illinois who enjoyed the Bayou Outlaws of Maddog McDowell and Aaron Masterson.

Aaron Masteron Shy little cutie Jolene and Maddog McDowell (Photo Credit Brian “Flair” Kelley)

The Outlaws are one of the nicest guys in the sport and was more than happy to take the picture with her.

Then I went back to Shawn Santel and got his picture taken with Junior Loeffen and then with Zach Leverett.

MECW Superfan Rebecca Hacker and Gabriel Brimstone.(Photo Credit Brian “Flair” Kelley)

MECW Superfan Rebecca Hacker asked if she could have her picture with Gabriel Brimstone and then I asked my fellow fuzzy hat member Panther if he would take his picture with me.

Panther and me (Photo Credit Brian “Flair” Kelley)

Last but not least another superfan Annie who was telling us that she had purchased an autograph picture of referee Jeremy Robb so I ask Annie she would like have her picture taken with Jeremy, making him the first ever ref in the Dubi meets the fans. Brian and a few wrestlers were laughing that Jeremy had already sold more pictures this year than Huge in Japans Jimmy Rockwell.

As always it was like a big party at MECW where everyone is your friend.

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