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Dartallion Allen JR MWR Top Draw: 2016 MWR Future Star of the Year Davey Vega

Posted by flairwhoooooo on April 15, 2017

Davey Vega has been one of the best kept secrets in the Midwest for some time. One of those reasons is because of his limited exposure in the area due to seeking out challengers outside of the area, but if you were to ask any of the fans of St. Louis Anarchy, they would tell you that he has been a star for years.

MWR agrees with them, but there is no doubt that he has only touched the surface of what he is able to accomplish. Recently at NWL (as Davey Gibson) we watched a wrestling clinic when he went toe to toe with the former Ring of Honor World Champion Kyle O’Reilly in a match at the Casa Loma Ballroom that is an early candidate for match of the year.

Speaking of matches of the year candidates, Vega recently had not one, but two battles that would have to be considered when he teamed with Blood Brother teammate Mathew Grundy ( and fellow 2016 MWR Future Star of the Year Mat Fitchett) against the Royal Blood (Jet and Jax Royal). The two matches left fans wanting more and as my friend Patrick Brandmeyer stated had a feel of the Rock and Roll Express and Midnight Express clashes that set a standard in tag team competition in the 80’s.

Regardless if  he is to find success as a singles star or in tag team action, it is our belief that Davey Vega is one of the premier stars in the sport for many years to come. We welcome you to come out next Saturday at Cape Championship Wrestling as we present him with the 2016 MWR Future Star Plaque in the epic card in Cape Girardeau , Missouri when he will take on former TNA star Joey Ryan.

This MWR plaque is sponsored by our good friend Mike Wilson’ Shooter Spotlight, and will feature this very own artwork in the frame.

 

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The 2016 MWR Fans Choice for Manager, Referee and Ring Announcer Is…

Posted by flairwhoooooo on January 30, 2017

MWR fans thank you so much checking out the MWR website and supporting the promotions, wrestlers and this past week the Managers, Referees and Ring Announcers. As you know most of these talented and hard working men and women are my personal friends so I am so glad that you had the decision to choose this fine award.

First off let me apologize for not setting an exact time in my post for the poll to end. I have learned my lesson and it will not happen again.

 

Brian Kelley -Owner and Editor of Missouri Wrestling Revival

I would like to congratulate first off Sarah Rose. In less than a year she has become a crowd favorite among the wrestling fans. MWR fans cheered her as she ring announced the last St. Louis Anarchy event as the era came to a close with Davey Vega defeating Mat Fitchett, and you can still catch her at the exciting Pro Wrestling Championship Series (PWCS). The best is yet to come for this charismatic ring announcer.

We would like to congratulate Sarah Rose as the 2016 MWR Ring Announcer of the Year.

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Sarah Rose 24.89%
Don Diablo 24.66%
Ben Simon 19.51%

Lucy Mendez is a former 2-time MWR Female  Wrestler of the Year that is a double threat as a manager for the likes of Ace Steel and Elvis Aliaga. She is always one step ahead of the ref, while causing anger from the fans. Still, she has earned the respect of the fans enough to be voted as the 2016 MWR Manager of the Year.

We would like to congratulate Lucy Mendez as the 2016 MWR Manager of the Year.

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Lucy Mendez – 20.75%
WyldeFyre – 17.4%
Travis Cook – 16.14%

Photo Credit Raeanne Pemberton

Photo Credit Raeanne Pemberton

“Gentleman” Jason Pemberton has worked all over the Midwest since 2011. With an estimated 1000+ matches refereed, Jason has worked for more than a dozen companies, such as AAW, DREAMWAVE, National Wrasslin’ League, PWCS, and many more in the IL and MO area. Jason has also worked in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Wisconsin, and is looking to branch out more in the near future.

We would like to congratulate Jason Pemberton as the 2016 Referee of the Year.

Jason Pemberton 35.93%
Jay King 32.04%
Curt Deierling 4.67%

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2016 Missouri Wrestling Revival Future Star – Davey Vega and Mat Fitchett

Posted by flairwhoooooo on January 20, 2017

Bio courtesy of Patrick Brandmeyer

The names of Davey Vega and Mat Fitchett are well-known to Midwest wrestling fans, but the national wrestling scene has only recently begun to discover the talents of these skilled competitors.

Both men started their careers with Dynamo Pro Wrestling before branching out to the Lethal Wrestling Alliance, which would later become St. Louis Anarchy. Vega was first known as a tag team competitor and teamed with Johnny Vinyl to feud with The Ego Express(Steven Kennedy & K.C. Karrington), leading to Kennedy & Karrington becoming the first LWA Tag Team Champions when they defeated Vega and substitute partner Dingo. After that, Vega focused on singles competition…after holding the NWA Missouri Title in Dynamo Pro, he went on to capture the LWA Heavyweight Title from Gary Jay in December of 2009. Vega held the title for most of 2010 before dropping it to Evan Gelistico; this occured shortly before the transition to St. Louis Anarchy and Vega spent most of that promotion’s existence chasing the title.

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Davey Vega explodes with a clothesline on ROH Star Jonathan Gresham.

In that time, Vega competed against some of the best wrestlers in the world and scored victories over many of them. That list included such names as Davey Richards, Kyle O’Reilly, Johnny Gargano, Arik Cannon, A.C.H., Michael Elgin, Roderick Strong, Chris Hero, Jonathan Gresham, D.J. Z, T.J. Perkins, Chip Day, and Martin Stone. In his final opportunity at the gold at St. Louis Anarchy’s last show, Vega finally capitalized by winning a triple threat match with champion Fitchett and Gary Jay for the title! Vega will continue to carry the championship in Pro Wrestling Championship Series as the “Gateway Heritage Title“.

As for Fitchett, his career took a similar path and he squared off with many of the same competitors as his often-time tag partner Vega. In fact, Fitchett and Vega were Tag Team Champions in both the Chicago-based All-American Wrestling and the Kansas City-based Metro Pro Wrestling!

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TJ Perkins found WWE gold in 2016, but before that he and Fitchett put on a wrestling clinic at St. Louis Anarchy.

The “Dirty Rook” took his lumps in his early LWA and SLA career, enduring hard-hitting battles with the likes of Arik Cannon, Akira Tozawa, Alex Shelley, and his trainer Dingo. Fitchett was frustrated after several near-misses in title matches against Darin Corbin and Gary Jay, leading to him taking a sabbatical from SLA competition; however, it turned out that he was hiding under the mask of “Dangerous Deveroux” as he competed for SLA and PWCS. Fitchett had an uphill battle against Gary Jay as the champion rode a wave of momentum, holding the title for over two years with title defenses against some of the toughest competition in the country. Winning a thirty-man Anarchy Rumble in late 2015 finally propelled him back into title contention…and in February of 2016, Fitchett finally ended Gary’s monumental title reign to reach the top of the mountain!

Fitchett didn’t shy away from challenges as he defended his title against Evan Gelistico, T.J. Perkins, Jake Dirden, and Paco Gonzalez…but on STL Anarchy’s final night, he lost the title to Vega.

It took several years for both men to gain attention in the national independent wrestling scene, but their exposure in AAW and Beyond Wrestling has turned the heads of many onlookers. Now forming the “Blood Brothers” tag team in the National Wrasslin’ League under the names Davey Gibson and Matthew Grundy, the two look to add more tag team gold to their already impressive resumes! These two men have been considered the Midwest’s best-kept secrets, but that secret is finally getting out!

Look for an exclusive MWR Future Star artwork honoring Davey Vega and Mat Fitchett for their achievement from acclaimed artist Dartallion Allen Jr. in the future.

If you would like to sponsor the MWR Future Star Plaques for Davey Vega and Mat Fitchett then please contact MWR at flairwhoooooo@yahoo.com. The cost is 50.00 each or $100.00 for both (two plaques) and you will receive a past MWR Yearbook, a Tyler Black (Seth Rollins rookie card) and a mention on the MWR Website.

2016 MWR Award

Future Star: Kevin Lee Davidson / Todd Letterman

2015 MWR Award

Future Star: Redwing

2014 MWR Year Awards

Future Star: Daniel Eads
Future Star: Elvis Aliaga

2013 MWR Year Awards

Future Star: Raphael King
Future Star Alexander Rudolph

2012 MWR Year Award

Future Star: ACH

2011 MWR Year Award

Future Star: Brian Breaker

2010 MWR Year Awards

Future Star: Sir Bradley Charles

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2016 Missouri Wrestling Revival Future Star – Kevin Lee Davidson / Todd Letterman

Posted by flairwhoooooo on January 19, 2017

The Missouri Wrestling Revival Future Star Award has always been one of my favorite awards to give a wrestler. In the past, we tried to honor wrestlers that were just starting out within their first few years that we believed had the talent as well as have shown the desire to go the extra mile on the roads, training with veterans and doing everything that they possibly could to succeed.

This award was one that was personally chosen by myself, and I have been very proud of all the great talents that we have chosen.

This year I decided to change the philosophy of the award to not only talents that are just starting out. The reason is that wrestling has evolved within the past few years where stars that have entertained us on the Independents for years have had the opportunity to become household names at the WWE such as Daniel Bryan and Kevin Owens.

So I asked myself, Brian, with so many young wrestlers in the area often traveling in and out of the area, they often are in the mention of top wrestlers, but because of coming in and out of it how can I honor them for their efforts? So with that thought I imagine the MWR Future Star Award to be a representation of who I would send today to NXT if the WWE asked me and my reputation was on the line. Please note that former MWR Wrestlers of the Year winners will not be up for this award

This year we will have two announcements, one today and one tomorrow. Both as important as the other.

Kevin Lee Davidson is a wrestler that meets all the criteria that the past winners exhibited. I love his size, and his raw talents. He has shown that he is smart enough to reach out to the top trainers in the area to improve himself as he has been under the tutelage of former MWR Wrestler of the Year Brandon Espinosa, Former ROH World Champion Michael Elgin, and through camps with the likes of eight time NWA World Champion Harley Race. He has already wrestled in another country and been seen on Ring of Honor TV.

Today, he is a signed contracted wrestler with NWL that feature trainers such as former Harley Race’s right hand man, Derek Stone, and Michael Strider, as well as the wrestling minds of Chris Gough, Major Baisden, Matt Jackson and Travis Scott Bowden the foundation is as strong to succeed as it could be anywhere in the independents.

Brian Kelley – Owner and Editor Missouri Wrestling Revival

0A mere two and a half years into his wrestling career, Kevin Lee Davidson(aka Todd Letterman) has made a huge impact on the Midwest wrestling scene. Debuting in the Mid-Missouri Wrestling Alliance in the summer of 2014, “K.L.D.” made an immediate impact with his sheer size and power. He held the Television, Survivor, and Heavyweight Titles in his time with the promotion, but his journey was just beginning as he appeared for most of the major promotions in the St. Louis area; his experience includes matches with Dynamo Pro Wrestling, World League Wrestling, St. Louis Anarchy, and Wrestling Invades America(where he held their Heavyweight Title).

K.L.D.’s big step in the wrestling world was seeking the mentorship of Ring Of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling star “Unbreakable” Michael Elgin; this led to several appearances for ROH as well as matches in Canada and Europe. Most recently, his talents caught the eye of National Wrasslin’ League President Major Baisden…K.L.D. was one of the first to be signed to an exclusive NWL contract!

Now known as “The All-American” Todd Letterman, the big man is one of the top names in the new NWL promotion…will he be the first NWL St. Louis Champion? Don’t bet against him!

Look for an exclusive MWR Future of the Year Kevin Lee Davidson/ Todd Leterman artwork honoring her for his achievement from acclaimed artist Dartallion Allen Jr. in the future.

If you would like to sponsor the MWR  Future Star of the Year Plaques for KLD /Todd Leterman 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.

Bio courtesy of Patrick Brandmeyer

2015 MWR Award

Future Star: Redwing

2014 MWR Year Awards

Future Star: Daniel Eads
Future Star: Elvis Aliaga

2013 MWR Year Awards

Future Star: Raphael King
Future Star Alexander Rudolph

2012 MWR Year Award

Future Star: ACH

2011 MWR Year Award

Future Star: Brian Breaker

2010 MWR Year Awards

Future Star: Sir Bradley Charles

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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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Missouri Wrestling Revival Tag Team of the Year Stats

Posted by flairwhoooooo on December 23, 2016

If you are a tag team and would like to have a picture of your team send it my way on facebook or e-mail flairwhoooooo@yahoo.com

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.

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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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Congrats to Kyle O’Reilly from MWR for Becoming the Ring Of Honor World Champion

Posted by flairwhoooooo on December 3, 2016

Missouri Wrestling Revival would like to congratulate Kyle O’Reilly for becoming the Ring of Honor World Champion tonight. We have been huge fans of O’Reilly and have had the honor of covering his matches at St. Louis Anarchy, Metro Pro Wrestling and throughout the Midwest. A well deserved and earned honor for a man who we believe is among the many talented wrestlers that will lead this generation for years to come.

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From the Ring of Honor website

In the thrilling, ultra-violent main event, Kyle O’Reilly defeated arch rival Adam Cole to achieve his dream of winning the ROH World Championship.

Per O’Reilly’s request, the bout was turned into a no-disqualification match, and both men ended up severely lacerated as a result. O’Reilly and Cole assaulted one another with tables, chairs, garbage cans, a chain, the championship belt and thumb tacks.

No matter how much punishment Cole inflicted, O’Reilly would not be denied on this night. With thumb tacks sticking in his back, O’Reilly caught Cole in the Cross Armbreaker and forced him to tap out.

Don’t miss your chance to witness this historic, amazing event by catching the replay of Final Battle

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St Louis Anarchy Goes Out with a Bang as NWL KC Attacks

Posted by flairwhoooooo on December 2, 2016

By Patrick Brandmeyer
Photos by Brian Kelley

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Free NWL #FightSTL shirts, stickers, and more for the first fans through the door at St. Louis Anarchy’s awesome show.

-The show started with promoter Pierre Abernathy addressing the fans and acknowledging the fact that it was the final show for St. Louis Anarchy. He brought out National Wrestling League promoter Major Baisden; he got a mixed reaction, but he spoke to the fans about his vision for the NWL and seemed to have them on board.

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The Hooligans(Devin & Mason Cutter)(w/ Uncle Leo) d. The Viking War Party(“American Viking” Alexandre Rudolph & “Littlest Viking” Jake Parnell); the match broke down into a bar fight with the four sitting in chairs and punching each other. It finally came down to Devin simply pummeling Parnell to the mat and pinning him (15:53).

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“Dad Bod” Sean Orleans won a four-corner match with Cody Krash, Ken Lee, & Chris Crunk when he pinned Crunk after hitting a double Stone Cold Stunner on Crunk & Lee (6:03).

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-Donovan Danhausen d. Slade Sludge with a sitout powerbomb (6:24).

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“Absolute” Ricky Starks d. Kiyoshi Shizuka(w/ Greg Jovi) after the Angel’s Wings(sitout Pedigree) (8:43). Before the match, Starks declared that Vince McMahon did not own him and he tore up the contract in his hand, saying that he would be a member of St. Louis Anarchy for life. (Err…)

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Kevin Lee Davidson d. Mike Outlaw after a Regal Roll off the second rope followed by the spinebuster (10:01).

-Cause members Evan Gelistico & Danny Adams brought out Everett Connors, who seemed to have amicably split from the group…however, tempers flared and Connors chased them from the ring.

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-“The Savior Of Pro Wrestling” Jimmy Rave d. Everett Connors after the Ghanarhea(snap cradle Olympic Slam) (15:46).

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Angelus Layne & Austin Blackburn d. Evan Gelistico & Danny Adams when Blackburn pinned Gelistico with a Code Red (13:10). The building had a power outage during the match and the fans lit the ring with their cellphones so the match could continue!

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Aaron Solow won a triple threat match with Paco Gonzalez and Jason Roberts when he pinned Roberts after a cradle DDT (9:53); the power remained out for the duration of this match, but was finally restored before the next bout.

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-Roscoe East Lisa(“Zesty” Zakk Sawyers & “The Big Mustache On Campus” Mikey McFinnegan) d. Team I.O.U.(“The Down-South Dandy” Nick Iggy & “The Music City Mutt” Kerry Awful) to retain the Tag Team Titles; Sawyers pinned Awful after he and McFinnegan delivered a spiked Air Raid Crash (16:38).

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-“Gorgeous” Jordan Lacey d. “The Incredible Primal Prodigy” Matt Kenway (Look At Him) after the Jenna Jameson(swinging uranagi) (2:02). Gelistico & Adams attacked Lacey after the match, but the returning Adam Caster and Frankie Big Balls made the save! Caster addressed the fact that he had bought into Gelistico’s “bull$#!+”, but he had to retire from wrestling due to concussions and had cleared his head.

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He introduced Frankie Big Balls as well as several personalities from SLA’s predecessor, the Lethal Wrestling Alliance: Jordan Taylor(former LWA President), Tim Pickerill(who did a lot of behind-the-scenes work for the LWA), and Mad Dog Daffronian(LWA ring announcer).

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-“The Ace Of Anarchy” Davey Vega won a triple threat match with Gary Jay(w/ Dorian Victor & Mrs. Victor) and Mat Fitchett(C) to win the Heavyweight Title. Vega delivered his brainbuster onto the knee on Gary Jay, then hit the move on Fitchett as well and pinned the champion for the win (17:02)! Vega barely had time to celebrate his win as several competitors from the Kansas City side of the NWL attacked all three competitors; I saw Logan & Sterling Riegel), Jake & Ryan King, Kiyoshi Shizuka, and even Michael Strider!

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The locker room emptied to run them off, ending with K.L.D. Awesome-Bombing one of the Riegels over the top rope onto the other K.C. interlopers! Major Baisden and Lucy Mendez stood with the St. Louis crew in the ring as Baisden admonished the Kansas City crew for interfering with the show.

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The three competitors and Pierre Abernathy said their final words before the show officially wrapped up, closing the book on an era in St. Louis wrestling.

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David Wilson Interviews Team IOU (Kerry Awful & Nick Iggy)

Posted by flairwhoooooo on September 11, 2016

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DW – How long have you guys been wrestling?

NI – I have been wrestling for about 6 years, Kerry for about 5 years and we have been a tag team about 4 years.

DW – Who trained you guys? And where?

IOU – Kerry was trained mostly by Dutch Mantel aKa WWE’s Zeb Colter. And Nick with Reno Rigging out of TN, Tasha Symone and Wolfy D.

DW – Where did the Carnie persona come from?

IOU – There was another gimmick we were using and it just kind of transitioned and took off from where it was.

DW – What’s the biggest Tag Team you guys have faced?

IOU – It would honestly be a toss up between the Rock and Roll Express and Homicide and B Boy.

DW – Where did the “Too Carnie Me” come from?

IOU – We can’t tell you, that’s a secret only a few people know.

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DW – Who would be your dream match be with?

IOU – We both agree that it would be either The Hardys or The Dudleys.

DW – Kerry this one is for you, how many tattoos do you have and which is your favorite?

KA – Too many to count, I like to consider it as 1 piece that keeps growing and growing. My favorite would have to be the one across my toes that says Unsweet Tea.

DW – If you guys weren’t wrestling, What do you think K you would be doing?

KA – Hopefully to be a father, I can’t wait until I become a dad.

NI – I would probably be in school pursuing another passion.

DW – What are some of your guys hobbies outside of the ring?

NI – I love to do video editing. I also like to customize action figures.

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KA – I am into Comic Books and pretty much anything Netflix.

DW – Tell me something about you 2 that a lot of people may not know.

IOU – We had a gimmick that was a boy and his dog. It was a comedic version of ourselves.

DW – What can we expect from The Carnies for the rest of 2016?

IOU – More shows, more matches , more belts and more adventures.

DW – And this last question comes from Zakk Sawyers from the tag team of Roscoe Eat Lisa, Do you guys think REL are good kissers?

NI – “Mikey is a tender kisser.”

KA – “Zakk needs work, he needs a better technique.”

DW – Thank you guys so much for doing this I really appreciate it.

IOU – Thanks for having us and also please tell everyone to follow us on Twitter @KerryAwful, @IggyNJ210 @TeamIOU and also on ProWrestlingTees.com/TeamIOU And also on Youtube.com/TeamIOU

If you would like my friend David Wilson to do an interview of you for Missouri Wrestling Wrestling hit him up at Facebook or email me at biggkane76@yahoo.com.

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St. Louis Anarchy May 2016 Night One Angelus Layne Returns, Fitchett Retains Title, TJ Perkins vs Davey Vega

Posted by flairwhoooooo on June 3, 2016

By Patrick Brandmeyer
Photos By Brian Kelley

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Jojo Bravo vs. Sammy Guevara: Young Texas standout Guevara was making his SLA debut here. Jojo had been frustrated in his recent outings as officiating miscues had led to several losses. While the traditional face-vs.-heel structure often falls by the wayside in Anarchy(more on that in a bit), Sammy was decidedly the arrogant punk as opposed to the longtime favorite Jojo.

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After a fine opener, Jojo won with a modified backslide in 9:33 and proclaimed “I still got it!” Good for him.

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Angelus Layne made her first SLA appearance in quite some time. I’m a fan…she’s a cool person with a unique look compared to a lot of female wrestlers. Would like to see more women’s wrestling in the area in general, but I seem to mention that approximately once a commentary. At any rate, she said that her goal was to win the St. Louis Anarchy Title as she only had one prior title shot(when Gerald James was champion). That prompted an interrupted by The Cause(minus Adam Caster) and words were exchanged over who truly deserved a title shot(Angelus or Mr. Gelistico), setting up Angelus vs. Mr. (Everett) Connors for the following night’s show. Gelistico officially took up Heavyweight Champion Mat Fitchett on his open challenge for the evening.

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“The Outlaw” Ken Phoenix vs. Kevin Lee Davidson: Phoenix has made a handful of appearances on Ring Of Honor television and this was his St. Louis-area debut. He had a rough time of it as he was attempting to be the fan favorite against K.L.D., who was decidedly the heel of the match but gets a lot of fan support in this area.

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The match was good otherwise, but it had to suck for Phoenix as he did his best to play to the fans only to get a lot of boos from the K.L.D. supporters. Davidson won with his signature spinebuster in 6:25; that move tends to disrupt ceiling tiles in low-clearance buildings such as the Alton venue.

Heavyweight Champion Mat Fitchett came out to set the ground rules for his title reign. (Previous Gerald James had set it up that his defenses would be best-of-three-falls.) Fitchett’s rules were simple: No countouts, DQs, or time limits so a decisive winner would be established. Okay then…SLA has relaxed rule enforcement anyway, though they do have time limits(as established in the Gerald James-Davey Vega sixty-minute draw).

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Paco Gonzalez, Mike Outlaw, Nick Cutler, & Jason Roberts vs. The Cause(Tag Team Champion Mr. (Evan) Gelistico, Mr. (Danny) Adams, Mr. (Everett) Connors, & Mr. (Austin) Blackburn): I don’t think co-Tag Champ Adam Caster was specifically advertised for the SLA weekend, but Blackburn probably saw more in-ring duty than anticipated. This was advertised as Paco recruiting a team of “upstarts” to fight The Cause; Outlaw was the only other known quantity on that side. I think I had heard Cutler’s name in the past(central Illinois guy?) but hadn’t seen much of him; apparently he and Roberts are both trainees of Michael Elgin.

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The match was more competitive than I would have guessed and Blackburn tagged into the match out of a desire to prove himself…but that backfired as Paco pinned him after a Death Valley Driver in 10:40. Paco’s teammates left ringside as Paco confronted Gelistico, saying HE deserved a title shot(having given Gerald James a good fight recently)…that prompted a gang attack by The Cause until Jojo Bravo made the save.

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Jojo and Paco challenged The Cause to a tag match for the following night’s show.

Roscoe Eat Lisa(“Zesty” Zakk Sawyers & “The Big Mustache On Campus” Mikey Mcfinnegan) vs. The Viking War Party(“American Viking” Alexandre Rudolph & “Littlest Viking” Jake Parnell), Tag Team Title Contenders Tournament:

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This was part of a mini-tournament to determine the next challengers for The Cause with four fan-favorite duos competing for that right. While Sawyers has done week in recent months for both SLA and PWCS, he and McFinnegan were probably the underdogs in this matchup against the Vikings. The Vikings were their usual rambunctious selves, throwing chairs into the ring before the bell…Parnell headbutted the top turnbuckle until the pad fell off, then he threw the pad into the crowd and they played keep-away with it…heh.

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Parnell tried to hide the pad in his tights…um, no. When he pulled the pad out of his tights, his driver’s license fell out…har har. (Do Vikings drive?) The Vikings tried to bum a smoke from Zakk before things officially got underway, to no avail. I’ve only recently seen more of the Sawyers/McFinnegan tag team, though they’ve been working together for quite a while now. They had a lot of false finishes between them, ending with McFinnegan getting the surprise pin on Parnell after an assisted Air Raid Crash in 12:40.

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“The Leader Of The Pack” Stephen Wolf vs. “The Lone Star” Curt Stallion: Wolf was scheduled to face Trik Davis who was M.I.A. for the whole weekend as far as SLA was concerned. (This wasn’t directly addressed until the following night’s show.) All things considered, this show was pretty good about having face/heel matches as Stallion was in rulebreaker mode. This was a solid bout, though fans weren’t too familiar with either guy; Wolf won with a Blue Thunder Bomb in 12:40.

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Gerald James(w/ Dorian Victor) vs. Jonathan Gresham: This was a battle of fan favorites as James has effectively turned face in SLA. Gresham has been getting a lot of attention in the Midwest in the past few years and also made a few appearances on Ring Of Honor television, upsetting Cedric Alexander and wrestling Roderick Strong for the T.V. Title. This shaped up to be a good battle between two smaller strikers, with Gresham having a slight edge in the technical aspect of the game as he focused his attack on James’ arm.

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After the standard fighting-spirit exchanges and near-falls, Gerald got the win after a kick to the knee followed by a sliding forearm smash in 12:18. That seemed oddly short, all things considered. Cue mutual respect and all that.

Ricky Starks vs. Alex Castle: Starks made a lone appearance on NXT several months ago(as an unnamed-on-TV enhancement talent), so he’s gotten the big head and believes he’s inevitably WWE-bound. However, he competes on the indies FOR THE FANS~!…he’s clearly disingenuous, but he’s entertaining enough that the fans like him anyway.

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That set him up as the fan favorite against the more traditional heel Castle. Starks blatantly copped a few familiar-looking moves and sequences, even saying “I’m sorry, I love you” before a superkick attempt(which missed). Starks won clean with a ropewalk DDT in 9:26, but the highlight was the post-match promo: Starks told Paul, err, TRIPLE H that his return to NXT would have to wait because he wanted to wrestle FOR THE FANS OF ST. LOUIS ANARCHY! He wants to continue to compete for the fans…wait for it…then, now, and forever. Forever…forever…forever…forever…forever…etc. Tremendous.

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The Hooligans(Devin & Mason Cutter) vs. Team I.O.U.(“The Down-South Dandy” Nick Iggy & “The Music City Mutt” Kerry Awful), Tag Team Title Contenders Tournament: These teams have gone around the proverbial horn with each other on the Midwest independent scene, but this was my first time seeing one of their battles in person. This was the all-out brawl that you would expect, complete with one of the Hooligans’ favorite sequences:
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They sit in chairs in a circle with the opponents and they just punch each other in the face as hard as possible. I know some people look down on the fighting-spirit sort of exchanges(“I’m going to let you hit me!”), so your mileage may vary on stuff like that. The exchange took place on the floor, leaving poor Brandon Tolle in a quandary about whether to count them out.

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I.O.U. have worked as rulebreakers in St. Louis Anarchy despite being fan favorites in other promotions(which was how they competed in High Risk Wrestling last year), but then the Hooligans are likely to get cheered either way. I always joke that I lose track of which Hooligan is which, so I have to rely on the Bella System to figure it out: Wait for one to yell out the other’s name. (This was before the Bellas became distinctly different-looking.) This eventually got back into the ring and they traded the standard high-impact offense, ending out of nowhere as Devin pinned Awful with a sunset flip off the second rope in 11:31. The Hooligans were set to face Roscoe Eat Lisa on the following night’s show for the next shot at The Cause.

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Mat Fitchett vs. Mr. (Evan) Gelistico for the Heavyweight Title: Gelistico seemed to play it straight for a while, despite being the obvious rulebreaker in the match, but SHENANIGANS~! were afoot in the big picture. Fitchett appeared to be on the verge of victory after a piledriver but Mr. Adams and Mr. Connors distracted the ref. Brandon Tolle ejected them from ringside, to the point that he physically chased them out the front door! In the meantime, Fitchett tilt-a-whirled into a DDT and went for a pin; that prompted Mr. Blackburn to make his entrance in a referee’s shirt to count two before stopping short. Gelistico decked the champion with the Rulebook and Blackburn nearly made the three-count, but Angelus Layne pulled him out of the ring and dealt with him in short order. Evan brought in a chair, but Fitchett turned the tables and hit a cradle piledriver on the chair…OW. Tolle returned to the ring just in time to make the three-count in 15:42…woo. Fitchett would go on to face the winner of the night’s main event…and he crossed paths with his longtime friend and tag partner Davey Vega in the aisleway.

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Davey Vega vs. T.J. Perkins: TJP’s career has taken some interesting paths in recent years…he competed for Anarchy a handful of times, but TNA commitments took precedence as he held their X-Division Title as Manik(formerly Suicide). Since departing from that company, he has competed for EVOLVE and recently qualified for WWE’s Cruiserweight Classic…cool for him. Vega currently holds the All-American Pro and Metro Pro Tag Titles with Fitchett and recently made his Ring Of Honor debut in a dark match. However, the SLA Title has eluded him…he hasn’t held singles gold in quite a while(he’s been Lethal Wrestling Alliance Champion and NWA Missouri Champion in Dynamo Pro). Vega’s recent track record against national stars has been pretty good as he holds wins over such names as Chris Hero, Roderick Strong, and El Generico(whatever happened to THAT guy?).

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It was a really good competitive battle between fan favorites and the audience wasn’t as invested in the match as I would have thought…hmm. In what came as a surprise to some in attendance, TJP got the tapout win with a modified heel hook in 16:14 and earned the title shot at Fitchett the following night…leaving Vega frustrated once again.

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