Other News Torch Indy Weekend Report: Human Tornado and Lynn retain belts; Low Ki shocker in JAPW
Mar 10, 2008 - 4:52:21 PM
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By Chris Vetter
Torch Indy Reporter Chris Vetter travels thousands of miles each year to see dozens of indy shows all over the Midwest. His reports covering the entire U.S. Indy Scene are usually published exclusively here at PWTorch.com every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
WEEKEND RESULTS, NEWS & NOTES
In AAW, Jerry Lynn retained his heavyweight title in a four-way elimination match, defeating Silas Young, Josh Abercrombie and Austin Aries. Results of the show are posted below.
In PWG, Human Tornado defeated Jack Evans to retain the title.
In JAPW, Kenny Omega stunned fans by winning the heavyweight title from Low Ki. Bad weather forced Eddie Kingston to miss the show (he had been in California the night before.) The crowd was said to be about 500. Results are below.
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Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, March 7, Reseda, Calif.: TJ “Puma” Perkins & Hook Bomberry defeat Ronin & Scorpio Sky, Claudio Castagnoli defeats Roderick Strong, Young Bucks vs. Los Luchas goes to a draw, Eddie Kingston defeats Necro Butcher, Joey Ryan & Scott Lost defeat Jay & Mark Briscoe, Human Tornado defeats Jack Evans.
EWF, March 7, Marion, Ind.: Marc Houston defeats Brett Havoc, Jake Omen defeats Justin Andrews, Charles Jackson defeats Kenneth James, Andy Santos & Virus defeat Rob Kincaid & Mike King, Osyris defeats Bob via DQ, Just Justin defeats Dylan Bostic, Hillbilly Jed & Joey Owens defeat General Lee & Wildman Rogers, Marty Jannetty vs. Nate Phoenix ended in a draw.
Jersey All Pro, March 8, Jersey City, N.J.: Bandido Jr. defeats Slyk Wagner Brown, the Heavy Hitters defeat Earl Cooter & CD, Xavier defeats Danny Demanto, Frankie Kazarian defeats Delirious, Kenny Omega defeats Low Ki to win the JAPW heavyweight title, Archadia defeats Grim Reefer in a steel cage, Hernandez & Homicide defeat Teddy Hart & Samoa Joe.
AAW, March 8, Berwyn, Ill.: Derek St. Holmes & Hunter Matthews defeat the Berwyn Brawler & Secret Ninja, Ego Fantastico defeats Arik Cannon, Silas Young won a 20-man battle royal, Chandler McClure defeats the Golden Vampire, Eric Priest defeats Keith Walker, the Phoenix Twins defeat Absolute Answer, Ryan Boz defeats Dan Lawrence, Tyler Black defeats Trik Davis, Danny Daniels & Marek Brave defeat Bryce Benjamin & Shane Hollister, Ryan Cruz & Darin Corbin defeat Zach Gowen & Krotch, Jerry Lynn defeats Austin Aries and Josh Abercrombie and Silas Young in a four-way to retain the AAW title.
Combat Zone Wrestling, March 8, Philadelphia, Penn.: Jon Dahmer defeats Joe Gacy, Chrisjen Hayme defeats Dan Paysan, Pinkie Sanchez defeats Spryal BKNY, Vordell Walker defeats Ricky Reyes, Andy Sumner & Drew Gulak defeat Scotty Vortekz & Dustin Lee, DJ Hyde defeats WHACKS, Beef Wellington & Greg Excellent defeat Jagged & Shane Matthews and Cheech & Cloudy in a three-way tag match, Insane Lane defeats Mickie Knuckles, Necro Butcher defeats Danny Havoc and Ian Rotten and Freak Show and Shane Storm in a “fans bring the weapons” match, Nick Gage defeats Ruckus and Drake Younger.
Global Wrestling Alliance, March 8, Lima, Ohio: Mr. Main Event won a battle royal, Sonny & Vinny Scarboni defeat Kid Hybrid & Tim Horner Jr., Ernie Ballz defeats Jason Alexander, Brandon Blaze defeats Jaimy Coxxx, Brian Beech defeats Cody Hawk, Hardcore Craig defeats Steve Stone, Eddie Venom & N8 Mattson defeat Matt Mason & Dusty Dillinger.
World Women’s Wrestling, March 9, Somerville, Mass.: Mistress Belmont defeats Barbie and Sammi Lane in a three-way, Electra Arion brawled with Ryan Matthews, Jana defeats Della Morte, Roxie Cotton vs. Amber went to a no contest, Roxie Cotton & Amber defeat Barbie & Sammi Lane, Ariel defeats Lexxus.
Ring of Honor, March 14, Dover, N.J., at the Baker Theater, with Jay & Mark Briscoe vs. Tyler Black & Joey Matthews, Delirious vs. Necro Butcher, Go Shiozaki vs. Brent Albright, Davey Richards vs. Kevin Steen.
StormForce Wrestling, March 14, Knightdale, N.C., at the rec center, with Team Macktion vs. Joey Silvia & a mystery partner.
3Xwrestling, March 14, Des Moines, Iowa, at inPlay, with Casanova vs. Jimmy Rockwell vs. Kraig Keesaman vs. Gage Octane, Christian Moore & Arik Cannon & Maddog McDowell vs. Brady A. Dezire & Darin Corbin & Ryan Cruz, Shane Hollister vs. Ricky Kwong, and matches with Mark Sterling, Ryan Slade, Jeremy Wyatt, Tyler Cook, Zach Thompson, Aaron Masterson, and Abu Colossus.
EWF, March 14, Anderson, Ind., at Bounce City, with Bob vs. Osyris, Hillbilly Jed & Joey Owens vs. General Lee & Wildman Rogers, Doink vs. Nacho.
Ring of Honor, March 15, Dover, N.J., at the Baker Theater, with Bryan Danielson & Austin Aries vs. Nigel McGuinness & Go Shiozaki, Jay & Mark Briscoe vs. Brent Albright & BJ Whitmer, Claudio Castagnoli vs. Davey Richards, Tyler Black vs. Erick Stevens.
EWF, March 15, Marion, Ind., with a ladies battle royal featuring Ms. Traci Brooks, Koa Marie, Camron Star, Destiny Payne, Miss Nyah, Destinee Blade, Hellena Heavenly, Whipme Spearz and more.
Northeast Wrestling, March 15, Torrington, Conn.
Cleveland All Pro, March 15, Lakewood, Ohio, at Phantasy Nite Club, with Jason Bane vs. Raymond Rowe, Cronus vs. Vincent Nothing, Matt Cross vs. Chris Kole, Da Munchies & JT Lightning vs. Bleeding My Breaking Sunset.
IPW:UK, March 15, Broxbourne Civic Hall, with Chris Hero vs. Johnny Saint, Jimmy Jacobs vs. the Zebra Kid, El Generico vs. Paul Robinson, Andy Boy Simmonz vs. Martin Stone vs. Jonny Storm, the Kartel vs. Swiss Money Holding, Dave Moralez vs. Tommy End, Doug Williams vs. Jack Storm.
FPWA, March 15, Pinellas Park, Fla., with State Line & Lou Cypher vs. Punk And Disorderly & Sideshow in a six-man tag, Torcher vs. Aaron Epic, Marc Zout vs. Kahagas, the Loggers vs. the Psychedelics.
Ring of Honor, March 16, Philadelphia, Penn., at the armory, with Roderick Strong vs. Kevin Steen, Nigel McGuiness vs. TBA opponent, Jay & Mark Briscoe vs. the Age of the Fall, Bushwacker Luke vs. Shane Hagadorn.
X-Treme Intense Championship Wrestling, March 16, Pontiac, Mich., at the Eagle Theatre, with Buff Bagwell vs. Greg “the Hammer” Valentine, Mo Dread vs. The DBA, Gavin Starr & Keith Crème vs. Skull Ganz & Devil Dawg, Kid Hybrid vs. Joosh Abercrombie, Pat Tanaka vs. Kamala Jr.
APW, March 16, Martinsburg, W.Va., with Tammy “Sunny” Sytch making an appearance. Luke Hawx vs. the Cali Kid, Teddy Fine vs. Merek, JR840 vs. Silas Rayge, Jerkface vs. Marcus Smart, Solid Stud Jim vs. Mr. Huge, Killer Korbin vs. Prodigy.
Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, March 21, Reseda, Calif., with Human Tornado vs. Necro Butcher, Scott Lost & Joey Ryan vs. Claudio Castagnoli & Eddie Kingston, Chris Hero vs. El Generico, Candice LaRae vs. LuFisto, Hook Bomberry & TJ Perkins vs. the Young Bucks vs. Ronin & Scorpio Sky vs. Los Luchas in a four-way tag match.
National Wrestling Superstars, March 21, Bergenfield, N.J., the VFW Hall, with the “king” and “queen” of the ring tournaments.
Absolute Intense Wrestling, March 21, Cleveland, Ohio, at Mulberrys, with Steve Corino vs. Jerry Lawler, Alpha Beta Duke vs. the Switchblade Saints, Tyler Black vs. Johnny Gargano, Sterling James Keenan & Josh Prohibition vs. Matt Cross & Dios Salvidor.
Full Impact Pro, March 22, Crystal River, Fla., with Roderick Strong, Nigel McGuinness, Delirious, Jay Briscoe, Tyler Black, Kenny King, Jason Blade, Sal Rinauro, Chasyn Rance, Seth Delay.
International Wrestling Cartel, March 22, Elizabeth, Penn., at Court Time Sports Center.
International Wrestling Syndicate, March 22, Montreal, Quebec, with Kevin Steen vs. El Generico vs. Max Boyer in a three-way.
Pro Wrestling Syndicate, March 22, Yonkers, N.Y., with Sabu vs. Sandman, Tito Santana vs. Kamala, Angelina Love vs. Alexa Thatcher, and a 12-man tournament featuring Teddy Hart, Matt Cross, Jack Evans, Necro Butcher, Davey Richards, Ruckus, Kenny Omega, Devon Moore, Trent Acid and Kevin Matthews.
National Wrestling Superstars, March 22, Neptune, N.J., with the “kings” and “queens” of the ring tournament.
Ring of Honor, March 28, Orlando, Fla., the downtown recreation complex, with Jay & Mark Briscoe vs. Dragon Kid & Ryo Saito, Roderick Strong & Rocky Romero & Davey Richards vs. Erick Stevens & CIMA & Go Shiozaki, Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino vs. Kevin Steen & El Generico, Jimmy Jacobs & Tyler Black vs. BxB Hulk & Shingo, Austin Aries vs. Genki Horiguchi.
UWA Hardcore, March 28, Toronto, Canada, with Josh Prohibition vs. Josh Abercrombie, Claudio Castagnoli vs. Matt Cross.
F1rst Wrestling, March 28, Minneapolis, Minn., at the First Avenue night club, with Jerry Lynn vs. Al Snow, Pete Huge vs. Brody Hoofer in a dog collar match, Arik Cannon vs. Rob James, Aaron Corbin vs. Darin Corbin, Arya Daivari vs. Ryan Cruz, the Prophet vs. Kamikaze Klecker vs. Cody O’Neill vs. Joey Envy in a four-way, Bret O’Brian & Venom vs. Benjamin Sailer & Nate Bash.
Ring of Honor, March 29, Orlando, Fla., the downtown recreation complex, with Austin Aries vs. Nigel McGuinness, Masato Yoshino & Genki Horiguchi, Kevin Steen & El Generico vs. Shingo & BxB Hulk, Roderick Strong vs. Erick Stevens.
UXW, March 29, Orlando, Fla., at the Central Florida Fairgrounds Pavilion, 2 p.m. start, with Raven vs. Abdullah the Butcher, Disco Inferno vs. Raymond Snow, and matches with Big Vito, Steve Corino, Krazy K, TJ Mack, Vordell Walker, and the Heart Break Express.
New England Championship Wrestling, March 29, Quincy, Mass., at the armory.
Minnesota Independent Wrestling, March 29, Chanhassen, Minn.
Independent Wrestling Federation, March 29, West Paterson, N.J., with Tony Torres vs. Travis Blake, Kevin Knight & Jana vs. Chris Steeler & Cameron Matthews, Biggie Biggs vs. Justin Corino, Mike Jenkins vs. Frank Scoleri, Kareem West vs. Franciz.
Hybrid Wrestling, March 29, Fremont, Ohio, at the FCRC Arena, with Sabu vs. Matt Cross, Faith In Nothing vs. Mega Sexy, Jake Crist vs. Johnny Gargano, and matches with Josh Prohibition, Chris Cronus, Brian Lyndon, Starless, Flip Kendrick, Billy Taylor, Morty Rackem and more.
Great American Wrestling, March 29, Decatur, Ill.
GOUGE, March 29, Youngsville, N.C., at the armory.
The 2008 Women’s Elite 8 tournament, March 30, Cambridge, Ontario, at the Grand River Flea Market, with Sara Del Rey.
Independent Wrestling Federation, March 30, West Paterson, N.J., with Antonio Rivera vs. Travis Blake, Biggie Biggs & Mike Jenkins vs. Justin Corino & Frank Scoleri, Kevin Knight vs. Chris Steeler, Tony Torres vs. Franciz, Kareem West vs. Cameron Matthews.
Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, April 5.
AAW, April 5, Berwyn, Ill., at the Eagles Club, with Jerry Lynn vs. Matt Cross, Tyler Black vs. Marek Brave in a grudge match.
Combat Zone Wrestling, April 5, Philadelphia, Penn., at New Alhambra.
Northeast Wrestling, April 5, Honesdale, Penn.
GOUGE, April 5, Apex, N.C., at the Iron Horse Saloon.
New York State Wrestling Federation, April 5, New Rochelle, N.Y., at the high school, with Larry Sweeney vs. boxer Larry Barnes, Romeo Roselli vs. Antonio Thomas.
Hoosier Pro Wrestling, April 5, Columbus, Ind., with Eugene Dinsmore.
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