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Mar 21, 2005 - 1:33:00 PM
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By Chris Vetter, Torch contributor
Torch Indy Reporters Chris Vetter travels thousands of miles each year to see dozens of indy shows all over the country. His reports covering the entire U.S. Indy Scene are usually published exclusively here at PWTorch.com every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
WEEKEND PREVIEW & NOTES
With many of the top indy stars overseas this weekend, there were only a few big shows this weekend.
At IWA-MS in Highland, Ind., on Saturday, Danny Daniels retained his title by defeating B.J. Whitmer in a dog collar match. Also on the show, Matt Sydal defeated Jimmy Jacobs. Chris Candido did not appear as advertised. Full results are below.
3PW drew about 150 at Viking Hall/ECW Arena on Saturday, without having usual top names A.J. Styles or Christopher Daniels. The big match between CZW champion Ruckus and top ROH wrestler Homicide ended in a double pin. Full results are below.
At a Hustle 8 show in Tokyo, Japan, Steve Corino & Sonjay Dutt teamed up to win a tag match over Taichi Iskikari & Ryoji Sai.
I attended a Neo Pro Wrestling show Saturday in Minnesota, with Tommy Gunn defeating Mason Quinn in a tables match. Quinn has really made his mark in the Midwest in the past year, competing all across Minnesota & Wisconsin for virtually every promotion. (Quinn fought A.J. Styles at a show in Minnesota last fall.) Results of that show are below.
Brian Black won the Chaotic Wrestling Heavyweight Title Friday in Massachusetts. However, Black has signed a WWE developmental deal, and it is unclear who will now hold the title. Meanwhile, in IZW in Tempe, Ariz., it was announced that top wrestlers Mike Nox, Derick Neikirk and Big Jack Bull also have signed WWE contracts and will be reporting to the new promotion in Atlanta.
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RECENT INDY RESULTS:
IZW, March 15, Tempe, Ariz.: Big Jack Bull defeats Ryan Lynch & Lucha Reigns in a handicap match, Cowboy Jack Durango defeats Mike James & Darin Childs in a three-way, Morgan defeats Luscious in a women's match, Native Blood defeat Lawrence XXX Tyler & GQ Gallo, Big Jack Bull defeats Donovan Morgan, Peter Goodman & Antonio Mestre defeat Mike Nox & Derick Neikirk.
Chikara Pro, March 18, Reading, Penn.: Hallowicked defeats Delirious, USApe defeats Darkness Crabtree, Daizee Haze defeats Allison Danger, Men @ Work vs. Icarus & Gran Akuma goes to a time-limit draw, Rorschach defeats Niles Young, Lance Steel & Jolly Roger defeat Larry "Sweet N' Sour" Sweeney & Mano Metalico, Emil Sitoci defeat Crossbones, Chris Hero & Arik Cannon & Claudio Castognoli defeat Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw & Sabian in a six-man tag.
High Velocity Wrestling, March 18, Hendersonville, N.C.: Billy Rucker wins the "Redneck Rumble," Vicious V defeats McGruff, Honest Doug Hawkins defeats Scott Blade, Steve Cronic defeats Section 8, Billy Rucker defeats Serial Killer, Jason Jett defeats Johnny Danger & Cat Daddy in a three-way, Ostgard defeats Jesse Black, Johnny Buffett defeats Ken Magnum & Viper.
World of Hurt Wrestling, March 18, Hudson Falls, N.Y.: Kayla Sparks defeats Barbie & Miss DeVille, Steve Kruz defeats Pedro Gonzales, Shockwave defeats Bobby Flamingo, Shane Alden & Virus defeat Swinger Sidusky & Reed James via DQ, Jimm Tanner defeats Scott Scarsdale, Vendetta defeats Damien Ryder, Jeff Starr & Danger defeat Sgt. Freedom & Chuck Deep.
Chaotic Wrestling, March 18, Lowell, Mass.: Bryan & Bill Logan defeat Dukes Dalton & Craig Stratton, Brian Milonas defeats Fred "Bonecrusher" Sampson, Luis Ortiz defeats El Milagro, Mike Kruel defeats Low Ki & John Walters in a three-way, Chase Del Monte defeats Handsome Johnny, Andrew Ryker defeats Arch Kincaid, Brian Black defeats Maverick Wild to win the heavyweight title. However, Black has signed a WWE developmental deal, and the future of the title is unknown.
Gateway Championship Wrestling, March 18, Florissant, Mo., Rebecca Raze defeats Super Castaldi, Trainee #15 defeats Richard Head, D.N.S. defeats Cabal & Rat Boy, Shorty Biggs defeats Cameron Cage, Jynx defeats Makaze & Sean Vincent & Steven Kennedy & Jackal & Richard Head in a six-way, Kevin X defeats Outkast, Jynx defeats Dan Walsh, Kory Twist defeats Dingo, Kory Twist defeats Chaz Wesson, Colt Cabana defeats Michael Strider.
NWA ECCW, March 18, Surrey, British Columbia: Cole Bishop & Kurt Sterling defeat Ritchie Destiny & Mike Dempsey, Machette Brown defeats Abbadon, Chance Beckett defeats Aaron Idol & Major Hardway, Juggernaut defeats Scotty Mac, Seth Knight defeats Dropkick Murphy, American Dragon defeats Dave Richards, Johnny Canuck & Michelle Starr defeat Honky Tonk Man & Disco Fury.
IWA-Mid South, March 19, Highland, Ind.: Chandler McClure defeats Steve Stone, Brad Bradley defeats Brad Martin, Matt Sydal defeats Jimmy Jacobs, Ryan Boz & Trik Davis defeat Eric Priest & Silas Young, Ian Rotten & Axl Rotten defeat JC Bailey & Tracy Smothers, Eric Priest defeats Shark Boy, The Iron Saints defeat B-Boy & Brandon Thomaselli, Danny Daniels defeats B.J. Whitmer in a dog collar match.
3PW, March 19, Philadelphia, Penn.: CJ O'Doyle defeats Tommy Suede, Rockin' Rebel defeats Dirk Ciglar, Blue Meanie defeats Ron Zombie, Ruckus vs. Homicide ends in a draw after a double pin, CJ O'Doyle defeats Caesar Smalls, Simon Diamond defeats Monsta Mack, Damian Adams defeats Sterling James Keenan, Slyk Wagner Brown defeats Roadkill.
Neo Pro Wrestling, March 19, Cottage Grove, Minn.: Big Daddy Hoofer defeats The Hulkster, Renny D defeats Eclipse, Black Stallion defeats Shimdog, John Johnson defeats Big Daddy Dolan via DQ, Tommy Gunn defeats Mason Quinn in a tables match, Playboy Pete Huge defeats Thoruf Marius.
EWF, March 19, Marion, Ind.: Johnny & Donnie Tsunami defeat Whip Dog & Steven Sommers, Hypnosis defeats Liberty Kid in a mask vs. mask match, Fallen Dragon defeats Snake, That 70's Guy defeats Referee Big John, Jack Thriller defeats Hades, Indy Kid defeats "Primetime" Damon Starr, The Southern Boys defeat Melliki & SiKness, Osyris defeats Captain Psychedelic.
American Pro Wrestling, March 19, Spartanburg, S.C.: American Gump defeats Ivan Smirnoff, Ostgard defeats Jimmy Kindrid, Bill White & Honest Doug Hawkins defeat Billy Holiday & David Duke, Mark Slain & Mickey Richards defeat Baha & Hunter Guerrero, Chief Jay Eagle defeats Scott E. Smooth, Johnny Buffet defeats Neil Nitro, Viper & Big Country defeat Mike Williams & Scotty Rocker & Rick Kelly, Kirk Prodigy defeats Ken Magnum via DQ, AJ Frost & Nick Fury defeat Johnny Eagle & Dirty, Shane Austin defeats Boomer Payne.
NWA Central States, March 19, Lawrence, Kan.: Hype Gotti defeats Jason Strife, Joe Mack defeats Thunder Budokan, Payday Patterson defeats Craig Keesman, Mark Sterling defeats Brett Yong & Darrien Sanders in a three-way, Derek Stone defeats Matt Longtime, Colt Cabana defeats Michael Strider.
Whiplash Wrestling, March 19, Holland, Ohio: Opie Clampett defeats C.J. Otis, Dusty & Rusty Dillinger defeat Terk Tickler & Mr. Happy, Dyson Pryce defeats Klunk the Klown, Breyer Wellington & Anthony Riviera & Jamie CoxXx defeat Josh Movado & Bubba MacKenzie & K'Nine, George Morbid defeats Brian Bender, Stevie Lee defeats Eddie Venom, Nigel McGuiness defeats Gutter, Zach Gowen & Rory & Robbie MacAlister defeat Conrad Kennedy III & Truth Martini & N8 Mattson.
Gateway Championship Wrestling, March 19, St. Peters, Mo.: Kevin X defeats Shorty Biggs, Nightmare Nick Tyson vs. Michael Serious ends in a no contest, Cabal & Rat Boy defeat D.N.S., Rebecca Raze defeats Makaze & Sean Vincent, Tyson & Serious defeat Sean Vincent & Richard Head, Chaz Wesson vs. Cameron Cage went to a double countout, Jynx defeats Jackal, Kory Twist defeats Dingo.
Soul Asylum Wrestling, March 19, New Brunswick, N.J.: Crazy Ivan defeats Archadia & Bandido Jr. in a three-way, The Soul Brothers defeat BM Foster & Spade, Handsome Hanson Johns defeats The Prince of Darkness via DQ, John Cabbie defeats Supreme Lee Great, Balls Mahoney defeats Mana, Julio Dinero defeats Danny Doring.
Southern Championship Wrestling, March 19, DeBary, Fla.: Aaron Epic defeats Phil Davis, Jerelle Clark defeats Scott Commodity, Sean Davis defeats David Mercury, Mister Saint Laurent & Chasyn Rance & Valerie Wyndham defeat Leon Scott & Josh Rich & Tiziana, Vordell Walker defeats Scott Davis, Dagon Briggs & Johnny Schumacher defeat Jason Hexx & Manny Montana, Ryze defeats Sequel.
Midwest Pro Wrestling, March 20, Maple Grove, Minn.: CJ Talon defeats Rob Ivey, Chris Jordan & Pete Huge defeat Renny D & Eclipse, Darin Corbin defeats Casanova, Kid Krazy defeats Joessiah, Cody O'Neill defeats Cowboy Gator Magraw, Joey E. defeats Version 2.0.
ACW, March 22, New Port Richey, Fla., Bourbon Street Night Club, with Roderick Strong vs. Bruce Steele and Steve Madison vs. Erick Stevens.
ICW, March 25, Tacoma, Wash., Elks Lodge, with The Honky Tonk Man in action.
Full Impact Pro, March 25, Lakeland, Fla., Latinos club, w/ C.M. Punk, American Dragon, Roderick Strong, James Gibson, Jimmy Rave & Petey Williams.
MAW, March 25, Milwaukee, Wis., The Sports Connection, 8 p.m., with Colt Cabana vs. Brandon Thomaselli and Ian Rotten vs. Marco Stylz.
Independent Wrestling Federation, March 25, West Paterson, N.J., IWF Centre, 8 p.m., with Kevin Knight vs. Fred "Bonecrusher" Sampson and Biggie Biggs vs. Outlaw Shane O'Brien.
NWA Wildside, March 25, "Hardcore Hell Day 1," Cornelia, Ga., with David Young vs. A.J. Styles and Caprice Coleman vs. Masada.
NWA Wildside, March 26, "Hardcore Hell Day 2," Cornelia, Ga., with Romeo Bliss vs. Tony Mamaluke, Fast Eddie vs. Jay Fury vs. Slim J.
Full Impact Pro, March 26, Sebring, Fla., w/ C.M. Punk vs. American Dragon and matches with Roderick Strong, Petey Williams, Vordell Walker, Jerrelle Clark & Delirious.
Jersey All Pro Wrestling, March 26, ECW Arena/Viking Hall, in Philadelphia, with Teddy Hart & Jack Evans vs. Homicide & B-Boy in a steel cage, Samoa Joe vs. Roderick Strong, Trent Acid vs. Frankie Kazarian, and Jay Lethal vs. Dan Maff.
NWA Cyberspace, March 26, Wayne, N.J., The Wayne PAL Building, 2 p.m., with Slyk Wagner Brown vs. Ron "The Truth" Killings, Abyss vs. Mana, Matt Striker vs. Frankie Kazarian, America's Most Wanted vs. XXX, and matches with Michael Shane, Crowbar & Julio Dinero.
New York Wrestling Connection, March 26, Deer Park, N.Y., the Community Center, 7 p.m., with Joey Matthews vs. Mike Mondo, Mikey Whipwreck vs. Ru Starr, and Matt Striker vs. Joey Braggiol.
Superior Championship Wrestling, March 26, Chesterfield, Ind., Mill Creek Civic Center, 7 p.m., with Marty Janetty vs. Ryan Wraith and Chris Sabin vs. Alex Shelley.
NWA Midwest, March 26, Streamwood, Ill., at the Streamwood Park District Rec. Center, 7 p.m., w/Shane Douglas in attendance, and an eight-man single elimination tournament with Brad Bradley, Ryan Boz, Danny Daniels, & Eric Priest.
New Midwest Wrestling, March 26, Springfield, Ill., The American Center, 7 p.m.
American Wrestling Federation, March 26, Chipley, Fla., T.J. Roulhac Center, 8 p.m., with The Rock n' Roll Express vs. the Daltons & Dandy Jack.
Championship Wrestling, March 26, Kingsport, Tenn., the Armory, 8 p.m., with Alyx Winters vs. Thorn, and Beau James & Super Destroyer vs. Danny Ray & Ray Idol.
Independent Wrestling Federation, March 26, West Paterson, N.J., 7:30 p.m., with Fred Sampson, Damian Adams, Kevin Knight, Travis Blake & Playboy Vik Voorhees.
MPW, March 27, Maple Grove, Minn. 7 p.m. belltime.
IWA-MS, April 1, Herrin, Ill., Civic Center, with "Outlaw" Billy Gunn vs. Tracy Smothers.
ACW-NWA, April 1, Green Bay, The Bar.
Pro Wrestling Unplugged, April 1, Philadelphia, Penn., with Steve Corino vs. Tom "Reckless Youth" Carter and Trent Acid vs. Jack Evans.
Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, April 1, Los Angeles, Calif., Los Felic JCC, 8 p.m., with A.J. Styles vs. Samoa Joe, Christopher Daniels vs. Alex Shelley, James Gibson vs. American Dragon, and Chris Sabin vs. Chris Hero.
Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, April 2, Los Angeles, Calif., Los Felic JCC, 8 p.m., with A.J. Styles.
Ring of Honor, April 2, Asbury Park, N.J., with Austin Aries vs. Homicide and a single-elimination cruiserweight tournament featuring James Gibson, American Dragon, Matt Sydal, the New Black Tiger, Roderick Strong & Spanky.
Combat Zone Wrestling, April 2, Philadelphia, Penn., Viking Hall, "Trifecta Elimination" Josh Abercrombie vs. Silas Young vs. TBA, Jolly Roger vs. Hallowicked vs. TBA, and matches with Ruckus, Sabian, Frankie the Mobster, Mike Quackenbush and the H8 Club.
NWA Kansas, April 2, Lawrence, Kan., at the National Guard Armory, 7 p.m., w/Derrick Stone vs. Griz.
NWA Mid South, April 2, Paragould, Ark., at the Greene County Fairgrounds, 7:30 p.m., with Chris Candido vs. Southside Brawler, Matt Sydal vs. Delirious and Naughty by Nature vs. The Outlaws.
MPW, April 3, Maple Grove, Minn. 7 p.m. belltime.
IWA-MS, April 8, Midlothian, Ill., Park District Rec Center, with Ian Rotten vs. Samoa Joe, Chris Hero vs. Super Dragon, Colt Cabana vs. Larry Sweeney, and matches with Jack Evans, Delirious, El Generico, Arik Cannon & Jonny Storm.
Far North Wrestling, April 8, Butler, Penn., Butler Days Inn, with Austin Aries vs. Sterling James Keenan.
NWA Wrestle Birmingham, April 8, Birmingham, Alab., Zamora Shrine Temple, with Jeff Jarrett vs. Road Dogg.
ECWA, April 9, "Super 8" tournament, Newark, Del., with Alex Shelley, Puma & Petey Williams.
IWA-MS, April 9, "Simply the Best 6," Highland, Ind., with Samoa Joe vs. Brad Bradley, C.M. Punk in action, and a high-flyers/juniors tournament with Jack Evans, M-Dogg 20 and Jonny Storm.
3PW, April 9, Philadelphia, Penn., ECW Arena/Viking Hall.
JAPW, April 9, Union City, N.J., 8 p.m. for a TV taping.
International Wrestling Cartel, April 9, Frankon, Penn., with a "legends match" of Sgt. Slaughter vs. Honkey Tonk Man.. Also on the show is a three-way match of A.J. Styles vs. Chris Sabin vs. John McChesney. Mick Foley & Jim Cornette also will attend the show.
NWA Florida, April 9, Tampa, Fla., St. Pete Times Forum, 7:30 p.m., with Jerry Lawler vs. Bruce Steele, Raven vs. Lex Lovett, James Gibson vs. Roderick Strong and Vordell Walker vs. Steve Madison.
SCCW, Cudahy, Calif., April 9, with Austin Aries vs. Adam Pearce, Super Dragon & Phoenix Star vs. Chris Bosh & Scott Lost, and several death matches featuring Ian Rotten, Supreme, J.C. Bailey & Homeless Jimmy.
NWA Upstate, April 9, Webster, N.Y., at the Ukrainian Club, 6:30 p.m., with Colt Cabana vs. Brodie Lee and Jay Lethal vs. Kevin Dunn and Big Cat vs. Abyss.
Gatweay Championship Wrestling, April 9, Florissant, Mo., Florissant Valley Community College, with Kory Twist vs. Kevin X and Jynx vs. Makaze.
Unified Wrestling Force, April 10, Chatham, Ontario, CAW Hall, 4 p.m. belltime.
MPW, April 10, Maple Grove, Minn. 7 p.m. belltime.
Border City Wrestling, April 15, Oldcastle, Ontario, Hellenic Banquet Halls, with Kevin Nash in a tagteam match, Chris Sabin vs. Amazing Red, and matches with Danny Daniels & Alex Shelley.
UXW, April 15, Jamaica Queens, N.Y., with A.J. Styles vs. Low Ki.
Ring of Honor, April 16, Dorchester, Mass.
Neo Pro Wrestling, April 16, Cottage Grove, Minn., the Armory.
GCW, April 16, Columbus, Ga., with A.J. Styles in action.
IWR, April 16, Detroit, Mich., Saint Andrews Hall, 7 p.m., with N8 Mattson vs. CK3 & Eddie Venom vs. Truth Martini.
MPW, April 17, Maple Grove, Minn. 7 p.m. belltime.
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