Other News Indy News: Dr. Heresy and More NE Stars Go to NWA TNA
Nov 11, 2002 - 10:23:00 PM
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By Chad Murphy
Just a couple notes from me. The "Where is Chaz" watch is still on. I haven't received any feedback on him yet, so please let me know what he's up to. Thanks in advance.
I got a piece of good news from the Eastern Wrestling Alliance out of Maine. Dr. Heresy is booked for a dark match on NWA TNA on December 11 against Kid Krazy. Congrats to Dr. Heresy, it's very much deserved. Also out of the EWA, Adam Booker and Johnny Curtis will be wrestling at the NWA TNA show on November 20, 2002. Congrats to all. The EWA puts on a great product and has a tremendous amount of very underrated talent, and it's good to see them getting some recognition on the national stage. Good luck to all of them.
A note to all indy promoters: Keep your shows under three hours. Not even the most hardcore fan really wants to sit through over two hundred minutes of indy wrestling. I'm getting countless reports that say "The show was too long" from all over the country. People will be more satisfied if you give them two hours of top flight wrestling rather than getting burned out after three hours. Trust me on this one.
And the usual note to send all concise indy news notes, results, and feedback to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rocky Mountain Championship Wrestling. November 2, 2002. Thornton, Colorado.
Fallout defeated Shauma Tengo. Raheem & Matt Wylde defeated Dreemer & Stone D. Stiletto defeated Sparkles. Cruiserweight Champion Epic defeated Canadian Love Machine. Sin-Rey defeated Billy V. Chan Moody defeated Super Destroyer.
UWF Vegas. November 8, 2002. Las Vegas, Nevada.
UWF Junior Heavyweight Champ Kid USA defeated Brady A Desire via disqualification. Johnny Rage defeated Legacy. Major Maniac defeated Heffe. Jimmy Daniels defeated Jason Riggs. X & Funnybone defeated Machine & One. Hardcore Champ One and Funnybone fought to a no contest. Rush defeated Iceman. Brother William defeated The Law.
[Thanks to Shaun Daily]
WWA. November 9, 2002. High Point, North Carolina.
L.A. Wildone & Keith Austin defeated Slick Rick & Brass Munkey. Christi Ricci & Persephone defeated Pippa L'Vinn & Shelby Beach. Dred Scott defeated Lumbee Warrior. Pippa L'Vinn defeated Leilani Kai for P.G.W.A. Women's Championship. Terminator 2 & Kurt Solo defeated Rob McBride & Corey Edsel. Terminator 1 won a 15 man Royal Rumble to win vacant WWA Championship
[Thanks to Ken Spence]
SECW. November 9, 2002. Lake City, Tennesee.
Evan Bates beat Trip Mixer. Stunning Shawn Shultz defeated Loco. The Thug, Madd Dogg Hickman & Deadman Walking defeated Johnny Raynor & Perfect Pat in an elimination match. Big Bad Luke & Jay defeated the DRI in a number one contenders match.
American Pro Wrestling. November 9, 2002. Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Thunder defeated Dark Lion. Section 8 defeated DL Kool. EZ Money & Nick Fury defeated Boomer Payne & Chad Colt. AJ Frost defeated Steve Stasiak to keep the Cruiserweight title. Cooter Brown defeated Bubba Brooks. Dirty & Buckshot defeated Payne's Platoon to keep the APW tag titles. Mickey Richards defeated Scott Youngblood via disqualification to keep the Carolinas title.
Notes. Fabulous Moolah & Mae Young are booked for the 11/30 show and they are bringing in the midgets for the 12/21 show.
[Thanks to Gene Restaino]
Southern Wrestling Alliance. November 9, 2002. Hendersonville, North Carolina.
Dynamite Kid defeated Slim J and Jeremy Vain for the vacant Cruiserweight Title. Mack Truck defeated KC Thunder. Wicked defeated Tatoo. J Freeze defeated Lost Boy Azrael. James Drake & Spike Isler defeated BOD Morbid & Thug. Jeff Lewis defeated Rex Rumble. "Exotic" Mikael Adrian defeated Rainman. Law & Jessie Black defeated Viper & Bull Dyke. Mack Truck fought Wicked to a double disqualification. Rick Michaels defeated Mikael Adrian. J Freeze defeated Jeff Lewis. Cruiser & Norton Lewis defeated "Pretty Twisted" Will Snapp & Dillion Rage in a taped fist, no disqualification match to win the vacant tag team titles. J Freeze defeated Jeff Lewis to win the Heavyweight Title.
[Thanks to Dan Parris]
Xtreme Intense Championship Wrestling. November 10, 2002. Warren, Michigan.
Jimmy Jacobs defeated Jamie Coxxx to win the XICW Lightheavyweight Title. Truth Martini & "Amazing" N8 Mattson defeated Kamikaze & Keith Creme to win the XICW Tag Team Titles. "The Future" Chris Sabin defeated Alex Shelley. Frankie The Face defeated Gavin Starr. Deranged defeated Mike The Security Guard. Sabu defeated Gutter. Brian Gorie & Mr. Insanity defeated The DBA & Levi Blue. Danny Daniels defeated Yukon Braxton to win the XICW Heavyweight title.
AAW. November 10, 2002. Lafayette, Louisiana.
Mustang Mike and Joey C fought to a no contest. Malice defeated Norman Smiley. Kevin Northcutt defeated Elix Skipper. Joe Kane defeated Sassy Vegas. Butch Reed defeated Jacey North. The tag team formerly known as the Flying Elvises (?) defeated AJ Styles & David Young. Malice defeated Kevin Northcutt. Joe Kane defeated Butch ReedMalice defeated Joe Kane to win the AAW Title. Hacksaw Jim Duggan defeated Kamala
The next AAW show will be called Redemption on December 21, 2002.
BTW Press Release: Big Time Wrestling returns to Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday, November 16, 2002 bringing with it the hard-hitting, Classic-Style Pro-Wrestling that it is famous for. Big Time Wrestling will bring down the house at the *NEW* BTW Arena, located inside of the Treasure Island Flea Market at 6250 Old Hemphill Road in Southeast Fort Worth. This is OUR venue, and there will be no surpises; the show will go on!
The doors will open at 3:00 PM and the action begins at 4:00 PM. Full concessions will be available!
The exciting lineup for the afternoon is as follows: Spector vs. Manhattan (Traditional Pro-Wrestling), John Thunder vs. David Kincaid (Catch Wrestling), Robert Evans vs. Mark Fury (Traditional Pro-Wrestling), El Phoenix vs. Dragon X (Catch Wrestling), Johnny Tek vs. Kit Carson (Traditional Pro-Wrestling), Tad Murphy (c) vs. Dave "The Rave" Boynton (Mega Fight Championship Match), John Kincaid vs. El A's Charro (Catch Wrestling), Kid Dynamo vs. Johnny Rage (Traditional Pro-Wrestling), Cobra (c) vs. Professor Takada (Traditional, Pro-Wrestling Championship Match)
Official rules to each of the match types (Catch, Mega-Fight, and Traditional Pro) are available on the Big Time Wrestling website at http://www.bigtimewrestling.com.
MLW Press Release: (WASHINGTON, DC) - November 11, 2002 - Just clocking in at under 40 days from the big December 20 event in Fort Lauderdale and it is with great excitement that MLW proudly announces a new division initiative. Effective immediately, Major League Wrestling will be initiating a Young Lions endeavor as part of a long-term effort to develop future MLW wrestlers to ensure a constant influx of challenges for the current roster which is predominately made up of top ranked established fighters from around the world.
As of today, all young talent within MLW must successfully pass a trial consisting of a seven match series before graduating to division status.
The true vision of the Young Lions initiative is to provide quality fighters that are hungry for a spot and have the skills necessary to fight at the level of the established fighters already in MLW - which will make for some outstanding encounters. It should be noted that any Young Lions fighter can challenge for any MLW championship despite their status as a Young Lion, however opportunities to do such will be limited until they graduate to a high division status.
Additional information regarding the Young Lions seven match series and other rules will be released on www.MLW.com shortly.
Dating back to mid September, MLW has been scouting and selectively recruiting talent from around the United States. In the coming days, MLW will introduce a few new fighters that will round out the current Young Lions Roster.
MLW has released the names of the current roster of Young Lions fighters: Fuego Guerrero (The Amazing Red), PJ Friedman, The Maximo Brothers, Low Ki.
PCW Press Release: Friday night Dec 13th, 7:30pm (VIPS in at 6:30). Recreation Station. Toms River NJ.
PCW Heavyweight title match: "2 Hard to handle" Matt Vandal vs Malice (C) in an anything goes no DQ match where there must be a winner!!
PCW 6 man grudge match-special CHRISTMAS CHAOS rules! Power Child, Slayer and ????? vs Donnie Bon Jovi + the Roadies-Sammy and Dave (weapons of choice will be around the ring and at ringside, all dealing with Christmas!!)
Man against woman-1st time ever in PCW!!!!!!! Little Ricky vs Alexis Laree
Also in action that night- PCW challenge match for the tag team titles- Phi Tappa Kegga vs (C)United Nations (Tiger Khan and Prophet)
KRUEL intentions makes its way to PCW- Mike "the Shooter" Kruel makes his PCW Debut to battle Joey Matthews.
Battle for respect- "the Cobra" Sonjay Dutt of the United Nations vs "The Absolute Latino" Chi Chi Cruz
Plus the debut of the MOXIE family. Who or what are the Moxie's?????
Plus-Precious Metal, Ms. Kara Slice, Khull, Giovanni Roselli, Donnie B and many more to be added over the next few weeks.
IPW Press Release: Event: IPW Hardcore Wrestling and NWA Florida Presents "Independent ARMAGEDDON!" When: Saturday, November 30th, 8 PM. Where: The Pinellas Expo Center, 10601 US Highway 19 N, Pinellas Park, FL, 33782.
Event Line-Up:Former WWE Stars Collide! 'Mr. Perfect' Curt Hennig vs. The NWO's Syxx-Pac.
Independent Superstar Dream Match! A.J. Styles vs. American Dragon
IPW Heavyweight and NWA Southern Titles: Ladder Match! Steve Corino (IPW Heavyweight Champion, NWA Southern Champion) vs. Agent Steele (w/ Sexretary Tiffany)
Florida King of the Death Match! Prime Evil (IPW Hardcore Champion) vs. Messiah (Combat Zone Iron Man Champ)
Eight Man Lunacy! The Strong Brothers and The Shane Brothers vs. The Alliance of Defiance (Andrews, Sullivan, Steel, Fives)
Cruiserweight Madness! A cruiserweight battle royal: with the winner getting an immediate shot at Florida Unified Cruiserweight Champion Naphtali!
NWA Florida Title Match! Danny Doring (champion) vs. David Young
King of the Death Match Three Way Dance! Altar Boy Luke (XPW KOTDM Champ) vs. MadMan Pondo vs. Chaos
IPW TV Title Match! 'Uptown' Frankie Capone (champion) vs. Pat McGroin
Tag Team War! Dennis Knight (aka Mideon) and Fidel Sierra vs. Vicious N' Delicious (Axis and Python)
There will be a very special VIP Meet and Greet with the fans who purchase the special VIP Tickets for this event. Fans who do purchase VIP Tickets will be allowed one hour in earlier than everyone else, have a chance to mingle with the stars, and pick there own seat! Tickets are available via PayPal at http://ipw-hardcore.com or though Ticketmaster!
Also: there will be plenty of IPW merchandise along with many vendor tables so be sure to bring a few extra bucks and stock up on IPW gear!
Tickets: VIP Tickets $20.00 each advance or $25.00 at the door (get in an hour early choose your seat and mingle with the stars) Floor tickets: $12.00 advance or $15.00 at the door. General Admission Tickets: $10.00 advance or $12.00 at the doorWatch IPW Hardcore Recap, Friday Late Night at 2 am on UPN 44. Check out http://ipw-hardcore.com, http://nwaflorida.com or http://prowrestlingdaily.com for more information.
Pro Wrestling Weekly Press Release: Pro Wrestling Weekly Radio hosted by Shannon Rose and Barry Horowitz will be taking a few weeks off but shall return with a LIVE show on November 30th at 1 pm on NewsTalk am 1040 in Tampa, Florida with a special surprise guest. In the meantime, be sure to check out http://prowrestlingweekly.us for never heard before on the net shows over the next few weeks.
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