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Mar 26, 2007 - 3:46:00 PM
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By Chris Vetter, Torch Contributor
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WEEKEND RESULTS, NEWS & NOTES
Welcome back! Lots of indy news to talk about today!
Pro Wrestling Guerrilla in California had the biggest indy show of the weekend, with El Generico defeating Christopher Daniels to retain the PWG title, while Alex Shelley defeated Rocky Romero. Full results are below.
In International Wrestling Cartel, Ricky Reyes defeated Homicide on Friday to retain the heavyweight title. The Gambino Brothers regained the tag titles by defeating Shiima Xion & Jason Gory in an impromptu match. On Saturday, IWC held its legends show, with Tito Santana, Greg Valentine, Larry Zybyszko and Jim Neidhart. Result are below.
IWS in Montreal is boasting that their show Saturday featuring Christian Cage may be their show of the year. But, Necro Butcher missed his flight, and Azrieal got turned away at the border, so neither made it to Canada. Results of the show are below.
In other news…
IWA Mid-South has announced it has added the team of El Generico & Kevin Steen to its two-day tag tournament May 25 & 26! This is shaping up to be a great two days of wrestling!
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JWA-United Wrestling, March 18, New Brunswick, N.J.: Travis Blackchurch defeats Danny Yamz, the Dangerous Duo defeat Mark Keenan & Mike Matixx, E.C. the Ripper defeats Mike Notar, Corey Havoc defeats Dirt Bag Dan, Robby Morrison defeats Draven, Jon Justice defeats Pac-Man, Nick Nielson defeats Razor, Bill Ding defeats Don Montoya, Rick Silver defeats Philly Madison, Taylor Nicole & Della Morte defeat Jana & Sienna Blaze.
Coliseum Championship Wrestling, March 21, Evansville, Ind.: JP Lightning defeats Chris Paine, Hunter Matthews defeats Billy Hardway, Dewey Dawson defeats Sean Roberts via DQ, J Grunge defeats Tim Renesto, Viper vs. Tracey Smothers ended in a no contest.
International Wrestling Cartel, March 23, Elizabeth, Penn.: Jason Cage defeats Nobutaka Moribe, the Cleveland Mafia defeat the Hollywood Balds, HENTAI defeats Jason Gory, Shiima Xion defeats Jimmy Jacobs, Troy Lords defeats John McChesney, The Gambinos defeat Jason Gory & Shiima Xion to win the tag titles, Dean Radford defeats Michael Façade, Sterling James Keenan defeats Dennis Gregory, Ricky Reyes defeats Homicide.
UWA Hardcore, Mississauaga, Ontario: Chris Sabin defeats Asylum, Matt Bison & Rip Impact defeat Ryan Cruz & Darin Corbin, Josh Abercrombie defeats Delirious and Arik Cannon, Cheech & Cloudy defeat Dunn & Marcos, Derek Wylde defeats Phil Atlas, Sonjay Dutt defeats Christopher Bishop via DQ, Lionel Knight defeats Alex Shelley, Josh Prohibition defeats Dan Paysan.
NWF, March 23, Cincinnati, Ohio: Nasty Russ defeats American Eagle, King Kahuna defeats Dr. Melvin Winkleman, Ice defeats the Warlock, Tiny Tim defeats Bodacious, Austin Meddler defeats the Crybaby via countout, Jesse Hyde defeats Pompano Joe in an eight-man elimination tag match.
Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, March 24, Van Nuyhs, Calif.: Joey Ryan defeats TJ Perkins, Alex Shelley defeats Rocky Romero, Kevin Steen defeats Ronin, fake Scorpio Sky defeats Topgun Talwar, Scott Lost defeats Chris Sabin, Davey Richards defeats Shingo, Human Tornado defeats Disco Machine, El Generico defeats Christopher Daniels.
International Wrestling Cartel, March 24, Franklin, Penn.: Antonio Thomas defeats Vendetta, Troy Lords defeats Nobutaka Moribe, the Patriot defeats King Kaluha, Dennis Gregory defeats HENTAI, Jim “the Anvil” Neidhart defeats Sal Sincere, The Hollywood Balds defeat Michael Façade & Dean Radford, Dominic DeNucci defeats Larry Zbyszko, the Gambinos defeat Sexual Harassment and Shiima Xion & Jason Gory and the Cleveland Mafia, Ricky Reyes defeats Larry Sweeney, Sterling James Keenan defeats John McChesney, Abyss defeats A.J. Styles, Tito Santana (w/Ivan Putski) defeats Greg Valentine.
IWS, March 24, Montreal, Quebec: Shane Matthews defeats Jagged, Dan Paysan defeats Twiggy and Pornstar Juan and Justin White and Vanessa Kraven and Kenny the Bastard in an elimination match, Fred la Merveille defeats Shayne Hawke, Viking defeats ExesS, Player Uno defeats Beef Wellington, Christian Cage & Maxime Boyer defeat Pierre Carl Ouellet & Jake Matthews.
Independent Wrestling Federation, March 24, West Paterson, N.J.: Justin Corino defeats Mike Durnin, Antonio Rivera defeats Dan McGuire and Tommy Trouble in a three-way, Frank Scoleri defeats Shawn Moore, Franciz defeats Steve Camacho, Tony Torres defeats Damian Adams via DQ, Kevin Knight & Fred Sampson defeat Travis Blake & Shane O’Brien & Aaron Stride in a handicap match, featuring guest referee Stevie Richards.
EWF, March 24, Marion, Ind.: Sister Main Event defeats Destinee Blade and Miss Jeanie in a three-way women’s match, Jay West defeats Richard Cannon, Nate Pheonix defeats Fuji Brown, Locked N’ Loaded defeat Just Justin & Bob, Osyris defeats Fallen Dragon, Hurricane & Andy Santos defeat Hank Calhoun & Damian Michaels.
IAW, March 24, Mishawaka, Ind.: Luke Sharp defeats Brian Anthony, Pastor Pain defeats C R Rage, Dr. Love defeats Rodney Fultze, Andy Chene defeats King Kong Bundy via DQ, Brian Costello defeats Paul Roma.
Independent Wrestling Federation, March 25, West Paterson, N.J.: Tony Torres defeats Jana, Frank Scoleri defeats Dan Marques, Fred Sampson defeats Damian Adams, Shane O’Brien & Aaron Stride defeat Mike Durnin & Steve Camacho, Kevin Knight defeats Dan McGuire, Tito Santana & Tony Torres & Antonio Rivera defeat Travis Blake & Franciz & Justin Corino.
New Breed Wrestling, March 25, Danville, Ill.: Jeckel & Prince Nova defeat the Rough Riders, Gavin Alexander defeats Nick Ludwig, Jon Divosi defeats Issan Hadeev, Diego Corleone defeats Jeff Harris, Aaron Matthews & Jason Vendetta defeat D’Andre Jenkins & Mickey the Weasel, Matthews & Vendetta defeat Cyclone & Cheapshot McGrot, Matthews & Vendetta defeat Pain Train & Cecil Cervaza, SLW Supreme vs. DaCobra & Angelo Santelli ended in a double pin, Drew Thomas defeats Bloody Harker Dirge.
F.I.S.T. Wrestling, March 25, Fairview Heights, Ill.: Tony Scarpone defeats C.J. McManus, Brandon Espinosa defeats Hunter Matthews, Donovan Cain & Jason Lyte vs. Brett Gakiya & C.J. Esparza ended in a draw, Tommy Knight defeated an unnamed masked wrestler, Brian Ladd defeats Tommy Knight, MsChif defeats Daizee Haze, Brian James defeats Dingo, Danny Daniels & Tony Scarpone defeat Cain & Lyte and Gakiya & Esparza in a three-way, Dan Velten defeats Delirious.
AZW, March 29, Waipahu, Hawaii, the FilCom Center, with The Rage vs. King Makoa, DDB & AkuA vs. Jet Akuma & Bobby Bolt, Mark Anarchy vs. Rocko Shinoda, Pure Luck vs. Sabaki, Nijuu Ninkaku vs. Cheap Heat, and an appearance by Teddy Hart.
Ring of Honor, March 30, Detroit, Mich., the Michigan State Fairgrounds, with Austin Aries & Delirious & Rocky Romero & Claudio Castagnoli vs. CIMA & Yokosuka & Dragon Kid & Ryo Saito, Davey Richards vs. Masaaki Mochizuki, Naruki Doi & Shingo vs. Jay & Mark Briscoe, Roderick Strong vs. Jack Evans, Christopher Daniels vs. Homicide, B.J. Whitmer & Daizee Haze vs. Jimmy Jacobs & Lacey. Also in action will be Nigel McGuinness, Colt Cabana, Chris Hero, Adam Pearce, Matt Sydal and Brent Albright.
Ring of Honor, March 31, Detroit, Mich., the Michigan State Fairgrounds, with CIMA & Shingo & Yokosuka vs. Dragon Kid & Ryo Saito & Mochizuki, Roderick Strong vs. Austin Aries, B.J. Whitmer vs. Jimmy Jacobs in a steel cage, Christopher Daniels & Matt Sydal vs. Jay & Mark Briscoe, Jack Evans & Naruki Doi vs. Davey Richards & mystery partner.
IWA-Mid South, March 31, Midlothian, Ill., the rec center, with Low Ki vs. Chuck Taylor in a street fight, CJ Otis vs. Drake Younger in a last man standing match, Josh Abercrombie vs. Brandon Thomaselli, Eddie Kingston vs. Ricky Reyes, Ian Rotten vs. Ricochet.
NWA Anarchy, March 31, Cornelia, Ga., with Tank & Iceberg & Azrael & Shawn Tempers & Dominous vs. Kory Chavis & David Young & Onyx & Jeff Lewis & Abomination in a “fans bring the weapons” match, Chad Parham vs. Ace Rockwell vs. Jeremy Vain vs. Sim J, Justice Served vs. the Urban Assault Squad, Adrian Hawkins & Seth Delay vs. Patrick Bentley, Sal Rinauro vs. Todd Sexton, the Hollywood Brunettes vs. Hayden Young & Austin Creed.
New York Wrestling Connection, March 31, Deer Park, N.Y., the community center, with Jerry Lynn & Papadon & Tony Burma & Mike Spinelli vs. Dickie Rodz & Mega & Dan Dynasty & Jamie Van Lemer, Plazma vs. Dan Barry, the Outcast Killaz vs. the Dead Presidents, Maverick vs. Kevin Reef.
Absolute Intense Wrestling, March 31, Taylor, Mich., the Taylor Trade Center, special 3 p.m. start, with Abyss vs. Sterling James Keenan vs. Raymond Rowe, and Nobutaka Moribe vs. Shiima Xion, the Deviant vs. Marion Fontaine, the Cut Throat Crew vs. Revelation 13.
3XW, March 31, Waukee, Iowa, the middle school, with Brian Ash vs. Devin Carter, AnnThraxx vs. Mystik, Jaysin Strife vs. Vic Victory, plus Darin Corbin, Ryan Cruz, Ben Sailer, Nate Bash, Arik Cannon, Gage Octane, Bryce Benjamin, Jimmy Rockwell, Casanova, Aaron Masterson, Ricky Kwong, Tyler Cook.
EWF, March 31, Marion, Ind., with Damian Michaels vs. Hurricane.
GOUGE Wrestling, March 31, Stem, N.C., at the fire hall.
GOUGE Wrestling, April 4, Raleigh, N.C., the final show at Kings!
AWA RUSH, April 5, Mankato, Minn., the Bandana Brewery, with Chris Jordan vs. ?????, Rain vs. Mystik, Devin Carter vs. Arya Daivari, Gator Magraw & mystery partner vs. Pete Huge & Kleck Michaels, Arik Cannon vs. Rob James vs. Casanova, Joessiah & Brian Sager & the Prophet vs. Ben Sailer & Mike Stanley & Jake Taylor, Aaron Corbin vs. Buddah, Shimdog vs. Matty Star.
IWA Mid-South, April 6, Plainfield, Ind., “April Bloodshowers,” with Jimmy Jacobs vs. the Barbarian, Ian Rotten vs. Drake Younger in a barbed-wire cage match, Tank vs. Freak Show in a Taipei Death Match.
1PW, April 6, Doncaster, England, with Jon Heidenreich, Juventud Guerrera, Nigel McGuinness, Doug Williams and Sterling James Keenan.
Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, April 7, Van Nuys, Calif., “All Star Weekend,” with Low Ki vs. Davey Richards, Kaz Hayashi vs. Alex Shelley, El Generico vs. PAC, Roderick Strong vs. Claudio Castagnoli, Jack Evans vs. Kevin Steen.
Combat Zone Wrestling, April 7, Philadelphia, Penn., with Chris Hero vs. Eddie Kingston, Necro Butcher vs. Mitch Ryder, Justice Pain vs. Drake Younger, DJ Hyde vs. Toby Klein.
Shimmer Women’s Athletes, April 7, Berwyn, Ill.
NWA Upstate, April 7, Henrietta, N.Y., the Dome Arena, 6 p.m., with Brodie Lee & Cloudy & Larry Sweeney & Sterling James Keenan vs. Jimmy Olsen & Colin Olsen & Chip Stetson & Cheech in a cage “War Games” match, Raven vs. Danny Doring, Ruckus vs. Delirious.
3Xwrestling, April 7, Perry, Iowa, with Jerry Lynn, Brian Ash, Devin Carter, Tony Scarpone, Danny Daniels, Gage Octane, Bryce Benjamin, Marek Brave, Dan Lawrence, Jimmy Rockwell, Ricky Kwong, Casanova.
Hoosier Pro Wrestling, April 7, Columbus, Ind., with Tammy “Sunny” Sytch on hand, and the return of former TNA wrestler Sinn.
Crossroad Championship Wrestling, April 7, Terre Haute, Ind., the Ryves Hall Youth Center.
Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, April 8, Van Nuys, Calif., “All Star Weekend,” with Samoa Joe vs. Low Ki, Kaz Hayashi vs. PAC, Chris Hero vs. Davey Richards, Claudio Castagnoli vs. Alex Shelley, Human Tornado vs. El Generico.
Ring of Honor, April 13, Long Island, N.Y., the Sports Plus Entertainment Center, with Takeshi Morishima & Chris Hero vs. Nigel McGuinness & Doug Williams, Austin Aries & Matt Cross & ??? vs. Roderick Strong & Davey Richards & ???
Ring of Honor, April 14, Edison, N.J., the Inman Sports Club, with Takeshi Morishima vs. Nigel McGuinness, Doug Williams vs. Colt Cabana.
International Wrestling Cartel, April 14, Elizabeth, Penn., Court Time Sports Center, “Super Indy VI,” with Sterling James Keenan vs. Brent Albright, Jimmy Jacobs vs. Larry Sweeney, The Heartbreakers vs. Eric Xtasy & Justin Idol.
AAW, April 14, Berwyn, Ill., the Eagles Club, with Michigan Invasion vs. Zach Gowen & a partner of his choice, Ryan Boz & Dan Lawrence vs. DP Associates, and matches with Marek Brave, Eric Priest, Tyler Black, Chandler McClure, Michael Prater, Jayson Reign, Bryce Benjamin, Jay Ryan, Tony Scarpone and the Phoenix Twins.
IWA Mid-South, April 14, Shelbyville, Ind., Southwestern High School, with Demolition Ax vs. Bull Pain, Honky Tonk Man vs. Mitch Ryder, Ian Rotten vs. Greg “The Hammer” Valentine.
Northern Impact Wrestling, April 14, Cottage Grove, Minn., Rush night club, 3 p.m. doors.
MCW Battleground, April 14, Cottage Grove, Minn., the armory, with The Prophet & Kleck Michaels vs. Thoruf & Craven Knyte, Gator Magraw vs. Jake Taylor in a bullrope match, Joey Envy vs. Big Daddy Hoofer, Ryan Stone vs. Arya Daivari, Ben Sailer vs. Rob James, Venom & Bret O’Brian vs. Malikite & Ryan Sax.
Lethal Wrestling Alliance, April 14, Affton, Mo.
Cleveland All Pro, April 15, Cleveland, Ohio, 3 p.m., with Faith In Nothing vs. Irish Airborne vs. Q & A in a ladder match, Tracy Smothers vs. Buff Bagwell, Jason Bane vs. Johnny Gargano.
Northern Impact Wrestling, April 15, Amery, Wis., the TAC, 5 p.m. doors.
Full Impact Pro, April 20, Inverness, Fla., at Citrus County Auditorium, with Jay Briscoe vs. Necro Butcher, Mark Briscoe vs. Mad Man Pondo, and matches with Roderick Strong, Claudio Castagnoli, Davey Richards, Nigel McGuinness, Larry Sweeney, Shingo, Delirious, Hallowicked, Jigsaw and Jerrelle Clark.
United Wrestling Federation, April 20, Prince George, Va., with Steve Corino vs. Dustin Rhodes, Austin Starr vs. Jerry Lynn, and Team 3D has an open challenge. Also appearing will be Scott Steiner, Amy Dumas and Christy Hemme.
Mercury 1 Wrestling, April 20, Reedsville, Wis., the high school, with Shane Hills vs. Adeagbo, and matches with Arik Cannon, Darin Corbin, Ryan Cruz, J-Cash, Diego Corleone, General Rashaan, Xavier Mustafa, Kody Rice, Jason Riley, Steve Boz.
Full Impact Pro, April 21, Crystal River, Fla., the armory, with the Briscoes vs. Necro Butcher & Mad Man Pondo in a bar room brawl, Erick Stevens defends the Florida Heritage title, and matches with Roderick Strong, Davey Richards, Nigel McGuinness, Jimmy Rave, Delirious, Shingo, Larry Sweeney, Claudio Castagnoli, Jigsaw and Hallowicked.
Jersey All Pro, April 21, Rahway, N.J., with Samoa Joe, Low Ki, Slyk Wagner Brown vs. Arcadia, Homicide & B-Boy vs. Eddie Kingston & Ruckus, Sara Del Ray vs. Daizee Haze.
Maryland Championship Wrestling, April 21, Bel Air, Md., with Rhyno, the Voodoo Kin Mafia, and Danny Doring.
Pro Wrestling Unplugged, April 21, Philadelphia, Penn., the New Alhambra Arena, with Devon Moore defending his title.
United Wrestling Federation, April 21, Harrisonburg, Va., with Team 3D, Scott Steiner, Steve Corino, Austin Starr, Elix Skipper, David Young, Jerry Lynn, Dustin Rhodes, Christy Hemme.
NWA Central States, April 21, St. Joseph, Mo., the Mayes Memorial armory.
EWF, April 21, Marion, Ind., “The X8 tournament,” with Brent Albright, Tyler Black, Tank Toland Justin Dean, Sami Callihan, Billy Roc, Jake Omen and Hillbilly Jed.
Independent Wrestling Federation, April 21, West Paterson, N.J., the IWF Centre.
Whiplash Wrestling, April 21, Mayetta, Kan., the Boys & Girls Club.
New Breed Wrestling, April 21, Rantoul, Ill.
Chikara Pro, April 22, Philadelphia, Penn.
IWA-Mid South, April 22, San Antonio, Texas, with Necro Butcher vs. Homicide, Davey Richards vs. Roderick Strong, Low Ki vs. Hotstuff Hernandez.
F1rst Wrestling, April 22, Minneapolis, Minn., First Avenue night club, with Arik Cannon vs. Tyler Black, Lacey vs. Rain, Nate Bash vs. Rob James vs. Cody O’Neill vs. the Prophet, Ryan Cruz vs. Chris Jordan, Gator Magraw vs. Joey Envy, and matches Pete Huge, Darin Corbin, Venom.
Independent Wrestling Federation, April 22, West Paterson, N.J., the IWF Centre.
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