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Indy Report: Nick Bockwinkel, Mad Dog Vachon, Lenny Lane

Oct 10, 2003 - 4:14:00 PM
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By Jon Koeller, Torch Team Contributor

Happy Friday, Fans of Independent Professional Wrestling!:

I am going to be very brief in my own thoughts this week. For further Koeller Analysis, be sure to check out my 10/8 Indy Report or my 10/9 Lounge Column in the archives. For now though, with the weekend so close by on this, a late Friday afternoon, I want to get as much news out as possible, as we are in a very busy season for the indy circuits. There are some upcoming indy events even for this weekend, so be sure to check out the news below to see if there is a card coming to your area! Plenty of upcoming event notices in this edition of the Indy Report! Thus, without further ado, on to it!:

RESULTS

Warriors Of Wrestling (Texas), 9/26, Whiskey Dick's - Houston TX
[This Training School is run by former wrestler Tugboat Taylor]. Osaka beat Leo Palussa with a superkick to the chin at 5:56. WOW Women's Champion Ann R. Key lost to Miss B' Havin at 7:47 in a non Title match. The Crawler defeated G. O. Vonni at 5:34. Fast Eddie & Lil' Chico wrestled to a 10 minute draw. Major Test, the Cruiserweight champion, defeated The Panther at 12:10 with a DDT. Chaz Taylor defeated "Dustman" Taylor James at 6:58 with a swinging neck breaker. Cowboy Dalton defeated Austin Rhodes to become the new WOW Heavyweight Champion.
NOTE: An announcement was made at the end of the show that WOW would appear at Whiskey Dick's on a more regular basis very soon. Interested fans should see their website at WOWTexas.com for more details.
[Thanks: Robert Condrey, Houston TX]

NWA East, 9/27, NWA East Sportatorium - McKeesport PA
X-Rated defeated Bigg & Kid Cupid in a Tables match. Mad Mike and Scott Venom fought to a no-contest. Da Munchies defeated Jason Cage & Ryan Spade. Justin Idol defeated Devin Devine. Paul Atlas& Daron Smythe defeated Brandon K & Nikita Allanov by a reverse disqualification. NWA East Three Rivers Champion Dirk Ciglar defeated Crusher Hansen in a career vs. career match.
[Thanks: Nikita Allanov]

Carolina Wrestling Federation, Triumph UPN-TV Taping, 9/27, Carolina Sports Arena Burlington NC
Quinson Valentino pinned Kid Justice. C.W. Anderson & Otto Schwanz defeated Trent Wylde & Kenny James. Ric Converse & Special K defeated Gemini Kid & Jenny Taylor in a mixed tag team challenge match. J-Money retained the Carolinas Cruiserweight Title by pinfall over Joey Silvia. Brad Attitude & Brad Rainz retained the Carolinas Tag Team Titles over Mikael Yamaha & Sexton Tyler. Corey Edsel pinned Hugh B. Johnson to retain the Carolinas Heavyweight Title. Bounty Hunter won the 3rd Annual CWF 30-Man Rumble.

National Wrestling Superstars, 9/27, Pop Warner Complex - Manchester NJ [est. gate: 450+]
Shane Taylor and JC Rage (w/ Ryan Maher) beat Dynamic B and Hyena. Hasheem Ali (w/ Dapper Johnny Falco) beat TNT when Insane interfered; afterwards, it was 3-on-1 until The Patriot made the save. In a match for the NWS Junior Heavyweight Title, Champion Mike "Kid" Kruel defeated Ace Darling and Camp IWF's Roman; at 8:33, Kruel pinned Darling leaving Kruel and Roman, and thanks to a reversal after Roman slipped on the mat, Kruel got the win. The Patriot pinned Baghdad Bullies S. Insane (w/ Dapper Johnny Falco). The French-Canadian Connection topped Dave "Spider" Webb and Big Shot Bryan Sexton via pinfall. In the Main Event, Jimmy Superfly Snuka pinned Sal Sincere (w/ Ryan Maher) after hitting his splash for the finish.

Urban Empire Wrestling, "The Legacy Begins", 10/4, Legendary Blue Horizon - Philadelphia PA
Hosts for the show were: DJ Omega of 103.9 The Beat, Keith of Urban Xpressions and Ms. Tyi Flood. Sponsors for the show were: H.O.B.O Shop, 103.9 The Beat and Sneaker Villa. PA State Athletic Commissioner Frank Talent was in attendance. In a Chikara Pro 8-man tag pre-show match, Mike Quackenbush, Gran Akuma, Icarus and Ultramantis defeated The Wild Cards and the Conundrum. Urban Empire Wrestling 1st Round Tournament: Qenaan Creed beat 2 Dope, Julio Dinero defeated Mike Quackenbush, Sonny Siaki topped Xavier, Ruckus beat Sonjay Dutt. In a 4-Way single elimination match, Qenaan Creed and Sonny Siaki defeated Ruckus and Julio Dinero. The Freestyle MC Battle winner was Shelliano The Mobstah. In the Main Event (for the first crowning of the UEW Championship) in a Standing 10 Count Rule match, Qenaan Creed defeated Sonny Siaki.

Exodus Wrestling Alliance, 10/4, Hart County Middle School - Hartwell GA [attendance: 103]
George South Jr. beat "Badstreet" Jason King. Jason Jones beat Mike Lee. "Dirty White Boy" Jimmy Powell beat Ethan Cage. [Note: Powell used to work a lot of Georgia indies and also worked for Ben Masters Peach State Wrestling. Today he is a preacher in Hartwell]. Ricky Morton beat The Barbarian. Bambi beat Storm to win the Ladies Title. "Masked Superstar" (Bill Eadie) beat George South Sr. to win the EWA Heavyweight Title. In the South Superstar match, South used a gimmick to win; Ole Anderson came to ringside and told the referee- the match was restarted and Superstar won.
[Thanks: Danny Parris]

Combat Zone Wrestling, Pain in the Rain 2, 10/4, Woodbury NJ
Rebel's Army members Derek Frazier & Rebel defeated Sonjay Dutt & CZW Junior Heavyweight Champion Ruckus. Nate Hatred won a battle royal (which included CZW School students Nick Berk, Jon Dahmer, and Rick Feinberg). Cory Kastle defeated Niles Young. In an inter-gender match, Mercedes Martinez defeated Rick Feinberg. Sabian defeated Joker. HIV Member, CZW World Heavyweight Champion Messiah defeated Adam Flash in a non-Title match. HIV Member, CZW Iron Man Champion Trent Acid defeated "The Future of Hardcore" Nick Gage in a one fall Title match.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Carolina Wrestling Federation: 10/11 & UPCOMING EVENTS
Press Release - The CWF returns to live action on Saturday, Oct. 11th, at the brand new fully air-conditioned Carolina Sports Arena, in Burlington, NC. This event is a TV Taping for UPN. To reserve seats, interested fans should visit CWFs website or e-mail cwf-info@carolinawrestlingfederation.com with the appropriate name and number of seats to hold. [The Arena is located at: 3667 Alamance Road inside Air Park West. From I40/85 take Exit 143 and follow Hwy. 62-South for 1.5 miles just past the Burlington Airport. For door-to-door directions, please visit CWFs website].
NOTE: Here are other upcoming CWF events:
-Oct. 12 (Sun., 11:30am) - CWF Championship Wrestling - UPN-TV48
-Oct. 19 (Sun., 11:30am) - CWF Championship Wrestling - UPN-TV48
-Oct. 25 (Sat., 7:30pm) - Carolina Sports Arena - Burlington, NC
-Oct. 26 (Sun., 11:30am) - CWF Championship Wrestling - UPN-TV48

Combat Zone Wrestling: 10/11
Press Release - Combat Zone Wrestling presents "Uprising: With Us or Against Us" on Saturday, October 11th at Viking Hall in south Philadelphia, PA. The show has a 7:30pm bell-time. The card is as follows: In a Dog Collar match - "The Future of Hardcore" Nick Gage vs. HIV Member Nate Hatred (w/ "Discount" Dewey Donovan), in a CZW Junior Heavyweight Title match - Ruckus (C) vs. Rebel's Army Member Derek Frazier, Tony Mamaluke vs. Jimmy Rave, Sonjay Dutt vs. Truth Martini, Mercedes Martinez vs. Bianca (making her US debut from Brazil), Deranged vs. Azrieal, HIV Member B-Boy (w/ "Discount" Dewey Donovan) vs. Homicide, and Jimmy Jacobs / Alex Shelley will be making their CZW Debut. Tickets are now available, and may be reserved by calling (856) 742-7061, by emailing beaners_13@yahoo.com or by using the CZW Online Ticket Reservations system at http://www.czwwrestling.com/Tickets/uvtod2.html. General admission tickets are also available at these remote ticket locations: Somerton Beverages, Ontario Street Comics, Bulls-eye Dart Supply, Berwyn Tavern, Hall of Heroes Echelon Mall, Cherry Hill Mall, Play With This Collectable Toys / Pennsauken Mart, and Innersoul Body Piercing.

NWA East:10/11
Notice NWA East will hold a card at the NWA East Sportatorium in McKeesport PA. Matches already signed for Saturday October 11th include: NWA East Heavyweight Champion Nikita Allanov challenging for the NWA National Title currently held by Ricky Murdock and Quinn Magnum & Scottie Gash defending their NWA East Tag Team Titles against X-Rated. Also scheduled to appear are NWA Virginia's Robert Royal and NWA New Jersey Champion Biggie Biggs, as well as the NWA East regulars. For more information on the card, fans can see the NWA East website at http://www.nwaeastwrestling.vze.com or call the NWA East Infoline at 412-877-6953.
[Thanks: Nikita Allanov]

New England Championship Wrestling: 10/11 & 10/25
Press Release On October 11th, Ron Zombie, who is known far and wide as the master of the hardcore match, will be signing autographs from 2:00 pm-3:00 pm @ Gregory's Barbershop on Route 80, East Haven, CT with his sights set on his impending "Anything Goes" Hardcore encounter with NECW's "Psycho" Mike Osbourne on October 25th at 7:00pm. The 10/25 card will be held at the Hamden Knights Of Columbus located on 2630 Whitney Avenue. Tickets will be available for the October 25 event at the 10/11 signing.

Eastern Wrestling Alliance: 10/17
Press Release - The Eastern Wrestling Alliance is proud to announce that Slyk Wagner Brown will be in action on their upcoming October 17th show in Southbridge, MA; this will mark the first time that Wagner has set foot into an EWA ring since 1999. Brown will face three different opponents in a Fatal Four Way match to determine the #1 Contenders spot for the EWA Heavyweight Title; he will square off with "Goodtimes" Vince Vicallo, Luis Ortiz, and Chi Chi Cruz. Also announced: Sedrick Strong will take on "Hurricane" John Walters, "The Promise" Antonio Thomas will meet up with Agent Steele, Frankie Armadillo and Adam Booker will go heads up with Billy Kryptonite and Kid Krazy in a Tag Team Texas Death match (No DQ, to win an opponent must be pinned and stay down for a standing ten-count immediately following the pinfall), and there will be a Maverick Wild - Dr. Heresy Dog Collar match for the EWA Heavyweight Title. The card will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Southbridge starting at 7:30pm on Friday night, October 17.

World of Hurt Wrestling: UPCOMING EVENTS
Notice The following are a listing of upcoming World of Hurt scheduled cards:
-10/18: St. Mary's Institute [Church Street, Amsterdam NY] at 7pm.
-10/25: Knights Of Columbus [188 Main Street, Hudson Falls, NY] at 7pm.
-11/5: Burnt Hills High School [Burnt Hills, NY] at 7pm.

Midwest Championship Wrestling: 10/18
Press Release - Midwest Championship Wrestling returns to action Saturday, October 18th at the College of Lake County [19351 West Washington Street in Grayslake, Illinois]. Doors open at 6pm, bell-time is 7pm. Tickets are $15 each and are available by calling the CLC Box Office at: 847-543-2300. Matches already scheduled include: MCW Champion "The Underwear Model" Eric Priest vs. "The Human Highlight Reel" ACID, Brad Bradley defends the BMF Championship against Ryan Boz, Danny Dominion vs. Classic Colt Cabana, Marco Stylz vs. Brandon Blaze, Black Dagger vs. Adam Evans, Two opening round matches to crown new MCW Tag Team Champions: Chandler Mc Clure and "The Male Cheerleader" Bryce Benjamin vs. Mike Matthews and Justin Kage / Terry Allen and Stev Boz vs XXXplicit Content. Also, the cousin of WWE Superstar Shawn Michaels and the current NWA TNA X-Division Champion, Michael Shane has been added to the card.
[Thanks: Brian Zenner]

NWA Jersey: 10/24
Press Release - Devon "Crowbar" Storm will see action Friday night October 24th at Salem's High School Gym [219 Walnut Street, Salem, New Jersey] when NWA Jersey makes a Southern NJ appearance. This will be along with a rare inter-gender showdown featuring former WWF star Sal Sincere and Serena against the New Oddities midget Short Sleeve Samson and the Giant Goal-Gah. Also on hand will be an NWA Jersey Regional Heavyweight Title match as champion Triple B Bad Biggie Biggs puts the belt on the line against Magic, half of the Shaloam Wrecking Crew. The French-Canadian Connection (Josh Daniels and Tommy Force) take the winning ways against Latin Street Mysterio and Martinez. There will also be much more action. For tickets, interested fans should call: 732-888-1704.
[Thanks: Kevin Redding]

Extreme Canadian Championship Wrestling: 10/24 & 11/7, 11/8, 11/21
Press Release - ECCW will be in Vancouver on Friday October 24th at the Croatian Cultural Centre. It is located at 3250 Commercial Drive just minutes from the Broadyway Skytrain Station. Tickets go on sale Friday and will be $12 and $10. Madison will be in action in Vancouver. Look for ECCW to be in Port Coquitlam on Friday, November 21st at the Legion Hall on Shaugnessy. ECCW will be returning to Vancouver Island on Friday, November 7th and Saturday, November 8th in Duncan and Courtenay. ECCW is negotiating with other Island venues. Scheduled for that tour thus far are: Scotty
Mac, Vance Nevada, Brett Prime and Cole Bishop. Interested fans can let ECCW know where you would like to see them by writing to: tickets@eccw.com.

INDY FUNDRAISER CARD: 10/25
Press Release On Saturday, October 25th in Muscatine, Iowa at the Central Middle School at 7pm, the Muscatine County Sheriffs Patrol will be having a fundraiser wrestling show. Making special appearances will be former AWA world champions Nick Bockwinkel and Mad Dog Vachon. Scheduled to wrestle are Lenny Lane and Scotty Z, plus a midget title match between Little Kato and Beautiful Bobby.
[Thanks: Derek Bates]

Combat Zone Wrestling: 10/25
Press Release - On the 25th of October, Combat Zone Wrestling will make its debut in Italy with Shockwave - Prepare for the Impact in Pistoia at Palasport Arena. This will be the first wrestling show in 10 years by an American company. These are the match announced so far: For the CZW World Heavyweight Title - Zandig vs. The Messiah (C), for the CZW Ironman Title - Ruckus vs. Trent Acid (C), in a Tables match - Nick Gage vs. Nate Hatred, and in a Ladder match - B Boy vs. Sonjat Dutt. More Matches TBA. The card is subject to change. Tickets are on sale now at: http://www.ticketone.it/JumpNews.asp?idChannel=377&idNews=10958&idLang=IT&idUser=0&idPerf=1516143&data=25-10-2003&dal=25-10-2003&al=25-10-2003&space=24662&citta=4851.
Prices for tickets are: Ringside: 25 * and General Admission: 15 *. The gate will open at 20.30; the bell-time is 9pm. For more info regarding this show, interested fans should view www.czwwrestling.it or www.nuwrestling.com.
[Thanks: Cristina Cerutti]

NWA Florida: 10/25
Press Release - NWA FL returns with "Risen From The Ashes" on 10/25 at the Lealman
Discovery School; there is a 7pm bell-time. Already slated to appear on the show is NWA FL Champion Scoot Andrews, NWA FL X Champion Roderick Strong, NWA FL Tag Team Champions The Shane Twins, Justice, Jerelle Clark, Naphtali, Havoc, Chaos, and many more. For information, interested parties should go to http://nwaflorida.com or http://prowrestlingdaily.com or contact: joe@nwaflorida.com / 813-417-4922.
[Thanks: Joe Price]

National Championship Wrestling: 11/1
Press Release - It was announced that NCW Heavyweight Champion Adam Flash has signed to put the Title on the line vs. Salvatore Sincere. NCW continues it's "Brutality Is Our Business" tour on Saturday night, November 1st at 7:00 pm in the new NCW Arena [MC SportsPlex, Dairyland Sq. on the Red Lion / Dallastown border in PA - just 4 miles south of York, PA]. Also appearing is Al Snow, along with his sidekick "Head". Also on the card: Anthony "Mukie" Muscarelli battles "Playboy" Jonathon Luvstruk in a Sicilian Stretcher match, a Tag Team Title Ladder match will be held, in a 3-Way Texas Tornado match - "Mr. Black Entertainment Television" Jermaine Jubilee vs. Master Andrew Bates vs. Smasher LeBlanc, a big 15-man "King of the Hill Battle Royal", Bad Crew, Luvbug and Marshal Law, "Dirty Deeds" Darren Wyse, The Hungarian Barbarian, "Softcore" Nick Berk, Ruckus, Ravishing" Rob Echos, Denine Mercedes, Priscilla, the NCW 2003 Hotties & Bodies Calendar Girls, and the "Official"
Policeman of NCW. Also making a special appearance from ESPN Radio is Annette Boyer. Tickets are on sale now at: Murphs Study Hall (717-848-4030), New Age Collectors (West Manchester Mall: 717-764-7844), Bakers Pizza (717-244-9194), Lion Bowl (717-244-6215), and the NCW Arena / MC SportsPlex (717-246-5866). Interested parties can contact NCW at: NCW2BRUTAL@Yahoo.com.

National Wrestling Superstars: 11/1
Press Release - After a long absence from the east coast, Buff "The Stuff" Bagwell will headline a mega card of pro wrestling at Keyport's High School Gym in Keyport, New Jersey on Saturday November 1st, at 7:35pm. Also in the squared circle will be Justin Credible. There will also be a 3-way dance for the NWS Junior Heavyweight belt, featuring Champion and current WWE dark match standout Mike "Kid" Kruel. Also, there will be the first area appearance by the tag team The Baghdad Bullies (Hasheem Ali and S. Insane). Josh Daniels, Damien Adams and Tommy Force are scheduled to appear. Also, Frank "The Addiction" Kuhl along with other local "grunt and groaners" will see in-ring action on this night of family entertainment. To charge tickets or for additional information call: 732-888-1704.
[Thanks: Kevin Redding]

Jersey All Pro Wrestling: 11/8
Press Release - Jersey All Pro Wrestling will celebrate their six year anniversary with their biggest show ever, as fans from all over the country converge on the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, New Jersey on Saturday, November 8th with a bell-time of 8pm. The star-packed card includes: Sabu & Raven vs. Homicide & Dan Maff in a No DQ match, JAPW Heavyweight Champion Al Snow with a special guest vs. Jerry "The King" Lawler with Special Guest Referee Mick Foley, JAPW Tag Team Champions Slyk Wagner Brown & April Hunter vs. The Dirty Rotten Scoundrelz vs. Dixie & Deranged, JAPW Television Champion Crazy Ivan vs. Jay Lethal in a Whipping match, JAPW Light Heavyweight Champion Azrieal vs. The Insane Dragon, and the Best Of The Light Heavyweights 6 with Roderick Strong, Ruckus and others. Front Row ringside is already sold out. Second and third row reserved seating is $25 and General Admission is $20. Tickets are available now at www.japw.net/tickets.html.


MISCELLANEOUS

NYWC TELEVISION
Press Release - Starting this week, NYWC (http://www.nywcwrestling.com) will be airing on Public Access in most of Suffolk on Sunday nights at 8pm and on Mondays at 12:30am. (CH 20) and will also be airing in Western Suffolk and Nassau on Tuesday nights at 5pm and again Mondays at 4:30 am.(CH 20).

STATEMENT REGARDING END OF IPW HARDCORE
Notice - IPW Hardcore Wrestling and the Florida WrestlePlex have shut down and owner Ron Niemi issued the following statement:
Tampa, Florida -- October 2nd, 2003 -- "I would like to thank the fans and workers of IPW for 5 of the best years of my life but even more so my wife for tolerating more nonsense than any person should have to put up with during that time. I love wrestling and my heart will always be in the business but for I had to walk away from IPW and focus on myself and my family for the first time in a long time. It is great to know that my good friend Joe Price from NWA Florida is taking the torch and is going to run with it and he has the total support of myself and some of the best talent on the indie scene today. I will miss everybody so much that words really can't do it justice so once again all I can say is Thank You for the memories and for allowing me to live out my dream."
-Ron Niemi

INPUT SOUGHT!: TWIN WRESTLING ENTERTAINMENT PLANNING CHARITABLE DINNER
Press Release - Twin Wrestling Entertainment is in the early stages of planning a charitable wrestling dinner with a meet and great, autographs, dinner and stand up comedy for the Canadian Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. TWE and the CPWHOF need the wrestling fans of North America to give them their input on which pro wrestling greats they would like to see come to the show. For more information about the event (which will occur in the Greater Toronto Area) and for fans input as to who they would like to see at the show, please e-mail Twin Wrestling Entertainment at:
webmasterAdam@twinwrestlingentertainment.com.


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