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Indy Report: "Hacksaw" Butch Reed, Bam Bam Bigelow, Honky Tonk Man

May 20, 2004 - 12:38:00 AM
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By Jon Koeller, Torch Team Contributor

Hello, independent wrestling fans

Ah, it feels good to be back to a regular Indy Report schedule! Lots of event results from over this past weekend, so lets cut to the chase and get right to it!:

RECENT EVENT RESULTS

NWA Oklahoma, 5/8, LeForce Field House - Bristow, OK [attendance: 125]
Summer Rain beat Charr Starr. NWA Kansas Heavyweight Champion Griz defeated Big Money Chris Matthews. Dexter Hardaway and Brandon Bishop jumped X-Cal and stated that Doink The Clown would not be there because they flattened his car tires; Sharkboy was quick to the ring with a chair to help X-Cal. In NWA Central States Championship Match with specified rules of "No eye pokes, no punches, no groin shots etc." Derek Stone d. Big Daddy Moore as a result of a DQ on Big Daddy Moore. Referee George Knight saw Big Daddy Moore hit Derek Stone with a closed fist. This is the first time Big Daddy Moore has lost a match in his home town.
Semi Main Event X-Cal and Sharkboy d. Dexter Hardaway and Brandon Bishop
Main Event NWA Oklahoma Heavyweight Championship Title Match:
Brandon Groom (w/Summer Rain) d. Mr. Saturday Night Michael Berry (w/Miss Leather)
Brandon Groom is the new NWA Oklahoma Heavyweight Champion and he did it in his home town!

Independent Wrestling Revolution, "High School Havoc", 5/14, Ypsilanti High School - Ypsilanti, MI [attendance: 200]
"The International Superstar" Klunk The Klown defeated Whiplash. "Prime Time" Tommy Johnson and Prince Romeo beat Kamikaze and Super Meetsee. Bahdunk-a-Dunk beat Jamie D. Eddie Venom defeated Deranged. Gavin Starr! topped Frankie The Face to become the no. 1 contender for the IWR King of the Indies Title. Mr. Insanity went over on Elvis Elliot. The Bump-N-Uglies defeated Jimmy The Hype Shalwin and Jaimy CoxXx and The Threat (Truth Martini & Anthony Rivera) in a 3-way Tag Team Elimination Tables match, to retain the IWR Tag Team Titles. Gutter beat Stevie Lee to retain the IWR King of the Indies Title. "The Next" Bryer Wellington & IWR Heavyweight Champ "The Real" N8 Mattson defeated "The Future" Chris Sabin & "The Symbol of Excellence" Conrad Kennedy III in a "Ypsilanti Streetfight".
NOTE: The IWR will return to Warren, MI in June. The date is TBA presently. Interested parties should check the IWR website for all matters regarding upcoming shows and results at http://www.iwrwrestling.com.
[Thanks: Mike Warren]

Independent Wrestling Federation, "Countdown to Mayhem Weekend", 5/14, IWF Centre - West Paterson, NJ
Aaron Stride defeated Chris Steeler. Tony Torres defeated Ricky Lopez. Vik Voorhees defeated Tenyo. IWF American Champion Biggie Biggs defeated Jason Static. Dangerous Dan McGuire & Zak Zane & Antonio Rivera (w/ Harley Bryan) defeated Jana & Robby Morrison & Pete Hanover (w/ Carrie). IWF Heavyweight Champion Roman defeated Travis Blake (w/ Kevin Knight).

Independent Wrestling Federation, "IWF Mayhem Weekend" Day 1, 5/15, IWF Centre - West Paterson NJ
Dangerous Dan McGuire vs. Brian Buffet was declared a no-contest after Fred Sampson and Kevin Knight hit the ring and attacked both men. Arch Kincaid defeated Shane O'Brien and CJ Summers in a Triple Threat Elimination Match; Summers pinned O'Brien, then O'Brien remained at ringside and assisted Kincaid in defeating Summers. IWF Tag Team Champions Shawn Donavan & Travis Blake defeated Aaron Stride & Chris Steeler to retain the titles. BoneCrusher Fred Sampson defeated IWF American Champion Biggie Biggs by count-out; Biggs retained the title however due to the count-out. Vik Voorhees & Tony Torres defeated Ricky Lopez & Tenyo (w/ Jana). IWF Heavyweight Champion Roman defeated Kevin Knight by disqualification to retain the title.

Empire State Wrestling, "May-hem", 5/15, Eldredge Bicycle Club - Tonawanda, NY [approx. attendance: 300]
ESW Heavyweight Champion Mastiff and Cody Steele (with his valet Jennifer Blake) got into a confrontation to begin the show. In an ESW Tag Team Title #1 Contenders Three-Way match, Brandon Thurston & Benjamin Smythe beat Scott & Steve Davidson and the All-Knighters (Joey Knight & Kevin Grace) when Thurston pinned Steve Davidson with a school boy roll-up; after Thurston pulled the tights for the pin, Chris Cooper met Smythe and Thurston in the aisle way to congratulate them. "Inferno" Johnny Adams beat "Coverboy" Cade Cassidy by countout when Cassidy walked out, allowing himself to be counted out. Omen beat A.C. O'Reily after the Last Goodbye. "Dangerboy" Derek Wylde beat Randy Walker after the Inside-Out Bomb. In an ESW Tag Team Title match, Dre Gibson & Sakura beat Purple Rain & Grappler X to become the new champions. In a no-DQ match, Jonny Puma beat Damien Alexander by pinfall when a huge unknown wrestler came to the ring and chokeslammed Alexander. In an ESW Interstate Title match, Shade beat J-Man with a huracanrana to retain the title; after the match, J-Man dragged Shade back through the curtain, only to be misted. In a Hardcore Handicap match, Crazy Cris Cavana & Edgar beat TSK when Edgar pinned TSK after Cavana press slammed Edgar onto the "Emperor of Extreme." In an ESW Heavyweight Title match, Mastiff beat Cody Steele after two Crude Awakenings to retain the title.

EWF, 5/15, Barnstable High School - Hyannis, MA
Wildman Rogers beat Melliki. Spyral beat Sabotage. Osyris beat "The Mourning Star" Brandon Day. Liberty Kid & Hypnosis beat Crazy Shae & Prince Malik. Bob beat "Homeless" Hank Calhoun. Pheonix beat Anarchy. Honky Tonk Man beat Big Cheez. Brutus Beefcake beat Jack Hammer (EWF Champ) in a non title match.
NOTE: This Saturday, 5/22,, EWF will return to action at the EWF Arena in Marion, IN. Matches already signed: Pheonix vs. Anarchy, for the Xtreme Title: Big Cheez vs. Bob, and more to be announced shortly.
[Thanks: Damon Moorman]

NWA Florida, Highway To Hell, 5/15, Brandon All-Stars
Hack Dog Myers defeated Shane McLane when he hit McLane with a lariat. Naphtali defeated Straight Up Mikey Batts in a cruiserweight contenders match after a Shining Wizard. OG Scarface (w/ Ana Mosity and Illustrious One Shannon Rose) defeated James Hendrix (w/ Hot Ass Amy Love) when Scarface pinned Hendrix with both hands on the bottom rope. Lex Lovett defeated Erick Stevens with a cross armbreaker chokehold, which made Stevens tap out. The Illustrious One Shannon Rose hosted the Rose Effect with guest Bruce Steele. Luther Bodybag Jackson (w/ Daddy Pimp) and Cuban Assassin (w/ Fantasy) fought to a no contest in a taped fist match. NWA Florida tag team champions Mikey Tenderfoot and Justice defeated the NWA (Black Nature Boy Scoot Andrews and Antonio Banks) via DQ. NWA Florida X Division champion Sedrick Strong defeated Rat Magnet David Babylon when Strong used the top of Bablyons pants as help in rolling up the Rat Magnet. NWA Florida Heavyweight champion Todd Shane (w/ Hardcore Giant Ron Niemi) and NWA Southern Heavyweight champion Freedom Ryder Mike Sullivan fought to a no contest.
NOTE: Interested parties can log onto www.NWAFlorida.com and www.petersoncup.com for news and information on upcoming NWA Florida events such as the 2nd annual Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup June 4-5 in Brandon and St. Petersburg, Florida.
[Thanks: Alan J. Wojcik]

American Wrestling Federation, 5/15, T.J. Roulhac Enrichment and Activity Center - Chipley,
FL

Billy Blaze beat Bombzaloco off a frog splash. Ghost Face (accompanied by Dandy Jack) was beaten by Backdraft when Jack used brass knuckles - accidentally - on Ghost Face; after the match, Backdraft told the crowd how much he missed them, and apologized for his earlier bad behavior. Dan Delicious beat Trooper of the SWAT Team with a reverse neckbreaker. Chief Little Bear battled Bat (with his new manager Seductive Selena and Wolf on a chain) to an apparent no finish. T-Bolt, Mr. Hardcore and Curtis LeRoy beat Mike Metal,
Mike Steel and Forsaken, with T-Bolt getting the pin. The Dirty Daltons and Eddie G defeated Commando and
Confederate Kid in a match for the tag-team belts, with The Daltons regaining the belts after much interference. Mr. Fantasy defeated Scott Armstrong after what looked like a loaded fist by Fantasy for the AWF commissioner to retain his crown. T-Bolt won the Royal Rumble battle royal.
--NOTE: The American Wrestling Federation and Hardcore Professional Wrestling will host a trade day at John Clark Memorial Park in Esto, FL, on Saturday, May 22nd, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This will be a poultry, livestock and coon-dog trade day. Items will be auctioned for free. Buyers: $2.50 per vehicle, sellers:
$5 per vehicle. Concessions will be available, including fried fish plates. The AWF and HPW will have a wrestling show at the park at 6:30 p.m., featuring Mr. Fantasy, Mike Metal, Mr. Hardcore, Curtis LeRoy and others. Tickets will be $7. For information, interested parties should call 850-638-7183.
--NOTE: The AWF will be at the Frank Brown Recreation Center (Hwy. 98) in Panama City Beach at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 12th. Matches signed include T-Bolt vs. Mr. Fantasy for the AWF heavyweight title, The Daltons vs. Commando and Confederate Kid for the tag titles, Curtis LeRoy and Mr. Hardcore vs. Mike Metal and Mike Steel in a no-disqualification hardcore match, and Chief Little Bear and Zack McDaniel vs. Bat and Wolf. Tickets are $7. For information, interested parties should call 638-7183 or check out www.americanwrestlingfederation.org.
[Thanks: Jay Felsberg]

WWSA, Outback Invasion, 5/15
Angel of East L.A. beat the Sensational One (with Jaden) via pinfall; afterwards, Cindy Rodgers gave Jaden a beating. Bad Attitude (Patch and "The Equalizer") fought Extreme Fahrenheit to a draw. Steve "The Teacher" was defeated by Big Slam. "Dirty Money" Mr. Money (w/ Jaden) fought Crazy "Skinhead" Ivan (w/ G.G. Wiz) to a draw. Mana "The Polynesian Warrior" beat the masked team of "Lucky" and "Yokuza" in a handicapped match. Bam Bam Bigelow beat the Shiek of Iraq in a Flag vs. Flag match. Danny Doring beat Z-Barr (with Shane Taylor).
NOTE: Bam Bam Bigelow will face Chris Candido on June 12th at the Childrens Home in Mt. Holly. That match will be featured, along with Danny Doring vs. Mana for the WWSA Title. Interested parties should call 609-346-1779 or 609-499-4875 for info, or just browse www.wwsaoverthetop.com.

New England Championship Wrestling, Mind Games, 5/15, Framingham Civic League Framingham MA
The Slade Brothers defeated Tim Kilgore & "The Pinnacle of Perfection" Paul Lombardi. Tanya Lee beat Sarah Sullivan. Antonio "The Promise" Thomas" defeated "Big Guns" Frankie Arion. In a match for the NECW Tag Team Championship, Sabotage (D.C. Dillinger & Eddie Edwards) regained the tag team titles over Adrenaline (Chris Venom & Brian Fury) due to interference from Pride. Mercedes Martinez & El Boricua beat Ru Starr & Hayley Skye via countout. Brandon Locke bested "The Egomaniac" Johnny Idol. Pride vs. "Miracle" Mike Bennett & Pat Masters was a no contest due to an attack on Pride by Adrenaline. In a match for the NECW Heavyweight Championship, Michael Sain (Champion) topped "The Golden Greek" Alex Arion due to outside interference by Sain's advisor, Alex Crowley.
NOTE: NECW announced a return to Framingham on Saturday night, July 10th. The next NECW event is a Fan Appreciation Night on Thursday night, June 17th at 7:30pm at Good Time Emporium in Somerville, MA. Tickets for both events are on sale now.

[Multiple Promotions], Midwestmania, 5/16
In an MEW Title vs. Title match, The Rebel (MEW Kansas Champion) was defeated by Brad Estes (MEW Light-Heavyweight Champion). In an MEW Tag Team Title match, Kid USA & The Rebel defeated the Ballz of Steele (Brandon & DL Steele w/ Dr. Spookshow) to become MEW Tag Team Champions. In an ASW Heavyweight Title match, Krow defeated Champion "Mr. Saturday Night" Michael Barry (w/ Sassy Merlot) after Barry allowed himself to be counted out. Bigg Hoss defeated Mason Payne, who announced his retirement after the match. In an ASW Shooting Star Title match, Mike "The Butcher" Kamata defeated Red Phoenix to become the new ASW Shooting Star Champion. In a WAM! Team Challenge Elimination match that pitted Elevation (Enigma, "Smooth As Satin" David Cattin, & Genesis w/ WAM! Chairman Chatterbox Chad Phillips & Ginger Gordon) vs. The Brotherhood (WAM! Light-Heavyweight Champion PayDay Pionkowski, Blasphemy, & Boogie Man w/ Dr. Spookshow & Lady Morgue), the survivor was PayDay Pionkowski; after the match, The Brotherhood attacked Enigma. In a WAM! Team Challenge Elimination match that pitted Strength In Numbers (Tommy Snow w/ Nugget, The Dekin, & Blade) vs. Boogie Knights (Iceman, Donnie Peppercricket, & Bigg D), the survivors were Iceman & Donnie Peppercricket after SIN attacked and abandoned Tommy Snow; after the match, SIN was joined in the ring by Chatterbox Phillips & Dr. Spookshow's crew, who announced that SIN & The Brotherhood had now merged into the Brotherhood of SIN. In a WAM! Tag Team Challenge Elimination match that pitted Parental Advisory (Joey Grunge, Jayson Hawke, & "Showtime" Darrien Sanders) vs. The Agenda (Johnny Ova, PM Money, & Max Magnus), the survivors were Johnny Ova & Max Magnus ; Joey Grunge & Darrien Sanders when the match went to it's 25 minute time limit. In of the Main Event, a WAM! Heavyweight Title match, "Hacksaw" Butch Reed vs. (c) JC Thunder ended in no decision after each knocked out a referee and the locker room emptied to separate the two. In an NWA Midwest Tag Title Tournament match, Tribal Force (Warcloud & Daniel Flynn) advanced over new MEW Tag Champions Kid USA & The Rebel. In an NWA Midwest Tag Title Tournament match, The Midwest Xpress (Mason Hunter & Mark Sterling) defeated the team of Michael Strider & #1 Brett Young via submission when Hunter hit Young with his finishing hold. In an NWA Midwest Tag Title Tournament match, NWA Kansas Champion Griz & Krow defeated Tribal Force to advance to the finals. In of the Main Event, an NWA Midwest Tag Title Tourney Finals match, The Midwest Xpress (Mason Hunter & Mark Sterling) defeated the team of Griz & Krow to become the new NWA Midwest Tag Team Champions. The show raised $1,223 for the Topeka Association for Retarded Children.
NOTE: The next NWA-KS event will be on May 22nd in Overbrook, KS at the Boys & Girls Club (300 Ash St.). The card will be at 7pm; tickets will be $10 for General Admission.
[Thanks: Jon Johnson]

Xtreme Intense Championship Wrestling, "May Mayhem", 5/16, The Hot Rocks Sports Bar & Music Cafe Warren MI
Gutter defeated Truth Martini. Kamikaze beat Eddie Venom. It was announced by XICW CEO Mike T.S.G. that the XICW Xtreme Title would be vacated because the current Champion The Necro Butcher no showed. "The Real" N8 Mattson defeated Billy Blunt. "Big Double D" Devil Dawg beat Levi Blue. The Soul Shooters (Drew Johnson & Poison Apollo) topped The Cold Brothers to become the new XICW Tag Team Champs. Alex Shelley defeated Jimmy Jacobs and Gavin Starr! in a 3-way dance to become the new XICW Cruiserweight Champ. Jaimy CoxXx beat Frankie The Face to retain the XICW Intense Title. "The Dangerous One" The DBA defeated "Sik" Rik Matrix to win the vacated XICW Xtreme Title.
[Thanks: Mike Warren]

Independent Wrestling Federation, "IWF Mayhem Weekend" Day 2, 5/16, IWF Centre - West Paterson NJ
Shawn Donavan defeated Aaron Stride (w/ Shayla). CJ Summers defeated Shane O'Brien. Vik Voorhees & Tony Torres defeated Chris Steeler in a handicap match. IWF American Champion Biggie Biggs defeated Travis Blake to retain the title. Dangerous Dan McGuire defeated Zak Zane. Kevin Knight & BoneCrusher Fred Sampson defeated IWF Heavyweight Champion Roman & Damian Adams when Sampson pinned Roman.


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