OVW TV report for Saturday's TV show

Thursday, 18 September 2014 20:11

By Jimmie Daniel

 
 
This is a recap of OVW TV Episode 787 that will be aired in Louisville on 9/20 and is available online at http://www.ovwrestling.com/tv/787
 
We pick up where we left off from last week's main event where OUR OVW TV Champion Michael (not PS) Hayes went for a Liberty Lock but Adam Revolver (accompanied by Michael Titus) rolled backwards and hooked Hayes in a sleeper. Hayes goes down and special referee Timmy Danger drops Hayes' arm twice and pulls it up for the third drop, which is where the show went off the air. Hayes' arm stays up and he gets to his feet to slam Revolver. Hayes grabs the Liberty Lock and Revolver taps, so Danger calls for the bell and it rings. Cut to the announce table where ref Josh Ashcraft is yelling at bell ringer/announcer "Fan Advocate" Terry Boddie. It seems that Ashcraft wanted Boddie to ring the bell earlier since the TV time expired. Ashcraft grabs the TV title belt and heads to the ring but Danger grabs it and slugs Ashcraft before handing it back to Hayes.
 
On to this week, where Revolver is in the back with Titus complaining that the belt should be his! Titus says that since the TV time expired, the match should have been declared a draw and Revolver should get another rematch. Titus he will make another rematch happen but Danger walks up to inform them that the decision of OUR OVW Owner "Nightmare" Danny Davis from last week still stands thus Revolver will not get another rematch and will have to work his way back up the ranks. Danger also says that there is a special opponent for Revolver tonight and also that there will be a special surprise in tonight's main event, a number one contenders match between Marcus Anthony and Cliff Compton (where the winner takes on OVW Champion Mr. Marvelous Melvin Maximus at the 10/4 Saturday Night Special).
 
After the show opening, OUR OVW Announce Team of "Mean" Dean Hill and "Anchorman" Gilbert Corsey (along with OUR OVW Ring Announcer Shannon the Dude) welcome us as Revolver and Titus come out to the ring.
 
Match #1: Adam Revolver (w/Michael Titus) vs Dylan Bostic
Bostic runs out and chases Revolver around before catching him to beat on him at ringside. The Nick Dumeyer-lookalike ref is in charge here as they scuffle a bit more before making their way into the ring. Bostic fires up on Revolver but misses a frog splash which allows Revolver to grab a sleeper. Bostic drops and snapmares Revolver away. Bostic goes for his Backstabber but Revolver hangs on to the ropes and Bostic drops to the mat. Revolver hits a fishermans suplex followed by a legsweep and goes back to the sleeper but Bostic twists out of this and dropkicks Revolver. Bostic shoves Revolver through the ropes and out to the floor then dives out onto him, landing feet first! Back in, Bostic goes up top but Titus grabs his ankles as Revolver comes after him. Bostic pushes Revolver away and hits a missile dropkick. Bostic gives Revolver the Backstabber but Titus climbs up on the apron to distract the ref. Bostic grabs Titus but Revolver grabs Bostic and pins him with the Handful O'Tights!
Titus and Revolver bask in the glow of their glorious (to them) triumph.
 
Match #2: "Rudo" Raul Lamotta vs "Primetime" Robbie Walker
The slender, bearded anonymous ref is in charge as Lamotta forearms free from armworking and chops away on Walker. Dean is not in the loop as it pertains to the surprise in the main event. Walker comes off the ropes with a kick and some chops of his own but Lamotta connects on The Eyepoke of Doom!! Lamotta drops a knee for 2 as Dean and Gilbert opine that Walker has had a good 2014 so far. Lamotta dishes out a shortarm clothesline and sets up for a double underhook but Walker slips away and connects on the Cosmic Kick for the pin.
 
Bostic is in the back as Danger drops by to visit. Bostic is not happy to see Danger, who admits that he has done a lot of bad things over the past year but things are different now. Danger tells Bostic to let his actions show who he is now and that he was pulling for Bostic to win tonight. Danger asks Bostic if it felt good getting revenge on Revolver tonight. Danger stops to check his phone but Revolver runs over and rams Danger into a locker. Revolver relays a message from Titus, saying it doesn't matter what Davis says, the surprise tonight won't be Danger!
 
Here comes The Congregation!
 
Match #3: "Altar Boy" Jade Dawson & "Apostle" Jake Glasure (w/Rev. Stuart Miles) vs OUR OVW Champion Mr. Marvelous Melvin Maximus
Miles has a seat at the announce table, leading Gilbert to ask what is in Miles' Good Book (since he uses it as a weapon). Miles says it's full of great things all sinners need to know and he is here to teach us! Miles says that his followers need to have their faith tested tonight so it can grow. The Match #1 ref is in charge here as Dawson flails away on Melvin to no avail. Melvin presses and drops Dawson as Glasure comes in only to get shoved into the ropes. Glasure backs Melvin into the corner and pops him upside the head but gets slammed to the mat for his efforts. Miles brags about The Congregation eliminating superstars like Ryan Howe, who brought the devil's music in here. Speaking of Howe, he runs out and grabs Miles then chases him to ringside and spears him. Meanwhile, Glasure gets shoulder blocked through the ropes by Melvin, who then catches Dawson's crossbody and clamps him in the deadly bearhug for the submission victory.
The Congregation bravely runs away through the exit.
 
Jamin Olivencia comes out for one reason, to let the fans know the facts about the former tag champs. He says that he and "Psychedelic Superstar" Chris Silvio are not working out as a team even though they did win the tag titles, so it's time to move forward. Gilbert says that this team's greatest challenge was each other as Silvio comes out. Silvio says that he is going to be honest as well, asking Jamin how many friends he has that are watching his back. Silvio claims that he had Jamin's back at SNS, at TV tapings, at the bar, and even at Wendy's! Silvio wonders aloud if he and Jamin would make better enemies. Here comes Mary Jane, who Silvio had told to stay in the back. Mary Jane says both are being stupid, since both are the best wrestlers in OVW and together they are the most dynamic, explosive, incredible tag team not only in OVW but in the world! Here comes OUR OVW Tag Team Champions War Machine (Shiloh Jonze & Eric Locker)! Jonze, still dressed business casual, appreciates Mary Jane's inane yammering but holding the tag belts say that he and Locker are the greatest tag team in OVW history. Mary Jane offers up a rematch at SNS, which Jonze initially dismisses since War Machine is well-lubed and well-oiled (!). Locker takes the mic and says they won't wait for SNS and do it next week, which does not please Jonze. The match is made for next week!
 
Match #4: "The Man" Jason Lee vs Elvis Pridemore
The ref from Match #2 is in charge here as Elvis gets a quick rollup for one. Elvis unleashes a flurry of offense until Lee flips him through the ropes and out to the floor. Lee follows him out to throw some chops before rolling him back in. Lee drops a couple of elbows for a cover as Elvis' cap comes off, so Lee drops it on the mat and aims to stomp on it. Elvis fires up again upon seeing his hat being mistreated and clotheslines Lee before setting him up for a tenpunch. Elvis only gets to three as Lee yanks Elvis down and pins him using his feet on the ropes.
 
Compton is walking down the hall when Melvin welcomes him back and wishes him luck for tonight. Compton says luck is for losers, stating that he will win tonight and beat Melvin for the title at SNS.
 
Match #5: The Body Guy vs OUR OVW TV Champion Michael (not PS) Hayes
The ref from Match #2 & #4 is in charge of this title match that Body Guy earned with a victory at an OVW Live Event. They lockup and trade armworking on the mat to start as Gilbert notes that Body Guy's partner/bodyguard Big Jon is out with an injury. Body Guy grabs a headlock but Hayes reverses out and blocks him down thrice. Hayes suplexes Body Guy and picks him up in a firemans carry but he buckles and goes down. Body Guy throws some jabs then grabs a rear chinlock. Hayes fights out but Body Guy throws a few more jabs before Hayes successfully pulls him up in another firemans carry and slams him. Hayes cinches in the Liberty Lock and Body Guy taps out.
 
Gilbert plugs the OVW Plus One which is available through OVW's Facebook and Twitter pages. (This week they had Olivencia vs Leon Shelly). Dean says the OVW Live Event in Elizabethtown on 9/20 will have Melvin, TerreMex, and Compton!
 
Match #6: Marcus Anthony (w/Michael Titus) vs "Mr. 1859" Cliff Compton
The familiar strains of (probably) Paul Revere and the Raiders play in the background as Compton comes out, leading Gilbert to say that it's like a family member coming home. Ashcraft is in the ring to ref as Gilbert makes an announcement concerning the "special surprise" mentioned earlier. He says that Danny Davis has replaced Ashcraft with a one-time appearance by "Package" Chris Sharpe!!! Ashcraft is ejected from ringside as Sharpe shakes hands with Compton and feigns one with Anthony. Dean is happy to ring the bell as Gilbert reiterates that Compton says that this is his last run in wrestling and he wants to go out as OVW Champion. Anthony grabs a headlock and gets shot into the ropes, where he comes off and hits Compton with a shoulder block. Compton leapfrogs and dropkicks Anthony but Titus grabs his ankle which allows Anthony to attack from behind. Anthony boots and chokes Compton in the corner and Sharpe has to counsel Anthony on his behavior. Compton gets whipped across before Anthony runs the ropes several times and squashes Compton then covers for 2. Compton fights up from a standing armbar but Anthony pulls him into the Crimson Omen. Compton squats and launches himself toward the corner, resulting in Anthony eating a turnbuckle. Compton spears and slams Anthony then gets away from Titus to climb up top and connect on a frog splash. Sharpe gets to 2 but Ashcraft runs out and pulls Sharpe out of the ring! Compton grabs Ashcraft but Anthony sneaks up with a schoolboy. Sharpe returns the favor and pulls Ashcraft out before returning to the ring. Sharpe calls for the bell and declares Compton the winner by DQ! Ashcraft does the same for Anthony and the two refs commence to brawling as the show goes off with another cliffhanger!
 
THOUGHTS: I guess we will see a rematch of the main event next week, which isn't the worst thing in the world since there were only about 5 minutes left in the show when the bell rang. Either that or Davis comes out and says he's getting tired of having to come out and makes a ruling on all this. I wonder which tag team will explode next week and who will Mary Jane end up with? Jason Lee is on a winning streak! So is Robbie Walker! Will we see this matchup next week or maybe at SNS? Hopefully Bostic will stick around for at least a few weeks. I miss the ladies wrestling on OVW; maybe they will be kind with the Plus One and put a ladies match on that. There was a lot on this show and I kind of enjoyed it, so I'll give it a 60-degree thumbs up. 
 

Bryan & Vinny & Granny Show 9/18: Q&A with Granny, full Impact report, wrestling booking bafflement

Friday, 19 September 2014 00:13

It's the Thursday night edition of the Bryan & Vinny Show and you know what that means! Our usual weekly visit with Granny, the return of her Q&A, a contest strictly for Vinny where he will have a chance to win TEN US DOLLARS, plus a full review of Impact and a lament on how the wrestling world just doesn't make sense anymore. A fun show as always so check it out~!
 

UFC weigh-ins from Saitama - Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson

Thursday, 18 September 2014 23:06

Pure Fight Pass show starting at 1:30 a.m. Eastern time and 10:30 p.m. Pacific time

Daniel Hooker (145) vs. Maximo Blanco (146)

Johnny Case (156) vs. Kazuki Tokudome (155)

Kyung Ho Kang (136) vs. Michinori Tanaka (135)

Takenori Sato (169) vs. Hyun Gyu Lim (171)

Sam Sicilia (145) vs. Katsunori Kikuno (146) 

Masanori Kanehara (135) vs. Alex Caceres (135)

Jon Delos  Reyes (125) vs. Kyoji Horiguchi (125)

Richard Walsh (171) vs. Kiichi Kunimoto (171)

Rin Nakai (135) vs. Miesha Tate (135) - Nakai came out in high heels and was ordered to take her shoes off.  At 5-1  and 135 she's much thicker than most UFC women, looking like an off season bodybuilder.   Tate looked like a bikini model out of a catalog. 

Amir Sadollah (170) vs. Yoshihiro Akiyama (170) - Very little reaction for Akiyama.  That era is over.  Physically Akiyama looks shreaded.

Takanori Gomi (155) vs. Myles Jury (156)

Roy Nelson (260) vs. Mark Hunt (264) - Nelson looks more out of shape than usual.  Hunt made weight with two pounds to spare.  He'll be 285 tomorrow. 

 

WWE NXT TV Report: Hideo "KENTA" Itami debuts against Justin Gabriel

Thursday, 18 September 2014 18:33

Hideo Itami

By Emerson Witner, Wrestling Outsiders Podcast

Titus O'Neil has returned to NXT! The co-second place finisher of NXT Redemption is here to kick off the show. Titus points out that it is an honor and a privilege for everyone in the audience to be there and see him. He makes reference to Neville, Zayn and Breeze being on Raw, so he is here to take over this show.

Titus plans on sleeping in the ring and welcomes us to NXTITUS. Sami Zayn finally comes out to wake up Titus. Sami said he is so happy to be joined by someone who never wins a match and is regularly beaten up by bunnies. Inside humor!

Titus threatens to beat up Sami, so out wanders Adrian Neville. Neville said that if anyone was going to stand up for NXT, it should be the champion. Zayn raised his eyebrows at this, which was Tyson Kidd's cue to join us.

Tyson calls Adrian and Sami losers, but points out that at least Adrian is still the champion. Tyson is just as disappointed as Sami as to how Adrian won last week, but pointed out he would do the same thing to retain the title. Zayn said he respected Adrian for winning, but morally he would not have done the same thing, so Neville pointed out that this is why Zayn will never be champion. Titus butted in to announce he will make a statement, so William Regal wandered out to announce the main event tonight of Adrian Neville and Sami Zayn vs Tyson Kidd and Titus O'Neil.

Woman's Champion Charlotte pinned Emma

Look who is back. This is the first time I have seen her since a certain event in June. The announcers pushed that Charlotte never beat Paige for the championship. True, but she did beat Paige in a tag team match. Emma is not anywhere close to how over she used to be in this arena. She kicked Charlotte in the face and almost won with a cross body from the top rope, but Charlotte took the match with a neck breaker and Natural Selection.

Hideo Itami pinned Justin Gabriel

It is the long awaited debut of Hideo Itami. By long awaited, of course, I mean all seven days. Renee Young told us that Hideo was trained by The Great Kobashi. I must have missed that guy. Gabriel hit a double under hook suplex, but Hideo blocked it and kicked the hell out of Justin. Hideo with a springboard dropkick to the stomach, a running Corner Kick and a dropkick to the seated Gabriel. Itami won with the double foot stomp from the top rope.

After the match, Hideo was attacked by Ascension! Hideo got a few seconds of a comeback, but the former champions took him down and laid him out with the Fall of Man.

Baron Corbin pinned CJ Parker

These two sports entertained last week and Baron won in less than thirty seconds. CJ asked for this match and this one did last longer. Not much longer, mind you. This time he won in 40 seconds with the Downward Spiral.

Earlier today, Enzo and Colin were training when that chick from Hair came in and demanded a job fighting because Enzo and Colin cost her her job. She threw a medicine ball at Enzo.

Tyson Kidd and Titus O'Neil defeated Adrian Neville and Sami Zayn

Main event time. This show went quickly. This match was here to stir the pot with Sami and Adrian, building up to one of them turning heel. Sami did a Adrian Neville standing corkscrew splash, so Neville tagged in and did the same thing.

Zayn did an awesome dive out of the ring and when we came back from commercial he was getting his ass kicked by Titus. Kidd and Titus beat on Sami for what seemed like two hours, but was just a long five minutes. Neville got the hot tag and a brawl broke out. Zayn got a little too rambunctious, so the referee led him out of the ring. Neville went for the Red Arrow, but Titus shoved him off and the champ crashed into the knees of Tyson. Tyson picked up the win.

That is it for NXT! A very inoffensive show and building up some future rivalries. Until next week, remember to say your vitamins and take your prayers!

Next week: NXT Tag Champs Lucha Dragons vs The Ascension

 

Bellator weigh-ins for tomorrow night's show

Thursday, 18 September 2014 17:09

Fresno, Calif. (September 18, 2014) – The Bellator weigh-ins have been completed from the Fresno Hotel & Conference Center in preparation for Bellator MMA’s September 19th event. Bellator MMA will take place from the Save Mart Center (2650 E Shaw Ave, Fresno, CA 93710) on Friday, September 19th with the first fight taking place at 4 p.m. PST and streaming LIVE on Spike.com. The televised portion of the night will air LIVE on Spike TV at 9 p.m. EST.

MAIN CARD:
Middleweight Feature Fight: Doug Marshall (185.7) vs. Melvin Manhoef (186)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Rafael Carvalho (186) vs. Brian Rogers (185.6)
Catchweight Feature Fight (149 lbs.): Martin Stapleton (148) vs. Goiti Yamauchi (146)
Heavyweight Feature Fight:  Javy Ayala (264.6) vs. Raphael Butler (257.3)

PRELIMINARY CARD:
Welterweight Feature Fight: Ron Keslar (170.6) vs. Jesse Juarez (170.4)
Welterweight Feature Fight: Aaron Wilkinson (170.5) vs. Chris Honeycutt (170.6)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Julio Cesar Neves (146) vs. Poppies Martinez (145.6)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Granson Clark (185.9) vs. George Zuniga (185.5)
Featherweight Feature Fight: Jonny Bonilla-Bowman (145.7) vs. Art Becerra (145.5)
Flyweight Feature Fight: Oscar Ramirez (124.3) vs. Matt Ramirez (126)
Bantamweight Feature Fight: Joe Neal (135.2) vs. Paul Ruiz (135.5)
Middleweight Feature Fight: Nate James (181) vs. Anthony Ruiz (185.5)


 

 

The mentality that kept TNA from progressing, Fact and fiction in WWE Monday Night War, 2014 Hall of Fame ballot and looking at candidates, Lots of news on NXT

Thursday, 18 September 2014 14:06

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*November 15, 2006 (History of WCW part one, Eric Bischoff's book and how the industry was changed forever)

*November 20, 2006 (History of WCW part two, Why Jim Ross left WCW, How Bischoff changed the company, signing of Hulk Hogan, Beginning of Nitro, Jesse Ventura, Brian Pillman, Chris Jericho and signing Wrestlemania planned celebrity away)

*November 27, 2006 (History of WCW part three, When Bischoff challenged McMahon to fight; Truth and fiction around Bret Hart signing with WCW and why it didn't click)

*December 6, 2006 (details behind Pride's offers to sell promotion and Part four of History of WCW part four, Hogan-Goldberg match and why there was no rematch, WCW loses NBC network deal in 1999 and the real reasons the company fell apart)

*January 22, 2007 (2006 Awards issue, double issue $7 on its own, $8 overseas)

*February 14, 2007 (Life and Times of Bam Bigelow)

*March 5, 2007 (WWE begins plans that will change the business)

*March 12, 2007 (Life and Times of Mike Awesome)

*March 19, 2007 (Life and Times of Ernie Ladd)

*April 4, 2007 (Life and Times of Badnews Allen Coage--which many are calling one of the best issues in history)

*July 2, 2007 (Part one of the Benoit double murder-suicide)

*July 5, 2007 (Part two of the Benoit double murder-suicide)

*July 10, 2007 (Part three of the Benoit double murder-suicide)

*July 19, 2007 (Part four of the Benoit double murder-suicide)

*July 23, 2007 (Part five of Benoit double murder-suicide)

*July 25, 2007 (Part six of Benoit double murder-suicide)

*August 15, 2007 (The legend of the God of Japanese wrestling and his influence on MMA, Karl Gotch)

*October 15 (2007 Hall of Fame double issue, $7 on its own, $8 overseas including inductions of The Rock, Tom Packs and the original Strangler Lewis)

*November 12, 2007 (Life and times of Fabulous Moolah and history of U.S. women's wrestling) .

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*January 21, 2008 (2007 Awards issue, double issue $7 on its own, $8 overseas)

*March 17, 2008 (Life and times of Johnny Weaver)

*March 24, 2008 (Life and times of Gary Hart)

*April 10, 2008 (Farewell to Ric Flair; My thoughts, Shawn Michaels talks of Flair's meaning to him; Hall of Fame; Wrestlemania double issue, $7 on its own, $8 overseas)

*August 11, 2008 (Ric Flair leaves WWE; Updated history of pro wrestlers and MMA fighters who went to the Olympics)

* September 8, 2008 (2008 Hall of Fame double issue, $7 on its own, $8 overseas; part one of Killer Kowalski bio)

* September 15, 2008 (Life and Times of Evan Tanner)

* September 22, 2008 (The amazing career of Killer Kowalski, one of our most in-depth bios)

You can also order any of these issues on their own for $4 in North America or $5 overseas.

We now have available personally autographed copies of Tributes II, our latest book, as well as a DVD that comes with it talking more about the subjects in the book. The book covers the life stories of Lou Thesz, Wahoo McDaniel, Elizabeth, Fred Blassie, Road Warrior Hawk, Andre the Giant, Curt Hennig, Johnny Valentine, Davey Boy Smith, Terry Gordy, Owen Hart, Stu Hart, Gorilla Monsoon, The Sheik and Tim Woods..

To get all of those biographies as back issues of the Observer would be a $60 value today. This is a collection of some of the best Observer articles of the past several years in a hardcover, full-color format that is 239 pages. There is also a foreword by Bret Hart. The book price is $12.95 plus $3.50 for shipping costs in the U.S., $20 for shipping costs to Canada and $25 for shipping costs outside North America. You can order the book the same way you order the newsletter.
 

THURS. UPDATE: 90s promoter passes away, TNA announces big matches next two nights at TV tapings, Jones-Cormier issues addressed Tuesday, New UFC fights, Dwayne Johnson talks earlier days, next PWG show, Flair & Steamboat update

Thursday, 18 September 2014 14:03

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We're looking for reports on last night and tonight's TNA TV tapings in Bethlehem, PA (A Bobby Lashley vs. Bobby Roode title rematch is being taped) and tonight's NXT show in Wachula, FL at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
NXT on the WWE Network today
 
Charlotte vs. Emma
Hideo Itami (KENTA) vs. Justin Gabriel
C.J. Parker vs. Baron Corbin
Adrian Neville & Sami Zayn vs. Titus O'Neil & Tyson Kidd
 
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We also look at the weekend UFC show from Brazil, and the fighter who is anonymously closing in on a lot of UFC records.
 
We also look at the Grantland.com TNA story, and look at what it says and exposes about the product over the years.  We look at where TNA stands, how it got there, the state of the TV deal, Dixie Carter, Vince Russo, and using crutches in arguments.
 
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--Final CMLL major show before the anniversary card
 
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--Keiji Muto anniversary show
 
--Wrestle-1 world title tournament notes
 
--Notes on the annual Real World Tag League event
 
--All Japan singles tournament update, and junior heavyweight tag team tournament update
 
--Notes on the NOAH version of Survival Series
 
--Update on New Japan on iPPV
 
--Next major New Japan show
 
--Building that show
 
--FMW nostalgia show featuring Onita working twice
 
--Kenta Kobashi promotes another show
 
--More notes on Sean O'Haire and his background
 
--Update on Lucha Underground
 
--Changes in Evolve
 
--Wrestler comes out of retirement
 
--Who to watch for in 2016 Olympics
 
--ROH presents Dream match in a week
 
--Update on ACH missing Toronto show
 
--More on Bound for Glory
 
--New TNA signing
 
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--More on Nick Diaz's arrest
 
--UFC title fight delayed 
 
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--UFC issues with drawing women viewers
 
--UFC cuts
 
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--Longtime sponsor is leaving UFC
 
--TV documentary reality show on UFC fighter
 
--Georges St-Pierre and a title shot
 
--Benson Henderson talks moving up in weight
 
--Lots of new UFC fights
 
--Alexander Gustafsson talks fighting plans
 
--Marketing of UFC 178
 
--Dana White talks Thiago Silva
 
--Jacare Souza talks next business move
 
--Bellator names new COO
 
--Upcoming bouts
 
--Former UFC star gets cut
 
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*July 28, 2003 (Part 2 of the history of the WWF vs. WCW war and the plans to make new superstars in the early 90s, what happened, and the night where the three biggest wrestling companies in the world combined for a joint show and what happened)

*August 25, 2003 (2003 Hall of Fame issue with huge profiles on the controversial career of Shawn Michaels, Chris Benoit as well as historical features on Earl Caddock and Francisco Flores)

*September 22, 2003 (Part 3 of the history of the WWF vs WCW war with the seeds that caused the collapse of the industry in the 90s, Zahorian trial, Gulf War controversy, Flair leaves WCW while holding world title and much more)

*October 27, 2003 (The fascinating life of Stu Hart plus the story of Road Warrior Hawk)

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*July 5, 2004 (A look behind the scenes and Ric Flair's book and his background with Eric Bischoff and Hulk Hogan)

*July 12, 2004 (A look at more on Ric Flair's book and his comments on Bruno Sammartino, Bret Hart and Mick Foley)

*August 16, 2004 (History of the Olympians in pro wrestling)

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*October 9, 2006 (A look back nine years later at the life and legacy of Brian Pillman with tons of inside information about what made him tick as his real objectives)

*November 15, 2006 (History of WCW part one, Eric Bischoff's book and how the industry was changed forever)

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*November 27, 2006 (History of WCW part three, When Bischoff challenged McMahon to fight; Truth and fiction around Bret Hart signing with WCW and why it didn't click)

*December 6, 2006 (details behind Pride's offers to sell promotion and Part four of History of WCW part four, Hogan-Goldberg match and why there was no rematch, WCW loses NBC network deal in 1999 and the real reasons the company fell apart)

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THURSDAY'S NEWS UPDATE
 
--Paul Alperstein, who made millions in an outside business endeavor and used it to fund the short-lived American Wrestling Federation, passed away.  He was 58.  The promotion ran in 1995 and 1996 using former WWF and WCW stars of the 80s led by Sgt. Slaughter, Tito Santana and Bob Orton Jr.  They spent money to buy TV in the major markets, but were unable to draw crowds, and lost tons of money in a short period of time.
 
--The final match of the Wolves vs. Team 3-D vs. Hardys series, a Full Metal Mayhem match, will not be at Bound for Glory, but will be taped tomorrow night in Bethlehem, PA.  The winners will be TNA tag team champions.
 
--The Nevada Athletic Commission has a big meeting on Tuesday which will address, among other items, Wanderlei Silva's running from his drug test in May; the Jon Jones/Daniel Cormier brawl and Robert Drysdale's failed drug test. 
 
--Todd Duffee returns to UFC on 12/6 in Las Vegas, to face Anthony Hamilton.  Duffee had been out of action with a rare neurological issue called Parsonage-Turner syndrome and hasn't fought in nearly two years.
 
--ROH will have a tryout camp on 10/18 and 10/19 in Bristol, PA at the company's gym.  Instructors at the camp are Delirious (who runs the wrestling school and his booker), Kevin Kelly, Truth Martini, Bob Evans, Todd Sinclair, Michael Elgin, Jay Lethal and Roderick Strong.  There is a $300 registration fee and it's open to anyone with at least one year of pro wrestling experience.  Only 35 people can attend.  For more info go to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
--Two new fights added to the 12/13 UFC show in Phoenix, with the main card on FOX, are Derek Brunson vs. Ed Herman and Bryan Barberena vs. Joe Ellenberger.. 
 
--Stephen Arnell from "Arrow" on Facebook asked how he could host Raw. (thanks to Corey Hickman)
 
--Dwayne Johnson does an interview talking about his multiple arrests as a teenager at www.tv3.ie 
 
--UFC will have a press conference on 9/26 at 1:30 p.m. at the MGM Grand to promote the 12/6 show, bringing in Chris Weidman, Vitor Belfort, Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis.
 
--PWG announced this lineup for 10/17 in Reseda, CA
Kyle O'Reilly vs. Roderick Strong for the PWG title
Joey Ryan & Candice LaRae vs. Johnny Gargano & Chuck Taylor for the PWG tag titles
Adam Cole vs. Trevor Lee
Young Bucks vs. ACH & AR Fox
Biff Busick vs. Tommaso Ciampa
Bobby Fish vs. Cedric Alexander
Brian Cage vs. .Uhaa Nation
 
--The Fight Network has been added to Armstrong Cable in Butler County, Pennsylvania on Ch. 239 (HD) and Ch. 491 (SD). 
 
--WWE stock was up 36 cents per share today to $14.98.
 
--Ric Flair, who is expected to be released from the hospital in the next few days, will be appearing doing autograph and photo sessions with rival Ricky Steamboat on 11/14 in Springfield, MA at the MassMutual Center and 11/15 in Fishkill, NY at the Rec Center for Big Time Wrestling events.  The shows will also feature Brian Christopher & Scotty 2 Hotty reuniting as Too Cool..  Tommy Dreamer vs. Davey Boy Smith Jr. takes place in Springfield.  For more into go to www.btwtickes.com
 
--The Miz, promoting a Saturday night house show in Huntsville, doing an interview completely in character at http://www.al.com/news/huntsville/index.ssf/2014/09/post_25.html
 
ON THIS DAY IN PRO WRESTLING HISTORY (thanks to  Graeme Cameron and Brian Hoops)
1956 - Gene Kelly (Gene Kiniski) & Len Crosby beat Ray Gunkel & Herb Freeman in Dallas to win the Texas tag team titles
1956 - Fabulous Moolah won a one-night tournament in Baltimore beating Judy Grable in the finals to win the version of the world women's title that she held for most of the next 28 years
1961 - Dick Hutton & Sammy Steamboat won a tournament in Fort Worth to win the Texas tag team tiles
1981 - Alfonso Dantes beat Enrique Vera to win the Mexican national light heavyweight title
1992 - Lizmark beat Universo 2000 in Acapulco to win the Mexican national light heavyweight title
1993 - Mima Shimoda beat Bat Yoshinaga in Omiya to win the Japanese women's title
1994 - At Fall Brawl, Johnny B Badd (Marc Mero) best Steven Regal to win the WCW TV title, and Jim  Duggan beat Steve Austin in seconds to win the vacant U.S. title
1995 - Fuerza & Juventud Guerrera beat Latin Lover & Panterita del Ring in Nuevo Laredo to win the Mexican national tag team titles and Perro Aguayo Sr. beat Cien Caras to win the WWA title
2002 - Chris Harris & James Storm won a tag team gauntlet Royal Rumble to win the NWA tag titles
2005 - At Unforgiven, Ric Flair beat Carlito to win the IC title and Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch beat Hurricane & Rosey to win the tag titles
2011 - Mark Henry beat Randy Orton to win the world title and John Cena beat Alberto Del Rio to win the WWE title
 
--On Mike & Mike on ESPN radio this morning, Jon Gruden was talking about why the Eagles do so well in the second half.  He said that McCoy and Sproles were like a WWE tag team and that last week Sproles got the hot tag and cleaned house. (thanks to Neal Hager)
 
--Charity Appeal Wrestling on 9/26 in Luton, UK at the Celtic Supports Club will be raising money for a children's ward at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital.
 
--Virgil will be appearing at an Iron Sheik roast on 10/30 at Caroline's in New York.
 
--Pro Wrestling Phoenix on Saturday night in Council Bluffs, IA at the National Guard Armory with Bobby Eaton appearing.  Eaton is also doing a training seminar that afternoon for both experienced and aspiring wrestlers.  You can e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for more info.
 
--WAR on 10/11 in Lima, OH at the UAW Hall.
 
--NWA Smoky Mountain Wrestling on 9/26 in Church Hill, TN at the Volunteer High School.
 
--Newcastle Pro Wrestling on 9/20 in Charlestown, New South Wales at the Bowling Club with Mick Moretti & Madison Eagles vs. Robbie Eagles & Ryan Eagles.
 
--AXS Fights signed a multi-year broadcast contract with the CES MMA promotion, with the first show on the network on 1/30.  CES runs in the Northeast and has its next show on 10/10 in Lincoln, RI at the Twin River Casino.
 

Sept 18 Doc Young's Wrestling Weekly: Night Of Champions Predictions & Smoky Mountain Memories~!

Thursday, 18 September 2014 13:34

Time for Night of Champions predictions; John Cena can't win...can he?  SIGH. Feel free to stop by our thread on the board and give us your NOC predictions.  Also discussed today: Roman Reigns' promos, what Les thought of the "halftime" idea, how Monday Night Football affected the territories, and some fun talk about Smoky Mountain Wrestling.  Thanks for listening and have a great weekend~!





 
 

Impact ratings

Thursday, 18 September 2014 13:15

Impact last night did 1,110,000 viewers, its best number since the Wednesday move.

 

Upcoming independent wrestling schedule

Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:28

Upcoming Independent Wrestling Events
** Below is a listing of independent wrestling events for the next two weeks. This listing is sent weekly. 
** Please send any events you would like added to Nate Stein at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or on Twitter @PSPhenom.
Thu, Sep 18 - Zero 1 Supreme/Pro Wrestling USA - Fluid Event Center, 601 N Country Fair DR, Champaign, IL - 9 pm - facebook.com/zero1supreme
Thu, Sep 18 - Wild Fire Wrestling - Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN - 7 pm - facebook.com/wildfirewrestling
Fri, Sep 19 - Mid South Championship Wrestling - Behind Sandbar Grill, West Keiser, Osceola, AR - facebook.com/pages/Mid-South-Championship-Wrestling-MCW/294385182212
Fri, Sep 19 - Fighting Spirit Pro - Atwater Community Center, 760 E Bellevue RD, Atwater, CA - 7 pm - fightingspiritpro.com
Fri, Sep 19 - SoCal Pro - Escondido Sports & Fitness, 130 E Lincoln Ave, Escondido, CA - 7 pm - socalprowrestling.com
Fri, Sep 19 - Northeast Wrestling - Waterbury PAL Building, 64 Division ST, Waterbury, CT - 8 pm - facebook.com/northeastwrestlingnew
Fri, Sep 19 - Alternative Pro Wrestling - 305 Cherry ST, Royston, GA - 8:15 pm - facebook.com/apwalternative.prowrestling
Fri, Sep 19 - Dynamo Pro - The Sports Academy, 101 The Game DR, Glen Carbol, IL - 7 pm
Fri, Sep 19 - Future Stars of Wrestling - FSW Arena, 6035 Harrison DR, Las Vegas, NV - 7:30 pm - FutureStarsofWrestling.com
Fri, Sep 19 - House of Glory - 1630 Weirfield ST, Ridgewood, NY - 8 pm - facebook.com/HouseOfGloryWrestlingSchool
Fri, Sep 19 - Adrenalin Rush Wrestling - ARW Arena, 103 Old McDonald School RD, McDonald, TN - 7 pm - facebook.com/arwrestlingdotcom
Fri, Sep 19 - NWA Texoma - Sherman Elks Lodge, 1317FM 1417, Sherman, TX - 8 pm - tpw-texomapridewrestling.com
Fri, Sep 19 - Southside Wrestling - Club DQ, 32 Bowden ST, Sheffield, UK - southsidewrestling.co.uk
Sat, Sep 20 - AIWF Mid-Atlantic - National Guard Armory, 189 Patrol Station RD, Mt. Airy, NC - 7:30 pm
Sat, Sep 20 - AIWF Colliseum Championship Wrestling - Evansville Coliseum, 300 Court ST, Evansville, IN - 7 pm - facebook.com/CCWEVANSVILLE
Sat, Sep 20 - AIWF Total Wrestling Experience - 4825 Dayton Blvd, Chattanooga, TN - 8 pm - twechattanooga.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Alaska Pro Wrestling - Muldoon Recreation Center, Anchorage, AK - 2 pm - AlaskaProWrestling.com
Sat, Sep 20 - NFWA - Kenai Central High School, 9583 Kenai Spur Hwy, Kenai, AK - 6 pm - facebook.com/nfwa.alaska
Sat, Sep 20 - Arizona Wrestling Federation - Peoria Community Center, 8335 W Jefferson ST, Peoria, AZ - 8:30 pm - facebook.com/arizonawrestlingfederation
Sat, Sep 20 - All Star Wrestling Midget Time Tour - The Fridge Youth Centre, 11296 Mellis DR, Richmond, BC - 7:30 pm
Sat, Sep 20 - Action Coast Empire - Collings Teen Center, 1541 Merkley Ave, West Sacramento, CA - 4 pm - Facebook.com/pages/Action-Coast-Empire/135345753209926
Sat, Sep 20 - Empire Wrestling Federation - Boys & Girls Club, San Bernardino, CA - 8 pm - empirewrestlingfederation.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Knokx Pro - 11108 Tuxford ST, Sun Valley, CA - 7 pm - knokxpro.com
Sat, Sep 20 - World Xtreme Wrestling- Minneola Recreation Center, 800 N. Highway 27, Minneola, FL - 7 pm - WXWwrestling.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Pro Wrestling Phoenix - National Guard Armory, 2415 E Kanesville Blvd, Council Bluffs, IA - 7 pm
Sat, Sep 20 - Atlanta Wrestling Entertainment - 4568 Cumming Hwy, Canton, GA - 8 pm - atlantawrestlingentertainment.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Livewire - Video Game Heaven, 3003 Peach Orchard RD, Suite A, Augusta, GA - 2 pm - facebook.com/LivewireWrestling2011
Sat, Sep 20 - Peachstate Wrestling Alliance - Gold Dust Park, 646 Industrial Park, Villa Rica, GA - facebook.com/PeachstateWrestlingAllianceGeorgia
Sat, Sep 20 - Platinum Championship Wrestling - 2001 Main ST, Porterdale, GA - 6 pm - Facebook.com/platinumchampionshipwrestling
Sat, Sep 20 - Westside Xtreme Wrestling - Wickede Burgerhaus, Wickede, Germany - 7 pm - facebook.com/WestsideXtremeWrestling
Sat, Sep 20 - SICW - East Carondelet Community Center, East Carondelet, IL - 8 pm - saintlouiswrestling.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Pro Wrestling Blitz - St. Joe's Park, 700 Theodore ST, Joliet, IL - 7 pm - pwblitz.com
Sat, Sep 20 - New Wave Pro - New Wave Pro Arena, 1439 Ash ST, Terra Haute, IN - 7 pm - facebook.com/NewWavePro
Sat, Sep 20 - Bluegrass Championship Wrestling - Paintsville Rec Center, Paintsville, KY - 8 pm
Sat, Sep 20 - Ohio Valley Wrestling - Vaughn Reno Starks community Center, Elizabeth, KY - 7 pm - ovwrestling.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Southern Wrestling Federation - Winchester YMCA, Winchester, KY - 8 pm
Sat, Sep 20 - Wildcat Championship Wrestling - 101 Hilltop DR, Lawrenceburg, KY - 7:30 pm - facebook.com/pages/The-Real-Wildcat-Championship-Wrestling-WCCW/307961922578873
Sat, Sep 20 - World Wrestling Alliance - Livermore City Hall, Livermore, KY - 6 pm
Sat, Sep 20 - Old Tyme Wrestling - American Legion Olde Hadley Post 271, 163 Russell ST, Hadley, MA - oldtymewrestling.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Chilanga Mask - Arena Roberto, Calle Gomez Farias #2603, Guadalajara, Mexico - 6 pm - facebook.com/chilanga.mask
Sat, Sep 20 - Midwest Pro Wrestling Alliance - Modern Skate Park, 1500 N Stephenson Hwy, Royal Oak, MI - 7 pm - MPWAwrestling.com
Sat, Sep 20 - American Championship Entertainment - 48 Spring ST & Lackawanna Ave, Wallington, NJ - aceprowrestling.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Old Time Wrestling - 1041 Glassboro Rd, Williamstown, NJ - 2 pm - OldTimeWrestling.net
Sat, Sep 20 - Ultimate Wrestling - Phelps Community Center, 8 Banta ST, Phelps, NY - 6 pm - ultimatewrestling.us
Sat, Sep 20 - World of Wrestling - Fun Station USA of Staten Island, 3555 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY - 8 pm - facebook.com/warriorsofwrestling
Sat, Sep 20 - CWF - Mid-Atlantic Sportatorium, 1001 Springwood Ave, Gibsonville, NC - 7:30 pm - CWF247.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Dangerzone - Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, Wilson, NC - 7:30 pm - facebook.com/pages/Danger-Zone-Sports/532725210128741
Sat, Sep 20 - NWA World Wide - Castle Hayne Baptist Church, Castle Hayne, NC - 7:30 pm - worldwide-wrestling.net
Sat, Sep 20 - Omega Championship Wrestling - Neuse Charter School, 909 Booker Dairy RD, Smithfield, NC - OmegaChampionshipWrestling.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Pure Pro Wrestling - Pelham Community Center, 161 Community Center RD, Pelham, NC - 7:30 pm - facebook.com/pureprowrestling
Sat, Sep 20 - Mid Ohio Wrestling - Tadmor Shrine, Akron, OH - 7 pm - facebook.com/pages/Mid-Ohio-Wrestling/174312449321673
Sat, Sep 20 - Impact Zone Wrestling - Impact Arena, 1009 SW F Ave, Lawton, OK - IZWrestling.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Atomic Championship Wrestling - Stevens Fire Hall, Stevens, PA - AtomicProWrestling.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Keystone Championship Wrestling - Cardinal Krol Center, 1799 S Sproul RD, Springfield, PA - 7 pm - facebook.com/KcwKeystoneChampionshipWrestlingLlc
Sat, Sep 20 - NCW - 10015 Avenue de Bruxelles, Montreal, QC - facebook.com/promotionsncw
Sat, Sep 20 - New Breed - New Breed Arena, 508 W Main ST, Humboldt, TN - newbreedpro.com
Sat, Sep 20 - NWA Smoky Mountain - Kingsport Civic Auditoirum, 1550 Fort Henry DR, Kingsports, TN - NWASmokyMountain.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Tennessee All-Pro Wrestling - Old Cheese Factory, 191 Instrustrial DR, McMinnville, TN - 8 pm - facebook.com/tapwrestling
Sat, Sep 20 - Big Texas Wrestling - Kauffman Leadership Academy, 1108 N Anglin, Cleburne, TX - 7 pm - facebook.com/btpwcleburne
Sat, Sep 20 - Metroplex Wrestling - 1820 Reliance Pkwy, Bedford, TX - 8 pm - metroplexwrestling.com
Sat, Sep 20 - Pro Wrestling Chaos - Hanham Community Centre, 124 High ST, Bristol, UK - 7:15 pm - prowrestlingchaos.co.uk
Sat, Sep 20 - Pro Wrestling Showcase - 2229 Charles Town RD, Martinsburg, WV - 7:30 pm - facebook.com/ProWrestlingShowcase
Sun, Sep 21 - AIWF Pro Wrestling Academy CT - Hamden Hall Country Day School, Hamden, CT - 3 pm - facebook.com/PWACT
Sun, Sep 21 - High Impact Wrestling - Midtown Bar & Grill, 4915 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ - 6pm - highimpactonline.com
Sun, Sep 21 - Supreme Pro Wrestling - 6200 McMahon DR, Sacramento, CA - 4:30 pm - facebook.com/supremeprowrestling
Sun, Sep 21 - Alpha-1 - Knights of Columbus Hall, 222 Queenston RD, Hamilton, ON - 4 pm - alpha-1wrestling.com
Sun, Sep 21 - Crossfire Wrestling - Merriton Community Centre, 7 Park Ave, St. Catherines, ON - 1:30 pm - facebook.com/CrossfireWrestling
Sun, Sep 21 - Smash Wrestling - 227 Lounge, 137 City View DR, Etobicole, ON - 5 pm - smash-wrestling.com
Sun, Sep 21 - House of Pain - Arnold Working Mens Club, Nottingham, UK - 2:30 pm - facebook.com/HOPWrestling
Sun, Sep 21 - Insane Championship Wrestling - Garage, 490 Sauchiehall ST, G2 3LW, Glasgow, UK - 7 pm - facebook.com/InsaneWrestling
 

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