Along with their Friday Battle Riot II show, MLW held a Thursday Fusion TV taping Thursday night called Rise of The Renegades at the Melrose Ballroom in Queens, NY. It's expected these and some additional matches taped Friday will air over the next month or so.
Somehow in the crush of shows and news from Thursday to Friday, we missed posting the results:
- The show opened with a 10 bell salute for Vickie Funk, the late wife of Terry Funk.
- Ariel Dominguez defeated Brian Idol
- Jordan Oliver defeated Kotto Brazil
- Brian Pillman Jr. defeated MJF
- Jacob Fatu defeated Barrington Hughes
- Rey Horus defeated Ace Austin
- Low Ki & Ricky Martinez defeated two unnamed men. Afterward, Contra Unit (Jacob Fatu and Almighty Shiek) attacked Ki and Martinez.
- Myron Reed & Rich Swann defeated Jimmy Yuta & Lance Anoa’i
- Minoru Tanaka defeated Daga
- Dynasty defeated The Hart Foundation (Davey Boy Smith Jr. and Teddy Hart) in a tables match
- Josef Samuel defeated Ace Romero. Contra Unit came out again and attacked Romero. Hughes came out for the save but was beat up by the Unit as well.
- Gringo Loco defeated Puma King
- Sami Callihan and Mance Warner went to a no contest
- Air Wolf defeated Rey Fenix
- MLW Champion Tom Lawlor defeated Jimmy Havoc (Note: this match aired on Saturday's Battle Riot show).
- LA Park (w/Salina) defeated Pentagon Jr. After the match, Warner poppped out of a box and attacked Park.