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MLW Battle Riot IV spoilers: Former WWE NXT wrestler debuts

Additionally, a former Impact World Champion returned to the company.
MLW Battle Riot IV

The following are MLW Battle Riot IV TV taping spoilers from the sold-out New York City's Melrose Ballroom, courtesy of PWInsider.

Tonight's action will appear on future episodes of MLW Fusion.

  • Cesar Duran opened the show which brought out MLW Champion Alexander Hammerstone. A brawl with Duran's security broke out before Richard Holliday laid him out with a chair. Duran then made a rematch between the two for later tonight, but under falls count anywhere rules.
  • KC Navarro defeated Mini Abismo Negro
  • Jacob Fatu defeated nZo by DQ
  • Davey Richards defeated Alex Kane to win the National Openweight title
  • Scarlett Bordeaux defeated Clara Carreras
  • MLW Champion Alexander Hammerstone defeated Richard Holliday in a falls count anywhere match to retain. After the match, EJ Nduka turned heel and attacked Hammerstone, setting up a future match.
  • MLW Middleweight Champion Myron Reed defeated La Estrella, Lince Dorado and Arez in a four-way to retain
  • Samoan Swat Team defeated Los Maximos
  • Killer Kross defeated Matt Cross
  • MLW Women's Featherweight Champion Taya Valkyrie defeated Brittany Blake to retain. Sexy Star II appeared on the screen and appears to be next for Valkyrie.
  • Jacob Fatu won the 40-person Battle Riot IV match to earn a future MLW World title match.

Entrants were EJ Nduka, Calvin Tankman, Mr. Thomas, Lince Dorado, Arez, Microman, Mini Abismo Negro, La Estrella, KC Navarro, Kim Chee, Joel Maximo, Killer Kross, Sami Callihan, nZo, Gangrel, Kwang, Budd Heavy, Little Guido, Jose Maximo, Davey Richards, Lance Anoa'i, Ken Broadway, Homicide, RSP, Juicy Finau, three Cesar Duran flunkies, Dr. Dax, Jacob Fatu, Mads Krugger, Will Maximo, Warhorse, Myron Reed, Matt Cross, Mance Warner, Alex Kane, Savio Vega, Taya Valkyrie and the debuting Parker Boudreaux (Harland in WWE NXT) as the final entrant.


  • Both Bandido and The Von Erichs did not appear due to injury. Bandido was set to face Hammerstone for the title, but was hurt at TripleMania. He was also removed from a June 30th indie show. 
  • An action figure deal with Boss Fight Studio was announced.
  • Superfan Vladimir was presented with a Superfan of the Year award.