Steven Ashe sent this in:

Great Canadian Wrestling Premiering GCWtv; Live On

Oshawa, ON – (Press Release) February 9, 2009

Great Canadian Wrestling (GCW) is excited to announce the introduction of GCWtv, the company’s new online broadcast, streaming live exclusively on The premiere episode of GCWtv will air on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 8pm ET and will feature wrestling superstars; Jim The Anvil Neidhart, Koko B. Ware, Kizarny – The Original Sinn, Johnny Devine, Sharkboy, former ECW superstar, Shawn ‘Gavin’ Spears, and more.

GCWtv Premiere
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Live broadcast at 8pm ET
Exclusively at

This live 1-hour program of GCWtv will highlight the upcoming Great Canadian Wrestling events in Ontario, featuring WWE Legend The Honky Tonk Man, Sexxxy Eddy, Lufisto, and the returning Shawn Spears. This first episode will present the last match of Shawn Spears in GCW from May 2006, upon his departure to World Wrestling Entertainment. Included will be his emotional farewell address after the match, as the Great Canadian Wrestling locker room gathered in the ring to show their appreciation.

The premiere episode of GCWtv will also spotlight Great Canadian Wrestling moments, including the infamous Motor City Street Fight for the GCW Ontario Independent Championship. Watch the entire brawl between Hayden ‘The Destroyer’ Avery and Cody Deaner as they battle from the wrestling ring to the parking lot, with a finish that you have to see to believe.

Don’t miss your opportunity to watch GCWtv’s premiere episode live at 8PM ET, exclusively on

Great Canadian Wrestling (GCW) is an Oshawa-based independent wrestling company offering a unique platform to showcase the top wrestling talent that Canada has to offer. Since its inauguration in 2005, GCW has expanded to promote events in cities across Ontario, hosting 28 shows in 2008 alone. As a strong supporter of Sick Kids, Great Canadian Wrestling truly believes in giving back to the community. GCW live events offer fun and excitement suitable for the entire family; the focus is to entertain. The company is proud to present fans of all ages with a regional source for wrestling entertainment as an alternative to the mainstream companies.

For more Great Canadian Wrestling information:

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Independent Wrestling Federation


IWF Friday, February 6, 2009 @ IWF Centre, West Paterson, NJ

1. Kareem West defeated Mad Dawg Jenkins.

2. Biggie Biggs defeated Stellar Travis Blake.

3. IWF Heavyweight Champion Kevin Knight defeated Hi-Definition Chris Steeler.

IWF Saturday, February 7, 2009 @ IWF Centre, West Paterson, NJ

1. Kareem West defeated Mad Dawg Jenkins.

2. Biggie Biggs defeated German Menace Kraig Stagg.

3. IWF Heavyweight Champion Kevin Knight defeated Stellar Travis Blake.

IWF Sunday, February 8, 2009 @ IWF Centre, West Paterson, NJ

1. Kareem West defeated Tony Torres.

2. IWF American Champion Damian Adams defeated Mad Dawg Jenkins.

3. IWF Heavyweight Champion Kevin Knight defeated Stellar Travis Blake.



Independent Wrestling Federation
February Fury Weekend

Saturday, February 21, 2009, 7:30 pm
& Sunday, February 22, 2009, 4:00 pm
@ IWF Centre, 32 Willow Way, West Paterson, NJ

* Card for Saturday, February 21, 7:30 pm (Day 1):

Triple Main Event: IWF Heavyweight Title…Lumberjack Match
Kevin Knight (IWF Champion) vs. Hi-Definition Chris Steeler w/ Commissioner Ross
* Other wrestlers surround the ring to guarantee there is no escape.

Triple Main Event: IWF American Title…Best 2/3 Falls Match
Kareem West vs. Damian Adams (American Champion) w/ Commissioner Ross
* A wrestler must win 2 out of 3 falls to claim the title.

Triple Main Event: No Disqualification…Street Fight
Juicy Justin Corino vs. Franciz w/ Commissioner Ross
* Anything goes, fight to a finish.

Stellar Travis Blake vs. Dangerous Dan McGuire

Tag Team Match:
Mad Dog Jenkins & Biggie Biggs “Bigg Nutz”
Portuguese Powerhouse Dan Marques & German Menace Kraig Stagg “Foreign Affairs”
w/ Evan Schwartz

IWF Junior Heavyweight Title:
Jennifer (Champion) vs. Jana
* Guest Referee: King of the Streets Tony Torres

Tag Team Match:
Fady “Arabian Bull” Madani & Chachi Perez
Bruising Bookworm Frank Scoleri & Lord Jasin Karloff

* Card for Sunday, February 22, 4:00 pm (Day 2):

7 big matches to be announced, featuring…

IWF Heavyweight Champion Kevin Knight
IWF American Champion Damian Adams
IWF Tag Team Champion Hi-Definition Chris Steeler
IWF Tag Team Champion Franciz
Juicy Justin Corino
Kareem West
Stellar Travis Blake
King of the Streets Tony Torres
Dangerous Dan McGuire
Mad Dog Jenkins
Biggie Biggs
Portuguese Powerhouse Dan Marques
German Menace Kraig Stagg
Evan Schwartz
IWF Junior Champion Jennifer
Bruising Bookworm Frank Scoleri
Fady “Arabian Bull” Madani

Plus much more to be announced. Check back soon for details at

CHIKARA sent this in:

CHIKARA: 8 matches confirmed for our return to Easton, PA on Feb. 21st!

We roll back into the Palmer Community Center of Easton in just under two weeks! When we return to the Lehigh Valley on Saturday night, February 21st, we’re bringing a boat-load of CHIKARA goodness with us, including these 8 confirmed (of 9 total) matches:

~Champ vs. Champ for the Young Lions Cup!~
Equinox vs. Amasis

~King of Trios 2009 Qualifier!~
Eddie Kingston & Brodie Lee & Grizzly Redwood
UltraMantis Black & Crossbones & Sami Callihan

~One on One!~
Claudio Castagnoli vs. Gran Akuma

~Ladies Action!~
Sara Del Rey & Sassy Stephie vs. Daizee Haze & Hailey Hatred

~Tecnico Explosion!~
Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw vs. Cheech & Cloudy

~Heated Rivalry Boils Over!~
Fire Ant & Soldier Ant vs. Icarus & Chuck Taylor

~First Time Ever!~
Ophidian vs. Worker Ant

~Six-Man Tag Action!~
Colin Delaney & STIGMA & Vin Gerard vs. Hydra & Tim Donst & Create-A-Wrestler

As of today, these 8 teams are confirmed for King of Trios 2009 taking place March 27 – 29th, 2009 in Philadelphia, PA:
The Death Match Kings: Necro Butcher & Toby Klein & Brain Damage
The Future is Now: Equinox & Lince Dorado & Helios
Da Soul Touchaz: Willie Richardson & Trauma & Marshe Rockett
The Masters of a Thousand Holds: Mike Quackenbush & Jorge Rivera & Johnny Saint
Incoherence: Hallowicked & Frightmare & Delirious
Team PWG: El Generico & the Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson)
F1rst Family: Arik Cannon & North Star Express (Ryan Cruz & Darin Corbin)
The Osirian Portal: Amasis & Escorpion Egipcio & Ophidian

…and two more teams will roll out this week!

Advance tickets for our February events are on sale right now! Tickets for King of Trios 2009 can be purchased here: , but be advised that all front row seating has already SOLD OUT!

Coming soon from our pals at Smart Mark is a new, 4-disc retrospective on CHIKARA’s biggest year to date – The Best of 2008 is coming soon, and here’s a look at what you’ll find on Disc 4:

1) F.I.S.T. vs. Martin Stone & PAC (from 11/8/08)

2) Super Smash Bros. vs. 2.0 (from 11/15/08)

3) Claudio Castagnoli vs. Eddie Kingston (from 11/16/08)

4) Super Fun Times Battle Royal (from 12/12/08)

5) Equinox/Lince/Helios vs. UnStable (from 12/12/08)

6) Vin Gerard vs. Equinox (from 12/14/08)

7) Quackenbush/Donst vs. UnStable (from 12/14/08)

8) Bonus Material

Upcoming events:

“If the Airplane is Snowed in, Put your Bloody Skis on and Get Going!”
2.20.2009 – Friday Evening
Live @ The Riverside Beneficial Assoc.!
1742 Pear St.
in Reading, PA!
The action begins at 7:30 pm!

“Motive, Means, Opportunity”
2.21.2009 – Saturday Evening
Live @ The Palmer Community Center!
4100 Green Pond Rd.
in Easton, PA!
The action begins at 7:00 pm!

King of Trios 2009
3.27.2009 – 3.29.2009 – Friday Evening through Sunday Afternoon
Live @ The New Alhambra!
7 W. Ritner St.
in scenic South Philly, PA!

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