Indy News #2: FIP, PWO TV, CHIKARA, IWF Premier

Shannon Rose sent this in:

FIP Pro Wrestling presents:

The Second Annual Eddie Graham Memorial Battle of the Belts
Sunday, February 8th 2009
National Guard Armory
16386 Springhill Dr., Brooksville, FL 34604
Doors open at 5:30 pm and show starts at 6 pm
Tickets are $20 Ringside, $15 GA & Kids 13 and under $10 GA
Advance tickets – $12 GA & Kids 13 and under $8 GA
To purchase advance tickets call (352) 422-4582 or visit

Already Signed:

FIP Tag Team Champion & First Annual Battle of the Belts Winner Erick Stevens
ROH World Champion Nigel McGuiness
FIP Tag Team Champion Roderick Strong
FIP Florida Heritage Champion Chris Jones

On February 8th, 2009 FIP will present the 2nd annual Eddie Graham Memorial Battle of the Belts tournament. This tournament was established to celebrate the rich history of wrestling in the state of Florida and the memory of its biggest pioneer and most successful promoter, the late, great Eddie Graham.

Singles Rankings

1. Tyler Black – FIP World Heavyweight Champion
2. Chris Jones – FIP Florida Heritage Champion
3. Roderick Strong
4. Erick Stevens
5. Gran Akuma
6. Brad Attitude
7. Jigsaw
8. Rhett Titus
9. Sal Rinauro
10. Chasyn Rance

Tag Team Rankings

1. Erick Stevens/Roderick Strong – FIP Tag Team Champions
2. The YRR (Kenny King/Jason Blade)
3. Dark City Fight Club (Kory Chavis/Jon Davis)
4. Heartbreak Assassins (Damien Wayne/Chris Escobar)
5. The British Lions (Tommy Taylor/Christopher Grey)


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Joe Dombrowski sent this in:

PWO TV 1/18: BEST OF 2008 PART 2!

Pro Wrestling Ohio presents PWO TV on STO, Sports Time Ohio, official home of the Cleveland Indians. PWO TV provides the hottest and fastest rising wrestling stars in the state of Ohio and beyond, with new and original matches & content premiering every week. Sports Time Ohio is available throughout much of Ohio on many cable systems and is available NATIONWIDE on select satellite dish sports packages. If you would like to be part of the PWO experience, log on to for more information on channel availability, or call your satellite provider today and find out how you can get Sports Time Ohio and PWO! For more information on Pro Wrestling Ohio, log on to or!

Scheduled airtime for this episode:

Sunday night, January 18: 10:00 PM

Scheduled for this episode:

PWO Best of 2008 Part 2!
With 2008 officially coming to a close, and 2009 already off and running its time to reflect back on the year that was in Pro Wrestling Ohio. The action, the drama, the personalities, and the moments indelibly etched in time. Re-live some of PWO??’s finest moments over the past calendar year this week! This week, we re-live the tumultuous rivalry between the two most dominant men in PWO – Jason Bane and Cronus! We take a look at the rise and evolution of some of PWO??’s most beloved and hated personalities – including the psychotic perverted ???DeeeLicious??? Jimmy DeMarco, the loveable cult hero of PWO Hobo Joe, and the self-proclaimed hometown hero ???Superstar??? Mike Tolar. Also, more emotional footage from the Johnny Gargano vs. Gregory Iron feud, including the controversial violent attack that set ratings records and created a buzz like no other!

Remember, Pro Wrestling Ohio is only available on Sports Time Ohio! If Sports Time Ohio is NOT part of your DirecTV or Dish Network package, no matter where in the U.S. you are, call your satellite provider today and demand STO! Check local listings or for times!

New DVD titles for sale NOW exclusively on in our ???Store???. Now available:

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER: PWO Season 2 Volume 2 (November 2008):
Six man tag war: Greg ???The Hammer??? Valentine/Jason Bane/Gregory Iron vs. Mike Tolar/Josh Prohibition/Jimmy DeMarco; PWO Champion M-Dogg 20 Matt Cross vs. Virus; Johnny Gargano retirement speech; Hobo Joe & Aaron Maguire homeless on the streets; Shiima Xion becomes Michael Montecarlo plus Aaron Draven vs. Morty Rackem; N8 Mattson; Marion Fontaine??’s gang of misfits and more plus bonus 3rd disc featuring sit-down ??’shoot??? style interview with Greg Valentine!

PWO TV Season 2 Volume 1: Battle at the Brook Park Armory (October 11, 2008):
PWO??’s debut in Brook Park and Season 2 premiere episodes features PWO Champion M-Dogg 20 Matt Cross vs. PWO??’s Most Dominant Man: Jason Bane! PWO Tag Champions Vincent Nothing & Jake Crist vs. Morty Rackem & Matthew Jusitce! Gregory Iron vs. Mike Tolar! Plus Josh Prohibition, Johnny Gargano??’s antics, Aaron Maguire??’s announcement, several PWO debuts and so much more! Nearly three hours of footage in all!

PWO TV Volume 5 (January 2008)
: M-Dogg 20 Matt Cross teams with Jason Bane as they battle Josh Prohibition and Johnny Gargano! V-Squared recruit Cronus to send a message to Morty Rackem! Gregory Iron fights through injury to battle Matthew Jusitce! Vincent Nothing vs. Mike Tolar! Plus N8 Mattson, Jimmy DeMarco, Hobo Joe, Marion Fontaine, and more!

PWO TV Volume 6 (February 2008):
The most violent and controversial moment in PWO history as Johnny Gargano unleashes a bloody assault on Gregory Iron in an attempt to end his career! Jason Bane seeks revenge as he battles Gargano one-on-one! Josh Prohibition vs. Japanese star Hiromi Horiguchi! The formation of Morty Rackem & Matthew Justice as Pirate Justice! Plus Cronus, Lionel Knight, Mike Tolar, Jimmy DeMarco, and more!

PWO TV Vol. 1: Debut show w/M-Dogg, Prohibition, Gargano vs. Iron, Bane, McChesney, more!
PWO TV Vol. 2: M-Dogg & McChsney vs. Gargano & Prohibition; Bane vs. Mattson, more!
PWO TV Vol. 3: Prohibition & Gargano vs. Fontaine & Abercrombie; Ashley Lane and more!
PWO TV Vol. 4: Colin Delaney vs. Gargano; Bane vs. Nothing; Prohibition, Iron, Tolar, more!
PWO Wrestlelution ($20): PWO’s signature event from 8/3/08 in front of over 1,000 fans!

All DVDs of PWO TV ON SALE NOW are just $15, and shipping & handling is absolutely FREE! Visit and click on ???STORE??? to order your copies today!

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Pro Wrestling Ohio is a regional independent professional wrestling organization headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Since opening its doors in October 2007, PWO has been televised via the Sports Time Ohio network, official television home of the Cleveland Indians, available in over 4 million homes via basic cable and available nationwide via select sports packages on both DirecTV and Dish Network. PWO utilizes the most exciting and talented professional wrestlers in the region today, with names such as ???M-Dogg 20??? Matt Cross, Josh Prohibition, Jason Bane, Johnny Gargano, and Mike Tolar. PWO also works closely with various causes, having helped raise funds & awareness for such groups as the Cops & Kids program, and the local National Guard and Family Readiness Group. Pro Wrestling Ohio holds live events on a routine basis in its current home base of Brook Park, Ohio. For more information on PWO, please visit or e-mail

CHIKARA sent this in:
CHIKARA: 8 Matches confirmed for Jan 25th Philly event “Revelation X”!

Season 8 of CHIKARA goodness gets rolling on Sunday, January 25th at the former ECW Arena (now New Alhambra) when we unleash “Revelation X” on the world! A lot of “first evers” make up the bouts we know thus far – for the first time ever, CHIKARA will host a ladder match! In addition to which, we’ve got the first qualifying match for King of Trios 2009 – the year’s biggest professional wrestling tournament! So far, we’ve got these 8 of the card’s 9 matches already locked in:

Vin Gerard vs. Equinox

Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw vs. UltraMantis Black & Crossbones

LuFisto vs. Sara Del Rey

Cheech Hernandez & KC “Cloudy” Day vs. Colin Delaney & STIGMA

Eddie Kingston vs. Delirious

Player Uno & Player Dos & Create-A-Wrestler vs. The Fabulous Three

Hallowicked & Frightmare vs. Brodie Lee & Grizzly Redwood

Ophidian & Amasis vs. Fire Ant & Soldier Ant
(Added stipulation: Escorpion Egipcio will be barred from the arena!)

New York City fans will want to take advantage of a fan-organized bus trip to see “Revelation X” in Philadelphia, so they can witness the season kickoff, and be first to purchase King of Trios 2009 tickets. Drop by the forum and read up on details in the ATTN: NYC BUS TRIP thread for the skinny on this one, or e-mail the trip organizer at:

CHIKARA’s December season finale events are up for sale on the Smart Mark Video site! They are complete with all the matches from the events, as well as backstage interviews, and additional bonus materials! All that, and new, original covers! Support CHIKARA by buying our official releases, available only at Smart Mark Video!

Advance tickets for the kickoff of our 8th season are on sale right now!

“Revelation X”
1.25.2009 – Sunday Afternoon
Live @ The New Alhambra!
7 W. Ritner St.
in scenic South Philly, PA!
The action begins at 4:00 pm!

“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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Tod Kuntzelman sent this in:


JANUARY 14, 2009

IWF Premier Pro-Wrestling Entertainment is proud to announce the upcoming live shows:

Sunday January 18, 2009

Buffalo Rose Saloon, Golden Colorado

Bell: 6PM

Tag Team Match: The Horde (Adrian Grimm & Shredder) vs The Firm (Bronx & Hoodlum)

Fatal 4-Way: Chris Wrath vs Tony Tsunami vs Prodigee vs Joshua Michael

Sunday February 22, 2009

Buffalo Rose Saloon, Golden Colorado

Bell: 6PM

First Round of the 16 Man IWF Championship Tournament

Special Guest: Jerry Lynn

Sunday March 22, 2009

Buffalo Rose Saloon, Golden Colorado

Bell: 6PM

Second Round of the 16 Man IWF Championship Tournament

IWF Premier Pro Wrestling has been entertaining fans since 2001 and hosts over 25 live events yearly. Check out the newly updated website at for more information about IWF.

Check back soon for show results and the official wrestler rankings release prior to our Championship Tournament.

Tod Kuntzelman
Operations Manager
IWF Promotions