Indy News Update #1 for May 12, 2010
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Tony Givens sent this in:

The Championship Wrestling Alliance presents Collision Course 6 featuring War Games on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Civic Auditorium in Kingsport, TN!

This event has a special 7 PM Bell Time and will feature nearly 4 hours of incredible pro wrestling action!

Here is the card:

*Main Event*
War Games Steel Cage Match
CWA World Heavyweight Champion, Robbie Cassidy,
Tony “The Dragon” Givens,
“Notorious” Nick Hammonds,
“The Party Boy” Keith Knox,
& “The Real Deal Chase Owens
w/ Miss Ashlee Hope
CWA National Heavyweight Champion, Alyx Winters,
CWA World Tag Team Champions, OMF (Chris Richards & Jason Kincaid),
“The Wrestling Extraordinaire” Sigmon,
& Kole Layton King
w/ Rob Knight & GQ Flawless

Rules of War Games:
1 man from each team will start the match… After 5 minutes, the team that won the “advantage” will send in a 2nd man, making it 2-on-1 for the next 2 minute period. At the end of that period, the opposing team will send in a 2nd man, evening things up at 2-on-2 for the the next 2 minutes… The teams will then alternate in sending in new members every 2 minutes, with the team that won the “advantage” keeping the advantage until all 10 men are the cage.
The match can only end when all 10 wrestlers have entered the match… The 1st team to make one of the members of the opposing team submit or surrender will be declared the winners!

The “Advantage” will be determined by a series of 5 singles matches featuring the competitors in War Games. The team who wins the most singles matches will have the “Advantage” in War Games! Here are the 5 Advantage Matches:

Advantage Match # 1
“The Party Boy” Keith Knox
“The Wrestling Extraordinaire” Sigmon

Advantage Match # 2
Tony “The Dragon” Givens
National Heavyweight Champion, Alyx Winters

Advantage Match # 3
“The Real Deal” Chase Owens
Kole Layton King

Advantage Match # 4
“Notorious” Nick Hammonds
Jason “The Gift” Kincaid

Advantage Match # 5
World Heavyweight Champion, Robbie Cassidy
“The Tennessee Redneck” Chris Richards

In addition to The War Games, the CWA will also present The New Blood Showcase starting at 7:00 PM. The young and up coming talent of the CWA will take center stage already signed to compete:

“Young Gun” Cody Ices will defend his TV Title!
The In-Ring Debut of GQ Flawless
Skylar Cruze
“Dangerous” Gavin Darring
Richard Wellington
Steven “Fireball” Berry
Jeff F. Baker
& Many More!

*Card Subject to Change*

Ticket Information
Front Row: $10
Adult: $8
Children (12 & under): $6
Military Personal (Active & Inactive): FREE

Front Row Tickets are available at:
Ever More Comics & Games
1451 E. Center St.
Kingsport, TN 37664

Doors open at 6

Venue Information
Kingsport Civic Auditorium
1550 Fort Henry Dr
Kingsport, TN 37664
(423) 229-9457

For more information on the Championship Wrestling Alliance visit our website at

Danny Duggan sent this in:

5/10- Two day Ring of Honor tryouts to be held in Canada.

Canadian Wrestling’s Elite proudly presents a two day Ring of Honor
tryout for professional wrestlers looking for their big big break and
opportunity. On Friday July 9th and Saturday July 10th, NWA World
champion and Ring of Honor booker “Scrap Iron” Adam Pearce comes to
Winnipeg, Manitoba in search for a potential future ROH star.

Ring of Honor has grown from a top tier independent company into full
fledged national presence producing weekly national television on HD
Net as well as pay per views. ROH has been the breeding ground for
many of today’s top stars in the wrestling world including Desmond
Wolfe, Daniel Bryan, CM Punk, Samoa Joe, Christopher Daniels, Low Ki,
Evan Bourne, The Amazing Red and countless others. Being based in the
Northeastern United States this is a once in a lifetime opportunity
for professionals based in Central and Western Canada to get their
foot in the door as well as an opportunity for wrestlers from all over
the world to show their stuff to the man making the decisions in ROH.

Adam Pearce will oversee and direct the two day camp that will feature
drills that highlight wrestlers basic skills and fundamentals,
physical conditioning, psychology, and promo abilities.

The two day camp will be capped off on the Saturday with CWE’s monthly
Winnipeg event where prospects from the camp will be given a chance to
perform on the event.

The big benefit to the event?! The standout from the two day camp as
selected by Ring of Honor booker Adam Pearce will be GUARANTEED a dark
match at a future Ring of Honor event. In a day and age where a promo
tape isn’t always suffice you now have the opportunity to show your
stuff right in front of the person who can book you on the spot!

Canadian Wrestling’s Elite is the only company in North America
outside of WWE aggressively touring 15 markets. CWE will also be
selecting a standout from the camp for a future CWE tour.

If you have been waiting for an opportunity to break the glass ceiling
that is independent wrestling and breakout onto the national scene
this a chance not to pass up!

This 2 day camp will be offered at the unbelievable early bird price
of only $100 for applicants who register before May 31st.

The camp will be offered for only $150 for those registered after May 31st.

For more information on the camp or to register e-mail

Devin Cutting sent this in:

The Pure Wrestling Association returns to the Red Chevron Club in Guelph, Ontario, Canada on Sunday, May 16th, 2010 at 2:30 PM with these matches:

The Flatliners vs. The Hollywood Hunks for the PWA Tag Team Championship
Jade Chung vs. Krystal Banks for the PWA Elite Women’s Championship
Super Kamikaze vs. Shawn Arctic
Eric Cairnie vs. Eddie Osbourne for the PWA Ontario Championship
Turcan Celik vs. George Terzis
Reggie Marley vs. Juan Ortiz
Joey Allen vs. Geza Kalman

Go to for info about the PWA and or for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

Michael Tartaglia sent this in:

Tri-State Wrestling Alliance (TWA)
Sunday, June 6, 2010
601 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, New Jersey 08043
(856) 309-4400


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Thanks to Jiffy Lube for this great offer!

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Rounding out the 8-team tournament will be the teams of “The Platinum Poppa” Rob Eckos & Billy Bax and Damian Dragon & Adam Cole.

Bax & Eckos are former 2-time East Coat Wrestling Association (ECWA) Tag Team Champions. Amazingly, their first title reign lasted 2-1/2 years! Both times, Bax & Eckos were managed by Carlton P. Hightower. No confirmation yet as to whether Hightower will be there June 6th, although the Bax & Hightower did re-unite for the first time in years at the TWA April 11th show. Bax and Eckos are no strangers to at least one other team in the tournament, the Logan Brothers, who are also 2-time ECWA Tag Team Champions. Bax/Eckos feuded in ECWA with the Logans, and rekindled their feud in TWA at the January 31st event where the Logans defeated Bax and Eckos, but not without some controversy. The match ended when Matt Logan pinned Billy Bax, who were the legal men in the ring. TWA Referee Matt Bennett made the right call and counted the pinfall, however at the same time, Rob Eckos had Bryan Logan pinned. While Eckos and Bryan WERE NOT the legal men in the ring, Bax and Eckos stand by their claim that the Logans’ win was a tainted one. Bax & Eckos are one of the more veteran, crafty teams in the tournament and stand a great chance to win the Tag Team Titles

The team of Damian Dragon & Adam Cole is a relatively new one, yet a very impressive one. Dragon & Cole caught the attention of TWA management at a World-1 event early this year when the won a hard fought contest against Alex Anthony and Sabian. At the TWA April 11th event, Dragon & Cole suffered a loss to the Logan Brothers, but the match was very evenly contested and the rookie team won the respect of both their opponents and fans alike. Cole recently added the CZW Junior Heavyweight Championship to his resume, which he won on May 8, 2010. While Dragon & Cole are the team with least experience in the field of eight, they do possess the youth, skill and enthusiasm to surprise a lot of the other teams and fans alike.


On April 11th, “Hitman” Tony Steston defeated the masked “Mr. Wrestling III” Steve Corino for the TWA Heavyweight Title. After the match, “The Certified Genius” Rob Dimension unmasked Mr. Wrestling III to reveal not Steve Corino, but Tommy Thunda of World-1. Since Stetson did not defeat Steve Corino, TWA Commissioner Joel Goodhart ruled that he could not award the TWA Title to Tony Stetson. At that point TWA owner and promoter Mike Tartaglia (aka Mike Bruno) came to the ring and agreed with Goodhart that Stetson could not be awarded the title since he did not pin the champion. As Corino’s camp began to celebrate thinking their plan worked, Tartaglia ripped the title belt from Dimension’s clutches as he announced that while Stetson was not champion, neither was Corino and stripped Corino of the heavyweight title due to his failure to show for his title defense and thus forfeiting his match and championship. Just as Tartaglia announced that the title was being help up, Breaker Morant stormed to ringside.

Earlier in the evening, Morant outlasted 5 other top TWA Stars in a Gauntlet Match for a permanent spot on the TWA roster and a championship match on the day, time and place of his choosing. Morant declared he wanted his title match right there, so Tartaglia made the match between Breaker Morant and the man who was cheated out his Title Match and Title Win minutes earlier, “Hitman” Tony Stetson.

Stetson and Morant have been bitter enemies for the last decade. Morant took credit for retiring Stetson from pro wrestling 8 years ago and met Steston in Stetson’s first match coming out of retirement at the TWA Reunion Show last Oct 24th. Stetson cleanly defeated Morant that night in the very same building and Stetson also had a tag team win over Morant from December 5th, when Stetson and Bruno defeated Morant and Johnny Calzone. Even though Stetson had just wrestled a full match versus Tommy Thunda, Stetson and his fans were confident that he had Morant’s number and would walk away as TWA Champion.

However, after the referee was knocked down, “The Beast” Glen Osbourne, who accompanied Stetson to the ring, crushed the title dreams of “The Hitman.” As Morant got a chair and was about to attack Stetson. Osbourne intervened, grabbed the chair from Morant and pushed him down. Osbourne went to help Stetson up, but then let his rage explode as he swung the chair at Stetson’s head, knocking him out cold and making him easy prey for Morant who made the cover and was declared NEW TWA Champion.

Ever since Osbourne lost the TWA Title on January 31st when Corino pinned Stetson in a Triple Threat Match, Osbourne went into seclusion and had no contact with anyone on the TWA roster or TWA management. When Osbourne showed up April 11th, he seemed calm and in a good mood and explained away his lack of communication by saying he was just re-evaluating his career and his future goals. No one knows for sure whether Osbourne showed up April 11th with bad intentions or whether he showed up with good intentions, but just lost his cool in the moment.

Regardless, TWA Commissioner Joel Goodhart has deemed that in order to ensure Stetson gets a fair shake at the title, “The Beast” Glen Osbourne is banned from ringside for this match and Goodhart warned that if Osbourne does not heed his ruling, he will be subject to a hefty fine.


While first deemed as “Road Warrior Rip-offs” when they debuted in the WWF in 1987, Ax & Smash, Demolition went on to win 3 WWF Tag Teams Titles, but more importantly they won the respect of the wrestling community and fans as one of the most legendary tandems of the 1980’s. While both performed under different names in the past and achieved great success, it was their stint as Ax & Smash that earned them arguably their greatest fame and notoriety. Their first of 3 WWF Title Reigns (defeating Strike Force of Rick Martel and Tito Santana) lasted a record 16 months. Their 2nd title win was over The Brain Busters (Tully Blanchard & Arn Anderson) and their 3rd was over Andre the Giant & Haku.

Since Demolition will not be available to the TWA on a regular basis, TWA Commissioner Joel Goodhart decided to book the legendary duo in a special Non-Tag Team Tournament Bonus Match. Their opponents are one of the hottest teams out of the Mid-South, Reckage & Romance, Traditional Championship Wrestling (TCW) Heavyweight Champion Jeff Jett and , making his TWA return, VH-1 Reality TV Star “Mr. 5.5” Matt Riviera.

Jeff Jett, a 15-year veteran of the ring, recently won the TCW Heavyweight Championship from Tim Storm on April 10th. He holds wins over former NWA World Heavyweight Champion, Dan Severn, NWA Legend & 1/2 of the Midnight Express, Bobby Eaton, and many others.

Matt Riviera is a 6-year veteran of the ring, and holds wins over Bobby Eaton, Mike Jackson, Ted Allen, and is a multi-time champion for Pro Wrestling Alliance (PWA), Arkansas Wrestling Entertainment (AWE), TCW, and many other indy promotions. Riviera was on VH1’s Megan Wants a Millionaire and is undefeated in TWA. Riviera is reported to be worth $5.5 M, as his ring moniker suggests.

Collectively, Jett & Riviera are former TCW Tag Team Champions. Certainly, Jett & Riviera will need all that experience and skill as they face one of pro wrestling’s most legendary teams.

Check out this classic music video of Demolition:

Teams announced for the tournament**

– The Logan Brothers (former 2-time ECWA Tag Team Champions/current Chaotic Tag Team Champions)

– The Best Around, Bruce Maxwell & T.J. Canon (former CZW Tag Team Champions)

– “The Red, White & BLUE Express” The Blue Meanie & Kid America w/ Mini-America (TWA)

– The Colony, Soldier Ant & Green Ant (2/3’s of the 2010 King of Trios Finalists) (Chikara)

– The Nigerian Nightmares, Maifu & Saifu, w/ Voodoo Princess Sheeta (2010 Captain Lou Albano Memorial J-Cup Champions) (NWS)

– Metal Master & The World’s ONLY Wrestling, Break-dancing Robot, SHOCKWAVE the ROBOT (Int’l/ROH/TWA)

– “Platinum Poppa” Rob Eckos & Billy Bax (former 2-time ECWA Tag Team Champions)

– Damian Dragon & CZW Junior Heavyweight Champion Adam Cole (World-1/CZW)

Matches signed**

– Non-Tournament, BONUS MATCH: WWF/E Legends the original Ax & Smash, DEMOLITION (former 3-time WWF/E Tag Team Champions and Legends) vs. former Traditional Championship Wrestling (TCW) Tag Team Champions, Reckage & Romance, current TCW Heavyweight Champion Jeff Jett & VH-1 Reality TV Star “Mr. 5.5” Matt Riviera

– Tri-State Wrestling Alliance (TWA) Heavyweight Title Match: Breaker Morant (Champion) vs. “Hitman” Tony Stetson (Challenger)…”The Beast” Glen Osbourne has been BANNED from ringside

Special Appearance by…

Former WWE Diva, “The Kat” Stacy Carter

**Card subject to change.

Tickets are now on sale for the TWA June 6th Tag Team Title Tournament. They are ONLY $12.00 ringside and $10.00 general admission.

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Also, TWA “Rasslin’ Radio/Squared Circle/Ringmasters Wrestling School” HOMECOMING will be on Saturday, June 5th at the Colonial Elementary School in Plymouth Meeting, PA at 7PM. This is the first time the TWA has come to the state of Pennsylvania in over 18 years, featuring a Ringmasters Rumble with TWA Originals and the winner getting a TWA Title Match later in the evening with the new TWA Heavyweight Champion Breaker Morant!!! Plus 3-time WWF/E Tag Team Champions, the original Ax & Smash, DEMOLITION, will face the 848 lbs. Nigerian Nightmares, Maifu & Saifu, with Princess Sheeta. Also appearing, International Star, The Metal Master, the World’s ONLY Break-dancing Wrestling Robot, SHOCKWAVE the ROBOT, The Logan Brothers, “The Red, White & BLUE Express” Blue Meanie & Kid America w/ Mini-America, World-1 North American Champion Ricky Reyes, former WWF/E Diva “The Kat” Stacy Carter and many more!!! For tickets and info on the June 5th show, please call (610) 456-9601 or visit

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TASW Wrestling sent this in:

TASW returns to Humble this Saturday night May 15th, for “Beat Down”.

All the action will be at Magnolia Ballroom located at 2725 Wilson road
in Humble. Easy to get to from either FM1960, Will Clayton, or Beltway 8.

This Saturday night the doors open at 6pm. Matches start at 7pm.

In the main event you will see an 8-Man Tag Team match.

Plus 4 other exciting matches….

Check out the TASW website for information on this card.

(Card subject to change)

Ticket Info: General Admission Seating.
Adults $15.00, Kids 12 and under $10.00.
Get there early to get front row seats.

Tickets will be available at the door this Saturday night
starting at 6:00pm.


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TASW’s 24hr. Event line number is (281) 548-5856.

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