Indy News Update #1 for June 8, 2012
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CZW Wrestling sent this in.
CZW: Ohio Debut SATURDAY; New CZW DVDs; TOD Bus Trip!
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CZW Debuts in Ohio SATURDAY, JUNE 9 for ‘Prelude to Violence: Ohio Is For Killers’
(Flyer available at http://www.czwrestling.com/upcoming/images/060912/CZW060912Flyer.jpg)
http://CZWrestling.com – THIS SATURDAY, June 9 in a double header with HWA, Combat Zone Wrestling debuts with ‘Prelude to Violence: Ohio Is For Killers’ at the Great Miami Event Center, 327 South Second ST in Hamilton, OH. HWA at 3 pm, CZW at 7:30 pm.
* For the CZW World Junior Heavyweight Title, champion Drake Younger defends against Drew Gulak
(Younger has words for Gulak at http://youtube.com/watch?v=HcKVZ9G9lhM&feature=plcp)
* Former longest-reigning CZW World Junior Heavyweight champion Adam Cole told CZW owner DJ Hyde he wanted a way to reclaim the Title, so THIS SATURDAY, Hyde has set Adam Cole vs. Sami Callihan!
(See Cole’s blog post about this match at http://czwrestling.com/news.php/adam_cole_blog_on_sami_callihan.html)
* ‘Bulldozer’ Matt Tremont takes on Ron Mathis in a warm-up for TOD on June 23!
(See the road Tremont has in order to head to June 23 at http://czwrestling.com/news.php/tremonts_busy_schedule.html)
* BOTB contestants collide when High-Flying AR Fox faces 4Loco’s Alex Colon!
(4Loco has words for CZW at http://youtube.com/watch?v=gSYAq_yhXBE&feature=plcp)
* CZW Wired TV champion Dave Crist plans to take out a problem for himself and CZW owner DJ Hyde in one Greg Excellent THIS SATURDAY!
(See how this match was set up at http://youtube.com/watch?v=tjTpGjypbK4&feature=plcp)
* Jake Crist challenges CZW owner DJ Hyde!
(Find out what Crist is thinking at http://youtube.com/watch?v=_aHBywqt1tY&feature=plcp)
* Bombshells Collide as Kimber Lee goes one-on-one with Nevaeh!
* Dustin Rayz to also be in action
(Find out what Rayz has in store at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CqVoxh3nY8&feature=plcp)
For vending or sponsorship opportunities, please contact DJHyde@czwrestling.com
Tickets are available in the Pro Shop at http://CZWrestling.com. Show your support on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/373107172739766/. For all of the latest information, visit http://CZWrestling – CZW – Like Nothing Else!
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Two New CZW Titles on DVD & On-Demand at HybridEnt.TV
* ‘Cinco De Mayo’ – An open challenge for MASADA’s CZW World Title, Callihan vs. Younger for the CZW World Junior Heavyweight Title, former BOTB contestants collide, new blood makes their entrance, and more. Get all the action on DVD & On-Demand at http://HybridEnt.TV!
* ‘Proving Grounds’ – CZW returns to Philadelphia for a night no one saw coming – the forming of 4Loco, the end of The Runaways, CZW World Heavyweight champion MASADA’s open challenge, the retirement of the Ultraviolent Underground Title, and so much more! Get all the action on DVD & On-Demand at http://HybridEnt.TV!
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‘Tournament of Death’ June 23 – Bus Trips & More News!
http://CZWrestling.com – What destruction will come at ‘Tournament of Death XI’ on Saturday, June 23 from The Ultraviolent Underground on Ebenezer Church RD in Townsend, Delaware?
Tournament of Death – First Round:
* Nation of Intoxication Drunken Scaffold Match: Devon Moore vs. Danny Havoc vs. Lucky tHURTeen
(See what The N.O.I. are thinking at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEZIWCTK6oo&feature=plcp)
* Ultraviolent Ladders Match (In Memory of JC Bailey): Drake Younger vs. Rory Mondo
(See what is Mondo thinking heading into TOD at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihXVZOHHNmY&feature=plcp)
* Pains in the Glass Match: MASADA vs. Scot Summers
* Ultraviolent Bats Match: Matt Tremont vs. BJW Death Match Heavyweight champion Abdullah Kobayashi – if Tremont wins TOD, he will face CZW owner DJ Hyde
(See Matt Tremont’s TOD plans at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpbS0o9VVVw&feature=plcp)
Non-Tournament Match: Fans Bring the Weapons – Former partners Joe Gacy and Ryan Slater do battle!
(Gacy explains why he attacked Ryan Slater at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98WnPZZaGsA&feature=plcp)
‘TOD XI’ Bus Trips Available!
Visit https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingBusTrips for more information – They are looking for feedback on providing a pick-up at the Former ECW (now Asylum) Arena. Current stops include Queens, NY (10 am at the White Castle, 89-03 57th Ave, Elmhurst, NY); Manhattan, NY (10:30 am at Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 W 34th ST & 8th Ave); & Rahway, NJ (11 am at Rahway Rec Center, 235 E Milton Ave).
The cost is $120 and includes your TOD ticket, the round trip bus, a meet & greet for autograph & photo with ABDULLAH KOBAYASHI before the show, a bloody 8×10 of Kobayashi to get signed, a tip for the driver & more! For more details and to RSVP, email email@example.com.
Tickets are available in the Pro Shop at http://CZWrestling.com. Show your support on Facebook athttps://www.facebook.com/events/168520249920075/ . For all of the latest information, visit http://CZWrestling – CZW – Like Nothing Else!
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CZW Academy is Open in Philadelphia
http://CZWrestling.com – Think you can step into the ring? New students are being accepted at the NEW CZW Academy, 2 Ritner ST (the blue building across from the front doors of the former ECW, now Asylum, Arena in Philadelphia). Training offered Monday through Thursday! To sign up, contact Academy@CZWrestling.com!
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Upcoming CZW Events
* Saturday, June 9 – Great Miami Event Center, 327 South Second ST, Hamilton, Ohio – CZW/HWA ‘Prelude to Violence’ Double Header. HWA 3 pm, CZW 7:30 pm
* Saturday, June 23 – Ultraviolent Underground, Ebenezer Church RD, Townsend, Delaware – CZW ‘Tournament of Death’. 2:30 pm
* Saturday, July 14 – TBD, Philadelphia, PA/South Jersey Area – CZW ‘New Heights’. 7:30 pm
* Wednesday, July 27 to Saturday, July 30 – Korakuen Hall, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan – CZW, BJW, wXw ‘Triangle of Ultraviolence’
* Saturday, August 11 – TBD, Philadelphia/South Jersey Area – CZW ‘Tangled Web’. 7:30 pm
* Saturday, September 8 – TBD, Philadelphia/South Jersey Area – CZW ‘Down With The Sickness’. 7:30 pm
CHIKARA sent this in.
CHIKARA’s King of Trios 2012
Official King of Trios Theme!
It’s the big one. King of Trios. A tournament so big, so outrageously awesome, that the entire world of professional wrestling cannot help but turn and look when it rolls around. An event this big needs a theme song that is every bit as epic – and that’s why we’ve turned to musical virtuoso Vince DiCola (Rocky IV soundtrack, Transformers: The Movie soundtrack) who has graciously agreed to compose the official theme for this year’s tournament! The finished composition will be made available right alongside other great CHIKARA songs in your favorite online stores – like iTunes and Zune!
Shannon Rose sent this in.
Expanding Wrestling Show Coming to KSN TV
JOPLIN, MO – June 8, 2012 – Professional wrestling fans in the four-state region will soon enjoy a more traditional presentation of the industry when TCW Wrestling debuts Sunday, June 17 at 10 a.m. on KSN TV-16.
Traditional Championship Wrestling (TCW) is an Arkansas-based wrestling company that has gained a nationwide following during the past 12 months with successful events throughout the state and TV distribution. The addition of KSN TV to its roster of television outlets is the next step in the company’s expansion plans.
“We are excited to bring wrestling back to the Joplin market,” said John Hoffmann, general manager of KSN TV. “Joplin has always had a rich wrestling tradition and TCW brings back the traditional style of professional wrestling that has always been extremely popular with the four-state area fans.”
TCW’s show will air weekly on Sunday mornings at 10. It will be shown in high definition and will expand from a previous 30-minute format to a 1-hour format.
The company’s roster of professional wrestlers features a blend of legends and current superstars. Longtime fans will be familiar with names such as “Beautiful” Bobby Eaton, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, Matt “Boink the Clown” Borne, Disco Inferno, Tammy “Sunny” Sytch, among other marquee names that appear regularly for the company and will likely be on TCW TV. Fans will also enjoy the action featuring the stars of today such as TCW Champion Tim Storm, Matt Riviera, “King” Shane Williams, The Bradford Family, “Golden Boy” Greg Anthony and more.
The promotion also features Joplin area favorites such as “Mr. Saturday Night” Michael Barry, Dustin Heritage, Lars Manderson and referee Mark Wilson.
“Finally all the fans in the Joplin and four-state area will see what all the fuss is about,” said Barry. “They’ll get to see the two best things in wrestling today – TCW and Genetic Perfection.”
Barry, along with partner Alan Steel and manager Rich Rude, is a part of TCW Tag Team Championship team known as “Genetic Perfection.”
“We are proud to bring TCW to the Joplin area market,” said Brian Thompson, senior member of TCW’s ownership team. “We are expanding fast and it’s great to have Joplin on board. We certainly want to thank KSN TV-16 for being a great partner and helping make this union happen for both TCW fans and the viewers of the station.”
TCW has broadcast a weekly 30-minute series online and on ME-TV Arkansas and public access stations during the last year. The jump to 1-hour and high definition video will begin with the Joplin area broadcast.
For more information on TCW, visit www.TCWWrestling.com