Indy News Update #3 for July 9, 2012
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!BANG! TV Report – Mick Foley – A Night of Comedy and Pro-Wrestling

Mick Foley had a dream of becoming a professional wrestler and never gave up fighting his way to the top of the business he loved with un-stoppable determination.

Mick’s accomplishments in Professional Wrestling and as an Author, Actor, Commentator and Comedian are a tribute to his “Never Quit” attitude and an example for all men and women in all stages of life that if you can dream it, you can do it.

All of us at the Funking Conservatory are honored that Mick will be joining us for a first in entertainment, “Night of Comedy and Pro-Wrestling” Thursday July 12 at the !BANG! TV Sound Stage in Ocala, Florida.

In recognition of Mick Foley’s accomplishments Dory Funk Jr. will present Mick Foley with Funking Conservatory Wrestling’s Highest Honor the, “Fighting Heart Award.”

This will be an evening of entertainment never forgotten.
This Thursday, July 12th
Show Time is 7:00pm with doors opening at 6:00pm. (Meet and Greet Mick Foley After the Show)

Tickets to Mick Foley – “A night of Comedy and Pro-Wrestling are now online at
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Tony Givens sent this in.

NWA Smoky Mountain returns to Kingsport, TN on Saturday, August 4th at the Legendary Kingsport Civic Auditorium (1550 Fort Henry Dr.) for Fire on the Mountain… Bell time is 8:00 PM and doors will open at 7:15 PM… Get there early because this event is going to be a sell out!

This event will feature 2 HUGE Main Events… NWA Smoky Mountain’s Chase Owens will attempt to make history, when he takes on The NWA World Jr. Heavyweight Champion, Kevin Douglas for the title… Nobody from the Mountain Empire region has EVER held an NWA World Title of any kind. These men have met before with Douglas defeating Owens in a tournament in Charlotte, NC last October… Since that time the Bristol native, Chase Owens has wrestled across the country, including an appearance on WWE Smackdown. Owens has battled his way back to become the #1 Contender for the title and he now faces off with Douglas in his home area, with the pride of an entire region on his back.

In the other Main Event, NWA Smoky Mountain Heavyweight Champion, Jason “The Gift” Kincaid will put his title on the line against “The American Wolf” Davey Richards… Richards and his fellow Team Ambition members, have seemingly waged war against the NWA… Kincaid has stepped up to stop Richards in his tracks. Will he succeed or will Richards end up with one of the NWA’s most prestigious titles.

The last time Team Ambition came to the area, they orchestrated a post-match attack on NWA Legend, Ricky Morton and Chase Owens… With Morton wrestling outside the Smoky Mountain area that night and Chase challenging for the NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title, who will Richards and company target next?

Here is the card so far:

NWA World Jr. Heavyweight Title Match
Representing NWA Lone Star from Texas,
Champion, “Modern Day Hero” Kevin Douglas
Representing NWA Smoky Mountain from Northeast TN,
Challenger, “The Real Deal” Chase Owens

NWA Smoky Mountain Heavyweight Title Match
Former ROH World Champion, Davey Richards
NWA Smoky Mountain Champion, Jason Kincaid

More Matches will be announced soon featuring:
NWA Smoky Mountain Champion, Jason “The Gift” Kincaid
NWA Tennessee Tag Team Champion, The Illuminati
“The Party Boy” Keith Knox
“The Specialist” Jeff Connelly
Johnny Knieval
“The Xcception” Josh Crawford
Legit Dynamite
“The Blackanese Assassin” Menace
& More!

*Card Subject to Change*

Doors Open at 7:15 PM

Ticket Info
Tickets are $12 Front Row ($10 in Advance); $10 General Admission

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Kingsport, TN 37664

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The Union sent this in.


– Results from Saturday night’s “Reign Of Terror” event

– Fundraising continues for “Kingdom” documentary

Union of Independent Professional Wrestlers “Reign Of Terror” results from Saturday night in Toronto, Canada:

-Ashley Sixx b Rip Impact via submission

-Alex Vega b Ashley Sixx for the vacant Northern Lights Cruiserweight title (note: Shawn LaFleur vacated the belt due to injury. Sixx had Vega locked into a submission hold but reared back to far and let his shoulders hit the canvas, thus pinning himself)

-Psycho Mike Rollins b RJ City by pinfall

-Michael Elgin and Sebastian Suave went to a 30 minute draw. (note: After the match the fans began chanting for “five more minutes”. Elgin took the mic, praised Suave for his hard work. But instead of saying yes to extending the match, Elgin smashed Suave in the face with the mic and brutally assaulted him until Union officials could intervene.)

-Union Tag Team champions Ethan Page and Mr. Melo (subbing for Joey Kings) b Brent Banks and Alessandro Del Bruno by pinfall to retain the titles

-Union Heavyweight champion Josh Alexander b Pepper Parks b submission to retain the title.

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The fundraising campaign for “Kingdom”, the feature-length documentary film about Anthony Kingdom James and The Union of Independent Professional Wrestlers’ WRESTLESTOCK event is only a week old but is closing in on the two-thirds completion point. Fans can check out the first trailer for the movie and make pledges to help support the film’s editing process. A series of incentive packages has been put together for contributors that include tickets to The Union’s September event, Union t-shirts, DVD sets of both the documentary and the WrestleStock event, tickets to the film’s premiere screening and even a chance to have your “First Day of Training as a Pro Wrestler”.

Besides focusing on Anthony Kingdom James, the film will feature appearances by former ECW World champion Steve Corino, his son Colby Corino, ROH superstar Michael Elgin, El Generico, “Big Rig” Brodie Lee, former NWA president James Miller and a host of talented independent professional wrestlers.

Check out the first trailer for the documentary at and check out the list of rewards. Pick the right one for you and donate. Support the Union and help the movie’s director John Chipman bring our story to the world at large.

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