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Mid Atlantic Sportatorium
Tag Team Battle Royal action to determine a new #1 Contender for the All Stars Goon Squad's Walter Eaton & Roy Wilkins' CWF Mid Atlantic Tag Team Titles kicked off MADNESS IN ANY DIRECTION with the teams of the Aftermath's Chet Sterling & RGL Champion Ben Tyler started against the lone Killbilly Aric Andrews, without a partner due to an automobile accident Friday. After 90 seconds, Chris "Sho Smoove" Lea & Kamakazi Kid entered the battle, followed in another minute and a half by the team of All Stars Jesse "El Fuego" Ortega & Michael "the Fury" McAllister. The final team hit the ring when the Mid Atlantic Outlaws Louis Moore & Matt Houston were introduced and the match broke down into four or five knots of competitors battling all over the ring and arena. The Kazi-Sho Smoove team was the first eliminated, followed by the Aftermath's team, leaving the All Stars to battle the Outlaws. The veteran team took control of the bout and guaranteed themselves a shot at the Goon Squad at CWF High Tension on April 20th.
Singles action pitting two men who have become familiar with each other in tag team battles, Mark James and half of the Mid Atlantic Tag Team Champions Walter Eaton, followed and quickly concluded as James took Eaton down for the three count in under three minutes via pinfall!
ArenaChicks tag team action was up next as the team of Su Yung and rookie Amanda Rodriguez hit the ring to do battle against the red-hot All American Girls Amber O'Neal & Santana Garrett. The match was firmly in the hands of Yung & Rodriguez after they separated Garrett from her partner O'Neal and proceeded to take a beating. After several minutes of effort, Garrett rewarded herself by tagging in the CEO of ArenaChicks and turning the tables on their opponents, winning by convincing pinfall.
Rookie Aaron Biggs made his debut against Mecha Mercenary w/Cecil Scott, took the mic and introduced his trainer, Rob "Boogie Woogie Man" McBride. McBride patrolled the ringside area, making sure Scott didn't become involved as his latest protege took the fight to the masked mechanical monster in a true battle of super heavyweights. Brutality, hostility and downright disdain surfaced in both competitors as they fought to try to put down the other, with each man taking a turn trying to slam the other. Mecha Mercenary wouldn't back down in the closing moments of the bout, finally bringing the rookie to the canvas for a pinfall win in Biggs' first professional match.
Returning from a broken jaw, CWF Mid Atlantic Television Champion Trevor Lee hit the ring with Chet Sterling to defend his title against "the Obsession" Caleb Konley. Konley started strong, wrestled consistently but found himself facing a literal buzzsaw in young Lee. Several near falls almost gave Konley the title, but Lee kicked out of every attempt he faced. Konley connected with the jaw of Lee, who screamed in pain and collapsed to the canvas, forcing the referee to order the surging Konley to the corner to check on Lee. Lee turned the tables by nailing Konley in the back as he complained to the fans at ringside about having his momentum interrupted by the referee and rolling him up for a pin to retain the TV Title.
Gang Fight action hit the ring as the Black Watch's Solomon Spades, Chase Dakota, Joe Black & Jester Jokes hit the ring to face the returning Fatback Enterprises' Nick Richards, Donnie Dollar$, Matthew de Nero and Brad Stutts. Or so it appeared. Two rather large masked men entered the arena at the opening bell and battled on the floor on behalf of the Black Watch. As part of the fight went to the floor on three sides of the ring and the Black Watch appeared to be on the verge of finishing off Fatback Enterprises, Commissioner Corey Edsel's music sounded and he walked the ramp and climbed into the ring. Cleaning house, it looked as if Fatback had the situation in hand until "Young Gun" Nick Richards, returning to the fight after cowering at ringside for several minutes, armed himself with a steel chair and attacked tag partner Donnie Dollar$. Brad Stutts tried to intervene, but Richards floored him with the same chair before going back for a couple of more shots at Dollar$ before exiting through the front door as the match was still ongoing. The Black Watch's bizarre team stood tall with a pinfall win, leaving the crowd in a stunned silence.
The Final match of the 1st Annual Corey Edsel Toughman Tournament was up next, pitting former Heavyweight Champion "Assassin" Ray Kandrack against former RGL Champ Matt Smith. A slobber-knocker ensued with Smith going toe-to-toe with the angry assassin and refusing to back up for any reason. Smith threw his body recklessly into his opponent's from every angle possible, taking its toll on the much larger Kandrack, who is known for his brawling style of violence inside of the squared circle. Referee Redd Jones found himself sandwiched between the corner turnbuckles and Smith and seconds later CWF Commissioner Edsel hit the ring to call the match. Smith maintained his distance, struck with force and captured the pinfall over the All Star to win the Toughman Tournament in a real David v. Goliath story.
The splintering of the Aftermath continued as "the 1st" Ric Converse was out next to face his long-time partner Xsiris one-on-one in singles action. With no seconds, the two went to war at the bell, repaying favors from their years on the road together as they seriously tried to drop the other like a bad habit. Converse ended up with a stinger in his left shoulder, diminishing his effectiveness in trying to lock X into the Ric-Tor Scale, but stayed in the match and still pulled off a pinfall win with a back slide. The Aftermath's Lee, Tyler & Sterling hit the ring after Xsiris exited the arena, attacking Converse inside of the ring. With the Aftermath's creator sprawled on the canvas, Xsiris returned to the ring and was attacked by the Aftermath trio, taken out with William L. Cross' collapsible baton and left lying in the ring with Converse.
PWI International Ultra-J Crown Champion Chiva Kid was out next to challenge CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Arik Royal for his title. One of the most absolutely stunning displays of professional wrestling erupted and continued for well over twenty minutes, with both tag partners exchanging chops, drops and backhands all over the arena, including several flights by Air Chiva into the front rows. The two top fan favorites in the Mid Atlantic area were met with a roar by the packed house as the building heated up hotter than Mexico as the two left it all in the ring against each other. The Aftermath's Lee, Tyler & Sterling entered the arena with steel chairs, but at the threat of suspension by Commissioner Edsel, sat in the corner and watched the two friends battle. When Royal finally finished off his friend via pinfall to retain his title, the Aftermath attacked with steel chairs and Trevor Lee went to work at unmasking Chiva Kid, pulling off his goat mask and holding the wrestler's face up for all to see. The locker room emptied and the "youth movement" of the Aftermath exited with the damage already done as they helped Chiva Kid from the arena.
CWF Mid Atlantic returns to live action on Saturday April 20th at Gibsonville NC's Mid Atlantic Sportatorium for CWF HIGH TENSION! The Goon Squad's Wilkins & Eaton defend the CWF Mid Atlantic Tag Titles against new #1 contenders Matt Houston & Louis Moore! Reserve your seats NOW at www.cwf247.com!
(Above) Kamakazi Kid is brought back into the ring from the top ropes by the All Stars' Michael "the Fury" McAllister & Jesse "El Fuego" Ortega in five-team Tag Team Battle Royal action at Gibsonville NC's Mid Atlantic Sportatorium.
The Killbillies' "South Paw" Aric Andrews dives onto the Aftermath's Ben Tyler in five-team Tag Team Battle Royal action to crown a new #1 Contender to the Mid Atlantic Tag Titles.
Chris "Sho Smoove" Lea works over an opponent in the corner as brawls erupt all around the ring.
All Star Michael "the Fury" McAllister tries to finish off the Mid Atlantic Outlaws' Louis Moore in the ropes.
All Star Jesse "El Fuego" Ortega makes the save as the Outlaw's Moore and Matt Houston try to eliminate McAllister.
Ortega sounds off to fans at ringside while pounding on Houston as McAllister and Moore brawl as the final two teams.
One half of the CWF Mid Atlantic Tag Champions All Stars Goon Squad's Walter Eaton tries to teach referee Hogan how to count as he battles Mark James in singles action.
Eaton attempts to tie up James for a pinfall win.
Eaton keeps an eye on his opponent as they both return to their feet.
Mark James goes for the win, hooking the leg of Eaton for the pinfall attempt.
All American Girls' Santana Garrett goes leg scissors around the head of Su Yung in ArenaChicks tag team action.
All American Girls' Amber O'Neal takes Yung to the canvas for a quick pin attempt.
O'Neal slows the pace down and works on the arm and shoulder of Yung on the canvas.
Rookie Amanda Rodriguez tries to pin Garrett in the center of the ring.
Yung exudes confidence as she has the upper hand on Garrett in her own corner.
Rodriguez receives a "welcome to the big time" from O'Neal in the corner.
The masked Mecha Mercenary hits the ring to take on his personal ghost in singles action.
Aaron Biggs is ready for battle as his trainer Rob "Boogie Woogie Man" McBride watches from the floor at ringside.
The behemoths collide in the middle of the ring.
Biggs extends his first professional bout by escaping the flying Mecha elbow drop.
Biggs unloads straight to the face of the masked mechanical monster.
CWF Mid Atlantic Television Champion Trevor Lee climbs through the ropes to defend his title for the first time after breaking his jaw.
Challenger "the Obsession" Caleb Konley leapfrogs over Lee as they run the ropes.
Conley considers his options as he cranks on the arm of the prone TV champ.
Lee covers with his knee across the bridge of Konley's nose.
Referee Redd Jones checks to see if Konley wants to submit on the canvas.
Two masked men hit the ring area at the opening bell of the No DQ Gang Fight and attack returning "Young Gun" Nick Richards as the Black Watch go to war against Fatback Enterprises.
The Black Watch's Solomon Spades nails Fatback's Matthew de Nero in the mouth with a kick.
Joe Black advances on Donnie Dollar$ as Spades sets his sights on de Nero.
The bizarre Jester Jokes floors Fatback's Brad Stutts at ringside.
Matthew de Nero goes for broke, activating the Power Glove!
Stutts stares in disbelief as Richards attacks teammate Dollar$ with a steel chair.
Chase Dakota applies boot to de Nero as music fills the arena.
CWF Commissioner Corey Edsel hits the ring to battle beside his Fatback Enterprises partners.
Dakota stands over de Nero despite the Commissioner entering the battle.
Matt Smith attacks "Assassin" Ray Kandrack from the air in the Final match of the 1st Annual Corey Edsel Toughman Tournament.
Kandrack is almost stopped in his tracks by a fired-up Smith.
Kandrack throws Smith into referee Redd Jones in the corner.
Kandrack brags that the match is over as Commissioner Edsel enters the ring to officiate.
Kandrack tries to finish off the pesky Smith, unsuccessfully.
The Aftermath further splinters as "the 1st" Ric Converse squares off against partner Xsiris in singles action.
Converse is in control early, cranking on the arm of X.
Xsiris fires back straight to the face of Converse.
Xsiris tries to focus on one part of his opponent, deciding on his shoulder.
Converse stays in the match using his head to remain in control.
Teammates Tyler and Sterling attack under the guidance of Trevor Lee.
Xsiris returns to the ring to question the young Aftermath member's motives.
Xsiris is taken out with William L. Cross' collapsible baton.
Xsiris and Converse help each other back to their feet and out of the arena after being beaten down by their own teammates.
CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion and tag partner Chiva Kid, the current PWI International Ultra-J Crown Champion, square off with the Mid Atlantic title on the line.
Royal leapfrogs over Chiva Kid.
Chiva and Royal grapple in the middle of the squared circle.
Big Arik Royal actually catches Chiva Kid, who flipped over the top ropes onto him on the floor at ringside.
Chiva refuses to submit, signalling to the referee and fans he's still in the fight.
Royal turns Chiva inside out as they collide in mid-air!
Chiva changes his focus and unloads a chop across the broad chest of Royal.
Royal reacts to a particularly painful Chiva Kid chop.
Royal tries to ground his high-flying partner on the canvas.
The Aftermath's "Youth Movement" drag steel chairs to ringside for the remainder of the main event, knowing interfering in the match will cost them suspensions.
Chiva and Royal continue to beat the living be-Jesus out of each other on the canvas.
Chiva grabs the Sportatorium's steel support beam above the ring to drop on the champion!
With Royal victorious, Lee, Tyler & Sterling attack Chiva Kid.
Sitting on his back, Trevor Lee removes the mask of Chiva Kid.
Ric Converse and Kamakazi Kid help Chiva to the locker room after the cowardly three-on-one attack.
CWF Mid Atlantic returns to live action at the Mid Atlantic Sportatorium on 1001 Springwood Ave in Gibsonville NC on Saturday April 20th at 7:30pm for CWF HIGH TENSION! Reserve your seats NOW at CWF247.COM!
(From Greensboro) Exit Interstate 40/85 on exit 138, making a left turn at the end of the exit onto Highway 61. At the signal, turn right onto Highway 70. Make a left turn at the signal at Springwood Church Road, which turns into Springwood Ave. The Mid Atlantic Sportatorium is located on the right hand side of Springwood about a mile from Highway 70.
Or GPS us at: 1001 Springwood Ave. #15 Gibsonville NC
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