A Special Report!
Mid Atlantic Sportatorium
The "South Paw" Aric Andrews, along with partner "Honky Kong" Evan Banks, manager "Barefoot" Bobby Joe Neil & a lifesize cardboard cutout of NASCAR Superstar Bobby Labonte hit the ring area to find Solomon Spades' right hand man in the Black Watch, Chase Dakota, ready to do battle. A fast hard-hitting fight broke out keeping guest referee Tyler Dalton, who was in attendance to represent the Alamance County Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, hoping from bell to bell. Dakota left the ring most likely trying to figure out how to explain to Spades that he lost via pinfall.
Mecha Mercenary was joined by partner "Surly" Cecil Scott to hit the ring for the second bout at CWF REDEMPTION to face recent CWF Dojo graduate Aaron Biggs in a Commissioner-granted rematch. Immovable objects collided. Both men went over the ropes to the floor. The floor loses as this bout was ruled a time limit draw as the ten minute time limit expired.
A video message from Nick Richards came to life on the arena's main screen, but was ordered stopped mid-way through by Brad Stutts, who asked for a house mic from the commentary position. Stutts informed the fans that he had no clue what was going on with his "little brother" but wasn't going to take it sitting down. He ended his comments and introduced another short video featuring WWE Hall of Famer Sgt. Slaughter, who will be joining forces with CWF Mid Atlantic on Friday May 17th in Burlington!
The Killbillies' "Honky Kong" Evan Banks, along with manager "Barefoot" Bobby Joe Neil were out next for a collision of fan-favorites, facing off the popular Matthew de Nero in singles action. The fun-loving Killbillies couldn't figure out why de Nero was being so serious when the object of wrestling was to "have fun". They wrestled like they were taught by their mutual teacher, "Handsome" Jimmy Valiant in Virginia, making him proud of his former students. The Killbillies exited the arena, familiar music used by a certain "sports entertainment" star known by three of the same initials suddenly blared. Someone entered the arena wearing a HighSpots.Com mask of the said superstar along with Bobby Joe Neil in drag and beat de Nero down using the moves and holds the subject of the mask normally employees. Crafty de Nero kept moving forward, garnering a pinfall win over the fun-loving Banks, but showed he still was able to have fun when Kriss Kross sounded and everyone in the ring started jumping.
The "new" Aftermath's Chet Sterling was out next to face off against the man who originally created the group "the 1st" Ric Converse in singles action. Converse went about the task of showing the cocky youngster who ran the city, but Sterling reversed his fortunes and started to take an advantage over the six-time former Mid Atlantic champion. Converse kicked in the afterburners, dropping his former teammate face-first with his Ric-Tor Scale finisher for a convincing pinfall win.
CWF Mid Atlantic Tag Team Champions the All Stars Goon Squad's Roy Wilkins & Walter Eaton hit the ring with the ever-annoying Coach Gemini hit the ring to defend their titles against challengers Chris "Sho Smoove" Lea & Andrew Everett Cross in what promised to be a high-flying affair started in dead silence as CWF Mid Atlantic TV Champion Trevor Lee rushed in and clobbered Cross with his title belt as the bell was being rang for the title match. Cross slumped face-first to the floor at ringside and the Goon Squad ran off everyone that tried to help him out of the arena, leaving a fired up "Sho Smoove" taking control of the bout inside of the ring, taking on the champions at a handicap. With well-time attacks on the injured Cross, the champions kept the match two-on-one for the duration, finally wearing down the rookie Lea and pinning him for the three count.
CWF Mid Atlantic Television Champion Trevor Lee and Aftermath cohort Chet Sterling were out next as Lee stepped up to defend his title against a recently-irate Donnie Dollar$. Dollar$, the proverbial angry young man, hit the ring ready to tear off the cocky TV Champ's head. Lee had his hands full despite having a willing partner waiting for opportunities on the floor at ringside, and Dollar$ began looking like he was about to win back his title when Nick Richards ran into the arena and attacked his former partner. Lee won the bout by pinfall in what turned out to be virtually a three-on-one attack.
Coach Gemini led All Star Jesse "El Fuego" Ortega to the ring to square off against former Mid Atlantic Champ Lee Valiant in singles action. Two men with nothing to lose and nothing to prove went to war, trying to destroy each other in some kind of mutual destruction in order to survive the night. The Coach did his part detracting the referee and such to normally help his charge to an easy victory, but Valiant kept coming back for more. The two-on-one game plan didn't seem to go the way it was planned as the All Stars were denied a second victory in CWF REDEMPTION with Valiant winning by pinfall.
CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Arik Royal had his hands full in the main event title bout against one of the most aggressive stars in the business today, Zane Dawson. They fought. They brawled. They fought some more and then resumed brawling. They wrestled some but mostly exchanged blows and chops as each tried to find the breaking point of the other. Dawson's left eye appeared swollen and red early in the fight and that didn't improve his demeanor whatsoever. A few more fights break out and Dawson goes to the floor, throwing steel chairs from ringside into the ring. The referee stops the match, ruling it NO CONTEST, which allows the champion to retain the title by rule. Then another fight breaks out, spilling into the ringside area a second and third time. Then yet another confrontation took place in the Mid Atlantic Sportatorium's lobby! Fans roared as the fight erupted in the building's common area, but was soon under "control" despite the angry challenger.
(Above) Zane Dawson finds himself on the canvas as he battles CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Arik Royal in main event title action at CWF REDEMPTION at Gibsonville NC's Mid Atlantic Sportatorium.
The Killbillies' "South Paw" Aric Andrews hoists up the Black Watch's Chase Dakota for a painful drop to the canvas in singles action.
Dakota goes to a happy place as he feels the momentum of the bout swing his way.
Dakota collides with the unexpected elbow of Andrews.
Dakota tries to regain momentum by aiming Andrews' cranium at the corner turnbuckles.
Referee Charles Richards admonishes "Surly" Cecil Scott on the floor after he takes a cheap shot at Aaron Biggs.
Biggs shoots the masked Mecha Mercenary across the ring.
Mecha sends the big rookie over the top ropes to the floor.
Mecha normally moves forward his entire match. Once again, it's more of a deadlock!
Biggs exits with a moral victory as the bout ended as a time limit draw.
Matthew de Nero cranks on the skull of the Killbillies' "Honky Kong" Evan Banks in singles action.
Banks takes a breather behind manager Bobby Joe Neil and a cardboard cutout of NASCAR Star Bobby Labonte.
Referee Joey Hogan performs CPR on the injured cardboard Labonte and de Nero looks on in concern.
Um. Banks in a grotesque mask, attacks de Nero.
Somehow, de Nero wins the match by pinfall and proves to the world he can still have fun by jumping to Kriss Kross.
"The 1st" Ric Converse begins his crusade to crash the "new" Aftermath, taking on Chet Sterling in singles action.
Sterling shows what he's learned since joining the Aftermath as guest referee Tyler Dalton requests the break.
Converse takes control of the match, shooting Sterling up in a hip toss to the canvas.
Sterling somehow kicks out of Converse's pin attempt. But not the next one.
CWF Mid Atlantic Tag Champion All Star Goon Squad's Walter Eaton chases off people attempting to help Andrew Everett Cross away from ringside after he was attacked by Trevor Lee during ring introductions.
With his partner crumpled on the floor at ringside, rookie Chris "Sho Smoove" Lea turns up the heat on the veteran tag champions, going straight to the face of the Goon Squad's Roy Wilkins.
Wilkins drops a ringboot to the face of the prone Lea.
Eaton stretches the game young grappler with a knee to the spine.
In a testament to Lea's resolve, Eaton resorts to clobbering the young man from behind with a tag title belt.
Challenger Donnie Dollar$ begins to try to dismantle Mid Atlantic Television Champion Trevor Lee in title action.
Lee tries to put a little distance between himself and the angry challenger.
Dollar$ finds himself on the canvas at the feet of Lee.
Dollar$ takes control of the situation, ready to drive the "new" Aftermath's self-proclaimed leader face first into the canvas.
Referee Charles Richardson physically keeps Nick Richards out of the ring.
Lee Valiant clamps around the head of All Star Jesse "El Fuego" Ortega and driven back onto his shoulders in singles action.
Valiant refuses to let up, still cranking on the head of Ortega on the canvas.
Ortega's blood boils at the thought of someone getting momentum on him and changes the questions.
Valiant gets full extension as he drives his ringboots into the chest of Ortega.
Ortega drives a knee into the midsection of Valiant.
CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Arik Royal and challenger Zane Dawson greet each other prior to real hostilities breaking out.
Dawson takes control for a moment on sheer intensity.
Royal feels the knuckles of Dawson up close and personally.
Dawson drives an old-school elbow up-side the champ's head.
Royal explodes into Dawson as he launches himself across the ring.
Both competitors look on in disbelief as the referee rules the bout No Contest.
Dawson puts his hands on senior official Charles Richardson as he stands over Royal after stealing the title belt from the commentary table.
Dawson closes in on the floored referee ready to finish the job.
The Killbillies hit the ring to put an end to the fight...Which eventually erupted in the lobby of the Mid Atlantic Sportatorium!
CWF Mid Atlantic returns to live action at the Alamance County Boys & Girls Club on 807 Stockard St. in Burlington NC on Friday May 17th at 7:30pm! On hand for this huge benefit event: Former WWF World Champion Sgt. Slaughter! 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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