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Mid Atlantic Sportatorium
The Salvation Army's special surprise was two of their students performing the National Anthem as a violin duo. Special guests Sgt. Slaughter & Don Kernodle were in-ring as the talented youngsters performed flawlessly.
The monsterous masked Mecha Mercenary was out first at the Boys & Girls Club to face big Donnie Dollar$ in a battle of heavyweights. Collisions, impact, clubbing blows and a trip head-first to the floor over the top rope didn't slow down Dollar$ new-found momentum as he got an impressive pinfall win over the monster, only to be greeted by former tag partner Nick Richards, on a house mic speaking from the bleachers. Security kept the two separated as they exited the arena.
The Killbillies' "South Paw" Aric Andrews was out next, walking into a human hornet's nest also known as Charlie Weston in singles action. The two fought like they stole from each other, fists flying and elbows driven. The "South Paw" pulled out a pinfall win over the game Weston to the roar of the crowd.
The "New" Aftermath's Chet Sterling was out next to take on former Mid Atlantic champion Lee Valiant in one-on-one action. The crowd was firmly behind Valiant after Sterling's early stalling tactics found him on the floor more than he was in the ring. The fight waged between the offense of Valiant and the defense of Sterling, who stayed in the match better than Valiant may have anticipated. After several near-falls, Sterling found himself on top of Valiant with a hand full of the former champ's tights unseen by the referee, who awarded him the pinfall win.
Newcomer Manny Garcia was out next to face former six-time Mid Atlantic Champion "the 1st" Ric Converse in singles action. Garcia showed out at the opening bell, taking the veteran to task and to the canvas. Converse resorted to grappling to which Garcia appeared comfortable with and then went towards a submission, but was able to cover the shoulders of the powerful Garcia for the three count.
Sgt. Slaughter & Don Kernodle were invited into the ring and presented some hardware to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of their NWA Tag Title win. Coach Gemini interrupted, flanked by his Mid Atlantic Tag Champions Goon Squad's Walter Eaton & Roy Wilkins. Gemini threw down the challenge that he'd never gotten his shot at Sgt. Slaughter's Cobra Clutch Challenge. Inserting Eaton into the conversation, Gemini demanded that the Hall of Famer put up his customary $5,000 that he couldn't choke out his tag champ. Slaughter had to beg off because of contractual obligations to the WWE, but Kernodle stepped up and stated that he was not under contract and that Slaughter had taught him the move well enough that he'd pay $10,000 if Eaton could break the hold! Slaughter agreed to call it as Eaton finally slumped to the canvas with the bulldog tenacity that was Slaughter & Kernodle's team trademark stealing the consciousness of tag champion. Gemini was not happy after volunteering to pay for each person at the Boys & Girls Club who attend tonight's CWF #350 Annivesary Show in Gibsonville NC to bring a friend!
Tag team action hit the ring as the Aftermath's CWF Mid Atlantic Television Champion Trevor Lee & CWF RGL Champion Ben Tyler w/Chet Sterling hit the arena to take on Chris "Sho Smoove" Lea & PWI International Ultra-J Crown Champion Andrew Everett Cross. Lee showed off a new championship belt, the Rock, Paper, Scissors Title and challenged most of the front row to battle! Three-on-two took it's toll as Lea found himself separated from his partner midway through the match, taking on all three of the "new" Aftermath's members until he was finally able to get his high-flying partner into the bout legally. Cross turned up the heat on the Aftermath, flipping and flying into the front row on to Lee. The fan favorites enjoyed the fruits of their labor by pinfall to a huge roar from the appreciative fans.
Coach Gemini made his way to the ring with his tag champion Roy Wilkins and Walter Eaton to take on CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Arik Royal. Wilkins answered the bell and went nose-to-nose with the larger champion, exchanging chops, kicks and drops before All Stars "Prince of Heat" Court Montgomery & Michael "the Fury" McAllister joined their teammates at ringside. After offering helping hands to stretching out the champion in the ring, Ric Converse & Andrew Everett Cross made their way to ringside, followed by most of the combined locker rooms, making the closing of the main event more like a lumberjack bout than a normal title match. After making a human snake with the fans, Gemini was throwing penalty flags at Royal returning the favor to Wilkins. The popular champion retains his title via pinfall with the fans erupting in celebration at the three-count.
CWF Mid Atlantic returns to live action on Saturday June 1st at Gibsonville NC's Mid Atlantic Sportatorium (1001 Springwood Ave.) at 7:30 pm for a full card of bone-crushing action! Already signed for June 1: CWF Mid Atlantic Television Champion Trevor Lee defends against Matthew de Nero! Ticket information, reservations, information, directions and more ANY TIME at www.cwf247.com!
(Above) CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Arik Royal stretches the All Stars' Goon Squads Roy Wilkins with a cast of thousands assembling to offer the champion a helping hand in main event title action at Burlington NC's Boys & Girls Club of Alamance.
WWE Hall of Famer and former champion Sgt. Slaughter and "Pride of the USA" Don Kernodle greet the fans at the beginning of the CWF Boys & Girls Club Benefit event in Burlington NC.
Mecha Mercenary doesn't appreciate Donnie Dollar$ cranking on his wrist in singles action.
Dollar$ refuses to bend to the will of the masked monster.
Mecha roars as he collides with Dollar$.
Dollar$ introduces the face of Mecha Mercenary to the corner turnbuckles.
The Killbillies' "South Paw" Aric Andrews grounds hard-hitting Charlie Weston in singles action.
Andrews hip tosses Weston to the canvas.
The South Paw drops an axe handle on the prone Weston.
Weston fires up on the Killbilly, draping his body weight over him in the ring ropes.
The Aftermath's Chet Sterling tries to distance himself from singles opponent Lee Valiant.
Valiant rides Sterling to the canvas after a mid-air collision.
Valiant heeds the referee's warnings as he cranks on the cranium of Sterling.
Chet Sterling catches Valiant with a flying leg drop to the canvas.
"The 1st" Ric Converse ties up rookie Manny Garcia in singles action.
Converse controls his opponent from behind with a hammerlock.
Garcia is feeling it as he takes Converse to the canvas.
Garcia tries to finish off Converse as referee Redd Jones looks on.
Sgt. Slaughter referees as "Pride of the USA" Don Kernodle accepts the $10,000 Cobra Clutch Challenge from the All Star's "Whoop Master" Walter Eaton.
Chris "Sho Smoove" Lea leapfrogs over CWF Mid Atlantic Rising Generation League Champion Ben Tyler in tag team action.
PWI International Ultra-J Crown Champion Andrew Everett Cross beckons for Tyler to get up off of the canvas.
Cross goes straight to the face of Tyler.
"Sho Smoove" lands on the turnbuckles between CWF TV Champion Trevor Lee and Tyler.
Coach Gemini instructs the Goon Squad's Roy Wilkins in how to overpower CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Arik Royal.
Wilkins finds out the hard way that the champion fights back!
Royal reaches for the ropes as Wilkins tries to ground him on the canvas.
A cast of thousands help give Royal added leverage as he stretches out Wilkins.
CWF Mid Atlantic returns to live action at the Mid Atlantic Sportatorium at 1001 Springwood Ave. in Gibsonville NC on Saturday June 1st at 7:30pm! Already signed for June 1st: CWF Mid Atlantic Television Champion Trevor Lee defends his title against Matthew de Nero! 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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