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Mid Atlantic Sportatorium
The "official soundtrack of CWF Mid Atlantic", NC's own Death Proof were on hand to celebrate the release of their new CD "From the Heart", which will be released next weekend and also available in July for purchase at CWF's Mid Atlantic Sportatorium!
Eight men entered the ring for an Absolute Justice 5 Battle Royal in which the final two men remaining would face each other later in the evening for the vacant CWF Mid Atlantic Television Title. "Arrogant" Aric Andrews, "Assassin" Ray Kandrack, Mecha Mercenary, Ben Tyler, Joe Black, Jason Miller, Trevor Lee & "One Man Boy Band" Roo-D Lewis entered and a brawl erupted, sending men to the floor in elimination rather quickly. Joe Black was the first man eliminated, followed by Lewis, Lee, and young Tyler before Andrews found himself on the floor. Kandrack, Miller and the masked Mecha Mercenary were the final three men left, and after elimination of the masked monster, Kandrack and Miller qualified to face each other later in the evening for the vacant TV Title.
Everything To Lose tag team action was up next, with each of the four participants having a stipulation they must face should they take the losing pinfall, with the All Stars team of Michael "the Fury" McAllister & "Hard Times" Ty Dillinger w/Coach Gemini & "Queen of Diamonds" Shante Avery hitting the ring to face rivals Arik Royal & Kamakazi Kid. With all four men battling for the win, Dillinger tapped out with only 38 seconds remaining in the time limit to Royal. The Kazi-Royal team celebrated only a minute before the stipulation was enforced for Dillinger's defeat. Joe Black got five minutes alone in the ring with Coach Gemini, which did actually happen after Commissioner "Handsome" Mitch Connor removed all of the extra team members from both sides from the arena. Gemini started with a cheap shot and followed up with more of the same, sending Black reeling on the canvas. As the five minutes wore on, Black gained the advantage and pinned the Coach before realizing it wasn't an actual match! After forcing the Coach to tap out with 9 seconds remaining on the time limit, Black got a measure of revenge for the grief caused by Gemini over the past few months.
The "Crown Prince of Heat" Court Montgomery w/Walter Eaton & Roy "Tiger" Wilkins were out next to face Fatback Enterprises' Brad Stutts in a special grudge match. Special guest referee Rob "Boogie Woogie Man" McBride took control before the bell, demanding to see the manager's license of both Eaton and Wilkins and summarily ejecting them when they could not provide the documentation. Stutts stomped a mudhole through the probationary referee who cost him four months of forced retirement and then walked it dry. To add insult to injury, Stutts called out "Box Office Draw" Mikael Yamaha following his win and they reprised the legendary Fatback Splash, leaving Montgomery to be scraped off of the ring canvas like used gum.
"The 1st" Ric Converse w/William L. Cross was out next to face off against former friend and roommate "High Definition" Steve Greene in his retirement match. Cross, clutching a package he claimed held "everything they needed to defeat Greene" seemed confident in his former World Heavyweight Champion's ability to defeat the former American Steel Ninja. Greene showed Converse he had indeed changed up his battle plan, and showed he'd learned a few things from Converse over the years as partners and rivals, successfully countering some of Converse's best set-up moves before ripping open the manager's package he left at ringside as he fled Greene, only to discover his old Ninja gear. Putting on his ASN headband and assuming the crane position, Greene displayed his martial arts skills which he's put on the back burner the past few years and eventually dropped Converse to the canvas for the three-count to end his career with a big win over the former World Heavyweight Champ. Brad Attitude hit the ring with a cooler to begin the celebration as the dressing room emptied to help celebrate the retirement win. Tossing cold ones to Greene and popping the top of one himself as the ring was surrounded by canvas slapping competitors, Converse re-entered the arena, climbed through the ropes and after a tense moment congratulated his former friend and left with a cold one of his own.
Four team one-fall action for the CWF Mid Atlantic Tag Titles was up next with the champion VA Bombers, Adam Page & Jason Blade going up against the teams of All Stars Roy "Tiger" Wilkins & Walter Eaton w/Shante Avery; Chase Dakota & "Creepy" Cecil Scott; and Fatback Enterprises' Donnie Dollar$ & "Young Gun" Nick Richards w/Brad Stutts. In a marathon of brawling, tags and saves, the popular champs held their ground, finally winning by pinfall to retain their titles in a nearly twenty-three minute classic.
"Assassin" Ray Kandrack was out next to face RGL Champion Jason Miller for the vacant CWF Mid Atlantic Television Title with the traditional ten-minute Television Time Limit. Miller refused to quit on the angry former TV Champion and took the battle right to the big man with a vengeance. With only seconds remaining in the time limit, "Queen of Diamonds" Shante Avery wheeled the injured Coach Gemini to ringside in a wheelchair, allowing him to pass the infamous brass knuckles to his man behind the referee's back. Kandrack connected with the brass knuckles to the jaw of Miller and then demanded Commissioner Connor come to the ring and put the belt around his waist following the bell.
Xsiris w/William L. Cross were out first for the main event No DQ CWF Heavyweight Title bout to face champion Lee Valiant. Valiant evened up the odds before the bell by introducing his own manager for the bout, Fatback Enterprises' Brad Stutts. Then war was declared inside of the squared circle and no quarter was given the rest of the evening, includeing an attack on referee Redd Jones, who was replaced mid-bout by CWF Chief official Charles Richardson for the duration. Xsiris and Valiant brawled, wrestled, fought and flew in attempts to take each other out and with the No DQ rules in effect, the managers were able to get away with taking a shot or two of their own. After Valiant tossed a half dozen chairs into the ring, Xsiris countered by dropping him face-first onto a steel chair, causing the crimson mask to slowly cover the face of the champion. After manager Cross set up a table at ringside, he and Stutts got into it on the ring apron and bumped by Xsiris, sending both managers through the table on the floor!
With bodies littering the arena floor, Valiant and Xsiris amped up their fight, introducing a table from the concession stand to the ring and then a ladder. Xsiris ascended the ladder looking to finish off the bloody champion, only to find Valiant scampering up the turnbuckles and diving both competitors through the table in the ring! After both men were able to return to their feet and attempt to continue, fatigue and loss of blood kicked in allowing Xsiris the pinfall win to become the new CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion over one of the most popular champions in history.
CWF Mid Atlantic returns to live action Saturday June 25th at Statesville NC's ZX Fitness! Tickets, directions and reservations now or ANYTIME at www.cwf247.com! CWF Mid Atlantic returns to Burlington NC's Mid Atlantic Sportatorium on Saturday July 2nd for a very special Fan Appreciation Night!
(Above) Challenger Xsiris hoists up CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Lee Valiant on his shoulders in main event title action at Burlington NC's Mid Atlantic Sportatorium.
Trevor Lee attacks Mecha Mercenary as he tries to eliminate Ben Tyler in Battle Royal action to determine two competitors to battle for the vacant CWF Mid Atlantic Television Title.
Coach Gemini offers a hand to "Assassin" Ray Kandrack as he tries to eliminate Joe Black from the Battle Royal.
Mecha Mercenary and Kandrack go nose-to-nose as the Battle Royal filters down to three competitors.
The masked Kamakazi Kid blisters the chest of All Star "Hard Times" Ty Dillinger in Everything To Lose tag team action.
Dillinger drops Kazi on his head with authority.
Arik Royal makes like his usual partner Chiva Kid and dropkicks the taste out of the mouth of All Star Michael "the Fury" McAllister.
Royal advances on Dillinger to finish the deal.
Coach Gemini attacks Joe Black as he enters the ring in the five minute stipulation due to Dillinger tapping out.
Black tries to fire up as Gemini pulls back on his chin.
Security and "Queen of Diamonds" Shante Avery help the injured Coach Gemini out of the arena following a Joe Black beatdown.
Special Guest Referee Rob "Boogie Woogie Man" McBride asks for manager's license from All Stars Walter Eaton and Roy "Tiger" Wilkins seconds before ejecting them from the arena.
Manager Brad Stutts takes a breather on the back of All Star "Crown Prince of Heat" Court Montgomery in grudge match action.
Stutts advances on the cowering Montgomery, who bailed to the floor once again.
Montgomery retrieves brass knuckles from the corner turnbuckle pads and sets his sights on Stutts.
McBride disarms the probational referee as he moves in for the kill.
After the pinfall, Stutts screams "YAMAHA!"
Stutts welcomes back "Box Office Draw" Mikael Yamaha after they performed the Fatback Splash on the Prince of Heat.
"High Definition" Steve Greene goes to work on the Aftermath's Ric Converse in Greene's retirement bout.
"The 1st" reels as Greene enjoys a little cold water as they battle on the floor.
Converse crowns Greene with a steel chair at ringside.
Referee Redd Jones asks Greene if he wants to continue as Converse stays on him.
Brad Attitude hits the ring area to clean up some trash, sending manager William L. Cross scurrying out of the arena.
Greene opens Converse's "secret weapon" to discover his old American Steel Ninja gear inside!
Greene shows that he hasn't forgotten his martial arts training, going straight to the face of Converse with a boot.
The locker room fills the ring as Greene's retirement celebration gets underway with his victory.
Brad Attitude returns with a cooler of liquid refreshment for the now-retired Steve Greene.
Rob "Boogie Woogie Man" McBride and Brad Stutts finally bury the hatchet after years of friction.
One half of the CWF Mid Atlantic Tag Champion VA Bombers Jason Blade works over "Creepy" Cecil Scott in four-way one-fall tag title action.
VA Bomber Adam Page drops in for a visit with Chase Dakota with an assist from Blade.
Fatback Enterprises' "Young Gun" Nick Richards and Donnie Dollar$ double the punishment on Dakota.
Chain wrestling? A conga-line of leg scissors breaks out in the middle of the ring.
All Star Walter Eaton crows he's going to break Richard's neck as referee Jones asks for decorum.
RGL Champion Jason Miller goes to work on All Star "Assassin" Ray Kandrack for the vacant CWF Mid Atlantic Television Title.
Miller keeps moving forward, attacking the former TV Champ with fire.
Miller shows off his power by slamming the larger Kandrack to the canvas.
Miller rides the shoulders of Kandrack to the canvas as the former champs face leads the way.
Shante Avery and the injured Coach Gemini look on in shock as Commissioner Connor makes his entrance after the TV Title decision was rendered.
Connor straps the title back on Kandrack, who shared some disparaging words with the fans and the Commish.
CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Lee Valiant goes to war with challenger Xsiris in the Absolute Justice 5 No DQ main event title bout.
Valiant rips at the face of Xsiris in the ropes as the referee reminds him it is a No DQ rules bout.
Using the same page from the playbook, Xsiris stands over Valiant after a successful low blow.
Managers William L. Cross and Brad Stutts get bumped from the apron onto a table at ringside as they locked up.
Referee Charles Richardson rushes in to replace injured Redd Jones and finds both competitors flat on their back in the middle of the ring.
Xsiris goes back on the attack on the bloodied heavyweight champion.
Valiant displays his dark side by placing Xsiris inside of a folding steel chair for even more punishment.
The vicious Xsiris goes up the ropes with Valiant in tow.
Valiant throws a steel chair at Xsiris as he ascends a ladder he brought into the ring.
Both competitors lay in the remains of yet another table after Valiant dove from the turnbuckles into Xsiris on the ladder.
Xsiris is on rubber legs as the two exchange haymakers in the middle of the litter in the ring.
Xsiris finishes the deal by dropping Valiant hard onto yet another steel chair in the ring.
Xsiris shows off his new title moments after exiting the arena.
CWF Mid Atlantic returns to live action at Statesville NC's ZX Fitness Center on Saturday June 25th at 7:30pm! Reserve your seats NOW at CWF247.COM!
Exit Interstate 40/85 on exit 143 toward the Burlington Airport on Highway 62 South. Take the first left after passing the OLD building (Air Park West, just past the airport) onto Anthony Road. Turn right on Air Park Rd. and then a left onto Frank Holt Dr. The Mid Atlantic Sportatorium is located at the end of the road on the left.
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