THE MALL 3'
Middletown Mall, Fairmont, WV
December 28, 2001
It was announced that King Kong Bundy
was unable to attend due to illness.
-Dash Bennett beat Daron Smythe in a rare loss for the former TV champ.
-Mr. Attitude beat Spiffy Sean Styles
-The Thrillbillies beat Nikita Allanov, Valik, and manager Ace Spalding in
a handicap match when Ox and Jed hit "shine time" on Spalding
after being abandoned by his charges
-Following a brief intermission, a battle royal was held and Mr. Attitude
was the last man in the ring
-Brock Singleton beat Rocky Reynolds
-NWA WV/OH Heavyweight champion Magnum beat Mason Hunter via DQ in the
City Park Pavilion, Parkersburg, WV
December 8, 2001
WE HAVE NEW CHAMPIONS !!
No seats were left on the
floor at the Parkersburg city park Pavilion as the NWA WV/Ohio returned
for another great card of professional wrestling . It was December 8th,
with a belittle of 7:00, that saw 8 great matches that left the fans
with 2 new champions, a chance to see a former worlds champion, the
reunion of a great tag team, and ... TWO MAGNUMS ?????????
Lance Dayton vs. The Extremist
These two newcomers to the NWA WV/Ohio gave it their all as they showed
the fans what kind of product the schools of pro wrestling training are
turning out today. The Extremist showed great technical skill, as Lance
Dayton stuck more to the rough and ready style, still showing that he was
no wrestling slouch himself. A great match, that saw Dayton take the
pinfall victory after a hard fought battle.
Winner: Lance Dayton
Valik vs. Wildcat
The Dark Warrior took 1 step up the ladder of contention as he challenged
the crafty veteran Wildcat to a match of “old school” proportions.
Valik wasted no time in attacking Wildcats arm, as he tried to take away
one of the Cats weapons by using arm wringers, hammerlocks, and an
Undertaker style top rope walk to slam down on Wildcats arm halfway across
the ring. Wildcat soon rallied, and as he worked the feeling back into his
arm, soundly beat Valik into near submission. The Dark warrior showed a
hidden reserve of strength however, as he weakened Wildcat enough that he
could get a three count victory. (the ref did not see Valiks feet on the
Dash Bennett vs. Rain
The fans were anxious as always to see Rain and his Luchadore style of
speed and “chain wrestling” in the manner that confuses his opponents,
and always shows the fans something new and exciting. Bennett tried to
ground rain, by using high impact slams, and power clotheslines to keep
him off his feet. Rain was able to use his skills to escape Bennett, and
hold him just off balance, to attempt to bring Dash down to the mat.
Bennett took the upper hand with chokes that allowed him several two
counts, but Rain was able to out fox his opponent, as Rain finally caught
Dash in his 450 splash from the top rope for the pin.
Homicide vs. Brandon K
These two new comers showed the opposite end of the wrestling spectrum to
the fans, as the veterans gave each other an all out brawl trying to gain
a victory, and cement a position of contention in the NWA WV/OH. Homicide
used size, awesome power, and devastating submission maneuvers in his
effort to upset Brandon K, but the big man soon found out that Brandon was
no slouch in the power department himself. After 5 minutes of
furious action, Homicide lifted Brandon into a high suplex and held him
aloft for an eternity, dropped him in the middle of the ring, scooped him
up and applied a vicious powerbomb slam to take the pin, and the victory.
TV TITLE MATCH!! NEW CHAMPION!!
Fabulous Frederick Vs Champion Darren Smythe
Frederick was on his game this night, after berating the fans, and the
ring announcer, he tore into Darren looking for the earlier victory
that would get him the TV Title. Frederick did not seem to realize that
Smythe did not get the title for free, as he used a variety of armdrags to
take the Fabulous one down, and bring him to the far end of the
championship, Frederick showed the skill that makes a ring general,
however, as he turned back the efforts of the champ, and began a campaign
of his own that would lead to many near falls, and almost choke out of the
TV title holder. The tide of the battle turned again, as Darren took
Frederick to the near three count several times, but in the end, everyone
but the referee watched as Frederick used brass knuckles to render Darren
Smythe prone on the mat, and cover him to become the new NWA WV/Ohio
Television Champion !!
LUMBERJACK MATCH FOR THE NWA WV/OHIO HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE! NEW CHAMP!
Magnum Vs Champion Luscious Rocky Reynolds
16 Lumberjacks surrounded the ring, and suddenly the Luscious god realized
that he had no where to go, and would have to face the man that wanted his
title back. Magnum hit the ring, and the two titans tore into each
other with a fearsome resolve. This was not a wrestling match, but a war
for supremacy in this federation that saw both men use signature moves to
try and take the win. Magnum used “diamond dust”, but Rocky was able
to kick out. The Luscious god used his now famous “swanton bomb”, but
Magnum was able to roll out of the way. The low blows and choke
holds matched the amount of times the grapplers threw each other out of
the ring so that the Lumberjacks could return them with vigor. Rocky had
the upper hand many times, as did Magnum, but there seemed to be no way
for either to gain an advantage over the other. The end of the match came
suddenly, as Magnum caught Rocky in a Super Slam for the three count, and
the return of “his” title.
Winner: Magnum regains the NWA WV/Ohio Heavyweight Championship
SPECIAL GRUDGE TAG TEAM MATCH !!
Star and Nikita Allenov Vs. The U.S. Express Awesome Arpin
& J. W. Idol
The fans demanded this match, and the NWA WV/OH. delivered. Last
month, in the pavilion, Star and Nikita picked a fight with promoter
Richard Arpin and his former partner J.W. Idol. as they attacked the
former tag team champs when they broke up a fight in the ring. Now Star
and Nikita stood in the ring opposite two legends in this promotion and
although they thought that Arpin and Idol were “old and out of shape”,
the quickly learned otherwise. Star tried to match power with Awesome
Arpin, and found out what “awesome” was all about. Idol and Arpin out
wrestled the dastardly duo, out fought them, and even out 'rulebreakerd'
them! J.W. found himself bloody at the 8 minute mark, as Star
and Rain took advantage of the refs distraction, by pulling Shane
Mcmichaels into the path of an “Awesome” corner slam, and striking
Arpin in the back of the head with Allenov's chain. Star covered Arpin for
the pin, as a groggy ref tolled the count. Commissioner David Powers
would not allow this however, as he informed Shane of what went on, and
re-started the match. J.W. Idol took advantage of the situation to roll up
Allenov for the three count victory!!
Winners: The US Express.
Broadway match !!
Quinn Magnum - NWA North American Champion
Gary Steele (Former NWA World Heavyweight Champion)
Quinn Magnum tried to advance his position with the board of directors of
the National Wrestling Alliance by attempting to gain a victory over the
former world champion...and current holder of the belt...Gary
Steele. (While Gary is not recognized as the worlds champion, he is
in physical possession of the title).
Steele took this opportunity to provide Quinn with a lesson in mat
wrestling that left the north American champ in a state of confusion, and
frustration. Since this was a “Broadway match” with a fifteen minute
time limit, both competitors soon switched into high gear and began
a series of high speed maneuvers, high impact blows, and brawling to try
and secure a victory. While both men caught the other in several two
counts, they were both bent on getting the win. at the 11:42 point, the
action spilled out of the ring, and in the midst of brawling, both
men were counted out.
The referee's decision: Draw
At this point, Promoter Richard Arpin brought NWA WV/OH. Heavyweight
Champion Magnum to ringside as the fans demanded. Arpin offered a
challenge to Magnum, on behalf of Magnum. Quinn considered the
challenge, and after some prodding from the fans, accepted. When the NWA
WV/OH. returns to the pavilion on 02/01/02, the fans will see the
much demanded match of Magnum versus Magnum.
Submitted by Gerald Armstrong
from Parkersburg City Park Pavilion November 3rd, 2001
With a bell time of 7:00
p.m., the National Wrestling Alliance of West Virginia / Ohio again
brought a great card to the full crowd at the Pavilion.
Promoter Richard Arpin asked the crowd to stand as the events of the last
several weeks were recognized, the souls lost honored, and acknowledgment
of the heroes paid. The crowd stood in silence as the song "Proud to
be an American", as sung by Lee Greenwood, was played. At the
near climax to the song, a power failure shut down the audio systems, but
the loyal American fans finished the song themselves, and then began a
strong chant of "USA USA USA"!
Match #1 Tag Team, Wildcat & Jasmine VS. Johnny Hard and Valik
This tag team encounter pitted Wildcat and Jasmine against the
unlikely duo of Johnny Hard and the "Silent Warrior" Valik.
Also, ever present with his obnoxious management style, Ace Spalding.
The action in this encounter was hard to follow, as the tags were fast and
furious, along with the maneuvers. Wildcat used his knowledge and
experience coupled with Jasmine's youth and determination to hand out a
challenge that required Ace Spalding to intervene time and again on behalf
of his men. Hard and Valik used power moves against Jasmine, trying
desperately to slow down her speed and dampen her spirits. Wildcat tagged
in and used his technical skill to try and wear down both men, every time
The Cat found a pinning predicament however, Ace broke it up but
distracting the referee. the force of Hard and Valik were able to
overpower the veteran, and soon it looked as though Wildcat and Jasmine
would fall, but Cat was able to get a tag to his partner, and Jasmine
cleaned house! All four wrestlers became involved in the action, and
it looked like a stalemate was in the works, but when Jasmine was stunned,
Hard and Valik held up Wildcat so that Ace could take a swing with his
racquet, but as Ace connected, the referee caught him in the act and
disqualified Hard and Valik. Jasmine, enraged with Spalding's interference
crushed the manager in the corner, and beat him half to death, but stopped
just past embarrassment.
Winners: Wildcat and Jasmine by DQ.
Match # 2 No DQ, Triple Threat match Star Vs Rain Vs Nikita Allenov
Star and Rain wasted no time tearing into each other, as Nikita waited for
the right opportunity to jump the combatants, and bring them down with his
vicious power moves. As the match raged, all three men found themselves
facing each other, and also teaming against one man. First Star and Nikita
teamed against Rain, then Rain and Star attacked Allanov, but all three
fought with strength, speed, skill, and technical knowledge. Nikita used
his sickle, Star with his Tarantula, and Rain with his famous 450 splash.
In the end, a distraction provided by the lovely Miss Stephanie allowed
Nikita to catch a win by pinfall. After the match was over, Star and
Allanov jumped Rain with the Russian chain, and assaulted him until JW
Idol ran to the ring, to make the save, but fell to the chain as well.
Richard Arpin, at ringside, climbed into the ring, and saved his former
Arpin and Idol--re-united as the US Express--stood tall, and challenged
the team of Rain and Allanov to return to the ring, and as they did a
melee ensued that saw Idol and Arpin dish out as much punishment as they
took. Rain and Nikita finally could take no more, and as they left the
ring beaten and bruised, Arpin issued a challenge for Rain and Allanov to
meet the US Express next month, upon the NWA WV / OH's return to City
Park. Arpin then used his promoters privilege to sign the match.
Winner: Nikita Allanov by pinfall.
Match # 3 Fabulous Freddrick VS. Dash Bennett
Freddrick was introduced first, and then inadvertently an incorrect
opponent was announced. The Fabulous one berated the announcer, and then
announced his opponent, Dash Bennett, and brought him from the dressing
room to the ring. Freddrick misjudged Bennett badly, and the youngster
took the battle straight to the Hollywood glamour boy. Dash used a
headlock to repeatedly baffle and frustrate Freddrick, until Dash was
lifted in a belly to back suplex and then caught in Freddrick's
sleeperhold. Dash escaped, and then a rope-to-rope race led to a standoff
that ultimately caused Freddrick to pull a foreign object; however, Dash
got the brass knuckles away and when he attempted to catch Freddrick with
them, the Fabulous one had another weapon, this lead to a mid-ring
collision that left both men out cold. As referee Shane McMichaels
administered the 10 count he found the weapons, and disqualified both men.
No winner, Double DQ.
Match # 4 "The Specialist" Mason Hunter VS. Sebastian Ice
Hunter got in the ring and put the bad mouth on promoter Richard Arpin
about a lack of competition in the NWA WV/OH. Arpin said he knew
that this was coming, so he invited an old friend to return this area
after a lengthy absence.
Sebastian Ice made his way
to the ring, and took the fight straight to Mason using power and speed to
keep the "Specialist" on his toes. Ice chopped away at Hunter,
and Mason reversed the situation giving Ice a series a chops, followed by
a spinebuster, chokehold, heel kick, and a clothesline that took Sebastian
out of his boots. After a two count, Ice rallied and took the battle back,
and drove Mason into the corner with punches and kicks. Mason was down,
and as the Iceman climbed to the top rope for the finisher, Mason sprang
to his feet, caught Sebastian with a cheapshot, slingshot his throat off
the tope rope, and pinned Ice with his feet on the ropes for leverage.
Winner: Mason Hunter by pinfall
Match #5 TELEVISION CHAMPIONSHIP!
Mr. Attitude VS. Champion Darren Smythe
Attitude felt it was his time to wear the gold again, so he took to
the ring against the Television champion, in an effort to take a short
cut, on the long road to the NWA Heavyweight Title.
The South Philly brawler used rule breaking tactics at first, but when
Smythe countered with scientific maneuvers, Attitude showed that he could
wrestle as well using armlocks and hammerlocks to take away one arm of the
champ. Smythe used his own skills, and this brought him a series of two
counts until Mr. Attitude caught Darren in a breath taking powerslam, and
followed up with a painful standing neckbreaker / surfboard combination.
When Attitude realized that Smythe would not give up, he switched back to
choking, kicking, and eye gouging, this led to several pin attempts, but
the champ kicked out every time. Frustrated, Mr. Attitude nailed the ref
from behind, grabbed his trademark baseball bat and attempted to layout
Smythe with it, but Smythe avoided the bat, and caught Attitude with a
shot of his own that led to a pinfall victory and the continued title
reign of the Television Champion Darren Smythe.
Winner and still NWA WV/OH TV champion, Darren Smythe
***************************** MAIN EVENT
NWA WV / OH. HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Magnum VS. Champion Luscious Rocky Reynolds
In the unfamiliar roll of challenger, Magnum faced the "Luscious
God" for the NWA WV/OH heavyweight championship. Rocky defeated Star
in Tampa, Florida just a few weeks ago for the coveted title, and was
obligated to fulfill Star's contracted matches. Magnum did not
underestimate Reynolds, despite the obvious height difference. Rocky was
on the defensive from the opening bell, using dropkicks, along with
several fast, high impact power maneuvers to try and make quick work of
the former champ. Magnum was able to counter Rocky's battle plans, but
every time Magnum caught Rocky in a pinning predicament, Reynolds rolled
to the outside and took full advantage of the referee's rather slow
10-count. After the third such incident, promoter Richard Arpin took
to the mic and questioned ref "Stick" Keller's pace of the
counts. Reynolds returned to the ring and went on the attack using his
power to take Magnum down, and catch the challenger in several fast two
count pin attempts. On one such pinfall cover, as Magnum placed his leg on
the bottom rope, Keller was clearly heard by the officials at ringside as
he stated: "Nuts, his foot was on the ropes".
This prompted Richard Arpin and Commissioner Powers to pay very close
attention to "Stick's" counts for the rest of the match. The
action spilled outside the ring, and when Magnum attempted to
"post" Reynolds there was a quick reversal, and it was the
challenger that took the metal corner post face first. Reynolds managed to
dive into the ring at the 8 count, and suddenly the count went to 10
before Magnum could make it back in. Magnum protested, but
"Stick" would not change his decision, therefore, Richard Arpin
acknowledged Reynolds as the winner, and then set a rematch for December
8th, back at the Parkersburg City Park Pavilion. Reynolds accepted,
Magnum agreed, the Arpin used promoters privilege to declare that it would
be a lumberjack match, and as Reynolds objected, commissioner David Powers
in formed the crowd and the Luscious god, that the lumberjacks would be
armed with leather straps.
Winner via count out,
and still the NWA WV/OH Heavyweight champion, Rocky Reynolds
from the Parkersburg City Park Pavilion 10/06/01 bell time 7:00
The National Wrestling
Alliance West Virginia / Ohio played to a packed house as the fans were
treated to a solid card packed with action.
The show started on a solemn note as all of the stars of the NWA WV/Ohio
lined the ring while Richard Arpin paid tribute to a fallen fan, the fan
of the year, Brian Davis. Brian passed a few weeks ago, and Richard
Arpin presented Brian's parents with a plaque, along with the proceeds
from an auction at Hooters, and in a very heartfelt moment, a 10 count
with the ring bell.
1. Lone Wolfe vs. Fabulous Fredrick with Miss Stephanie
Newcomer Lone Wolfe approached Fredrick with caution, and the wily veteran
took advantage with several hair pulls and distractions to the referee
that allowed him to lure Lone Wolfe into a trap that was filled with cheap
shots, closed fists, chokes, and a trip to the outside for Wolfe.
The newcomer was not to be taken lightly as he fought back and delivered
some impressive maneuvers of his own. Wolfe had FF on the defensive
several times during this encounter that saw LW use technical skill, and a
few fists of his own that saw him on the upside, until FF had Miss
Stephanie climb the apron to distract Wolfe. This tactic worked until FF
got distracted as well, BY LONE WOLFE!! As Miss Stephanie took
exception and slapped FF, Lone Wolfe got the school boy, and the three
2. Johnny Hard with Ace Spalding vs. Rain
Although most fans thought that Johnny was to be outclassed in this
encounter, the recently un-suspended veteran gave it his all and put on an
impressive display against the technically sound Rain. Johnny Hard
started this encounter fast and "hard" by trying all types of
short-cuts, and high impact maneuvers, while Rain used his skills, and
feats of daring high flying action to take the battle right back to Hard.
Rain dropped Johnny outside the ring and introduced him to the post, the
returned to the ring so that he could catapult himself over the top rope
in a suicide dive. When the action returned to the ring, Ace Spalding
thought that his man needed help, so as he directed Hard to hold up Rain,
Ace swung his tennis racquet, but the alert Rain ducked, and Hard took the
racquet in the face, "Hard".
With Johnny down, Rain
caught Ace in a DDT, positioned him in the corner, and executed a picture
perfect 450 splash on the prone manager. Rain turned his attention
to Johnny, who was still down from the racquet shot, and covered him for
the three count. When Hard recovered, and realized what happened, he
examined Spalding's tennis racquet, and found a metal plate inside the
cover. Johnny looked to the crowd, and stomped a mud hole in Ace for his
At this point Fabulous Fredrick returned to the ring and took the mic.
Fredrick complained about getting cheated by Lone Wolfe, and how he could
have beaten him easily if had a few more minutes. Lone Wolfe emerged
from the locker room, and offered to go at Fredrick again, but the man
from Hollywood, said "Only if you can put up with my new
'Attitude'" !! At that moment, Mr. Attitude approached the
ring, and stepped in as Fredrick's partner. Lone Wolfe had gotten
wind of the situation however, and with a quick word to the ring
announcer. Lone Wolfe's partner, Viper walked from the dressing
room, with obvious purpose. All four men tore into each other with a
viciousness not seen in quite a while. When order was restored, the
fans were treated to a tag match that featured "old school"
wrestling, and even older brawling that shook the building. In the
end, Attitude grabbed his trademark baseball bat, and threw it to...Lone
Wolfe?? Attitude fell to the mat as if he had been hit, the ref
turned and saw Wolfe with the bat, and disqualified Lone Wolfe and Viper,
giving the win to Fabulous Fredrick, and Mr. Attitude. After the
match was over, Viper took the mic and told the fans that he had been
cheated, and wanted some measure of revenge!! Viper challenged
Attitude to a match after intermission, Attitude accepted!
3. Mr. Attitude vs. Viper
After the break, Attitude stormed the ring, pacing back and forth like a
caged animal. Viper was announced, and as soon as he got in the ring
the grapplers charged head on and locked up, each trying to overpower the
other. Attitude soon realized that he could not overpower the snake man,
so he switched to rule breaking, that also backfired on him. Viper
was able to take Attitude out of the ring, punch him to the ground, and
then come off the top bleacher with an incredible high elbow that left
Attitude shaken and near unconsciousness. Viper dragged Attitude back into
the ring where the big Philly bully got a second wind, and handed Viper
quite a beating along with am impressive wrestling display. Viper
rallied, and dished out some punishment of his own causing Attitude to use
no holds barred rule-breaking in a last minute attempt to win the match.
The referee could no longer control Attitude, and disqualified him
declaring a bloody Viper the winner.
4. TITLE MATCH!!!!
NWA WEST VIRGINIA / OHIO HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
Star (Challenger) vs. Magnum (Champion)
Star had been bragging all night about how quickly he would dethrone the
current champ Magnum. After the introductions were completed, Magnum
and Star set about a blistering pace of technical excellence that left the
fans that were still sitting down on the edge of their seats. Star changed
the pace of the match when he went to work on Magnum's knee, slowing the
champ with a series of sweeps, leg locks, hamstring stretches, and a
figure four leg lock. Magnum was able to hold off Star's assault,
and began a counter attack of his own that showed Star a different side of
the champion. Star found himself on the short end of a face buster on the
apron, and then as a "lawn dart" when Magnum carried Star on his
shoulder and ran him into the dressing room door face-first...a horizontal
Magnum dragged Star back to
the ring, and went for his finisher, "diamond dust", hitting it
right on the money. The referee dropped down and administered the three
count, but Star managed to drape his leg over the bottom rope and break
the count. Magnum got to his feet and started to argue with the ref, but
while his was preoccupied Star regained his senses, caught Magnum with a
low blow, and nailed the champ with his signature maneuver, STARSTRUCK!
This time, there was no stopping the referees count, as Magnum was pinned
by Star, and the title changed hands!
NEW CHAMPION!! STAR!!
5. Following the Main event was a battle royal that pitted all the
stars of the NWA West Virginia / Ohio against each other. The battles that
raged earlier in the night were re-ignited as the battle grew to a fever
pitch, that saw two titans at the end, Fabulous Fredrick, & Johnny
Hard. Johnny thought that he could beat FF in his kind of match, as
he said, "The HARD way". The referee and the ring crew
threw a variety of weapons into the ring, as a hardcore match took place
that saw--oddly enough--Fredrick take the upper hand, and beat Johnny at
his own game, as Fredrick was declared the winner.
Report filed by Gerald Armstrong
1, 2001, Parkersburg, WV @ City Park Pavilion
A capacity crowd was on hand for another
card of NWA WV/OHIO professional wrestling!
At the start of the card, it was brought to the attention of the floor
staff that Johnny Hard had snuck into the building by wearing his NWA
WV/OHIO shirt and wrestlers pass. Hard is serving out a thirty day
suspension thanks to his crack legal team, who saved him from a six month
suspension due to a technicality. Hard was removed from the building
and had to buy a ticket to get back in.
1st match: Crazy Bob Savage vs. Chris Cole
These two newcomers brought all of their tools to the table, as both men
used a lot of high flying and super speed moves to try and upend each
other. Savage treated the fans to a variety of great offensive
maneuvers including a suicide dive to the outside, an awesome spring board
reverse off the rope clothesline, a missile drop-kick from the rafters, a
great "savage sault" and a breathtaking top rope moonsault that
missed Cole cleanly. While Cole put his best foot forward, he could
not overcome the offense that "Crazy" Bob put forth, as Savage
caught Cole in a backslide at the 6:49 mark for the three count.
2nd match: Ace Spalding vs. Spiffy Styles vs. Jazmynn Viktoria
While Jazmynn and Ace just wanted to hurt each other, newcomer
"Spiffy" Styles was looking to impress the executive committee
during his first match in this federation. The match was a three way
see-saw battle with each of these competitors looking for the victory, and
Spiffy seeming to be on unfamiliar ground. As Jasmine took over on Ace,
and beat the tar out of the provincial playboy, Spiffy saw the pinfall
situation, and pulled Jasmine away. This led to a heated encounter between
Jaz and Spiffy. Finally an alliance formed between Spiffy and Ace as
Spiffy held Jaz for a tennis racquet shot from Ace. Ace wound up and
swung, but Jazmynn ducked, Ace connected with Spiffy, and Jaz caught Ace
in a DDT, lined up both men, and covered them for the three count at
8:17. After the match Spiffy revived, and pulled the cover off the
tennis racquet to reveal a metal plate. Spiffy stormed out of the ring in
search of Spalding. Jazmynn really shined in this encounter, as she
showed the executive committee just what she is made of.
3rd match: Rain with Miss Stephanie and The Screamin Demon vs.
Star and Valik
This encounter brought the speed of Screamin Demon & Rain to face the
technical skill of Star and the viciousness of Valik in a battle for tag
team supremacy. This match saw all manner of maneuvers, awesome
speed and strength, along with rule breaking that surpassed many. Valik
used his "old school" style to beat down Demon and Rain, while
the cold and calculating Star tried to out wrestle his opponents and wear
them down with painful submission holds. Rain used his great technical
knowledge, and the Demon took advantage of his speed and surprising power
to hold off the rule breakers, and bring Star down in the corner where
Rain applied his 454 splash for a pinning predicament. Valik made the
save, however, and while the referee was distracted by Miss Stephanie, The
Demon found himself "Starstruck" as Star applied the cover for
the three count at 10:11.
4th match: Nikita Allenoff with Miss Stephanie VS Wildcat
When Allenoff arrived in the ring chants of "USA USA USA" echoed
through the building prompting the Russian to declare that he would leave
if the chants did not stop. The fans complied as the chant became
one of "RUSSIA BITES". Wildcat hit the ring and the two
exchanged textbook wrestling holds that showed a stalemate in the works.
Nikita could not maintain the pace that Wildcat set however, so he
switched to the brutal tactics that have made him the "Soviet
Terror". At the 7 minute mark, Wildcat could take the rule breakers
chokes and foreign objects no longer, as he retaliated by taking Nikita's
brass knuckles. Wildcat took a running punch to the Russians head just as
Allenoff swung wildly with an object in his hand and the two connected
solidly and fell to the mat. Referee Shane McMichaels started the
ten count, but caught sight of the objects and disqualified both
grapplers. Double DQ at 9:00.
5th match: Television Title Match ! Dash Bennett vs.
This match was to crown a new and first ever NWA West Virginia/Ohio
Television Champion. Bennett and Smythe tore into each other from
the opening bell, with both wrestlers showing a fierce determination to
become the winner, and the first holder of this prestigious title. These
young lions showed their extensive technical knowledge, as they matched
each other move for move, and showed a close match in the speed, agility
and strength departments. Bennett soon began to show signs of frustration
as he resorted to eye gouging, choking, and brutal kicks. Smythe
retaliated however, as he matched the rule breaking with his
counterattack. Dash began to get the upper hand however, as he tried on
several occasions to pin Smythe but came away with a series of 2
counts. Bennett sensed victory in the works as he climbed to the top
ropes and leaped toward a prone Smythe who was playing possum and rolled
out of the way. Darren was able to take the upper hand at this point and
pin Bennett for the victory, to become the first ever National Wrestling
Alliance West Virginia / Ohio Television Champion after 10:03.
6th match: NWA WV/OHIO Heavyweight Title Match
Fabulous Fredrick vs. Luscious Rocky Reynolds vs.
The "Fabulous One" made his way to the ring, followed by your
"Luscious god" Rocky Reynolds, and finally the current NWA
WestVirginia/Ohio Heavyweight Champion, Magnum. All three entered
the ring, and began a jawfest, apparently trying to talk their way
into victory. Suddenly, a figure walked through the arena door,
removed his shirt and entered the ring. It was none other than Mason
Hunter. Hunter took the microphone, and addressed each of the competitors
before demanding to be entered into the contest for the title.
Commissioner David Powers allowed the encounter to change to a four way
battle, the bell rang, and the violence erupted. It was difficult to
keep track of the action both in and out of the ring, but the highlights
included an unprecedented 4 man application of the sleeper hold, a 4 way
chest chop contest that saw Rocky Reynolds take the "short" end
of the stick, however, it was the Luscious god that initiated the 4 way
stunner to escape the sleeper hold. The action was fast and furious
as all four titans battled in and out of the ring using all types of high
impact, and finishing maneuvers. Pinfalls were a constant two count, one
second away from a new champion, or from Magnum keeping his title.
Around eight minutes into the action, referee Shane McMichaels was caught
in the action and found himself crushed into the mat with a head injury.
As Shane was helped from the ring former senior referee Tony Wolfe who was
on hand at ringside, made his way into the ring and took control of the
action. In the end Magnum scored the pinfall victory to hold onto the NWA
West Virginia/Ohio Heavyweight Title at 12:10.
17, Parkersburg, WV @ Parkersburg Homecoming, Downtown
The parking lot was standing room only as thousands of fans jockeyed for
position to see the stars of the National Wrestling Alliance West
Virginia/Ohio promotion at the annual Parkersburg Homecoming
Viper Vs Dash
Dash attacked Viper from behind as the
young man tried to make a name for himself by dispatching the fan
Viper was not to be denied this night as he used the knowledge of
thousands of matches to battle back and keep Dash on the offensive. This
match took place in the ring as well as out with Viper landing his elbow
from the apron onto a prone Dash as he laid on the tarmac. Dash was able
to rally though, and gave Viper a fight to remember. When he had Viper
up for the Death Valley driver, Viper was able to maneuver away and
catch Dash in his "Venom Injector" for the pin at 5:10
Nikita Allenoff w/ Ace Spalding Vs
Darren Smythe w/ Jasmine
Ace wanted to see his Russian wrecking
machine Nikita, take home the victory in front of a town rich in
patriotism, and faithful to the USA.
The fans were solidly behind Darren however as the chants of USA!, USA!,
echoed across the valley. Ace interfered in this match again and again,
trying to upend Smyth, and give his man the win but Smyth and Allenoff
are evenly matched, and as the contest raged on Ace tried again and
again, finally, Jasmine could no longer stand by and watch as Ace
stuck his nose in the match, and she jumped on Ace and administered a
beating he would not soon forget.
With Allenoff distracted, Smyth was able to catch him in a high impact
maneuver and secure the pinfall victory at 6:43
After the match Jasmine again lunged at
Ace and beat him on the head and face until Darren was able to drag her
away. Ace was raging as he screamed for Jasmine to get into the
ring, and promoter "Awesome" Arpin was quick to comply as he
ordered a match between Ace and Jasmine later in the card.
Star w/ Miss Stephanie Vs Rain
This was a high speed match that saw
power & skill, along with high flying and great technical wrestling
as Rain and Star tore into each other for the fastest 7 minutes of the
After a fast exchange of wrestling action, Star resorted to shortcuts
and closed fists along with painful submission holds in an effort to
neutralize Rain. After 5 minutes Rain began to make a comeback and soon
had Star prone in the corner as he hit him with his "454
Rain covered Star for the pin, but Miss Stephanie climbed onto the
apron, and beckoned Rain to the ropes where she stunned him with a kiss
! Rain turned around to finish Star but found himself caught with
Stars boot, and a painful DDT. Star covered Rain for the 3 count
Valik Vs Wildcat ?
As Awesome Arpin prepared to call the
next match, Valik made his way to the ring, and took the mic to demand
competition. It was explained to the fans that Wildcat missed a
connecting flight to Cleveland, and would not be appearing. Arpin
dismissed Valik as the winner of the match, but that was not good enough
for the dark warrior, as he demanded a match.
Arpin complied and turned to get an opponent from the locker room. 20
seconds later Valik had an opponent, Mr. USA Awesome Arpin !
Valik put up a fight, but he bit off more than he could chew as Arpin
dispatched him quickly, with power and fury. Arpin pinned Valik
Ace Spalding Vs Jasmine
The fans booed Ace into the ring,
but screamed thunderously when Jasmine hit the ring! Ace took off and
ran around the ring with Jasmine in hot pursuit, Spalding slid into the
ring and when Jasmine followed, he kicked her in the head and on
the back. When Ace had Jasmine down on the mat he worked on her back
with kicks and elbows, and used his body weight as a battering ram.
Ace went to the well one time too many however, as Jasmine was able to
lunge out of the way and watch as Ace landed soundly, knocking the wind
out of the manager. Jasmine moved into position, and when Ace stood and
turned he was caught with vicious spear. Jasmine proceeded to pound the
life out of Ace, beating him into submission, and a pinfall
victory at the 6:29 mark !
MAIN EVENT !!!!!!!! LUMBERJACK
Magnum Vs Luscious Rocky Reynolds
As the stars of the NWA WV/OH surrounded
the ring Rocky wasted no time trying to upend the current heavyweight
champion and earn a shot at the prestigious WV/OH title. Rocky blasted
Magnum with high impact blows until he was able take him off his feet
and begin to work on his right leg. Magnum was near submission several
times, but the champ was able to rebound and hand out a fair amount of
punishment in the direction of the "luscious god". When Rocky
realized that he was not going to win alone, he threw Magnum into the
rule breaking lumberjacks all of which handed out a beating before being
rescued by the opposing lumberjacks led by Awesome Arpin.
Magnum returned to the ring and managed to fend off Rock's repeated
attempts at victory for a short time, but at the 10 minute mark Rock
scaled the top rope to the corner, and delivered his swanton bomb to a
near lifeless Magnum. Rocky covered the champ, and the ref. counted 1-2-
and the unthinkable happened as Magnum Kicked out !
Rock's lumberjacks could no longer stand it, as they dove into the ring
and began beating on a now defenseless Magnum, as on the opposite side
of the ring Magnums lumberjacks charged the ring, and drove off the
rulebreakers, save one. Ace Spalding.
Ace became the target of Arpin, Magnum, Viper and company as they
crushed the manager in the corner until the other lumberjacks were able
to pull him free. After the mayhem cleared, the referee declared a
Fairmont, WV @ Middletown Mall
NWA WV/OH wrestling returned to Fairmont,
WV on August 4th at the Middletown Mall. In front of a standing
room only crowd of about 500, Horace Hogan took on the mighty Mason
Hunter, a transfer wrestler who also is a former MDW champion.
Hogan and Mason had a great match with Hogan putting Mason in a
crossface chicken wing for a choke out. After referee Shane
McMichael called for a break from the choke, Horace refused and sent the
ref to the floor for an immediate DQ. Hogan still would not let go
of the hold, so from the dressing room came Magnum to make the
save. He quickly got Hogan off Mason and was standing on the
second rope administering a 10 punch to the head of Hogan. Mason
got to his feet, grabbed a chair, and laid out Magnum from behind. He
looked at Hogan, and after the two hugged, proceeded to stomp a mud hole
into a prone Magnum. The locker room emptied and Hogan and Mason
were beaten to the outside, as the NWA boys stood over their prone
champion. Hogan and Mason, NWO & MDW, the invasion has
begun! Watch your backs as the NWA will be coming to take care of
IN OTHER MATCHES::
Radioactive took a pinfall loss to
the Wildcat from nearby Lost Creek, WV.
Star and Rain fought a great high
flying, action packed match, with star hitting a 454 for a pinfall
Valik and manager Ace Spalding fought
Awesome Arpin with the stipulation that Awesome beat Valik, he got 5
minutes with Ace. Awesome finished off Valik with no problem at
all. The finish was a front suplex in which Awesome held Valik in
the air, turned him around towards the crowd, and let the blood flow to
the brain for a full 20 seconds. Then Ace got his turn and proceeded to
put on catcher's gear. Awesome had a rough time getting to him for
all the padding, but eventually did. Fearing for his life, Ace
finally ran off to the locker room yelling for his mommy.
Rocky Reynolds fought Magnum for the NWA
West Virginia/Ohio Heavyweight championship. This was a back and forth
match as both men were equally matched. As it seemed Magnum had
the match won, Rocky's new valet, The Goddess, came into the ring,
flirted a little with Magnum, rubbed him down and dropped to her
knees. Magnum was smiling, the crowd was cheering, and then she
placed a well-aimed shot to the family jewels. Rocky was DQ'd and
Magnum retained the title.
Rain won a 10-man over the top battle
August 3, Parkersburg, WV @ City Park Pavillion (T.V. Taping)
Match # 1: Dos
Natzy W/ Manager Ace Spalding vs. Daron Smythe. Winner: Daron Smythe
Match # 2: Star vs. NWA Rookie Valick. Winner: Star
Match # 3: Nikita Allanov vs. Dash Bennett. Winner: Nikita
Richard Arpin got in the ring to break an illegal hold post match and took
out Nikita. Just then, Dos Natzy made his way back to the
ring. Arpin then said that he as well as everyone in the building
new that it was Johnny Hard under the mask! He pulled off the mask
and sure enough, it was him. Arpin then power bombed him once to the
mat and then again on to a VCR. After that, commissioner
Powers told Hard that he was suspended for six months and had to pay a
Match #4: Sebastian Dark vs. Mason Hunter. Winner: Mason
Match #5: Evil Ninja w/ his bodyguard vs. J.W. Idol. Winner:
Match #6: Former NWA World Junior Heavyweight champion Rocky
Reynolds w/ his manager The Amerikan Rawker vs. n.W.o. star Horace
Hogan. This match ended in a DQ when Magnum came out and attacked
Horace. Rocky then helped Horace by double-teaming Magnum.
After that, Horace help his hand for a "high five" in which
Rocky had to jump to get the high five. Then the locker room emptied and
the ring was filled with NWA superstars for a special battle royal. The
last two participants were Star and Magnum. Star was the surprise winner.
Titusville, PA @ Christian Activity Center
Match #1 Rocky Reynolds def. Johnny
Rocky Reynolds defeated Johnny Hard in a match where both participants received
something for winning and losing, Hard lost via pinfall, and his reward
was having to wrestle Doink the clown later in the show, Boy was he
Match #2 Tyler James pinned Star
of the best matches of young Tyler James career, this match went back
and forth with lots of pinfall chances for both fighters, Referee David
powers took a accidental Super Kick and was out when Rocky Reynolds hit
the ring and hit a senton on a prone Tyler James, Star revived the ref
and went for the pin only to see James kick out at a 2 count.
James then hit a huricaneranna off the
top for the pin.
NWA West Virginia/Ohio owner Awesome
Arpin then Decided to give Rocky his Reward for winning the first match,
Arpin told him it was going to be a cash bonus, but since he keeps interfering
in matches his reward was to have to wrestle HORACE HOGAN later in the
Match #3 Magnum pinned The Patriot
Magnum scored a cheap pinfall with both
feet on the ropes here, Blue Meanie came running from the back and
explained what happened to the Patriot and the ref restarted the match,
as Magnum argued with the ref, Patriot rolled him up and scored a pin
for the victory. Magnum then Issued a challenge to Meanie for
later in the night; Wildcat, who was supposed to work Meanie, gave up
his match on the condition he got the pay and not Magnum, so Magnum
accepted and took the match.
Match #4 Doink pinned Johnny Hard
A typical Doink match with plenty
of water and surprises, and Doink getting a reverse rollup for the
Match #5 Blue Meanie pinned Magnum
Magnum dominated most of this match with
Meanie getting in some close pinfalls. After hitting Meanie with
an object, Magnum made Jasmine get into the ring to show her a real man,
as he showed off his muscles, Jasmine rubbed his arms and dropped to her
knees to check out his "leg muscles" and as Magnum smiled and
played to the crowd she delivered a well placed shot to the family
jewels, and Meanie rolled up Magnum for the pIn.
Match # 6 Horace Hogan pinned Rocky
This was a great Match that saw the
smaller Reynolds use his speed and quickness to keep Hogan off
balance. Hogan did take home the victory though with a Death
Match #7 MAIN EVENT New
Jack pinned T-Rantula
This match went all over the building, no
one was safe and no piece of furniture unharmed as New Jack was put
through a table and fed a slice of pizza from the concession area.
But New Jack in great form put T-Rantula down a flight of bleachers and
stuck some staples in his head from the trusty staple gun to get the
Owners note:: This was probably
the best show of the year so far and the people went home wanting
nothing and will talk for months.
Parkersburg WV @ City Park Pavilion (T.V. taping)
For pictures from this
here (opens a new window). Thanks to Adam at Thug Designz!
Match #1 Star pinned
Match #2 Al B. Damm
pinned Mark Mattis
Match #3 Ace Spalding
retained the hardcore title over Cole Cash and Wildcat via pinfall
Match #4 J.W. Idol def.
Fredrick of Hollywood
Match #5 Tyler James and
Johnny Hard went to a double DQ
Match #6 Rocky Reynolds
def. Mason Hunter
Match #7 Horace Hogan
def. NWA WV/OH champion Magnum in a non-title match
Match #8 New Jack def.
-Credit to Josh H. for
Weston WV @ the Weston Fair
Match #1 Cole Cash vs.
Wildcat picked up the pinfall victory after reversing a backdrop attempt
into a ddt.
Match #2 Becky Levi vs. Tubby Tanaka
The sumo champion from Japan was outsmarted by quick thinking female.
Match #3 JW Idol vs Viper (non-title)
In a hardcore match, Viper was upset by JW Idol, thanks to interference by
Ace Spalding. After the match, Viper took out his aggressions on the plaid
covered "Manager of Champions," beating him with his trademark
Match #4 Rocky Reynolds vs Tyler James
Tyler James came away with this one following a well-placed super kick.
During the match, Richard Arpin became sick of the constant interference
by Ace Spalding, and came to the aid of The Urban Legend. Arpin took Rocky
into a "porta-jon," and the Luscious God emerged again covered
in blue liquid and scraps of toilet paper.
Match #5 Rocky vs. Doink
As punishment for his actions, Rocky had to face off with Doink the
Clown after intermission. Rocky walked away with the win after Doink was
disqualified for throwing official Shane McMichaels out of the ring and
over the top rope.
Match #6 Magnum vs. Severn
Magnum and Severn put on a classic wrestling display for the crowd.
Near the end Severn had Magnum locked in his trademark Dragon Sleeper,
Rocky Reynolds, J.W. Idol, and Ace Spalding came into the ring to make the
save. They held Severn for Magnum to take advantage of, but Magnum instead
took out Idol and Rocky! Idol and Rocky then left the ring area
disgusted while Magnum and Severn celebrated in the ring.
2001, St. Mary's WV @ The Marina
Match #1 Evil Ninja
pinned Cole Cash
Cash apparently decided to part ways with his manager, Ace Spalding as he
did battle with the masked man from Tokyo. Spalding made sure that Cash
new he was at ringside by constantly interfering. The finish came when
Ninja gave Cash a simple scoop slam near the ropes and went for the cover.
Spalding reached into the ring and held down the feet of Cash so he
couldn’t kick out! Spalding entered the ring to celebrate with Ninja,
and as Ninja left, Spalding turned around and was greeted with a superkick
Match #2 Awesome Arpin defeated Johnny Hard
After hitting the ring and running his mouth, Johnny Hard coaxed Arpin
into an impromptu hardcore match. Arpin picked up the win after power
bombing Hard onto a pile of “goodies,” and added insult to injury by
allowing a little girl at ringside to get in the ring and make the cover
for the three count.
Match #3 Magnum pinned Viper
The hardcore champ went toe to toe with Magnum, and they took each other
to the limit. However it was Magnum who came up on top with his version of
the Diamond Dust.
Match #4 J.W. Idol pinned Brian Fury
Idol was able to take out Fury after a seesaw battle with a tremendous
Match #5 Doink pinned Johnny Hard
While Hard argued with rookie official Shane McMichaels, Doink was able to
sneak up behind him and roll him up for a quick three count.
Match #6 Johnny Hard won a Battle Royal
As the match begun with all the wrestlers in the ring, manager Ace
Spalding was on the outside cheering on the action. The officials,
apparently sick of the plaid pants manager, ruled that Spalding had to
participate in the match as well. While arguing, Magnum pulled in Spalding
by the hair into the ring, over the top rope! The wrestlers then took
turns beating on the loud mouth, getting somewhat of an amount of revenge
for his constant interference in their matches! In the end, it came down
to Doink and Johnny Hard, and Hard got his revenge on the clown by tossing
out the fan favorite for the win.
2001, Parkersburg, WV @ City Park Pavillion (T.V. Taping)
Match #1 Wildcat pinned
Accompanied by Ace Spalding, the rookie Cole Cash continues to impress the
NWA crowds, but just wasn’t able to stay on top of the veteran. Cash
called for his plaid pants manager to hit Wildcat with his tennis racquet,
but Wildcat ducked out of the way and Spalding struck Cash instead!
Wildcat was then able to score a DDT on Cash for the three count.
Match #2 Rocky Reynolds pinned Blue Lightning
Lightning gave it his everything, but just seemed to be a step behind the
former World Junior Weight champ. The Luscious God escaped to the outside,
but was quickly followed by Lightning. Lightning was able to get a few
punches in, before Reynolds got the advantage and took Lightning down to
the concrete with a vertical suplex. Reynolds rolled lightning in and
delivered a Swanton bomb for the easy three.
Match #3 NWA WV/OH Heavyweight Champion Mr. Attitude pinned Viper
It was the Hardcore champ getting a shot at the NWA West Virginia/Ohio
Heavyweight champ, and the crowd loved every moment of it. Save for
Attitude pulling referee Tony Wolfe in front of him to dodge a big splash
from Viper. Attitude then grabbed his baseball bat and clocked Viper,
busting him wipe open. Wolfe awoke just in time to catch the cover by
Attitude, but miss the bat.
Match #4 J.W. Idol pinned David Young
Formerly one half of the world tag team champs, Young was accompanied by
the self proclaimed manager of champions, Ace Spalding. Young was not well
received by the audience, and even threatened to leave if they didn’t
show him some respect, which brought on cheers from the crowd. In an angry
rage, Young tried to storm off, but Ace reminded him that if he left, he
wouldn’t get paid. Young then took off in a dead sprint back to the
ring, slid in, and right back out, taking a face first dive to the floor
on the opposite side. Later in the match, Spalding distracted Tony Wolfe
while Idol had an almost certain pinfall attempt. Idol got up, grabbed
Wolfe and spun him around and berated him for not catching the cover. With
Wolfe occupied, Ace tossed Young a pair of brass knuckles. Ace again
distracted Wolfe as he returned to the match, and Young swung a big right
hand at Idol. Idol somehow ducked, and booted Young in the midsection, and
Young dropped the knucks. Idol picked them up, hit Young and made the
cover for the three count. Idol then stuck the knucks in Young’s tights,
where Tony Wolfe then saw them, and fined Young $500 for bringing a
foreign object into the ring!
Match #5 Doink defeated Johnny Hard
Johnny Hard didn’t take too well to the antics that Doink put on before
the match, playing with a giant squirt gun. Hard took it to Doink, but
Doink was able to make the big comeback and get the win.
Match #6 NWA World Heavyweight Champion Steve Corino vs. Magnum - No
Magnum and the current NWA World Champion put on quite a show for the
fans, and had each of them on their feet. Magnum seemingly had the match
won after landing his version of the Diamond Dust, but didn’t think that
was quite enough. He propped Corino in the corner, and went to finish off
the champ with a Van-Terminator! Corino somehow was able to duck out of
the way, which prompted Rocky Reynolds and Mr. Attitude to run out from
the back and get involved. The duo took out Corino, and held him in place
for Magnum to get in a few free shots, but Magnum instead went after Mr.
Attitude! Corino and Magnum fought off the duo and sent them back to the
locker room to end the show.
2001, Fairmont, WV @ Middletown Mall
Match #1 Wildcat pinned
The rookie Cash surprised the wily
veteran early with surprising speed and strength. Wildcat eventually
turned the tide with chops that slowed the larger Cash down enough to fall
victim to a DDT.
Match #2 Viper pinned
The reigning hardcore champion was out of his element due to a stipulation
that prohibited a hardcore match since the title wasn't on the line.
Hunter stunned Viper with his repertoire of high-impact maneuvers that
took Viper to the edge. Hunter's manager Ace Spalding helped work
over Viper's arm by draping it over the top rope and pulling it down with
all of his body weight. The match was seemingly won when Mason
landed his patented version of the Death Valley driver. Viper
rallied the fans behind him to score a comeback upset Hunter with a
reverse fireman's carry slam.
Match #3 David Young
pinned J.W. Idol
Young, a member of the nationally ranked tag team Bad Attitude and former
co-holder of the NWA World tag team title, berated the Fairmont audience
before the match began and vowed that once he finished his easy match and
headed back to Atlanta, he would never return again. Idol took the
mic and advised Young to remember that this was "Mountaineer
country" and that he was in for a not-so-easy butt kicking.
Idol confounded Young quickly and maintained control of the match for the
majority of the time. David missed a diving headbutt, and the
victory seemed to be Idol's. Young, however, would not be robbed and
took Idol out with a set of brass knuckles for the win.
Match #4 Doink pinned
Hard also took time to berate the crowd, but Doink soon made the crowd
forget what an a** Hard was by teasing him and referee Tony Wolfe with his
Super Soaker gun. Hard stalled many times by jumping out of the
ring, but Doink went on the offensive once he finally readied himself for
action. Hard turned the tide early and tried choking out the clown
repeatedly. Doink took advantage of a miscue by Hard and reversed a
sunset flip for the 1-2-3. Afterwards, a furious Johnny Hard threw
chairs into the ring and demanded five more minutes under hardcore
rules. Doink said that even though he really didn't want to go that
route, there was someone behind him who did. Hard turned to find a
waiting Awesome Arpin who powerbombed him through two steel chairs and
onto a ball of barbed wire, challenging him to a future hardcore match.
Match #5 Virgil vs.
Magnum went to a double count out
Virgil warmed up the crowd with a rendition of the old "Too
sweet" n.W.o. entrance. Magnum and Virgil went toe-to-toe, but
they wound up outside the ring and both ignored the referee's ten count
thus ending the match.
Match #6 Steve Corino
pinned Rocky Reynolds to retain the NWA World Heavyweight title
The start of the match was delayed 10 minutes after former NWA World
Junior Heavyweight champion Rocky Reynolds went on such a tirade towards
the fans that he broke the second rope on the ring. The ring crew
was unable to repair the rope, so the bottom rope was pulled up to the
second level and the match was ready to start. Corino jokingly
pulled at the missing bottom rope before the match started to help stretch
out. Reynolds was no match early on as Corino showed why he is the
reigning world champion. Corino tried to break off Reynolds arm with
a series of twists, armbars, leg drops, knees, and other maneuvers.
Corino hit a superkick midway through the match to stun Reynolds, but
manager Ace Spalding jumped onto the apron to distract the champion.
Steve blasted both Spalding and Reynolds with twenty punches from the ring
post, then took Spalding's sport coat and jokingly wore it around the ring
acting as goofy as the manager.
Reynolds recovered to
battle back strong, putting the champion in a predicament and a
half. However, Corino cornered Reynolds with a series of Flair-like
chops and followed up with a Ric Flair strut, only to be leveled by a
clothesline by Rocky. The two went back in forth for a while longer
with their complete arsenals. Rocky appeared to have the match
sealed when he hit a magnificent swanton bomb on the champion, but Corino
somehow kicked out at the 2-1/2 count. A groggy champion went for
the old school expulsion, but Reynolds slipped from his grasp. A
quick recovery and Corino caught the former junior heavyweight champion in
his finisher for the 1-2-3, much to the delight of the standing room only
2001, Murray City, Ohio @ the Teen Center
Match #1 Viper pinned
Tommy Boy Mulligan
Tommy Boy put up a great fight for Viper, but just wasn’t able to keep
the Hardcore champ down. Viper defeated Tommy Boy Mulligan via pinfall
with the Venom Injector.
Match #2 Tyler James pinned Dr. Doom
Tyler James defeated Dr. Doom via pinfall in a technical masterpiece.
Tyler got the win after Doom let his guard down, and got rolled up for the
Match #3 Awesome Arpin def. Johnny Hard via DQ
Awesome Arpin defeated Johnny Hard via Disqualification after
interference from Johnny Hard’s new manager, Ace Spalding and Cole Cash.
J.W. Idol made the save for Arpin, and chased off the trio.
Match #4 J. W. Idol vs. Titan NO CONTEST
No contest, after run in from Cole Cash, Johnny Hard and Ace Spalding,
apparently taking some revenge for Idol getting involved earlier. Awesome
Arpin made the save for Idol, and challenged the new team of Hard and Cash
to a tag team match later that night, which was quickly accepted.
Match #5 Magnum def. Doink the Clown
Magnum defeated Doink the Clown via pinfall after Magnum used a pair of
brass knuckles behind referee Tony Wolfe’s back.
Match #6 Awesome Arpin & J.W. Idol def. Cole Cash &
Awesome Arpin and J.W. Idol defeated Cash and Hard, after Johnny Hard held
Arpin for a Tennis Racquet shot, Arpin ducked out of the way and Spalding
clocked Hard by mistake!
2001, Pennsboro, West Virginia @ Pennsboro High School
Match #1 Ninja pinned
Tommy Boy Mulligan
Ninja, along with his new manager, Ace Spalding, defeated Tommy Boy
Mulligan via pinfall. The fans in attendance will be quick to tell you
that Ninja would not have picked up the victory, had it not been for a
fireball, while Spalding distracted referee Tony Wolfe.
Match #2 Dr. Doom def. The Garbageman & Awesome Arpin
What was supposed to be a one on one match between Dr. Doom and The
Garbageman, turned into a triple threat match after Doom and the
Garbageman taunted Arpin, causing him to hit the ring. In a see-saw
battle, Dr. Doom was able to get the pinfall on Arpin and The Garbageman.
Many fans believe that Dr. Doom didn’t quite earn his win, but referee
Tony Wolfe can’t prove otherwise.
Match #3 J.W. Idol def. Johnny Hard via DQ
Ace Spalding accompanied Johnny Hard to the ring, and made sure Tony Wolfe
knew he was there. Spalding refused to stay off the ring apron, and even
got in the ring after being chased by Idol. Eventually, Wolfe and Spalding
exchanged words and got into a shoving match, and Wolfe knocked Spalding
off the ring apron and almost into the crowd! It seemed that Idol had the
match won when he locked Hard in a figure-four leglock, but Spalding got
on the apron again, and Idol had enough. He took Spalding by the tie, and
broke the figure four, but Johnny Hard took Spalding’s tennis racquet
and clocked Idol with it. Spalding then called out for another one of his
protégés, Cole Cash, and the trio did a number on Idol, until Arpin made
the save with a steel chair. Spalding didn’t manage to escape unharmed;
he felt the wrath of Arpin, which ended with a stinkface on the
Match #4 Titan pinned Magnum
In a technical battle for the ages, the crowd was “Oohed” and
“Awed” by Magnum and Titan. But Magnum proved to be too much for
Titian, and picked up the pinfall victory using his version of the Diamond
Match #5 Viper pinned Jimmy Rambo to retain the NWA WV/OH Hardcore
In a special treat, Viper defended his Hardcore title in a barbwire match!
Things got ugly as the two men battled for the strap, and even brought a
child’s car seat into the match! Referee Tony Wolfe wouldn’t even get
into the ring, and called it from the outside, but no one can blame him.
After the dust cleared, is was Viper who retained the title by using his
Venom Injector onto a steel chair to finish the evening.
The First Ever Television
Taping for NWA WV/OH - Saturday, March 10, 2001 at City Park Pavilion,
After welcoming the crowd and announcing the card, commissioner David
Powers gave manger "Big 80's" Donnie B. the microphone per the
infamous 'Sonny Crockett look-alike's' request. Donnie B. proceeded to
admonish the crowd for the lack of respect they had shown him, as well as
run down Parkersburg and all it's residents.
Match #1 Bobby Inbred def. Blue Lightning
Two of the federation's top junior heavyweights did not disappoint the
crowd with their wild airborne tactics. Although Blue Lightning was
able to overpower the smaller Bobby Inbred at times, the wild man would
not be stopped. After breaking several near-falls...sometimes by a mere
inch...Inbred finally caught a mistake by Blue Lightning that allowed him
to score a clean pin.
Match #2 Magnum def. Mr. Attitude
This match started as a brawlers delight, with Mr. Attitude absolutely
dominating Magnum. Magnum stepped up his game though, and hit a couple of
top-rope maneuvers that slowed down the might Mr. Attitude, including an
incredible flying spinning-heel kick. Attitude mounted a comeback of his
own, an reversed an attempted frankensteiner into a powerbomb. Magnum
escaped the pin, and managed to set up Attitude with a Michinoku driver
for a variation of the Van-terminator...nailing his opponent in the
"attitudes"... OUCH!! Magnum got the pin, and reports have it
that Mr. Attitude is still singing soprano somewhere.
Match #3 Wildcat def. Viper and J.W. Idol in a 3-Way Dance
All three men had their share of supporters in the crowd for this one.
Idol played a the Billy Martin role and attempted to take turns teaming
with one of his opponents against the other. However, Wildcat and Viper
were privy to Idol's scheme and took their shots on him as well. All three
men took their share of a beating, but it was Wildcat who was able to
capitalize when Idol and Viper clotheslined each other to their backs. The
cagey veteran covered both men for the pin.
Match #4 Awesome Arpin def. Johnny Hard in a hardcore rules match
This was not a match for the faint-hearted. Arpin, who has slimmed down
over 100 lbs. since his the last time he stepped in the ring last year,
had a serious bone to pick with Johnny Hard. Although the two will be
settling their issues soon on "The People's Court", Hard and
Arpin were more than ready to blow off steam with all the weapons
available at their disposal. Johnny Hard bought his own trash
can of plunder, only to have the majority of it used against him. Arpin
was able to take charge of the match early and keep control after Hard
attempted to lift Arpin for a slam. "Mr. USA" cracked a crutch
across Hard's back and used a VCR on his foe for good measure. Hard fought
back with a baseball bat, only to wind up thrown outside of the
ring. While Arpin tried to set up some of the items for use on
his opponent, Johnny pulled out a sheet of plywood covered with barbed
wire and slid into the ring with it. Arpin caught Hard and pounded him
some more with the bat. He then laid the plywood across a steel chair and
a trash can. After pulling Johnny to his feet, he slammed his former
friend through the plywood and wire, ripping up the back of Johnny Hard.
Arpin immediately covered for the 1-2-3. As a result of a stipulation to
the match, Johnny Hard will have to have his head shaved at the next
Match #5 Nova def. Angel
The ECW stars came to play! Nova hit the ring first, electrifying the
crowd on hand. Next, Angel and his manager Ice Pick made their way to the
ring. Ice Pick grabbed the mic from David Powers and slammed the crowd for
being unappreciative, disrespectful, and even racist. Nova stole the mic
back and pretty much trashed Ice and Angel to the delight of the crowd.
Angel quickly jumped Nova's back and pounded away on the fan fave.
Referee Tony Wolfe was forced several times to order the Baldies member to
back off as well as keep the manager in check. Nova was able to turn the
tide and take out Ice Pick and then use a DDT to score the pin on Angel.
Afterwards, Angel confronted Wolfe about his officiating. Angel offered a
handshake in respect, which he quickly snapped into a wicked DDT of his
own. He left the ring after berating the ref.
Match #6 "Luscious" Rocky Reynolds def. "Urban Legend"
Tyler James in a ladder match for the vacant NWA WV/OH Heavyweight
What a battle! This was one that had to be seen to be believed. Reynolds
(with manager Donnie B.) opened up with a flurry of punches and kicks to
wear down James. Using several tough suplexes, Reynolds tried to go after
the ladder early on, but James stopped him with a dropkick off the top
rope. The Urban Legend went after the ladder himself, but
Donnie B. tried to trip up the young fireball. After a few minutes and a
brief scuffle with the manager, David Powers ordered "Big 80s"
out of the arena. Once the action resumed, it became a fair fight. James
used his aerial arsenal to take control of the action. Reynolds rallied
back, and the two used the ladder to their advantage. At one point,
James had to fly across the ring to drop kick the "Luscious God"
off the ladder. Reynolds himself had to take the opportunity to knock
James off the ladder by using a smaller step ladder to send Tyler flying
off the ladder and bouncing off the ropes. James found the side of his
head bloodied from the fall with a laceration behind his ear. Reynolds
scored a swanton bomb on his fallen foe, then threw him out of the
ring. As James crawled back in, the mascot of a local pizza
chain interjected himself and pounded on his back. Soon afterwards,
Reynolds again managed to toss James out. Rocky positioned the ladder
under the belt and began scurrying his way to the top. As he
did, James tried to return to the ring. Once again, the mascot grabbed
hold and prevented Tyler from getting in the ring as Reynolds took the
belt and the championship. After crawling into the ring, the mascot
revealed himself to be none other than Donnie B.! As the two celebrated,
James cleaned house on both of them. But it was too little, too late, as
"Luscious" Rocky Reynolds becomes the NEW NWA WV/OH Heavyweight
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