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[iPPV Quick Recap] DGUSA Revolt! 2013

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The second of the three Dragon Gate USA events this weekend has concluded and it was definitely well worth the money. Click “read more” for a quick recap breakdown of the events, plus my own thoughts on the matches and the overall presentation.

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[Event Results] DGUSA Open the Golden Gate 2013

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Last night DGUSA held the first of their three events this weekend, Open the Golden Gate 2013, from Santa Maria, California. Although the show isn’t available on WWNLive yet, here are the results for the show if you can’t wait courtesy of PWTorch.

  1. Samuray Del Sol defeated EITA
  2. Brian Cage defeated Ray Rosas; Cage officially joined The Scene (Caleb Konley, Scott Reed, & Larry Dallas) after the match.
  3. Chuck Taylor defeated AR Fox and Jon Davis in an “EVOLVE Records Match”. Davis was eliminated first, then Taylor defeated Fox with the Awful Waffle to win the whole thing.
  4. The Jimmys (Ryo Saito & Jimmy Susumu) defeated *Open the Freedom Gate Champion* Johnny Gargano Rich Swann.
  5. The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson) defeated D.U.F. (Sami Callihan & Arik Cannon).
  6. John Morrison defeated Akira Tozawa; The Young Bucks then attacked Morrison after the match (Book It Cam video of the post-match attack)

Stay tuned for DGUSA’s second show of the weekend, Revolt! 2013 (peep the announced card here), live on iPPV tonight starting at 8PM Pacific Time. I will have a quick recap/review of that show after it airs. Go to WWNLive to order the show.

[DGUSA News] ‘Revolt! 2013’ Lineup

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Dragon Gate USA rolls on with their big triple-shot weekend as Revolt! 2013 comes at you tonight live on iPPV over at WWNLive. Here is the announced lineup for the show:

  • Main Event: Johnny Gargano (c) Vs. Jon Davis in a “No Ropes Match” for the Open the Freedom Gate Title
  • Jimmy Susumu & Ryo Saito Vs. The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson)
  • AR Fox Vs. Samuray Del Sol
  • Akira Tozawa Vs. Sami Callihan
  • Rich Swann Vs. EITA
  • Brian Cage Vs. Drake Younger Vs. Johnny Yuma Vs. Johnny Goodtime Vs. Ray Rosas Vs. ??? (rep from Brian Kendrick’s wrestling academy) in a “California FRAY Match” [two men enter, a new man enters every two minutes, eliminations occur from pinfall, submission, or DQ]

Brian Kendrick, Chuck Taylor, and Arik Cannon will also be in attendance though their involvement has not be announced at this time. DGUSA Revolt! 2013 starts at 8PM Pacific Time, and you can go to WWNLive to order the show. I will be watching live but am unsure if I’ll recap it or not. Either way check back for results as the show goes on.

[TV Review] IMPACT Wrestling – 1/17/2013

Impact Wrestling Review

It was all about matrimony this week on IMPACT Wrestling as Bully Ray and Brooke Hogan attempted to tie the knot in the center of the ring. Naturally things didn’t go as planned and a new member of The Aces and 8’s was revealed. In addition a new tag team feud was born and the build to Jeff Hardy Vs. Christopher Daniels next week continued via a tag team match.

Click “read more” for quick match results and a breakdown review of the show. For a more detailed blow-by-blow account of the show itself, check out my report over at 411Mania.

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[TV Review] IMPACT Wrestling – 1/10/2013

Impact Wrestling Review

On this week’s episode of IMPACT Wrestling, Brooke Hogan confronts her father about the way he’s been treating Bully Ray, Gut Check gets a very welcome makeover, and Austin Aries and Bobby Roode continue their goal to one-up each other.

Click “read more” for quick results and my review of the show. For a more detailed recap on every little thing, check out my live coverage over at 411Mania.

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[Indy Wrestling News] PWG Announces ‘Failure to Communicate’ Lineup for October 27th

The California-based Pro Wrestling Guerrilla has announced the lineup for its Battle of Los Angeles follow-up event Failure to Communicate. The matches are as follows:

  • Kevin Steen (c) Vs. Michael Elgin Vs. Ricochet for the PWG Heavyweight Title
  • Eddie Edwards/Roderick Strong Vs. The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson/Nick Jackson)
  • Grudge Match: Willie Mack Vs. Brian Cage
  • Davey Richards Vs. Sami Callihan
  • El Generico Vs. Rich Swann
  • The RockNES Monsters (Johnny Goodtime/Johnny Yuma) Vs. B-Boy/Famous B
  • Ryan Taylor Vs. Joey Ryan

Failure to Communicate will take place at the American Legion Post #308 in Resada, California on October 27, 2012. Tickets for the event go on sale on September 20th for those in the area.

[Event Results] PWG Battle of Los Angeles 2012 (Night 2)

Night 2 of PWG’s annual Battle of Los Angeles tournament has concluded and here are the results courtesy of PWG’s Twitter feed.

  • [BOLA Quarterfinals] Sami Callihan defeated TJ Perkins
  • [BOLA Quarterfinals] Adam Cole defeated Eddie Edwards
  • [BOLA Quarterfinals] Michael Elgin defeated Brian Cage
  • [BOLA Quarterfinals] Ricochet defeated Roderick Strong
  • Willie Mack/Drake Younger/B-Boy defeated Team Sleeze (Joey Ryan/Davey Richards/Kyle O’Reilly)
  • [BOLA Semi-Finals] Adam Cole defeated Sami Callihan
  • [BOLA Semi-Finals] Michael Elgin defeated Ricochet
  • Rick Knox/Kevin Steen/El Generico defeated Brian Cage and The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson/Nick Jackson)
  • [BOLA Finals] Adam Cole defeated Michael Elgin

So it’s official: Adam Cole is the 2012 Battle of Los Angeles winner. He’s having quite a year on the independent circuit. I will be monitoring the PWG website from here on out to make sure I grab a DVD of this event; every single match sounds worthy of watching. And congrats to Cole for winning!

For more information on PWG (Pro Wrestling Guerrilla), visit their official website.

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[Event Results] PWG Battle of Los Angeles 2012 (Night 1)

Night 1 of PWG’s annual Battle of Los Angeles tournament has concluded, and 8 wrestlers have won the right to make it to Night 2. The results of the event (taken from PWG’s official Twitter account) are as follows:

  • TJ Perkins defeated Joey Ryan
  • Roderick Strong defeated Drake Younger
  • Eddie Edwards defeated Kyle O’Reilly
  • Brian Cage defeated B-Boy
  • Ricochet defeated [PWG Heavyweight Champion] Kevin Steen
  • Sami Callihan defeated Willie Mack
  • Adam Cole defeated El Generico
  • Main Event: Michael Elgin defeated Davey Richards

Perkins, Strong, Edwards, Cage, Ricochet, Callihan, Cole, and Elgin all go on to Night 2 where a winner of the tournament will be crowned. Night 2 takes place later tonight so expect more results to be posted then. Although I haven’t seen it yet, I’m already ready to pre-order the DVD of this event.

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[Indy Wrestling News] Lineup for Tonight’s PWG Event ‘Battle of Los Angeles: Stage 1’

Pro Wrestling Guerrilla’s annual tournament “Battle of Los Angeles” begins tonight at the American Legion in Resada, California. Here is the current match lineup for the first night of the tournament, known as “Stage 1”:

  • El Generico Vs. Adam Cole
  • Davey Richards Vs. Michael Elgin
  • Ricochet Vs. Kevin Steen
  • Eddie Edwards Vs. Kyle O’Reilly
  • Willie Mack Vs. Sami Callahan
  • TJ Perkins Vs. Joey Ryan
  • B-Boy Vs. Brian Cage
  • Drake Younger Vs. Roderick Strong

The winners will advance to “Stage 2” tomorrow which will be held at the same location and will also feature non-tournament matches. PWG is one of the most beloved independent promotions in the country and judging by how excellent this lineup looks, I’m starting to understand why (my previous experience with PWG came from watching highlight videos/matches of The Human Tornado many moons ago). I will be posting results later on, so check back to the site to see who won.

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