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[iPPV Results] DGUSA Heat 2013

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Dragon Gate USA concluded its busy weekend yesterday afternoon with Heat 2013, the last of three shows during Royal Rumble weekend. Here are the results of the iPPV courtesy of PWPonderings.

  1. Rich Swann pinned Arik Cannon with the standing 450 splash.
  2. Jon Davis beat Drake Younger by knockout after a knee and a series strikes.
  3. Chuck Taylor pinned EITA with the Awful Waffle.
  4. Johnny Gargano (c) defeated Brian Kendrick by submission with the Garga-NO Escape to retain the Open the Freedom Gate Title.
  5. Samuray Del Sol pinned Ryo Saito.
  6. Sami Callihan defeated Jimmy Susumu by submission with the Stretch Muffler.
  7. AR Fox & Akira Tozawa defeated The Young Bucks.

DGUSA Heat 2013 is available for On-Demand viewing on WWNLive.

[DGUSA News] ‘Heat 2013’ Lineup

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Dragon Gate USA concludes its busy weekend with Heat 2013, a matinee event live from Huntington Park, CA. For those of you wondering if it’ll conflict with tonight’s Royal Rumble you have nothing to worry about. Here’s the lineup for the show which will air live on WWNLive.

  • Main Event: AR Fox & Akira Tozawa Vs. The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson)
  • Jimmy Susumu Vs. Sami Callihan
  • Samuray Del Sol Vs. Ryo Saito
  • Chuck Taylor Vs. EITA
  • Johnny Gargano (c) Vs. Brian Kendrick for the Open the Freedom Gate Title
  • Jon Davis Vs. Drake Younger
  • Rich Swann Vs. Arik Cannon

The show takes place at 1PM Pacific Time and you can order the event on WWNLive.

[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.

[DGUSA News] ‘Open the Golden Gate 2013’ Lineup for Tonight; Will Not Air Live on WWN

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Dragon Gate USA begins their triple-shot in California tonight with Open the Golden Gate 2013. Unfortunately, due to internet issues, the event will not be broadcast live on WWN; instead, the company will tape the show and put it up on the streaming service soon after (time ballparked at between 24-48 hours). Here is the lineup for the show:

  • Main Event: John Morrison Vs. Akira Tozawa
  • Tag Team Bonus Main Event #1: *Open the Freedom Gate Champion* Johnny Gargano & Rich Swann Vs. Jimmy Susumu & Ryo Saito
  • Tag Team Bonus Main Event #2: D.U.F. (Sami Callihan & Arik Cannon) Vs. The Young Bucks (Matt Jackson & Nick Jackson)
  • EVOLVE Records Match: Chuck Taylor (9-5) vs. AR Fox (7-5) vs. Jon Davis (5-3)
  • Special Attraction Match: EITA Vs. Samuray Del Sol

You can order Open the Golden Gate 2013 once it’s made available on WWNLive. Until then though you can probably catch the results as the event goes on over on Twitter. Show starts at 8PM Pacific Time.

[iPPV Results] EVOLVE 18

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The Dragon Gate USA sister promotion EVOLVE held their final iPPV of 2012 yesterday live from Voorhees, New Jersey. Here are the results of the event, courtesy of my overlords at Pro Wrestling Ponderings (click the link to see their analysis of the event).

  1. [Freestyle Qualifier Match #1]: AR Fox pinned Tony Nese.
  2. [Freestyle Qualifier Match #2]: Masada pinned Papadon.
  3. [Freestyle Qualifier Match #3]: Rich Swann pinned Jigsaw.
  4. [Freestyle Qualifier Match #4]: Jon Davis pinned Chuck Taylor.
  5. El Generico/Samuray Del Sol defeated Super Smash Brothers (Player Uno/Player Dos).
  6. [4-Way Freestyle Match]: Rich Swann defeated AR Fox, Masada, and Jon Davis.
  7. Johnny Gargano (c) defeated Sami Callihan by KO to retain the DGUSA Open the Freedom Gate Championship.

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EVOLVE 18 will be available for On-Demand purchasing over at WWNLive sometime soon.

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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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