AS I SEE IT 12/9
Dec 9, 2013 - by Bob Magee
AS I SEE IT
Pro Wrestling: Between the Sheets
The world lost Nelson Mandela this past week at the age of 95. While it was not a total surprise, given his state of health, it stunned the world who has seen him as a example.
Mandela was a remarkable man who did not hate those he might have hated…forgave those who imprisoned and oppressed him…and demanded that the new South Africa be a non-racial nation.
He was a political prisoner for 27 years for the offense of working toward “one man, one vote” who became the leader of his nation, set it on the direction of one person, one vote. His nation, while nowhere near conquering the problems of provery and inequality…has stepped toward dealing with those problems as one nation, not two seperate and unequal nations.
May his soul rest in peace, and may his example serve as a badly needed lesson for those of us in America; to learn to work together for change, with grace and dignity…and to reach out to all.
The holidays are here. Your friendly not-so-local retail mega-store has been killing trees to print ads to sell us iPads, IPhones, iSomethings, or XBox Ones along with the latest game killing bad guys, zombies, or whatever, for our kids or ourselves. Commercials have been all over the airwaves (and if I hear Michael Bolton screech one more time, I’ll put an icepick through my ears).
Back to the real spirit of the season…. the wrestling community is reaching out to those in need. Independent promotions hold a wide variety of events to benefit various food pantries, shelters, Toys for Tots drives. Even if you don’t have one in your own area this Holiday season, please take time to contribute to or volunteer with such organizations.
The following promotions have scheduled Toys for Tots and charitable-themed shows during the Holidays:
Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling returns to Port Coquitlam. BC on December 13 at the Elks Hall #49, 2272 Leigh Square, Port Coquitlam 8pm Bell Time – Doors Open at 7:30pm. Tickets Front Row $18/General Admission $15
G.O.D.S. [Bishop & Sid Sylum w/ The Natural] vs. Scotty Mac & “Ravenous” Randy Myers
ECCW WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH:
Nicole Matthews (Champion) vs. Bambi Hall (Challenger)
Jamie Diaz vs. Artemis Spencer
Daniel Adonis vs. Tony Baroni
Mantasia vs. Hellion Reaper w/ Rigor Von Slasher
Bring donations of food, toys or cash (no stuffed animals) for a chance to win prizes!
Dynamite Championship Wrestling returns to Milford, DE on December 14 in a Toys for Tots show
EVENT BENEFITS THE KENT/SUSSEX COUNTY DELAWARE MARINE TOYS FOR TOTS FOUNDATION. ALL TOY DONATIONS MUST BE BRAND NEW & UNWRAPPED.
~INTERNATIONAL HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP~
“3RD GENERATION SUPERSTAR” LANCE ANOA’I (vs) (C) “THE NEW STANDARD” CORY KASTLE
“Lance is returning for the first time since his injury at the Honor Cup suffered at the hands of Kao Storm & Cory Kastle. Lance has vowed to extract revenge on Kastle and to win his first Championship in DCW, the Undisputed Championship!”
(C) “A+” AKEN PEMBROOKE (vs) “2013 KING OF MARYLAND” SKULL
“Skull was originally scheduled to compete in the 2013 Honor Cup but was unable to due to a death in his family. Seven months later, Skull finally gets his chance to wrestle in front of the DCW & PPW fans; this time with that chance being for the PPW Championship!”
~1ST EVER HARRO ATHLETICS BATTLE FOR THE BAND!~
Harro Athletics Sensei (Head Trainer) & DCW Tag Team Champion “XTC’S” MARK “THE DRAGONFLY HARRO (vs) “2012 HONOR CUP CHAMPION” JJ CRUZ
“Harro Athletics takes the main stage in this monumental match-up. Despite being a former Honor Cup Winner, Tag Team, & No Limit Champion, fan favorite JJ Cruz must Battle DCW Grand Slam Winner & friend, Mark Harro to determine Cruz’s Graduation of Harro Athletics!”
~DCW NO LIMIT CHAMPIONSHIP/~4-WAY DANCE~
(C) “THE MAPLELEAF MACHINE” KAO STORM (vs) SHAWN SCOTT (vs)
ANDREW STEELE (vs)”THE REDNECK CONSPIRACIST” BIG COUNTRY
~PPW TRI-STATE CHAMPIONSHIP/~20-MAN OVER THE TOP ROPE BATTLE ROYAL~
(C) DCW Tag Team Champion: “Dirty” Sonny Deeds defends the Tri-State Title against a cavalcade of superstars from both PPW & DCW!
~PPW TAG-TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP~
(C) PRETTY UGLY (vs) “WBDC” FAT DADDY MAC WILLIAMS & DOYLE DAY
~PPW ONE-ON-ONE MATCH~
PAT ANTHONY (vs) ERIC CHAPEL
MORE MATCHES TO BE ANNOUNCED!
~CARD SUBJECT TO CHANGE!~
SATURDAY DECEMBER 14TH, 2013
CARLISLE FIRE DEPARTMENT
615 NW FRONT ST. Milford, DE 19963
DOORS OPEN AT 6PM
BELLTIME AT 7PM!
TICKETS ON-SALE NOW!
CALL 302-331-5408, 302-233-8071, OR 302-381-0734
FOR YOUR ADVANCE TICKETS TODAY!
EVENT TICKET PRICES: GENERAL ADMISSION IN ADVANCE= $10/GENERAL ADMISSION AT THE DOOR= $12. CHILDREN 4 & UNDER FREE W/ADULT
“No video to be taken without written permission of 3D Productions, Dynamite Championship Wrestling, Power Pro Wrestling or the Carlisle Fire Department.
This event is Approved by “The Delaware Department of Regulations #219″
DJ Hyde and Combat Zone Wrestling have agreed and plans are underway for the annual Toys for Tots collection (in conjunction with the Marine Corps Reserve) to take place for the ninth year in a row to have Combat Zone Wrestling and the 15th annual Cage of Death on December 14 at The Flyers Skate Zone, 601 Laurel Oak Road, Voorhees, NJ with a 7:30 pm bell time. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or online.
For those who purchase their tickets online, will gain early access at 4 pm for a FREE CZW Q&A!
-Saturday, December 14 will be the largest CZW event of the year, airing LIVE on iPPV (CZWiPPV.com) from the Flyers Skate Zone, 601 Laurel Oak RD in Voorhees, NJ!
For directions: see here
Driving directions from New Jersey: Take I-295 southbound to Exit 32 (Route 561/Haddonfield-Berlin Road). Take exit for Route 561 EASTBOUND (away from Camden) and continue on 561 approximately six miles. Turn right at Laurel Oak Road, continue for about a half-mile, and look for signs and parking at Flyers Skate Zone.
Driving directions from Philadelphia: Take Walt Whitman Bridge to New Jersey, continue on I-676/NJ Route 42 until exit for I-295 NORTHBOUND. Continue on I-295 northbound to Exit 32 (Route 561/Haddonfield-Berlin Road). Take Route 561 EASTBOUND (away from Camden) approximately six miles. Turn right at Laurel Oak Road, continue for about a half-mile, and look for signs and parking at Flyers Skate Zone.
If you thought we were done making announcements for ‘Cage of Death’ – NOTHING IS FINAL!
Davey Richards will be in action! This Monday, CZW owner DJ Hyde has promised to announce who Richards’ opponent will be.
Due to injury, Caleb Konley will not be at ‘COD’. Replacing him in the six-man scramble will be the returning Willie Mack!
The six-man will now feature Mack, AR Fox, Andrew Everett, Chris Dickinson, Latin Dragon, & Chuck Taylor!
Also, CZW owner DJ Hyde has promised to finally take care of Ohio Is 4 Killers. On December 14 it will be DJ Hyde, Sozio, & Biff Busick vs. Jake Crist, Dave Crist, & Nevaeh.
* In the Cage of Death: The Nation of Intoxication’s Danny Havoc, Devon Moore, & Lucky tHURTeen vs. Drew Blood, Ron Mathis, Rory Mondo, & Matt Tremont
* Davey Richards has been announced this week. Later on Monday, DJ Hyde will announce his opponent
* CZW World Heavyweight champion Drew Gulak vs. CZW’s Savior Chris Hero
* CZW Wired TV champion Alex Colon vs. Shane Strickland
* CZW World Tag champions BLK Out (BLK Jeez & Ruckus w/ Robbie Mireno) vs. The Juicy Product (David Starr & JT Dunn)
* To name a #1 World Tag Title contender, The Beaver Boys (Alex Reynolds & Johnny Silver) face Murderers Row (Azrieal & Bandido, Jr. w/ Chrissy Rivera)
*A Scramble Match for December 14th’s Cage of Death CZWiPPV with AR Fox, Andrew Everett, Willie Mack, Latin Dragon, Chris Dickinson, and Chuck Taylor.
* DJ Hyde will team with the Front’s Sozio and Biff Busick to take on OI4K at Cage of Death XV on December 14th in an Intergender Six Man Tag Team Match.
* Christina von Eerie vs. The Campaign for a Better Combat Zone’s Kimber Lee
CZW continues the tradition of collecting unwrapped, unopened toys for ‘Toys for Tots’ at ‘Cage of Death’! Fans attending Cage of Death, please remember to bring a new, unwrapped toy…
Brew City Wrestling returns to the Knights of Columbus, 1800 S. 92 St in West Allis, WI. on Friday, December 13 for “Headlock for Hunger”.
Bell time is 7:30pm, doors open at 6:45pm and tickets are $15 the night of the show or $10 using Pay Pal on the BCW website, www.brewcitywrestling1.com.
We are doing our annual food drive for the people in need during the Holidays. Anyone bring 2 non-perishable food items will receive a ticket for $1 off food or drinks.
2 HUGE MAIN EVENTS
Pick Your Poison Matches!/Dysfunction picks Sadists’s Opponent!
“Best in the Midwest” Sadist -vs- ??????
Sadist picks Dysfunctions’s Opponent!
Dysfunction -vs- ?????
More FAN-damonium matches announced soon!
Follow us on Twitter @bcw1
Devil Mountain Wrestling presents Nightmare Before X-mas is just is coming up on us pretty quickly so today we’d like to announce a new match for the show!
On the November 9th show, the show opened up with Big Benjamin Johnson Vs. Leon Ikusa Vs. Che Cabrera in a Triple Threat Match. In that match, Che Cabrera picked up the win but after the match, Big Benjamin Johnson unexpectedly attacked Leon Ikusa and left Leon laid out in the ring.
Leon Ikusa has told Commissioner A.C. that Leon wants to wrestle Big Benjamin Johnson at Nightmare Before X-mas on Saturday December 14th and the Commissioner has decided to make the match!
On Saturday, December 14th at the Martinez Boys and Girls Club at 1301 Alhambra Ave in Martinez California, Big Benjamin Johnson will wrestle Leon Ikusa in a singles match!
Here is now the updated card for Devil Mountain Wrestling presents Nightmare Before X-mas on Saturday, December 14th!
For the Devil Mountain Wrestling Championship,
#1 Contender, Robby Phoenix Vs. DMW Champion, The Riv
“Ultra Girl” Brittany Wonder Vs. Former WWE Diva and former TNA Knockout, Shelly Martinez
Tag Team Match
Che Cabrera and a mystery partner Vs. Maynard Skynard and Jesus Kruze
and now just added, Big Benjamin Johnson Vs. Leon Ikusa in a singles match!
Even though Nighmare Before X-mas is weeks away, the card is already looking stacked, however we’re not done yet as we have more matches to announce and will announce these matches very soon!
Don’t miss Devil Mountain Wrestling presents Nightmare Before X-mas on Saturday, December 14th at the Martinez Boys and Girls Club at 1301 Alhambra Ave in Martinez Calfornia at 7:00 PM! (Doors open at 6:45 pm)
Admission is $10.00 per person but there’s two ways you can discount off your ticket.
1. Bring 2 cans of food to donate to the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano and you’ll get a discount off your ticket price.
2. Every time we Devil Mountain Wrestlng does Nightmare Before X-mas, DMW partners up with Toys for Tots and this year is no different, so if you bring a brand new toy to donate for Toys for Tots, you’ll get a discount off your ticket price as well!
Kids 12 and under are just $5.00!
See you at Nightmare Before X-mas on Saturday December 14th at the Martinez Boys and Girls Club!
North American Pro Wrestling will hold a “Toys for Tots Fundraiser” on Saturday, December 14 at the Hickory Grove Banquet Center, located at 1127 N. 7th Street Rochelle, IL.
Doors Open 6:30pm Bell Time 7:30pm. It’s an all ages event, with alcohol available to those 21+. Tickets just $10 or 1 new unwrapped/un-opened toy
NAPW Heavyweight Championship for the vacant title:
Grin VS Anthony Antonelli w/KaDance Kelli
Plus: The NAPW return of the Midnight Express Reboot, former NAPW Champion Pauly Thomaselli, Machine, Jack Carpenter, The Chi-Town Hitman Frankie, Mike Anthony, and Dereck St Holmes and more! .
So as I ask promotions and readers each year, please e-mail any announcements about scheduled Holiday charitable-themed (fund-raisers for clothes, food pantries or Toys for Toys, etc.) wrestling or MMA events to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Until next time…
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