Michael Elgin wins AIW Absolute Championship
Dec 29, 2013 - by Steve Gerweck
filed to GERWECK.NET:
This past Friday night, December 27th, Michael Elgin made history when he
captured the AIW Absolute Championship at Dead Presidents when he defeated
“All Ego” Ethan Page in an impromptu 2 out of 3 falls bout. This
immediately followed an impromptu 3-way dance where Page defeated Johnny
Gargano and UltraMantis Black to win the title. A record crowd of over 300
fans made the trip to Cleveland, OH to witness all the action of Absolute
Intense Wrestling’s final event of 2013.
Full Results for AIW Dead Presidents:
- The Boys from Jollyville (Nasty Russ & T-Money) defeated Youthanazia
(Josh Prohibition & Matt Cross), The Submission Squad (Pierre Abernathy &
Evan Gelistico), and The Hot Young Best Friends (Briley Pierce & Gary Jay)
in a 4-Way Match when T-Money pounced and pinned Gary Jay.
- Gregory Iron with his Iron Curtain arrived for his 2nd Wide Open
Challenge where he challenged anyone in the building to a fight. Longtime
tag team partner of Iron’s, Veda Scott answered the call but was speared
by Benjamin Boone before being kissed by Iron. Scott then declared war on
- Bobby Beverly pinned Ty Colton to win a 6-Way Scramble that also
included Marion Fontaine, Flip Kendrick, Colin Delaney, & Davey Vega.
- Colt Cabana pinned Tracy Smothers.
- Louis Lyndon successfully defended his AIW Intense Title by defeating
Kevin Steen after a distraction from Ethan Page.
- Chris Hero pinned Tim Donst. After the match, Hero showed respect to Tim
Donst and announced a rematch will take place at a later date. After Hero
left, Donst instead ended up challenging Danny Havoc to a hardcore match
on Friday night, February 7th.
- The scheduled Main Event of UltraMantis Black defending the AIW Absolute
Championship against Johnny Gargano did not take place when Ethan Page
came out and demanded this match be changed to a 3-Way Dance. Both
challengers accepted and the match was made. Johnny Gargano eliminated
UltraMantis Black before Ethan Page pinned Gargano to become the New AIW
- Michael Elgin then came out and challenged Page to a 2 out of 3 falls
match for the title right now. Page pinned Elgin to win the 1st fall.
Elgin then made Page submit to win the 2nd fall. In the 3rd and deciding
fall, Michael Elgin pinned Ethan Page to become the 2nd New AIW Absolute
Champion of the evening.