Indy Wrestling News Update

Independent Wrestling News

1) Chikara has expanded the King of Trios Tournament from 16 Teams to 28 Teams, making 2008’s King of Trios the biggest wrestling tournament of all time. 25 of the 28 teams confirmed are listed below.
Confirmed King of Trios Teams

1. The Colony (Soldier Ant, Worker Ant and Fire Ant)
2. Team FIST (Gran Akuma, Icarus and Chuck Taylor)
3. The Order of the Neo Solar Temple (Ultramantis Black, Hydra and Crossbones)
4. Team Ring of Honor (Shane Hagadorn, Alex Payne and Rhett Titus)
5. Team IWS (Stupified, Player Uno and El Generico)
6. Team Chikara Campeones (Delirious, Hallowicked and Helios)
7. The Marvelous Three (Mitch Ryder, Larry Sweeney and Shayne Hawke)
8. Team IPW:UK (Martin Stone, Sha Samuels and Terry Frazier)
9. Team F1rst Wrestling (Arik Cannon, Darin Corbin and Ryan Cruz)
10. Team Tim AnDrew (Tim Donst, Drew Gulak and Andy Sumner)
11. Team BLKOUT (Eddie Kingston, Sabian and Joker)
12. The Southern Saints (Shaun Reed, Marcus O’Neill & Chris Styles)
13. Soul Touchaz (Acid Jaz, Marshe Rockett, Willie ‘Da Bomb’ Richardson
14. Team Blood Sweat and Ears (Kobra Kai, Super Xtremo, and La Sombra)
15. Hawaii’s Finest (AkuA and The Immortals)
16. Team MUCHA LUCHA (Lince Dorado, El Pantera and Incognito)
17. Team WWF (Ax, Smash and One Man Gang)
18. Sweet N’ Sour Inc. (Bonny Dempsey, Tank Toland and Sara Del Ray)
19. Brodie Lee, Colin Olsen and Jimmy Olsen
20. Naptown Dragons (Drake Younger, Dustin Lee and Scotty Vortekz)
21. Team IPW:UK (Martin Stone, Sha Samuels and Terry Fraizer)
22. Tim Andrew (Tim Donst, Drew Gulak and Andy Sumner)
23. Team El Dorado (Go, Michael Nakazawa and Mototsugu Shimuzu)
24. Team BSE (Kobra Kai, Super Xtremo and La Sabra)
25. The Osirian Portal (Amasis, Ophidian and Mecha Mummy)

Pro Wrestling Guerrilla
1) Pro Wrestling Guerrilla World Champion Low-Ki wrestled in Japan last week and injured his leg, leading him to vacate his title. Another one bites the dust. There will be a one night tournament at “Dia de los Dangerous”, PWG’s next event. Check out the “Upcoming Events” section for details.
2) Schadenfreude and all three nights of PWG’s European Vacation II are now available at Pro Wrestling Guerrilla’s website. There is deal which features all four DVDs for $39.99. So, skip a WWE/TNA PPV and check these guys out. You won’t be disappointed.

Other Indy News
1) Eddie Kingston is set to debut over in England in IPW:UK on February 24th.
2) World Wrestling Entertainment and Ohio Valley Wrestling have parted ways. All of OVW’s talent has been moved to FCW.
3) IWA Deep South has officially closed. This has been confirmed by the company’s owner, who also went on to state that wrestling is a non-profit business. I don’t know buddy, Chikara, PWG, Ring of Honor, UWA and even Kaiju manage to gain money every show. I think it’s the fact that he was spending all of his money on light tubes, tables and barbed wire for his goofy death matches.
4) MTV has canceled wrestling TV show Wrestling Society X… oh wait.

Upcoming Independent Wrestling Events

2/29/2008 at the New Alhambra Arena in Philadelphia, PA: King Of Trios 2008 Night One
Details Coming Soon…

3/1/2008 at the New Alhambra Arena in Philadelphia, PA: King Of Trios 2008 Night Two
Details Coming Soon…

3/2/2008 at the New Alhambra Arena in Philadelphia, PA: King Of Trios 2008 Night Three
Details Coming Soon…

Pro Wrestling Guerrilla
2/24/2008 at American Legion Post, CA: Dia de los Dangerous
1. Candice LaRey vs. Daffney
2. The Young Bucks vs. Ronin and Scorpio Sky
3. Hook Bomberry and TJ Perkins vs. Los Luchas
4. Scott Lost and Joey Ryan © vs. Delirious and Hallowicked
5. Human Tornado vs. Necro Butcher (Winner Earns a Spot in the Main Event)
6. Austin Aries vs. Karl Anderson (Winner Earns a Spot in the Main Event)
7. Roderick Strong vs. Tornado/Butcher vs. Aries/Anderson (PWG World Title Match)

Combat Zone Wrestling
2/9/2008 Philadelphia, PA: 9 F’N Years
1. Team Andrew vs. Iron Saints
2. Whacks vs. DJ Hyde
3. LuFisto vs. Sexxxy Eddy
4. Chuck Taylor vs. Spyral vs. Pinkie Sanchez vs. Ricochet vs. Ryan McBride vs. Stupefied
5. Sabian vs. Brandon T
6. Demanto and Dahmer vs. Naptown Dragons
7. Brian Damage vs. Drake Younger
8. Nick Cage vs. Ruckus

UWA Hardcore
2/15/2008 at Toronto, Ontario
1. Jimmy Olsen vs. Brody Lee
2. Johnny Gargano vs. Ricky Reyes
3. Tyler Black vs. Joker
4. Sabian vs. Lionel Knight
5. Josh Abercrombie vs. MDOGG 20 vs. Shane Hollister
6. Cheech and Cloudy © vs. Flatliners
7. Hiromi Horiguchi © vs. Dan Paysan
8. Josh Prohibition © vs. Delirious

International Wrestling Syndicate
2/16/2008 Montreal, Quebec: Violent Valentine
1. Jake Matthews and Sexxxy Eddy vs. The Green Phantom and Kid Kamikaze
2. Samson vs. Shayne Hawke
3. Damian vs. Kenny the Bastard
4. Stupefied and Player Uno © vs. Jimmy Stone and Dan Paysan
5. Max Boyer © vs. Franky the Mobster
6. Kevin Steen © vs. El Generico

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