May 19th – We are 24 hours removed from what our fans have described as wall to wall action and one of the best independent shows that southern Ohio fans have seen. A hot crowd and packed house helped raise money for the West Union High School!
Our opening contest saw two of the most sought after stars on the independent wrestling scene today as Darkstar Matt Taylor faced off against Clayton Gainz. The match was back and forth between the two confident stars but in the end after a hard hitting match Taylor scored the win via pin fall. Following the match Taylor offered his hand as a show of respect to Gainz and when the younger competitor went to return the favor, Taylor walked right past him blowing him off.
Daniel Blevins welcomed the WAR Respect Champion The Baddest Man Alive Aaron Williams to the ring to address the southern Ohio fans for the first time in nearly seven years. The champion came out to talk about coming to SOW to prove why he has become the baddest man alive when The Legion (Mojo McQueen and Jackson Stone) came to the ring led by The Red Demon. The duo attacked Williams in the ring until Tommy Dreamer who was watching the event near the merchandise stand came to William’s rescue.
In a three way dance that many have claimed stole the show, three new comers faced off inside the ring. The Red Demon returned Jackson Stone to the ring to take on Dre Jacobs and Kid Bullet in the match. The two larger and powerful competitor initially dismissed the smaller Kid Bullet but he wouldn’t be ignored and gave an impressive showing. However the Suplex Shogun showed why he was the hottest free agent coming into SOW as he pinned Bullet for the win. Many fans and Dre Jacobs left the match wanting to see Dre Jacobs vs. Jackson Stone one on one.
In Women’s Wrestling action Pretty Little Psycho Shawna Reed defeated Laura Loveless in singles action. Both competitors showcased why SOW’s Women’s Division stole the show last event and is one of the most talked about in the Midwest.
The Heavy Metal Viking Hooks faced the rookie sensation Brad Vector in singles action next and had the match won at many turns. However Vector through out the match would get one over on the bar room brawler behind referee Joe Kopasz’s back. Finally Hooks snapped and began beating on Vector until he was disqualified for not answering Kopasz’s count.
Cody Hawk faced Austin Manix in one of the more anticipated singles matches on the card. Hawk coming off his defeat against Chance Prophet on March 30th and wanting to establish himself as the man to beat in SOW. Manix is coming off a long time tag partnership called the Dirty and hoping to establish himself as a singles star. In the end it was Cody Hawk with the victory of Manix
The New House of Wrestling (Jake Ashworth & Jason Legend) w/Will Profit took on Devlin Anderson & Dave Nevada in tag team action. Anderson & Nevada are considered the most dominate tag team in WWC history and are in the middle of a reunion tour to establish themselves as the top tag team in SOW. Ashworth and Legend are long time southern Ohio wrestlers united to bring something new to the scene under Profit’s guidance. The two teams brawled out of the ring once things got too heated until the referee was forced to call a double count out.
WAR Respect Champion Aaron Williams faced The Voodoo King Mojo McQueen in the next contest and the match was gaining steam when it looked like Williams was about to put McQueen away for the win, Jackson Stone attacked the champion on behest of the Red Demon. This led Tommy Dreamer to once again make the save. Steve Helpenstine came out and said since Dreamer’s original opponent The Juggulator was not medically cleared for the main event, this match was now a tag team EXTREME RULES match!
In a wild brawl, Tommy Dreamer and Aaron Williams defeated the Legion (Mojo McQueen and Jackson Stone) when Williams pinned Mojo after an epic frog splash for the 1, 2, 3.
Dreamer addressed the fans before the show ended putting SOW Entertainment and Aaron Williams over saying he looked forward to returning to the region in the future.