Monday, October 18, 2021

Raw + Elevation

WWE Raw

-Commentators:  Jimmy Smith, Byron Saxton, & Corey Graves.
-King Of The Ring Tournament:  Xavier Woods(w/ Kofi Kingston) d. "The Modern Day Maharajah" Jinder Mahal(w/ Rinku Veer Singh & Dilsher Shanky) with the tightrope-walk elbowdrop (6:25 aired).
-"All Day" Austin Theory d. Jeff Hardy after the TKO onto the knee (3:19 aired).
-WWE Champion Big E Langston & Drew McIntyre d. The Dirty Dogs(Dolph Ziggler & "The Glorious" Robert Roode) when Big E pinned Roode after the Big Ending(over-the-shoulder chest-first drop) (9:30 aired).
-Mansoor El-Shehail d. Cedric Alexander(w/ Shelton Benjamin) with the slingshot neckbreaker (3:44).  Mustafa Ali confronted Mansoor afterwards.
-Raw Tag Team Champions Randy Orton & "The Original Bro" Matt Riddle d. The Street Profits(Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford) by DQ(non-title) when "The Phenomenal" A.J. Styles(w/ Jordan Omos) interfered (7:21 aired).
-Queen's Crown Tournament:  "Doudrop" Piper Niven d. "The Queen Of Spades" Shayna Baszler, countering the Kirifuda Clutch(sleeper with bodyscissors) by leaning back on her for the pin (2:48).  Zelina Vega watched the match from the entranceway.
-Finn Bálor d. Dio "Mace" Maddin via Coup De Grace(top-rope double-stomp) (2:47); Xavier Woods watched the match from the entranceway.
-"The E.S.T." Bianca Belair d. Raw Women's Champion Charlotte Flair by DQ when Charlotte hit Bianca with a chair (14:23 aired).

AEW Elevation

-Commentators:  Tony Schiavone, Paul Wight, & "The Mad King" Eddie Kingston.
-"The Natural" Dustin Rhodes d. Gustavo Aguilar.
-"Mr. Mayhem" Michael Wardlow d. Will Austin.
-Proud & Powerful(Angel Ortiz & Mike Santana) d. Sean Maluta & Jaka.
-"The Native Beast" Nyla Rose, Emi Sakura, & "The Cuban Diamond" Diamante Zuniga(w/ Lulu Pencil & Vickie Guerrero) d. "Aniki" Ryo Mizunami, Red Velvet, & KiLynn King.

NJPW G1 Climax Day 17

-"The Great O-Khan" Tomoyuki Oka d. Tetsuya Naito by injury forfeit.

-Toru Yano d. NEVER Openweight Six-Man Tag Team Co-Champion Tomohiro Ishii with a mule kick and backslide.

-IWGP Heavyweight Champion Shingo Takagi vs. Yujiro Takahashi(non-title) ended in a double countout.

-Tanga Loa d. Zack Sabre Jr. via rollup.

-Kota Ibushi d. KENTA Kobayashi after the Kamigoye(trapped-arm knee strike).


A Block(final standings):

-Ibushi: 14(WINNER)

-Shingo: 13

-Sabre/KENTA: 12

-Yano/Ishii: 10

-O-Khan: 8

-Loa: 6

-Takahashi: 5

-Naito: 0

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Sunday SICW TV Taping - East Carondelet, IL

NOTE: I was asked to not post the spoilers from the TV taping, so this is a placeholder that I will fill in as the shows air on Sunday nights on the Hannibal TV YouTube channel and on Facebook.

SICW All Star Wrestling

-Commentators:  Herb Simmons & Drew Abbenhaus.  Referees:  Nick Ridenour & Denny Thomas.
-"Rough Cut" Rick Ruby d. David Lee Walker after the Legdrop O' Doom (2:45).
-The Big Texan d. Waco with the lariat (3:10).
-Drew interviewed The Professionals(Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby) about their match on October 30th against The Rock 'N' Roll Express(Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson).
-Tag Team Champions King Christopher Hargas & "Ironman" Ken Kasa(w/ Travis Cook) d. Billy McNeil & "Your Canadian Hero" Sean Vincent(non-title); Kasa pinned McNeil after an over-the-shoulder powerslam/headlock driver combo (8:13).  Vincent walked away from McNeil after the match.

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Saturday Rasslin

AEW Dynamite

-Commentators:  Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone, Excalibur, & C.M. Punk.
-Malakai Black d. "Angél Dorado" Dante Martin(w/ "The Man Of The Hour" Lio Rush) after the Black Mass(spinning kick) (9:39).
-Fear The Revelation(Dax Harwood & Cash Wheeler) d. AEW/AAA Tag Team Champions The Lucha Brothers(Penta El Cero Miedo & Rey Fenix) to win the AAA Tag Team Titles; F.T.R. came out in masks as "Las Super Ranas(The Super Frogs)" as Andrade El Idolo's hand-picked team but were unmasked during the match.  Tully Blanchard got involved and Dax hit Fenix with one of the title belts behind the referee's back, then finished him with the brainbuster (8:14).
-Jon Moxley(w/ "Freshly Squeezed" Orange Cassidy) d. "The Decoder" Wheeler Yuta via elevated Paradigm Shift(double-underhook DDT) (0:47).
-Adam Cole & The Young Bucks(Matt & Nick Jackson)(w/ Brandon Cutler & Don Callis) d. Evil Uno, "#3" Alex Reynolds, & "#4" John Silver(w/ The Dark Order) when Cole pinned Reynolds after the Last Shot v2.0(Shining Wizard to the back of the head) (10:50).  "Jungle Boy" Jack Perry tried to attack Cole afterwards but the Elite members bailed, leaving Cutler to take the beating.
-"The Superbad Girl" Penelope Ford-Sabian(w/ "The Bunny" Allie Dennis) d. "The Hottest Flame" Kiera Hogan with the crossed-leg inverted STF (6:16 aired).  Ruby Sojo attacked Penelope afterwards.
-"The American Dragon" Bryan Danielson d. "The Infamous" Bobby Fish via heel hook (12:29).
-Next Friday on Rampage:  "The Bastard" Pac vs. Andrade El Idolo, Orange Cassidy vs. "Powerhouse" Will Hobbs in the Heavyweight Title Contender Tournament, and Women's Champion Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. vs. "#99" Anna Jay(non-title).
-Next Saturday on Dynamite:  "The American Nightmare" Cody Rhodes vs. Malakai Black, plus two matches in the Heavyweight Title Contender Tournament as Bryan Danielson faces "The Natural" Dustin Rhodes and "The Mad King" Eddie Kingston takes on "The Murderhawk Monster" Lance Archer.

NJPW Strong

-"The Dirty Daddy" Chris Dickinson d. Alex Coughlin via cross-armbreaker.
-Ryusuke Taguchi & Rocky Romero d. The West Coast Wrecking Crew(Royce Isaacs & Jorel Nelson) when Romero pinned Nelson with a backslide.
-Juice Robinson, "The Man Of The Hour" Lio Rush, T.J. Perkins, & Clark Connors d. Taiji Ishimori, El Phantasmo, "The Ultimate Finesser" Chris Bey, & Hikuleo by DQ when Hikuleo attacked Juice with a bullrope and cowbell.
-Will Ospreay d. Karl Fredericks after the Hidden Blade(running elbowsmash to the back of the head).

ROH TV

-Host:  Quinn McKay.  Commentators:  Ian Riccaboni & Caprice "Ice" Coleman.
-T.V. Champion Dragon Lee & Kenny King d. Six-Man Tag Team Co-Champions The Soldiers Of Savagery(Bishop Kaun & Malcolm Moses) to retain the Tag Team titles; Bestia Del Ring and Shane Taylor got into an argument at ringside, distracted the ref from seeing a visual fall for the S.O.S.  King hit Kaun with the Royal Flush(fireman's-carry swinging uranagi) and Dragon Lee followed up with the Incineration(basement pump knee), leading to King getting the pin (11:44 aired; 12:53 official).
-The Foundation(Jay Lethal, "The Octopus" Jonathan Gresham, "Hot Sauce" Tracy Williams, & Rhett Titus) d. World Famous C.B., "Infinite" Eli Isom, Taylor Rust, & Joe Keys when Gresham made Keys tap out to a drop-toehold leglock (17:24 aired; 17:50 official).
-Next week:  Jay Lethal vs. "The Notorious 187" Homicide, Jonathan Gresham & Tracy Williams vs. Brody King & "The Dirty Daddy" Chris Dickinson, and Rhett Titus vs. Tony Deppen.

Saturday SICW Results From East Carondelet, IL + Other Show Results

-Ring announcer:  Drew Abbenhaus.  Referees:  Nick Ridenour & Denny Thomas.
-Waco d. David Lee Walker after the advanced curbstomp (6:32).
-The Big Texan & Ax Allwardt d. The Professionals(Shawn Santel & Mauler McDarby) by DQ after McDarby blatantly hit Ax with his shillelagh (11:55).
-Danny Dollar d. "Rough Cut" Rick Ruby with the Diamond Cutter (7:54).
-Bobby D d. "Superstar" Steve Fender(w/ Travis Cook) via abdominal stretch cradle (9:27).
-"Night Train" Gary Jackson fought Rob Kowalski to a double countout (7:57).
-Flash Flanagan & Jason Breed d. "Ironman" Ken Kasa(w/ Travis Cook) in a handicap match to win the Tag Team Titles; Travis Cook claimed King Christopher Hargas was injured and tried to name "Superstar" Steve Fender as a replacement, but promoter Herb Simmons ruled that Kasa had to defend the belts on his own just like Gary Jackson had to do previously.  Travis blatantly interfered in an effort to get Kasa disqualified and save the titles, but the referee refused to call for the bell and Flanagan decked Travis in response.  In the end, Breed pinned Kasa after he and Flanagan hit a spinebuster/top-rope shoulderblock combo to win the titles (8:09)!
-Attila Khan(w/ Travis Cook) d. Gil Rogers to retain the Classic Title after countering a top-rope cross-bodyblock attempt with a mid-air heart punch (17:03).

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Saturday ICWF results from Republic, MO:

-Mighty Micah d. Noah Hossman (10:55).
-Mikey McFinnegan d. Cade Fight (9:07).
-Brad & Briar Skimarhorn(fka Mercury) d. Aaron Wade & Cody Manhorn (7:00).
-"Merc" Graham Bell d. Pete Youngblood (13:23).
-Big Joe Helms d. Derek James by DQ when Cade Fight interfered (2:55).
-Brawler Morrison d. Mike Outlaw to retain the Heavyweight Title (11:06).

Friday, October 15, 2021

Friday Rasslin

WWE Smackdown

-Commentators:  Michael Cole & Pat McAfee.
-King Of The Ring Tournament: Finn Bálor d. Sami Zayn after the Coup De Grace(top-rope double-stomp) (8:23 aired).
-"The Queen Of Spades" Shayna Baszler & Sonya Deville won a handicap match against Naomi Night; Shayna choked out Naomi with the Kirifuda Clutch(sleeper with bodyscissors) and Sonya got the pin (2:02).
-Queen's Crown Tournament: Zelina Vega d. Carmella Van Damme via small package after a distraction by Liv Morgan (2:43).
-Jimmy & Jey Uso d. The Street Profits(Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford) in a street fight to retain the Smackdown Tag Team Titles; Jimmy pinned Dawkins after he and Jey hit consecutive top-rope splashes (8:26 aired).
-"The Boss" Sasha Banks d. Smackdown Women's Champion "The Man" Becky Lynch(non-title) after a distaction by guest commentator "The E.S.T." Bianca Belair led to Sasha winning with the backcracker (17:45).
-On Raw: Charlotte Flair vs. Bianca Belair for the Raw Women's Title, Xavier Woods vs. "The Modern Day Maharajah" Jinder Mahal in the King Of The Ring Tournament semifinals, and "Doudrop" Piper Niven vs. Shayna Baszler in the Queen's Crown Tournament semifinals.

AEW Rampage

-Commentators:  Excalibur, "The Human Suplex Machine" Taz, & "Absolute" Ricky Starks.
-Taynara Conti(w/ "#99" Anna Jay) d. Santana Garrett after the DDTay(hammerlock DDT) (4:43).
-"The Infamous" Bobby Fish d. Lee Moriarty with a roundhouse kick (7:56).
-"The American Dragon" Bryan Danielson d. Minoru Suzuki after the flying knee strike (19:17).
-C.M. Punk d. "Rebourne" Matt Sydal with the Go 2 Sleep (14:46).
-"The Runaway" Ruby Sojo d. "The Bunny" Allie Dennis via backslide (6:07 aired).  "The Superbad Girl" Penelope Ford-Sabian attacked Ruby afterwards and she and Bunny beat down Ruby, finishing with Penelope decking Ruby with brass knuckles.
-Junior Dos Santos & The Men Of The Year("All Ego" Ethan Page & "The Face Of The Revolution" Scorpio Sky)(w/ Dan Lambert & American Top Team) d. "The Demo God" Chris Jericho, TNT Champion "The Spanish God" Sammy Guevara, & "Rock Hard" Jake Hager; Paige Van Zant distracted the referee while Jorge Masvidal ran in with a flying knee strike on Jericho, allowing Sky to pin Jericho for the win (11:28).
-Added to tomorrow night's Dynamite:  Jon Moxley vs. "The Decoder" Wheeler Yuta and "The Hottest Flame" Kiera Hogan vs. Penelope Ford-Sabian.
-Next week on Rampage:  "The Bastard" Pac vs. Andrade El Idolo.

WWE 205 Live

-Commentators:  Vic Joseph & Nigel McGuinness.
-Boa Wang d. Jeet Rama.
-Josh Briggs & Brooks Jensen d. Taylor Garland & Keagan Scott.
-Cruiserweight Champion Roderick Strong(w/ Diamond Mine) d. Odyssey Jones(non-title).