The #NowWeConquer Battle Briefing: Recapping The Rest of Aussie Indie Scene

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As the Australian wrestling scene enters into the early stages of a boom period, there are more and more shows happening around the country every weekend. As such, we’d like to welcome you to a new wrap-up column which will have results from all of the smaller promotions all compiled together in one easy to access space.

The main idea behind this column is to shine a light on the lesser-known talents as they develop their skills before exploding onto the major shows such as Melbourne City Wrestling (MCW), Pro Wrestling Australia (PWA), Wrestle Rampage and Explosive Pro Wrestling (EPW).

So here we go with the results from the weekend of January 18-20.

WRESTLEROCK

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CK Dowie def. Stevie Filip

Vixsin def. Avary – hardcore brawl ending with a running power slam through a barbed wire covered table in the corner 

Jett & Tyson def. Lochie Hendricks & Jake Lindo – after Lindo walks out on his partner

Jimmy Havoc def. Mad Dog – deathmatch ending with a Canadian destroyer through light tubes.

Mitch Waterman def. Jake Andrew Arthur – Andrew Arthur controversially beats Waterman but the match is quickly restarted by Krackerjack, who is now also the special referee. Waterman wins the restarted match to retain the Wrestlerock Championship.

NEWCASTLE PRO WRESTLING 75

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Matt Diamond def. Matty Wahlberg via roll-up. – a fast past match that the really got the crowd off to a great start.

Harley Wonderland def. Xena

Jack J. Bonza def Tyler Payne

Tama Williams, Jessica Troy & Adam Hoffman def. The Prefects & Sam Rogers – securing the final spot in The Invictus Tournament. Williams attacked Hoffman after the match leaving him laying out cold.

Gavin McGavin def. Carter Deems

Headhunter Rig def. Michael Spencer

Mat Rogers def Jackson Kelly inside a steel cage to retain the Newcastle Pro Heavyweight Championship

Hunter Valley Wrestling – Ready 2 Rumble 2019

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DJaysonic def. Keegan Brettle w/ Jasmin via pinfall.

Owner Grant Linstrom announces former IMPACT Wrestling Champion James Storm will be coming to Hunter Valley Wrestling (HVW) for their next show on March 23.

Lex Lennock def. Vinnie via pinfall.

Izzy Shaw def Jasmin Vittoria via pinfall to retain her HVW Women’s Championship.

Alex Titan def. JXT via pinfall to retain the HVW Heavyweight Championship. Afterwards, EPW champion Gavin McGavin announces a huge champion v champion match with both titles on the line between the two men on March 23.

Slade Mercer wins a 30 rumble to earn a match of his choosing at any time. Afterwards, Damien Slater challenges Mercer to a huge first time ever match on March 23.

Wrestling GO – Swan Song

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“Kiss Stealin'” Johnny Whelan kicked off the show by stating that he had a very successful 2018 going 6-0, however, has nothing to show for it and no friends. He then proceeded to call out anyone from backstage to compete and “Party Boy” Jax Jordan, who was sitting in the crowd, accepted.

Party Boy Jax Jordan def. Johnny Whelan in mere seconds after Whelan laid down Post-match Whelan said that maybe finally losing will earn him some friends

Jay Sorbet def. Jack J. Bonza

Silvio Milano, Paris De Silva & Jude “The Dude” London def. Nikki Van Blair, Alex Irvine &Tree Hugger Luchi – thanks to Paris Rolling-Up Nikki with a handful of tights.

Jessica Troy def. Xena, Bel Pierce & Azalea – Troy now gets to choose her opponent for Wrestling GO: You Go Girls on March 2.

Wrestling GO Silver Medalist Tuff Stuff’ Ricky South def. EPW Champion Gavin McGavin – said to be “a really good technical match.”

Massive Q def. Josh Gatt – To become the New Wrestling GO Gold Medalist.

Michael Spencer & Sam Osborne def. SMS (Unsocial Jordan & Tyler Payne) after Jordan tried to use his tripod but Referee Nick took it away from him causing enough of a distraction for Osborne to win via Roll-Up and become the New Wrestling GO Watermelon Champion.

Matty Wahlberg def. Big Fudge – earlier in the week both men had swapped bodies (ala Freaky Friday) so had to struggle to compete in the other’s body before eventually agreeing to swap back, leading to a Wahlberg victory.

Bee Boy with the returning Fly Girl def. Diego Retamales – the locker room emptied out post-match to thank Diego and give him a fitting farewell.

Results provided by Jason Hauth (@shijika), Jarod Duckett (HeyHeyItsJarod) & Jake (@Hytmannnn).

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