14 , 2006
10TH ANNIVERSARY EXTRAVAGANZA
Match 1: American Championship Tournament
Dan "The Man" Kobrick vs Angelas
The American Championship Tournament came to a historic
end with these two amazing rookies. In one corner, you had the fierce
intensity of one EWF's newest superstars, Angelas, and in the other
corner you had the experience and ring awareness of Dan Kobrick. The
hungry rookies took it to the outside which resulted into Angelas
using the ring to his advantage by delivering a rotating kick to the
face of Kobrick, which caught him off guard. Kobrick regained control
of the match and looked like he was ready to put Angelas away when
out of nowhere EWF's rookie monster came back with a devastating German
suplex off the top rope. Angelas looked like he had this match and
the title in the bag, but in the end Kobrick's ring awareness paid
off when he brought the match to a screeching halt making Angelas
submit to a modified arm bar.
Winner and new champion: Dan
"The Man" Kobrick
Match 2: EWF Cruiserweight
Joey Harder vs "SoCal
Kid" Ryan Taylor
A non-dissapointing sequel to
their last meeting in El Monte, California. These two had each other
well scouted from beginning to end, countering every move they threw
at each other. Ryan seemed to be at the top of his game this time
around and had the right tools to end the impressive winning streak
and title reign of Joey Harder. Harder catches Ryan off guard with
a Boston Crab which looked like it could be the end, and sure enough,
it was. Harder raises his hands in victory and celebrates another
successful title defense until it was announced that the match went
to a time limit draw. Ryan Taylor never submitted which sent Joey
Harder's temper off the map. Harder applied the Boston Crab once more
to a helpless Taylor which took 4 referees to stop.
(Joey Harder retains the title)
Match 3: "Brawlin'"
Bo Cooper & "SoCal's Finest" Justin Jackson vs "Sadistic"
Ron Kilbourn & Black Metal
These were two teams who have never teamed
before, so it was an interesting contest from start to finish. Another
EWF newcomer Justin Jackson and EWF Veteran Bo Cooper made a unique
tag team. However, they were matched up with two of the largest
athletes in Southern California, Ron Kilbourn and Black Metal. Bo
and Metal worked big, but quick trading arm drags back and forth
which resulted in Bo getting the upper hand. Metal makes the tag
to Kilbourn who wants no part of Bo and demands Justin to get in
the ring. Justin is an amazing athlete and very quick which made
it surprising to see a man Kilbourn's size go his pace and take
control. After all the punishment Justin finally makes the tag to
Bo, who wiped the floor with Black Metal so that it would finally
come down to Kilbourn and Cooper. The two try to slam each other
but failed. Kilbourn capitalizes with a DDT and goes after Jackson
whose climbing the ropes. Bo makes it to his feet and stops Kilbourn
with a hard splash in the corner followed by a devastating Bronco
Buster giving Justin Jackson the golden opportunity to hit a beautiful
Shooting Star Press on Kilbourn. Bo gets the 3 count on Kilbourn
as Justin stops Black Metal with a big time torpedo plancha.
Winners: Bo Cooper &
Match 4: Bino Gambino vs
Two dominant competitors in
their divisions collide in this match up. Liger used his quickness
and high flying ability to get the best of the former EWF Heavyweight
Champ early on. Bino regained control with a vicious power bomb that
brought the audience to the edge of their seats. Liger gave everything
he had to score a victory until Bino tossed Liger over the top rope
and to the floor. The spill Liger took on the floor made a look of
concern on every face in the arena. 3 or 4 refs came out to help Liger
which made everyone think the match was over. Bino showed zero mercy
and threw Liger back into the ring anyway and picked up an easy victory
after delivering the Binomite.
Winner: Bino Gambino
Match 5: EWF World Championship
Syrus vs "Ghetto Superstar"
The champ is used to being the
big man in his matches. This time he had to trust his speed and agility
if he wanted to leave Covina with his title. The 300+ pound Big Q
came all the way down from Las Vegas, Nevada to make Syrus' title
reign a short one. Syrus attempted to slam Q multiple times but didn't
succeed. Big Q was dominating Syrus throwing him around every corner
of the ring. Syrus made a surprising comeback with a running boot
to the face that sent Big Q to the mat when out of nowhere came the
Iceman who began stomping away at the champ. Both Big Q and the Iceman
were on a mission to injure Syrus as they took turns stomping away.
From there Human Tornado ran in and made the save but by looking at
the condition Syrus was in, Big Q and The Iceman achieved their goal.
still champion: Syrus by disqualification
Match 6: J. Terex, III
vs Country Bear
In this huge
rematch from April's Overkill, Terex and Country locked horns and
didn't budge. A frustrated Terex took control of the match with a
blatant cheap shot that gave him many opportunities to pummel the
monstrous Country Bear. At one point Country showed his heart and
determination when he kicked out of an impressive standing moonsault
by the callous lawyer. Terex seemed to have this match won until Country,
out of desperation, nailed a modified bear hug slam which he likes
to call "The Shotgun" for the victory marking his first
ever win as a wrestler.
Match 7: Iceman vs Human Tornado
The crowd loves
the Human Tornado. Everything he does makes the crowd stand up and
cheer. Iceman was the total opposite. He was on a mission to wipe
every smile off every face in that audience by humiliating Tornado
with a number of stiff blows and fierce assault. Tornado gained control
of the match later on and took it to Iceman full force. As the audience
reached their peak of volume for Tornado, Big Q came out and distracted
the ref while Iceman picked up an illegal win.
Match 8: EWF
Tag Team Championship
Los Chivos vs "Marvelous" Max
Martin & "Handsome" Johnny Starr
At the behest of Johnny Starr and his attorney, J.
Terex, III, commissioner Mando Guerrero made Mad MacIntosh the special
guest referee for this important title match. Things didn't look good
for the Chivos. This contest started off with the Chivos cleaning
house. They made their experience obvious by taking Johnny Starr and
Max Martin to school with fast lucha offense. Starr would take control
for his team with a cheap shot that the special guest ref "didn't
see". With the bogus officiating, Starr and Martin had this match
in the bag until The Commissioner Mando Guererro ran out with a referee
shirt on to actually call the match down the middle. The match took
a confusing turn when both refs counted two separate pins. After a
long argument between the refs about who won the match, the official
ruling is a double disqualification.
Winners: Double DQ (Los Chivos
retain their titles)
Match 9: The
Great Goliath Memorial Battle Royal
Mando Guerrero came back out to show the
audience and the competitors what they were fighting for. It was
a gorgeous trophy that represented everything that The Great Goliath
represented in professional wrestling. Every single man in that
ring was driven to have the honor of earning that piece of history.
Before the bell sounds, Candice LeRae came out and demanded that
the commish let her compete in the battle royal. When Mando agreed
a lot of people were puzzled but at the same time cheered. The bell
sounded and immediately bodies were flying everywhere. This ring
was filled with heart pumping chaos. It finally came down to the
final 5 being Bo Cooper, Angelas, Bino Gambino, Cincinnati Red,
and surprisingly, Candice LeRae. The 5 started to go at it and almost
instantly, Angelas gets sent to the outside, and then out goes Bino.
Candice jumped on the back of Bo Cooper, who tossed her right out.
It was down to Red and Bo. the two start going at it full force.
Bo thought he had the match won when he sent Red over the top rope.
Red held on and sat up on the apron. Once Bo realized that he hadn't
won the match, Candice LeRae slipped Red his baseball bat as Bo
was charging in. Cooper came stomach first in the baseball bat and
then was sent over the top rope onto the floor leaving Red victorious.
Red celebrated and presented his award to Paloma, the very emotional
daughter of the late great Goliath.
Winner and 1st Goliath
Memorial Award Winner: Cincinnati Red
Match 10: Jason
King vs "The Future" Frankie Kazarian
Former EWF superstar and known worldwide, Frankie
Kazarian battles the 2005 EWF Wrestler of the Year, Jason King.
This was more than a perfect way to take this event home. Both men
went in at a fast pace. This exciting bout was back and forth the
whole match. King got everyone's attention when he leaped off The
Future's knee and caught him in a triangle choke. Frankie fought
through the hold and came back with an impressive springboard DDT
that sent Jason out for the count, or so we thought. The two battled
it out more and more. Just when King thought he had the momentum
back in his favor, Kazarian caught him with his modified downward
spiral for the win.
Winner: Frankie Kazarian