9/1-The Week in Review


Friday September 1st, 2023
-Wrestling Night in the Heartland, Lock and Loaded Results
-Updated Rankings
-This Weekend’s House Shows
-Upcoming MVW House Shows

Wrestling Night in the Heartland Results:
-MATCH #1: The Working Girls (Caroline Lewis/”Queen Cool” Leah Iris) defeated The Rose Warriors (Geena the Warrior Princess/Eliza Rose) in a #3 vs. #4 Women’s Tag Team Division match
-Kellie Burkowski interviews The Stevens Dynasty’s patriarch Cary Stevens.  Cary says it makes The Alabama Gang furious when he calls Bo and George Stevens the best tag team in MVW and next Tuesday they’re going to prove it.
-MATCH #2: No Quarter (Bracken Krueger/Daryn Thompson) defeated The Shamrocks (Tom Flynn/Sean O’Grady) in a Men’s Tag Team Division promotion/relegation match.  No Quarter moves up and The Shamrocks drop down to the Non-Division.
-Kellie interviews Krueger and Thompson in the ring. Thompson says her father taught her the virtues of hard work and a no-nonsense attitude. Krueger says he and Thompson will be giving the Men’s Tag Team Division ‘no quarter.’
-Men’s Champion ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson talks about his upcoming title defense against the SEC’s Ricky Stevens.  Dickinson states Ricky is not in his league.
-Men’s Tag Team champions The Alabama Gang respond to Cary Stevens’s remarks earlier in the show.  R.G. Jenkins says Cary is all talk and got away with one against the Kings of the Wild Frontier but that won’t happen against them.
-Kellie interviews ‘Sports Entertainment Genius’ Mr. McMann.  He calls Bill Dickinson a ‘dinosaur’, a relic of wrestling’s past.  Ricky Stevens and the SEC are the future.
-MAIN EVENT/#2 vs. #3 MATCH IN THE WOMEN’S DIVISION: ‘The Shadow Warrior’ Shizuko Yamazaki defeated Yosemite Samantha
-Kellie interviews Yamazaki afterwards about her match next Tuesday against Victoria McGill.  Yamazaki through her translator says she’s well acquainted with Miss McGill and will be ready for her.

Locked and Loaded Results:
-Thunderbolt Smith and ‘Long Haul’ Rick Hall recap Wrestling Night in the Heartland.
-MATCH #1: Jill Berg Enterprises (‘Canadian Cyborg’ Sheline Carrigan/Prisoner #034291) defeated Bethany Stewart/Shelley Briscoe
-Kellie Burkowski interviews JBE CEO Jill Berg in the ring. Berg is annoyed that it took 15 minutes to dispatch Stewart and Briscoe and expects better from her tag team.
-MATCH #2: Men’s Tag Team Champions The Alabama Gang (R.G. Jenkins/Mark Hendry/’Redneck’ Bill Dickinson) defeated Bo Bevans/Bob Zardoz/John Wack in a non-title match.
-Captain Jack cuts a promo stating Cletus T. Johnson will have the privilege of saying he lost to the most fearsome pirate of all- Captain Jack, after tonight.
-Cletus cuts his own promo promising to give Captain Jack a good ol’ fashioned Kentucky beatdown.
-MAIN EVENT/MEN’S DIVISION PROMOTION/RELEGATION MATCH: Cletus T. Johnson defeated Captain Jack.  Cletus is promoted to the Men’s Division; Captain Jack falls to the Men’s Heartland Division.

As of August 27th, 2023

MVW Champion: ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson (The Alabama Gang)
#1 Contender: Ricky Stevens (Sports Entertainment Corporation)

#2- John O’Reilly
#3- Buckshot Henderson
#4- Cletus T. Johnson (Kentucky Redneck Mafia)

-Cletus T. Johnson was promoted to the Men’s Division after his win over Captain Jack.
-Tuesday night, ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson defends the Men’s Title against the SEC’s Ricky Stevens in Cedar Falls, Iowa.  Also on the card, #2 John O’Reilly versus #3 Buckshot Henderson in a #2 vs. #3 match.

Heartland Champion: Luke Woods
#1 Contender: Captain Jack

#2- Ken Kardoucheian (Kardoucheian Empire/SEC)
#3- Absolute Zero
#4- ‘Rock Star’ Robbie Marrs
#5- Randy Barrington

-Ken Kardoucheian faces Absolute Zero tonight in Cape Girardeau, Missouri in a #2 vs. #3 match.  The winner will face the new #1 contender Captain Jack tomorrow night in Rolla, Missouri for a chance at Luke Wood’s Men’s Heartland title next Tuesday in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
-Randy Barrington takes on Dave Mann tomorrow night in Rolla in a Men’s Heartland Division Promotion/Relegation match.  Barrington must win to remain in the Heartland Division or else Mann will be promoted up and Barrington relegated down.

Dave Mann
Aaron Gray
Matt Taylor
*Bergman’s Barn Men’s Champion* Richie Park
-Dave Mann won the weekend and challenges Randy Barrington for his #5 contender’s spot in the Men’s Heartland Division tomorrow night.

Tag Team Champions: The Alabama Gang (R.G. Jenkins/Mark Hendry)
#1 Contender- The Stevens Dynasty (Bo and George Stevens)
#2- Kings of the Wild Frontier (Boone Daniels and Crockett Davies)
#3- Surf Express Bro (Bradlee Nelson and Bowie Abrams)
#4- The Kardoucheian Empire (Koley and Kourtney)
#5- No Quarter (Bracken Krueger and Daryn Thompson)

-No Quarter defeated The Shamrocks on Saturday night in Chicago to earn promotion to the Men’s Tag Team Division, dropping Tom Flynn and Sean O’Grady back down to the Non-Division.
-Tuesday night in Cedar Falls, Iowa, The Alabama Gang defended the Men’s Tag Team title again versus The Stevens Dynasty.  Also on Tuesday, a #2 vs. #3 match versus the Kings of the Wild Frontier and Surf Express Bro.

The Shamrocks (Tom Flynn and Sean O’Grady)
The Lumberjacks (Dave Strack and Dan Poole)
“Bergman’s Barn Men’s Tag Team Champion” 
The Bookworms (Dean Barnes/Terry Noble)
Bob and Brett Murray

-The Shamrocks rejoin the Non-Division after their loss to No Quarter on Saturday.

Women’s Champion: Jennifer Colton
#1 Contender: Victoria McGill (Jill Berg Enterprises)
#2- ‘The Shadow Warrior’ Shizuko Yamazaki
#3- Yosemite Samantha
#4- Lisa Barbosa-Stevens

-Yosemite Samantha moves up to #3 after her win over Lisa Barbosa-Stevens last Friday.  Shizuko Yamazaki then defeated Yosemite Samantha the next night in Chicago so she will now face Victoria McGill on Tuesday night in Cedar Falls, Iowa in a Women’s Division #1 contender’s match.
-Barbosa-Stevens drops to #4 which means she will face the Women’s Heartland #1 contender Sunday September 10th in Olathe, Kansas.

Women’s Heartland Champion: ‘Extreme Pizza Delivery Girl’ Tessa Martin (Jill Berg Enterprises)
#1 Contender: Amberly Stanton

#2- Debbie the Destroyer
#3- Felicia LaBarbara
#4- Tammie Hardy
#5- Queen of the Trailer Park’ Lani Harlot

-Tammie Hardy moves up to #4 after her win over Lani Harlot on Friday night.  But Felicia LaBarbara put an end to Hardy’s rise Saturday to remain at #3.  LaBarbara takes on #2 Debbie the Destroyer tonight in Cape Girardeau with the winner facing the #1 contender Amberly Stanton Saturday night in Rolla.

Kelly Lynn Smith
Savannah Smith
Blair Williamson
*Bergman’s Barn Women’s Champion* Allison Chambers

Kelly Lynn Smith defeated Savannah Smith on Sunday to win the Non-Division and set up a Women’s Heartland Division Promotion/Relegation match against Lani Harlot on Saturday night in Rolla, Missouri.

Women’s Tag Team Champions: The Hanson Sisters (Andrea and Melissa)
#1 Contender: 
Jill Berg Enterprises (Sheline Carrigan and Prisoner #034291)
#2- Laney Harrison and McLean Oswald
#3- The Working Girls (C.J. Lewis and ‘Queen Cool’ Leah Iris)
#4- Rose Warriors: (Geena the Warrior Princess and Eliza Rose)
#5- LATX (Raquel Ramirez/Christina Garcia)

-The Working Girls move up to #3 after their wins over #5 LATX on Friday and then #3 The Rose Warriors on Saturday.  Next up is Laney Harrison and McLean Oswald on Saturday night in Rolla, Missouri in a #2 vs. #3 match with the victor getting a #1 contender’s match next Tuesday against Jill Berg Enterprises.
-LATX’s loss last Friday puts them again in the drop zone. They will face Bergman’s Barn Women’s Tag Team Champions The Rollins Sisters September 9th in Springfield, Missouri in a promotion/relegation match.  LATX must win to remain in the Women’s Tag Team Division.

*Bergman’s Barn Women’s Tag Team Champion* The Rollins Sisters (Kelsie and Kennedi Rollins)
Russian Assets (Svetlana Kovaleski and Nikita Kalashnik)
Bethany Stewart and Shelley Briscoe

Red State Nation (Victorious Veronica Vincent and Kay Daniels)

-Big weekend for the Bergman’s Barn Women’s Tag Team champions The Rollins Sisters.  Two wins on the spin including a huge upset victory over Russian Assets on Sunday put Kelsie and Kennedi in a promotion/relegation match next Saturday September 9th for a chance to move up into the Women’s Tag Team Division.

September 1st – Show Me Center / Cape Girardeau, MO
#3 WOMEN’S TAG TEAM NON-DIVISION: Red State Nation vs. Bethany Stewart/Shelley Briscoe
-#3-MENS NON-DIVISION: Richie Park vs. Matt Taylor
Allison Chambers vs. Blair Williamson
#2 vs. #3-WOMEN’S HEARTLAND: #2 Debbie the Destroyer vs. #3 Felicia LaBarbara
-#2 vs. #3-MEN’S HEARTLAND: #2 Ken Kardoucheian vs. #3 Absolute Zero

September 2nd – Gibson Arena / Rolla, MO
WINNER-#5 WOMEN’S HEARTLAND DIVISION: #5 Lani Harlot vs. (Non-Division) Kelly Lynn Smith
-WINNER-#5 MEN’S HEARTLAND DIVISION: #5 Randy Barrington vs. (Non-Division) Dave Mann
-#2 vs. #3-WOMEN’S TAG TEAM: #2 Laney Harrison/McLean Oswald vs. #3 The Working Girls

#1 CONTENDER’S MATCH-WOMEN’S HEARTLAND: #1 Amberly Stanton vs. #2 Debbie the Destroyer
-#1 CONTENDER’S MATCH-MEN’S HEARTLAND: #1 Captain Jack vs. #2 Ken Kardoucheian
September 5th – McLeod Center / Cedar Falls, IA
-#2 vs. #3-MEN’S TAG TEAM DIVISION: #2 Kings of the Wild Frontier vs. #3 Surf Express Bro
#2 vs. #3-MEN’S DIVISION: #2 John O’Reilly vs. #3 Buckshot Henderson
-WOMEN’S HEARTLAND TITLE: Tessa Martin © vs. #1 TBD
-MEN’S HEARTLAND TITLE: Luke Woods © vs. #1 TBD
-#1 CONTENDER’S MATCH-WOMEN’S TAG TEAM: #1 Jill Berg Enterprises vs. #2 TBD
-#1 CONTENDER’S MATCH-WOMEN’S DIVISION: #1 Victoria McGill vs. #2 Shizuko Yamazaki
-NON-TITLE: Women’s Tag Team Champions The Hanson Sisters vs. TBD
-NON-TITLE: Women’s Champion: Jennifer Colton vs. Yosemite Samantha
-MEN’S TAG TEAM TITLE: The Alabama Gang © vs. #1 The Stevens Dynasty
-MEN’S TITLE: ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson © vs. #1 Ricky Stevens

September 8th – Nellis Hall / Coffeyville, KS
September 9th – JHQ Arena / Springfield, MO
September 10th – Cook Center / Olathe, KS
September 15th – Hutchinson Sports Arena / Hutchinson, KS
September 16th – Del 5ive Event Center / Emporium, KS
September 19th – Ford Center / Evansville, IN
September 24th – Heartland PPV – Indiana Farmers Coliseum / Indianapolis, IN
September 29th –Lambert Fieldhouse / West Lafayette, IN
September 30th – Peoria Civic Center / Peoria, IL
October 1st – The Viaero Center / Kearney, NE
October 6th – Cheyenne County Community Center / Sidney, NE
October 7th – Wilkert Event Center / Columbus, NE
October 10th – Knapp Center / Des Moines, IA
October 13th – Griffon Indoor Sports Complex / St. Joseph, MO
October 14th – Landon Arena / Topeka, KS
October 15th –  Five Flags Center / Dubuque, IA
October 20th – Hale Arena / Mason City, IA
October 21st – Surf Ballroom / Clear Lake, IA
October 24th – Athletics-Recreation Center / Valparaiso, IN
**December 17th – Evening of Champions – Wintrust Arena / Chicago, IL


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