The Week in Review


Friday January 26th, 2024
-Wrestling Night in the Heartland, and Lock and Loaded Recaps
-Updated Rankings
-This Weekend’s House Shows
-Upcoming MVW House Shows

Tuesday’s Wrestling Night in the Heartland Results:
-MATCH #1: Women’s Tag Team Champions Jill Berg Enterprises defeated The Working Girls in a non-title match.
-Update on Jennifer Colton’s trip to Japan to wrestle with her family.
-Kellie Burkowski interviews Cary Stevens (The Stevens Dynasty).  Cary’s pissed and the Stevens Dynasty are going to take it out on No Quarter tonight.
-No Quarter responds from backstage.  Bracken Krueger says “Let’s go kill them.”  Daryn Thompson agrees.
-MATCH #2: No Quarter defeated The Stevens Dynasty via DQ to retain the MVW Tag Team Titles.
-Post-match, Daryn Thompson comes to the aid of Bracken Krueger after he’s been knocked out. She gets taken down by the Stevens, The Alabama Gang run down to make the save and MVW Security separate everyone.
-Kellie catches up with The Alabama Gang’s ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson after the brawl.  Dickinson is furious and says the Stevens were lucky security kept them apart.
-MATCH #3: Women’s Champion Victoria McGill defeated Yosemite Samantha in a non-title match.
-Post-match, the returning Jennifer Colton comes out on stage and there’s a staredown.
-Kellie interviews No Quarter and they are pissed.  Krueger calls it war. Thompson says there’ll be no quarter when it comes to getting back at the Stevens.
-MAIN EVENT: ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson defeated Luke Woods of the Sports Entertainment Corporation to retain the MVW Title.
-Post-match, Dickinson is attacked by the new SEC tag team of Gator Bates and The Alabama Kid. Then backstage, it kicks off again between the other members of the Alabama Gang and the Stevens Dynasty with No Quarter running in as the show ends.

Thursday’s Lock and Loaded Results:
-MATCH #1: Emma Faith Barbosa-Stevens defeated Missy Barnes in her MVW debut match.
-‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson Vignette celebrating his MVW career.
-MATCH #2: The Sports Entertainment Corporation defeated the Oklahoma-Texas Connection
-Post-match, ‘Sports Entertainment Genius’ Mr. McMann declares 2024 will be the year of Sports Entertainment.
-MATCH #3: Red State Nation defeated Backman Taylor Powerdrive
-Segment- Ultratron-6.1 returns to MVW along with the Kabal of Really Awful People
-MATCH #4: Ultratron-6.1 defeated Mr. Wrestling XXXIV
-Kellie Burkowski interviews the returning 2-time MVW champion J.J. Bittinger.
-MAIN EVENT: J.J. Bittinger defeated Bergman’s Barn Champion Tiger Jackson


As of January 23rd , 2024

MVW Champion: ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson (The Alabama Gang)

#1 Contender: Luke Woods (Sports Entertainment Corporation)

#2- Ricky Stevens
#3- Adam Ellis
#4- Aaron Gray
#5- Buckshot Henderson

-Bill Dickinson’s run at the top continues with Luke Woods entrenched in the #1 contender’s spot and Ricky Stevens ranked #2.
-Adam Ellis won a four-way match to slide into the #3 ranking while Aaron Gray vacates the Heartland Title to move up to #4 and Buckshot Henderson also earning promotion with the expansion of the Men’s Division to 5 contenders.
-This weekend, it will be Aaron Gray going up against Buckshot Henderson tonight in a #4 vs. #5 contender’s match with the winner moving on to take on #3 Adam Ellis on Saturday night.

Heartland Champion: TBD
#1 Contender:
‘Rock Star’ Robbie Marrs, Matt Taylor

#2- Absolute Zero
#3- Captain Jack
#4- Mike McWilliams
#5- J.J. Bittinger

-With Aaron Gray moving up to the Men’s Division, the Heartland title is vacant.  ‘Rock Star’ Robbie Marrs, Matt Taylor and either Absolute Zero, Captain Jack, Mike McWilliams, or J.J. Bittinger will face off in a 3-way elimination match to determine the new champion.
-Mike McWilliams goes up against J.J. Bittinger tonight in a #4 vs. #5 match.  The winner will face #3 Captain Jack on Saturday night.

Mark Fisher
Kyle Davenport
Dave Mann
‘Bergman’s Barn Men’s Champion’ Tiger Jackson

-The entire Non-Division is new except for Dave Mann.  Mark Fisher signed a deal with MVW as did Kyle Davenport.  Ultratron-6.1 returns to MVW and Tiger Jackson is the new Bergman’s Barn Men’s Champion.
-The Non-Division kicks off tonight with a three-way match between Ultratron-6.1, Dave Mann, and Tiger Jackson.  Saturday night will see Mark Fisher going up against Kyle Davenport.  The two winners go on to Sunday’s Non-Division finals match in Davenport, Iowa.

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

-No changes.  No Quarter remains the champions after their DQ win over The Stevens Dynasty in a rivalry that is heating up exponentially after what happened Tuesday night in Evansville. Surf Express Bro, The Kings of the Wild Frontier, and The Alabama Gang all lurk behind looking for their shot to move up the rankings into title contention.
-The Alabama Gang face Bob and Brett Murray in a #4 vs. #5 match tonight with the victor taking on #3 Kings of the Wild Frontier tomorrow night in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

The Lumberjacks (Dave Strack and Dan Poole)
“Bergman’s Barn Men’s Tag Team Champion” Oklahoma-Texas Connection (Hoss Taylor and Frank Scott)
The Kentucky Redneck Mafia (Cletus T. Johnson/Enos T. Johnson)
The Shamrocks (Sean O’Grady and Tom Flynn)
Sports Entertainment Corporation (Gator Bates and The Alabama Kid)

-The Lumberjacks and The Shamrocks remain as do Hoss Taylor and Frank Scott, now known as the Oklahoma-Texas Connection.
-The Kentucky Redneck Mafia are back with Dawn McGill their manager again and as we saw Tuesday night, ‘Sports Entertainment Genius’ Mr. McMann has brought in Gator Bates and The Alabama Kid to be the SEC’s tag team.
-The Oklahoma-Texas Connection meet up against the SEC tonight while The Kentucky Redneck Mafia takes on The Shamrocks tomorrow night.  The two winners meet Sunday to determine who will challenge The Lumberjacks in the Men’s Tag Team Non-Division finals.

Women’s Champion:
Victoria McGill (Jill Berg Enterprises)
#1 Contender: Jennifer Colton
#2- ‘The Shadow Warrior’ Shizuko Yamazaki
#3- Yosemite Samantha
#4- Amberley Stanton
#5- Kirsten Canfield

-Victoria McGill remains on top of the division with Jennifer Colton back from Japan to challenge her February 7th for the title.
-Also on February 7th, #2 Shizuko Yamazaki goes against #3 Yosemite Samantha.
-With the expansion to five contenders in the Women’s Division, Kirsten Canfield gained the automatic promotion to #5 in the rankings.

Women’s Heartland Champion: Felicia LaBarbara (Jill Berg Enterprises)
#1 Contender:
Queen of the Trailer Park’ Lani Harlot

#2- Tammie Hardy
#3- Debbie the Destroyer
#4- Allison Chambers
#5- Savannah Smith

-Allison Chambers and Savannah Smith were automatically promoted to the Women’s Heartland Division over the break and will meet in a #4 vs. #5 showdown tonight with the winner taking on #3 Debbie the Destroyer on Saturday night.

Charissa Hanson (The Hanson Sisters)
*Bergman’s Barn Women’s Champion* Blair Williamson
Kyla Davenport
Ninja Kitty
Emma Faith Barbosa-Stevens

-Kyla Davenport signed her first professional contract as did Emma Faith Barbosa-Stevens while Ninja Kitty and Charissa Hanson both return to MVW.
-Blair Williamson is the new Bergman’s Barn Women’s Champion.
-Tonight, a three-way match between Williamson, Ninja Kitty, and Barbosa-Stevens kicks off the Women’s Non-Division.  Tomorrow night, it will be Hanson and Davenport with the two winners meeting Sunday in Davenport, Iowa.

Women’s Tag Team Champions: Jill Berg Enterprises (Sheline Carrigan and Madison Miller)
#1 Contender:
Laney Harrison and McLean Oswald
#2- The Hanson Sisters (Andrea and Melissa)
#3- The Working Girls (C.J. Lewis and ‘Queen Cool’ Leah Iris)
#4- Rose Warriors: (Geena the Warrior Princess and Eliza Rose)
#5- Bethany Stewart and Shelley Briscoe

-Jill Berg Enterprises tuned up for their upcoming title defense with a win over the always-tough Working Girls.  On February 7th, JBE will take on Laney Harrison and McLean Oswald for the title.
-Former champions The Hanson Sisters will battle the Working Girls in a #2 vs. #3 match- also on February 7th.

Russian Assets (Svetlana Kovaleski and Nikita Kalashnik)
LATX (Raquel Ramirez/Christina Garcia)
*Bergman’s Barn Women’s Tag Team Champion* The Rollins Sisters (Kelsie and Kennedi Rollins)
Backman Taylor Powerdrive (Randi Backman/Fredricia Taylor)
Red State Nation (Kay Daniels and ‘Victorious Veronica Vincent)

-Backman Taylor Powerdrive officially return to MVW while the rest of the Non-Division remains the same.


January 26th – Eagle Point Park Lodge / Clinton, IA
MEN’S TAG TEAM NON-DIVISION #1: Oklahoma-Texas Connection vs. The SEC
-MEN’S NON-DIVISION #1: Ultratron-6.1 vs. *Bergman’s Barn Men’s Champion* Tiger Jackson vs. Dave Mann
-WOMEN’S NON-DIVISION #1: *Bergman’s Barn Women’s Champion* Blair Williamson vs. Emma Faith Barbosa-Stevens vs. Ninja Kitty
-#4 vs. #5-WOMEN’S HEARTLAND: Allison Chambers vs. Savannah Smith
-#4 vs. #5-MEN’S HEARTLAND: #4 Mike McWilliams vs. #5 J.J. Bittinger
-#4 vs. #5 MEN’S TAG TEAM: #4 The Alabama Gang vs. #5 Bob and Brett Murray
-#4 vs. #5 MEN’S DIVISION:
#4 Aaron Gray vs. #5 Buckshot Henderson

January 27th – McLeod Center / Cedar Falls, IA
MEN’S TAG TEAM NON-DIVISION #2: The Shamrocks vs. The Kentucky Redneck Mafia
-MEN’S NON-DIVISION #2: Mark Fisher vs. Kyle Davenport
-WOMEN’S NON-DIVISION #2: Charissa Hanson vs. Kyla Davenport
#3 vs. #4-WOMEN’S HEARTLAND: #3 Debbie the Destroyer vs. #4 TBD
-#3 vs. #4-MEN’S HEARTLAND: #3 Captain Jack vs. #4 TBD
-#3 vs. #4 MEN’S TAG TEAM: #3 Kings of the Wild Frontier vs. #4 TBD
-#3 vs. #4 MEN’S DIVISION: #3 Adam Ellis vs. #4 TBD

January 28th – Lee Lohman Arena / Davenport, IA
-WINNER-#5 WOMEN’S TAG TEAM DIV: #5 Bethany Stewart/Shelley Briscoe vs. (Non-Division) Russian Assets
-WINNER-#5 WOMEN’S DIVISION: (#5 Women’s Div) Kirsten Canfield vs. (Women’s Heartland Champion) Felicia LaBarbara

February 3rd – Helen Stephens Sports Complex / Fulton, MO
February 4th – Gibson Arena / Rolla, MO

February 7th – JHQ Arena / Springfield, MO
February 9th – KVPD Rec Center / Kankakee, IL
February 10th – Peoria Civic Center / Peoria, IL
February 11th – Effingham Performance Center / Effingham, IL
February 16th – United Wireless Arena / Dodge City, KS
February 17th – North Platte High School Gym / North Platte, NE
February 21st – Knapp Center / Des Moines, IA
February 23rd – York High School Gymnasium / York, NE
February 24th – Qwest Center Omaha / Omaha, NE
February 25th – Tyson Events Center / Sioux City, IA
March 1st – Cook Center / Olathe, KS
March 2nd – Del 5ive Event Center / Emporium, KS
March 5th – Landon Arena / Topeka, KS
March 8th – Martinsville High School Gym / Martinsville, IN
March 9th –  Athletics-Recreation Center / Valparaiso, IN
March 10th – Northern Indiana Event Center / Elkhart, IN
March 15th – Clinton High School Gymnasium / Clinton, OK
March 16th – Expo Square Pavilion / Tulsa, OK
March 19th – CEFCU Arena / Normal, IL
March 22nd – Benton Civic Center / Benton, IL
March 23rd – Decatur Civic Center / Decatur, IL
March 24th – Thornton Gymnasium / Aurora, IL
March 30th – Spring Fling – Lake of the Ozarks / Lake of the Ozarks, MO

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