8/18-The Week in Review


Friday August 18th, 2023
-Wrestling Night in the Heartland, Lock and Loaded Results
-Updated Rankings
-Upcoming Shows
-Upcoming MVW House Shows

Wrestling Night in the Heartland Results:
-Kellie Burkowski interviews the Stevens Dynasty Patriarch Cary Stevens.  He says his boys are more than ready for the Alabama Gang and they’re walking out of this arena with new champions tonight.
-Inside the Sports Entertainment Corporation’s dressing room, ‘Sports Entertainment Genius’ Mr. McMann is not happy with recent results- Ricky Stevens, Ken Kardoucheian, and the Kardoucheians tag team losing.
-MATCH #1: Yosemite Samantha defeated Debbie the Destroyer.  Yosemite Samantha is promoted to the Women’s Division while Debbie the Destroyer is relegated to the Women’s Heartland Division.
-Kellie interviews Yosemite Samantha after her match.  YS says she’s back to where we was a few years ago health-wise. She puts the division on notice- YS plans to ‘strike’ gold.
-The Alabama Gang confirm their hate of The Stevens Dynasty.  R.G. Jenkins says Cary Stevens talks a good game but the Alabama Gang play a good game.
-MATCH #2: John O’Reilly defeated Buckshot Henderson in a #2 versus #3 match.  O’Reilly retains his #2 ranking.
-Kellie interviews O’Reilly after the match.  O’Reilly is happy with his current ranking in the division and hopes to get another run with the Men’s Title.
-MAIN EVENT-MVW MEN’S TAG TEAM TITLE: The Alabama Gang © defeated The Stevens Dynasty to retain the title.

Lock and Loaded Results:
-MATCH #1-WINNER-#5 WOMEN’S TAG TEAM DIV: #5 LATX defeated (Non-Division) Red State Nation
-Kellie Burkowski interviews the Kings of the Wild Frontier.  Boone says he and Crockett have had a hell of a ride so far in their young wrestling career.
-MATCH #2-#2 vs. #3-MEN’S TAG TEAM: #3 Kings of the Wild Frontier defeated #2 Surf Express Bro
-Jill Berg Enterprises segment. CEO Jill Berg rips on the Hansons as ‘hockey goons’ and then says Jennifer Colton is vulnerable because she’s going up against the full corporate might of JBE.
-MAIN EVENT-NON-TITLE: Women’s Champion Jennifer Colton defeated ‘The Shadow Warrior’ Shizuko Yamazaki.
-After the match, Jill Berg Enterprises attacks Colton until MVW Security run down to make the save.

As of August 13th, 2023

MVW Champion: ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson (The Alabama Gang)
#1 Contender: Ricky Stevens (Sports Entertainment Corporation)
#2- John O’Reilly
#3- Buckshot Henderson
#4- Captain Jack

-Buckshot Henderson moved up to #3 with his win over Captain Jack but couldn’t progress any further as John O’Reilly prevailed on Saturday night to set up a #1 contender’s match this Tuesday at the Field of Dreams in Dyersburg, Iowa against Ricky Stevens.

Heartland Champion: Luke Woods
#1 Contender: Cletus T. Johnson (Kentucky Redneck Mafia)

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

-Cletus T. Johnson continued his quick rise up the ranking defeating Randy Barrington, ‘Rock Star’ Robbie Marrs in a three-way match on Friday.  Cletus then followed that up with wins over Absolute Zero and finally Ken Kardoucheian in a #1 contender’s match to set him up for a title shot against Luke Woods on Tuesday.

Aaron Gray
Matt Taylor
Dave Mann
*Bergman’s Barn Men’s Champion* Richie Park

-Aaron Gray came away as the winner in the Non-Division after defeating Matt Taylor on Sunday.  Gray will take on Randy Barrington- the #5 wrestler in the Men’s Heartland Division- tomorrow night at MVW’s Six-O-Five show.  If Gray wins, he will be promoted to the Heartland Division and Barrington will be relegated back to the Non-Division.

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- The Shamrocks (Tom Flynn and Sean O’Grady)

-There was no letdown for the Alabama Gang as they retained the Men’s Tag belts last Saturday in Wichita against the Stevens Dynasty.
-Now, it will be the Stevens Dynasty who can’t afford any letdowns when they take on the fast-rising Kings of the Wild Frontier this Tuesday in a #1 contender’s match.  The Kings swept the weekend taking wins from The Shamrocks, The Kardoucheian Empire, and Surf Express Bro to book their #1 contender’s match on Tuesday.

No Quarter (Bracken Krueger and Daryn Thompson)
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

-Much like they did in their singles run, No Quarter (Bracken Krueger and Daryn Thompson) blew through their Non-Division competition and earned a promotion/relegation match against The Shamrocks in Chicago on August 26th.  If No Quarter wins, they will be promoted to the Men’s Tag Team Division and the Shamrocks will fall out to the Non-Division.

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

-Yosemite Samantha defeated Debbie the Destroyer on Saturday to earn promotion to the Women’s Division and dropping Debbie the Destroyer down to the Women’s Heartland Division.
-Jennifer Colton will face Victoria McGill on Tuesday night for the Women’s Title.  Tori lost the title to Daryn Thompson back in January and this will be her first try to regain the belt.
-Also on Tuesday, ‘The Shadow Warrior’ Shizuko Yamazaki and Lisa Barbosa-Stevens square off in a #2 vs. #3 match.

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- Queen of the Trailer Park’ Lani Harlot
#5- Tammie Hardy

-Felicia LaBarbara won the three-way elimination match on Friday but then lost to Amberly Stanton on Sautrday.  That set Stanton up for a #1 contender’s match against… Debbie the Destroyer who’d lost on Saturday to Yosemite Samantha and was relegated back down to the Heartland Division.  Stanton defeated Debbie and now will face Women’s Heartland Champion Tessa Martin on Tuesday for the title.

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

-Kelly Lynn Smith emerged from the Non-Division with a win over Savannah Smith on Sunday.  She will have a rematch with Tammie Hardy for the #5 contender’s spot in the Women’s Heartland Division.  Hardy beat Kelly Lynn two weeks ago.  Can Smith regain her spot or will Hardy maintain the #5 ranking in the division?

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
Rose Warriors: (Geena the Warrior Princess and Eliza Rose)
#4- The Working Girls (C.J. Lewis and ‘Queen Cool’ Leah Iris)
#5- LATX (Raquel Ramirez/Christina Garcia)

-LATX defeated Red State Nation on Saturday- they remain in the Women’s Tag Team Division.
-The Hanson Sisters will defend the Women’s Tag Team title on Tuesday against Jill Berg Enterprises (Sheline Carrigan and Prisoner #034291).
-Also on the card, #2 Laney Harrison and McLean Oswald meet The Rose Warriors in a #2 versus #3 match.

Red State Nation (Victorious Veronica Vincent and Kay Daniels)
Russian Assets (Svetlana Kovaleski and Nikita Kalashnik)
Bethany Stewart and Shelley Briscoe

*Bergman’s Barn Women’s Tag Team Champion* The Rollins Sisters (Kelsie and Kennedi Rollins)

-Red State Nation fell to LATX and remain in the Non-Division.  Veronica Vincent and Kay Daniels get back to action next week in Hannibal, Missouri against the Bergman’s Barn Women’s Tag Team Champions The Rollins Sisters.  Russian Assets have a date next Saturday against Bethany Stewart and Shelley Briscoe.  The two winners wrestle Sunday for a chance to move up to the Women’s Tag Team Division.

August 19th – MVW Six-O-Five / St. Louis, MO
Kellie Burkowski will review the following matches:
-#3 MEN’S TAG TEAM NON-DIVISION: Bob and Brett Murray vs. The Bookworms
-#3-MENS NON-DIVISION: Richie Park vs. Dave Mann
-#3-WOMENS NON-DIVISION:  Allison Chambers vs. Blair Williamson
-WINNER-#5 WOMEN’S HEARTLAND DIVISION #5 contender (Heartland Division) Tammie Hardy vs. Kelly Lynn Smith
-WINNER-#5 MEN’S HEARTLAND DIVISION: #5 contender (Heartland Division) Randy Barrington vs. Aaron Gray

-No Quarter (Bracken Krueger and Daryn Thompson) vs. Bob Zardoz and ‘The World’s Least Dangerous Man’ John Wack
-Women’s Tag Team Champions The Hanson Sisters vs. Bethany Stewart and Shelley Briscoe
-MAIN EVENT: Men’s Champion ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson vs.  Absolute Zero             

August 22nd – Special Show from the Field of Dreams / Dyersburg, IA
-#2 vs. #3-WOMEN’S TAG TEAM DIVISION: #2 Laney Harrison/McLean Oswald vs. #3 The Rose Warriors
#2 vs. #3-WOMEN’S DIVISION: #2 Shizuko Yamazaki vs. #3 Lisa Barbosa-Stevens
-WOMEN’S HEARTLAND TITLE: Tessa Martin © vs. #1 Amberly Stanton
-MEN’S HEARTLAND TITLE: Luke Woods © vs. #1 Cletus T. Johnson
-#1 CONTENDER’S MATCH-MEN’S TAG TEAM: #1 The Stevens Dynasty vs #2 Kings of the Wild Frontier
-#1 CONTENDER’S MATCH-MEN’S DIVISION: #1 Ricky Stevens vs. #2 John O’Reilly
-NON-TITLE: Men’s Tag Team Champion The Alabama Gang vs. Surf Express Bro
-NON-TITLE: Men’s Champion ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson vs. Buckshot Henderson
-WOMEN’S TAG TEAM TITLE: The Hanson Sisters © vs. #1 Jill Berg Enterprises
-WOMEN’S TITLE: Jennifer Colton © vs. #1 Victoria McGill

August 25th – C.Allen korf Memorial Gymnasium / Hannibal, MO
August 26th – Joseph Gentile Center / Chicago, IL
August 27th – Black River Coliseum / Poplar Bluff, MO
September 1st – Show Me Center / Cape Girardeau, MO
September 2nd – Gibson Arena / Rolla, MO
September 5th – McLeod Center / Cedar Falls, IA
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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