Started with a 2pm show for WAC wrestling in Everett Washington. Got a chance to meet Impact's Eddie Edwards and NWA's Ricky Starks. The "Stroke Daddy" was in perfect heal persona as he defeated the Blacksheep Dave Turner after a run in by Pitfall Jones. However, out of the ring, one of the nicest people you will ever meet. I congratulated him on his success with the NWA and talked about our mutual friend Vegas who Ricky spoke about talking to on multiple occasions. Very personable guy and was excited when I pulled out my FG card for him to sign.
Chris Bey who I talk to every month now kept the Championship defeating Jorel Nelson in a great match!
The evening show was down in Seattle at DEFY wrestling, where I got a chance to meet and get Hammerstone's FG card signed. A cool thing about Hammerstone is he had his actual FG card out on his table as merch.
Some highlights of the show.
Fantastic Match between Jake Atlas (too bad it wasn't a month from now in which I would have actually had his card to get signed) and Douglas James. Both great wrestlers and guys to watch!
WarBeast: MLW's Jacob Fatu and Josef Samael won their Tag Team Title Defense.
Sonico (a great young and upcomer luchador masked wrestler) vs. AEW's Jimmy Havoc in a hardcore match that featured plenty of staples, kendo sticks, and chairs.
El Phantasmo defeated Artemis Spencer in the main event.
Great day of wrestling and got 3 of my FG cards signed yesterday.
I actually gave Hammerstone those cards he had on his merch table the night before this Friday at FSW lol.
I am a big fan of Sonico and I got to meet Artemis Spencer earlier this year at BOLA.
Although I watch DEFY on CZW Studios, DEFY is a fed I have been wanting to attend for awhile. I usually make about 2 trips/year back home to Seattle. I am going to try and schedule my next trip in Seattle in 2020 to coincide with a DEFY weekend.
Thanks for posting! Love reading about other FG fans attending indy events and representing the game - getting cards signed and talking to wrestlers, etc. It's great to hear that guys like Starks are cool dudes too!
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