Since I am not working this Summer, I am going to ride to Los Angeles next Wednesday with my friend Alex who works for Bar Wrestling to see this show (I also plan to go to the next Bar Wrestling show on June 27th.) There is a screening of "This is Wrestling- The Joey Ryan Story" (which premiered 2 weeks ago at Starcast II) before this show starts.
This Wednesday in Los Angeles! • Joey Ryan & Taya Valkyrie & Sonny Kiss vs. Jake Atlas & Heather Monroe & Dom Kubrick • PPRay vs. Team Sea Stars • Scorpio Sky vs. Tyler Bateman • DoomFly vs. Los Luchas • LuchaSaurus vs. Watts • RockNES Monsters vs. Brandon Cutler & Andy Brown • Prior to the event, there will be a screening of the Joey Ryan documentary "This is Wrestling: The Joey Ryan Story"
I just got home from Bar Wrestling tonight, I rode down there today with my friend Alex who works for Bar Wrestling.
Before the show started, there was a showing of the newly released docmentary "This is Wrestling: The Joey Ryan Story"- just the 2nd showing ever (the first was at Starcast II during Double or Nothing weekend, but I had not seen it yet.) It is a really good documentary, some of the topics covered included Joey's time in TNA, the importance to his career of his match against Drake Younger at PWG following his TNA release, how he and Candice LeRae together played a critical role for inter-gender tag teams (and the important status of their match at PWG when they defeated the Young Bucks for the PWG World Tag Team Championship,) the origins at DDT for his current gimmick and how successful it has been since, and how he started Bar Wrestling.
Results of tonight's matches:
RockNES Monsters defeated Brandon Cutler and Andy Brown
Watts defeated Luchasaurus
Los Luchas defeated DoomFly
Scorpio Sky defeated Tyler Bateman
Team Sea Stars defeated PPRay
Jake Atlas, Heather Monroe, and Dom Kubrick defeated Joey Ryan, Sonny Kiss, and Taya Valkyrie
This was my first time at the Bootleg Theater venue in Los Angeles and (other than location- it is a little further away than Bar Wrestling's other venue in Baldwin Park) in many ways I liked this venue better (i.e. ceiling above the ring is not too low allowing high flyers to do more of their moves easier, I can more easily see the action as there are elevated seat options instead of just everyone standing, etc.)
Tonight, Luchasaurus and Gavin Loudspeaker signed my copies of their cards (it was my color CHIKARA card that I did not have signed yet by Gavin) and I was able to make 3 signings for the game. Since I am not teaching this Summer, I will be returning to Bar Wrestling for the next show on June 27th (the 2 year anniversary show) which includes David Arquette and on July 10th (but I will of course miss the July 12th show since that is the start of Galacticon weekend.)
This was Show #30 of 2019 for me, tonight's FSW show at the Nerd Bar downtown featuring Joey Ryan will be #31.
3 signings!?! Wow! Many on that show were already in the game.
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A belated Happy Birthday Vegas! Thanks not only for your incredible signings to the game but for the great show reports as well. Looked like a fun event and a real solid lineup. I have been watching CWFH regularly so it is cool to see names like Brown, Cutler and Bateman on the show.
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