March 14, 2020
The 2300 Arena
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Transcription by Josh Lopez
First Match: Myron Reed (c) w/Injustice vs. Laredo Kid w/Konnan For The MLW World Middleweight Championship
Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Standing Switch Exchange. Kid with two sharp elbow strikes. Reed drops down on the canvas. Kid ducks a clothesline from Reed. Leg Sweep Exchange. Double Kick Up leads us to a quick standoff in the center of the ring. Strong lockup. Kid applies a side headlock. Kid avoids The Pump Kick. Kid with an Apron Enzuigiri. Kid is distracted by Injustice. Kid goes for a SlingShot Senton, but Reed ducks out of the way. Kid with a Running HeadScissors TakeOver. Reed slides out of the ring. Kid starts chopping Reed’s chest protector. Kid slaps Reed in the face. Kid with clubbing shoulder blocks. Kid kicks the left hamstring of Reed. Kid follows that with a palm strike. Reed reverses out of the irish whip from Kid. Kid launches Reed over the top rope.
Reed with a Tiger Wall Flip Kick. Reed matrix’s under a clothesline from Kid. Kid dodges The Step Up Enzuigiri. Kotto Brazil slides into the ring. Kid reverses out of the irish whip from Reed. Reed goes for a SlingShot Belly to Back Suplex, but Kid lands back on his feet. Reed with The Fireman’s Carry Slam. Reed SuperKicks Kid for a two count. Reed goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Kid lands back on his feet. Kid thrust kicks the midsection of Reed. Kid plays to the crowd. Reed responds with a SlingShot Belly to Back Suplex. Reed follows that with a SlingShot Leg Drop for a two count. Reed with the lateral press for a two count. Reed calls himself the G.O.A.T. Kid with a forearm smash. Kid kicks Reed in the face. Kid side steps Reed into the turnbuckles. Kid with a Flying Forearm Smash. Kid hits The Michinoku Driver. Kid lands Two MoonSaults for a two count.
Kid goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Reed counters with a Stunner. Reed drops Kid with The SpringBoard Cutter. Reed applies The Dragon Sleep. Kid escapes the hold. Reed SuperKicks Kid. Kid climbs up to the top turnbuckle. Kid chops Reed in the back. Reed with two back elbow smashes. Kid answers with an Avalanche Reverse Spanish Fly for a two count. Kid is sizing up Reed. Reed rakes the eyes of Kid. Forearm Exchange. Kid dumps Reed face first to the canvas. Brazil continues to run interference. Kid with an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex. Kid SuperKicks Jordan Oliver off the ring apron. Kid drops Brazil with a Cannonball Senton through the ropes. Kid lands The Suicide Dive. Reed connects with The Flying Cutter to the floor. Reed plants Kid with The No Cap Splash to pickup the victory.
Winner: Still MLW World Middleweight Champion, Myron Reed via Pinfall
Lifestyles Of The Rich and Dynastic
— Major League Wrestling (@MLW) March 15, 2020
Richard Holliday: My lawyer/my father, he’s currently working on an injunction to get Mance Warner complete out of our hands, okay. Our nice flowing unbelievably beautiful hairs because I don’t like him. I don’t like him one bit. He stinks, he smells and he’s ugly.
Alexander Hammerstone: Look, that crew of misfits with Big O Grogan Hyman calling himself Logan Creed, we all know his real name is, Savio Vega. We got a crew of idiots. Never before in our time with this company, have we had people ruining our matches, ruining our time. Listen, I don’t know if they understand that you’re the Caribbean Champion, i’m the OpenWeight Champion, we have serious matches coming up and we can’t be dealing with this. So, if it’s not your lawyer/father, we’re gonna have to figure out one way or another, we’re gonna take care of this guy.
Richard Holliday: Yeah, and you know what’s actually more important than Mance Warner and pretty much everything that we’re talking about right now? Marketing! It’s the root of our business. So, Gino, I hope you don’t mind, but I think it’s time to rebrand you. I think it’s time to remarket you. Instead of Intocable, I can’t really pronounce it to be perfectly honest with you. You are now, Gino The Untouchable.
Alexander Hammerstone: See, that’s good. We were working on that all night.
Richard Holliday: We can’t, nobody can even touch you.
Gino Medina: Hopefully, Mance doesn’t touch me with his dirty finger nails. You know what i’m gonna do tonight? I’m gonna grab every finger and snap it, one by one, okay? I’m gonna leave him laying on the floor, wishing he can go back to that swap he came from. He can go back to wrestling those alligators because me, I’m gonna show them why I’m untouchable.
Alexander Hammerstone: That’s what we’re talking about, you know. That’s what we need to see.
Richard Holliday: Hey, there’s only one thing to do now, dynasty bro.
– Pagano Vignette.
Second Match: Gino Medina w/Richard Holliday vs. Mance Warner
Medina attacks Warner from behind before the bell rings. Medina with a forearm smash. Medina chops Warner in the chest. Medina with forearm shivers. Medina sends Warner chest first into the turnbuckles. Medina repeatedly stomps on Warner’s chest.. Warner fires back with an over hand chop. Warner unloads three knife edge chops. Medina blocks a boot from Warner. Medina with a Spinning RoundHouse Kick for a two count. The action spills to the outside. Knife Edge Chop Exchange. Warner with a forearm smash. Warner slaps Medina in the chest.
Warner throws Medina into the steel barricade. Warner is lighting up Medina’s chest. Warner rolls Medina back into the ring. Holliday talks smack to Warner. Medina rakes the eyes of Warner. Medina with a Windmill Kick for a two count. Medina transitions into a ground and pound attack. The referee admonishes Medina. Medina with a knife edge chop. Medina is choking Warner with his boot. Following a snap mare takeover, Medina applies a rear chin lock. Warner with heavy bodyshots. Medina hammers down on the back of Warner’s neck.
Medina continues to chop Warner in the chest. Warner fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Warner with a straight right hand. Warner HeadButts Medina. Warner hits The Impaler DDT for a two count. Medina responds with The Snake Eyes. Medina with a Rising Knee Strike. Medina SuperKicks Warner for a two count. Medina tells Warner to get up. Warner delivers a HeadButt in mid-air. Warner connects with The Running Knee Strike for a two count. Warner goes for an OverHead Belly to Belly Suplex, but Medina lands back on his feet. Medina with an O’Connor Roll for a two count. Warner responds with a hand full of tights to pickup the victory.
Winner: Mance Warner via Pinfall
Breaking News: Colonel Parker secures 2020 manager license in MLW.
– We see Kevin Von Erich having a conversation with his sons.
– Myron Reed complains about Brian Pillman Jr winning the rookie of the year award. Reed says that he would wrestle circles around Pillman.
The PWI’s Top 10 Contenders For The MLW World Heavyweight Championship
10.) King Mo
9.) Low Ki
8.) Mance Warner
6.) Richard Holliday
5.) Brian Pillman Jr
4.) Filthy Tom Lawlor
3.) Davey Boy Smith Jr
2.) Myron Reed
1.) Alexander Hammerstone
Brian Pillman Jr’s PWI Rookie Of The Year Award Presentation
Alicia Atout: Since 1979, Pro Wrestling Illustrated has been one of the most respected publications in professional wrestling. Each year the pro wrestling illustrated awards honor professional wrestlers, the hottest professional wrestlers in the industry and fans have the opportunity to buzz to see their favorite wrestlers earn that coveted number one spot, amongst many multiple categories. And tonight, we are beyond excited to be celebrating one of those very categories. It is the Rookie Of The Year Award because one of our very own here in MLW has won. And beside me to my right, I have Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s very own creative writer. Kevin, would you please like to introduce who won tonight?
Kevin McElvaney: And the winner is Brian Pillman Jr.
Alicia Atout: Brian, a massive congratulations is in order. Is there anything you would like to say to all of the fans here tonight at MLW?
Brian Pillman Jr: To receive this prestigious award, first of all, I just want to thank all those guys that came before me. The PWI rookies of the year. The Randy Orton’s, The Kurt Angle’s and most notable, one of my father’s greatest friends in this sport, Stone Cold Steve Ausitn. I never thought i’d receive this honor. Honestly, I never thought I would step outside my father’s shadow and to take something from this business that he never achieved it’s a true honor, Alicia. I just got one thing on my mind.
Back to back rookie of the year, I’m hungry as can be. I’m hungry for a shot the MLW Middleweight Title. I’m hungry for another year of the rookie of the year, but most importantly, i’m hungry for some Philadelphia Cheesesteaks, baby. Thank you all for the unanimous 69% vote in the PWI Magazine. Unanimous victory for Brian Pillman Jr and I am your promised prince, thank you ladies and gentlemen, so much for this wonderful journey i’ve been on.
Alicia Atout Interviews Team Filthy
Our own @AliciaAtout caught up with Team Filthy (@FilthyTomLawlor @dgarrinibc @erickstevens82 ) to get their thoughts on tonight’s match between Tom Lawlor and @realKILLERkross #MLWFusion on @beINSPORTSUSA pic.twitter.com/kLKzKCvttQ
— Major League Wrestling (@MLW) March 15, 2020
Alicia Atout: Erick, things really didn’t seem to go to plan last week during your match against Davey Boy Smith Jr. What happen?
Erick Stevens: Things didn’t go to plan, ya think? I lost, but you know what? Something is afoot. Something isn’t right, that was the fastest three count I have ever seen in my life. Jesus, Tom, you got contacts, get Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission on the phone right now.
Filthy Tom Lawlor: Erick, listen, i’m gonna have my management team to take care of it. We’ll get on this, all right? We’ll take care of it, but we need to focus because tonight, Team Filthy has to take care of business. Unfortunately, there’s some dirtbag out there who fancies himself, one of the hottest free agents in professional wrestling. Somebody, who’s traveled the world and calls himself, not only a martial artist, but a pip fighter? Killer Kross, if that’s your real name, it’s a great video game, but it’s not a real thing. So tonight, step in the ring with me, because we have a lesson to teach everybody. And that is, to show them the difference between somebody who pretends to be an MMA Fighter and somebody who lives, eats, breathes and dies for it like, Filthy Tom Lawlor.
– We see a clip of Cima being put inside Contra Unit’s truck. Josef Samael tells his henchmen to send Cima to The Gashel House.
– Richard Holliday will battle Mance Warner’s Mystery Man next week on MLW Fusion.
Third Match: Filthy Tom Lawlor w/Team Filthy vs. Killer Kross
Lawlor shoves Kross. Lawlor ducks a clothesline from Kross. Kross avoids The Spinning Heel Kick. Kross drops Lawlor with a Mid-Kick. Kross with three haymakers. Kross follows that with two knee lifts. Kross continues to throw haymakers at Lawlor. Kross dumps Lawlor out of the ring. Lawlor punches Kross in the chest. Kross answers with a forearm smash. Kross unloads two knife edge chops. Lawlor with a forearm smash. Kross drives his knee into the midsection of Lawlor. Kross with a Belly to Back Suplex on the ring apron. Kross plays to the crowd. Kross applies a wrist lock. Kross grabs the let shoulder of Lawlor. Lawlor uses the rope to create separation. Lawlor rakes the eyes of Kross. Lawlor drops Kross with a Spinning Heel Kick. Lawlor with a long range forearm smash. Lawlor poses for the crowd. Lawlor slams Kross head on the top turnbuckle pad. Lawlor is lighting up Kross chest.
Lawlor with forearm shivers. Lawlor works on the left shoulder of Kross. Lawlor delivers The Sacrifice. Lawlor with clubbing chest kicks. Kross is pissed. Kross with a forearm smash. Lawlor responds with a back elbow strike. Lawlor kicks Kross in the back. Lawlor drops his weight on the left shoulder of Kross. Lawlor has complete control of the match. Lawlor applies The Kimura Lock. Kross bodyslams Lawlor. Lawlor somehow maintains wrist control. Kross puts his foot on the bottom rope to create separation. Lawlor is putting the boots to Kross. Lawlor with The Vertical Suplex. Lawlor applies a guillotine choke. Kross refuses to quit. Kross with a Release Northern Lights Suplex. Kross with two corner clotheslines. Kross kicks Lawlor in the face. Kross hits The Exploder Suplex. Lawlor negates The Doomsday Saito Suplex.
Lawlor delivers his combination offense. Lawlor with two uppercut forearms. Lawlor with a Northern Lights Suplex. Kross rises back on his feet. Lawlor ducks a clothesline from Kross. Lawlor drills Kross with The Flying Knee Strike for a two count. Lawlor and Kross are trading back and forth shots. Lawlor with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Kross with forearm shivers. Lawlor responds with a desperation thumb to the eye. Lawlor goes for a Discus Lariat, but Kross counters with The Kross Jacket Choke. Lawlor dumps Kross out of the ring. Erick Stevens drives Kross back first into the edge of the ring frame which causes the disqualification. After the match, Team Filthy starts ganging up on Killer Kross. Davey Boy Smith Jr and The Von Erichs storms into the ring to make the save. The show closes with Davey Boy Smith Jr challenging Team Filthy to a 8-Man Tag Team Match.
Winner: Killer Kross via Disqualification
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