Congrats to all the 2014 SoCal Year End Award Winners. Thanks again to Joshua Waldrop for giving all of the Southern California Wrestling Community an update on how our friend Jon Ian is doing. Have you heard that PWG has released it’s 7 first entrants into BOLA? Did Vendetta Pro come up with a Tough Enough for the Indies? Plus UWN just released a never before seen wrestling match and all of the events for this weekend.
An update on Jon Ian
(Courtesy of Joshua Waldrop)
This news just came [Wednesday Night]. Jon is still unconscious but has been breathing on his own for an hour and squeezed his mother Ruby’s hand! Docs have him sitting up for the first time since he went in the hospital! This on the heels of news this morning from the docs that his prognosis was better than previously reported. KEEP THOSE POSITIVE THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS COMING! THEY’RE WORKING!!
And update at 3:00pm
JON OPENED HIS EYES!! He’s tracking everyone and smiled multiple times! A therapy dog was brought in and Jon seemed to love it! HE’S AWAKE!! Still got a ways to go, but this is remarkable considering where he was last week!!
Keep those positive thoughts and prayers coming! HE’S KICKING OUT!!!!
Pro Wrestling Guerrilla
Pro Wrestling Guerrilla has announced the first 7th entrants into the Battle of Los Angeles; Will Ospreay, Marty Scurll, Timothy Thatcher, Mike Bailey, Chris Hero, Biff Busick & Mark Andrews. Started in 2005, The Battle of Los Angeles is the annual tournament held by Pro Wrestling Guerrilla that showcases some of the top talent from all across the globe. Previous winners are Chris Bosh, Davey Richards, CIMA, Low Ki, Kenny Omega, Joey Ryan, El Generico (Sami Zayhn), Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly, and Ricochet (in chronological order). Ryan, Generico, Low Ki, Omega, Richards, Cole, and O’Reilly are the only winners of BOLA who have also held the PWG World Title.
The term superstar at the Indie Wrestling level should be reserved for guys like Colt Cabana, Joey Ryan, guys who wrestle all over the world and aren’t contracted to ROH or New Japan. However, Kayfabe College the official training school of NWA Vendetta Pro Wrestling will be hosting a unique event on July 11th in Santa Maria, to find the next SUPERSTAR of Indie Wrestling, kind of like an Indie version of Tough Enough. Is there someone out there who can be the SoCal Version of the Miz, just waiting to be discovered? Vendetta Pro is welcoming contestants to compete in challenges; both physically and mentally to receive an entire year of training, for free. Everyone is welcomed. If you live in or around Santa Maria and have always wanted to be a wrestler, this might be your first step into achieving your dreams. Personally I hope that Vendetta records the showcase and put it up on YouTube. This could either be really good, or really bad, but either way it should be very entertaining. Whomever ends up winning the competition must be committed to actually being successful, winning some contest is not a replacement for hard work and dedication, but this cold be an incredible opportunity for some lucky man or woman.
United Wrestling Network
The UWN powered by Patreon, I still suggest it’s the best value in digital subscription for those of us who do not have access KDOC-TV or YouToo America. Newest episodes of Championship Wrestling from Hollywood are uploaded usually prior to the airing on Sunday Mornings. Currently available for streaming are; RockNES Monsters defending the Hollywood Heritage Tag Titles against Natural Selection with Percy Pringle III and Los Luchas from June 26th 2010 in Yuma Arizona, Daniel Bryan vs. Sean “X-Pac” Waltman from November 11th 2007 in Peth Australia, AJ Styles vs. Trent Barretta on June 14th 2014 at Port Hueneme California, and most recently added Chase Stevens & Andy Douglas (The Naturals) taking on Romeo Roseli & Antonio Thomas (The Heart Throbs) from the Tsongas Arena in Lowell MA from July 7th 2006. Also added this week was episode 214 that aired on June 14th 2015 featuring; Anderson Cruz w/ Ty Matthews versus Douglas James, the tag team of Drew Gulak & Timothy Thatcher taking on the Mavericks, Jakob Austin Young and Gregory Sharpe going one on one and in the Main Event CWFH TV Champion Kevin Marteson defending against Peter Avalon.
Upcoming Events in SoCal
SoCal Pro “Summer Classic Night 1” in Escondido, TONIGHT @ 7:00 PM
EWF in Azusa, TONIGHT @ 8:00 PM
Santino Bros in Bell Gardens, TONIGHT @ 8:30 PM
Meet Former WWE Divas Champion Maryse Ouellet in Huntington Park, Saturday @ 11:00 AM
IWL “Sicko Sircus” in Baldwin Park, Saturday @ 4:30 PM
Fighting for Fatherhood Benefit Event in Los Angeles, Saturday @ 7:00 PM
SoCal Pro “Summer Classic Night 2” in Oceanside, Saturday @ 7:00 PM
AWS “Bart’s Birthday Bash” 2015 in South Gate, Saturday @ 7:30 PM
MWF Lucha Libre in Los Angeles, Saturday @ 8:00 PM
UIPW in Anaheim “FREE EVENT”, Sunday @ 4:00 PM
Lucha Libre VIP in El Monte, Sunday @ 5:00 PM
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