Articles by Steve Bryant

Steve’s View #19

California Championship Wrestling owner Charles Gibbs officially announced the end of CCW last week. Most people knew that CCW had come to an end. Unofficially it had ended when the bell rang when Crayz had beaten Wild Thing Eric Studd…


Steve’s View #18

This is the first Steve’s View since the July rankings have come out. There has been a lot of talk about the rankings. Here are some answers. Rankings are submitted by five different people. The people who submit rankings rotate…


July 2001 Rankings

Matches Rising Son over Super Dragon 14 July            Rev Pro                          20 (4) Super Dragon and Low-Ki draw 28 July            MPW                              19 (1) B-Boy over Rising Son and Excalibur 28 July            MPW                              17 Lost Boys over G.A.Y….


Steve’s View #17

MPW had one of the better shows all year last Saturday, but the show was not without its flaws. MPW is already there talent wise. They don’t have any home grown talent, so they get to pick and choose the…


Steve’s View #16

MPW is this weekend. This looks to be a great show. Of course there is the Super Dragon vs. Low-Ki match that is going to bring MPW a lot of attention, but just like last week I talked about a…


Steve’s View #15

Wow! The final match to Revolution Pro’s Spirit of the Revolution Tournament was incredible. I seriously doubt another match this year will equal it. Hopefully both Super Dragon and Rising Son have proved their critics wrong. – XPW has announced…



Steve’s View #14

I’m going to talk about XPW. No, not the Supreme situation. Enough has been said about that for now. This is a tale of two titles. Messiah won the the XPW title on May 26th. Last Saturday Jason Allgood won…


XPW’s Rapture – Enter Sandman

XPW returned to the Grand Olympic Auditorium on July 7th for Rapture. Once again my expectations were not very high for the show. In the 3 shows previous to this one XPW has delivered one good show, one awful show,…


Steve’s View #13

The big show this weekend is XPW’s Rapture. It now appears that Vampiro should be able to work the show. If that is the case the main event should be Vampiro challenging Messiah for the XPW title. The other announced…


June 2001 Rankings

Matches Excalibur over Super Dragon 02 June          Rev Pro                          24 (4) Manilla Thrillaz over The Lost Boyz 26 June          UPW                               20 (1) Super Dragon over Rising Son 23 June          Rev Pro                          13 Evolution over Los Cubanitos…


Steve’s View #12

The next few weeks are going to be huge in SoCal. When we look back on the wrestling in 2001, the next 9 days are sure to come to mind. First today, weirdly enough a primarily NoCal fed, Incredibly Strange…


Steve’s View #11

There are all sorts of rumors going on about UPW losing its developmental deal with the WWF. If this is in fact true the shows UPW puts on after this goes down will say a lot about UPW. Recently people…


Steve’s View #10

The Spirit of Revolution Stage 3 was hot. Literally. It was like an oven inside the Indoor Swap Meet. Now that the tournament is half over, Mr. Excitement is all but assured of a spot in the finals. All he…