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AAW: Windy City Classic XII Review

Taped on November 26th, 2016 Opening Match:  ACH vs. Prince Mustafa Ali They start with a feeling out process before picking up the pace and reaching a stalemate.  ACH shoves Ali in the corner and we’re off to the races.  They trade armdrags and Ali connects with a basement dropkick.  ACH matrixes to avoid a clothesline and connects with a double stomp.  He punts Ali from the apron and takes control.  Ali fights back with a tornado DDT and both men are down.  Ali is busted open from the forehead…

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AAW: Never Say Die 2016 Review

Taped on November 4th, 2016 Opening Match:  Dezmond Xavier vs. Joey Janela Janela eye rakes Xavier and receives a bicycle kick to the face for his troubles.  Xavier snaps off a hurricanrana and connects with a dropkick.  Janela sneaks in a right hand as the referee backs off Xavier and hits a back suplex.  Xavier blocks a swantan with knees and lands a standing corkscrew splash.  They trade kicks and Xavier hits a german suplex.  Janela responds with a brainbuster.  They both land dives to the floor.  In the ring,…

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AAW: Jim Lynam Memorial Tournament: Night Two Review

October 8th, 2016 Opening Match:  Quarterfinal Round: Chris Hero vs. Mat Fitchett Fitchett avoids a right hand and snaps off a hurricanrana.  Hero blocks a leapfrog with a boot to the midsection.  Hero hits a senton and takes control.  Fitchett pele kicks him off the apron and lands a dive to the floor.  Back in, Fitchett lands a frog splash.  Hero slows him down with a couple of roaring elbows.  Fitchett hurricanranas Hero off the middle rope and lands a standing shooting star press.  Hero answers with a piledriver for…

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AAW: Jim Lynam Memorial Tournament: Night One Review

Taped October 7th, 2016 Opening Match:  Heidi Lovelace vs. Melanie Cruise Cruise is an imposing figure and asserts her power advantage early on.  Lovelace fights back with forearms and leg kicks.  Cruise hits a front slam and connects with a mafia kick.  She takes control until Lovelace fights back with a stunner.  Lovelace connects with an enzuigiri for a nearfall but walks into a chokeslam.  Lovelace recovers with a top-rope senton for the win at 7:36.  Cruise did not seem particularly motivated and her offense came off lethargic and sloppy. …

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AAW: Defining Moment 2016 Review

Opening Match:  Jim Lynam Memorial Tournament Qualifier: Prince Mustafa Ali vs. Rey Horus They open with a fast-paced exchange and find themselves at a stalemate.  Horus runs up the ropes and snaps off an armdrag.  Ali trips on the top rope but recovers with a hurricanrana.  Ali lands a dive to the floor but hits his head on the guardrail.  The referee checks on him and throws out the match at 4:41.  Ali ended up being okay. Match #2:  AAW Tag Team Titles: Davey Vega and Mat Fitchett © vs….

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AAW: Cero Miedo Review

AAW: Cero Miedo Review September 1st, 2016 Opening Match:  Dave Crist vs. Zema Ion Crist charges at the opening bell with a bicycle kick.  Crist cartwheels out of a hurricanrana but runs into a dropkick.  Ion armdrags him to the floor and connects with a baseball slide.  In the ring, Crist responds with a spinning gamengiri and takes control.  Ion fights back with a springboard back elbow and a superkick.  Ion lands a dive to the floor and lands on the guardrail in such a way to immediately transition into…

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AAW: Showdown Review

August 19th, 2016 Opening Match:  Team Tremendous (Bill Carr and Dan Barry) vs. Andrew Everett and Trevor Lee Carr dances to “Shake It Off” for far too long.  The crowd loves it, however, so who am I?  Carr splashes Lee in the corner and connects with a few right hands.  Everett enters the ring but runs into a back drop.  Barry lands a slingshot moonsault onto Everett and Carr adds a slingshot senton.  Lee hurricanranas Barry but Carr takes him down with a headscissors.  Barry lands a dive to the…

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AAW: United We Stand Review

July 23, 2016 Opening Match:  Candice LeRae vs. Buck Nasty vs. Dezmond Xavier vs. Davey Vega vs. Colt Cabana LeRae spends the opening minutes fighting off Vega and Nasty.  She takes out Nasty with a rolling senton from the apron.  Xavier uses Cabana’s back to land a dive to the floor.  Everyone proceeds to do some unnecessary comedy.  Cabana tries a ballsplex but gets grossed out.  LeRae hits the ballsplex on Nasty and Vega.  Cabana peppers them with bionic elbows.  Xavier lands a space flying tiger drop to the floor. …

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AAW: Killers Among Us Review

June 17th, 2016 Opening Match:  Candice LeRae and Heidi Lovelace vs. Connor Braxton and Eddie Machete vs. Desmond Xavier and Kongo Kong vs. Shane Hollister and Markus Crane No one is crazy about starting the match against Kong.  Hollister snaps off a hurricanrana on Xavier and hits a bucklebomb.  Xavier responds with an STO and a standing corkscrew splash.  Machete prevents a dive from Xavier with a lariat.  LeRae cleans house until Braxton takes her out with a forearm.  Braxton does some poorly executed offense on his Hoverboard.  How is…

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AAW: Take No Prisoners 2016 Review

May 6th, 2016 Opening Match:  Heidi Lovelace vs. Kimber Lee They trade quick pin attempts to no avail.  They exchange armdrags and find themselves at a stalemate.  Lovelace wins a strike exchange with a knockout kick.  They battle over a suplex and Lee is able to hit a delayed vertical suplex.  She follows with a backbreaker and takes control.  Lovelace comes back by driving Lee’s face into the middle turnbuckle.  Lee responds with a bicycle kick.  Lovelace connects with a superkick and an enzuigiri for a nearfall.  Lee hits a…

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