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The Mid-Atlantic Sportatorium was filled literally to the rafters for Trevor Lee's final CWF Mid-Atlantic appearance before reporting to work for the WWE, selling out hours before the doors opened. The new annual celebration of the spirit and brotherhood of CWF Mid-Atlantic was met with a roar as the first match unfolded after a brief explanation. Wildcard Playoff action kicked off the event, with a spot in the Six-Pack Challenge main event up for grabs. More than a dozen wrestlers began at the bell and more entered after the action had began. Nineteen wrestlers competed in the match, well eighteen if you accept Aric Andrews' word that he wasn't "competing" in the match, and Coach Gemini actually entered the match with only a few competitors remaining. Fans witnessed the ring thinning out as Snooty Foxx, Kamakazi Kid and "TKO" Teddy Ireland Jr were eliminated, leaving only Gemini, Donald J. BitDon and "Cowboy" Kool Jay. Gemini was left convulsing on the canvas before rolling out of the ring and to the locker room and seconds later the "Cowboy" stunned larger BitDon to propel himself into the main event via pinfall.
Corruption's Dirty Daddy was led to the ring by Ethan A. Sharpe to challenge "Rampaging Beast" Aaron Biggs for the CWF Worldwide Television Championship. The Beast hit the ring loaded for bear and Dirty Daddy simply got into his way. Nothing Sharpe could suggest helped after Biggs ruined this week's plan with a convincing pinfall win to retain the title.
"The 1st" Ric Converse entered with a house mic and called out former friend Smith Garrett. Converse said his piece and exited without a physical confrontation with Garrett despite the opportunity.
The CWF Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Titles were up for grabs as Redemption's Michael McAllister and Nick Richards entered to face the challenge of Donald J. BitDon and the Number Man with Khan O'Kelly. The challengers got an advantage mid-way through the bout by singling out McAllister and keeping him from making a tag, but when Richards hit the ring legally, the champions began tagging in and out again like a machine and turning the tide of the match back to their advantage. Redemption retain their titles by pinfall.
Jarry Carey entered to introduce the All Star contingient of PWI International Heavyweight Champion Roy Wilkins and "Ace" Arik Royal for the main event, followed by Brad Attitude, "Cowboy" Kool Jay, Cain Justice and CWF Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Trevor Lee. With four competitors in each corner the CWF champion started the match against the Rising Generation League champion "Cowboy" Kool Jay. A marathon bout of proportions unseen unfolded with each man getting his shots in along with a few All Star double teams and an apparent alliance with Brad Attitude. The first elimination didn't happen until well after the 45 minute mark when the popular RGL champion was sent to the locker room by pinfall. Attitude found himself ordered to the locker room next with a surprising elimination of PWI Champion Wilkins by submission at the hands of Cain Justice shortly after an appearance by Corruption's Ethan Sharpe.
With the "Ace Gawd" Arik Royal eliminated next, Trevor Lee stood alone in the ring with protege Cain Justice. They acknowledged each other and went back to battle. At one point Lee stood over Justice imploring him to get back to his feet and continue, and Justice did just that. Taking the fight to his teacher Justice took a round-about approach toward catching him in a submission but found himself pinned for the three count before he could make his own stradegy pay off.
Brad Attitude chose that point to return to the ring with both a steel chair and the house mic in hand. He sat the chair in the middle of the ring and sat down to address the Mid-Atlantic Champion who is scheduled to report to his new job with the WWE on Feb. 11. Attitude surprisingly told the story of his own exit from CWF when HE went to the WWE and how Trevor Lee was poised to make a great living and gain his fame at the next level, wishing him luck and telling him to "tear it up" there.
Trevor took the mic after Attitude's exit and with tears streaking his face told the fans about telling his father about the phone call from Steven Regal informing him the WWE was interested in him a week before a heart attack took him from us all. He talked about the past, discussed the present, the fact he is STILL CWF Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion and announced to the world that he would be back on Saturday Feb. 16th for CWF END OF AN ERA to defend the belt one more time against Cain Justice.
CWF Mid-Atlantic returns to live action Saturday February 16th at 7:30pm at Gibsonville NC's Mid-Atlantic Sportatorium for CWF END OF AN ERA! Tickets now at cwftickets.com!
(Above) Cain Justice looks on from the ring as CWF Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Trevor Lee announces his plans to return for one more title defense after joining the WWE following the main event at CWF STRONGER at Gibsonville NC's Mid-Atlantic Sportatorium.
CWF Worldwide Television Champion "Rampaging Beast" Aaron Biggs stares down Donald J. BitDon in 18-Man WildCard Playoff action.
Collisions, strikes and impacts occur all over the ring.
Mike Mars fights off Snooty Foxx in the corner with an elbow.
"TKO" Teddy Ireland Jr. works over Dirty Daddy while Kamakazi Kid and "El Fuego" Jesse Ortega soften up Ethan A. Sharpe in the corner.
Jesse Adler hits the ring to join the battle.
Kamakazi Kid backs Snooty Foxx into the corner.
"Cowboy" Kool Jay continues to battle as competitors are eliminated.
Dirty Daddy goes to work against "Rampaging Beast" Aaron Biggs for the CWF Worldwide Television Title.
Biggs helps Dirty off of the canvas by the face.
Biggs sends the Dirty Daddy back hard to the canvas.
Corruption's Dirty Daddy gets crushed by the Rampaging Beast.
Smith Garrett blesses the fans with his presence after being called out by "the 1st" Ric Converse.
The ire of the Mid-Atlantic legend has been struck.
CWF Mid-Atlantic Tag Team Champions Nick Richards and Michael McAllister hit the ring to defend their titles.
Richards backs Donald J. BitDon into the corner with some chops in tag title action.
BitDon puts Michael McAllister in the corner with a boot to the chin.
The masked Number Man cranks on the chin of McAllister on the canvas.
Richards flips the Number Man onto his back with authority.
CWF Mid-AtlantiC Heavyweight Champion Trevor Lee enters for his final match at CWF Mid-Atlantic before leaving to report to the WWE.
The Six-Pack Challenge kicks off with the winner of the Wildcard Playoff bout, "Cowboy" Kool Jay and the champion.
Trevor Lee goes for an audible shot heard around the arena.
Brad Attitude kind of pays attention to the referee as Kool Jay is sprawled at his feet.
All Star "Ace" Arik Royal dares Trevor Lee to get back to his feet.
Attitude drops boots as Royal tries to get Lee onto his back.
PWI International Heavyweight Champion All Star Roy Wilkins and Royal double up on Trevor Lee.
The Ace tries to force Lee to submit.
Brad Attitude drives a knee into the chest of Kool Jay to slow his momentum.
Coach Gemini stands on a chair that has been thrown at KO'd official Robby Walsh on the entrance ramp.
Arik Royal powers Cain Justice hard to the canvas.
The Mid-Atlantic champ kicks the PWI International champ in the face.
Royal reacts after Trevor Lee ducks his attack leaving Brad Attitude to receive the punishment.
Cain Justice shoots Roy Wilkins across the ring to the opposite corner.
The All Stars double up on Trevor Lee in the corner again.
Trevor Lee implores Cain Justice to get up and fight him.
Ethan Sharpe hits the apron to break Cain Justice's offensive momentum and both Justice and Lee retaliate.
The final two competitors continue well after the one hour mark.
Brad Attitude enters with a mic and chair and drops some serious personal knowledge on Trevor as well as his blessing and the challenge to "tear it up" at the next level after the final bell.
Trevor speaks of his history, CWF history, his father and the fact that despite reporting to work for the WWE on the 11th, he WILL return on Feb. 16th to face Cain Justice for the title at CWF END OF AN ERA!
CWF Mid-Atlantic returns to live action on Saturday February 16th at Gibsonville NC's Mid-Atlantic Sportatorium for CWF END OF AN ERA! See Trevor Lee's last appearance in CWF Mid-Atlantic as he battles protege Cain Justice! Purchase your seats NOW at CWFTickets.COM!
(From Greensboro) Exit Interstate 40/85 on exit 138, making a left turn at the end of the exit onto Highway 61. At the signal, turn right onto Highway 70. Make a left turn at the signal at Springwood Church Road, which turns into Springwood Ave. The Mid Atlantic Sportatorium is located on the right hand side of Springwood about a mile from Highway 70.
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