A Special Photo Extra!
Mid Atlantic Sportatorium
1001 Springwood Ave.
The Mid Atlantic Sportatorium was at SUPER no vacancy for CWF Mid Atlantic's eighteenth anniversary with more than fifty fans turned away.
Mike Mars defeated Dirty Daddy in the Finals of the 2017 Rising Generation League Championship Tournament to win the title.
The Ugly Ducklings and Coach Mikey were introduced to make a special announcement but before Coach Mikey could speak, they were interrupted by the music of the Gymnasty Boys' "White" Mike Jordan and Timmy Lou Retton to a thunderous ovation. White Mike told the Ducks that the Gym Nasty Boys have faced them all over the country so it only seemed right that the two teams face at Battlecade X8. Before the match could be made however, Ethan Alexander Sharpe and Otto Schwans hit the scene with Sharpe insisting that White Mike still worked for Sharpe whenever he competed in the Mid Atlantic Sportatorium. Sharpe insisted on a 3 on 2 handicap match before Matthew de Nero appeared and turned the bout into an impromptu six man tag-team bout.
Matthew de Nero and the Ugly Ducklings' Rob Killjoy and Lance Lude with Coach Mikey defeated Ethan Alexander Sharpe and the Gymnasty Boys' "White" Mike Jordan and Timmy Lou Retton when de Nero pinned Retton after blasting him with a Nintendo power glove. Sharpe berated White Mike for his partner losing until Mike punched Ethan and then drilled him with the Can Opener. After the bout, Coach Mikey finally made the Ugly Ducklings intended announcement as they declared themselves the first team to officially enter the 2018 Kernodle Brothers Cup Tag-Team Tournament. Upon hearing this, White Mike & Timmy Lou threw their name into the hat as the second team to enter the tournament and the teams faced off knowing that they could meet again down the road.
Aric Andrews won a Scramble Match to earn the Golden Ticket and any match of his choice with any opponents and stipulations to be named later. Other participants in the bout included Tracer X, Cam Carter, "Southern Savior" John Skyler, All Star Mace Li, Michael McAllister, "Assassin" Ray Kandrack and Snooty Foxxy.
After the bout, Andrews berated everyone in the crowd insisting they failed to choose him for the Television Title drawing during the #ChooseAndrews campaign and declared himself CWF's new “Golden Boy”.
CWF Mid Atlantic Tag Team Champions Zane and Dave Dawson defeated Aaron Biggs and Mecha Mercenary of the Sandwich Squad in a Last Men Standing Rules to retain the titles in a controversial decision after all four men were down and Zane Dawson fell onto his feet on the arena floor before the referee's ten count.
Andrew Everett defeated PWI Ultra-J Crown Champion Logan Easton Laroux to win the championship. Everett departs for a Japanese tour on Monday and negotiations are already underway for him to now defend the title while on tour.
Brad Attitude defeated Chet Sterling in a grudge match where they fought all over the building after a low blow, buckle bomb and penalty kick.
Cain Justice defeated Nick Richards by submission when Justice caught Richards in a flying armbar as Richards attempted the cutter. A visibly dejected Richards was approached after the loss by William L. Cross and Michael McAllister, whom Cross has been mentoring in recent months, and the three left together.
"The 1st" Ric Converse defeated PWI International Heavyweight Champion C.W. Anderson in a Title versus Career I Quit Match to regain the championship and save his career.
Arik "Ace" Royal with Coach Gemini defeated CWF Worldwide Television Champion Jesse Adler by pinfall to win the championship.
CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Trevor Lee defeated All Star Roy Wilkins in a controversial I Quit Match to retain the championship. Wilkins bled after being accidentally punched in the face by his own manager Coach Gemini with the All Stars' trademark brass knucks. Coach and the All Stars protested the decision since it was not Trevor Lee specifically who drew first blood and then the All Stars attacked, hanging Trevor by the bottom rope which had been removed during the course of the match by the All Stars grounds crew. Prior to the match, Trevor Lee was presented with a brand new Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Championship belt, which Wilkins and the All Stars took possession of and left with at the conclusion of the night.
CWF Mid-Atlantic returns to action on Saturday January 13th for CWF New Year's Knockout 2018 and the Rising Generation League takes center stage THIS Saturday January 6th with their first RGL event of the year. Tickets for both events as well as our return to Chapel Hill on Saturday January 27th are on sale now at cwftickets.com.
(Above) All Star Roy Wilkins gives photographers a photo op during the main event of CWF BATTLECADE X8 at Gibsonville NC's Mid Atlantic Sportatorium.
Challenger Mike Mars roars across the ring toward CWF Rising Generation League Champion Dirty Daddy in RGL Title action.
Considering Daddy's feet are barely on the floor, it appears Mike Mars is rag-dolling the RGL Champ.
The big man demands a referee's count with a cocky cover.
Dirty Daddy sees the end of his RGL title reign approaching as fast as the canvas.
In an unscheduled six-man bout, the Ugly Ducklings' Lance Lude and Rob Killjoy send the Gymnasty Boys' "White" Mike Jordan and Timmy Lou Retton to the floor.
Ethan Alexander Sharpe is STILL wondering how he was ordered into the match...
"White" Mike uses his body weight to pull Matthew DiNero face-first into his knees upon impact with the canvas.
The Duck's Lance Lude comes in for a landing on Timmy Lou.
All Star Mace Li whips Cam Carter across the ring in 8-Man Scramble action for the CWF Golden Ticket.
Tracer X, Michael McAllister and "Southern Savior" John Skyler triple-team "Assassin" Ray Kandrack.
Snooty Foxx spears Tracer X out of mid-air!
Skyler tries to force Aric Andrews to submit with a Figure Four leglock.
The Sandwich Squads' Mecha Mercenary and Aaron Biggs sandwich CWF Mid Atlantic Tag Champion Dawson Brothers in Last Man Standing Tag Title action.
Aaron Biggs targets the spine of Dave Dawson with the swing of a steel chair.
The Dawsons collide with each other after being launched by the Sandwich Squad.
Mecha Mercenary works over Zane Dawson on the canvas.
PWI International Ultra-J Crown Champion Logan Easton Laroux kicks off his defense against former two-time champion Andrew Everett.
Everett leaps over Laroux...
...And then stands ready behind him as Laroux celebrates sending Everett to the concrete.
New PWI International Ultra-J Crown Champion Andrew Everett exits the arena, heading straight toward his family waiting in the wings.
Chet Sterling puts the boots to Brad Attitude in singles action.
They brawl up into the Kernodle Suite and the fans get an up-close look at the action.
Attitude hoists Sterling up and drives him into the ring ropes from the floor!
Referee Kevin Pierce asks if Chet Sterling wants to continue while Brad Attitude is pulling on the ropes behind his back.
Cain Justice German suplexes Nick Richards in singles action.
Richards goes old school, throwing fists at Justice on the canvas.
Cain Justice dares Richards to return to this feet one more time.
Richards is a moment away from submitting with his right arm in peril by Justice.
PWI International Heavyweight Champion C.W. Andersion fixes his aim on challenger Ric Converse in "I Quit" rules title action.
Anderson torques Converse's arm backwards in an attempt to make him surrender.
Converse goes hardcore on ECW's Hardcore Enforcer and gets results.
Already lacerated from a shot to the head with a bottle, C.W. Anderson finds Converse on his chest with barbed wire and bad intentions.
"The 1st" Ric Converse ascends the turnbuckles with the PWI International Heavyweight Title.
CWF Worldwide Television Champion Jesse Adler dropkicks challenger "Ace" Arik Royal in TV Title action.
The self-proclaimed "Mr. Battlecade" puts the boots to Adler on the canvas.
Adler fires back from his knees, catching the challenger in the midsection.
All Star Arik Royal is your new CWF Worldwide Television Champion!
CWF Official William L. Cross interrupts the main event introductions to present the NEW CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Title strap to the official before the bell. Top Rope Belts, ya'll. The BEST!
CWF Mid Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Trevor Lee flies off of the turnbuckles onto challenger Roy Wilkins in First Blood Rules Title action.
Trevor Lee looks for a turnbuckle to smack the All Star's noggin off of.
Coach Gemini does some emergency turnbuckle adjustments mid-match.
All Star Mace Li attacks Lee, since it's technically not illegal.
The new TV Champ litters the floor at ringside after Lee sent him to the floor.
The CWF champ tries to kick a 40 yard field goal with the chest of Wilkins.
Chairs everywhere and Roy Wilkins has Trevor Lee across his shoulders.
Both men come tumbling from the top ropes onto steel chairs in the ring.
Coach Gemini gets "hands-on" accidently clobbering Wilkins with brass knuckles.
Wilkins grabs the new title belt and the bottom ring rope to attack Trevor Lee after losing the main event First Blood match. The All Stars left the arena with the new title strap.
CWF Mid Atlantic returns to live action on Saturday January 13th at 7:30pm at Gibsonville NC's Mid Atlantic Sportatorium for the CWF NEW YEARS KNOCKOUT! 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.
Or GPS us at: 1001 Springwood Ave. #15 Gibsonville NC
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