8 superstars will compete in a one night tournament, to crown the first ever PWF Heavyweight champion, live at the Corbin Civic center on April 20th. All of the competitors have had their own struggles and hard roads to travel on this journey to become the top star in PWF.
Looking at the contenders we have:
Shane Mercer: From coming in to dominate in the PWF's first show during a 6 man tag, to becoming a solo star and destroying men at every show, aside for fellow tournament competitor Dustin Rayz who laid him out in the middle of the ring back at 12 Days of Destruction, it almost seemed that this humiliating knockout rejuvenated Mercer's drive to prove he was the man to beat, because in January at Victory is Ours, he laid waste to both Maxx Mizery and Alex Zayne in an exciting triple threat contest to earn a spot in the title tournament. He next went on to faceoff against Jordan Kage at the Virus Benefit show in what ended in a time limit draw, and most recently Mercer not only main-evented Dream Night but he also defeated a man well acquainted with championships himself, by defeating and earning the respect of Adam Pearce. Shane Mercer has risen to the cream of the crop and promises that 2013 will be his year, so we will all see if he can grab the proverbial brass ring and win the championship on April 20th, in front of the fans who have quickly gathered behind him in his tour of destruction.
Ryan Dookie: The oddball head trainer of the PWF dojo already has one claim to fame by being one half of the first ever PWF tag team champions alongside his best friend forever Mickie Knuckles, but the road to April 20th may have been the most troubled of any competitor in the tournament. Dookie won the very first match in PWF history back in October at Making a Statement, but unfortunately Dookie went on to lose a rematch in November at Revolution, to the cheating tactics of Derek Neal who was too afraid to give Dookie his requested third contest, rather Dookie was given a hand selected opponent by Neal in international superstar BJ Whitmer, who took the hometown hero to the limit in December. But Dookie shocked many fans at 12 Days of Destruction and defeated Whitmer. Then in January, Dookie teamed with protégé Corey Statik against two men who have been working hard to make his life hell at PWF. Scotty Vicious and Cash Flo this night seemed to have the numbers against them, as Dookie and Statik came up on the losing end. However Mickie Knuckles would make the save and go on to Virus Benefit show where she would team with Dookie and win the PWF tag team titles in gauntlet, but almost immediately following this 20 plus minute contest, Dookie was the first competitor out for the battle royal to earn a spot in the title tournament and he lasted through another 20 plus minute contest to win that match as well, after competing for nearly an hour Dookie had two huge back to back wins so we know he has the stamina to last through the tournament and win the belt but what is his mental status after seeing his friend and partner get injured at Dream Night, thanks to the dastardly deeds of Flawless (Jordan Kage, Scotty Vicious and Cash Flow)? We'll all find out on April 20th at the Corbin Civic Center in Corbin, KY if the hometown hero can defy the odds again, and win the gold.
Kyle Matthews: While Matthews may not have the experience in PWF that many competitors in the tournament do he has the admiration and appreciation of the fans. He may only have had three contests to date, but every time he has received standing ovations and applause from the fans in attendance. At Declaration of War, Kyle made his debut, but lost in a highly competitive match against Dustin Rayz. However post match, he received chants of "Thank you Kyle" and "Please come back" from those in attendance that night. The next month, Kyle would earn his first win as he defeated Jason Kincaid via submission at 12 Days of Destruction and then in January at the debut show in London, KY, Kyle main evented against Lennox Norris and Menace. The actions of Norris and his associates post match left Kyle laid out in the ring and carried to the back, as fans left the arena in shock and concern of one of their favorite competitors. It was these actions that would get Kyle his spot in the tournament, thanks to PWF owner John Bullard declaring he would be in it at Dream Night, much to the dismay of Lennox's FORMER associates. Can Kyle make his return to Corbin, KY a magical night and take advantage of this golden opportunity? Find out live at the Corbin Civic Center on April 20th!
Menace:The masked man of mystery who calls himself a Blackenese Assassin, has many loyal followers who arrive early just to get good seats for their favorite high flyer's matches, but his road to this tournament is not one paved with gold, but rather with luck, because after having the auspicious duty of debuting in a main event back at Victory is Ours against Kyle Matthews and Lennox, he lost the contest, but wasn't involved in the fall, so he was given a one on one contest with Lennox Norris, who allowed his confidence to get the best of him as he put his tournament shot on the line against Menace in February at the Virus Benefit show. Norris came up on the losing end, much to his dismay and Menace's pleasure, and while Menace was in a five way scramble at Dream night he was not the victor that night, so even though Menace has became a crowd favorite but he still has a lot to prove if he intends to hold his head high, rather than wallow in defeat on April 20th in Corbin.
Jamie Northstar: The most inexperienced in PWF competitor for this tournament, Northstar managed to pick up a huge win and earn his spot in the tournament at the Virus Benefit show back in February, by winning a four way match against Maxx Mizery, Brad Rush and Alex Zayne. Northstar defied the odds on this night and is looking to do it again at Primus on April 20th and perhaps the fact that he hasn't been seen by his fellow tournament entrants will help him to defy the odds and win first PWF heavyweight championship!
Nasty Russ:The nastiest man of PWF made his debut in a fatal four way contest back at Victory is Ours in London, KY, and while he may not have won this match up against T-Money, Miguel Sanchez and fellow title tournament competitor Jordan Kage, (who went on to win the contest) Russ did manage to entertain and please the fans with what can simply be described and back cracker from hell that has to be seen to be believed. He would prove his nastiness by destroying the tricycles before PWF Dream Night in March, only to lose a piggy back race to Miguel Sanchez. Later that night, he would go on to face off against Menace, Jordan Kage, Miguel Sanchez and Jason Kincaid after a springboard 450 to score the pin. He was then awarded a slot in the tournament. Can Nasty Russ spoil everyone else in this tournament and win not only his first one on one win but second and third ones in the same night, to become the first ever PWF champion ~ or will he come up short?
Dustin Rayz:"The Human Devastation Device" has lived up to his nickname since day one at PWF, debuting to a double countout contest against Virus back at Making a Statement. His troubled relationship with PWF owner John Bullard can be traced back to here, as Bullard restarted the contest, but Rayz wouldn't let the authority figure stop him, as he would defeat Virus on this night. The following month at Declaration of War, Rayz would go on to defeat fellow tournament competitor Kyle Matthews in an awe inspiring main event. The following month, Rayz's full array of devastation would be on display, as he would knock out Shane Mercer, and be thrown out of PWF along with his manager Father Fear by PWF owner John Bullard. Fear managed to manipulate Bullard into allowing his man back in, to compete at Victory is Ours. Once Rayz was back, so were his devastating strikes at the Virus Benefit, as he defeated Jay Donaldson thanks to Father Fear's assistance, and humiliated the good friend of the man whom there was a benefit for on that night. Then at Dream Night, Rayz defeated T-Money in front of yet another ruckus crowd in Corbin, and would get involved with the main event by accidentally costing Adam Pearce a contest with Shane Mercer ~ who is looking to exact some revenge on Rayz. Can Rayz devastate once again and win the PWF title at Primus in Corbin, KY or will someone manage to put a stop the actions of this monster and his manager Father Fear?
Jordan Kage: He debuted defeating John Noble, back at Making a Statement, then began a heated rivalry with Sean "The Virus" Hardrive at Declaration of War, by competing in a losing effort in a three way contest, which also featured John Noble. At 12 Days of Destruction, Kage would defeat Virus after nearly going to a time limit draw and refused to shake his hand post match. What would've been the final meeting however was put off unfortunately, as Virus was injured just prior to Victory is Ours, where Kage would instead belittle and berate him after winning a hard fought battle with T-Money, Nasty Russ and Miguel Sanchez. Kage would then do the same at Virus' own benefit show in February after his contest with Shane Mercer went to a 15 minute time limit draw. Then at Dream Night, Kage came in looking to compete, as he had already dominated over all other competitors during Fanfest, where he had a video game open challenge. But the games would stop there, as once the bell rang, Kage went to work on the mental field. Even though he lost a five way match featuring Miguel Sanchez, Nasty Russ, Menace and Jason Kincaid, he showed his true colors and cleared things up for everyone to realize the Picture Perfect 8x10 had been plotting all along with Scotty Vicious and Cash Flo as well as Bobby Blade, to apparently provide himself with an easier road to gold, by working Ryan Dookie and Kyle Matthews in post match attacks. While it's clear that the fans are split on the self proclaimed Picture Perfect, he clearly has the numbers to support his goal, thanks to his stable mates in Flawless supporting him, as well as their manager Bobby Blade. Plus Kage has own section of fans, who are accepting of the status of fuzzy 8x10's compared to him, but can Kage manage to win three straight matches against 7 of the best competitors in the world at Primus to become the first ever PWF Heavyweight Champion in Corbin, KY at the Corbin Civic Center?
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