Emigrant Gap, CA – Much like the famous inventor Archimedes, Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (http://www.prowrestlingguerrilla.com) commissioner “SoCal” Valerie Wyndham shouted “Eureka!” after the conclusion of the last PWG event, because the line up for June had more or less booked itself. While Ms. Wyndham doesn’t know anything about Archimedes nor his famous phrase, and was actually referencing a mildly successful children’s program from the late 1980’s, the sentiment remains the same. After a period of relative calm within the PWG ranks, tensions had reached their breaking point, and the shocking betrayal of Super Dragon finally seemed to turn everything on its head.
PWG Champion AJ Styles, after fighting Christopher Daniels to a 60 minute draw, told Ms. Wyndham that since the Fallen Angel hasn’t proven he can beat AJ in PWG, he’s not getting a rematch, and that she should nominate someone new to challenge for the title. Luckily the new commissioner was prepared for this, and shocked AJ, the locker room, and the fans with her announcement that former WWE Superstar James Gibson would be next in line for a shot at the title! Styles said he’s prepared to face anyone who wants a shot at him and the belt, no matter who they are or where they’ve been. Except for Christopher Daniels, for now at least!
This was fine by Christopher Daniels, since he looks at the events of May 13th not as a failure to win the PWG Championship, but at a successful defense of the TNA X-Division Championship. Confident that since Styles couldn’t beat him, no one else could, Daniels also told SoCal Val that he wants someone new to defend the title against, and she quickly granted that wish. After turning more than a couple heads in the last few months, and his impressive victory last month, El Generico was nominated to be the next challenger for the X-Division title! Incensed, Daniels demanded someone else get the shot, but Val said the decision was final, and that the belt would be on the line when the Generic Luchadore faces the Fallen Angel at “Guitarmageddon!”
Speaking of the X-Division Championship, a man who previously challenged for the title at PWG’s “All Star Weekend” will be making his return to Southern California when Alex Shelley meets Joey Ryan at “Guitarmageddon!” Shelley was unsuccessful in defeating Christopher Daniels for his title, but impressed SoCal Val enough to be asked back to compete in PWG, and will have no less of a test on his hands as he faces Joey Ryan. While Joey was at ringside with Arrogance last month, he was conspicuously absent from in ring competition, which some have said could have been to shake off some ring rust since coming back from injury. Joey maintains that this is not true, he was merely using some discretion since earlier that week he got a fairly severe ice cream headache, and under doctor’s orders, was unable to set foot in the ring. Joey Ryan would be able to silence his critics with a victory on June 11, but his focus should be on Alex Shelley, not the nay sayers in the crowd!
While the 60 minute time limit draw was an impressive display of professional wrestling, the biggest news to come out of “Jason Takes PWG” was the revelation that Excalibur was behind the plot to bring down Super Dragon, and that “Mr. Wrestling” Kevin Steen was under the mask of the second Super Dragon! Excalibur claimed that their team, SBS, and PWG as a whole, was too focused on Super Dragon and feeding his ego, rather than loyalty to the team, the other individuals involved in PWG, and elevating them to positions of prominence in the world of professional wrestling. Because of this, Excalibur revealed, he had concocted the Doppelgänger Dragon plot as a to means right the perceived wrongs against him, and getting back at Dragon didn’t hurt either.
To execute his plan, Excalibur allied himself with a man who he says has limitless potential, a man who, once out from under the oppressive thumb of Super Dragon, will flourish and reach unimaginable heights in the world of professional wrestling, and man whose very nickname speaks of his talent, Kevin Steen. Teaming together as “the true” SBS, Excalibur and Steen have made it clear that they are out to destroy Super Dragon, and anyone standing in their way would be considered an enemy and dealt with harshly. This puts the third member of the original SBS, Disco Machine, in a very precarious position to say the least. Excalibur has extended the offer to Disco to join with he and Steen, while Dragon has pointed out on multiple occasions that he has never betrayed anyone so viciously, while Excalibur has. Either way, Excalibur & Kevin Steen will collide with Super Dragon & Disco Machine! What will happen, true believers? Could this rift amongst former partners tear PWG asunder? Be there on June 11 at “Guitarmageddon!” to find out for yourself!
Also at “Guitarmageddon!,” Los Luchas (Phoenix Star & Zokre) may actually show up, and finally face the Aerial Express (Quicksilver & Scorpio Sky,) who feel that the Luchas have been dodging them, and that a victory of them would refocus AXP’s attention on the PWG Tag Team Championship. Speaking of the tag titles, Arrogance (Chris Bosh & Scott Lost) have made it clear that they feel there is no more sufficient competition left for them in PWG, and that they are in talks with the Fox Network to orchestrate some sort of “American Idol” type show for the tag team titles. While Fox executives have not responded, and Fox lawyers have sent a cease & desist order to Arrogance, the champions assure us that they have something special in mind for June 11th!
Plus Human Tornado, Davey Richards, Hook Bomberry, Top Gun Talwar, and more!
Fans who may have missed some of the PWG action, or those who just want to relive some of their favorite moments in PWG history may be interested to know that five new DVD’s will soon be available, and the Wacky Fun Time Summer Special is going on over at http://www.prowrestlingguerrilla.com! PWG’s biggest events ever, All Star Weekend Nights 1 & 2, are available for pre-order individually for $14.95, or together for only $24.95, with an expected ship date of June 8, 2005. Fans looking to pre-order the other three newest PWG events (“All Nude Revue,” “Ernest P. Worrell Memorial,” and “Jason Takes PWG”) can get all 3 shipped for free by pre-purchasing them together! All three are expected to ship on June 10, 2005. Also, fans who purchase 5 DVD’s will get one free, and fans who purchase 10 DVD’s will receive two free DVD’s!
We anticipate having a small quantity of the new DVD’s available at “Guitarmageddon!” on June 11th, but the only way to guarantee your copies is to pre-order them on http://www.prowrestlingguerrilla.com.
Pro Wrestling Guerrilla’s “Guitarmageddon!” takes place at the Hollywood-Los Feliz JCC on Saturday, June 11, 2005 at the new start time of 7:00PM. The Hollywood-Los Feliz JCC is located at 1110 Bates Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029. Tickets are only $15, and will be available at the door. For more information, please visit http://www.prowrestlingguerrilla.com or email email@example.com