AS I SEE IT 11/09

Bob Magee
Pro Wrestling: Between the Sheets

This week, more news on Holiday related charity events. If you have other news on holiday collections of canned food, Toys for Tots toy collections or other charity benefits, send them to me at this address.

Scheduled events with Toys for Tots colections/holiday benefits are:

Dragon Gate USA will hold a Toys for Tots collection at its November 28th ECW Arena show, which features Dragon Kid/Shingo vs. Masato Yoshino/Naruki Doi, and a tournament to determine the first Dragon Gate USA "Open The Freedom Gate" Champion.

The four tournament qualifying matches include:

  • CIMA vs. Mike Quackenbush vs. Super Crazy vs. Jorge "Skayde" Rivera

  • Brian Kendrick vs. BxB Hulk

  • YAMATO vs. Davey Richards

  • Nick Jackson vs. Matt Jackson vs. Jigsaw vs. Gran Akuma vs. Lince Dorado vs. Johnny Gargano

  • Tournament Finals/Elimination Match style with the four winners of qualifying matches

    CZW will hold a Toys for Tots collection at its annual Cage of Death ECW Arena show on December 12, featuring:

  • The annual Cage of Death match(es)

  • CZW Junior Heavyweight Title match

    Next, the Tri-State Wrestling Alliance returns to action with its oys for Tots Holiday Show on December 5 at Saint Matthew's Baptist Church, Route 322/Glassboro Road in Williamstown, NJ. The show will be collecting toys for the Gloucester County (NJ) chapter of Toys for Tots. Those making a donation will receive raffle tickets for a prize drawing later in the evening.

    Matches scheduled:

  • An over the top rope Battle Royal, with the winner earning a title shot at the NEW TWA Heavyweight Champion, Glen Osbourne later in the evening with Chad Diety, "Hitmen" Tony Stetson and Michael Bruno; Ryan Rancid, "Mr. Wrestling" Steve Corino with Rob Dimension, the Blue Meanie, Kid America, Jimmy Jannetty, Don E Allen, "Living Legend" Larry Winters, Breaker Morant, Johnny Calzone and more

  • Tag-Team Grudge Match
    The Hitmen (Michael Bruno & Tony Stetson) vs. Breaker Morant & Johnny Calzone

  • "Living Legend" Larry Winters has issued an open challenge to anyone in the TWA lockerroom

  • Red, White & BLUE Express, (Kid America and the Blue Meanie, with Mini-America) vs. Jimmy Jannetty and Don E Allen

  • Both making their in ring TWA debut, VH-1 reality TV star" Matt Riviera and the Sensational Ryu Lee

    Milwaukee area independent Brew City Wrestling will hold a holiday themed fundraiser on their December 11 show, "A Reason For The Season" to benefit a local boy was severely burned in a car fire in July.

    Hoosier Pro Wrestling returns to the 4-H Fairgrounds on Sunday, November 22nd at 5PM for a fundraiser for the Columbus, IN Firemans Cheer Fund, one of the biggest groups in Columbus that raises money every year to supply toys, clothes and food for the kids who need help. Hoosier Pro Wrestling is pleased to be able to help this cause. All gate money will go to the Cheer Fund and fans are asked to bring a new or used toy to help out and help a great cause. All tickets for this show are $5 with a Main Event of Diceman Ronnie Vegas vs. Donny Idol.

    Insanity Pro Wrestling is doing its yearly Salvation Army benefit on November 21 at the The Fountain Square Salvation Army Corps, 1337 South Shelby Street, Indianapolis, IN. Doors open at 6:00 pm/7:00 pm belltime. Admission $7. Fans are asked to bring in 3 non perishable food Items or a new unopened toy and get in for only $5.

    Dynamite Championship Wrestling is doing its yearly Toys For Tots show on December 12th at Sussex Central High School in Georgetown, DE.

    United Wrestling Coalition will do its annual Toys for Tots show on December 5 at Burlington County College's Pemberton, NJ campus. Toys for Tots Pro Wrestling Toy Drive is slated for Saturday December 5th at Burlington County College's Pemberton Campus (snow date is December 12th). The doors will open at 6:30 PM with Bell Time slated for 7:00 PM.

    Many UWC originals from 15 years ago have been invited for a reunion match, Twiggy Ramirez, Don Montoya, Cell Block Four, Joe Rules and Section 8 are all confirmed.

    There will be 8 matches (as in years past) and there is a Toy Drive Competition taking place, where ANY community group (scouts, sports groups, youth groups, church groups) can compete to win prizes/cash for their efforts! If you need information, give UWC a call at (609) 792-9328.

    If you'd like to make a direct donation to the Marine Toys for Tots foundation, you can go to this link.

    Until next time....

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