The Week in Review


Missouri Valley Wrestling’s Week in Review
Thursday August 11th, 2022

-TV Results for the Week
-Upcoming House Shows

Wednesday on Wrestling Night in the Heartland on HOTv:
-We hear from both wrestlers in Adam Ellis’s upcoming Men’s Title defense against Darin Zion at High Octane Wrestling’s Dead or Alive PPV.
-MATCH #1: Scott Stevens defeated Buckshot Henderson to earn a shot to win his way into the Men’s Heartland Division.
-After the win, Stevens attacks Henderson some more. He tells Henderson “if you’re not 97 Red… you’re 97 DEAD!”
-Jill, CEO of Jill Berg Enterprises comes out with JBE (Sheline Carrigan, Prisoner #034291, Lisa Barbosa-Stevens, and Women’s Heartland Champion Tessa Martin) and cuts a promo about her team winning all the gold next Tuesday night. She adds the four women with her ARE the face of Jill Berg Enterprises.
-Kellie Burkowski interviews the newly formed Alabama Gang (R.G. Jenkins, Mark Hendry, ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson, and ‘Big Don’ Dickinson with Sunny O’Callahan.  Sunny warns MVW that the Alabama Gang is coming for you.
-MATCH #2-WINNER IS #5 IN WOMEN’S TAG TEAM DIVISION: The Working Girls defeated #5 Bethany Stewart/Shelley Briscoe and LATX to rise up into the Women’s Tag Team Division.
-The Kardoucheian Empire-Kentucky Redneck Mafia drama escalates in advance of their #1 contender’s match next Tuesday.
-MATCH #3-WINNER IS #4 IN THE WOMEN’S DIVISION: Yosemite Samantha defeated #4 Kirsten Canfield and ‘Precious’ Patty McBride and is promoted to the Women’s Division.  Canfield drops to the Women’s Heartland Division as the #1 contender for the title.
-Kellie talks with Captain Jack before the main event.  He tells John O’Reilly to close his eyes and pretend what’s about to happen to him tonight is nothing more than a bad dream.
-The Dark Overlords of Wrestling cut a promo for John O’Reilly.  Legendary Manager Jackson C. Horne promises O’Reilly will knock out Captain Jack and take another step closer to winning back the Men’s title from Adam Ellis.
MAIN EVENT-#2 vs. #3 MATCH-MEN’S DIVISION: #3 John O’Reilly defeated #2 Captain Jack to move up to #2 in the Men’s Division.

This Week on MVW’s syndicated Lock and Loaded show
-MATCH #1-MEN’S TAG TEAM :The Alabama Gang (Mark Hendry and R.G. Jenkins) d. The Buffet Club (Couch Potato and The Order Taker)-Taped Saturday at the Omaha, Nebraska House Show
-The Alabama Gang’s spokeswoman Sunny O’Callahan cuts a promo on the Men’s tag team division telling a storm is coming. Hendry and Jenkins step forward.
-MATCH #2-Lisa Barbosa-Stevens d. Debbie the Destroyer-Taped Saturday at the Omaha, Nebraska House Show
-Kellie Burkowski interviews Men’s Champion Adam Ellis on his upcoming title defense against Darin Zion in the parking lot of MVW Headquarters.
-Lisa Barbosa-Stevens cuts a promo on Women’s Champion Victoria McGill.  She calls McGill ‘selfish’ and not willing to be a team player. Barbosa-Stevens promises to bring the title belt to Jill Berg Enterprises.
-MATCH #3-#2 vs. #3 MEN’S TAG TEAM DIVISION: #2 The Kardoucheian Empire (Koley and Khourtney Kardoucheian) d. #3 Main Street USA  (Mac Sherrill and Jake Ralston)-Taped Sunday at the Kearney, Nebraska House Show
-Khris Kardoucheian cuts a promo on their arch-rivals Kentucky Redneck Mafia after the match.  He says no one cares about a bunch of backwards, redneck hicks. The world cares about his sons because they are stars.
-Kelli previews Sunday night’s MVW Men’s Title match between Adam Ellis © and ‘REAL LOVE’ Darin Zion to be held at High Octane Wrestling’s Dead or Alive pay per view show from Tombstone, Arizona
-MAIN EVENT/NON-TITLE-Women’s Tag Team Champions The Hanson Sisters (Andrea and Melissa Hanson) d. The Missouri Valley Fight Club (Harley Davisson and Carrieanne McDermott)-Taped Sunday at the Kearney, Nebraska House Show

MVW Champion: Adam Ellis

#1 Contender: ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson (The Alabama Gang)

2. John O’Reilly (Dark Overlords)
3. Captain Jack
4. J.J. Bittinger

John O’Reilly’s win over Captain Jack puts him on a collision course with the #1 Men’s Division contender ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson.  They will clash this Tuesday night in Des Moines, Iowa.  Winner gets the victor between Men’s Champion Adam Ellis and Darin Zion who will meet on Sunday night in Tombstone, Arizona for the Men’s title at High Octane Wrestling’s Dead or Alive pay per view.

O’Reilly moved up from #4 to #2.  Captain Jack falls back to #3 and J.J. Bittinger falls to #4.  Bittinger will now face the #1 contender in the Men’s Heartland Division (Either Ricky Stevens or ‘Big Don’ Dickinson) in Peoria, IL on August 20th in a promotion/relegation match.

Women’s Champion: Victoria McGill
#1 Contender: 
Lisa Barbosa-Stevens (Jill Berg Enterprises)
2. ‘The Shadow Warrior’ Shizuko Yamazaki
3. Debbie the Destroyer
4. Yosemite Samantha

This Tuesday night, it’s Victoria McGill making her first MVW Women’s Title defense against Lisa Barbosa-Stevens of Jill Berg Enterprises in Des Moine, Iowa.   Also in action next Tuesday, Shizuko Yamazaki and Debbie the Destroyer in a #2 vs. #3 match.

Tag Team Champions: The Stevens Dynasty (Bo and George Stevens)
#1 Contender- 
Kentucky Redneck Mafia (Cletus T. Johnson and Enos T. Johnson)
2. The Kardoucheian Empire (Koley and Khourtney)
3. Main Street USA (Mac Sherrill/Jake Ralston)
4. Beer Bellied Softball Playin’ Ninja (Tiny and Hank)
5. Dark Overlords of Wrestling: ‘‘Not Just Unbearable…Not Just Intolerable…He is…’ Justin Sufferable and ‘The Raconteur of Road Rage’ Triple R

The stage is now set for what could be a war between the Kentucky Redneck Mafia and The Kardoucheian Empire- winner gets a title shot on August 30th against The Stevens Dynasty.

Main Street USA rose from #5 to #3 with a pair of wins last weekend over The Dark Overlords and the Beer Bellied Softball Playin’ Ninja.  Both the BBSPN and Dark Overlords slipped back one spot.

The Dark Overlords are on the hotseat and could fall through the trap door should they lose to the up and coming Alabama Gang on August 20th.

Women’s Tag Team Champions: The Hanson Sisters (Andrea and Melissa)
#1 Contender:
 Jill Berg Enterprises (Sheline Carrigan and Prisoner #034291)
2. Missouri Valley Fight Club: (Carrieanne McDermott and Harley Davisson)
3. The Rose Warriors: (Geena the Warrior Princess and Eliza Rose)
4. The Pinups: (Sabrina James and Alicia Rowe)
5. The Working Girls (C.J. Lewis and ‘Queen Cool’ Leah Iris)

It’s the Hanson Sisters defending the MVW Women’s Tag Team title this Tuesday night in Des Moines, Iowa against Jill Berg Enterprise.  CEO Jill Berg promised that JBE would be bringing back Gold.  This will be their first opportunity at doing so.

Also Tuesday at the Des Moines house show, The Missouri Valley Fight Club take on the Rose Warriors in a #2 vs. #3 match.

The Working Girls return to the Women’s Tag Team top 5 contender’s after defeating Bethany Stewart and Shelley Briscoe and new team LATX and sending Stewart and Briscoe through the trap door out of the top five contenders.

Heartland Champion: ‘Big Don’ Dickinson (The Alabama Gang)
#1 Contender:
 Ricky Stevens

#2- ‘Rock Star’ Robbie Marrs
#3- Average Joe
#4- Stan (Beer Bellied Softball Playing Ninja)
#5- Ken Kardoucheian (Kardoucheian Empire)

Average Joe profited from two wins to move up to #3, dropping both Stan and Ken Kardoucheian back one spot.  ‘Rock Star’ Robbie Marrs ended Average Joe’s run on Saturday and then Ricky Stevens defeated Marrs Sunday to book a rematch with ‘Big Don’ Dickinson Tuesday night in Des Moines.

Kardoucheian will now face Scott Stevens this Saturday night on MVW’s Six-O-Five show.  A loss drops him out of the Heartland Division.  A win keeps him in the top five.

Women’s Heartland Champion: ‘Extreme Pizza Delivery Girl’ Tessa Martin (Jill Berg Enterprises)
#1 Contender:
 Kirsten Canfield

#2- ‘Precious’ Patty McBride
#3- Ninja Kitty
#4- Libertie Bell
#5- ‘Queen of Trailer Park’ Lani Harlot

Ninja Kitty jumped up to #3 this week, skipping past Libertie Bell and Lani Harlot.  Yosemite Samantha ended Ninja Kitty’s rise up the rankings on Saturday and then was transported to Omaha, Nebraska for another match- a three-way match with ‘Precious’ Patty McBride and Kirsten Canfield for Canfield’s #4 ranking in the Women’s Division.  Yosemite Samantha won the match also won promotion out of the Heartland Division to the Women’s Division.

Canfield dropped down and then defeated McBride on Sunday to cement her spot at #1.  She will face Tessa Martin on Tuesday in Des Moines, for the Women’s Heartland Title.


August 13th – MVW’s Six-O-Five / St. Louis, MO
-WINNER-#5 WOMEN’S HEARTLAND DIV: #5 ‘Queen of the Trailer Park’ Lani Harlot vs. Lauren Wade
-WINNER-#5 MEN’S HEARTLAND DIV: #5 Ken Kardoucheian vs. Scott Stevens
August 14th – High Octane Wrestling’s Dead or Alive PPV / Tombstone, AZ
MEN’S TITLE: Adam Ellis © vs. Darin Zion
August 16th – Knapp Center / Des Moines, IA
-#2 vs. #3 WOMEN’S TAG TEAM DIVISION: #2 The Missouri Valley Fight Club vs. #3 The Rose Warriors
-#2 vs. #3 WOMEN’S DIVISION: #2 Shizuko Yamazaki vs. #3 Debbie the Destroyer
-WOMEN’S HEARTLAND TITLE: Tessa Martin © vs. #1 ‘Precious’ Patty McBride
-MEN’S HEARTLAND TITLE: ‘Big Don’ Dickinson © vs. #1 Ricky Stevens
-MEN’S TAG TEAM #1 CONTENDER’S MATCH: #1 The Kentucky Redneck Mafia vs. #2 The Kardoucheian Empire
-MEN’S #1 CONTENDER’S MATCH: #1 ‘Redneck’ Bill Dickinson vs. #2 John O’Reilly
-NON-TITLE: Men’s Tag Team Champions The Stevens Dynasty vs. TBD
-WOMEN’S TAG TEAM TITLE: The Hanson Sisters © vs. #1 Jill Berg Enterprises
-NON-TITLE: Men’s Champion Adam Ellis vs. TBD
-WOMEN’S TITLE: Victoria McGill © vs. #1 Lisa Barbosa-Stevens

August 19th – Show Me Center / Cape Girardeau, MO
August 19th – Five Flags Center / Dubuque, IA
August 20th – Gibson Arena / Rolla, MO
August 20th – Peoria Civic Center / Peoria, IL
WINNER-#5 MEN’S TAG TEAM DIV: #5 The Dark Overlords of Wrestling vs. The Alabama Gang
-WINNER #4 MEN’S DIVISION: #4 J.J. Bittinger vs TBD

August 21st – Black River Coliseum / Poplar Bluff, MO
August 27th – MVW’s Six-O-Five / St. Louis, MO
August 30th – Athletics-Recreation Center / Valparaiso, IN
September 2nd – Genesis Convention Center / Gary, IN
September 2nd – Assembly Hall / Bloomington, IN
September 3rd – MTI Center / Angola, IN
September 3rd – Ford Center / Evansville, IN
September 4th – War Memorial Coliseum / Fort Wayne, IN
September 10th – MVW’s Six-O-Five / St. Louis, MO
September 13th – McLeod Center / Cedar Rapids, IA
September 16th – Cheyenne County Community Center / Sidney, NE
September 16th – Vadalabene Center / Edwardsville, IL
September 17th –  York High School Gymnasium / York, NE
September 17th – Redbird Arena / Peoria, IL
September 18th – North Platte High School Gym / North Platte, NE
September 24th – MVW’s Six-O-Five / St. Louis, MO
**September 25th – Heartland PPV- Indiana Farmers Coliseum / Indianapolis, IN**
**December 18th – Evening of Champions- Wintrust Arena / Chicago, IL**

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