‘DGUSA OPEN THE ULTIMATE GATE 2010’ Recap + Review – Warriors vs. Evans & Young Bucks, BxB Hulk vs. Naruki Doi

DATE: March 26, 2010
VENUE: Celebrity Theatre (Phoenix, AZ)
COMMENTATOR: Lenny Leonard
VIEWING METHOD: DVD (Personal Collection)

Open the Ultimate Gate 2010 features a six-man tag team main event as CIMA, Gamma, & Dragon Kid of Warriors takes on Jack Evans & The Young Bucks. The Open the Freedom Gate Championship is also on the line as BxB Hulk defends against the now former Open the Dream Gate Champion Naruki Doi

CHAMPIONS

  • OPEN THE DREAM GATE CHAMPION: Yamato
  • OPEN THE FREEDOM GATE CHAMPION: BxB Hulk

LINEUP

  • Jigsaw & Mike Quackenbush vs. Genki Horiguchi & Susumu Yokosuka (***1/2)
  • TJP vs. Yamato (***)
  • Jimmy Jacobs & Paul London vs. Brian Kendrick & Jon Moxley (**1/2)
  • Masato Yoshino vs. Shingo (****)
  • BxB Hulk [c] vs. Naruki Doi for the OPEN THE FREEDOM GATE CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/2)
  • Warriors vs. Jack Evans & The Young Bucks (***1/2)

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[PPV Recap] ‘MLW Saturday Night Superfight’ – Fatu vs. Park, Stairway to Hell, Hammerstone vs. DBS Jr.

DATE: November 2, 2019
VENUE: Cicero Stadium (Cicero, IL)
COMMENTATORS:
Rich Bocchini & AJ Kirsch

MLW’s first PPV features a No-DQ main event as Jacob Fatu defends the World Heavyweight Championship against LA Park. Also on the show The Dynasty defend the Tag Team Titles against The Von Erichs, Hammerstone puts his Openweight Championship on the line against Davey Boy Smith Jr. and much more. I’ve not been shy about Fusion not really grabbing me weekly, let’s see if I like MLW better in PPV form.

CHAMPIONS

  • MLW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: Jacob Fatu
  • MLW NATIONAL OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION: Alexander Hammerstone
  • MLW WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION: Teddy Hart
  • MLW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Dynasty (MJF & Richard Holliday)

LINEUP

  • TEXAS TORNADO MATCH: The Dynasty [c] vs. The Von Erich Brothers for the MLW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP (**3/4)
  • Septimo Dragon, Gringo Loco, & Puma King vs. Injustice (***1/4)
  • Teddy Hart [c] vs. Austin Aries for the MLW WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (***)
  • Low-Ki vs. Brian Pillman Jr. (***1/2)
  • Tom Lawlor vs. Timothy Thatcher (***3/4)
  • STAIRWAY TO HELL: Mance Warner vs. Jimmy Havoc vs. Bestia 666 (****)
  • Alexander Hammerstone [c] vs. Davey Boy Smith Jr. for the MLW NATIONAL OPENWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (**1/2)
  • NO-DISQUALIFICATION: Jacob Fatu [c] vs. LA Park for the MLW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (***1/4)

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[TV Recap] ‘MLW War Chamber 2019’ – Team Von Erich vs. CONTRA Unit

Commentators: Rich Bocchini & Tony Schiavone

This week on it’s all about the WAR CHAMBER as Tom Lawlor teams with Low-Ki and The Von Erich Brothers to take on CONTRA Unit in Von Erich Country.

CHAMPIONS

  • MLW WORLD CHAMPION: “The Samoan Werewolf” Jacob Fatu
  • MLW NATIONAL OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION: Alexander Hammerstone
  • MLW WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION: Teddy Hart
  • MLW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Dynasty (MJF & Richard Holliday)

LINEUP

  • Leo Brien vs. Mike Banks (?)
  • WAR CHAMBER: Tom Lawlor, Low-Ki, & The Von Erichs vs. CONTRA Unit (***)

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[TV Recap] ‘MLW Fusion #71’ – NYC Street Fight, Ace Austin vs. Austin Aries

COMMENTATORS: Rich Bocchini & Tony Schiavone

It’s Street Fight time this week on Fusion as Salina de la Renta is forced to pit her charges LA Park and Jimmy Havoc against each other because a creepy dude stole her phone and wants to creepy about it. Speaking of de la Renta Mance Warner is also in action against one of her Dorado charges Ricky Martinez, and Austin Aries takes on Ace Austin. Oh whoa I forgot about Aries.

CHAMPIONS

  • MLW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The Samoan Werewolf” Jacob Fatu
  • MLW NATIONAL OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION: Alexander Hammerstone
  • MLW WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION: Teddy Hart
  • MLW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Dynasty (Maxwell Jacob Friedman & Richard Holliday)

LINEUP

  • Mance Warner vs. Ricky Martinez (NR)
  • Ace Austin vs. Austin Aries (**1/4)
  • NYC DEATH MATCH: LA Park vs. Jimmy Havoc (*1/2)

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[TV Recap] ‘MLW Fusion #70’ – Hammerstone vs. Savio Vega, Horus vs. Bestia 666

Commentators: Rich Bocchini & Tony Schiavone

The 70th episode of Fusion brings the thunder as SAVIO BY GOD VEGA challenges Alexander Hammerstone for the National Openweight Championship. Also on the show Rey Horus takes on Bestia 666 and CONTRA Unit introduces their newest member one week after blinding Marshall Von Erich.

CHAMPIONS

  • MLW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: “The Samoan Werewolf” Jacob Fatu
  • MLW NATIONAL OPENWEIGHT CHAMPION: Alexander Hammerstone
  • MLW WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION: Teddy Hart
  • MLW WORLD TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS: The Dynasty (MJF & Richard Holliday)

LINEUP

  • Rey Horus vs. Bestia 666 (**1/2)
  • CONTRA Unit vs. Jay Sky & Ariel Dominguez (SQUASH)
  • Alexander Hammerstone [c] vs. Savio Vega for the MLW NATIONAL OPENWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (*3/4)

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