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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

OVW TV #859: "Give it Back"

This is the OVW Report for Wednesday, February 3, 2016. This episode can be seen on WBNA-21 in the Louisville area on Saturday at 11AM and 10PM, and online on Monday at In this episode, the theme of the night seems to be giving things back as Big Jon is asked to return the TV Title once again, Mitch Huff is attacked after a match with Eric Locker, plus much more!

Without further ado:

Here we go...

Pre-Show Dark Matches:

Tyler Matrix defeats "Bad Boy" Shane Andrews (w/Jessie Belle). This was a really good back and forth opening contest, and Matrix looked solid after his tumble from last week. Shane tried to attempt a suplex, but it was reversed into a small package for the 3.

The Assassin & "The Ladies' Man" Leon Shelly defeat Ravishing Ronnie Roberts & Eddie Knox. Leon is worked over for the majority of the match, but finally tags Assassin. Assassin comes in with big clotheslines to Knox & Ronnie, but Ronnie knows they are in trouble and low blows Assassin causing a DQ.

That concludes tonight's pre-show dark matches. I always recommend watching the episode first on TV or online before reading the rest of the report. Again, you can check it out on WBNA ion-21 in the Louisville area Saturdays at 11AM and 10PM (check local listings) and on OVW's official website Mondays at

Gilbert Corsey, Shannon the Dude & Ron Hed are on commentary, and Ron is also the ring announcer.

Big Jon comes out with the OVW Television Title. He says he got an e-mail on the way to the arena, stating it was mandatory that he start the show by giving back the title. He dares anyone to come take it from him. Josh Ashcraft leads out Devin Driscoll, Casey Reeves, & Rocco Bellagio. Josh says that's fine, he's a dead man.
Rocco & Devin enter the ring and double team Jon. Ryan Howe then runs out to help even up the numbers and get his hands on Rocco. Dean Hill then comes out and says they are trying to screw up his main event.
Dean Hill's law says that instead of Rocco vs. Jon, it will now be Rocco & Devin vs. Ryan & Jon.

"The Chosen One" Mitch Huff defeats "The Technical Titan" Eric Locker. A lot of good technical maneuvers to start out. During the match, Tyler Matrix comes out and takes Locker's spray bottle, distracting him. The ref keeps them apart and as Locker returns to the ring, he runs into the Athlete's Foot super kick from Huff for the 3. 
After the match, an unknown man runs into the ring, attacking Huff. He slams him hard and yells at him to "give it back". This left the fans wondering who he was and what he wanted back.

"The Heart & Soul of OVW" Rump Thump defeats Dapper Dan Van Zandt (w/Ringmaster). Dapper Dan works over Rump's knee. Rump fights back, and goes for a Thump, but Ringmaster grabs his foot. Rump grabs Ringmaster and pulls him up on the apron. Dan charges from behind and knocks Ringmaster to the floor because Rump moves. Rump goes for the Thump again, but Dan takes out his leg. He picks him up for the Death Valley Driver, but Rump slides off and rolls him up for 3.
After the match, Ringmaster & Dan attack Rump. Leon Shelly comes out and they yell at him to help them, but instead he attacks them and helps Rump. He grabs a mic and says that he cleaned their boots and carried their gear, but at SNS, he will be Rump's partner and kick their butts!

The Band of Brothaz come to the ring. General Pope says they are still OVW Southern Tag Team Champions. He is interrupted by The Tag Buddies. Adam Revolver says they are still champions, but it's only because Private Anthony used a ring last week. Pope says he knows the Pastor knows that sometimes everyone falls short. Now they actually have 30 days before they have to defend the titles again, but he has an idea. If either of the Tag Buddies can last 10 minutes in a match with Private Anthony, they can have a rematch. They are starting tonight with Rev. Stu up first.
Private Anthony defeats Rev. Stu Miles. Stu is powered down early by Anthony, and then gets the idea to make Anthony chase him around the ring a bit. Back inside, he tries to roll Anthony up quickly, but Anthony powers out. Stu tries some running "Be Healed" slaps to the head, but Anthony takes Stu down and puts him away with a big powerslam for the 3.

OVW Heavyweight Champion "Wrestling's Rockstar" Ryan Howe & Big Jon vs. Golden Ticket Winner Rocco Bellagio & OVW Television Champion Devin Driscoll (w/Josh Ashcraft & Casey Reeves) ends in a no-contest. Early on, the referee is trying to keep Big Jon at bay in his corner, and meanwhile Driscoll & Rocco are working over Howe with a chair. It basically becomes a handicap match with Rocco & Driscoll using the numbers advantage and punishing Jon. Howe comes back to the ring injured and gets a hot tag. The match then breaks down and is ruled a no-contest as the referee loses control. On the outside, Driscoll tries to hit Jon with the TV Title, but Jon ducks, grbas the title, and clocks Driscoll. Jon walks off with the title again. Inside the ring, Rocco catches Howe with a Rocco Bottom, and holds the belt up over a laid-out Howe to end the show.

This ended the TV taping.

Post-Show Dark Matches:

Maria James defeats Nutty Nancy by pinfall after hitting the reverse DDT.

"Primetime" Robbie Walker defeats "The Party Starter" Bud Dwight. Dwight was looking to hit the Party Slam, but Walker slides out and rolls Dwight up with a handful of tights for the 3.

The Saturday Night Special is this weekend! The card is set:

Ryan Howe vs. Rocco Bellagio for the OVW Heavyweight Title
Devin Driscoll vs. Big Jon for the OVW TV Title
Tyler Matrix vs. Eric Locker in a 2 out of 3 falls match
Leon Shelly & Rump Thump vs. The Van Zandt Circus
Jessie Belle vs. Maria James for the OVW Women's Title
Adam Revolver vs. Private Anthony for a shot at the OVW Tag Titles

As always, thanks for reading!