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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

OVW TV #883: "Mad Matrix"

This is the OVW Report for Wednesday, July 20, 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, Trevor Steele & JXT team up to try to stop the Legacy of Brutality, Justin Smooth & Robbie Walker face off with Tyler Matrix & Big Jon, #1 contender Rudy Switchblade faces Randy Royal, plus more!

Without further ado:

Here we go...

Pre-Show Dark Matches:

"Bad Boy" Shane Andrews (w/Jessie Belle & Randy Royal) defeats Colton Cage. Cage with some quick offense, but gets tripped up by Jessie. Shane works over, but Cage comes back with a high knee and spinning kick. He misses a standing legdrop, and Shane hits him with a brainbuster for the 3.

The Assassin defeats The Red Flyer. They exchange armbars, then Red hits Assassin with a DDT. He goes up top and misses a moonsault. Assassin hits him with a big slam for the 3.

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

Rudy Switchblade defeats "The Double R Superstar" Randy Royal (w/Jessie Belle). Jessie grabs at Rudy, allowing Royal to hit him from behind. Rudy chops back and hits a kick to the head. Royal goes to the outside and Rudy flies out on him. Back inside, Rudy hits Royal with a kick off the top rope. Rudy goes for the elevated Boston crab, but Royal kicks him off. Rocco Bellagio joins commentary during the match. Royal hits Rudy with a backstabber. He throws Rudy to the outside and Jessie kicks him. Royal continues to work over, but Rudy starts to come back and the two exchange chops. Rudy hits a cross body off the ropes. He hits a kick to Royal and Jessie gets on the apron. Royal hangs Rudy up across the top rope. Rudy comes back and slingshots Royal into the corner turnbuckle. He goes up and hits the frog splash for the 3.
After the match, Rocco gets in the ring and tries to big boot Rudy. Rudy ducks and takes Rocco down, and he locks him in the elevated Boston crab. Rocco kicks him off. Rudy goes for a kick off the ropes, but gets caught up. Rocco grabs him and hits him with the Plunge.

Ron Hed calls out the new OVW Women's Champion Maria James. As Maria walks out, she is attacked from behind by Jessie Belle. Jessie gets a 3 and becomes the new champion. Scarlet sneaks out from underneath the ring and rolls Jessie up for the 3 and now Scarlet is once again the OVW Women's Champion!

Trevor Steele & JXT defeat "The Legacy of Brutality": Big Zo & "Hood Ninja" Hyzaya (w/Josh Ashcraft). Zo throws JXT in the corner and misses a charge. JXT clotheslines him twice, but doesn't budge him. He hits a cross body off the ropes and tags Steele. Steele with a side headlock and a big boot. JXT is back in and caught off the ropes by Zo for a slam. Hyzaya comes in and hits, kicks, and chokes JXT in the corner. He distracts the ref, and Josh chokes JXT across the ropes. Zo & Hyzaya go to double clothesline JXT, but he ducks and tags Steele. Steele comes in and runs over Hyzaya, and takes Zo down with a shoulder block. Hyzaya gets a chain from Josh and clocks Steele with it for the DQ.
They handcuff Steele in the corner and Zo powerbombs JXT twice. They then attack Steele in the corner.

OVW TELEVISION TITLE MATCH: "Shotgun" Tony Gunn (c) defeats "The Pastor of Disaster" Rev. Stuart Miles. Gunn with a side headlock, and takes Stu down for 2. Gunn with a shoulder block and elbow in the corner. Stu comes back with a flurry of punches. He hits the 3 amigos for 2. Stu throws Gunn to the outside. Gunn pulls him out and rams him into the ringpost. Back inside, Gunn kicks him in the head and hits a suplex for 2. Stu hits Gunn and goes off the ropes, but runs into a knee. Gunn pins for 2. Gunn catches a foot from Stu, but Stu hits an enziguri. Stu hits a healing smack to Gunn's head, followed by the double underhook suplex. The Van Zandt Circus is out and Scarlet distracts the ref. Stu hip tosses Little Damion, but Dapper Dan hits Stu from behind with the kendo stick. Adam Revolver runs out and fights with Dan on the outside. Inside, Gunn hits Stu with the reverse DDT for the 3.
After the match, Dan says the champions will fall and soon and "HE" is coming. The Tag Buddies want to know who. Dan says they will find out only when the titles are on the line. The Buddies agree to a match next week. Dan says they will find out who it is next week. Next week "HE" comes!

Trevor Steele comes out and says he is tired of Zo and his games. At War Games, they will face off in a powerbomb match, and he will end this once and for all!

Justin Smooth & "The King of Hairstyle" Robbie Walker defeat Big Jon & "The Young Lion" Tyler Matrix. Matrix goes right after Walker, blowing by Gilbert Corsey on his way out who was wanting to ask Matrix about Torey Payne's condition. They exchange blows, and Smooth blind tags Walker as Matrix chases him. Matrix gets back in to a clothesline from Smooth. Robbie comes in and misses a kneedrop. Matrix with a kick to the head, and Jon tags in. Jon tells Matrix to get his head on straight. Meanwhile, Smooth comes in and hits him from behind. Jon reverses a throw and splashes Smooth in the corner. Matrix tags back in and goes after Robbie, but Smooth kicks him in the head from behind. Matrix fires back and misses a charge in the corner. Jon tags back in and chokeslams Smooth. He goes for a second, but Robbie hits a dropkick off the top rope. Matrix grabs a chair and comes in and blasts Robbie in the back several times, causing a DQ. After the match, Matrix tells Robbie that is just a taste of what will happen at War Games.

This ended the TV taping.

Post-Show Dark Matches:

"The Party Starter" Bud Dwight defeats Dapper Dan Van Zandt (w/Little Damion & Scarlet). Dan takes Bud down. Off the ropes, Bud catches Dan with a hip toss. Dan pulls Bud by the hair into the corner. Bud is thrown to the other, but leaps over a charging Dan. He hits a hip toss and goes for the Party Time Splash, but Scarlet moves him out of the way while the ref is distracted by Damion on the apron. Dan locks in a submission, then clubs Bud in the back. He throws Bud to the floor and suplexes him back in for 2. He locks in a headlock and Bud gets out and goes off the ropes, but runs into a spinebuster for 2. He throws Bud to the floor again and Damion hits him and rolls him back in. Dan hits a big slam for 2. Dan throws Bud to the floor yet again, and Damion shoves him into the ringpost. Back inside, Dan misses a splash in the corner, and then runs into a boot. Off the ropes, both men clothesline each other. On the outside, Jessie Belle clocks Scarlet and gets the 3 to win the Women's Title. Maria James runs out and Maria rolls her up for the 3. She goes to run to the back, but Shane Andrews cuts her off. Jessie rolls her up for the 3 and is the last NEW OVW Women's Champion for the night as she runs to the back with Shane. Back inside, Dwight hits the Party Time Splash and a high knee. Damion gets on the apron and Bud grabs him. Dan tries to sneak up behind Bud with the kendo stick, but Bud turns around and hits a big boot. He grabs the kendo stick, but Damion gets in and hits Bud with his chain to cause a DQ. The Tag Buddies run out and run the Circus off.

As always, thanks for reading!