UK News: No Rules “Make or Break” Tornado Tag Match Update; more

Daniel Edler



  • El Generico’s Main Event Stipulation Signed & Sealed

    » Just days after being told he will have a shot at becoming the #1 contender to the PWG title in America, Generico is getting that same opportunity in England too!

    Determined to be the man to de-throne Super Dragon from his perch in Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, Generico requested the opportunity to secure a return for both himself and Super Dragon to the United Kingdom in a PWG title defence on an IPW:UK card. Obviously, IPW:UK didn’t have the sole power to allow this and as such sought PWG confirmation which arrived over the weekend. It is understood that Super Dragon, irate at the stipulation being upheld, is now considering re-submitting a new stipulation request for approval.

    Therefore, as such, it is signed and confirmed that if El Generico gets the deciding pinfall, submission or knock out in the “Make of Break” tornado tag match at Return of the Dragon he and Super Dragon will return to IPW:UK in May or July to fight for the PWG title!

  • Jack’s Ego Storms Out Of Control

    » In a recent conversation with IPW:UK promoters, Return of the Dragon round robin participant Spud has asked that he be allowed to travel down without Jack Storm, even though Storm is formally booked for the event, as he is ‘sick to death’ of Storm lately. This request was unfortunately rejected.

    Storm had a change in attitude seemingly developing mid way through IPW:UK Best of British 1, when the crowd made it perfectly clear that they wanted to see more of Dragon Pheonix in the main event, rather than Jack. Storm then turned on his long-time partner in the main event, causing Pheonix to be eliminated first from the match. The Birmingham brawler has since attacked Dragon Pheonix again, forcing him out of IPW indefinitely and giving him the self-advised nickname of the career killer.

    We hope to get more on this developing story after the FWA’s New Frontiers event where Jack Storm, Spud, Tony Sefton and many other IPW:UK superstars will all be backstage together.

    In Other News:

    — IPW:UK will announce the final man in the Round Robin tournament in two weeks time. They have now been confirmed, and all three men know of their opponents so that match training may resume.

    — The young up and comer Paul Robinson will be debuting in singles competition at Return of the Dragon.

    — Samoa Joe’s match for Return of the Dragon will be announced in a forthcoming news release.

  • Therefore the current card stands as:

    MAKE or BREAK – No Rules Tornado Tag Team Match

    ‘New Superstar’ Stevie Douglas & PWG Champion Super Dragon vs. Best of British: High Flyers Winner Aviv Maayan & El Generico

    If Maayan Wins: Stevie Douglas is removed from the active IPW:UK roster.

    If Douglas Wins: Stevie Douglas replaces Aviv Maayan as Best British high-flyer AND #1 contender to the IPW:UK title.

    If Dragon Wins: TBC.

    If Generico Wins: He receives a shot at the PWG title Super Dragon holds on an IPW:UK card.

    The Round Robin Tournament

    Spud vs. Martin Stone / Martin Stone vs. ??? / ??? vs. Spud

    Tony ‘Superstar’ Sefton vs. ???

    Plus, Andy Boy Simmonz, Paul Robinson, former Ring of Honor Champion Samoa Joe and many more.

    — IPW:UK presents “Return of the Dragon” Sunday March 20th 2005, at Orpington Halls, Orpington High Street, Orpington, Kent, England. In a later than usual presentation, doors open at 6:30, bell rings at 7:00. Tickets are twenty pounds for ringside, ten pounds for general admission. Ringside fans also receive 20% off of all official IPW:UK merchandise on proof of ticket. For information about IPW:UK, click here: or e-mail Daniel Edler:

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