The following was emailed to WrestleZone.com by Pro Wrestling Syndicate co-owner, Eric "Tapout". It's a full explanation behind his dealings with Sid "Vicious" Eudy and why he gave out Sid's personal phone number at his event this past Friday night.
One week before the August 20th show, Sid contacted PWS saying he needed us to fly in his girlfriend as well. To keep people happy we agreed. A day later Sid contacted us again and said not to fly in his girlfriend but since we agreed to do it, to just give him the money for the flight. Again, to keep fans happy we sucked it up and agreed. Two days later Sid contacted PWS again to go over his itinerary for the weekend. At this point he said he would only do one of the two store appearances , not both, but wanted the same payday as if he was doing everything in addition to the price of his girlfriend's flight. Both store appearances were heavily advertised (at Dan Sherman's store in Staten Island and at Royal Collectibles in Queens). Sid was pulled from Dan Sherman's store ..again with the focus of let's just do whatever it takes to get Sid at PWS to appease our fans. Sid then phoned back to say that he would not do the full 90 minute autograph signing at PWS. At that point, PWS explained that he agreed to do that and that's the major reason he was being brought in. Sid claimed he never agreed to do 90 minutes but instead claimed he agreed to do 30 minutes. PWS referred to the details that were in the email to Sid that explained his entire itinerary in full as well as that PWS had advertised a 90 minute Meet & Greet featuring Sid and others for the past several weeks. Sid said "you know I think we have some red flags here". At this point PWS and Sid agreed that it would be best if he stayed home which PWS announced immediately. PWS ran with Dan Maff vs Harry Smith (Smith's first post WWE match) instead and came out of pocket giving the first 300 fans in attendance a free PWS dvd to make up for Sid not being there. In spite of this, again, fans were upset that Sid wasn't there.
During intermission of the show Pat Buck and myself encountered three fans in the lobby area that were on the concession stand line that were verbally upset about Sid not being at the show. They said they "felt cheated". Pat Buck and myself asked them how much they paid for their tickets. We were told $20 each. With $60 cash in hand we offered them full refunds citing "you have just seen half a show of good wrestling for free, here is your $60 back". They declined.
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