IWA REPORT
Vol. 13, No. 4 -- March 2008
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HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

Ginjirou Ibushi is joining his fellow ACE members in our Hall of Fame! Managed to a record of 1,007-68-11, with $1,312,000 in earnings and 5 stars, this MWL powerhouse wins an engraved plaque for Tony Robinson of Florida. Congratulations!

 

WORLD CHAMPION

Chris Gianino of Missouri coached WWW: Razor Chris Capone (JDL) to victory in the Jade Federation, then watched as the 501-point strategy he devised helped his athlete win the IWA World title! He wins his choice of 100 free matches or a real wrestling belt and 50 free matches.

 

U.S. CHAMPION

The engraved plaque or 25 free matches that accompany this title went to RWS: Mike Drake (ABL) of New York! He had to use point flow against PERFECT: Thug Dionte Russell (BRL), since both had a 500 total.

 

KING OF THE RING

After finding the sum of the values of hold positions 2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 in each battle royal winner's strategy, it was clear that World Champion WWW: Razor Chris Capone (JDL), managed by Chris Gianino of Missouri, would be taking home this engraved plaque or 25 free matches! E$T: Flying Felpe Martinez (TGL) also had 274 points using the eight KOTR holds, but he couldn't match the Razor's perfect 501 total. The hold positions used for the league battle royals were 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 14, and 15.

 

ASIATIC CHAMPION

World Champion WWW: Razor Chris Capone (JDL) added another $25,000 to his bank account by using his 501-pointer to win this belt. His manager, Chris Gianino of Missouri, earned anther 10 free matches!

 

HARDCORE CHAMPION

Kevin Burnett of California grabbed 10 free matches by leading H2O: Sean O'Reilly "The Irish Assassin" (ALL) to point flow victory over both LPPF: Tickle Me Pitbull (PKL) and RWS: Borland (DDL)! All three had 500 points.

 

FEDERATION PLAY-OFFS

Rob Bream of Pennsylvania took the Iron Federation title, using LPPF: Brett Alexander (QPL)! He had 500 points. The Steel Federation went to his stablemate LPPF: Dirk (TGL), who was managed to a 500 total by Gregg Boyle of Maryland. The Gold Federation strap was also claimed by a 500-point strategy! It belonged to ACE: Hardcore Harry Hatchet (HML), managed by Michael Eaves of Mississippi. SDI: Justin Drysdale (ABL) of Canada pocketed 25 free matches by dominating in the Diamond Federation with a perfect 501 total. Great job! The Bronze Federation champion also manages himself. The $40,000 purse was awarded to MD/RWS: Steve "The Master of Darkness" Stoedter (MEL) of Utah! Chris Capone edged out FTW: Russ Kelly (LWL) for the Jade championship before moving on to the World title. Both had 501 points.

 

NATIONAL CHAMPION, IWA-WIDE REGIONALS

Sly Smith of West Virginia gained the choice between an engraved plaque and 25 free matches when his wrestler, ACE: Jimmy Harlem Butcher Hart (JDL), edged PERFECT: Casey Jones (ICL) for the Pacific region and then used his 501-pointer to take the National honors! Claiming the other regions were...

Atlantic: H2O: Ultimate Stinger (SHL)
managed to 500 points by Luke Fletcher of Georgia
Central: ACE: The Roughhouse Roadie (JIL)
owned by Howie Sandberg of New York; edged RWS: Mike Vendetta (ALL), both with 500
Dixie: WWW: Lakota Warrior Buffalo Strong (TPL)
coached to a 501 by Gilbert Arroyo of California
Eastern: PERFECT: Diddy Kong (KSL)
managed by David White of California; edged out LPPF: Deadly David Death (JIL), both with 501
Mountain: PERFECT: Drag Queen Warrior Alexis (JRL)
under contract to Jason P. Miller of Kansas; had a 501
Northern: ACE: "Rock Star" Razor Seether (JIL)
managed by Howie Sandberg; used point flow against ACE: Bad News Blake (JDL), RWS: "The Bounty Hunter" Colton White (ALL), PERFECT: Ethan Hunt (MPL), PERFECT: Trevett Texas Ranger (LWL), PERFECT: Ruthless Rick Riot (ASL), UKA: The Disciple of Anarchy (LBL), ACE: Perfect Assassin #2 (DDL), PERFECT: Link (KSL), ACE: Gang Warfare (IRL), ACE: "The Bossman" Bill Lumbergh (AAL), RWS: Devon "D-Von" Drake (ABL), and PERFECT: Mouse (FJL), all with 499
Prairie: WWW: Genesis Virus (SHL)
owned by Scott Bernes of Ohio; edged COT: Marky De Sade (JIL), both with 501
Southern: TWA/TOP GUNNS: Dynamite Tommy (ICL)
Keith Coleman of Virginia handles his career; defeated WWW: Lakota Warrior Crazy Horse (TPL) by point flow; both had 500 points
Western: WWW: Lakota Warrior Chief Sitting Bull (TPL)
managed by Gilbert Arroyo; edged out ACE: Davey Las Vegas (JRL), ACE: Perfect Sniper #1 (LOL), X-RAIDED: Super Stud Biff Backhand (ASL), PERFECT: Donatello (ICL), ACE: Doctor...Doug Ross (AAL), and RWS/USA: Kyle Blackthorne (ABL), all with 499

 

LADIES' TITLES

RUS: Natalya (LLL) took the Ladies' World title, earning an engraved plaque or 15 free matches for Paul C. Low of Maryland! She had to edge out PERFECT: Powerpuff Girl Jessica (GDL), since both had 499 points. Paul also manages the reigning Ladies' U.S. champion! Sweet Lorena (LLL) had a 499 total, as well. The Queen of the Ring was TV: "European Knockout" Nadine Jansen (FFL), managed by Eric Lindsay of Pennsylvania. Eric also won the U.S. tag belts! His team was TV: Linsey Dawn McKenzie and "Young and Natural" Ines Cudna (FFL). The World Tag-team straps went to ACE: J-Lynn and JLA (FFL), who were managed to a 516 by Neel LaBar of Virginia. ACE: Bloodmaid #1 (LLL) claimed the Ladies' National title, thanks to the 501 provided by Sly Smith of West Virginia. She partnered with Bloodmaids #2 and #3, and the trio took home the World Six-woman belts! They had to share them with PERFECT: Traci Brooks, who belongs to C.J. Frank, plus Ceirdwyn and Nefertiri (GDL), who are managed by David White (also from California). Both teams had a perfect 521 total. The U.S. Six-woman champions were PERFECT: Powerpuff Girls Jennifer, Valerie, and Alisha (LLL). Their manager is Darrell Brewer of Alabama!

 

WORLD TAG-TEAM CHAMPIONS

PERFECT: Slapstick Comedy and Ice Age (RCL), managed by Johnathan Bridgeman of Arkansas, ended in an unbreakable tie with ACE: Tiger Chung Lee and Leaping Lanny Poffo (NAL), managed by Neel LaBar of Virginia, in the battle for these titles! They split the $50,000 prize money. The top nine teams in the standings had 516 points!

 

TOP 10 TAG-TEAMS

1. PERFECT: Slapstick Comedy & Ice Age (RCL)
ACE: Tiger Chung Lee & Leaping Lanny Poffo (NAL)
3. WWW: Lakota Warriors Bearheart & Chief Sitting Bull (TPL)
4. EDGE: Magnum JA & Mr. White (BRL)
5. PERFECT: Absolute Power & Anghellic (KTL)
6. ACE: The Machine & the Legendary One (AEL)
7. WWW: Savage Voodoo King & Doomsday Assassin (HML)
8. WWW/A7X: Johnny Christ & the Rev (NGL)
9. COT: Death & War (DIL)
10. PERFECT: Frozen Fire & Black Rain (THL)

 

U.S. TAG-TEAM CHAMPIONS

These belts also had to be shared, again because of Johnathan Bridgeman from Arkansas! His team of PERFECT: Chemical Equation and Stoichiometry (RCL) drew with ACE: Awesome Force and Hitman Howie Sandberg (NAL), whom Howie manages out of his New York office. Losing by point flow were ACE: Bullet Tooth Tony and Franky Four Fingers (DDL), plus WWW: Superfly Christopher and Mike White Lightning Moore (ECL). Each pair had 516 points.

 

WORLD SIX-MAN CHAMPIONS

Four teams fought to a draw for these titles. Darcy Regier, Lindy Ruff, and Martin Biron -- who were ranked tenth out of the whole game last cycle -- reached the top spot with the aid of Jason Sandberg! His brother Howie (who is also from New York) brought Milton, Peter Gibbons, and Bill Lumbergh to the party. Buck Dewitt, Jimmy Hart, and Bad News Blake didn't disappoint Sly Smith of West Virginia, and C.J. Frank teamed his Booger T with fellow Californian David White's Lt. Daniel Kaffee and Brian Flanagan for a piece of the pie. All 10 teams listed had 521 points, and so did PERFECT: The Dark Lord, plus Travis T. and Danny S. Spivey (GTL)!

 

TOP 10 SIX-MAN TEAMS

1. ACE: "Mentally Disabled" Darcy Regier, "Loose Cannon" Lindy Ruff, "True #1" Martin Biron (PKL)
ACE: Milton, "The Working Man's Hero" Peter Gibbons, "The Bossman" Bill Lumbergh (AAL)
ACE: Bruiser Buck Dewitt, Jimmy Harlem Butcher Hart, Bad News Blake (JDL)
PERFECT: Booger T, Lt. Daniel Kaffee, Brian Flanagan (MPL)
5. LPPF/FURYOFFIVE: Mike Terror, James Ismean, Chico Violencia (ICL)
6. WWW: Nasty Nick Slaughter, SAMHAIN: Johnny Slaughter, PAIN: Bodacious Bobby Brutal (ECL)
7. ACE: Michigan Wolverines #1, #2, #3 (WCL)
8. PERFECT: The Emperor, Darth Maul, Darth Vader (APL)
9. ACE: Welcome Wagon Ray Cochrane, Peter North, Jerky John Musacha (NAL)
10. ACE: Malicious Mike, Gamblin' Gary, Diddy Did It Dummy Damage (KSL)

 

U.S. SIX-MAN CHAMPIONS

PERFECT: Pestilence, plus Precious Moments Executioner and Bunny (AAL) won these titles for Jason P. Miller of Kansas! They had to edge out OC: Bane, Flame, and Death (KSL); ACE: Amazing Austin Seid, Little Larry Branda, and Animal Adam Rosenberg (TPL); ACE: Bonafide Joe Chicago, Vegas Grinder A.J. Hopkins, and Millionaire Houston Jones (JIL); plus PERFECT: European Big Game Hunter, Custon Grill, and ILLuminate (JRL). Each team scored a perfect 521 total!

 

TOP 10 LEAGUES

The most active leagues for the Winter cycle are shown below, in order by the number of matches in each. The Unknown Wrestler League remained on top, although the ASL closed the gap considerably from last cycle. Managers in the Just Incredible League get two matches for $1 next time since their active wrestlers had the highest average strategy total! The ALL was in second place, followed closely by the WSL, UWL, and ASL.

1. UWL (1,418 matches) 491.183
2. ASL (1,078 matches) 491.094
3. GRL (739 matches) 488.644
4. BBL (683 matches) 483.351
5. ALL (572 matches)
IGL (572 matches)
492.143
489.547
7. WSL (532 matches) 491.389
8. ICL (523 matches) 488.725
9. XPL (485 matches) 488.303
10. JIL (484 matches) 494.299

 

TOP 20 STARS

(Only active wrestlers were included on this list.)

1. X-RAIDED: Super Stud Biff Backhand (ASL)
LPPF: Sinister Steve Stryker (CSL)
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3. SAMHAIN: Damien Deadsoul (ECL) 46
4. WWW: Mike White Lightning Moore (ECL) 45
5. WWW: Outlaw Tony Taylor (NFL)
LPPF: Nightmare Sam Hell (NDL)
LPPF: Innovator of Arrogance Keith A. Maple (SML)
LPPF: Buda Von Blitzen (MIL)
EDGE: Chris Coldstone (DZL)
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10. EDGE: The Terminator (CSL) 43
11. TV: Danni Ashe (FFL)
LPPF: Lord of Illusions (JIL)
CARTEL: New Breed Destroyer (ASL)
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14. WWW: Masked Stormtrooper Lightning (BBL)
WWW: Loverboy Louie Lopez (NFL)
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16. WWW: Duke Dangerous (JIL) 40
17. WWW: Nasty Nick Spalla (NFL)
Steve "The Sandman" Sands (KKL)
PERFECT: The Smooth One Jeff Manning (JDL)
LPPF: Medieval Tymes (GRL)
LPPF: Diesel Duddick (NSL)
LPPF/PG: Wonderful Wally Brown (IGL)
EDGE: Johnny Cage (OGL)
EDGE: Black Knight (DZL)
COT/UA: Morbid Terror (ECL)
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LIST OF LEAGUES

IRON FEDERATION: Battling Titans, Center Stage, Danger Zone, Empire Wrestling, Extreme Existence, Hardcore Wrestling, Iron Man, Murder Incorporated, New Generation, Quick Pin, Slumber-party Massacre, Under Fire, Wrestling Superstars, Xtreme Poison

STEEL FEDERATION: Absolute Pain, Caribbean Coast, Devil Inside, Intense Impact, King Kong, Lost Souls, Mid-Atlantic Region, Old School, Pittsburgh Power, Praying Mantis, Rebel Yell, Vicious Valkyries, Wild Panthers, Zeus Power

GOLD FEDERATION: All Star, Battle Royal, Blood Bath, Chicago Legends, Classic Wrestling, Gold Digger, Hit Man, Majestic Property, Masked Wrestling, New Millennium, Ninja Dojo, Olympic Gold, Texas Death

DIAMOND FEDERATION: American Bodyslam, Anarchist Lust, Dark Days, Evil Clown, Femme Fatale, Fractured Jaw, Internal Rage, Last Breath, Lights Out, Night Falcon, Noble Savage, Non-stop Action, Rajun Cajun, Xtreme Wrestling

BRONZE FEDERATION: Alter Ego, Barbaric Warrior, Coffin Filler, Grim Reaper, Hot Streak, Iron Glove, Jagged Edge, Knight Time, Main Event, Men of Steel, New York, Soul Asylum, Torture Chamber, War Cry

JADE FEDERATION: Atomic Age, Iron Cross, Jade Dragon, Just Incredible, Just Rasslin', Killer Soldiers, Lone Wolf, Lovely Ladies, Psychotic Killer, Super Hero, Thor's Hammer, Total Package, Unknown Wrestler, World Wrestling

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