IWA REPORT
Vol. 16, No. 13 -- September 2011
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JOHNNY B SAYS

The special prices we currently offer on our website for buying matches in bulk are being discontinued at the end of this year. This option has simply proved too costly for us to retain. We're sorry that we had to take this action, but we hope you'll agree our regular prices -- which are listed on your Match Selection Sheet -- provide a tremendous value. After all, they're even lower than the prices we had when I started the IWA in 1985!

Also in the first cycle of 2012, we will be doing away with our official wrestler limits. You are presently limited to 10 wrestlers per league (even fewer in certain leagues), and 20 wrestlers per federation. Next year, we will be returning to our policy of "within reason." Requests for league transfers or creation of new wrestlers will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

For example, if you wish to transfer 20 wrestlers into a very active league which already contains a large number of wrestlers, we probably won't be able to accommodate you.

We reserve the right to re-institute wrestler limits if necessary.

Finally, things are gearing up for Imagimania XXVI. Watch for it next cycle!

 

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES -- engraved plaque

Nicholas Hill of Georgia

TDE/E$T: Bloodshed Brian (HWL) 1,318-330-153, $2,811,100 *17

Jason Hixenbaugh of Alabama

TDE/E$T: "Trillion Dollar Man" J. Hixenbaugh (HWL) 1,076-325-89, $2,547,921 *15

~TZ~ of Virginia

7-S: "Macho Man" Ricky Savage (MRL) 1,230-199-43, $2,209,800 *28
7-S: Ultimate Headcrusher (NDL) 1,245-302-41, $2,941,900 *44
7-S: The Landlord (RYL) 2,178-287-77, $4,842,433 *45
7-S: Spade (RYL) 2,756-644-92, $5,626,000 *31
7-S: Wildcard Ace Gamble (RYL) 1,041-376-43, $2,934,700 *23
7-S: Badd Co. Johnny Angel (RYL) 1,086-417-59, $3,300,700 *23

 

WORLD, U.S., KING OF THE RING

World Heavyweight Champion

7-S: Kurt Angle (WWL)
John Gabriel of Pennsylvania; 500; $300,000 + 100 free matches or a real wrestling belt & 50 free matches

"Fixation on the Darkness" by Killswitch Engage begins to play and the sold-out crowd explodes with cheers as the manager of the IWA World Heavyweight Champion, John Gabriel, emerges from the entrance way. He marches down the ramp way and grabs a mic as he enters the ring.

"I stand here once again holding the IWA World Heavyweight Championship, and have officially cemented myself as the greatest of all time. (The crowd once again erupts in cheers, and begins a 'you're the greatest' chant.) I would like to take a minute to call out all the no-name, talentless hacks playing the game for the wrong reason! You tools win a few cheap World Six-man titles, and you suddenly think you matter! Well, you don't matter and you never will! I find it insulting that some of you play this game because you are 'into math and numbers.' Well, guess what, nerd?! You are unoriginal and uninspired! You are nothing but some mindless sheep! This IWA World Championship is the reason we all started playing this game. We all wanted a chance to win this! This title is about being the best! Having this title means you're the best! Having this title means I'm better than each and every one of you! And, once again, I have this title! And, once again, I, John Gabriel, am better than each and every one of you!"

U.S. Champion

7-S: Khal Drago (SAL)
John Durrani of Connecticut; 499; $60,000 + a plaque or 25 free matches

King of the Ring

7-S: Jacob Steele (TDL)
John Durrani; a plaque or 25 free matches; 272 KotR total; hold positions were 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15; battle royal hold positions were 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 12, 13

 

SPECIALTY TITLES -- $25,000 + 10 free matches

American Champion

7-S: The Vindicator Jacob Patriarch (TCL)
John Durrani of Connecticut; edged 7-S: Child Please (SAL)

Asiatic Champion

APO: Duke Dangerous (ECL)
Austin Pierce of Wisconsin; edged OUTLAWS: Crush (NBL)

Hardcore Champion

7-S: Jacob Steele (TDL)
John Durrani; edged UKA: Basher (GRL)

Metropolitan Champion

The Eradicator Edwyn Preston (AWL)
Edward Preston of Canada; 10 free matches

Cruiserweight Champion

The Eradicator Edwyn Preston
edged LOG: Project X (ESL)

 

FEDERATION PLAY-OFFS -- $40,000 + 25 free matches

Iron Federation Champion

EDGE: Jumping Junior Samples (MIL)
Jim "Hellwig" Gabbard from Parts Unknown

Steel Federation Champion

OUTLAWS: Crush (NBL)
Jennifer McCarthy of New Mexico; edged the Eradicator Edwyn Preston (AWL), LOG: Project X (ESL), BURN: Sani Uche (BGL)

Gold Federation Champion

7-S: Jacob Steele (TDL)
John Durrani of Connecticut; manager retained title

Diamond Federation Champion

APO: Duke Dangerous (ECL)
Austin Pierce of Wisconsin

Bronze Federation Champion

7-S: The Vindicator Jacob Patriarch (TCL)
John Durrani; edged 7-S: Child Please (SAL)

Jade Federation Champion

7-S: Kurt Angle (WWL)
John Gabriel of Pennsylvania; 500

 

NATIONAL, IWA-WIDE REGIONALS -- $20,000

National Champion

Æ: Mike Johnson (SHL)
Michael Drake of New York; 500; a plaque or 25 free matches; Atlantic region

Central Champion

SW: Gen. Gaap (RBL)
Matt Yunick of New York; 499; edged 7-S: "QB1" Matt Saracen (PRL), "The Big Bully" Jimmy Ray Foley (MRL)

Dixie Champion

"The Stampede Bulldog" Kerry Myers (MRL)
Peter Houston of Canada; edged LOG: Filthy McNasty (ESL), Canadian Cougar (AWL)

Eastern Champion

EDGE: Joey Hollywood (OSL)
Jason McGrew of Illinois

Mountain Champion

"The Knockout Artist" Duke Brown (MRL)
Peter Houston; 499

Northern Champion

"Bird Man" KoKo Beware (MRL)
Chris Allen of Kentucky

Pacific Champion

EDGE/ROGUE WARRIOR: Eagle Claw (MRL)
Steven J. Deane of Nebraska; edged EDGE/WCGP: "The Shot Caller" Tony Zamora (BGL)

Prairie Champion

EDGE: Big Money Chaos (OSL)
Jason McGrew; edged 7-S: Ted DiBiase (WWL)

Southern Champion

Blackjack Barry Gamble (MRL)
Johnny Stryker

Western Champion

"Honky Tonkin'" Ray Blaine Ferris (MRL)
Johnny Stryker

 

LADIES' TITLES

Ladies' World Champion

BURN: DeadGirl (MDL)
Solomon Shaw of Maine; $40,000 + a plaque or 15 free matches

Ladies' U.S. Champion

"Little Cupcake" Olivia Dibbs (VVL)
Colin Morton of New York; $20,000

Queen of the Ring

The Duchess (VVL)
Colin Morton; 267 QotR total

Ladies' National Champion

SW: "Voluptuous" Amy Simpson (FFL)
Matt Yunick of New York

Ladies' Tag-team Champions

7-S: "Main Squeeze" Scarlett Mayhem & Pretty Paris Hilton (MDL)
Anthony Dudick of New York & Michael Eaves of Mississippi; edged SW: "Beautiful" Gremory Stein & "Magnificent" Furfur Schmidt (FFL)

Ladies' U.S. Tag-team Champions

7-S: "Babygirl" Brittney Rage & Beach Bum Lucy Bufkin (MDL)
Anthony Dudick & Michael Eaves; edged SW: "Seductive" Bathin Stewart & "Vivacious" Zepar Smyth (FFL)

World Six-woman Champions

EDGE: Femmes Fatales Dream, Stealth, Shadow (MDL)
Michael Latsko of Ohio; manager held titles 3 cycles in a row

U.S. Six-woman Champions

"Babygirl" Brittney Rage, "Angel Eyes" Amber Love, Beach Bum Lucy Bufkin
Anthony Dudick (Love); edged Æ: Revolution Wrestler Sasha, Æ/FC: Fight Club Cici, Cindy (FFL)

 

TAG-TEAM TITLES

World Tag-team Champions

7-S: Krimson Knight & Christian Skyline (TCL)
John Durrani of Connecticut & Mike Carver of Pennsylvania; share of $50,000 + 15 free matches

7-S: Child Please & Khal Drago (SAL)
Kevin Lin of New York & John Durrani

7-S: Mr. Perfect Brad Lidge & Million Dollar Man Mike Hliwski (MSL)
Mike Carver

Top Contenders

4. Æ/FC: Justin Credible & Æ: Masked President Obama (QPL)
last of the teams with 516

5. Jimmy & Jey USO (WWL)

6. EDGE: The Technician Ivan & the Barbarian Boris Sidirov (DDL)

7. 7-S/NAA: Plague Dogs Skumm & Filth (GRL)

8. 7-S: Unoriginal Seals #5 & #6 (NFL)

9. UKA: The Disciples of Pain & Fear (BBL)

10. EDGE: Anarchy & Dreadnaught (SCL)

U.S. Tag-team Champions

7-S: Mad Deltoid & Thunder Lips (TCL)
John Durrani; share of $20,000

7-S: The X-Rated Assassin & Braniac (MSL)
Mike Carver; 516

 

SIX-MAN TITLES

World Six-man Champions

Æ: "Envy or Flip-Flopping Contradiction" MD, Masked Donald Trump, Shock (MEL)
Michael Giuliano of Connecticut, Sly Smith of West Virginia, Joshua Haight of Wisconsin; Haight held titles 4 cycles in a row; Smith held titles 9 cycles in a row; share of $50,000 + 15 free matches

7-S: Tooth Scraper, Insult Jock, Tan (HWL)
John Durrani of Connecticut & Kevin Lin of New York (Tan); Lin held titles 3 cycles in a row; Durrani held titles 4 cycles in a row

Top Contenders

3. EDGE: "Viper Charmer" Sikh Singh, "Edge of the Sword" Kensaki Nukimasu, "Rastafarian" Bomkah Baddah (TCL)
EDGE: The Ghoul, Vlad Dracul, the Zombie (GRL)
previous champions; last of the teams with 521

5. EDGE: "Hollywood" Joe Hawk, the Ultimate Creation, "Main Event" Colt Magic (WSL)
Æ: Kill Slayer 3, Dirk Draven, Æ/FC: Z Man (QPL)

7. EDGE: "Precious" Sol Hellering, EDGE/ROGUE WARRIORS: Talon, Eagle Claw (MRL)
EDGE: Sensei, Fortune Cookie, Fried Rice Garveriji (EEL)

9. EDGE: Phad Sea Eaw, Gang Jued, Phad Thai (IGL)

10. EDGE: The Risktaker, the Enforcer, the Equalizer (LOL)

U.S. Six-man Champions

Æ: "Gluttony of Ignorance" MC, Mr. Bronze, National #1 (MEL)
Michael Giuliano, Joshua Haight, Sly Smith; 521; $20,000; edged previous champions EDGE: Ruthless Heathen, Dastardly Fiend, Rotting Corpse (GRL)

 

TOP 10 LEAGUES

1. AWL (901 matches) 438.000

2. MRL (761 matches) 489.051

3. GRL (690 matches) 489.267
won the two matches for $1 cycle for having the highest average strategy total (counting only active wrestlers)

4. XPL (566 matches) 488.231

5. NSL (553 matches) 489.098

6. HWL (529 matches) 488.391

7. ECL (519 matches) 484.511

8. BOL (500 matches) 487.514

9. BRL (457 matches) 488.313

10. PKL (435 matches) 487.075

 

TOP 20 VICTORIES -- active wrestlers only

1. "Mr. Powerful" Ken Lambeau (PKL) 12,837-1,465-343

2. 7-S/DT: Mike White Lightning Moore (QPL) 6,928-1,599-310

3. SA: Johnny "2 Kold" Koolakowski (LOL) 6,847-219-49

4. Æ: Mike Drake (DDL) 6,745-640-179

5. E$T: Gypsy Rose Lee (WSL) 6,591-1,134-331

6. S4C: Willie Wino (NSL) 6,389-882-233

7. JL6: The Hooded Inmate (IML) 6,181-1,159-214

8. Dimitrios the Traveler (ABL) 5,972-665-238

9. Easy E. Joe Cool (CWL) 5,965-841-204

10. CC: Danny Boy O'Day (NSL) 5,602-1,021-223

11. CC: Oliver Shagnasty (NSL) 5,554-1,080-182

12. 7-S: Innovator of Arrogance Keith A. Maple (XPL) 5,469-375-123

13. Arsenal (BBL) 5,306-478-116

14. 7-S: Sir Gunther Kinderwacht (NAL) 5,258-518-143

15. PAIN: Cpl. Punishment (LBL) 5,207-349-99

16. ROW: Special Agent B.M.F. (JIL) 5,121-1,345-316

17. PAIN: Dragon Tzu (AAL) 4,622-1,898-396

18. PAIN: Manitou (AAL) 4,518-1,851-367

19. Æ/TSD: The Survivor (ECL) 4,391-1,032-229

20. PAIN: Cougar - WK (AAL) 4,371-1,891-397

 

LIST OF LEAGUES

Iron Federation

Center Stage, Extreme Action, Extreme Existence, Hardcore Wrestling, Iron Man, Jersey City Wrestling, Manager Based, Murder Incorporated, Next Generation, Quick Pin, Rising Stars, Wrestling Federation, Wrestling Superstars, Xtreme Poison, Young Lions

Steel Federation

Absolute Pain, American Wrestling, Burial Grounds, Casting Couch, East Side Wrestling, Fighting Legends, Intense Impact, King Kong, Louisiana Swamp, Mid-Atlantic Region, New Blood, Old School, Praying Mantis, Rebel Yell, Vicious Valkyries, Zeus Power

Gold Federation

All Star, Battle Royal, Black Ops, Blood Bath, Chicago Legends, Classic Wrestling, Extraordinary Power, Federated Suns, Masked Wrestling, Mat Mayhem, Mystic Diva, Ninja Dojo, Texas Death, Union Express

Diamond Federation

American Bodyslam, American Legion, Armed Forces, Dark Days, Evil Clown, Femme Fatale, Fractured Jaw, Last Breath, Lights Out, Night Falcon, Noble Savage, Non-stop Action, Rajun Cajun, Xtreme Wrestling, Young Guns

Bronze Federation

Assassin's Order, Coffin Filler, Extreme Hardcore, Grim Reaper, Hot Streak, Iron Glove, Main Event, Men of Steel, Old Timer's, Raging Bull, Soul Asylum, Torture Chamber, Zombie Hunter

Jade Federation

Atomic Age, Bloody Terror, Jade Dragon, Just Incredible, Lovely Ladies, Primal Rage, Psychotic Killer, Pure Adrenaline, Smoking Gun, South Central Wrestling, Super Hero, Wild Wrestlin' Xtreme, Wrestlers Elite

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