IWA REPORT
Vol. 21, No. 17 -- December 2016
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IMAGIMANIA XXXI: IMAGILYMPICS

100 Meter Dash

VIRUS: Wicked Ringmaster (GRL)
Frank Jay Belcher III of Michigan

LATIN: Adult Star Emily Mena (NDL)
Matt Yunick of New York

LATIN/AXIS: Adult Star Frida Sante (XPL)
Matt Yunick

10,000 Meter Run

DOD: The Saskatchewan Sasquatch (BRL)
Jason Frymier of Canada

Francois le'Chevalier (LWL)
Martin Markos of Michigan

TBZ: Silver Eagle (IIL)
Brick D. Hinkley of Canada

Bench Press

VIRUS/MM: Skyblade the Tiger King (ECL)
Mitchell Morrissey of Missouri

Kaptain Kryptonite (NBL)
Jimmy Dabbs of North Carolina

CLASSIC: Superman (SHL)
Calvin Harrell of Virginia

Discus Throw

BMF: Phantom Warrior (TTL)
Bud White of California

IMT/SFA: "Nasty" Norman Krasner (HWL)
David Trousdale of Michigan

DOD: Ghost Lee Shadows (BRL)
Jason Frymier

High Jump

LATIN: Aztec God Huitzilopochtli (KHL)
Matt Yunick

HOP: The Patriot (NWL)
Randy Skaggs of Michigan

Kaptain Kryptonite

Hurdles

Dr. Victory (NWL)
Dale Westberg of Illinois

Francois le'Chevalier

SHS: Punk Rock Mike (BRL)
Michael Patuleia of Massachusetts

Javelin

HOP: Alphamale XD (NWL)
Randy Skaggs

Kaptain Kryptonite

Punk Rock Mike

Long Jump

MC: Merlin (AOL)
Blake Morgan of Mississippi

The Patriot

Jerome "The Bone" Smitty (NWL)
Jerry Smith of California

Pole Vault

NGAA: Dionysus (HLL)
S. Daniel Stunes of Arkansas

LATIN/AXIS: Explorer Hernan Cortes (XPL)
Matt Yunick

VIRUS: Keith "The Devil" Voss (LWL)
Keith D. Voss of Austria

Shot Put

EDGE: Big Rye (LWL)
Rich Reilly of New Jersey

Hacksaw Jim Duncan (CCL)
Calvin Harrell

The Patriot

 

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES -- engraved plaque

Zachary Hartley of Maryland

CN: "Lumberjack" Zach James (BRL) 1,021-219-40, $1,907,600 *16

 

WORLD, U.S., KING OF THE RING

World Champion

EDGE: Masked Warrior 2 (NFL)
Rich Reilly of New Jersey; 501; $300,000 + 100 free matches or a real wrestling belt & 50 free matches

The members of EDGE have gathered in NYC during the last few days. Paparazzi have spotted them living it up at various hot spots, enjoying VIP bottle service while celebrating. Tonight they are spotted entering Peter Luger's in Brooklyn. As they make their way in, they are seated at a large table. Rich Reilly takes his place at the head of the table and immediately asks the waiter for something. Minutes later, glasses are filled and he calls for a toast.

"Before we get started, there's something I need to reveal... Come on out here, big guy."

IWA World Champion Masked Warrior 2 walks in, looking larger than when he last competed, and goes to unmask himself.

"Let me introduce the man behind the mask... Big... Ha ha, I'm just kidding. Had you guys going there, didn't I? But seriously, join us, bro."

The man removes the mask, revealing himself to be Rob Reilly, clearly laughing it up. He goes over to his brother, and they embrace. He sits down at the table with the rest of EDGE as Rich continues.

"Seventeen down and one to go. History has been made once again, and as I stand at the precipice of greatness, let us go out with style. They didn't think we had what it took to step up to the plate. Despite all our losses, we stand at the top of the mountain, taking our place in history. So, gentlemen, let us raise our glasses to 2016 and to each other. Cheers!"

U.S. Champion

IMT: Vicious Tyrant (NAL)
Vicious Tyrant; 500; $60,000 + a plaque or 25 free matches; edged EDGE: Masked Warrior 6 (NFL), EDGE: Stevey Beefaroni (AEL), VIRUS: Yur Mama (KKL), EDGE: Masked Invader 3 (MML)

King of the Ring

Masked Warrior 2
manager retained title; a plaque or 25 free matches; 274 KotR total; edged EDGE: The 4th Disciple (OSL), IMT/ARMY: Horace Grimwell (HSL; 499), VIRUS: F.B. III (KKL; lesser overall total); hold positions were 1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 15; battle royal hold positions were 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14

 

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

American Champion

LPPF: King Doom (XPL)
Randall Angel of Louisiana; 501

Asiatic Champion

ENDGAME: Dead Man Walking #1 (ECL)
Melvin "Mayhem" DeJesus of New York; 500; edged LATIN: Mexican Mercenary #2 (KHL)

Hardcore Champion

BLOOD/MEDS: Wonderful Wally Brown (GRL)
"Dr. Pain" Mark Duchaine of Vermont; 499

Metropolitan Champion

Dead Man Walking #1
10 free matches; edged Crazy Carl (IWL)

 

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

Iron Federation Champion

LPPF: King Doom (XPL)
Randall Angel of Louisiana; 501; edged MWC: Commissioner Lenny Finkle (QPL)

Steel Federation Champion

EDGE: The 4th Disciple (OSL)
Rich Reilly of New Jersey; 501; edged EDGE: Giffy the JPEG Image (KKL)

Gold Federation Champion

LATIN: Mexican Mercenary #2 (KHL)
Matt Yunick of New York; manager retained title; 500; edged Crazy Carl (IWL)

Diamond Federation Champion

EDGE: Masked Warrior 2 (NFL)
Rich Reilly; 501

Bronze Federation Champion

EDGE: Disciple of Terror 11 (AEL)
Rich Reilly; 500

Jade Federation Champion

VIRUS/Y.O.&CO.: Needy Greed (DXL)
Dale Westberg of Illinois; edged IMT: The People's Choice Cole Steele (JDL), previous champion Classic: Jazzman (PRL)

 

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

National Champion

LATIN/NAVY: Dictator Rojas Pinilla (XWL)
Matt Yunick of New York; 501; a plaque or 25 free matches; Mountain region

Atlantic Champion

Mike Smalley (NWL)
Michael Smalley of Washington; 500

Central Champion

IMT: "The ACE of Flames" Anthony Fazio (LOL)
Anthony Fazio from Parts Unknown; 500; edged LATIN: 10% Dominican Matt Rivera (QPL)

Dixie Champion

LATIN/NAVY: Miss Colombia (XWL)
Matt Yunick; 500; edged VIRUS/TSD: Mumps (WEL)

Eastern Champion

EDGE: "Y2B" Chris Babylon (TDL)
Jeff Annable of Canada

Northern Champion

Mike Vicious (HWL)
Michael Drake of New Jersey; 500

Pacific Champion

IMT/ARMY: Knight Raven (AOL)
Jerry Anderson of Michigan; 500

Prairie Champion

EDGE: Manimal (AEL)
Rich Reilly of New Jersey; 499; edged IMT/ARMY: Dimachaerus (AWL), EDGE: Rob Slayer (TDL), LPPF: Prince Doom (XPL), TSD: Inferno (WEL)

Southern Champion

MWC: Tig O'Bitty (KHL)
Steven M. Shotliff of Minnesota; 499; edged EDGE: Chocolate Thunda (KKL), IMT: Garnet Onderdonk (OSL), VIRUS: M. "The Hitman" Johnson (NBL)

Western Champion

EDGE: The Fourth (OSL)
Rich Reilly; 500; edged EDGE: Fighter 2 (MML)

 

LADIES' TITLES

Ladies' World Champion

KDSN: North's Nanny #1 (MDL)
Matt Yunick of New York; 501; $40,000 + a plaque or 15 free matches

Ladies' U.S. Champion

KDSN: The Loose Cannon Khloe Kardashian (MDL)
Matt Yunick; $20,000; edged IMT/ARMY: Mertal the Unbroken (LLL), LATIN: S.C. Justice Sonia Sotomayer (VVL)

Queen of the Ring

VIRUS: Rosanne Bar (LLL)
Frank Jay Belcher III of Michigan; manager retained title; 264 QotR total; edged GLOW: Pauline Orange (FFL)

Ladies' National Champion

IMT/ARMY: Swaphire the Windcaller (LLL)
Jeff Chambers of Iowa; 501

Ladies' Tag-team Champions

LATIN: Actresses Salma Hayek & Penelope Cruz (MDL)
Matt Yunick; moved up from U.S. titles; manager retained titles; 516

Ladies' U.S. Tag-team Champions

LATIN: Caped Senoritas #1 & #2 (MDL)
Matt Yunick; manager retained titles

World Six-woman Champions

VIRUS: Michelle "Looney Bin" Obama, Mrs. Chemical Valley, Hillary Killary (MDL)
Frank Jay Belcher III; manager retained titles; 521

U.S. Six-woman Champions

VIRUS: Sandy Cheeks, Hairy Carrie, Mrs. Double Deedra (MDL)
Frank Jay Belcher III; manager retained titles

 

TAG-TEAM TITLES

World Tag-team Champions

EDGE: Diamond Master & Jake Diamond (FJL)
Joshua Haight of Wisconsin; manager held titles 4 cycles in a row; share of $50,000 + 15 free matches

EDGE: Rob Slayer & Ric Passion (TDL)
Jeff Annable of Canada

"The Brute" Brock Rampage & Bloodshed Brawler MD (HWL)
Michael Drake of New Jersey

MWC: "Sultan of Ice" Herb Brooks & Tig O'Bitty (KHL)
Steven M. Shotliff of Minnesota

LPPF/MEDS: Lyle & Xtreme Assassin #3 (XPL)
Michael Eaves of Mississippi & Keith A. Maple of Ohio

Top Contenders

6. VIRUS: HIV & AIDS (SWL)
EDGE: Super Rye & The Big Ryebowski (OSL)

8. EDGE: Namzug & Wahsdarb (NBL)
EDGE: Droids 13 & 14 (FLL)

10. EDGE: Very Grappler! & Such Wrestler! (MUL)
ARMY/IMT: Brittany & Chastity (ECL)
Johnny "The Wrench" Morello & Vincent "Lil Vinni" Torrio (NAL)

13. Van Death Valen & "The Shadow" Tony Loewen (IWL)

14. EDGE: Uncool Cop #01 & Smooth Criminal #01 (IML)

15. LATIN: Bolivian Revolutionaries #1 & #2 (NDL)

16. VIRUS: Candyman & The Smog (GRL)
last of the teams with 516

U.S. Tag-team Champions

MWC: Smasher & Basher (IGL)
Steven M. Shotliff; manager retained titles; 516; $20,000; edged EDGE: Skillz & The Fifth (OSL), EDGE: Koganis & Cavlos (TDL), EDGE: Droids 15 & 16 (FLL), LPPF/MEDS: Half Man & Half Amazing (NBL), EDGE: Uncool Cop #02 & Smooth Criminal #02 (IML), VIRUS: Sponge Bob & Patrick (SWL), VIRUS: "Drunk" Terry Flunk & Cactus Sac (GRL)

 

SIX-MAN TITLES

World Six-man Champions

LATIN: The Puerto Rican Spy, Insurgents #1, #2 (LSL)
Matt Yunick of New York; manager retained titles; share of $50,000 + 15 free matches

VIRUS: Ghouly, Jim "Doctor Fellgood" Johnson, Tina "Gold-Digger" Burns (KKL)
Frank Jay Belcher III of Michigan; manager retained titles

IMT: Icon, Legalize Sleaze, Second Amendment (NDL)
IMT: Awesome Angle Player, Enjoy Your Ignorance, Lindsay Lohan's Liquor Cabinet (CSL)
Kevin Elrod of Ohio

EDGE: Smooth Criminals #08, #12, #13 (IML)
Eugene Quintana of California

Top Contenders

6. DoW: Johnny Mariachi, Rex, Kry Havoc (NBL)

7. EDGE: The First, The Second, The Third (OSL)

8. VIRUS: The Wild Bushman, The Big Nasty, Creeper (HWL)

9. Jake "The Snake" Johnson, Cutthroat Steve Blade, WildBoyz: Dirty Dave Murdock (CCL)
last of the teams with 521

10. VIRUS: Gone Aria, Candyman, The Smog (GRL)

U.S. Six-man Champions

VIRUS: Yur Papa, Maybe Maybe, Medusa "The Serpent" Burns (KKL)
Frank Jay Belcher III; manager held titles 3 cycles in a row; share of $20,000

LATIN: The Mexican Spy, Mercenaries #1, #2 (KHL)
Matt Yunick; 521; edged EDGE: Uno, Dos, Tres (OSL)

 

TOP 10 LEAGUES

1. NWL (1,166 matches) 470.923

2. LWL (1,002 matches) 490.233

3. IWL (635 matches) 490.485

4. BRL (619 matches) 492.227

5. UWL (562 matches) 492.424

6. ECL (460 matches) 490.118

7. DXL (454 matches) 490.882

8. AWL (439 matches) 493.808
won the two matches for $1 cycle for having the highest average strategy total (counting only active wrestlers)

9. KHL (422 matches) 487.688

10. CWL (396 matches) 484.854

 

TOP 20 MONEY HOLDERS -- active wrestlers only

1. Kaptain Kryptonite (NBL) $35,943,800

2. LPPF/MEDS: Medieval Tymes (GRL) $25,740,900

3. Mike Drake (HWL) $24,798,400

4. LPPF/MEDS: Innovator of Arrogance Keith A. Maple (XPL) $22,842,200

5. APO: Gypsy Rose Lee (ECL) $22,289,779

6. Arsenal (XWL) $19,159,400

7. BLOOD/MEDS: Sir Gunther Kinderwacht (BRL) $17,220,400

8. DFI: American Freedom Fighter E.J. (SHL) $16,134,138

9. LPPF/MEDS: Mirrorz (BRL) $15,761,800

10. Johnny "2 Kold" Koolakowski (IGL) $14,213,400

11. LPPF/MEDS: King Krusher (TDL) $13,911,400

12. TSD: The Survivor (ECL) $13,455,600

13. VIRUS: Cpl. Punishment (LBL) $12,777,200

14. SITH: Darth Thanatos (NSL) $12,468,100

15. SITH: Darth Carnage (NSL) $12,246,200

16. NGAA: Hawkeye Science (HLL) $12,235,000

17. SITH: Darth Ravage (NSL) $12,142,400

18. SITH: Darth Avatar (NSL) $12,003,100

19. SITH: Darth Bedlam (NSL) $11,798,600

20. LPPF/MEDS: Alpha Male (PKL) $11,160,300

 

LIST OF LEAGUES

Iron Federation

Center Stage, Extreme Existence, Hardcore Wrestling, Heroes and Legends, Iron Man, Main Event, Quick Pin, Xtreme Poison

Steel Federation

American Wrestling, Classic Championship Wrestling, Fighting Legends, Intense Impact, King of Kings, Last Man Standing, Man Up, Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legacy, New Blood, Old School, Vicious Valkyries

Gold Federation

All Star, Battle Royal, Blood Bath, Continental Wrestling, Global Wrestling, Independent Wrestling, Knight's Honor, Mexican Mayhem, Mystic Diva, National Wrestling, Ninja Dojo, Texas Death, Triple Threat

Diamond Federation

At Bat, Evil Clown, Femme Fatale, Fractured Jaw, Lethal Brawling, Lights Out, Night Falcon, Noble Savage, Non-stop Action, Rajun Cajun, Xtreme Wrestling

Bronze Federation

American Extreme, American Outlaw, Extreme Hardcore, Grim Reaper, Hardcore Superstars, Iron Glove, Living Nightmare, Strong Style Wrestling, Unknown Wrestler

Jade Federation

Atomic Age, Combat Zone, Deluxe Wrestling, Jade Dragon, Lone Wolf, Lovely Ladies, Psychotic Killer, Super Hero, Super Villain, Thor's Hammer, Wrestlers Elite

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