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Battleground 10/8/2018

 

( EAW Intro plays )

( “Welcome To The Party” by Diplo starts up along with Battleground’s intro video starts playing. The camera shows the sold out Spark Arena arena in Auckland with the excited fans screaming, before it cuts to Ben Knight and Clark Ruggiero.)

Clark Ruggiero: WE ARE LIVE ONCE AGAIN IN THE SPARK ARENA IN AUCKLAND, AUSTRALIA TO BRING YOU WEEKLY ACTION THAT WILL LEAVE YOU AT THE EDGE OF YOUR SEAT!!! I AM FLANKED BY MY COMMENTATING COLLEAGUE BEN KNIGHT.. BEN, AREN’T YOU EXCITED FOR TONIGHT!??!

Ben Knight: Who isn’t? Chris Elite and Xander Payne will fight in the main event and Raven Roberts will defend her New Breed championship for the first time against Xavier Arnold. What a night we have lined up for us!!!! So, how about we get this party started!??!

( DING! DING! DING! )

Del Rey: The following contest is a triple threat match!

( “Faygo Dreams” by 6 Dogs starts playing as Colton Petrov makes his entrance. )

Del Rey: Introducing first, from Moscow, Russia, weighing in at 201 pounds, COLTOOOON “CRYBABY” PETROOOOV!

Knight: An unusual character in EAW, Colton Petrov makes his way to the ring where he has to square off against two other men. Petrov has declared he does not belong here, but that’s yet to be proven. Can he do it tonight?

( “Revolution” by The Beatles plays through the speakers as Jack Haze makes his way to the ring. )

Del Rey: Introducing next, from Santa Monica, California, weighing in at 211 pounds, JAAAACK HAAAAZEEEEE!

Ruggerio: Jack Haze, a mix of chaos, comedy and hunger for destruction. An atypical guy who could make it big in EAW. Let’s see if he will get the three points.

( “Don’t stop believin” by Journey blasts through the speakers as Johnny Walker comes out getting a mixed reaction by the crowd. )

Del Rey: Introducing last, from Berea, Kentucky, weighing in at 220 pounds, JOOOHNNYYYY WALKEEEEEER!

Knight: Johnny Walker, a guy who started with nothing but a big dream, now on his way to making it big. If he gets three points tonight, it could be huge for him.

( DING! DING! DING! )

Ruggerio: The match is underway as Walker and Haze teaming up against Petrov, stomping him all the way out of the ring, BUT WALKER FROM BEHIND ATTACKING HAZE, AND WALKER IS ALL OVER HAZE! HE GETS HAZE UP… FALLAWAY SLAM ALL THE WAY TO THE OPPOSITE CORNER! COLTON PETROV GRABS HAZE BY THE LEG DRAGGING HIM OUT OF THE RING AND PETROV SMASHES HAZE’S FACE AGAINST THE APRON!

Knight: That must’ve hurt, however Petrov is in the ring and Walker begins delivering knees all over Petrov, BUT PETROV RESISTS AND CONNECTS WITH AN ELBOW RIGHT ON THE FACE OF WALKER! PETROV WITH A CLOTHESLINE ON WALKER DROPPING HIM DOWN, PETROV TURNS AROUND AND LOOK WHO IT IS! JACK HAZE WITH A SLINGSHOT SPEAR OUT OF NOWHERE! HAZE GETS PETROV UP AND CONNECTS WITH A VERTICAL SUPLEX, BUT AS SOON AS HE GETS INTO HIS FEET JOHNNY WALKER WITH A DROPKICK! PETROV GETS ON HIS FEET, BUT WALKER WITH A KICK TO THE MID-SECTION… HE GETS HIM UP… BASTARD DRIVER 93!!! WALKER GOES FOR THE PIN!

Ref: ONE! TWO!

Ruggerio: But Jack Haze is there in time to break the cover! Haze blasting Walker with some vicious elbows and forearms, sending him into the turnbuckles. Haze backs up, before CHARGING AT WALKER WITH A HUGE CLOTHESLINE!!! Haze doesn’t stop there, as he puts Walker onto the top turnbuckle. Haze, setting up for a Superplex, but Walker is doing his best to stay on the turnbuckle. Meanwhile, Petrov has gotten back to his feet, and is going towards Haze and Walker. Petrov, gets Haze in a powerbomb position, but Haze is still holding on to Walker! Petrov, tries to pull Haze, and DROPS HIM WITH A HUGE POWERBOMB!!!! CAUSING HAZE TO ALSO DROP WALKER WITH THE SUPERPLEX!!!!! PETROV CRAWLS ONTO HAZE FOR THE COVER!!!!

Ref: One! Two! Thre-

Knight: JACK HAZE, SOMEHOW!!! HE GETS THE SHOULDER UP!!!! MEANWHILE WALKER HAS TO ROLL OUT OF THE RING!! Colton Petrov, the only man, capable of even standing right now. Colton, managing to get up to the top rope, perhaps looking for an elbow drop, AND HE GOES FOR IT!!! THE BLESSED HEART, BUT HAZE JUST BARELY MOVES OUT OF THE WAY, NOW LEAVING ALL THREE MEN FLOORED!!! All three men, grounded, but now it’s Walker who is using the steel steps, to try and get back to his feet. Colton Petrov, still hurt from the failed Blessed Heart, BUT HAS NO TIME TO RECOVER AS JOHNNY WALKER HITS THE MOONSHOT ON HIM!!!!! Walker, not having enough strength to cover him though. Meanwhile, Jack Haze is waiting on the second rope, as Walker gets to his feet. Haze, attempting a drop kick, but Walker dodges it! But HAZE!! MANAGING TO KIP UP, AFTER WHAT HE WENT THROUGH IN THIS MATCH!!! Walker is surprised, but charges right for Haze. Haze though, drops Walker with a drop toe hold! Walker gets back to his feet, but Haze now, drops him once again, but with a German Suplex!

Ruggerio: Jack Haze is on fire right now! Petrov, getting to his feet. He charges at Haze, fireman’s carry! SUPER BLUE DREA- WAIT!! PETROV, HOLDING ONTO THE ROPES!! Petrov, going onto the apron, and forearms Haze, causing him to stumble back. Meanwhile Walker drops Haze with a Clothesline! Petrov now, going to the top rope! THE BLESSED HEART TO THE HEART OF JACK HAZE!!!!! WALKER THOUGH, SENDS PETROV, SHOULDER FIRST INTO THE TURNBUCKLES!!!! WALKER NOW COVERS HAZE!!!!!

Ref: One! Two! Three-

Ruggerio: HAZE!!! SOMEHOW GETS THE SHOULDER UP!!!! ONCE AGAIN!!!! WALKER CAN’T BELIEVE HIS EYES, AS PETROV IS LAYING BY THE TURNBUCKLES!!! Walker, goes onto the middle rope, right over Petrov, which isn’t a wise choice, as Petrov pushes him! Sending him over the top rope and out of the ring! Now it’s only Petrov, and Haze, inside the ring. Petrov though, is holding onto the ropes to stand, meanwhile Haze is unable to stand.
Petrov, waiting on, and Haze, is on his hands and knees, trying to get up, but PETROV!!! THE SUPERIOR TO HAZE!!!!! PETROV COVERS HAZE!!!!

Ref: One! Two! Three!-

Knight: AND WALKER BREAKS UP THE PIN RIGHT BEFORE THE THREE!!!!! AND NOW HE THROWS PETROV OUTSIDE THE RING TO MAKE THE COVER HIMSELF!!!!

Ref: One! Two! Three-

Knight: BUT PETROV DRAGS HAZE OUTSIDE THE RING!!! AND THE SUPERIOR ONCE AGAIN TO HAZE, TAKING HIM OUT!!! Petrov now, gets back into the ring, and ducks a Clothesline from Walker! He rebounds the ropes, and drops walker with a Clothesline of his own. He rebounds off the ropes again as Walker gets to his feet, BUT WALKER CATCHES HIM!!!!! HE HITS THE HUGE DRIVER!!!! BASTARD DRIVER 93!!! THE COVER!!!

Ref: One! Two! Three!

(Ding! Ding! Ding!)

Del Rey: HERE IS YOUR WINNER…. JOHNNY, WALKKKKERRRRR!!!!!!!

( “Don’t stop Believin’” plays as Walker rolls out of the ring, exhausted.)

Knight: What a match. This is a huge win for Johnny Walker, defeating Colton Petrov, and Jack Haze.

( Commercial Break: Chris Elite vs. Xander Payne, tonight on Battleground! )

(Maria Del Rey is standing in the center of the ring to announce the next match.)

( DING! DING! DING! )

Maria Del Rey: The following contest is set for one fall

Crowd: ONE FALL!

Maria Del Rey: Introducing first…weighing in at 135 pounds and hailing from Bronx, New York, The Dirti Diva Amber Keys!

(“Easy Target” by Blink 182 plays as Amber Keys makes her way down to the ring, met by the booing crowd.)

Clark Ruggiero: Despite winning last week’s Main Event Amber has not earned the praise of fans very much. She has proven that she’s willing to bend and even break the rules to get the victory.

Ben Knight: Maybe, Clark, but she indeed did win! You can’t take that away from her, she’s an absolute legend in this company! So what if she cuts a few corners? It’s the result that matters!

Maria Del Rey: Introducing her opponent, from Christchurch, New Zealand, weighing in at 155 pounds, Miss No Fucks Given, Harlow Reichert!

(“All-Star” by Smash Mouth plays as Harlow make her way down the ramp. She’s met with cheers from the appreciative crowd who have recently started getting behind her.)

Ben Knight: Now here is someone I don’t understand, she’s “Miss No Fucks Given”, yet she apparently does care now? Is it supposed to be like calling a fat guy “Tiny”?

Clark Ruggiero: Visiting from Empire, Harlow has recently been on a resurgence! She’s always been competitive, and now wants to see what she can do against a former Women’s champion in Amber Keys! This should be a great match!

(As Maria exits the ring the official calls for the bell signalling the start of the match.)

DING!DING!DING!

Ben Knight: The two competitors circle each other…collar and elbow tie up initiated from Amber Keys! Looks like she’s having some trouble trying to overpower the larger Harlow. Amber changes tactics and whips Harlow to the ropes! Dropping down to avoid Miss No Fucks Given…Amber with a hiptoss on the rebound! Harlow is down!

Clark Ruggiero: She’s back up just as quickly though! Amber, seemingly startled by Harlow’s rebound, quickly delivers a hard forearm shot into the chest of Reichert, followed by another! Harlow is driven back into the corner! Amber, not relenting, draws back her hand…BIG CHOP! A welt raises on Harlow’s chest from the blow…Amber is jeering at the crowd now, she needs to be careful, Harlow is still very much in this match! Amber draws back for another…NO! Harlow catches Amber’s arm and positions her in the corner! Harlow draws back…BIG CHOP! Harlow isn’t done though, she climbs to the middle turnbuckle and starts driving her fist into the forehead of the Dirti Diva!

Crowd: 1! 2! 3! 4! 5! 6! 7! 8! 9!

Ben Knight: Those are close fists! That referee needs to step in! Harlow pulls way back for the last blow…NO! Amber went for Harlow’s eyes! What a move! Harlow, clutching her eyes, drops to the mat, stumbling away from Amber! Sensing an opportunity, Amber hits a running head scissors! Still reeling from the eye rake, Halow rolls to the outside! Amber has a head of steam, Clark!

Clark Ruggiero: TOPE SUICIDA! Amber Keys takes flight against Harlow, slamming her back into the barricade! Amber has evil in her eyes, she pulls Harlow to her feet and drags her over to the stairs! She’s got Harlow’s tights hooked and looks like…NO! Harlow blocks the suplex attempt and slams the Dirti Diva face first into the ring apron before rolling her back into the ring. The crowd is firmly behind Harlow as she rolls into the ring after Amber and starts pummeling her! Amber rolls onto her stomach, protecting her face, but Harlow bounces off the ropes and hits a double stomp to Amber’s back! It looks like she forced the wind from the Dirti Diva! Harlow rolls her over for the pin…

One!

Two!

KICKOUT!

Amber isn’t beat yet!

Ben Knight: That’s right, she’s not, Clark! She’s a former champion! Hey! Harlow needs to watch pulling Amber up by her hair! Harlow slips behind Amber…belly-to-back suplex! She then quickly locks in a dragon sleeper!She’s trying to wrap her legs around Amber, locking in that body scissors! Amber scrambles, though, and manages to catch the bottom rope with her foot , causing the referee to break the hold!

Clark Ruggiero: Harlow is staying on top of Amber, she pulls her to her feet again…LMAO! That Brainbuster to the knee of Harlow! Looks like Amber may have taken that harder than normal! She’s indicating to the official that she’s hurt! The referee stops Harlow as he checks on Amber. The Dirti Diva is trying to pull herself to her feet by the ropes, standing shakily as the referee looks to be checking her for a concussion…

Ben Knight: I can’t believe this! Harlow has put into danger the career of a former champion! Amber is an absolute legend, and now she’s being checked by the ringside doctor. Harlow is beside herself, as it should be! Harlow has backed away from Amber and the official….WAIT, IT WAS A RUSE! AMBER SEES AN OPENING…AMBER ALERT! The Dirti Diva flattens Harlow with the spear! As the referee gets into position, Amber gets a handful of tights and makes the pin!

ONE!

TWO!

THREE!

Clark Ruggiero: Harlow kicked out just a second too late, as the referee’s hand came down for the three count, making The Dirti Diva the winner of the match!

Maria: Ladies and gentlemen, here is your winner, by pinfall, The Dirti Diva, Amber Keys!

(“Easy Target” plays as Amber slides out of the ring and makes her way up the ramp to the booing crowds dismay. Remaining in the ring, Harlow is looking very upset with herself over the loss.)

(Commercial Break: No Regards, Live on October 27th)

( The camera fades backstage as Chris Elite is seen entering the building giving a smile to the camera, while Chase Vantigon is seen running after him, but Chris does not notice him at all. After Chase calls Chris a few times, he finally realises Chase and stops to speak. )

Chris: Were you chasing me, Chase?

Vantigon: Uhh, yes, I would say? But now that I got you here, can you tell us why you challenged Xander Payne in a match tonight?

Chris: Why did I challenge him? My phone has been buzzing about this one. There’s one simple reason I challenged Xander Payne. To stop the dickeatery. This guy has had me in his mouth for weeks. Everytime he spoke about his upcoming match there was a line about beating Chris Elite, every single time. This bozo really thinks he’s better than me because he won a single match in a dirty way. Akekekeke.

Vantigon: Your presence here has once more sold out the entire arena. How does it feel to be here?

Chris: You know, it brings back my NEO memories. Smaller arenas, having to face amateurs, it’s just like the good old days. I like the fact we can have matches like this, even not being part of the roster. It gives me more opportunity to beat motherfuckers up.

Vantigon: Do you have anything to say about your moving from Voltage to Showdown?

Chris: I mean, what can I say? New brand, same Chris. I’ll continue to do what I’ve always done. Changing the brand is not really going to affect me, because I know I can shine wherever I go if I’m focused. I had a great time on Voltage, but now it’s time for a new challenge, new roster, new faces. And now if you excuse me, I have to get ready for my match. See ya.

Vantigon: Thank you Mr. Elite and good luck tonight.

( Chris Elite goes away as Chase Vantigon looks at him before the camera fades to black. )

( The Camera shows a pan view of the arena as it cuts back to the ring. )

( DING! DING! DING! )

Maria Del Ray: The following contest is scheduled for one fall! AND IS FOR THE EAW NEW BREED CHAMPIONSHIP!!!!!

( ‘The Final Countdown’ by Europe blasts to a huge pop from the Auckland crowd. As the crowd sings along with his theme song, Xavier Arnold steps onto the stage, scanning the crowd before he walks down the ramp )

Maria Del Ray: Introducing first! From Cologne, Germany, weighing in at 219 pounds……. THE KAAAIIIIIISSSSSEEEERRRRRR…. XAAAAAAVVVIEEEERRRR ARRRRNOLLLLLDDDdDDD

Ben Knight: This is the biggest match in Xavier Arnold’s career. He has a big-time opportunity to win the EAW New Breed Championship tonight and that’s an opportunity only a few get.

Clark Ruggiero: If you take a look at how Xavier Arnold earned this opportunity, fast forward to his match against Eric Crane in a No Disqaulification match. That match was borderline brutal and imagine what Xavier Arnold will do just to take advantage of an opportunity like this!

( Once Xavier confidently walks over to his corner, ‘Make A Move’ by Icon For Hire blares throughout the arena. The crowd erupts while Raven Roberts walks out of the curtains with the EAW New Breed Championship around her waist. She soaks in the boos of the crowd while she spreads her arms out.)

Clark Ruggiero: This is her first EAW New Breed Championship defense after taking it off of Xander Payne at Territorial Invasion and her first opponent comes in the form of the formidable Xavier Arnold!

Ben Knight: She has wreaked havoc all over the land at Empire, who knows what she has in store for the New Breed division here in EAW!

( DING! DING! DING! )

Clark Ruggiero: There’s the bell! Both individuals circling around the ring, looking for a flaw to take advantage of! Xavier and Raven start up a collar-and-elbow tie-up, but Xavier powers himself out and takes Raven down and applies a headlock onto her.

Ben Knight: Both individuals know what they’re doing when it comes to submission and manipulation of the joints. Both experienced in mixed martial arts and other submission styles, this is going to be a good one! Now Raven trying to fight out of the headlock, sending body shots to Xavier but it does no affect! Raven pushes Xavier into the ropes AND XAVIER RICOCHETS BACK INTO RAVEN WITH A POWERFUL SHOULDER BLOCK!!!! Raven gets up right up as Xavier runs the ropes and TAKES HIM DOWN WITH A SHOULDER BLOCK OF HER OWN!!! SHE TURNS XAVIER INSIDE OUT!!!!

Clark Ruggiero: Raven proving that she can do a shoulder block ten times more powerful than the one he did, which she certainly did! Turning Xavier inside out! Raven now picking Xavier out, throwing him into the turnbuckle and FOLLOWING UP WITH A CORNER CLOTHESLINE!!!! XAVIER GOES SPAGHETTI LEGS INTO THE CENTER OF THE RING WHILE RAVEN DOES NOT STOP!!!! BIG BOOT!!!! NO!!!!!! XAVIER GRABS HER FOOT AND COUNTERS IT INTO AN ANKLE LOCK!!! ANKLE LOCK LOCKED IN!!!!!

Ben Knight: Raven already in trouble here while Xavier applies more pressure onto her ankle. RAVEN GRABS XAVIER’S ANKLE FROM BELOW AND ROLLS HIM INTO AN ANKLE LOCK!!!! THE POSITIONS HAVE NOW SWITCHED AS RAVEN HAS THE ANKLE LOCK SINKED IN!!!!!!! XAVIER IS FAR, FAR AWAY FROM THE ROPES!!!! THIS COULD BE IT!!! BUT NO!!!! XAVIER ROLLS THROUGH AND MAKES RAVEN GO FACE FIRST INTO THE TURNBUCKLE!!!

Clark Ruggiero: RAVEN BOUNCES OFF THE TURNBUCKLES AS XAVIER COMES FROM THE BEHIND!!! GERMAN SUPLEX!!!!!!!!! IT CONNECTS!!!!!! XAVIER NOT LETTING GO AS HIS ARMS STAY WRAPPED AROUND HER WAIST!!!!! DRAGON SUPLEX!!! NO!!! Raven sends shoulder strikes to Xavier! Each shoulder strike wears down Xavier and it seems that it is effective right now!!! Raven circles around Xavier and hooks him up for a DRAGON SUPLEX!! NO!!! XAVIER LANDS ON HIS FEET!!! SUPERKICK TO THE BACK OF RAVEN’S HEAD!!!!!

Ben Knight: XAVIER QUICKLY GRABS RAVEN!!!! PICKS HER UP IN A POWERBOMB!!!!! PROJECT KAISERRRRRRRRRR!!!!!! THE POWERBOMB LUNGBLOWER CONNECTS!!!!! COVER!!!

ONE..
TWO…

Ben Knight: KICK OUT!!!!! Xavier almost had that championship around his waist with that Project Kaiser out of nowhere!!! Xavier now walking over to the cornered Raven, stomping a mudhole into her!! Crowd booing the hell out of Xavier as he continues to stomp away at Raven! Xavier runs to the opposite corner and back!!!! OH!!!! RAVEN WITH A BIG BOOT OUT OF NOWHERE!!! IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED UP BY A SPINNING BACKHANDED SLAP!!!!

Clark Ruggiero: Xavier rebounds off the ropes and JUMPS UP AND BATTERS THE TEMPLE OF RAVEN WITH A JUMPING KNEE STRIKE!!!! XAVIER LIFTS HER UP WITH A POWERBOMB!!! AND PROPELS HER ONTO THE TURNBUCKLES!! RAVEN BOUNCES OFF THE TURNBUCKLES AND TURNS XAVIER INSIDE OUT WITH A DEVASTATING CLOTHESLINE!!!! WHAT A MATCH!!!!!

Ben Knight: Both individuals have done their homework for this match! Xavier on the apron, using the ropes to get up while Raven is slowly crawling over to Arnold! Raven now grabbing Xavier, hooking him up and trying to bring him over with a suplex!!! BUT ARNOLD WITH THE POWER, OVERPOWERS RAVEN AND LIFTS HER UP!!! THIS COULD BE DEADLY!!!!!! NO!!! RAVEN FLIPS OVER THE ROPES AND ONTO THE APRON!!!!! OH!!! WHAT A FOREARM TO ARNOLD!!!!

Clark Ruggiero: Raven runs into Arnold but ARNOLD WITH A SUPERKICK TO THE SHIN OF RAVEN!!!!!! ARNOLD BACKS UP!!!!!! AND CHARGES RAVEN AND JUMPS ONTO HER!!!! RAVEN CATCHES ARNOLD!!!!!! AND SHE FLIPS HIM OVER!!! TKO!!!!!!! THE ANGEL’S CUTTER CONNECTS ONTO THE APRON!!!!

Ben Knight: Raven drilling Arnold’s head into the apron with The Angel’s Cutter! What a move!!! Raven and Arnold recuperating at ringside as Raven throws Arnold first into the ring! Raven now entering the rin- ARNOLD WITH A SUPERKICK TO THE TEMPLE OF RAVEN!!!! HE WRAPS HIS ARMS AROUND THE NECK OF RAVEN!!! THE END OF SUFFERING IS LOCKED IN!!!!! NO!!!! RAVEN IMMEDIATELY PULLS HIM DOWN INTO AN ARMBAR!!! RAVEN WITH AN ARMBAR LOCKED IN!!!

Clark Ruggiero: ARNOLD WITH HIS POWER AS HE PICKS RAVEN UP FROM THE GROUND!!!! AND THROWS HER INTO THE TURNBUCKLE!!!!!! DEADLIFT POWERBOMB INTO THE TURNBUCKLE, RAVEN MAY BE OUT OF THIS!!!

Ben Knight: Arnold pulling Raven by her hair, grabbing her wrist and turning her around!! RAINMAAAAA- NO!!!! RAVEN LIFTS HIM UP AND PLANTS HIM WITH A SIT-OUT SPINEBUSTER!! THE HUNTRESS BOMB CONNECTS!!!!!!! COVER!!!

ONE…
TWO…
THR-

Clark Ruggiero: NO!!!!!! Arnold gets his shoulder up! Raven now picking Arnold up!! THIS COULD BE IT!!!! LOST BEAUTY!! NO!!!! ARNOLD GRABS HER HEAD AND REVERSES IT INTO A GUILLOTINE HOLD!!! The guillotine hold is locked in as Raven is on one knee!!!!!! Arnold cutting the oxygen from the bloodstreams in an attempt to choke Raven out with the guillotine hold to win the New Breed Championship!

Ben Knight: BUT RAVEN PICKS HIM UP!!!!!! BRAINBUSTER!! NO!!!!! ARNOLD FLIPS OVER RAVEN!!!!!!! COQUINA CLUTCH!!! THE END OF SUFFERING IS LOCKED IN!!!!!!! ARNOLD HOWEVER CANNOT BRING RAVEN DOWN TO THE GROUND WHICH GIVES RAVEN A SLIGHT ADVANTAGE!!!!!!! ARNOLD BRINGS HER DOWN!!! BUT RAVEN FLIPS OVER ARNOLD AND PINS HIM DOWN!!!

ONE…
TWO..
THREEE-

Clark Ruggiero: CLOSE CALL!! CLOSE CALL!!!! BOTH OF THEM GET UP TO THEIR FEET AT THE SAME TIME!!!!!! RAVEN GOES FOR A CLOTHESLINE BUT ARNOLD DODGES IT, CIRCLE AROUNDS HER AND SPINS HER AROUND!!!!!!! MOOOOONNNNAAAA LIIIISSAAA!!! THE RAINMAKER CONNECTS!!!! COVER!!!

ONE….
TWO…
THREEE!!!!

Clark Ruggiero: WAOMDIKWADOAWPDKWAPO NO!!!!!!! SHE KICKS OUT!!!!!!!! HOW IN THE WORLD DID RAVEN FIND IT WITHIN HERSELF TO GET HER SHOULDER UP AFTER THAT RAINMAKER OUT OF NOWHERE!?!??!?!??!?!?!

Ben Knight: Raven is on her knees as Arnold is at the corner! ARNOLD RUNS!!!! THE PENALTY KICK NO!!!! RAVEN ROLLS HIM INTO THE HELL STRANGLE!!!! THE HELL STRANGLE IS LOCKED IN!!! IT COULD BE OVER!!!!! ARNOLD IS IN DEEP, DEEP TROUBLE!!!

( DING! DING! DING! )

Clark Ruggiero: HE TAPS OUT!!!

( ‘Make A Move’ by Icon For Hire blasts through the speaker to a huge ovation from the Auckland crowd. )

Maria Del Rey: HERE IS YOUR WINNER…… AND STILL THE EAW NEW BREED CHAMPION.. RAAAAAVEEENNNN ROBBBBERRRTTTSSS

Ben Knight: Raven Roberts will walk out of tonight still the EAW New Breed Championship! Congratulations to Raven Roberts on successfully defending her championship against Xavier Arnold tonight!

Clark Ruggiero: However, hats off to Xavier Arnold, who put everything on the line for this match! Xavier Arnold gave Raven Roberts and the EAW Universe a fight to remember. Congratulations to Raven Roberts!

( Raven Roberts holds the title over her head on the stage as Xavier Arnold leans onto the ropes. )

Clark Ruggiero: OH MY GOD!!!! ITS ERIC CRANE!?!?!?!! WHAT THE HELL IS HE DOING!!?!?! HE JUST SMASHED A STEEL CHAIR ONTO THE BACK OF XAVIER ARNOLD!??!?!

Ben Knight: After losing the match to Xavier Arnold last week, this was bound to happen. Eric now sliding the steel chair under the chin of Xavier Arnold!!! Eric bounces off the ropes!!!! CURRBBBBB STOMPPPP ONTO THE STEEL CHAIR!??!?!??!?!?!?!? SOMEONE GET HELP OUT HERE!!!!
( Crane grabs a mic )

Eric Crane: Message…… delivered…

( Eric Crane drops the mic and slowly exits the squared circle as it fades to commercial break )

( The camera fades in backstage where Xavier Arnold is shown going to his lockeroom with Ian Ross, holding his back as suddenly a voice calls him. )

???: Look who we have here.

( Xavier turns around and looks at the man. Ian Ross gets in between Xavier and the man to separate them. )

Xavier Arnold: What do you want from me? Huh? You think you can cheap shot like that? Why don’t you do it to my face?

Crane: Hey, hey, chill man. I get it, you’re upset after Raven absolutely killed you, but don’t be mean!

Xavier: What the hell do you want from me?

Crane: What do I want? Hmmm, it’s simple. I want a rematch. You, me, ladder match. Next Monday. What are you saying?

Xavier: You really want this? I don’t want to waste my time on somebody like you.

Crane: Is it? Or maybe you’re afraid?

Xavier: Oh you think so? Alright, you got it. I already beat you once, it won’t be a problem doing it again. But think where you’re getting yourself. I’m too big for you.

Crane: Hahahaha, nice joke. Don’t worry about that, I’ve got everything planned. I’ll get my payback and prove I’m better than you. I should’ve been the one facing Raven tonight.

Xavier: Yeah sure, loser. Don’t keep annoying me or everything will get worse next week.

( Xavier moves on as Eric Crane stands there standing at him with a grin on his face. )

( EAW 2k19 commerical )

(The camera shows several highlights of the match between Xander Payne against Chris Elite. Both men are showing beating the hell out of eachother, then Xander Payne is shown victorious. After the footage is done a font saying: “It’s time for part two” flashes through the screen as the camera shows an overall look at the fans who begin screaming as the camera cuts to the ring. )

( DING! DING! DING! )

Del Rey: The following contest is scheduled for one fall!

Crowd: ONE FALL!

Del Rey: And it is your main event of the night!

( ‘It Follows’ by Cane Hill blasts through the speaker as Xander walks onto the stage, scanning the crowd in attendance as they give a huge boo. )

Del Rey: Introducing first, from Brampton, Canada, weighing in at 255 pounds, XANDEEEER PAYNEEEEE!

Ruggerio: Here we are! The former EAW New Breed Champion has been invited into a match by the former EAW Heavyweight Champion, Chris Elite, after Elite lost into a match against Payne. Will Chris get his payback?

( “Odee” by A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie blasts through the speakers as the fans explode in huge cheers for Chris Elite, who makes his way to the ring smiling at the crowd. )

Del Rey: And his opponent, from Brooklyn, New York, weighing in at 210 pounds, CHRISSSS ELITEEEEEEEE!

Knight: The former EAW World Heavyweight Champion, the coverboy of EAW 2k19, Chris Elite is out here looking for his payback and most importantly, looking to shut Xander Payne up.

( DING! DING! DING! )

Ruggerio: The match has started off AND RIGHT AWAY BOTH MEN EXCHANGING LEFTS AND RIGHTS WITH EACHOTHER! ELITE AND PAYNE GOING CRAZY ON EACHOTHER, THE FURY, THE HEAT, THE RIVALERY IS CLEARLY VISIBLE BETWEEN THESE TWO INDIVIDUALS. CHRIS CONNECTS WITH A BIG RIGHT HAND DAZING PAYNE AND FOLLOWS WITH 5 BOROUGH COMBO! XANDER IS DOWN AS ELITE GOES UP TO THE TOP ROPE! FROG SPLASH… NO! OH MY GOD, XANDER PAYNE JUST CONNECTED WITH A SUPERKICK CATCHING CHRIS ELITE IN MID-AIR! LIGHTS OUT FOR ELITE!

Ref: ONE! TW-

Knight: Kickout! Xander gets on his feet and sits on the corner taunting Chris Elite, as Elite slowly makes it to his feet, XANDER GOES FOR A LARIAT, NOPE, ELITE DUCKS AND CHRIS ELITE WITH A DROPKICK! CHRIS MAKES A FEW STEPS BACK AS HE WAITS FOR PAYNE TO GET ON HIS FEET… HE ROLLS FORWARD… ROLLING THUNDER DDT! HE PLANTED XANDER DOWN WITH THAT DDT! NOW ELITE IS FEELING IT, HE IS IMPATIENTLY WAITING FOR PAYNE TO GET BACK TO HIS FEET. HE DOES AND ELITE CHARGES FORWARD… JUMPING CUTTER! NO, PAYNE DODGES IT AND CONNECTS WITH A DISCUS FOREARM!

Ruggerio: Nice reversal by Xander Payne as he grabs Elite by the belly and connects with a german suplex! Chris stands on the corner recovering as PAYNE WITH A JUMPING SPLASH TO THE CORNER AND HE FOLLOWS IT WITH A SNAP BRAINBUSTER! Payne gets Elite on his feet and connects with a right hand, but it gets blocked by Chris Elite and Elite with a right hand! And a headbutt! Elite bounces off the ropes AND CONNECTS WITH AN AXE KICK! PAYNE CRAWLS HIS WAY NEAR THE CORNER, BUT ELITE CLIMBS THE TOP ROPE QUICKLY AND CONNECTS WITH THE BIONIC STOMP! ELITE WITH THE COVER!

Ref: ONE! TWO!

Knight: Kickout! Payne kicks out! Chris gets Payne on his feet AND THERE GOES THE BELLY-TO-BELLY! PAYNE GETS RIGHT BACK UP AS CHRIS ELITE CONNECTS WITH THE HEAD SHOT, THE PELE KICK HITS PAYNE RIGHT ON THE HEAD! HOWEVER PAYNE HANGS ON THE ROPES AS CHRIS ELITE GOES FOR THE CLOTHESLINE TRYING TO SEND PAYNE OUT OF THE RING, BUT NO, PAYNE LEANS DOWN AND SENDS CHRIS ELITE FLYING ON THE OUTSIDE! DID YOU LOOK HOW ELITE WENT FLYING?

Ruggerio: Payne did the smart thing and now he’s catching his breath back, while Elite is holding his back in pain. Both men regain energy as Chris gets back to the ring, but Payne hits him with a kick to the left leg and a punch to the head FOLLOWED BY A KNEE SMASH TO THE HEAD! HE GRABS ELITE BY THE HEAD AND CONNECTS WITH THE DDT! PAYNE HAS THE UPPER HAND RIGHT NOW AS HE CONNECTS WITH A LEG DROP! PAYNE NOW GRABS ELITE AND LOCKS THE CORSSFACE IN! HE HOLDS IT TIGHT AS CHRIS IS SCREAMING IN PAYNE! HAH! SEE WHAT I DID THERE?

Knight: That wasn’t funny at all, but anyways. Elite grabs Payne’s left hand with his right one and he tries to break the submission… he is almost there… Elite breaks free! HOWEVER PAYNE GETS QUICKLY TO HIS FEET AND CONNECTS WITH SOME STOMPS ON ELITE’S SPINE AND ELITE ROLLS TO THE APRON REGAINING HIS STAMINA BACK AND ESCAPING FROM XANDER. HOWEVER XANDER GRABS ELITE AND HANGS HIM ON THE MIDDLE ROPE LOOKING FOR THAT ROPE-HUNG DDT, BUT NO, ELITE GRABS PAYNE FROM THE LEGS TAKING HIM DOWN AND ELITE REMOVES HIS FEET FROM THE ROPES… XANDER HAS THE SHOULDERS DOWN!

Ref: ONE! TWO! THR-

Ruggerio: KICKOUT BY PAYNE! BOTH MEN RISE QUICKLY TO HIS FEET AND XANDER WITH A SUPERKICK, ELITE DUCKS AND CONNECTS WITH A SUPERKICK OF HIS OWN! ELITE CUTTER! HIS SIGNATURE MOVE CONNECTED! ELITE GOES FOR THE COVER, BUT SUDDENLY PAYNE WITH THE ROLL-UP!

Ref: ONE!!! TWOOO!!! THREEE!!!

Ruggerio: I CAN’T BELIEVE IT! XANDER ALMOST, JUST ALMOST WON THE MATCH BUT ELITE IN THE VERY LAST SECOND KICKS OUT! BOTH MEN AGAIN GET UP AND PAYNE WITH A CLOTHESLINE DROPPING ELITE WHO GETS BACK UP AND PAYNE GETS HIM ON THE FIREMAN’S CARRY POSITION! NECKBREAKER CONNECTS! ELITE ROLLS ALL THE WAY TO THE CORNER WHERE HE HANGS THERE TRYING TO REALISE WHAT’S GOING ON AND PAYNE PATIENTLY WAITING LIKE A PREDATOR FOR HIS PRAY! PAYNE WITH THE CANNONBALL! OH MY, ELITE ROLLED OUT OF THE WAY AND PAYNE HIT HARD ON THE CORNER! PAYNE GETS HIMSELF ON ELITE’S POSITION NOW AND THIS TIME IT’S ELITE WAITING FOR HIS PREY!

Knight: 357!!!! OH NO, PAYNE GOT OUT OF THE WAY AND ELITE LANDED KNEE’S FIRST ON THE CORNER! ELITE CAN’T GET ON HIS FEET AND PAYNE GOES TO THE CORNER WITH THE FACE WASH ALL OVER ELITE’S FACE. LOOK AT THE DISRESPECT SHOWN BY PAYNE! PAYNE WITH A COUPLE OF HARD STRIKES ON ELITE AND PAYNE GET’S ELITE IN THE PUMPHANDLE NECKBREAKER POSITION… THE LAST DOSE! HOWEVER PAYNE ISN’T DONE! HE SCREAMS AT ELITE TO GET ON HIS FEET, AND SO DOES ELITE… PAYNE GETS ELITE ON HIS SHOULDERS… BRAMPTON DESTROYER!!! HOWWW??!!

Ruggerio: ELITE LANDS ON HIS FEET! IRISH WHIP TO THE ROPES AND THE JUMPING BICYCLE KNEE STRIKE BY ELITE! HE PICKS XANDER BACK TO HIS FEET… LONG KISS GOODNIGHT! IT’S OVER! GOODNIGHT XANDER PAYNE!

Ref: ONE!!! TWOOO!!! THREEEEE!!!

( DING! DING! DING! )

Del Rey: Here is your winner, CHRIIIISSSS ELITEEEEEE!

( “Odee” by A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie plays one more time as Chris Elite gets his hand raised by the ref. Xander Payne rolls out of the ring and falls on the outside while the arena explode in cheers for Chris Elite. )

Knight: What a way to win for Chris Elite! Reversal after reversal, Elite was finally able to pull this one off. Props to him.

Ruggerio: This is big for Chris Elite after joining Showdown. Beating a former New Breed champion and getting his payback for his loss a couple of weeks ago, mentally this could really impact his future going forward.

Knight: That’s about it for tonight ladies and gentlemen, we’ll catch you up next monday!

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