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By Mike Johnson on 10/8/2008 9:41 AM
IWC presents
Saturday October 11th, 2008
Court Time Sports Center

95 Enterprise St.
Elizabeth, PA 15037


Ringside Tickets: $20.00
General Admission: $15.00
Kids General Admission: $7.00

At Boiling Point 3, the International Wrestling Cartel was shaken to the foundations. IWC's promoter Norm Connors has issues keeping him away from the promotion for several events, and he has chosen IWC founder Bubba the Bulldog to take his place. Bubba's first orders of business were to fire CJ Sensation, and change the Jerry Lynn vs. Johnny Gargano IWC Super Indy Title Match to a three-way dance with the first ever and longest reigning Super Indy Champ, Super Hentai. Bubba is intent on shaking things up in IWC, and that doesn't stop with Revengeance 5! Bubba has signed several very unique matches for the October 11th return to Court Time Sports Center.


Logan Shulo vs. Claudio Castagnoli
After his disappointing loss to "Balls Hot" Troy Lords in an IWC World Heavyweight Title Tournament qualifying match, Logan Shulo contacted IWC's new authority figure, Bubba the Bulldog. Bubba had spoken earlier in the evening about living with no regrets and missed opportunities. Bubba's words resonated with Logan, and Bubba ended up making a case for Logan to enter the tournament anyways, with promoter Norm Connors giving him the #16 seed, lowest in the tournament due to him losing the qualifying match. Logan, although appreciative of the opportunity he has been given, feels he didn't quite earn it yet. The young upstart has asked for a match to prepare and prove himself for the tournament. With Ring of Honor's live events in Florida being cancelled, "Double C" Claudio Castagnoli had an open contract for Saturday night... and it has now been filled! Logan's biggest opportunity to date will be this Saturday night as he takes on the Swiss powerhouse, Claudio Castagnoli!

IWC Super Indy Title #1 Contender Match
Super Hentai vs. Michael "The Bomber" Facade
It's a sad case, but with so much talent in IWC, there has to be alliances broken in order to contend for IWC gold. Thus was the case with "DeeeLicious" Jimmy DeMarco and Mickey Gambino, where Gambino expected Jimmy to lay down for him, but it ended in a knock-down, drag-out brawl in Court Time Sports Center to qualify for the IWC Title tournament. And, that will be the case as Michael "The Bomber" Facade will have to take on his mentor, IWC's first Super Indy Tournament winner and champion, Super Hentai! In recent months, fans have seen these two men aligned against such teams as the Gambinos. But, when it comes to IWC Super Indy Title belt on the line, there are no alliances in IWC! On October 11th, only one man will emerge from this match with a shot at the champion, Johnny Gargano. Will it be the time-tested veteran and tournament winner Hentai? Or his young protege, Facade? With both men already entered into the IWC World Heavyweight Title tournament a mere short two and a half weeks away, will this have any implications on the tournament?

"Balls Hot" Troy Lords vs. Shane Taylor w/ J-Rocc
J-Rocc seems to have found himself a new Cleveland monster! This time, it comes in the form of Shane Taylor. A monster in his own right, Taylor has been rising up the ranks of the Cleveland wrestling scene, decimating everyone in his path. With the number 2 seed going to his former associate Raymond Rowe, IWC promoter Norm Connors offered "The Big Daddy Of Destruction" J-Rocc the number 15 slot in the IWC World Heavyweight Title Tournament. But, J-Rocc declined... sort of. Instead of taking the spot himself, he has offered the spot to his new protege Taylor. Troy Lords is gearing up to enter the tournament in the #8 spot after qualifying against IWC rookie Logan Shulo. With both Lords and Taylor in the IWC World Heavyweight Title Tournament, they need to be careful of every move, not to make a mistake leading into the tournament!


Stevie Richards vs. "Sweet N Sour" Larry Sweeney

The first is a first-time ever match as the ICW/ICWA Tex-Arkana Television Champion and former 2-time IWC Super Indy Champion "Sweet N Sour" Larry Sweeney will be taking on a man very familiar in Pittsburgh rings making his debut for IWC, WWE, WCW, & ECW star and former 2-time ECW & Steel City Wrestling Tag Team Champion Stevie Richards! This is sure to be an epic battle between two of the most charismatic stars in all of professional wrestling. But don't let their antics fool you; both Sweeney and Richards are very accomplished wrestlers.Sweeney has risen from one of the most hated to one of the most popular IWC wrestlers in recent history. A win over Stevie would propel him into the main event scene in IWC, and might even put him in contention for IWC Heavyweight gold. Stevie is fresh off a 9 year run in WWE, returning to Pittsburgh, a place he visited frequently during the days of Steel City Wrestling. What are Stevie's intentions in IWC? Is he here to have fun, like the Stevie of old? Or does he have his sights set on gold?

IWC Tag Team Title Match:
Sexual Harassment defends against The Best Around

Speaking of IWC gold, Bubba has decided to sign a title match for Revenegance 5!, giving a young team the opportunity of a lifetime. Even though they haven't been on a hot streak, Bubba is giving TJ Cannon & Bruce Maxwell, collectively known as The Best Around, a shot at tag team gold. On October 11th, 2008, The Best Around will challenge IWC Tag Team Champions Sexual Harassment for the titles! Justin Idol & Eric Xtasy have renewed determination in the ring. In the months leading to their title victory, they were unstoppable, and it seems that the gold has given them even more drive and focus.
Will TBA score upset of the year and win the gold? Or can Harassment continue their incredible title reign?

IWC World Heavyweight Title Tournament Qualifying Match, For the #1 Seed
Dennis Gregory vs. Jimmy Vega$

Bubba is intent on shaking things up in the IWC World Heavyweight Title Tournament, scheduled for October 25th & 26th at the Steel City Con in Cheswick, PA. The first man announced for the tournament is the man who was stripped of the title, and the number 1 seed, Dennis Gregory. However, Bubba feels that Gregory is unfit to compete in the tournament altogether, and needs to earn his way in. So for October 11th in Elizabeth at Revengeance 5!, Bubba has called in a favor from an old friend to take on his other old friend. Dennis Gregory will take on his old "self-proclaimed" Triple Threat partner and former IWC Heavyweight Champion Jimmy Vega$... in an IWC World Heavyweight Title Tournament Qualifying Match! If Vega$ wins, he gains Gregory's #1 seed in the tournament! Many wrestlers in IWC are not happy with this decision, as Vega$ has not been a regularly active wrestler in IWC for many years. But Bubba stands by his decision, claiming that vega$ is a former 2-time IWC Heavyweight Champion, even with a victory over Gregory for one of his title reigns. These former partners and enemies will renew their old feud on October 11th as they each vow for the #1 seed in the IWC World Heavyweight Title Tournament!

By Popular Demand!
"The Baddest Man in IWC" Raymond Rowe vs. "Fabulous" John McChesney

At Boiling Point 3, we saw an epic three-way dance between Raymond Rowe, John McChesney, and Ricky Reyes to determine the #2 seed in the IWC World Heavyweight Title Tournament. With Reyes eliminated earlier in the match, McChesney and Rowe battled it out, much to the delight of the fans. The first-time ever meeting in IWC was an incredible back and forth contest, with each and every fan in the building getting behind both Rowe and McChesney. Rowe was able to pick up the win with his brutal new finishing maneuver, a full nelson slam onto his knee. After seeing and hearing the crowd reaction and reading fans reactions to the Rowe/McChesney battle, Bubba arranged for the two men to meet one more time at Revengeance 5!, this time one-on-one!

Three-Way Dance!
Irish Airborne vs. BabyFace Fire vs. The Gambino Brothers

On October 11th, Jake & Dave Crist, known as the Irish Airborne, will be making their debut for IWC! The brothers from the midwest have been tearing up the independent scene for the last few years. The Crist brothers have been known for their breathtaking tag team matches and incredible technical & aerial abilities. It just so happens that IWC has their own tag team that lives up to that description. Former two-time IWC Tag Team Champions BabyFace Fire are also known for their breathtaking tag team matches, and incredible technical & aerial abilities. Bubba the Bulldog felt the best team to take on Irish Airborne in their IWC debut would be the team of Jason Gory & Shiima Xion! After seeing Irish Airborne vs. BabyFace Fire added to October 11th's Revengeance 5! card, Mickey & Marshall Gambino went to IWC's new authority figure, Bubba the Bulldog, with a proposition, and asked to be added to the match, making it a 3-way dance. Bubba allowed them under the guise that they have a very special reason to be added, but wont divulge that reason just yet. Also, Marshall wants some payback against Shiima Xion for getting a pinfall victory on him, knocking him out of the tournament. Speaking of the tournament, both Gambino brothers have been uncharacteristically quiet about the fact that their cousin Jimmy DeMarco & his partner Vendetta have qualified for the tournament and they haven't. This could be a huge opportunity for the Airborne to make their impact on IWC their first night in. If they should score a win over the former tag team champions, that would propel them up the tag team rankings. What will happen when the Irish Airborne debut against two top IWC tag teams in the Gambino Brothers and BabyFace Fire at Court Time Sports Center in Elizabeth, PA on October 11th?!

Plus all your favorite IWC stars, including "DeeeeeeeLicious" Jimmy DeMarco and much much more!!

IWC presents
Saturday October 25th, 2008 & Sunday October 26th, 2008

Steel City Con
Pittsburgh Indoor Sports Arena
220 Rich Hill Rd.

Cheswick, PA 15024


Admission Is FREE With Admission to the Convention
Special Reserved Seating: $3.00


Opening Round:

Dennis Gregory (seed #1) vs. Logan Shulo (seed #16)
Michael "The Bomber" Facade (seed #9) vs. "Balls Hot" Troy Lords (seed #8)
IWC Super Indy Champion Johnny Gargano (seed #5) vs. "DeeeeeLicious" Jimmy DeMarco (seed #12)
"The Psycho Shooter" Drake Younger (seed #4) vs. Sebastian Dark (seed #13)

"Fabulous" John McChesney (seed #3) vs. Vendetta (seed #14)
Shiima Xion (seed #11) vs. Justin Idol (seed #6)
Super Hentai (seed #7) vs. "The New Horror" Sami Callihan (seed #10)
Raymond Rowe (seed #2) vs. Shane Taylor (seed #15)

For the first time in nearly a decade, the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title will be defended on American soil! In conjunction with New Japan Pro Wrestling, the International Wrestling Cartel will bring you this historic event on November 8th, 2008 at Court Time Sports Center in Elizabeth, PA! This prestigious title has never been defended on an independent wrestling event, and the last time the title was defended in the United States was December 1999 as Jushin "Thunder" Liger regained the title from Juventud Guerrera on WCW Monday Nitro.

The current champion, Low Ki, is no stranger to IWC competition. He's a former IWC Super Indy Champion, and has been to the finals of the IWC Super Indy Tournament. He has been one of the most popualar performers in IWC each and every time he steps into the ring. After a knee injury in Japan kept him out of the ring for the majority of 2008, Ki returned to the Land of the Rising Sun with a vengeance, capturing the IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title from Tiger Mask IV on September 21st, 2008.

His challenger on November 8th will be none other than former WWE, WCW, and ECW star 2 Cold Scorpio! Fans may know Scorpio as a former WCW Tag Team Champion with his partner, a young Marcus "Buff" Bagwell. He is a former 4-time ECW Television Champion and former ECW Tag Team Champion with The Sandman. He is a former 2-time GHC Tag Team Champion for the NOAH promotion in Japan. And he is a former WWE star known to many as Flash Funk. However, Scorpio is best known as one of the forefathers of the aerial style seen all throughout wrestling today. His incredible in-ring style had never been seen across America before Scorpio stepped in the ring. Anytime you see a 450 Splash and a Tumbleweed (top rope corkscrew legdrop), Scorpio is the man who brought it to the forefront in professional wrestling, trailblazing a style used by Junior Heavyweights across the world right now.

This legendary once-in-a-lifetime match will happen ONLY at IWC November Pain 4 on November 8th, 2008 at Court Time Sports Center in Elizabeth, PA! Tickets are on sale now at or by calling 412-542-5170!
Tickets to Revengeance 5!, Promotional Consideration Paid For By The Following..., and other IWC live events are already on sale, including:

November Pain 4 - November 8th, 2008 - Elizabeth, PA
Featuring: IWGP Junior Heavyweight Champion LOW KI defends against 2 COLD SCORPIO

A Call To Arms 5 - December 5th, 2008 - Elizabeth, PA

Tickets can be reserved safely and security online using your credit or debit card by visiting, or by calling 412-542-5170!
The International Wrestling Cartel has been western-Pennsylvania's largest and most exciting wrestling promotion for almost 8 years and 100+ live events, and has grown large enough to warrant DVD distribution deals with and Using a healthy dose of established talent like AJ Styles, Ricky Reyes, Delirious, and Jerry Lynn, along with an impressive array of fast-rising local talent such as The Gambino Brothers, BabyFace Fire, Johnny Gargano, and "Fabulous" John McChesney, IWC has grown to become one of the most successful indy promotions today. For more information go to