Once, they terrorized the locker room of the International Wrestling Syndicate together. Once they were rule-breakers, hardcore mutilators together. Once they called themselves the “Fan Favourites”: the Arsenal and the Evil Ninja. Then the Arsenal got fired and rather than following his supposed best friend out of the IWS, the Evil Ninja turned his back on the Arsenal. More recently, the two men clashed during the main event of Un F’N Sanctioned last month. After the show, the Evil Ninja attacked the Arsenal backstage.
On Saturday, April 23rd, during IWS’ Know Your Enemies, the Arsenal knows his enemy and he will be looking revenge in a match that the Arsenal created: the Triple Hell Death Match. It is a best two out of three falls match, with the Ninja choosing the first death match stipulation for the first fall, the Arsenal choosing for the second fall and the fans choosing for the third fall if it is necessary.
(As announced on IWS Bloodstream send your choices for Death Match Stipulation to Llakor@hotmail.com)
Know Your Enemies Card Quick and Dirty
Main Event – Triple Hell Death Match: The Arsenal vs. the Evil Ninja
IWS Title Match and CZW Ironman Title Match: Franky the Mobster (champion) vs. the Triple X “Sex XXXpress” Sexxxy Eddy
Eight Man Tag Match: Flying Hurricanes – IWS Tag Team champions (Takao and Kenny the Bastard) plus Player Uno and Shinjiro Hashinoku vs. 2.0 (Jagged and Shane Matthews) and the Wrecking Crew (Tomassino and Chris Wells)
Le GRUDGE 2: Les Boucherons Hardcore: Fred la Merveille vs. Damian (Hardcore Lumberjack match)
the Green Phantom vs. The Kid Kamikaze Experience co-starring Vanessa Kraven
Tickets for Know Your Enemies can be purchased for $15 for Regular tickets, $20 for VIP tickets either at Le Break or on-line by paypal from Llakor@hotmail.com We are offering a special right now, if you purchase 5 VIP tickets, we throw in a free UN F’N Sanctioned t-shirt. If you purchase 10 VIP tickets we throw in the t-shirt and a free UN F’N S DVD. For that special the tickets should be purchased on-line and the t-shirt and DVD can be picked up at the show.
Know Your Enemies Detailed Preview
Franky the Mobster and Sexxxy Eddy have fought each other many times, all over Quebec. On Saturday, April 23rd, during Know your Enemies, they will face each other one more time. But this time, the stakes have been raised. These two men have never faced each other in an IWS ring, let alone with the IWS title on the line, not to mention the CZW Ironman title.
At the Paramount theatre presentation of WrestleMania, Eddy told me (right after putting Beef Wellington through a table) “I have wrestled all over Quebec. I have wrestled Franky all over Quebec. But all those matches were just foreplay. When the match happens in the IWS, in front of the IWS fans, that’s when it MATTERS. And Franky better be ready, because he seems to think that I’m a nice guy. I have news for Franky, I’m only a nice guy when there’s nothing at stake. To win the CZW Ironman title, to get back the IWS title, to become the three time IWS champion, I will do whatever it takes.”
Hot off the heels of their impressive showing at CZW's Trifecta 3, Dan Paysan and Viking will face off at Know Your Enemies one on one.
At our last show, Kid Kamikaze won his first match in nearly a year dispatching Dan Paysan and El Generico with the help of his new "Body" Guard - Vanessa Kraven - who destroyed El Generico with a vicious power bomb during Un F'N Sanctioned. Kid Kamikaze has declared that 2005 will be his year. But at Know your Enemies, Kid Kamikaze's win-streak will be put to the test when he must face the IWS' Hardcore Hero - The Green Phantom.
Curiously, it appears that the Green Phantom insisted on this match because of Kurt Lauderdale? The two big men of the IWS are jockeying for an IWS title shot, but IWS owner PCP Crazy F’N Manny hates both of them. While the tw men wait for an opportunity, they have agreed to a friendly wager. The wrestler who pins his opponent first wins a shiny Terry Fox memorial dollar coin. We know the Green Phantom’s opponent, but at the moment we do not know Kurt Lauderdale’s opponent.
The Sultans of Smirk, 2.0, Shane Matthews and Jagged have somehow convinced "Uncle Manny" to book an Eight Man tag for Know Your Enemies. According to Shane, the intention is to humiliate the Flying Hurricanes first and to take away their belts... later.
(At least that's what I think Shane said, my notes are a little wet, Shane sprays when he talks.)
2.0 have chosen the Wrecking Crew to be their partners. If these two teams can work smoothly together they make an imposing physical force.
The unexpected beneficiaries of 2.0's petition to "Uncle Manny" are Player Uno and Shinjiro who have been made the Flying Hurricanes partners' for the match. This makes Uno and Shinjiro's first appearance on the main card. We wish the rookies luck, lots and lots of luck... not to mention the best first aid kit that money can buy because against the Wrecking Crew and 2.0 they are going to need it.
Fred la Merveille has challenged his former best friend Damian to a rematch of their ultra-violent “Le Grudge” match at the Medley. Only this time, to keep the action in the ring, Fred has demanded that the ring be surrounded with “Hardcore Lumber-Jacks”
Prior to Know Your Enemies, two long time IWS volunteers will get their chance in the IWS ring as Twiggy takes on Pornstar Juan.
(It should be noted that Twiggy has previously made his IWS debut taking part in the gauntlet during Violent Valentines 2003, being eliminated by the Green Phantom. And if I remember correctly landing on a member of EXesS' family who didn't move fast enough despite being warned by Team Anglo.)
The IWS presents Know Your Enemies at Bar le Break, 20 Blvd Cremazie, Montreal, Quebec, CANADA, Saturday April 23rd. Doors open at 7:30pm, bell rings at 9:00pm. Card subject to change. Tickets are $20 for VIP, $15 for Regular. To purchase tickets in advance e-mail Llakor@hotmail.com or go to Le Break. For further information about the IWS, go to our website www.syndicatewrestling.com
Hey, good review - I just bought this DVD myself, being a long-time nWoite
One note - the "crowd sweetening" during the Nash-Goldberg match was to drown out and edit out Michael Buffer's announcements - I bet WCW had to pay him royalties on ta...