WWT #113: Pro Wrestling America from Indianapolis (2/24/21)

February 24, 2021
Bankers Life Field House
Indianapolis, IN

Arrivals: David von Erich, Rasta the Voodoo Mon, Eric Embry

Departures: Moondogs

Eric Embry vs Rasta the Voodoo Mon

Rasta dominates the match yet resorts to knocking Embry out with his staff.

Decision: Rasta the Voodoo Mon (6:50)

Chris Candido vs Iron Mike Sharpe

Candido dominates Sharpe throughout the match. Sharpe tries to hit him with his loaded armguard, but Candido ducks it.

Decision: Chris Candido (4:11)

Brett Wayne Sawyer (PWA) vs ‘Colorado Kid’ Mike Rapada (BTW)

Brett shines brightly against the former PWA wrestler.

Decision: Brett Wayne Sawyer (4:24) [PWA 1-0]

Billy Gunn (PWA) vs Sami Callihan (BTW)

Brutal match between these two. Both were busted open with various weapons being used. Callihan wins the match with the KneeKO after moving away from Gunn’s Fame-Ass-Er.

Decision: Sami Callihan (12:44) [tied 1-1]

TELEVISION TITLE MATCH: Brickhouse Brown (c) vs Michael Hayes

Hayes gets himself DQ’ed by throwing salt into Brickhouse’s eyes. Gordy comes out to beat down on Brickhouse until Iceman chases them out of the ring.

Decision: Brickhouse Brown, DQ (4:11)’

Von Erich Brothers vs Moondogs

The Moondogs bust both Von Erichs open. David comes down to break up the carnage, but he turns on Ross and puts the Iron Claw on him while Spot pins Marshall.

Decision: Moondogs (18:26)

‘Fallen Angel’ Christopher Daniels vs Jesse James Armstrong

Hard fought match with both wrestlers hurting at the end. Armstrong wins with the Shake, Rattle and Knee Drop after putting his knees up for Daniel’s Best Moonsault Ever.

Decision: Jesse James Armstrong (27:08)

PWA-VS-BTW ELIMINATION MATCH:
Rick Rude, Terry Gordy, Undertaker, David von Erich & Terry Funk (PWA)
vs
Ricky Morton, Tom Pritchard, Fabulous Lance, Reno Riggins & Chris Benoit (BTW)

  • Undertaker eliminates Riggins
  • Gordy eliminates Lance
  • Benoit eliminates Undertaker
  • Morton eliminates Von Erich
  • Funk eliminates Benoit
  • Pritchard eliminates Gordy
  • Rude eliminates Morton
  • Funk eliminates Pritchard

Survivors: Rick Rude & Terry Funk (PWA) [PWA 2-1]

Curt Hennig & Goldust (PWA) vs Bully Ray & Mark Briscoe (BTW)

Goldust turns on Hennig to give Bully Ray and Briscoe the win.

Decision: Bully Ray & Mark Briscoe (6:32) [tied 2-2]

PWA-VS-BTW ELIMINATION MATCH #2:
Bobo Brazil, Austin Idol, ‘Gentleman’ Chris Adams, Iceman King Parsons & Buzz Sawyer (PWA)
vs
Big Show, Nikita Koloff, Krusher Kruschev, Kurt Angle & Earthquake (BTW)

  • Koloff eliminates Brazil
  • Koloff eliminates Idol
  • Sawyer eliminates Kruschev
  • Sawyer eliminates Earthquake
  • Angle eliminates Sawyer
  • Adams eliminates Big Show
  • Angle eliminates Parsons
  • Koloff eliminates Adams

Survivors: Nikita Koloff & Kurt Angle [BTW 3-2]

AMERICAN HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE MATCH: Great Muta (c) vs Jimmy Golden

Much shorter match than their previous match with Muta misting Golden for the pin.

Decision: Great Muta (16:23)

PWA-VS-BTW WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE UNIFICATION MATCH: Sting (PWA) vs Hunter Hearst Helmsley (BTW)

Both promoters in the corners: Southern Dynamite Doug Minton in Sting’s corner; Gary Hart in Helmsley’s corner.

Great respect shown for each other in the match. Sting eventually wins when Helmsley taps out to the Scorpion Death Lock. Hart steps into the ring with the BTW World Heavyweight Title and reluctantly hands it to Sting. Southern Dynamite presents Sting with his PWA World Heavyweight Title. Sting decks Dynamite and announces that he is leaving the PWA to go to the BTW because Hart knows how to run a promotion. The crowd is shocked, with a facial expression like Heyman after Brock Lesnar ended Undertaker’s WrestleMania streak. BTW roster swarms the ring to congratulate their new champion.

Decision: Sting (40:48) [tied 3-3]

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