Elite Pro: Meeting of the Minds

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Oak Forest, IL – 6.13.2009

Frightmare vs. Jason Hades

Hades applies a hammerlock and steps on the back of Frightmare’s leg. He armdrags Frightmare to the ropes. Frightmare armdrags Hades back. Hades misses a kick to the head. Frightmare rolls him into a modified horse collar stretch. Hades gets the ropes. Frightmare takes him over with a step-up Frankensteiner and a headscissors. He nails a diving clothesline for two. Hades spin kicks Frightmare in the side of the head and turns him inside out with a lariat. Frightmare ducks a kick, but Hades gets him on the rebound. Frightmare flips out of Hades’ Tiger suplex attempt. He sweeps out Hades legs but misses Kneecolepsy. Hades nails a running chest kick. Hades double stomps the back of Frightmare’s head as Frightmare lays on the second rope. Hades gets a two count with a gutwrench powerbomb. Frightmare catapults onto Hades’ shoulders but is spun out into a Complete Shot for two. Frightmare responds with a Frankensteiner. He hits Kneecolepsy for two. Hades enzuigiri’s Frightmare on the top rope. He superplexes Frightmare into a Liontamer. Frightmare taps out at 6:25. They had an action packed contest, though I think Hades kicking out of the Kneecolepsy was a mistake. Then again, he is the hometown talent, so I guess it’s fine. *½

Elite Pro Television Championship
Acid (Champion) vs. Lince Dorado

This is the only time I’ve ever seen Dorado wrestle in a top. He and Acid have a Lucha exchange, ending with Acid punching Dorado in the face as Dorado jumps off the second rope. After nine punches in the corner, Acid delivers an overhand chop. Dorado Tiger walks up Acid and headscissors him down. Acid sweeps Dorado’s legs, sending him to the floor. He follows with the Bermuda Triangle. In the ring he snap suplexes Dorado for two. Dorado Frankensteiner’s Acid to the floor. Dorado follows with a springboard crossbody. In the ring, Acid catches Dorado’s moonsault attempt. Dorado manages to get a crucifix pin for two. He also gets two with a Magistral cradle. Acid rolls him into a modified crucifix for two. Dorado throws uppercuts while Acid throws forearms. Dorado knocks Acid down and heads to the top. Acid follows and brings him down with a Spanish Fly for the pin at 5:08. I am beyond shocked at how agile Acid is. You don’t expect that from a muscular guy in camo shorts is all I’m saying. This was a fun surprise, and really a shame that it was so short. **¼

JCW Tag Team Championship; Elimination Match
Vito Thomaselli & Brandon Thomaselli (Champions) vs. Amasis & Ophidian vs. Dysfunction & John E. Kash

Amasis and Dysfunction fight for control. Amasis gets the ropes to escape a hammerlock. He shows off his dance moves, frustrating Dysfunction. Amasis drops down to avoid some clotheslines. He gets Dysfunction to dance, causing him to tag in Kash. Kash tags in Vito as he does not want to deal with Ophidian. Vito cleanly breaks a lock-up in the corner twice. The third time he tries a cheap punch. Ophidian ducks it and snaps off two armdrags. Brandon catches Kash with a dropkick. Kash throws some forearm strikes. Brandon flapjacks him. Dysfunction and Amasis tag in. Dysfunction gets in some shots before Amasis neck drags him to the corner. Dysfunction snapmares him into a running boot for two. Ophidian and Vito tag in. Ophidian chops him up in the corner. Brandon and Kash are tagged in. Kash forearms his back and neck. He and Dysfunction, along with their manager Kimberly Kash, illegally isolate him in their corner. Brandon clotheslines Kash and Dysfunction to the floor, then dives off the top onto them. Amasis dives onto Brandon. Ophidian headscissors Dysfunction on the floor. Kash cuts off Vito’s dive attempt. Vito tosses Kash to the floor. He looks for a moonsault. Dysfunction cuts him off. Vito bulldogs him off the top. Ophidian comes off the top with double knees to Vito. Kash belly-to-back suplexes Ophidian. Amasis hits the Twist of Funk on Kash. Dysfunction boots Amasis. The Portal hit Dysfunction with Mummification. The Osirian Sacrament pins Dysfunction, eliminating him and Kash at 11:46. The Thomaselli’s take turns beating down Amasis. Amasis causes them to splash one another in the corner. Ophidian lights them up with chops and forearms. He drops Brandon with the Duat Driver. He sole butt kicks Vito and sunset flip for two. The Portal double team Brandon and drop Vito with a double leg trip. They give Vito the Slave Initiation and the Pyramid suplex. They miss the Osirian Sacrament. Vito tosses Ophidin onto Brandon’s shoulders. Ophidian instead puts on a Guillotine choke and turns it into a DDT. Brandon hits Ophidian with a Tenchi Crash. Vito boots him in the face. Brandon’s running shooting star press only gets a two count. Amasis takes the Thomaselli’s down with a London Bridge. He comes off the second rope with a double shoulder tackle. Ophidian moonsaults on Brandon and Vito breaks the pin. Vito tosses Amasis to the floor. Vito powerbombs Ophidian from the second rope. Brandon hits a 450 splash for the pin at 21:27. This got really good after the first elimination. The Portal and Thomaselli’s had a fun, hard hitting exchange with really strong nearfalls and a solid finish. Kash and Dysfunction weren’t bad per se, but their involvement was not necessary. ***

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