Tag: new year’s chaos

Daivari: Duggan is no ‘hero’

Shawn Daivari has been in the news recently for something a bit out of character. The bad-guy wrestler turned face for a few minutes on a subway train in Minnesota to confront a passenger who was threatening another man – putting the aggressor in a chokehold until he was subdued, then throwing him off the train for the police to deal with.


Meatball’s back: Pray for Short Sleeve Sampson

Micro Championship Wrestling champion Meatball has a request for Top Rope Pro Wrestling fans. Pray for Short Sleeve Sampson.


Short Sleeve Sampson: Ready to tackle his biggest challenge

Short Sleeve Sampson knows what he is facing when he takes on Micro Championship Wrestling world champion Meatball at New Year’s Chaos on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va.


‘Hacksaw’ Jim Duggan: 30 years with Old Glory

You think of “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, and three letters immediately come to mind. “U-S-A!” “People will ask me, Hacksaw, do you ever get tired of it?” said Duggan, who will face Daivari at New Year’s Chaos, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington.


New Year’s Chaos: Not your average indy house show

It starts with state-of-the-art sound for ring entrances. Then there are the multiple big screens that will be used to highlight the superstars who will bring New Year’s Chaos to life. A steel-cage match here, a possible world-title change there, and you can get a sense of what Marvin Ward, the general manager of Top Rope Pro Wrestling, is trying to do.


Suggested New Year’s Resolutions for New Year’s Chaos

It’s that time of year – when we all vow to go to the gym, stop eating like horses, go to bed at a decent hour and a million other things that we want to do, know that we should do, and have no intention of doing anymore this time next week. They’re called New Year’s Resolutions, and they apply to professional wrestlers, too. Imagining what the wrestlers on the card at New Year’s Chaos might be resolving for 2013 …


Can Goldust survive the Masterlock Challenge?

Chris Masters has submitted some of the biggest names in pro wrestling to his Masterlock. Even nine-time WWE champion John Cena had to tap out to the fiercest full-nelson wrestling has seen since the days of Billy Jack Haynes.


Photo packages with Angelina Love, Goldust at Chaos

Get an 8×10 photo with Top Rope Pro Wrestling superstars Goldust and Angelina Love at New Year’s Chaos, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va.


Shawn Daivari: Don’t call me hero

You might have heard the story of how bad-guy wrestler Shawn Daivari confronted a drunk, disorderly passenger on a train in Minneapolis and put him down with a sleeperhold. Just don’t call him hero.


Chris Graham: Is PG killing WWE?

John Cena, on a conference call promoting the upcoming “Tribute to the Troops” specials on USA and NBC, is a fan of the post-Attitude WWE.


Chris Graham: Let’s bring some reality back to pro wrestling

An illegal hold really isn’t legal for five seconds because the ref starts counting to signal to the offending wrestler to break the hold. You knew that. You also knew that a gang of wrestlers kidnapping a rival and taking him away on the back of a truck really aren’t engaging in anything even remotely criminal, because if they were, they’d be in jail sometime after we’d get back from the next commercial break. So why do WWE and TNA – for that matter, Top Rope – keep trying to sell us on stuff both in the ring and out when we all know that not a sliver of it is on the up-and-up?


Angelina Love: Born to wrestle

Can you imagine Angelina Love as a tomboy? Believe it or not, Love grew up in Canada “slightly tomboyish,” she said, and dates her love for pro wrestling to age 7.


Meatball: Little big man

He’s billed as “The World’s Biggest Midget,” and if he’s not, well, you’d hate to see the bigger little guy. “Basically, I’m the Andre the Giant of midget wrestling,” said Meatball, the 292-pound behemoth who currently holds the Micro Championship Wrestling world title.


Aaron’s signs on as title sponsor of New Year’s Chaos

Aaron’s, a national leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, has signed on as the title sponsor of New Year’s Chaos, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va.


Four Tickets to Paradise!

Want four free tickets to New Year’s Chaos, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Va.? Simple … tell us how bad you want to be there!


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