Lots to mention from SHIMMER volume 53 on Saturday afternoon, so let’s get into it.
Let’s start with the main event, which had the right result for the biggest show in the promotion’s history (not 93,173 as announced by Joey Eastman but more around a hefty 700+, which is more than three times the maximum attendance at the Berwyn Eagles Club). With nowhere for her enemy to run and with nobody to help her, Cheerleader Melissa soundly defeated Saraya Knight inside a monolithic steel cage to regain the SHIMMER Championship. While the match was OK, the real tale was in the story told, which did not see Melissa eke out a victory with luck, but saw her deliver a super hurricanrana, missile dropkick and Air Raid Crash to convincingly pin her rival of close to six years.
The crowd was quiet for much of the match – part of the reason being that a lot of the crowd may not be completely familiar with their history, or that the action was not the crisp sort of execution as other contests because most of their matches look more like fights than matches – but they came out of their seats for the finishing sequence, which was a simple tale of good punishing evil and the snarling, unfriendly heel finally getting her comeuppance. However, despite her loss, Saraya retained her scary aura, attacking fans on her way out of the ring – and was also put over by Bryan Alvarez, who was getting his first viewing of Knight, pointing out that she was a proper, grizzly, old-school wrestling heel.
One would anticipate that Melissa will enjoy a longer run with the belt during her second reign than with her first – when she dropped the title to Knight on her fourth defence, following wins over Nicole Matthews, Portia Perez and Jessie McKay. While there is no detail on who Melissa will be facing in Berwyn this weekend for the usual two-day, four-DVD taping extravaganza, there are a lot of names to play around with – including one debutante who surprised everyone when she hit the ring…
There had seemingly been an underlying friction between Jessicka Havok and SHIMMER due to a number of alleged circumstances – Chinese whispers, allegiances, loyalties to others and the perceived rivalry between SHIMMER and WSU, of which Havok was firmly in the latter camp. However, said hostilities between the two promotions have cooled since the takeover by Beyond Wrestling, and it seems that the same applies to Havok’s situation with SHIMMER. In the past, she told us on the Women Of Wrestling Podcast that SHIMMER wasn’t a priority for her at this time and that if the promotion wanted her, it would come to her.
Regardless of who made the first move, it led to the reigning WSU Champion hitting the ring during Serena Deeb’s comeback promo in the ring in Secaucus, NJ to attack the quintessential SHIMMER babyface alongside Sassy Stephie, Mademoiselle Rachelle and Nevaeh – who herself was returning from 18 months away, and in that time has made a name for herself in Combat Zone Wrestling and also debuted for WSU earlier this year. Allison Danger and Leva Bates made the save, which saw a six-woman tag set up for later on the card – a match which Deeb won for her team with a spear on Nevaeh, but also saw Havok attack Serena after the bell and make a serious mark on her first night in. As a result, the match was announced that Deeb and Havok will face off this weekend.
It’s a big plus for Havok, as with the collapse of Crossfire and WSU scaling back the number of shows it runs each year, she wasn’t being seen as regularly. With this debut, she’s firmly back at the forefront of people’s attention, and working in SHIMMER with a new crop women from all over the world will be a boost for her.
Likewise, Havok brings something that SHIMMER needed – unpredictability. With her shock debut, her imposing height, size and strength advantage – which was very evident when she chokeslammed Bates like she was nothing – Jessicka has a high intimidation factor. In fact, she looked like the Havok who tore through WSU en route to winning the belt, which was great to track as a fan and writer. Personally, I’m happy to see that Havok again.
As for Serena, she hasn’t missed a step in the 18 months that she’s been away following her career-threatening concussion. She did not look tentative, gun-shy or nervous, and hasn’t lost her ability to deliver polished punches or armdrags, while her spear was also as impactful as it needed to be. It’s good to see her back in the ring, doing what she loves.
As for returns with wrestlers who look like they haven’t been gone, you would be hard-pressed to spot that not only has Madison Eagles recovered from a knee injury that could have finished her, but she has also had a third child in her absence. The woman is a machine. Her match with Jessie McKay – who also returned to SHIMMER after missing the October tapings – was an entertaining and enjoyable encounter, which also gave the former SHIMMER Champ the chance to show off some great facials and deliver some amusing in-ring dialogue.
While still a return, Amazing Kong’s comeback to SHIMMER was a little more muted because of her working in places like SHINE, RESISTANCE and Bombshell Ladies Of Wrestling in that time, which diluted the specialness of it being a huge occasion. Personally, I would have preferred to have seen Mia Yim beat her and get her big high profile win in the promotion, especially since she laid down the challenge in the first place, but with it being the first match of the card, it would have felt wrong to do that in the opening contest.
One woman who did enjoy her biggest victory in the promotion was Athena, who beat Ayako Hamada clean with the O-Face. When we spoke to her for the latest Women Of Wrestling Podcast, the Wrestling Goddess was very excited for the contest and certainly created a lot of anticipation for it. It certainly came good in a match which will do wonders for her standing in the promotion.
Most of the feedback we saw claimed it was by far and away the match of the show. While I wouldn’t argue with anyone’s opinion on that, I don’t think it was as much of a runaway standout as others may claim, as I think Eagles/McKay and Ayumi Kurihara/Mercedes Martinez also have legitimate claims. Again, that’s not a knock on Hamada/Athena, but the aforementioned matches shouldn’t be overlooked so quickly.
While we’re on the subject of Ayumi/Mercedes, I don’t think Kurihara could have left SHIMMER fans with a better reminder of how good – and crazy – she is. Despite electing to bow out in August because of injury, she still gave the crowd everything she had with missile dropkicks aplenty and a cool tope to the outside. She’s one hell of a talent and will be missed.
The only other thing to mention is LuFisto’s moonsault from the top to the outside in the Tag Team Title four-way, which saw her miss the seven women on the floor and splat on the concrete in one of the scariest moments I have ever seen. The other participants scrambled to check that she was OK and she made it to her feet, delivered a Burning Hammer to Taylor Made and was eliminated soon afterwards. LuFisto walked out of the match, but had to step aside for the evening IndyGurlz show (see The Best of the Rest for more on that) and has spent the last few days with ice packs on her left knee, which took the brunt of the impact. A tweet from her yesterday said the knee was swollen, but no weird colours – which I suppose indicates that nothing is broken. It’s good fortune considering the seriousness of the moment.
So what do we have to look forward to this weekend? As mentioned, Melissa will have new challenges (possibly former champ Eagles, as well as maybe Havok, Deeb, Martinez and another title challenge by Athena), as well as having Saraya still milling about the place, while when it comes to the Tag Team Title picture, there are number of challengers for the Canadian Ninjas’ championships.
After winning the belts out of necessity last July at NCW Femmes Fatales IX by beating Courtney Rush & Sara Del Rey before the latter’s move to WWE, it feels like as a tandem the Ninjas have accomplished all that they can and are ready to embark on singles runs in the promotion. As to who would claim the titles, there are a number of interesting contenders. Made In Sin (Allysin Kay & Taylor Made) have a great presence and have established themselves as a credible team. Should LuFisto make it to SHIMMER, she and Kana have name value and huge experience, and would be part of some great matches. Regeneration X have always been up there, and there is always the chance that Sassy Stephie & Nevaeh will revive their short-lived tandem. Shazza McKenzie & Veda Scott picked up their first win as a team last weekend by beating Cherry Bomb & Kimber Lee – a few more wins could see them become credible challengers – while – despite the dynamic being a bit of a replication of the Queens Of Winning – Kellie Skater and Tomoka Nakagawa’s Global Green Gangsters team may be in the right place at the right time.
Evie, Yuu Yamagata and Kimber Lee will also be looking to be hits in singles matches after being involved in multi-woman affairs last weekend, which brings us to another point.
A question mark is whether any of the rising wrestlers who had a chance to step into the spotlight during the absences of top-liners like Deeb and Eagles. Athena has knocked it up a notch, Kalamity has had some good outings against the likes of Hamada, and Courtney Rush picked up a big win last October by beating Mercedes Martinez, but with Serena and Madison back and Havok being thrust into the picture, it’s crowded at the business end of the card again. Should any of the “new faces” make their way to the front, they will certainly have earned it – as the roster is certainly stacked once again.
Plus, one wrestler has been announced as retiring from the ring, with the name going public today. We’ll all find out soon enough.
Certainly, off the back of a successful – if overly populated – volume 53 card, there is a lot of potential outcomes fans could see by the time we get to the end of volume 57 on Sunday night. New main-eventers, new stars and possibly new champions? Anything’s possible when you have a potential 50-something matches to play around with.
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The best of the rest
WWE is asking fans what the long-discussed Divas reality show should be called. The options are Divalicious, Diva Diaries & Diva Complex… Kaitlyn spent the days before WrestleMania giving away tickets as part of a Twitter contest where fans had to try and find her… AJ Lee also did some WM hype, talking about growing up in New Jersey. She also appeared on a number of radio shows, doing some great PR. Explain to me again why she wasn’t on the card?… Summer Rae worked as Fandango’s salsa partner at Thursday’s WMXXIX press conference… There was an NXT Women’s Title belt on display at Axxess… Speaking of the NXT Divas, Emma, Sasha Banks and trainer Sara Del Rey met Mae Young over the weekend… Trish Stratus announced her pregnancy during her Hall Of Fame induction… Maria Menounos explained her personal history with Bob Backlund and why she was chosen to induct him into the Hall Of Fame. On her Facebook page, she wrote: “I know some of you don’t understand why I’m inducting Bob Backlund into the WWE Hall of Fame. Here’s a quick history… I met Bob when I was 19-he starred in my movie, he supported me when I competed at Miss Mass USA pageant and I helped him run for congress. He’s a dear friend of 14 years and I’m honored to be a part of this historic moment in his career and with the WWE.” She reportedly became visibly upset at the hostile reception she received… Leilani Kai attended WMXXIX… WWE’s new developmental facility in Orlando, FL will open in June. Everyone who’s in the training sector will be moved there… The match with Brodus Clay, Tensai, Cameron & Naomi v Damian Sandow, Cody Rhodes, Nikki & Brie Bella was bumped from WrestleMania before the broadcast even started because of timing issues. Instead, the contest took place on Raw last night with the babyfaces winning, and it was all over in the grand total of 145 seconds.
TNA reported that Velvet Sky suffered a knee injury on last Thursday’s Impact Wrestling episode (which was taped the previous week), which she says was a kneecap which popped out, though she claims an MRI showed no serious damage… Speaking of last week’s Impact, Joey Ryan was the focus of the tag match with Sky & Taryn Terrell against Kim & Tara. He was the special ref, and spent most of his time leering at the women… Dixie Carter met Stephanie McMahon for the first time last week and she wished WWE all the best for WrestleMania weekend.
Katarina Leigh has started a new YouTube show called Katarina’s Infamy. It’s three episodes in so far, and she discusses current events and adds some comic elements to it… Mad Man Pondo is launching a women’s promotion called Girl Fight Wrestling, which takes place on May 31 in Charlestown, IN and on iPPV. Crazy Mary Dobson meets Jazz in the main event… The lineup for the Women Superstars Uncensored Queen and King of the Ring tournament on May 11 is done. Involved are Cherry Bomb & Pepper Parks, Addy Starr & Matt Tremont, Kimber Lee & Drew Gulak, Christina Von Eerie & MASADA, Annie Social & Devon Moore, Nevaeh & a member of Oi4K, Ezavel Suena & Latin Dragon and Athena & AR Fox… Maria Kanellis told Voice of Wrestling Radio that despite she and fiance Mike Bennett loving Ring Of Honor, they are going to leave because she wants to return to WWE. She also issued an apology to Kelly Kelly on Twitter though it was unclear as what was behind it… Trina Thompson won a battle royal on Saturday to become the number one contender to the Ohio Valley Wrestling Women’s Championship… Sumie Sakai was beaten by Pegaboo in a falls count anywhere match at IndyGurlz on Saturday night. Pegaboo replaced LuFisto, who had to miss the show because of the moonsault at SHIMMER volume 53. In the main event, Kyoko Inoue defeated Mercedes Martinez, but Martinez requested a rematch after the decision. Fan Ben Ward says the attendance was about twice what IndyGurlz usually gets – which, at between 30-50, is still tiny – but they weren’t that respectful to the women. A shame… Reports from Bryan Alvarez say Kelly Kelly was at WrestleCon, but didn’t get as much attention as you would have expected. The reason: she has dyed her hair brown, and people didn’t recognise her… Congratulations to Sassy Stephie, whose boyfriend Chris Cruze proposed to her at WrestleMania XXIX. She said yes… Veda Scott attacked MsChif during the ROH tapings on Saturday night in retaliation to Chif blowing green mist into her face on a previous episode.
Hiroyo Matsumoto replaced an injured Natsumi Showzuki on Sunday’s Stardom show. She, Yuzuki Aikawa & Kairi Hojo fell to Alpha Female, Kyoko Kimura & Hailey Hatred… DASH Chisako & Sendai Sachiko won the JWP Tag League The Best 2013 on Sunday by beating Hanako Nakamori & Morii. As a result, they will get a JWP and Daily Sports Tag Team Title shot, while the losers will face Nikki Storm and Emi Sakura on April 14 in what will be Storm’s Japanese debut… Aoi Kizuki will be the next challenger to Tsukushi’s Ice Ribbon ICEx60 title.
Congratulations to Jetta, who got married on Friday. Rain made the trip from Florida to Coventry, England for it… FutureShock Women’s Champion April Davids issued an open challenge at Saturday’s show, which was answered by Viper. Davids retained the belt with a uranage suplex… Not content with a triple threat women’s TLC Match on its debut show with no background, UK Main Event Wrestling has also booked a Submission Match between Bacardi and Rhia O’Reilly on June 1 – again, for no real reason for it to be happening… Kay Lee Ray has advanced into the tournament to crown the first ICW: Fierce Females Champion on May 4. She pinned Carmel Jacob in a 4-way which also featured Bete Noire & Sara Marie Taylor. KLR was originally eliminated from contention after she lost to April Davids thanks to interference from Jacob. Davids faces Viper in the semi finals, while KLR takes on Rhia O’Reilly… Speaking of Davids, she has arthritis in her shoulder and a tear in her rotator cuff… Holly Rocamora defeated Viper on the first HXC Wrestling show in Manchester on Sunday… Rebecca Knox has reportedly signed a contract with WWE.
Silueta will defend the CMLL-REINA International Championship against Chik Tormenta on the May 19 Chilanga Mask show.
Australia & New Zealand
JpE won Southern Championship Wrestling’s Queen of the South tournament on Saturday… On the same day, Eliza Sway retained her Riot City Wrestling Women’s Championship by beating Harley Wonderland, Lou Lou Lockhart & Savannah Summers in a 4-way. Sway got the pin on Summers to get the duke… Eliza Sway, Savannah Summers & KC Cassidy face each other in a 3-way on Melbourne City Wrestling’s show this Saturday.
April 2: CMLL (Mexico City, Mexico) – Marcela b Amapola
April 3: WWE NXT (Winter Park, FL) – Paige & Sasha Banks b Summer Rae & Audrey Marie
April 3: Ohio Valley Wrestling (Louisville, KY) -Epiphany b Taeler Hendrix
April 3: Ice Ribbon (Saitama, Japan) – Hikaru Shida & Kurumi b Hailey Hatred & Miyako Matsumoto; Neko Nitta b 235; Tsukasa Fujimoto b Rutsuko Yamaguchi; Meari Naito & Tsukushi b Hamuko Hoshi & Risa Sera
April 4: TNA Impact Wrestling (Jonesboro, AR) – Gail Kim & Tara b Velvet Sky & Taryn Terrell
April 5: TNA (Westbury, NY) – Velvet Sky b Gail Kim
April 5: WWE Axxess (East Rutherford, NJ) – Paige b Summer Rae; Sasha Banks b Audrey Marie
April 6: Southern Championship Wrestling (Redwoodtown, New Zealand) – Amy St Clere b Scarlett; JpE b Angel; JpE b Amy St Clere
April 6: Riot City Wrestling (Wayville, Australia) – Eliza Sway b Savannah Summers, Lou Lou Lockhart & Harley Wonderland in a 4-way
April 6: FutureShock (Manchester, England) – April Davids b Viper
April 6: AAA Fusion (Tlalnepantla, Mexico) – Bugambilia & La Jarochita b Dama de Hierro & Nemesis; Gran Apache, Mamba & Sexy Lady b Atomic Boy, Lolita & Pasion Kristal
April 6: Ohio Valley Wrestling (Louisville, KY) – Trina Thompson won a battle royal
April 6: REINA x World (Edogawa, Japan) – Makoto b Jenny Rose; Akari b Rabbit Miu; Leon & Ray b Mima Shimoda & Sareee
April 6: CHIKARA (Secaucus, NJ) – Saturyne b Kobald
April 6: Ring Wars Carolina (Fayetteville, NC) – Mia Svensson & Anime Kid b Shemala & J-Money
April 6: IndyGurlz (Boonton, NJ) – Kellie Skater b Sassy Stephie; Leva Bates b Jessica James; Angel Orsini & Amber O’Neal b Kimber Lee & Annie Social; Pegaboo b Sumie Sakai; Sumie Sakai b Allysin Kay; Mia Yim b Kalamity; Kyoko Inoue b Mercedes Martinez
April 6: Monster Pro Wrestling (Edmonton, AL, Canada) – Kat Von Heez b Sexy Samantha
April 6: Ice Ribbon (Saitama, Japan) – Hamuko Hoshi b Meari Naito; Aoi Kizuki & Nana Kawasa b Tsukushi & Miyako Matsumoto; Hailey Hatred b Kurumi; Hikaru Shida & Tsukasa Fujimoto b Risa Sera & Rutsuko Yamaguchi
April 6: Vanguard Championship Wrestling (Norfolk, VA) – Kacee Carlisle b Persephone
April 6: SHIMMER: Women Athletes (Secaucus, NJ) – Amazing Kong b Mia Yim; Veda Scott & Shazza McKenzie b Cherry Bomb & Kimber Lee; Christina Von Eerie b Rhia O’Reilly, Evie, Kalamity & Yuu Yamagata in a 5-way; Mercedes Martinez b Ayumi Kurihara; Serena Deeb, Allison Danger & Leva Bates b Jessicka Havok, Nevaeh & Sassy Stephie; Madison Eagles b Jessie McKay; Portia Perez & Nicole Matthews b Kellie Skater & Tomoka Nakagawa, Allysin Kay & Taylor Made and LuFisto & Kana in a 4-way; Athena b Ayako Hamada; Cheerleader Melissa b Saraya Knight to win the SHIMMER Championship
April 7: WAVE (Tokyo, Japan) – Cherry b Fairy Nihonbashi; Misaki Ohata & Tsukasa Fujimoto b Ryo Mizunami & Aya Yuuki; Maiden Name Sakura Hirota & Hikaru Shida b Shuu Shibutani & Sawako Shimono; GAMI v Arisa Nakajima went to a time limit draw; Yumi Ohka & Mio Shirai b Kayoko Haruyama & Moeka Haruhi
April 7: Stardom (Sapporo, Japan) – Miho Wakizawa b Sumire Yoshino; Mayu Iwatani b Yui Yokoo; Nanae Takahashi b Eri Susa; Alpha Female, Kyoko Kimura & Hailey Hatred b Yuzuki Aikawa, Hiroyo Matsumoto & Kairi Hojo; Io Shirai, Dark Angel & Kaori Yoneyama v Natsuki*Taiyo, Yoshiko & Act Yasukawa went to a time limit draw
April 7: JWP (Tokyo, Japan) – Manami Katsu b Rydeen Hagane; KAZUKI b Rabbit Mito; Kayoko Haruyama & Tsubasa Kuragaki b Command Bolshoi & Nana Kawase; Arisa Nakajima & Leon v Yumiko hotta & Keiko Aono went to a Double DQ; DASH Chisako & Sendai Sachiko b Hanako Nakamori & Morii
April 7: Insane Championship Wrestling (Glasgow, Scotland) – Kay Lee Ray b Carmel Jacob, Sara-Marie Taylor & Bete Noire in a 4-way
April 7: HXC Wrestling (Manchester, England) – Holly Rocamora b Viper
April 8: WWE Raw (East Rutherford, NJ) – Brodus Clay, Tensai, Cameron & Naomi b Damian Sandow, Cody Rhodes, Nikki & Brie Bella
April 13: Deep Southern Championship Wrestling (Blue Ridge, GA) – Mia Svensson v Jessica Wetmore
April 13: Melbourne City Wrestling (Tullamarine, Australia) – Eliza Sway v Savannah Summers v KC Cassidy
April 13-14: SHIMMER: Women Athletes (Berwyn, IL) – Serena Deeb v Jessicka Havok
April 20: Squared Circle Wrestling (Watertown, NY) – Cherry Bomb & Pepper Parks v Rachel Summerlyn & Colin Delaney
April 20: Herts and Essex Wrestling (Braintree, England) – Penelope v Skarlett
April 20: Battling Bombshells (Deerfield, FL) – La Rosa Negra v Mia Yim
April 21: World Wrestling League (San Jaun, Puerto Rico) – Alissa Flash v Ivelisse Velez
April 24: Stardom (Ryogoku, Japan) – Yui Yokoo & Sumire Yoshino v Risa Sera & Rutsuko Yamaguchi ; Miho Wakizawa v Manami Toyota; Mayu Iwatani, Lin Byron, Kota Ibushi & Gota Ihashi v Eri Susa, Makoto, Hikaru Sato & Michael Nakazawa; Takumi Iroha v Meiko Satomura; Act Yasukawa v Dark Angel; Natsuki*Taiyo v Yuhi; Kyoko Kimura & Hailey Hatred v Kairi Hojo & Natsumi Showzuki; Nanae Takahashi, Tsukasa Fujimoto & Mika Nagano v Kaori Yoneyama, Hiroyo Matsumoto & Syuri ; Alpha Female v Io Shirai; Yuzuki Aikawa v Yoshiko
April 24: OZ Academy (Tokyo, Japan) – Mayumi Ozaki v Ayumi Kurihara; Hiroyo Matsumoto & Tomoka Nakagawa v Aja Kong & Hikaru Shida
April 27: Impact Pro Wrestling New Zealand (Auckland, New Zealand) – Evie v Olivia Shaw
April 27: Combat Sports Federation (Weston-Super-Mare, England) – Raquel Arijon v Pollyanna
April 27: Pro Wrestling: EVE (Sudbury, England)
April 27: Remix Pro Wrestling (Marietta, OH) – Sassy Stephie v Christina Von Eerie
May 4: ICW: Fierce Females Luke, Who’s Yer Da? (Glasgow, Scotland) – Erin Angel v Blue Nikita; Kay Lee Ray v Rhia O’Reilly; Viper v April Davids
May 5: Plymouth Wrestling Alliance (Plymouth, England) – Pollyanna v Erin Angel
May 11: Women Superstars Uncensored Queen and King of the Ring (Voorhees, NJ) – Jessicka Havok v LuFisto
May 11: Bombshell Ladies Of Wrestling (Metuchen, NJ) – Missy Sampson v Alexa Thatcher; Amy Lee v Amazing Kong; Santana Garrett v La Rosa Negra; Shelly Martinez v Serena Deeb; Sumie Sakai v Amber O’Neal; Amber Rodriguez v Alicia
May 17: Maximum Pro Wrestling (Sunderland, England) – Pollyanna v Sakura Lily
May 25: Pro Wrestling: EVE Queen of the Ring (Nottingham, England)
May 25: OMEGA (Wendell, NC) – Kacee Carlisle v Reby Sky
May 31: Girl Fight Wrestling (Charlestown, IN) – Candi Devine v Miss Dark Shadow; Miss Natural v Thunderkitty; Jessicka Havok v Leva Bates; Lil Naughty v Nevaeh; Crazy Mary Dobson v Jazz
June 1: Remix Pro Wrestling (Marietta, OH) – Katarina Leigh v Jessie Belle
June 1: UK Main Event Wrestling (Maidstone, England) – Pollyanna v Sakura Lily v Amazon Ayesha Ray; Rhia O’Reilly v Bacardi
June 2: Vicious Outcast Wrestling (Grindstone, PA) – Katarina Leigh v Jessie Kaye v Tori Lynn v Marti Belle
June 23: Bellatrix 6 (Norwich, England)
June 23: Anarchy Championship Wrestling American Joshi Queen of Queens (Austin, TX)
July 6: nCw Femmes Fatales XII (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
October 6: Bellatrix 7 (Norwich, England)
– Lee Burton
– Photos by Lyle Williams, WrestleShare, Scotty Rock & Darren Potts
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