Athena injured at Secret Show; off today's iPPV – UPDATE: Havok also off show, citing travel issues

Athena by GildaIn a terrible case of sod’s law, ‘The Wrestling Goddess’ Athena suffered an injury at last night’s WSU Secret Show. Reports have Athena taking a bad landing on a German Suplex which resulted in her throwing up post show and going to the hospital for X-Rays. All we’ve had confirmed by WSU (on twitter) is that “Nothing is broken, but she’s hurt. Needless to say, Athena will not be wrestling Jessicka Havok or participating in the Uncensored Rumble” and that “She is experiencing numbness in her left arm after landing on her left shoulder/collarbone”. The Secret Show (which turned out to be at the CZW training school) had already been missing Shanna, who had picked up an injury earlier in the day doing customs – but we’ve had confirmation that she’s going to be good to go both in today’s Uncensored Rumble and at CZW’s show thereafter.

This, naturally, puts WSU in a pickle ahead of this afternoon’s iPPV. Their main event is toast, and Jessicka Havok is without an opponent. The reason I called the Athena injury “sod’s law” earlier (i.e. ‘Whatever can go wrong, *will* go wrong’) is because this is the second WSU show in a row where the challenger for Jessicka Havok‘s WSU World Title has had to pull out due to injury – last time it was LuFisto. In fact, she’s not announced for the show, but how perfect would it be if LuFisto was able to fill that spot at the top of the card today? So, unless LuFisto was planned as an unannounced surprise Rumble entrant, I think logic dictates the more likely outcome is to either move one of Lexxus or Nevaeh into the main event to challenge Havok (both have legitimate claims for a shot), or parachute Havok into the existing match and make it a Havok/Lexxus/Nevaeh three way for the title. Either way, these are the questions that Drew Cordeiro will currently be grappling with, so we wish him all the best getting the card straightened out before bell time today.

UPDATE: WSU has just updated on twitter that Jessicka Havok will NOT be at the show today either, citing travel issues. Replying to us, WSU put a positive spin on the news, claiming that it gives a “Huge opportunity for the debuting wrestlers to step up”. Fingers crossed for them.

After the cut you’ll find results of the WSU Secret Show – an event which will be released exclusively on StreamWSU.com in the near future. If you’d prefer to avoid results for that, don’t click through.

1. Addy Starr & Xandra Bale beat Jody D’Milo & Kaitlin Diemond when Starr pinned D’Milo following a Sliding D.
2. Sassy Stephie pinned Cherry Layne with a Kiss My Sass.
3. Ezavel Suena beat Jessie Kaye with an armbreaker submission.
4. Jewells Malone pinned Nyla Rose with an Acid Drop.
5. Santana Garrett pinned Taeler Hendrix with a Shining Star Press
6. Christina Von Eerie pinned Santana Garrett (who was subbing for Shanna in this match)
7. Jenny Rose, Veda Scott & Jessie Brooks beat Athena, Barbi Hayden & Claudia Del Solis when Rose pinned Solis following a DDT.

Show was described by Ringbelles correspondent Dave Muscarella as a “really fun show. Different to any other show I’ve been to”.

Check back with us later today for coverage from the Uncensored Rumble VI – you can still order the show for $14.99 at CZWiPPV.com.

— Stew Allen

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