World League Wrestling

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  • January 25, 2002 – Harley Race’s World League Wrestling in Imperial, MO: Josh Besore b Derek McQuinn, Wild Wade Chism b Mark Godeker, Heather Savage b Ms. Natural, Trevor Rhodes and Bull Schmitt b Matt Murphy and Superstar Steve, Drill Instructor won three-way over Ron Harris and Butch Reed with Tony Twist (former NHL star with the St. Louis Blues) as referee, and appeared to have botched up the finish as well. Murphy and Steve from NOAH wrestle as a tag team called The Gold Exchange.
  • February 16, 2002 – Harley Race’s World League Wrestling in Eldon, MO: Marc Godecker b Turkey Creek Johnson, Wade Chism b Josh Besore, Matt Murphy b Derek McQuinn, Miss Natural b Heather Savage, tag champs Trevor Rhodes and Bull Schmitt b Ron Powers and Brandon Walker, Drill Instructor kept WLW title over James Ladd with former NHL star Tony Twist again as ref.
  • March 1, 2002 – World League Wrestling in Richmond, MO: Derek McQuinn b Turkey Creek Johnson, Wade Chism b War Cloud, Bull Schmitt d Trevor Rhodes, Miss Natural b Heather Savage, Matt Murphy and Superstar Steve b Brickhouse Brown and Butch Reed (the original), Drill Instructor b James Ladd to keep WLW title. Last night in Lawrence, KS: McQuinn b Johnson, War Cloud b Chism, Natural b Savage, Murphy and Steve b Reed and Brown, Instructor b Ladd.
  • March 23, 2002 – Harley Race’s World League Wrestling TV taping in Versailles, MO: Wade Chism b War Cloud, Butch Reed b Josh Besore, Dennis McHawes (formerly Drill Instructor) b Mark Godeker, Heather Savage b Miss Natural, Matt Murphy and Derek McQuinn b Ron Powers and Trevor Rhodes, Murphy b Taylor Anderson, Deputy Dale b War Cloud, Godeker and Savage b Besore and Natural, McHawes won three-way over Reed and Chism.
  • April 5, 2002 – Harley Race’s World League Wrestling in Warsaw, MO: Josh Besore b Marc Godeker, Heather Savage b Miss Natural, Trevor Rhodes d Derek McQuinn, Matt Murphy b Wade Chism, Miss Natural and Little Kato b Heather Savage and Bobby Dean, Dennis McHawkes b Butch Reed to keep WLW title.
  • April 19, 2002 – World League Wrestling from Spring Hill, KS before 502 fans: Bull Schmitt b Derek McQuinn, Turkey Creek Johnson won three-way over Besore and Godeker, Trevor Rhodes and Wade Chism b Matt Murphy and Superstar Steve, Miss Natural b Heather Savage, McHawkes b Haku-DQ to keep WLW title.
  • April 20, 2002 – World League Wrestling TV in Eldon, MO before 362 fans: Show began with a salute to Wahoo McDaniel with Harley Race and all the wrestlers. Derek McQuinn b Marc Godeker, Johnny Jett b Taylor Anderson, Dennis McHawes b Josh Besore, Matt Murphy and Superstar Steve b Trevor Rhodes and Wade Chism to win tag titles, Besore b War Cloud, Bull Schmitt b Murphy-DQ, Heather Savage and Godeker b Miss Natural and McQuinn, McHawkes b Haku-DQ to keep WLW title.
  • May 4, 2002 – World League Wrestling for a TV taping in Maryland Heights, MO before 450 fans which was just about sold out: Trevor Rhodes b Derek McQuinn, Marc Godeker b Taylor Anderson, Wade Chism b Josh Besore, Dennis McHawes b Lumberjack Gabe to keep WLW title, Ron Harris and Ron Powers b Matt Murphy and Superstar Steve-DQ, Johnny Jett b Godeker, McQuinn b War Cloud, Murphy and Steve b Lumberjacks, Miss Natural b Heather Savage, Jeff Jarrett b Trevor Rhodes, McHawes b Haku to keep WLW title. Bret Hart was there making an appearance and there was a ten bell salute before the show to Lou Thesz.
  • May 10, 2002 – World League Wrestling in El Dorado Springs, MO before 250 fans for a two-show TV taping: Superstar Steve b Marc Godeker, Wade Chism b Josh Besore, Daniel Flynn and War Cloud b Derek McQuinn and Johnny Jett, Trevor Rhodes b Matt Murphy, Dennis McHawkes b Butch Reed to keep WLW title, Jett b War Cloud, Reed b Godeker, Miss Natural b Heather Savage, Murphy and Steve kept tag titles over Trevor Rhodes and Chism.
  • June 28, 2002 – World League Wrestling in Steelville, MO: Marc Godeker b Derek McQuinn, Josh Besore won three-way over War Cloud and Taylor Anderson, Miss Natural b Heather Savage, Matt Murphy and Superstar Steve b Wade Chism and Ace Steel, Dennis McHawkes b Trevor Rhodes to retain title.
  • February 22, 2003 – World League Wrestling in Eldon, MO: Show began with a ten bell salute to Curt Hennig. Trevor Rhodes (Stan Dupp in TNA) and Wade Chism b War Cloud and Street Fighter, Josh Besore and Marc Godecker b Law Dogg and T-Money, Miss Natural b Wendy Rimmer, C.M. Punk b Ace Steel, Besore and Godecker b Rhodes and Chism to win tournament for tag titles, Buff Bagwell b Bull Schmitt.
  • March 1, 2003 – Harley Race’s World League Wrestling in Dallas City, IL: T-Money won three-way over B.J. Whitmer and Street Fighter, Dale Heiser b War Cloud, Helena Heavenly b Miss Natural, Marc Godecker and Josh Besore b Wade Chism and Trevor Rhodes, Matt Murphy b Bull Schmitt.
  • November 21, 2003 – Harley Race’s World League Wrestling in Russellville, MO: T-Money b Tim Warcloud, Josh Besore b Matt Burns, Miss Natural b Josie, Buff Bagwell b Ron Powers-DQ, Wade Chism and Trevor Rhodes b Superstar Steve and Mason Hunter.
  • August 10, 2004 – World League Wrestling in Eldon, MO before 150-200 fans: Superstar Steve b Mark Sterling, Jason Blade b Brandon Walker, Dangerous Derek b Gary Jackson, T.J. Dalton won three-way over Matt Stryker and Chip McAllister, Ron and Don Harris b Wade Chism and Dakota, Mitsuharu Misawa and Yoshinari Ogawa b Ace Steel and Jason Bates in 27:31, Chism won gauntlet Battle Royal.
  • September 11, 2004 – WLW in St. Louis, Missouri before 300 fans: Darin Wade b Tyler Dunning, Dakota b Kory Twist, T-Money b T.J. Dalton, Miss Natural b Hellena Heavenly, Wade Chism and Jason Bastes b Superstar Steve and Quinten Lee, Chase Stevens b Johnny Devine (TNA guys), Kory Twist won Battle Royal.
  • October 22, 2004 – Harley Race’s TNA vs WLW Show in Sedalia, Missouri: Darin Waid b Tyler Dunning, Superstar Steve b Wade Chism, Chism won three-way over Superstar Steve and Don Harris, Miss Natural b Traci, T-Money and Dangerous Derek b Andy Douglas and Chase Stevens.
  • February 4, 2005 – World League Wrestling in Fulton, Missouri: Ace Steele b Tyler Dunning, Wade Chism and Dakota b Brandon Bishop and Adam Evans, Josie b Little Jeanie, Bad Boy Brandon and Killer Kevin b Darin Waid and Superstar Steve, Trevor Rhodes b Jason Bates. Randy Savage was a guest at the show.
  • February 5, 2005 – World League Wrestling in Eldon, Missouri: Daniel Cross b Tyler Dunning, Darin Wade b Brandon Bishop, Josie b Little Jeannie, Wade Chism and Dakota b Ace Steel and Superstar Steve, Trevor Rhodes won three-way over Jason Bates and Adam Evans – Randy Savage and Harley Race both did autograph signings at the show.
  • March 4, 2005 – World League Wrestling in Warsaw, Missouri: Daniel Cross and Rudy Valley b Tyler Dunning and Dan-O-Mite, Darin Waid b Dangerous Derek, Josie b Miss Natural, Wade Chism and Dakota b Jason Bates and Brandon Bishop, Trevor Rhodes b Superstar Steve.
  • March 5, 2005 – World League Wrestling in Bowling Green, Missouri: Tyler Dunning won three-way over Dan-O-Mite and Rudy Valley, Darin Waid b Dangerous Derek, Josie b Miss Natural, Wade Chism and Dakota b Jason Bates and Daniel Cross, Trevor Rhodes b Brandon Bishop.
  • March 19, 2005 – World League Wrestling in Renick, Missouri: Rudy Valley won three-way over Darin Waid and Dan-o-Mite, Daniel Cross b Tyler Dunning, Josie b Wonderful Wendy, Wade Chism and Dakota b Superstar Steve and Adam Evans, Trevor Rhodes b Buff Bagwell.
  • April 2, 2005 – World League Wrestling in Boonville, Missouri: Darin Waid b Dan-o-Mite, Tyler Dunning d Daniel Cross, Darin Waid and Tyler Dunning b Daniel Cross and Dan-o-Mite, Wade Chism and Dakota b Superstar Steve and Adam Evans, Trevor Rhodes vs Brandon Bishop ended in a NO CONTEST (After a referee bump, Mick Foley jumped in to ref the match. Trevor Rhodes attacked Foley. Brandon Bishop then also turned on Foley, along with manager Johnny Gold. With the three beating on Foley, Terry Funk and Harly Race hit the ring and they cleaned house with Foley.
  • April 9, 2005 – World League Wrestling in Concordia, Missouri: Darin Waid b Tyler Dunning, Wade Chism and Dakota b Superstar Steve and Dangerous Derek, Daniel Cross b Brandon Bishop, Miss Natural b Josie to take women’s title, Trevor Rhodes won three-way over Ace Steele and Haku.
  • May 6, 2005 – World League Wrestling in Sedalia, Missouri: Daniel Cross b Dan-o-Mite, Ace Steel b Darin Waid, Miss Natural b Josie, Wade Chism and Dakota b Superstar Steve and Dangerous Derek, Jason Bates b Trevor Rhodes-DQ. After the match, which saw Ted DiBiase tell the ref that Rhodes’ manager had used a cane, Rhodes attacked DiBiase, but DiBiase made a comeback including a clothesline.
  • May 7, 2005 – World League Wrestling in Ozark, Missouri: Darin Waid b Daniel Cross, Dangerous Derek b Dan-o-Mite, Miss Natural b Josie, Superstar Steve and Ace Steel b Wade Chism and Dakota to win WLW tag titles, Jason Bates b Trevor Rhodes-DQ. Similar finish as the previous night except this time DiBiase put Rhodes out with the Million Dollar Dream.
  • June 5, 2005 – World League Wrestling in Missouri: Dakota b Daren Waid, Daniel Cross b Adam Evans, Miss Josie b Wonderful Wendy, Stunning Steve and Ace Steel b Wild Bill and Wild Wade, Ty Dalton w/Johnny Gold b Trevor Rhodes to become the new WLW Champion (They announced that Trevor Rhodes had signed a developmental deal with the WWE | Dusty Rhodes was at the show as a special guest).
  • July 15, 2005 – Harley Race’s Thesz/Tragos Hall of Fame Show in Newton, Iowa before 400 fans: Psycho Sarge won three-way over Darin Wade and Daniel Cross, Josie b Wonderful Wendy, Mr. Destiny b T.S. Aggressor, Wade Chism and Dakota b Superstar Steve and Jason Bates, Rick Steiner b Ty Dalton. Attending the show included Race, Mad Dog Vachon, Larry Hennig, Baron Von Raschke, Brad Rheingans, Jerry Brisco, Paul Orndorff, Bob Geigel and Danny Hodge. Antonio Inoki wasn’t at the show, nor will he be in Newton, IA tonight for his Hall of Fame induction, as he had to rush back to Japan for today’s funeral for Shinya Hashimoto.
  • September 24, 2005 – World League Wrestling in Eldon, Missouri: Ty Dalton b Deno Blade, Keith Walker b Kenny Omega, Dinty Moore and John b Kurt Bar and Mentallo, Daniel Cross b Jay Jackson, Superstar Steve Fender and Jason Bates b Dakota and KENTA, Kenta Kobashi b Wade Chism (WLW Champion) in a non-title match. Nobody was disappointed with KENTA and Kobashi. Naomichi Marufuji, coming off knee surgery, was there at the show. KENTA’s match at ***1/2 said to be the best match on the show. Race told Kobashi after his match that he was the greatest wrestler in the world.
  • October 1, 2005 – World League Wrestling in St. James, Missouri: Darin Waid b Angelo, Deputy Dale b Daniel Cross, Josie b Malia, Superstar Steve and Ace Steel b Wild Bill and Gary Jackson, Wade Chism b Ty Dalton.
  • November 12, 2005 – World League Wrestling in Eldon, Missouri: Darin Wild b Deputy Dale, Daniel Cross b Dinn T. Moore, Josie b Wonderful Wendy, Jason Bates and Ty Dalton b Adam Evans and Angelo, Wade Chism b Keith Walker.
  • December 10, 2005 – World League Wrestling in Steamboat Rock, Iowa before 180 fans featuring NOAH wrestlers: Dakota b T.S. Aggressor, Josie b ODB, Takeshi Rikio and Takeshi Morishima and Naomichi Marufuji b Sabu and Jason Bates and Daniel Cross, KENTA b Ace Steel to retain the GHC Junior title in an excellent match, Wade Chism b Keith Walker and Brutus Beefcake in a 3-WAY in a terrible main event.
  • January 28, 2006 – World League Wrestling in Eldon, Missouri: Ty Dalton and Angelo b Wild Bill and Ricky Murdoch, Midwest Mafia b Mentallo and Shaun Cook, Dalton and Angelo b Crow and Mr. Saturday Night, Darin Waid b Smooth Operator, Dalton and Angelo b Midwest Mafia to win tag titles, Keith Walker b Wade Chism due to outside interference of ref Trevor Murdoch going heel, but Harley Race announced the WLW title is now held up because he wouldn’t let the title change hands that way.
  • July 8, 2006 – World League Wrestling in Eldon, Missouri: Ted DiBiase Jr. vs Ty Dalton ended in a draw, Daniel Cross b Jason Bates, Ace Steel b Adam Evans, The DiBiase Brothers (Ted Jr. and Mike) b Dalton and Angelo Impell (WLW tag champs, non-title match), Wade Chism b Keith Walker.
  • July 13, 2006 – World League Wrestling in Waterloo, Iowa before about 450 fans: Dakota b A.J. Smooth, Christie Summers b Katie Syren, Steve “Dr. Death” Williams b Darin Waid and Daniel Cross in a 3-WAY, Joe Hennig (w/Larry Hennig) and Ted DiBiase Jr. (w/Ted DiBiase) b Branden Tatum and Dinn T. Moore by DQ, Dangerous Derek b Trevor Murdoch to win the WLW Heavyweight title. – Notes: Baron Von Raschke, Dick “The Destroyer” Beyer, Red Bastien, Bill Kersten (longtime Kansas City announcer) and Bob Geigel were in attendance.
  • September 8, 2006 – World League Wrestling – TV Taping in West Plains, Missouri before 437 fans: Darin Wild b Dinn T. Moore, Dangerous Derek b Wade Chism, Superstar Steve won a Battle Royal, Joe Hennig (Curt’s son) b Johnny Pantoya, Daniel Cross b Brad Payne, Miss Natural b Katie Syren, Moore and Branden Tatum b Steve and Darin Waid.
  • September 21, 2007 – World League Wrestling in Eldon, Missouri before 224 fans: Paul Isadora b El Vato and Virgil Flynn in a 3-WAY, Tookie Tucker and Sam Shaw b Marco Cordova and Otis Idol, Charles Critter b Andrew Davis, Joe Hennig vs. Darin Waid ended in a draw, Katie Syren b Miss Natural and Christie Summers in a 3-WAY, Superstar Steve b Papadon, Wade Chism and Nick Aldis b Daniel Cross and David Luster, Johnny Pantoya and Brad Payne b The Iron Saints (Vito and Sal Thomaselli), Darin Waid b Steve Anthony, Dangerous Derek and KENTA and Naomichi Marufuji b Branden Tatum and Dinn T. Moore and Takeshi Morishima.
  • September 22, 2007 – World League Wrestling in Sedalia, Missouri before 308 fans: Steve Anthony b Brad Payne, Christie Summers b Katie Syren, Dangerous Derek b Naomichi Marufuji and Wade Chism in a 3-WAY, Joe Hennig b Papadon, Daniel Cross b Johnny Pantoya, KENTA and Darin Waid and Superstar Steve b Branden Tatum and Dinn T. Moore and Takeshi Morishima.
  • October 13, 2007 – World League Wrestling in Hamilton, Illinois: Darin Waid b Brandon Tatum by DQ, Joe Hennig (Curt’s son) b Johnny Pontoya and Brad Payne, Miss Natural b Katie Syren, Brandon Tatum and Dinn T. Moore b Darin Waid and Superstar Steve, Dangerous Derek b Daniel Cross and Wade Chism, Tony Atlas won a Battle Royal.
  • October 27, 2007 – World League Wrestling in Maryland Heights, Missouri: Steve Anthony b Johnny Pantoya, Keith Walker won a Battle Royal, The Iron Saints (Sal and Vito Thomaselli) b Superstar Steve and Darin Waid, Joe Hennig b Marco Cordova, Katie Syren b Christie Summers, Darin Waid and Superstar Steve b Branden Tatum and Dinn T. Moore, Keith Walker b Dangerous Derek to win the WLW Heavyweight title.
  • December 28, 2007 – World League Wrestling in Warsaw, Missouri before 84 fans: Wade Chism b Dangerous Derek, Joe Hennig b Superstar Steve, Branden Tatum vs. Dinn T. Moore in a 2/3 Falls match ended in a No Contest, Miss Natural b Katie Syren, Keith Walker b Marc Godeker, Darni Waid and Superstar Steve b Marco Cordova and Joe Hennig.
  • December 29, 2007 – World League Wrestling in Eldon, Missouri before 617 fans: Dangerous Derek b Darni Waid, Marc Godeker b Marco Cordova and Wade Chism in a 3-WAY, Branden Tatum b Dinn T. Moore in a Lumberjack mach, Miss Natural b Katie Syren in a Hair vs. Title match, Keith Walker b Daniel Cross and Chris Masters in a 3-WAY, Darin Waid and Superstar Steve b Dangerous Derek and Joe Hennig.
  • February 10, 2008 – World League Wrestling – in Fordland, Missouri at the Fordland High School: Marc Godeker b Darin Waid, “King of the 450″ Steve Anthony b Dangerous Derek and Dinn T. Moore in a 3-WAY, Miss Natural b Rebecca Raze to retain the WLW Ladies title, “The Masterpiece” Chris Masters won a 10-Man Over the Top Battle Royal, Superstar Steve and Darin Waid b Marc Godeker and Joe Henning to retain the WLW Tag Team title, “The Masterpiece” Chris Masters b “the Human Massacre” Keith Walker to win the WLW Heavyweight title.
  • March 8, 2008 – World League Wrestling in El Dorado Springs, Missouri before 312 fans: Dinn T. Moore b Brian Breaker, Superstar Steve b Steve Anthony by DQ, Go Shiozaki and Brian Breaker b Dangerous Derek and Dinn T. Moore, Miss Natural b MsChif by DQ, Wade Chism b Joe Hennig, Steve Anthony and Marc Godeker b Superstar Steve and Darin Waid, Becker won a Battle Royal. Honky Tonk Man was there as a guest.
  • April 11, 2008 – World League Wrestling in Wardsville, Missouri before 361 fans: Superstar Steve b Steve Anthony, Brian Breaker b Bao Nguyen, Wade Chism b Dinn T Moore and Akiyago in a 3-WAY, Dangerous Derek b Darin Waid, Miss Natural b MsChif, Steve Anthony and Marc Godeker b Superstar Steve and Joe Hennig – Notes: Ted DiBiase was there as a guest.
  • April 25, 2008 – World League Wrestling – in Lebanon, Missouri: Superstar Steve b Marc Godeker after a diving headbutt, “The Vietnam Phenom” Bao Nguyen b Brian Breaker with an O’Connor roll, Dinn T. Moore b Darin Waid with the Brew City Slam, Stacey O’Brien b Miss Natural with a roll-up to win the WLW Ladies title, Steve Anthony and Marc Godeker b Wade Chism and Superstar Steve to retain the WLW World Tag Team titles, Dangerous Derek b Chris Masters to win the WLW World Heavyweight title.
  • June 27, 2008 – World League Wrestling – Dan Gable Wrestling Institute Hall of Fame Weekend in Waterloo, Iowa at Young Arena: Dinn T. Moore b Steve Anthony, Tyler Cook b A.J. Smooth and Supa Cito Kid in a 3-WAY, Go Shiozaki b Darin Waid, Stacy O’Brien b MsChif by DQ (MsChif and Amy Hennig [Curt’s daughter] did a post-match angle), Steve Anthony and Marc Godeker b Dinn T. Moore and Michael Strider, Derek McQuinn b Wade Chism. Notes – In attendance; Bret Hart, Roddy Piper, Larry Hennig, Nikita Koloff, Danny Hodge and Baron Von Raschke. The event was also fund raiser for the museum. If you are interested in donating to the museum you can go to http://www.wrestlingmuseum.org/donateforrecovery.htm.
  • July 26, 2008 – World League Wrestling – Fundraiser for Eldon Firefighters in Eldon, Missouri at the Eldon Community Center: Headlined by Nick “Eugene” Dinsmore.
  • October 19, 2008 – World League Wrestling in Eldon, Missouri: Sigmon and Shawn Schultz b Michael Elgin and Adam Thornstowe, Dustin Lane and Brian Breaker b Mark Sterling and John Saxon, Bobby Fish b Tommaso Ciampa, Virgil and Paul Isadora b Dinn T. Moore and Paul Diamond, Kensuke Sasaki and Katsuhiko Nakajima b Keith Walker and Oliver John, Ricky Steamboat Jr. and Naomichi Marufuji b Takeshi Morishima and Bao Nguyen.
  • October 17, 2009 – World League Wrestling in West Plains, Missouri before 227 fans: Jason Jones b Trent Stone, Bao Nguyen b Jack Gamble, Ryan Drago b Cancun Kid, Becca Swanson and Trent Stone and Jack Gamble b Amy Hennig and Jason Jones and Bao Nguyen with Trevor Murdoch as referee, Brian Breaker b Mark Godeker.

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