The most unpredictable night in Morecambe wrestling just became possibly the biggest night in Morecambe wrestling history.
King Ryan Grayson entered Morecambe Mayhem having just secured the longest title reign ever in Morecambe wrestling. He decided that he wanted to celebrate by having the night off. But Alpha Male Evil Lewis wouldn’t accept that, so they came to an agreement.
At the beginning of the night, Grayson issued an invitation to the men taking part in the night’s main event, Craig Kollins and Ryan Hunter.
Whoever wins, they were invited to cash in the Golden Chance trophy right there and then, and Grayson would face them fair and square, one on one. He wouldn’t run, he wouldn’t cheat, he wouldn’t have any interference. He would “nobly” defend against the victor that night.
This was one hell of an announcement to kick off proceedings, and the match that followed it upped the ante.
E-Bomb and Tu Byt. The two smallest members of the Alpha Omega roster went one on one and blew the roof off the building.
Tu Byt has had a terrible run since his huge debut victory over Craig Kollins, and he decided that tonight was his night to prove what he was capable of. And he did exactly that, with easily his most impressive performance to date. Unfortunately for Tu Byt, E-Bomb was just that bit better than he was.
With the crowd firmly behind him, and deafeningly so, E-Bomb would claim victory and get his career back on track. E-Bomb offered Tu Byt his hand afterwards, but the “two bit gangster” refused.
Where does Tu Byt go from here?
Matt Fox was next to grace us with his presence, as the “Marmite of British Wrestling” lived up to that comparison. Some fans cheered, some booed, many laughed. But that was nothing compared to the reaction when The Ultimate Warrior’s music hit.
Yes, it seemed Mark Meltzer had found another WWE legend to emulate, and what a sight it was! Meltzer running around the Carleton like a man possessed, pumping his fist, shaking the ropes, Meltzer expended so much energy that as soon as the bell rang, he collapsed straight into Fox’s “Fantastic” small package!
Fox claimed the easiest victory of his career, but he helped the exhausted Meltzer to his feet and the two left together as friends.
Two men who are definitely NOT friends would do battle next, as Rick Markus and Mr Williams would finally face each other one on one…. With the Student Union as guest enforcers.
Right from the off it was clear what Williams’ plan was, as Jack and Freddy would constantly interfere and distract the referee. But with their position as enforcers, they were doing nothing illegal!
Any time Markus gained the upper hand, Jack and Freddy would stick their noses in, even stopping Markus from re-entering the ring and forcing a count out!
Markus took his aggression out on the Student Union after the match, battering them all over ringside, before chasing Williams to the back.
This is far from over.
The first half would come to a conclusion with a triple threat match. All the usual rules applied. No countout, no dq, first fall to a finish. But the winner of this match would earn himself a shot at the tag team titles with any wrestler of his choosing!
The man formerly known as Solar, Robert Wishart, is still despised by the fans he betrayed when he turned on Cyanide back in December. Andre Dekker is winning no friends with his excessive drinking and his disdain for every person in attendance, so all of the fans’ hopes were on Jynkz.
Jynkz, making his third appearance since returning after a five year hiatus, is finally getting back into the swing of things and he showed his experience in this match.
The finish would come when Robert Wishart was distracted by familiar entrance music – CYANIDE!
Luckily for the man fka Solar, Cyanide wasn’t there, but a warning from him was. At Vendetta, the Monster will return, and he’s coming for Wishart.
The Scotsman froze in fear, and was quickly dispatched by Jynkz for the win.
Now Jynkz will get a tag title shot at Vendetta with any tag team partner of his choosing!
We opened the second half with a grude match – with championship implications.
Former women’s champion would face former best friend Jami Sparx to determine the #1 contender to the women’s championship…. With champion Jennie B as special guest referee.
Both girls certainly held nothing back as they got out a lot of animosity towards each other. But it wasn’t a good night for guest officials. As Jennie (without Jackie B due to his suspension) couldn’t help but wind both girls up constantly. She paid for her attitude as both girls gave the champion a beat down of epic proportions.
This seemed to help Jami and Alexxis put the past behind them as they left together.
But Jennie B wouldn’t let them leave happy.
She grabbed a microphone and announced that she was disqualifying both girls – which is fair enough as they had just technically battered the ref! – and neither would get a title shot.
Unfortunately for Jennie, Alpha Male Evil Lewis decided the opposite would be the case, and at Vendetta, Jennie would defend her women’s title against BOTH Alexxis and Jami in a triple threat match!
The tag team championships were on the line next as Big Sexxxy were due to defend against The Student Union.
The SU came out a bit less composed than usual after the beating they received from Rick Markus earlier, but their mood improved when it was revealed that Hornee Shaunee – who had been on a sexxxy holiday – had missed his flight home.
Sexy Kev was left without a partner to defend the tag titles… Or so it seemed.
Jynkz – who earlier in the night had earned a shot at those very tag titles – emerged and offered to team with Kev for one night only. His reason being he wanted to beat legitimate champions in Big Sexxxy rather than two men he had no respect for in the Student Union.
Such an honourable gesture wasn’t taken lightly, and Kev and Jynkz shook hands and worked together!
In the end, the unlikely duo took advantage of the SU’s lack of preparation for Jynkz and it was the man himself who went 2-0 for the night and emerged victorious!
Big Sexxxy are still champions, for now.
Following the match, Jynkz was handed a title belt in victory, and he certainly seemed to enjoy feeling championship gold again, until Kev took it off him.
This one time only friendship doesn’t appear to be lasting until Vendetta.
In the main event of the evening, Craig Kollins and Ryan Hunter put it all on the line for the Golden Chance trophy.
Kollins needed the trophy to get back on track to becoming champion again, and getting revenge on Grayson.
Hunter needs to get this victory to prove that he is no longer the former cameraman, that he is a worthy champion.
In a must win match, both men wouldn’t leave anything behind. They gave 100% and with every exchange, with every blow, with every smash of flesh you could see both men draining.
At this point, Grayson’s plan became evident. He knew neither man was going to take it easy, and if ever there was a time where the golden chance trophy holder would be weak and easy to beat, it would be after a match like this.
Whether Hunter and Kollins understood this or not, it didn’t matter. They both put everything they had and more to leave victorious, and with the biggest victory of his career by far, Ryan Hunter would pull off the upset.
But with a performance like that, is it really such a surprise? Ryan looked every inch a champion in that match…
Craig Kollins was incensed, livid at his missed opportunity, he handed Hunter the trophy himself, in a great show of sportsmanship and growth for the War Machine (They say you learn more from your losses after all). And Grayson’s music played.
Grayson didn’t enter from the stage though, he appeared from under the ring and delivered a nasty low blow to an already weakened Hunter.
Grayson gloated on the mic that Hunter was in no condition to cash in. He was exhausted, beaten, battered, barely able to stand?
Possibly – in Grayson’s words – was he afraid? Did he believe he could dethrone the champion when everyone before him had failed. Would he put himself in such a vulnerable position?
It turns out he would. As Ryan Hunter cashed in his Golden Chance trophy!
Grayson took no time going on the offence, beating down the already weakened challenger.
Grayson exhibited his strength and ability, throwing Hunter around with huge suplexes.
Hunter seemed to have absolutely nothing left, except the fans.
Their cheers, and their energy at the end of such an emotional night proved to be pivotal, as Ryan gave everything he had, and with a coast to coast dropkick – flying completely across the ring – he KO’d the King.
Ryan Hunter is now the NEW ALPHA OMEGA CHAMPION.
Incredible scenes at the Carleton, as Ryan celebrated with the fans and his fairly won championship.
The journey of Ryan Hunter is complete.
What a night.by