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2016 OKANAGAN RANKINGS & AWARDS: YEAR IN REVIEW

OKANAGAN-INTERIOR CHAMPION:
“Top Drawer” Michael More
(defeated Shane on October 2, 2015 in Peachland, BC)

BIG WEST TELEVISION CHAMPION:
“Dastardly” Danni Deeds
(defeated Shotgun Stevens on November 11, 2016 in Kelowna, BC)

THRASH WRESTLING CHAMPION:
Adam Ryder
(defeated Michael More on May 23, 2015 in Enderby, BC)

1. Shotgun Stevens
2. “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar Thrash Tag Team co-Champion
3. “Cougar Meat Kid” Collin Cutler
4. Black Dragon Armstrong MetalFest Champion
5. Shane Thrash Tag Team co-Champion
6. Mike Shreddz
7. Bambi Hall
8. Matt XStatic
9. Nick Radford
10. Xavier Galaxy
11. Rusty Diamond
12. Michael McCaw
13. “The Lover” Don Hellion
14. “Bosnian Adonis” Aiden Adams
15. The Great Kasaki
16. “Black” Jack Nelson
17. “Supernatural” Nelson Creed
18. Kyle Sebastian
19. Shortsleeve Sampson Midget World Champion
20. Liiza
21. Wildkard
22. “Lightning” Leon Grayson
23. “Real Karate Kid” Danny Knightmare
24. King Khash
25. Val Venis
26. Tony Cage
27. T-Shock
28. Mean Machine, Jr.
29. Krystal
30. “Big” Jack Cunningham
31. Carl “The Catch” Cunningham
32. Slave
33. Mean Machine, Sr.
34. Amir Jordan
35. “Hotshot” Danny Duggan
36. Davey Boy Smith, Jr.
37. Kobra Kai
38. “Loose Cannon” Kenny Lush
39. Prince Akeem
40. Daniel Adonis
41. Jordie Taylor
42. “Streetfighter” Tim Flowers, Jr.
43. Azeem The Dream
44. Christopher Ryseck
45. Slammer
46. Scotty Mac
47. “The Promise” Antonio Thomas
48. “Tasty” Travis Cole
49. Tyler Colton
50. Gurv Sihra

WILD OKANAGAN WRESTLING ANNUAL AWARDS:
MALE WRESTLER: “Cougar Meat Kid” Collin Cutler
FEMALE WRESTLER: Bambi Hall
TAG TEAM: Cougar Meat (Collin Cutler & Kyle Sebastian)
MATCH: Davey Boy Smith, Jr. vs. Kenny Lush (September 30: Kelowna Invasion VII)
FEUD: Black Dragon vs. Shotgun Stevens
MOST POPULAR: Mike Shreddz
MOST HATED: Shotgun Stevens
MOST INSPIRATIONAL: Mike Shreddz
COMEBACK: “Dastardly” Danni Deeds
MOST IMPROVED: Bambi Hall
NEWCOMER: Liiza
REFEREE: Tyler Stadel
MANAGER: Mike Rizzo

BIG WEST WRESTLING ANNUAL AWARDS:
WRESTLER: Shotgun Stevens
WOMAN: Bambi Hall
TAG TEAM: Purple Wizards (Nick Radford & Rusty Diamond)
MATCH: Collin Cutler vs. Mike Shreddz (December 9: Okanagan Cup Quarterfinals)
FEUD: Mike Shreddz vs. Shotgun Stevens
MOST POPULAR: “Dastardly” Danni Deeds
MOST HATED: Shotgun Stevens
MOST IMPROVED: Matt XStatic
NEWCOMER: Xavier Galaxy
REFEREE: Julie Masse

THRASH WRESTLING ANNUAL AWARDS:
WRESTLER: “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar
TAG TEAM: #TooSweet (Mad Dog & Shane)
MATCH: Adam Ryder vs. Collin Cutler (November 26: Enderby)
FEUD: Collin Cutler vs. Michael More
MOST POPULAR: Black Dragon
MOST HATED: Shotgun Stevens
MOST IMPROVED: Bambi Hall
NEWCOMER: Michael McCaw
REFEREE: Julie Masse

2017 Okanagan Wrestling Results

Big West Wrestling presents ANIMAL HOU5E: January 13, 2017
Lake City Bowling & Billiards: Kelowna, BC
1. Micheal More won an 8-Man Battle Royale for a spot in the Main Event.
2 Collin Cutler (w/Shotgun Stevens) defeated Michael McCaw.
3. Mike Shreddz defeated Scott Justice (w/One Winged Angel).
4. Black Dragon fought Don Hellion to a no-contest when the Adult Social Society (Cutler/Shotgun) attacked both men.
5. Danni Deeds defeated Michael More to retain the Big West Television Title; initially More got the pin but the match was restarted when it became apparent Deeds’ foot was under the bottom rope…

Thrash Wrestling presents COLD BLOODED: January 27, 2017
Schubert Centre: Vernon, BC
1. Don Hellion defeated Michael McCaw.
2. Salty The Seaman defeated Fuzzy Peach, in Salty’s Okanagan debut.
3. Black Dragon & Kobra Kai defeated ADULT SOCIAL SOCIETY (Collin Cutler & Shotgun Stevens).
4. Michael More defeated “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar in a Hardcore Match, claiming himself the NEW Super Evil Champion.
5. Adam Ryder defeated Matt XStatic to retain the Thrash Wrestling Title.
–after the show, Cutler/Shotgun attacked XStatic, prompting Kai/Dragon to make the save.

Big West Wrestling presents BAD 2 THE BONE: February 10, 2017
Lake City Bowling & Billiards: Kelowna, BC
1. Adult Social Society hijacked the show, but Managing Partner, Mike Chisholm, attempted to stand his ground…
2. Shotgun Stevens pinned Michael McCaw.
3. Black Dragon and Collin Cutler fought to a no-contest.
4. Michael More defeated Marty Sugar in a violent Dog-Collar Match, after laying Sugar out with the Okanagan-Interior Title.
5. Black Dragon & Michael McCaw defeated Collin Cutler & Shotgun Stevens, in a wild tag match that saw ringside security left laying before McCaw pinned Cutler for the big win.

Thrash Wrestling presents CONTENTS MAY EXPLODE: February 24, 2017
Schubert Centre: Vernon, BC
1. LAST MAN STANDING: Marty Sugar defeated Michael More, to regain the Super Evil trophy and become TWO-TIME Okanagan-Interior Champion.
2. Michael McCaw defeated Danny Knightmare, after interference from Davey Deals.
3. Bambi Hall defeated Allie Parker, and then stated she’d be going after the men to claim some Okanagan titles…laying down her first challenge to The Mad Dog!
4. SIX-MAN TAG: Black Dragon, Kobra Kai & Matt XStatic defeated Collin Cutler, Kyle Sebastian & Shotgun Stevens.

Big West Wrestling presents R3ACH FOR THE SKY: March 10, 2017
Lake City Bowling & Billiards: Kelowna, BC
1. Danni Deeds opened the show by calling out Shotgun Stevens…
2. “Dastardly” Danni Deeds defeated Shotgun Stevens to retain the Big West Television Title.
3. K5 QUALIFIER: Xavier Galaxy defeated “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar.
4. K5 QUALIFIER: “The Lover” Don Hellion defeated Nostrodamus Nerdlynger, via countout.
5. K5 QUALIFIER: Michael McCaw defeated Tod Quality.
6. K5 QUALIFIER: “Your Wrestling Extraordinaire” Aiden Adams defeated “Crazed Cowboy” Jacob Creed.
7. K5 QUALIFIER: “Top Drawer” Michael More defeated Black Dragon.
8. TRIPLE-THREAT: “Dastardly” Danni Deeds defeated “Cougar Meat Kid” Collin Cutler and Mike Shreddz, to retain the Big West Television Title; Deeds pinned Cutler, despite liberal interference from Shotgun Stevens…
9. K5 LADDER MATCH: Michael More defeated Aiden Adams, Don Hellion, Michael McCaw and Xavier Galaxy, thanks to surprise interference from Slave!

Thrash Wrestling presents WAR & PIECES: March 18, 2017
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 40: Penticton, BC
1. Michael McCaw defeated “Top Drawer” Michael More, after interference from Davey Deals.
2. “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar defeated Black Dragon, to retain the Okanagan-Interior Title.
3. Shotgun Stevens defeated Big West Television Champion, “Dastardly” Danni Deeds, via DQ; a locker-room clearing brawl lead to…
4. SIX-MAN TAG: Black Dragon, Michael More & Shotgun Stevens defeated Danni Deeds, Marty Sugar & Michael McCaw.
5. TRIPLE-THREAT: “Hurricane” Adam Ryder defeated Matt XStatic & The Great Kasaki with a double-pin, to retain the Thrash Wrestling Title.

Big West Wrestling presents IT’S ALL ABOUT RESPECT VI: April 7, 2017
Lake City Bowling & Billiards: Kelowna, BC
1. “Cougar Meat Kid” Collin Cutler defeated “Dastardly” Danni Deeds to become THREE-TIME Big West Television Champion.
2. “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar pinned Xavier Galaxy to retain the Okanagan-Interior Title.
3. “The Lover” Don Hellion defeated the debuting Jayce Darcy; post-match, Hellion was assaulted by Michael McCaw & Davey Deals.
4. Black Dragon and Salty The Seaman fought to a no-contest when “Top Drawer” Michael More and Todd Quality interfered.
5. Dragon/Salty defeated THE VEST FRIENDS (More/Quality) in an impromptu tag team mach.
6. NO-DQ, LOSER LEAVES TOWN Mike Shreddz defeated Shotgun Stevens; after some heartfelt words, Collin Cutler and Mike Rizzo angrily assaulted Shotgun and left him laying.

Thrash Wrestling presents THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD: April 15, 2017
Edgewater Bar & Grill: Peachland, BC
1. Jayce D’Arcy defeated Davey Deals in about 5 seconds, in a match demanded by Michael McCaw for the newcomer to “prove” himself.
2. Michael McCaw (w/Davey Deals) defeated Jayce D’Arcy, after interference from Deals.
3. Black Dragon pinned “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar in a non-title match, to become Number One Contender to the Okanagan-Interior Title.
4. EDGEWATER BAR BRAWL: “Top Drawer” Michael More defeated Shotgun Stevens when Special Referee, SLAVE, assaulted Stevens in order to enact revenge on the injuries he suffered at Shotgun’s hand at Super Evil…but not before More accidentally shattered a beer bottle over Slave’s head!

Invasion Championship Wrestling presents BREAK IT DOWN: April 21, 2017
Rutland Centennial Hall: Kelowna, BC
1. TRIPLE-THREAT: The Great Kasaki defeated Black Dragon and “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar.
2. Buddy Wayne defeated Cody Chhun.
3. Mike Shreddz defeated Nelson Creed.
4. Carl Cunningham tapped out Matt XStatic.
5. Kenny Lush tapped out Shotgun Stevens.
6. King Khash tapped out Tim Flowers, Jr.; a post-match assault left Flowers injured and Mike Democrat taken by ambulance to hospital.
7. Cougar Meat (Collin Cutler & Kyle Sebastian) fought Team USA (Azeem The Dream & Christopher Ryseck), to a DDQ brawl.
8. Adam Ryder defeated Billy Gunn after Gunn inadvertently knocked the ref out, costing himself a possible victory.

Invasion Championship Wrestling presents ARE YOU READY: April 22, 2017
Rec Centre: Vernon, BC
1. TRIPLE-THREAT: Black Dragon defeated “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar and The Great Kasaki.
2. Buddy Wayne defeated Cody Chhun.
3. Mike Shreddz pinned Matt XStatic.
4. Tim Flowers, Jr. defeated Shotgun Stevens in Shotgun’s final contractually-obligated Okanagan match.
5. Adam Ryder defeated Carl Cunningham.
6. Nelson Creed pinned Kenny Lush.
7. Cougar Meat (Collin Cutler & Kyle Sebastian) fought Team USA (Azeem The Dream & Christopher Ryseck), to a double-pin draw.
8. King Khash tapped out Billy Gunn after interference from Mike Rizzo…but both Rizzo and Khash got left laying by the WWE legend to end the show!

Big West Wrestling presents HURTS SO 6OOD: May 12, 2017
Lake City Bowling & Billiards: Kelowna, BC
1. “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar defeated Michael McCaw, to retain the Okanagan-Interior Title, after interference from Davey Deals backfired. 8:36
2. INTERGALACTIC INTERGENDER MATCH: Xavier Galaxy pinned Liiza, after a distraction from Ryan Orion. 7:02
3. Jayce D’Arcy pinned “The Hybrid” Clark Connors. 10:18
4. SIX-MAN ELIMINATION TAG MATCH Joe Funk, Michael More & Todd Quality defeated Danni Deeds, Don Hellion & Marty Sugar; the “Top Quality” duo survived. 19:23
5. Mike Shreddz defeated “Cougar Meat Kid” Collin Cutler via submission, to become THREE-TIME Big West Television Champion; the match was not without controversy, however. 19:45 and 0:50

Big West Wrestling at 58th ANNUAL RUTLAND MAY DAYS: May 19, 2017
Rutland Centennial Park: Kelowna, BC
1. Aiden Adams won the 2017 “Grapple Bowl” Battle Royale for a Main Event TV Title shot.
2. Eddie Osbourne defeated “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar, thanks to interference from Nolan James, to become the NEW Okanagan-Interior Champion.
3. Haviko defeated Judas Icarus.
4. Clark Connors & Nathan Kabe defeated Collin Cutler & Jayce D’Arcy.
5. Nolan James defeated Nathan Legacy via DQ when Marty Sugar attacked…only to be laid out by James, Osbourne AND Legacy!
6. Mike Shreddz defeated Aiden Adams via submission to retain the Big West Television Title; post-match, Michael More mixed it up with Shreddz and nearly cashed in the K5 medallion…but walked off, promising to get Shreddz this weekend.

Big West Wrestling at 58th ANNUAL RUTLAND MAY DAYS: May 20, 2017
Rutland Centennial Park: Kelowna, BC
1:00pm SHOW:
a. SIX-MAN TAG: Chucky Lee Ray, Clark Connors & Marty Sugar defeated Collin Cutler, Davey Deals & Michael McCaw.
b. TOP QUALITY (Michael More & Todd Quality) defeated Danni Deeds & T-Shock.
c. Nathan Kabe defeated Judas Icarus.
d. Aiden Adams & Nick Price defeated Oliver James & Sean Gaston.
e. Mike Shreddz pinned Jayce D’Arcy to retain the Big West Television Title.
3:00pm SHOW:
a. Clark Connors & Graham Campbell defeated Davey Deals & Michael McCaw.
b. Eddie Osbourne pinned Camaro Cope to retain the Okanagan-Interior Title.
c. SIX-MAN TAG: Nathan Kabe, Oliver Jordan & Sean Gaston defeated Judas Icaras, Nathan Legacy & Nolan James when Marty Sugar interfered.
d. Aiden Adams (w/Nick Price) defeated Jayce D’Arcy.
e. TOP QUALITY (Michael More & Todd Quality) defeated Haviko & T-Shock.
f. Mike Shreddz defeated Nick Price (w/Aiden Adams) by DQ to retain the big West Television Title, when Adams and Collin Cutler intervened.
5:00pm SHOW:
a. SIX-MAN TAG: Aiden Adams, Collin Cutler & Nick Price (w/Scarlett Black) defeated Clark Connors, Mike Shreddz & Nathan Kabe, when Cutler pinned Shreddz after laying him out with the Big West TV Title…and Cutler declared he’d be taking his big TV Title rematch tonight at 7:00pm!
b. Haviko defeated Nathan Legacy.
c. Eddie Osbourne & Judas Icarus defeated Chucky Lee Ray & Marty Sugar.
d. Jayce D’Arcy defeated Nolan James (w/Ryan Orion)
e. TOP QUALITY (Michael More & Todd Quality) defeated Oliver James & T-Shock. Post-match, More stated that Quality actualy almost felt bad about beating T-Shock so much…but More sure didn’t, and would do it again at the 7:00pm show!
f. “Dastardly” Danni Deeds defeated Michael McCaw (w/Davey Deals).
7:00pm SHOW:
a. Mike Shreddz defeated Collin Cutler in a matter of seconds, to retain the Big West Television Title.
b. TEN-MAN TAG: Davey Deals, Jayce D’Arcy, Michael McCaw, Nathan Legacy & Nolan James defeated Clark Connors, Haviko, Nathan Kabe, Oliver Jordan & Sean Gaston when Haviko sold out his partners to help his “Vancouver Island Coalition” pals get the win.
c. Eddie Osbourne defeated Danni Deeds to retain the Okanagan-Interior Title.
d. “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar defeated Judas Icarus via DQ, when the Vancouver Island Coalition attacked…the locker-room cleared, and Mike Chisholm announced that Sunday’s Main Event would be Eddie Osbourne and Marty Sugar in a LUMBERJACK MATCH!
e. T-Shock got the surprise pin on “Top Drawer” Michael More.

Big West Wrestling at 58th ANNUAL RUTLAND MAY DAYS: May 21, 2017
Rutland Centennial Park: Kelowna, BC
1. Michael More won the 9th Annual Rutland Rumble, last eliminating Danni Deeds, to earn a guaranteed TV Title shot at BIRTHDAY BASH in November.
2. SIX-MAN TAG: Haviko, Judas Icarus & Nolan James defeated Nathan Kabe, Oliver James & Sean Gaston.
3. Shreddz defeated Nathan Legacy to retain the Big West Television Title.
4. Clark Connors & Danni Deeds defeated Jayce D’Arcy & Nick Price.
5. More’s Mic ended poorly for Michael More when special guest, Shreddz, fought off Todd Quality and put More through a table.
5. T-Shock defeated Collin Cutler (w/Ryan Orion & Scarlet Black) by DQ, when Orion got busted for interfering in the match…and Cutler was NOT happy about it.
6. LUMBERJACK MATCH: Marty Sugar defeated Eddie Osbourne to become three-time Okanagan-Interior Champion.

Thrash Wrestling presents SHOOT FIRST: May 27, 2017
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 40: Penticton, BC
1. TRIPLE-THREAT: Black Dragon defeated Jayce D’Arcy and the debuting Sidney Steele.
2. INTERGENDER MATCH: “Cougar Meat Kid” Collin Cutler (w/Kyle Sebastian & Scarlett Black) got a cheap pin over Bambi Hall.
3. TOP QUALITY (Michael More & Todd Quality) defeated Danny Knightmare & Marty Sugar to become NEW Thrash Tag Team Champions.
4. Bambi Hall won a 10-person “Golden Opportunity” Rumble, last eliminating Marty Sugar, and announced she’s cashing in her championship chance in Vernon tomorrow…against Sugar for the Okanagan-Interior Title!
5. Adam Ryder defeated Kyle Sebastian (w/Kyle Sebastian) in a hard-hitting MOTY candidate, to retain the Thrash Wrestling Title.

Thrash Wrestling presents AT THE GREEN: May 28, 2017
Village Green Pub: Vernon, BC
1. Sidney Steele defeated Matt XStatic.
2. Black Dragon bested Jayce D’Arcy.
3. INTERGENDER MATCH: “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar defeated Bambi Hall to retain the Okanagan-Interior Title; Bambi had Sugar trapped in a guillotine chokehold, but Sugar used the ropes to roll her up for a pin…only for Bambi to tap Marty out as the ref finished counting three!
4. COUGAR MEAT (Collin Cutler & Kyle Sebastian) defeated TOP QUALITY (Michael More & Todd Quality) in a violent Vernon Barfight to become THREE-TIME Thrash Tag Team Champions.

Thrash Wrestling presents RETURN TO ASHTON CREEK: June 3, 2017
Rosomon Road: Enderby, BC
1. Big Steve McCarthy gave a passionate speech about the infamous history of Thrash Wrestling, thanking “Gorgeous” Michelle Starr for giving the outlaw promotion it’s first break to prove it’s “legitimacy” in the world of independent professional wrestling.
2. Black Dragon pinned Slave with a roll-up, after interference from Michael More.
3. MORE’S MIC: Michael More’s attempt to ambush the retiring Friar MacBeth went horribly, horribly wrong…when Friar smashed a beer bottle over More’s head, leaving him requiring medical attention.
4. “Cougar Meat Kid” Collin Cutler defeated Okanagan-Interior Champion, “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar, in a non-title match. Sugar refused to put the title on the line at a “backyard” show.
5. Slave defeated Friar MacBeth and “Hardcore” Michael More in a bloody and violent triple-threat match.

Thrash Wrestling at LUMBY DAYS: June 9, 2017
Fairgrounds: Lumby, BC
1. Black Dragon pinned “Cougar Meat Kid” Collin Cutler.
2. MORE’S MIC: Big Steve McCarthy and “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar got into a war of words, until Slave hit the ring to duke it out with Michael More.
3. Okanagan-Interior Champion, Marty Sugar, pinned Jayce D’Arcy in a non-title match.
4. Slave pinned “Top Drawer” Michael More to earn an Okanagan-Interior Title shot on June 10.

Thrash Wrestling at LUMBY DAYS: June 10, 2017
Fairgrounds: Lumby, BC
1. Jayce D’Arcy pinned Nathan Kabe.
2. TRIPLE-THREAT: “Top Drawer” Michael More defeated Black Dragon and T-Shock, unmasking T-Shock in the process.
3. Bambi Hall defeated Liiza Hall.
4. Marty Sugar defeated Slave to retain the Okanagan-Interior Title. Initially, Slave was declared the new champion when Big Steve slid in to count a pinfall while the ref was knocked out; the match was restarted, however, and Sugar immediately blasted Slave in the face with the title for the tainted victory.
5. Bambi Hall won the 2017 Lumby Rumble, last eliminating Marty Sugar to earn another shot at the Okanagan-Interior Title.

Big West Wrestling presents BOWL-A-RAMA 3: June 16, 2017
Lake City Bowling & Billiards: Kelowna, BC

** Todd Quality won the 2017 BOWL-A-RAMA tournament **
Todd Quality: 149
Salty The Seaman: 123
Davey Deals: 115
Joe Funk: 106
Don Hellion: 92
Danni Deeds: 86
Scarlett Black: 80
Xavier Galaxy: 74
Matt XStatic: 68
Camaro Cope: 66
Chucky Lee Ray: 66
Jayce D’Arcy: 50
Golden Graham: 49

1. A video aired of footage showing Collin Cutler having been attacked earlier that day…but it was unclear who the attacker might have been.
2. Xavier Galaxy (w/Ryan Orion) defeated Salty The Seaman.
3. Marty Sugar defeated Todd Quality, to retain the Okanagan-Interior Title, in an impromptu brawl.
4. Nathan Kabe surprised Joe Funk with a roll-up; post-match, Funk pummelled Kabe and security had to stop him from injuring Kabe with a pipe wrench!
5. “Golden” Graham Campbell defeated Mean Machine, in The Golden Boy’s singles debut.
6. Don Hellion defeated Black Dragon, Danni Deeds, Jayce D’Arcy, Matt XStatic and Michael More in a Six-Way Elimination Match, last eliminating XStatic.

Big West Wrestling presents CRAZY FROM THE HEAT 5: July 14, 2017
Lake City Bowling & Billiards: Kelowna, BC
1. STUDENT SHOWCASE: Camaro Cope pinned Davey Deals.
2. Matt XStatic defeated Nathan Kabe, after a distraction from Joe Funk.
3. MORE’S MIC: new footage was revealed from Collin Cutler’s attack, showing a man in a black hoodie walking away from the scene…but why did Michael More have first access to this footage?
4. “Golden” Graham Campbell & Jayce D’Arcy defeated Joe Funk & Nick Price by DQ when Funk hit Campbell with a chair; Nathan Kabe hit the ring to fight Funk, and security and wrestlers had to separate them.
5. HEAR ME ROAR: Marty Sugar & Xavier Galaxy (w/Ryan Orion) defeated THE HALL SISTERS (Bambi & Liiza); post-match, Bambi’s “Birthday Bash” left Galaxy & Orion covered in birthday cake!
6. TOP QUALITY (Michael More & Todd Quality) defeated TOKYO RAIDERS (Alex Prestige & Great Kasaki).
7 NUMBER ONE CONTENDER: “Dastardly” Danni Deeds defeated Black Dragon, using a low kick behind the ref’s back to take advantage.
8. Shreddz pinned Don Hellion to retain the Big West Television Title; post-match, Top Quality assaulted both men and Michael More teased a K5 cash-in, but Cambell and D’Arcy made the save.

Thrash Wrestling at ARMSTRONG METALFEST: July 15, 2017
Hassen Arena Parking Lot: Armstrong, BC
1. “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar defeated Prozzak by DQ to retain the Okanagan-Interior Title, when Danny Knightmare interfered.
2. Danny Knightmare defeated Jayce D’Arcy.
3. TAG TEAM MATCH: Jayce D’Arcy & Marty Sugar defeated Danny Knightmare & Prozzak, with a dogpile pinfall.
4. Davey Deals pinned Camaro Cope.
5. HARDCORE THREE-WAY: Black Dragon defeated Michael More and Slave, to retain the AMF Title.

Big West Wrestling presents 2 HOT 2 HANDLE: August 18, 2017
Lake City Bowling & Billiards: Kelowna, BC
1. SIX-PERSON TAG: Camaro Cope, Liiza Hall & T-Shock defeated Azrael, Davey Deals & Scarlett Black.
2. DEBUT TAG MATCH: Jacky Lee & Shareef Morrow defeated Erik Strange & Travis Williams.
3. Black Dragon defeated Sean Gaston.
4. WEAPONS MATCH: Slave defeated Joe Funk and Nathan Kabe.
5. TAG TEAM MATCH: TOP QUALITY (Michael More & Todd Quality) defeated “Golden” Graham Campbell & Jayce D’Arcy by DQ when SHREDDZ interfered after Danni Deeds came to ringside and harassed the Television Champion, goading him into the ring.
6. Xavier Galaxy defeated “The Lover” Don Hellion, thanks to interference from Ryan Orion.
7. TRIPLE-THREAT: SHREDDZ defeated “Dastardly” Danni Deeds and Scotty Mac to retain the Big West Television Title. Marty Sugar interjected himself after Christina Von Eerie had pulled The Jefferee out of the ring, leading to a post-match brawl involving Scotty, CVE and Sugar that saw SHREDDZ save Marty from a beatdown…and when the dust settled, Deeds finally vented his frustration with failing to regain the Television Title, by laying Mike Chisholm out with a stunner!

Thrash Wrestling at HI, SOCIETY MUSIC FESTIVAL: August 19, 2017
Beaverdell Station Road: Beaverdell, BC
1. Jayce D’Arcy defeated Camaro Cope.
2. Black Dragon defeated Sean Gaston.
3. TAG TEAM MATCH: Cope & Gaston defeated Dragon & D’Arcy.
4. Slave defeated “Top Drawer” Michael More.

Thrash Wrestling presents SMASH FOR THRASH: September 2, 2017
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 40: Penticton, BC
1. Slave pinned Prozzak.
2. Davey Deals pinned Camaro Cope.
3. Sean Gaston defeated Jayce D’Arcy (w/Scarlett Black)
4. Adam Ryder defeated Black Dragon to retain the Thrash Wrestling Title.
5. TAG TEAM MATCH: TOP QUALITY (Michael More & Todd Quality) defeated Danny Knightmare & Ronnie Angel.
6. Bambi Hall (w/Raven Lake) defeated Marty Sugar (w/Scarlett Black) to become the NEW Okanagan-Interior Champion, and the first woman to hold an Okanagan wrestling title.

Big West Wrestling presents SICK OF YOU IV: September 15, 2017
Lake City Bowling & Billiards: Kelowna, BC
1. Chucky Lee Ray defeated Mean Machine, Jr. (w/Mean Machine, Sr.)
2. HANDSHAKE MATCH: Nathan Kabe defeated Joe Funk; who begrudgingly shook Kabe’s hand, afterwards.
3. EIGHT-MAN ELIMINATION TAG MATCH: TEAM SHREDDZ (Don Hellion, Golden Graham, Jayce D’Arcy & Shreddz) defeated THE VEST TEAM EVER (Aiden Adams, Michael More, Nick Price & Todd Quality), with Hellion, Graham and Shreddz surviving.
4. Davey Deals pinned Camaro Cope.
5. LADIES MATCH: Bambi Hall defeated Scarlett Black via DQ.
6. Sean Gaston defeated Salty The Seaman.
7. TAG TEAM MATCH: Slave & Scotty Mac (w/Christina Von Eerie) defeated Marty Sugar & Shreddz (subbing for the missing Black Dragon), when Scotty pinned Sugar.

OKANAGAN RANKINGS & AWARDS: December 2016

OKANAGAN-INTERIOR CHAMPION:
“Top Drawer” Michael More
(defeated Shane on October 2, 2015 in Peachland, BC)

BIG WEST TELEVISION CHAMPION:
“Dastardly” Danni Deeds
(defeated Shotgun Stevens on November 11, 2016)

THRASH WRESTLING CHAMPION:
Adam Ryder
(defeated Michael More on May 23, 2015 in Enderby, BC)

1. Shotgun Stevens
2. “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar Thrash Tag Team co-Champion
3. Mike Shreddz
4. Black Dragon Armstrong MetalFest Champion
5. “Cougar Meat Kid” Collin Cutler
6. Don Hellion
7. Shane Thrash Tag Team co-Champion
8. Bambi Hall
9. Matt XStatic
10. Nick Radford
11. Xavier Galaxy
12. Rusty Diamond
13. Michael McCaw
14. “Bosnian Adonis” Aiden Adams
15. Wildkard
16. “Black” Jack Nelson
17. The Great Kasaki
18. “Supernatural” Nelson Creed
19. Liiza
20. Kyle Sebastian

FIRST STAR: Mike Shreddz (won Okanagan Cup and foiled the Adult Social Society)
SECOND STAR: Shotgun Stevens (Okanagan Cup finals for second year in a row)
co-THIRD STAR: Don Hellion (Okanagan Cup semifinalist)
co-THIRD STAR: Wildkard (Okanagan Cup semifinalist)

MATCH OF THE MONTH: Collin Cutler vs. Mike Shreddz (Okanagan Cup Quarterfinal)

FINISH STRONG: Okanagan Cup Odds

okanagan-cup SANTA SLAM V is the final Okanagan show of the year; and along with the annual “Christmas Chaos” match (this year involving Michael More and Marty Sugar), it once again features the Okanagan Cup tournament. Of the eight men involved this year, two are former winners, two are former finalists, and four are making their Cup debuts. Here we rank them, in order of odds to win it all…

1. COLLIN CUTLER
“The Cougar Meat Kid” was recently named “The Best Of The Quinquennium” in honor of Big West’s five-year anniversary, as statistically the greatest wrestler in company history. In 2014 he won the Okanagan Cup (albeit with interference from Kyle Sebastian), and followed that up with the second-longest Television Title reign of all-time. Cutler is no stranger to tournaments, having made it to the finals of the Armstrong MetalFest tournament this year, and he is one of the most-experienced men the Okanagan Cup, as this will be his fourth. If Cutler can survive his quarterfinal opponent, there’s a good chance he can go all the way…

2. MIKE SHREDDZ
…but for Cutler, that Quarterfinal match is a doozy: the one and only SHREDDZ! Shreddz and Cutler met in the aforementioned 2014 Cup Finals that ended with a controversial win for Cutler. This year, there’s a 99.9% chance that Kyle Sebastian will NOT be in attendance, so Shreddz has one less thing to worry about; but if he is looking ahead to a potential finals battle with his nemesis, Shotgun Stevens, Shreddz might take himself out of the game and not even get out of the quarterfinals. It’s safe to say that whomever survives the Cutler/Shreddz showdown, is definitely an odds-on favorite to win it all.

3. DON HELLION
The Don has always been a secondary player in Big West wrestling, but in 2016 he started to come into his own. He’s garnered a few victories and his “Relax & Romance” partnership with Michael McCaw shows promise. Hellion also has recent tournament experience, as he took part in a bloody Super Evil quarterfinal battle with Michael More. While not victorious there, Hellion is primed and ready to make a run in the Okanagan: this tournament could be the catalyst towards a huge 2017.

4. BLACK DRAGON
The original Okanagan Cup winner, back in 2011, Dragon is the most-experienced guy in any Okanagan locker room…and he’s been on fire this year. Not only did he win the Armstrong MetalFest tournament this summer, but he had a run with the Thrash Tag Team Titles and made it to the semifinals of Super Evil XV. Plus, he’s had the number of his quarterfinal opponent, Shotgun Stevens, this year: 6-2 against his larger foe, including first-round wins in both of the tournaments we mentioned.

5. JACK NELSON
“Black” Jack has had a solid rookie year in the Okanagan, especially as part of “The Constellation” team with Xavier Galaxy. When it comes to singles matches, the tough-as-nails Brit has yet to record a win in the Okanagan…but he’s been inching closer every match. Is the Okanagan Cup his time to finally break out? We shall see.

6. SHOTGUN STEVENS
If this tournament was held in September like it was in 2015, Shotgun would’ve been the odds-on favorite to win it all. But he’s been on a cold streak: two singles losses to Black Dragon, and dropping the Big West Television Title to “Dastardly” Danni Deeds will make a guy question himself. As mentioned earlier, he’s really struggled against Dragon (his quarterfinal opponent), and will he be distracted by Mike Shreddz being not only in the building…but in the tournament? Don’t count Shotgun out, though: we’re sure the powerful youngster won’t run cold for much longer.

7. WILDKARD
The masked rookie has shown promise in his last two Okanagan matches, and is looking to finish 2016 strong. Wildkard hasn’t had a ton of opportunities to shine in the Okanagan, but this tournament would be a perfect way to get noticed as the year comes to a close.

8. T-SHOCK
Now this dead-last ranking for the diminutive T-Shock isn’t meant as an insult: the young masked man has shown a lot of heart and determination this year, against bigger and more experienced foes like Cutler and Shotgun. But T-Shock has yet to record a win in the Okanagan, and SOMEBODY has to finish last on our list, right? Maybe this lights a fire under T-Shock, and gives him the impetus he needs to explode on the Okanagan scene…

OKANAGAN RANKINGS & AWARDS: November 2016

OKANAGAN-INTERIOR CHAMPION:
“Top Drawer” Michael More
(defeated Shane on October 2, 2015 in Peachland, BC)

BIG WEST TELEVISION CHAMPION:
“Dastardly” Danni Deeds
(defeated Shotgun Stevens on November 11, 2016)

THRASH WRESTLING CHAMPION:
Adam Ryder
(defeated Michael More on May 23, 2015 in Enderby, BC)

1. “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar Thrash Tag Team co-Champion
2. Shotgun Stevens
3. Black Dragon Armstrong MetalFest Champion
4. “Cougar Meat Kid” Collin Cutler
5. Shane Thrash Tag Team co-Champion
6. Bambi Hall
7. Matt XStatic
8. Mike Shreddz
9. Nick Radford
10. Xavier Galaxy
11. Rusty Diamond
12. Michael McCaw
13. “Bosnian Adonis” Aiden Adams
14. “Black” Jack Nelson
15. The Great Kasaki
16. “Supernatural” Nelson Creed
17. Don Hellion
18. Liiza
19. Leon Grayson
20. Kyle Sebastian

FIRST STAR: “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar (won SUPER EVIL XV in Enderby)
SECOND STAR: “Dastardly” Danni Deeds (won Big West Television Title at BIRTHDAY BASH V)
THIRD STAR: “Top Drawer” Michael More (3-1 in November, SUPER EVIL finalist)

MATCH OF THE MONTH: Adam Ryder vs. Collin Cutler (Thrash Title: November 26, Enderby)

BEST OF THE QUINQUENNIUM: Number 1

“COUGAR MEAT KID” COLLIN CUTLER

cutlerThe least-surprised person in the building at BIRTHDAY BASH V on November 11 was Collin Cutler, when his name was announced by Mike Chisholm as The Best Of The Quinquennium. A two-time Big West Television Champion, Cutler holds the career records for days as champion (335) and career title defenses (6), as well most career matches (66) and victories (33) to date.

Nobody has been had more “Match Of The Year” contenders than Collin, an award he won in 2014; and while never being named “Wrestler Of The Year” (which he hates being reminded of), nobody has been a runner-up more often. Cutler has also had some amazing feuds in the past five years, with the likes of Adam Ryder, Kyle Sebastian, KC Andrews, Justin Alexander, Mike Shreddz…and most-recently, with Matt XStatic: a feud that raised the bar as far as athleticism and match-quality within the company is concerned.

Cutler started as a tag team competitor, and his partnerships with Adam Fedky, Kyle Sebastian, Shotgun Stevens and Bambi Hall have definitely been successful: both here in the Okanagan, and throughout the province. But Collin’s rise as a singles star cannot be denied. A mainstay on the Okanagan scene since his debut in 2008, Cutler has held every championship the Okanagan has to offer, and has become a true mentor to the younger stars coming up the ranks.

Love him or hate him, Collin Cutler is–without question–the greatest wrestlers in the history of Big West Wrestling. Congratulations!

BEST OF THE QUINQUENNIUM: Number 2

“MAD DOG” MARTY SUGAR
martyThe founder of the company, “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar has been with Big West Wrestling since Day One. A former Big West Champion for 138 days in 2014, Mad Dog is better known for his violent feuds with the likes of such unlikable characters as Cremator Von Slasher, The Texecutioner, Mutato, Xavier Galaxy…and most notably, KC Andrews: twice voted Big West Feud Of The Year, and one that raged from 2011 until Andrews left the company (and the province), in 2014.

Marty has had successful tag team runs with the likes of Andy Bird and Mike Shreddz, and is a former Rutland Rumble and Okanagan Cup winner. He has also been involved in some of the more colorful and creative matches in Okanagan wrestling history, such as a Bodybag Match with Cremator, a Bullrope Match with Tex, a Shock-Collar Match with Andrews, a “Trick Or Treat” Match with Galaxy, and numerous Dog-Collar Matches.

Sugar’s biggest battle now seems to be behind the scenes, however, as he has recently been butting heads with Mike Chisholm; Mike is the “Managing Partner” of Big West, but Sugar has still had a hand in some controversial decisions as of late…including violently firing referee, Nick Randell, which has lead to a lawsuit against the company. Only time will tell how this one plays out!

BEST OF THE QUINQUENNIUM: Honorable Mentions

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DON HELLION
Hellion debuted on February 20, 2015, a masked madman under the control of Rigor Von Slasher. As part of the House Of Hell, Hellion found himself embroiled that year in a violent feud with Thrash Wrestling mainstays, “Top Drawer” Michael More and Slave. Injuries would hinder Hellion’s visits to Kelowna; when he returned in 2016, he had transformed into an unmasked loverboy…to the shock of everyone. Hellion is a talented competitor, who looks to finish up 2016 strong, and make serious waves in Big West in 2017.

EL DIABLO
Diablo debuted at the 2013 Rutland May Days, and wowed the crowds with his high-flying athleticism. Routinely the underdog, the diminutive El Diablo was sure to give it his all in the ring, win or lose. The 2013 Newcomer Of The Year will fondly be remembered as one of the most exciting wrestlers in company history.

RIGOR VON SLASHER
Rigor Von Slasher was in the very first match in company history: November 11, 2011, when he lost to the much larger Mean Machine, Sr. Not to take the loss quietly, Rigor quickly recruited big brother Cremator to avenge the loss; and Cremator did, quickly and painfully. This opened the floodgates of evil, as Rigor first attacked Big West with his Von Slasher family, and later his menagerie of freaks known as The House of Hell. Along the way, feuding with the likes of “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar, Mike Shreddz, and the “Thrash Wrestling Originals,” Rigor would manage two of the longest-reigning Big West Television Champions in history, and twice be named Big West’s Most Hated.

MEAN MACHINE, JR.
The son of the original Mean Machine, “Junior” found himself in a high-profile feud in 2015 against Krystal, and became the self-professed “chairman” of Big West Wrestling. While never the most successful wrestlers, on paper, the Mean Machines are never a group to be taken lightly. After being embarrassed at the 2016 Rutland Rumble, the Machines are laying low…but for how long?

XAVIER GALAXY
Galaxy debuted on January 20, 2016, losing a K5 Qualifying Match to the much larger Shotgun Stevens. After taking a moment to regroup, the controversial rookie returned in May with a vengeance: he instantly targeted such veterans as Black Dragon and “Mad Dog” Marty Sugar, and was able to embarrass them both this year. Galaxy and his “Constellation” tag partner, “Black” Jack Nelson, would also defeat the self-professed Big West World Tag Champions, the Purple Wizards, in August; sending that popular duo into an emotional tailspin. Meanwhile, his feud with The Mad Dog and their “Trick Or Treat” Match in October was something else. Big things are surely on the horizon for Galaxy, throughout the province, in 2017.

BEST OF THE QUINQUENNIUM: Number 3

ADAM RYDER

ryderThe very first Main Event in Big West history starred Adam Ryder: he came within inches of besting Vance Nevada on November 11, 2011, to win the vacant ASW Trans-Canada Title. From 2011-2014, Ryder was routinely named as the most underrated wrestler in all of Western Canada; during that time, he had thrilling matches in Big West with the likes of Black Dragon, Bobby Sharp, Kyle Sebastian, Tony Baroni, and the 2013 Match Of The Year, with Mentallo.

Ryder would never win the Big West Television Title, but he routinely was in major championship battles with Collin Cutler, Sebastian, and Cremator Von Slasher. He also won the 2014 Okanagan Cup and the 2015 King of Bella Coola tournament.

While distance and scheduling have kept Ryder out of Big West action for quite some time, his matches here are fondly remembered.

BEST OF THE QUINQUENNIUM: Number 4

MIKE SHREDDZ

shreddzWithout question, no wrestler has ever been as popular in Big West history than Shreddz. With his purple mohawk, his chiseled physique, and his infectious energy, Mike has accumulated a following of SHREDDIEZ faithful that is the backbone of the Big West fanbase.

Shreddz exploded on the scene in 2014, quickly becoming Newcomer Of The Year. In 2015 he was a dominant choice for Wrestler Of The Year, having amazing matches with Bishop, Collin Cutler and the “Match Of The Year” with Shotgun Stevens. He also became a two-time champion in 2015, winning the biggest title match in company history at Kelowna Invasion IV on April 10, 2015, in front of over 500 fans at an overstuffed Rutland Centennial Hall.

2016 has not been kind to Shreddz, as injuries have left him on the shelf for much of the year. He has had two MOTY candidates with Matt XStatic, however; and has vowed on November 11 to not only return to Big West…but return with a vengeance, to punish Shotgun Stevens for injuring him in the first place!