Boys & Girls Club
Newark, DE
July 16, 2011


1. Russian Assassin w/ Mr. Ooh La La (subbing for Coach Jim Shorts) defeated Kid America. Post match America was able to gain possession of the Russian Flag. With Russian Assassin still in possession of America’s USA Flag, America challenged Assassin (who accepted) to a Flag Match Sept 24th at the 44th Anniversary Show!

A. A video is played announcing the return of the 2011 ECWA SUPER 8 Champion TOMMASO CIAMPA on Sept 24th, 2011 in Newark, Delaware at the 44th Anniversary Show!

B. ECWA/TWA Owner Mike Tartaglia came out with ECWA Heavyweight Champion “Greek God” Papadon to insult and run down fans and went so far as to physically intimidate a pair of sisters to bow to Papadon while Papadon roughed up their cousin.

2. “Fighting Paramedic” Corey Blaze defeated Black Panther.

3. HANDICAP MATCH: AHTU defeated “Revolution” Mozart Fontaine & “Pitbull” Timothy Richards w/ Sebastian Night. Mozart argued with Sebastian and eventually walked out on him and Richards while AHTU pinned Richards.

4. DJ HYDE Challenge Match: Bazooka Joe defeated “Chainsaw” Joe Gacy w/ DJ Hyde. Hyde came out with another referee this month since it was so effective on May 7th. This time he came out with an imposter John Finegan. The imposter ran down the “real deal” for a few minutes, but the real Finegan busted out a high dropkick that sent the imposter running to the dressing room leaving DJ Hyde all on his own. Hyde continued to interfere during the match but it eventually backfired when he threw Gacy brass knuckles. Gacy missed a big swing as Joe ducked and then hit his finisher. Much to the disappointment of Joe and the fans, Hyde revealed that he will actually be on tour in England Sept 24th, killing Joe’s hopes of having a match with DJ. Things got out of hand as DJ and Gacy attacked Joe before Joe made a comeback and cleared the ring.

5. SHOCKWAVE the Robot & Cole Calloway defeated Mr. Ooh La La & Kacee Carisle with Magnum & Gus Grand. After weeks of guessing who SHOCKWAVE’s partner was, much to the chagrin of Ooh La La and his camp, the big surprise turned out to be Cole Calloway!!! This was probably one of the most unusal matches in ECWA history that included Ooh La La coming out to “IRON MAN” wearing an Iron Man Mask and Glo Sticks and draped in Christmas lights to mock Shockwave! When Magnum plugged the lights in, Ooh La La lit up like a Christmas tree and “did the robot” before the lights started to burn his body hair sending him in a frenzy! The end came when Calloway schoolboyed the Frenchmen for the pin!


6. “Hitman” Tony Stetson and JJ the Crew Guy fought to a Double Countout.

7. Kekoa the Flyin’ Hawaiian pulled off a huge win over Adam Cole. Kekoa scouted Cole well and blocked the Panama Sunrise. Cole was also able to evade Kekoa’s finisher, but fell victim to a cradle pin seemingly out of nowhere. Cole, unhappy, asked for and has been granted a rematch on October 15, 2011 in Newark, DE!

8. ECWA/TWA Unified Tag Team Title Match: “FUSION DS” Matt Saigon & Damian Dragon defeated “Midnight Sensations” Chris Rockwell & Sam Shields via DQ when the Sensations introduced chairs and a ladder. DS challenged the Sensations to a rematch on Sept 24th, this time in a ladder match.

9. ECWA Heavyweight Title Match: “Greek God” Papadon retained his title over Mid-Atlantic Champion “Heart Killer” Chris Wylde in a classic back and forth encounter with the Alpha-Omega (aka shining wizard)! Many fans have touted this as the best match in recent ECWA History. Following the match, Papadon did an interview addressing his Sept 24th challenger, Tommaso Ciampa. If Ciampa wins, he is the new ECWA Champion; if Papadon wins, he is in the 2012 ECWA Super 8 Tournament!


Adam Cole vs. Kekoa II is set for Oct 15, 2011

PAPADON vs. CIAMPA 9-24-11 Newark, DE

On July 16th, 2011, “Greek God” Papadon defended his ECWA Heavyweight Title in a classic encounter against Mid-Atlantic Champion “Heart Killer” Chris Wylde. The match has gotten rave reviews with fans gaining new respect for both champion and challenger. Papadon had been criticized for “cheaply” winning and defending his ECWA Title, but he showed the ECWA fanbase that his wins were no flukes and that he is the real deal.

Papadon comes back to Newark, DE on Sept 24th, 2011 for the 44th Anniversary of ECWA in another blockbuster, dream match… its the ECWA Heavyweight Champion “Greek God” Papadon vs. 2011 ECWA Super 8 Champion Tommaso Ciampa… if Tommaso wins, he is the new champion. If Papadon wins, he earns a spot in the 2012 ECWA Super 8 Tournament!

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TODAY, Sat, July 16, 2011, is the big night. East Coast Wrestling Association (ECWA) returns to the Greater Newark Boys’ & Girls’ Club,109 Glasgow Drive, Rt. 40 & #1 Positive Place in Newark, DE.

Doors open at 6:00 PM and bell time is 7:00 PM


Here is a rundown of the entire card…

ECWA Heavyweight Title Match
“Greek God” Papadon (c) vs. “Heart Killer” Chris Wylde
*Chris Wylde’s Mid-Atlantic Title is not at stake
– The most anticipated ECWA Heavyweight Title Match in history!

ECWA & TWA Unified Tag Team Title Match
“FUSION DS” Matt Saigon & Damian Dragon (c) vs. “The Midnight Sensations” Christopher Rockwell & Sam Shields
– First defense of the Unified Tag Team Titles!

Bazooka Joe vs. CZW’s “Chainsaw” Joe Gacy
*If Bazooka Joe wins, DJ Hyde will wrestle Bazooka Joe at the next ECWA event!
– Will Bazooka Joe get his match with DJ Hyde in September?

SHOCKWAVE the Robot & ??? vs. Mr. Ooh La La & Kacee Carisle
w/ “Magnum’s Modeling Agency” Magnum and Press Agent Gus Grand
– WHO is Shockwave’s partner?

“2011 Super 8 Finalist” Adam Cole vs. Kekoa the Flyin’ Hawaiian
– SUPER 8 MVP takes on one of ECWA’s newest and brightest stars!

Kid America vs. Russian Assassin w/ Mr. Ooh La La
– Kid America wants his USA flag back!

“Hitman” Tony Stetson vs. JJ the Crew Guy w/ Sebastian Night
– TWA Original vs. ECWA original!

AHTU vs. “Revolution” Mozart Fontaine & “Pitbull” Timothy Richards w/ Sebastian Night
– The monster called AHTU takes on 2 of ECWA’s toughest; have Mozart and Sebastian Night made amends from the Mid-Atlantic Battle Royal in May?

“Fighting Paramedic” Corey Blaze vs. Black Panther
– ECWA favorite takes on brave rookie!

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“Hitman” Tony Stetson is a product of Larry Sharpe’s original famed MONSTER FACTORY in South New Jersey. Stetson debuted 26 years ago on WWF TV Poughkeepsie, NY against a fellow MONSTER FACTORY alumnus, the late WWE legend Bam Bam Bigelow.

Stetson actually played a very important part in the evolution of pro wrestling in the Northeast as he, along with rival Johnny Hot Body and Larry Winters and DC Drake brought blood and brawls to Philadelphia in Joel Goodhart’s original Tri-State Wrestling Alliance (TWA) in 1990. Stetson was hardcore before hardcore was a term used. After TWA closed, Stetson helped lay the groundwork in Eastern/Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) which led to the Attitude Era in WWF. Ironically, being one of the founding fathers of hardcore is what kept Stetson from appearing in ECWA back in that time, as hardcore was not the ECWA style.

After years of injuries, Stetson retired for several years only to resurface at the TWA REUNION SHOW in Oct 2009 and he has been going strong since. Stetson became embroiled in a BRUTAL feud w/ former ECWA Heavyweight Champion “The Beast” Glen Osbourne in the TWA, as Stetson was one of Osbourne original trainers in 1990. Osbourne turned on Stetson in April of 2010 costing him the TWA Heavyweight Championship, which led to chain matches, NO-DQ matches, last man standing matches and ultimately a cage match which saw Stetson victorous and caused injury to Osbourne that he is still feeling the effects of today.

Still feeling the effects of the Osbourne feud, Stetson found himself in the middle of another rivalary with Osbourne REVOLUTION team mate, another former ECWA Heavyweight Champion, JJ the Crew Guy. Stetson and JJ had a brutal Pins Count Anywhere on the Ballfield Match at TWA in Sewell, NJ on April 9th. Their paths crossed again at the Super 8 ECWA/TWA Battle Royal in Voorhees, NJ on April 30th. Most recently, it was at the ECWA in Newark, DE on May 7th, when Stetson was visiting and watching the matches in the crowd with friends the Saffer and Greenberg families when Stetson got into a verbal confrontation with JJ following his elimination in the ECWA Rumble for a Mid-Atlantic Title Shot. The confrontation got physical quick and saw the two brawl ringside to the backstage area.

Be there as a TWA Original takes on an ECWA Original in a match that is sure to get WILD!

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Stetson spent the better part of 2010 feuding with former student and former friend "The Beast" Glen Osbourne!

JJ the Crew Guy says he is going to put Stetson back into retirement!

You never know what underhanded machinations Sebastian Night is up to! JJ having him in his corner is a huge advantage!


“Greek God” Papadon and Chris Wylde have a war of words on IN THE ROOM with Brady Hicks, but this Sat, July 16th, the talking is over as it is Champion vs. Champion, Papadon v Wylde, BE THERE!

FUSION DS, Damian Dragon & Matt Saigon, talk about their first title defense of the Unified ECWA/TWA Tag Team Title on July 16th vs the Midnight Sensations, Chris Rockwell and Sam Shields!!/video/video.php?v=1674047311221&oid=187263113412&comments

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Black Panther made his ECWA debut at the 15th Annual ECWA Super 8, April 30, 2011, in the ECWA/TWA Battle Royal. Another ECWA newcomer, AHTU, also made his ECWA debut in that very same match.

One week later, in Newark, Delaware, the two met in their first singles match. Considering the fact that AHTU is several times larger than Panther, you have to admit Panther has the guts and determination to make it in the ECWA. During their match, Panther sustained a blow to the head that required medical attention post match in the locker room. The irony is, one of the medics who attended to Panther was “the Fighting Paramedic” Corey Blaze, the man that Panther will meet in just a few days.

Panther shows true heart returning after the beating he sustained at the hands of AHTU, and shows no signs of stopping. Blaze, an ECWA veteran and local crowd favorite, is looking to make a mark on the eve of ECWA’s 44th Anniversary. Be there July 16th to see which of these ECWA stars will emerge the victor.

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The Black Panther is coming back despite the beating he received on May 7th!

"Fighting Paramedic" Corey Blaze!

Blaze and Panther actually worked together in the Battle Royal at the Super 8!

Over the years, Corey Blaze has attended to the medical needs of many fellow ECWA stars, in this case Nick Logan!


When Shockwave the Robot found himself without a tag team partner for his big mixed tag team match versus Mr. Ooh La La and his partner Kacee Carlisle on July 16th in Newark, Delaware, the question on everyone’s mind in ECWA was who will be the partner of wrestling’s only break-dancing, wrestling robot? Will it be Brittany Force? Marti Belle? Melissa Coates? Trixie Lynn? Tina San Antonio? Or maybe a Diva or a Knockout?

SHOCKWAVE recently said he found his partner, but he is keeping it a surprise.

We spoke to Kacee Carlisle, and asked her who she thought her opponent on July 16th will be. Kacee simply replied, “IT DOESN’T MATTER!” Kacee said it doesn’t matter who Shockwave brings to Newark, Delaware, she is not going to let them ruin her ECWA debut. “I will tell you this, whoever that Robot got had better bring their A game and be ready for a long, long night!”

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Kacee Carlsile is not afraid or intimidated by any female, including Original WWE Diva and WWE Hall of Famer Tammy Sytch aka Sunny!


SHOCKWAVE the Robot has not been around lately, because he has been searching high and low for the perfect tag team partner to face Mr. Ooh La La and Kacee Carisle on July 16th in Newark, Delaware.

SHOCKWAVE said that he used some of the more popular wrestling news sites, PWI Magazine and a new software program that determines the strengths and weakness of all the women wrestlers in his vast database to determine the ultimate partner.

He said while time consuming and tedious, he is confident that his flawless research regime picked the perfect partner for him.

However, SHOCKWAVE has said that he is going to keep the identity of his partner a secret for now. Mr. Ooh La La has been poking fun and torturing SHOCKWAVE on the social networking sites and he does not want his partner to be harassed by the bumbling Frenchmen.

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No, that is not SHOCKWAVE's tag team partner for July 16th, just a diehard SHOCKWAVE fan!
Being FUNKY FRESH, SHOCK should have
no problem finding the perfect female grappler to team with!


2010 Wrestling Observer Newsletter ROOKIE of the YEAR.

CZW Junior Heavyweight Champion.

CZW Best of the Best X 2011 Champion.

15th Annual ECWA SUPER 8 Tournament Finalist, Runner-Up and MVP.

Adam Cole is making his ECWA Delaware debut on July 16th against his friend, Kekoa the Flyin’ Hawaiian.

In CZW, Cole is hated by the fans and is aligned with CZW Owner (and ECWA Commissioner) DJ Hyde. In ECWA and TWA, Cole is loved by the fans. Which Adam Cole will show up on July 16th?

Listen to what Cole has to say about July 16th and Kekoa.

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NOBODY knows more about World Champions than legendary manager of the Four Horsemen, James J. Dillon! After all, it was Dillon who led the Horsemen and NWA WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION “Nature Boy” Ric Flair at the height of their success.

A little known fact is that Dillon is a close personal friend and mentor to current ECWA Mid-Atlantic Champion “Heart Killer” Chris Wylde, who gets his FIRST shot at the ECWA Heavyweight Championship against “Greek God” Papadon in Newark, Delaware on July 16th!

Here Dillon gives Wylde some sound advice, that the key is PREPARATION!


And that is exactly what Chris Wylde has been doing. With a 9-1 win-loss record in the ECWA, Wylde has increased his gym workouts and cardio training while facing the toughest competition on the scene recently, including two huge wins over Ricky Reyes (Super 8 competitor, 2004) in ACW and Sonjay Dutt (Super 8 competitor & finalist, 2007) in DCW. Wylde will also be participating via invitation in the TNA Gut-Check this Saturday in Asbury Park, New Jersey!

Be there July 16th in Newark, Delaware for the most anticipated ECWA Heavyweight Championship Match in ECWA’s 43 year old history, it’s Champion vs. Champion, “Greek God” vs “Heart Killer!” For tickets and information call 609.220.5598 or email

In the ECWA, this is what it is all about, WRESTLING and the BELT! And, it is the oldest one in independent professional wrestling in the United States, the ECWA Heavweight Championship!


It’s been 2 months since the 15th Annual Super 8 tournament in Voorhees, NJ. Let’s take a look at what the competitors of this year’s SUPER 8 have been up to…

1. Tommaso Ciampa (SUPER 8 Champion): Signed a new contract with ROH and Sinclair Broadcasting; scored a win over Colt Cabana at ROH Best in the World PPV; continues to work the top independents in the Northeast; feature story in PWI magazine, Sept 2011 issue.

2. Adam Cole: Continues to work ROH and CZW as Junior Heavyweight Champion as well as many other top promotions; scheduled for a big overseas tour in Europe in the fall; making his ECWA return and DELAWARE DEBUT at ECWA in Newark on July 16, 2011 vs. Kekoa the Flyin Hawaiian.

3. Sami Callihan: Feuding with Adam Cole and DJ Hyde in CZW; going strong in DGUSA and scheduled for one of his biggest challenges to date with Dave “Fit” Finaly at Evolve in July

4. SHOCKWAVE the Robot: Making his ECWA return July 16th with a partner to be announced vs. Mr. Ooh La La and Kacee Carisle

5: Rich Swann: Currently in Japan for Dragon Gate

6. Bobby Shields: Scheduled for a tour of England this summer

7. Shiima Xion: Made TNA IMPACT debut defeating Azriel and Dakota Darsow (son of Barry Darsow aka Demolition Smash); will wrestle Austin Aries, Low Ki and TBD at TNA Destination X PPV July 10th

8. Austin Aries: Made his TNA IMPACT return defeating Jimmy Rave and Kid Kash; will wrestle Shiima Xion, Low Ki and TBD at TNA Destination X July 10th

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