Welcome to the third edition of the Enter The Asylum blog, where I round up the latest goings on in the world of Insane Championship Wrestling. If you haven't seen the first two editions of the blog yet then please check out part one and part two here. Please spread the word and let everyone know that Wrestling News World is another home for news from the world of ICW on a weekly basis. Please leave any feedback you have on the blog in the comments section below as I would love to improve this blog for you, the reader.
Now let's check out some of the latest news coming out of The Asylum in Glasgow.
Friday Night Fight Club Taping Results - 6th December 2015
ICW held their Friday Night Fight Club tapings this past Sunday. Here are the results from the show.
- The show began with The Black Label coming to the ring who announced that Mark Dallas was banned from the building and that The Black Label era has begun.
- The New Age Kliq (Stevie Boy & BT Gunn) defeated Davey Boy & Kenny Williams by pinfall.
- Joe Coffey defeated Lionheart by pinfall.
- During The LT Degree Talk Show With Guest Carmel, host Liam Thomson attacked Carmel.
- Viper defeated Nikki Storm by pinfall to retain the ICW Women’s Championship. Following the match, Kay Lee Ray attacked Viper with a steel chair. ICW majority owner Red Lightning then announced that Kay Lee Ray would be receiving a ICW Women's Championship match at the next Friday Night Fight Club taping.
- Polo Promotions (Jackie Polo & Mark Coffey) defeated The GZRS (Sebastian & Tom Irvin) by pinfall to retain the ICW Tag Team Championship.
- Big Damo defeated Wolfgang by pinfall.
- Lewis Girvan defeated Mikey Whiplash by pinfall to retain his newly created ICW Catchweight Championship.
- The New Age Kliq came out and cause havoc in the next segment, laying out Veronica Lestrange, Jennifer Louise, Davey Boy, Kenny Williams & The Wee Man.
- Noam Dar defeated Drew Galloway by pinfall after Mark Dallas hit Drew Galloway with a golf club after Chris Toal caused a distraction. The win means Noam Dar remains employed by ICW.
You can check out some fan cam footage of the moment Mark Dallas hit Drew Galloway with the golf club below.
Fan cam footage of me scelping Drew Galloway with a golf club last Sunday at The Garage
Posted by Mark Dallas on Wednesday, 9 December 2015
The show will be available to watch in full from 6PM GMT/1PM EST via ICW On Demand.
Matches Announced For The Next Friday Night Fight Club Taping On 20th December 2015
ICW will be holding their next Friday Night Fight Club tapings on Sunday 20th December at The Garage in Glasgow, Scotland. Here is a list of the matches so far confirmed for the event.
Michael Chase vs. Joe Coffey
Wolfgang vs. Kenny Williams
Big Damo vs. Tommy End
Jack Jester vs. Mikey Whiplash
ICW Tag Team Championship Match - Polo Promotions vs. The 55
ICW Women's Championship Match - Viper vs. Kay Lee Ray
ICW Zero G Championship Match - Davey Boy vs. Liam Thomson
Drew Galloway vs. Dave Mastiff
Plus the ICW World Heavyweight Champion Grado returns to Glasgow!
Tickets for the event are still available for those who wish to attend and can be purchased via Ticketmaster.Co.Uk, or you may still be able to buy tickets on the door. Tickets are priced at £15 (plus £2 booking fee via Ticketmaster) so get yours now!
More Friday Night Fight Club Tapings Announced For January 2016
ICW have confirmed three more dates for Friday Night Fight Club tapings that will take place at The Garage in Glasgow in January 2016. The dates for the tapings and links to purchase tickets priced at £15 (plus a £2 booking fee) are below:
If you wish to purchase a ticket to any of the dates, just click on the link for the date you want to attend and yo will be taken directly to the page for the event to purchase your tickets. Tickets may also be available on the night on the door.
And don't forget, if you're an existing ICW On Demand subscriber then remember to check your e-mail to use some exclusive links to get yourself a ticket for the discounted price of £12 each! You can't argue with that!
Shug's Hoose Party Weekender Dates Announced
It was announced this past week that ICW will run three shows as part of the Shug's Hoose Party show, which has now been named the Shug's Hoose Party Weekender. Shows have been announced to take place on July 29th, 30th and 31st 2016 in Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow with Mikey Whiplash, Jack Jester, Drew Galloway and the ICW World Heavyweight Champion Grado confirmed so far to be at least on the Manchester show.
Tickets are available as usual through Ticketmaster, and all include the option to purchase a VIP Package which gives you 30 minutes early entry to the event and an exclusive free tour t-shirt. Links to the tickets for each event are available below:
O2 Ritz, Manchester - Definitely Maybe - Friday 29th July 2016 VIP Tickets
O2 Ritz, Manchester - Definitely Maybe - Friday 29th July 2016 General Admission Tickets
O2 Institute, Birmingham - Seven Nation Army - Saturday 30th July 2016 VIP Tickets
O2 Institute, Birmingham - Seven Nation Army - Saturday 30th July 2016 General Admission Tickets
O2 ABC, Glasgow - Shug's Hoose Party 3 - Sunday 31st July 2016 VIP & General Admission Tickets
Tickets are priced at £12.50 (plus £2 booking fee) for the Manchester and Birmingham shows for general admission, while VIP for these shows will cost you £30 (plus £3.75 booking fee). Ticket's for the Shug's Hoose Party 3 show will cost you £18.50 (plus £2.31 booking fee) and VIP packages will cost you £30 (plus £3.75 booking fee). I'm sure general admission tickets may be available on the night but I will confirm this nearer to show time. So if you fancy a night if ICW fun to end July then get your tickets now! I'm headed to Birmingham with a VIP package and am looking forward to another top night of action.
New Merchandise Available Over At The ICW Online Store
If you're looking for that perfect Christmas present for yourself, or that special ICW fan in your life then look no further than the official ICW Store, where they have added some new merchandise for you to take a look at. New shirts for Grado, Chris Renfrew and Noam Dar are all available for you to buy, as well as classics including the ICW logo, the ICW superstars bus, Sabu, Kay Lee Ray, Joe Hendry, Kenny Williams, Wolfgang, BT Gunn, New Age Kliq, Black Label and Mark Dallas. Plus the ICW hoodie, DVD's and wristband.
To order your merchandise head of over to the store by clicking here. And don't forget, if You're an ICW On Demand subscriber to check your e-mail and use your special 15% discount code to save yourself some more money off this great merchandise.
This week saw the release of part two of my interview with ICW's ring announcer, podcast host, and contributor to the 1001 Things To Do Before You Die podcast, 'Champagne' Simon Cassidy. In part two of this interview I talk with Simon about Fear And Loathing 8, why he thinks his Mum will hate the show, the matches he is looking forward to most, Mick Foley being at the show and a story about the time he met the Hardcore Legend, a dream he had about Fear and Loathing 8, the Grado phenomenon, how far ICW can go as a company, hosting the ICW podcast, the genius that is Mark Dallas, his company One Fall Media, the 1001 Things To Do Before You Die podcast, the best things about being in the independent wrestling business, WWE, his favourite WWE matches and more!
To hear the interview you can either head on over to my Soundcloud page or click the embedded player below.
If you haven't heard my interviews yet then you can check them all out via my Soundcloud page where you can hear me talk with the likes of my homie Kevin Gill, another good homie of mine The Rude Boy, 'Rowdy' Ricky Knight who is the father of WWE Diva Paige - WWE, Liam Lazarus, Nathan Cruz, Dan Spivey who was Waylon Mercey in WWE, Matt Myers, JR Kratos, Jeff Cobb, WWE Hall of Famer Tito Santana, and Stevie Boy.
I also recently recorded an interview with ICW's Dickie Divers and New Age Kliq leader Chris Renfrew. I will be releasing the Divers interview on Monday 21st December, which will include preview of my 2016 releases with Chris Renfrew and New Generation Wrestling owner Rich Dunn. The full Chris Renfrew interview is slated for release in two parts on Monday 18th and Monday 25th January 2016.
That's all the news I have for this week concerning ICW. Thanks again for reading and I will see you again next week for more ICW news and thoughts.
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