Preview: Warrior Wrestling – Sweet 16 – (10/16/21)

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After a summer of outdoor shows as part of the Stadium Series, Warrior Wrestling returns inside for the Sweet 16 show. This is the 16th show for the promotion and will feature an appearance from the wrestling legend Bret “The Hitman” Hart. We will also see Trey Miguel take on Jonathan Gresham and Rok-C will take on Laynie Luck. The show will take place at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, and will be streaming live on FITE. Let’s see what Warrior Wrestling has lined up for us.

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Warrior Wrestling Sweet 16 Warhorse and Beast Man vs. Dan The Dad and KLD
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WARHORSE and Beast Man vs. Dan the Dad and KLD

At the final Stadium Series event, an unusual alliance was formed. After WARHORSE defeated Beast Man the two traded patch vest for husk and created an alliance. Now they will team together in Warrior Wrestling for the first time. They will take on the team of Dan the Dad and KLD. Dan the Dad is no stranger to Warrior Wrestling, but he is bringing KLD with him for the first time. This marks the first time the duo have tagged since they challenged for the Freelance Wrestling Tag Titles in December of 2019. The two tag teams will clash at Sweet 16 with plenty of strength and speed between the four of them.

Warrior Wrestling Sweet 16 Yokai vs. Pretty Proper
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Yokai (Yoya & Janai Kai) vs. Pretty Proper (Victor Benjamin & Lady Frost)

Victor Benjamin and Lady Frost made their Warrior Wrestling debuts during Night 2 of the Stadium Series. Benjamin teamed with Richard Holliday in a losing effort to The Varsity Blondes. Lady Frost also challenged Kylie Rae in a losing effort for the Warrior Wrestling Women’s Title. They will now team up to take on Yokai as they make their Warrior Wrestling debuts. Pretty Proper is looking to welcome Yoya and Janai Kai to Warrior Wrestling and get back on the winning track within the promotion. The fans are in for an exciting tag team match as Yokai takes on Pretty Proper at Sweet 16.

Warrior Wrestling Sweet 16 Josh Alexander vs. Calvin Tankman
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Josh Alexander vs. Calvin Tankman

Josh Alexander will have his hands full next weekend when he cashes in Option C to challenge Christan Cage. Before that match, he will lock up with MLW’s own Calvin Tankman. Tankman scored a big win over Jordan Oliver at Night 2 of the Stadium Series. He looks to carry that momentum into this match against Alexander. Alexander makes his Warrior Wrestling return at Sweet 16. He has not competed for Warrior Wrestling since February of 2020 when he and Ethan Page defeated The Space Pirates in tag team action. Will Alexander gain momentum before his big Bound For Glory match? Or will Tankman continue his Warrior winning streak? Find out on October 16th.

Warrior Wrestling Sweet 16 Davey Richards vs. Ace Austin
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Davey Richards vs. Ace Austin

Davey Richards made his return to the Chicago independent scene at Night 2 of the Stadium Series. He faced Jonathan Gresham in a technical wrestling showcase. Now he will take on Ace Austin who returns to Warrior for the first time since the 2020 Stadium Series. Two different generations of IMPACT Wrestling will lock up in Chicago Heights on October 16th. Richards will bring his technical wrestling skills against the speed and high flying ability of Ace Austin. Find out who comes out victorious on October 16th.

Warrior Wrestling Sweet 16 Alex Shelley vs. KC Navarro
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Alex Shelley vs. KC Navarro

Alex Shelley makes his return to Warrior Wrestling for the first time since the 2020 Stadium Series. He will take on KC Navarro who had a great showing in the 2020 Stadium Series. He defeated Cole Radrick at Night 1. At Night 2 he was defeated by Dante Martin in a fun matchup. Navarro ended the 2021 Stadium Series by winning the six-way match to earn a future shot at the Warrior Wrestling Championship. Navarro will have his work cut out for him as he takes on the veteran Alex Shelley. It will be veteran vs upstart on October 16th at Sweet 16.

Warrior Wrestling Sweet 16 Sam Adonis vs. Moose
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Sam Adonis vs. Moose

Two Warrior Wrestling veterans will square off for the first time ever. Sam Adonis has competed at nearly every Warrior Wrestling show. Most recently he lost to Jay White in a marquee matchup at Night 3 of the Stadium Series. Moose has not competed in Warrior Wrestling since the 2020 Stadium Series where he defeated Suicide. While Moose has been away from the promotion Adonis has been competing against the likes of Matt Cardona, Jake Something, and Lance Archer. Adonis is looking to carry this momentum and welcome Moose back to Chicago Heights on October 16th.

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Rok-C vs Laynie Luck

Rok-C and Laynie Luck will make their Warrior Wrestling debuts at Sweet 16. The two are no strangers as they both competed in the Ring of Honor Women’s Championship Tournament. They both made their ROH debuts on the first-ever episode of Women’s Division Wednesday. Rok-C teamed with Max the Impaler while Laynie teamed with Hyan. The tag match went to a time limit draw. Rok-C and Luck clashed again on episode eight of Women’s Division Wednesday with Rok-C coming out victorious. Luck is looking to get revenge on Rok-C and even up the score when they clash at Sweet 16.

Warrior Wrestling Sweet 16 Buddy Matthews vs. Chandler Hopkins

Buddy Matthews vs. Chandler Hopkins

Buddy Matthews makes his Warrior Wrestling debut at the Sweet 16 event. He will be welcomed by Chandler Hopkins who made an impressive Warrior debut at Night 3 of the Stadium Series in a six-way match. Hopkins will now welcome Matthews to Chicago Heights on October 16th. Hopkins has made appearances for All Elite Wrestling as part of AEW Dark and Dark Elevation. Matthews has been worked with PPW and Battleground Championship Wrestling since his return to the independent scene this year. Matthews’s debut in Warrior Wrestling is highly anticipated, the fans in attendance and watching on FITE are in for an exciting match between these two.

Warrior Wrestling Sweet 16 Rey Horus vs. Gringo Loco vs. Aramis Lucha Championship
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Sweet 16 Title Match Warrior Wrestling Luch Championship: Aramis (c) vs. Rey Horus vs. Gringo Loco

Aramis was crowned the inaugural Lucha Champion of Warrior Wrestling at Night 1 of the Stadium Series. He successfully defended the title against Daga at Night 2 and Mr.Iguana at Night 3. He now has to defend his title in a triple threat match. Aramis and Gringo Loco are not strangers, as Gringo Loco was part of the War of Attrition match in which Aramis won the belt. He will also be in the ring with Rey Horus who returns to the promotion for the first time since December of 2019. Don’t blink in this one or you will miss a high-flying exciting maneuver. Buckle up for this one, three men will enter only one will leave with the Luch Championship.

Warrior Wrestling Sweet 16 Trey Miguel vs. Jonathan Gresham
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Sweet 16 Title Match Warrior Wrestling Championship: Trey Miguel (c) vs. Jonathan Gresham

Trey Miguel will defend his Warrior Wrestling Championship against Jonathan Gresham at Sweet 16. Trey defeated former champion Brian Pillman Jr at Night 3 of the 2020 Stadium Series. He successfully defended it at the 2021 Stadium Series against Lee Moriarty and Jake Something. Now the high flyer will take on the technician Jonathan Gresham. It will be speed and high flying against the pure wrestling style of The Foundation. Gresham scored a major win over Davey Richards at Night 2 of the 2021 Stadium Series in a technical wrestling clinic. Both men are carrying momentum into this match. Only one will hold the Warrior Wrestling Title at the end of the night.

Warrior Wrestling Sweet 16 Bret Hart
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Bret Hart Will Appear at Warrior Wrestling Sweet 16

Warrior Wrestling fans are in for a treat at Sweet 16 as the legend Bret The Hitman Hart will be in attendance. Bret will be part of the three-hour fan fest to sign autographs for the Warrior fans. Will Bret make his presence felt during the show? Find out when Warrior Wrestling presents Sweet 16.

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