SuperShow: Homecoming

3-22-14

(Recap of Showdown’s International Tour plays; featuring highlights from shows hosted in China, South Korea, England, Japan, Africa, Germany, and Australia)

(Patriotic Showdown intro plays; featuring “Let Em Know” by Alien Ant Farm)

(Camera cuts to the outside of Madison Square Garden as fireworks explode all around the night sky above it)

Mak: WHAT BETTER WAY TO INTRODUCE YOU TO SHOWDOWN’S HOMECOMING TO AMERICA THAN BY HAVING TWO FOREIGNERS DO IT?! WELCOME TO ANOTHER EXCITING EPISODE OF EAW’S LONGEST-RUNNING WEEKLY EPISODIC SERIES! THIS IS SHOWDOWN!

(Camera cuts to the sold out show as the fans erupt with cheers while “Let Em Know” continues to play… The camera pans all around the updated Showdown setting before transitioning to Mak and Masters sitting at their newly-placed table near the stage)

Masters: You can feel the electricity! Showdown is back and better than ever right here in the United States! What better place to have our Homecoming than the most famous arena in the country: MADISON SQUARE GARDEN!

Mak: Yeah, yeah, yeah, we’re all aware America is the be all end all. Just like so many stories I’ve heard about Masters, we’ve gone off prematurely and decided to celebrate America BEFORE we get to blow shit up with M-80’s! But it’s alright, we’ll make up for that by showcasing the greatest sport this nation has ever thought of: People kicking the shit out of each other with blunt objects! Tonight, there will be blood! There better! Championships on the line, rivalries coming to a close, and a shit ton of filler! I’m hyped!

Masters: I wish I could share your enthusiasm, Mak, but I’m afraid I can’t take enough coke to kill a small horse like you… Nonetheless, I’m very excited and that’s good enough! You said it best – We’ve got some prime matches that are ready to take place tonight and I absolutely cannot wait! Let’s start this Homecoming off the RIGHT way by crowning NEW EAW Unified Tag Team Champions!

Mak: Fuck yeah!

(“Subconscious” by The Score plays all throughout the arena as GI Styles makes his way out to the stage followed by Carlos Rosso with his InterWire Championship around his waist)

Announcer: The following Tag Team contest is scheduled for ONE fall AND IS FOR THE VACANT E-A-W UNIFIED TAG TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPPPPSSS!….. First, making their way to the ring…. They are the team of…. “SEXY DYNAMITE”, GI STYLES…. THE REIGNING E-A-W INTERWIRE CHAMPION, CARLOS ROSSO…. DYNAMITE RAAAAAAAAAIIIIIIINNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!…..

(Fake Dynamite Rain 100 dollar bills fall down from above as Carlos and GI make their way to the ring)

Masters: It looks as though GI Styles may have gotten his groove back tonight by teaming up with his partner to contend for the recently vacated Tag Team Championships! Both men look as confident as ever!

(“Helena” by The Misfits plays all throughout the arena as Cassandra Lyndivia makes her way out to the stage with her Vixens Championship on her right shoulder next to Vanessa Lyndivia; both dressed in black attire)

Announcer: And their opponents!…. Making their way to the ring!…. They are the team of…. “THE MODERN ADDICTION”, VANESSA LYNDIVIA…. THE REIGNING E-A-W VIXENS CHAMPION…. THE LYYYYNNNNNNNNDDDDDDDDIIIIIIVVVVIIIAAAASSSS!!!….

Mak: Dynamite Rain aren’t the only confident ones tonight! These two put on their game faces and they’re ready blow this Dynamite in a non-sexual manner! Any way you split it, somebody’s walking out of here as the new Tag Team Champions AND a guaranteed double Champion whether it be Carlos Rosso or Cassandra Lyndivia!

(DING! DING! DING!)

Masters: Looks as though this match will start off with GI Styles and Cassandra Lyndivia as they both circle the ring… GI not looking like he’s all for facing two women, but he invites Cassandra to lock up… GI raising his hand just out of Cassandra’s reach to taunt her… CASSANDRA IMMEDIATELY NAILS GI WITH A FOREARM TO THE FACE! GI takes a moment.. SLAP TO THE FACE OF CASSANDRA! GI verbally getting at Cassandra now as he gets in her face… CASSANDRA WITH A BEAUTIFUL DROPKICK TO GI! GI’s sent into the ropes and quickly coming back to nail Cassandra with a knee to the mid-section as he comes back! GI picking Cassandra up for a scoop slam! Cassandra quickly fighting out of it and escaping behind GI–SCHOOLBOY ROLL-UP OUT OF NOWHERE!! GI powers out before a one count as both competitors get back to their feet and GI immediately catches the Vixens Champion with a nice armdrag.. Cassandra quickly back to her feet and she’s met with a kick to the gut from GI! Hip toss! Cassandra lands on her feet and pulls GI in for a headbutt to the skull! HIP TOSS OF HER OWN ON GI! CASSANDRA KEEPS GI GROUNDED AND DROPS DOWN FOR A CROSS ARMBAR! Cassandra looking for the quick submission victory for her team here! Hold on–GI almost immediately overpowering her.. Locking his hands to keep Cassandra from locking the hold in! GI rolls his body over onto Cassandra for a cover!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!

Mak: No–GI not stopping there as he lifts Cassandra off the ground… AND DROPS HER DOWN, ACROSS HIS KNEE! GI GOING FOR THE COVER!!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!……..

Masters: It’s broken up as Vanessa nails GI with a boot to the back! GI quickly getting back to his feet and staring down with the brash Vanessa Lyndivia… Vanessa is called back to her corner by the Official as GI turns his focus back to Cassandra; picking up the Vixens Champion and navigating her over to his team’s corner for the tag to Carlos Rosso! GI’s got Cassandra up again.. And another back breaker! This time GI keeping Cassandra across his knee as Carlos climbs to the top turnbuckle… CARLOS WITH A FLYING ELBOW FROM THE TOP INTO CASSANDRA!! The Vixen Champion is down and possibly for the count as Carlos quickly covers her!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!!……… TWO!!!!!!!!!!!…

Mak: Kick out from Cassandra! These two Vixens are as tough as they come; they’re here to prove they can not only hang with the male Extremists, but kick their asses as well! Carlos drags Cassandra back up to her feet from behind.. He drives a forearm into the back of Cassandra! Another forearm to her back! Carlos picking Cassandra up for a potential backdrop driver here… And it’s no good as Cassandra manages to roll off the back of her opponent! RUSSIAN LEG SWEEP ON CARLOS! Where did that come from? Cassandra may have found herself a much needed opportunity to tag herself out… Vanessa reaching in as far as she possibly can here as Cassandra crawls towards her sister.. Carlos looking to stop the Vixens Champion! CASSANDRA LUNGES INTO THE TAG! Vanessa leaps over the ropes and immediately NAILS the InterWire Champion with a dropkick to the mush! COVER BY VANESSA!!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!…….. TWO!!!

Masters: Carlos powers out just after the two! Vanessa eagerly awaiting Carlos to get back up and it looks like he’s going to do just that… Vanessa with a swift kick to the body of Carlos! Loud kick! Vanessa swings again, this time connecting with a kick to the ribs! The InterWire Champion seems to have found himself more of a fight than he believed he would get here… Another kick to the ribs! It’s caught! Vanessa’s hobbling on one foot here as Carlos rises back to his feet with her foot in his grasp! VANESSA SWINGS WITH HER FREE LEG FOR THE SKULL OF CARLOS! It misses as Carlos ducks! VANESSA WITH A KICK COMING BACK, BUT CARLOS DUCKS IT ONCE MORE! Vanessa’s back at square one here! CARLOS WITH A DRAGON SCREW LEG WHIP! Vanessa’s sent to the other side of the ring and into the ropes, favoring that leg… Vanessa rolls to the outside, possibly looking to recuperate here, but she won’t get much of that free time up against a time like Dynamite Rain as Carlos immediately follows her to the outside… Vanessa looking to get away from Carlos as she runs towards her team’s corner! Carlos coming after her, looking to continue his attack! CASSANDRA LYNDIVIA LEAPS AND CATCHES AN ONCOMING CARLOS WITH A HURRICANRANA! Carlos sent crashing into the barricade on the outside as Cassandra quickly gets back to her corner on the apron… GI looks none too happy about that as Vanessa now lays into a downed Carlos… Vanessa grabbing a hold of Carlos, pulling him back to his feet… Cassandra back down as they’re looking for a double-team… The Lyndivias send Carlos spine-first into the barricade! BOTH WOMEN CHARGE AND NAIL HIM WITH A DOUBLE-TEAM DROPKICK!!

Mak: Carlos looking dazed after that one as Vanessa takes hold of him once more and sends him rolling back into the ring! Vanessa climbs up to the apron with Carlos locked in her sights.. TOP THE TOP ROPE! FLYING ELBOW INTO THE BODY OF CARLOS! Vanessa with an impressive maneuver there as she gets back to her feet and tags in Cassandra… Carlos looking to make the tag to GI! CASSANDRA COMES CHARGING IN AND NAILS GI WITH A POWERFUL DROPKICK! GI’s knocked off the apron as Cassandra now charges for Carlos! CARLOS CATCHES HER AND PICKS HER UP! NO–CASSANDRA COUNTERS INTO A DEVASTATING TORNADO DDT!! WHAT A MOVE AS CARLOS WAS DRILLED RIGHT INTO THE CANVAS!! CASSANDRA’S WASTING NO TIME AS SHE GOES FOR THE COVER!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!……… TWO!!!!!!!!!!

Masters: CASSANDRA DRAGGED TO THE OUTSIDE! GI WITH A BIG LARIAT!! It misses! Cassandra ducks it and quickly climbs up to the apron as GI turns around! MOONSAULT!! It’s caught! GI catches Cassandra! This is looking bad! LOOK OUT! VANESSA WITH A SUICIDE DIVE INTO GI STYLES ON THE OUTSIDE!!! BOTH LYNDIVIAS AND GI STYLES ARE DOWN ON THE OUTSIDE! Carlos Rosso slowly climbing back to a vertical base in the ring as the Lyndivias are stirring.. They’re getting back to their feet as Carlos charges off the ropes! WATCH IT! SOMERSAULT PLANCHA ONTO THE LYNDIVIAS!!! Carlos and GI getting back to their feet and they target Cassandra; dragging her back up and sending her rolling back into the ring… Cassandra scrambles back up to a vertical base as Dynamite Rain stalk her! SWEEPING LEG KICK AND SIMULTANEOUS LARIAT AS CASSANDRA IS DROPPED TO THE CANVAS HARD!! CARLOS ROSSO QUICKLY COVERS!!!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!……… TWO!!!!!!!!!!………

Mak: IT’S BROKEN UP AS VANESSA LEAPS INTO THE RING AND NAILS CARLOS WITH MULTIPLE SHOTS TO THE BACK OF THE HEAD! GI realizes what happened as he targets Vanessa! GI COMES CHARGING! HE’S SENT OVER THE ROPES AND TO THE OUTSIDE AS VANESSA DODGES! GI quickly getting back to his feet on the outside as Vanessa charges into the ropes.. LOOK OUT! SUICIDE DIVE!!! GI STOPS IT WITH A KICK TO THE FACE OF VANESSA! Vanessa sent backpedaling into the middle of the ring! CARLOS LOCKS THE WAIST OF VANESSA FROM BEHIND!! CASSANDRA WITH A JUMPING ENZUIGIRI TO THE BACK OF CARLOS’ HEAD! Vanessa escapes from Carlos’ grip and pulls him in as Cassandra joins her! DOUBLE-TEAM SUPLEX CONNECTS! GI QUICKLY CLIMBS TO THE APRON! HE’S KNOCKED OFF WITH A DOUBLE-TEAM DROPKICK FROM THE LYNDIVIAS! CARLOS LOOKING TO GET BACK UP! DOUBLE-TEAM DROPKICK FROM THE LYNDIVIAS TO THE SKULL OF CARLOS KEEPS HIM DOWNED! THEY’RE ON FIRE! THE LYNDIVIAS ARE ON THE VERGE OF MAKING HISTORY TONIGHT!! THEY QUICKLY CLIMB TO THE TOP TURNBUCKLES OF ADJACENT CORNERS!! THEY’RE PERCHED!! GI ON THE APRON AS HE PUSHES VANESSA OFF AND SENDS HER CRASHING DOWN INTO THE BARRICADE ON THE OUTSIDE!! CASSANDRA LEAPS FOR A SWANTON BOMB, BUT NOBODY’S HOME AS CARLOS ROLLS OUT OF THE WAY AT THE LAST SECOND!!

Masters: This has been quite a back and forth match between these two teams! It could be anyone’s game, but Dynamite Rain have just found themselves a huge opportunity to turn this over into their favor! GI back up at his team’s corner as he reaches out for the tag! Carlos is crawling! He knows he needs to tag out! GI is inches away! THERE’S THE TAG TO GI STYLES!! GI LEAPS TO THE TOP ROPE! VANESSA LYNDIVIA STOPS GI DEAD IN HIS TRACKS WITH A CHAIR SHOT TO THE SPINE OUT OF NOWHERE!! Vanessa Lyndivia has quickly found herself back in this contest as GI drops down to the canvas in pain! Vanessa quickly enters the ring with that chair in hand as Carlos rises back to his feet! CHAIR SHOT STRAIGHT OFF THE SKULL OF CARLOS!!! Carlos is down on the canvas! Vanessa quickly rushes over to her team’s corner and reaches out for the tag as Cassandra crawls her way over to her! She’s almost there! THERE’S THE TAG! Vanessa’s legal in this as she rushes back into the ring and charges straight for GI with a full head of steam!! KICK TO THE SKULL DROPS VANESSA LIKE A SACK OF BRICKS!! GI CAUGHT HER OFF-GUARD WITH THAT ONE!

Mak: GI Styles signals for the end! He’s looking to make Dynamite Rain two-time Tag Team Champions! He locks the waist of Vanessa! HERE WE GO! HE LIFTS HER UP!! CASSANDRA WITH A CHAIR SHOT TO THE SPINE OF GI!! CASSANDRA WITH THAT CHAIR NOW IN HER POSSESSION! A damaged and angered GI slowly turns around as Vanessa backs up! GI TURNS AROUND AS VANESSA CHARGES! TRAGIC EXPRESSION!!!! GI SIDESTEPS IT AS THE SPEAR NAILS CASSANDRA INSTEAD!!! VANESSA QUICKLY REALIZES THE MISTAKE SHE’S MADE AS GI LOCKS HER WAIST OUT OF NOWHERE! SHE’S FIGHTING IT! SUPERKICK TO THE JAW OF VANESSA FROM CARLOS! DEADLIFT SUPLEX!!!! GI BRIDGES FOR THE PIN!!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!…….. TWO!!!!!!!!!!………. THREE!!!!!!!!!!!

(DING! DING! DING!)

(“Subconscious” by The Score plays all throughout the arena as the Referee hands Dynamite Rain the Unified Tag Team Championships)

Announcer: The Winners of this contest by pinfall and NNNNNEEEEEEWWWWWW E-A-W UNIFIED TAG TEAM CHAMPIONS…. DYNAMITE RAAAAAAAAAAIIIIIIIIIINNNNNNN!!!!

Masters: What a match! What a way to start off the night! These two teams just brought the heat and though the Lyndivias put up one HELL of a fight tonight, it was Dynamite Rain who were the ones that sealed the deal and captured the Unified Tag Team Championships for a second time here tonight!

Mak: Bullshit! Neither of these guys have the balls that the Lyndivias do! They should have been walking away with their tails firmly tucked between their legs instead of the Tag Team Championships just like we saw at No Regards! The Lyndivias should have won this, damn it!

Masters: Well they certainly put up a valiant effort for the Belts. Dynamite Rain were able to get the win and go down in history as only the SECOND team to ever win the Unified Tag Team Championships together twice! Congratulations to Dynamite Rain!

(Camera cuts to Mr. DEDEDE, having just arrived at the arena as he makes his way down a hallway and to his locker room)

DDD: What in the Hell…

(DEDEDE stops as he runs into a depressed Tomi Venus staring at a wall; dressed as Uncle Sam and holding a microphone in his hand)

DDD: You alive?

Tomi: Unfortunately…

DDD: Well, uh, that costume suits you…. You.

(Tomi sighs and rolls his eyes)

Tomi: Tomi…

DDD: Right, right… I knew that. Wait, Tomi Venus? I had no idea you were still hired here! You’re STILL under contract?

Tomi: Yup.

DDD: Well, at least you’re still getting paid though.

Tomi: They reduced my paychecks to the equivalent of a slow kid working for minimum wage at McDonalds…

DDD: Oh… Well, you’ve still got your family.

Tomi: Divorced after I tried to quit. She even got full custody of the kids…

DDD: Parents?

Tomi: Dead..

DDD: Cat?

Tomi: Allergic..

DDD: Dog?

Tomi: Ran away…

(DDD stands in silence, looking uncomfortable for several seconds as Tomi sighs again)

DDD: I see…

Tomi: Just go.

DDD: Yeah, I’m gonna go. But hey, chin up. Flashback’s been an Interviewer for YEARS now and he’s become essential to EAW.

(DDD walks away to his locker room as Tomi looks over to see Flashback in American-themed drag, singing into a mirror)

Flashback: I feel pretty! Oh so pretty! I feel pretty and witty and gaaayyyyyyyy–

(Flashback looks over to Tomi)

Flashback: UGH. In your dreams, loser!

(Flashback flips his hair and storms off as a depressed Tomi goes back to staring at a wall)

(COMMERCIAL BREAK)

(Camera cuts backstage to Hades The Hellraiser, Nick Angel, and Venom preparing for their match later on tonight in their locker room)

Venom: I’m gonna take great satisfaction in putting the final nail in that old man’s coffin. He doesn’t know who the Hell he screwed with! Stripping the both of you of your Championships! I knew we should have kept going! I knew I should have nailed him with that chair again and again and again until he was nothing but a broken piece of what he once was, drowning in a pool of his own blood!

(Venom punches the wall)

Nick: Woah, woah, woah… Save all of that anger for tonight. DEDEDE’s gone and given us exactly what we need to finally keep his ass in the grave where he belongs. He’s pissed us off one too many times and he’s put himself in a match he has no chance in. Who’s gonna help him? WWEFan? Security?

Hades: Don’t expect to see any of them out there tonight.

(Nick and Venom turn to Hades)

Venom: What do you mean? DEDEDE’s as opportunistic as they come… He’ll definitely try to sneak his way out of this match by using his lowly followers to save his ass.

(Hades shakes his head as he shadow boxes)

Hades: I don’t see it happening. DEDEDE’s scum that need to be removed from the boot of the Renegades, but he’s got more pride than anyone I’ve ever seen. He doesn’t have anyone saving him tonight and I honestly think he’s stupid enough to come at the three of us, guns blazin’. It doesn’t matter. DEDEDE lived by his ways and if there’s ANY damn favor the Renegades will do for him now, it’s make sure he DIES by his ways! Tonight, we close the book on this! I’m tired of seeing Mr. DEDEDE’s face! I’m tired of listening to him ramble about the bullshit he put us through! The Renegades declared war on him a long, LONG time ago… And tonight, it ends.

Venom: Better send his boyfriend some flowers. I don’t think dear old Mr. DEDEDE’s gonna make it to Reckless Wiring.

(Venom laughs to himself before taking a swig of his beer)

(Camera cuts to highlights of the first ever Gold Rush Tournament with Lethal Consequences coming out victorious… The second annual Gold Rush Tournament with Y2Impact winning in the end…. And the third and previous Gold Rush Tournament with Hades The Hellraiser defeating Johnny Ventura to win)

(Camera cuts to Max A. Million at ringside)

Max: It’s that time again! The Finals of the prestigious Gold Rush Tournament is upon us! Here I have with me some of the men that were unable to make it to the end as they watch from the front row tonight.

(Max goes over to Christopher Corrupt, who stands up)

Max: Mr. Corrupt, is there any–

Corrupt: For the love of God, shut the Hell up. Do you honestly think I like this? Do you think I enjoy being forced to sit back and watch other, less-talented men fight in MY place? In case you’re forgetting, I was SCREWED out of my Gold Rush Tournament match. What happened? Did EAW Management take notice and say “Here Chris, we’ll put you back in the Tournament right where you belong! Keep the good work!”? What I got was a bunch of assholes looking the other way because when it all came down to it, they didn’t want someone like me making it this far. Right now, I’d be winning the Finals and I’d go on to be the very first man to actually WIN a World Championship after winning this Tournament and become one of the youngest to do just that. But I understand. EAW Management wants to push down out throats guys who’ve spent years and years in this company and just don’t have what it takes to be on top and STAY on top. Last week, I took matters into my own hands and I beat Wraith’s ass. Why? Because I’m the best young lion to ever step foot into this company and I’ll keep eating the competition until I get what I deserve! That’s what I think of all this!

(Corrupt pushes a startled Max away and sits back down)

Max: I see… Well, what are your thoughts on the Finals of this Tournament between Cy Henderson and Devan Dubian, Mr….

(Nemesis stands up, dressed in his usual attire as Max makes his way over to him in the front row)

Max: Do you ever change out of that?

Nemesis: Change? Change what? My skin? You want me to change my skin? This, Max… THIS is who-I-AM! I do not rely on making up little tricks and traits to a fictional character much like the rest of these fools, Max. This is one-hundred percent… Nemesis. What do I think of this Tournament? I believe it should be me where the broken down old horse known as Devan Dubian happens to be right now. I believe Devan Dubian’s victory last week can ONLY be chalked up to an anomaly… A phenomenon that only occurs every great once in a while. Devan Dubian’s win over Nemesis was a lightning strike… And lightning does not strike twice in the same place. I have chosen to watch him and I will take a great pleasure in watching him fail. The ride won’t stop there. I’ll continue to point and laugh as the look of disappointment fills his face and he comes to the grim realization that all of his efforts have been nothing but futile! I will find so much amusement in watching Devan find out that he’s a failure and will always be a failure! He will regret ever pinning me!

Max: Alright, alright… How about you?

(The crowd erupts with cheers as Max steps over to a sitting Heart Break Boy next to Cameron Ella Ava as they both stand up)

Max: I see The American Dream is here in attendance tonight. Any thoughts on the upcoming Gold Rush Tournament Finals?

HBB: Max… You sound surprised! Are you surprised The American Dream is here? We’re THE American Dream and Max, THIS is Showdown’s Homecoming to the United States of America!

(Crowd cheers)
HBB: We wouldn’t miss this for the World!

Max: Well, it’s just, I know you’ve been in the middle of some conflicts as of late.

HBB: Who, me? Cam? Hey, don’t you worry about it. Cameron and myself are two of the most gifted athletes on the face of the planet! The Heart Break Boy, Cameron Ella Ava, The American Dream lay down for absolutely NOBODY! Cyril Punnoose is just a tiny angry man that wants to take out all of his frustrations for being such a… Well, let’s face it, a mediocre General Manager. He’s become more of a babysitter by this point and I would say the kids are winning if he’s getting hung upside and set on fire like he’s in a real life Home Alone movie! Forget Cyril. He may be the reason I wasn’t able to advance to the Finals, but we’re here to have a good time and we’re excited to see how it goes down between Cy and Devan. As for who wins… It’s a tough call, but I think I’ve gotta give it to my guy, Devan.

Max: Thank you for joining me tonight and there you have it, straight from the mouths of the men who’ve competed in this hard-fought Tournament. Now it’s time to see who it is that has their hand raised in victory as the 2014 Gold Rush Tournament Winner!

(“Warriors of Time” by Black Tide plays all throughout the arena as Devan Dubian makes his way out to the stage in blue ring attire and a custom vest)

Announcer: The following contest is scheduled for ONE fall and IS THE FINALS OF THE 2014 GOLD RUSH TOURNAMENT!!….. First, making his way to the ring!…. From Dubai, United Arab Emirates!…. Weighing in at 210 pounds!…. “TOP GUN”…. DEVAN DUUUUUUBBBBBIIIIIAAANNNNNNNN!!!….

(“Beware” by Death Grips plays all throughout the arena as Cy Henderson makes his way out to the stage in a “Fabled” t-shirt with armbands and a baseball cap)

Announcer: And his opponent!…. Making his way to the ring…. From Manhattan, New York!…. Weighing in at 251 pounds!…. “THE RISING TIDE”…. CY HEEEEENNNNNDDDDEERRRSSSOOONNNNN!!!….

Masters: You can definitely tell the hometown hero is in the house tonight! This sold out crowd is on their feet for Cy Henderson!

(DING! DING! DING!)

Masters: Both men quickly go in for a collar-and-elbow tie up in the middle of the ring as this match starts off.. Devan shifts into a side headlock.. Cy’s quick to escape it, sending Devan off into the ropes! Devan coming back and he’s dropped by a shoulder block from Cy! Cy quickly picking Devan back up and sends him into the nearest corner of the ring! Hold on–Devan climbs up to the top turnbuckle as Cy charges after him! Devan with an impressive backflip over Cy and he manages to stick the landing! Devan immediately charges and NAILS Cy with a hard dropkick across the face! Devan doing it with finesse as he lands on his feet and follows up by picking his opponent up and placing Cy on the top turnbuckle! Devan with a shot to the face of Cy! Another shot! Devan climbing up to the top turnbuckle now… HE LEAPS TO THE SHOULDERS OF CY AS HE LOOKS FOR A FRANKENSTEINER!! Hold on–Cy not letting it happen! Cy’s fighting it! Devan’s fighting back! Cy manages to pull Devan back up.. Completely onto his shoulders.. LOOK OUT BELOW! POWERBOMB FROM THE TOP ROPE CONNECTS!!! DEVAN JUST DRIVEN DOWN INTO THE CANVAS WITH GREAT VELOCITY!! CY COVERS DEVAN! THIS COULD BE IT!

Referee: ONE!!!!!…….. TWO!!!!!!!!!……..

Mak: Kick out from Devan! He’s still in this! Cy looking to follow up.. Devan manages to roll himself to the outside before Cy could capitalize! Cy quickly grabs a hold of the top rope as Devan tries to recuperate.. SLINGSHOT CROSSBODY!! IT CONNECTS! Devan’s down! Cy grabs a hold of Devan and drags him back up to his feet… IRISH WHIP STRAIGHT INTO THE SPANISH ANNOUNCE TABLE! CY FOLLOWS IT UP WITH A POWERFUL CLOTHESLINE AS DEVAN IS SENT GLIDING OVER THE TABLE AND INTO THE SPANISH ANNOUNCERS!! Cy’s nowhere near finished just yet… He makes his way around the table and drags Devan back up to his feet… CY PULLING DEVAN UP ONTO HIS SHOULDERS! LOOKING FOR THE DARK FLOW!!!! NO–DEVAN’S FIGHTING IT! DEVAN DOING EVERYTHING HE CAN TO AVOID THIS DEVASTATING MANEUVER! Devan manages to escape as he lands on his feet behind Cy! JUMPING ENZUIGIRI TO THE BACK OF CY’S SKULL! Devan quickly back up to his feet as a dazed Cy stumbles forward… Devan turns Cy around and drives him spine-first into the ring apron with a shoulder thrust! Another shoulder thrust! KICK TO THE CHEST OF CY! ANOTHER KICK! ANOTHER! DEVAN DUBIAN UNLOADING WITH THESE MERCILESS KICKS TO CY!! Devan signals the end! This could be it! He sends Cy rolling back into the ring and climbs up to the apron… Going to the top turnbuckle! DEVAN’S PERCHED! 450 SPLASH!!!! IT MISSES AS CY ROLLS OUT OF THE WAY!!

Masters: That’s gotta hurt! Both men race back to their feet.. Devan’s up first… CY SPRINGS UP AND TAKES DEVAN DOWN WITH A CLOTHESLINE! DEVAN SCRAMBLES BACK TO HIS FEET.. CY TAKES HIM DOWN WITH A SECOND CLOTHESLINE! Cy backs up into the nearest corner now! He’s got Devan in his sights! Devan’s up! CY CHARGES! GORE!!! THE TRIUMVIRATE CONNECTS AS DEVAN IS LAID OUT!! CY SIGNALS THE END! HE’S SETTING DEVAN UP!! BERSERKER!!!! THE BERSERKER IS LOCKED IN!! DEVAN’S GOT NOWHERE TO GO!! DEVAN DOING ALL HE CAN TO ESCAPE THIS DREADED HOLD! HE’S REACHING FOR THE ROPES! DEVAN SLOWLY INCHING HIS WAY OVER TO THE BOTTOM ROPE… HE’S ALMOST THERE… HE’S GOT THEM! NO! NOT QUITE YET! HE’S FINGERTIPS AWAY! HE TAPS!!! HE COULDN’T TAKE IT ANYMORE! DEVAN TAPS!

(DING! DING! DING)

(“Beware” by Death Grips plays all throughout the arena as the Referee raises Cy Henderson’s right hand in victory)

Announcer: The Winner of this contest by submission and winner of the 2014 Gold Rush Tournament!!…. CY HEEEEENNNNNDDDEERRRSSOONNNN!!!!

Mak: I’d be lying if I said I wanted either of them to win, but I guess congratulations to Cy…

Masters: Who are you kidding? Cy worked hard for this huge win tonight! Some of his wins were controversial, yes, but you know those were out of his hands and he still managed to get a good, clean win tonight over the very talented Devan Dubian. Cy Henderson has just punched his ticket to the Grand Rampage as he’ll be challenging either Jacob Senn, Tyler Parker, or Mikado Sekaiichi! We’ll find out at the end of the night! Congratulations to Cy Henderson!

(Camera cuts backstage to Mr. DEDEDE taping up his wrists in his locker room with a look of determination on his face… DDD finishes taping and tests it out before he takes his leave through the locker room door)

???: I’ve got something I wanna say to you.

(DEDEDE stops dead in his tracks as he exits the locker room to see Tyler Parker leaning against a wall; dressed in street clothes and his National Extreme Championship on his right shoulder)

DDD: Been a while.

Tyler: I don’t wanna look at you any longer than I have to, so I’ll get to the point: I want to know what it is you plan to do about what Sekaiichi did to the World Heavyweight Championship.

DDD: Well…

Tyler: Now stop what you’re doing there. Take what it is you were about to say and forget about it. I don’t want you interfering anymore than you already have. This is MY business. You know why he destroyed that Championship? You know why he took it that far and destroyed the thing that meant the most to me? He did it all because you stuck your nose where it didn’t belong! I could have handled it! I don’t give a damn if you’re thinking of stripping him of the Titles like you did to the Renegades or what it is you plan on doing, but I don’t care. I can beat him. I WILL beat him. Tonight, I’m gonna become the National Extreme Champion and World Heavyweight Champion again and you aren’t gonna stop me. If you’ve got a problem with that… Well, we can pick up where we left off at Shock Value.

(Tyler steps forward to get face to face with DEDEDE… DEDEDE chuckles as he and Tyler stare down)

DDD: I put you through a lot of shit, Tyler. You think I’d throw all that hard work away just like that? He’s obsessed with ending me and you beat my ass at Shock Value. I’ve got all the confidence in the World that you’ll win tonight. As hard as it’ll be for you to believe it, I believe in you. You go settle YOUR business… And I’ll settle mine.

(DEDEDE and Tyler continue to stare down for a few moments before DEDEDE takes his leave)

(COMMERCIAL BREAK)

(Camera cuts backstage to Tomi Venus dressed as Uncle Sam with a mic in his hand as Showdown returns from commercial)

Tomi: And so Dynamite Rain are two-time Unified Tag Team Champions… Cy Henderson is the 2014 Gold Rush Tournament winner, I guess… My guest–

???: Your guest…

(Camera pans over to Jacob Senn in his ring attire)

Jacob: Your guest is the next Heavyweight Champion of the World. Something someone like you shouldn’t even be allowed to utter. I’ve spent too damn long wasting away; playing games with the likes of jokes such as Zack Crash, Brian Daniels, and Tyler Parker. I’m tired of this round about bullshit. Tonight, I put an end to every single person that has doubted Jacob Senn and everything he stands for. Tonight, I beat Tyler Parker AGAIN and I put Sekaiichi back into irrelevancy where he belongs. I’m going to make Sekaiichi regret deforming MY World’s Championship! I’m going to make Tyler wish he had never stuck his nose into my business and slithered his way into what should have been MY World Championship match and mine alone! I hate having to waste time by standing here with the likes of some neverwas like Tomi Venus when I would be making history! I’ll bite the bullet and I’ll continue to wait until the bell has finally rung and I can unleash ALL of this pent up aggression I’ve accumulated over the course of these past few weeks… Just biding my time until I’m able to hurt these two men and finally… FINALLY… Take what belongs to me. After tonight, all of the screwjobs… The anger… The frustration… All of the being forced to the back of the line and the people I’ve went through just to get here… It’s going to be worth it. Tonight isn’t just a match. It isn’t just the match of my career. Tonight is the match of my life! MY LIFE! If I don’t win tonight, I might as well be dead! I refuse to walk out of this arena without that World Championship around my waist! Nobody’s stopping me! Tonight marks the beginning of the Era of Liberation… The Reign of Vengeance… The crowning of Jacob Senn: World… Heavyweight… Champion.

(Jacob takes his leave as Tomi looks on)

(Camera cuts back to the ring)

(“Fire It Up” by Thousand Foot Krutch plays all throughout the arena as Hades The Hellraiser, Nick Angel, and Venom all make their way out to the stage dressed in official House of Renegades street clothes)

Announcer: The following contest is scheduled for ONE fall and is a three-on-one HANDICAP MATCH!…. First, making their way to the ring…. They are the team of…. HADES THE HELLRAISER…. VENOM…. AND NICK ANGEL…. THE HOUSE! OF!! REEEEEENNNNNNEEEEEGGGGGAAADDDEEESSS!!!….

Masters: These three men don’t look like they came here to wrestle by any means! They look like they’re here for war and that might be EXACTLY what they’ll get! This association with Mr. DEDEDE has come full circle from the night after Mid-Summer Massacre, where the Renegades attempted to end the career of Methuselah and it’s been one heck of a roller coaster ever since…

(“Till I Collapse” by Eminem plays all throughout the arena as Mr. DEDEDE makes his way out to the stage in a sleeveless vest, a beanie, and red and black tights with “He who laughs last” on one leg and “… Laughs best” on the other leg; as well as a guitar in hand with barbed wire strings)

Announcer: And their opponent!…. Making his way to the ring…. From Fort Lauderdale, Florida!…. Weighing in at 240 pounds!…. “THE MASTER MANIPULATOR”…. MISTER DE! DE!! DDDDDDEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!….

Mak: I don’t know if that’s DEDEDE, Methuselah, or Elmer-fucking-Fudd! All I know is that he’s wielding that ridiculous weapon he calls the Equalizer and it doesn’t look friendly in the least bit! DEDEDE’s in as he and the Renegades stare down! It’s come to this! Months upon months of betrayals, brawls, and alliances and it’s time for it to end in a river of blood! My body is ready!

(DING! DING! DING!)

Masters: DEDEDE WASTES NO TIME AS HE SWINGS AT THE RENEGADES WITH THAT EQUALIZER!! All three men bolt from the ring as that vicious weapon nearly connects! Hades, Venom, and Nick now surrounding DDD in the ring… DDD’s got that Equalizer in hand, but I’m not sure it amounts to much against three individuals who want to end his career… Hold on now.. Venom, Hades, and Nick all slowly closing in as they each take one side of the ring… All three get to the apron! DDD SWINGS FOR THE FENCES AT ALL THREE! VENOM QUICKLY ENTERS THE RING AS DDD GOES FOR NICK AND HADES! VENOM CHARGES! DDD SWINGS AROUND WITH A SHOT STRAIGHT TO THE GUT WITH THAT EQUALIZER! DDD SWINGS FOR THE SKULL OF VENOM, BUT VENOM IMMEDIATELY BOWS OUT! Hades in from behind now! DDD swings with the Equalizer! Hades manages to duck it! Hades turns DDD around! HE WRAPS A HAND AROUND DDD’S THROAT! PICKING HIM UP! DDD WITH A KICK TO THE GUT OF HADES TO ESCAPE! HE SWINGS THE EQUALIZER! HADES ESCAPES TO THE OUTSIDE! NICK LOOKING TO GET IN! DDD SWINGS AT HIM, BUT NICK DROPS DOWN TO THE MAT! DDD COMES CHARGING WITH A SUICIDE DIVE INTO NICK ANGEL ON THE OUTSIDE!! He successfully takes Nick out as Venom comes charging! HIP TOSS CONNECTS ON VENOM! HADES RUSHES IN AND NAILS DDD WITH A BOOT TO THE SIDE OF THE SKULL!!

Mak: DDD drops down; dropping that Equalizer as the House of Renegades look to take advantage! Hades dragging DDD up! DDD nails Hades with a forearm to the mid-section! European uppercut connects! DDD GRABS THE EQUALIZER!! HE’S STOPPED BY VENOM WITH A BIG FOREARM TO THE FACE! NICK NAILS DDD WITH A BOOT TO THE GUT! ALL THREE MEN NOW GOING TO WORK ON DDD! DDD MAY HAVE NO CHANCE HERE! THE RENEGADES MAY HAVE HIM EXACTLY WHERE THEY WANT HIM!! HOLD ON!! DDD MANAGES TO NAIL HADES IN THE GUT WITH THAT EQUALIZER!! DDD NAILS VENOM WITH A STIFF ELBOW! CLOTHESLINE TAKES DOWN NICK ANGEL! DDD GRABS A HOLD OF NICK AND QUICKLY NAVIGATES HIM OVER… HE DRIVES NICK HARD INTO THE BARRICADE! LOOK OUT!! EQUALIZER TO THE FACE AS NICK ANGEL IS SENT FLIPPING STRAIGHT OVER THE BARRICADE AND INTO THE FRONT ROW!! Venom rushes in and nails DDD with a running knee to the spine! Venom going to work on a damaged DDD as he lays into him with hard lefts and rights! DDD drops the Equalizer again! Venom drives DDD head-first into the barricade! VENOM CHARGES FOR A BOOT TO THE SKULL! IT MISSES AS DDD CATCHES VENOM FROM BEHIND–SPILLING HIM OVER THE BARRICADE AND INTO THE FRONT ROW WITH NICK! DDD turns his focus back to the now standing Hades The Hellraiser as both men stare down…

Masters: These two men have a vendetta unlike any other! They’ve been out for each other’s blood for quite some time and it looks like it’s about to finally culminate here tonight! HADES AND DDD CHARGE AT ONE ANOTHER!! BOTH MEN MEET EACH OTHER WITH AN ONSLAUGHT OF LEFTS AND RIGHTS!! BOTH MEN TRADING BLOWS! THEY’RE GOING AT IT! NEITHER MAN WANTING TO GIVE THE OTHER EVEN AN INCH!! HADES STOPS IT WITH A KNEE INTO THE GUT OF DDD! ANOTHER KNEE TO THE MID-SECTION! HADES SENDS DDD INTO THE STEPS! NO–DDD TURNS IT AROUND AS HADES IS SENT CRASHING INTO THE STEPS!! DDD’s fired up!! He could be looking to break Hades in half right here and now! Hades slowly climbing up.. Nick Angel rushes in and nails DDD with a shot from behind! DDD fires back at him with an elbow to the face as Hades gets up! DDD CHARGES! SPEAR!!!! HADES COUNTERS AS HE SENDS DDD UP AND DRIVES HIM DOWN, FACE-FIRST INTO THOSE STEPS!! A damaged DDD stumbles over to the barricade and drops over into the crowd! The Renegades may be able to fully turn the tables on DDD and end this! Nick Angel climbing on top of the barricade as a damaged DDD slowly gets to his feet..

Mak: NICK LEAPS!! DOUBLE AXE HANDLE! DDD STOPS IT DEAD IN ITS TRACKS AS HE GRABS A FAN’S CHAIR AND NAILS NICK IN THE GUT WITH IT! HADES LOOKING TO ENTER OVER THE BARRICADE, BUT HE’S SMACKED WITH THAT CHAIR TO THE FACE FROM DDD!! INJECTION!!!! DDD LAID OUT WITH THE INJECTION OUT OF NOWHERE AS VENOM GOT HIS FORMER PARTNER WITH THE ELEMENT OF SURPRISE! The House of Renegades may be in the driver’s seat! DDD is downed! Venom reaches down and clutches the hair of DDD, slowly dragging him back up… Venom nails DDD with a shot to the face, sending him backpedaling… Nick Angel from behind! PICKING DDD UP!! BACKDROP DRIVER INTO A SEA OF STEEL CHAIRS!!! BOTH MEN LOOKING HURT FOLLOWING THAT! Hades The Hellraiser looking to join the fray as he makes it over the barricade and lays into DDD with multiple stomps! Venom joins Hades as both men double-team the downed former World Champion! DDD doing all he possibly can to push through the pain and make it back to his feet… Hades grabs a chair now! LOOK OUT! CHAIR SHOT OFF THE SPINE OF DEDEDE!! HADES WITH ANOTHER LOUD CHAIR SHOT OFF THE SPINE OF DDD!! A THIRD CONSECUTIVE CHAIR SHOT TO DDD AND YOU CAN JUST FEEL THE AGONY HE MUST BE IN RIGHT NOW! THE HOUSE OF RENEGADES ARE TEARING HIM APART HERE! It’s glorious! Hades throws down the chair and pulls DDD up! HADES LOOKING TO END THIS AS HE GETS DDD ON HIS SHOULDERS!! YES! LAST CALL!!!!

Masters: NO–FACEBUSTER!!! DDD COUNTERS INTO A FACEBUSTER AT THE VERY LAST SECOND AS HADES IS DRIVEN INTO A MIXTURE OF STEEL AND CEMENT ON THE GROUND!! Nick Angel back in this as he and Venom immediately lay into DDD with stomps! Both men dragging a damaged DDD up.. DOUBLE-TEAM SUPLEX!! DDD’S FIGHTING! DDD DROPS DOWN! DOUBLE LOWBLOW!!! NICK AND VENOM IN A GREAT DEAL OF PAIN AS THEY BOTH DROP TO THEIR KNEES! DDD ISN’T PLAYING BY ANY RULES! THREE ON ONE–ANYTHING GOES AND YOU CAN DO NO WRONG! DDD NAILS NICK WITH A BOOT TO THE FACE! DDD GOES FOR VENOM WITH MULTIPLE FOREARMS TO THE FACE AND PULLS HIM UP… DDD navigating Venom over to the nearest steps… DDD looking to take Venom up to the nearest balcony! You know this isn’t gonna pan out!

Mak: Venom better think of something! Venom does just that as he manages to escape from DDD’s grip and pushes him away! DDD charges! VENOM CATCHES DDD WITH A GREAT SPINEBUSTER RIGHT ONTO THE STEPS!! Hades and Nick Angel getting back in this as they make their way over to those steps… Venom dragging DDD up and looking proud of his work here as he–DOUBLE LEG TAKEDOWN! LOOK OUT! SLINGSHOT!! VENOM GOES FLYING INTO BOTH HADES AND NICK!! ALL THREE RENEGADES DOWN!! DDD may have just saved himself! DDD’s back has to be killing him after taking that devastating spinebuster from Venom! DDD’s visibly in pain, but he knows he can’t let up on the attack! He knows he’s gotta keep going and completely forget trying to recuperate at all in this! DDD slowly making his way up the stairs and to that balcony as the House of Renegades are stirring! DDD up there! He’s with the fans on that balcony! What’s he… No.. C’mon, that’s gotta be twenty or thirty feet! DDD backs up, hopefully he realized how stupid this is! DDD COMES CHARGING?!! HE LEAPS OVER THE BALCONY RAILING!! PLANCHA!!!! PLANCHA ONTO THE HOUSE OF RENEGADES!!!! I CAN’T BELIEVE HE DID IT!! THIS GUY DOESN’T GIVE A SHIT HOW WORN HIS BODY IS AND ALL THE INJURIES HE’S HAD!! MR. DEDEDE IS CERTIFIABLY INSANE!! IT MAY HAVE BEEN INSANE, BUT AT THE VERY LEAST, IT DID ITS JOB AND ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF RENEGADES ARE NOW DOWN AND OUT! ALL MEN, INCLUDING DEDEDE, ARE DOWN! NOBODY MAY BE GETTING UP AFTER THAT ONE!

(Replay is shown in slow motion of Mr. DEDEDE’s plancha over the guardrail off the balcony and onto The House of Renegades)

Masters: Somehow, some way, Mr. DEDEDE finds a way to make my jaw fall to the floor! I don’t know if ANYONE in this match can continue after that! It looks like the only man showing life here is DEDEDE himself by some grace of God… The Referee trying to check on all four men and it looks like DDD’s gonna use that to his advantage by pulling himself up, clutching the clothes of the Official! DDD manages to pull himself up as the crowd cheers him on! DDD’s come this far! He’s taken all three of these men to their limits here tonight at Madison Square Garden! DDD reaches down… And drags Nick Angel up! DDD looking to finish this match off with Nick Angel as he drags him over to the barricade… Both men in serious pain here.. DDD trying to send Nick over the barricade, but Nick’s fighting… Nick’s not letting it happen as he fires back with multiple elbows into DDD! DDD with clubbing blows to Nick! LOOK OUT!! NICK DODGES OUT OF THE WAY AS HADES THE HELLRAISER SPEARS MR. DEDEDE THROUGH THE DAMN BARRICADE!!!! A ROLE REVERSAL–SHADES OF THEIR KING OF EXTREME BOUT!! BOTH MEN ARE DOWN!! HADES MAY HAVE USED EVERYTHING HE HAD LEFT IN HIM WITH THAT! NEITHER HE NOR DDD ARE MOVING AN INCH! NICK ANGEL LOOKS LIKE HE’S GONNA PICK THE BONES OF MR. DEDEDE HERE! VENOM JOINS HIM AS BOTH MEN PULL DDD UP… AND THEY BOTH DRIVE HIM INTO THE NEAREST RINGPOST! VENOM LEAPS WITH A BIG SPLASH ON DDD! NICK ANGEL WITH A SPLASH OF HIS OWN!

Mak: Venom ripping off the mat to expose that unforgiving concrete underneath it! This is not going well for Mr. DEDEDE… It looks like it may be his swan song here tonight! DDD’s speared his last spear! The Renegades are about to end him once and for all as Venom picks DDD up for a suplex… Nick catches the legs of DDD… NECKBREAKER/POWERBOMB COMBINATION!!!! DDD REVERSES INTO A HURRICANRANA ON NICK ANGEL!! DDD SCRAMBLING TO MAKE IT TO HIS FEET! VENOM SWINGS AT HIM! DDD DUCKS IT AND MAKES A BREAK FOR THE BARRICADE AND THAT EQUALIZER HE DROPPED EARLIER! VENOM COMES CHARGING!! EQUALIZER!!!! JESUS!! DEDEDE BREAKS THE EQUALIZER OVER THE SKULL OF VENOM!!!! VENOM IS DOWN AND DOWN FOR THE COUNT!! DDD’S TURNED AROUND! GROUND ZERO!!!! DDD LAID OUT WITH THE GROUND ZERO OUT OF NOWHERE!!! HADES BACK UP NOW AS HE GRABS A CHAIR AND SLIDES IT IN… Nick picking DDD up… Rolling him into the ring… Hades sets up that chair in the middle of the ring and grabs a hold of DDD.. PICKING HIM UP IN A PILEDRIVER POSITION OVER THE SEAT OF IT!! Nick climbing up to the top turnbuckle! They’re going to spike him onto it! They’re gonna break his damn neck! HOLD ON!! WHAT?! A MAN JUST STORMED THE RING! A MAN IN A MOTORCYCLE HELMET STORMED THE RING AND NAILS HADES WITH A SHOT FROM BEHIND! HADES DROPS DDD AND TURNS AROUND! SPEAR!!!! BOTH MEN THROUGH THE ROPES AND TO THE OUTSIDE!! WHO THE HELL?!

Masters: Nick has no idea what’s going on, but he knows he needs to end this! Nick quickly drags DDD back up… GROUND ZERO ONTO THAT CHAIR!!!! DDD TURNS IT INTO A ROLL-UP!! NO WAY!!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!……. TWO!!!!!!!!!……… THREE!!!!!!!!!!!

(DING! DING! DING!)

(“Till I Collapse” by Eminem plays all throughout the arena as the Referee raises the hand of Mr. DEDEDE)

Announcer: The Winner of this contest by pinfall!!…. MISTER DE! DE!! DDDDDDDEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!

Mak: What was that?! DEDEDE’s ass was saved at the end!

(The man in the motorcycle helmet makes his way up the ramp and quickly takes off the helmet to reveal Drastik with a smirk across his face)

Masters: I can’t believe what I’m seeing! Drastik helped DEDEDE? Why on Earth would he want to do that? These two men are sworn enemies!

Mak: You know what I think? I think Drastik wants to be the one who ends DEDEDE, NOT The House of Renegades! I hate to see the House of Renegades screwed over like they were, but I’ve gotta give props to Drastik for thinking that way. Had he allowed them to connect with that spike piledriver, there WOULD be no Reckless Wiring match nor would there be anymore Mr. DEDEDE!

Masters: I suppose that makes sense… Drastik better be careful who he crosses though. The House of Renegades aren’t ones to just take stuff like this sitting down… Nonetheless, congratulations to DEDEDE.

(Camera cuts backstage to Cy Henderson making his way through the backstage area following his Gold Rush Tournament victory)

Crew Member _#1: Congratulations, Cy!

Crew Member _#2: Hey, you deserve it, man.

???: That you do.

(Cy runs into a smiling Wraith)

Wraith: What did I tell you? You went and you conquered the Gold Rush Tournament. Cy, you’ve punched your ticket. You’re on your way to becoming the new World Heavyweight Champion at the Grand Rampage… And whether it be Jacob Senn… Tyler Parker… Or Mikado Sekaiichi, it doesn’t matter. It’s YOUR time. I told you that with me in your corner, you would get your Kingdom back and all you have to do by this point is take it. It’s all coming together. We’re coming up on the SEVENTH Pain For Pride event… And it’s not about any Cash In The Vault Ladder match… It’s not about an Answers World Championship match and it sure is NOT about Mr. DEDEDE versus Sekaiichi… Cy, it’s about you and I for the World Heavyweight Championship. Headlining Pain For Pride as we were meant to… You’re on your way to making it happen on your side and I plan on delivering as well. I’ve just been informed that I have officially qualified for the 2014 Grand Rampage match. I’ll see you at Pain For Pride.

(Wraith smiles and begins to take his leave, only to be stopped by Cy)

Cy: You know… I’m completely fine with that. You and me at Pain For Pride? World Heavyweight Championship? I welcome it. I don’t plan on losing at the Grand Rampage, but you… Don’t get cocky. I think we know how that worked out for Kevin.

(Cy walks off as Wraith looks on)

(COMMERCIAL BREAK)

(Camera cuts to the feet of an unknown man… The camera pans up further and further until it stops on the face of Mikado Sekaiichi with a snide grin)

Mikado: Seven days ago, I told the World that I am no World Champion… But a King. I believe it’s time that I breathe life into those words. There are two men knocking upon my door; looking to usurp their way to my Throne. Two men that are filled to the brim with hatred for what I’ve gone and done to their prized crown jewel. Like everyone else, they will fall before their Mikado. They will bow at my feet and they will WORSHIP me… And eventually, come to thank me for throwing that trinket to the fire. Though, it’s not as if all of that gold went to waste. After all… Every King needs a crown.

(Mikado Sekaiichi raises his right hand to reveal a crown clutched in it; visibly made from the melted-down gold of the World Heavyweight Championship)

(Camera cuts back to Masters and Mak at ringside)

Masters: I… I’m genuinely appalled at this man, Mikado Sekaiichi. He’s taken hostage the most prestigious Championship in this company and melted it down into a crown?!

Mak: Well, it’s not like he was just gonna throw the gold away! He’s far more reasonable than that! You need to look at it this way: Sekaiichi is completely right about how much the term “World Champion” has been whored out; used and abused! He did everyone a favor by destroying that Belt and turning it into a beautiful crown… Not like I ever held the stupid Title anyway. Not my problem.

Masters: Well I hope Sekaiichi knows he’s made an enemy out of EVERYONE. Coming up next is his chance to put up or shut up. No Agents of Extreme can help him here. Sekaiichi has to put his World Championship… Crown.. On the line against Jacob Senn and Tyler Parker and you can guarantee they’ll put everything on the line to take what they both believe belongs to them!

(“The Pride” by Five Finger Death Punch plays all throughout the arena as Jacob Senn makes his way out to the stage in a custom black and purple hooded jacket with “VENGEANCE IS MINE” on the back as purple pyro explodes across the stage)

Announcer: THE FOLLOWING CONTEST IS SCHEDULED FOR ONE FALL AND IS FOR THE E-A-W HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE WOOORRLLDD!!…. First, making his way to the ring…. From Chicago, Illinois!…. HE IS “THE VENGEFUL VANQUISHER”…. JACOB SEEEEEEEEEEEENNNNNNNNNNNN!!!….

Mak: A former Elite Champion! Unified Tag Team Champion! Jacob Senn has a golden opportunity to walk out tonight as a full-fledged Triple Crown Champion if he can finally go the distance and capture the World Heavyweight Championship! Senn has a unequaled determination, but I don’t know if it’s enough to overcome a man such as Mikado Sekaiichi.

(“Lies” by Evanescence plays all throughout the arena as Tyler Parker makes his way out to the stage in a white and gold trench coat and the National Extreme Championship around his waist)

Announcer: Next, making his way to the ring…. From Syracuse, New York!…. Weighing in at 223 pounds!…. HE IS THE REIGNING E-A-W NATIONAL EXTREME CHAMPION…. “THE LIEGE OF LIGHT”, TYLER PAAAAARRRRRRKKKKKKEEEERRRRRR!!!….

Masters: Tyler Parker has been thirst for his own vengeance here tonight after Mikado Sekaiichi cashed in his King of Extreme World Title shot at Reasonable Doubt. Tyler was added to this contest tonight and he’s taken it as if it’s life or death. He feels he MUST get back his World Championship tonight and put this reign of Sekaiichi to death before it gets any bigger.

“ALL HAIL THE KING!”

(“Hail to the King” by Avenged Sevenfold plays all throughout the arena as a litter vehicle – golden-colored and labeled with the Japanese symbol for King – is carried out by the Agents of Extreme)

Announcer: And lastly, making his way to the ring…. From Las Vegas, Nevada!…. Weighing in at 237 pounds!…. HE IS THE REIGNING AND DEFENDING E-A-W WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION!!…. THE UNDISPUTED KING OF EXTREME, MIKADO SEK-AI-IIIIIIIICCCCCCCHHHHHHIIIIIIIIIII!!!….

(Mikado Sekaiichi steps out from the litter; dressed in golden attire and carrying his new World Heavyweight Championship-made Crown as he places it on his head and commands the Agents of Extreme to leave)

Mak: If anyone had two braincells to rub together, they would be standing on their feet right now and giving this man an ovation unlike any other! How can you not get behind someone so merciless and yet so confident? There’s a reason this man is the Undisputed King of Extreme! A reason why he’s the World Heavyweight Champion! There a reason why his name translates to “King Best in the World”!

(DING! DING! DING!)

Masters: The bell has officially rung; this triple threat match to determine the World Heavyweight Champion is underway as all three men stare down with one another… Hold on… Jacob and Tyler seem to both have a common enemy here and it’s Sekaiichi! Sekaiichi’s having none of it as he backs up.. Tyler and Jacob make a move, but Sekaiichi immediately bolts to the outside! The LAST thing you want is to be double-teamed in a triple threat contest! Nobody wants to be the odd man out! Hold on–Tyler and Jacob drop down and roll to the outside to surround Sekaiichi! Sekaiichi looks like he wasn’t expecting that! SEKAIICHI MAKES A BREAK FOR THE CROWD!! TYLER AND JACOB RUSH IN AND IMMEDIATELY PULL SEKAIICHI AWAY FROM THE BARRICADE AND BOMBARD HIM WITH A STORM OF SHOTS!! TYLER AND JACOB THROW SEKAIICHI BACK, SPINE-FIRST INTO THE RING APRON! You can read the pain across the face of Sekaiichi as both men have him exactly where they want him… KICK OFF THE CHEST FROM JACOB! Gun-shot like kick connecting! Tyler Parker now with a knife-edge chop to the chest of Sekaiichi! Kick to the chest from Jacob! Knife-edge chop from Tyler! KICK! CHOP! KICK! CHOP!! SEKAIICHI HAS BECOME A HUMAN VIDEO GAME HERE AND I DON’T KNOW HOW MUCH MORE HE CAN WITHSTAND!! Jacob finally puts a stop to that lethal onslaught as he grabs Sekaiichi… LOOK OUT! SEKAIICHI SENT SKULL-FIRST INTO THE SIDE OF THOSE STEEL STEPS!! I never would have thought I’d see the day in which Tyler Parker and Jacob Senn are united, but they’ve been brought together tonight to punish Sekaiichi!

Mak: Shut up! Quit talking like this is some fucking comeuppance for Mikado Sekaiichi! This man is being brutally assaulted out here by two incredibly bitter men! Look at this.. Sekaiichi doing all he can to pull himself up to his feet using the steps.. TYLER CHARGES IN–NO! TYLER NAILS SEKAIICHI WITH A BOOT TO THE BACK OF THE SKULL AS SEKAIICHI IS SENT FLIPPING OVER THE STEPS!! RING THE BELL ALREADY! END THIS MATCH! SEKAIICHI CAN’T DEFEND HIS CROWN UNDER THESE CONDITIONS! THIS IS MORE OF A GODDAMN HANDICAP MATCH THAN THE MATCH WAS SAW BEFORE THIS! Jacob Senn now… Oh no, Jacob dragging Sekaiichi up and he sends the World Champion hard into the edge of the Spanish announce table! Sekaiichi being rammed gut-first into that table! Jacob immediately drives Sekaiichi’s skull into the cover of the table! This is sickening! If there’s anything you should be getting over-dramatic about, Masters, it’s the absolutely disgusting two-on-one we’re watching! Tyler grabs Sekaiichi and whips him off and into the edge of the apron once again while Senn rips off the cover to that table… I don’t like this… I don’t like this one bit… Senn grabs a monitor… Tyler Irish whips Sekaiichi over to Senn–SENN NAILS SEKAIICHI WITH THAT MONITOR!! MONITOR OFF THE FACE OF MIKADO SEKAIICHI!! THEY CAN’T TREAT THEIR KING LIKE THIS! Sekaiichi still somehow on his feet, but he looks out of it as all Hell! TYLER GRABS THE OTHER MONITOR AND CRACKS IT ACROSS THE SKULL OF SEKAIICHI NOW!! DAMN IT!

Masters: Sekaiichi’s been reduced to a mess thus far in this triple threat bout! Tyler Parker and Jacob Senn have almost all but guaranteed the World Title is coming home with one of them… Look at this–Blood now pouring down the face of Sekaiichi! That shot from the monitor busted the Champion open! Tyler and Senn making eye contact with one another… Oh boy, they seem to truly be on the same page here as both men drag a now bloodied Sekaiichi up.. Both men pulling him in! THEY’VE GOT HIM UP!! THEY’VE GOT HIM UP!! THROUGH THE SPANISH ANNOUNCE TABLE!!! DOUBLE-TEAM SUPLEX SENDS MIKADO SEKAIICHI THROUGH THE ANNOUNCE TABLE AND THERE IS NOTHING LEFT OF HIM! MIKADO SEKAIICHI HAS BEEN METICULOUSLY DESTROYED IN THIS CONTEST! THIS HAS QUICKLY BECOME A GLORIFIED ONE ON ONE MATCH AS THE WORLD CHAMPION IS RULED OUT OF THE EQUATION! Senn now… Oh no… It seems like they’re STILL not finished with the World Champion! Mikado Sekaiichi’s about to take even more punishment as Senn tells Tyler Parker something and Tyler now reaching down to pick up Sekaiichi from the shattered remains of that Spanish announce table! SENN DRIVES TYLER INTO THE BARRICADE! TYLER HEAD-FIRST INTO THE BARRICADE! SENN GOING TO WORK ON TYLER PARKER NOW! LAYING INTO TYLER WITH SEVERAL MERCILESS STOMPS TO THE BODY AND SKULL!! SENN HAS TURNED ON HIS TEMPORARY PARTNER IN CRIME AND HE HAS NO REMORSE WHATSOEVER! SENN CAME HERE TO WIN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP!

Mak: That’s the right attitude, but what he and Tyler have gone and down to poor Sekaiichi cannot be forgiven! Senn looking to cap it all off as he makes his way over to the Timekeeper’s booth and grabs a steel chair! Senn looking like he knows exactly what he’s doing as he sets his sights on the damaged Tyler Parker… This is gonna end badly for someone as Senn smacks the chair on the mat like he’s about to swing for a Goddamn Homerun! TYLER UP! SENN SWINGS WITH A SHOT TO THE SKULL!!! KICK TO THE GROIN!! TYLER PARKER JUST LEVELED JACOB SENN WITH A KICK TO THE GROIN TO STOP THAT ONCOMING CHAIR SHOT! TYLER GRABS SENN NOW! BELLY TO BELLY SUPLEX AS SENN GOES OVER THE BARRICADE AND INTO THE FRONT ROW!!! SENN MOMENTARILY TAKEN OUT OF THE EQUATION!! TYLER PARKER HAS A CHANCE TO WIN THIS, BUT DAMN IT! C’MON, SEKAIICHI! YOU’VE STILL GOT LIFE LEFT IN YOU! Tyler reaching down and dragging a bloodied Sekaiichi.. Oh boy… Sekaiichi looks like he just crawled out of a car crash! Sekaiichi’s a bloody mess! Tyler manages to lift Sekaiichi up to his feet and navigates him to the ring… Sekaiichi’s sent rolling in! TYLER PARKER SLIDES IN! LOOKING TO END IT HERE! NO–SEKAIICHI MANAGES TO ROLL HIMSELF BACK TO THE OUTSIDE! Tyler Parker looking visibly frustrated, but the good news is Sekaiichi’s still alive in this! He’s able to move! Tyler’s coming for him though as he rolls back to the outside… Poor Sekaiichi doing everything he possibly can to reach some sort of refuge here.. SEKAIICHI LOOKING TO JUMP THE BARRICADE! TYLER GRABS A HOLD OF HIM!

Masters: Sekaiichi being once again dragged back into this! Tyler Parker laying into Sekaiichi with unforgiving shots all over the body! Tyler sends Sekaiichi crashing into the apron! RUNNING DROPKICK OFF THE FACE OF SEKAIICHI FROM TYLER!! Sekaiichi has taken a great deal of punishment in this contest! He’s become a damn punching bag for his opponents! Tyler looking to end this as he sends Sekaiichi rolling back into the ring… Sekaiichi still moving; still trying to escape as he woozily tries to pull himself back up… Tyler’s in and he’s not letting the Champion go anywhere this time! TYLER GRABS SEKAIICHI! PULLING HIM IN!! ACROSS THE PARK!!!! IT’S STOPPED WITH A SHOT TO THE BACK OF THE HEAD FROM JACOB SENN!! SENN IMMEDIATELY THROWING FOREARMS INTO THE BACK OF TYLER PARKER’S SKULL! SENN LOCKS THE WAIST FROM BEHIND! SEKAIICHI TRYING TO ESCAPE! TYLER LOCKS THE WAIST OF SEKAIICHI! SENN DRIVES TYLER INTO THE CANVAS WITH A GERMAN SUPLEX AS SEKAIICHI’S SENT FLYING BY TYLER WITH A RELEASE GERMAN SUPLEX!!! WHAT A DEADLY COMBINATION FROM THESE COMPETITORS! SEKAIICHI DROPS TO THE OUTSIDE AS SENN BRIDGES HIS BODY FOR A PIN ATTEMPT ON A DAMAGED TYLER PARKER!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!!……… TWO!!!

Mak: The first pin attempt is no good as Tyler kicks out of it! Hold on–Look at this! Senn keeping the waist lock in on Tyler as he drags him up once again! Possibly looking for his own spin on the Hat Trick! Tyler’s not letting it happen as he drives an elbow into the jaw of Senn! Another elbow into Senn! Senn fires back with an onslaught of clubbing blows to the spine of Tyler! SENN QUICKLY PULLS TYLER IN FOR A BACKDROP DRIVER!! It’s no good as Tyler rolls off the back of Senn and lands behind him–immediately pushing Senn off into the ropes! Senn coming back and swings with a big roundhouse! It misses as Tyler charges into the ropes! FINAL CHAPTER!!! SPEAR!!! JACOB CATCHES TYLER IN MID-AIR WITH A DEVASTATING SPEAR OUT OF NOWHERE!! Senn with a fiery look in his eyes following that! He’s so close to gold right now, he can practically taste it! All he needs to do is pin the same man he pinned for the win only last week! Senn clutches the head of Tyler and immediately looks to drag him back to a vertical base… Senn possibly–HE’S DROPPED! DOUBLE LEG TAKEDOWN FROM TYLER!! TYLER WITH A SUDDEN BURST OF ENERGY OUT OF NOWHERE HERE!!! SENN KNOWS WHAT’S COMING! HE’S DOING EVERYTHING IN HIS POWER TO FIGHT IT!! SENN REACHES UP AND NAILS TYLER WITH A SHOT TO THE FACE! ANOTHER RIGHT HAND TO THE FACE! TYLER SENDS A BOOT INTO THE STERNUM OF A DOWNED SENN! TYLER STOMPING A MUDHOLE INTO A DEFENSELESS JACOB SENN HERE!! HE USES THE OPPORTUNITY TO ROLL HIM OVER! HE’S GOT IT!! WALLS OF IMPACT!!!! THE WALLS OF IMPACT ARE LOCKED IN!! JACOB SENN IS PANICKING!! HE’S IN TROUBLE!!

Masters: MANY GREATS HAVE SUBMITTED TO THIS HOLD!! THE SPINE OF JACOB SENN BEING BENT AND BENT AND I’M CERTAIN TYLER PARKER WOULD HAVE NO PROBLEM SNAPPING IT IF IT COMES TO THAT!! DELETE!!!! MIKADO SEKAIICHI IN FROM ABSOLUTELY NOWHERE AS HE LAYS TYLER PARKER OUT WITH THE DELETE!!! THAT JUMPING SPIN KICK TO THE BACK OF THE SKULL TAKES TYLER OUT AND HE COULD BE DOWN FOR THE COUNT! SEKAIICHI MAY HAVE THIS! SEKAIICHI’S BLOODIED! HE’S BATTERED! SEKAIICHI CRAWLING OVER… AND HE DRAPES AN ARM ACROSS THE CHEST OF TYLER PARKER!!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!!!!………. TWO!!!!!!!!!!!!……..

Mak: KICK OUT JUST BEFORE THREE! Tyler Parker isn’t giving up that easily! Sekaiichi seems to have abandoned going after Tyler as he drags himself over to a damaged Jacob Senn… SEKAIICHI HOOKS THE LEG!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!!!

Masters: IT’S BROKEN UP BY TYLER! TYLER PARKER UNLOADING ON SEKAIICHI WITH CLOSED-FIST SHOTS!! SEKAIICHI DOING ALL HE POSSIBLY CAN TO DEFEND HIMSELF! Sekaiichi nails Tyler with a stiff right hand and manages to quickly roll himself away from further danger… All three men now looking to climb back to a vertical base here… Sekaiichi relying on those ropes as a crutch to help him up; he’s taken, undisputedly, the biggest beating in this contest thus far, but he’s still kicking… All three men up! TYLER PARKER CHARGES OUT OF NOWHERE AND NAILS SEKAIICHI WITH A STINGER SPLASH!! Tyler pulling a woozy Sekaiichi out of the corner and nails him with a kick downstairs… Pulling him in! TYLER’S GOT HIM UP! LOOKING FOR DEPRAVITY!!! SEKAIICHI’S FIGHTING! SEKAIICHI STRUGGLING HERE AS HE NAILS TYLER WITH A KNEE! Sekaiichi successfully escapes as he lands on his feet, but he’s on spaghetti legs! Tyler with a right hand to the face of Sekaiichi! Forearm fired back from Sekaiichi to Tyler! KNIFE-EDGE CHOP FROM TYLER! SEKAIICHI WITH A POWERFUL KICK OFF THE CHEST OF TYLER!! ANOTHER KICK–IT’S CAUGHT! Tyler drops the foot of Sekaiichi and nails him with a right hand! Another! Another! KICK TO THE BACK OF TYLER’S SKULL FROM SENN OUT OF NOWHERE! ROLLING ELBOW CONNECTS OFF THE FACE OF TYLER PARKER FROM SEKAIICHI!! SEKAIICHI DROPS DOWN AND HOOKS A LEG!!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!!

Mak: It’s broken up by Senn with a boot to the skull of Sekaiichi! Another boot from Senn! Senn signaling for the end here! This could be all she wrote for the Undisputed King of Extreme! Sekaiichi is bloodied and battered as he slowly drags himself back up.. SENN LOOKING FOR IT! RETRIBUTION!!!! The superkick is unable to connect as Sekaiichi sees it coming–Dropping down and rolling to the outside! Sekaiichi knows when to pick his fights and that superkick coming his way was something he was smart to avoid! SENN NAILS SEKAIICHI WITH A DOUBLE STOMP THROUGH THE ROPES ANYWAY! Sekaiichi sent crashing into the barricade, barely holding himself up! Senn looks like he wants to fly! SENN CHARGES OFF THE ROPES! SUICIDE DIVE!!! DRIVE-BY KICK CONNECTS OFF THE SIDE OF JACOB’S SKULL BY TYLER!! TYLER IMMEDIATELY PICKING SENN UP! BLACK CROWN CONNECTS!!! COVER–NO!! Senn’s smart enough to immediately roll to the outside before Tyler can make the cover!

Masters: Sekaiichi and Senn now in the same boat here as it looks like Tyler may be in the driver’s seat of this contest… Hold on.. Tyler ripping off his right elbow pad and makes his way up to the nearest top turnbuckle! Tyler going to the high rent district! Sekaiichi and Senn up on the outside! LOOK OUT!! MOONSAULT!!!! TYLER PARKER TAKES OUT BOTH MEN WITH A BEAUTIFUL MOONSAULT!!! WHAT A MOVE! Tyler Parker may have hurt himself on the way down! You don’t throw caution to the wind and walk out scot-free! Tyler may be hurt, but he’s the only person left standing here as he drags himself back up… Tyler grabs a hold of Sekaiichi and pulls him up… Sekaiichi sent rolling back into the ring! TYLER SLIDES IN AND HOOKS THE LEG OF SEKAIICHI!!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!…….. TWO!!!!!!!!!!!……….

Mak: Hold on–The Referee pointing out Sekaiichi’s foot on the bottom rope! He’s still in this! Tyler growing more and more frustrated here.. He drags Sekaiichi into the middle of the ring! HE COVERS!!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!!……… TWO!!!!!!!!!……… THREE!!!

Masters: SEKAIICHI KICKS OUT! The Champion manages to kick out! I’m honestly shocked! I thought he had nothing left in the gas tank! Tyler quickly getting back up to his feet and pushes the Referee out of his way.. GRABS A HOLD OF THE LEGS OF SEKAIICHI!! HE ROLLS HIM OVER INTO IT! WALLS OF IMPACT!!!! THE WALLS OF IMPACT LOCKED IN ON MIKADO SEKAIICHI!!! MIKADO IS WEARING A CRIMSON MASK!! HE’S LOSING BLOOD WITH EVERY PASSING SECOND!! HE HAS NO CHANCE OF LASTING IN THIS HOLD! WE’RE ABOUT TO WITNESS A TWO-TIME WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION!! SEKAIICHI DOING EVERYTHING HE POSSIBLY CAN! SEKAIICHI INCHING HIS WAY TO THE ROPES… HE’S THERE! NO–TYLER DRAGS HIM AWAY!!! TYLER DRAGGED SEKAIICHI TO THE MIDDLE OF THE RING!! THIS HAS GOTTA BE IT!! SEKAIICHI REFUSES TO DIE! SEKAIICHI DRAGGING HIMSELF TO THE ROPES AGAIN… HE CAN’T DO IT! SEKAIICHI JUST CAN’T MAKE IT! HE HAS NO CHOICE! SEKAIICHI TAPS!!! NO–THE HAND OF SEKAIICHI IS STOPPED BEFORE IT TOUCHES THE CANVAS!! SENN STOPS IT! SENN NAILS SEKAIICHI WITH MULTIPLE SHOTS!! Senn quickly slides into the ring; desperate to end this! Tyler has no idea! SENN IN FRONT OF HIM! RETRIBUTION!!!! NO–TYLER BREAKS THE HOLD AND DUCKS THE SUPERKICK!! HE PULLS SENN IN FROM BEHIND!! ACROSS THE PARK!!!!

Mak: SENN COUNTERS INTO A SNAPMARE! BOTH MEN QUICKLY UP TO THEIR FEET! RETRIBUTION!!!! THE RETRIBUTION CONNECTS!!! SHADES OF LAST WEEK AS JACOB SENN DROPS DOWN AND HOOKS THE LEG OF TYLER PARKER!! WE HAVE A NEW WORLD CHAMPION!!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!!……… TWO!!!!!!!!!!……….

Masters: IT’S BROKEN UP AT THE VERY LAST MOMENT BY SEKAIICHI! SEKAIICHI MANAGES TO STOP IT! Tyler Parker rolls to the outside as a now absolutely livid Jacob Senn goes to work on Sekaiichi! Senn laying into Sekaiichi with a flurry of punches as Sekaiichi does everything he can to defend himself! Senn stomping Sekaiichi out of the ring, next to Tyler Parker on the outside! Senn looks like he’s snapped! Senn looking down on both men with malicious intent as they struggle to move! SENN LEAPS TO THE TOP ROPE! WHAT’S HE–SHOOTING STAR PRESS ONTO BOTH MEN!!!! ALL THREE MEN DOWN!! ALL THREE COMPETITORS LAID OUT HERE ON THE OUTSIDE!! ALL THREE OF THESE MEN HAVE GIVEN EVERYTHING THEY’VE GOT TO WALK OUT OF THIS MATCH AS THE WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION!! SOMETHING’S GOTTA GIVE! SENN SEEMS TO BE THE ONLY MAN SHOWING ANY LIFE AS HE PULLS HIMSELF UP… Senn going back after Sekaiichi as he drags him up.. Sends Sekaiichi rolling back into the ring and climbs up to the apron… Oh no! Senn looks like he’s gonna end this! Senn climbing up to the high rent district! HE’S PERCHED! HERE IT IS! VENGEFUL PLUNGE!!!! SEKAIICHI’S DRAGGED TO THE OUTSIDE BY TYLER AS JACOB CRASHES TO THE CANVAS!! TYLER PARKER STILL ALIVE!! TYLER SLIDES INTO THE RING! HE GETS UP AS QUICKLY AS HE CAN AND HE GRABS A HOLD OF JACOB SENN!! TYLER DRAGGING SENN UP WITH EVERY LAST OUNCE OF ENERGY HE HAS IN HIM!! KICK TO THE GUT! HE PULLS HIM IN! PICKING HIM UP!! DEPRAVITY!!!! SENN’S FIGHTING! SENN’S FIGHTING IT!! SENN REFUSES TO LET IT HAPPEN!!

Mak: Sekaiichi climbing back up on the apron now! Senn manages to save himself as he drops down to the canvas, behind Tyler! He locks the waist of Tyler!! No–Tyler nails Senn with an elbow to the jaw! Standing switch as Tyler locks the waist of Senn! Senn with an elbow to Tyler now! SENN GRABBING TYLER! SENN RUNS OFF OF SEKAIICHI ON THE APRON–KNOCKING HIM DOWN! SLICED BREAD _#2 CONNECTS ON TYLER PARKER!!! HE HOOKS THE LEG OF TYLER PARKER!!!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!!……… TWO!!!!!!!!!!!!………… THREE!!!!!

Masters: IT’S NO GOOD AS TYLER KICKS OUT!! JACOB SENN COMING RIDICULOUSLY CLOSE TO REALIZING HIS DREAM OF BECOMING WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION!! HE’S ON THE EDGE OF VICTORY AND HE KNOWS IT! SENN HAS A LOOK OF FIRE IN HIS EYES! HE WANTS TO END THIS! SENN GRABS A HOLD OF TYLER AND DRAGS HIM UP… TYLER LOOKING DAZED… HE’S UP! RETRIBUTION!!!! IT MISSES AS TYLER DUCKS!! TYLER SENDS SENN OVER THE ROPES AND TO THE OUTSIDE!! Sekaiichi back in as a woozy Tyler stumbles forward.. SEKAIICHI PICKS HIM UP ON HIS SHOULDERS!! FIREMAN’S CARRY TAKEOVER INTO THE KNEE OF SEKAIICHI!! TYLER UP IN A SITTING POSITION AS SEKAIICHI CHARGES OFF THE ROPES! ELBOW TO THE BACK OF THE SKULL!! SEKAIICHI’S BLOODIED! HE’S BATTERED!! HE’S OUT OF IT, BUT HE WANTS THIS TO END! SEKAIICHI GRABS A HOLD OF TYLER AND DRAGS HIM UP… WRIST-LOCK… AND YAKUZA KICK!!!! IT MISSES!! TYLER NAILS SEKAIICHI WITH A SHOT AS HE TURNS AROUND! TYLER PICKING SEKAIICHI AND AND PLACES HIM ON THE NEAREST TOP TURNBUCKLE! TYLER SPRINGBOARDS OFF THE NEAREST ROPE! FINAL CHAPTER CONNECTS!!! TYLER CLIMBING UP!! TYLER PICKING SEKAIICHI UP!! JACOB COMES IN FROM THE APRON! HE NAILS TYLER WITH A SHOT! TYLER FIGHTING BACK… HOLD ON… NO WAY! NO WAY! TYLER PICKING SENN UP FROM THE APRON!! PICKING SEKAIICHI UP!!! HE’S GOT THEM BOTH!! NO WAY!! Sekaiichi fighting it! Sekaiichi escapes as he drops down to the apron! BOMBS AWAY! DEPRAVITY ON JACOB SENN FROM THE TOP TURNBUCKLE!!!! BOTH MEN DOWN!! TYLER NEEDS TO COVER HIM AND IT’S OVER!! HE’S CRAWLING TO IT! TYLER REACHES OUT! THE HAND IS STOPPED BY SEKAIICHI!! SEKAIICHI DRAGGING TYLER UP!! WRIST LOCK!!! KING’S LANDING!!!!!!!! THE KING’S LANDING CONNECTS AS THAT YAKUZA KICK DROPS TYLER ON THE BACK OF HIS SKULL!! SEKAIICHI COVERS HIM!!

Referee: ONE!!!!!!!!…….. TWO!!!!!!!!!!!……… THREE!!!!!!!!!!!

(DING! DING! DING!)

“ALL HAIL THE KING”

(“Hail to the King” by Avenged Sevenfold plays all throughout the arena as the Referee hands Mikado Sekaiichi his World Heavyweight Championship crown)

Announcer: THE WINNER OF THIS CONTEST BY PINFALL AND STTTTTTTTIIIIIIIILLLLLLL E-A-W HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION OF THE WOOORRLLDD….. MIKADO SEEEEKKKKKKAAAAAAAIIIIICCCCHHHHIIIIII!!!!

Mak: I CAN’T BELIEVE IT! THIS IS THE HAPPIEST DAY OF MY LIFE! FINALLY, THERE IS JUSTICE IN THE WORLD! MIKADO SEKAIICHI PREVAILS! HE PREVAILS BEYOND A SHADOW OF A DOUBT! MIKADO SEKAIICHI OVERCOMES TWO OF THE TOUGHEST MEN TO HAVE EVER STEPPED INTO AN EAW RING AND HE IS STILL YOUR KING! STILL YOUR WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION!! HAIL TO THE KIIIINNNNGGG! HAIL TO THE OOONNNEEEEEE! KNEEL TO THE CRROOOWWNNN!!

Masters: Alright, alright, alright… Sekaiichi DID actually manage to win this bout tonight on his own and what a heck of a bout it was! These men just left it all on the line! They pulled out all the stops! These three men just showed to everybody in the locker room why that World Heavyweight Championship IS the most important thing.. Even if it’s been reduced to a headpiece for Mikado Sekaiichi. I’m willing to give credit where credit is due: Sekaiichi proved a lot of people wrong tonight. Congratulations on his successful defense tonight.

Mak: You’re damn right he proved them wrong! Nobody’s stopping this King! NOBODY!

(“Beware” by Death Grips plays all throughout the arena as the crowd erupts with cheers)

Masters: Oh boy… As cliched as it is, I gotta say it: Business is about to pick up!

(Cy Henderson makes his way out to the stage and down to the ring as a bloody Mikado Sekaiichi tightly clutches his World Heavyweight Championship Crown in his hands in the nearest corner of the ring)

Mak: Get this asshole out of Sekaiichi’s ring! This is Sekaiichi’s night!

Masters: Cy Henderson is just sending Sekaiichi a clear and powerful message… He MAY have survived tonight… But it could very well be a different story come the Grand Rampage when Sekaiichi puts that Crown on the line against this man! The man he’s rivaled with off and on since he became this Sekaiichi persona! It may very well all come to a head at the 2014 Grand Rampage when Mikado Sekaiichi defends his World Heavyweight Championship against the Gold Rush Tournament winner: Cy Henderson! That’s all for tonight, ladies and gentlemen, but thank you for joining us for Showdown’s Homecoming event! Signing off for Mak, I’m Masters, and we’ll see YOU next week on Showdown!

(Cy Henderson stares down with Mikado Sekaiichi as the camera fades to black)

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