Opening Match: Jimmy Rettop vs. Benny Newell
The excitement was palpable as the 13th Aftershock show for XPRO Wrestling began, and the first match promised to be a thrilling encounter between the promising rookie Jimmy Rettop and the seasoned and often controversial Benny Newell.
Jimmy Rettop, known for his “End of the Line” Slingshot DDT, entered the ring with determination and youthful energy. Standing at 5’10” and weighing 198 lbs, the young wrestler had quickly become a fan favorite with his impressive skills and relentless drive.
Across the ring, Benny Newell made his entrance, his face set in a scowl. A veteran of the wrestling world, Benny’s reputation for ruthless tactics and unsportsmanlike conduct had earned him a fair share of detractors. The crowd’s boos were drowned out by his theme music as he ignored them, focused solely on the match ahead.
The bell rang, and the match began with a furious pace. Jimmy’s agility and technical prowess were on full display as he took the fight to Benny, landing a series of impressive moves. Benny, however, countered with his strength and experience, turning the tide with powerful strikes and cunning maneuvers.
As the match wore on, the tension in the arena grew. Jimmy’s resilience was matched only by Benny’s ruthlessness, and the two wrestlers engaged in a thrilling back-and-forth battle. Near falls, reversals, and high-flying moves kept the audience on the edge of their seats.
In the final moments, Jimmy managed to execute his signature “End of the Line” Slingshot DDT, catching Benny by surprise. The crowd erupted as the referee counted, “One, two, three!” Jimmy Rettop had won the match, defeating Benny Newell in a hard-fought and intense battle.
The celebration, however, was short-lived.
As Jimmy basked in his victory, Benny’s face twisted in rage. Without warning, he attacked the victorious rookie from behind, his anger boiling over. The crowd’s cheers turned to loud boos as Benny mercilessly pummeled Jimmy, who was still recovering from the grueling match.
Ignoring the referee’s attempts to intervene, Benny hoisted Jimmy into the air and executed his devastating piledriver finisher, sending the young wrestler crashing to the mat. The arena was filled with jeers and boos as Benny stood over Jimmy’s prone body, a triumphant sneer on his face.
Security rushed to the ring to escort Benny away, but the damage was done. The crowd’s anger was palpable, and the once-celebratory atmosphere had turned sour.
As medical staff attended to Jimmy, the 13th Aftershock show continued, but the shadow of Benny’s post-match attack lingered. The lack of sportsmanship and respect had marred what had been an incredible match, and the fans were left with a bitter taste in their mouths.
Match 2: Ethan Wright vs. Alex Toushi
The second match of the 13th Aftershock show for XPRO Wrestling was set to be a thrilling encounter between two contrasting styles: the brawling strength of Ethan Wright and the high-flying agility of Alex Toushi.
Ethan Wright, standing at 6’1″ and weighing 225 lbs, was known for his “The Wright Way” Snap Powerslam. A brawler by nature, Ethan’s power and aggression had earned him a reputation as a formidable opponent. The crowd’s cheers greeted him as he made his way to the ring, his focus evident in his determined stride.
On the other side, Alex Toushi, the 5’8″ high-flyer weighing 200 lbs, was renowned for his “Izuna Drop,” a breathtaking move where he positions the opponent on the top turnbuckle and backflips off to drive their head into the mat. His entrance was met with excitement as fans anticipated the aerial spectacle he was known to provide.
As the bell rang, the match began with Ethan attempting to impose his strength, trying to ground Alex and neutralize his aerial advantage. Ethan’s powerful strikes and grappling techniques were on full display as he sought to control the pace of the match.
Alex, however, was not to be outdone. Using his speed and agility, he managed to evade Ethan’s attacks, countering with quick strikes and acrobatic maneuvers. The crowd was enthralled as Alex took to the air, executing a series of high-flying moves that left Ethan reeling.
The match continued to ebb and flow, with Ethan’s power and Alex’s agility creating a captivating contrast. Ethan managed to land some devastating blows, including a thunderous suplex that shook the ring. Alex responded with a dazzling aerial assault, including a perfectly executed springboard moonsault.
As the match reached its climax, both wrestlers were showing signs of fatigue, but neither was willing to give an inch. Ethan managed to catch Alex in a crushing bear hug, squeezing the air out of him. Alex fought back, using his elbows to break free and landing a stunning dropkick that sent Ethan sprawling.
In the final moments, Alex attempted his signature “Izuna Drop,” but Ethan countered, using his strength to reverse the move. In a stunning turn of events, Ethan hoisted Alex into the air and executed “The Wright Way” Snap Powerslam, driving Alex into the mat with incredible force.
The referee’s count was decisive: “One, two, three!” Ethan Wright had emerged victorious, defeating Alex Toushi in a match that showcased the beauty of contrasting wrestling styles.
The crowd’s applause filled the arena as Ethan acknowledged his hard-fought victory. Alex, though defeated, had earned the respect of the fans with his performance, and the two wrestlers exchanged a brief nod of acknowledgment before leaving the ring.
Match 3: Devin Skylar vs. Aaron Grey
The third bout of XPRO Wrestling’s 13th Aftershock show featured a clash between two fierce competitors: the powerhouse Devin Skylar and the enigmatic Aaron Grey.
Devin Skylar, a 6’8″ behemoth weighing 281 lbs, was known for his devastating “Ragnarok” Crucifix powerbomb. His presence in the ring was intimidating, and his physical prowess was unmatched. As he entered the arena, the crowd’s anticipation was palpable, and his steely gaze promised an intense battle.
Facing him was Aaron Grey, a wrestler shrouded in mystery and intrigue. His style was unorthodox, and his tactics were often unpredictable. Though his signature moves and physical stats were less known, his reputation for surprising opponents and fans alike had made him a must-watch competitor.
The match commenced with a unique dynamic. Devin’s raw power was evident as he sought to dominate Aaron with sheer force. He unleashed a series of powerful slams and strikes, each one resonating through the arena.
Aaron, however, proved to be a slippery adversary. His elusive style and unexpected maneuvers kept Devin off balance. Whether it was a sudden reversal or a clever feint, Aaron’s ability to keep Devin guessing added a layer of intrigue to the match.
The battle raged on, with Devin’s brute strength clashing with Aaron’s cunning strategy. At one point, Devin seemed to have the match won, lifting Aaron for his “Ragnarok” finisher, but Aaron managed to escape, turning the tide with a well-timed counterattack.
The crowd was fully invested in the match, with each twist and turn eliciting cheers and gasps. Devin’s relentless pursuit of victory was matched only by Aaron’s determination to prove himself against a physically superior opponent.
As the match neared its conclusion, the intensity reached a fever pitch. Devin’s frustration grew as Aaron continued to evade his most powerful attacks. Aaron’s confidence, on the other hand, seemed to grow with each successful dodge and counter.
In a stunning finale, Aaron managed to trap Devin in a complex submission hold, applying pressure and forcing Devin to the brink of surrender. The crowd held its breath as Devin struggled, his face contorted in pain.
But Devin’s resilience was not to be underestimated. With a Herculean effort, he powered out of the hold, lifting Aaron off the ground and executing his “Ragnarok” Crucifix powerbomb with thunderous impact.
The referee’s hand hit the mat three times, and the match was over. Devin Skylar had triumphed over Aaron Grey in a contest that had defied expectations and showcased the multifaceted nature of professional wrestling.
Match 4: Scott Hunter vs. Kyle Shields
The fourth contest of XPRO Wrestling’s 13th Aftershock show presented a duel between two well-matched competitors: the all-around talent Scott Hunter and the versatile Kyle Shields.
Scott Hunter, standing at 6’3″ and weighing 245 lbs, was a master of the Figure Four Leg Lock. His balanced approach to wrestling, combining strength, agility, and technical skill, made him a favorite among fans. His entrance was met with enthusiastic cheers as he confidently approached the ring.
Opposite him was Kyle Shields, a 6’1″ all-around wrestler weighing 237 lbs. Known for his “Pyramid Scheme” Pumphandle Slam, Kyle’s adaptability in the ring had earned him respect and admiration. His entrance was marked by determination, and the crowd sensed that a memorable battle was about to unfold.
As the referee signaled the start, both wrestlers engaged in a tactical display, sizing each other up and looking for an opening. Scott’s experience was evident as he worked to control the pace, applying holds and executing precise strikes.
Kyle, however, was not to be outmaneuvered. He responded with a blend of speed and power, landing impactful blows and displaying his wrestling acumen.
The match evolved into a chess match, with both competitors employing strategy and foresight. Scott’s attempts to lock in his Figure Four were met with Kyle’s evasive tactics. Kyle’s efforts to overpower Scott were countered with technical prowess.
The audience was treated to a showcase of wrestling intelligence, as each move was met with a countermove, each attack with a defense. The tension in the arena grew as neither wrestler could gain a decisive advantage.
In a critical moment, Kyle managed to land his “Pyramid Scheme” Pumphandle Slam, but Scott’s resilience allowed him to kick out just before the count of three. The crowd’s reaction was electric, and the match continued with renewed intensity.
Scott fought back, displaying his mastery of wrestling fundamentals. His precise holds and well-timed attacks wore Kyle down, and the momentum began to shift.
As the match reached its crescendo, Scott finally managed to trap Kyle in his dreaded Figure Four Leg Lock. The pain was etched on Kyle’s face as he struggled to escape, but Scott’s grip was unyielding.
With the crowd’s encouragement ringing in his ears, Kyle fought valiantly but was ultimately forced to tap out. Scott Hunter had won, but not without a tremendous effort against a worthy opponent.
Main Event of the Evening: NECKBONE Jones vs. Bobby Dean (w/ QT Reese)
A few days after the unforgettable 12th Aftershock show, the stage was set for another epic clash in the main event of the 13th Aftershock show. The arena was filled with anticipation as two of XPRO Wrestling’s most formidable competitors were set to face off: the fearsome NECKBONE Jones and the charismatic tag team champion Bobby Dean. Accompanying Bobby to the ring was his tag team partner, QT Reese, adding an extra layer of intrigue to the match.
NECKBONE Jones, known for his fearsome presence and brutal in-ring style, entered the ring with a determined look in his eyes. The crowd sensed that he was ready for battle, and the anticipation grew as he stared down his opponents.
Bobby Dean, with QT Reese by his side, made his entrance with a swagger that only a champion could possess. The tag team’s presence added a sense of unpredictability to the match, and the fans were eager to see how the dynamics would play out.
The match began with an intense lock-up, with both wrestlers showcasing their strength and skill. NECKBONE’s raw power was evident as he landed heavy blows, but Bobby’s agility and technical prowess allowed him to counter and keep the match balanced.
As the battle raged on, QT Reese’s presence at ringside became a factor. His encouragement and support for Bobby were clear, but there was an underlying tension as he watched the match unfold.
NECKBONE continued to assert his dominance, landing devastating moves that had Bobby on the ropes. However, Bobby’s resilience and determination kept him in the fight, and the match became a back-and-forth struggle that had the crowd on the edge of their seats.
In a pivotal moment, NECKBONE seemed to have the match won, landing his signature throat punch and preparing to deliver his finisher. But just as victory seemed within reach, QT Reese made his presence felt.
QT interfered in the match, attacking NECKBONE and causing a disqualification. The crowd’s boos filled the arena as the tag team champions, Massive Savings, began a relentless beatdown on NECKBONE. The crowd looked for someone in the back to come racing out to help NECKBONE, but no one made the save.
The assault was brutal and calculated, with Bobby and QT working in tandem to take down their opponent. NECKBONE fought back valiantly, but the numbers were against him, and he was eventually overwhelmed.
The show came to a close with Massive Savings standing tall in the ring, their dominance unquestioned but their tactics controversial. NECKBONE’s victory via disqualification was overshadowed by the beatdown, and the fans were left with a sense of outrage and anticipation for what is to come this coming Saturday when NECKBONE will team up with The Game Boy and the new Great Lakes Champion Tyler Best against Massive Savings and a mystery partner of their choice.
The 13th Aftershock show had ended on a note of controversy and excitement. The main event had delivered in terms of action and drama, but the actions of Massive Savings had set the stage for what is to come. The landscape of XPRO had shifted once again, and the fans were left eager to see how the story would unfold. The stage was set for a future filled with promise, intrigue, and unforgettable moments.