New England Championship Wrestling, Wakefield MA - After being stripped of their tag titles the prior month for not making the event, Brute VanSlyke and Jack Maverick finally received their title rematch at Autumn Unleashed. The two Regulator teammates were on different pages from the beginning of the match up. Even when the challengers were able to gain the upper hand on the champions they were attempting to out perform each other. Finally when Maverick and Brute had the match up almost won, Brute grabbed Maverick and hit him with Greetings From Oneida NY and left his now former partner laying in the ring where the Heavy Hitters were able to pick up the win.
Grand Slam Wrestling, Moosic PA - GSW returned to the Moosic Youth center with Zombie Lucha Dos that was headlined by Brute VanSlyke VS Sean Silence for the Adrenaline Title. The matchup started with a bang when during the match before the majority of the roster out at ring side brawling and Sean Silence left alone in the ring. Brute's music began playing and the Adrenaline Champion began fighting his way through the brawl taking out anyone in his way until he got into the ring to begin his match with Silence. Brute was able to our wrestling and our brawl Silence in the beginning but repeated interference from Silence's manager Chio allowed Silence to gain the upper hand. Brute finally was able to mount a come back and as Silence got out of Brute's Asiatic Spike with a low blow, Brute was able to catch Silence in mid spear with a big boot, a standing enziguri, and finally hitting Silence with Greetings From Oneida NY and picking up the win and retaining his Adrenaline title.
Empire State Wrestling, Salamanca NY - Empire State Wrestling returned to the Changing Leaves Festival in Salamanca NY and featured Brute VanSlyke taking on Omega Aaron Draven. Draven attempted to out strike and out quicken the much larger VanSlyke but VanSlyke eventually was able to gain the upper hand and beat down Draven with a variety of power offence. As Draven began mounting a comeback VanSlyke countered a hurricanrana attempt by power bombing Draven into the buckle and hitting a Big FN Lariat and picking up the win.
Photo Credit TMK Photography
Battle Club Pro, Bronx NY - Brute VanSlyke made his in ring NYC area debut for Battle Club Pro at their debut event Battle By The 6th. The event featured the first time ever meeting between Brute VanSlyke and Mike Orlando. The match was billed as the Battle of the Big Men and the two giants traded holds and strikes in a constant battle of one upmanship. The two men traded holds, tackles, power moves, and hard strikes, but in the end Brute was able to connect with a left armed Big FN Lariat out of nowhere and getting the 3 count with Orlando kicking out just a second too late.
Photo Credit Danny Walsh
01/14/17: GSW - Moosic, PA