Mike Johns Follow The Tweeter: SkyHardy Bares All, Chuck Taylor Occupies Ritner Street, Eddie Kingston's Redemption Song, Gregory Iron's Royal Rumble Hopes, and Much More
By Mike Johns
Nov 16, 2011 - 9:15 AM
Welcome once again to the Insanity's coverage of Wrestlers in Social Media, Follow The Tweeter. We here at the Tweeter spend countless hours following all of your favorite stars on social media outlets such as Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and even Tumblr, looking for the craziest posts you could possibly imagine. With this in mind, I must now warn you, the following post may not be suitable for younger readers. In fact, it may not be suitable for anyone. Unfortunately, I'm obligated by Internet Law to share this with you, now. Ladies and Gentlemen, I present to you, Reby Sky and her boyfriend, Matt Hardy -
A beautiful woman, attached to a douchebag. Just like in Real Life!
Not to be outdone by SkyHardy, here, Matt's good friend Gregory "Hurricane" Helms recently posted this pic on Twitter, looking to end the trend known as "Planking" and replace it with...
Now, in an attempt to make this up to you, here's a Behind the Scenes look at a SlamminLadies video shoot, featuring April Hunter, Saraya Knight, Su Yung, Rain, Angel Orsini, Lexie Fyfe, Christina Von Eerie, Lalani Kai, Kristin Astara, Fantasa & Leva Bates. If you don't know who any of these people are, that's okay. Just wait for the moment where April Hunter tries to feel up Saraya because she wants to know what real boobs feel like...
Now, as an added bonus, here's another video courtesy of April Hunter, as we take a look behind the scenes at a SleeperKid's photoshoot featuring Hunter and Rain -
This past weekend was huge in the world of Independent Wrestling. Dragon Gate USA ran three iPPVs over the weekend. Meanwhile, CHIKARA made its iPPV debut on Sunday, crowning their first-ever Grand Champion. We also have a big WSU show coming up this Saturday on iPPV, as well, so with that, we were treated to a great deal of YouTube promos these past couple weeks. I'm not going to share all of them with you, but there are a few that you really ought to see, if you haven't already.
This first one isn't a promo, per se, but rather an introduction to the CHIKARA brand, as some of its top stars, including Mike Quackenbush, Eddie Kingston, Sara Del Rey, Green Ant, UltraMantis Black, and even Claudio Castagnoli explain the concept and philosophy of CHIKARA wrestling, as well as assess the High Noon Main Event between Mike Quackenbush and Eddie Kingston -
You may have already seen this next one in Matt Dawgs' column last Friday, or in my TNA recap this past Sunday. If not, you need to make sure you watch this one, beginning to end. Perhaps the single best promo cut by any one wrestler in the 2011 Calendar Year, better than Sami Callihan, perhaps even better than CM Punk, is right here. Eddie Kingston takes a few minutes before High Noon to explain to the world what becoming the first-ever CHIKARA Grand Champion means to him -
Next up, we have Chuck Taylor, who looks to Occupy Ritner Street in anticipation for his Open the Freedom Gate Title Shot at Bushido: Code of the Warrior 2011last Saturday in Philadelphia -
We then go Chicago's AAW, where we have MsChif, looking to bring misery and pain to Mena Libra when AAW Hits Bourbon Street -
Over in the UK, Pro Wrestling EVE champion Jenny Sjodin makes an open challenge -
The NYWC Starlet Champion, Nikki Syx, talking about her Suicidal 6-Way at WSU's Breaking Barriers 2 -
Meanwhile, the leader of the Midwest Militia, Jessicka Havok, once again promises that there will be blood shed at Breaking Barriers 2, as the Militia is going to kill Team WSU -
Finally, we go back to Dragon Gate USA, where Johnny Gargano takes us through the turning points in his career leading up to his Open the Freedom Gate Title Match at Freedom Fight 2011this past Sunday -
Speaking of which, at Freedom Fight 2011, Johnny Gargano did, in fact, go on to defeat YAMATO for the Open the Freedom Gate Championship, becoming the first American to ever hold Dragon Gate USA's top prize.
And since we're talking about the Open the Freedom Gate Title, I actually had a chance to ask Gabe Sapolsky a question about it this past week on Twitter. For those who don't know, both previous Freedom Gate champions, BxB Hulk and YAMATO, both lost Hair Matches in Japan during the Freedom Gate title reigns. Hulk lost his over the Summer of 2010, while YAMATO just lost his about a month ago. It just seemed strange to me that Dragon Gate would do that to both of DGUSA's top guys while holding DGUSA's top title, so I asked Gabe if this was just a coincidence, or if, perhaps, there was something more to the fact that both Freedom Gate champs (at the time) had lost their hair while holding DGUSA's top prize -
Now, for a new segment on the Tweeter, where we feature Tweets from British Wrestling Legend, Saraya Knight. For those who don't know, Saraya is part of a wrestling dynasty in the UK, mother to WWE Developmental Talent Britani Knight and UK wrestler Zak Zodiak, co-owner of the UK's WAW and founder of WAWW, as well as an accomplished wrestler in her own right. She's also not one to be f*cked with. She's a no-nonsense woman who speaks her mind and isn't afraid to beat the hell out of someone if need be to prove a point. She is, with all due respect, one of the scariest people I've ever seen in wrestling. She's also probably one of the coolest. Therefore, from time to time, we here at the Tweeter are going to share with you instances of Saraya Being Saraya-
Daniel Bryan has hit 1000 Tweets! He celebrated this milestone by posting the following -
He immediately follows this up with his 1001st tweet -
To make this up to you, here's a picture of Serena Deeb on the Walk of Fame -
Also, a picture of Colt Cabana in a silly hat -
Speaking of Colt Cabana, it's time now for a new episode of Creative Has Nothing For You-
Fun with Jay Briscoe!
Evan Bourne has had a lot of time on his hands, recently. With this, Evan's been tweeting more, as you can see here -
Wade Barrett recently posted this fan-drawn portrait on his Twitter -
Portia Perez on... Bert & Ernie
During the build towards CHIKARA's High Noon iPPV, referee and Event Center host Bryce Remsberg found himself replaced by Everybody's Favorite Girlfriend, Jessie McKay, who hosted the High Noon Updates for the month going into this past Sunday's iPPV debut. Since then, Bryce and Jessie have engaged in a Battle of Cuteness, as exhibited here -
Sadly, with High Noon behind us, and the 10th Season of CHIKARA officially over, it seems that Bryce Remsberg will, in fact, win the supposed "cuteness war" and resume his spot as host of the Events Center.
Many people have been wondering whatever happened to Alex Riley since his babyface turn and split from the Miz. From what I'm gathering, he's on Superstars now, feuding with Michael McGuillicutty...
Apparently, a lot of people still watch Superstars, including Lance Storm, who had this to say about a recent match featuring Daniel Bryan and William Regal -
Chris Hero had a strange revelation, recently...
Meanwhile, it seems Raven has taken an interest in reading tweets about himself...
This is about as good a time as any to check out the latest
Z! True Long Island Story -
More Fun with Jay Briscoe!
Finally, this week, the Handicapped Hero, Gregory Iron, recently released a video on CHIKARA's YouTube page announcing his intentions to petition WWE and get a spot in the 2012 Royal Rumble -
Iron, for those who don't know, is a Cleveland native, first making his name in the Northeast Ohio wrestling scene in Cleveland All-Pro Wrestling, and later, Pro Wrestling Ohio, before branching out and becoming a star throughout the Independent scene. Sadly, I'm well aware of the neighborhoods he's talking about in the following tweet -
Ohio isn't all farms and factories, folks.
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