This Valentine’s Day weekend, there is a chance that the color red will decorate the VFW Post 2500 and it will not from Valentine decorations. Brian Buster Pro Wrestling will present their inaugural show entitled “Valentine Violence” Saturday, Feb. 13. The show will emanate from the VFW Post 2500 (814 S. Dixie Hwy) in Hollywood, FL. The doors will open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:20 p.m.
The main event of the evening will pit Craig Classic against Shawn Prime in a Street Fight Death Match. Classic and Prime have been going at it via social media for a few months as both men promised to bring the pain in their upcoming bout. Before making his return to South Florida, Classic had been wrestling in countries like Japan and Mexico for promotions like Pro Wrestling ZERO1 and the International Wrestling League (IWL). On the other hand, Prime has remained in Florida looking to make a statement in organizations such as Independent Championship Wrestling and Uproar Pro Wrestling. Both competitors are not completely unfamiliar with going to the extreme as Classic has competed in street fights, ladder matches and table match while Prime beat the Innovator of Violence Tommy Dreamer at his own game. This match-up might not be for the weak stomached as Classic and Prime have indicated that weapons like barbed wire and thumbtacks will be used.
Jonny Vandal, who will be accompanied by his valet Trina Michaels, goes one-one-one with Anthony “AJ” Jannazzo. Vandal is a veteran of the Florida independent wrestling scene who have wrestled in countries like Puerto Rico and Japan. He has even appeared on WWE NXT on several occasions. Formally known as Tommy Vandal, Jannazzo found success teaming with Vandal and winning championships in different South Florida wrestling promotions. Now, Jannazzo is finding success as a singles competitor in Florida and in the Carolinas. These two have a long history with one another and they look forward to clashing once again.
“Valentine Violence” will be the host of a title match when Full Impact Pro (FIP) Florida Heritage Champion Maxwell Chicago will go up against Aaron Epic. Chicago and Epic are certainly no strangers to one another as they have battled for the FIP Florida Heritage Championship at FIP in a series of matches last year that culminated with Chicago retaining the title in a ladder match. Will Chicago (who has been champion for almost a year) hold onto the title after Saturday night or will Epic finally lay claim to the gold that has eluded him so many times?
Making their second appearance in South Florida (their first was against the Ring of Honor Tag Team Champions War Machine at ROH Road to Final Battle 2015), the Dirty Blondes (Michael Patrick & Leo Brien) are coming to Brain Busters. This tag team tandem have become a staple in Central Florida through I Believe in Wrestling and they are currently the NWA Florida Tag Team Champions. They will face off against another tag team from I Believe in Wrestling, The Dreamboats (Ace Andrews & Rex Bacchus). Which of these tag teams from the Central Florida promotion will prove to be the best when they battle it out?
The mainstays of the Mid-Atlantic and Florida wrestling scene will clash when Eli Vega takes on Josh Powers. Calling himself “Mr. Miami,” Vega has been making a name for himself in South Florida in promotions like Independent Championship Wrestling (ICW) and UKnow Pro Wrestling. Powers, who has worked in promotion such as UltraWrestle and Wrestleforce, has beaten the likes of Matt Hardy and Steve Corino.
Dirty White Boy faces off against Earl Cooter in what has been titled as “The Battle of the Trailer Park.” Dirty White Boy has wrestled for South Florida independent wrestling promotions since 2007 where he became a staple of Coastal Championship Wrestling and held the organization’s Souheastern Heavyweight Championship. This upcoming bout will be his first match in three years. On the other hand, Cooter is a veteran of the New York independent scene as he has held many championship in Fight the World (FTW) including the promotion’s World Heavyweight Championship.
“5 Star Superstar” Maxx Stardom gets ready to make a comeback in South Florida when he faces Mike Monroe. Both men have become a staple of the South Florida independent wrestling scene as they have both competed for the same company ICW for many years. With Jim Sherbert in Monroe’s corner, Stardom decided to bring back up in the form of Angel Rose. Angel Rose is a South Florida fan favorite and has proven time and again that she can take on anybody no matter the gender.
Coming straight from I Believe in Wrestling, the self-proclaimed “Queen of Selfies” Shaniah Arlyana, Grace Storm and MJ Knight will be in action at “Valentine Violence.” There trio of women are familiar with each other as they have fought for the NWA World Women’s Title in a fatal four-way elimination match along with then-champion Santana Garrett.
Tickets for Brain Busters Pro Wrestling: Valentine Violence will be available at the door. The tickets are also available now through PayPal via BrainBusterwrestlingfl@yahoo.com.