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January 1, 2022


Future Pro Wrestling is a wrestling promotion based in Texas. Opened in November of 2013, the company was founded by wrestling legend Jake Roberts. The ex-WWF star wanted to pass down his knowledge to the next generation of wrestlers and give the young talents in Texas a place to hone their skills.

FPW's product was largely based around technical wrestling and often featured solid in ring psychology. This type of product proved to be popular among the fans in America and, by 2019, the promotion had amassed itself a large following. This rise to fame attracted various national stars to the company. These superstars helped the promotion reach even higher heights and, soon enough, the Texas promotion became one of the biggest wrestling promotions in America.


However, in recent times, the promotion seems to have lost its appeal due to the lack of storylines and something which would set them apart from other promotions. Roberts noticed the decline in popularity and decided to shake things up. In June of 2021, he announced that the product would undergo a major change. That change would take effect in 2022.


The change was a brand split and the addition of an annual league season spanning 10 months. The first 9 months of the season would see the 20 wrestlers on each brand face each other twice in a round robin style competition. The winner of a bout would be awarded 3 points whilst the loser would not be awarded any points, a point would be given to both competitors if they have a draw. The top 4 competitors from each brand at the end of the season would then be entered into a knockout tournament. The winner of the knockout tournament would be the crowned the overall champion. The two current titles will be retired.


The concept piqued the interest of many and drew in thousands of new fans to the product. However, critics are skeptical and have voiced concerns on the viability of the concept. The league season will officially start today, on FPW's first TV taping of the new year.

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<p>Roster</p><p> </p><p>

<strong><span style="font-size:18px;">FPW Roster</span></strong></p><p>

The whole Future Pro Wrestling roster as of January 2022</p><p> </p><p>

<strong><span style="font-size:12px;">Ambition</span></strong></p><p>

A.R. Fox</p><p>

Alex Shelley</p><p>

Australian Suicide</p><p>

Eddie Edwards</p><p>

Gordan Chase (Generated character)</p><p>

Jay White</p><p>

Jerome Daniels</p><p>


JT Lamotta</p><p>

Kevin Douglas</p><p>

Kevin Steen</p><p>

Mark Andrews</p><p>

Rhett Titus</p><p>

Rich Swann</p><p>

Robbie Dynamite</p><p>

Sami Callahan</p><p>

Shawn Spears</p><p>


Vincente David (Generated character)</p><p> </p><p>

<strong><span style="font-size:12px;">Showdown</span></strong></p><p>

Adam Page</p><p>

Alex Reynolds</p><p>

Caleb Konley</p><p>

Cedric Alexander</p><p>

Danny Matthews</p><p>

Drew Gulak</p><p>

Jake Hager</p><p>

Johnny Curtis</p><p>

Juice Robinson</p><p>

Mark Haskins</p><p>

Marshall Von Erich</p><p>

Noam Dar</p><p>

Perrin Cavour (Generated character)</p><p>

Roche Dubé (Generated character)</p><p>

Ross Von Erich</p><p>

Sam Udell</p><p>

Sami Zayn</p><p>

Scott Reed</p><p>

Ted DiBiase Jr.</p><p>

TJ Wilson</p>

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<p>Other Staff</p><p> </p><p>

<strong><span style="font-size:18px;">Other FPW Staff</span></strong></p><p> </p><p>

<strong><span style="font-size:12px;">Referees</span></strong></p><p>

Chris Sharpe</p><p> </p><p>

<strong><span style="font-size:12px;">Colour Commentators/Announcers/Personalities</span></strong></p><p>

Steve Austin</p><p>

Dwayne Johnson</p><p>

Chris Jericho</p><p>

<em>these three are being paid more than my wrestlers.</em></p><p> </p><p>

<strong><span style="font-size:12px;">Road Agent</span></strong></p><p>

Jake Roberts</p><p>

Doug Williams</p>

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<p>Matchday 1</p><p> </p><p>

<strong><span style="font-size:18px;">Matchday 1</span></strong></p><p> </p><p>

The first 10 matches</p><p> </p><p>

<strong><span style="font-size:12px;"> Ambition</span></strong></p><p> </p><p>

<strong>A.R. Fox</strong> defeated Vincente David</p><p>

A solid win for A.R. Fox over the younger and less experienced Vicente David, who was the underdog going into this clash. David showed glimpses of brilliance but was unable to come out victorious.</p><p> </p><p>

<strong>Alex Shelley</strong> defeated Taurus</p><p>

Alex Shelley, one of the company's biggest stars, starts the season off with a win. Many had predicted the superstar beating the young upstart and thus, this result was no surprise. Taurus was not able to get much offence in before Shelley hit a belly to back piledriver.</p><p> </p><p>

<strong>Australian Suicide</strong> defeated Shawn Spears</p><p>

One of the flashiest wrestlers on the roster, Australian Suicide, defeated the more experienced fan favourite, Shawn Spears, in an enjoyable wrestling showcase with a magnificent corkscrew Shooting Star Press.</p><p> </p><p>

<strong>Eddie Edwards</strong> defeated Sami Callihan</p><p>

In a clash that featured high quality technical wrestling, Eddie Edwards came out on top over the enigmatic Sami Callihan. The finish came when Callihan was about to hit Edwards with a piledriver. Edwards countered and locked in a Dragon Sleeper, Callihan tapped out.</p><p> </p><p>

<strong>Gordan Chase</strong> defeated Robbie Dynamite</p><p>

Gordan Chase, the 22 year old youngster, defeated the older Robbie Dynamite in a short match when Chase caught Robbie off guard with a superkick.</p><p> </p><p>

<strong>Jay White</strong> defeated Rich Swann</p><p>

The New Zealander, Jay White, dominated his match with Rich Swann. He did not allow Rich Swann to get much offence in and stayed on top for almost the entire contest. Jay White ended Swann's night with a Fisherman's driver.</p><p> </p><p>

<strong>Rhett Titus</strong> defeated Jerome Daniels</p><p>

The immensely popular Rhett Titus defeated the 'Flawless' Jerome Daniels in a close contest that came down to the grit and determination of the two competitors. Titus ended the match with a Crucifix powerbomb.</p><p> </p><p>

<strong>Jigsaw</strong> defeated Mark Andrews</p><p>

In a clash between two high flying wrestlers who proved themselves to be solid technical wrestlers, Jigsaw defeated the popular Mark Andrews with a devastating brainbuster.</p><p> </p><p>

<strong>JT Lamotta</strong> defeated Kevin Steen</p><p>

The well rounded JT Lamotta defeated one of the biggest independent stars in a solid wrestling bout. Steen impressed and almost ended the bout with a Package Pile-driver but Lamotta ultimately came out victorious, ending the match with a powerbomb.</p><p> </p><p>

<strong>Will Ospreay</strong> defeated Kevin Douglas</p><p>

The exciting Will Ospreay proved himself to be a superior athlete in a bout between two high flying wrestlers. Ospreay took out Kevin Douglas with a perfectly executed Springboard Cutter.</p>

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<p>Matchday 1</p><p> </p><p>

<strong><span style="font-size:18px;">Matchday 1</span></strong></p><p> </p><p>

<strong><span style="font-size:12px;">Showdown</span></strong></p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Ted DiBiase Jr</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Adam Page</span></p><p>

The third generation wrestler, Ted DiBiase Jr, locked in a Million Dollar Dream after ducking under an attempted lariat by Page. Adam Page tapped out and lost his first match of the season.</p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Scott Reed</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Alex Reynolds</span></p><p><span style="font-size:12px;">

</span>Alex Reynolds lost the bout after he tried to lock in a Sleeper, only to have it reversed into a swinging neckbreaker. Reynolds put up a strong performance and was on top for most of the bout but Reed capitalized on Reynolds' letting his guard down.</p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Sami Zayn</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Caleb Konley</span></p><p>

Caleb Konley hit Zayn with a superkick and locked the ex-NXT wrestler in a Boston crab. Zayn wouldn't tap and escaped the hold. The finish came when Zayn hit Caleb Konley with a spike brainbuster to pick up the pinfall win. </p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Cedric Alexander</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Sam Udell</span></p><p>

Sam Udell was fingertips away from a victory in the opening matchday after planting his opponent with a gutwrench powerbomb. But, Cedric Alexander kicked out at two and eventually made a comeback, hitting Udell with his signature Lumbar Check and winning the bout by pinfall.</p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Roche Dubé</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Danny Matthews</span></p><p>

Matthews started the bout strong, hitting Dubé with a knee lift and following it up with a flurry of punches. Unfortunately, the rest of the bout would not go as well. Roche Dubé came into the match as the favourite, due to his far superior prowess that matches that of Eddie Edwards. However, he took a different and more savage approach to this bout, opting to nail his opponent with running elbow smashes till the referee called for the bell. </p><p>

</p><p><span style="font-size:12px;">

</span><span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Ross Von Erich</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Perrin Cavour</span></p><p>

The older Von Erich brother put up a strong display, beating a fresh face to the business in Perrin Cavour. The upstart put up a good fight but would be defeated after a failed superkick attempt allowed Von Erich to hit a dropkick and lock in the Iron Claw. The young wrestler had no choice but to tap out.</p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Drew Gulak</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Noam Dar</span></p><p>

Noam Dar thoroughly entertained the crowd with suicide dives and stiff kicks. Gulak took the brunt of the offence but would come out victorious after he hit his finisher, the Spine Splitter on Dar and pinned him.</p><p>

</p><p><span style="font-size:12px;">

</span><span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Marshall Von Erich</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Jake Hager</span></p><p>

The younger Von Erich brother also won his bout, picking up an important three points in the first matchday. Hager tried to lock in the Ankle Lock multiple times in the matchup and that move would eventually cost him as Von Erich would reverse the move and lock in a crossface, prompting Hager to tap.</p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Mark Haskins</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Johnny Curtis</span></p><p>

Curtis was going blow for blow with Haskins and ascended to the top rope as Haskins fell to the ground, exhausted. Curtis attempted a shooting star press but Haskins was playing possum and rolled out of the way. He proceeded to lock in a Sharpshooter on Curtis' prone body and won the match when Curtis tapped out.</p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>TJ Wilson</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Juice Robinson</span></p><p>

Juice Robinson was not at 100% for this bout as he had picked up an abdominal strain at an event a few weeks ago. Thus, this match against a top star in TJ Wilson was an even bigger challenge. He was unable to beat the odds and would fall victim to a Fisherman's neckbreaker.</p>

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Matchday 2


Matchday 2




A.R. Fox defeated Shawn Spears

On paper, these two wrestlers are evenly matched and the bout had no clear favourites. The bout played out as such, with both men trading offence. Fox eventually won the match and continued his winning streak, winning by pinfall after hitting Spears with a brainbuster.


Alex Shelley defeated Sami Callihan

Sami Callihan was the underdog in this bout and did well to last almost fifteen minutes with the well rounded and talented Alex Shelley. The finish came when Sami Callihan tried to lock in a Stretch Muffler only to have it reversed into Shelley's signature crossface. Sami Callihan refused to tap and instead opted to pass out in the hold.


Australian Suicide defeated Robbie Dynamite

Despite Robbie Dynamite's best efforts, he was unable to pick up the win against the white-hot Australian Suicide. The crowd was firmly behind the high flyer in this bout, cheering his every move. The finish to the match came when Australian Suicide connected with a dropkick and followed up with a spectacular shooting star press.

Eddie Edwards defeated Rich Swann

Swann had a good showing and got his fair share of offence, even hitting a standing moonsault on Edwards during the match. However, the submission specialist put up a technical master class and came out victorious after he locked in a Dragon Sleeper which choked out his opponent.


Gordan Chase defeated Rhett Titus

The young upstart pulled off a huge upset on Rhett Titus, who was absolutely crushed after losing by pinfall. Titus looked to have the win in the bag as he had Chase up on his shoulders for his finisher, the Crucifix Powerbomb. However, Chase miraculously got out of the bad predicament and nailed the superstar with a superkick. He proceeded to ascend to the top rope and drop a devastating elbow that won him the match.


Jay White defeated Mark Andrews

New Zealand's own Jay White picked up an all important win on the second matchday. His opponent, Mark Andrews looked good but ultimately fell short to the rising star as he ascended to the top rope, only to be kicked in the head with an Enzuigiri, ending his night.


Kevin Steen defeated Jerome Daniels

Daniels did well as the match started in the ring but when the match went to the outside, Steen started to dominated the bout. Steen picked up his first win of the season with a countout victory after he powerbombed Jerome Daniels on the ring apron.


Jigsaw defeated Kevin Douglas

A clash between two high flyers was predictably an exciting encounter that hyped up the crowd. Jigsaw came out victorious in the encounter when he hit a corkscrew moonsault from the top rope. Douglas was simply outworked in this match and looked to be exhausted near the end.


JT Lamotta defeated Will Ospreay

This match saw both men going in with a win on their belt each. The high flying Ospreay went up against the well rounded Lamotta. This bout was unpredictable and went back and forth, neither man looked to be able to top the other. That was the case up till the finish in which Lamotta would continue his winning streak with a lariat that turned Ospreay inside out.


Taurus defeated Vincente David

Vincente David has not had a good start to the season and was defeated in convincing fashion in this bout. The young upstart was thoroughly dismantled in this bout as Taurus systematically worked on each of his limbs, eventually making David tap out in an armbar.

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<p>Matchday 2</p><p> </p><p>

<strong><span style="font-size:18px;">Matchday 2</span></strong></p><p> </p><p>

<strong><span style="font-size:12px;">Showdown</span></strong></p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Sami Zayn</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Adam Page</span></p><p>

Sami Zayn picked up his first win of the season by way of pinfall over Adam Page. The bout was one that saw back and forth action and the finish came when Page attempted a slingshot lariat but was superkicked in the jaw by Zayn.</p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Sam Udell</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Alex Reynolds</span></p><p>

A gutwrench powerbomb was enough to give Sam Udell his second win of the season. Udell was firmly in control during this bout, rarely giving Alex Reynolds a chance to counterattack.</p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Roche Dubé</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Caleb Konley</span></p><p>

Despite Caleb Konley's best efforts, Dubé came out the victor in a close contest. Konley was able to get offence in on the rising star, even nailing him with a superkick, which got him a two count. The finish came when Dubé hit an impaler DDT on Konley and proceeded it with a Guillotine Choke that made his opponent black out.</p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Cedric Alexander</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Perrin Cavour</span></p><p>

Prrin Cavour was almost able to pull off an upset after he pulled a double knee facebreaker out of nowhere. However, Cedric Alexander kicked out and rolled Cavour up into a small package as he was facing the crowd. The young upstart arguably put up a better showing than Cedric Alexander despite being on the losing end of the bout.</p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Noam Dar</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Danny Williams</span></p><p>

In an evenly contested bout, a failed Kneebar attempt led to the finish of the match. Danny Williams did well and even looked to dominate the match. However, his showmanship would cost him as he attempted to perform Dar's signature submission, only to have it reversed by Dar into a Kneebar of his own. Williams almost broke the hold by reaching the bottom rope but Dar locked in the hold again, this time in the middle of the ring. Williams tapped out.</p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Marshall Von Erich</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Ross Von Erich</span></p><p>

In a bout that was arguably the most technically proficient match of matchday 2, the Von Erichs battled it out for three points. The two brothers put up a showcase that saw both men try to outwrestle the other for the majority of the bout. Ironically, the finish came when the younger Von Erich set his brother up on the top rope and hit a reverse Frankensteiner that won him the bout by pinfall.</p><p>

</p><p><span style="font-size:12px;">

</span><span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Mark Haskins</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Drew Gulak</span></p><p>

Both men in this contest went into the match with a win in the opening matchday. Drew Gulak locked in a Dragon Sleeper on Haskins and it looked all but over. However, Haskins managed to reach the bottom rope and break the hold. Haskins went on to win the match by way of pinfall after he hit Gulak with a Death Valley Driver. </p><p>

</p><p><span style="font-size:12px;">

</span><span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Jake Hager</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Juice Robinson</span></p><p>

It was evident that Juice Robinson had yet to recover from his injury during this bout as he looked lethargic and did not perform at a hundred percent. Hager took advantage of this injury and dominated the bout, attacking Juice relentlessly before finishing the match by way of an Ankle Lock.</p><p>

</p><p><span style="font-size:12px;">

</span><span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>TJ Wilson</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Johnny Curtis</span></p><p>

One of the company's top stars, TJ Wilson, was always going to be a challenge for Johnny Curtis. He put up a good performance but was unable to beat the odds, falling victim to a brainbuster.</p><p> </p><p>

<span style="font-size:12px;"><strong>Scott Reed</strong></span><span style="font-size:12px;"> defeated Ted DiBiase Jr</span></p><p>

An inspired performance by Scott Reed saw him pick up the win against Ted DiBiase Jr, who performed well in this bout. His performance was topped by Reed, who seemed to have an answer for everything DiBiase threw at him. The finish came when Reed hit DiBiase with a swinging neckbreaker.</p>

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