PROGRESS 24/7 – Recap, Results & Ramifications

Progress Wrestling were back at the Electric Ballroom for the first time since the Super Strong Style 16 Weekend, with Chapter 136 24/7 this past Sunday 24th July.

The show featured the first Championship defences for Chris Ridgeway, Kanji and the Sunshine Machine as well as the signature PROGRESS Thunderbastard Match to crown a New No. 1 Contender plus the European debut of young AEW sensation Nick Wayne.

Results

PROGRESS Tag Team Championship Match

Sunshine Machine defeated RKJ and Leon Slater

Big Guns Joe defeated LK Mezinger

Maggot defeated Charles Crowley

Nick Wayne defeated Robbie X

Lana Austin & Eliza Alexander defeated Raven Creed & Alexxis Falcon

PROGRESS World Championship Match

Chris Ridgeway defeated Dean Allmark

Kanji defeated Laura Di Matteo

PROGRESS Thunderbastard Match

Spike Trivet Defeats Dan Maloney, Gene Munny, Danny Black, Man Like Dereiss, Axel Tischer and Kid Lykos II

Fallout and Ramifications

Chris Ridgeway, Kanji and Sunshine Machine all successfully retained their Championships,

Kanji may have come away with the victory in her Championship match but was assaulted by her opponent following the match, leading to PROGRESS Management having to set another match at their Sheffield Copperhead show, as part of their Deadly Viper Tour on the 13th of August.

Young Nick Wayne picked up a victory in his first match in the UK and Europe defeating one of the best Jr Heavyweights in the UK, Robbie X, who replaced the Swerve Strickland who was unfortunately unable to make the show due travel disruptions.

With Spike Trivet winning the Thunderbastard match he now becomes the new No. 1 Contender to Chris Ridgeway’s PROGRESS World Title, the two will eventually face off on a future unspecified date.

Speaking of Spike, he was not to happy with the fact that Tom Dawkins was not able to make the show and made a point to revel in Dawkins’ misery calling the former Cara Noir unprofessional. Dawkins scheduled opponent LK Mezinger would end up facing Big Guns Joe with the Latter picking up the victory bringing LK Mezinger’s current loosing streak to double figures.

Lana Austin finally got one over Raven Creed following a number failed attempts over the past few shows.

What’s Next

PROGRESS are back in action on the 13th of August as they Kick Off their Deadly Viper Tour with Copperhead in Sheffield, quickly followed by Cottonmouth on the 14th of August in Newcastle. PROGRESS are back at the Electric Ballroom on September 18th with Chapter 141: Handshakes and Cheeseburgers with PROGRESS recently announcing US independent star Effy for the show.

Written by Andy More of the Tea & Tights: A Great British Wrestling Podcast

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