REWIND-A-WAI #82: EVOLVE 1 – Richards vs. Ibushi (2010)

REWIND-A-WAI #82: EVOLVE 1 – Richards vs. Ibushi (2010)
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John Pollock and Wai Ting review EVOLVE 1 from January 16, 2010 featuring Davey Richards vs. Kota Ibushi.

We discuss EVOLVE’s creation spearheaded by Gabe Sapolsky & Bryan Danielson and their desire to add realism to pro wrestling using win-loss records and a hard-hitting style.

The promotion’s debut features a who’s who of today’s stars including Kyle O’Reilly, Adam Cole, Ricochet, Johnny Gargano, Brodie Lee, TJP, Silas Young, Mercedes Martinez, Chuck Taylor, Bobby Fish, Chris Dickinson and more.

Related: Q&A: Lenny Leonard chats EVOLVE’s debut card from January 2010

Plus, John takes us through January 2010’s top wrestling/MMA stories and your feedback from the POST Wrestling Forum.

This edition of the Rewind-A-Wai is presented by Espresso Executive Producer, John Siino.

Watch the full show on WWE Network (Account Required):

Saturday, January 16, 2010
Rahway, NJ at the Rahway Rec Center

  • Main Event: Davey Richards vs. Kota Ibushi
  • Six-Man Tag Team Match: Mike Quackenbush, Frightmare & Hallowicked vs. Brodie Lee, Gran Akuma & Icarus
  • Munenori Sawa vs. TJP
  • Johnny Gargano vs. Chris Dickinson
  • Jimmy Jacobs vs. Kenn Doane
  • Brad Allen vs. Silas Young
  • Mercedes Martinez vs. Niya
  • The Dark City Fight Club (Jon Davis & Kory Chavis) vs. Aeroform (Louis Lyndon & Flip Kendrick)
  • Ricochet vs. Arik Cannon
  • Chuck Taylor vs. Cheech
  • Kyle O’Reilly vs. Bobby Fish

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Next time on Rewind-A-Wai… Brian Pillman: Loose Cannon (2006)






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