Major League Wrestling presented Fusion this weekend on BeIN Sports and YouTube. The show emanated from Texas again this week and featured the main event of Tom Lawlor taking on Ross Von Erich.
MLW 2/22/20 Quick Results:
- Logan Creed defeated Moonshine Mantell
- Erick Stevens defeated Douglas James
- King Mo defeated Dr. Drax
- Ross Von Erich defeated Tom Lawlor via DQ
The full show can be viewed in the player below:
Here are 6 takeaways from MLW Fusion 2/22/20:
Team Filthy Adds Member, Attack The Von Erichs Texas Style
Last week’s episode of Fusion saw the Von Erich brothers successfully retain the MLW tag team titles against the Dynasty in front of a raucous Dallas crowd. This week, Ross Von Erich took on Tom Lawlor in the night’s main event.
Ross looked to have Lawlor set up for the Iron Claw but Team Filthy member Dominic Garrini interfered and caused the DQ. Marshall Von Erich came out to even up the odds but Erick Stevens ran out and appeared to join Team Filthy as he joined in on the beatdown on the Von Erich brothers. With the 3-on-2 advantage, Team Filthy used cowbells and bull rope to attack the Von Erichs and then even disrespected the state flag of Texas in the middle of the ring to close the show.
ATT’s King Mo Makes Dr. Drax Tapout
King Mo has continued to train with American Top Team since signing with MLW. He took on the dastardly Dr. Dax this week after having antagonized Low-Ki in a backstage segment recently. Mo pointed out that Low-Ki trains with the Gracie family and earlier in his career, Mo KO’d Roger Gracie.
King Mo made Drax tap to the rear-naked choke for the victory.
Gorgon/Grogan Gone, Logan Creed Has Arrived In MLW
Last week on MLW, Mance Warner was able to gain access to the building only after bribing the Dynasty’s giant to allow him in the building. This week, the former Gorgon/Grogan announced that his name is Logan Creed and he is no longer a member of the Dynasty.
Creed kicked off this week’s episode of Fusion in a match against Moonshine Mantell. He picked up the victory with a power-bomb.
Erick Stevens Wants Davey Boy Smith Jr.
Before he joined Team Filthy in the night’s closing segment, Erick Stevens cut a promo in the back saying he’s targetting a match with Davey Boy Smith Jr. The commentary team noted that Stevens was not wasting any time in MLW by challenging the top contender to Jacob Fatu’s MLW World Championship.
Stevens took on Douglas James this week on Fusion. He’d pick up the victory with his Sarasota Screwdriver finisher.
MLW Top-10 Rankings From Pro Wrestling Illustrated
MLW World Champion: Jacob Fatu (Contra Unit)
- Davey Boy Smith Jr. (Opera Cup Winner) (Hart Foundation)
- Alexander Hammerstone (National Openweight Champion) (Dynasty)
- Myron Reed (Middleweight Champion) (Injustice)
- Brian Pillman Jr. (Hart Foundation)
- Mance Warner
- Tom Lawlor (Team Filthy)
- Richard Holliday (Dynasty)
- Jimmy Havoc
- Dominic Garrini (Team Filthy)
Coming Up In MLW
Los Parks return next week. This will be LA Park’s return to the promotion after dropping the MLW World title match to Jacob Fatu at SuperFight. Injustice will also take on the team of Zenshi and Laredo Kid.
MLW has a joint show coming up on March 13th with AAA in Tijuana: