sVo Proving Grounds 13
Live on the HOTv Network on PWA:TV
Goodfellas Casino Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
18th November 2023
As the video package finally comes to an end with an extended look at the ‘Proving Grounds’ logo, the camera cuts to an exterior shot of the Goodfellas Casino Arena, in the heart of the Las Vegas strip, before cutting to a live shot of inside the arena. The camera pans around the sold-out crowd, most of them on their feet and screaming loudly whilst trying to get their homemade sign shown in front of the camera. The cameras finally head over to the commentary table, where Julian Fiasco and Jeremiah Sloan welcome the fans watching on the HOTv network on PWA:TV to the broadcast and begin to break down some of the action that will take place on tonight’s show!
The door to Amy Page’s office swings open, and the COO of the sVo looks up from her paperwork, a warm smile on her face. The newest signing, Danny Domino, steps into the room, exuding an air of confidence.
Amy Page: Danny, welcome to the sVo! It’s a pleasure to have you on board.
Amy extends her hand for a firm handshake, which Danny reciprocates with a nod of appreciation.
Danny Domino: Thanks, Amy. I’m excited to be here.
The Italian powerhouse takes a moment to look around the office, taking in the surroundings that represent the epicenter of sVo operations. Amy gestures for him to take a seat, and he does so.
Amy Page: Tonight, you’ve got a chance to make an impact in your debut match against Bronson Johnson. Now, I’ve heard a lot of good things about your skills in the ring. If you bring that intensity and show the sVo fans what you’re made of, you’re going to turn heads.
Danny nods, appreciating the encouragement from the COO.
Danny Domino: I’m here to make an impact, Amy. This is my opportunity, and I plan on seizing it.
Amy Page: That’s the spirit, Danny. Just remember, success in the sVo isn’t just about what you do in the ring. It’s about making the right connections, playing the game smart. Keep performing, and who knows? The sky’s the limit for you here.
With those parting words, Amy Page wishes Danny luck in his upcoming match, and the determined wrestler heads out, ready to make his mark in the squared circle of the sVo.
A Rivalry Renewed
The bustling backstage area of the Goodfellas Casino Arena is alive with the energy of anticipation as Proving Grounds 13 inches closer to showtime. In the midst of the organized chaos, the camera catches up with the dynamic and popular Jupiter James as she makes her way through the corridors, focused and determined.
Katie Smith: Jupiter, a moment of your time before the action kicks off tonight. The main event is looming, and you’re set to go one-on-one with Alissia Young. The two of you have had quite the history. What’s going through your mind as you prepare for this match?
Jupiter James, known for her infectious positivity, offers a bright smile before answering, giving fans a glimpse into her mindset.
Jupiter James: Katie, tonight is more than just another match for me. Alissia and I go way back, and every time we step into the ring together, it’s intense. She’s a tough competitor, no doubt about it. But tonight, it’s about more than just wins and losses. It’s about proving to myself and everyone watching that I can overcome any obstacle. Alissia has had my number in the past, but tonight, I’m ready to show the world that I’ve grown, evolved, and I can stand tall as the victor.
As Jupiter continues her walk toward the locker room, the camera captures the determination in her eyes. Proving Grounds 13 promises to be an unforgettable night, and Jupiter James is gearing up to deliver a performance worthy of the main event.
Stay tuned, for the epic clash between Jupiter James and Alissia Young!
Danny Domino vs Bronson Johnson
In the bustling backstage area of the Goodfellas Casino Arena, the atmosphere is charged with anticipation. Victor Holland, another newcomer to the sVo after officially signing a deal this week, is seen diligently warming up, focused on the challenge that awaits him in the ring against the imposing Reznikov. As he stretches and prepares, Danny Domino, fresh off his successful debut, strolls into view with an air of confidence.
Danny Domino: Hey there, new blood! Just wanted to give you a little taste of what it means to be a success in the sVo.
Victor looks up, acknowledging Danny’s presence.
Victor Holland: I appreciate the advice, but I’ve got my own way of doing things.
Danny smirks, feeling his own sense of accomplishment.
Danny Domino: Well, when you’re ready for a masterclass, just watch and learn. That’s how it’s done.
With a nod of self-assurance, Danny continues on his way, leaving Victor to refocus on his warm-up routine. The tension backstage builds as the debutant readies himself for the impending clash with Reznikov, while Danny Domino strides away, eager to bask in the glow of his initial success in the sVo.
Victor Holland vs Reznikov
Enough is Enough
The bell has rung, and the clash between Reznikov and Victor Holland has come to a close. The arena is buzzing with mixed reactions from the fans, and as Victor lies on the mat, nursing the effects of the grueling match, a sudden hush falls over the crowd. The atmosphere shifts from anticipation to hostility as Carny Sinclair, accompanied by his imposing enforcer Reznikov, rolls into the ring.
Carny Sinclair, wearing his signature sinister grin, joins Reznikov in ruthlessly assaulting the downed Victor Holland. The fans, displeased with the post-match attack, shower boos upon the dastardly duo. The assault intensifies, and it seems like there’s no reprieve for the battered newcomer.
Just as the fans express their disdain, a wave of cheers erupts as the familiar figure of Bronson Martinez charges down the ramp. The modern-day cowboy storms into the ring, confronting Carny Sinclair and Reznikov. The atmosphere shifts once more, this time in favor of justice.
Bronson Martinez: You two again? Not on my watch!
Bronson defiantly runs Carny Sinclair and Reznikov off, forcing them to retreat from the ring. The fans roar in approval as the modern-day cowboy stands tall, checking on the fallen Victor Holland.
Crowd: Bron-son! Bron-son!
As the cheers for Bronson Martinez echo throughout the arena, the resilient newcomer Victor Holland begins to stir, appreciating the timely intervention. The sVo faithful witness a display of heroism against the forces of villainy, setting the stage for potential conflicts to come.
The atmosphere in the Canadian Connection’s locker room is charged with anticipation. Jake Hughes and Scott Cole, both former sVo Tag Team Champions, are fervently discussing strategy with Alissia Young. Alissia, determined and focused, listens intently as her partners offer words of encouragement.
Jake Hughes: Alissia, tonight’s your night. You’ve got Jupiter James in that ring, and we believe in you.
Scott Cole: That’s right. You’ve been on a roll lately, and this match is your chance to show everyone just how dominant the Canadian Connection can be.
Alissia, nodding in agreement, takes a deep breath, absorbing the supportive energy from her teammates.
Alissia Young: Thanks, guys. I appreciate the pep talk. Jupiter James is tough, but I’m tougher. Tonight, I’ll prove that the Canadian Connection can stand tall against anyone.
Jake Hughes claps Alissia on the shoulder, showcasing camaraderie and unity.
Jake Hughes: That’s the spirit. You go out there and make us proud. We’ve got your back.
With a collective sense of purpose, the trio prepares to face the challenges ahead. The Canadian Connection stands united, ready to leave an indelible mark on the sVo.
CJ Dreamer vs Clam Idia
Katie Smith stands in the bustling backstage area, microphone in hand, ready to interview Hiro Ryuu. The Japanese sensation is focused, with a determined look in his eyes as he approaches for the interview.
Katie Smith: Hiro, tomorrow night on Showdown, you’ll be challenging James Von Drake for the Las Vegas Championship in a career-threatening match. How has your preparation been leading up to this critical moment?
Hiro Ryuu takes a deep breath before responding, his demeanor radiating a quiet intensity.
Hiro Ryuu: Katie, arigatou gozaimasu. My preparation has been rigorous. JVD is a formidable opponent, and I respect the challenge ahead. This match carries immense weight – not just for me but for the entire sVo Universe.
Katie Smith: Indeed, this match has captured the attention of fans worldwide. If you were to emerge victorious, it would mean the end of JVD’s storied career. Do you believe you have what it takes to secure that victory?
Hiro Ryuu nods with unwavering confidence.
Hiro Ryuu: JVD is a skilled competitor, but I’ve trained diligently, mentally and physically preparing for this moment. The Las Vegas Championship represents not only prestige but also the hopes and dreams of those who support me. Tomorrow night, I step into that ring to give my all, to fight for victory, and to honor the legacy of professional wrestling.
Katie Smith acknowledges Hiro’s determination as the interview concludes, leaving a sense of anticipation for the high-stakes championship match on the horizon.
Alissia Young vs Jupiter James
The arena is pulsating with the aftermath of a ruthless main event between Alissia Young and Jupiter James. Alissia stands tall in the ring, a malicious smirk on her face as her theme music reverberates through the arena. The chorus of boos from the crowd only fuels her sadistic delight.
Julian Fiasco: What a brutal match! Alissia Young showing no mercy tonight.
Jeremiah Sloan: Absolutely, Julian. She’s reveling in the agony she inflicted on Jupiter James.
Jupiter James, still in the ring, lies battered and defeated. Alissia, noticing Jupiter’s struggle, saunters over with a wicked grin. Instead of extending a hand, Alissia mockingly applauds Jupiter’s futile efforts.
Jupiter glares at Alissia, her disappointment mixed with frustration. Alissia continues to taunt her fallen opponent, relishing in the crowd’s jeers. With a dismissive wave, she exits the ring, leaving Jupiter behind in the wreckage of her defeat.
Julian Fiasco: Alissia Young, the embodiment of ruthlessness tonight. No remorse, no mercy.
Jeremiah Sloan: That’s the Alissia Young we’ve come to know, reveling in the pain she inflicts on her adversaries.
As Jupiter James struggles to rise, the camera captures the look of defiance on her face. Alissia Young, on the other hand, disappears backstage, still savoring the chorus of boos echoing in the arena as the show comes to a chilling close.