sVo Proving Grounds 20
Live on the HOTv Network on PWA:TV
Goodfellas Casino Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
20th January 2024
[The anticipation reaches its peak as the video package concludes, highlighting the ‘Proving Grounds’ logo. The scene transitions to an exterior shot of the iconic Goodfellas Casino Arena, nestled in the vibrant heart of the Las Vegas strip. The camera then seamlessly shifts to a live view inside the arena, capturing the electric atmosphere. The sold-out crowd is a sea of energy, with fans passionately on their feet, screaming and waving homemade signs in hopes of catching a glimpse on camera.
The camera skillfully maneuvers through the enthusiastic audience, showcasing the diverse array of signs and the palpable excitement that permeates the arena. Finally, attention shifts to the commentary table, where the dynamic duo of Julian Fiasco and Jeremiah Sloan eagerly await the start of the action. Their welcoming smiles reflect the enthusiasm of the night ahead.
With the fans as their backdrop, Julian and Jeremiah extend a warm greeting to the viewers tuned in to the HOTv network. The broadcast kicks off with the seasoned commentators breaking down the anticipated matches and moments slated for tonight’s show. The stage is set, and the Goodfellas Casino Arena is primed for an unforgettable evening of sVo Proving Grounds!]
Making it Official
[In the office of Amy Page, the sVo COO, the atmosphere is charged with anticipation as Johnny Dorn, the Roulette Champion, steps in with a determined look on his face. Amy Page, sitting behind her desk, glances up as Dorn approaches.
Amy Page: (curious) What brings you here, Dorn?
[Johnny Dorn, holding the Roulette Championship belt, places it on Amy Page’s desk with a decisive thud.]
Johnny Dorn: Amy, I’m making it official.
[Amy Page raises an eyebrow, knowing what is coming.]
Amy Page: (leaning back) Go on.
[Johnny Dorn smirks, his eyes reflecting the ambition burning within.]
Johnny Dorn: Tomorrow night on Showdown, I want a shot at the sVo Championship. And to make it official, I’m handing this back to you.
[Amy Page looks down at the Roulette Championship on her desk, contemplating Dorn’s bold move.]
Amy Page: (smirking) A fair one on one fight? Interesting choice, Dorn.
[Johnny Dorn nods, his resolve unwavering.]
Johnny Dorn: I’ve earned my shot, Amy. Now, let’s make it happen.
[Amy Page leans forward, a shrewd glint in her eyes.]
Amy Page: (nodding) Tomorrow night, you get your sVo Championship match. But as for the Roulette Championship…
[Amy Page pauses for effect, drawing out the anticipation.]
Amy Page: …tonight, we’re going to crown a new Roulette Champion in an eight-man elimination match. It’s time to see who rises to the occasion.
[Johnny Dorn grins, appreciating the unexpected twist.]
Johnny Dorn: Sounds like a hell of a night.
[As Johnny Dorn exits the office, leaving the Roulette Championship behind, Amy Page smirks, knowing that the stage is set for an unpredictable and thrilling evening in the sVo.]
Dallas Jordan vs. Noah Rogan
Going Home with the Bully
[Backstage at the Goodfellas Casino Arena, Katie Smith stands with the formidable ‘bully’ Danny Domino, ready to discuss his chances in the upcoming eight-man elimination main event for the vacant Roulette Championship. The air is charged with tension as the sVo universe eagerly awaits the outcome of the night.
Katie Smith: (holding the microphone) Ladies and gentlemen, I’m here with the man known as ‘the bully,’ Danny Domino. Danny, tonight, you have the chance to become the new Roulette Champion in an eight-man elimination match. How are you feeling about your prospects?
[Danny Domino, a towering and imposing figure, smirks confidently as he takes the microphone from Katie Smith.]
Danny Domino: Katie, tonight is my night. This isn’t just about winning a title; it’s about asserting dominance, making a statement. In that ring, I’m not just going to win; I’m going to show the entire sVo roster what ‘the bully’ is all about.
[Katie Smith nods, acknowledging Domino’s bold words.]
Katie Smith: The competition tonight is fierce—seven other hungry competitors vying for the same prize. How do you plan on standing out and securing that Roulette Championship?
[Danny Domino chuckles, his eyes gleaming with confidence.]
Danny Domino: Katie, I thrive on chaos. I love it when the odds are stacked against me because that’s when I’m at my best. Those other guys might think they have a chance, but when they step into the ring with me, they’ll realize they’re in ‘the bully’s’ world, and in my world, there’s no room for the weak.
[Katie Smith raises an eyebrow, intrigued by Domino’s intensity.]
Katie Smith: Any final words for your opponents tonight?
[Danny Domino smirks, cracking his knuckles.]
Danny Domino: To the seven other guys stepping into that ring—prepare yourselves. Because once the bell rings, there’s no escaping the inevitable. The Roulette Championship is coming home with ‘the bully.’
[As Katie Smith wraps up the interview, Danny Domino walks away with a menacing aura, leaving the sVo universe with a glimpse of the intensity he plans to bring to the high-stakes eight-man elimination match.]
For The Generation
[In the vibrant and energetic Generation Joint locker room, the atmosphere is buzzing as the group gathers to discuss the upcoming eight-man elimination main event for the vacant Roulette Championship. Jay Adder, one of the participants, is surrounded by his allies—Kenneth D Williams, Jacob Izaz, and Gunner Lang.
Kenneth D Williams: (slapping Jay Adder on the back) Tonight’s your night, Jay. Make it count.
[Jay Adder, with a focused expression, nods appreciatively at Kenneth D Williams.]
Jay Adder: You know I’m not letting this opportunity slip away. The Roulette Championship is coming home with Generation Joint.
[Jacob Izaz, with his eccentric flair, adds his enthusiastic support.]
Jacob Izaz: Tonight, we make a statement, Jay. A statement that Generation Joint is here to stay, and we’re taking the sVo by storm!
[Gunner Lang, the powerhouse of the group, crosses his arms with a determined look.]
Gunner Lang: You win that gold, Jay, and it’s not just your victory. It’s a victory for all of us. We’re in this together.
[Jay Adder, surrounded by the camaraderie of Generation Joint, feels the collective energy and determination of his allies.]
Jay Adder: Let’s do it for Generation Joint. Let’s show them what we’re made of.
[As the group shares a moment of unity, the locker room resonates with the excitement and anticipation of the impending main event. Generation Joint is ready to make a statement, and Jay Adder stands poised to seize the opportunity for himself and his allies.]
Jupiter James vs. Clam Idia
[In a secluded corner of the backstage area, the cunning Carny Sinclair stands in hushed conversation with his imposing bodyguard, Reznikov. The air is thick with an aura of secrecy as the duo strategizes for the upcoming eight-man elimination main event for the vacant Roulette Championship.
Carny Sinclair: (whispering) Reznikov, tonight is our night. The Roulette Championship is within our grasp.
[Reznikov, an intimidating presence, nods in silent agreement, his eyes fixed on the task at hand.]
Reznikov: (grunt) Championship is coming to us, boss.
[As Carny Sinclair and Reznikov continue their discussion, a keen-eyed camera operator catches wind of their scheming and subtly approaches with the camera rolling.
Carny Sinclair: (looking at the camera) What’s this? You think you can eavesdrop on our business?
[Carny Sinclair shoots a menacing glare at the camera, and Reznikov steps forward with a scowl.]
Reznikov: (gesturing to leave) Out, now!
[The camera operator, sensing the tension, hastily retreats as Carny Sinclair and Reznikov continue their conversation, ensuring that their secrets remain veiled. The backstage area remains a clandestine battleground as Sinclair and Reznikov prepare to make their move in the chaotic main event.]
Everyman for Themselves
[Backstage at the Goodfellas Casino Arena, the atmosphere is charged with anticipation as ‘the modern day cowboy’ Bronson Martinez and the hometown hero CJ Dreamer find a quiet corner to discuss the upcoming eight-man elimination main event. The camaraderie between the two friends is evident as they share a moment before stepping into the chaos of the high-stakes match.
Bronson Martinez: (nodding) CJ, good to see you, partner. Tonight’s a big night for both of us.
[CJ Dreamer, wearing a Las Vegas-themed wrestling gear, gives a firm nod in agreement.]
CJ Dreamer: You got that right, Bronson. This Roulette Championship is within reach, and I’m not planning on letting it slip away in my hometown.
[Bronson Martinez slaps CJ Dreamer on the shoulder with a friendly grin.]
Bronson Martinez: (smirking) You know it’s every man for himself in there, right? No hard feelings if I pin you.
[CJ Dreamer chuckles, reciprocating the friendly banter.]
CJ Dreamer: Same goes for you, cowboy. When that bell rings, it’s each man gunning for that title.
[Bronson Martinez nods in agreement, a sense of mutual understanding between the two friends.]
Bronson Martinez: We’ve been in this game long enough to know how it goes. Tonight, it’s about seizing the opportunity, no matter who stands in our way.
[CJ Dreamer glances around, the gravity of the moment sinking in.]
CJ Dreamer: Las Vegas is watching, Bronson. We’re not just fighting for ourselves; we’re fighting for this city.
[Bronson Martinez tips his cowboy hat with a smirk, acknowledging the importance of the hometown connection.]
Bronson Martinez: Let’s give ’em a show they won’t forget. May the best man win.
[As the two friends share a firm handshake, the bond of friendship remains intact despite the impending battle. With a shared understanding, Bronson Martinez and CJ Dreamer prepare to enter the main event, ready to compete for the coveted Roulette Championship.]
Tag Team Match
Black Brothers vs. Patriot Act
[In the dimly lit locker room of Big Aug and BIG Trouble, the air is charged with a newfound intensity. Big Aug, the towering figure and former Roulette Champion, stands surrounded by his allies—BIG BOSS Batts and BIG Kahuna Ali’i.
Big Aug: (flexing his muscles) Tonight, I reclaim what’s rightfully mine. The Roulette Championship is coming back where it belongs.
[BIG BOSS Batts, the enforcer of the group, nods in agreement.]
BIG BOSS Batts: Ain’t nobody gonna stand in our way, Aug. We’re taking what we want, when we want it.
[BIG Kahuna Ali’i, with his unyielding demeanor, adds his thoughts.]
BIG Kahuna Ali’i: The era of Big Aug and BIG Trouble begins tonight. We’re not asking for a shot at the top; we’re taking it.
[Big Aug smirks, the change in attitude evident since their recent heel turn.]
Big Aug: No more playing nice. No more waiting for opportunities. We make our own fate tonight.
[As the group shares a collective nod, the atmosphere in the locker room crackles with a newfound determination. Big Aug and BIG Trouble prepare to make a bold statement in the chaotic eight-man elimination main event for the Roulette Championship.]
[Backstage in the bustling corridors of the Goodfellas Casino Arena, Katie Smith stands by, ready to conduct an interview. Alissia Young, representing the formidable Canadian Connection, steps forward, gearing up for the high-stakes eight-man elimination main event for the vacant Roulette Championship.
Katie Smith: (holding the microphone) Alissia, tonight you find yourself in the main event, vying for the Roulette Championship. How are you feeling heading into this match?
[Alissia Young, focused and determined, looks directly into the camera as she responds.]
Alissia Young: Katie, tonight is a golden opportunity. The Roulette Championship represents a chance to make a statement, not just for me but for the entire Canadian Connection.
[Katie Smith nods, acknowledging the significance of the moment.]
Katie Smith: The competition is fierce with seven other hungry competitors. What’s your strategy going into the match?
[Alissia Young smirks with confidence, exuding a calm intensity.]
Alissia Young: Strategy is simple—be the last one standing. In that ring, it’s not about alliances or friendships; it’s about survival. And tonight, I plan to outlast them all.
[Katie Smith digs deeper into the Canadian Connection’s mindset.]
Katie Smith: The Canadian Connection has been making waves in the sVo. How important would it be for you to bring home the Roulette Championship?
[Alissia Young’s eyes gleam with determination.]
Alissia Young: It’s not just about me; it’s about proving that the Canadian Connection is a force to be reckoned with. Winning the Roulette Championship is just the beginning.
[As the interview concludes, Alissia Young walks away, leaving Katie Smith and the sVo universe with a glimpse of the focus and drive that fuels her quest for championship glory in the main event.]
For the Family
[In the dimly lit locker room of Blood Money, the air is thick with anticipation as the group prepares for the high-stakes eight-man elimination main event for the vacant Roulette Championship. Nicky Columbo, the newest member of Blood Money, stands among the group—Anthony Moretti, Joe Barone, and Junior Gambino.
Anthony Moretti: (leaning against a locker) Tonight’s a big night, kid. A chance to add more gold to the family.
[Nicky Columbo, clad in the colors of Blood Money, nods, absorbing the significance of the moment.]
Nicky Columbo: I get it, Anthony. I won’t let you guys down.
[Joe Barone, with a stern expression, places a hand on Columbo’s shoulder.]
Joe Barone: This is more than just a championship match. It’s about solidifying our dominance. Blood Money runs this show, and tonight, we make sure they all know it.
[Junior Gambino, known for his strategic mind, chimes in with a wry smile.]
Junior Gambino: The Roulette Championship is a symbol, Nicky. It’s a message to the rest of the sVo that Blood Money doesn’t play games. We play for keeps.
[Anthony Moretti, the de facto leader, steps forward, looking directly at Nicky Columbo.]
Anthony Moretti: Win that gold, Nicky. Bring it home to the family. Tonight, we show them why Blood Money is the only name that matters.
[As the group shares a collective nod, Nicky Columbo absorbs the weight of their expectations. The room is filled with a sense of unity and purpose, as Blood Money gears up for the chaotic main event that will determine the fate of the Roulette Championship.]
sVo Roulette Championship Match
CJ Dreamer vs. Danny Domino vs. Nicky Columbo vs. Jay Adder vs. August Lazar vs. Bronson Martinez vs. Carny Sinclair vs. Alissia Young