[VOTE] XWA Legends: Blake Archer vs. Levinator - LAST MAN STANDING! CAREER VS. CAREER!

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[VOTE] XWA Legends: Blake Archer vs. Levinator - LAST MAN STANDING! CAREER VS. CAREER!

Postby RevolutionJones » Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:45 pm

Partnerships In Ruins. Careers in Jeopardy. Everything At Stake.
The Final Show of the Year, It's...

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LIVE! From The Rogers Centre, Toronto, Canada (53,000 Capacity)
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Theme Song: "Day of Fate (Unmei No Hi English Cover)" - Paolo Cuevas & Ani Djirdjirian

Last Man Standing- Career vs Career!

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Blake Archer vs Levinator

Blake Archer and Levinator have fought right across the world for the better part of 2018. XWA, our crossover event with IYH, Union Battleground, wherever Archer laid his hat, there was Big Lev, with a plan to take him down. Finally, after constant back and forth, we have come to a head at Legends. This bitter rivalry reaches fever pitch in this Last Man Standing match- career vs career.

Who comes out on top? Do NOT miss this one!



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Deadline for matches is 26th November 2018 at 11:59 Eastern Standard Time.
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Re: XWA Legends: Blake Archer vs. Levinator - LAST MAN STANDING! CAREER VS. CAREER!

Postby Dragon Ace » Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:50 am

Legends is XWA's biggest show of the year, and this year is no exception. With the Supreme Title on the line in the main even between Storied History, to the final chapter of Fenric/Layton coming up as well, the Toronto crowd is in for a treat. So when Hana Ramirez slowly stands up at ringisde, the buzz going through the Rogers Centre as they realise another match is on the horizon. Hana clears her throat and then raises her microphone.

HANA RAMIEREZ
“The following contest is a LAST MAN STANDING match! To win this match, you must render your opponent unable to reach their feet before a ten count. And the Loser of this match MUST retire!”


Hana slowly lowers her microphone, and now all eyes flicker to the stage as 'Personal Jesus' by Depeche Mode hits the PA system.

Reach out and touch faith.
Your own, Personal Jesus.
Someone to hear your prayers.
Someone who cares.
Your own Personal Jesus.
Someone to hear your prayers.
Someone who's there.


And as his music keeps playing, Blake Archer steps out from behind the entrance. The King of the Canines has on his mask once more, and he moves to the center of the stage, pausing for a moment to glance around the Canadian crowd who are happy to see him, and than precedes to make his way towards the ring. He reaches his hands out to his sides touching finger tips with those stretching out to touch him. If Archer is feeling any nerves about this being his last match he doesn't show it.

Feeling's unknown and you're all alone
Flesh and bone by the telephone
Lift up the receiver
I'll make you believer.


He stops as he reaches the steel rings steps, looking around for a moment more and then roaring out and slamming his fist down on the steel, showing just how much aggression is in the King of Canines tonight. With his eyes burning with readiness, he climbs to the ring apron and stepping over the top rope into the ring. Reaching up to pull off his mask and holds his fist up, giving Toronto a chance to roar for him.

HANA RAMIEREZ
“Introducing first, hailing from Canton, Ohio! He stands in at Six Feet, Nine Inches tall! He is the King of the Canines, BLAKE ARRRRCCHHHHEEERRR!”


MARK SANCTION
“This man is putting it all on the line tonight! He wanted Levinator out of his career so badly that he put his own career on the line!”


MATT STEEL
“He didn't have much of a choice, Mark. Levinator refuses to leave him alone. These two men have waged war from WWH to XWA, Union Battleground to PCW, not to mention our Aussie friends IYHWF. But tonight the war ends!”


Blake is now backing up into a corner, handing his mask out to a roadie before resting against the turnbuckles and watching the stage as Personal Jesus fades out. Silence reigns for only a few moments before it is slowly replaced by an Air Raid siren and some artillery fire. It's a foreboding sound, and as the guitar riffs of 'Indestructible' by Disturbed kick in, the stage starts to fog up, billowing smoke around the entrance and out from the back walks the massive form of 'The Australian Sensation' Levinator.

I'll Have You Know That I've Become
INDESTRUCTIBLE!


And as the crescendo of the chorus hits, Levinator raises his arms high and roars out loudly. The Oceanic Obelisk is staring daggers into the ring at Archer, but Blake just turns his head away and looks around with a slight smile. He's not letting Levinator into his head this time. The Australian giant starts to walk down the ramp, ignoring all the attempts to touch him, as he slowly marches to ringside.

HANA RAMIEREZ
“And his opponent, hailing from Perth, Australia. Standing in at Seven Feet, Two Inches tall. He is the Australian Sensation, LEVINATOOOOOR!”


He reaches up and grabs the top rope, pulling himself up and stepping up onto the apron, he steps over the top rope and keeps his gaze firmly on Archer. The referee put himself between the two men, with so much on the line in this match it would be easy for emotions to lose control, but Kirk Samson does his best to keep them apart.

MARK SANCTION
“If looks could kill, Blake Archer would already be a dead man!”


MATT STEEL
“Looks can't kill, but seven foot Giants CAN. And tonight Lev is going to chalk up another on the kill tally when he KILLS Blake Archers career!”


Archer finally turns back to see Lev glaring at him, and pushes out of his corner, stepping to the center of the ring and getting in Levinator's face. Levinator is snarling at Archer, who just shakes his head, staring up the seven inches he gives up to Levinator, he doesn't back down at all, just barking out his own insults, while Levinator yells at him about being a failure. Samson is doing his best, but its quickly becoming clear that these two men can just not share a ring together any more, and this one is moments away from exploding, as Levinator just shoves aside Samson and Archer seizes his chance to throw a right hand into his jaw! Lev answers with a right hand of his own and the two men are away and swinging! Recognizing he has no chance to stop the brawl, Samson turns and calls for the bell!

DING! DING! DING!

The bell ringing doesn't seem to faze either man, as they just keep swinging wildly at each others head. Once these two men were mentor and protege, but it's clear those days are long behind them as they each try to punch the other into next week. Levinator has the size and power advantage, but Archer is throwing big haymakers of his own, fueled by a year worth of anger at the giant Aussie. Neither man is willing to back down, and Toronto is roaring as the two behemoths throw punch after punch into each others head. Finally though its Archer who gets the advantage, throwing up a left hand to block a sluggish right from Levinator, and countering with a big right hand to Levinator's head that sends him back a few steps. Archer is quick to follow up with a big forearm blast to Lev's jaw, and now the Australian reels back into the corner, leaving himself propped up for yet more big shots from Archer. The King of the Canines came to Legends knowing he was in for a fight, and he's ready for it!

Archer follows Levinator in and starts firing off some big right and left hands into Levinator's ribs. The Australian doing his best to cover up, but Archer is having none of it and just keeps firing off shots to drive the wind out of Lev. Finally Big Lev manages to pieface Archer and shove him away, only for the King of Canines to roll with it and get back to his feet, before charging in and driving his shoulder into Levinator's midsection! The Australian Sensation groans from the impact, and Archer grips the middle ropes so he can pull back and then slam forward and drive his shoulder back into Lev's ribs. He does it a third time before letting go to back up, and Levinator slumps to a knee in the corner, an arm wrapped around his midsection as he sucks in some wind.

MARK SANCTION
“And Archer has Levinator down to one knee already! The King of the Canines came in ready to take out his mentor and its showing!”


MATT STEEL
“Levinator may be on one knee, but he's not on his back yet! And Blake needs to put Levinator down for 10 if he's going to win.”


Archer comes back over towards the still heavy breathing Levinator, walking over to grab the giant Aussie by his short blonde hair....and Levinator grabs Archer by his vest and yanks him forward and head first into the turnbuckles! Archer slumps stunned against the turnbuckles, and Levinator doesn't give him long to regret his positioning as he gets to his feet, backing up a few steps and then charging in and slamming his hip into the back of Archers head and crushing it into the turnbuckle. The Oceanic Obelisk stands back up and now Blake slumps slowly down to the mat, his eyes a little unfocused from the impact of a four hundred pound man crushing his head between steel and hip.

Levinator looks out at the crowd and grins, before reaching down to seize Archer by his hair and dragging him up slowly. Wrapping an arm around Archers head, Levinator hooks a shoulder and then with ease he hoists Archer up into a vertical suplex, and just holds him there. Slowly starting to circle the ring as he holds Archer upside down with ease, and giving all four sides of the Rogers Centre a chance to see the King of Canines dangling easily in his grip. Levinator then moves over towards the ropes, and as easy as tossing a sack of potatoes, he heaves Archer forward and over the top rope to crash down face-first on the ringside mats! Toronto gasps as Archer just got sent thirteen feet straight down on his face and he's not moving! Levinator turns to Kirk Samson and instantly points out of the ring at Archer. ”Count Him!”

MARK SANCTION
“Levinator with that big suplex, and now Archer looks like he's in trouble, Matt.”


MATT STEEL
“He was in trouble the moment he agreed to take this match. Putting your career on the line against a giant like Lev is just asking for it to be taken away from you.”


Kirk slides out of the ring and checks on the just moving Archer before he throws his hand up to start counting.

[ONE!] [TWO!] [THREE!]

As Kirk keeps counting, Blake slowly pushes up onto his hands and knees, reaching up for the apron to pull himself up. Before he can reach his feet though, Levinator climbs out of the ring and stalks over to his rival. Reaching down to seize him by the hair, he lifts Archer up and then headbutts him square between the eyes and knocks Archer onto his ass again. The attack is enough to stop the count, but Archer still doesn't look like there are any lights on at home, while Levinator turns to flip up the apron and digs underneath the ring. It takes the big man a moment but he finally comes back out, and he's wielding a table. The Australian Sensation moves over to the end of the ramp and he sets up the table, before turning to see Archer trying to pull himself up. Big Lev stalks over to his hurting foe, and slams down with some stiff forearms to Archer's back, forcing him to slump back down.

Lev gets himself a handful of Archer's hair, dragging along the King of the Canines to the edge of the table. Levinator raises Archer's head with a firm tug on his hair, and then wraps a hand around Blake's throat in a tight goozle! The Australians intentions are clear as he roars out and starts to lift Archer for a one way trip through wood, but Blake kicks out with his legs and knocks the table away. Archer's wiggling makes Lev set him down again, but the Aussie just reaffirms his grip before trying to hoist Archer high again, only for Blake to fire off some right hands to Lev's jaw. Levinator is weakened enough to break his grip, and Archer takes a moment to suck down some air before he takes the two steps back towards Levinator, only for Levinator to suddenly dart out and crack Blake with a headbutt right between his eyes. Now it's Archers turn to stumble away, backing up against the barricade, and Levinator shakes his head for a moment to clear away the cobwebs and then charges towards Archer......who drops his shoulder on the four hundred pound goliath, using Lev's own momentum against him, as he hoists him overhead and back body drops Levinator over the barricade and crashing down on a mob pile of plants fans!

MARK SANCTION
“OH MY GAWD! LEVINATOR JUST USED THE XWA FANS AS A CRASH MAT! THERE ARE BODIES EVERYWHERE!”


MATT STEEL
“Those fans paid to get close to the action but I don't think they wanted to get that close!”


Archer takes his moment to catch his breath and get back his bearings from the beating. This is the biggest, and possibly final, match of his career. He knows he'll need to take any chance he can get to recover. After a few long moments, The King of the Canines turns back to stalk around to the barricade and sees Levinator rising from a pile of bodies. Security is already surrounding the crowd of downed people, and Toronto itself seems to still be stunned by what they've seen. Archer waits an extra couple of moments before he reaches over to grab Levinator by his short blond hair, and more out of instinct then any actual attempt to attack, Levinator fires off with a big uppercut that catches the leaning over Archer square in the throat. Archer's grip loosens and now Levinator seems to realise what is going on, as he pushes himself up, grips Archer's head by both hands, and then slams a knee up and square into his face, sending Archer stumbling back and off the barricade!

The Oceanic Obelisk may have risen a little too quickly though, as he stumbles back onto one knee, his head still a little woozy from the landing he just talked. But the Australian is a veteran of the business, and he didn't win World Titles by not sensing an opportunity, and he can tell this is a big chance right now. Turning away, he spots what he needs and soon enough stalks over, using his boot to shove away a downed and groaning fan, and reaching down to pick up the chair he had been sitting on. Unfortunately for Lev, one of the downed fans takes offence at the Australian Sensation being so cavalier about all the downed bodies, and he reaches out to seize the chair in both hands, trying to yank it away from Levinator! The fan holds onto the chair for a few moments, but he didn't have much of a chance of keeping the chair away from Levinator for long, as the Oceanic Obelisk finally seizes the chair with both hands, and a single yank is enough to tear the chair from the fans grip. Levinator takes a moment to glare at the fan, even raising the chair as if to hit him, but finally he seems to think better of it, turning to head back towards Archer....and he gets the chair right back into his own face courtesy of a flying Archer landing a perfect K9! Crush into the chair!

MARK SANCTION
“THE GIANT HAS FALLEN! Blake Archer just put Levinator down with the springboard forearm! Could this be it?”


MATT STEEL
“And give an assist to that fan! Levinator took his eyes off the ball to argue with an imbecile in the crowd, and he paid for it!”


Kirk Samson now manages to get into position to see both men, and he throws his hands up as he counts. [ONE!] [TWO!] And Archer is already up and moving, grabbing at the barricade to drag himself up. All eyes are now on the fallen Levinator as Samson keeps up his count. [THREE!] [FOUR!] [FIVE!] And Levinator manages to roll himself over! There's blood flowing out of a cut across his forehead, but it doesn't seem to faze the Australian Giant right now, as he reaches over to grab the barricade himself, pulling himself up just as Samson counts [SIX!] and the match will continue! Archer has taken the few moments standing to catch his own breath, climbing out from the crowd, and as Levinator pulls himself up using the barricade, Archer grabs him by the back of the neck and drags Levinator over the barricade to bring him back to ringside. Archer turns to glance at the table, and then at the slowly rising Levinator, an idea seeming to cross his mind as he moves over to set it back up at the end of the ramp, and then turns back to Levinator.

Toronto is starting to get an idea of where this is going, and as Archer grabs Levinator by his head again, its clear there is still no-one home behind Levinator's lights. The King of the Canines seizes his chance to bring Lev closer to the table, and then he darts a hand in and wraps it around the big Aussie's neck! Archer glares at the man that has given him so much torment over the past year, as Levinator is too shaken and weak to shake off the goozle, and with an almighty roar Blake hauls Levinator up, and drills him with The Mark.....into the floor right next to the table? A confused ripple seems to run through the crowd, all who seemed certain that Big Lev was about to take a ride through some wood.

MATT STEEL
“Well, thats just.....did Archer miss the wood? I don't get it Mark.”


A single glance upwards from Archer is enough to get the buzz growing back through the Rogers center though, as all and sundry realise Archer had a bigger plan in mind then just a chokeslam through a table. Archer looks up at the top rope, and then at the table, and its clear what his intentions are now, as he pulls Levinator up, and lays the giant Aussie on top of the table!

MARK SANCTION
“He didn't miss at all, Steel! Archer knows it's going to take more then a chokeslam to end this! He just wanted to stun the big man some more before he flies!”


Indeed with Levinator laying on the table, Archer turns and rolls into the ring. Climbing to his feet, the King of the Canines climbs himself upto the top rope, and then shifts himself around to be facing Levinator. Archer slowly rises, his target clear in mind, and Toronto rises as one, all eyes on the King as he takes a final deep breath, and then sets sail with the 747 Crash and comes crashing down on Levinator and driving the big Aussie right through the table! Toronto roars at the impact, and it doesn't take long for the Rogers Centre to be echoing with a loud HOLY SHIT chant! Kirk Samson moves over to check on both downed men, but it only takes Archer a second to roll into a seated position and he waves at Samson to make the count.

MARK SANCTION
“Blake Archer's body has to be bruised and sore but he hasn't lost sight of the goal! He's making sure Samson makes that count! ”


MATT STEEL
“Its his career on the line! Of course he wants the referee to do his job!”


Samson turns to the unmoving Levinator and he throws his hands up to start the count! [ONE!] [TWO!] [THREE!] [FOUR!] and finally Levinator moves! The Australian Sensation raises a hand first and then his head, but in order to break the count he needs to reach his feet! Archer drags himself up using the ringpost, but his gaze never breaks from the wounded Australian Giant. [FIVE!] [SIX!] [SEVEN!] Levinator has managed to roll over onto his hands and knees, and Samson moves in closer to make sure he counts the timing right as he throws his hands up again. [EIGHT!] And Levinator darts a hand out to snatch at Samson's belt, hauling the referee in and down to the floor! It's enough to stop the count, and Levinator manages to push himself upto his feet by shoving up off Samson's squirming body!

Toronto jeers at Levinator's dirty tactics, but there's nothing that can be done now. Levinator is up and this match is continuing. Archer just ignores the referee as he heads off up the ramp after the stumbling Australian Sensation. Archer is fresher, and he's able to catch upto Levinator, grabbing him by the back of his tights, and Levinator turns with a wild swing. Archer ducks under the swing though, forcing Levinator to stumble off-balance, and Archer seizes his chance, lifting Levinator up, and then driving him down into the stage with a Spinebuster! Levinator's body bows after the impact, a loud groan of pain slipping from the Australians lips as his back has just been driven down on the steel. Archer though is back on his feet after a moment, and he looks back to see Samson just climbing to his feet, and then back down at the wounded Levinator, as he rolls onto his hands and knees and starts crawling up the ramp.

MARK SANCTION
“Levinator is surviving by the skin of his teeth right now! Archer has firm control, and all the Aussie can do is try and get away!”


MATT STEEL
“There is so much on the line for both these men, and we've barely scratched the surface on what depths these men will go to destroy the career of the other man.”


Levinator is now at the center of the entrance stage, and Archer finally moves up to grab him by his meaty neck. Dragging the Australian up, Archer seizes Levinator by the back of the head and with a two step run up shoves Levinator directly into the video screen at the base of the XtremeTron! A sickening crack can be heard as the giant Aussie hits it face first, small cracks appearing in the screen, but as Levinator turns back around its clear a lot worse damage was done to the cut on his forehead as more blood is now flowing freely down his face. The Australian stands leaning against the tron for a moment, looking back at Archer who stares at his mentor and finally Levinator pushes up off the tron wall and waves at him, beckoning the King of the Canines in. ”FINISH IT!” Archer stares at him for a moment and then bellows out with a giant roar and charges in for a Silver Shot....only for Levinator to side-step and shove Archer towards the screen.

Archer manages to haul on the brakes, stopping himself a few inches away from the tron and he grins as he turns back around to get back to his fight....only for Levinator to shove a thumb deep into his eye! Archer screams in pain and collapses down, kicking and squirming! Toronto stares in shock as Archer rolls around in pain on the stage area, kicking at the stage, while a few feet away Levinator slumps down to one knee, a sick smile crossing his bloodied face as he stares at the hurt Archer.

MARK SANCTION
“YOU BASTARD! Thats the surgically repaired eye right there! A few months ago Levinator tossed Blake Archer through a pane glass window, and a random bit of glass got in the eye. Only by the grace of some amazing surgeons and a lot of luck has Blake regained use of that eye!”


MATT STEEL
“Until now! Levinator knew the wounded spot, and he went for it! Archer's been standing toe-to-toe with Levinator and hitting him with everything he's got all match. This might just be Lev's way of tilting the odds back in his favour.”


Kirk Samson has now arrived to check on Archer, who has stopped squirming and is now on his hands and knees, occasionally slamming a hand down into the mat. Looking up at Samson, it's clear there's some blood flowing from near the eye, but before Kirk can make any official call, he's shoved aside ad Levinator steps in and boots Blake in the face, knocking him back down! Archer never even saw it coming, and it only gets worse as a moment later, the giant Australian hauls Archer up and over his shoulders. Wounded and still trying to get vision in both eyes, Archer's body and mind are too rattled to recognise whats coming or to stop it, and a moment later Levinator roars out as he tosses Blake's legs over his head, driving him facefirst into the entrance stage with a S.R.I.! A loud thumping can be heard from the impact, with Archer laid out at the center of the stage, while the sore Levinator sits up and glares over at Samson, who sighs softly and raises his hand to make the count. [ONE!] [TWO!] [THREE!] [FOUR!]

MARK SANCTION
“There's no movement right now from Archer. This just seems like its a formality. That cheap shot followed by the SRI......this isn't how Blake Archer's career should end. Not like this.”


MATT STEEL
“He knew the risks when he signed up, Marky Mark. And Levinator just showed once and for all that he's better then the so-called King!”


[FIVE!] [SIX!] Levinator is all smiles as he is back on his feet, hands on his hips and sauntering away with his back turned to Archer. Reaching up to wipe some blood off his face, he basks in the hatred of Toronto, when suddenly they start to cheer! [SEVEN!] And Levinator seems to instantly realise what is going on as he turns back around to see Archer pushing himself up off the stage! Levinator can only stare in shock as Archer raises his head to glare out at Levinator, blood flowing from his eye but it seems like both eyes are now glaring at Levinator just fine! [EIGHT!] Levinator walks closer in disbelief as Archer pushes up onto his knees, and puts a foot on the stage and Levinator's shock is quickly replaced by anger as he darts in to seize Archer by his hair....and the King of Canines catches one of Levinator's big meaty arms!

Archer yanks Levinator down onto the stage, quickly trapping Levinator's arm between his legs and wrapping his arms around Levinator's head and locking him into the Sagittarius Bow! Levinator screams in pain as Archer pulls back on the hold and Toronto roars in excitement at seeing the Australian Giant in so much pain! Archer roars as he pulls back on the hold, and Levinator starts slamming his hand on the stage, tapping out to the excruciating hold! But tapping out doesn't mean a damn thing right now! Archer doesn't seem to care though, as he bends Levinator's back even further, getting revenge for every action of the last twelve months that the Australian Sensation has done to him.

MATT STEEL
“Archer has that crossface in tight, but it doesn't matter! He can't win by making Levinator quit! He needs to keep him down for a ten count!”


MARK SANCTION
“And if Levinator passes out in the Sagittarius Bow, then how's he going to beat that ten count? This is GENIUS by Archer! As long as he can keep it on, Levinator's going to pass out!”


Indeed Levinator seems to be getting close to passing out, and Archer roars out as he senses victory is within his grasp. But maybe Archer loosens his grip or eases off on the pressure a little, because a moment later, Levinator plants his hand on the stage and pushes up! Using his massive girth against Archer's hold, Levinator roars out in pain as he starts pushing up off the stage, and Archer seems to be in shock as Levinator pushes up to climb up onto one knee, and then with a sudden push, he lifts himself upto his feet, with Archer dangling on his shoulders! Without the bodyweight above Levinator, the pressure is gone and Levinator is able to stand up, turn a little, and then with a shrug of his shoulders he manages to pivot Archer so he;s face-down over both his shoulders! The Oceanic Obelisk is sensing blood in the water as he shifts his grip to get Archer ready for another S.R.I.!

Levinator roars out, bending his body to throw Archer, but Archer squirms out and drops down behind Levinator, stumbling back a few paces and readying himself. Levinator spins to try and catch his prey.....and he eats a massive SILVER SHOT right to the ribs! NOW Levinator is down, and Samson moves in to start a count over the downed Australian. [ONE!] [TWO!] [THREE!] [FOUR!] Levinator isn't moving and the entire crowd is counting with Kirk, while Archer stumbles back, leaning back against the tron and watching as his mentor's career ends right in front of him.

MARK SANCTION
“That big spear from Archer may just be enough, Matt! Levinator's felt it a lot this year and every time it's put him down! Will this time be any different?”


[FIVE!] [SIX!] [SEVEN!] And Levinator manages to move! Rolling over slowly and onto his hands and knees, he can't help but glare over at archer, while the King of Canines stares right back. Levinator slowly pushes up onto his knees as Samson keeps counting. [EIGHT!] [NINE!] And before Samson can count ten, Levinator pushes up onto both feet, breaking the count! Archer can't believe it, the King of Canines shaking his head and then charging in and leaping up, going for a Superman Punch....only for Levinator to sidestep and catch him with a big meaty arm right across his throat, sending Archer crashing down onto the stage! Levinator slumps down onto his hands and knees as well, panting hard and blood dripping from his wound, while behind him Archer can only wheeze and gasp. Samson checks on both men, but it's clear that neither man is truly downed, and so he backs up and lets them take a moment.

Levinator is the first one to move, pushing himself back onto his feet, and turning to see Archer is on his hands and knees. Levinator darts forward and sends a giant kick right into Archer's ribs, sending the King of the Canines rolling across the stage and wheezing for air. Levinator doubles over and puts his hands on his thighs, glaring at the still moving Archer and shakes his head. ”Why won't you just stay down! Stay! Fucking! Down!” Archer turns to glare back at Levinator, showing off a big grin with bloodied teeth, and Levinator can only shake his head. Blake Archer is many things, but he's not a quitter and Lev knows it. If he wants to put Archer down, he'll need to do it properly. Levinator moves over and sends another furious kick into Archer's ribs, sending Archer rolling away to the edge of the stage, and Levinator follows over to him, but then stops. Levinator looks over the edge of the stage and down below at the sight of a big production table, and a sick smile crosses his face.

MARK SANCTION
“I don't like that look Matt! Thats a ten foot drop right there! Levinator has some bad intentions right now for Archer!”


MATT STEEL
“His career is on the line, Mark! He'll do whatever he has to do to win!”


Indeed Levinator seems to have a wicked plan in mind as he reaches down to grab at Archer's hair and pulls the weakened King of Canines up. Looking into Archer's eyes he looks sideways at the edge of the stage and back at Archer before chuckling. ”Enjoy your trip, Bitch!” And Levinator hauls Archer up over his shoulders again, clearly looking for the biggest SRI of his career, but Archer clearly doesn't want any of it, as he reaches out and grabs a firm hold of the scaffolding on the side of the stage! Archer gets a death grip on the scaffolding, and he throws out a few kicks at the back of Levinator's head as the Oceanic Obelisk tries to yank him away, forcing Levinator to let him go, and Archer's leg swing out onto the scaffolding! Archer turns to see Levinator shaking off the blows, the two men sharing a look, and Archer starts climbing! Blake Archer is climbing the scaffolding at the side of the stage!

Toronto is buzzing now as they recognise that business has picked up. Levinator staring after Archer as well.....and then Levinator moves over and starts to climb the scaffolding as well! He's not going to let his prey get away that quickly! Toronto can only stare in shock, watching as Archer manages to reach the first arm of the scaffolding, climbing out on it, and dragging himself away. Levinator is only a few moments behind him, and it takes a few moments before both men are standing on the arm of the scaffold and finding their balance. Their arm is only a few feet wide, and on either side is a twenty foot drop! Both men seem to realise where they are, looking at the drop and then over at each other as the buzz grows through the Rogers Centre.

MARK SANCTION
“Oh my god......this is just........what are they doing?”


MATT STEEL
“Whatever it takes, Mark......but look at the upside. After this match, you'll have another member for your basketball team.”


Archer and Levinator are now locking eyes at each other. Each man is bloodied and beaten. The match has taken it out of both of them, and only one can survive. Archer is the first to move, stepping in and firing off a big right hand to Levinator's face, but he gets his receipt as Levinator fires one back, and the crowd can only gasp and watch in terror. Each man is throwing punches, but as before, Blake catches the advantage, blocking a right hand from Lev and firing off quick right left cross that sees Lev stumble towards the edge! Archer senses the weakness, and he takes a few steps back, sizing up his giant foe, and then darts forward....only for Levinator to lash out with a quick boot and he catches Archer square in the groin! Toronto groans at the sight as the King of Canines slumps to his knees now, and Levinator senses his chance. Pulling Archer in and slamming his head between his legs, Levinator looks out at the fall, taking a final deep breath as the Rogers Centre rises as one, sensing just what is coming.....

MARK SANCTION
“He.....what is he.....No.....NO!”


All the pleading in the world won't stop whats coming, as Levinator flips Archer up, and then lets him go with a Jacknife Powerbomb RIGHT OVER THE EDGE! Blake Archer is sent crashing down twenty feet into a set of production tables!

BOOM!

A loud explosion erupts from the production table, and instantly half the upper lights in the Rogers Centre cut out! A big shower of sparks cascades over the area, as roadies and production staff scurry for safety!

And laying in the middle of the wreckage is the body of the King of the Canines, Blake Archer!

Toronto can only watch in shock, all eyes instantly glued to the fall zone and every one of them willing Archer to move or make any sign of life. EMTs come rushing out from the back, but the loud bellowing voice of the Australian Giant from twenty feet above. ”COUNT HIM!”

A quick cut to ringside shows Steel and Sanction are tapping their microphones, trying to get them back online, and then the camera comes back to the sight of Kirk Samson standing at the edge of the stage and looking down at the body of Blake Archer.

[ONE!]


[TWO!]


[THREE!]


[FOUR!]


[FIVE!]


[SIX!]


[SEVEN!]


[EIGHT!]


[NINE!]


[TEN!]



DING! DING! DING!

There's no signs of life. No movement. The camera only getting a single look over at the body of Blake Archer, laying amidst the wrecking of the production equipment, his face bloodied, his leg twisted at an uncomfortable angle. And twenty feet above him, holding onto the scaffolding like he's King King on the Empire State building, is the Australian Sensation, Levinator. At ringside, Hana Ramirez voice manages to finally crackle through the PA system, the entire Rogers Centre still in a stunned silence over what they have seen.

HANA RAMIEREZ
“He---Hello---Is thi----Okay back. Your winner and the Last Man Standing, LEVINATOR! And as such, Blake Archer MUST retire!”


Levinator stands tall on the top of the scaffolding and thumps his chest, bellowing out a war cry as he has vanquished his biggest foe, while down below EMT's start crawling over the wreckage to get at Archer. Production Staff are making their way back as well, bringing out some emergency equipment, and finally the uncomfortable silence is broken by the voices of Sanction and Steel.

MARK SANCTION
“And we're back.....we're so sorry about that, fans. Obviously there was some.....uhhh.....technical difficulties.”


MATT STEEL
“Yeah, its very hard to keep your equipment working when a body crashes through it.”


Sanction shoots Steel a dirty look but then turns to look back at the camera with a resigned sigh.

MARK SANCTION
“Obviously, our thoughts right now go out to Blake Archer. That was.....as soon as we know anything, we'll let you know. For now, we're going to take a few moments away while we fix our equipment. But please stay tuned, because we still have a LOT of big matches coming tonight.”


The feed leaves Sanction and Steel and the last thing we get to see before the break is EMT's doing their best to get some sign of life from Blake Archer, while at the edge of the stage, Levinator stands tall, staring down at the wreckage he has caused, and then turning to walk away.....
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Re: XWA Legends: Blake Archer vs. Levinator - LAST MAN STANDING! CAREER VS. CAREER!

Postby Archer » Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:05 am

XWA Voice Over Guy
Once in a lifetime a person faces a challenge so great it defines who they are.
Character.
Each man, woman, and child striving to make it through each day.
Survivors.
This is the story of two men too big to coexist, tonight only one Legacy will continue.
Tonight is the night for them to become… Legends.


The camera scopes over the audience catching the excited faces of those here to watch the night where careers are on the line, titles will be up for grabs, and most importantly be a part of XWA’s last show of the year. Many fans have t-shirts of their favorite XWA Talent, being Emery Layton and AJ Morales. There are apparently two siblings holding signs one reading Team Claire and the other reading Team Jake! They mean mug one another as the camera captures that magical moment. Before getting lost on the Smith Jones and Angelica Vaughn, or Lx-Tim fans the camera guy remembers he has a job to do and we cut to the broadcast team.


Sanction: "What an exciting night Legends is going to be. This card is stacked and each match has deep meaning to it that the fans are vastly invested in. One of those matches is our next match, a last man standing match pitting Blake Archer versus his old mentor Levinator.”

Steel: "You know Mark from what I know 2018 was suppose to be the year of the dog, but all the King of Canines got was chased down and out of one place after another by none other than the Australian sensation Levinator. It all started when Blake wanted to take part in Lord of the Rings, and then the Tag Team Classic right here in XWA.”

Sanction: “That is right. Both men taking shot after shot at one another outside of that ring it was clear to see the animosity between them. Archer went to Union Battle ground hopin to represent XWA as well as defend his GWP world title. Good way to spread his wings I think, but Levinator showed up there ready to stand in the way and rain on his parade.”

Steel: "Does anyone even really know what happened at Worlds Collide? XWA needed these two to get along for the honor of our company!”

Sanction: “I think it just goes to show there is no love loss between these two. It seems that finally things will hit the apex tonight. One of these men will keep on wrestling well the other will just move on with his life. Maybe he’ll go on book tours or something? I found life after competition, it is not so bad.”

Steel: “You are not an animal like Archer or Levinator through either Mark. I am not sure that either of these men want to accept that as a possibility.”


There is a buzz type sound of a bass guitar as the lights go dim. A red hue fills the arena as The King Of Canines, logo Splashes up on the Xtremetron.


Over the PA a song starts to play.

Promo Song - "Legendary" by Welshly Arms

Blake- “Yeah when I reunited with Josie at Union Battleground it seemed like the good old days again. I forgot about the hulking lug that was trying to make a mess of things in XWA. I could just.... fight. I loved it."

The Xtremetron shows clips of Josie and Blake backstage at Union Battleground and footage of the two of them traveling the road to get from arena to arena. Each crowd seems bigger and louder and the rush of the excitement outweighs any win or loss record that either of them hold.

Josie- “Yeah it was the greatest time for Blake and I. It had been a long time since we were together, but yet it felt like yesterday the second we seen each other. I thought that we would create some more memories, but then this guy named Levinator picked a fight with Blake, but for some reason found his new obsession with me. He never failed to antagonize or attacked me. Blake and I never back down from any fight so we took turns beating his ass.”

The music cuts to a shocking cut, then shows Levinator’s chuckling smug face. His PCWA Undisputed World Title on his shoulder.

Levinator- “Is that what they said? I’m not on antidepressants or anti psychotics, heck anti anxiety… I am a very lucid man. The facts are that Blake has the messed up eye, and that medical personnel fired Blake from a company around August. I have no regrets, I did what nobody has the balls to do. I am getting rid of a cancer in the wrestling world. One that I should have removed a long time ago.”

Australia, IYHWF and XWA met at Worlds Collide. The footage shows a now beaten Blake with a milky right eye and a bigger chip on his shoulder then before. He cracks his neck as he watches Levinator appear for their match and pushes the camera out of his face stepping out of gorilla position to the stage.

Blake- “I wanted to get along with him. I wanted to make XWA proud. I still do heck, I think that is a huge flaw I have I am always trying to make people proud. Maybe that is why he and I can’t get along. I am always going to see a liar when I look at him and he is always going to see a failure.”

Again these comments cause Levinator to chuckle, he shakes his head finding a twisted amusement in the high emotions seeping out of Archer.

Levinator- “He is such a sap, that is his problem. It makes me sick! He is right about one thing though, I will always see him as a failure and that is why this match is happening at Legends. I am done chasing down a lunatic, I am going to just exterminate him like the bug he is.”

As the year grew quiet and the King of Canines made his exit from company after company it became clear to those that follow him closely that he was settling down in XWA. The sparks started to fly after gaining the attention of XWA Supreme Champion Lx-Tim. That was when Levinator took notice of his former prodigy again. As his career in XWA was seeming to go places, outside it was Josie that came face to face with the Goliath from Down Under. At an event called Wrestlewicked even though trying her best to get revenge on Levinator for the attack on her friend and on her in the crossfire Josie came up short in taking Levinator’s Undisputed World Title.

Blake- “I think that Levinator went a little overboard… Josie gave him a hell of a fight though, one I think he wasn’t expecting. That is just who he is. He doesn’t respect anyone but himself. He knows how close Josie and I are, we are almost like brother and sister hard as that is to believe. This isn’t her fight it is mine, Giving up my Golden Ticket, giving up my career, whatever it takes. He is my ultimate demon, one that I will be rid of for good after Legends.”

Josie- “Blake is a part of Legendary as am I...That's why I'm extremely confident that this is not an ending for Blake, but just another bit of history, another chapter to the neverending story. He is going to do what I failed to and that's beat Levinator and force him to retire and I will be there to congratulate him the second the count is done.”

The cameras cut back to Levinator who’s smirk is gone as he looks more serious now. Either the words from his foes, or the confidence has rubbed him the wrong way and it is clear.

Levinator- “I hope Josie is there, so I can finish what I started. I might not just end Blake’s career at Legends, I might end all of Legendary’s careers. Just… like… That.”

He says snapping his fingers as the shot cuts out to black. The red lights begin to get a strobe light effect as the XtremeTron is now black. They cheer, some starting the chant of “King of Canines” - clap clap clap- “King of Canines” - clap clap clap- They let out a cheer as the opening to "Personal Jesus" by Depeche Mode plays.



♫Your own, Personal Jesus.

Someone to hear your prayers.

Someone who cares.

Your own Personal Jesus.

Someone to hear your prayers.

Someone who's there.♫


The imposing Archer emerges out from behind the entrance, standing there in the shadows. The music droning on over his masked figure.


Ramierez: "Coming to the ring first, hailing from Canton, Ohio. Weighing in at two hundred ninety five pounds, he is The King of Canines, Blake Archeeeeeeer!!!"


Sanction: "Look at Archer, Matt. It appears that Archer has elected to keep his attire from Face your Demons."

Steel: "Why it didn’t do him much luck did it?"

Sanction: "Well no I guess not, but as I said, this version of Blake just feels a bit...different to me. This isn’t the Blake that likes to joke, or is mr. smiles."


The spotlight highlights him showing his crimson attire and matching mask, his emotions are not hidden as he still makes his way to the sidelines to give young fans high fives. One of them he takes off Mask and leans in to whisper something before giving the lucky young person his replica mask. The kid shouts and woots gleefully as his parent holds him back down. Blake’s eyes turn back towards the ring. He feels a few of the fans leaning over the barricade patting his back from behind in support.



Feeling's unknown and you're all alone

Flesh and bone by the telephone

Lift up the receiver

I'll make you believer. ♫



Sanction: "Just like at Face your Demons the stakes tonight are big for Archer. If he doesn’t win tonight that is it for him, his career is over."


Steel: "What about Big Lev? His career is on line like too Mark! Do you think he is all rainbows and kittens right now? If you don’t have goosebumps, you just might not be alive. Someone’s life is about to change tonight."

He stops and hits the steel rings steps, bending down and letting out a tauntful roar that the crowd mimics. He climbs to the ring apron, stepping over the top rope into the ring, rushing from one side of the ring to the other using the ropes for the momentum as his music creeps into silence. Archer jumps in place keeping his muscles loose his eyes fixed on the entrance as everyone awaits the Australian Sensation.


Sanction: "I can only imagine the emotions, Levinator has stalked Archer for the better part of this year. Now he is about to come out to the ring, it is almost bell time, Archer will need to dig deeper then he has ever dug before to defeat the man he claims is his ultimate demon."

Steel: "I’d call Lev that too! He is a nasty individual and he has F**** to give about anyone that dislikes that. I think why I like the guy a little honestly. So far Archer is not doing so good fighting those demons he claims to be at war with, so I am not liking his odds against Levinator.”


'Indestructible' by Disturbed plays.
all eyes are now back on the stage as the air raid siren and artillery fire kicks in over the PA system. 'Indestructible' by Disturbed flooding the arena, and the lights flickering around the stage as slowly from the back out steps 'The Australian Sensation' Levinator. Levinator’s towering statue making everyone look like children, he steps to the very center of the entrance ramp, slowly glancing around and waiting for his moment. The song building to a crescendo until the chorus hits.

♫ I'll Have You Know That I've Become
INDESTRUCTIBLE! ♫

And as that declaration is made, Levinator grips his hands into fist and holds them high and looking around slowly. Letting the entire arena get a good look at the man that will retire their King of Canines before he lowers his hands and starts walking down the ramp.


Ramierez: "and his opponent, fighting out of Perth, Australia. The Australian Sensation LEVINATOR!”


The Oceanic Obelisk not taking long to reach the ring, and he reaches out to grab the top rope and step up on the apron. His eyes meeting Blake's for the first time tonight, and Lev merely smirks as he steps over the ropes slowly. Blake doesn’t want to waste any time waiting for the bell as he throws sportsmanlike conduct out to window and charges at Levinator clubbing him in the forehead with a forearm.
Referee Jack J. Tickles dives forward betting between the two men and shoves Blake off to allow Levinator proper entry into the ring. Fans boo ready to start with a bang. Their eyes dead locked on one another. Levinator’s usually smug smirk is gone as it is replaced with one of fierce hatred mirrored back at him from Archer.


Sanction: "That is just a taste of how badly Archer wants to get his hands on Levinator. The ringing of that bell can’t come soon enough.”

Steel: "He’ll need to pick his spots better than that, Jack Tickles is not going to just let this be a free for all because it is a last man standing. All that Archer did right there was amp up Levinator.”

With both men separated Tickles ask them if they understand the rules to fight until one of them can not answer a ten count. No Pinfalls, No Submissions, and No Disqualifications. The match can end anywhere not just inside of the ring. Levinator’s lip snarls upward into a sick smirk as he mouths something to Archer. He becomes heated the veins from his forehead rippling as Blake points to his ghostly white eye Levinator had damaged earlier in the year. Levinator shrugs blowing it off as not a big deal, inching more under Blake’s skin. Both Archer and Levinator nod their heads at Tickles braces himself before rushing out of the way fast as he signals for the bell.

Ding Ding!

Blake bullrushes Levinator the big fellow not expecting such a rush off the bat is taken off balance at first by the hard hit of Blake’s momentum colliding with his arms as he puts them up to block. The men embrace into a collar and elbow tie up Blake shoves Levinator back into the corner of the ring powering him into the turnbuckles, Levinator kicks his foot into Blake’s gut creating a small space. Reversing the weight Levinator gets the upper hand and shoves Blake backwards off his feet down onto the mat. His big frame flops down hard on the canvas, he rolls around standing back with his eyes still focused on Levinator.

Big Lev charges at Blake lifting his boot up high as Blake dodges to the side moving out of the way of the charging big boot. He whips around cracking Levinator in the side of the head with and elbow and hooks his arms under Lev’s pulling the big man’s shoulders down to the mat with his own. Letting go of him fast rushing into a thrusting knee, Levinator holds onto him taking Blake down to the mat. He crawls over top of him hitting him viciously with a clubbing elbow, Blake blocks with his forearm and shoves Levinator off him with some strain. As he stands Levinator grabs Blake once more hooking him into a collar and elbow tie up, this time Levinator shoving Blake into the corner. Even with Blake’s size Levinator makes him look small grabbing his hair and holding Blake tightly to the top turnbuckle with it as he draws back his right fist slamming it hard in between Blake’s eyes.

Tickles advises Levinator to keep it moving out of the corner, but Levinator ignores him striking Archer even harder a second time. Blake strikes him back with a hard right of his own, followed with another, and quickly one more. Fans excitement sparks into a pop as they shout loudly for Archer’s comeback. He pulls back his hand hitting Levinator with a chop!

“Woooooooo!” People in the arena shout.
Archer reels back hitting him with another back hand chop. The welts growing on Lev’s chest aggravating him as he grabs Blake’s head and flings him back into the opposite corner.

Levinator hits Blake once, twice, three times striking hard and fast, but Archer shakes it off coming out of the corner with all of his body weight behind a strong strike of his own. He catches Levinator square in the forehead making him wobble, again Blake pulls back his hand chopping Levinator with a loud clap right off his chest. Lev cringes grabbing tightly to his chest as it begins to turn a beet red.


Sanction: "These two are brawling it out as we start this off, that heart and determination is coming out of Archer early as it is clear Levinator has that size and power advantage that Archer might normally enjoy.”

Steel: "If he is hoping to duke it out then he might want to think of a better way to get one up on Levinator, that is just my opinion here.”


Blake lifts Lev up attempting a scoop slam, but Levinator counters out of it. He kicks Blake hard in the gut, he grabs Blake by the wrist and pulls him into and Irish whip off the ropes, Lev ducks his head… Mistake. Blake kicks him right across the face for a counter that lapse in judgement costing Levinator as he drops to on knee. Blake pulls Levinator under his arm tugging on him to cut off air supply. Levinator punches him in the side fending off Archer’s grip each punch causing it to loosen. Archer lets go deciding to jump up dropkicking him, but Levinator catches him holding tightly onto his legs. Hitting the mat again Blake grabs his head, Levinator takes a look behind himself positioning Blake for a catapult launching him over the top rope!


Sanction: "There goes Blake Archer like a medieval stone!”

Steel: "He’s trying not to land like one, but I am not so sure he was ready for that move to be honest. Way to adapt fast by Big Lev.”

Blake grabs the top rope and places his hand on the ring apron, but still stumbles down to the outside floor. Lev walks to the edge of the ring stepping over the top rope to the ring apron and hopping down next to Blake. He stomps hard on Blake before he has the chance to push himself back up to his feet. Blake grabs a hold of Lev’s more padded knee and tackles him with all his weight. The two of them slam into the matted area at ringside Blake stands up swiftly dropping a sharp elbow into the same knee. Levinator jolts up grabbing a handful of Blake’s hair and punching him hard in the temple. Kicking himself free of Blake’s grasp Levinator stands up stomping his boot hard on Blake’s face targeting his nose. Blake turns his head and pulls himself up with the ring apron and Levinator drives a huge knee into his gut for the effort. He lifts Blake up to a vertical base and slams him face first off the steel ring steps the sound echoing off Blake’s skull as he falls backwards towards the ground.

Sanction: "Right now it looks like Levinator has complete control of things on the outside. Punishing Blake Archer with those steel ring steps. Remember ladies and gentlemen in this match you have to incapacitate your opponent till they are unable to answer a ten count.”

Steel: "At this rate Archer might not be able to answer a telephone, Levinator is building up some offense.”

Levinator scuffs the bottom of his boot off Blake’s face humiliating him further. The pleasure accumulating on his face in the form of a sinister smirk as he jerks Blake’s hair by the roots. He groans painfully as Levinator lifts him jamming his elbow into the bolder like chest of his opponent as he tries to reverse his grip on him. Thrusting Blake forward he sends him into the ringside barricade. The wind is grunted out of him as Archer turns quickly just in time to find a big boot to his face!
Archer is sent over the barricade into the front row of the fans, their faces angry with Levinator while he is deriving too much joy out of this beating. He leans over the barricade reaching for Blake, but is surprised as Blake grabs his head and falls backwards yanking Levinator down with him into a guillotine over the barricade. He grabs his throat as he falls to his knees, Blake knowing he has little time to act jumps on top of the barricade using his agility to find balance just long enough to dive into Levinator with a leaping clothesline off the barricade.



Sanction: "Some of that big guy agility that Blake has became known for, it has came back to bit him in the past wearing him out quickly.”

Steel: "He knows he needs to hit some big things to get Big Lev off his game. So far it has been Levinator leading this. It is not going to be a contest of who’s mat skills are the best, that is clear.”

Jack Tickles checks on Lev as he shakes his head, he holds his hands up administering the count much to everyone’s surprise.
“ONE … TWO…”
His voice is caught on the mic as the cameras close into the two fighters. Levinator starts to stand up, Blake grabbing him from behind pulls Levinator’s wrist Irish whipping him towards the other set of steel ring steps, but Levinator sees what is happening digging his heels into the ground and blocking. He reverses into an Irish whip of his own sending Blake slamming hard back first into the steel knocking the top off the bottom half as his body hits them. Levinator regains his footing now after the clothesline watching as Blake whines in a lump down on the padded floor.

Sanction: "Not even close to staying down yet, but each man is starting to feel that sting if you will from each move that inflicts damage.”

Steel: "That diving clothesline is no substitute for brute force though, and that is what Levinator is pulling out of the bag shutting down any offense that Archer is mounting.”

“ONE… TWO...THREE…” Jack Tickles shouts out, Blake listening as he takes his time to get up. Levinator growing impatient and seeing Archer is milking it, steps closer to him just as Archer was anticipating he would. Blake hooks Levinator’s feet in between his legs into a toe drop hold, Blake slams the large man face first down onto the bottom half of the steel ring steps. Levinator’s face bounces off the steel and he lands on the ground. Blake’s aggression surging through him mounts the beast drilling stiff punches hard into his temple. Levinator shakes his head and waves his arms around with shock from the aggressive assault. He manages to shove Blake off of him driving the King of Canines to his feet. Blake starts charging full bore at Levinator lowering his head, his shoulder cuts into Levinator’s gut like a holiday ham the two’s bodies being lifted up into the air as Blake hits his Silver Shot Spear!
As they come down their massive frames bash into the barricade overencumbering it with their weight and smashing right through. They tumble into a heap of fans knocking them over like a bunch of bowling pins.


Sanction: "SILVER SHOT, RIGHT INTO THE FANS!”

Steel: "STRRRIKE! … Hey, so...What happens if neither man answers the ten count? Are they both retired then Mark?”

Sanction: "I am not sure how that would work Matt. To be honest I am not sure that is even on their minds right now.”

Jack Tickles steps over the mess from the barricade looking at both of them laying down on the ground. He holds his hands up having no choice but to start this count.
“ONE … TWO … THREE …” Blake is the first to move seeming to show signs of hitting his head as he went through the barricade.
“FOUR … FIVE ... “
Levinator stares up at the bright lights, the wind totally knocked out of him as color returns to his face. He rolls to the side hearing the count reach five, grabbing a hand full of Blake’s attire to help pull him up. He swings a right hand hammering Blake in the jaw as both men find their feet.

Blake wobbles backwards and swings himself forward swinging his punch right for Levinator’s gut. Levinator tenses up and drills his head hard into Blake’s forehead. His eyes go cross for a second as Lev’s hand grabs his throat and he pulls him closer lifting him over his head into a Military Press. Blake’s windpipe rest on Lev’s hand as he struggles to lift himself off Lev’s grasp only to be flung forward and slammed off the concrete steps near the seats in the arena. Fans Ohh at the flight time Blake has in the air before landing and groan as his body hits hard. Levinator looks around for Tickles getting snobby with him for not counting faster.


Sanction: "He doesn’t have to be rude, Tickles is doing a great job staying on top of this action.”

Steel: "He is just here to count to ten, they could have hired a grade school kid to officiate this match.”

Tickles argues with Levinator as he is pushed closer to Blake, he snaps back that he will count when he is in position! Blake holds onto the railing on the steps as Tickles lets out a loud “ONE…” He pulls himself up fast leaning on the railing to keep himself supported at a standing position. The fans like the ingenuity letting out a loud cheer.

Sanction: "Looks like Archer is still in fighting shape, well I guess with that railing’s help.”

Steel: "Tickles is obviously losing his touch here, that should have been what, a seven count at least?”

Levinator shakes his head and pushes a fan out of the way grabbing the steel chair the fan was sitting on. He stalks closer to Blake lifting the chair over his head, Blake’s eyes widen with realization of what is about to happen. He dropkicks Levinator out of sheer instinct falling down to the ground himself. Getting back up to his knees quickly Archer gasp for breath nearly holding it as he holds his hand side ways chopping at Levinator’s chest. He draws his fist back delivering a punch to the skull, and another chop. Blake uses Levinator to push himself back to his feet pulling him into a front facelock. Levinator punches Blake in the ribs answered with a knee to the head from Blake. The two’s fist swing furiously at one another looking like a snowstorm the way they punch one another.

Sanction: "Each man is making the other’s face into a speed bag right now with right after right swinging away at one another. These two want to beat each other to a pulp!”

Steel: "I’ve already stated something similar, but who really thinks Archer would win a fist fight I am not so sure that Archer will come out on top thinking with this hot head he’s got right now. He has the quickness in this match and he needs to utilize that. I have paid some attention to how to win a match over my career for all you haters out there.”

Sanction: "You have Matt, I got to admit I am impressed by your ring knowledge right now.”

Levinator stomps on Blake’s foot and elbows him in the chin before slamming his face off the step railing. Blake holds his face while on his hands and knees, Levinator rushes him delivering a stiff punt right to the abdomen that sends Blake rolling down the steps like a football. The fans roar against Levinator as he coldly looks down at Blake, mocking them that their so called hero’s time is over. Deriving a huge boo out of those in attendance Levinator’s confidence seems refilled as a smug look teases to cross his face. He takes his time closing the distance between himself and Archer as the sound mics pick up the exasperated breathing of Archer as he holds tightly onto his ribs. He takes a swing at Lev cliping him with a half energized punch, Levinator picks him up slamming his spine into the top of his knee with a backbreaker. Archer rolls around on the ground with the pain flowing up and down his spine causing him to whine. Lev shoves his large boot on Blake’s throat while holding his weight down with the hand rail. Again fans boo this tactic only delighting Levinator it seems. He lets go just to stomp on Blake’s face.

Jack Tickles looks over Archer laying face down struggling to push himself up with his ribs in pain. He holds up his hands each with one index finger.

“ONE …”

Levinator is more concerned with picking up the chair that he had dropped earlier. As Tickles shouts “TWO…” Levinator pushes him out of the way and spikes the edge of the chair off the side of Blake’s already hurt ribs. He flips over hoping to evade anymore shots from Levinator and the chair, but Levinator is ready for that, he lifts the chair over his head and slams it down hard over Blake. He gets his hands up at the last second, but the steel chair still bounces off his head. Levinator pushes the legs of the chair over Blake’s neck trapping him underneath him as he begins to mock him for not being able to get up. Blake kicks his feet and pushes against the chair unable to budge it at all while Levinator lets out a chuckle.


Sanction: "Levinator is back to enjoying himself, perhaps for the first time this whole match. He has Blake Archer right where he wants him and the King of Canines is hurting bad.”

Steel: "He smells blood in the water and he is not about to let up now Mark. These fans can boo him all they want, but that will just fuel him even more.”

He releases Blake and pulls him back up, before he can catch his breath Lev wraps his hands around his throat tossing him back over the barricade to the ringside area again. Levinator steps over the barricade in pursuit, the fans getting more hot about his taunting by the second. He slaps Blake across the face calling him weak, he does it again calling him third class, and latches his giant mitts around Blake’s throat. Blake wiggles his legs as Levinator lifts him carrying him over to the announcers table. Blake manages to hit Lev in his bad knee he’d tried to target earlier getting the big man to drop him. Blake has no time to regain his breath hitting a European uppercut!

Levinator is sent whirling backwards off the steel ring post and back into Archer’s arms as he wraps them around Levinator and pulls him up and over his head with an exploder suplex right at Mark Sanction and Matt Steel!


Sanction: "LOOK OUT!”

Steel: "WHOA!”

Matt dives out of the way of Levinator, but Mark is not so lucky as Levinator’s huge body flies off the announcer’s table right into him. The shock goes through the crowd like a rolling wave from the ocean, Matt goes to check on his broadcast partner while Archer steps over top of them wheezing and huffing for air. Levinator’s stomach quickly moves up and down as he breaths, Blake stomps on him causing Levinator to roll over to protect himself. Archer holds him up bashing Lev’s face off the announcer’s table giving a sharp sting to his opponent. Levinator blocks a second attempt placing his foot on the table, and strikes Blake with a thumb to his milky colored eye!

Archer screams with a shrill of fright in the tone as he pushes Levinator away from him for self defense. Being bullheaded Archer ignores his own safety and blindly charges towards Lev, he extends his arm to the side hitting a Lariat into Levinator sending the two of them over the announcer’s table back on ring side.


Sanction: "We are trying to get situated again here folks, bare with us. Even we are not immune to the action happening right now.”

Steel: "They need to stay in bounds! This is getting a little too crazy if you ask me, and I usually like crazy.”

Blake stands up, pointing down at Levinator laying in front of the announcer’s table. Tickles holds up his hands and shouts out loud as he counts.
“ONE … TWO … THREE … FOUR …”
Levinator is rolling around the feeling returning to his extremities. Blake grabs a TV monitor off the announcer’s table as Tickles continues to count. “FIVE … SIX … SEVEN …”
Levinator sits up, not seeing Blake charge at him with the monitor slamming it hard off his head, the metal on flesh contact slicing open Levinator’s forehead with a quarter inch gash and sending Blake’s arch nemesis back down to the ground. Blake falls forward his ribs stinging causing him to drop the monitor to grasp them for support. He leans up against the ring apron nearly begging Tickles to begin a new count on the down Levinator.

Sanction: "Doing anything to keep Levinator down, but can he do it? Nearly got him there at a seven, that shot to the skull with the monitor just might have done it.”

Steel: "Levinator is stirring, you can’t count him out he is running of of pure hate right now. That might be more powerful that any determination or heart that Archer has. That cut is just a flesh wound, it is not like he took an arm or anything Mark.”

Tickles is counting once more.
“ONE … TWO … THREE … FOUR …”
Levinator grabs a hold of Blake pulling himself up, Blake punches him not wanting to let Levinator claw his way back up. Levinator drops to a knee and punches his forearm between Blake’s legs. His knees clinch together as Blake closes his eyes tightly, Levinator stands up, he picks up Blake having him upon his shoulders. Levinator is looking towards the announcer’s table. Blake following his eyes sees the evil intentions and desperately starts elbowing Lev in the side of the head getting him to bend forward and get out of the prone position. His nether region still being tender causes Blake to hesitate before rushing into a jumping superman punch, Levinator catches him. Reversing into a fireman’s carry position, Levinator doesn’t hesitate for even a second before tossing Blake up into an airborne rotation of the SRI, he cringes as he comes down much to Mark and Matt’s horror smashing through their announcer’s table. Fans are left open jawed at the wreckage, a few holding their hands over their mouths in disbelief.

Sanction: "Archer is out, he is out cold right in front of us! That SRI sent him right though our announcer's table!”

Steel: "I think we deserve a pay raise after this night, flying bodies all over us. I think this has to be the final call for The King of Canines, how can anyone get up from this?”

Levinator leans up against the ring placing his hand to his head feeling the blood trickle down his face with the sweat. Blake is face down on the rubble that used to be the announcer’s table while Jack Tickles is next to him calling out the count.
“ONE … TWO … THREE … FOUR …”
The fans get louder, their denial about what is happening in a clear consensus among them. Archer hearing their pleas for him to move or get up isn’t lost on him as he rolls to his back.
“FIVE … SIX … SEVEN … EIGHT … NINE …”
AS everyone holds their breath, Blake sits up, rolling to his knees to push himself onto his feet. Jack Tickles gives him a look to make sure he is planted and waves off his count signaling the continuance of the match.

The place erupts with the delight of the fans, Levinator shakes his head stuck in a look of utter disbelief. He takes a few deep breaths before stepping near Blake as he staggers barely able to keep his footing. Levinator slams his fist into Blake’s temple causing him to fall over towards the fans. They shout profanities at Levinator to which he threatens to knock out their teeth. He grabs Archer by the back of the head and spins around with him gaining some momentum to wing him right at the steel ring post. Archer slams into it face first with such velocity that his feet come up over his head before he thunds hard onto the ground. His nose gushing blood as he begins to gasp for breath choking on the blood.


Sanction: "What velocity Archer hit that steel ring post with, I believe he is busted open!”

Steel: "I guess we should have seen this coming, the tension between these two would have to result in blood shed. Levinator was real quick to snuff out any glimpse of hope they wanted to share with Blake Archer, it is the type of guy that doesn’t make you friends, but it just might keep him his career.”

Sanction: "Senior official Jack Tickles needs some separation to utilize that ten count though and Levinator isn’t giving him any.”

Lev pulls Blake up and shouts at him as he shoves him back into the ring. Levinator crawls in after him sitting over top of his chest as he rains down right close fist on the broken nose of Archer. Shot after shot is looks as if Archer is helpless putting up no defense to Levinator’s giant fist. Lev stands up shaking the blood off his knuckles a look of irritation on his face that Archer didn’t stay down for that big SRI. He finally steps away with Tickles asking him to so he can count.
Blake’s bloody face has a far off look to his eyes as the blood stains more of his face.

“ONE … TWO … THREE … FOUR …”
Blake looks onto Tickles administering the count reaching out to him dizzily.

“STAY DOWN ARCHER!” Lev’s massive voice can be heard shouting off camera.

Rather he can not hear him or is choosing to ignore him, Archer’s bewildered face is searching for some way to find his vertical base one more time.

“FIVE … SIX … SEVEN … EIGHT ...”

Archer wiggles his arm almost using his big bicep to pull himself up, he seems lost and confused pulling at thin air like it will some how help him to his feet. He begins to wobble, placing his feet under him and Tickles stops his count.

Sanction: "Look at the glazed over eyes of Archer, he so desperately wants to win this match it is just second nature taking him over. He is feeding on that will that desire to go on, the electricity of this audience tonight.

Steel: "He is just reaching out, there is nothing there… I am not sure he has any clue where he is right now let alone that any of these fans are rooting for him Mark. This is looking like a massacre to me, somebody should do him a favor and throw in a towel.”

Levinator doesn’t give him room to breath rushing in with a sharp jab, and then a horrible sounding gutbuster, Blake screams in pain, the blood staining his teeth as he squints his eyes through the pain. Lev kneels over him once again unleashing stiff shots further damaging Archer’s nose. He grabs his hair making sure Archer is looking at him eye to eye getting aggressive about if he doesn’t stay down he will kill him. Blake being defiant swishes in enough blood to spit right in Levinator’s face. The fans pop up, applauding his defiant streak that refuses to back down to the big bully. Lev slams his face into the mat and crawls out of the ring.

Sanction: "Now where is he going?”

Steel: "He probably feels insulted, I know I would after that. If Archer knows what is good for him he will just stay down and stop taking this punishment.”

Lev looks under the ring, his own blood loss is starting to affect him as he weaves as he stands up. He pulls a steel chair out from under the ring shoving it under the bottom ring rope. He rolls in under the bottom rope grabbing the steel chair, slamming it down on the mat as his eyes glare nearly sizzling as they are locked on Archer.
“ONE … TWO … THREE … FOUR …”
He is up to his knee, ducking as Levinator swings the chair at him, Blake rushes at the turnbuckles jumping onto the second one and springboarding backwards with a flying forearm smash off Levinator!

Sanction: "K9 Crush! Blake Archer hits his K9 Crush, there is still life in him. Both these men are beating the hell out of each other.”

Steel: "I am not sure if that took as much out of Archer as it did Levinator, both men are down.”

As they are both on the mat, the canvas becoming more red as they continue their fight. Tickles has no choice but to count down both of them.
“ONE … TWO … THREE … FOUR …”
People look around wonderment begins to stir on rather we’ll see a double count out and the atmosphere becomes disgruntled as the seconds tick by.
“FIVE … SIX … SEVEN … EIGHT ...”

Blake rolls to his stomach getting a surge of adrenaline as the numbers grow. He shakes his entire body refusing to let it give up on him finding his feet before Levinator. He closes in on his enemy as Levinator gets to his knee. Blake slams him with another forearm, and tucks Levinator’s head under his arm. He pulls his other arm over his head lifting Levinator up, but he loses his balance. Levinator kicks Blake in the gut causing him to drop him. Blake retreats towards the corner holding his gut with his eyes still following Lev. He charges at Blake leaping up for a Corner Splash, but Blake was luring him in for it dodging out of the way swiftly causing Levinator to slam his own face off the top of the ring post. Blake rebounds off the opposite side of the ring ropes and ducks down into a hard tackling spear.

Sanction: "Silver Shot! Blake hits another Silver Shot!”

Steel: "I’m shocked and amazed, he had just enough left to create this opening, but I am not sure it is enough to put Lev away.”

Blake rolls over his ribs obviously hurting him as he hit his silver shot. Levinator is flat on the mat suffering repercussions of whiplash.
“ONE … TWO …”
Jack Tickles is counting, and it seems Levinator can barely hear him as his eyes blink and he tries to return to coherency.
“THREE … FOUR … FIVE … SIX ...”

Levinator rolls to his knees seeming to still have enough to get back up. Blake clutches him into a front facelock, this time having more wind than before. He pulls Levinator up holding him in the air for only a brief moment before dropping him down on his neck with the jackhammer like Decent.

Sanction: "That was all he had, both of them are down, they are both down. I don’t think either man is getting up from that Decent. I can’t believe Blake lifted him!”

Steel: "I can’t either Mark … I think Archer just shot himself in the foot.”

Tickles looks at both men laying down on the mat. The fans not wanting a double count out come fully to life for this count.
“ONE … TWO …”
Blake looks dazed staring up into the bright lights. Levinator is motionless with his eyes closed his chest rising and falling rapidly as his body tries to regain oxygen.
“THREE … FOUR … FIVE … ”
Archer lets out a cry as he rolls around trying once more to find that will to get to his feet as the numbers are getting bigger. He falls back holding on tightly to his ribs the pain now too great even for him to grit and bare.
“SIX … SEVEN … EIGHT ...”

Blake reaches over grabbing the ropes pulling them tightly using his upperbody to get his bow legs to somehow support his massive weight. He stumbles forward taking big enough steps to catch himself on the turnbuckle.
“NINE … TEN!”

Tickles signals towards the time keeper.

Ding Ding!

The fans scream loudly and Archer falls forward out of exhaustion and overcome emotions as Hana’s voice comes over the PA System.

Ramierez: "Ladies and gentleman, Levinator was unable to answer the ten count, therefore your winner. BLAKE ARCHER!”

The audience’s delight spills out of their seats over the barricade and into the ring with their cheers. Blake gasping for breath and brearley able to kneel let alone stand squints through the pain in his ribs. He lets his body fall forward so his lips may touch the ring canvas he’s just danced a lethal dance on kissing it dearly.

Sanction: "What a fight, it was the ultimate battle to end one hell of a war between to bitter rivals. I think it is safe to say this one is finally in the books though. I am glad to see that Archer can finally move on with his life and his career.”

Steel: "I can’t say I am that excited, I hate to see Levinator go like that. I mean he is a huge guy, he is intimidating, he is the Australian sensation. I just … I am finding it hard to believe right now Mark. I might need a minuet.”
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Re: XWA Legends: Blake Archer vs. Levinator - LAST MAN STANDING! CAREER VS. CAREER!

Postby Archer » Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:49 am

#ooc

after 2 reboots and 2 hours of frozen screens, being told I need to break for dinner and all the things being human get in the way of when it comes to efedding I have finally managed to get this puppy coded. Like usual as soon as I posted I thought of more things I would like to see but such is life.
I have loved FINALLY getting to work this story with Lev all year to build up to this match and I hope that I gave him a hell of a run. (and great farewell haha! jk) Best of luck Mate! :wub:
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Re: XWA Legends: Blake Archer vs. Levinator - LAST MAN STANDING! CAREER VS. CAREER!

Postby Dragon Ace » Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:12 pm

Match is posted. A HUGE thankyou to Blake for letting me take the extra time to finish it. Hope the match was worth it.

And best of luck, mate. It has been an absolute pleasure to work with you this year. May the best man win!
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Re: XWA Legends: Blake Archer vs. Levinator - LAST MAN STANDING! CAREER VS. CAREER!

Postby RevolutionJones » Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:15 am

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Re: [VOTE] XWA Legends: Blake Archer vs. Levinator - LAST MAN STANDING! CAREER VS. CAREER!

Postby DJS » Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:41 pm

Levinator

What I liked: There is very much the sense that this is a bitter rivalry from the get-go. Like, even if you hadn't given the pseudo-history lesson through commentary of what's happened over the last year with Lev/Blake, this thing is like a train that keeps on going, and from that you really get the fact these two hate each other's guts, it's just two huge guys beating the ever loving shit out of each other.

Also, this is gonna be a really boring 'what I liked' bit and I'm sorry for that, but the formatting was good. Yeah, I know, 'thats rubbish, Adam', but with a Last Man Standing match, people have the tendency to still put the count on a different line each time and that works okay if you're doing three counts but it's very jarring when you're doing a last man standing and you see that every single time. Only happens at the end here, and that's enough as far as I'm concerned.

What I disliked:
There's not a whole lot to dislike here- I just got the vibe almost that it was a bit...rushed? Maybe not rushed, but the briefness of the match sort of meant everything was compressed into this happens, then this, then this, then that, then this, that, this, this, that, that, that and there are moments there where you explore things that are happening but before I can process it, something else is happening. I'm not saying a match like this has to take forever to read or be a three-volume epic but I just feel like some big things happened and it didn't get a lot of time because you were moving onto the next bit.

Personal Favourite Part:
Now it's Archers turn to stumble away, backing up against the barricade, and Levinator shakes his head for a moment to clear away the cobwebs and then charges towards Archer......who drops his shoulder on the four hundred pound goliath, using Lev's own momentum against him, as he hoists him overhead and back body drops Levinator over the barricade and crashing down on a mob pile of plants fans!

MARK SANCTION
“OH MY GAWD! LEVINATOR JUST USED THE XWA FANS AS A CRASH MAT! THERE ARE BODIES EVERYWHERE!”

MATT STEEL
“Those fans paid to get close to the action but I don't think they wanted to get that close!”


So first of all, not only was the image of this absolutely hilarious to me, but also pretty epic too. Like, they wrecked EVERYTHING in this match. Later they wreck the commentary table and knock the announcers to the side.

HOWEVER! My next bit follows on from this-

Personal Least Favourite Part:
Unfortunately for Lev, one of the downed fans takes offence at the Australian Sensation being so cavalier about all the downed bodies, and he reaches out to seize the chair in both hands, trying to yank it away from Levinator! The fan holds onto the chair for a few moments, but he didn't have much of a chance of keeping the chair away from Levinator for long, as the Oceanic Obelisk finally seizes the chair with both hands, and a single yank is enough to tear the chair from the fans grip.


Now, I get this was to provide a distraction for the next spot with Blake getting control again, but that being said, after Lev's just fallen on a load of fans and taken them all out- including THIS one- that's a bloody brave fan, right there! I also feel like more time was spent on it than necessary if you were gonna do that. Lev's MASSIVE. I dunno- I just find it a bit weird that Lev even needs to use both hands to yank the chair away or use any effort. I feel like there had to be a better way to have Lev distracted until Blake came back in.

Constructive Criticism for Next Time:
Not a whole lot, there generally isn't a lot I need to tell you cos I know what you can do and how good you are, other than what I mentioned about moving on from bit to bit. All seemed to move quite quickly- just let it breathe! And if that means starting the match earlier to give yourself more time, do it!

Final Comments:
Good match, absolute mayhem from start to finish. I feel like if I were watching it live, I'd be loving it.

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Blake Archer
What I liked:
So I like that this started with a promo package...and interview stuff! I love stuff like that, it made it seem like a proper sporting match just by including talking heads in-between recaps. Good way to start, and also convey who the face and the heel are based on the responses.

I feel like, even though Blake is a big guy, you made Lev look like a monster here, and that's brilliant. You establish early on that Lev is the obstacle to get past without it looking as if it's all just centred around Blake. Lot of similarities with Lev's match here, I noticed- it's still two guys battering each other to bits, but I'd expect that. Noticed you also had a spot with someone landing on the fans, but that's fair enough- it's a good spot if you assume they're all just plants- some local Canadian indy wrestlers just got knocked the fuck out, either way.

Also, the finish! I felt like it was a bit more dramatic than Lev's version. Kind of reminded me of Rocky II, but what I did like was that you didn't just like no-sell it once the bell rang- Archer just collapses, knowing there's no pressure on him to be stood up anymore. He just drops. I felt like it was a very satisfying ending.

What I disliked:
While yours was longer, I still got the vibe it was a bit 'rush-to-next-bit' filled. In Lev's version, the announcers get cut out of the action for the last stretch and we just don't hear from them for a bit. In yours, Mark Sanction is literally steamrollered by Lev- who is massive- and he's just back in time for the next point where you need commentary. Might be a massive nitpick, but I just felt like he should've been away a bit longer. Just would've sold it as a bit more chaotic, like these two are literally affecting everything around them to have Sanction off for a while rather than "boy, that was a bit weird, wasn't it guys? Anyway, where were we?"

Personal Favourite Part:
Levinator leans up against the ring placing his hand to his head feeling the blood trickle down his face with the sweat. Blake is face down on the rubble that used to be the announcer’s table while Jack Tickles is next to him calling out the count.
“ONE … TWO … THREE … FOUR …”
The fans get louder, their denial about what is happening in a clear consensus among them. Archer hearing their pleas for him to move or get up isn’t lost on him as he rolls to his back.
“FIVE … SIX … SEVEN … EIGHT … NINE …”
AS everyone holds their breath, Blake sits up, rolling to his knees to push himself onto his feet. Jack Tickles gives him a look to make sure he is planted and waves off his count signaling the continuance of the match.


THIS. I love the drama aspect of it. I think if I were watching at home, given everything that's happened already with them smashing each other to bits and then Blake going through an announcers desk, Archer getting up would have me so tense.

But I follow on from that, like Lev, with this...

Personal Least Favourite Part:
The place erupts with the delight of the fans, Levinator shakes his head stuck in a look of utter disbelief. He takes a few deep breaths before stepping near Blake as he staggers barely able to keep his footing. Levinator slams his fist into Blake’s temple causing him to fall over towards the fans. They shout profanities at Levinator to which he threatens to knock out their teeth. He grabs Archer by the back of the head and spins around with him gaining some momentum to wing him right at the steel ring post. Archer slams into it face first with such velocity that his feet come up over his head before he thunds hard onto the ground. His nose gushing blood as he begins to gasp for breath choking on the blood.


That happens literally right after. ALL of that happens, and it's just crushed together into a single paragraph when you could've spent that time selling and giving time. There's a lot of tell and not show in this match. This is a big match- sell the drama to me! There was potential here to sell the huge, huge HUGE moment of Blake getting up at NINE, like a superhuman. Lev's work hasn't worked. He's in disbelief? Show me! Convey that! I feel like the shock is there for a single sentence and then Lev is just kinda like "welp, guess I gotta carry on" and he just carries on like we didn't just see a huge feat of strength. Have him angry! That should have worked! Why didn't it?! What's it gonna take? Do you know who I am? I'm Big Lev and I'm the shit and you should be on the ground right now! Have the commentary team in disbelief!

Constructive Criticism for Next Time:
Like I said to Travis, I know you can do better, I just feel like you didn't have much time and thus a lot of things were kinda thrown away for what should've been such a dramatic match. If you've got a match like this with such high stakes, there's absolutely no harm in taking your time with it. If it moves too fast, you risk throwing away a defining moment. Imagine if Darth Vader said "I am your Father" and then Luke just immediately fell down the shaft, into the Millennium Falcon and then was getting his new hand fitted while he looked out into space with Leia and the Droids, all within about a minute and a half. You'd just be like "what the fuck?" cos so much has happened, you don't even get time to process any of it. Give your reader time. If it's a good story, which you can write, they'll stay for it. Don't throw it away for the sake of time. There's no word limit. It's like the guy who cleans Woody in Toy Story 2 says- you can't rush art!

Final Comments:
Good solid carnage-filled match with some dramatic moments and a satisfying ending.

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The Person Getting My VOTE:
I'm gonna give this to Blake Archer. I feel like, as I said above, it had the more satisfying ending with a solid build-up to it and more time put into the hype and making things matter.

Overall Match Comments:
What I'm very glad of is that you both didn't just turn this into a wrestling match- its a bitter blood-feud, it shouldn't be a WoS-style chain-fest and they weren't- they were both carnage and madness from bell to bell. I got the vibe from both that they were a bit rushed and there wasn't a lot of time for either of you, and that's a shame. However, that's not to say these weren't without effort. They were both good, I just felt like I needed a bit more from them.

But ultimately, a good ending to a year-long feud! Great job, guys.
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