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CHIKARA Owner Robbie Ellis to Join Aniversario Pack!

Back in 2014 when CHIKARA was in the midst of a year long shut down at the hands of the Titor Conglomerate, the promotion was put up for sale.  It was at that time that art collector and fomer CHIKARA competitor Robbie Ellis purchased the promotion and brought it back to the Chikarmy!  While Ellis has handed over the day to day operations to Director of Fun, Mike Quackenbush, he remains the promotion’s owner to this day.

The story of Robbie Ellis is a unique one, as detailed in the movie Canvasman: The Robbie Ellis Story.  He lived a double life, as both a renowned art dealer and a professional wrestler, which he did well into his 60’s.  In CHIKARA he often teamed with the immortal Larry Sweeney.  Perhaps these two can team once again in your fed!

We are proud to include Robbie Ellis, along with Solo Darling, Travis Huckabee, Darkness Crabtree, Private Eye and Crummels and Defarge, along with one more wrestler from CHIKARA’s past in this unique 8-pack that showcases the great past and awesome future of CHIKARA.  The CHIKARA Aniversario pack will  begin mailing everywhere on May 31st, and is available to preorder right now!  To preorder go to THIS LINK.

Rumblebees Look to Sting CHIKARA Tag Team Division!

The CHIKARA tag team division has always been a strong part of the promotion with classic teams like the Colony, Osirian Portal, and FIST dominating for years.  Now a new crop of tag teams has emerged in CHIKARA and the future looks bright.  While many of the headlines have been stolen (literally at times) by Crummels and Defarge, one new unexpected tag team may end up being the best of all and that team is the Rumblebees!

Travis Huckabee has been a long-time trainee at the CHIKARA Wrestlefactory, specializing in technical wrestling skills under the likes of Drew Gulak.  In 2016 he served as a referee who often made some questionable calls but always stuck up for what he thought was right and refused to be bullied.  This attitude showed at the Season 16 finale, when he stood up for Solo Darling after her upset win over the massive Max Smashmaster.

That incident sparked a friendship between Darling and Huckabee, and Travis decided to turn in his referee shirt for a pair of wrestling trunks and join the CHIKARA roster as an active wrestler.  So far the duo has had its moments as a tag team, but have not ended up on the winning side of many tag matches just yet.  However, they may get their chance to become CHIKARA Campeones de Parejas, since Solo Darling recently won the 3rd Infinite Gauntlet and a Golden Opportunity.  That Golden Opportunity allows her to skip the process of collecting 3 points and automatically challenge any champion of her choosing.  If they get the chance can they unseat the seemingly unbeatable Crummels and Defarge?

Solo Darling and Travis Huckabee join Darkness Crabtree, Private Eye and Crummels and Defarge, along with 2 more wrestler’s from CHIKARA’s past in this unique 8-pack that showcases the great past and awesome future of CHIKARA.  The CHIKARA Aniversario pack will  begin mailing everywhere on May 31st!

Watch out for Private Eye in CHIKARA Aniversario pack!

The early days of CHIKARA were marked by some very unique characters.  One of the more bizarre characters was CHIKARA’s resident detective, Private Eye.  His most distinguishing characteristic was of course the giant eyeball he has for a head.  If you could say one thing about Private Eye, it’s that he had no problem seeing the action in the ring!

Private Eye joins Darkness Crabtree and Crummels and Defarge, along with 4 other wrestler in this unique 8-pack that showcases the great past and awesome future of CHIKARA.  The CHIKARA Aniversario pack will be at the CHIKARA Aniversario School Reunion Event on May 27th in Hellertown, PA, and will begin mailing everywhere on May 31st!

Crummels and Defarge Continue Their Roll in CHIKARA Aniversario Pack!

The next duo to be included in the CHIKARA Aniversario 8-pack is the current Campeones de Parajes,  Cornelius Crummels and Sonny Defarge.  These “legitimate businessmen” came onto the scene in season 16 and quickly began to rack up points with their unique tandem offense.  Their only loss to date came during the CHIKARA tag team gauntlet during King of Trios weekend.  Their run continued in late season 16 and through secret season 17, until the finale of season 17 where they won a 3-way match to capture the vacant titles.

Crummels and Defarge will bring their wacky maneuvers to the CHIKARA game including the Super Monkey Flip and their finisher GREAT EXPECTATIONS.  They will join Darkness Crabtree and 5 other wrestler in this unique 8-pack that showcases the great past and awesome future of CHIKARA.

The CHIKARA Aniversario pack will be at the CHIKARA Aniversario School Reunion Event on May 27th in Hellertown, PA, and will begin mailing everywhere on May 31st!

Darkness Crabtree Stumbles into CHIKARA Aniversario Pack

The CHIKARA Aniversario 8-pack will combine some of the classic names from CHIKARA’s past with some of the names that will continue to headline the promotion in the future.  The first name is one of the most requested CHIKARA classic characters— Darkness Crabtree!

Originally known as Lester Crabtree and later donning the name Darkness when turning rudo, Crabtree is Chikara’s resident Octogenarian grappler.  He moves to and around the ring very slowly, as a man of his age would be expected to.  However, look out if he is able to get a hold of his special pills, which are known to give him a bust of energy…if only for a short period of time.  While Darkness Crabtree is CHIKARA’s cranky curmudgeon, he was also beloved by fans for his antics.

The CHIKARA Aniversario pack will be at the CHIKARA Aniversario School Reunion Event on May 27th in Hellertown, PA, and will begin mailing everywhere on May 31st!

Chris Dickinson and Jaka fill out EVOLVE 4 Roster!

The last two names to be included in the EVOLVE 4 8-pack are the most dominant tag team in EVOLVE and have yet to be defeated in the promotion. They are Chris Dickinson and Jaka, also known as Doom Patrol!  Dickinson was on the first 4 EVOLVE shows, but went on a long hiatus from the promotion until recently returning with his Beyond Wrestling tag team partner, Jaka.  The duo won contracts in Massachusetts in a match against Darby Allin and Peter Kaasa, and later in the night went on to join the Catch Point faction.

Can this duo continue to be unstoppable in the EVOLVE tag team ranks and go on to capture the tag team titles?  They will get the chance on April 22nd in their home town of New York City against their Catch Point team mates Fred Yehi and Tracy Williams!

Chris Dickinson and Jaka join Ethan Page, Keith Lee, Jason Kincaid, Darby Allin, Peter Kaasa and Jeff Cobb in the EVOLVE 4 8-pack.  To order the printed version of EVOLVE 4 click HERE.  Preorders will ship by April 7th.  The online version will be available soon.

EVOLVE 4 and Promoter Prime Available to Preorder!

Two big game editions are available for preorder right now from Filsinger Games!

First up is the incredible 4th edition of the EVOLVE Wrestling game.  This set features 8 wrestlers and a digital handbook.  Already announced have been Ethan Page, Darby Allin, Peter Kaasa, Jeff Cobb and Jason Kincaid.  Add to the list one of the bigger competitors in EVOLVE and the newest signee to the promotion, Keith Lee!  This Texas standout has made a big name for himself in the past year and has made an immediate splash in EVOLVE, even beating current champion Zach Sabre Jr!

Also available for presale is the 2017 Promoter Prime set.  This diverse game edition provides 2 cards each month from the Champions of the Galaxy, Legends of Wrestling and Independent Wrestling games that Filsinger Games produces.  The printed set is available now with the first 3 months worth of characters, with more cards to be sent quarterly (in June, September and December).  Subscribers will also get the PDF and Online versions included once available.  The first 6 cards include:

January: Scott Taylor, Redd Dogg (Legends)

February: Massage NV (Beyond Wrestling)

March: Pegasus, Mensar (COTG Eternal Champions)

 

Both game editions will begin mailing by April 7th.

To order the printed version of EVOLVE 4 click HERE.

To order the printed version of Promoter Prime 2017 click HERE.

EVOLVE 4 Game Pack Gets a Dose of Zen with Jason Kincaid!

One of the newest wrestlers to join the EVOLVE roster is also the latest addition to the EVOLVE 4 game pack in the form of Jason Kincaid!

Kincaid is known for his laid back and positive attitude.  But don’t mistake his peaceful demeanor as a him being a pushover in the ring.  This West Virginia native has an impressive arsenal of kicks, high-flying maneuvers and technical knowledge that have helped him win accolades throughout the Midwest and Southern promotions he made his name in.  Now Kincaid looks to prove himself on the EVOLVE Wrestling stage, where he is winning over new fans quickly.

Jason Kincaid joins Ethan Page, Darby Allin, Peter Kaasa and Jeff Cobb in the EVOLVE 4 8-pack, with more names coming each week in March. The game will be released at the WWN Live Experience in Orlando, with preorders beginning tomorrow and mailing beginning April 7th!

Get psyched EVOLVE fans! This expansion rocks.

Peter Kaasa’s Will Stay Active in the Wrestling Ring in EVOLVE 4

EVOLVE Wrestling had some sad news this week, as one of its most dynamic performers is set to miss significant time due to a recent injury. While fans will unfortunately not be able to watch Peter Kaasa wrestle in an EVOLVE ring in the near future, Filsinger Games fans will be able to continue his career without interruption as we are happy to announce his inclusion in the EVOLVE 4 game edition!

Growing up in South Carolina, Peter Kaasa was a state submission wrestling champion. His pro wrestling style was also influenced by his background in gymnastics and Brazilian jiu-jitsu, as he was able to keep pace with high flyers, while also maintaining a solid catch wrestling and submission repertoire. After working for years in the southern independents, Peter Kaasa made his EVOLVE debut in 2015. He impressed officials enough to take part in the 2016 Style Battle tournament, and has continued making regular appearances in EVOLVE between tours of Japan.

Peter Kaasa joins Ethan Page, Darby Allin and Jeff Cobb in the EVOLVE 4 8-pack, with more names coming each week in March. The game will be released at the WWN Live Experience in Orlando and will begin mailing by April 7th!

Getting to the Top of EVOLVE Takes All Ego!

The third name in the EVOLVE 4 game edition will be happy to let you know that he is EVOLVE’s biggest star!

Its “All Ego” Ethan Page.  Page is an accomplished wrestler, who started his career in Canada, but has taken the US indies by storm the past few years.  But it’s on the mic where Ethan Page truly shines, as he is consistently one of the most entertaining parts of the EVOLVE show each time out.  With the massive Gatekeepers acting as his ringside muscle, its a matter of time before he earns EVOLVE Wrestling gold.

While this is not Ethan Page’s first Filsinger Games card, it is his first EVOLVE Wrestling card and the stats reflect the growth that Page has had in his career.  This just goes to show how cool it is to collect our game cards! Page is destined for greatness in his future in the wrestling business, and getting to the top of the EVOLVE roster proves just how talented he really is.

Ethan Page joins Darby Allin and Jeff Cobb in the EVOLVE 4 8-pack, with more names coming each week in March.  The game will be released at the WWN Live Experience in Orlando and will begin mailing by April 7th!