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[b]Match Three:
Adam Andrews vs. Alex Michaels[/b]
[i]Singles[/i]

As the bell rings, the amateur-based rookie Andrews paces around the returning/debuting Alex Michaels, who keeps a wary eye on the younger superstar. After several seconds of pondering his first move, Adam lunges from behind with a waistlock, gripping his arms around the submissionist. Andrews tries to pull Michaels off of his feet with a German Suplex, but the veteran is wily enough to keep himself on solid ground, throwing back a few stiff elbows to help his cause. Andrews manages to catch one elbow in his temple, stumbling back a step, taking a spinning back elbow from The Climax, who sends him against the ropes. Michaels fires off a quick boot to the grappler's midsection, attempting an Irish whip to the opposite ring ropes, but Andrews manages to reverse it. As Alex comes back toward the rookie, Andrews grabs his arm, but Michaels reverses it into a hammerlock, applying pressure to the rookie's shoulder. Adam reaches back with a 3/4 facelock, looking to reverse the hold with his free arm, causing Michaels to act quickly and launch himself onto Andrews' back, releasing the hammerlock in favor of a rear naked choke! The amateurist starts to flail a bit, feeling the pressure against his windpipe... but as Andrews feels himself unable to pry the veteran's grip off of his throat, the rookie makes a desperate move, backing up against the turnbuckle, slamming Alex Michaels against the corner! As the young athlete comes back out of the corner, Andrews brings his opponent around in front of him, spinning about before SLAMMING The Climax to the mat with a powerslam! Adam Andrews, of course, wastes no time, being in perfect position to hook the leg... 1... 2-and-a-kickout!

While Andrews appears none too pleased at his failure to close the match, he manages to keep his cool, grabbing Michaels and bringing up to a sitting position. After a few obnoxious slaps to the back of Alex's head, Adam wraps his right arm around his foe's head, putting him in a standard sleeper hold. Michaels starts to fight the sleeper, pulling hard on Adam's arm, but the young amateur wrestler keeps the hold locked in, starting to wrench away violently in an attempt to hasten his opponent's submission. The referee crouches down, asking for it, but Michaels -- well, he doesn't exactly shake his head, but he likely does enough to tell the referee no -- and the veteran instead starts to fire back some really vicious elbows, hoping to land some on the skull of the Epitome of Intensity to break the hold! The strikes don't manage to get Andrews to break the hold, but they DO weaken the sleeper enough to allow Michaels to fight his way to his feet. A stiff back kick to the midsection weakens the sleeper further, so Adam abandons the cause, instead grasping his opponent around the waist for a quick German Suplex. Andrews manages to hurl Michaels over his head, but the agile athlete happens to land on his feet, meeting a turning Adam Andrews with a Spinning Heel Kick! As the rookie stumbles back, Michaels hits the ropes, now starting to use his superior speed. Alex comes back, ducking a grappling attempt from the amateurist, hitting the ropes and leaping off with a moonsault to a standing Adam Andrews, taking both men down!

Michaels, however, is quick to capitalize on his downed opponent, taking only about five seconds to crawl over to Andrews' body. He wraps his legs around one of the rookie's arms, scissoring it; the submissionist then reaches over, grabbing the other arm, pulling his opponent onto his side as he applies pressure, completing a scissored armbar! The Emir of Orgasm has Andrews in a tough spot now, putting one of the debuting Adam Andrews' arms in a vice grip with his legs and wrenching viciously with his arms on the other one, a fact that can be seen on the contorted visage of the rookie. Andrews starts to yell out in pain, trying to inch himself towards the ropes somehow; but the veteran Alex Michaels has him right where he wants him, keeping the brash youngster essentially inert right where he is. After several seconds of agony and refusing to submit multiple times when asked, Andrews manages to summon up some sort of strength, rolling over and pitting Michaels on his back, using the submissionist's own momentum against him... 1... 2... thr- Michaels kicks out! Andrews manages to, at the very least, use the distraction of the pinfall attempt to break free from the armbar, rolling away from Michaels, who gets to his feet near the corner. The Climax makes his way toward the younger competitor. After firing one stiff stomp to the back of his foe, Alex grabs Adam by the head, pulling him to his feet before nailing him with an elbow to the jaw. The blow sends Andrews against the corner, but Alex grabs his arm, whipping Andrews out. Adam manages to hold on, reversing the whip, but Michaels simply comes behind the amateur wrestling, working the Irish whip into an arm wrench. Alex attempts a superkick, but Andrews uses the leverage of his own painful arm wrench, managing to pull himself a few inches to the side and evade the kick. Adam pulls Alex in close, grabbing him... and he plants him on the canvas with a quick STO, swiftly hooking both legs... 1... 2... th- kickout right before three from Alex Michaels!

Andrews grabs The Climax by the hair, pulling him up to his feet before firing off a single knife-edge chop, keeping the veteran stunned long enough for a front bearhug. In little time at all, Michaels finds himself being hurled into the air with a Belly-to-Belly, being driven down to the mat. With The Emir of Orgasm holding his back in pain, Andrews walks over to the ropes, yelling to the crowd as he points at the fallen former World Champion, clearly enjoying his upper hand in the match. Making a gesture denoting the end of the match, Andrews makes his way over to Alex Michaels, grabbing him once more by the hair, pulling him to his feet and putting him head-first between his legs, signaling for what can only be the amateur wrestler's finishing maneuver. Andrews starts to lift Michaels up, but Alex, who's no stranger to high-flying maneuvers, wraps his ankles around the back of Adam's neck, doing a partial backflip as he yanks the rookie towards the ropes. As Andrews stumbles forward into the ropes, Michaels then rolls forward to his feet. Adam backs off, turning and swinging with a clothesline, but The Emir of Orgasm ducks the shot, instead dropping him to the mat with a side leg sweep, quickly dropping himself to the mat, grabbing Andrews' arm... and he locks him in the AMX! Andrews quickly tries to drag himself to the ropes, but Alex Michaels holds firm, stopping his opponent's progress, starting to pull back further on the crossface. After about eight more seconds in Michaels' most devastating hold, with nowhere he can go for relief, a surprised and pained Adam Andrews taps out!

[b]Winner via Submission: Alex Michaels[/b]

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