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Get ready for Deaner vs Wylde Part 2... and an action-packed CCW lineup Sunday at the Legion

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Cody Deaner vs Derek Wylde, Part 2... two classic pro wrestlers, one Classic Championship Wrestling belt.

Sunday's show at the Tillsonburg Legion (2 p.m.) features a main-event rematch of a March 2nd Deaner-Wylde tilt, where Wylde officially won CCW's Heavyweight Belt previously held for the past year by now-retired Freak Show, and where Deaner unexpectedly had the 'last word' turning against his Tillsonburg fans.

"People want to know why," said Deaner, ready for the May 4th rematch. "Why, Cody? Why did you turn your back on Tillsonburg and your fans? My answer is this, I didn't. I didn't turn my back on Tillsonburg and the fans. They turned their back on me.

"I've bled, sacrificed my body, done crazy things on the shows, and taken years off my life for the fans. And I never got one thank you. Or 'welcome back' or 'we miss you.' Nothing. So you know what, if you thought the stuff I've done in the past is crazy... you haven't seen anything yet.

"And if someone from Tillsonburg tries to get in my way and stop me from getting back MY belt from Derek Wylde, watch out. Cause I won't hesitate to knock you out and send you home. And I'm 100 per cent serious."

Wylde responded to Deaner with a brief text message.

"I'm going to amp this up," Deaner wrote. "I'm going to fly."

"This is going to be the one match you don't to miss this year," said McDonald, recalling the March CCW show where Wylde took the win with his Super Kick finisher, followed by Deaner beating down Wylde and Freak Show coming out of the crowd trying to calm Deaner, who then dropped Freak.

"We're going to have some solid wrestling," said McDonald, who will be opening Sunday's show with a singles match between Tomer Shalom, who hails from Jerusalem, and Black Bushi, CCW's 'favourite masked wrestler.'

"A big body, a good wrestler," said McDonald, describing Shalom. "He's got a great character. You'll get who Tomer is as soon as he comes out. They're going to be doing some high flying in the opener, I'm sure."

The Lancashire Cup Championship match will feature Killer Coulter and the Lancashire Champion, Notorious TID.

"Killer was at the Hardcore Roadtrip show with some of the best indie talent and he did a fantastic job – pulled out a win on the day," said McDonald. "This one's going to be a brawl – both of them are topping 270 pounds."

Rob Rage will be facing a CCW newcomer, Bearicade.

"Bearicade is a student of Squared Circle. He's a big body – he's like half grizzly bear, half wall, so I figured he'd be a good guy to throw up against Rob Rage who beat three guys at the last show, the last one former champion Tyler Tirva.

"Rob's kicked it up a notch," added McDonald, noting Rage challenged special guest Rhino to an impromptu on-the-spot match last time (a match he will might get in Six Nations on August 22). "It looks like Rob's making a push for a title match – he's huge – and he really knows how to get the crowd fired up."

Woodstock's 'Highlander Robbie' McAllister returns to the Tillsonburg Legion on Sunday, May 4, despite making it known last time he is not a fan of the town or its fans.

"Kind of shocked everyone at the last one," nodded McDonald, recalling Highlander Robbie's March introduction. "He said 'you know what, I don't care about you guys any more. It's not about you guys, it's about me. I'm just here to wrestle for myself.'"

Highlander Robbie will face Benjamin Boone from Michigan, who McDonald expects to be on CCW's card for 16 fair shows this summer/fall.

"You can tell Ben's been hitting the gym and working hard. Very athletic, very muscular. The guy is pushing – he's got the height, he's got the ability. He's hungry and that's what I'm looking for, somebody who's hungry to work hard and improve. You can clearly see it in Ben."

Caleb Stills, a veteran from Michigan, will be squaring off against Phil Atlas, a world traveler with experience in Mexico and Japan. McDonald nearly had Stills for the March show, but Stills withdrew to wrestle a Ring of Honor match.

"I totally understand," McDonald nodded. "It's an opportunity you don't pass up. Ring of Honor's Top 3 – WWE, TNA, Ring of Honor. When you get a call from Ring of Honor saying 'hey, we've got a spot for you', you take it. I totally support that.

"This is going to be a pure wrestling match, start to finish."

The ladies championship match will feature Jasmin, another grad of Squared Circle Wrestling (and a February Sunshine Girl), who will face Michigan's Ingrid Isley, from Tyson Dux's Can-Am Wrestling in Windsor.

"This is going to be a great ladies match," said McDonald.

Classic Championship Wrestling's 2014 fair season begins May 31st in Sarnia, and during the summer they will be holding shows across the province.

chris.abbott@sunmedia.ca

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