NICK RICHARDS WINS THE 2016 WEAVER CUP TOURNAMENT!
After a grueling summer-long tournament filled with twists and turns, Nick Richards outlasted Arik “Ace” Royal in a brutal tournament final to stand tall at the end of Finals Night!
Full Weaver Cup Tournament Recap:
Opening round (held July 9 in Gibsonville, North Carolina)
“White” Mike Jordan def. Joey Rogers
Smith Garrett def. “Handsome” Mitch Connor
Ray Kandrack def. Darius Lockhart
Arik Royal def. Jesse Adler
Aric Andrews def. Dirty Daddy
Nick Richards def. Mace Maeda
Ethan Alexander Sharpe def. Roy Wilkins by forfeit
Trevor Lee fought Rob McBride to a time limit draw
CWF & PWI official William Cross ultimately voided Sharpe’s quarter-final bye created by the Trevor-McBride draw and ordered him to fight. With Ray Kandrack withdrawing from the tournament due to injury, Cross ordered a sudden death six way scramble bout, eventually won by Joshua Cutshall and Chip Day, where the 2 survivors would fill the remaining quarter-final slots.
Quarter-Finals (held July 23 in Gibsonville, North Carolina)
Aric Andrews def. “White” Mike Jordan
Nick Richards def. Ethan Alexander Sharpe
Smith Garrett def. Joshua Cutshall
Arik Royal def. Chip Day
Semi-Finals (held Aug 13 in Gibsonville, North Carolina)
Nick Richards def. Aric Andrews
Arik Royal def. Smith Garrett
Tournament Finals (held Aug 13 in Gibsonville, North Carolina)
Nick Richards def. Arik Royal to win the tournament.
With this win, Richards earns a guaranteed shot at Mid-Atlantic Heavyweight Champion Trevor Lee.