Extreme Rising 2012: Full Results, Highlights and Twitter Reaction for Dec. 29

Donald Wood@@Donald_WoodFeatured ColumnistDecember 30, 2012


After one of the wildest Indy wrestling shows in a long time, Extreme Rising’s live show from Philadelphia was one of the biggest highlights of 2012.

With a new Extreme Rising World Heavyweight champion crowned, a cage match that tore the house down and a card filled with unpredictability, this show was one of the best independent shows of the year.

It’s just a matter of time before this company gets a television deal.

The wild night was recapped by the boys of Ring Rust Radio with some great Twitter reaction, full results and highlights of the event.

Full Extreme Rising: Card Subject to Change Results

Stevie Richards defeated Luke Hawx in title tournament quarterfinal; Matt Hardy attacked Hawk post-match.

Rhino defeated Devon Storm in title tournament quarterfinal; plenty of awesome hardcore spots.

Facade defeated Jay Bradley.

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Matt Tremont & BRIAN XL defeated Blue Balls (Balls Mahoney and Blue Meanie); Pitbull Gary Wolfe makes the post-match save.

Greek Papadon defeats Little Guido.

Jerry Lynn defeated Homicide; Lynn’s last match in Philadelphia; great match with an even better celebration of the ECW veteran’s career.

Hijo De Rey Misterio defeated Bestia 666 in a two-out-of-three falls match.

BLK OUT (Jeez & Ruckus) defeated The Gangstas, Briscoe Bros and The Dramaticos in a steel cage match.

Matt Hardy defeated Sabu.

Stevie Richards defeated Rhino; winner became the first ever Extreme Rising World Heavyweight champion.

Twitter Reaction

Extreme wrestling fan Jeremy Nickerson brought us the first look of the NEW Extreme Rising champion, Stevie Richards:

Your new #ExtremeRising World Champion .... Stevie Richards! twitter.com/jeremynickerso…

— Jeremy Nickerson (@jeremynickerson) December 30, 2012

Nationally syndicated radio show Ring Rust Radio broke down exactly what kind of night it was:

An absolutely amazing night of wrestling! #ExtremeRising brought the EXTREME and the Philadelphia fans LOVED IT! Great show, great night!

— RingRustRadio (@RingRustRadio) December 30, 2012

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