MLW SuperFight Review – February 3, 2024

MLW SuperFight Review – February 3, 2024

Middleweight Title 2 Out Of 3 Falls Match
Rocky Romero (c) vs. Ichiban

1st Fall

Rocky Romeo & Ichiban run the ropes a bit until Ichiban gets sent to the outside but he catches a tope from Romero, right into a suplex on the outside.

Ichicban sends Romero back inside but he is able to hit Forever Clotheslines.

Ichiban follows with a leg drop before trying the 10 punches but Romero escapes and hits a backstabber.

Ichiban tries to catch Romero off the top rope but Romero falls on him Jesus Rodriguez holds Ichiban’s foot down for Romero to get the 1st fall.

Romero 1-0

2nd Fall

As Ichiban is complaining to the referee Romero attacks Ichiban from behind by hitting a backbreaker.

Romero stays on the attack by hitting another backbreaker for a two count and continues to work on Ichiban’s back with knees and a Camel Clutch.

Ichiban stands up and escapes, dodging Romero in the corner and taking him out with a kick.

Ichiban hits a handspring elbow and a top rope crossbody for a two count.

Ichiban sends Romero to the outside and hits him with a tope con giro followed by the Ichibankai for the 2nd fall.

Ichiban 1-1

3rd Fall

Ichiban goes right after Romero in the corner with chops before the 10 punches before Romero catches Ichiban in the corner with a backbreaker and a tornado DDT for a two count.

Ichiban stops a Sliced Rocky attempt then puts Romero on the top rope and hits a superplex. Rodriguez gets on the apron but Ichiban takes him out.

Ichiban goes for a piledriver on the apron but Romero counters and hits a suplex followed by the Sliced Rocky for a two count.

They head to the top rope where Romero hits an avalanche Sliced Rocky but Ichiban still kicks out at two. Romero hits a kick followed by the Sunset Driver to get the win.

Winner & Still Middleweight Champion: Rocky Romero (16:20) (2-1) (STILL CHAMPION!!!)
Rate: 7

After the match Salina De La Renta sees an Azteca henchman on the ramp and slaps and attacks him before being pulled off by Romero & Rodriguez.

Davey Boy Smith Jr vs. 1 Called Manders

Davey Boy Smith Jr & 1 Called Manders go right after each other before Smith knocks Manders to the mat and goes after his leg.

Manders punches away as Smith goes to the outside to regroup with Saint Laurent.

Manders takes to the outside not before jumping off the apron onto Smith but Smith comes back with a suplex on the outside.

Smith whips Manders into the barricade before tossing him back inside for a one count.

They trade forearms before Smith hits a gut wrench suplex for a two count before Smith stays on top of Manders with shots that cause Manders to get busted open from the forehead.

Smith keeps attacking Manders on the outside against the commentary table before Manders crawls back inside the ring and reverses Smith with a back body drop.

Manders stays in control but Smith stops him on the ropes and hits a superplex for a two count.

Smith follows with a piledriver for a two count and goes right into the crossface as Manders puts his middle finger before eventually passing out as the referee calls off the match.

Winner By Referee Stoppage: Davey Boy Smith Jr (9:41)
Rate: 6

After the match Smith kept attacking Manders after, including licking the blood off his face. Christian Cole approaches them and asks St Laurent for their thoughts after that match. Laurent says they are heading straight into Court Bauer’s office and asking for a tag team title shot. Smith says the only thing he loves more than blood is gold.

Jacob Fatu vs. Yuji Nagata

Jacob Fatu & Yuji Nagata starts the match by taking each other down before Nagata starts clubbing Fatu against the ropes but he comes right back with a body slam and headbutt drop for a two count.

Nagata dodges Fatu in the corner and hits a high kick for two before he starts bending back on Fatu’s fingers.

Fatu is able to get to the bottom rope but Nagata continues with the kicks and working on Fatu’s arm.

They trade off kicks before Fatu hits the handspring moonsault for two count.

Nagata stops Fatu with an overhead suplex, before putting on the Fujiwara armbar.

Fatu stops a belly 2 back suplex and hits the Alley Uce followed by the top rope moonsault to get the win.

Winner: Jacob Fatu (9:03)
Rate: 7

After the match Fatu gets on the mic after but he gets interrupted by the Contra Unit music, as the Sentai Death Squad heads to the ring and starts attacking Fatu but Fatu takes them all out. Mads Krugger comes out with more of the Sentai Death Squad as they all hold Fatu until Krugger takes out Fatu with his club.

Death Machine Rules Match
Sami Callihan vs. Akira

Both men start the match by spitting at each other as we see other members of The Calling roaming on the outside. Sami Callihan starts the match right away with a piledriver for a two count before taking an Akira 8×10 and giving Akira a paper cut in between his fingers with it.

Callihan takes a lemon and puts the juice in Akira’s open cut before Callihan starts with a chair before pulling the barbed wire baseball bat. Akira is able to stop him and starts cutting Callihan’s mouth with a half cut Coca Cola can.

Callihan tosses a board into Akira’s face and sets up a wooden board on two chairs on the outside. They fight on the apron as Akira sends Callihan through the table with a cutter.

Akira keeps attacking Callihan on the outside but Callihan him with bites before Akira finds two staple guns under the ring before tossing one to Callihan for a dual.

They both end up stapling each other in the forehead and chest before they do it to their hands next before Akira hits a split and staples Callihan right in the balls.

Akira brings in more barbed wire and soda cans in the ring and puts the cans on a chair but Callihan grabs him and puts him through the chair with a Death Valley Driver.

They go back & forth before Akira puts on a Muta Lock with the barbed wire in Callihan’s face.

Callihan comes back with a brainbuster as Akira kicks out at one then Akira tries to headbutt Callihan but Callihan catches Akira right into the Cactus Driver ’97 for the win.

Winner: Sami Callihan (13:37)
Rate: 6

After the match National Openweight Champion Rickey Shane Page & Cannonball enter the ring and keep attacking Akira then they are duct taping him to the bottom rope. The Calling points to the entrance way as Raven makes his return and enters the ring. They hand Raven a kendo stick but he takes out RSP, Callihan & Cannonball with it instead. Akira takes out the rest of the Calling goons and poses with Raven.

They announce that Minoru Suzuki will return to MLW and will face off against Satoshi Kojima at Intimidation Games on February 29th in New York City.

We go to a Contra Unit video where Mads Krugger asks Jacob Fatu if he truly believes that this war is over. For 2 years his sleeper cells have waited and now the time to strike is here. The war that Fatu started never ended and on February 17th he will put him in the funeral parlor and Contra Unit will reign once again.

Salina De La Renta gets on the mic and says she’s tired of these games and she’s not scared of these masked pendejos. She is the queen of Lucha Libre and a trailblazer. She gets interrupted by a returning Cesar Duran who says Salina has been naughty and consequences must be paid as he introduces Mistico.

Mistico vs. Averno

Both men starts the match trying to take each down before having a standstill then they run the ropes with Mistico getting the upper hand before Averno sends Mistico flying to the outside where he powerbombs him right into the ring post.

Back inside Averno double stomps Mistico in the corner before putting him on the top rope and starts ripping away his mask but Mistico stops him.

Mistico comes back with a springboard elbow follow by a Tiger Faint kick and a hurricanrana sending Averno to the outside where he meets him with a dive.

Averno attacks Mistico as Mistico kicks away with an arm drags off the ropes and dives onto Averno on the outside then turning it into a hurricanrana.

Mistico hits Code Red for two but gets dropkicked to the outside as Averno dives right onto him.

Averno catches Mistico into a powerbomb but only gets two then Averno gets a two count after hitting Devil’s Wings as Mistico sends Averno right back to the outside and hits him with a corkscrew plancha.

Mistico puts Averno on the top rope but Averno catches him and hits him with an avalanche Devil’s Wings for a two count.

Averno heads to the top rope but Mistico joins him and hits a Spanish Fly for a two count then Mistico runs the ropes right into La Mistica as Averno taps out right away.

Winner By Submission: Mistico (14:44)
Rate: 7

MLW World Heavyweight Title Match
Alex Kane (c) vs. Satoshi Kojima

Alex Kane & Satoshi Kojima starts the match locking up a couple of times followed by Kojima escaping out of a choke attempt by Kane.

Kane follows Kojima to the outside and starts attacking him against the barricade before sending him back inside for a two count.

Kane starts working on Kojima’s arm before he starts stomping away at every limb of Kojima.

Kojima bounces off the ropes with a clothesline before they trade off chops in the corners.

Kojima heads to the top rope but Kane stops him and presses him off before Kojima comes back with a DDT but Kane hits a Saito Suplex.

With Kojima laying on the apron Kane hits him with his apron splash then Kane puts on the ankle lock, but Kojima grabs the bottom rope.

Kojima comes back with the Koji Cutter but Kane stops him from hitting Koji Lariat then he hits an exploder suplex and a German suplex before Kane hits a suplex bomb but Kojima kicks out at two.

Kane stays on top of him with another suplex for a two count but as Kane picks up Kojima he takes him out with a lariat and a suplex for one count.

Kojima comes back with another lariat to get the win.

Winner & New MLW World Heavyweight Champion: Satoshi Kojima (11:23) (NEW CHAMPION!!!)
Rate: 6

After the match Kojima grabs a mic & thanks the crowd and says after more than 20 years he has achieved glory again. Kojima says his English is very sh*t but he has passion and thanks the fans here. Yuji Nagata shows up and hands Kojima & Okumura some beers to celebrate with him. Kojima says he’s already drunk and tells everyone to drink beer and eat bread.