The annual IWA MidSouth Ted Petty Invitational took place this year in Midlothain, IL with the first round matches taking place on Sept 29th, 2006. This is the seventh year of IWA MS's annual tournament that use to be called the 'Sweet Science 16' but has since been expanded to 24 of some of the best wrestlers on the indy wrestling scene.
The first match of the first round was M-Dogg 20 vs IWA MS rookie Ricochet. The more experianced M-Dogg got the pin after a shoting star press.
To advance to the next round 'Lightning' Mike Quackenbush beat 'Classic' Colt Cabana. Quackenbush won with a Michinoku Driver.
Chris Hero, the 2000 Sweet Science Sixteen winner, beat Ricky Reyes to move on in the tournament.
The man from Sleepyhollow, Hallowicked, beat the man with the best abs in wrestling, Scorpio Sky.
Trik Davis beat Eric Stevens with a roll up to advance in the TPI. After the match Davis was attacked by Chris Hero.
The generic luchador El Generico beat 'Photogenic' Chris Bosh. Generico won the match with a top rope brain buster.
Davey Richards beat Jigsaw to move on to the next round.
Roderick Strong beat 'Mr. Impact' Brandon Thomaselli with a powerbomb.
Swiss wrestler Claudio Castagnoli defeated Canadian Kevin Steen. Last year Steen made it to the final round but lost to Matt Sydal who was unable to be in this years TPI because he was in Japan wrestling for Dragon Gate.
TNA X division champion Low Ki(Senshi in TNA) beat Gran Akuma after the double stomp.
Delirious beat Scott Lost.
Arik Cannon won the main event of the night against B-Boy. Cannon was the thrid man in the final match in last years TPI.