Photos taken by Wayne McCarty at independent wrestling promotions in the Midwest.
Thursday, May 28, 2009
NLW Minneapolis, MN 5/25/2009
Northern Lights Wrestling set up their ring under the hot sun on this Sunday before Memorial Day in Minneapolis, MN. This was part of a weekend long celebration at Mayslacks bar. Man, that black canvas ring was hot! In the opening match City Pages best Professional Wrestler in Minnesota Tommy "Spiderbaby" Saturday defeated Udo.
Ann Brookstone defeated Butchie Davis in an inter gender match.
Cory O'Neill pinned Aaron Corbin.
ROH world champion Jerry Lynn and NLW champion JB Trask wrestled to a double count out. This match was announced as a title vs title.
In the main event Horace the Psychopatch & Buddha defeated Sweat Stevie and Gene Gadaski.
I am a pro wrestling ring side photographer based in the Minneapolis area. Since 2003 I've been a contributing photographer for Pro Wrestling Illustrated/The Wrestler/Inside Wrestling. My photos have also appeared in The Minneapolis Star Tribune, Punk Planet, Out and City Pages.