Benefits Local Groups
LOCH SHELDRAKE June 9, 2000 -- On Friday, May 5, professional
wrestling returned to Sullivan County Community College.
The event was a fundraiser for the Livingston Manor Class
of 2001 and the Sullivan County Police Benevolence
Association (PBA). The card was under the United States
Wrestling Federation (USWF) Banner.
Charity events are all that we do, USWF
President Robert Bailey commented. Were the
only promotion that does this. We keep it low budget for
The card, entitled Carnage in the Catskills,
featured six matches and lasted approximately three
About 700 people came out to the Paul Gerry Fieldhouse to
witness the card.
Another fundraising effort during the evening was a
Livingston Manor students worked the crowd and sold
tickets. The winner was announced during intermission.
The card saw the USWF debut of Jimmy Snuka Jr. as he
defeated Strangler Nick Maddox by disqualification.
In a ladies match, Brittany Brown defeated the
Black Widow Amanda Storm. It was announced that Amanda
Storm had been featured on MTVs Want to be a
Sgt. Sy Youngblood pinned the Shiek in another of the
In a tag team title match, the All-Knighters retained
their belts when Kid USA attacked their opponents, the
Larry Winters and the Shiek fought to a
no-contest against Kid USA and Sgt. Youngblood when the All-Knighters ran in.
The tag team match with Winters and the Shiek was taped
for the internet. Their manager, Ms. Asia, is featured on
the internet soap opera, soapcity.com and footage was
shot for the show.
And in the main event, Jimmy Superfly Snuka
(with help from Jimmy Snuka Jr.) pinned the Canadian Mountie.
It is great to meet the people, wrestling
legend Jimmy Snuka remarked. I still do this every
weekend. I love this and Ill do it for
During intermission, the wrestlers signed autographs,
sold pictures and t-shirts, and took polaroids with the
fans. Due to long lines, the brief
intermission lasted forty-five minutes.
All-in-all, the card raised about $600 for the two
charities. The money will be divided evenly between the
PBA and the Manor Class of 2001.
We tried to bring a new thing to Sullivan
County, said event organizer Pete Feinberg, a
teacher at Livingston Manor Central School. I wish
there were more people here, they missed a good show.
People say there is nothing good to do in Sullivan
County. Well, they should have taken advantage of this