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For this week’s Getting Over feature, we point the spotlight at Shayne Tellian, camera operator for PrimeTimeLive, CWFH & CWFAZ!

For this week’s # GettingOver feature, in which we thank our talented and tireless crew, we point the spotlight at Shayne Tellian, camera operator for PrimeTime Live, Championship Wrestling from Hollywood and Championship Wrestling from Arizona!

🖐 things to know about “The Mayor” of UnitedWrestling:

👶🏻 He was born on 3/27/1988, the day of WrestleMania 4 and WCW’s first Clash of the Champions.

🤙 The first pictures of Shayne in the delivery room show him and his father holding an LJN Macho Man doll.

🚐 Has a “Farty Van” tattoo to commemorate the crew’s many rides to Arizona for CWFAZ shows.

📀 Collects vinyl records. Favorite album: Metallica’s “Saint Anger.”

🕹 Has a massive vintage game collection and still prefers the Nintendo Entertainment System to any other game console, past or present.

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For this week’s Getting Over feature we spotlight Allison Leigh, the first female referee in the history of UWN

For this week’s Getting Over feature, in which we spotlight and thank our hard working crew, we turn our attention to Allison Leigh, the first female referee in the history of United Wrestling! Catch “Alli from Cali” each week on Championship Wrestling from Hollywood and Prime Time Live.

Fun Facts About Alli:
👊 She has been training in Muay Thai / MMA for three years.
🦸🏼‍♀️ She has been working full-time in comic shops since 2012.
🪀 She is a self-described “sucker” for collecting toys and statues.
🎮 Will play fighting games forever, especially Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3.
🌆 Is originally from Chicago.

 

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This week’s Getting Over feature we shine our spotlight on CWFH color commentator Blake Troop!

For this week’s Getting Over feature, in which we recognize and thank the hard-working crew of UWN, we shine the spotlight on Championship Wrestling from Hollywood’s color commentator Blake Troop!

🖐 things to know about “Bulletproof Troop”:

🐶 Has an awesome dog named Timone.

🔫 Does tactical firearms training and went to stunt driving school this year. Says he’s “like a real life John Wick.”

🏆 Is a world champion in two different combat sports. Is currently signed to Lights Out Extreme Fighting, which has mutual owners to UWN/CWFH.

👊 Favorite wrestlers: Stone Cold, The Rock, DX, Sting (NWO-era and later). “I feel like I am a mix of all of these personalities.”

🤼‍♂️ Having a WWE talent scout express interest in him, resparked his pro wrestling dreams.

  

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This week’s #GettingOver feature we shine our spotlight on CWFH ring announcer Adnan Kureishy!

For this week’s #GettingOver feature, in which we recognize and thank the hard-working crew of #UWN, we shine the spotlight on Championship Wrestling from Hollywood ring announcer Adnan Kureishy!

🖐 Things to Know About Adnan:

🎙 In addition to his work with CWFH, is the English ring announcer for NJPW Strong and Lion’s Break Collision.

🎭 A prolific actor in high school and college, performed in productions of Romeo & Juliet, Guys & Dolls, and much more, including a General Auto Insurance commercial.

🎮 Avid gamer and ran personal fighting game tournament for his birthday, The Adnan Invitational, from 2004-2019 complete with poster graphic for each event!

🤼‍♂️ Favorite wrestlers include: “The Ace” Hiroshi Tanahashi, “The Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels, “The Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels, and Rocky Romero.

🌍 Is of Pakistani and Korean decent.

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This week’s #GettingOver feature we shine our spotlight on Dustin Starr with wife Maria Starr

For this week’s #GettingOver feature, in which we thank the talented crew behind the scenes of  United Wrestling, we shine our spotlight on Dustin Starr, co-host of CW 30 Memphis (with wife Maria Starr), the Memphis-based version of Championship Wrestling from Hollywood!

🖐 Things to Know About Dustin:

🎙 Emcee/PA for many sports teams in Memphis, including the Memphis Grizzlies, Memphis Redbirds, Memphis Hustle, Memphis 901FC & V3Fights MMA

🤼‍♂️ Started training to be a pro wrestler at age 15, and was previously signed by WWE

👔 Owner/Host of Championship Wrestling presented by Pro Shingle, along with Maria

💪 2x Mr. Tennessee Men’s Physique Champion & Action Nutrition Athlete

👶 Expecting a baby boy this November! #BabyStarr

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This week’s #GettingOver feature the spotlight turns to Jon Roberts.

For this week’s #GettingOver feature, in which we thank our talented and dedicated crew, the spotlight turns to Jon Roberts, who has worked in wrestling for the last 15 years.

Five Things to Know About Jon:

👊 Trained as a wrestler and worked as a referee before moving into broadcasting.

📺 Has worked for #UnitedWrestling for 2 years as a backstage interviewer, play-by-play commentator, production coordinator and editor.

🎸 Played trombone in high school and still plays guitar.

🎶 Tour manager for various rock-and-roll bands, having worked with the likes of The Addicts and The Street Dogs.

🧳 Has traveled and worked in over 40 states across the country.



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Billy Trask, Director for CWFH & the NWA!

For this week’s #GettingOver feature, in which we thank the talented and dedicated crew behind the scenes, we turn the spotlight on Billy Trask, the director for Championship Wrestling from Hollywood and the NWA!

Five Things to Know About Billy:

🤲 He is mixed-handed: “My baseball coach thought I was going to be a huge asset, but I just wanted to go home and watch cartoons instead.”

🤼‍♂️ Trained to wrestle for several months under Ty Matthews before moving over to production. He trained alongside current #UnitedWrestling Television Champion Dan Joseph and Nigel McGuinness made him tap.

🎥 Started making “terrible movies” when he was 9-years old and worked on his first commercial shoot at 16.

🕹 Is an Isabelle main in #SuperSmashBros Ultimate, followed by Roy and Bowser.

🎹 Plays several instruments, including guitar, bass, piano and clarinet. “I’m easily the worst at clarinet, which is the only instrument I have formal training in.” And he lists his favorite bands as: Queen, the Beatles and the White Stripes.

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Nick Bonanno, lead official for both CWFH & CWFAZ

You will probably recognize the subject of this week’s #GettingOver feature, in which we thank and spotlight the talented and dedicated team behind #UnitedWrestling.

Nick Bonanno is the lead official for both Championship Wrestling from Hollywood and Championship Wrestling from Arizona, but is also the wrestling operations producer for the organization, and host of the United Wrestling Podcast, which streams live TONIGHT at 7 pm, here on Facebook.

🖐 Things to Know About Nick

🥋 Has a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Kendo.

🩰 Studied ballet to better his in-ring work.

⚰️ Built the Tomb of Terror! (Watch it TODAY on CWFAZ’s Facebook page)

📦 Constructed an enormous box fort, giant maze and a Rube Goldberg machine for different shoots.

🎞 Has been a writer/producer with #UWN since 2017 and have been writing feature films with David Marquez since 2015.

 

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Todd Keneley, the voice of Championship Wrestling from Hollywood.

For this week’s #GettingOver feature, in which we thank the hard-working and talented crew being the #UWN, we turn our spotlight on the voice of Championship Wrestling from Hollywood, Todd Keneley!

Six things to know about Todd:

🎙 Started working with David Marquez 20 years ago at UPW. Since then, they’ve worked on many projects together, including #CWFH, Championship Wrestling from Arizona, NJPW USA Fighting Spirit, Get Down MMA, CXF MMA, Lights Out X-Treme Fighting, Bash Boxing and more.

💪 Worked with childhood hero Hulk Hogan on Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling, Hulkamania Australia Tour and at IMPACT Wrestling.

⚰️ Was a Druid for the Undertaker’s #WrestleMania 21 entrance.

🎭 Helped form a relationship with Improv / Levity Live that resulted in the Irvine Improv hosting the 2019 Coastline Clash. Hopes to hold future #UnitedWrestling events at Levity venues nationwide.

🏈 Graduated from the University of Southern California, where he played football for USC (defensive tackle).

🎡 Loves going to theme parks with his son Jack.



 

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Logan Chegwidden, Producer/Director of both CWFH & CWFAZ

For this week’s #GettingOver feature, in which we thank the amazing crew behind the curtain of our growing operation, we are pointing the spotlight at Logan Chegwidden, producer/director of both Championship Wrestling from Hollywood and Championship Wrestling from Arizona, and editor of our weekly social media series, #ThePush.

Five facts about Logan:

😎 Started working with Championship Wrestling from Hollywood in 2010.

📺 Received an Emmy nomination in 2018 for his work on the program “50 Plus Prime: Carl and Rob Reiner, Like father Like Son.”

🎥 Was the sole American camera operator on UWN’s China program, which was directed in Mandarin.

🎶 Favorite album to play in the van on the way to road shows is Marvin Gaye’s 1972 album Trouble Man.

⚰️ Favorite UWN memory is, along with Mick Greenwood, Peter Avalon and Robert Baines, murdering the original Joe Galli in 2018.