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Matt Riviera surprises Tim Storm

The events following Tim Storm’s first NWA World Heavyweight Title defense will literally change the Empire, forever.

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NWA: Vendetta Pro Wrestling Reflexion, Jan 8th

Vendetta Pro Wrestling Reflextion Friday January 8th 2016 – 7:35PM Radisson Square Garden 3455 Airpark Dr. Santa Maria, CA   Vendetta Pro Wrestling kicks off 2016 at the Radisson Hotel Santa Maria with Reflexion 2016! Featuring NWA World Tag Team Champion “Loverboy” Matt Riviera challenging for the NWA Western States Heavyweight title! Interim Vendetta Pro [...]

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New NWA World Tag Team Champions: Iron Empire

Former NWA Western States Champion the “Loverboy” Matt Riviera teamed with former NWA World Champion and NWA World Tag Champion “Ironman” Rob Conway defeated the Heatseekers Elliot Russel and Sigmon on Friday December 4th 2015. With blood oozing from his forehead, Matt Riviera successfully beat back a very hungry Sigmon to retain his then NWA [...]

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New NWA Western States Champion

What can only be deemed as a upset, at Vendetta Pro’s Terror Rising, Ricky Ruffin left Santa Maria as the new champion defeating “Lover Boy” Matt Riviera.  Riviera a two time champion, who’s reign lasted nearly all year, traded the title with Jarrett back in Spring.

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Matt Riviera’s Western States Reign

The Empire’s PR Rep Boyd Bradford reports on the greatest NWA Western States Heritage Champion in history. January 16th, Won a Tournament in Santa Maria California to crown a new Champion. February 7th 2015 – def. Americos – Graysville, AL March 27th 2015 – def. Chris Masters – Santa Maria, CA April 4th 2015 – [...]

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Should Matt Riviera be granted an NWA World Championship Match Against Tenzan?

For 67 years, the NWA World Heavyweight Championship has been synonymous with legacy and tradition when it comes to professional wrestling.   Affectionately called the The Legendary 10lbs of Gold, the top prize in the National Wrestling Alliance has been more or less idle while residing in the land of the Rising Sun around the waist [...]

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NWA Vendetta Pro Wrestling “Vendettaversary 2015″ in Santa Maria, Ca

Vendetta Pro Wrestling returns to the Elks Unocal Event Center in Santa Maria, California for Vendettaversary! Vendetta Pro Heavyweight Championship: Little Cholo (c) vs “The Butcher” Tyler Bateman Multi Tag Team Championship (5 Championships on the line from Vendetta Pro, APW, Apex Pro, PCW & FCW-LA..One team will unify all championships): The Ballard Bros (Shannon [...]

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Vendetta Pro Wrestling: Summer Sizzle June 12th

Back at Shamrock Slam, Matt Riviera was told that if he could retain his NWA Western States Heavyweight Championship long enough, he would be facing Brian Kendrick at Summer Sizzle. Although he lost the title, he managed to regain it just a few days later, making this match set. Earlier this year at Reflexion, these [...]

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Riviera regains Western States Heritage at Vendetta Pro

Early Saturday morning, the “Lover Boy” Matt Riviera took to Twitter to acknowledge his loss last night. “Jeff Jarrett, last night was a travesty of justice! Rest assured that I’m coming for you [tonight] at Vendetta Pro!” The Vendetta office almost immediately sanctioned a rematch between Jarrett and Riviera per the former champions contractual stipulation. [...]

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