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TFT4 is going to be a huge event for our friends at Beyond Wrestling.  Give that Black Friday nonsense a pass and work off some of your Thanksgiving dinner by participating in these epic events.

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On TFT4 Weekend: Donovan Dijak is in the Spotlight

The Top Prospect set to take on both members of “Death by Elbow”

Tournament for Tomorrow is always one of the best weekends of the East Coast independent wrestling year.  It’s one of the premier tournaments in independent wrestling, as both a singles and tag team event.  This year, Beyond is combining the two and bringing everyone, who is anyone (who hasn’t taken a swing at DC), to Fete Music and letting the spirit of competition sort them out.   At this point everyone is already familiar with the fact that there will be both a singles, and tag team tournament during TFT4 weekend.  However, perhaps the most intriguing set of matches will take place outside the friendly confines of the tournament.  I am of course, referring to the Donovan Dijak v. Death by Elbow series.

The series will start on TFT4 Night 1, when Dijak takes on JT Dunn.  For me, this is the more interesting of the two matches.  Now that Biff Busick has gone to Mexico to care for orphans, Dunn is the guy who is most likely going to claim the mantle of Beyond Wrestling standard bearer.  Dunn has been a part of the Fete Music revolution since the original Americanrana when he tore shit up with Johnny Gargano, and he’s been a steady presence at Fete ever since.  Whenever there has been a marquee match, Dunn has usually been involved.  He’s a TFT winner, he’s wrestled Hero, the Young Bucks, Team TREMENDOUS and anyone else you can think of.  He is, for better or worse, the name you think of when you think of Beyond Wrestling.  Dijak has been in this position before.  He fought Busick, he knows what it’s like to take on the standard bearer.  Dunn has a lot to prove in this match.  Dijak is a rising star. He’s a ROH staple, and it would be shocking if he wasn’t joining Biff Busick at that orphan farm before too long. Dunn is always the little engine that could, and it’ll be interesting to see how he matches up with Dijak. He’s clearly got the talent, and the skill set necessary to have a great match, but Dijak right now appears to exist on another level.  If Dunn can upset Dijak on Day 1, it puts a ton of pressure on both Dijak and Hero for Night 2, but it also confirms Dunn’s place atop the Beyond Wrestling heap moving into 2016.

On TFT4 Night 2 Dijak will take on the experience of Chris Hero.  Hero is on the other end of the spectrum from Dunn (and Dijak).  Hero has been through it all, seen it all and has the Kassius Ohno t-shirt to prove it. Hero, who is always going to be involved in the conversation of best in-ring hand on the independent circuit is wrapping up one of (if not the) best years of his career.  You could make a pretty strong argument that other than Zack Sabre Jr., nobody has had a bigger or better year than Chris Hero.  It says a lot about where Dijak is in the hierarchy of Beyond Wrestling that he’ll be getting into the ring with Hero on Night 2.   Dijak has been tested before, but he’s never (at least in Beyond) been in the ring with someone with the ring generalship of Hero.  There aren’t many people on the independent scene with the credentials of Hero, so this is a measuring stick match for Dijak.

You see how that works?  On Night 1, Dijak is the measuring stick and on Night 2 he’s the person looking to be measured.  It’s almost like the people in charge know what they’re doing. Both matches are first time encounters, and they should both be somewhere between good, and amazing. Dunn always puts his heart into everything he does in Fete Music, and Hero can be counted on to manage any situation.  The wildcard is Dijak.  If he’s unable to carry the weight of Night 1on his shoulders, things will fall apart, and if he’s not able to hang with Hero on Night 2 it’ll be a disaster.  We’re going to learn a lot about “Death by Elbow” next weekend, but we’re going to learn a lot more about Donovan Dijak.

One thing is for sure, you’re not going to want to miss this.


Donovan Dijak vs. JT Dunn

Jonathan Gresham vs. Matt Tremont

Team TREMENDOUS (Dan Barry & Bill Carr) vs. The Throwbacks (Dasher Hatfield & Mr. Touchdown)

Chuck “Cold Steel” O’Neil vs. Eric “Dream Catcher” Spicely

Brian Fury vs. Darius Carter vs. “Hot Sauce” Tracy Williams vs. Jay Freddie

Charade vs. Devin Blaze vs. Lio Rush vs. Travis “Air” Gordon

Black Baron vs. Ryan Galeone vs. Rex Lawless vs. TJ Marconi

David Starr vs. Francis Kip Stevens vs. Pinkie Sanchez vs. Tommy Trainwreck

Beaver Boys (John Silver & Alex Reynolds) vs. Da Hit Squad (Danny “Mafia” Maff & Steve “Monsta” Mack) vs.
Devastation Corporation (Max Smashmaster & Flex Rumblecrunch) vs. Viking War Party (Frank Wyatt & American Viking with Little Viking)

Amazing Gulaks (Drew Gulak & Rory Gulak) vs. Doom Patrol (Chris Dickinson & Jaka) vs.
Dub Boys (David McCall & Nate Carter) vs. Scumbag Nation (Rude Boy Riley & Logan Black)

EYFBO (Mike Draztik & Angel Ortiz) vs. Gentleman’s Club (Chuck Taylor & Orange Cassidy) vs.
Massage NV (VSK & Dorian Graves) vs. Submission Squad (Gary Jay & Evan Gelistico)

Da Hoodz (Davey Cash & Kris Pyro) vs. Kimber Lee & Shynron vs.
Milk Chocolate (Brandon Watts & Randy Summers) vs. Mike Graca & Smiley

Chris Hero vs. Donovan Dijak

*TFT4 SINGLES FINALS – Elimination Match*
Block A Winner vs. Block B Winner vs. Block C Winner vs. Block D Winner

*TFT4 TAG TEAM FINALS – Elimination Match*
Block A Winner vs. Block B Winner vs. Block C Winner vs. Block D Winner

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Scheduled To Compete At Beyond Wrestling #TFT4 Night 2:

-Anthony Stone
-Bill Carr
-Chuck O’Neil
-Dan Barry
-Dasher Hatfield
-Dick Justice
-Eric Spicely
-Jonathan Gresham
-Matt Tremont
-Matthew Riddle
-Mr. Touchdown
-Officer Colt Cabana
-“The Kang” Suge D