If you don't know what BOLA is, it's like a real-life Kumite from Bloodsport at an American Legion Hall in front of a few hundred rabid, drunken fans, bringing together some of the best independent wrestlers in the world.
Highlights from 2015 are above.
So without further ado, we present:
2016 PWG Battle of Los Angeles
Night Three, Sept. 4
2016 Battle of Los Angeles Quarterfinal Matches:
Trevor Lee def. Dalton Castle by pinfall with a small package.
Ricochet def. Johnny Mundo (John Morrison) by pinfall with a 630 Senton.
Marty Scurll def. Cody Rhodes by pinfall with a low blow and a rollup.
Mark Andrews (Mandrews) def. Chris Hero by pinfall with a rollup.
Mark Haskins def. Kyle O’Reilly by submission with a Sharpshooter.
Will Ospreay def. Zack Sabre, Jr. by pinfall, reversing a pinning predicament into one of his own.
Non-tournament tag match:
The Young Bucks def. Fénix & Pentagón, Jr. by pinfall with 16 consecutive Superkicks to retain the PWG World Tag Team Championship.
Yup. Sixteen. Because Seventeen would have been silly.
2016 Battle of Los Angeles Semifinal Matches:
Trevor Lee def. Mark Andrews by pinfall with a small package driver.
Marty Scurll def. Mark Haskins by submission with the Crossface Chickenwing.
Will Ospreay def. Ricochet by pinfall with an OsCutter.
Cedric Alexander, Chuck Taylor, Jeff Cobb, Jushin Liger, & Tommy End
Brian Kendrick, Matt Riddle, Sami Callihan, Pete Dunne, & Tommaso Ciampa
by pinfall with a Jushin Liger brainbuster on Pete Dunne.
Also, this happened:
That's a "thumb-up-the-butt human centipede." Very rare.
2016 Battle of Los Angeles Triple Threat Elimination Final:
Marty Scurll vs. Trevor Lee vs. Will Ospreay
—Will Ospreay eliminated first via submission; a Crossface Chickenwing from Scurll assisted by kicks from Lee.
—Trevor Lee eliminated second by submission with a Crossface Chickenwing.
That means that your 2016 Battle of Los Angeles winner is
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