GCW presents SUPER EXTREME ANIME WRESTLING
Aiden Rayne from Toronto Ontario. Adept in a hybrid style of high flying , hard hitting. Has held the Deathproof Young Blood championship for over a year. Was the last Fringe Hammer City and Redline Champion. He is coming this year to anime North with something to prove.
Hailing from the wilds of Kodiak Island, BEARicade is a savage and ferocious competitor who is more beast than man. Using his body as a weapon, BEARicade punches, kicks and headbutts his opponents into submission. A wildman in the ring BEARicade seems to thrive on relentlessly attacking any opponent who steps in the ring with him.
David Ross, also known as "Naked Dave" and "The Amazing Darkstone" began acting at a very young age . As a child he landed roles in Independent films and television shows including a principal role in RoboCop the Series. David has also been featured on numerous episodes of InnerSpace as well as “This Movie Sucks” with Ed the Sock, for which his work received the Canadian Comedy Award for "Best Television Show".
David is also accomplished behind the scenes as a script writer collaborating with Ed the Sock & Liana K (CityTV’s “Ed & Red’s Night Party”, Gavin Stephens (CTV’s “Comedy Now” and “Comedy Inc.”) and Paul McGillion (Stargate Atlantis, Sanctuary, Star Trek). David has an honours degree in film and is a writer and presenter for The Constellation Awards (Canada’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Awards for Film & Television). He has seen his own work nominated twice in the same year for the Aurora Awards.
David is also an avid cosplayer and Master Class costumer. He has won numerous awards at multiple conventions. As "Naked Dave", his work has been featured in magazines and websites including the main page of Marvel.com and the front page of the Metro daily newspaper as the Hulk alongside Mark Ruffallo. He has expanded on this to include nerdy “Boylesque” performances at the Questy’s Comic Book Awards, NerdGirl Pin-Ups Burlesque show and more.
David is also an accomplished professional wrestler who performs in the ring as "The Amazing Darkstone" across Canada and the United States. He has captured numerous championships including the UWA Hardcore Wrestling Heavyweight Championship, the NSW World Heavyweight Championship and the PWR Tag Team Championship. Darkstone is also the current reigning Anime North Champion as well as the current and first ever Dragon Con Wrestling Light Heavyweight Champion.
The President - The Head Honcho - The Big Cheese!
The Voice of SANITY and INSANITY in the ring.
The man who put the Anime in the ring and the ring in Anime North.
Don't call him David. He is WYLDSTAR!
When Dr Stevil is not trying to take over the world, he spends his time travelling to various cons talking to interesting people and sharing their stories on line. These people include local talent such as cosplayers, artists, wrestlers, celebrities and anyone he finds interesting. These interview can be found on Youtube.com/ChattingwithStevil and Chatting with Dr Stevil on Facebook. Mwa Ha ha ha ha ha!
Home town : The Nations Capitol
Weight : 113 lbs
Finishing move: Maple Leaf Missile
In just his 2nd year as a pro, 17 year old Kid Canuck has been making a name for himself with his high flying moves, amazing strength and his never say die attitude.
Mike Maxwell, or 'Maxy' as Anime North has come to know him, has maintained law and order in the squared circle since 2013. He calls it right down the middle and will not be swayed by those who attempt to deceive him.
Devious & cunning. The self-proclaimed greatest Japanese Light Heavyweight Champion ever, Mr. Saki is an evil genius who will do whatever it takes to gain victory.
OldSchool Eddington James has been a referee for 16 years. He enjoys working the Anime shows because of the great fans and the fun roster of characters. He continues to work all over southern Ontario. Highlights would include refereeing such stars as Rikishi, Ultimo Dragon, Raven and Jake the Snake Roberts. At 61 years old, he is always thinking of slowing down, but he still loves the interesting people involved in the world of professional wrestling.
PD Flex, also known as Darcy McAwesome on the convention scene, has been performing in the wrestling scene since 1998, appeared on MTV's Jackass, was a Much Music VJ, a character on Storage Wars Canada with an appearance on Dragons Den too.
Home town: Spicy Town
Weight: 98 lbs
Finishing move: The Heart Burn
Pepper Jack has been lighting the scene on fire, and sometimes bending the rules, to get the victory. Watch out for this diabolical villain as he plans to walk out of Anime North as the new Worlds Miniweight Champion.
“The Vile From The Nile” Prince Akkanatan has been providing his unique brand of wrestling throughout North America since 2007. A self-professed “thinking man’s wrestler,” The Prince has been in the ring with numerous legends and hall of famers in the course of his career. Though jeered and booed by most fans, more often than not, Akkanatan’s bold look and unorthodox style will make him difficult to forget.
Returning again is actor Ray Olubowale who played Axeman in the Resident Evil.
Ray is a 6'7" tall professional heavyweight boxer whose boxing "alias" name is Mount Kilimanjaro. Several years ago he was crowned Heavyweight Boxing Champion of Canada. Born in Nigeria, Ray moved to Toronto at the age of four. When Ray was a child, his life was a constant struggle. He grew up the hard way in the inner city, having little or no family encouragement and support. Ray's road to success was a long and hard one. Yet, rather than letting himself become bitter over his hardships, he instead always reaches out to local youth to try to help them to be positive. His passionate talks have inspired many young people to remain hopeful and strive to find their way out of the poverty that cripples their lives.
You can check out more of his work at IMDB and this summer you can check out Ray in the film Pixels with Adam Sandler! Ray will also be starring in DC Comics upcoming feature film The Suicide Squad as King Shark.
Ray will be at the Resident Evil panel friday night at 11:00PM.
Vanessa Douglas has been wrestling for 8 years. She made her professional debut at the age of 15, under the name Saphire before developing herself into the dynamic and charismatic Sabrina Kyle. She's been going strong ever since, winning multiple titles in two countries and appearing on both television and web broadcasts. In addition to wrestling, Vanessa works full time as a Personal Support worker, caring for the elderly and invalid. An avid comic book and anime fan, she has been a regular for Anime North for the past five years. Most Anime North regulars will recognize her as both Sailor Moon and Harley Quinn. She always gives 100% and her passion shines through in everything she does.
Home town: Deepest, Darkest Scarborough
Weight: 285 lbs
Finishing move: The Decapitator
A pro since 1993, Skullion has faced some of the toughest names on the Hardcore Wrestling scene. Battles with such legends as New Jack, Axl Rotten and Luke Williams has left him scarred, both physically and mentally. Skullions unpredictability, and thirst for blood, leaves many opponents pissing in their boots.
“The Concrete Rose” Sonny Kiss is setting the independent wrestling world on fire. Making his first Canadian appearance this weekend at Anime North, Kiss, is happy to reach out to members of his “Kiss Krew” both new and old. Sonny has competed around the US for companies such as EVOLVE, Full-Impact Pro and more. Possessing flexibility and athleticism like few, if any other, competitors this former cheerleader and dancer will show GCW and the world why he is just so Sonnylicious.