Very nice opening to the Coastal Championship Wrestling show at the Coral Springs Charter School Gym on Saturday, Dec. 9 in memory of The Blackheart Dave Johnson.
Good crowd and a good turnout by his colleagues, including Jeff Snakemaster Abudadein, The Blackheart Sean Allen, Party Animal Steve Collins, JB Cool, Bob Cook, The Market Crashers (Joey The Sheik Machete and Shawn Murphy), Daryl Davis, Randy Eller, Dan Evans, Soulman Alex G, Tokyo Monster Kahagas, Pablo Marquez, Bruce Owens, Penelope Paradise, Vicious Vinny, and Wet Willy.
Wet Willy appeared first from the black curtain holding the mask and wrestling boots of The Blackheart.
In the ring -- centered around the mask and wrestling boots for the 10-bell salute -- were Shawn Murphy, Joey Machete, Sean Allen, MVP, Kahagas, Randy Eller and Wet Willy. MVP, a WWE alum, said a few words, and the locker-room lined up outside the squared circle.
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Evans and Marquez, who lead CCW, noted that Johnson was booked for the Dec. 9 show. After a long hiatus, he returned to mat action as The Blackheart in June in a six-man tag at a CCW show.
Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Canada and residing in South Florida, Johnson was a talented wrestler, booker and trainer, who helped many including Miami’s own MVP.
Johnson died on Nov. 26 at age 50.
Here is a good bio/obit on him with quotes from colleagues. Click the link:
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