GCW presents SUPER EXTREME ANIME WRESTLING
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.
Buck is the producer of Super Extreme Anime North Wrestling. In his five years in the ring Buck has had over 400 Professional Matches and has won several championship titles in various leagues. Wrestling has also led Buck to other ventures in entertainment such as starring in the short film "M is for Merman", producing a weekly TV series for Rogers Toronto and most recently being the first professional wrestler to be crowned "Athlete of the Week" by City TV Toronto.
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!
Hailing from South Carolina, USA DeAndre Jackson is know as the self-proclaimed "Man of a 1004 Monikers." He is also noted as being cooler than a Polar Bear's toenails. He is a rising indy international star with a colorful personality.
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!
Like a bullet - Small, Explosive , Deadly and Remorseless. If you're not on my side, You're in my way!
127 lbs. of Maple Syrup and Bacon Bacon! Hailing from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada he is TRUE NORTH STRONG!
Referee Mike "Maxy" Maxwell has officiated matches all across Ontario's independent wrestling circuit. Some of which involving former WWE Superstars Robbie McAllister, Tatanka, Zach Gowen, and former TNA wrestler Cody Deaner. This May he returns to where it all began for him, Anime North.
Trained by Gentleman Geoff and Val Venis, Mr. Saki is a cunning and devious man who’s willing to do whatever it takes to win. Always having a trick up his sleeve, Saki always stays ahead of the competition keeping one step ahead of everyone. Slippery tactics are always on-hand whether he’s in or outside the ring.
"OldSchool" Eddington James has enforced the rules of the ring for 14 years. In that time he has refereed over 800 matches. Last year he retired after a 28 year career as an elementary school teacher.
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.
134 lbs. hailing from South Of The Border, keep your eyes on the firecracker! HOT STUFF!!
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.
Rip Impact has had the honour of traveling across Canada, the United States & Mexico, doing what he loves to do. Impact's recently be seen on national TV for Ring of Honor Wrestling. Wrestling is not only Impact's passion, & fulltime job, but also what he eats, sleeps & breathes. Rip is a fan favourite and wants to thank everyone of his fans for the support.
Odjig Thundercloud is a Odawa warrior who, although introduced as a historian and a shaman, does not live in the past. He is a proud and fierce warrior dedicated to the cause of good, and is in contact with Nanabush through vision. As such, he draws on both internal and external spiritual energy to enhance his power.
"Invincible" Vince Valor
Hometown: Niagara Falls, NY
Weight: 200 lbs.
Signature Moves: Sidewalk Slam, Top Rope Elbow Drop, Running Back Elbow
"Invincible" Vince Valor, one half of "The Top Guns," an up and coming tag team from Western New York, is also a former member of "The Compound" who dominated GCW for much of 2013. Valor looks to use his quickness and brutality to prove to the independent scene that he's a force to be reckoned with.