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Gold Rush Rumble Champion

Coach Mammone (2019)

The Gold Rush Rumble is a gauntlet-style battle royal, with the winner earning the right to challenge for and VPW Championship.  It has also crowned two vacant New York State championships. Gold Rush Rumble Rules

  • Two competitors start the match, with a new competitor entering the ring every 60 seconds
  • Competitors are eliminated when they are thrown over the top rope, with both feet touching the floor
  • The battle royal ends when all competitors have been eliminated and only one competitor remains in the ring.
Gold Rush Rumble winnerYear wonNotes
Coach Mammone2019
Mister Tibbs2018
VSK20162x winner
Fighter Cat2015
Jorge Santi2014(for the New York State Championship)
EJ Risk2013
Kevin Fulton2012
VSK2011
Ricky Reyes2010
Nick Noshus2009(for the New York State Championship)

Current Champions

ChampionshipCurrent ChampionDate WonTotal Defenses
VPW ChampionshipCoach Mammone11/23/20193
VPW New York State ChampionshipEric James4/13/20194
VPW Tag Team ChampionshipThe Absolute Brand1/11/20203
VPW Women’s ChampionshipKaren BamBam1/11/20201
[CDC guidelines as a result of COVID-19 shut down all sports in New York March 2020 to June 2021.]

Tournament Champions

TournamentWinnerDate
King of New YorkStockade2/22/2020
Gold Rush RumbleCoach Mammone8/17/2019
Queen of New YorkJayel Cotto5/11/2019