January 27, 2022
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Gold Rush Rumble Champion

Coach Mammone (2019)

Johnny Collins

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
Johnny “Pretty Boy” Collins2021Eliminated VSK in a controversial finish
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
Victory Pro Wrestling ChampionshipJohnny “Pretty Boy” Collins11/13/20211
VPW New York State ChampionshipEric James4/13/20197
VPW Tag Team ChampionshipThe Even Stevens11/13/20211
VPW Women’s ChampionshipValentina Vasquez12/18/20210
[CDC guidelines as a result of COVID-19 shut down all sports in New York March 2020 to July 2021.]

Tournament Champions

TournamentWinnerDate
King of New YorkStockade2/22/2020
Gold Rush RumbleJohnny “Pretty Boy” Collins8/14/2021
Queen of New YorkJayel Cotto5/11/2019