Brian Atkins displayed not only displayed his raw power and athleticism, but he also showed a high wrestling IQ. Before the match began, Brian took the mic to let Wyndham know that he would equal the playing field and not allow himself to be outnumbered this time. Moments later, the crowd jumped to their feet in excitement to realize that Rob Atkins has returned from injury and the Atkins Brothers are back!
Wyndham continued his wicked British ways with a multitude of illegal attacks while the referee was focusing elsewhere. Atkins pure athleticism and high collegiate level wrestling background put him lightyears ahead of Wyndham, working circles around him in the ring. Unfortunately, Winthrope’s veteran prowess allowed him to make up for where he lacks in athleticism. After a long grueling exchange between them, The crowd became amped while Wyndham escaped a firemen’s carry from Atkins,nusing the ref as a distraction. In line with his cheating persona, he grabbed his title and attempted to hit Atkins with the belt so that he could lose via disqualification but still retain his title. Rob Atkins would save his brother Brian by taking the title belt out of Wyndham’s hand. In the process, Brian Atkins runs into his own brother, knocking him out cold off of the side apron Shocked at his mistake, Brian held his head in guilt and as soon as distraction broke from his opponent, Wyndham landed his signature slam for the three count pinfall to retain his title.
How will Rob Atkins react to being attacked by his own flesh and blood? Will he recognize the mistake as an accident or will he think there is a deeper meaning to the actions? Did Brian enjoy the shine of being a singles competitor in Rob’s absence or was it simply a mistake? Only time will tell.