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Smokin' Aces

Smokin' Aces - PROGRESS Wrestling

The Journey

Charlie Sterling and Nick Riley teamed up to make their debut in PROGRESS Wrestling at Chapter 109. They entered a tournament for the vacant PROGRESS Tag Team Championship and successfully advanced past the first round by defeating Brendan White and Danny Jones, the Greedy Souls. However, their journey ended in the semi-finals when they were eliminated by the formidable duo of Kid Lykos and Kid Lykos II otherwise known as Lykos Gym.

Undeterred, at Chapter 121, Sterling and Riley rebranded themselves as The Smokin’ Aces and achieved a significant milestone by capturing the PROGRESS Tag Team Championship. Their victory came after a hard-fought match against Kid Lykos and Kid Lykos II.

The Smokin’ Aces proudly held the tag team titles until Chapter 131, where their reign came to an end in a Gauntlet Match.

Charlie Sterling and Nick Riley’s time as a team in PROGRESS Wrestling showcased their determination and ability to compete at a high level.

The Smokin’ Aces, comprised of Nick Riley and Charlie Sterling, have established themselves as a dominant tag team in PROGRESS Wrestling. They are also proud members of the powerful faction, Domiatus Regnum, alongside Spike Trivet and Bullit, adding to their collective strength.

With an impressive track record, the Smokin’ Aces boast the distinction of being two-time PROGRESS Tag Team Champions. Their remarkable chemistry and combined skills make them a formidable force in the tag team division.

In their latest championship run, the Smokin’ Aces achieved a significant victory at Super Strong Style 16 in 2023. They squared off against the formidable duo of Sunshine Machine in an intense and hard-fought ladder match.

Displaying their tactical prowess and unwavering determination, the Smokin’ Aces emerged triumphant, defeating Sunshine Machine to regain their tag team titles. The victory solidified their dominance in the tag-team division and showcased their ability to overcome formidable opponents in Sunshine Machine who hold the record for most amount of days as PROGRESS Tag-Team Champions.

With their innovative tag team manoeuvres, impeccable teamwork, and a hunger for success, the Smokin’ Aces continue to captivate audiences in PROGRESS Wrestling. Their triumph over Sunshine Machine at Super Strong Style 16 cemented their status as one of the premier tag teams in the promotion, leaving fans eagerly anticipating their future battles in the ring. With Spike Trivet and Bullit in their corner, the real question is who can now stop them?

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Two Time World PROGRESS Tag Team Champions The Smokin’ Aces
Charlie Sterling & Nick Riley.
Sterling: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m),
Riley: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m).
Sterling: 224 lbs (102 kg),
Riley: 156 lbs (71 kg).

Signature moves
The Alpha Senton.

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