GCW presented The Way I Am event on May 20, 2023 at the Harpo’s Theatre in Detroit, MI, live on Fite TV free to Fite Plus subscribers as usual.
A stacked card with 3 title matches was announced. Masha Slamovich defended GCW World title in a signature GCW 6-way scramble match and faced an all-female cast of LuFisto, Maki Itoh, Allie Katch, Allysin Kay and Shazza McKenzie. This was her sixth defense of the title after beating the likes of Mike Bailey, Cole Radrick, and most recently against Alec Price at GCW Brooklyn Fight Night.
The East-West Express defended GCW Tag Team Championship against former champions The Motor City Machine Gun and Los Macizos. Rina Yamashita faced Jimmy Lloyd to defend GCW Ultravoilet title. There were several GCW marquee singles matches in Joey Janela vs Ninja Mack and Blake Christian vs Effy. Mance Warner takes on Tommy Vendetta and JWM faces Crazy King in the other announces matches.
The action started at 8 PM ET and you can check all the results below from GCW The Way I Am event with complete match card.
- Joey Janela def. Karam
- Charles Mason def. Breyer Wellington
- The East-West Express (Jordan Oliver & Nick Wayne) (c) def. The Motor City Machine Guns (Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin) & Los Macizos (Ciclope & Miedo Extremo) – 3 way match for GCW Tag Team Championship
- Mance Warner def. Tommy Vendetta
- John Wayne Murdoch def. Crazy King
- Cole Radrick def. August Matthews, Caleb Konley, Alec Price & Davey Bang – scramble match
- Blake Christian def. EFFY
- Masha Slamovich(c) def. LuFisto, Allysin Kay, Shazza McKenzie & Maki Itoh in Six Way Match for GCW World Championship
- Rina Yamashita def. Jimmy Lloyd to retain GCW Ultraviolent Championship.