MLW has issued the following press release:
FAN APPRECIATION THEME HIGHLIGHTS MLW’S APRIL 4TH & 5TH, 2019 RETURN TO NEW YORK CITY
NEW YORK – Planning on a big week of wrestling in NYC in April? MLW will present two stacked cards featuring big matches plus two national TV tapings on April 4 & 5th at the Melrose Ballroom in Queens. Tickets are available now at http://www.MLWTickets.com.
For the first time ever MLW is offering a fan appreciation combo ticket for $30 which gets you in for both nights. That breaks down to just $15 each night. You won’t find a better deal for such a huge two nights of fights.
See two MLW Fusion tapings along with the Battle Riot II in Queens! The Melrose Ballroom is just a subway stop away from Manhattan.
Get your tickets now at http://www.MLWTickets.com and see MLW on April 4 & 5 and not break the bank!
•Thursday April 4th: MLW Fusion TV (7pm bell time)
•Friday April 5th: MLW Battle Riot II (7pm bell time)
Both cards have a start time of 7:00 p.m. and should conclude by 10:30 p.m.
While the Friday night card will now feature the 40-wrestler Battle Riot® as its main event, speculation continues to grow over what or who will headline the April 4th card.
“All I can say is… this is going to be a BIG one. How big? I’ve been working on this one for months. You won’t see this main event anywhere else anytime soon,” said Bauer.
Minutes from the center of Manhattan, the Melrose Ballroom is easily accessible by subway, car or bus.
ABOUT THE BATTLE RIOT®
A mash-up of a battle royal, royal rumble and anything goes street fight, this super-sized main event will feature 40 wrestlers with new participants entering the ring every 60 seconds.
There will be surprises! There will be legends! There will be WTF entries… and there will be no disqualifications!
Elimination is by pinfall, submission or by throwing an individual over the top rope.
Anything is possible in a Battle Riot!
What does the winner get?
The winner gets a World Heavyweight Title Shot anywhere, anytime! It could be that night; it could be in 6 months. The challenger has the key to unlock an instant title shot against whoever the champion is!
Matches will be announced in the coming months at MLW.com.
There will be several meet and greet opportunities featuring Major League Wrestling wrestlers and personalities. Additionally, there are limited VIP tickets available which includes early entry (5:30pm) featuring a special pre-show meet and greet with extended meet and greet privileges.
Tickets start at $20 at MLWTickets.com starting Wednesday October 10th at 10 a.m
General Public Doors Open: 6 p.m. with a bell time of: 7 p.m. League officials anticipate the card will end at approximately 10:45pm.
Please note: General Admission SRO Tickets are: $20 for advance sales, $25 Day of Event at the door.
MORE ABOUT THE VENUE:
Located in the heart of Long Island City just minutes away from Manhattan, the Melrose Ballroom is one of New York City’s premiere exclusive venues for live performance, music, and entertainment shows.
The venue is located at: 36-08 33rd Street Long Island City, NY 11106.
Women of Wrestling to Make AXS TV Debut
The following press release has been issued:
JEANIE BUSS’ WOW-WOMEN OF WRESTLING MAKES ITS DEBUT ON AXS TV, THE SERIES’ EXCLUSIVE BROADCASTING HOME, ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 18
Los Angeles, CA – October 10, 2018 – Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss and Mark Cuban’s AXS TV announced today the premiere date for Buss’ emerging hit series WOW-WOMEN OF WRESTLING, making its network debut on Friday, January 18, 2019. AXS TV is the exclusive broadcast home for the Buss-owned WOW-Women of Wrestling, which joins the network’s highly successful Friday Night lineup that also includes the fan-favorite NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING promotion and live MMA action from Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA).
WOW Superhero events present all-female professional wrestling bouts with the theatrical flair of a blockbuster concert mixed with the hard-hitting action fans have come to expect from the popular promotion. WOW has amassed a large and dedicated fan base throughout the years, on the strength of the unique personalities of the captivating warriors who put their skills on full display as they go toe-to-toe inside the squared circle. The eight-episode series will feature 35 wrestlers, including third generation wrestling superstar Tessa Blanchard, returning superheroes The Beast, Stephy Slays, Jungle Grrrl, Beverly Hills Babe and talented newcomers to WOW such as Faith the Lioness and Princess Aussie.
David McLane, the beloved commentator and impresario behind the iconic ’80s TV series GLOW “Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling,” has produced an action-packed series of intriguing matches. All eyes are on WOW World Champion Santana Garrett as she defends the coveted WOW World Championship belt from a bevy of determined challengers. Will this be the season a new champion is crowned?
McLane will provide insightful ringside commentary, joined by play-by-play announcer Stephen Dickey. Wrestling royalty Shaul Guerrero will serve as the ring announcer for each event while Brigiite Valadez will be delivering the inside scoop as backstage reporter.
“We are excited to add the series and welcome the incredible athletes and characters of WOW to our hit Friday night lineup”, said AXS TV Fights CEO Andrew Simon. “This is the perfect time to add WOW and deliver on Jeanie Buss’ vision of strong women wrestlers in the spotlight on national television.”
“AXS TV broke ground with its airing of New Japan Pro Wrestling,” said McLane. “They are doing it again with the broadcasting of WOW. AXS TV is providing fight fans an amazing hour of action … and WOW is proud to be a part of their epic lineup!”
WOW-WOMEN OF WRESTLING is the leading women’s professional wrestling organization and is owned by Jeanie Buss in partnership with MGM Television and David McLane.