CHIKARA sent this in:
Kota Ibushi makes his CHIKARA debut with Team DDT at King of Trios 2009!
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Starting on Friday, March 27th, CHIKARA will host the largest pro-wrestling tournament of the year – King of Trios – at the (ECW) Arena! 48 wrestlers from around the world will converge on South Philadelphia for this annual tradition, and it promises to be the wrestling smorgasbord you simply can’t do without! At last, all 16 trios have been unveiled, complete with the addition of Japanese sensation – the high-flying Kota Ibushi! Back again for King of Trios action will be fellow DDT alum KUDO (who went to the finals back in 2007) and fan-favorite Michael Nakazawa! Together, Team DDT represents the only Japanese contingent in this year’s version of the tournament!
These are the participating teams in this year’s King of Trios:
The Cold Front: Al Snow & Iceberg & Glacier
The F1rst Family: Arik Cannon & North Star Express (Darin Corbin & Ryan Cruz)
The Death Match Kings: Necro Butcher & Toby Klein & Brain Damage
The Future is Now: Equinox & Lince Dorado & Helios
The Roughnecks: Brodie Lee & Eddie Kingston & Grizzly Redwood
Da Soul Touchaz: Willie ‘Da Bomb’ Richardson & Trauma & Marshe Rockett
The Masters of a Thousand Holds: Mike Quackenbush & Johnny Saint & Jorge Rivera
The UnStable: Colin Delaney & STIGMA & Vin Gerard
Team Uppercut: Claudio Castagnoli & Dave Taylor & ???
F.I.S.T.: Gran Akuma & Icarus & Chuck Taylor
Incoherence: Hallowicked & Frightmare & Delirious
Team PWG: El Generico & the Young Bucks (Nick & Matt Jackson)
Team CZW: Pinkie Sanchez & Beef Wellington & Greg Excellent
Team EPIC WAR: Austin Aries & Tony Kozina & Ryan Drago
Team DDT: Kota Ibushi & KUDO & Michael Nakazawa
The Osirian Portal: Amasis & Escorpion Egipcio & Ophidian
…the final member of Team Uppercut will be revealed on Thursday!
The 2nd annual Fan Conclave takes place on Saturday afternoon, March 28th, as part of King of Trios 2009 weekend! Read up on it here: http://www.chikarapro.com/conclave.shtml
Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to see the likes of Johnny Saint, Glacier, Kota Ibushi, Necro Butcher, Al Snow, Austin Aries, Squire Dave Taylor, Jorge “Skayde” Rivera, the Young Bucks and so many more under one roof! Tickets for King of Trios 2009 can be purchased right here: http://www.chikarapro.com/tickets.shtml , but be advised that front row seating has already SOLD OUT!
NYC fans, take advantage of this awesome, fan-organized bus trip to see King of Trios 2009! Full details await you here: http://chikarafans.com/?page_id=2240
King of Trios 2009
3.27.2009 – 3.29.2009 – Friday Evening through Sunday Afternoon
Live @ The New Alhambra!
7 W. Ritner St.
in scenic South Philly, PA!
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The Stro sent this in:
NWA-MSW events this weekend, Stro, and more
Former WCW and current NWA star Stro “The Maestro of Wrestling” will be having an autograph signing March 5th at the D&L General Store Store
located off of Hwy 24 East at Sam’s Ranch in Hubert, North Carolina
From: 1-4 pm est.
For more information or directions to the store, call (910)-353-4300
NWA-MSW events this weekend
March 6th @ Mt. Hope Community Center in Mt. Hope, WV
Belltime: 7;30 pm est.
NWA_MSW heavyweight title
Jason “The Gift” Kincaid (champion)
Stro “The Maestro of Wrestling”
Plus: “Gypsy Joe” Gene Madrid, Diablo Jr, Bandit, Ricky Shane, and more
NWA-MSW TV taping
March 7th @ Summers Co. Memorial Building in Hinton, WV
Belltime: 7:30 pm est.
NWA-MSW heavyweight champion
Jason “The Gift” Kincaid
Stro “The Maestro of Wrestling”
“Gypsy Joe” Gene Madrid
JC Dykes Jr.
Watch NWA-MSW on FOX WVNS DT every Sunday at 11 am est.
Stro’s official website
Tony Givens sent this in:
Championship Wrestling Alliance returns to the legendary Legion Street Rec Center in Johnson City, TN this Friday Night (March 6) @ 8:00 PM.
In the Main Event, Tony Givens & Robbie Cassidy will team in the Tri-Cities for the 1st time in almost 2 years when they take on the Varsity Shooter Soceity of Alyx Winters & Chase Owens.
Here is the line-up:
1st Time Ever Tag Match
Tony Givens & Robbie Cassidy
The Varsity Shooter Society
(Alyx Winters & Chase Owens)
w/ Ashlee Hope
CWA Television Title Match
Champion, Nick Hammonds
w/ John Hawkins
“Sensational” Wayne Adkins
“Tennessee Redneck” Chris Richards
w/ John Hawkins
Former Partners Collide
“Handsome” Beau James
w/ Misty James
Plus – Steve Fury, Cody Ices & More!
*Card Subject to Change*
Children under 12: FREE
Doors open at 6:00 PM
Legion Street Recreation Center
111 Legion Street
Johnson City, TN 37601
Watch Championship Wrestling on TV every Friday Night at 2:00 AM on Tri-Cities CW 4.
For more information on Championship Wrestling, visit us at www.championshipwrestlingtv.com.