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PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING RETURNS TO THE PAVILION!
Next Generation Wrestling Launches February 22nd
Press Conference Scheduled at Spolumbo's February 7th at 1:30pm
Calgary, AB – AAA Canada presents: Next Generation Wrestling Friday February 22nd at the Victoria Pavilion on the Stampede Grounds – 1410 Olympic Way SE. Tickets on sale Friday February 8th at Ticketmaster.
On January 18th, 2013 wrestling returned to the Victoria Pavilion for the first time in over a decade. An incredible group of talent both in and out of the ring thrilled nearly 1700 fans. Recent news stories revealing issues with financial backers of the company left fans wondering what the future of wrestling in Calgary would be.
“Calgary proved that they want to support wrestling on this scale again in Calgary, and it is unfortunate that the actions of a few tarnished what so many poured their blood, sweat and tears into,” said Spencer Tapley, Vice President of Talent & Media Relations.“Moving forward we are proud to announce the formation of a consortium of positive people with a wealth of business acumen that will solidify a new beginning for not only the great fans, but all of those dedicated to bringing back a fantastic show of athleticism, action, excitement and formulating lasting memories.”
With the support the talent and fans of Calgary, “AAA CANADA” PRESENTS: NEXT GENERATION WRESTLING which will take place at the Legendary Victoria Pavilion at the Calgary Stampede Grounds on Friday, February 22, 2013. Doors open at 6:30 with a special pre-show, with the main show kicking off at 7:30pm. Tickets go on sale on Friday February 8th at 10:00am at all ticketmaster locations, the Scotiabank Saddledome box office, and online at www.ticketmaster.ca.
“All talent is confirmed and has been paid in advance, showing good faith by our new financial partners to support Next Generation Wrestling and its fans” Tapley assures. “There will be no issues, and we are excited that many of the talents that wowed Calgary before will be returning to the ring for this spectacular night of action.”
Confirmed for the show are:
Former ECW World Heavyweight Champion, WWE Tag Team Champion and WWE Intercontinental Champion - The Friday Night Delight, The Prince of Parkour and The Shaman of Sexy John Morrison
Former WWE and WCW World Champion and one of the originators of the NWO Kevin Nash.
Former WWE Tag Team Champion, Current Japanese IWGP Tag Team Champion and third generation superstar Davey Boy Smith Jr.
Co-Owner of AAA Lucha Libre Wrestling in Mexico Konnan.
Third Generation Hart Family Member and worldwide superstar Teddy Hart
Former AAA Cruiserweight & AAA Tag Team Champion the incredible gravity defying Jack Evans
The iconic hardcore superstar featured in the film “The Wrestler” - The Necro Butcher
And many more world-class talents!
The first NGW World Champion will be crowned in a tournament featuring three “Fatal 4-Way” matches, with 2 combatants from each bout advancing to the “Suicide 6-Way” Main Event to crown the first champion.
The full roster will be announced Monday February 11th, 2013 on www.nextgenerationwrestling.tv – your home for all things Next Generation Wrestling! Those not able to attend in Calgary can catch all of the action of AAA Canada’s Presentation of: “Next Generation Wrestling” on IPPV (internet pay-per-view) that will air on tape delay Saturday, February 23rd at 7:00 pm Mountain Time through purchase at: www.nextgenerationwrestling.tv for only $12.99!!
“Fans are in for an amazing and memorable night of wrestling at it's finest,” promises Tapley. “It will be a ring-a-ding-dong dandy. Don't ya dare miss it!”
AAA Canada presents: Next Generation Wrestling Friday February 22nd at the Victoria Pavilion on the Stampede Grounds – 1410 Olympic Way SE. Tickets are $20, $30 and $40 plus fees and go on sale at Ticketmaster on Friday February 8th at 10:00am.
A Press Conference with more information will be held at Spolumbo's Fine Foods & Deli on Thursday February 7th at 1:30pm. 1308 9 Ave SE. Please RSVP to [email protected]