Former WWE stars headline IPW during HOF weekend

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Star-studded line-up set for IPW show
WATERLOO, Iowa—The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum will join forces with Impact Pro Wrestling on Fri., July 10 for the annual George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame show.

Headlining this year’s show are former WWE superstars Bob Holly, Brian Blair, and Eugene, along with Wes Brisco and Colt Cabana.

Gerald Brisco, James J. Dillon, Larry “The Axe” Hennig, Baron Von Raschke, “The Great Wojo” Greg Wojociechowki, “Jumpin” Jim Brunzell, Rob Schamberger, and Wade Keller are also scheduled to appear.

This is the sixth consecutive year that the Dan Gable Museum and IPW have partnered for this historic event.

“I’m proud of our partnership with Impact Pro Wrestling,” said Gerald Brisco, president of the Hall of Fame selection committee. “Owner Troy Peterson has one of the best independent promotions in the country. I’m looking forward to another big crowd in Waterloo.”

The IPW show is being held at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center located at 200 W. Fourth St. in Waterloo, Iowa. It is part of a weekend of activities, including a pro wrestling trivia contest, an autograph signing and an induction banquet.

Ringside seats to the IPW show (rows 2 through 4) are still available. Contact the Dan Gable Museum at (319) 233-0745 to order tickets. Ringside seats are $20 each. General admission tickets can be purchased for $15 at the door.

2015 George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Hall of Fame schedule

Thursday, July 9

5:30 p.m. – Reception at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum for inductees and all-access pass holders. Includes food, beverage, unveiling of original Rob Schamberger artwork, and unveiling of Jim Ross audio tour. (All-access pass holders and hall of fame inductees only).

Friday, July 10

9 a.m. – National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum opens to all-access pass holders.

11:30 a.m. – Impact Pro Wrestling evaluation with Gerald Brisco at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center. (Free to all-access pass holders). Tickets available for $10 at the door.

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – George Tragos and Lou Thesz scrapbooks available for viewing in the Dean Rockwell Library located inside the National Wrestling Hall Dan Gable Museum. First time ever on public display. (All-access pass holders only).

4 p.m. – Kurt Angle ring presentation and reception in the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. (All-access pass holders and banquet ticket holders only).

6 p.m. – Doors open to the Impact Pro Wrestling show at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center.

7 p.m. – Impact Pro Wrestling show starts at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center.

Saturday, July 10

9 a.m. to noon – Doors open at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum for all-access pass holders.

11:00 a.m. – Professional Wrestling team trivia contest hosted with special guest host for all-access pass holders. Team champion receives prize. (All-access pass holders only).

Noon – Doors open at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum to general public.

12:30 p.m. – Salute to the legacy of the Brisco brothers (includes panel discussion with professional wrestling legends) at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum.

1:30 p.m. – Autograph signing with professional wrestling legends at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. (All-access pass holders allowed to enter first).

5 p.m. – Hall of Fame reception at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center.

6 p.m. – Induction banquet at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center.

7 p.m. – Induction ceremony at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center with Jim Ross as master of ceremonies.

Sunday, July 20
9 a.m. – Special breakfast at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. (Lifetime members and Hall of Famers only).