Jerry Lawler to team with reality star on Friday

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WWE Legend Teams with Reality Star for Tag Team Titles

(Fort Smith, AR) – WWE Legend Jerry “The King” Lawler joins forces with VH1 Reality Star Matt Riviera in a match of epic proportions; as they challenge “The Dark Circle” for the TCW Tag Team Titles.

This bout will take place at the “Throw Down in Downtown 5” April 9, 2011 at the Fort Smith Events Center. The first bout begins at 7:00 PM.

In February Riviera and Lawler squared off against each other in Texas in a historic match in the career of Riviera. Now they’ve reconciled their differences and unite to take on a bigger goal, becoming TCW Tag Team Champions!

“We’re bringing generations of experience against The Dark Circle. They won’t know what hit them “says Riviera.

Riviera, is best known for his appearance on VH1’s “Megan Wants a Millionaire” and various movie roles. Riviera will star in an MMA movie, The Foreigner, to be filmed in Thailand.

Riviera’s Championship career started before his 25th birthday. Riviera was a Heavyweight and Tag Team Champion, mainly because Riviera’s fearless demeanor that makes him such a fierce competitor.

Lawler is coming to Arkansas fresh off of Wrestle Mania 27. He’s a WWE Hall of Fame inductee and he’s a familiar face in and out of the ring as both a commentator and wrestler.

Lawler has held a Professional Wrestling Championship more than 163 times in his 40 year career.

In addition to this historic matchup, you’ll see Jeff Jett defend his International Title against Mr. Saturday Night Michael Barry with Rich Rude and for the first time ever a ladies match featuring Former WCW Star Malia Hosaka taking on Former WWE Women’s Champion Jazz.

You won’t want to miss out on this action!

What: Traditional Championship Wrestling’s Throw Down in Downtown 5
Where: Fort Smith Events Center – 12 North 11th Street, Fort Smith, AR
When: April 9, 2011
Time: Doors open at 6:00 PM, Bell time 7:00 PM

Tickets are on sale at the Fort Smith Radio Group or call Dennis at (479) 461-0126

Tickets can be purchased at

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