MLW issued the following on Monday, announcing the current list of names, including several legends, for their first-ever Battle Riot Match at their July 19th MLW Fusion TV tapings in New York City. The Battle Riot match is a variant on the Royal Rumble, featuring 40 participants and eliminations can occur via pin, submission or over the top rope.
JOEY RYAN, SAMI CALLIHAN AND JASON CADE ENTER THE JULY 19TH MLW BATTLE RIOT MAIN EVENT IN NEW YORK CITY
NEW YORK – Three more Battle Riot participants were announced on the latest episode of MLW: FUSION. On July 19th in New York City “Worldwide Desperado” Sami Callihan, Joey Ryan and Jason Cade will look to outlast all others in the first-ever Battle Riot at the Melrose Ballroom in Queens, NY.
The Battle Riot® is the main event of the MLW July 19th card and FUSION TV taping in New York City at the Melrose Ballroom in Queens, NY.
Tickets are available now at: https://mlwnyc.eventbrite.com.
Sami Callihan, who has violently marched through the competition this spring looks to win the Battle Riot and capture the right to a World Title shot anytime, anywhere. However, the Bronx born Jason Cade hopes his hometown fans help create an electric atmosphere as the high-flyer eyes an explosive performance July 19th.
Last but not least, Joey Ryan enters the Battle Riot looking to penetrate and dominate Major League Wrestling. Will he? Find out LIVE July 19th! [Buy tickets]
More will be announced on Friday night’s nationally televised MLW series, MLW: FUSIONon beIN Sports at 8pm ET.
Signed thus far for MLW’s July 19th card include:
40-Man Battle Riot
Participants announced thus far include: John Morrison, “Taskmaster” Kevin Sullivan, ACH, Davey Boy Smith Jr., Teddy Hart, Rich Swann, Pentagon Jr., Jimmy Yuta, Jake Hager, Swoggle, Lance Anoa’i, “PCO” Pierre Carl Ouellet, Konnan, Joey Ryan, Sami Callihan, Jason Cade and more to be announced soon!
Hart Foundation (Teddy Hart and Davey Boy Smith Jr. with Brian Pillman II) vs. Rich Swann & ACH
More matches and Battle Riot participants will be announced in the coming weeks on MLW: FUSION and MLW.com.
A mash-up of a battle royal, royal rumble and anything goes street fight, the Battle Riot is a super-sized main event which 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 July 19th 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!
Plus, it’s a TV taping for MLW FUSION on beIN Sports!
Tickets start at $20 at MLWTickets.com!
Be there for the first national televised pro-wrestling live event emanating from Queens, NYC in almost 18 years!
The event will be a Major League Wrestling: FUSION television taping for beIN SPORTS.
Tickets start at just $20. There are limited VIP tickets available which includes early entry (5:30pm Eastern) featuring a Pre-Show Meet and Greet with select MLW Talent plus complimentary poster.
Please note: General Admission SRO Tickets are: $20 for advance sales, $25 Day of Event at the door.
General Public Doors Open: 6pm Eastern
Showtime: 7pm Eastern.
You can purchase tickets today at MLWTickets.com.