AS I SEE IT
Pro Wrestling: Between the Sheets
Combat Zone Wrestling begins the road to the 14th annual Cage of Death with a show this coming
Saturday, October 13 at The Flyers Skate Zone, 601 Laurel Oak Road, Voorhees, NJ with a 7:30 pm bell time! Tickets can be purchased at the door, or online at the CZW Store.
The announced lineup for October 13:
Further added to the storyline out of the last CZW show in Townsend, DE was the firing of Matt Tremont by DJ Hyde; just after defeating Hyde. Expect some fun to take place as the result of that happening.
Cage of Death 14 takes place on Saturday, December 8. Plans are underway for the annual Toys for Tots collection (in conjunction with the Marine Corps Reserve) to take place for the eighth year in a row. More news upcoming after the October 13 show.
Even with temperatures in the 60s in the second week of October here in the Philadelphia area, and green leaves still on the trees here in southern New Jersey, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year will soon be here. As soon as the Halloween sales are done, prepare for your friendly not-so-local retail mega-store will soon be killing lots of trees to print advertisements to sell you and I all sorts of goodies. Ads will be running on TV non-stop. Various home shopping channels arealready running Christmas sales. People will maul each other to get this year’s “must have” toy or game system or IPhone version for their kids or themselves.
But more in keeping with the actual spirit of the season, the wrestling community will reach out to those in need. Independent promotions hold a wide variety of events to benefit various food pantries, shelters, Toys for Tots drives. Over the years, promotions ranging from the family-friendly United Wrestling Coalition to the hardcore themed Combat Zone Wrestling to indies of various sizes and types trough the United States and Canada. Even if you don’t have one in your own area this Holiday season, please take time to contribute to or volunteer with such organizations.
The first of these sent in to me is the November 3 show of Hoosier Pro Wrestling, which is their 14th Anniversary show and annual Fireman’s Cheer Fund The show features Tommy “Wildfire” Rich, Dangerous Doug Gilbert, former WWE Star U-Gene and Flash Flanagan. Fans are asked to bring a new toy for the Cheer Fund Toy Drive for kids in need at Christmas.
As a reminder promotions (or their fans) can send information on scheduled Holiday charitable-themed (fund-raisers for clothes, food pantries or Toys for Toys, etc.) wrestling or MMA events to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Until next time….
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