WWE Hall Of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, TNA Tag Team Champions The Wolves, Angelina Love, Velvet Sky, Madison Rayne, Matt Cross, Shane Strickland, MCW Champion The Bruiser and 2014 Shamrock Cup Champion Drolix prepare for “Maryland’s Greatest Professional Wrestling Tradition” in less than one week.
Baltimore, MD July 12, 2015- Maryland Championship Wrestling (MCW) presents its premier event of the year on July 18, 2015; The Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup. This Saturday night will mark the 15th year that MCW has presented this event. Past winners include Christian York (3X), Sami Callihan, “Reckless Youth” Tom Carter. Joey Mercury, Adam Cole, Josh Daniels, Ruckus & Luke Hawx and the reigning & defending 2014 Shamrock Cup Winner Drolix.
Brian Stephen Howser known professionally as Shane Shamrock died tragically in 1998 and at the time was the reigning MCW Light Heavyweight Champion. Shamrock was also one of the core members of the MCW Roster and a close friend to everyone in the company. The decision was made to retire the Light Heavyweight Title and name Shane Shamrock “The Lifetime MCW Light Heavyweight Champion”. The following year The Inaugural Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup was held to honor his memory.
The way that the tournament is structured is that five qualifying matches will take place early in the evening. The winners of those five matches will then meet last years winner Drolix in a 6 way elimination match to crown the Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup Champion. In the tournament’s 15 year history no champion has ever repeated the following year. However Christian York has won the tournament on 3 different occasions in 1998, 2003 and again in 2010.
During this years Shamrock Cup WWE Hall Of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper will host a very special Pipers Pit. Current TNA Tag Team Champions Eddie Edwards & Davey Richards “The Wolves” will be competing in this year’s tournament and The Beautiful People Velvet Sky, Angelina Love and Madison Rayne will compete in a six woman tag team match. The Full line up is as follows:
Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup 15 The MCW Arena 1000 Joppa Farm Road Joppa, MD 21085 Saturday July 18, 2015 7:30 PM Bell Time Doors Open at 5:30PM
A Special Piper’s Pit with WWE Hall Of Famer Rowdy Roddy Piper
Qualifying Match #1:
Kai Katana vs Lio Rush
Qualifying Match #2:
Brandon Scott vs. Chuck Lennox
Qualifying Match #3:
Matt Cross vs. Bo Nekoda
Qualifying Match #4:
Tag Team Qualifier – The person that Gets The Pin or Submission enters Davey Richards & Eddie Edwards “The Wolves” vs The Punk Rock All Stars
Qualifying Match #5
Shane Strickland vs. Eddie Smooth
Ladies 6 Woman Tag Team Match
“The Beautiful People” Velvet Sky, Angelina Love & Madison Rayne vs Amber Rodriguez, Kimber Lee & Veda Scott
MCW Tag Team Championship – 4 Corners Match
The Hell Cats w/ Tara (Champions) vs Napalm & Solo “Black Wall Street vs Fed Up vs The Ecktourage w/ Kevin Eck
MCW Heavyweight Championship
Bruiser vs King McBride
Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup 15 Finals
The winners of the 5 Qualifying matches face off against Drolix in a 6 way Elimination match
Doing a special meet and greet before the event from 5:30–7:30 will be “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, The Wolves, The Beautiful People and all of the stars of MCW. You can Purchase tickets online at MCW’s official website www. MarylandWrestling.com or you can call the 24 Hour MCW Information line at 410-541-6291. Also make sure to stay up to follow MCW on all of our social platforms. On Facebook search Maryland Championship Wrestling, follow us on Twitter @MCWWrestling and also follow on Instagram @MarylandWrestling