WWNLive Alerts – March 4, 2013: WrestleCon Update!
We are only five weeks away from WrestleCon!!! This will be the biggest professional wrestling convention ever with over 10 live events, a DGUSA Seminar/Tryout for wrestlers,
lots of autographs sessions and an amazing roster of today’s new stars, upcomers, legends and the biggest names in wrestling history including Hulk Hogan, Bret Hart and The Ultimate Warrior. We are going to use this edition of the WWNLive Alerts to fill you in on just some of the things happening at WrestleCon. Let’s get to it….
WrestleCon will take place at The Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, NJ. It is a first class facility, just three miles from the location of Wrestlemania, five miles from Manhattan and minutes from the Newark Airport. It is easily accessible from the New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Expressway and New York/New Jersey transit.
Go to www.WrestleCon.com for tickets and info on everything related to WrestleCon.
Live Wrestling Cards
EVOLVE – Friday, April 5th – 4pm
- The Young Bucks vs. The Super Smash Brothers -One day tournament to crown the first ever EVOLVE Champion with:
- Bracket A:
- First Round Match – Four Way Freestyle: #5 Rich Swann (3-2) vs. #6 Samuray Del Sol (2-3) vs. #7 Sami Callihan (3-7) vs. #8 Jigsaw (1-3)
- Semi-Final: #1 Chuck Taylor vs. Winner Of First Round Match
- Bracket B:
- First Round Match: #3 AR Fox (7-6) vs. #4 Jon Davis (5-4)
- Semi-Final: #2 Ricochet vs. Winner Of First Round Match
- Tournament Finals To Crown The First EVOLVE Champion: Bracket A Winner vs. Bracket B Winner
Plus more to be signed with: Open The Freedom Gate Champion Johnny Gargano, Brian Kendrick, Uhaa Nation, Arik Cannon, Orange Cassidy, Drew Gulak, The Scene & others!
Combat Zone Wrestling – Friday, April 5th – 8pm
- Masada vs. Jun Kasai
- Greg Excellent vs. Colt Cabana
- Aerial Assault: Shane Strickland vs. AR Fox vs. Rich Swann vs. Chiva Kid vs. MK Mkinnan plus others to be announced!
- Tommy End & Michael Donte vs. Jake & Dave Crist
Plus more matches will be announced!!!
Kaiju Big Battel – Friday, April 5th – 11:55pm
It’s a modern conflict of epic proportions! Evil villains, menacing alien beasts, and giant, city-crushing monsters threaten to destroy the planet Earth. Who will save the helpless humans from total ruin? The Heroes, of course (and the Heroines
too!) A few privileged humans also get in on the action, as they try to contain danger within the three-roped arena of Kaiju Big Battel. Monsters are real, and danger can happen!
SHIMMER – Saturday, April 6th – 12pm
- SHIMMER Championship Steel Cage Match: (Champion) Saraya Knight vs. Cheerleader Melissa
- Ayako Hamada vs. “The Wrestling Goddess” Athena -Madison Eagles vs. “Everybody’s Favorite Girlfriend” Jessie McKay -Amazing Kong vs. Mia Yim -Plus more to be signed with: SHIMMER Tag Team Champions “The Canadian Ninjas” Portia Perez & Nicole Matthews, Serena Deeb, “The World Famous” Kana, “Latina Sensation”
- Mercedes Martinez, Christina Von Eerie, Evie, “Made In Sin” Taylor Made & Allysin Kay, Rhia O’Reilly & others!
CHIKARA – Saturday – April 6th – 4pm
CHIKARA will announce talent and matches starting next week.
Dragon Gate USA – Saturday, April 6th – 8pm
Open The Freedom Gate Title Match: Johnny Gargano defends vs. Shingo -Open The United Gate Title Match: CIMA & AR Fox defend vs. The Young Bucks –Akira Tozawa vs. Ricochet -Sami Callihan vs. Uhaa Nation -Brian Kendrick vs. Rich Swann -Jon Davis vs. Samuray Del Sol -Six Way Freestyle: Chuck Taylor vs. Arik Cannon vs. Jigsaw vs. Tony Nese vs. Fire Ant vs. Shane Strickland
Plus more to be signed with: The Super Smash Brothers, EITA, The Scene & others!
$5 Wrestling- Saturday, April 6th – 11:55pm
5 Dollar Wrestling comes to New Jersey for another special edition taping of “5 Dollar Wrestling LIVE!” These fan interactive events feature the hosts of 5 Dollar Wresting, Colt Cabana & Marty DeRosa, calling the action LIVE in front of YOU and the throngs of other 5 Dollar Fanatics! Plus back by popular demand, the star of
5 Dollar Wrestling…. FREIGHT TRAIN will be live and in person! You never know just what Freight Train might say when he’s handed the microphone!
Dragon Gate USA – Sunday, April 7th – 1pm
- The Six Man Tradition Continues: CIMA’s Team vs. Johnny Gargano’s Team
- Shingo vs. Akira Tozawa
- Ladders Are Legal High-Flyers FRAY!: Matt Jackson, Nick Jackson, Samuray Del Sol, Facade with more to be added!!!
- Brian Kendrick vs. Chuck Taylor
- The Super Smash Brothers vs. Sami Callihan & Arik Cannon
Plus more to be signed with: Ricochet, AR Fox, Jon Davis, Rich Swann, Uhaa Nation, Christina Von Eerie, EITA, The Scene, Tony Nese & others!
Rich Swann Gets The Advantage On EITA At DGUSA REVOLT! (iPPV now at www.WWNLive.com On Demand). Swann And EITA Can Solidify Their Status As Today’s New Stars At WrestleCon.
WrestleCon features an overwhelming number of legendary guests. Come to WrestleCon and meet these great names:
- Hulk Hogan
- Kurt Angle
- Bret Hart
- Ultimate Warrior
- Jushin Liger
- Rob Van Dam
- Kevin Nash
- Lex Luger
- Jimmy Snuka
- George Steele
- Kelly Kelly
- Amy Dumas
- Bobby Heenan
- Beth Phoenix
- Diamond Dallas Page
- Jake Roberts
- Ken Patera
- Paul Orndorff
- One Man Gang
- Tommy Dreamer
- The Iron Sheik
- Bob Orton Jr.
- Mr. Fuji
- Outback Jack
- Kevin Sullivan
- Greg Valentine
- Brutus Beefcake
- Mean Street Posse
- The Shockmaster
Plus many, many others from WWE, WCW, ECW, TNA, ROH and from different eras including the 80s and 90s.
There will be a wide variety of merchandise on sale and other interesting things going on at WrestleCon. Check out some of these things:
2CW has been gaining a reputation for strong shows in the Western New York area.
They’ll have a table with DVDs, merchandise and special guest Colin Delaney.
PRIME Wrestling/Sorgatron Media will have a table with their “The Montreal Theory”
documentary exploring the possibility that “The Montreal Screwjob” was a work plus DVDs from IWC and Prime Wrestling.
The Shining Wizards podcast will be in the house on April 6th with guest Mike Mondo, Nigel McGuiness and more!
Gary Michael Cappetta will be be signing his book “Bodyslams!” and recording custom ring tones in his legendary ring announcers voice. Plus, GMC will have a wide range of memorabilia.
Filsinger Games will exclusively release a WrestleCon Collector’s Pack at the convention!
There will be four new game cards featuring a new RING OF HONOR card for Nigel McGuinness as well as new cards for CHIKARA, LEGENDS, and CHAMPIONS OF THE GALAXY! You can get a WrestleCon collector’s card for FREE when you purchase any Filsinger Games introductory game!
1wrestling.com will be at WrestleCon represented by the legendary Bill Apter.
The Steel Cage Podcast will be recording a show at WrestleCon on Saturday.
Chairshot Wrestling Collectibles will have a wide range of wrestling figures and plaques.
Rob Schamberger is an artist who is painting every one of wrestling’s world champions!
His work has been featured on WWE.com and he will be debuting his portraits of Rob Van Dam, Kevin Nash, Lex Luger, Johnny Valiant, Tommy Dreamer, and the Iron Sheik at WrestleCon! He will also exhibit portraits of Hulk Hogan, Bret Hart, Kurt Angle, Diamond Dallas Page, Colt Cabana and Mantaur!
This is just the tip of the iceberg of what will be available at WrestleCon. Highspots will be there with a full selection of merchandise. Dragon Gate USA and EVOLVE will have massive tables including new DVDs. There will also be lots more!!!
Thank you for taking a look at this WWNLive Alerts. This is only a taste of everything that is happening at WrestleCon. Please visit www.WrestleCon.com for more info and the latest news. We hope you have a great weekend. We’ll be back next week with news, exclusive deals and who knows what else!!!