NECW Update: 7th Annual IRON 8

Tickets are now on sale for next weekend’s big event, the 7th Annual IRON 8 Championship, taking place Saturday night, May 1 at 7 PM at Teamworks Indoor Sports, 732 Lees River Ave, Somerset, Massachusetts.

8 men compete in the most unique tournament event in all of professional wrestling. 8 men are selected by the NECW Championship Committee from both inside and outside the NECW ranks. They are then paired into 4 one on one match-ups. The four winners of the opening round bouts then go on to face each other the same night in a four way, 45 minute iron man match. The man who scores the most pins or submissions in the 45 minute period is the winner and the 2009 IRON 8 Champion.

The eight men announced for this year’s IRON 8 are: former NECW Television Champion, Handsome Johnny, former NECW Triple Crown Champion and a 4 time NECW Tag Team Champion, D.C. Dillinger, “Sensational” Scott Levesque, “The Natural” Scott Osbourne, former WWE & ECW Original star, Little Guido, NECW standout and former IWA Puerto Rico Light Heavyweight Champion, Ryan Bisbal, former WWE & ECW Original Star, Tony Mamaluke and protégé of WWE Hall of Famer, “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase, Dickie Rodz.

Tickets for this event are $12 general admission (in advance) ($15 at the door), kids under 12 are $9 each. You can get tickets at Teamworks, online at NECWwrestling.com or charge by phone at 1-800-838-3006.

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Tickets are also on sale for Saturday night, May 15, as New England Championship Wrestling returns to the National Guard Armory, 1000 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA for another Television Taping for Comcast On Demand.

All the stars will be in action, including NECW Triple Crown Champion, “The Real Deal” Brandon Locke, “The Enforcer” Max Bauer, NECW Television Champion, “The Heat” Kris Pyro, Ryan Bisbal & Ivy, D.C. Dillinger, “The Natural” Scott Osbourne, NECW Tag Team Champions, The Crown Jewels and more.

Tickets for this event are $12 general admission (in advance) ($15 at the door), kids under 12 are $9 each. You can get tickets at K.C.’s Sports Cards, 33 Temple St, Quincy Center, online at NECWwrestling.com or charge by phone at 1-800-838-3006.

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Watch NECW every week in New England on Comcast On Demand. Click, On Demand, Sports, Sports Networks & Shows, then New England Championship Wrestling. New episodes are available every Monday. You can also watch online at NECWwrestling.com or NECW.tv.

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The Mouthpiece Wrestling Show” with Sheldon Goldberg, Joe Matterazzo and Mike Johnson is back this Saturday night, April 24th at a special 10 PM start time on the Mouthpiece Radio Network. This is the show which aired this past Monday on our flagship station, AM 1510, WWZN Boston. It airs this Saturday night at 10 PM EST on WGAM 1250 & 900 AM in Manchester & Nashua, NH, WARL 1320 AM in Providence, RI and Southeastern MA and WIFI 1490 AM in New Jersey, covering Atlantic City and Philadelphia, PA.

Former WWE Diva and star of the current NBC TV series, Celebrity Apprentice, is our special guest this week. We’ll be talking to Maria about her experiences in WWE from entering the Diva Search to training at Ohio Valley Wrestling to her thoughts on the current state of the women’s division in WWE. We will also hear about her Celebrity Apprentice feud with Cindy Lauper, as well as her new endeavors in the world of pop music and her new CD called Sevens Sins which is available now on iTunes.

Plus, Mike Johnson fills us in on all the news of the week in pro wrestling and more.

So make sure you join us this Saturday night, April 23rd at 10 PM EST on WGAM 1250 & 900 AM in Manchester & Nashua, NH, WARL 1320 AM in Providence, RI and Southeastern MA and WIFI 1490 AM in New Jersey, covering Atlantic City and Philadelphia, PA.

The Mouthpiece Wrestling Radio Show, part of the 3 hour Mouthpiece Fight Block on the Mouthpiece Radio Network. “The Mouthpiece Wrestling Show” is also available on iTunes, Podcast Alley and other podcast sites as a free download.

Our flagship station, AM 1510 WWZN is a 50,000 watt AM station in Boston, streamed live on the Internet at 1510thezone.com.

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This Monday, all the first round pairings will be announced for the 7th Annual IRON 8 Championship! Don’t miss Monday’s episode of New England Championship Wrestling for all the details!

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