National Wrestling Superstars Presents 2009 J-Cup Tag-Team Tournament In Woodbridge, NJ Friday February 19, To Be Renamed “The Captain Lou Albano Memorial J-Cup Tag-Team Tournament, With The Nigerian Nighmares, The Cold-Hearted Playas, Team Commando & More, Plus Former WWE Star The Giant Silva
Pro wrestling returns to the cozy and intimate Woodbridge, NJ Elks Lodge (665 Rahway Avenue, minutes from the Parkway and Turnpike and Routes 1 & 9), where there’s not a bad seat in the house, on Friday night February 19th at 7:45pm.
This night of bone-jarring high-flying entertainment will be capped off by Woodbridge’s first ever “Gullivers Travels” Match, where the 7-foot-plus WWE alumnus The Giant Silva will battle four men at once, plus their manager “Mr. Entertainment” J.D. Smoothie, as those seemingly Lilliputian-sized wrestlers will try to pin Silva’s titanic body inside a giant fishnet. We do not know who the opponents are at press time, but we wish them luck.
The other major highlight of the bill will be the annual J-Cup Tag-Team Tournament (“J” for Jersey), which traditionally brings the top eight tag-teams in the Northeast together for a one-night single elimination tournament.
This year’s tournament has an even more special meaning, as it is being renamed The Captain Lou Albano Memorial J-Cup Tag-Team Tournament, in honor of late great WWE Hall of Famer Captain Lou Albano, who intially skyrocketed to wrestling fame as a tag-team wrestler himself, but was best known for managing nearly two dozen World Tag-Team Championship teams. He was a long-time friend to NWS, and made many appearances over his later years, and will be sorely missed.
Topping the list of tag-teams appearing at this year’s tournament will be the team that many have already labeled the odds-on favorite, still undefeated in NWS, The Nigerian Nightmares. But the remainder of the roster are no pushovers by any means, including The BS Express, who were trained by TNA star Jay Lethal, central Jersey rising stars The Jock Mafia (Mike Dennis & Chris D’Andrea), Team Commando (former WWE developmental protege “Too Cocky” Kevin Matthews & NWS Junior Heavyweight Champion “The Love Machine” Nicky Oceans), plus a tag-team no one would have expected, as former bitter rivals Vicious Vinny and “The Cold-Hearted Playa” Danny Demanto have now allied themselves as The Cold-Hearted Playas.
Ticket prices are only $18 for adults and $16 for kids and seniors, and are available by calling the NWS box office at (732) 888-1704. All major charge cards are accepted, and group rates are available for groups of ten or more.