PWO Debuts THIS Saturday in Cleveland

John McChesneyPWO Debuts THIS Saturday in Cleveland, Ohio area: TV Taping for Sports Time Ohio!

Westside Metals and Eastside Metals Corporation proudly presents the debut live event for Pro Wrestling Ohio: Saturday night, October 20! Doors open at 7 p.m., with a scheduled 7:30 p.m. belltime. This event emanates from the lavish Lakewood Masonic Temple, located at 15300 Detroit Ave. in Lakewood, Ohio. This WILL be the very first television taping for Pro Wrestling Ohio on Sports Time Ohio so this is your chance to be featured in millions of homes throughout the state of Ohio, and countless more on a nationwide basis on select systems. Be sure to bring your signs, banners, and enthusiasm and help kick off the PWO era in style. Tickets are only $15 front row, $10 General Admission in advance, $12 GA the day of the show. Tickets WILL be available at the door the day of the event! For more information on October 20 and PWO, please visit www.myspace.com/prowrestlingohio.

Officials have worked around the clock over the past week to finalize a great card for PWO’s debut show featuring a diverse mixture of stars of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds. Just some of the major names and matches scheduled to appear include…

“M-Dogg 20” Matt Cross vs. “Fabulous” John McChesney
Two of the fastest rising stars in independent wrestling today will meet one-on-one for the glory and recognition of being named the victor in Pro Wrestling Ohio’s first ever main event. One athlete, Matt Cross, has been a staple of professional wrestling in the Cleveland area for years, and after his pay-per-view debut with Ring of Honor just weeks ago, arguably the biggest star it has produced in the modern era. M-Dogg is a physical marvel, a former professional gymnast, who brings a level of agility, balance, and quickness seen nowhere else in professional wrestling. He’s been dubbed the “Innovator of Aerial Insanity”, for not only using, but perfecting, countless high-risk death-defying offensive moves. His rival John McChesney has also been on a meteoric rise, throughout the tri-state area and beyond. The Fabulous One has captured championship gold throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York, and has made his mark nationally in memorable appearances on WWE Raw, Smackdown, and TNA Impact. M-Dogg 20 and John McChesney will meet one-on-one on October 20 and the only place to see it is Pro Wrestling Ohio!

Q&A vs. Cut Throat Crew
The excitement and unpredictability doesn’t stop with the main event, as two of the area’s brightest, fastest, and most breathtaking tag teams will be on display against one another. Q&A, consisting of Virus & Unknown, are very familiar to fans who have followed professional wrestling on Sports Time Ohio. These mysterious masked marvels have made their mark in the area before, capturing tag team gold, but have been aggressively trying to make it back to the top of the mountain in recent months. A victory here would set them atop of PWO’s blossoming tag team division. On the other side of the ring, very unorthodox and very unusual, but also very talented… The Cut Throat Crew. Their name really says it all, as these athletes bring a very cutthroat, ruthless, and also very exciting style to the ring. Their intensity and mindset is an attitude not seen since the days of angry bloodthirsty pirates patrolling the high seas. The Cut Throat Crew have used that pirate-esque lifestyle as the basis for their careers, and it’s led to nothing but success. Will this gang of thieves be successful in their PWO debut or will Q&A put an end to their swashbuckling ways?

Johnny Gargano vs. Gregory Iron
On August 5, 2007, Gregory Iron, the most inspirational athlete in Ohio, an athlete who has persevered through personal harship and physical deformity in the form of cerebral palsy to press on, grow stronger, and follow his dream of being a pro wrestler, almost saw his career and life itself come to an abrupt and ugly end. A severe concussion following a brutal in-ring beating left Iron with bleeding in the brain and a future filled with uncertainty. For over two months, Gregory Iron recovered, trained, and balked at the doctors who told him he had no choice but to retire. October 20 is Gregory Iron’s grand return to center stage, to do the one thing he’s dedicated his life to achieve… however, his return match pits him against one of the most selfish, thoughtless, and most talented men on the roster, a very dangerous combination. That man is Johnny Gargano. A 20-year-old prodigy who has already accomplished more than most athletes twice his senior, Gargano will no doubt do anything it takes to make his mark and become noticed in PWO, at the expense of Gregory Iron’s well-being, career, or potentially his life. Will Gargano use Iron to make the ultimate statement or can Gregory Iron prove that that which does not kill you only makes you stronger?

All this plus MUCH MUCH more! At least eight matches guaranteed plus many other surprises! Also scheduled for action on October 20….

Josh Prohibition: The obnoxious and opinionated running buddy of Johnny Gargano, Josh has in recent years become among the most hated men in the state of Ohio. But everything he says, is almost always backed up in the ring. We’ve seen Josh overcome opponents of all styles, including recent wins over men such as Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin.

Jason Bane: The 6’8″ 300+ behemoth is one of the most intimidating physical presences anywhere. The man who recently made Chris Masters back away from him in fear on a recent episode of WWE Smackdown has conquered promotions in Cleveland before, and looks to make PWO his next home base of dominance.

Marion Fontaine: The “Mega Star” may not be much of a physical intimidation, but this young upstart has the skill and determination to go a long way. Rumors say Fontaine has been searching for that one missing piece to the puzzle of his career… and has allegedly found it in the form of a manager he’s set to unveil on October 20.

Matthew Justice: Another of PWO’s young lions, Matthew Justice is ready to get serious and hit the next level of his career. Justice has been scouring the world of both professional wrestling, and other forms of combat sports as well, in search of the right tag team partner. What will Justice uncover? We will find out October 20!

Hobo Joe: He’s not flashy, he’s not good looking, he may not have had all his shots, but you have to be a tough individual to survive on the mean streets of Cleveland every night. Hobo Joe is a fighter by nature, can absorb tremendous amounts of punishment, and he asked PWO officials if they could spare a few quarters so he can buy a cup of coffee. He’ll have to earn those quarters the hard way at the Lakewood Masonic Temple October 20.

All that and much more action, excitement, and tons of surprises you’ll have to be there to experience. You will see THREE weeks of television in one night for one low ticket price on October 20, and its guaranteed to be a night of unpredictable fun. Don’t miss your chance to be on the ground floor of the PWO movement. Don’t miss your chance to say you’ve been there since the start. Experience the evolution of professional wrestling in Cleveland, Ohio. On Saturday night, October 20, experience the evolution of Pro Wrestling Ohio!

PRO WRESTLING OHIO ON SPORTS TIME OHIO

Yes, it’s PWO on STO as professional wrestling WILL make an imminent return to the official home of the Cleveland Indians, Sports Time Ohio! Sports Time Ohio is available to millions of homes in the state of Ohio, and is also available nationwide as part of the DirecTV and Dish Network sports packages.

Pro Wrestling Ohio promises to bring you 60 minutes of the most exciting, action packed, entertaining, and unpredictable professional wrestling action you’ve ever seen. PWO will raise the bar like never before in Ohio, and present a product wrestling fans will appreciate and be proud of.

The debut broadcast of Pro Wrestling Ohio on Sports Time Ohio will be Saturday night November 3 at 12:00 midnight, with replays scheduled to air throughout the week. The broadcast will be hosted by play-by-play commentator Joe Dombrowski, the voice of professional wrestling in Ohio and Pennsylvania, as well as color analyst Jamie Scott, whose candid and controversial remarks make him one of the most infamous personalities behind the mic today.

HOW TO GET SPORTS TIME OHIO IN YOUR AREA

If you are a subscriber to DirecTV or Dish Network and do NOT have Sports Time Ohio on your satellite package, and you would like to be a part of the PWO experience, call your satellite provider NOW and request that Sports Time Ohio be added to your channel line-up! To find out if Sports Time Ohio is already available in your market, please follow the following link: http://www.sportstimeohio.com/affiliates.php

VISIT PWO ONLINE

The official online home of Pro Wrestling Ohio is www.pwowrestling.com. Pro Wrestling Ohio’s official home on MySpace is www.myspace.com/prowrestlingohio. Be sure to stay posted to both sites for breaking news as it develops!

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