First-Ever St. Louis Champion to be crowned at Casa Loma, April 9

NWL STL 4/9/17

From the beginning, the National Wrasslin’ League set out to change professional wrestling in Saint Louis.  This Sunday at the Casa Loma Ballroom, the promotion crowns the first-ever St. Louis Champion.

By “first-ever,” they really mean that.  There has never been a champion to carry the title of our city before.

A bit of trivia: Larry Matysik once mentioned to Sam Muchnick that the St. Louis Wrestling Club missed an opportunity to name the classic Missouri crown as the “Saint Louis Championship.”  Now, such a title comes to fruition with the tournament’s conclusion.

However, the final tournament match is not determined.  The Maverick-Douglass semifinal was postponed from two weeks ago, due to Maverick suffering a concussion at the hands of Cornell Douglass.

That match will open the card, with the winner to meet finalist Todd Letterman in the main event.

St. Louis Championship
Todd Letterman vs. Semifinal winner

St. Louis Championship Semifinal
Maverick vs. Cornell Douglass

Bell at 6.  Tickets are $12.50 at the door.

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