“Night Train” Jackson vs. “Ironman” Kasa, March 21

SICW March 2015

The East Carondelet Community Center is the battlefield for Gary Jackson’s first Classic title defense this Saturday.  Will Ken Kasa and the Travis Cook Organization lay claim to the first two-time champion in the title’s history?

Classic Wrestling Championship
Gary Jackson (c) vs. Ken Kasa

Red River Jack, Ricky Cruz, & Daniel Eads vs. Attila Khan, Bull Bronson, & Chris Hargas in a Best-of-3-Falls match

Keith Smith Jr. vs. Curtis Wylde

Nikolai Volkoff will be available for photos and autographs.

Call (618) 286-4848 to reserve seats.  Bell at 8.

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Kevin Lee Davidson: Rookie Giant to Win MMWA Crown on First Try?

MMWA Mar 15

The South Broadway Athletic Club hosts MMWA Wrestling on March 14.

MMWA Heavyweight Championship
Da’Marius Jones vs. Kevin Lee Davidson

MMWA Junior Heavyweight Championship
Everett Connors vs. LaMarcus Clinton

TV Championship
Moondog Rover vs. Evan Gelistico

Gary Jackson vs. Brian James
Andrew Wilder vs. Brandon Espinosa

Doors open at 6:30; bell at 8.  Advance tickets for adults are $7.  At the door, they are $8.  Kids get in for $4.  For information, call (314) 776-4833.

Mike Outlaw Grants Ricky Cruz A Title Rematch, March 7

Dynamo Pro Mar 2015

Dynamo Pro Championship
Mike Outlaw (c) vs. Ricky Cruz

Jackal vs. Jake Dirden

Guns & Beer (Bo Gott, Duke Cornell, & Joey Anderson) vs. The Black Hand Warriors (Michael Magnuson, Dave DeLorean, & Jayden Fenix)

The Bum Rush Brothers (Shorty Biggs & Outtkast) vs. High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb)

Stratford Bar & Grill doors open at 7; bell at 8.  Advance tickets are $10 and are available at the venue or at DynamoProWrestling.com.  At the door, tickets are $12.  See the poster for kids’ discounts.

WLW in Troy for First Time This Year, Now on Feb. 27

WLW Jan 27 2015

By Ben Simon

World League Wrestling kicks off 2015 on February 27 at the Race Wrestling Arena in Troy, Mo.  This event was rescheduled from its original date, February 21.

The main event will feature Michael Magnuson, a former WLW Tag Team Champion with The Black Hand Warriors, going against WLW Heavyweight Champion Leland Race.  This is Magnuson’s first shot at WLW’s most valued prize: the WLW Heavyweight Championship!

WLW Tag Team Champions (and soon-to-be wrestling stars in Japan) High Level Enterprise (Jack Gamble & Jon Webb) face off against John E. Rock & Jayden Fenix.

Dave DeLorean goes one-on-one with Kyle Roberts.

WLW veteran “Superstar” Steve Fender and Mike Sydal will meet.  Both men are ranked in MWR’s Missouri Top 10.  This is Sydal’s first match at the Race Arena.

Ladies’ wrestling returns as WLW Ladies Champion Stacey O’Brien defends her championship against former champ “Miss Natural” Heather Patera.  Natural demanded the stipulated rematch after her recent title loss.

Tickets are available at http://www.harleyrace.com/nOnlineTicketOutlet.html.  Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored on the 27th.  Doors open at 6; bell at 7.  See you at the matches!

Flash vs. Gary: Last SICW Title Chance for Jackson, Feb. 21

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By Ben Simon

The Classic Wrestling Title is on the line this Saturday, February 21 at the East Carondelet Community Center in East Carondelet Ill.

Champion Flash Flanagan gives Gary Jackson his last chance to become the Classic Wrestling Champion.  Jackson has never held the title.

Also, Red River Jack (with Big Daddy) makes his return to face Travis Cook’s dangerous new client, Attila Khan.

Please note that J.J. Dillon is unable to appear due to a flight cancellation.

Call (618) 286-4848 today to reserve seats.  Bell at 8.

Sam Muchnick: 2015 St. Louis Media Hall of Famer

Sam Muchnick

By Ben Simon

Legendary St. Louis Wrestling Club promoter Sam Muchnick will be posthumously inducted into the Television wing of the St. Louis Media Hall of Fame.  Muchnick’s Hall of Fame bio reads:

A phenomenal showman, promoter and broadcaster, Sam Muchnick was a staple in the sports scene here spanning seven decades. A native Ukrainian, he moved with his family to St. Louis in 1911. In 1926, he joined the St. Louis Times, where he covered the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team while developing many influential acquaintances, including Babe Ruth and Al Capone. Muchnick also covered professional wrestling, and in 1932, when the Times merged with the St. Louis Star, he began his career as a long-time sports promoter. His TV series, “Wrestling at the Chase,” aired on KPLR-TV from May 1959 through September 1983.

The St. Louis Media History Foundation will induct the new members March 16 at the St. Louis City Center Hotel, 400 South 14th Street. The event is open to the public.

Previous inductees from Saint Louis’s wrestling history include Joe Garagiola, George Abel, and Harold Koplar.

For more information, call Frank Absher at (314) 537-1500 or Tom Pagano at (314) 602-7549

Respectable Fan Favorites: Da’Marius Jones vs. Brian James, Feb. 7

MMWA Feb 2015

MMWA Heavyweight Championship
Da’Marius Jones (c) vs. Brian James

MMWA Junior Heavyweight Championship
Everett Connors (c) vs. Laurence Johnson

TV Championship
Kevin Lee Davidson (c) vs. Moondog Rover

Gary Jackson vs. A.J. Williams
Johnathon Zulu vs. Brandon Espinosa
Andrew Wilder vs. LaMarcus Clinton
Appearing: Bobby Eaton

Doors open at 6:30; bell at 8.  Advance tickets for adults are $7.  At the door, they are $8.  Kids get in for $4.  For information, call (314) 776-4833.