Empire State Wrestling to make Grand Island debut...
Top international and local wrestling talent to be in action
at new venue
Empire State Wrestling (ESW) will hold its first ever event
in Grand Island, NY at the Radisson Hotel at 100
Whitehaven Road on Saturday, January 25 with "Shipwrecked on
ESW's first event of the new decade will feature Western New
York's top wrestling talent as well as major independent
wrestling stars from the U.S. and Canada. It also comes on
the heels of its last show in November at the Kenan Center
in Lockport, N.Y. that featured WWE Hall of Famer D-Von
Shipwrecked on Grando Island will feature the following: ESW Heavyweight Champion "Red Death" Daniel Garcia will
defend the title against Binghamton, N.Y. native "Hybrid"
ESW Interstate Champion Frankie Feathers will put his title
up for grabs versus Buffalo, N.Y.'s Roscoe Black who jumped
the champ after his last two matches
ESW Tag Team Champions Handcrafted will issue an open
2019 Ilio DiPaolo Cup winner "Unkillable" Kevin Blackwood
will face 2018 DiPaolo Cup winner "The Patron Saint of
Professional Wrestling" Brandon Thurston
One half of the current Impact Wrestling Tag Team Champions
"All Ego" Ethan Page will square off against three-time
former ESW Heavyweight Champion "Big Time" Bill Collier
Space Monkey will make his ESW return versus "Silver Teeth
Satan" Atticus Cogar
Rising independent star Danhausen will make his ESW debut,
while "Your Captain" Nick Ando and many more of ESW's
regular stars will also be in action
Doors open at 5 p.m. with the action starting at 6 p.m.
Front and second row tickets are sold out. General admission
tickets are $15 pre-sale and $20 on event day. Only 400
total tickets are available for this event. ESW's official
after-party will be held at Mooney's on Main in Tonawanda,
N.Y. Shipwrecked on Grando
Island will be recorded for ESWs live streaming outlets.
As Western New Yorks premier independent professional
wrestling promotion, ESW over the years hosted many of pro
wrestlings top up-and-comers and biggest legends.
Current World Wrestling Entertainment stars Kevin Owens,
Matt Hardy, Jinder Mahal, Curt Hawkins, Cedric Alexander,
Ruby Riott, Tony Nese, Johnny Gargano, Tommaso Ciampa, EC3,
Bobby Fish, Damian Priest, Joaquin Wilde, Oney Lorcan and
Kassius Ohno all wrestled in ESWs ring.
Pro wrestling legends Kevin Nash, Brutus Beefcake, Jimmy
Snuka, Billy Gunn, X-Pac, The Honky Tonk Man, Jim Duggan,
Koko B. Ware, Bushwacker Luke, Demolition, D-Von Dudley,
Goldust, Raven, The Sandman, Tommy Dreamer and several
others have appeared at previous ESW events.
Founded in 2002, ESW is run by Brett Stymus. Over half of
ESWs performers reside in the Western New York area. ESW
runs regular shows throughout the year that draw up to 400
fans and an annual "super show" that boasts crowds of up to
For more information, to schedule an interview or to request
media credentials for an event, please contact David Jarka
at email@example.com or (716) 348-4598. All cards are
subject to change.
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