As previously reported, Joe Dombrowskis Pro Wrestling Library released Wrestling From The Heartland The Lost Developmental Territory Vol. 1 last May. Now, wrestling fans can enjoy Vol. 2 of the series, which features John Cena, one of Dean Malenko’s final matches, and much more.
Here’s the press release on the newest installment in the series:
Our journey into pro wrestlings biggest developmental system continues, as we uncover more hidden gems and rare classics previously thought lost to time presented to you in their last surviving form! Dozens of young hopefuls and established veterans alike fight to survive in the midst of a rapidly changing industry in 2001-02! See their progress, their pitfalls, their learning experiences, and their triumphs as they all attempt to advance to global superstardom! Hear the expert commentary of HWA owner/trainer Les Thatcher as he joins Joe Dombrowski to reveal the inside stories of those who went on to become household names, and those who fell through the cracks.
*John Cena battles Lance Cade in a match that takes place in the middle of a baseball stadium!
*The very first match of Rapid Delivery Rory Fox! Portions of this match were seen on MTVs True Life: Im A Pro Wrestler in 1999 but now you can see the match in FULL for the first time and hear Les memories of working with MTV and the original rookie subject of the series that self-destructed during filming!
*One of the final matches of the legendary Dean Malenko!
*In a match of different cruiserweight eras, Sean X-Pac Waltman battles Jamie Noble! Plus, lots more exciting cruiserweight action with the likes of Shannon Moore, Jimmy Yang, BJ Whitmer and more!
*In a unique clash of styles, Nigel McGuiness goes one-on-one with Steve Blackman!
*Pro football legend Ickey Woods serves as a guest manager for Victoria in a Womens Tag Team Match!
Plus over 20 additional globally recognized names including Rhino, Al Snow, Rikishi, DLo Brown, Raven, Val Venis, The Island Boys (aka Umaga/Jamal & Rosey), Brian Adams, Brian Spanky Kendrick, Tony Atlas, Shark Boy, Pepper Parks (aka The Blade), Funaki, Rico Constantino, Evan Karagias, Nidia, Kwee Wee, Shawn Stasiak, EZ Money, Jody Fleisch & Jonny Storm, Matt Stryker, Chad Collyer & more!
25 Matches In All! Over 6 hours of rare and never-before-seen footage!
Rent or buy digitally via ProWrestlingLibrary.com or purchase the DVD below!
You can watch the trailer for the new release below.