Brian Pillman Jr. will receive the PWI 2019 Rookie of the Year award at MLW Fightland in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the past, this award has been won by names such as Bob Backlund, Randy Orton, Kurt Angle, and Owen Hart.
MLW released the following to Fightful.
Brian Pillman Jr. to be honored by Pro Wrestling Illustrated this Saturday night at MLW's Philly return
Tickets start at $15 at MLW2300.com
PHILADELPHIA — MLW today announced Brian Pillman Jr. will be honored by Pro Wrestling Illustrated at MLW: FIGHTLAND at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia this Saturday February 1. The event will be a MLW FUSION TV taping for beIN SPORTS.
Tickets start at $15 at: MLW2300.com.
Since 1979 the leading publication in the sport, Pro Wrestling Illustrated, has been covering the sport and each year they give out their year end awards.
This Saturday night at MLW: FIGHTLAND Pro Wrestling Illustrated's Kevin McElvaney will award Brian Pillman Jr the 2019 Rookie of the Year Award.
MLW and Pro Wrestling Illustrated invite you to join Brian Pillman Jr. as he is honored by PWI and their readers.
See Brian Pillman Jr. live! Buy tickets at MLW2300.com.
Buy tickets starting at $15 at MLW2300.com.
WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT
Jacob Fatu (c) vs. CIMA
NATIONAL OPENWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT
Alex Hammerstone vs. T-Hawk
"Filthy" Tom Lawlor vs. Killer Kross
NATIONAL OPENWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT
Alex Hammerstone (c) vs. T-Hawk
Davey Boy Smith Jr. vs. Erick Stevens
WHO IS THE KING OF KNOCKOUTS?
Low Ki vs. King Mo (cornered by Dan Lambert)
FIRST TIME EVER!
Brian Pillman Jr. vs. Jimmy Havoc (with Priscilla Kelly)
Los Parks vs. CONTRA Unit
WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT!
Myron Reed (c) vs. Arez [AAA]
Puma King & Gringo Loco vs. Injustice
PRIZE FIGHT CHALLENGE
Dominic Garrini vs. ???
Mance Warner vs. "The Untouchable" Gino Medina
Séptimo Dragon vs. Douglas James
PHILADELPHIA DEBUT OF...
World Tag Team Champions Ross & Marshall Von Erich
Richard Holliday vs. Mance Warner's Mystery Man
El Lindaman vs. Zenshi
Some of the athletes and talent signed to compete and appear include:
The Dynasty • Konnan • Savio Vega • Logan Creed • Alicia Atout and more!
More athletes and matches will be announced at MLW.com.
Tickets start at $15 at MLW2300.com. Tickets will also be available day of show at the box office unless the event sales out in advance.
General Public Doors Open: 6:00 p.m. with a bell time of: 7:00 p.m.
MEET AND GREETS
There will be several meet and greet opportunities featuring Major League Wrestling wrestlers and personalities. Additionally, there are limited VIP tickets available which includes early entry (5:30pm) featuring a special pre-show meet and greet with extended meet and greet privileges.
DAY OF EVENT INFO
The schedule for February 1 is as follows:
5:30 p.m.: Early entry VIP meet and greet with TBA talent (exclusive for price level 1 ticket holders)
6:00 p.m.: Doors open for general public (all ticket holders)
7:00 p.m.: Showtime
MORE ABOUT THE VENUE
2300 Arena (previously named Viking Hall, ECW Arena, New Alhambra Arena, Asylum Arena and The Arena) is a multipurpose indoor arena used primarily for professional wrestling, boxing, mixed martial arts, and concert events.
About Major League Wrestling
Major League Wrestling (MLW) is a sports media holding company with a focus on professional wrestling sporting events/programming, digital content and ancillary entertainment.
The fastest growing wrestling league today, MLW’s weekly TV series, Major League Wrestling: FUSION, airs Saturday nights 9pm ET / 6pm PT on beIN SPORTS in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Wrestling fans in the United Kingdom and Ireland can watch FUSION on FreeSports Tuesday nights at 10pm. In Israel, FUSION airs at 6:10pm on Ego Total.
MLW Fusion streams for free every Saturday night at 10pm ET on YouTube.
MLW features a roster full of high profile fighters and on-air talent from around the world including: CONTRA Unit, "Filthy" Tom Lawlor, Ross and Marshall Von Erich, The Dynasty, Low Ki, LA Park, Myron Reed and Injustice, Mance Warner, Davey Boy Smith Jr., Brian Pillman and many more.
MLW is the parent company of the MLW Radio Network, the leading provider of professional wrestling podcasts in the world with 5-6 podcasts in the top iTunes 100 in the sports category on the average day.
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