MLW Announces New Match For Battle Riot

Major League Wrestling passed along the following, announcing a match for Battle Riot: 

This Thursday MLW returns to New York City for the first time in 16 years as the league presents the first-ever Battle Riot.  But that not all.  Major League Wrestling today announced a middleweight showcase match featuring Kotto Brazil vs. Myron Reed for this Thursday’s July 19th MLW Battle Riot at the Melrose Ballroom in Queens, NY. 


Up and coming underdog Kotto Brazil will look to show the Big Apple if #KottoCan as he faces the debuting high-flying prospect Myron Reed in a middleweight bout.


Kotto is having a big 2018 but Myron Reed has been lighting the Midwest circuit on fire.  This looks to be a great middleweight showcase match between two talented fighters. See them live this Thursday in NYC.  (buy tickets)


Tickets are available now at:


The winner of the 40-man Battle Riot will receive a World Title shot anytime, anywhere. Elimination is by pinfall, submission or by throwing an individual over the top rope in this no DQ mega match. [Buy tickets]


More will be announced on Friday night’s nationally televised MLW series, MLW: FUSION on beIN Sports at 8pm ET.


Signed thus far for MLW’s July 19th card include:


40-Man Battle Riot

Participants announced thus far include: “Filthy” Tom Lawlor, John Hennigan, “Taskmaster” Kevin Sullivan, Jimmy Havoc, ACH, Davey Boy Smith Jr., Teddy Hart, Rich Swann, Pentagon Jr., Jimmy Yuta, Low Ki, Brody King, Jake Hager, Swoggle, Lance Anoa’i, “PCO” Pierre Carl Ouellet, Konnan, Joey Ryan, Sami Callihan, Jason Cade, MJF, Rey Fenix, Head Shrinker: Samu, Kotto Brazil, Aerostar, Drago, Simon Gotch, Homicide, Vandal Ortagun, Dirty Blondes and more to be announced soon!


World Heavyweight Title Fight:

Shane “Swerve” Strickland (c) vs. Sami Callihan


World Tag Team Title Fight:

Pentagon Jr. & Rey Fenix (c) vs. AAA’s Drago & Aerostar


Title Fight to determined the first World Middleweight Championship

Joey Ryan vs. MJF


John Hennigan vs. Low Ki


Hart Foundation (Teddy Hart and Davey Boy Smith Jr. with Brian Pillman II) vs. Rich Swann & ACH


Jimmy Havoc vs. Brody King


PCO vs. Homicide


Kotto Brazil vs. Myron Reed

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