MLW Announces TJP And Gringo Loco Have Been Added To Battle Riot III

Two new contestants have been added to MLW's upcoming Battle Riot III.

The promotion has announced that TJP and Gringo Loco have been added to the 40 man match on July 10th in Philadelphia.

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It was recently revealed that TJP would be returning to MLW during Round Five of their 2021 Open Draft. TJP, who originally debuted in MLW in 2004, is supposedly eyeing Myron Reed's World Middleweight Championship. On IMPACT TV, he has been seen chasing the X-Division Championship but has not been seen since losing to Josh Alexander in a 60-Minute Iron Man Match that went into overtime.

Here is the full press release, via MLW:

2 new participants have been added to the Battle Riot on Saturday, July 10th in Philadelphia at the 2300 Arena.

Limited tickets are available at:

TJP‘s enters the Battle Riot in the prime of his career. With a defiant desire to seize a shot at the championship, TJP is talking a big game about winning the Riot to all around him. But what happens if TJP and Bu Ku Dao cross paths?

Gringo Loco is well-versed in chaotic clashes south of the border. The accomplished American luchador looks to use his unpredictable style to overwhelm 39 other participants as he seeks to secure a fast pass to the championship by winning the Battle Riot.

Will either be the last man standing at the end of the Battle Riot?

Find out July 10th as MLW presents the Battle Riot!


40 wrestler Battle Riot with the following participants announced to date:
Alex Hammerstone
King Muertes
Richard Holliday
Lee Moriarty
Gringo Loco

Caribbean Heavyweight Championship
Richard Holliday (c) vs. King Muertes

Plus more to be announced in the days ahead!

A mash-up of a battle royal, royal rumble and anything goes street fight, this super-sized main event will feature 40 wrestlers with new participants entering the ring every 60 seconds.

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There will be surprises! There will be legends! There will be WTF entries… and there will be no disqualifications!

Elimination is by pinfall, submission or by throwing an individual over the top rope.

Anything is possible in a Battle Riot!

What does the winner get?
The winner gets a World Heavyweight Title Shot anywhere, anytime! It could be that night; it could be in 6 months – you just don’t know. The challenger has the key to unlock an instant title shot against whoever the champion is!

Battle Riot participants and additional matches will be announced in the days ahead at

MLW kicks off its new season July 10 in Philadelphia where the league will welcome back fans to the historic 2300 Arena.

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