MLW sent along the following, announcing a new Simon Gotch challenge for this week's TV tapings:
Team Filthy officially announced today that they will be sponsoring the 3rd Simon Gotch Prize Fight Challenge this Thursday in Orlando at MLW's FUSION TV tapings at Gilt Nightclub.
The July 12th card is a Major League Wrestling FUSION TV taping for beIN SPORTS with tickets starting at just $15. Tickets are available at http://www.mlwtickets.com now.
With his June challenger Mike Parrow only lasting 3 minutes, Gotch has upped the cash prize. How much? Find out LIVE Thursday night as a new challenger steps up to challenge the catch wrestler.
Team Filthy, captained by UFC Fighter “Filthy” Tom Lawlor, features a murderers row of martial artists / fighters including Lawlor, Simon Gotch and coach Seth Petruzelli.
What is a Simon Gotch Prize Fight? Well, according to Team Filthy:
Any and all gentlemen with superb athletic ability are welcomed to step up and try to test their prowess. If they can last just 5 minutes in an exhibition against the “Great Gotch” without being pinned or conceding, they will win a LARGE sum cash reward.
The question is, who will step up in this prize fight to challenge Simon Gotch? See it LIVE in person! [Buy tickets]
You can purchase tickets now at MLWTickets.com. Ticket prices range from $15-$45 with a limited number of “VIP Packages” also available.
The event will be a Major League Wrestling: FUSION television taping for beIN SPORTS.
Signed thus far for MLW’s July 12th card include:
WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT
Shane Strickland vs. Low Ki
WORLD TAG TEAM TITLE MATCH:
Pentagon Jr. & Rey Fenix (c) vs. ACH & Rich Swann
Jimmy Havoc vs. “Filthy” Tom Lawlor
John Hennigan vs. Teddy Hart
FALLS COUNT ANYWHERE MATCH
“Bad Boy” Joey Janela (with Aria Blake) vs. MJF
Fred Yehi vs. Jake Hager (managed by Colonel Parker)
Jimmy Yuta vs. Jason Cade
Simon Gotch Prize Fight Challenge
Signed to compete:
Dirty Blondes (managed by Col. Parker)
Salina de la Renta
More matches and wrestlers will be announced in the coming days and weeks at MLW.com.