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Kevin Von Erich and his sons Ross and Marshall returns to WLW on April 20th-21st!!!!

Posted by flairwhoooooo on March 5, 2012

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One of the true great moments in 2011 was the return of Kevin Von Erich to the Midwest during the WLW/WWE/NOAH camp in Eldon, Missouri. Fans young and old raved about the pleasantness of both Kevin and his sons. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

Editors note: Kevin is scheduled to be at the Fort Gibson ,Oklahoma show and is (believed) to be at the Warrensburg show as well. Still MWR fans I highly encourage you to make that show as Von Erich’s sons will be in action.

Sorry about the confusion on my end.

Brian Kelley Owner/Editor Missouri Wrestling Revival

 

#####Press Release#####

     World League Wrestling is proud to announce that the son’s of the legendary World Class Championship Wrestling superstar Kevin Von Erich will be making their debut on April 20th, 2012. The location of this event is in Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma at the Fort Gibson High School Gymnasium in conjunction with Cystic Fibrosis Solutions.

     World League Wrestling is owned and operated by 8-Time NWA World’s Heavyweight Champion Harley Race. Started in 1999, WLW provides the best wrestling throughout the Midwest year-round. Wrestlers that come through this company have stated that World League is one of the best companies in the world.

     Alongside WLW, Race also operates the Harley Race Wrestling Academy. Training some of the best wrestlers in the world, the wrestling school also operates year-round. Some of its notable students include Trevor Murdock, John Cone, Joe Hennig, Ted DiBiase Jr., and Richie Steamboat.

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Marshall and Ross took part in the camp in 2011. (Photo Credit Brian Kelley)

     Now, another group of third generation wrestlers are coming to take WLW by storm and they are Ross and Marshall Von Erich, sons of professional wrestling legend Kevin Von Erich. In October of 2011, Ross and Marshall came to Eldon, MO to train under Harley’s academy during its annual week long wrestling camp. While there, they were scouted by Pro-Wrestling NOAH representatives (WLW’s sister company in Japan) and were invited to continue their wrestling training in Tokyo, Japan. In January of 2012, they left for Japan and are currently still there.

     In April of 2012, Ross and Marshall Von Erich will return to the United States and World League Wrestling. Their professional debut will be on April 20th, 2012 in Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma and will continue the next night in Warrensburg, Missouri. They are only going to be here until mid to late June of 2012 as they are set to return to Japan for Pro-Wrestling NOAH shortly thereafter.  

     Promoters wanting to book Ross and Marshall, please contact WLW at wlwmom@earthlink.net. For more information, please visit harleyrace.com

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Harley Race 2010 Wrestling Camp Press Release

Posted by flairwhoooooo on August 21, 2010

Harley Race, World League Wrestling, and the Harley Race Wrestling Academy proudly announces its 10th annual wrestling camp. The dates of the camp are set starting on October 4th through October 9th, with a show set on the night of the 9th located at the home of the wrestling academy in Eldon, MO.

Harley established the camp in 2000, giving many opportunities to young wrestlers to be critiqued and tutored by not only the 8-Time World Heavyweight Champion, but also by trainers at the Harley Race Wrestling academy. We expect to have representatives at the camp from not only World Wrestling Entertainment  , but also Pro-Wrestling NOAH.

Past participants have included, but not limited to, former WWE superstar Trevor Murdoch , current WWE superstar Ted Dibiase Jr., current WWE referee John Cone, NXT Season 2 superstar Michael McGuillicutty  , FCW Referee Ryan Tran, Ritchie Steamboat, one half of the current WLW tag team champions Superstar Steve Fender (awarded the Cauliflower Alley Club Future Legend award), WLW star Jason Jones (just returning from a 3-month stay at the Pro Wrestling NOAH dojo),and one half of the current Pro-Wrestling NOAH Tag Team Champions Keith Walker.

Past guest instructors have included Ricky Steamboat, Japanese wrestling legend Kenta Kobashi, KENTA, Naomichi Marufuji, Pro-Wrestling NOAH Heavyweight Champion Takashi Suguira, Former Pro-Wrestling NOAH and WLW heavyweight champion Go Shiozaki, and Takeshi Morishima, Ted Dibiase Sr, and John Laurinaitis.

With the camp concluding on Friday, there will be a show on Saturday, October 9th. Participants wanting to be included on the show need to be LICENSED in the State of Missouri. To be licensed in Missouri, you need to fill out the appropriate form found on the Missouri Athletic Commission’s website at http://pr.mo.gov/boards/athletics/375-0236.pdf, along with having a current physical (to be filled out by M.D. or D.O.). Physical forms can be found at http://pr.mo.gov/boards/athletics/375-0299.pdfComplete blood work showing HIV and ALL hepatitis tests from a licensed clinic is also required.

The cost of the camp is $500.00. There is a $250.00 non-refundable deposit that is REQUIRED to reserve a spot in this year’s camp along with the registration form. This year’s camp has a limited amount of spots available, so early registration is suggested. Registration forms are available at harleyrace.com.

This year’s camp has corporate rates at the Heritage Inn and Suites within a short distance of the camp. For rates and reservations, please call the manager 573-392-2100 and mention that you are part of the camp. Other hotels include the Eldon Inn (573-392-5664) and Randle’s Motor Court (573-392-5661). Lunches are available for purchase at T. Murdoch’s Bar & Grille (573-392-7122). Eldon Family Fitness is the premier exercise facility that all WLW stars train at, and will be allowing camp participants to work out at a discounted rate.

For more information about this camp, feel free to contact World League Wrestling at 573-392-4100, email wlwmom@earthlink.net or visit Harleyrace.com

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Combat Tested, Mother Approved

Posted by Admin on October 9, 2008

Combat Tested, Mother Approved!
MWR vs WWE vs TNA?

by Josh Ray (MWR Owner/Editor)
inadvertent.nerd@gmail.com

A day or two ago I began thinking to myself about the vice grip that World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has on professional wrestling here in the United States. Sometimes it gets frustrating for me to see talented, believable wrestlers left out of the mainstream simply because they aren’t the son or daughter of a former pro wrestler or aren’t a clone of Randy Orton. I understand that WWE is doing smart business, but smart business can sometimes be the undoing of the business, too.

In addition to the glass ceiling that keeps many wrestlers from reaching full potential, the exit door can be very unforgiving, too. WWE owns the wrestlers’ names in many cases, or changes the names so that when the wrestler returns to the independent scene his name value and drawing power is greatly diminshed. If a wrestler is an independent contractor, they should be able to retain the name when they no longer compete in WWE. It’s actually really sad that WWE conducts business that way.

Total Nonstop Action (TNA) has started conducting business in this way to a lesser degree. I completely understand not letting the wrestlers compete on the independent scene while they work for the respective company, provided they are being adaquetly paid. However, once they are done they should be allowed to retain the name of the character that they have bled and sweat in order to get over.

I’m off on a tangent, I know, but it all leads (sort of) to the point I wanted to make in this post. MWR. WWE. TNA. A face off.

Now I’m not talking about some fantasy rehash of the Monday Night Wars. I’m merely speculating on some of the great matchups that could be over the years if there was more of a 1990’s way of doing things.

Here are ten that I’ve been thinking of the most:

10. Phoenix Twins vs Motor City Machine Guns vs London & Kendrick.

This match would have all the ingredients of a great, fast-paced tag team bout. Personally, I wouldn’t have a favorite in this. Whoever won would be completely fine with me.

9. Northstar Express vs Ted DiBiase Jr & Cody Rhodes.

What could be better than two guys from the WWE who think they are “Priceless” squaring off against one of the most accomplished tag teams in the Midwest? I’d love to see the mind games being played between both teams as each tried to gain an advantage.

8. “Future” Donovan Ruddick vs John Cena.

John Cena is the symbol of success in professional wrestling in the modern era. Personally, I feel like “The Future” symbol of success, Donovan Ruddick, would be up to the task and would make this a very interesting match.

7. Dingo vs Kurt Angle.

The NWA Missouri Champ has proven time and time again that he can adapt to any style to bring pro wrestling fans the absolute best. If Kurt Angle was healthy, this match would be match of the year candidate.

6. Mark Sterling vs William Regal.

Sterling has mentioned in the past that he’s a student of the Regal school of wrestling thought. Personally, I can see it. Sterling vs Regal would be hard-hitting and vicious, with old school ring psychology that makes me more than happy.

5. Michael Strider vs Fit Finlay.

I’ve seen Strider have some great brawls but with all due respect to each and every opponent he had in all of them, this would be the best. Finlay is nearing 50 years old and can still go like nobody else. There is no doubt in my mind that this one would be a classic.

4. Jeremy Wyatt vs Samoa Joe.

They don’t get any tougher than “The Rebel” Jeremy Wyatt. Samoa Joe could put his toughness to the test, but it would leave a great taste in the mouth of wrestling fans with no prior exposure to one of the MWR coverage area’s greatest talents.

3. CM Punk vs AJ Styles vs Tyler Cook.

Mark my words: Tyler Cook will be in WWE or TNA before all is said and done. My faith in this guy as a wrestler would be rewarded if this match was allowed to take place. AJ Styles and CM Punk are no strangers to the indy scene, and their styles would work well with Cook. In addition, Cook has the fitness level to make this match a 30 minute match… or more. The anticipation would nearly kill the audience, and I wouldn’t be surprised to here Tyler Cook’s name announced as the victor.

2. 3-way Rumble (elimination rules):
Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Lance Cade, Chris Jericho & Edge
vs
“Superstar” Steve, Trevor Murdoch, Wade Chism, Dangerous Derek & Haku
vs
Christian Cage, Sting, Booker T, Christopher Daniels & Eric Young

This match is purely a crazy thought on my part. What if we took 5 of WWE’s top guys and matched them up with a team of Harley’s top guys over the years? What if we then added a team from TNA consisting of three top veterans and two of there most successful originals? There are so many stories that could be told in an elimination styled brawl. This one here is probably the least likely to happen, but also one of the most intriguing.

1. Derek Stone & Mason Hunter vs Cryme Tyme.

Most people do not understand how much of a huge fan I am of the Derek Stone/Mason Hunter tag team. I’ve watched a lot of their work and have always enjoyed the antics in the ring and the continuity they had as a tag team. The dynamic of pitting them against thugs who like money and steal things… awesome!

These are just some of the matches I can think of off the top of my head. Hit me up at inadvertent.nerd@gmail.com and let me know some of the matches you’d like to see. I’ll put your name and the match you chose in my next installment of “Combat Tested, Mother Approved!”

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