Updates: Dragon Gate USA and Evolve
Aug 4, 2010 - by Steve Gerweck
Dragon Gate USA is getting back into the swing of things after its widely acclaimed event just over a week ago. Here’s all the latest news:
-Several names have been announced for the doubleshot on Sept. 25th in Chicago and Sept. 26th in Milwaukee, including many talent additions today. Here’s the latest roster for both shows:
-Bryan Danielson (he will wrestle and be available for autographs and photos)
-Open The Dream Gate Champion Masato Yoshino
-Open The Freedom Gate Champion BxB Hulk
-Plus more to be added!!!
-One of the main events on 9/25 in Chicago will be Bryan Danielson vs. YAMATO. DGUSA officials are now working a huge main event for 9/26 in Milwaukee. We will announce it this week in DGUSA.tv News Alerts.
-DGUSA rounded out its 2010 schedule by announcing October 30th in Rahway, NJ. This means that DGUSA’s 2010 schedule is complete and it will close with The Big Four. The shows are 9/25 in Chicago, 9/26 in Milwaukee, 10/29 in Fall River, outside of Boston, and 10/30 in Rahway, outside New York City. Tickets for all these events are now on sale in the www.DGUSA.tv Store or by calling 267-519-9744.
-DGUSA held a very successful Seminar/Tryout on July 24th in Philly. Two new Seminars/Tryouts were added for 10/29 in Fall River and 10/30 in Rahway. There is also a Seminar/Tryout on 9/25 in Chicago. This is for wrestlers of all experience levels. Go to the DGUSA.tv Seminar/Tryouts section for more info.
-Congrats to Scott Reed, Tommasso Ciampo, Rex Reed and Nicole Matthews. They all earned spots on the DGUSA July 24th Philly event after impressing in the Seminar/Tryout that afternoon. Scott Reed and Matthews will even be on the “Enter The Dragon” pay-per-view.
-The new DGUSA.tv Weekly Special ends this Wednesday. Go to the “Stuff” section in the DGUSA.tv Store or call 267-519-9744 and get 13 full color 8x10s for just $9. You’ll get Tommy Dreamer, LA Park, Hijo De Rey Misterio, CIMA, BxB Hulk, Naruki Doi, Dragon Kid, Shingo, YAMATO, Susumu Yokosuka, Masato Yoshino, Ryo Saito and Genki Horiguchi. These are highly collectible.
The “Mercury Rising” double DVD set is available for immediate shipping from the DGUSA.tv Store or by calling 267-519-9744. This features DGUSA’s most stacked all star roster yet. You’ll witness the six man main event that many are calling a strong match of the year candidate. We don’t need to hype it, just look at this lineup:
“Mercury Rising” disc:
1) TJP vs. Brad Allen
2) The Young Bucks vs. Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw
3) Shingo vs. Genki Horiguchi
4) Loser Leaves DGUSA: Paul London & Brian Kendrick vs. Jack Evans & Jimmy Jacobs
5) Hardcore Rules Match: Tommy Dreamer vs. Jon Moxley
6) Open the Dream Gate Title Match: YAMATO vs. Susumu Yokosuka
7) Dragon Gate Six Man Tag Match: BxB Hulk, Naruki Doi & Masato Yoshino vs. CIMA, Gamma & Dragon Kid
1) “Mercury Rising” Highlight Package
2) “Mercury Rising” PPV Preview & Pro mo Spots
3) Bonus Match: The Prophet, Derrick Niekirk & Irish Airborne vs. Chimera, The Cutler Bros. & Malachi Jackson
4) Homicide vs. Shingo (from FIP)
5) Triangle Elimination Tag Team Match: CIMA & BxB Hulk vs. Austin Aries & Matt “Evan Bourne” Sydal vs. B-Boy & Chris Bosh (from Japan)
6) Shingo & Yamato vs. BxB Hulk & Masato Yoshino (from Japan)
You’ll get all this on the “Mercury Rising” double DVD set with optional commentary, optimum picture quality and deluxe packaging. Order now for immediate delivery.
-Thank you for reading this update.
EVOLVE announced more talent and details for “EVOLVE 5: Danielson vs. Sawa” on September 11th in Rahway, NJ. Here’s the latest:
-It was announced that there will be 8 matches and possibly no intermission for this afternoon event. This is to insure that fans will have plenty of time to make a leisurely trip to nearby Manhattan for the ROH event that night.
-EVOLVE has added Ticket Packs to make this event more affordable for the fans. General admission tickets are now as low as $11.
-“EVOLVE 3: Rise Or Fall” DVD is now available for immediate shipping for just $15. EVOLVEwrestling.com also has a special where you can get the first three EVOLVE DVDs for only $40.
-Here is the latest talent list and event info including several new names that were just announced today:
EVOLVE 5: Danielson vs. Sawa
Sept. 11th, 2010
Rahway Rec Center
275 E. Milton Avenue, 07065
Tickets now on sale in the EVOLVEwrestling.com Shop of by calling 267-519-9744. Make sure to check out our Ticket Packs and get GA tix for as low as $11 each!!!
The Main Event
Bryan Danielson (1-0) vs. Munenori Sawa (1-0)
WSU World Title Match (if Martinez is still Champion)
Mercedes Martinez defends vs. Amazing Kong
Special Challenge Match
Jimmy Jacobs (3-1) vs. Adam Cole (1-1)
Battle For 3
Sami Callihan (2-0) vs. Drake Younger (2-0)
-Chuck Taylor (3-0)
-JUST ANNOUNCED: Cheech & Cloudy (2-0)
-JUST ANNOUNCED: Brad Allen (2-1)
-Johnny Gargano (2-2)
-JUST ANNOUNCED: Gran Akuma (1-1)
-Mike Quackenbush (0-0)
-JUST ANNOUNCED: Frightmare (0-0)
-JUST ANNOUNCED: Flip Kendrick & Louis Lyndon (1-3)
-Jon Moxley (0-1)
-JUST ANNOUNCED: Rich Swann (0-1)
EVOLVE has partnered with Wrestling Reunion to present a unique day of wrestling as the past meets the future. EVOLVE 5 and the Wrestling Reunion convention are both separate tickets. Wrestling Reunion will hold a convention on September 11th from 9am-3pm. The theme of the convention is “Wrestling’s Greatest Feuds.” Already signed to appear are Tatsumi Fujinami, Abdullah The Butcher, Carlos Colon, Tully Blanchard, Magnum TA, Tommy Rich, Baron Von Raschke, Mil Mascaras, The Destroyer, Sgt. Slaughter, The Iron Sheik, Ryan Shamrock, Dos Caras plus vendor table guests include Kevin Nash, Candice Michelle, Jimmy Hart, Danny Davis, Judy Martin, Angelo Mosca, X-Pac, Dawn Marie, Jackie Haas, Shawn Daivari, Shannon Moore & Jesse Neal and many more to be signed. Go to www.WrestlingReunion.com for more info.
Directions & Public Transit:
-The Rahway Recreation Center located at 275 East Milton Avenue Rahway, NJ 07065.
-It can be reached by train from New York Penn Station and all points in between via NJ Transit on the North East Corridor Line.
-It can be reached by train from Philadelphia Septa connection in Trenton with NJ Transit and using the North East Corridor Line.
-All schedule and fare information can be found at www.njtransit.com.
-The Rec Center is located only 3 1/2 blocks from the Rahway Train Station, through downtown Rahway, past Town Hall and the Police Station. It is a very safe well lit route.
-Point to Point bus routes can be found at www.njtransit.com
-Rahway, NJ is centrally located between New York (1/2 hour) and Philadelphia (1 Hour) with easy access from the NJ Turnpike and NJ Parkway, located only a few miles from each major roadway! Check www.Mapquest.com for more directions.
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