Notes on EC3 and Ultimo Dragon

Apr 27, 2019 - by Steve Gerweck

EC3 Is Cleverly Waiting for a Push

ECIII is cleverly waiting for a push.

Sitting on a swing waiting for a push.

Ultimo Dragon coming to North Tonawanda
International wrestling legend to wrestle alongside WNY’s
premier wrestling talent

Empire State Wrestling (ESW) returns to the
St. Johnsburg Fire Hall, 7165 Ward Road, North Tonawanda,
N.Y. on Saturday, May 18 for “Brawlfest”. Pre-sale general
admission tickets are $15. Tickets increase $5 day of event. Front and second row tickets are sold out. Doors open at 5 p,m, with bell-time at 6 p.m.
“Brawlfest” will aired live on Twitch and recorded for ESW’s
streaming service partners.

The following wrestlers are scheduled to appear at
“Brawlfest” :

Global wrestling legend
Ultimo Dragon
North Tonawanda, N.Y.’s own
Kevin Bennett will face Beyond Wrestling star “Retrosexual” Anthony Greene
The return of
All-Elite Wrestling signee Maxwell Jacob Friedman
The ESW debut of
West Coast wrestling veteran Tyler Bateman
A 6-man tag team match between
ESW Tag Team Champions James Sayga and Vince Valor plus viral internet star
Anthony Gaines against ESW Commissioner The Caesar, “Mastiff” Will Calrissian and the returning longtime ESW mainstay
Chris Cooper
ESW Heavyweight Champion
Brandon Thurston will defend his title against Major League Wrestling star
Fred Yehi
Beyond Wrestling star Josh Briggs will make his debut at ESW versus former ESW Heavyweight Champion
Bill Collier
Portland, Ore. native
Kate Carney will face Beyond Wrestling star Davienne
Fan favorite
Puf will square off versus Cleveland, Ohio native Atticus Cogar
Many of ESW regular heroes and
villains such as
ex-World Wrestling Entertainment star Colin Delaney, Every Time I Die guitarist “The Butcher of Buffalo”
Andy Williams and many others

ESW shows are held throughout the calendar
year, primarily at the St. Johnsburg Fire Hall in North Tonawanda, N.Y., boasting crowds of over 400 fans. Larger “super show” events are held at the Kenan Center in Lockport, N.Y. and the Frontier Fire Hall in Niagara Falls, N.Y., drawing crowds up to 1,000.
ESW also runs on an annual basis outside the Buffalo metropolitan area such as Salamanca and Albion, N.Y.

As Western New York’s premier independent
professional wrestling promotion, ESW over the years hosted many of pro wrestling’s top up-and-comers and biggest legends. Current World Wrestling Entertainment stars Kevin Owens, Luke Harper, Matt Hardy, Goldust, Rhyno, Jinder Mahal, Curt Hawkins, Cedric
Alexander, Ruby Riott,and Tony Nese all appeared in ESW’s ring. Pro wrestling legends Kevin Nash, Brutus Beefcake, Billy Gunn, X-Pac, The Honky Tonk Man, Jim Duggan, Demolition, Raven, The Sandman, Tommy Dreamer, Papa Shango, The Godfather and several others
also appeared at ESW events.

Founded in 2002, ESW is run by Brett
Stymus. Over half of ESW’s performers reside in the Western New York area. For more information, or to schedule an interview or request media credentials for an event, please contact David Jarka at
or (716) 348-4598. All cards are subject to change.

You can connect with ESW on the following








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