AS I SEE IT 12/1: The holidays in full swing
AS I SEE IT
We're in the middle of the holiday season, so more Toys for Tots wrestling news...
Pro Wrestling: Between the Sheets
Chaotic Wrestling already has an action-packed card scheduled at the Polish American Veterans Club at 201 Coburn St. in Lowell, MA. Now, by helping Toys for Tots, you can see this amazing show at a discounted price or FREE! Simply bring a new, unwrapped toy to the show and you will receive $5.00 off any paid admission. That means kids 10 or under who bring a toy can attend our event at NO CHARGE! And, this will be a great event to witness as we have scheduled for Friday night with the in-ring return of Demon Ortiz, the return of Tommaso "Penmanship" Ciampa, and CW Championship Contender Chaos - Six men will enter, only one will earn a title shot at COLD FURY 8, plus lots more action. For more information on the show go to Chaotocwrestling.com.
TNA Wrestling and the U.S. Marines are collecting Toys For Tots drive donations at TNA IMPACT tapings and the . Final Resolution pay-per-view on December 7, which includes the December 7 PPV, and tapings on December 8, 9, 15, and 16. For more information, go to TNAwrestling.com.
Three different events held at the New Alhambra (ECW) Arena in December will hold Toys for Toys collections. The first one will be the Evolved Fighting amateur Muay Thai fighting show on December 6. For information on that show, go to New Alhambra.com.
Then, on Saturday, December 13, Combat Zone Wrestling presents it's tenth annual Cage Of Death, featuring the Cage of Death match with CZW World Champion Drake Younger, CZW Iron Man Champion Brain Damage, CZW Tournament of Death and UVU Champion Danny Havoc, Devon Moore, and Sami Callahan. Other matches announced thus far include the H8 Club (Nick Gage and Nate Hatred) takes on BLK OUT (Ruckus and Sabian), and in a ladder match vacated for the CZW World Junior Heavyweight Championship, Pinkie Sanchez, and Ryan McBride. For information on that show, go to CZwrestling.com.
The next day, CHIKARA Pro Wrestling comes to the Arena on Sunday, December 14. Matches to be announced. For information on that show, go to CHIKARAPro.com.
Velocity Pro Wrestling on Saturday, December 20 features Jerry Lynn vs. Kenny Omega, WWE/ECW's Stevie Richards, and Pro Wrestling NOAH's Bobby Fish. For information on that show, go to Velocity Pro Wrestling.com.
Finally, Ring of Honor returns to the ECW Arena on Friday, December 26 with former ROH World Champion Takeshi Morishima, Global Honored Crown Heavyweight Champion Kensuke Sasaki, All Japan Pro Wrestling World Jr. Champion Naomichi Marufuji, and Katsuhiko Nakajima already signed for this show.For information on that show, go to ROHwrestling.com.
For the 13th straight straight year, South Jersey independent wrestling promotion United Wrestling Coalition will hold its annual Toys For Tots show at Burlington County College in Pemberton, NJ on this year December 6 with a 6:30 pm belltime. Admission is free with a new unwrapped toy. All UWC wrestlers donate their time for the evening as well, with seven matches scheduled. Fans are asked to bring an unwrapped toy with a value of at least $10 as "admission". UWC fans, along with local donations, and scout drives, usually lead to 1,000 toys being collected yearly, with over 11,000 toys collected since the event's inception. Toys for Tots has indicated that UWC's efforts make them the single largest collector in Burlington County.
UWC, as always, needs assistance with wrestling (or other) door prizes to have available as a raffle which traditionally takes place throughout the show we have during the show. UWC typically has about 50 door prizes during the show, with each fan receiving 3 raffle tickets upon entering the gym, with additional tickets available for purchase as well. Each event collects as many as 1000 toys for children around southern New Jersey.
If there are any wrestling promotions or interested others on the East Coast who'd like to help UWC put together their items for raffle; please e-mail me at the above e-mail address, or e-mail Lois at firstname.lastname@example.org. The event will have door prizes (with free chances given at door), autographs, prizes for Scout troops (call 609-723-3049 to register your Pack and win prizes while helping Toys for Tots.
Devastation Wrestling Federation will hold their Toys for Tots show on December 6 at Devastation University, 2309 Sorrel Haddonfield Road, Pennsauken, NJ, with a 7:30 pm belltime.
Wolverine Pro Wrestling will hold a Toys for Tots show on December 14 in Westland, MI at Skateland West on behalf of children of Michigan military families.
High Profile Pro Wrestling comes to Kissimmee, FL on December 2 at the Son on the Beach Nightclub, located at 5770 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, FL.
NWA Liberty States Wrestling is holding a Toys for Tots fundraiser on December 6 in Medway, ME at the Medway
Middle School, 45 Holliston Street, Medway, MA.
Until next time...
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