The following press release was issued to us:
Global Force Wrestling Coming to Orleans Arena, 7/24
Global Force Wrestling is heading to Las Vegas for its inaugural event and TV taping called “Amped” on July 24 at the Orleans Arena. “Amped” begins at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $30.
“Amped will be the show that unites promotions and showcases the very best men and women professional wrestlers on the planet,” said GFW founder and CEO Jeff Jarrett.
GFW is also excited to announce four unique divisions: GFW Global Championship, GFW Tag Team Championship, GFW Women’s Championship and GFW NEX*GEN Championship. These titles will be up for grabs in four separate tournaments that kick off on July 24 at the Orleans Arena.
“NEX*GEN is about the up-and-comers, the fearless new faces in this industry from around the globe,” said Jarrett. “You will be talking about these guys for years to come.”
“We want to unite women’s divisions around the globe and give the fans never-before-seen matchups with the best female wrestlers in the industry,” said Karen Jarrett, GFW co-founder.
The Global Championship tournament will feature former TNA wrestling champion Bobby Roode competing for the first-ever Global Force Wrestling champion title taking on an as-of-yet unannounced partner in the first round. Additional fights on the card include Brian Myers (formerly Curt Hawkins) vs. Chris Mortedzky (formerly Chris Masters), Kongo Kong vs. Nick Aldis (formerly Magnus) for the Global Championship Tournament; Chris Sabin and Kushida vs. Reno SCUM for the Tag Team Championship Tournament; PJ Black (formerly Justin Gabriel) vs. Seiya Sanada and Jigsaw vs. Sonjay Dutt for the NEX*GEN Championship Tournament; Christina Von Eerie vs. Mickie Jamesvs. Lei’D Tapa and Bestia 666, Blood Eagle & Steve Pain vs. Phoenix Star, Zokre & Misterioso Jr. for the Women’s Championship Tournament.
Future Global Force Wrestling “Amped” tapings will take place on Aug. 21 and Oct. 23 at the Orleans Arena.
Showtime for the July 24 event is 8 p.m. Fight card is subject to change. Tickets are available from $30, plus tax and fees, and can be purchased by calling the Orleans Arena Box Office at 702.284.7777, or by visiting orleansarena.com. Room and show packages are also available.