Dan Severn vows to unleash the beast in the Battle Riot

“The Beast” will be unleashed next Friday night April 5th at the Melrose Ballroom. (buy tickets)

The legendary UFC Hall of Famer Dan “The Beast” Severn will step into the ring with 39 other wrestlers with the hope of smashing all comers and winning a title shot against the World Heavyweight Champion anytime, anywhere.

Winning 101 MMA fights, Severn is considered one of the leading pioneers of mixed martial arts and the first true world-class wrestler to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship

Fighting out of Coldwater, MI, Severn is a 5th degree black belt in judo, 2nd degree black belt in jujutsu and 1st Razryad International master in Sambo.  Yes, Dan Severn is a highly skilled and dangerous fighter.

Severn is the first and only UFC Triple Crown champion and the only man to win a world title and a tournament, having won the UFC Superfight Championship and the 1995 Ultimate Ultimate tournament. Severn is also no stranger to pro wrestling, having won the NWA World Championship.

In a match where anything goes and you can eliminate opponents by submission, pinfall or by throwing over the top rope, Severn’s experience in no holds barred fighting will come in handy.

What happens when “The Beast” is unleashed? Find out next Friday night April 5th in New York City at the 2019 Battle Riot!

What is the Battle Riot®? 
A mash-up of a battle royal, royal rumble and anything goes street fight, this super-sized main event will feature 40 wrestlers with new participants entering the ring every 60 seconds.

There will be surprises!

There will be legends!

There will be WTF entries!

And there will be no disqualifications!

Elimination is by pinfall, submission or by throwing an individual over the top rope.

Anything is possible April 5th in a Battle Riot!

What does the winner get? 
The winner gets a World Heavyweight Title Shot anywhere, anytime!  It could be that night; it could be in 6 months. The challenger has the key to unlock an instant title shot against whoever the champion is!

Tickets start at $20 at MLWTickets.com!

See the 2019 Battle Riot® LIVE in New York April 5 at the Melrose Ballroom as MLW presents a live national network special for beIN SPORTS (buy tickets).