Jacob Fatu enters the Battle Riot


Fatu is fighting for his shot at another championship clash

Major League Wrestling today announced Jacob Fatu as a participant in the 40-wrestler Battle Riot as MLW returns to New York City’s Melrose Ballroom on June 23, featuring an MLW Fusion TV taping.

🎟Limited tickets are available at www.MLWNYC.com and on Eventbrite.

The “High Chief of the Hood” says he is planning to wreck shop when his number is called and hits the ring to enter the Battle Riot. 

The longest reigning World Heavyweight Champion in league history, Fatu has been engulfed in a war with CONTRA in recent months. Now, the “Samoan Werewolf” has eyes set on grabbing his shot at the title.

Recently uniting Lance Anoa’i and Juicy Finau to form a new era Samoan SWAT Team, the trio have sent shockwaves throughout the league. 

An unpredictable fighter, Fatu is known for blending uncanny agility with a ferocious brawling style that makes his battle-tested endurance an imposing presence in the 40-wrestler extravaganza. 

Will Fatu punch his ticket to another championship clash with Hammerstone?

Find out LIVE in New York City on June 23 at MLW Battle Riot IV!

Who will outlast, outfight and out riot 39 other wrestlers and earn a title shot against the World Champion? Find out June 23 in the Big Apple at the Melrose Ballroom!.

Battle Riot Participants:
Jacob Fatu
Killer Kross
Lince Dorado
EJ Nduka
Calvin Tankman
Alex Kane
Marshall Von Erich

Plus more to be announced in the days ahead!

More talent and matches will be announced in the coming weeks ahead at MLW.com.

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 in a Battle Riot!

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!

More athletes and matches will be announced at MLW.com.

Tickets start at $15 at MLWNYC.com and Eventbrite. Tickets will also be available day of show at the box office unless the event sales out in advance.

Major League Wrestling shows are interactive. Fans get to not only experience major league action in the ring but have the opportunity to meet some of their favorites before bell time.

There will be several meet and greet opportunities featuring Major League Wrestling wrestlers and personalities. 

The schedule for the event is as follows:

6:00 p.m.: Early entry for front row ticket holders
6:30 p.m.: Doors open for general public (all ticket holders)
7:30 p.m.: Showtime

Located in the heart of Long Island City just minutes away from Manhattan, Melrose Ballroom is one of New York City’s premiere exclusive venues for live performance, music, and entertainment shows. 

Melrose Ballroom is located at: 36-08 33rd Street Long Island City, NY 11106.

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