Lance Anoa’i enters the Battle Riot

3rd generation Samoan wrestler looks to make a splash in NYC June 23

Major League Wrestling today announced the Samoan SWAT Team’s Lance Anoa’i 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 and on Eventbrite.

Joining the stacked list of participants in this year’s Battle Riot is the Samoan SWAT Team’s Lance Anoa’i. Lance, newly signed to MLW, looks to show up and show out as he hopes to make a big splash in the 40 wrestler extravaganza.
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
Ross Von Erich
Matt Cross
Richard Holliday
Juicy Finau
Lance Anoa’i
KC Navarro
Mini Abismo Negro 

Plus more to be announced in the days ahead!

The featherweight division debut of Scarlett Bordeaux 

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

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

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

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