MLW in NYC lineup: 10 wrestlers now advertised for the 40-man Battle Riot

By Jason Powell, Editor (@prowrestlingnet)

The following matches are advertised for the Major League Wrestling television taping event that will be held at the July 19 event in New York, New York at Melrose Ballroom.

-The 40-man MLW Battle Riot (Entrants: John Hennigan, Davey Boy Smith Jr., Kevin Sullivan, ACH, Teddy Hart, Rich Swann, Pentagon Jr., Jake Hager, Jimmy Yuta and Barrington Hughes).

-Teddy Hart and Davey Boy Smith Jr. (w/Brian Pillman II) vs. ACH and Rich Swann.

Powell’s POV: MLW added Pentagon Jr., Jake Hager, Jimmy Yuta and Barrington Hughes to the Battle Riot on Monday. MLW’s definition of 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.” The winner will get a title shot for the MLW Championship anytime, anywhere. This event will be taped for the MLW Fusion television series. For ticket information visit If you attend the show, you are encouraged to send a report or basic results to

Check out my 60-minute interview with MLW play-by-play voice Tony Schiavone from a recent “Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell” below.

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