Empire State Wrestling (ESW) will return to the St. Johnsburg Fire Hall at 7165 Ward Road, North Tonawanda, and present Brawlfest on Saturday, May 19. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the action starts at 6 p.m.
The following wrestlers are scheduled to appear at Brawlfest:
• Former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) stars Stevie Richards and Simon Grimm (aka Simon Gotch). Buffalo’s Brandon Thurston will face Gotch and Richards will take on Bill Collier.
• Impact Wrestling’s Jimmy Jacobs will face ESW Interstate Champion Anthony Gaines.
• ESW Heavyweight Champion Kevin Bennett against ex-Impact Wrestling star Braxton Sutter.
• Ex-Impact Wrestling Star Petey Williams will square off against Albion’s Kevin Blackwood.
• Oliver Street Express will defend the ESW Tag Team Championships in a four-way tag match against Game Over, North America’s Most Wanted and High Seas.
• The Fraternity will face To Infinity & Beyond, plus appearances by ESW fan favorites such as Puf, Frankie Feathers and several more.
Front row tickets are sold out. Second row tickets are $20 and general admission tickets are $15. Ticket prices will increase $5 at the door. All cards are subject to change.
ESW promotes eight shows a year, primarily held at the St. Johnsburg Fire Hall in North Tonawanda, boasting crowds of over 400 fans. Larger “super show” events have been held at the Kenan Center in Lockport and Frontier Fire Hall in Niagara Falls, drawing crowds up to 1,000. For more information, please visit eswwrestling.com.