Ex-WWE star Shannon Moore coming to Albion

Empire State Wrestling returns to the Orleans County 4H Fairgrounds in Albion on May 4.

Empire State Wrestling (ESW) returns to the Orleans County 4H Fairgrounds in Albion on Saturday, May 4, for Fairground Fallout: Return of the Empire. The event will be recorded exclusively for ESW’s streaming service partners.

The following wrestlers are scheduled to appear at Fairground Fallout: Return of the Empire:
• Former WWE star Shannon Moore will face viral internet star Anthony Gaines.
• ESW Heavyweight Champion Brandon Thurston will defend his title against Binghamton native Sean Carr.
• North Tonawanda native Kevin Bennett is set to face Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) star Joe Gacy.
• Kate Carney of Portland, Ore. is scheduled to take on Toronto’s Jody Threat.
• ESW Tag Team Champions James Sayga and Vince Valor will defend their titles versus Dakota Orion and Vinnie Moon.
• ESW Interstate Champion Frankie Feathers will put his belt on the line against Jerk Cockins of Tonawanda.
• Ex-Impact Wrestling star “The Blade” Pepper Parks will square off versus Space Monkey.
• Also in action will be Medina native Gavin Glass, Handcrafted, Every Time I Die’s “The Butcher” Andy Williams, Puf and more.

ESW shows are held throughout the calendar year, primarily at the St. Johnsburg Fire Hall in North Tonawanda, boasting crowds of over 400 fans. Larger “super show” events are held at the Kenan Center in Lockport and the Frontier Fire Hall in Niagara Falls, drawing crowds up to 1,000. 

Pre-sale front row tickets are $20 while general admission tickets are $15. Pre-sale exclusive $50 family packs (four general admission tickets) are also available. Tickets increase $3 day of event. Doors open at 5 p.m., with bell time at 6 p.m. For more information, please visit eswwrestling.com.