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MATT RIDDLE VS. SHANE “SWERVE” STRICKLAND SET FOR APRIL 12TH CLASH IN ORLANDO TO CROWN NEXT WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION

By Mike Johnson on 2018-03-13 11:03:00

MATT RIDDLE VS. SHANE “SWERVE” STRICKLAND SET FOR APRIL 12TH CLASH IN ORLANDO TO CROWN NEXT WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION

ORLANDO – History will be made on Thursday night April 12th as the next MLW World Heavyweight Champion will be crowned in Orlando at Gilt Nightclub. After dominating top ranked wrestlers in the opening round and semi finals, Matt Riddle vs. Shane “Swerve” Strickland is set for the MLW: The World Championship Finals.

Tickets are on sale now at https://www.MLWTickets.com for Major League Wrestling’s next event, MLW: The World Championship Finals.

Ticket prices range from $15-$45 with a limited number of “VIP Packages” also available. 

Matt Riddle, who left the Ultimate Fighting Championship on a 4 fight win streak, is undefeated in MLW with wins over Jeff Cobb, ACH and “Filthy” Tom Lawlor.  A top ranked fighter, Riddle is one of the most dominant wrestlers in the world.  With immense momentum on his side, Riddle looks to make history as the next World Heavyweight Champion.

Shane “Swerve” Strickland has been at the epicenter of Major League Wrestling’s revival with high profile wins over the likes of Ricochet.  Strickland defied the odds in the World Championship semi-finals, defeating Jimmy Havoc, who had shutout Strickland in prior encounters with 2 decisive victories.  Now, Strickland sets his sights on winning his World Championship in the sport on April 12th.

More Matches and wrestlers will be announced in the coming days and weeks at MLW.com.  

MLW: The World Championship Finals is an all ages event.

GILT is located at 740 Bennett Rd. in Orlando.

Dress code: There is no dress code for this event. If you stay for the after party at GILT there is a dress code of no hats, shorts or tank tops.

Parking: The venue has a parking lot. Space is available on a first come, first serve basis. There is a small fee for parking at the venue’s lot. Valet parking is also available at GILT.

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