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IMPACT ANNOUNCES PRESS CONFERENCE WITH FORMER NFL PLAYERS

By Dave Scherer on 2019-02-07 10:45:00

IMPACT Wrestling Announces Feb. 15 Press Conference with NFL Alumni, Las Vegas Chapter

Pro Football Hall of Famer Floyd Little among former players to appear at IMPACT Wrestling show

IMPACT Wrestling and the NFL Alumni, Las Vegas Chapter (“NFLALV”) will host a press conference on Friday, February 15 starting at 5:30 p.m. PT at Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas, Nevada to formally launch their alliance to support the NFLALV’s ‘Caring for Kids’ and ‘Care for our Own’ initiatives in Las Vegas and to support IMPACT Wrestling’s events in the city. 

A subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp., IMPACT Wrestling is presenting television tapings for its flagship weekly show, IMPACT!, for three consecutive nights, Feb. 15-17, at Sam’s Town in Las Vegas. IMPACT Wrestling held TV tapings in the same arena last November and is scheduled to return to Las Vegas for more shows later in the year.

The NLFLVA will be represented by its president Linden King, a 13-year veteran NFL linebacker, who played with the San Diego Chargers and Los Angeles Raiders. The press conference will also feature appearances by numerous former NFL players, including:

  • Floyd Little, a three-time All-American at Syracuse University who was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and then had a Pro Football Hall of Fame career with the Denver Broncos from 1967-75.
  • Morlon Greenwood, a linebacker from Syracuse University who played in the NFL from 2001-2009. He is the vice president of the NFL Alumni, Las Vegas chapter.
  • Tom Barnt, a defensive tackle for six seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs, the Cincinnati Bengals, and New York Jets from 1996-2001.
  • Lawrence Pinson, former linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets.

The press conference will detail the joint venture of IMPACT Wrestling and the NFLALV to support and promote numerous charities, including Morlon Greenwood Foundation, Core Academy and Gentleman By Choice, among others.

For More Information Contact:
Ariel Shnerer
Sr. Director, Programming & Communications
Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp.
ashnerer@anthemse.com

Ross Forman
Head of Media Relations
IMPACT Wrestling
rforman@impactwrestling.com
(847) 542-9350

Morlon Greenwood
Vice President
NFL Alumni, Las Vegas Chapter
Morlon.greenwood@nflalumni.org

About IMPACT Wrestling
IMPACT Wrestling is one of the world’s largest wrestling entertainment properties, creating more than 300 hours of original content annually across television and other digital platforms. IMPACT Wrestling specializes in creating premium content, events, products, merchandise and music, as well as the management and promotion of professional wrestlers. Its highly successful flagship, IMPACT!, is broadcast globally, including Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Pursuit Channel and Twitch in the United States, Fight Network and GameTV in Canada, Sony ESPN in India, 5Spike and Fight Network in the United Kingdom, SuperSport in Africa, and MVStv in Mexico. 

For more information visit www.impactwrestling.com.

About NFL Alumni, Las Vegas Chapter
NFL Alumni was founded in 1967 and is the oldest and most recognizable national organization of retired professional athletes. NFL Alumni consists of former NFL players, coaches, executives, spouses, cheerleaders, and associate members. NFL Alumni’s mission “Caring for our Own” is to serve, assist and inform its members and their families. NFL Alumni also contributes to local community initiatives under its “Caring for Kids” programs.

The Las Vegas Chapter of NFL Alumni Association was established in 2018. By its charter, the Chapter has elected to support the Morlon Greenwood Foundation, among others, to provide support for organizations that address the needs and well-being of socio-economically disadvantaged youth.

For more information please visit: www.nflalv.org.

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