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By Mike Johnson on 2013-09-11 14:01:41

The legendary Jushin "Thunder" Liger will challenge Rob Conway for the NWA title at the 9/29 New Japan Destruction iPPV.  Also scheduled for the show:
Tiger Mask, BUSHI & Takaaki Watanabe vs. Takashi Iizuka, Yujiro Takahashi & YOSHI-HASHI
KUSHIDA & Alex Shelley vs. TAKA Michinoku Kaientai Dojo & Taichi

 Togi Makabe, Tomoaki Honma, Captain New Japan & X (CMLL wrestler) vs. Karl Anderson, Tama Tonga, Rey Bucanero & Bad Luck Fale
Toru Yano vs. Minoru Suzuki
Yuji Nagata & Manabu Nakanishi vs. Kazushi Sakuraba & Katsuyori Shibata
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Prince Devitt
NEVER Openweight Title vs. IWGP Heavyweight Title shot: Masato Tanaka ZERO1 vs. Tetsuya Naito
IWGP Intercontinental champion Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Shelton Benjamin
IWGP Heavyweight champion Kazuchika Okada vs. Satoshi Kojima

Our own Les Thatcher will be doing a seminar this weekend at Antonio Thomas' Ringsport Pro Wrestling Gym this Saturday and Sunday from 10-5 for $65. For more information, email Antonio Thomas at

Rip Rogers will be the guest tonight on IYH Wrestling at 8:05PM EST at

The following press release was issued today:


Short Sleeve Sampson, star of Hulk Hogan’s Micro Championship Wrestling, announced last Monday that he will be embarking on a 40-city Farewell Retirement Tour. Sampson is leaving wrestling to pursue another career field in entertainment.

The tour will begin on October 12 with 23 of the 40 available dates already booked. ‘The tour has gotten off to an unbelievable start. I am just so overwhelmed at the response I have gotten thus far from promoters around the world wanting to book me for their event. I am so humbled.’ said Sampson.

Promoters from across the country and across the boarders have already booked Sampson’s Farewell tour. Stops include multi dates in Canada, as well as stops in Alaska, Maine, New York, Tennessee, Texas, Arkansas, California, South Carolina, Virginia, and Idaho. Sampson has even had inquires from Europe to come perform in the spring.

“It is because of wrestling and the fans that I am able to pursue my dreams, and this is why I am doing this Farewell Tour. I want to say thank you to all the fans and promoters who have supported me over the years,” Sampson quoted.

If you would like to book Short Sleeve Sampson’s Midget Time Farewell Tour, there are 17 open spots remaining. Promoters are advised to contact immediately.

To book Short Sleeve Sampson, you may contact him through his email at or thru his official facebook Fan Page

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