Various News: Mid-South Legends Fanfest, WEW PPV Set


— Traditional Championship Wrestling will promote the first-ever Mid-South Legends Fanfest on WrestleMania weekend. It will take place at The Sigur Center (8245 W. Judge Perez Drive) in Chalmette, Louisana, a few miles away from New Orleans, on April 4. Those scheduled to appear include Bill Watts, Jim Cornette, Bobby Eaton, Dennis Condrey, Bill Dundee, Robert Gibson, Ricky Morton, “Mr. Olympia” Jerry Stubbs, Mr. Wrestling II, Danny Hodge, Luke Williams, Porkchop Cash, Kamala, Dark Journey and more.

There will be events all day from 9 AM until that night, including autograph sessions, a Q&A with Jim Cornette, The Midnight Express, Bill Dundee & The Rock N’ Roll Express and a Q&A with Cornette and Watts.

Platinum VIP tickets cost $149 and feature early admission, two autographs of each talent, both Q&As, an exclusive morning “coffee talk” with the stars, an exclusive Cajun Dinner with the stars, a Fanfest program, a fanfest t-shirt, a ringside seat for the TCW live event that night and a DVD set of the entire day. There is also a $99 Gold VIP that includes everything previously mentioned but not the autograph sessions. Tickets for everyone else cost $19. The public gets in at 10 AM while VIPs can get in at 9 AM.

Here’s a card for the “Battle Lines” event that happens at 7:30 PM:

* JYD Memorial Cup Battle Royal featuring talent from eight different promotions.

* “The Empire” (Matt Riviera, Tim Storm and Greg Anthony) managed by “Dark Journey” vs. Tommy Dreamer, Americos and Scott Phoenix

* Former WWE and TNA star “The Pope” Elijah Burke vs. Steve Anthony

* Chris Adonis (fka Masterpiece Chris Masters) vs. Lance Hoyt

* Mickie James vs. Angelina Love

* Bill Dundee vs King Shane Williams

* The Rock and Roll Express in action.

There will also be separate tickets sold for the TCW event. You can find more details here.

— A Women’s Extreme Wrestling special, titled Best of Booty Whipping, will be airing on InDemand PPV this month. The show will feature the following bout, made up of ole material…

* Mercedes Martinez vs. Simply Luscious

* Lacey & Rain vs. Shantelle Taylor & Pussy Willow

* Jessica “ODB” Dalton vs. Navajo

* Talia (the future Velvet Sky) & April Hunter vs. Amber O’Neal & Lollipop

* Jazz (with So Cal Val) vs. Passion (with Francine)

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