Even if wrestling isn't really the same since the 80s, with the likes of Shawn Michaels, Bret Hart, Randy Savage and Hulk Hogan being real showstoppers, wrestling is still alive and well - thanks to the efforts of Vince McMahon among a number of other wrestling promoters. Here are five wrestling shows due to take place in New York City:
1 Mohegan Sun Blvd.
Uncasville, CT 06382
Date: August 23, 2016 at 7 p.m.
It's been awhile since WWE wrestling has been at the Mohegan Sun arena. As always, a number of familiar names and faces such as Randy Orton and John Cena will put their bodies on the line. Household names such as AJ Styles, Roman Reigns, Bray Wyatt and Seth Rollins will also make their presence for this event. Ticket prices for this event range between $20 to $110.
Rahway REC Center
275 E. Milton Ave.
Rahway, NJ 07065
Date: September 10, 2016 at 6 p.m.
While WrestlePro isn't as big as the WWE is, the event is devoted to creating pro wrestlers. The event will also showcase wrestling big names such as the Honky Tonk Man, Booker T and 'The Nature Boy' Ric Flair. General admission tickets for this event start at $20 and up. In addition, special autograph and photo op tickets are also available starting at $40 and up.
Field Of Honor
1904 Surf Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11224
Date: August 27, 2016 at 6 p.m.
There's going to be a number of match-ups that will be worth watching if you're a fan of Ring of Honor wrestling. Apart from a number of bonafide ROH wrestling stars, members of New Japan Pro Wrestling will also ply their trade at this event. Notable names at this event include Jay Lethal, Adam Cole, Evil and Bobby Fish.
Date: September 16, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Some of the best hardcore wrestling talents that have been a part of McMahon's WWE "stable" will push themselves to their limits at this event. Experience the following elite wrestlers appearing live: Terry Funk, Tommy Dreamer, Aaron Stevens, Sami Callihan, Ricochet, Brian Myers. General Admission tickets start at $30. Platinum VIP tickets are also available which includes a one-of-a-kind experience to meet the wrestling stars backstage and more.
Pro Wrestling Syndicate
570 Jernee Mill Road
Sayreville, NJ 08872
Date: August 27, 2016 at 8 p.m.
Even if Pro Wrestling Syndicate is a local wrestling promotion, this event is not to miss, with a special appearance by the Insane Clown Posse. Appearances at this event will include Mick Foley, Crime Time, MVP and other stars at the Summer Showdown via the Starland Ballroom. This event is open to all ages.
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