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Ex-WWE star Elias coming to Buffalo for 'Brawlfest'


Mon, May 6th 2024 12:35 pm

Former WWE 24/7 champion will make ESW debut

Empire State Wrestling Press Release

Empire State Wrestling will hold “Brawlfest 2024,” one of its "super show" events, on Saturday, May 18, at Buffalo RiverWorks. Elijah, formerly known as World Wrestling Entertainment's Elias, will compete at “Brawlfest” alongside many of the top independent talents from across the U.S. and Western New York.

Elijah will face "Big League" John McChesney at “Brawlfest.” McChesney made a surprise appearance at “Spring Smash” in April and called out Elijah to face him at “Brawlfest,” as the two wrestled each other on several occasions in Pittsburgh prior to Elias joining WWE. McChesney last wrestled for ESW two years ago against "Invincible" Vince Valor.

Already announced for “Brawlfest”:

√ Inaugural ESW women's championship scramble match: "Courageous" Christina Marie vs. "Queen of the Silver Screen" Katie Arquette vs. Buffalo's own Haley Dylan vs. "The Violent Vixen" Adena Steele

√ GCW star Jordan Oliver will return to ESW

√ Self-proclaimed ESW heavyweight champion Bill Collier vs. "The White Bronco" Channing Decker

√ "Red Hot" Vinnie Moon & Will Calrissian vs. "His Royal Freshness" Frank Feathers & Randy P

√ Check ESW's social media platforms for further match revelations

Vendor and sponsorship opportunities are available for “Brawlfest.” Anyone interested can email [email protected] for more details.

The official “Brawlfest” afterparty will be held at Cook's Bar & Grill on Katherine Street in Buffalo.

Doors open at 6 p.m. with bell-time set for 7 p.m. Tickets are available at www.ESWTIX.com (service fees apply). Premium seats are sold out, but general admission tickets are still available. Ticket prices rise by $5 at the door.

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