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For many years the WWF (now WWE) was the only outlet for professional wrestling, but in recent years many new professional wrestling organizations have formed allowing fans more opportunities to enjoy live pro wrestling on a regular basis. Here are some upcoming professional wrestling events for true fans of the sport to enjoy. Many of these local organizations also hold regular tryouts and wrestling schools for those interested in furthering their love of professional wrestling. Mark these upcoming events on your calendar so you don’t miss any of the awesome pro wrestling action.

ROH Wrestling Reloaded Tour
Stage AE
400 N. Shore Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

September 16, 2016 at 7:30 P.M.

If you are looking for a unique, interactive live event experience, the Wrestling Reloaded Tour is one to attend. Fans of Ring Of Honor wrestling can root for their favorite wrestlers during this action-filled event. ROH wrestling brings respect and professionalism to the art of professional wrestling and is famous for wrestling personalities such as Bryan Danielson and CM Punk. The card for this event is still to be announced, but it is sure to be a great night of wrestling.

PWX Live
PWX Wrestleplex
2125 Beacon St.
McKeesport, PA 15132

September 3, 2016 at 7:30 P.M.

Pro Wrestling Express holds regular live wrestling events at the PWX Wrestleplex in McKeesport. Attend the next live event on Sept. 3 to see all of your favorite PWX stars. There is sure to be great wrestling action with favorites such as Samuel Adams, Bobby Beverly, Brittany Fierce and G-Raven. The matches for this event have not yet been announced, so come prepared for anything.

IWC Wrestling: Caged Fury 2016
Court Time Sports Center
95 Enterprise St.
Elizabeth, PA 15037

August 20, 2016 7:00 P.M.

International Wrestling Cartel hosts Caged Fury 2016 in nearby Elizabeth, PA later this month. It is sure to be an exciting event for all the wrestling fans in your family. IWC is known for IWC world heavyweight Champion DJZ and IWC Super Indy Champion Andrew Palace. Find out what great wrestling personalities will take home the victory at Caged Fury 2016.

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KSWA Wrestling: 23rd Annual Millvale Community Days
Grant Ave. near Attic Records and Yetter’s Candies
Pittsburgh, PA 15209

September 16, 2016 at 6:30 P.M.

Join the Keystone State Wrestling Alliance at this year’s Millvale Community Days for live pro wrestling out in the open. Cheer on local favorites and see who will win these live matches throughout the Community Days celebrations. This pro wrestling event will be fun for the whole family and a great way to kick off the weekend. Don’t miss this chance to see the KSWA wrestling heroes and villains in action.

IWC Wrestling: Aftershock
White Oak Athletic Association
1798 Lower Heckman Road
White Oak, PA 15131

September, 2016 at 7:30 P.M.

International Wrestling Cartel is planning a live wrestling event in September as well, although the exact date is to be determined. “Aftershock” will take place at the White Oak Athletic Association and feature an evening of matches from IWC champions and favorites. Keep an eye out on the IWC website for your chance to see favorites such as Asylum, Britt Baker and Bubba the Bulldog in action. Aftershock is sure to be an evening full of hard-hitting pro-wrestling skill.

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