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  • Writer's pictureCarlos Astorga

1 Called Manders Enters MLW Battle RIOT V


(PHILADELPHIA) — Major League Wrestling today announced 1 Called Manders as a participant in the 40-wrestler Battle RIOT V when MLW returns to Philadelphia’s 2300 Arena on Saturday, April 8.


🎟 Grab tickets at MLW2300.com and the 2300 Arena box office. Tickets start at $15.


The ninth participant in Battle RIOT V is official and it’s the 1 Called Manders!


From the Cornfields of Iowa, the 1 Called Manders has been hitting highways and raising hell in towns coast-to-coast and along the way built quite a reputation.


Standing 6’1”, this rawboned “Boss of the Plains” is a versatile wrestler. Manders can brawl with the best of them and switch gears and do just about anything from grappling to tossing a literal kitchen sink at his opponents.


A member of the Second Gear Crew alongside Mance Warner and Matthew Justice, there may be no tougher trio in the sport.


A former Iowa Hawkeye, playing football at an elite level, Manders is one cowboy you don’t want to cross paths with.


A certified hoss, the 1 Called Manders is known for his heavy hitting style – and leaving his adversaries in a heap of wreckage. Tipping his hat as he cracks open a beer, reminding all there are two guarantees in this life: death and lariats.


40 wrestlers will riot in Philly as one combatant looks to outlast 39 others and earn a world title shot anytime, anywhere against Alex Hammerstone.


Battle RIOT entrants:

John Hennigan

Raven


Willie Mack

Rickey Shane Page

Shigehiro Irie

Mr. Thomas


1 Called Manders

Jimmy Lloyd


More entrants and matches will be announced in the coming weeks ahead at MLW.com.


WHAT IS THE BATTLE RIOT?

A mash-up of a battle royal, royal rumble and anything goes street fight, this super-sized main event will feature 40 wrestlers with new participants entering the ring every 60 seconds.


There will be surprises! There will be legends! There will be WTF entries… and there will be no disqualifications!


Elimination is by pinfall, submission or by throwing an individual over the top rope.


Anything is possible in a Battle Riot!


WHAT DOES THE WINNER GET?

The winner gets a World Heavyweight Title Shot anywhere, anytime! It could be that night; it could be in 6 months. The challenger has the key to unlock an instant title shot against whoever the champion is!


More athletes and matches will be announced at MLW.com.


Major League Wrestling returns to Philadelphia's 2300 Arena on Saturday, April 8. Buy tickets at http://MLW2300.com. Tickets will also be available day of show at the box office unless the event sales out in advance.

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