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  • Writer's pictureCarlos Astorga

ESW Debuts Everything To Gaine Rumble

Rumble winner will receive an ESW Heavyweight Championship title shot

Empire State Wrestling will hold Everything To Gaine on Saturday, July 20 at Buffalo RiverWorks. The event will feature the first ever Everything To Gaine Rumble along with several other matches.

The Everything To Gaine Rumble will include 25 entrants with the winner receiving an opportunity for the ESW Heavyweight Championship. The rumble is named in honor of the late Anthony Gaines, a former ESW Interstate Champion who passed away earlier this year. The participants announced so far include Vince Valor, James Sayga and Nick Ando. More participants will be announced over ESW's social media pages leading up to event day.

Everything To Gaine will also include:

*ESW Interstate Championship: Spencer Slade (c) vs. Cheech

*ESW Women's Championship: Christina Marie (c) vs. Sammi Chaos (Christina Marie's first title defense)

*John McChesney vs. Colin Delaney

*Self-Proclaimed ESW Heavyweight Champion Bill Collier will be in attendance

Vendor and sponsorship opportunities are available for Everything To Gaine. Anyone interested can email for more details.

Doors open at 5 p.m. with bell-time set for 6 p.m. Tickets are available at where service fees apply. Ticket prices rise by $5 at the door.


As Western New York’s premier independent professional wrestling promotion, ESW over the years hosted many of pro wrestling’s top up-and-comers and biggest legends.

Many current All-Elite Wrestling stars wrestled for ESW including MJF, Buffalo's Daniel Garcia plus The Butcher & the Blade, Dustin Rhodes, Adam Cole, Matt Sydal, Ruby Soho, Billy Gunn, Colt Cabana, Trent Beretta, Orange Cassidy, Danhausen, Jay Lethal, Eddie Kingston, Evil Uno, Lucha Bros, Tony Nese, Private Party, Brody King, Mark Sterling, AR Fox and Iron Savages.

Current World Wrestling Entertainment stars World Heavyweight Champion Damien Priest, Kevin Owens, Johnny Gargano, MVP, Jinder Mahal, Candice LeRae, Tommaso Ciampa, Cedric Alexander, Ethan Page, Joaquin Wilde, Joe Gacy, Adrian Butler, Robert Stone, Josh Briggs and Lexis King all wrestled in ESW’s ring.

Pro wrestling legends Kevin Nash, Matt Hardy, X-Pac, The Hurricane, D-Von Dudley, Al Snow, The Honky Tonk Man, Sgt. Slaughter, Raven, Brutus Beefcake, Demolition, Jim Duggan, Koko B. Ware, Bushwacker Luke, The Sandman and Bob Holly appeared at previous ESW events.

Founded in 2002, ESW is run by Brett Stymus. Over half of ESW’s performers reside in the Western New York area. ESW runs regular shows throughout the year that draw several hundred fans, with some events being attended by up to 1,000 people. For more information, to schedule an interview or request media credentials for an event, please contact David Jarka at or (716) 348-4598. All cards are subject to change.

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