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  • Writer's pictureCarlos Astorga

Lince Dorado vs. DragonGate's La Estrella In Philly Jan 7


(PHILADELPHIA) — Major League Wrestling today announced Lince Dorado vs. DragonGate’s La Estrella at MLW Blood & Thunder on Saturday, January 7 at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.


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


The card is a FUSION TV taping, airing on beIN SPORTS nationwide on cable and dish, streaming on Pro Wrestling TV, and in over 60 countries around the world.


An inter-promotional middleweight bout promises to steal the show as Lince Dorado squares off against DragonGate’s La Estrella 1-on-1 for the first-time ever.


In a battle that spotlights the high-octane, high-flying aerial thrills of lucha libre and the smash-mouth strong style blend of Japanese wrestling and lucha libre, known as lucharesu, this fight vows to be unlike anything else on the January 7 card.


“I wish to thank Mr. Kido and the DragonGate organization for generously providing MLW and its fans the opportunity to see some of their roster’s most exciting competitors,” said MLW CEO Court Bauer. “Philly fans better buckle up. If you like speedsters in the squared circle, this match is for you.”


La Estrella, who made his MLW debut in June, has spent the year journeying all over the world, from Germany to Mexico, La Estrella has trained with masters of the mat. Now, he looks to take the knowledge he’s accumulated and make a statement with a high-profile victory over Dorado.


Dorado, fresh off a tour for Mexico’s oldest and most respected organization, CMLL, has become a cornerstone of the league’s middleweight division. Now, he must face the lightning speed and hunger of a new era of DragonGate competition.


Which style will prevail? Lucha Libre or Lucharesu?


Find out LIVE Saturday night, January 7th at MLW Blood & Thunder in Philadelphia!


Major League Wrestling returns to Philadelphia's 2300 Arena on Saturday, January 7. Buy tickets at http://MLW2300.com.


CARD:

World Heavyweight Championship

Alex Hammerstone vs. YAMATO (DragonGate)


Jacob Fatu vs. Ben-K (DragonGate)


National Openweight Championship

Davey Richards (Champion) vs. Johnny Fusion


World Tag Team Championship

Hustle & Power (EJ Nduka & Calvin Tankman) vs. Samoan SWAT Team


Real1 vs. Microman


Davey Boy Smith Jr. vs. Alex Kane


Hardcore Match


Mance Warner vs. Rickey Shane Page


Lince Dorado vs. La Estrella


Some of the athletes and talent signed to compete and appear include:


The Bomaye Fight Club


The Billington Bulldogs


Women's World Featherweight Champion Taya Valkyrie


Delirious


Sam Adonis


Billie Starkz


Cesar Duran


The FBI


Plus MORE wrestlers will be announced soon at MLW.com.


Buy tickets at MLW2300.com. Tickets start at $15. Tickets will also be available day of show at the box office unless the event sales out in advance.


DAY OF EVENT INFO

The schedule is as follows:


6:00 p.m.: Early entry for First Row Ticket Holders

6:30 p.m.: Doors open for general public (all ticket holders)

7:30 p.m.: Showtime


MORE ABOUT THE VENUE

2300 Arena (previously named Viking Hall, ECW Arena, New Alhambra Arena, Asylum Arena and The Arena) is a multipurpose indoor arena used primarily for professional wrestling, boxing, mixed martial arts, and concert events.


About Major League Wrestling

Major League Wrestling (MLW®) is a sports media holding company, offering television content, action figures, apparel, live events, and ancillary entertainment. MLW operates in major markets throughout the United States and Mexico, including New York, Philadelphia, Dallas, and Tijuana. One of the fastest growing wrestling leagues today, MLW programming is available worldwide on beIN Sports, Pro Wrestling TV, Ayozat TV on SKY in the United Kingdom and in over 60 countries and counting.


MLW events showcase diversity and the full spectrum of professional wrestling, with athletes representing countries around the world with fighting styles, including: technical, Japanese strong style, lucha libre, King’s Road brawling, MMA, catch wrestling, hybrid wrestling, submission grappling and other disciplines.


For more information visit MLW.com and follow MLW on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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