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  • Writer's pictureCarlos Astorga

Místico vs. Rocky Romero Title Fight In NYC Feb. 29 At Intimidation Games


MLW today announced a MLW World Middleweight Title Fight: Rocky Romero (champion, presented by Salina de la Renta) vs. Místico (with Cesar Duran) at MLW Intimidation Games’24 live and exclusively on Triller TV+ Thursday, February 29 at the Melrose Ballroom in New York City.


🎟 Grab tickets at http://www.MLWNYC.com and at Eventbrite.

See the iconic luchador fight for gold live and exclusively on Triller TV+! Sign up for your Triller TV+ subscription now and enjoy a FREE 7-day trial!


El Jefe is back! The proprietor of AZTECA Lucha, Cesar Duran, has returned to MLW with a big acquisition: Místico.


After an extraordinary lucha espectacular where Místico defeated Salina de la Renta’s luchador Averno at MLW SuperFight 4, Duran has secured his first title fight for Azteca Lucha. Mistico will challenge Rocky Romero for the MLW World Middleweight Championship live in New York City at Intimidation Games.


Duran shocked the lucha world by returning to MLW this past Saturday where he confronted Salina de la Renta at SuperFight 4. He delivered the biggest box office draw in Mexico, one of Mexico’s grandest luchadores: Místico.


A perennial main eventer in CMLL, Místico has won countless titles and become a crossover star, appearing in several TV shows and music videos in Mexico. Now, Místico, under the AZTECA Lucha banner, circles one of Salina de la Renta’s most prized possessions: the MLW World Middleweight Title.


Duran and Salina have a mysterious past tied to lucha, power, and money. In 2021 it was revealed that Salina had made a “powerful enemy” as she borrowed money to keep Promociones Dorado thriving… and it came at a cost. The cost of doing business with the ruthless proprietor of AZTECA Lucha, Cesar Duran.


After failing Duran, “El Jefe” had his masked Azteca thugs drag Salina off. Seemingly gone from MLW forever, the Puerto Rican powerbroker would turn heads reemerging with a vengeance this past September. Ironically, this would come just weeks after Cesar Duran himself was dragged off, seemingly vanishing.


Now engulfed in a promotional lucha war between AZTECA Lucha and Promociones Dorado, the MLW World Middleweight title hangs in the balance.


Romero, who has dominated the 205 lb. division since winning the title from AKIRA in the fall, looks to crush arguably his greatest challenge yet. Will the wily Romero triumph once again or surrender to La Mistica?


Lock in your tickets now at http://www.MLWNYC.com and see it go down Thursday, February 29 in New York City.


Matches and fighters will be announced at MLW.com.


Intimidation Games TrillerTV+ card

MLW World Heavyweight Title Fight

Satoshi Kojima (champion) vs. Minoru Suzuki


MLW World Middleweight Title Fight

Rocky Romero (champion, presented by Salina de la Renta) vs. Místico (with Cesar Duran)


Bobby Fish in action


beIN SPORTS Card


TBA


PLUS: A Special Meet & Greet with Minoru Suzuki!

Tickets start at $15 at http://www.MLWNYC.com. 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 for the event is as follows:

5:30 p.m.: Early entry for front row ticket holders

6:00 p.m.: Doors open for general public (all ticket holders)

7:00 p.m : Showtime

MEET AND GREETS


There will be several meet and greet opportunities featuring Major League Wrestling wrestlers and personalities.


MORE ABOUT THE MELROSE BALLROOM

Located in the heart of Long Island City just minutes away from Manhattan, Melrose Ballroom is one of New York City’s premiere exclusive venues for live performance, music, and entertainment shows.


Melrose Ballroom is located at: 36-08 33rd Street Long Island City, NY 11106.

PARKING


There is a parking garage 2 minutes away. Street parking available on a limited basis.

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 live events in major markets, including New York, Chicago, and Tampa.


One of the fastest growing wrestling leagues today, MLW programming is available in over 60 countries worldwide, including on beIN Sports in the U.S. and Ayozat TV on SKY in the United Kingdom.


MLW premium live events stream monthly live and exclusively on Triller TV+.

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 X, Instagram and YouTube.

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