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  • Writer's pictureCarlos Astorga

MLW To Host DRAGONGATE Title Match In Philly Feb. 4


(PHILADELPHIA) — Major League Wrestling today announced it will host a DRAGONGATE Open The Twin Gate Championship match featuring “Natural Vibes” (Kzy & Big Boss Shimizu) at MLW SuperFight’23 on Saturday, February 4 at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.


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


The card is an MLW TV taping, airing nationwide in the US and in over 60 countries around the world.


History will be made as MLW will host the first-ever DRAGONGATE Open The Twin Gate Championship match in an MLW ring at SuperFight.


Natural Vibes, consisting of Kzy and Big Boss Shimizu, popped up on the MLW video wall at Blood & Thunder revealing they will be making their MLW debut February 4th in grand fashion with a title defense.


Getting crowds hyped with Kzy's rapping and the Natural Vibes' popular dancing en route to the ring, Natural Vibes may be the most popular unit in DRAGONGATE today. Upbeat, confident and oozing success, it’s hard to deny the excellence of Natural Vibes.


Rapping in Japanese to the ring, Kzy (pronounced as "kay-zee"), Kzy shows his love for hip hop in everything he does. While entertaining, Kzy is a threat on the ground with moves like the Ganjigarame (Arm trap cobra clutch) as well as in the air, with his brilliant frog splash.


Considered the leader of Natural Vibes, Kzy, is the veteran of the team, having debuted in 2006 and known for his leadership, making him the perfect counter for the outrageousness of Big Boss Shimizu.


Once a protégé of CIMA, powerhouse wrestler Big Boss is the heavy hitter for the Natural Vibes faction. Anchoring a staggering six championship teams in DRAGONGATE, Big Boss is a signature tag team competitor. Look for Big Boss to unleash destruction as he hopes to deploy his marquee Shotput Slam (variation of a running chokeslam) or Big Boss Bomb on his MLW challengers February 4th.


While known for his devastation, Big Boss has a fun side, known for his humor and multi-colored hair. With their goal of one day being champions and fighting around the world, now their dream is realized as they defend `their tag team champion stateside in MLW for the first-time ever.


League officials are in talks with several potential challengers for a match.


Who will sign the dotted line? Stay tuned!


Experience Natural Vibes’ debut LIVE Saturday night, February 4th at MLW SuperFight’23 in Philadelphia!


Major League Wrestling returns to Philadelphia's 2300 Arena on Saturday, February 4. Buy tickets at http://MLW2300.com.


CARD:

World Heavyweight Championship

Alex Hammerstone (Champion) vs. Jacob Fatu


DRAGONGATE Open the Twin Gate Championship Match

Big Boss Shimizu & Kzy vs. ???


The debut of B3CCA!


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


John Hennigan


Real1


Microman


Women’s World Featherweight Champion Taya Valkyrie


Alex Kane and the Bomaye Fight Club


Davey Boy Smith Jr.


Mance Warner


World Middleweight Champion Lince Dorado


Davey Richards


Samoan SWAT Team


Sam Adonis


Rickey Shane Page


Delirious


Calvin Tankman


Billie Starkz


La Estrella


Cesar Duran


The FBI


Plus MORE!


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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