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  • Writer's pictureCarlos Astorga

Taya Valkyrie vs. Zoey Skye For MLW Featherweight Title, Philly Jan 7


(PHILADELPHIA) — Major League Wrestling today announced a Women’s World Featherweight Championship: Taya Valkyrie vs. Zoey Skye 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.


A championship bout has been inked for January 7th as the reigning Women’s World Featherweight Champion Taya Valkyrie will make her third defense as the inaugural champion.


One of the most dominant luchadoras of the last decade, the Canadian-born Valkyrie is on a conquest to cement her legacy as the best of her generation. Standing in the way is the latest threat to Valkyrie’s World Featherweight Championship: Zoey Skye.


Skye, a decorated athlete, is a technical threat who leverages her size to create a lethal, compact fighting style, often throwing off larger adversaries.


Standing just 5’ and weighing 99 lbs., Skye is the smallest female athlete in the division, but next to the champ, the most experienced.


Will the scrappy Skye evade the physicality the reigning Women’s World Featherweight Champion?


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


Women’s World Featherweight Championship

Taya Valkyrie (champion) vs. Zoey Skye


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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