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  • Writer's pictureCarlos Astorga

Tom & Mark Billington vs. Bomaye Fight Club Signed For MLW Blood & Thunder


(PHILADELPHIA) — Major League Wrestling today announced The Billington Bulldogs (Tom & Mark Billington) vs. BOMAYE Fight Club (Myron Reed & Mr. Thomas) 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 an MLW TV taping, airing nationwide in the US and in over 60 countries around the world.


One of the sport’s most celebrated British dynasties collide with the hottest fight team in MLW: the BOMAYE Fight Club in Philadelphia.


The bone-crushing power of Mr. Thomas and finesse of Myron Reed will represent the BOMAYE Fight Club as they look to stomp out the emerging force in the tag team division, Mark and Thomas Billington.


The fight team, composed of the 2019 Opera Cup winner Davey Boy Smith Jr., and his cousins Thomas and Mark Billington, collectively as the British Bulldogs, have united to win gold and glory in MLW.


The Billington Family, which roots date back to being executioners in the late 1800s before venturing into combat sports, has been a fixture of the squared circle for over a century. From bare knuckle fights to boxing to the Dynamite Kid’s prolific pro wrestling career, the Billington Family is a storied brawling British clan.


The legendary tag team of cousins Davey Boy Smith Sr. and “Dynamite Kid” Tom Billington, the British Bulldogs, defined tag team wrestling in the 1980s, dominating every organization from Japan to North America to Europe. Decorated in gold, Smith and Billington were feared and respected for their tenacity and innovation.


Now the Smiths and Billingtons reunite as a new generation forge a new chapter in their family’s rich history.


Debuting in 2019, Mark and Thomas, the nephews of the Dynamite Kid, have recently been training for their MLW debut with their cousin Davey Boy and another distant relative in Canada: Bret “Hitman” Hart.


What will the trio have in store for fans and BOMAYE at Blood & Thunder? Only time will tell, but they will be up against some stiff competition.


Mark and Tom Billington will be up against the 3-time World Middleweight Champ Reed and the heavy hitting muscle of BOMAYE in Mr. Thomas.


With payback for the Opera Cup on their minds, the Bulldogs are in the hunt for retribution.


Which team will reign supreme?


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


Billie Starkz vs. Kayla Kassidy


Billington Bulldogs vs. Bomaye Fight Club (Myron Reed & Mr. Thomas)


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


Delirious


Sam Adonis


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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