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Warrior Wrestling Stadium Series Returns To Chicago Heights On June 5th With A Stellar Lineup!


Summer has just begun which means live outdoor sports will be happening during hopefully our final year during the current pandemic, from Major League Baseball and among school team sports. However for most Wrestling fans from Chicago it’s the return of the Warrior Wrestling Stadium Series emanating from Marion Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, IL. It all starts Saturday June 5, continues on July 27, and ends on August 21st, This event features Current Stars from American Pro Wrestling Promotions such as Impact Wrestling and MLW. The Warrior Wrestling Champion and Impact Wrestling Star Trey Miguel will defend his title against Independent Wrestling TV Star Lee Moriarity while Women’s Champion and Chicago’s Own “Smile’N” Kylie Rae will defend her title against Holidead. Former WWE Veteran currently w Impact Wrestling Matt Cardona will challenge up and comer Sam Adonis, while the War of Attrition match pits 8 of the top “Lucha Libre” stars from Mexico in a unique melee for the initial Warrior Luch Title. Perhaps one of the best Women’s Wrestlers in the World TodayCurrent Impact Wrestling Knockouts Champion “The Virtuosa” Deonna Purrazzo takes on Rae Lyn.


After Host Sean Lennon talked to Warrior Promoter and also Principle of Marion Catholic Steve Tortarello on the Pro Wrestling Enforcer Podcast (now on Fightlete Youtube Page) we followed up a few more questions for Fightlete.com/Wrestling


Fightlete.com - Talk about being back over the course of this summer in 2021?

Steve - We had such a positive reaction to the Stadium Series last year, that we decided to bring it back this year, and it will likely become an annual tradition! Last year we had to do all three shows in a row in September because we were running out of time with the weather, but this year we have the ability to spread them out over all three months, so we're excited to welcome people throughout the entire summer!

Fightlete.com - Warrior Wrestling always delivers a packed card talk about how exciting it is to introduce new talent to Warrior Wrestling this year while having the veterans of Warrior perform as well?

Steve- While we love bringing in the "big draws," we are just as passionate about introducing our audience to new stars that we see great potential in. We've been lucky to do that over the years, and this summer is no different. From the incredible new luchadores like Dragon Bane and Canis Lupus to great new starts like KC Navarro and Cole Radick, this summer will be full of opportunities to see people who are on the rise.

Steve- We had such a positive reaction to the Stadium Series last year, that we decided to bring it back this year, and it will likely become an annual tradition! Last year we had to do all three shows in a row in September because we were running out of time with the weather, but this year we have the ability to spread them out over all three months, so we're excited to welcome people throughout the entire summer!

Fightlete.com- Talk about Kylie Rae making her huge return at Warrior Wrestling as the Women's Champion and why is she so special to have her at this event?

Steve- Kylie Rae is just a special human. She's a sincerely joyful and kind soul, and she adds so much not only to the show but also to the locker room and to the whole event. She is, in our view, one of the most complete professional wrestlers on the planet, and we're so thrilled that she's getting to do what she loves again and doing it at home with us!

Kylie Rae - With Covid-19 are you eventually looking to bring Warrior Wrestling back this fall?

Steve- That's our hope! We'd like to be back indoors this fall. Cross your fingers!

Fightlete.com- All Out announced by AEW last night how exciting is this weekend knowing all of the Pro Wrestling World will have its eyes on Chicago labor day weekend?

Steve- Chicago is the epicenter of the wrestling world. It had been for year, but it just ramped up even higher beginning with All In in 2018 and now becoming a staple of AEW's tours. We're excited to experience all that the weekend has in store for wrestling fans. It's going to be a true festival of wrestling!

Fightlete.com- Pro Wrestling events in Illinois have been coming back gradually but what separates Warrior from the rest in your mind and what can we expect June 5th?

Steve- What makes Warrior stand out always is the quality of our shows and the variety of different types of wrestling that we showcase. Take June 5th for example - you will see lucha libre, technical wrestling, women's wrestling, heavyweight wrestling, super-heavyweight wrestling, shoot-style wrestling, WWE-style wrestling, and more. We truly try to be a buffet of all different styles, and that makes us unique!

Warrior Wrestling Stadium Series is Saturday June 5th for more info regarding safety precautions and how to purchase tickets head to WarriorWrestling.Net