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Fair Dates are Booking Up!

 

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Monday, March 17, 2014

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Classic Championship Wrestling had a blast meeting up with all the fairboards once again this year at the annual fair convention in Toronto. From the convention we made some great new connections and look to once again increase our fair line up for 2014. Check out the schedule page for the current and ever growing list of dates.

And in other news the star studded Tillsonburg Show on Mar.2 held a couple major surprises. Surprise guest and former WWE star Rhino was in the house to meet and greet the fans. The afternoon was topped off with "Dangerboy " Derek Wylde defeating Cody Deaner to become the new CCW Heavyweight Champion. 2014 is shaping up to be simply amazing!

 

 

Hello 2014!!!

 

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Saturday, January 18, 2014

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With a successful 2013 in the books, Classic Championship Wrestling is gearing up for an amazing 2014. The first two shows of the year have now been announced. Saturday Feb.8 - CC will be back in Rodney with a stellar card in support of the Rodney Firefighters Association. All proceeds from this show will go directly to the Firefighters Association. Support a great group and check out an amazing show all in one. Then on Sunday Mar.2, CCW makes it's 2014 return to Tillsonburg. This is one show not to miss!!! With the CCW Heavyweight Title up for grabs Cody Deaner makes his return to Tillsonburg in after almost a two year hiatus. And his opponent "Dangerboy" Derek Wylde!!! That's right Dangerboy is BACK!!! These two legends have had some of the most insane fueds in Ontario Indy history. This match is sure to leave Tburg fans speechless!

Mixing business with pleasure Classic Championship Wrestling will once again be attending the annual Toronto Fair Convention in February. We look forward to seeing all the boards we had the pleasure of working with in 2013 and we look forward to meeting new boards and further expanding our shows across Ontario! See you there!

 

 

Fair Tour Wraps Up

 

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Friday, October 4, 2013

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September 29 at the Caledonia Fair wrapped up the 2013 fair tour for Classic Championship Wrestling. We had a successful run of 18 shows at fairs and festivals all across Ontario.

We would like to thank all the fairboards for having us out to perform at your events. We would like to thank all the fans that came out to support the wrestling and their local fair. And a Special thanks goes out to Carter Shows for sponsoring the Classic Championship Wrestling show at 7 great fairs in and around Essex County.

Next up for CCW is our annual Halloween show on October 26 in Tillsonburg at the Legion. Check out the event page for a full card and line up. Look forward to seeing you there in costume!

 

 

Fair Tour 2013

 

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

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The CCW Fair Season is upon us. Our first spot is little more than a week away. We will be in Sarnia, ON on June 1, 2013. The event is sponsored by Carter Shows Ltd., as is offered to the public at no charge as it is a part of the attractions at their annual June first weekend Carnival and Midway. This year the festivities take place in a new location at the Sarnia Lambton Mall. More specially in front of the Canadian Tire amidst the rides. June also features shows at the Chatham Kinsmen Fair on June 6 and in Leamington Fair on June 15. Check out our schedule page for the up to date show cards for this years fair tour. And please check back for the big announcement for the headliners for this years' TWO DAYS of Wrestling Supershows!

 

 

A New Year

 

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Saturday, March 16, 2013

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On March 3 CCW welcomed in 2013 with a bang. Our first show of the year at the Tillsonburg Legion was a sell out crowd. The only way to fit more people into the hall would be to move the merch tables into the entrance way, which we will be doing for our return show on May 5. Speaking of which, the May 5 card is now posted online. The main event will feature Tyler Tirva defending his Heavyweight Title vs. Freak Show who is gunning for championship gold as this is his final year. See this and the rest of the 7 match ups i the scheduling section.

The 2013 fair season is also gearing up to be bigger and better than before. Starting in June CCW will be on the road and playing a show almost every weekend until October. Check out the scheduling section to see where we will be.

We look forward to an amazing 2013 and bringing you the best wrestling from one end of Ontario to the other and all points in between!

 

 

Halloween 2

 

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Saturday, September 29, 2012

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CCW would like to thank all the fairboards and the fans who made the 2012 fair tour a big success.

So what's next you ask...

CCW makes its long awaited return to Tillsonburg for the much anticipated Halloween show.

This years show features a great collection of monsters, ghouls, super heroes and He-Man - oh snap!

It all gets under way on Saturday, Oct.27 - 7:00pm at the Tillsonburg Legion.

All fans who come out in a costume will be eligible to win cool prizes.

And then on November 10, CCW returns to Norma Jeans in London

We will be taking over the Saturday spot moving forward.

Both shows were standing room only so get your tickets early!!!

 

 

 

September Fair Tour Around the Corner

 

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Sunday, August 5, 2012

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September marks the busy fair season for Classic Championship Wrestling. CCW has 9 action packed shows lined up in September.

Six Nations Fair on Sept.7.

Petrolia and Picton Fairs on Sept.8.

Mildmay Fair on Sept.9.

Kingston Fair on Sept.13.

Norma Jeans in London on Sept.14.

Wyoming Fair on Sept.15.

Port Hope Fair on Sept.16 and Stratford Fair on Sept.22.

 

WWE Legend Bushwhacker Luke will be joining CCW for the first 2 weekends of the fair tour. Full cards came be found in the schedule section on the website.

 

WWE Legend Bushwhacker Luke will also be having 2 Meet and Greet Sessions for the fans while he is in the London Area. Sept. 8 at the Gibraltar Trade Center and Sept.12 at Comic Collector.

 

Check back soon for Bushwhacker Luke promo vids for each fair venue. Thanks and see you at the fair!

 

JUST ADDED - Three more Meet and Greet with Bushwhacker Luke. Sept.10 & 11 at The Western Fair in London and on Sept.11 at the Aylmer Sales Arena. Check the Schedule Page for Times and Venue information!

 

 

 

And it Begins!

 

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Thursday, April 26, 2012

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June 2012 marks the start of the busy Classic Championship Fair season. In June look for us in Sarnia, Tillsonburg, Chatham, Maxville and Strathroy. As you can see we are going strong from one end of the province to the other and everywhere in between. Be sure to come out and check out a great old school wrestling show featuring all your favourite CCW wrestling stars! The show posters and cards are up for the June 2, 3 & 7 shows with the Maxville Fair show line up to be announced shortly.

 

 

 

2012 OAAS Convention

 

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

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The 2012 OAAS Convention is fast approaching. This marks the start of another new year and the planning stages for another busy fair season. Once again Classic Championship Wrestling will be in attendance to talk with fair delegates about bringing a great wrestling show to their event. CCW had a successful fair tour this year. We continued to grow the wrestling tradition at several of the fairs that we have played for a number of years now. We also are proud to have pick up numerous new bookings in 2011 and were able to start new traditions at these fairs as well. I would once again like to thank all the fairs that we had the pleasure of working with in 2011. We look forward to working with you again in 2012. We also look forward to building some new relationships in 2012. So please stop by our booth at this years convention and let's talk some wrestling!!!

 

 

Frankie Lives & New Venue

 

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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

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A sold out Tillsonburg Legion witnessed a crazy fun Halloween show - Classic Championship Wrestling style. Frankenstein was in fine form and gets two thumbs up for his classic monster portrayal. The match has been uploaded for your viewing pleasure. And as good as Evilyn is how can you beat "The Princess of Power" She-Ra. To be fair though Evilyn did get her revenge as she threw a monstrous fireball at Deaner from the depths of the casket to help Reznor retain his Heavyweight Title. Watch out 2012 evil is eternal. With Halloween over CCW is on the road to Bear Creek Golf and Country Club. It is our new home in Strathroy and the home of CCW star Leah Von Dutch. Make sure to come out and cheer on the hometown girl as see faces you guessed it Evilyn - Fireballs not included!

 

 

 

Halloween Time!!!

 

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

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After a successful summer fair tour Classic Championship now turns it's focus from the fiddles and horseshoes in Mildmay to the caskets and skulls of our upcoming Halloween Spectacular. This show will feature all your favourite characters from Freddy and Jason to Batman and She-ra! On top of all the creature features the wrestling action will be intense as Derek Wylde faces Kris Chambers, Cherry Bomb rocks the Hello Kitty and Deaner faces Reznor in a casket match main event. Anyone who arrives in a costume of their own will be entered into a draw for a special prize package. Dress up like your favourite wrestler and score some bonus points. So don't be afraid and come out for a night of spooky good fun!

 

 

 

The Summer is Heating Up!!!

 

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Monday, August 1, 2011

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The Classic Championship Wrestling Summer Fair Tour show cards and posters have been finalized and are online. From mid August to the beginning of October CCW will be travelling all across Ontario from Petrolia to Renfrew and all points in between. With 11 more fair and festival events to go, check out the great shows that we will be bringing to an area near you. Classic Championship Wrestling looks forward to returning to the fairs we have played in the past and continuing to build our shows, as well as starting new traditions at the Six Nations, Beeton, Port Hope and Tiverton Fairs.

 

 

 

Tillsonburg Spring Carnival!!!

 

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

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The 3rd Annual Tillsonburg Spring Carnival is just over a week away. Classic Championship Wrestling has been one of the 3 main building blocks of the Spring Carnival since its inception. This year we are offering 8 shows of wrestling over 2 days. Our goal is to provide some great wrestling entertainment while keeping you on the grounds and coming back for more. With dozens of wrestlers and matches showcased each day we are sure to please. As with the two previous Spring Carnivals admission is 100% FREE! No better reason to check out two action packed days of wrestling with shows at 12:00, 1:30, 3:00 and 4:30 on both Saturday, June 4 and Sunday June 5.  We will be located under the Grandstand at the Tillsonburg Fairgrounds so we will be safe from the weather. The word on the street is that the double main event on the Sunday 4:30 show will be fought inside the CCW 10ft high STEEL CAGE!!!

 

 

 

Leamington Fair!!!

 

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

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The full card for the Leamington Fair show on Saturday June 18th has just been announced. In addition to WWE Legend Bushwhacker Luke and ROH Stars Davey Richards and Michael Elgin, CCW has just added WWE Tough Enough star Matt Cross to the already stellar line up. Check out the event schedule page for the full line up. Also don't forget that we will be having a huge autograph session at 12:30PM prior to show start with all the wrestlers. The first 50 fans will get a FREE personally autographed 8x10 from Bushwhacker Luke. Make sure to show up early so you don't miss out!!!

 

 

Summer Tour Gearing Up!!!

 

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Monday, April 25, 2011

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The Summer Fair Tour dates have been updated, so check it out. Coming up this weekend Classic Championship Wrestling looks to sell out the Tillsonburg Legion once again. Make sure to get our advance tickets or show up early to get a seat. This is one show that you don't want to miss as it is the build up to the big Tillsonburg Fair blockbuster. Also on deck we will be back again in Tillsonburg at the 3rd annual Tillsonburg Spring Carnival where we will be featuring 2 days of wrestling with 8 30min shows. From there we make our first fair stop at the Leamington Fair on June 18th with WWE Legend Bushwhacker Luke and ROH Star Davey Richards.

 

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Tuesday, Feb.15, 2011

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Classic Championship Wrestling made a successful transition to its new home at the Tillsonburg Legion on Feb.6, 2011. CCW went head to head with the Superbowl on one of the biggest days in sports but still managed to sell out of seats. CCW would like to thank all the fans for their continued support going into 2011. Our next show is May 1 back at the Tillsonburg Legion. To accommodate more seating we will be moving all the merch tables out into the hall. Seats will still be limited so when you see the advance tickets go on sale, grab them fast. Results from the Feb.6 show are now online as well as some great videos that can be found on the Tillsonburg News website. Videos are by Jeff Tribe - great work" Look for the May 1 card to be posted soon. Watch for it!

 

Freak vs. Dickson

CCW Makes Smooth Transition

 

Video Library Updated!!!

 

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Wednesday, Jan.5, 2011

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The Classic Championship Wrestling video library has expanded. Now online all the matches from January 22, 2010 - August 14, 2010. Stay tuned there will be more to follow in the next few weeks.

 

Also all the DVD's from August 2010 until the end of the year have been completed. They will all be available for purchase at the Feb.6 show in Tillsonburg.Look for the online order form on the Shop page.

 

Feb.6, 2011 T'burg Card Announced!!!

 

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Thursday, Dec.30, 2010

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Classic Championship Wrestling has just announced its full card for the Feb.6, 2011 show at the Tillsonburg Legion. Check it out with the link on the schedule page. All three titles will be on the line. It is an eight match card with a tag and two ladies matches. After the 4 month break in Tburg this is a do not miss show.

 

Also be on the look out for new video on demand video downloads. The first 6 months of the 2010 shows have been uploaded to tradebit. Watch for the download links within the next week.

 

2011 Dates Announced!!!

 

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Wednesday, Dec.22, 2010

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Classic Championship Wrestling has just announced a few of the dates lined up for 2011. New for 2011 will be a new venue in Tillsonburg for Classic Championship Wrestling. The Tillsonburg Legion on Durham St. will be our new home. Our first show here is booked for February 6 at 2:00pm. The show features a solid card that will be announced within the next week. Be sure to check out the schedule page to see the match listings.

 

New Muncey Line Up!

 

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Thursday, Oct.14, 2010

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Classic Championship Wrestling has gone all out for the next Muncey show on Saturday, Oct.23. We have added Former WWE Star Shawn Spears as well as WWE Legend Bushwhacker Luke. Reck has also agreed to step into the ring one more time and challenge Bushwhacker Luke to a No DQ match. This match promises to be an all out brawl. Check out the video spotlight to hear what Luke has to say about the upcoming match.

 

 

End of a Great Summer Tour

 

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Tuesday, Oct.5, 2010

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The Classic Championship Summer Tour has come to an end. We would like to thank all the agricultural societies and festival committees that had us be part of their events. Another thank you goes out to all the wrestlers that gave it their all to win over the crowds. And to the fans that came out to support or product and made our run a successful one. With 12 shows in 9 weeks website updates were slow in coming but the show results are up. There is an updated show card for our Muncey show on Oct.23 now featuring Bushwhacker Luke and Shawn Spears. Also look for more dates, website updates and new DVD releases in the next few weeks.

 

 

August is in the Books...

 

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Saturday, August 28, 2010

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The Classic Championship August run comes to a close after playing 4 great shows in back to back to back to back weekends. We would like to thank the Stirling and Tillsonburg Fairs as well as the Ingersoll Harvestfest for having us perform at their events and to all the fans that come out to watch some good old fashioned wrestling action. A special thanks to the almost 400 crazy Tillsonburg fans that came out and showed their support by watching the show in the pouring rain for 2hrs. But there is no rest for the wicked. It will take the full Labour Day weekend to prepare for the next 4 weekend run that will have us playing 8 shows in that short time frame. Be sure to check us out in Orono, Petrolia, Mildmay and all points in-between. Hope to see you there!

 

 

Summer Tour 2010

 

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Thursday, June 13, 2010

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Classic Championship Wrestling has lined up a calendar full of shows this summer. CCW will be all across Ontario with shows almost every singled weekend from the beginning of August until the first weekend in October. Check out the schedule to see where we will be and who will be wrestling in a town near year.

 

 

New Ladies Champion!

 

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Thursday, May 6, 2010

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This past weekend on May 1st in Muncey, Ontario - the Classic Championship Wrestling Ladies Title changed hands for the first time since its inception. The new champion Evilyn managed to steal the belt away from Cherry Bomb with help from her evil side kick Daemon Reznor. The fans were outraged to say the least as the two most hated people in Muncey walked away with the GOLD. Check out the updated summer event calendar and lets watch to see if Evilyn will have enough tricks up her sleeves to hold onto the belt during our busy season.

 

 

Entire PWX Ladies Match Collection Online!

 

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Sunday, Mar.30, 2010

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The entire collection of PWX ladies macthes from 2005 - 2009 are now online and available through our pay per download section. See our current Classic Championship Wrestling Ladies champion become the first ever PWX Ladies champion from the Cherrybomb nighclub in Ingersoll, ON.

 

 

May 2010 Show Dates

 

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Sunday, Mar.24, 2010

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Full cards have been posted for the upcoming May 2010 shows. Advance tickets are available for purchase online. Please note tha the May 30 show in Tillsonburg is absolutely FREE. There is not even an admission charge to get into the Spring Carnival. See you there!

 

 

January Triple Shot Weekend Results

 

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Sunday, Jan.28, 2010

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Classic Championship Wrestling showcased 3 top notch cards this past weekend. Great attendance numbers were achieved at all three events. It was standing room only at Coolz Warehouse in St. Thomas last Saturday night as the fans watched a crazy steel cage main event. The cage set up had a 6" set up window in regards to height and side to side given the ceiling height in the building. The ring crew did a great job erecting the cage in just shy of record time. For full show reults, check out the Results section.

 

 

Petrolia Montage Video & Muncey Bound

 

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Tuesday, Jan.19, 2010

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Maddox Video Works has finally released the much anticipated Video Montage from the Petrolia Fair show on Sept.12, 2009. With a very appropriate song choice in FUEL by Metallica - Maddog shows once again that he has got skills. Also for those attending the Muncey show on Jan.22 please use the following corrodinates to punch into your GPS or Google Maps: 42.817991, -81.473150. See you at the shows this weekend!

 

 

Video Library Now Indexable by Wrestler!

 

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Saturday, Dec.26, 2009

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The Classic Championship Wrestling video on demand library is now indexable by wrestler. Just click your favourite wrestler to see all the matches that they have available for download online! Classic Championship Wrestling is also working on a deal to acquire the rights to all the Pro Wrestling Xtreme video footage. Look for the official announcement in the near future.

 

 

Two Big Fundraiser Shows Announced

 

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Sunday, Dec.20, 2009

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Classic Championship Wrestling has has another two big shows for the start of 2010. Friday, January 22 Classic Championship Wrestling will be in Muncey at the Chippewa Community Centre with an action packed show featuring former WWE star Antonio Thomas. Classic Championship Wrestling has partnered with the Chippewa of the Thames First Nation to bring this fundraising show to their community. Then on Saturday, Feb.13 Classic Championship Wrestling comes to Vienna with another great line up. This fundraising show is run in conjunction with the Vienna Lions and Leo Club. Some come check out some wrestling and support two great causes.

 

 

Shopzone Grows with New DVD's

 

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Tuesday, Dec.8, 2009

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The Classic Championship Wrestling Shopzone expands with the release of 7 new DVD titles. All DVD's are professionally produced with full colour case cover and printed DVD face. Pick up your favourite show on DVD for only $20 which includes shipping and handling charges. Also stay tuned as the matches from these DVD's will be hitting the pay per download Video Library in the near future.

 

 

Art, ROCK & Wrestling!!!

 

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Wednesday, Oct.21, 2009

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Classic Championship Wrestling just finished a crazy October tour this past Sunday. The tour started on Oct.2 in Napanee where the we brought the Napanee fairboard a great set of seven wrestling matches including a steel cage match. The venue was in an old arena which gave the show a very old school feel. That night we packed up and headed to downtown TO to set up for our show the next night. It was a 3hr "Battle Royale" and part of the Nuit Blanche art festival. Thousands of people packed the downtown bus terminal to watch 20 men battle it out blindfolded in a steel cage. Classic Championship Wrestling was then invited to participate in the Tillsonburg ROCKtoberfest celebration. Our wrestling academy graduates and students put on a great 5 match card for the die hard fans who came out despite the cool temperature. Whats next for Classic Championship Wrestling....stay tuned!

 

 

Classic Championship Wrestling Plays 4 Shows in 1 Week

 

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Thursday, Sept.24, 2009

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Classic Championship Wrestling just finished a very busy 4 show run over the past week. We played the Orono, Petrolia and Mildmay Fairs along with the Delhi Harvestfest. The extensive road trip featured 67 wrestlers in 28 action packed matches. With record setting gates at all venues, over 2500 fans come out to watch some great old fashioned wrestling. Next weekend we are at it again with a double shot in Napanee and an all night battle royale show in Downtown Toronto. Check out the event schedule for more details!

 

 

Classic Championship Wrestling Packs the Tillsonburg Fair

 

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Saturday, August 22, 2009

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Classic Championship Wrestling packed the Tillsonburg Fair this past weekend. The fair gates for the Saturday were up 25% from 2008 as nearly 1000 screaming fans spilled out of the grandstand. CCW brought in 8 solid matches which included Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka and a Steel Cage Main event that no one will ever forget. The entrance alone that utilized a Monster truck, demo car and 20 wrestlers assembling the steel cage in under 5 minutes will have people talking for weeks, no years to come. Just wait until you see what we have planned for next year.

 

 

Classic Championship Wrestling to Headline the Nuit Blanche Art Festival

 

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Tuesday, July 14, 2009

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Classic Championship Wrestling will headline the 2009 Nuit Blanche art festival in downtown Toronto. The location will be the old bus station at 610 Bay St.. We will be featuring a 3hr long 20 man steel cage "Battle Royale" in which all participants will be blind folded. The action starts at 11:00pm sharp and will run until 3:00am in the morning. Prior to the start of the show the public will be permitted to enter the cage blindfolded to experience what the wrestlers will be feeling as they battle to become the champ.

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