A few weeks ago, StubHub announced a free signing with former Yankees first baseman Tino Martinez at their NYC location. I was fortunate enough to grow up during the Yankees last dynasty (World Champs in 1996; 1998-2000 plus a World Series appearance in 2001). There’s no question that the BamTino was a huge reason for New York’s success in the late 90s and was one of my favorite Yankees growing up.
Thanks to our friends at Captain’s Corner and Two-Man Power Trip of Wrestling, the next Legends of the Ring will feature a rare tag team photo op:
Additionally, RDP has announced a big guest of his own:
The Wrestling Universe is hosting yet another major signing this Sunday — and it’s headlined by Japanese icon The Great Muta and one of the greatest to ever lace up a pair of boots in Harley Race:
Both will be appearing from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Race is a $40 combo while Muta will cost $30 for one autograph or one photo op.
Additionally, Tennille Dashwood – formerly known as Emma in the WWE – will be appearing with a combo price as $40. But that’s not at all!
Former WWE announcer Dasha Fuentes will reunite with current WWE announcers Vic Joseph and Mike Rome! Each are a $30 combo.
The Big Event 17 lineup is starting to take shape. Let’s take a look at who will be appearing at the LaGuardia Plaza Hotel on November 16th:
Lanny Poffo has been announced as the Big Event 17’s Admission Guest!
Legends of the Ring 28 followed an all too familiar pattern as its past several shows: a breeze through the first block of the Superticket, some time well spent in the vendor room, and a bit of a wait through the 2nd block of the Superticket. This show actually went a little better than I expected because Kurt Angle did not have nearly as long of a line as I thought he’d have.
Marked Out was well represented as myself, Greg, Lanza, Pbruno34, Crossfire, and Overthetop17 all attended the show. Great seeing you guys as always! It was also great to see Kevin, Evan, Steve, Gene, Mark and so many other familiar faces. I also noticed a few new faces at the show, which is a GREAT thing, and even talked to a couple of people who used to be LOTR regulars but hadn’t been around for the past few shows. There was a short time when the vendor room felt a little chaotic, too, which was cool to see (but not necessarily be part of lol).
Speaking of chaotic: someone *had* to have crapped their pants, set off a stink bomb, or unleashed one of the worst farts I’ve ever smelled. This occurred right around the end of the ECW table and I can honestly say it was incredibly vile. Oof.
I’ve also decided to combine my LOTR report with Sunday’s Wrestling Universe report.
With that said…onto the report!
Just a quick note on the eve of LOTR. It appears that Jack Swagger has canceled his LOTR 28 appearance:
See you guys in the AM!
Legends of the Ring will host their 28th show from the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Monroe, NJ, this Saturday and, as usual, they’ve booked a very strong lineup of guests.
If you can’t make Legends of the Ring, though, there’s another opportunity to meet and greet several guests booked for the New Jersey convention on Sunday, June 2, at the Wrestling Universe from 3:00 – 5:00 PM. The following guests are scheduled to appear:
- Billy Jack Haynes ($30 combo)
- Disco Inferno ($30 combo)
- Jimmy Hart ($30 combo)
- KENTA ($30 combo)
- Godfather ($40 combo)
- Scott Hall ($50 combo)
They’re also hosting an exclusive meet and greet with Japanese legend the Great Sasuke!
The Great Sasuke will NOT be appearing at LOTR, so you’ll only have one chance to meet an extremely rare name!
You can pre-order tickets to meet these guests by visiting their official website.