Amazing Kong, Dory Funk Jr. headline show in Central Florida


Professional wrestling comes to the !BANG! TV Sound Stage in Ocala, Fla. on Friday, Sept. 20 with a 7 p.m. belltime.

Fatal Four-Way: Last Woman Standing for the Women’s Championship: Amazing Kong vs. Hollywood Heather vs. Claudia The Claw Reif vs. Jessica Power-House Hill.

International Championship: Shane Chung vs. Hector Taino Alicea.

Three-Way Dance for the European Championship: Ryan The Rogue Passmore vs. Bulldog Bryson Michaels vs. Moose McNamara.

Intergender Six-Person Tag Team Match: Dory Funk Jr. (with Noah Mayser), Johnny Magnum and Hector Taino Alicea vs. Amazing Kong, Shane Chung and Ryan The Rogue Passmore.

Tickets can be purchased online at or at the door. Call 352-895-4658 for ticket information.

Tickets are also on sale at Interfaith Emergency Services, 435 NW 2nd St. Ask for Karla Grimsley or call 352-629-8868.

To become a professional wrestler and appear on !BANG! TV, call 352-895-4658 or visit

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Here is an excerpt from Adams’ article: “WWE has been evolving from a ‘wrestling company’ to an ‘entertainment company’ for years. They would probably even argue that they have never been a ‘wrestling company’ to begin with. It’s sad to watch strong wrestling people like Ross and Matt Striker be released and sent on to their future endeavors.”

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Pearce and Cabana give an unprecedented personal account of everything that went into making “#7LevelsOfHate,” an historic master-class of pro wrestling storytelling and one of the most controversial yet critically acclaimed wrestling rivalries of 2012 and beyond.

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Here is an excerpt from his article:

“A person doesn’t simply decide to ‘become’ a professional wrestler. It’s not an instantaneous transformation that occurs overnight. One does not wish really hard and wake-up the next morning a wrestler. No, in fact, depending on the person, the transition from layman to wrestler can be a tediously long, drawn-out process with many starts and stops, ups and downs, smiles and tears, backward moves and forward moves, and so on and so forth.”

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