Louis “Uncle Louie” Gregory, president of Legends of Wrestling, is bringing his Legends of Wrestling Night to Marlins Park on Friday, July 31 as part of the Miami Marlins/San Diego Padres game in Miami.
“We had a big show at Marlins Park once before, and it did very well,” he said. “Ticket sales increased by almost 20,000 because of our wrestling event, and that was a season they were really struggling and selling 8,000 or 9,000 tickets. We came in and they sold 28,000. It works. That’s why there are so many of these baseball teams that call me.”
The guest list at Marlins Park includes Impact Wrestling’s Tyrus (formerly WWE’s Brodus Clay), Bushwhacker Luke, the Nasty Boys, Mick Foley and Kevin Nash.
“Between the stars that are coming out to meet the fans and JoJo from WWE singing the National Anthem, it’s just really a reflection of wrestling stars from the past and present,” he said. “We really tried to get something not only the adults would enjoy form a nostalgia perspective, but something the kids would appreciate, too. Mick Foley is throwing out the first pitch. I’m trying to convince Kevin to take his aggression out on one of the mascots. I think that will be good. The Nasty Boys also put on one heck of a show. The energy is amazing whenever they get involved.”
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Uncle Louie also has a special surprise for birthday boy and Marlins ace Jose Fernandez.
For Uncle Louie, these gatherings are a labor of love. His intent is to create a unique interactive experience for fans.
“I’m not a wrestling guy,” he said. “I’m a music guy. I produce music. Over time people in wrestling tend to be forgotten a lot of times. I want to help support them.. We are really sticking to our business model and doing things top-notch. We are not about wrestling, but we are about creating experiences and memories.”
Uncle Louie hints he is organizing a big pro wrestling event in the fall. Stay tuned.
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Legends of Wrestling at Marlins Park
The Miami Marlins baseball team, including Tom Dino Koehler and The Mexicutioner AJ Ramos, is hosting Legends of Wrestling Night, benefiting Up2Us Sports, on Friday, July 31 as the Marlins face the San Diego Padres at Marlins Park.
Meet WWE Hall of Famers Mick Foley and Kevin Nash along with The Nasty Boys (Knobbs and Sags), Bushwhacker Luke, JoJo and Brodus Clay/Tyrus.
Also, the best dressed wrestling fan will win an official Marlins Championship Wrestling Belt.
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About the LoW
Entertainment Mogul Louis ‘Uncle Louie’ Gregory, the president of Legends of Wrestling, will bring The LoW experience to Miami during the Miami Marlins game, and it features big names in pro wrestling, headlined by Mick Foley (aka Cactus Jack) who is joined by none other than Big Sexy himself Kevin Nash.
Uncle Louie said: “The July 31 show at Miami’s Marlins Park is great because Miami is where I call home. This LoW experience will feature fan interactions with autographs and photo opportunities and who knows; a Legend of Wrestling throwing the first pitch? A Big Foot from Big Sexy to a Mascot? I will also be presenting a very special championship belt custom made by LoW’s own Rey Rey to the Marlins’ José Fernandez because July 31 happens to be his birthday. I have a lot planned for Miami, but you’ll have to visit the 305 and come out to Marlins Park to see what happens for that one.”
VIP Special Event Package includes:
Pre-game meet-n-greet with Legends of Wrestling
Legends of Wrestling Night T-shirt
Lexus Legends Level Game ticket
VIP Pregame Party with DJ, games, prizes and more from 5:30- 6:45 p.m.
Amazing post-game fireworks display
Up2Us Sports is an official charity partner of the Miami Marlins.
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