Through the blood, sweat and tears of his wrestling journey, Matt Hardy not only had the pleasure of winning the TNA World title on Sunday, Oct. 4 before the hometown crowd, but he did it with his blood in attendance.
Matt Hardy bested Ethan Carter III and Drew Galloway in the main event of the TNA Bound for Glory pay-per-view at the Cabarrus Arena in Concord, N.C. It marked the biggest singles championship title victory for the seasoned wrestler.
Matt’s brother, Jeff, the special guest referee, made the count, and then Jeff joined in the post-match celebration in the ring for his older brother, the new world champ. The happy gathering also included their dad, Gilbert, and Matt’s wife, Rebecca ‘Reby Sky’ Reyes, along with Matt and Reby’s 3-month-old son, Maxel.
Injunction or not. Who knows what will occur when Matt Hardy and Ethan Carter III are in the same building for the first time, since Bound for Glory. Find out on Friday, Oct. 9 at Superstars of Wrestling.
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Superstars of Wrestling just got bigger
Superstars of Wrestling Live makes its much anticipated debut in West Palm Beach on Friday, Oct. 9 at the (South Florida) West Palm Beach Armory, 3193 Gun Club Rd.
The event will feature more than 20 superstars of wrestling in action along with autographs, photo ops and more.
Highlighting the show will be former WWE Superstar Matt Hardy. As a tag team wrestler, Hardy is a nine-time world champion, having held six world tag team championships, one WWE tag team championship, one WCW tag team championship, and one TNA World tag team championship.
Apart from his success as a tag team wrestler, Hardy has won various singles championships, having held the ECW World Heavyweight, United States, European, Hardcore, and Cruiserweight championships. He has also won several other championships in independent promotions. On Sunday, Oct. 4, he captured the TNA World title.
As part of the South Florida event, Hardy will be hosting a meet-n-greet/photo opt from 6-8 p.m., and he will wrestle in the main event against former WWE superstar Justin Gabriel/PJ Black.
The co-main event will feature a battle between second generation wrestler Wes Brisco against former UFC fighter Matt Riddle. He retired from UFC fighting with an impressive 8-3 record to pursue his childhood dream and career in professional wrestling. This will be a rare opportunity for wrestling fans to catch this rising superstar in action prior to his ascension.
The card also features former TNA World champ Ethan Carter III (EC3), Jesse Sorensen, Briley Pierce Ziggler, Lince Dorado, Mr. 450, Alex Chamberlain, Donovan, Shawn Prime, Maxwell Chicago and more.
Tickets range from $15 to $50 and are available online at:
Matt Hardy vs. PJ Black (Justin Gabriel)
BATTLE OF FORMER NXT STARS
Ethan Carter III vs. Briley Ziggler
SPECIAL CHALLENGE MATCH
Wes Brisco vs. Matt Riddle (Former UFC Fighter)
LUCHA LIBRE THREE-WAY
Lince Dorado vs. Mr. 450 vs. El Heroe Byronico
TAG TEAM MATCH
Alex Chamberlain and Jesse Sorensen vs. Jeff Boom and Mitch Mitchell
Maxwell Chicago vs. Donovan
Shawn Prime vs. Anthony Jannazzo
As a tag team wrestler, Hardy is a nine-time World Champion, having held six World Tag Team Championships, one WWE Tag Team Championship, one WCW Tag Team Championship, and one TNA World Tag Team Championship. Apart from his success as a tag team wrestler, Hardy has won various singles championships, having held the ECW World Heavyweight, United States, European, Hardcore, and Cruiserweight Championships on one occasion each. On Sunday, Oct. 4, he won the TNA World title. Hardy has won 15 championships between WWE and TNA, as well as several other titles in independent promotions.
Riddle, an Allentown, Pa., native has been training at the world renowned Monster Factory in anticipation of his imminent WWE NXT debut. He retired with an impressive 8-3 fighting record from UFC MMA fighting to pursue his childhood dream of a career as a professional wrestler. While at UFC he appeared in the Ultimate Fighter series where Riddle knocked out Dan Simpler in the opening seconds of the second round and struck him 3 times in the jaw after he had lost consciousness breaking Simpler’s jaw in two places. It was called the biggest knockout in UFC history by Dana White and the knockout of the century by Quinten Jackson.
ETHAN CARTER III
Ethan Carter III is the former TNA World champ. He began his professional wrestling career in 2002 and wrestled world wide until being signed by the WWE for its NXT brand. During his WWE career, he appeared on RAW, Smackdown, FCW, NXT and Main Event.
WHAT: Superstars of Wrestling Live
Featuring Matt Hardy
Autograph Session and Photo Opp
WHEN: Saturday, March 16
West Palm Beach Armory
3193 Gun Rd.
West Palm Beach
TICKETS: General Admission Tickets $25 Adults / $15 Youth
VIP Tickets*: $50 Adults / $35 Youth
VIP: Includes reserved front row seat; meet-n-greet, photo opt and Q&A session with Matt Hardy; event program; early entry; in-ring photo during intermission.
For information visit
- Pro Wrestling On the Web
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