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ACWAnnounces First TV Taping -
January 4 in Gardiner, ME!
12/17 (LEWISTON, ME) — American Championship Wrestling will present its first show in Maine on Saturday, January 4, 2003 at the Gardiner Armory in Gardiner, ME!
The show marks the debut of professional wrestler "Firefighter" Steve Rupard, a real-life firefighter by day for the town of Gorham. Rupard has been working behind the scenes in wrestling for a couple years, but after several months of training, January 4 will mark his debut. A Maine firefighter, this real life hero gets to play superhero in the world of wrestling.
Other wrestlers scheduled to appear include The Damned, Larry Huntley, Jonny Idol, Justin Powers, KL Murphy, Chris Venom, Kevin Matthews, Aaron Morrison, Rob Eckos and more.
The event will be a TV taping for the organization's new television show that will debut in central Maine on Jan. 16 via Adelphia Network, Channel 9.
Tickets for the event will be available at the door the day of the show at $10 for adults and $7 for children under 12. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins promptly at 7 p.m.
More info coming soon!
Arion Tops Candido to win ACW Debut, 300 Attend first event
11/23 (Easton, MA) - With the help of legendary Captain Lou Albano, Alex Arion defeated Chris Candido with a superkick to complete ACW's first event Saturday night at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts. Candido and valet Tammy Lynn Sytch put up a valiant effort, but were thwarted by the tandem of Arion and Albano.
For the full results, click here or go to RESULTS on the navigation bar. Pictures and information on videos of the show will be coming soon.
Thank you to everyone that attended the debut of ACW!
Maine Lottery Takes a Chance with ACW
11/18- (Lewiston, ME) - The Maine State Lottery, a fixture in Maine for years with the Tri-State Megabucks, Pick 3/4 and scratch tickets, has signed a deal with ACW.
Details of the deal were not announced but the Maine State Lottery and ACW figure to be a winning combination!
ACW Be Damned! Mad Dog and Draven Are Coming!
The Damned - one of the top teams in the indies today - are heading to ACW for their inaugural show on November 23rd at Stonehill.
Mad Dog (left) and Draven (right) have been competing in Premier Wrestling Federation rings lately and have held almost 30 different tag titles in their tenure.
The Damned will begin their path of destruction against their two of their rivals, The Egomaniacs. Johnny Idol and Mike Steele are fighting to be known as the best...will they be able to take out the Damned on 11/23?
ACW Signs Another Big Sponsor
10/23 (Lewiston, ME) - American Championship Wrestling has inked yet another sponsor, who will help make the presentation of the ACW product that much better for our fans.
Pavlov's Music is a full service music store, bringing you top of the line music equipment for nearly a decade. Whether you're looking for equipment, lessons, music books, repairs or to record in our digital recording studio, your best choice is Pavlov's. If it's music - it's Pavlov's! The store is located at 228 Water Street, Augusta, ME 04330 or call (207)622-0283.
Inaugural Sponsors Now on Board
10/20 (Lewiston, ME) - American Championship Wrestling has inked their first three sponsors, a key component to any successful business.
The Old Port Technology Center, Interface Business News and Steve Darnley Creative have all come aboard as sponsors of American Championship Wrestling, the new Maine-based fed that will debut in the later part of 2002.
The Old Port Technology Center was developed with the small start-up technology service company at heart. With a view toward providing an inviting environment, sophisticated services and a panel of expert resident companies, the OPTC has been called an "incubator" for micro-sized technology companies. Interface Business News is Maine's Business Newspaper as they cover the breadth and scope of Maine business from small one-person shops to corporations with hundreds of employees, IBN gives Maine businesspeople the tools to do better business in the Pine Tree State. Free subscriptions are available by visiting their site. Finally, Steve Darnley Creative is a one-stop shop for any business or organization's needs. From clever copy to hip design, Steve Darnley Creative has it covered.
ACW is proud to have these three companies signed up for what should be a great ride.