Hughes Academy holds second annual tournament tomorrow

140527_hapwEight men will compete for the opportunity to challenge Shane Sinclair for the Hughes Academy Cup tomorrow night in Auckland.

Live Pro Wrestling will host an eight-man tournament, with wrestlers from all over the country converging on the Kelston Community Centre.

Charlie Roberts and Graham Hughes, who took part in the first Hughes Academy tournament held last year, will be joined by Curtis Castlewood, Jimmy Fox, Kauri Walker, Marcus Kool, Stix, and even KPW referee Daniel Martins for this year’s event.

The live audience will be responsible for selecting the quarter final matches of the tournament, with the eventual winner going on to face “The Shooter” Shane Sinclair for the Hughes Academy Cup in the main event of the evening.

Also at Live Pro Wrestling, Ben Mana puts the NZWPW Championship on the line against Chad Howard and “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn.

Mana’s momentum is high after victories over both Axl and Hotaru last month, but he will need to be on form in order to retain his title against two highly skilled challengers.

Hughes Academy Live Pro Wrestling takes place tomorrow, June 14, at the Kelston Community Centre in Auckland. Click here for a map. Doors open at 7pm with the first match scheduled for 7.30pm. Tickets are available on the door ($10 adults, $5 children). The card, subject to change, is listed below.

Hughes Academy Live Pro Wrestling Card:

  • Hughes Academy Cup:
    “The Shooter” Shane Sinclair (c) vs. ???
  • Eight-Man Tournament:
    Featuring Charlie Roberts, Curtis Castlewood, Daniel Martins, Graham Hughes, Jimmy Fox, Kauri Walker, Marcus Kool and Stix
  • NZWPW Championship:
    Ben Mana (c) vs. Chad Howard vs. “Rufguts” Roddy Gunn
  • Frankie Quinn vs. Krystal Kayne
  • El Oro Maximo vs. “The Neo Viper” Kartik