Best Upcoming Pro Wrestling Shows Near Los Angeles

August 15, 2016 5:00 AM

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Wrestling mania is here to stay in the Southland with fans of all types ready to be ringside. It’s tradition. Even the late, great boxer Muhammad Ali was one of Los Angeles’ innumerable residents fascinated by the sport, so much so that pro wrestling actually altered this champ’s career goals thanks, at least in part, by a legendary Gorgeous George meeting in Las Vegas. With that in mind, if you are like Ali always was and hankering to see your favorite characters rumble (and to maybe even get an official autograph from your favorite fighter, too), consider the following shows set to take place in places convenient to the City of Angels.

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(credit: Istvan Csak/shutterstock)


Title Turmoil
Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside
401 Country Club Lane
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 845-6978
www.socalprowrestling.com
Date: August 20, 2016 at 7 p.m.

The tag team match of The Ballard Brothers versus PBR (Ryan Walker and Hunter Freeman) is on the same ticket as Mike Camden, Ju Dizz, SoCal Crazy, and Anthony Idol, among others as all participate in Title Turmoil from SoCal Pro Wrestling. Doors open an hour prior to bell time and prices for admission are set at $15 for adults and $10 for kids.

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(credit: Nicholas Piccillo/shutterstock)


Title Wave
Oak Street Gym
1780 Oak St.
Torrence, CA 90501
(760) 845-6978
www.pacificcoastwrestling.com
Date: August 20, 2016 at 3 p.m.

Wille Mack tops the ticket of Title Wave, and is a highly anticipated show put on by Pacific Coast Wrestling. Also on board are such fierce competitors as “Death Machine” Sami Callihan and tag team Reno Scum versus Keepers of the Faith, otherwise known as Don Vitalli and Gabriel Callo. The cost of admission is just $40.

(credit: Kym O./yelp)

(credit: Kym O./yelp)


Super Clash
Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside
401 Country Club Lane
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 845-6978
www.socalprowrestling.com
Date: Sept. 17, 2016 at 7 p.m.

While details are being ironed out for this highly anticipated event from SoCal Pro Wrestling, expect to enter the premises into the world of characters like Big Dirty Doug, Sasha Darevko and SoCal Crazy. They’ll perform in a dimly lit ring with heavy metal music and the roar of the crowd welcoming their presence in this September meet-up where the contestants will slap and slam each other into submission.

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(credit: Lilyana Vynogradova/shutterstock)


Wrestling Rumble
Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside
401 Country Club Lane
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 845-6978
www.socalprowrestling.com
Date: October 15, 2016 at 7 p.m

SoCal Pro Wrestling offers their last show of the season in the middle of October. Called Wrestling Rumble, this meet-up will likely sell out as Southlands say see you later to this franchises offerings for 2016. The participants are yet to be named so call for more information closer to the time of the event.

(credit: Matt P./yelp)

(credit: Matt P./yelp)


Battle of Los Angeles — Stage One
American Legion Post #308
7338 Canby St.
Reseda, CA 91335
www.prowrestlinggorilla.com
Dates: September 2 & 3, 2016 at 8 p.m.

No walk-up tickets will be on hand when Chris Hero versus Justin (Thunder) Liger come together at the top of the ticket in a first round match during this popular Pro Wrestling Gorilla event. This is an all-star weekend event from Pro Wrestling Gorilla That features the tag team of Roderick Strong, Candace LaRae and Joey Ryan. Also on the roster: ACH, Cedric Alexander and Brian Cage, to name just a few. Prices: $100 for the front row, $70 for general admission and $70 for standing room only.

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