DATE: Sunday, April 24, 2005 (PAX TV) Wednesday, April 27, 2005 (Fox Sports Net)
TELEVISION: PAX TVSunday 4-5 PM (Check local listings)Fox Sports NetWednesday 3-4 PM (Check local listings)
WHAT: RealProWrestling (RPW) is a new professional sports league showcasing real Olympic-style wrestling. Show debuts March 27 on PAX-TV (8 episodes with a two hour championship final) and re-airs March 30th on Fox Sport Net (9 episodes all one hour long).
RealProWrestling Season 1 features eight teams from across the country with America’s top Olympic and NCAA champion wrestlers. The television broadcasts are one-hour shows with a different weight class each week. The final show would be a National Championship featuring Olympic, National and Collegiate Champions.
The fifth week will be the 184 lbs weight class. Athletes include Lee Fullhart – 2004 U.S. Nationals champion (Iowa Stalkers) vs. Markus Mollica – Two-time NCAA champion (California Claw). Muhammed Lawal – 2003 NCAA All-American (Oklahoma Slam) vs. Quincey Clark – Two-time U.S. Nationals champion (Pennsylvania Hammer). Brandon Eggum – Three-time NCAA All-American (Minnesota Freeze) vs. Aaron Simpson – Two-time NCAA All-American (Texas Shooters). Brad Vering – Two-time U.S. Nationals champion (New York Outrage) vs. Andy Horvat – Three-time NCAA All-American (Chicago Groove).
CONTACT: Kimberly Moran, Brener Zwikel, (818)344-6195,x121 Kimberlym@bzapr.com