The event will take place at the Trumann Recreation Complex in Trumann, AR. Bell time is 8 p.m. Doors open at 7.
Tickets are $12 for ringside reserved (rows 1 & 2); $10 for adult general admission and $8 for student general admission.
The line-up is as follows:
Hot Topic (Derrick King & Stan Lee) vs. Midnight Gold ("Beautiful" Bobby Eaton & "Golden Boy" Greg Anthony)
RCW CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT: FIRST ROUND MATCHES
- "Girl Candy" Christian Jacobs vs. "Dynamite" Seth Knight
- "Human Highlight Reel" Austin Lane vs. Bishop
- P.O.B.'s Ron Rage vs. VH-1 Reality Star Matt Riviera
- Cody Melton vs. Jon Michael Worthington
Former Trumann resident Ray Ray will make a special appearance and Trumann Mayor Sheila Walters will receive the first RCW Community Leader Award.
Local promotion for the show heats up this week with advertising tonight on WWE Raw in the Jonesboro market and Thursday on TNA Impact, also in the Jonesboro market. The show will be discussed throughout the week on 101.9 KISS FM and there will be interviews with "Golden Boy" Greg Anthony, Austin Lane and others Wednesday thru Friday morning. There is also a full page dedicated to the show at www.kissjonesboro.com under the events section and the official website of RCW is www.RCWwrestling.com.
Below is an article that appeared last week in the East Arkansas News-Leader regarding the show:
Mayor Sheila Walters to be recognized
TRUMANN – A live pro wrestling event, originally scheduled for January but cancelled due to bad weather, will finally take place in Trumann on Friday, March 5, with Mayor Sheila Walters in attendance to receive an award.
Ringside Championship Wrestling (RCW) will hold its first event that evening at the Trumann Recreation Complex. The show will begin at 8 p.m.
Walters will receive the organization's first ever "Community Leader Award" in recognition of her work for the city.
"Mayor Walters is a great leader and someone who deserves recognition," said Steve Cherry, owner of the organization. "We are proud to honor her on March 5 in Trumann."
In addition to honoring Walters during intermission, the show will feature five matches taped for future television broadcast on KAIT TV-8 in Jonesboro. The main event of the show will pit Midnight Gold, featuring wrestling legend "Beautiful" Bobby Eaton and new partner "Golden Boy" Greg Anthony, against Hot Topic, Derrick King and Stan Lee. Eight other wrestlers will appear on the show in the first round of a tournament to determine the first ever RCW Heavyweight Champion. Those eight wrestlers are Austin Lane, Matt Riviera from VH-1 reality show "Megan Wants a Millionaire," Ron Rage, Seth Knight, Christian Jacobs, Jon Michael Worthington, Cody Melton and Bishop.
Ray Ray, a wrestler who is also a former Trumann resident, will make a special appearance as well.
Tickets will be sold at the door only and will be available beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 5. Prices are $12 for ringside reserved seats in the first two rows around the ring. General admission tickets, rows three and beyond, are $10 for adults and $8 for students.
For more information on RCW Wrestling and the show, visit www.RCWwrestling.com or listen to "Double B" Brandon Baxter and "Booger" on 101.9 KISS FM each morning, March 3 thru 5.