WWE Hall of Famer coming to WAC

W orld of Hurt Wrestling, the organization that brought former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis to Whitehall last month, has announced that a WWE Hall of Famer will perform at the Whitehall Athletic Club later this month.

Jimmy Superfly Snuka will headline an event at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 29, at the WAC.

Snuka, whose real name is James William Reiher is a semi-retired Fijian wrestler who rose to fame as a wrestler in WWE (known then as the WWF) in the early 1980s. He is credited with introducing the high-flyer style of wrestling to the WWE. His Superfly Splash of a 15 foot cage in 1983 following a match against Don Muraco is considered the defining moment of his career. He is also known for his intense feud with “Rowdy” Roddy Piper in a series of events in 1984.

Michael Anthony has declared he will honor Snuka in the ring during the event.

This month’s event will feature appearances by Vince Beach, the number one contender for the WOH Championship as well as Jeff Starr, Eric and Shane Alden, Pure Dynamite, Kyle BAM Badger, Swinger Sidusky and Bobby Fischer.

Tickets for the show, which promoters have said could be their largest to date, cost $10. For more information is available by calling 260-8759.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags:

North Country Freepress – 09/22/17

FreePress_9_22_17.pdf-web.pdf

Weekender – 09/22/17

Weekender 9_22_17.pdf-web.pdf

518 Wheels – 09/20/17

518 Wheels 9-18-17.pdf-web.pdf

Lakes Region Freepress – 09/22/17

Lakes_9_22_17.pdf-web.pdf

Car Show in Granville Sunday

Autumn Leaves Car Show 2016

By Krystle S. Morey The 31st annual Autumn Leaves Car Show, hosted by the Granville Area Chamber of Commerce, is […]

Whitehall homecoming this weekend

Whitehall homecoming 2016 parade

  By Matthew Saari The annual homecoming dance is scheduled for this Saturday and students at Whitehall High School have […]

Whitehall to face Cambridge Saturday

Whitehall Football 2017

  By Matthew Saari Whitehall’s football team may boast an undefeated record for the season but the Railroaders’ mettle is […]

‘Shine on Shelby’ drive continues

Shelby McEachron

By Krystle S. Morey Following the unexpected death of a local woman, the community has poured out in support of […]

Restaurant coming to West Main Street

The former Edwards Liquor Warehouse, which will soon become the West Main Street Grill, got receives a new coat of paint.

By Krystle S. Morey “When we go out to dinner, we leave the town. It kind of defeats the purpose […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 09/15/17

Lakes_9_15_17.pdf-web.pdf

Northshire Freepress – 09/15/17

Northshire_9_15_17.pdf-web.pdf

Weekender – 09/15/17

Weekender 9_15_17.pdf-web.pdf