Main event of mlw fightland announced


Main event set for FIGHTLAND

The most anticipated title fight of the year is official.

The National Openweight Champion Alex Hammerstone will challenge World Heavyweight Champion Jacob Fatu in a title for title bout as the main event in Philadelphia on Saturday, October 2 at the 2300 Arena for MLW FIGHTLAND.

Tickets are available at:

The mighty Hammerstone looks to throw a thunderbolt through the heart of CONTRA and dethrone the undefeated World Champion Jacob Fatu in a match nearly two years in the making.

Since becoming the inaugural National Openweight Champion on June 1, 2019, Hammerstone has dominated the competition. From besting Japan and Mexico’s best, including T-Hawk and Laredo Kid to soundly cleaning out the division, Hammerstone has sat atop of Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s Top 10 for a record-setting 21 months. Now, the “CONTRA Hunter” looks to finally topple the “Samoan Smashing Machine” but can he?

For 788 days and counting, Jacob Fatu has steamrolled over the competition. Defeating the likes of Tom Lawlor, LA Park, Davey Boy Smith Jr. and countless others, Fatu has dominated all. 

When CONTRA hijacked MLW’s operations in May 2020, the black flag of CONTRA flew for months over the MLW headquarters. It wasn’t until Hammerstone emerged as the leader of MLW’s locker room and lead the charge and took back the league that fall that CONTRA first show signs of vulnerability. Since then, Hammerstone has put CONTRA in his crosshairs, battling the likes of Mads Krugger. 

With CONTRA’s sinister Josef Samael denying Hammerstone a title match against Fatu due to a contractual provision in Fatu’s new MLW deal, Hammerstone’s only path forward was winning the Battle Riot which guarantees the winner a title shot anytime, anywhere. And Hammerstone did just that this past July when he literally took on all of CONTRA and eliminated them thus guaranteeing his title shot.

Now the stage is set for the two biggest, unstoppable forces in Major League Wrestling history to collide. 

Who will have their arm raised and wear two titles? The undefeated CONTRA kingpin Jacob Fatu or the mighty Hammerstone?

Find out LIVE in Philly October 2nd. Get your tickets at



Opera Cup opening and semi-final rounds

Some of the athletes and talent signed to compete and appear include: 
CONTRA Unit • Caribbean Champion Richard Holliday • Davey Richards • World Middleweight Champion Myron Reed • King Muertes • Cesar Duran • Alicia Atout • EJ Nduka • TJP • Tajiri • Lee Moriarty • Calvin Tankman • Aramis • Arez • 5150 • Nicole Savoy • “Filthy” Tom Lawlor plus more to be announced in the days ahead!

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More athletes and matches will be announced at

Tickets start at $20 at  Tickets will also be available day of show at the box office unless the event sales out in advance.

The schedule for July 10 is as follows:

5:30 p.m.: Early entry for First Row Ticket Holders
6:00 p.m.: Doors open for general public (all ticket holders)
6:45 p.m.: Showtime

2300 Arena (previously named Viking Hall, ECW Arena, New Alhambra Arena, Asylum Arena and The Arena) is a multipurpose indoor arena used primarily for professional wrestling, boxing, mixed martial arts, and concert events.

About Major League Wrestling
Major League Wrestling (MLW®) is a sports media holding company with a focus on professional wrestling sporting events/programming, digital content and ancillary entertainment. 

Major League Wrestling airs on Vice TV as well as on beIN SPORTS in the United States and in over 20 countries abroad.

MLW streams for free Wednesday nights at 7pm ET on

MLW features a roster full of high profile fighters and on-air talent from around the world including: CONTRA Unit, Alex Hammerstone, Cesar Duran, Richard Holliday, LA Park, King Muertes, Davey Richards, Alicia Atout, Myron Reed and Injustice and many more.

MLW is the parent company of the MLW Radio Network, the leading provider of professional wrestling podcasts in the world with 5-6 podcasts in the top iTunes 100 in the sports category on the average day.  

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