March 22 was a good day for independent wrestling in Memphis and the surrounding area.
For six months, I was the go-to “ear” for Quenton “Pokerface” Williams as he prepared to promote his first-ever wrestling event, Millington Mayhem at USA Stadium in Millington, Tenn. Poker’s a veteran wrestler and has served as a booker many times, but he often doubted his abilities to pull off running his own show, even after deciding to give it a shot.
Let me first say this. The crowd wasn’t huge. However, it was a vocal crowd and a satisfied crowd by night’s end as there has been a lot of great feedback coming out of the event. Everyone on the card and behind the scenes busted their asses, nobody lost money on the event and, from all any of…
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UFC Featherweight, Will Chope (19-6) was scheduled to face Diego Brando for the final fight on preliminary card of UFC Fight Night Natal: Shogun vs Henderson II. However Chope has now been pulled from the bout as well as cut from the UFC roster due to some less than flattering news about his past coming to surface.
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