Great news for MLW fans. They are bringing back MLW Underground for your viewing pleasure starting July 11. MLW Underground was their original television program airing from April 7, 2003 and February 14, 2004.
Major League Wrestling’s (MLW) Underground TV series returns to airwaves this summer starting on Saturday July 11.
The episodes will air in their original unedited form in sequential episodic order and feature the touchstone moments that established Major League Wrestling.
“Since MLW returned in 2017, fans have demanded the return of the Underground and it finally happens this summer,” said MLW CEO and Founder Court Bauer.
Originally premiering in April 2003, MLW Underground launched the league into national and international prominence. The series features MLW originals, legends and luminaries such as: CM Punk, Terry Funk, Steve Corino and the Extreme Horsemen, Satoshi Kojima and dozens of the sport’s greatest wrestlers across multiple generations.
The first episode will feature the rise of Major League Wrestling, headlined by Vampiro vs. Christopher Daniels from the historic 2300 Arena, formerly known as the ECW Arena in South Philadelphia.
Joey Styles serves as the play-by-play man calling the action each and every week.
MLW Underground will air as a limited engagement on beIN SPORTS, MLW’s YouTube channel and all MLW platforms.
This announcement should also be great news for ECW fans. When MLW debuted, they used ECW as an inspiration to fill the void left by that company’s closure. The roster featured CM Punk, Terry Funk, Sabu, LA Park, Vampiro, Satoshi Kojima, Steve Corino, and numerous other major names. Not to mention Joey Styles on commentary.
If the teaser intro is any indication, the action was bonkers.
This summer return to #MLWUnderground pic.twitter.com/Hjy5OA5lg7— Major League Wrestling (@MLW) June 22, 2020
MLW Underground ran for 34 episodes. It is unclear how the airing of this show will affect MLW Anthology or be affected when MLW Fusion eventually returns with fresh matches from their current roster.
Will you be watching MLW Underground?