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MLW announces Christmas Eve special with big fights for Holiday Rush

MLW is in a giving mood this season. They are giving the gift of wrestling for a Christmas Eve special. MLW Holiday Rush airs Sunday, December 24 with a stacked card of intriguing fights.

The Holiday Rush lineup includes:

  • Alexander Hammerstone versus Jacob Fatu
  • Salina de la Renta vs. Ichiban
  • MLW World Tag Team Championship: Second Gear Crew (C) vs. Alex Kane & Mr. Thomas
  • Matthew Justice vs. Josh Bishop
  • Tony Deppen vs. Kevin Blackwood

It doesn’t get much bigger for MLW than the trilogy match between Alexander Hammerstone and Jacob Fatu. Hammerstone holds the edge 2-0, and Muscle Mountain aims to prove he is the better man.

Fatu isn’t backing down. He plans on dog walking Hammerstone.

Salina de la Renta will make her debut in MLW as a wrestler. Ichiban is looking for a middleweight title shot at Salina’s client, Rocky Romero. Salina downplayed Ichiban’s skills and claimed even she could beat him. The intergender match was booked for Holiday Rush. A win by Ichiban will grant him the match with Romero.

Ever since Mance Warner was banned from MLW, the mysterious Masked Good Brother #3 has entered the good graces of the Second Gear Crew by bonding over cold beers and hot violence. SGC is using the Freebird rule to defend the MLW World Tag Team Championship at Holiday Rush.

SGC’s opponents will be the Bomaye Fight Club. Don King brokered a deal giving Alex Kane the opportunity to become a double champ. Kane currently holds the MLW World Heavyweight Championship.

The card rounds out with a pair of grudge matches. One grudge is fresh, while the other grudge has been simmering. Josh Bishop won a battle royal with a crucifix bomb to Matthew Justice over the ropes through a table. Justice wants payback. Tony Deppen previously injured Kevin Blackwood through shady shenanigans, and now the time for revenge is near.

The press release mentions three more bouts for Holiday Rush.

  • Scramble-6 Match: AKIRA vs. Nolo Kitano vs. Alec Price vs. Love, Doug vs. J Boujii vs. Brett Ryan Gosselin
  • Winner gets a future title shot: Mane Event vs. Wasted Youth vs. Griffin McCoy & TJ Crawford
  • Tiara James vs. Zayda vs. Notorious Mimi

Holiday Rush will be available for viewing on beIN SPORTS and through MLW’s YouTube channel.

Will you be tuning in to watch MLW’s gift?

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