Versus Wrestler Match To Headline Pro Wrestling
Event In New Rochelle, NY
Rochelle, NY, February 7, 2008 – The battle
lines have been drawn and the participants in
the “Boxer vs. Wrestler” match are
set. Professional wrestler “Sweet ‘n’
Sour” Larry Sweeney’s open contract
to any professional athlete was signed by former
professional boxer, Larry Barnes (44-3-0, 17 knockout’s)
for the New York State Wrestling Federation’s
(NYSWF) return on Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m.
in New Rochelle, NY at New Rochelle High School.
has made it known amongst his contemporaries in
the wrestling industry that he expects to slow
down Barnes and take him off his feet to his advantage
thus turning the match into a one sided wrestling
in my wildest dreams did I expect a former boxer
to sign the contract,” said Sweeney, who
currently wrestles for Ring of Honor Wrestling.
“I am just going to have to show Barnes
that he is walking into my ring on April 5. If
he had any respect for the wrestling business,
he’d buy a ticket and sit in the front row.
He’s making a huge mistake stepping into
a wrestling ring with me.”
is content in knocking out Sweeney early on, but
is preparing for the match should Sweeney decide
to take the contest to the ground.
I have to body slam Mr. Sweeney than that’s
what I’ll do, but I’m going for a
knockout,” said Barnes, who boxed against
the likes of Felix Trinidad Jr. during his boxing
addition to that spectacular match, Total Non-Stop
Action (TNA) Wrestling Superstars, Team 3D will
showcase their tag-team style. Team 3D is comprised
of Brother Devon & Brother Ray and were formerly
known as the Dudley Boyz when they wrestled for
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). Collectively,
the tandem are 20-time former World Tag Team Champions
for the WWE, TNA, ECW and other wrestling promotions
throughout the word.
3D’s main event match will serve as a homecoming
for Brother Devon, who played varsity football
at New Rochelle High School before joining the
ranks of professional wrestling.
appearing on Saturday, April 5 will be Romeo Roselli,
who has competed previously for WWE. Currently,
Roselli is recognized as the World Heavyweight
Champion in Europe and is eagerly anticipating
his return to the NYSWF. He also has roles in
two major motion picture film releases, “College
Road Trip” and “Baby Mama”,
both premiering this spring.
New Rochelle City Councilman and current President
of New Rochelle’s Youth Tackle League, Joe
Fosina has been signed to serve as the special
guest referee for the ladies match scheduled for
wrestling spectacular is being sponsored locally
by LA Boxing’s locations in Mamaroneck,
NY and Secaucus, NJ.
information for the NYSWF Professional Wrestling
is available at http://www.nyswfwrestling.com
or by calling (914) 235-4676. Prices range from
$50 to $20 and will be subject to a service charge
if purchased online.
NYSWF Professional Wrestling