Best Upcoming Pro Wrestling Shows Near Detroit

August 15, 2016 8:00 AM

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So you’ve decided that you want to see a pro wrestling show somewhere in the Detroit area? No problem — Detroit is chock-full of them. Check out this list for the best upcoming events this fall and winter.
Clash Wrestling
Taylortown Trade Center
22525 Ecorse Road
Taylor, MI 48180
www.clashwrestling.com

Date: August 27, 2016 at 8 p.m.

Clash Wrestling presents “All Out War!” happening on August 27th, in Taylor, and tickets are $15 and can be bought at the venue or online — if you buy online, there are pre-sale specials, as well. Wrestlers include CLASH Champion Elk and Tag Team Champions Midnight Society versus Tommy Treznik, Jack Vaughn and Dr. Wreckingball. The All Out War! Match includes Dragon Greed, Evan Craig, Gavin Quinn, Justin Mane, Cameron Skyy, Sepultura DeManzo, and more wrestlers. CLASH (Collective League Of Adrenaline, Strength, and Honor) Wrestling was started in January 2008 and runs monthly shows throughout Southeastern Michigan.

Detroit Style Wrestling
Trenton Scarecrow Fest
2621 W. Jefferson Ave.
Trenton, MI 48183
detroitstylewrestling.weebly.com

Date: October 1 and October 2, 2016

Detroit Style Wrestling has many events scheduled for the rest of 2016, and the first is at the Trenton Scarecrow Fest, on Oct. 1 and 2. Time is still TBA, but admission is free. The Scarecrow Festival is located in downtown Trenton, at the intersection of W. Jefferson and West Road. Hours are usually 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Check Detroit Style Wrestling’s homepage once event time is updated, to see what time the wrestling will occur at the festival.

Pure Pro Wrestling
Fraser Lions Club
34540 Utica Road
Fraser, MI 48026
(810) 845-3962
prowrestlingatitsfinest.com

Date: September 11, 2016, at 3 p.m.

Pure Pro Wrestling will be hosting a wrestling event at the Fraser Lions Club this September, at 3 p.m., with the doors opening at 2 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Fraser Lions Club, and tickets are available online, at the door, or at the Lions Club. Tickets are $20 for VIP ringside tickets and $10 for general admission. Wrestlers who will be present include Pinky, Ace Evans, Blue Steel, Justice and Alexander.

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Takedown Wrestling Alliance
Salvation Army Hall
2300 S. Venoy Road
Westland, MI 48186
takedownwrestling.weebly.com

Date: October 22 and November 19, 2016 (time TBA)

Takedown Wrestling Alliance is an independent wrestling organization that was created in May 2009. The Alliance has taken part in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life walk in Lincoln Park, and also the Flat Rock Riverfest. TWA’s shows always take place at the Salvation Army Hall in Westland. The organization has two upcoming shows, one on Oct. 22 and one on Nov. 19, and the time is TBA as of this writing for both.

XICW (Extreme Intense Championship Wrestling)
Proving Ground
The Ritz Detroit
24300 Hoover Road
Warren, MI 48089
www.xicwdetroit.com

Date: August 28, 2016

XICW (Extreme Intense Championship Wrestling) has various wrestling events throughout the year, including its Proving Ground events — the next event is Aug. 28, and there will also be one on Oct. 8 at the Imperial House in Clinton Township. Tickets can be purchased online and range from $13 (front row general admission) to $90 (a VIP booth that seats up to six people). Matches are still TBA, and will be announced on XICW’s website.

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Liz Parker is a freelance writer and a University of Michigan graduate with a degree in Creative Writing and Literature. Her work can be found at Examiner.com and yesnofilms.com.

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