#FightingBack7 – Six Man Tag! MSJ’s takes on PCP! FBI 2017!

With under a month until the 2017 addition of Fighting Back: Wrestling with Cancer, we have several more exciting matches to announce.

First up, a six man tag team match featuring two sets of former C*4 Tag Team Champions, a returning ‘superstar’, and two brothers on a collision course!


Six Man Tag Team Match
Stu Grayson,
Thomas Dubois,
&
Shayne Hawke
Vs.
Heavy Metal Choas
(James Stone & Alextreme)
&
Evil UNO


In our first annoucnement for Fighting Back 7, C*4 Champion, Mathieu St. Jacques issued an open challenge for the event, to anybody he had never faced…

Well, that challenge has been answered by a man NONE of us were expecting.

The owner and founder of Montreal’s IWS… Quebec’s hardcore legend… The one, and only, “PCP Crazy F’n” Manny!

This is going to get wild!


One Fall to a Finish – NO DQ, No Count-Out
Open Challenge
C*4 Champion

Mathieu St. Jacques
Vs. 
PCP Crazy F’n Manny


Lastly for today, we are excited once again to announce the annual “Fighting Back Invitational”, for the Fighting Back Championship…

We’ll be announcing many names for this one… But here are the first names, including 2016’s winner!

Fighting Back Invitational 2017
Featuring:

Vanessa Kraven,
“The Curse” Cecil Nyx,
&
Deeno Benjamin


Plus many more…

-LIVE PRO WRESTLING!-
Saturday August 12th, 2017
“FIGHTING BACK 7:
WRESTLING WITH CANCER”
@
Vanier Columbus Club
260 McArthur Ave
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
VIP GOLD (Front Row Reserved & access to Meet & Greet) – $40
VIP SILVER (Second or Third Row & access to Meet & Greet) – $30
GENERAL ADMISSION – $20

VIP Doors at 6:30 pm
General Admission Tickets $20
GA Doors at 7:30pm
Show starts at 8:00pm

VIP GOLD (Front Row Reserved & access to Meet & Greet) – $40 – Available Exclusively at Vertigo Records (193 Rideau St, Ottawa)

VIP SILVER (Second or Third Row & access to Meet & Greet) – $30 – Available Exclusively at Vertigo Records (193 Rideau St, Ottawa)

GENERAL ADMISSION – $20  – Available at Vertigo Records (193 Rideau St, Ottawa) AND the Venue (260 McArthur Ave, Ottawa)

*** 100% of ticket sales are going to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Phrank Morin ***

The Card so far:

Main Event
Superfight
First Time Eve
r
“Filthy” Tom Lawlor
Vs.
“Speedball” Mike Bailey

Open Challenge
One Fall to a Finish – NO DQ, No Count-Out
C*4 Champion

Mathieu St. Jacques
Vs. 
PCP Crazy F’n Manny

Powerbomb.TV Independent Championship
Tournament Match

Desean Pratt
Vs.
“Dirty” Buxx Belmar

Six Man Tag Team Match
Stu Grayson,
Thomas Dubois,
&
Shayne Hawke
Vs.
Heavy Metal Choas
(James Stone & Alextreme)
&
Evil UNO

Fighting Back Invitational 2017
Featuring:

Vanessa Kraven,
“The Curse” Cecil Nyx,
&
Deeno Benjamin

Plus many more…

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#FightingBack7 – First Card details! Ticket On-Sale information!

In just over a month, Fighting Back: Wrestling with Cancer presents its seventh annual event, in support of the Canadian Cancer Society.

Since 2011, we have raise dover $120 000 for the Canadian Cancer Society, in memory of Phrank Morin.  Once again, this year, we aim to add substantially to that total.

Let’s get to the announcements…

First up… our Main Event. 

Ottawa fans need no introduction to “Speedball” Mike Bailey.  For nearly a decade he has won over all with his unique style, and never say die attitude.  He has gone toe-to-toe with the biggest, toughest, fastest, and most skilled of opponents, and has walked away successful, more often than not.   Building off of his foundation he built in the rings of Ottawa, he has moved on to great international success.

However, on August 12th, 2017, he faces an opponent who will be match-up like no other.

Making his Ottawa debut, a man with a MMA record of 10-6-0, including a successful career in the UFC, “Filthy” Tom Lawlor faces off with Bailey on August 12th.  

Over the last few months, Lawlor, like other fighters before him, has set his sights on professional wrestling success.  Having shown his love for the sport throughout his MMA days, Lawlor has taken to professional wrestling like a natural.  Combining his various combat disciplines to find success.  

This is SUPERFIGHT you will not want to miss!


Main Event
Superfight
First Time Ever

“Filthy” Tom Lawlor
Vs.
“Speedball” Mike Bailey


For nearly two years, C*4 Champion, Mathieu St. Jacques has been nearly unstoppable.   He has overcome all challengers…  On August 12th, Mathieu St. Jacques has declared an open challenge, giving an opportunity to any challenger whom he has not stepped into the ring with before…

Stay tuned on this one!


Open Challenge
C*4 Champion

Mathieu St. Jacques
Vs. 
? ? ? ? ?


Lastly for today, we are excited to announce that Fighting Back 7 will play host to an opening round match in the Powerbomb TV Independent Championship Tournament.   The tourney will see opening round matches take place all across North America, and we are pleased to be hosting an exciting battle in this tournament.

Making his debut, sort of, is Desean Pratt.  Pratt, formerly known as AMASIS, returns to Ottawa for the first time in several years, and has victory on his mind.

His opponent, a man who represented C*4 at Powerbomb TV’s “Break the Barrier” event last month, and heads into this battle with a home field advantage of sorts… “Dirty” Buxx Belmar!


Powerbomb.TV Independent Championship
Tournament Match

Desean Pratt
Vs.
“Dirty” Buxx Belmar


Finally for today, we can announce that tickets will be on sale next WEDNESDAY, JULY 12th – and availability will be as follows…

VIP GOLD (Front Row Reserved & access to Meet & Greet) – $40 – Available Exclusively at Vertigo Records (193 Rideau St, Ottawa) 

VIP SILVER (Second or Third Row & access to Meet & Greet) – $30 – Available Exclusively at Vertigo Records (193 Rideau St, Ottawa)

GENERAL ADMISSION – $20  – Available at Vertigo Records (193 Rideau St, Ottawa) AND the Venue (260 McArthur Ave, Ottawa)

A reminder, 100% of ticket sales will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society.

-LIVE PRO WRESTLING!-
Saturday August 12th, 2017
“FIGHTING BACK 7:
WRESTLING WITH CANCER”
@
Vanier Columbus Club
260 McArthur Ave
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

VIP GOLD (Front Row Reserved & access to Meet & Greet) – $40
VIP SILVER (Second or Third Row & access to Meet & Greet) – $30
GENERAL ADMISSION – $20

VIP Doors at 6:30 pm
General Admission Tickets $20
GA Doors at 7:30pm
Show starts at 8:00pm

VIP GOLD (Front Row Reserved & access to Meet & Greet) – $40 – Available Exclusively at Vertigo Records (193 Rideau St, Ottawa)

VIP SILVER (Second or Third Row & access to Meet & Greet) – $30 – Available Exclusively at Vertigo Records (193 Rideau St, Ottawa)

GENERAL ADMISSION – $20  – Available at Vertigo Records (193 Rideau St, Ottawa) AND the Venue (260 McArthur Ave, Ottawa)

*** 100% of ticket sales are going to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Phrank Morin ***

The Card so far:

Main Event
Superfight
First Time Ever

“Filthy” Tom Lawlor
Vs.
“Speedball” Mike Bailey

Open Challenge
C*4 Champion

Mathieu St. Jacques
Vs. 
? ? ? ? ?

Powerbomb.TV Independent Championship
Tournament Match

Desean Pratt
Vs.
“Dirty” Buxx Belmar

Plus much more!

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Updated 2016 Grand Total!

Thank you all.   That’s as good a place to begin as any.

Last summer, all of us involved in Fighting Back were blown away when we somehow managed to raise nearly $25 000.   With that, we had our running total hit nearly $85 000.   The moment that total was announced, all eyes turned to this year, and our goal of raising $15 000, and topping $100 000 since 2011 in memory of Phrank Morin.

Based on the history of the event, that total seemed very reachable… However, it would be a lie to say that each year the preparation for the next Fighting Back event became more and more of a struggle.  And knowing this, nothing was a sure thing heading into 2016’s event.

As the year progressed, the event started to come together.  While funds were much tighter than any previous year’s event, all involved wouldn’t let that stand in the way of the event achieving its goal.

And now, all is said and done, and the 2016 edition of Fighting Back is in the history books… and somehow, despite the struggles of making it all happen, we have toppled our highest of goals.

Previously we announced a grand total of over $33 000.  Well, we have some to add to that, and we will get to that soon.

As is now annual tradition, now is the moment to give Thanks to all those who made this year happen, and helped us topple our previous total.

Obviously, thank you to all of the fans who have come out year, after year, and supported this event.  Without you, there is no way the Fighting Back event would have existed beyond a one year event.  Your support showed us that this event was important, and one that should become annual.

No words can properly give an adequate THANK YOU to newLegacyInc.  A community that has literally raised tens of thousands of dollars over the last couple of years for Fighting Back, and helped us top ourselves year after year.      The amount of money they raised is the only way we have been destroy goals year, after year.   Thank you to all involved and those behind the scenes who make it all happen.   We are forever grateful to have found a partnership with your amazing community.

Thank you to every wrestler, promoter, personality, and promotion, who used their platform to promote, raise funds and raise awareness for the Fighting Back cause.  We meant it when we said that this is a community effort.  Year after year, you all prove it.
Thank you.

With all of that said, who knows what 2017’s event will bring us to?   If this year showed us anything, it is that anything is possible!

And now, what you have all been waiting for…

With a couple dollars still trickling in, we’re very pleased to announce that the updated total for the 2016 edition of Fighting Back: Wrestling with Cancer is…

$37 000

 

2016 Thank YOu

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Fighting Back 6 – Official Results

Fighting Back 6 – Official Results
August 20, 2016
Ottawa Ontario
Referees: Bakais, Serge St. Denis, Gerry Hodges, and Benny

Pre-Show
* Izzie Deadyet won a 14 man battle royal.

Main Card
1 – C*4 Underground Champion, Viking, successfully defended his Championship against Kevin Blanchard, subbing for an injured Pinkie Sanchez.

2 – Deeno Benjamin managed to survive the 2016 Fighting Back Invitational, and was crowned the 2016 FBI Champion, last eliminating Gabriel Fuerza.  Also appearing in the match were Vanessa Kraven, Vaughn Vertigo, Decker Lockart, Mr. Jonathan Rukin, Velvet Jones, She-Nay-Nay, D-Man, and Pauly Platinum.

It should be noted that Michael Von Payton and Rahim Ali distracted Vanessa Kraven, leading to her elimination.

3 – In a match presented by InterSpecies Wrestling, Shitty pinned Addy Starr following a piledriver onto Lego.  As a result of the match, Addy Starr must retire from professional wrestling.

Following the match a tearful Addy Starr said and emotional goodbye to all of her fans.

4 – “MVP” Michael Von Payton and “Prince” Rahim Ali defeated “Superstar” Shayne Hawke and “PCP” Crazy F’n Manny.

Following the match, Vanessa Kraven emerged, and helped Manny and Hawke drop Ali through a table.

5 – In a highly competitive contest,  Space Monkey defeated Amasis.

6 – Franky the Mobster overcame “The Curse” Cecil Nyx and Dasher Hatfield in a highly entertaining three-way dance.

7- In an outstanding contest, “Speedball” Mike Bailey pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. following a Green Tea Plunge.

The match saw both men give it their all, and had the entire audience on their feet for much of it.

Following the match, Chavo took a moment to speak to the audience and praised Bailey and the audience.

8 – In a high impact, and hard-hitting battle, C*4 Tag Team Champions, Stu Grayson and Thomas Dubois defeated C*4 Champion Mathieu St. Jacques and Evil Uno.

The finish came with Dubois delivered a tombstone piledriver to St. Jacques, after Stu punted the Champion in the head.

Thomas Dubois scored the fall and the win for his team.

Following the main event, as per annual tradition, the total amount raised was announced.  This year, Fighting Back: Wrestling with Cancer was pleased to announce that over $33 000 had come in!

We’ll be issuing a statement in the coming week or so with an updated total, and a full “Thank You” list, mentioning all the very important people and groups who helped make this happen.  For now, all of us, please accept our gratitude, for helping us not only hit our goal of over $100 000 on the fifth anniversary of Fighting Back, but totally destroying it and reaching over $115 000!

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#FightingBack6 – More Card news! Open Challenges and FBI 2016!


Fighting Back is under a month away, and we’re quickly approaching the most important night in Canadian wrestling of the year.

Previously we’ve announced two giant Main Events… Right now we have two more matches to share!

One features two of the most hated men in the Ottawa wrestling scene, issuing an open challenge to any and all potential opponents…  Who will accept the challenge, and furthermore, take the chance to shut two of the loudest mouths in the local scene?

Open Challenge Tag Team Match
“MVP” Michael Von Payton 
& 
Rahim Ali
Vs.
? ? ? ? ?


Over the years the always evolving and changing “Fighting Back Invitational”, has become a staple of the event.  This year will be no different.  Once again, we will see a variety of familiar faces compete to step out on top of the FBI.

The first names participating for this year:

Fighting Back Invitational 2016
Featuring: 
Vanessa Kraven
Deeno Benjamin
Velvet Jones
Vaughn Vertigo


All this plus much much more!

-LIVE PRO WRESTLING!-
Saturday August 20th, 2016
“FIGHTING BACK 6: 
WRESTLING WITH CANCER”
@
Vanier Columbus Club
260 McArthur Ave
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

VIP GOLD (Front Row Reserved & access to Meet & Greet) – $40
VIP SILVER (Second or Third Row & access to Meet & Greet) – $30
GENERAL ADMISSION – $20 

VIP Doors at 6:30 pm
General Admission Tickets $20
GA Doors at 7:30pm
Show starts at 8:00pm

*** VIP tickets exclusively available for sale at VERTIGO RECORDS (193 Rideau Street, Ottawa) All ticket levels available – First Come, first served – on sale NOW through Friday August 19th, after that, only at the doors***

***GA Tickets to be on sale in advance at the Venue**

*** 100% of ticket sales are going to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Phrank Morin ***


The Card so far:

Main Event #1
Special Challenge Tag Team Match
C*4 Champion

Mathieu St. Jacques
&
Evil Uno
Vs.
C*4 Tag Team Champions
Stu Grayson
&
Thomas Dubois

Main Event #2
First Time Ever

Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Vs.
“Speedball” Mike Bailey

Open Challenge Tag Team Match
“MVP” Michael Von Payton 
& 
Rahim Ali
Vs.
? ? ? ? ? 

Fighting Back Invitational 2016
Featuring: 

Vanessa Kraven
Deeno Benjamin
Velvet Jones
Vaughn Vertigo

Plus much, much more!!!
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#FightingBack6 – This is the End! InterSpecies Wrestling rivals collide for the LAST time!

#FightingBack6 – This is the End!  InterSpecies Wrestling rivals collide for the LAST time!

The following message was sent to us by our friends at InterSpecies Wrestling….

Quote
There have been several rivalries over the course of Inter Species Wrestling’s 11 year history,but very few have ever been as brutal as the one involving Addy Starr and the man known simply as “Shitty“.   

Shitty, under the control of Moohammad thecTerrorist Cow, took exception to a female competitor stepping into the ring against males – and waged an all-out war against Addy – attacking her at several shows, usually using piles of the ever dangerous children’s toy Lego as a weapon.  This lead to a brutal fans bring the Lego Deathmatch between the two, in which they repeatedly slammed eachother on thousands of Lego pieces.  Shitty was victorious, nailing a rolling senton off the top onto Starr, who was sandwiched between piles of blocks.

https://youtu.be/HLA9OcGdYe4

The feud ended there, or so we thought.  When Inter Species Wrestling announced that they’d be holding another Lego Deathmatch to crown the inaugural “King of Crazy” a year later – the two veterans of the stipulation threw their names into the mix (along with Danny Havoc and Pinkie Sanchez).  When the match began, it was evident that there was no love lost between them.  Bodies were slammed onto even more blocks than the previous year, and Shitty suffered a serious injury.  One that kept him from becoming a champion, which he’s blamed on Addy since that day.  Addy’s career, however, has flourished – making a mark in the UK (where she has resided since that encounter), and winning title belts – including the aforementioned King of Crazy title.

On Saturday, August 20 – These two heated rivals will be in the same building for the first time in a long while, ready to face off one more time…for the last time.


 “El Presidente” Mike Rotch



There you have it…  A rivalry for the ages comes to an end on August 20th.  Do not miss this!

InterSpecies Wrestling Showcase Match
Career vs Career

Addy Starr
Vs.
Shitty

 

-LIVE PRO WRESTLING!-
Saturday August 20th, 2016
“FIGHTING BACK 6: 
WRESTLING WITH CANCER”
@
Vanier Columbus Club
260 McArthur Ave
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

VIP GOLD (Front Row Reserved & access to Meet & Greet) – $40
VIP SILVER (Second or Third Row & access to Meet & Greet) – $30
GENERAL ADMISSION – $20 

VIP Doors at 6:30 pm
General Admission Tickets $20
GA Doors at 7:30pm
Show starts at 8:00pm

*** VIP tickets exclusively available for sale at VERTIGO RECORDS (193 Rideau Street, Ottawa) All ticket levels available – First Come, first served – on sale NOW through Friday August 19th, after that, only at the doors***

***GA Tickets to be on sale in advance at the Venue**

*** 100% of ticket sales are going to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Phrank Morin ***


The Card so far:

Main Event #1
Special Challenge Tag Team Match
C*4 Champion

Mathieu St. Jacques
&
Evil Uno
Vs.
C*4 Tag Team Champions
Stu Grayson
&
Thomas Dubois

Main Event #2
First Time Ever

Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Vs.
“Speedball” Mike Bailey

InterSpecies Wrestling Showcase Match
Career vs Career

Addy Starr
Vs.
Shitty

Open Challenge Tag Team Match
“MVP” Michael Von Payton 
& 
Rahim Ali
Vs.
? ? ? ? ? 

Fighting Back Invitational 2016
Featuring: 

Vanessa Kraven
Deeno Benjamin
Velvet Jones
Vaughn Vertigo

Plus much, much more!!!
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#FightingBack6 – Double Main Event announcement!

We’re just over a month away from the SIXTH ANNUAL Fighting Back: Wrestling with Cancer event!

Over the last five years this event has provided countless memorable moments, and this year’s event will no doubt do just the same.  Familiar faces to local fans, new ones, and everything in between.  This night is a celebration of the local wrestling community – and one that sees all of us come together to make a difference in memory of Phrank Morin, and other loved ones.

On August 20th, we look to add to our huge running total of $86 000 donated to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Right now we have our huge DOUBLE MAIN EVENT announcement!

Our first Main Event will see four men who are very familiar with one another.  You will see both the C*4 Champion and the C*4 Tag Team Champions all in one match-up.  

Based on history alone, this is one that you will not want to miss.  Two of the most successful tag teams in the country will go head to head – but with a twist…   Don’t miss this one!

Main Event #1
Special Challenge Tag Team Match
C*4 Champion

Mathieu St. Jacques
&
Evil Uno
Vs.
C*4 Tag Team Champions
Stu Grayson
&
Thomas Dubois


Last month, we announced that Chavo Guerrero Jr would be our special guest at this year’s Fighting Back event.  Following in the tradition of the likes of Ultimo Dragon, Paul London, and other past special guests, Guerrero is perhaps best known for his contributions to the cruiserweight division in various promotions.

Today, he is best known for his role in Lucha Underground, and Mexico’s AAA promotion.

With his history and present in mind, we are very pleased to announce the co-main event of #FightingBack6…

Main Event #2
First Time Ever

Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Vs.
“Speedball” Mike Bailey


Plus much, much more!!!

-LIVE PRO WRESTLING!-
Saturday August 20th, 2016
“FIGHTING BACK 6: 
WRESTLING WITH CANCER”
@
Vanier Columbus Club
260 McArthur Ave
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

VIP GOLD (Front Row Reserved & access to Meet & Greet) – $40
VIP SILVER (Second or Third Row & access to Meet & Greet) – $30
GENERAL ADMISSION – $20 

VIP Doors at 6:30 pm
General Admission Tickets $20
GA Doors at 7:30pm
Show starts at 8:00pm

*** VIP tickets exclusively available for sale at VERTIGO RECORDS (193 Rideau Street, Ottawa) All ticket levels available – First Come, first served – on sale NOW through Friday August 19th, after that, only at the doors***

***GA Tickets to be on sale in advance at the Venue**

*** 100% of ticket sales are going to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Phrank Morin ***


The Card so far:

Main Event #1
Special Challenge Tag Team Match
C*4 Champion

Mathieu St. Jacques
&
Evil Uno
Vs.
C*4 Tag Team Champions
Stu Grayson
&
Thomas Dubois

Main Event #2
First Time Ever

Chavo Guerrero Jr.
Vs.
“Speedball” Mike Bailey

Plus much, much more!!!

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Fighting Back welcomes Chavo Guerrero Jr! – Saturday August 20, 2016

We are very pleased to announce the sixth annual FIGHTING BACK: Wrestling with Cancer event!

Fighting Back 6 - Official Event Poster

-LIVE PRO WRESTLING!-
Saturday August 20th, 2015
“FIGHTING BACK 6: 
WRESTLING WITH CANCER”
@
Vanier Columbus Club
260 McArthur Ave
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

VIP GOLD (Front Row Reserved & access to Meet & Greet) – $40
VIP SILVER (Second or Third Row & access to Meet & Greet) – $30
GENERAL ADMISSION – $20 

VIP Doors at 6:30 pm
General Admission Tickets $20
GA Doors at 7:30pm
Show starts at 8:00pm

*** VIP tickets exclusively available for sale at VERTIGO RECORDS (193 Rideau Street, Ottawa) All ticket levels available – First Come, first served – on sale Wednesday, July 6th – Friday August 19th, after that, only at the doors***

***GA Tickets to be on sale in advance at the Venue**

*** 100% of ticket sales are going to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Phrank Morin ***

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#FightingBack5 – THANK YOU! Updated total!

Wow… Where to even begin?

Fighting Back 5 is in the history books (and results will eventually be released, sorry about that), and I think everybody involved is still riding high.

Once again, a worldwide community came together once again, to celebrate Phrank Morin, and other loved ones who have battled Cancer.

Once again, talent from around the world came to Ottawa, to partake in our annual event, and give their all for some of the best fans around.

Once again, tears of joy filled the eyes of many people when another record setting total of donations were announced at the end of the night.

To try and thank everybody who made this year’s Fighting Back the biggest one yet would be impossible. So briefly, let me just touch on a few groups of people who made this event possible.

If you’re a wrestling fan who supported any one of the promotions involved in #FightingBack5 in the last year, and donated in one way or another to this year’s event costs, THANK YOU. The giving that you all did, once again allowed for Fighting Back to take place, in the 100% for charity manner that it does.

If you watched, donated, or participated in anyway with newLEGACYinc’s insanity-filled 24-hours stream that started on August 14th, THANK YOU.   Additional thanks to GameBox and friends, and those who participated in their kick-off streaming session on August 13th.

The community that makes up newLEGACYinc is truly a partner in Fighting Back, and we look forward to hopefully working together in the future, and continuing to shatter records and expectations. We’ve got big goals for 2016 already, and with your partnership, anything is possible!

Finally, if you participated in #FightingBack5, and gave your time and energy to help make this event happen, whether in the ring, or behind the scenes, THANK YOU.   We couldn’t have done this without you. We couldn’t have done this without all of you. Thanks to the promotions that helped raise money throughout the year, all of them. Thanks to the staff who collected funds. Thanks to the donations collected and auctioned off. Thank you all!

Without further ado, we are pleased to announce #FightingBack5’s grand total…

Once every dollar tallied, and final coin counted, we are pleased to announce that we have raised $24, 735!

Nearly $85,000 total raised since 2011!  Truly mind-blowing.  Just amazing.  You are all amazing.  Thank you all so much.

 

Fighting Back

 

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#FIGHTINGBACK5 – TOMORROW NIGHT! Fighting Back Invitational Full list of participants and details! Pre-Show Bonus Action!

We are just over 24 hours away from the fifth annual Fighting Back: Wrestling with Cancer event!

In 2011, when this event first started, none of us involved could have ever imagined that in four years, we would be looking at a standing total of $60,000, and a worldwide enthusiasm and support. On Saturday night, we are excited to celebrate #FIGHTINGBACK5, and once again raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society, in memory of Phrank Morin.

This being the fifth annual event, is the most staked one yet. Right now we are going to overstuff things, and give some final notes to round out the card!

As announced earlier this week, we released 15 names for the 2015 edition of the “Fighting Back Invitational”. We incorrectly announced that those names were the complete list of participants! We made an error…

In addition to those 15 men and women competing in this year’s FBI, we can add one more. Making his Fighting Back debut, the “Bad Boy”, Joey Janela will be competing!

At this time we will explain the format of the 2015 FBI…

This year will see an opening round consisting of two (2) opening round matches, which will each be a four (4) corner tag team match, featuring teams made-up of randomly selected partners. So, four teams, in each opening round match, will compete in a single-fall, scramble.

The winning pairs from the first two matches will go into a sudden-death, four-corner, singles, scramble. The person to score the first fall in the finals will be the 2015 FBI Champion!

Fighting Back Invitational
Participants:

Tabarnak De Team
(Mathieu St. Jacques & Thomas Dubois)
“Bad Boy” Joey Janela
Angie Skye
Mr. Jonathan Rukin
Gabriel Fuerza
“The Neon Ninja” Façade
“The Over-dog” Sebastian Suave
Evan Adams
Vanessa Kraven
Beef Wellington
Space Monkey
“The Pink Flash” Kira
Alex Vega
Vaughn Vertigo
“The Incredible Hunk” Deeno Benjamin

In addition to all of this announced on Saturday night… make sure you’re in your seats early, as we’ll be hosting a very special BATTLE ROYAL!

Here is just a partial listing of all the participants…

Special Pre-Show Battle Royal
Featuring:

The Brotherhood
The Barbarians
Payne
“Shitty” Dash Bison
Ray Steele
El Hijo Del Bamboo
Shooter Storm
Magic Mario
Jeff Fury
Marc Mercer
HC Ryder
Jason Gory
And many more!

Don’t miss all of this, and so much more!

We will be hosting a big silent auction throughout the night, which will have all proceeds joining our total. Without spoiling any of the surprises, we need to tell you all, BRING EXTRA MONEY! You do not want to miss out on some of the great prizes that will be up for grabs!

-LIVE PRO WRESTLING!-
Saturday August 15th, 2015
“FIGHTING BACK 5: WRESTLING WITH CANCER”
@
Vanier Columbus Club
260 McArthur Ave
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

VIP GOLD (Front Row Reserved & access to Meet & Greet) – $30
VIP SILVER (Second or Third Row & access to Meet & Greet) – $25
GENERAL ADMISSION – $20

VIP Doors at 6:30 pm
General Admission Tickets $20
GA Doors at 7:30pm

*** VIP tickets exclusively available for sale at VERTIGO RECORDS (193 Rideau Street, Ottawa) All ticket levels available – First Come, first served – on sale NOW until August 14th – after that, only at the doors***

***GA Tickets to be on sale in advance at the VCC**

*** 100% of ticket sales are going to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Phrank Morin ***

Show starts at 8:00pm
Event is all ages – Alcohol sales with valid ID.

Main Event #1
Trios Match

Ultimo Dragon
&
The Super Smash Brothers
(Player Uno & Stu Grayson)
&
Vs.
Pinkie Sanchez
&
EYFBO
(Mike Draztik& Angel Ortiz)

Main Event #2
Special Challenge
C*4 Champion

“Dirty” Buxx Belmar
Vs.
Roderick Strong

First Time Ever
2 Cold Scorpio
Vs.
“MVP” Michael Von Payton

Inter-Species Wrestling Championship
ISW Champion

Izzie Deadyet
Vs.
ISW Tag Team Champion & CZW Tag Team Champion
Dan Barry

Special Challenge
“The Curse” Cecil Nyx
Vs.
Addy Starr

Fighting Back Invitational
Participants:

Tabarnak De Team
(Mathieu St. Jacques & Thomas Dubois)
“Bad Boy” Joey Janela
Angie Skye
Mr. Jonathan Rukin
Gabriel Fuerza
“The Neon Ninja” Façade
“The Over-dog” Sebastian Suave
Evan Adams
Vanessa Kraven
Beef Wellington
Space Monkey
“The Pink Flash” Kira
Alex Vega
Vaughn Vertigo
“The Incredible Hunk” Deeno Benjamin

Special Challenge
CZW Academy Graduate

George Gatton
Vs.
IWS Owner
PCP Crazy F’n Manny

PLUS:
Special Pre-Show Battle Royal
Featuring:

The Brotherhood
The Barbarians
Payne
“Shitty” Dash Bison
Ray Steele
El Hijo Del Bamboo
Shooter Storm
Magic Mario
Jeff Fury
Marc Mercer
HC Ryder
Jason Gory
And many more!

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