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(images via WWNlive.com)

(images via WWNlive.com)

Yes, WWE Wrestlemania XXX will be taking over the Superdome this weekend. But Uptown New Orleans will also get its dose of pro wrestling action from the World Wrestling Network, featuring six events at Tulane University that include tag-team competitions, female championship wrestling and a monster spectacle called the “Kaiju Big Battel.”

The World Wrestling Network is a streaming video service that broadcasts its wrestling events live over the Internet, and all the matches it produces this weekend in New Orleans will take place at Tulane’s McAlister Auditorium.

For details, see the descriptions below from the WWN website, or visit wwnlive.com/NOLA for tickets:

EVOLVE 28
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
McAlister Auditorium at Tulane University
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
8 PM CST Belltime

Tickets on sale at www.WWNLive.com/NOLA or by calling 267-638-6583

Already Signed -

EVOLVE Championship Match
Chris Hero defends against Trent Baretta

Open The United Gate Championship Match
The Bravado Brothers w/ Moose defend vs. The Gentleman’s Club of Chuck Taylor & Orange Cassidy

Ricochet Picks Gargano’s Opponent
Johnny Gargano vs. Rich Swann

Gargano Picks Ricochet’s Opponent
Ricochet vs. Anthony Nese

2013 Style Battle Finals Rematch
Drew Gulak vs. Biff Busick

Special Challenge Match
AR Fox vs. Caleb Konley

Special Attraction Match
Green Ant vs. Maxwell Chicago

Plus: Mr. A & Su Yung of The Premier Athlete Brand, Larry Dallas & more!

* * *

2014: A Wrestling Odyssey
Friday, April 4th, 2014
McAlister Auditorium at Tulane University
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
3 PM CST Belltime

Tickets on sale at www.WWNLive.com/NOLA or by calling 267-638-6583

A Wrestling Odyssey will feature eight main event level matches from some of the top professional wrestling companies in the world.

CZW World Heavyweight Championship Match
Drew Gulak defends vs. Timothy Thatcher

FIP World Heavyweight Championship Match
Trent Baretta defends vs. FIP Florida Heritage Champion Lince Dorado

SHINE Championship Match
Ivelisse defends vs. Jazz

SHINE Tag Team Championship Match
The Lucha Sisters of Mia Yim & Leva defend vs. The S-N-S Express of Nevaeh & Sassy Stephie

WILDKAT Heavyweight Championship Match
Mike Dell defends vs. Steve Anthony

- Plus many others to be announced!

* * *

Dragon Gate USA presents
Open The Ultimate Gate 2014
Friday, April 4th, 2014
McAlister Auditorium at Tulane University
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
8 PM CST Belltime

Tickets on sale at www.WWNLive.com/NOLA or by calling 267-638-6583

Already Signed -

Open The Freedom Gate Championship Match
Johnny Gargano defends vs. Open The Dream Gate Champion Ricochet

Open The United Gate Championship Match
The Bravado Brothers w/ Moose defend vs. The Premier Athlete Brand of Anthony Nese & Caleb Konley w/ Su Yung & Mr. A

Non-Title
EVOLVE Champion Chris Hero vs. Masato Tanaka

The Gentleman’s Club of Chuck Taylor & Drew Gulak vs. The Colony of Fire Ant & Green Ant

- AR Fox
- Rich Swann
- Trent Baretta
- Biff Busick
- Plus many others to be announced!

* * *

Kaiju Big Battel presents
Little Trouble in Big Easy
Friday, April 4th, 2014
McAlister Auditorium at Tulane University
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
11:55 PM CST Belltime

Tickets on sale at www.WWNLive.com/NOLA or by calling 267-638-6583

Kaiju Big Battel is a modern conflict of epic proportions! Evil villains, menacing alien beasts, and giant, city-crushing monsters threaten to destroy the planet Earth. Who will save the helpless humans from total ruin? The Heroes, of course (and the Heroines too!) A few privileged humans also get in on the action, as they try to contain danger within the three-roped arena of Kaiju Big Battel. Monsters are real and danger can happen!

This night of live monster mayhem will showcase Kaiju legendary heros, Steam-Powered Tentacle Boulder, French Toast, Paco Plaintain, and Kung Fu Chicken Noodle plus 45 blocks of crushable cityscape primed for destruction.

* * *

Shimmer Women Athletes presents
SHIMMER 62
Saturday, April 5th, 2014
McAlister Auditorium at Tulane University
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
3 PM CST Belltime

Tickets on sale at www.WWNLive.com/NOLA or by calling 267-638-6583

Already Signed -

SHIMMER Championship Match – 2 Out of 3 Falls – 90 Minute Time Limit
Cheerleader Melissa defends vs. LuFisto

- SHIMMER Tag Team Champions 3G of Kellie Skater & Tomoka Nakagawa
- Nicole Matthews
- Madison Eagles
- Barbi Hayden
- Candice LeRae
- Leva Bates
- Mia Yim
- Plus many others to be announced!

* * *

Dragon Gate USA presents
Mercury Rising 2014
Saturday, April 5th, 2014
McAlister Auditorium at Tulane University
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118
8 PM CST Belltime

Tickets on sale at www.WWNLive.com/NOLA or by calling 267-638-6583

DGUSA Mercury Rising is known for the Six Man Tag Team Tradition. This year DGUSA will take things to a new level. DGUSA Mercury Rising on April 5th will feature a Six Man Tag Team Tournament. Participants so far are:

- Johnny Gargano & The Bravado Brothers
- Ricochet, AR Fox & Rich Swann
- Anthony Nese, Trent Baretta & Caleb Konley w/ Mr. A & Su Yung
- Fire Ant, Green Ant & Lince Dorado

Plus More Featuring -

- EVOLVE Champion Chris Hero
- Roderick Strong
- Biff Busick
- Plus many others to be announced!

Last year, a new tradition started when it was decided that the winner of the fall in the annual six man could get any match that they wanted. This year, DGUSA will up the ante for the tournament. Each member of the winning team will be able to book themselves in any future match that they want in DGUSA or EVOLVE. The stakes are high in this tournament!

For a breakdown of more pro wrestling events around the city this week, see “The calendar of positively everything during Wrestlemania weekend” by Jules Bentley for Gambit.

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