The Steel Cage
Newsday.com made a stop at New York Wrestling Connection in Deer Park last month to check out a training session and shoot some video, which you can see above.
NYWC is both a pro wrestling promotion and a wrestling school. Some of the guys who have trained there will be competing in tonight's Fusion card (belltime 8 p.m.) at the NYWC Sportatorium (435-13 Brook Ave. in Deer Park).
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This time of year is typically known as “The WrestleMania Hangover.” But fear not. There’s plenty of wrestling action going on over the next few days to keep you occupied, including a few shows right here on Long Island.
. On Saturday, April 16, Fight The World Wrestling is holding an event at Center Island Sports in Ronkonkoma featuring WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hitman”...Read more »
Long Island’s own New York Wrestling Connection returns to Deer Park Saturday night for what is traditionally its biggest show of the year: Psycho Circus.
Now in its eighth year, the event features one of the craziest stipulation matches you’ll ever see. The Psycho Circus match features two teams of five competing in a steel cage—half of which is covered in barbed wire. Tables,...Read more »
Long Island's own New York Wrestling Connection (alma mater of such WWE stars as Zack Ryder, Curt Hawkins and Trent Baretta) is back in Port Jefferson Station tonight with a big card. Here's is the official NYWC press release:
The New York Wrestling Connection(NYWC) returns to Port Jefferson Station,NY tonight Saturday, December 11, 2010 with "Miracle on 112".
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I wanted to drop in with an update on a few big wrestling events going in over the next couple days:
. WWE Monday Night Raw is coming to the Nassau Coliseum right here on LI this Monday, November 1. Tickets start at $34 and are available through Ticketmaster. I hope to see some of you there.
. Tomorrow, Saturday October 30, Ringside Collectibles is holding a big autograph signing, Q&A...Read more »
Hi all. Sorry for the lack of posts in recent weeks, as Anthony and I have been quite busy in our day jobs here at Newsday. This remains a labor of love for both of us, and sometimes the labor of money-to-pay-for-my-house takes precedence. But I wanted to be sure to plug a some local events coming up being organized by some friends of the Steel Cage. . Brian Shields, co author of...Read more »
This is another busy weekend for wrestling in the New York area with both TNA and WWE running live events in Manhattan, and a local independent promotion putting on a big show right here on Long Island. Here’s the round up: . Tomorrow night, Thursday September 23, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling runs its first show ever in the famed Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan. The show...Read more »
If you're at all tired of the wrestling you've been getting from WWE and TNA as of late, this is a great weekend to sample a number of exciting alternatives. No less than four major independent wrestling shows are being held tomorrow in our area, including a couple right here on Long Island featuring some pretty big names from WWE and TNA. As well, there are a couple of wrestling pay per views that...Read more »