EL DORADO — Murphy Arts District (MAD) announced Thursday that Imperial Wrestling Revolution will present its World Class Revolution on Saturday, May 19, at Griffin Music Hall, 101 E. Locust in El Dorado. Bell-time is 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. The event will be taped for an upcoming television pilot.
WWE Hall of Famers “Good Ole’ JR” Jim Ross and “Mean” Gene Okerlund will host the event that will be headlined by former WWE superstars Jack Swagger, Tenille Dashwood (FKA Emma), “Big Poppa Pump” Scott Steiner, Tatanka, and more. The event will also feature an appearance by the legendary Iceman King Parsons and the Arkansas debut of second-generation superstars, The Von Erichs. Current IWR Tag-Team Champions Marshall and Ross Von Erich are the sons of WWE Hall of Famer Kevin Von Erich.
“We are excited to bring IWR’s brand of sports entertainment to the Murphy Arts District,” said Mark Givens, vice president of Talent and Artist Relations. “WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has assembled a great lineup of athletes for this TV taping, and we’re excited they picked our venue. It will be a great night of family-friendly action.”
For the first time, MAD will create a center-of-the-room seating configuration so the audience will be on all four sides of the ring. Ticket prices range from $60 to $10 each. VIP packages are $60 and include a front row seat, early event-entry, a commemorative event poster, and an autograph and photo op with Jim Ross & “Mean” Gene Okerlund.
MAD membership pre-sale begins on Saturday, April 14, at 10 a.m. and go on sale to the public Monday, April 16, at 10 a.m.