Eric Bischoff named authority figure for independent promotion

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor


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Freedom Pro Wrestling show - July 2, 2016 - Nashville (Eric Bischoff - president)
Freedom Pro Wrestling show – July 2, 2016 – Nashville (Eric Bischoff – president)

Former WCW president Eric Bischoff has taken a new authority figure role with an independent promotion.

Bischoff, who was made available for independent bookings last month, is the new “president” of Freedom Pro Wrestling, which debuted May 21 in Nashville, Tenn.

Bischoff will be part of the next Freedom show on July 2 at the Nashville Fairgrounds.

Bischoff’s first act as authority figure is booking James Storm against Freedom Hvt. champion C.J. O’Doyle on July 2. More matches will be announced in the weeks leading up to the show.

Also announced for Freedom’s second show, “Desperate Measures,” are Tommy Dreamer, the BWO (Stevie Richards & Blue Meanie), Rockstar Spud, Crimson, Sam Shaw, and Tracy Smothers.

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