1PW announces partnership with MLW, Hammerstone set for 1PW debut

By Sean Radican, PWTorch Columnist (Twitter: @SR_Torch)

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PWTorch can report exclusively that 1PW and MLW are announcing that they will form a partnership today.

The partnership will be focused on 1PW and MLW exchanging talent. A press release scheduled to be sent out today also mentions that both companies will collaborate with each other in other ways as well.

The first MLW talent has been announced for 1PW’s “A New Twist of Fate” event on Oct. 1, which will air as a VOD about a week later on FITE.tv with current MLW World Hvt. Champion Alex Hammerstone making his U.K. debut at the event.

1PW Executive Director Steven Gauntley commented on the partnership in the press release mentioning 1PW’s history of collarborating with other wrestling promotions. “This agreement will see some of MLW’s top talent make their way across the pond to wrestle for 1PW as well as provide a platform for the UK’s best and brightest to shine in the US market,” said Gauntley. “1PW has a rich history of collaborating with overseas wrestling promotions and in 2022 and beyond, we will continue to build bridges with various partners globally so we can give our fans the premier product they deserve, featuring the best talent from around the globe.”

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You can read the entire press release that will be released to all outlets later today below:

Major League Wrestling Announces Landmark Partnership with UK’s relaunched One Pro Wrestling

The partnership will focus on a talent exchange between the organizations and other opportunities to collaborate with each other in their respective markets

Current MLW World Heavyweight Champion Alex Hammerstone to wrestle in the UK for the very first time at 1PW’s return event A NEW TWIST OF FATE on October 1st

LONDON | NEW YORK, April 19, 2022 – Major League Wrestling (MLW) and, the UK’s newly relaunched wrestling company, One Pro Wrestling (1PW LTD) announced today that they have reached an agreement to establish a landmark partnership between the two professional wrestling companies.

The partnership will focus on a talent exchange between the organizations and other opportunities to collaborate with each other in their respective markets. Historically, 1PW forged similar partnerships with overseas wrestling organizations, which helped produce some of the most memorable matches ever seen on UK soil.

The partnership will see current MLW World Heavyweight Champion Alex Hammerstone make his way over the Atlantic to wrestle in the UK for the very first time at 1PW’s return event A NEW TWIST OF FATE on October 1st at the Doncaster Dome.

“This agreement will see some of MLW’s top talent make their way across the pond to wrestle for 1PW as well as provide a platform for the UK’s best and brightest to shine in the US market,” said Steven Gauntley, Executive Director of 1PW LTD, “1PW has a rich history of collaborating with overseas wrestling promotions and in 2022 and beyond, we will continue to build bridges with various partners globally so we can give our fans the premier product they deserve, featuring the best talent from around the globe.”

“Alex Hammerstone has been looking to defend the world heavyweight championship in the UK at a major event and 1PW’s return is the perfect opportunity,” said Jared St. Laurent, MLW Chief Operating Officer. “This is just the beginning and we look forward to working more with 1PW so our great UK fans have a chance to see MLW’s fighters compete live.”

 

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