Wrestling MediaCon is coming to Manchester on September 8 and 9. The event will feature live shows events from Impact Wrestling, who’s making its comeback to UK on September 9 only, and Revolution Pro Wrestling for a 2-day tournament. The show will mark IMPACT Wrestling’s first live event in the U.K. in more than two years. NWA, Defiant and New Generation Wrestling will feature some guest matches.
“IMPACT Wrestling has always maintained a strong dedicated fan base in the U.K.,” said Ed Nordholm, president of IMPACT Wrestling. “We are excited to be working closely with Trident Vision Media founder Alex Shane to bring an action-packed show to Manchester and we look forward to a phenomenal weekend of activities featuring IMPACT Wrestling’s biggest stars and some of the most passionate professional wrestling fans in the world.”
IMPACT Wrestling’s return to the U.K. will feature top stars such as IMPACT World Champion Austin Aries, Alberto El Patron, Johnny Impact, Eli Drake, Moose, Sami Callihan, Eddie Edwards and Matt Sydal. Matchups will be revealed in the coming months and all participants are subject to change.
The world’s biggest wrestling YouTubers, Podcasters and personalities will be in attendance doing live shows, collaborations, photo shoots and fan meet & greets in 3 different arenas set in the Bowlers Exhibition Centre. Dave Meltzer, Colt Cabana and Sean Waltman, among others, have already been announced for panels and meet & greets. A Screening Arena will allow fans can relax and watch hours of televised wrestling footage on the big screen. The first-ever Wrestling Media Hall of Fame awards will also be given.
Tickets for IMPACT Wrestling’s live event on Sept. 9 will go on sale next month and can be purchased as standalone tickets or along with a Wrestling MediaCon ticket. Tickets are available here, with a price range starting at 22,50£ for a Standard One-Day ticket to 185£ for the VIP Platinum Weekend Experience. More details will be available soon here as the event was just announced yesterday.