After Shigehiro Irie on September 18, Marius Al-Ani will face another Japanese wrestling star on his second day in OWE UK. The legendary CIMA will face Germany’s own Marius Al-Ani in a match that could main event anywhere, anytime. It will happen in London, on September 19, on Day Two of OWE United Kingdom inaugural shows.
OWE China President CIMA is the original StrongHeart. His names may seem familiar to some as he was leading the group that took on SCU in the opening match of AEW’s Double or Nothing. CIMA took on and beat Christopher Daniels at Fyter Fest and Kenny Omega at Fight For The Fallen.
In early 2018, Cima announced his departure from Dragon Gate after 21 years working for the promotion and also announced the formation of a new promotion, Oriental Wrestling Entertainment (OWE), to be primarily based in China. As well as Cima, T-Hawk, El Lindaman and Takehiro Yamamura also left Dragon Gate to join OWE. Cima is a wrestling Legend who has competed all over the world and trained countless talents.
The “Ninja” Marius Al-Ani is 28 and currently signed to Westside Xtreme Wrestling where he is a one-time wXw World Tag Team Champion with Absolute Andy. He also competed in MMA and grappling. Since 2009, he has wrestled in his own country for EWP, NEW, NFC and of course wXw but also in Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Finland, Austria and the UK. On wXw, with whom he has been working since 2014, he wrestled in the UK and USA. He is the second-longest wXw Shotgun Champion in the history of the company.
To reply to the many requests for multi-day tickets for both venues in the UK tour, OWE UK decided to create passes for the 2 London shows and 3 Liverpool shows. A 5-day pass for all OWE UK shows is also available. Passes holders will have the chance to attends some meet & greets. The tour will be taking place from September 18th-22nd. For more information on the company and tickets, be sure to check out their Twitter and their website here.
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