Major League Wrestling announced several Matches for their first Event in 2023: Blood & Thunder live from the legendary 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.
The biggest news around Blood & Thunder was the return of John Morrison as Johnny Fusion to Major League Wrestling! MLW announced on social media that the former WWE Superstar will challenge Davey Richards for the MLW National Championship! Since winning the National Championship from Alex Kayne “The American Wolf” has defended his Championship across the United States including on NJPW Strong & the NWA. Will Johnny Fusion add another Championship to his collection?
Hustle & Power (EJ Eduka & Calvin Tankman) will defend their MLW World Tag Team Championships against Samoan Swat Team (Jacob Fatu, Lance Anoa’i & Juicy Finau)! Will Hustle & Power overcome the Samoan toughness of SST? Both teams are undefeated and one team will go down!
MLW World Heavyweight Champion Alexander Hammerstone will defend his Championship against DRAGONGATE’s YAMATO! YAMATO is the first DRAGONGATE Wrestler who’ll challenge for the MLW World Heavyweight Championship and if he wins he would be the first Japanese Wrestler who held the gold since Satoshi Kojima who held the gold in 2003. Can YAMATO bring the MLW World Heavyweight Championship to DRAGONGATE? Alexander Hammerstone has defended his World Championship in the United States, UK, Australia and faced the likes of EJ Eduka, Richard Holliday, Bandido and more! Can your boy Hammer retain his gold once again?
DRAGONGATE’s BEN-K will face MLW’s JACOB FATU at Blood & Thunder! This inter-promotional Match is billed as a DREAM MATCH. Can the Powerhouse overcome the Samoan Werewolf?
Major League Wrestling announced that Billie Starkz will make her MLW debut at Blood & Thunder!