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Details on This Year’s Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup

December 13, 2012 | Posted by Larry Csonka

– The following was sent out today…

WWNLive.com presents the Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup

Friday, December 14, 2012 – 8 PM Bell Time
Saturday, December 15, 2012 – 6 PM Bell Time
The Orpheum
1915 E. 7th Avenue
Ybor City, FL

The tenth annual and final Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup. The event was established to honor the memory of independent wrestler “All American” Jeff Peterson who died at age 21 after a two-year battle with leukemia.

It is a standard 16-man single-elimination tournament intended to showcase the top junior heavyweight wrestlers from independent promotions throughout the United States and Japan.

Many top independent wrestlers have participated in the event with former winners including Reckless Youth (2003), Justice (2004), Chris Sabin (2005), Milano Collection AT (2006), Chris Hero (2007), Erick Stevens (2008), Davey Richards (2009), Sami Callihan (2010) and AR Fox (2011)

12 Competitors already announced: AR Fox, Jonathan Gresham, Eddie Rios, John Silver, Lince Dorado, Mike Cruz, Maxwell Chicago, Shane Strickland, Tommy Taylor, Jay Cruz, Papadon and Samuray Del Sol!

All profits from the live gate and iPPV will be donated to the family of Nathan Dodds to help with his medical bills. Our friends at NWA FUW held a fundraiser for Nathan on October 2nd and raised over $5500. Let’s see if we can match or hopefully beat that amount.

The ticket prices are as follows:

VIP Stage seating Night 1 – $50
VIP Stage Seating Night 2 – $50
VIP Stage Seating Both Nights – $75
First Row Ringside Night 1 – $30
First Row Ringside Night 2 – $30
First Row Ringside Nights 1 & 2 – $50
GA – Donation at the Door

Tickets will go on sale this Wednesday. Check back here for more info.

If you can’t make it to The Orpheum on 12/14 & 15 you can watch it live on www.WWNLive.com!

Our you can send your donation via PayPal to [email protected]

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