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House of Pain: Battle Royale – 29th June 2017

Posted by Africa Wrestling On June - 12 - 2017

We’re just over two weeks away from this winter’s biggest, hottest and most explosive arena event. It’s the Battle Royale and that means 24 wrestlers will enter the ring, but only the last man standing will win the coveted trophy and with it the Golden Ticket. This entitles that lucky combatant the opportunity to call out anyone, whenever and wherever he wants, and challenge them to their title. Don’t miss out on this action packed event – an opportunity to watch legends compete, the likes of Shaun Koen, The Oz, Freak Show, Johnny Palazzio and Sammy Swiegers.

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House of Pain is coming!

Posted by Africa Wrestling On March - 8 - 2017

The next Parow Civic Centre wrestling extravaganza is upon us, House of Pain 2017!

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Coca-Cola Royal Rumble #HOPDEC16

Posted by Africa Wrestling On December - 14 - 2016

20 men entered, and Sammy Swiegers emerged victorious in this ultimate display of the AWA.

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Shaun Koen vs Missing Link #HOPDEC16

Posted by Africa Wrestling On December - 14 - 2016

It was an epic throw down between these giants of the ring, with the title eventually going to Shaun Koen.

Photos by Shaun Laishley

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Merry Xmas from the AWA

Posted by Africa Wrestling On December - 14 - 2016

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the AWA. Travel safely and enjoy the festive season with your loved ones.

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Watch the House of Pain!

Posted by Africa Wrestling On December - 14 - 2016

Got Coke? Watch wrestling.

Posted by Africa Wrestling On November - 23 - 2016

AWA’s flagship brawl, the 22-man Royal Rumble is proudly brought to you by Coca-Cola.

Date: 6th December 2016

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Coca Cola Royal Rumble 2016 is here!

Posted by Africa Wrestling On November - 23 - 2016

House of Pain / Coca-Cola Royal Rumble – December 6th 2016
The final House of Pain of 2016 has arrived and with it the Coca-Cola Royal Rumble! This is the big one folks, with over 20 of the country’s finest athletes competing for bragging rights and the spoils! And that includes the All Africa Heavyweight Championship belt.

Coca-Cola Royal Rumble
22 men enter the ring, who will emerge victorious? The Freakshow was last year’s winner and managed to hold onto the title up until now. Does he have what it takes to retain the belt for another year? There are 21 challengers who think they have a shot at walking out there with the Royal Rumble belt around their waist so The Freakshow is going to have his work cut out for him, but if anyone has the grappling skills to fight off the horde it’s him.

All Africa Heavyweight Championship
Crowd favourites such as Johnny Palazzio, Mr Money and The Oz will be battling in the squared circle while Shaun Koen will be taking on the Missing Link for the heavyweight title. That’s a winning streak almost two years long but this might be the night that Shaun Koen finally wrestles the title from the Link. Nobody thus far has managed to get close to defeating The Missing Link, the most feared wrestler in South Africa. Can Shaun Koen, South Africa’s most loved wrestler topple him once and for all?

Will you be there to see who the new Royal Rumble and All Africa Heavyweight Champion is? Don’t miss out.

Tickets are available by phoning 0824560792 or at the box office on the night from 6:30pm on the night. Prices range from R50.00 unreserved seats to R80.00 for the reserved seats.

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House of Pain is here!

Posted by Africa Wrestling On July - 22 - 2016

AWA House of Pain – Parow Civic | Monday 8th August

Soon the Parow Civic Centre will reverberate once again with the thunder and spectacle of the AWA House of Pain. It’s the country’s premiere wrestling event hosted by Cape Town’s oldest wrestling organisation, star-studded with the finest athletes in the land. The likes of Shaun Koen, The Oz, Johnny Palazzio, Ed Electric and Freak Show will throw down in this epic show in a series of one-on-one and tag bouts before culminating in the flagship match, the 22-Man Battle Royale. The idea is simple, 22 men enter the squared circle but through a process of elimination over the top rope only one will walk away, victorious. This lucky master of the mat will also walk away with the much coveted AWA Golden Ticket. This will entitle this ‘last man standing’ to challenge anyone in the AWA for their title. Absolutely anyone, anytime – at their request. See the appeal in that? Palazzio, who is the current ticket-holder certainly does, as he could still cash it in on the night of the House of Pain, so watch out.

Throwing their collective hats into the ring will be six new wrestlers making their debut, products of the AWA School of Hard Knocks training camp. Do any of them have what it takes to stage an upset and leave with the Golden Ticket? Stranger things have happened, but stalwarts and ex-champions such as Vinnie Vegas, El-Marco and Mr Money will surely have something to say about that.

Come for a great night’s entertainment, bring your family or just your partner and stay as late as you like because the next day is Woman’s Day – how convenient is that?

Tickets are available at the door or else you can book at 082 456-0792 Prices begin at R50 for unreserved seating and R80 for reserved.

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Breaking News – watch this space!

Posted by Africa Wrestling On July - 21 - 2016