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House of Pain Gallery

Posted by Africa Wrestling On June - 12 - 2017

Photos by Shaun Laishley

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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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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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Ramadan Kareem from AWA

Posted by Africa Wrestling On June - 10 - 2016

To all our Muslim fans and clients, may every year find you in good health!

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Big Top Wrestle Rumble

Posted by Africa Wrestling On April - 11 - 2016

AWA in conjunction with the McLaren Circus are bringing pro-wrestling to the people of Mitchells Plain on Tuesday 3rd May 2016.

That’s right – we’re taking our finest wrestling athletes along to enthral the locals. Heavy-hitters such as the All Africa Heavy Weight Champion – The Missing Link, Johnny Palazzio, The Oz, Vinnie Vegas and the Freak Show will be representing and that means plenty of action and drama. That’s all the punches, all the kicks and more. The night will culminate in a 14-man (maybe more, watch this space!) Battle Royale where the best of Cape Town’s wrestling talent will converge in the squared circle. Don’t miss the chance to see our star-studded line-up and the best grappling in the land.

Venue: McLaren Big Top Circus Tent, Portlands Primary, Mitchells Plain
Admission: R80 per ticket – ticket office open daily on show days at 10am
Phone Bookings: 082 747 5726
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House of Pain is here!

Posted by Africa Wrestling On April - 4 - 2016

House of Pain 2016

Freedom Fight! The Parow Civic Centre plays host once again to the Africa Wrestling Alliance’s flagship bust-up, the House of Pain. This celebratory wrestling event sees South Africa’s top athletes compete in back-to-back bouts, one-on-one match-ups and ring-rumbling tag-team battles.


El-Marco will be defending the lightweight title that he won in December when he beat The Hillbilly and Devon Shooter in a Triple-Threat match. Who will get the opportunity to wrestle this coveted belt from El-Marco’s hands?

Cruiserweight champ, Ed Electric has managed to retain his title for 18 months straight – will this House of Pain mark the day he succumbs to a more skilled wrestler? And if so, will he put up a fight?


Watch as heavyweights such as Missing Link, Johnny Palazzio, Shaun Koen, Freak Show and The Oz go head-to-head in ground-shaking bouts.

This House of Pain will also mark the debut of two new combatants, Jay Cooper and Mike Zander. One thinks he’s a model and the other thinks he is the greatest gift to the sport of wrestling. Watch as the AWA stalwarts put them both in their place!

So feel free to stay out late with us at this year’s first House of Pain event – the next day is Freedom Day! Watch this space for more updates on this exciting event.

Ticket Prices: R80 All reserved | R50 All unreserved

Enquiries: 082 456-0792

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House of Pain 2016

Posted by Africa Wrestling On February - 2 - 2016

House of Pain

It’s here at last, the first House of Pain of 2016!

That’s right, you can expect all the melee and carnage from your favourite wrestlers come 26 April at the Parow Civic Centre. Don’t miss this one, folks!

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