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2nd Annual Boris "The Great" Malenko Memorial Cup
2nd Annual Boris "The Great" Malenko Memorial Cup

Riverview, FL -- K-Five Fellas and Definitive Wrestling International present the 2nd Annual Boris "The Great" Malenko Memorial Cup on Sunday, June 26.

The event is a tribute to one of professional wrestling's legends of the late 1950's through the late 1970's.

Malenko, renowned as the master of the Russian Chain Match, sold out arenas throughout the world.  His battles with other legends such as Eddie Graham, Wahoo McDaniel, Bill Watts, Dusty Rhodes, Joe Scarpa and the Gladiator are still talked about today. 

Malenko passed away on Sept. 1, 1994, at the age of 61 from Leukemia.

The card is highlighted by the "Malenko School of Wrestling" Alumni Battle Royal featuring graduates such as Jumbo Barretta, Masked Superstar, Bill Weaver, Frankie Reyes, the Ayala Brothers and Jose Lopez, to name a few.  Also on the card will be a 2nd Generation Match with sons of alumni Rusty Brooks and Bob Cook, J Dawg Brooks and Robbie Cook, facing each other with second generation referee Adam Reyes officiating.

DWI Champion Jerome Hendrix will defend his title against Bruiser Bronson and in his retirement match Alumni Maddog Artie Strong meets Russian Assassin plus the DWI Tag Team Title match and many more! 

There will be many alumni in attendance including Special Guests Joe Malenko along with 970 WFLA radio's Tedd Webb and special guest announcer EA Sports MMA Video Game's Shannon Rose.

The event will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Riverview Flea Market, located at 7415 Hwy 301 S. in Riverview. Tickets are $5.

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