Sour Grapple

Dean Radford is a mountain of a man who recently became the undisputed king of the mountain. Over the last month, the 6-foot-3, 260-pound tattooed headbanger “totally radicated” the opposition to win not only the Impact Zone Wrestling Heavyweight belt and the NWA Arizona title, but also the Impulse Championship. There’s no rest for the wicked, however, as Radford defends the IZW strap against formidable top contender Jack Bull during the Superstar Wrestling spectacular at Fiddlesticks Family Fun Park. We expect a few steel chairs will be involved, as well as a golf club or two.

A half-dozen other matches are scheduled to take place, including a brawl between fearsome grappler Dom the Bomb and agile luche libre competitor Sergio Vega. World-class jerks GQ Gallo, Derrick Neikirk, and the other members of the evil NWA Enforcers faction will attempt to get more IZW wrestlers to join their cause or face a massive beatdown.

Bell time is 7:30 p.m., and patrons can get all-access admission to the park’s numerous rides from 4 p.m. until midnight for only $17.

Fri., June 26, 7:30 p.m., 2009
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