Sunday, February 25, 2007

Chris Candido Cup 5/25 & 5/26, 2007

From the official IWA MS internet newsletter:

IWA Mid-South will honor the memory of the late great Chris Candido for all his contributions to the company and to wrestling in generalby naming our IWA Mid-South tag title tournament in his honor.

The Candido Cup will be held on Friday night May 25th and Saturday night May 26th in Midlothian, Illinois.

Here is the information for that event as it stands:

Candido Cup/IWA Mid-South Tag Team Title Tournament May 25th and May 26th Don Preston Recreational Center 14500 Kostner Avenue Midlothian, IL 604452 night 16 team tournament to crown new IWA Mid-South tag team champions after former champions Brain Damage & Deranged had to forfeit the titles due to the retirement of Brain Damage after injuries suffered at the hands of the BMFers. 3 teams have already qualified for this event:IWA Deep South Tag Champs - Ian Rotten & Mickie Knuckles Former IWAMid-South tag champs - The Iron Saints North Star Express (Ryan Cruz & Darin Corbin)Receiving an automatic entry into the tournament:LOW KI and HOMICIDE Tracy Smothers & Ricky Morton Several teams have just received an automatic bid to the tournamentafter this weekends shows in PWU and Chikara that we attended.Those teams are as follows:Backseat Boyz (Trent Acid & Johnny Kashmere)SATs (Joel & Jose Maximo)All Money is LegalChris Bosh & Scott Lost2.0 (Jagged & Shane Matthews)At the show on February 23rd, Joker & Sabian def. Michael Elgin & Ashto become the 11th team into the Candido Cup and Ian announced BJWhitmer and Davey Richards as the 12th team into the tournament.Tickets for this event will go on sale at the show in Midlothian onFebruary 23rd.A two day pass for the front row will be $70 and all that will be onsale right now. Stay tuned for other ticket prices as they becomeavailable.You will also be able to purchase your two day pass via paypal bygoing to and sending a payment via credit card orchecking account to Patti at