CWI sent out the following press release:
THE IMMORTAL HULK HOGAN SIGNS ON FOR CWI EAST COAST INVASION TOUR
The Immortal Hulk Hogan will lead the charge of Championship Wrestling International superstars headed for the Maritimes during CWI's upcoming East Coast Invasion Tour.
Hogan, along with CWI champion Scott Steiner, Native American Tatanka, Brutus the Barber Beefcake, Kevin Nash, The New Age Outlaws and many other wrestling superstars, promise to make CWI's Invasion tour 9 days of wrestling action fans won't soon forget.
"Some of my fondest memories are of how loyal the Canadian fans are," Hogan said during CWI's recent Brawl at the Bush II in Brantford, Ontario. "CWI wrestling has some of the biggest superstars in the world. Whatcha gonna do when Hulkamania and CWI run wild on you, brother?"
Hogan has signed on for appearances at shows taking place August 19 in Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland, and August 20 in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. CWI is also in negotiations with Hogan and our sponsors to appear at an additional East Coast Invasion Tour show, with the date yet to be determined.
Championship Wrestling International's 2011 East Coast Invasion Tour includes seven shows in 9 days, kicking off on August 18 in St. John's, Newfoundland.
"After bringing the Immortal Hulk Hogan to Brantford for CWI's Brawl at the Bush, we received requests from fans across the country asking us to visit their communities," said CWI President Nick "Nitro" Wyman. "This wrestling organization is taking its brand across Canada, starting in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island."
Among the highlights of CWI's East Coast Invasion Tour will be Mayhem in the Maritimes, taking place August 26 at the Harbour Station in St. John, New Brunswick. The event will feature well-known wrestling superstars on top of current talent on the CWI roster, including The Hardcore Legend Mick Foley.
Championship Wrestling International features a stellar lineup of wrestling talent. As well as Hogan, the Invasion Tour will feature the long-awaited return of the New Age Outlaws, Road Dog Jesse James and Bad Ass Billy Gun, to the CWI ring.
More exciting announcements will be made about the East Coast Invasion Tour in coming weeks, so stay tuned to cwiwrestling.com and local media for more information.