CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A southeast Missouri professional wrestling company is marking its one year anniversary. Cape Championship Wrestling held its first show July 16, 2016 at the Osage Center in Cape Girardeau.
The action has returned each month since, jumping from various places in the Cape area. Home is now considered the Arena Building at Arena Park in Cape. Within the first year, owners of CCW were able to secure a deal to broadcast shows on the FITE TV app.
Saturday, July 29 the stars of CCW hit the ring for a special event. Former WWE Superstar Billy Gunn will be a part of the main event when he teams with former CCW Champion Brandon Barbwire. The duo faces current champ Hollis Giroux and Matheus (of southern Illinois' Stride Pro Wrestling).
Others scheduled to appear Saturday night include Farmer Billy Hills, Osby Tomlin, "Sexy" Sarge O'Riley, Austin Lane, Dexter Roswell and many others. The doors open at 6 p.m. and bell time is 7 p.m.