Can't be in Pittsburgh for the Association of Career Wrestlers debut?
You can still get in on the action, thanks to a free, live video stream of the premiere event, Tour ACW announced Sunday.
The first-ever Tour ACW event -- which offers wrestlers an opportunity to continue in their sport beyond traditional options such as the Olympics, mixed martial arts or pro wrestling -- will take place at the Hyatt Regency at the Greater Pittsburgh International Airport on Sunday, Oct. 20.
The live video stream coverage the result of a partnership between Tour ACW and Nside Wrestling, which has experience in covering top high school and college wrestling events. "Their first-rate reputation in the wrestling community, coupled with their committment to making wrestling easily available for wrestling fans to enjoy, makes them a perfect broadcast partner," said Tour ACW in its announcement.
Providing play-by-play coverage matside will be respected wrestling commentators Jason Bryant and Bryan Hazard.
"Since we are using an intimate venue, only the most ardent wrestling fans are able to attend in person, sit mat side, and enjoy the exciting action packed style of wrestling that will be taking place," said Teague Moore, American University head wrestling coach, and one of the founding partners of Tour ACW. "Knowing there will be fans unable to get a ticket to get into the event, we knew a quality video stream was paramount in order to make Tour ACW accessible for all wrestling fans wanting to see the First2Ten matches. Nside has not only provided a solution but they will provide a quality product accessable to any fan with computer internet access." ("First to ten" refers to Tour ACW's unique scoring model. Instead of wrestling for a predetermined amount of time, Tour ACW winners are the first to score ten points within a match.)
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