Championship Wrestling of Arkansas Returns to Hot Springs

Hot Springs, AR — Following up on its’ successful consecutive events in Hot Springs, Championship Wrestling of Arkansas (CWA), has announced that it will be returning to the Hot Springs Convention Center, bringing its “Lloyd’s Rumble” event to the Spa City on Oct.12th, 2019, for another round of star-studded, body-slamming action.

On the card will be 5-time WCW World Tag Team champion, Marcus “Buff” Bagwell taking on former 3-time NWA World Tag Team champion, “The LVR Boy” Matt Riviera. Former WWE & Impact superstar, “The Pope” Elijah Burke will go one-on-one with up-and-coming wrestling sensation, “50 Caliber” Barrett Brown. There will also be a special appearances by WWE Hall of Fame inductees, “The Enforcer” Arn Anderson and “Cowboy” Bob Orton, Jr., father of current WWE Superstar, Randy Orton. The main event of the evening will be the “Lloyd’s Rumble” Battle Royal, sponsored by area dealership Lloyd’s Auto Sales, with the winner becoming the CWA’s inaugural Arkansas Heavyweight Champion.

The event will feature several Arkansas natives, such as Riviera, Matt Boyce, Lily, and former NWA Worlds Heavyweight champion, Tim Storm. Tim Storm will be facing “Golden Boy” Greg Anthony with Lily in his corner. “I’ve wrestled all around the world against some of the biggest names in our sport,” said Storm. “I’ve reached the mountain top in our industry, but nothing feels quite as exciting as wrestling in front of my friends and family here in Arkansas, for such a great wrestling promotion like CWA.”

“Lloyd’s Rumble” takes place on Saturday, October 12th. Tickets can be purchased at or by calling the box office at 479-518-5205.

About CWA: Championship Wrestling of Arkansas (CWA), was established in 2017 as a charity organization, raising over $20,000 through our “Wrestle Raise” events for those in need, working with such globally recognized pro wrestling talent as Jerry “The King” Lawler, Buff Bagwell, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, Carlito, “The Total Package” Lex Luger, Chavo Guerrero, Jr., D’ Lo Brown, “Superstar” Bill Dundee, J. J. Dillon, & Delirious.

Falling under new ownership in 2019, the CWA brand is now a full-fledged live event wrestling promotion, presenting high quality events that our fans have come to expect from CWA Wrestling.

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