DGUSA News: Looking At What’s At Stake This Weekend

Nick Paglino

Here’s a look at what’s at stake for everyone on the DGUSA roster with the huge triple shot this weekend including two live iPPVs.

Link to order this Friday’s live iPPV: http://www.gofightlive.tv/Events/Fight/Wrestling/Dragon_Gate_USA_United_NYC/935

Link to order this Saturday’s live iPPV: http://www.gofightlive.tv/Events/Fight/Wrestling/Dragon_Gate_USA_United_Philly/936

This weekend will see DGUSA present its first triple shot. There will be live events on Friday in Manhattan, Saturday in Philadelphia and Sunday in Union City, just outside NYC (www.DGUSA.tv Live Events section for complete buidling info). The first two events will be broadcast on live iPPV through www.GoFightLive.tv. The final one will be taped for cable/satellite PPV. The importance of this weekend is almost overwhelming. Just look at what everyone has on the line:

-Open The Freedom Gate Champion BxB Hulk: Jon Moxley baited him into three potential title defenses. NYC is YAMATO. Philadelphia is Moxley. Union City is Akira Tozawa. The odds of Hulk retaining on every night is slim. He will get more beat up as the weekend goes on. On top of it, his arch-rival YAMATO will get a shot on the first night. If Hulk can survive with the belt, his title reign will reach new levels of credibility. This is the test of Hulk’s life.

-The Four Teams In The Open The United Gate Title Tournament: Four teams, six matches and only one history making first time Champions. Each event will feature two main event quality tag bouts in this round robin tournament. It’s 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and nothing for a loss. Who will walk out the first champions in Union City? It’s between CIMA & Dragon Kid of Blood Warriors, Masato Yoshino & PAC of World-1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i026ONwyeVs), Naurki Doi & Ricochet of Blood Warriors and Chuck Taylor & Johnny Gargano of Ronin (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qy2Ac-L_ETg). This should produce some incredible tag team wrestling. History will be made.

-YAMATO: He has his title shot this Friday in Manhattan. YAMATO pinned Hulk in the first ever DGUSA match and in a tag match last May. Hulk became the first Open The Freedom Gate Champion by defeating YAMATO over a year ago. YAMATO took things to a new level when he attacked Hulk with the belt at the last event of 2010. Now the will collide one more time. Then YAMATO will seek to even the score against Brodie Lee in Philly. Lee booted YAMATO in the face at the "Untouchable 2010" event. It has not been determined who YAMATO will face in New Jersey on Sunday.

-Jon Moxley: He has made a lot of enemies and now he is in for the roughest weekend of his life. Three matches against three different opponents who hate Moxley for different reasons. Moxley attacked Jigsaw with a chair knocking him out of action last July, now Jigsaw is coming for revenge in his hometown of NYC. Moxley has tried to make BxB Hulk’s life hell and has targeted Hulk’s title, now Hulk will get his shot at revenge one-on-one in Philly. Moxley and Homicide have been involved in one of wrestling’s most violent and intense feuds, now Homicide will battle Moxley in a No Rules Match on Sunday in Union City. Moxley is going to have to fight for his life this weekend.

-Jimmy Jacobs: He has put a lot of pressure on himself. Jacobs says in order to complete his comeback he needs to win his first major singles title. His road to the Open The Freedom Gate Title starts this weekend. He’ll take on one of the biggest, Brodie Lee, one of the brightest new stars, Rich Swann, and then one of Japan’s best. If he can defeat these varied opponents he is well on the path to gold. Watch this promo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECbYiga_te0

-Brodie Lee: This weekend features Lee’s highest profile singles matches in DGUSA. Jimmy Jacobs in NYC, YAMATO in Philly and Rich Swann in Union City are all walking in front of "The Big Rig." Lee has had an easy time in DGUSA. Now we’ll see what he’s made up this weekend.

-Austin Aries: Rich Swann dissed him on the last live iPPV. Now the veteran Aries is looking to teach the upstart Swann a lesson. Aries will then look to get into title contention in a first time match vs. Akira Tozawa in Philly and then another top opponent in NJ.

-Akira Tozawa: Moxley stated that Tozawa needs wins. Tozawa has three tough opponents in Sami Callihan in NYC, Aries in Philly and Hulk in Union City. Watch this promo for words from Moxley on why this weekend is so important to Tozawa: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orh7gXcS5bc

-Rich Swann: This is the biggest weekend of Swann’s career with three career-defining singles matches: Swann vs. Aries in NYC, Swann vs. Jacobs in Philly and Swann vs. Lee in Union City. Swann will either break out or shut down after a weekend like this.

-Reby Sky: What is Ms. 2009 Howard Stern and Playboy Playmate Reby Sky doing in DGUSA? We’ll find out this weekend as she’s set for all three events. In the meantime, check her out at www.NYGiantsGirl.com.

-Jigsaw: He’ll be in front of friends and family at BB King’s as he steps into a DGUSA ring in his hometown. He has the opponent he wants and he’s coming for revenge. Watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6YlWziS1BI

-Sami Callihan: This says more than we ever could: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fX1fCLEQ2JM

Be there in person or watch it unfold live on iPPV through GoFightLive.tv. Go to the www.DGUSA.tv Live Events section for complete lineups and ticket info. We all have something at stake this weekend.

SECRET CODE: You can now get 20% off 1/29 Philly and 1/30 Union City tickets until 11:59 EST time TONIGHT (Wednesday). Just enter the code "BxB Hulk" in the special instructions when you order in the www.DGUSA.tv Store or say it when you call 267-519-9744 and we’ll refund 20%. You will initially be charged full price, but 20% of your order will be refunded shortly after you order. This can be combined with Philly Tix Packs for incredible savings. It expires TONIGHT at midnight so act now.

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