Earlier this week, Extreme Rising closed its doors after a streak of canceled shows. The closure was accompanied by a lot of angry fans claiming to have never received refunds for advanced ticket purchases on several shows. The only statement from the promotion or promoter, Steve O'Neill, was for them to contact their credit card companies for refunds.
WZ's Justin LaBar, who has a brief experience working with the promotion, offered his thoughts on the whole situation in his wrestling column on TribLIVE.com. LaBar's column initiated several talents who worked with Extreme Rising to contact WZ and offer their opinions.
An email sent from Axl Rotten:
An email sent from referee Troy Davis:
Matt Hardy noted the following on Twitter:
As we reported earlier this week, the current reigning Extreme Rising Champion, Luke Hawx, will be defending the Extreme Rising title at the upcoming Pro Wrestling Syndicate event on May 17th in Rahway, NJ. PWS' Eric Pleska has sent in the following statement regarding Extreme Rising:
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