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Jesse Ventura Headlines ’80s Wrestling Con, Event Benefits Connor’s Cure

Jesse Ventura is making a rare live appearance at an upcoming pro wrestling convention that will benefit a good cause.

The full lineup of talent and event details have been announced for ’80s Wrestling Con on May 7 in Morristown, New Jersey. Twenty-eight wrestling legends have been confirmed to appear at the event, which will see a portion of the proceeds benefit Connor’s Cure.


From ’80s Wrestling Con:

80s Wrestling Con returns live on Saturday, May 7th at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown, NJ from 9AM-3PM featuring over two dozen superstars from the golden era of professional wrestling. Partial proceeds for this event will benefit Connor’s Cure.

The event will feature a who’s who from the 80s including Jesse “The Body” Ventura, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Cheryl Roberts, “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase, IRS, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake, Demolition, Bushwhacker Luke, Bob Backlund, “The Birdman” Koko B. Ware, Barry Windham, JJ Dillion, “Cowboy” Bob Orton, Dutch Mantell, The Fabulous Rougeau Brothers, The Islanders, Maduda, Mike McGuirk, Missy Hyatt, Virgil, Slick, Brooklyn Brawler, Tito Santana, Typhoon, Tommy Rich, Al Perez, Sal Sincere, and Barry Horowitz.

The event will also feature different live attractions during the day, including a live auction where you can bid on ring worn items from some of the talent that will be appearing live at the Con, 80s Wrestling Lifetime Achievement Award for Bruiser Brody presented to his wife Barbara Goodish, Jive Soul Bro performed live by “The Doctor of Style” Slick, get your name announced by 80s WWF ring announcer Mike McGuirk, 80s Wrestling Theme Song Karaoke, and so much more!

Later that evening there will be a live Independent Superstars of Professional Wrestling show at 7PM. Already signed for that evening will be The Demolition Cup Fatal Four Way Tag Team Match with The Bollywood Boyz, The Carnage Crew (HC Loc & Tony Devito), The Sons of Samoa, and The Now with Ax & Smash presenting the winners with the cup, Bushwhacker Luke vs. Brooklyn Brawler in an 80s WWF Challenge Match, and so much more being added. More info on the ISPW show will be made available in the upcoming weeks on ISPWWrestling.com

If you can’t attend the Con live and would like to order autographed photos of any of the guests, we do offer mail order for this event.

Anyone interested in vendor tables or sponsorship opportunities, please Email us at 80sWrestlingPics@gmail.com

If you can’t attend live and would like to donate to Connor’s Cure, please visit our fundraiser page at https://www.v.org/get-involved/events-calendar/80s-wrestling-con-live/

For more information on 80s Wrestling Con, please visit 80sWrestlingCon.com

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