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Ace Romero Returning To MLW, More Battle Riot IV Participants Announced 

Major League Wrestling’s Battle Riot IV continued to take shape tonight on the MLW Fusion with the surprising return of Ace Romero.

This week’s special episode of MLW Fusion: Rise of the Renegades saw seven new participants for the Battle Riot IV match revealed. The following names will be entering the match, set to take place on June 23 in New York City:

  • Real1 (nZo)
  • Davey Richards
  • Little Guido
  • Ace Romero
  • Savio Vega
  • Los Maximos (Joel and Jose)

Ace Romero was last seen in IMPACT Wrestling, teaming with Larry D as XXXL. Romero requested his release in August and had it granted in October 2021. This will be Romero’s first appearance for Major League Wrestling since May of 2019.

Those seven men join these 16 wrestlers who have already been announced for Battle Riot IV:

  • Bandido
  • KC Navarro
  • Lance Anoa’i
  • Juicy Finau
  • Richard Holliday
  • EJ Nduka
  • Jacob Fatu
  • Mini Abismo Negro
  • Budd Heavy
  • Matt Cross
  • Ross Von Erich
  • Lince Dorado
  • Marshall Von Erich
  • Alex Kane
  • Calvin Tankman
  • Killer Kross

Major League Wrestling’s yearly Battle Riot match is a 40-man battle royale where wrestlers can be eliminated via pinfall, submission, or going over the top rope. The winner of the Battle Riot match will receive a future title shot for the MLW World Heavyweight Championship at any time or place of the winner’s choosing.

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What are your thoughts on the seven new participants in Battle Riot IV? Out of the 23 names currently announced, do you think any of them will be the potential winner? If so, who? Let us know your thoughts by sounding off in the comments section below.