Pro Wrestling Guerrilla has announced the first few participants in the Battle of Los Angeles 2023.
In a series of tweets, PWG confirmed that “Speedball” Mike Bailey, Masha Slamovich, Michael Oku, Shun Skywalker, Komander, and Alex Shelley will compete in the tournament, which will be held on January 7 and 8.
Bailey is a former IMPACT Wrestling X-Division Champion, while Oku is a former RevPro Undisputed British Cruiserweight Champion. Slamovich competes throughout the wrestling world, and she is also a featured member of the IMPACT Wrestling roster. Skywalker often competes for Dragon Gate Pro-Wrestling, and he has also wrestled for GCW, MLW, and Black Label Pro in recent months.
"Speedball" Mike Bailey is the fourth entrant in the 2023 Battle of Los Angeles!
— PWG (@OfficialPWG) November 27, 2022
Aside from 2020 and 2021, when the COVID-19 pandemic forced PWG to cancel the tournament, the Battle of Los Angeles has been an annual tournament since 2005. Kenny Omega, Adam Cole, Kyle O’Reilly, Ricochet, and El Generico (Sami Zayn) are a few of the past winners, making the Battle of Los Angeles one of the most prestigious tournaments in the independent wrestling world.
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