Hardcore Roadtrip Promoter Disappears During Last Night’s Event; Wrestlers Not Paid & Tonight’s IPPV Status Now Uncertain

Mike Killam

According to PWInsider.com, promoter Mark Livingston left last night's Hardcore Roadtrip event in London, Ontario without paying any of the talent that weren't paid up front, or making travel arrangements for the talent back to the United States. 

There is one story going around that Livingston was taken to the hospital by his wife, and that money was supposed to be sent back to the talents working the show, but that hasn't been confirmed yet, and at the time of this writing, the workers have yet to be paid. 

Former WWE and TNA Superstar Devon Dudley was scheduled to work last night's show, but pulled out of the event when Livingston refused to pay him up front. The show went on, as planned, but at the end of the night the entire locker room came out to the ring and explained to the fans what had happened. An official statement has not been made at this time, but there was a Hardcore Roadtrip iPPV scheduled for tonight, and it doesn't look like that will be happening, so any fans who pre-ordered the show might be out of luck as well. 

The irony in all of this is that HRT was one of the companies offering deals to the fans of Extreme Rising, after the promoter of that show cancelled this weekend's live events at the last minute and closed down their social media accounts without warning. 

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