Major League Wrestling announced a new series titled MLW Anthology is coming to beIN SPORTS this spring.
MLW Anthology will “spotlight the biggest rivalries, iconic athletes and championship classics spanning the history of MLW dating back to 2002.”
According to a press release, the show will give fans unprecedented access to the wrestling league, and it was previously planned for a 2021 premiere. MLW Anthology will feature never before seen footage including recently discovered lost footage from 2002-04 as well as supplemental content.
“This is a project we had planned for further down the road but we wanted to surprise fans with some fun and joy during this challenging period,” said MLW CEO and Creator Court Bauer.
MLW Anthology premieres Saturday night May 16 in conjunction with MLW Fusion.
As noted earlier, MLW also announced they signed a new pay-per-view distribution deal with iNDEMAND that will see them premiere three events on the PPV service in May. Major League Wrestling will present three marquee events on PPV, including:
- May 7th: MLW Battle Riot II
- May 14th: MLW Saturday Night Super Fight
- May 21st: MLW Opera Cup 2019
All events have a start time of 8:00 pm ET. Additional replays will be available all month. Learn more about watching MLW on iNDEMAND at: https://www.indemand.com/where-to-watch/
Over the years MLW has been the home of some of the most storied wrestling families, celebrated legends and destination for the next generation of grapplers, including: Satoshi Kojima, Terry Funk, CM Punk, LA Park, Dusty Rhodes, Steve Corino, “Dr. Death” Steve Williams, Matt Riddle, the Von Erichs, Alex Hammerstone, Eli “Umaga” Fatu, Tom Lawlor, Jacob Fatu, Ricochet, Low Ki, Gary Hart and countless others. Many will be featured in the MLW Anthology series in the coming weeks.
MLW Fusion streams for free every Saturday night at 6:05pm ET on YouTube.com/MajorLeagueWrestling.
MLW features a roster full of high profile fighters and on-air talent from around the world including: CONTRA Unit, “Filthy” Tom Lawlor, Ross and Marshall Von Erich, The Dynasty, Low Ki, LA Park, Myron Reed and Injustice, Davey Boy Smith Jr., Brian Pillman, Alicia Atout and many more.