Lio Rush to Compete at Pacific Coast Wrestling’s First Anniversary Event – “Fantasm”

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, November 15, 2016 / — Ring of Honor (ROH) and Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) rising star, Lio Rush, will make his Southern California debut for Pacific Coast Wrestling (PCW) on January 20th, 2017 at PCW’s 1st Anniversary Show – Fantasm.

Rush, who won the 2016 ROH Top Prospect Tournament, has wrestled primarily on the East Coast where he’s established a name for himself, ranking #180 of the top 500 singles wrestlers according to Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s PWI 500 in 2016.

“We are very excited to expose our fans to some of the best up and coming light heavyweight talent in the world,” commented PCW owner, Mike Scharnagl. “On our last several shows our fans have seen Mr. 450 win the Light Heavyweight Title, then successfully defend it against the Oracle in a match that had people on their feet. Adding Lio Rush to the mix only reaffirms our commitment to bringing the best, up-and-coming talent to PCW.”

An opponent for Rush has yet to be announced.

Tickets for Pacific Coast Wrestling’s Anniversary event – Fantasm – January 20th, 2017 in Wilmington, CA can be found online at The card has yet to be announced; however a main event of Willie Mack vs. new PCW Heavyweight Champion “The Whole F’N Show” Rob Van Dam has already been signed.


About Pacific Coast Wrestling (PCW)
Based in the heart of the South Bay of Los Angeles, Pacific Coast Wrestling (PCW) brings exciting, hard hitting professional wrestling action to Wilmington, CA. PCW offers a blend of Japanese strong style and old school pro wrestling (1970s and 80s NWA) and features some of the best independent wrestlers in the industry, including former NWA and AWA Champion the Almighty Sheik, former ECW, WWE and TNA Champion Rob Van Dam, Pentagon Jr., Mr. 450, the Samoan Werewolf Fatu, Scorpio Sky, Willie Mack and more. For more information regarding Pacific Coast Wrestling, please visit or

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