You can officially pencil in a new competitor for the next Battle Riot.
On Wednesday, Major League Wrestling announced the addition of Calvin Tankman for their upcoming MLW Battle Riot V event.
MLW released the following announcement today:
Calvin Tankman enters Battle RIOT V
The Heavyweight Hustle is ready for April 8
MLW today announced Calvin Tankman as a participant in the 40-wrestler Battle RIOT V when MLW returns to Philadelphia’s 2300 Arena on Saturday, April 8.
🎟 Grab tickets at MLW2300.com and the 2300 Arena box office. Tickets start at $15.
Tipping the scales at 355 pounds, Calvin Tankman is all about that super heavyweight hustle.
Tankman wants the money, the championships, the respect… and will get it by any means.
A hybrid wrestler, Tankman fuses power wrestling, brawling and high flying into a super-sized package.
A one-man rampage, Tankman is known to steamroll over competition using his brute force, spectacular versatility and explosiveness to dominate his victims.
World Heavyweight Championship
Alex Hammerstone (champion) vs. Real1
40 wrestlers will riot in Philly as one combatant looks to outlast 39 others and earn a world title shot anytime, anywhere against Alex Hammerstone.
Battle RIOT entrants:
Rickey Shane Page
1 Called Manders
More entrants and matches will be announced in the coming weeks ahead at MLW.com.
The Battle RIOT V will air exclusively on delay on REELZ on Tuesday April 25 at 10e/p.
WHAT IS THE BATTLE RIOT?
A mash-up of a battle Royale and anything goes street fight, this super-sized main event will feature 40 wrestlers with new participants entering the ring every 60 seconds.
There will be surprises! There will be legends! There will be WTF entries… and there will be no disqualifications!
Elimination is by pinfall, submission or by throwing an individual over the top rope.
Anything is possible in a Battle Riot!
WHAT DOES THE WINNER GET?
The winner gets a World Heavyweight Title Shot anywhere, anytime! It could be that night; it could be in 6 months. The challenger has the key to unlock an instant title shot against whoever the champion is!
More athletes and matches will be announced at MLW.com.
Calvin Tankman enters Battle RIOT V https://t.co/ysqihxip4Y
— Major League Wrestling (@MLW) March 24, 2023