THIS FRIDAY: Pro Wrestling at Historic Muzzy Field for First Time in 30 Years

Kurt Adonis

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s almost here. For the first time in 30 years, since the era of the Junk Yard Dog and Andre the Giant, pro wrestling is returning to famed Muzzy Field this Friday July 28th, and the community is buzzing.

Northeast Wrestling, North America’s premier independent wrestling promotion, in partnership with the Bristol Blues, are bringing a family style wrestling show along with the superstars of wrestling to the hallowed bricks of Muzzy Field.

Superstars such as international icon and former WWE Champion Rey Mysterio, “Big Sexy” Kevin Nash, Ryback, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, Jack Swagger, plus indie stars like Wrecking Ball Lagurskey, and Ron Zombie will be just a few of the major names on the card.

Plus former Northeast Wrestling star, Bristol’s own Kurt Adonis, will make a special appearance, as well as a mixture of hungry up-and-coming talent capable of wow’ing audiences by ground or through the air.

“We’ve been talking up this event for some time,” said Mark Walerysiak Jr, who is helping coordinate the event on the Blues’ behalf. “Northeast is really coming through, it’s going to be a truly memorable experience for people. The stars are aligned, and we couldn’t be more excited.”

The show will feature a special Meet & Greet with wrestling superstars starting at 4:30 Access to the area is free with an event ticket purchase so fans will be able to get up close and personal with the stars, however fees will apply for autographs and photos with the talent.

Bell time for the wrestling show begins at 8:00 pm.

Full stadium concessions will be available to fans including food, snacks, San Gennaro brick oven pizza, soda, water, adult beverages for grownups, and Ben and Jerry’s of Connecticut will be in attendance serving their famous ice cream.

“It will be an unforgettable evening of entertainment with friends and family,” said Bob Dabkowski, Blues Owner. “We encourage everyone to make it out and be a part of this fun and historic event!”

Tickets are available for purchase online at and and will be held at will call if purchased the week of the event.

Tickets are also being sold and will be available for pickup at the Blues retail store at 357 N. Main Street in Bristol, and will be available at the Muzzy Field box office the day of the event.



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