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Puma King replacing Laredo Kid in PWG Battle of Los Angeles


PWG has announced a change to the lineup for this year's Battle of Los Angeles.

On Sunday night, PWG tweeted that Laredo Kid will no longer be taking part in the tournamemt. Puma King is taking his place and will face Bandido in a first-round match on night two.

Luchablog wrote that their understanding is that Laredo Kid is currently in the Dominican Republic as a new cast member of the reality show Exatlon Mexico.

Puma King made his PWG debut in BOLA 2018 and has had seven matches for the promotion.

BOLA 2019 is taking place at the Globe Theatre in Los Angeles, California this week. It will begin on Thursday, with the second night taking place on Friday. The third and final night of the tournament will then be held on Sunday.

If PWG World Champion Jeff Cobb doesn't win the tournament, the winner will get a future shot at his title.

Here are the first-round matches for BOLA:

Night one --

  • Jeff Cobb vs. Daisuke Sekimoto
  • Jonathan Gresham vs. Artemis Spencer
  • Darby Allin vs. Black Taurus
  • Dragon Lee vs. Rey Horus
  • Brody King vs. Caveman Ugg
  • A-Kid vs. Lucky Kid

Night two --

  • Bandido vs. Puma King
  • Orange Cassidy vs. David Starr
  • Pentagon Jr. vs. Tony Deppen
  • Fenix vs. Aramis
  • Joey Janela vs. Mick Moretti
  • Jake Atlas vs. Jungle Boy