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MLW officially adds Lio Rush to growing list for November's 'Restart'


MLW officially announced Lio Rush will make his debut as part of their "Restart" this month.

He joins a group that has been slowly announced by MLW on social media over the last week as they prepare for new episodes of Fusion to begin on Wednesday, November 18th. His involvement was reported by our Dave Meltzer in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter several weeks ago.

After being released by WWE in April, the former NXT Cruiserweight Champion has worked four times on the indies.

This round of upcoming shows were taped in late-October at the Gilt Nightclub in Orlando, Florida -- their first taping since March in Mexico.

Names announced thus far:

  • World Champion Jacob Fatu
  • Tag Team Champions Marshall and Ross Von Erich (w/Kevin Von Erich)
  • National Openweight Champion Alex Hammerstone
  • Middleweight Champion Myron Reed
  • Carribean Champion Richard Holliday
  • "Filthy" Tom Lawlor
  • King Mo
  • Simon Gotch
  • Dominic Garrini
  • The Parks: LA Park, LA Park Jr., and Hijo De La Park
  • Low Ki
  • Davey Boy Smith Jr.
  • Josef Samael
  • Jordan Oliver
  • Ikyro Kwon
  • Savio Vega
  • ACH
  • Brian Pillman Jr.
  • Kevin Ku
  • Calvin Tankman
  • Zenshi
  • The Dirty Blondes
  • Laredo Kid
  • Bu Ku Dao
  • Gino Medina
  • Konnan
  • Aria Blake
  • Dan Lambert
  • Salina De La Renta
  • Gringo Loco