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Von Erichs vs. Samoan Swat Team added to MLW Battle Riot IV

The tapings are taking place in New York City on June 23.
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The new-generation Von Erichs and Samoan Swat Team will clash at MLW Battle Riot IV.

MLW has announced that The Von Erichs (Ross & Marshall Von Erich) will take on The Samoan Swat Team in a tag team match at Battle Riot IV on Thursday, June 23. The show, which is a television taping for MLW Fusion, is being held at the Melrose Ballroom in New York City.

The Samoan Swat Team consists of Jacob Fatu, Lance Anoa'i, and Juicy Finau. MLW hasn't announce which two team members will be in the match.

Anoa'i and Finau have recently signed contracts with MLW. In their first time teaming together, Anoa'i & Finau defeated Los Aztecas (Uno & Cinco) at May's Kings of Colosseum tapings.

Ross Von Erich, Marshall Von Erich, Fatu, Anoa'i, and Finau have also all been announced as entrants for the 40-man Battle Riot match at MLW Battle Riot IV. The winner of the Battle Riot will receive an MLW World Heavyweight Championship shot whenever they want it.

Here's the updated lineup for the tapings:

  • 40-man Battle Riot match
  • MLW World Heavyweight Champion Alex Hammerstone defends against Bandido
  • Taya Valkyrie vs. Brittany Blake
  • The Von Erichs vs. Samoan Swat Team
  • Scarlett Bordeaux makes her MLW in-ring debut