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Sumo and Professional Wrestling Collide.

EAST Meets WEST As Sumo and Professional Wrestling Collide.

The NZ Open Sumo Championship 2006 and NZWPW PowerPlay 3 comes to the Lower Hutt Town Hall, on Good Friday, April 14.

The Sumo Championship starts at 4PM, and features teams from the United States of America, Australia, and New Zealand.

Youth from St. Bernard's College and South Auckland will be competing for the right to travel to Estonia for the World Junior Championships. In the Senior division, the winners will travel to Osaka, Japan in October.

Confirmed numbers of international Sumo - 4 American, 2 Australian.

The Pro-wrestling will be following on at 6PM, this is Lower Hutt's first chance to see the stars of New Zealand Wide Pro Wrestling in the Lower Hutt Town Hall this year.

The show is looking explosive with the following matches now confirmed on the card:

„h The NZ Heavyweight Champion JUICE will put his title on the line against the challenger D-HOYA,

Adam Avalanche (the One-man Natural Disaster, who destroyed the floor at Otaki at St. Patrick's Day BASH) will take on Jimmy Sparx and C.D. in a Handicap Match (2 on 1),

The fiery one himself, Inferno, will meet the devious RAM in a battle to determine who will be the #1 Contender for the NZ Heavyweight Championship. This match will secure a shot against the winner of the NZ Heavyweight Championship Title match, at a future event,

And, in Tag-Team Action, N.O.S and H-Flame team-up to take on Max Damage and "Silencer" Jean Miracle.

More matches will be on the program, so check the website for details, and up-to-date news about New Zealand Wide Pro Wrestling at

The doors open at 3:30PM, so come early to get the best seats at Ring-side. One ticket covers both great shows on the one day.

Tickets will be available on the door. Pre-sales are available NOW from He Toa Gym, North Street, Petone (Near the Ava Railway station) - phone 04 939 2503. Tickets are $15 for Teens & Adults, and $10 for Children 12 & under.

Card subject to change - check the website for details at


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