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Mike Quackenbush will bring ChikarChicago Ridge April 28 for Hot Off Griddle matinee show before Ring Honor Wrestling's Unity which

Mike Quackenbush will bring Chikara to Chicago Ridge on April 28 for Hot Off the Griddle, a matinee show before Ring of Honor Wrestling's Unity, which will feature talent from Chikara later that evening.

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Updated: May 28, 2012 8:33AM



What a weekend for fans of pro wrestling!

Lockport native CM Punk will defend his WWE championship against Chris Jericho in a Chicago Street Fight match at the “Extreme Rules” pay-per-view on April 29.

The show, which kicks off at 6:45 p.m. live, will take place at the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim Road, Rosemont. Tickets are $25-$300 at Ticketmaster.com, or the 7 p.m. live broadcast can be ordered on PPV.

But before that, two Philadelphia-based promotions will partner for shows on April 28 at the Frontier Park fieldhouse, 9807 S. Sayre Ave., Chicago Ridge.

Chikara will present Hot Off the Griddle at 2 p.m. (1:30 p.m. doors) April 28.

This show will feature a Chikara vs. ROH interpromotional showdown between Eddie Kingston and Kevin Steen.

Tickets are $25 at chikarapro.com or at the door.

Ring of Honor Wrestling will present Unity, featuring Chikara talent, at 6:30 p.m. April 28.

The main event will be an ROH world tag-team title match featuring Jay and Mark Briscoe defending against Jigsaw and Hallowicked.

Tickets are $20 at rohwrestling.com, (215) 781-2500 or at the door.

WANT MORE?

Pro Wrestling Extra topics featuring interviews with Chikara founder Mike Quackenbush and Ottawa, Ill. native and former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis, the self-proclaimed first lady of Ring of Honor Wrestling, can be found on Elaborating on Entertainment, blogs.southtownstar.com/entertainment.

Also, information about meet and greets, signings and other events can be found in the Upcoming Shows forum on ChicagoProWrestling.com.



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