News release from the Mad Ants:
Jim Cornette to Make Appearance at Pro Wrestling Night
(February 18, 2015) – Pro Wrestling Night, hosted by the Mad Ants, will be held on Sunday, February 22nd at the Memorial Coliseum with a 5:00 p.m. tip-off. The Mad Ants will host the Grand Rapids Drive and this game will feature a special appearance by former pro wrestling manager Jim Cornette. Fans with a ticket to the game can meet Jim Cornette and get autographs from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. along with partaking in several pro wrestling themed on court promotions and a costume contest that will reward the best pro wrestling costume with a prize from the Mad Ants.
The Mad Ants are on a two day road trip starting Thursday, February 19th at Grand Rapids at 7:00 p.m. followed by a match-up with the Westchester Knicks Friday, February 20th at 7:00 p.m. Fans can purchase Mad Ants tickets anytime, which start at just $6, at the Memorial Coliseum Box Office, by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.
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