Kylie Rae Pride & Joy

Kylie Rae vs. Cassandro el Exótico added to Pride & Joy

RISE and Freelance Wrestling announced the first match for their upcoming show. In June, the Freelance World Champion, Kylie Rae, will take on Cassandro el Exótico at Pride & Joy. Last month, RISE announced Pride & Joy would return as a cross-promotional event. At the first show, Cassandro el Exótico defeated Mercedes Martinez in the main event. This year, he will face Kylie Rae. The … Continue reading Kylie Rae vs. Cassandro el Exótico added to Pride & Joy

Pride & Joy

Pride & Joy will return as a cross-promotional event

RISE Wrestling will host Pride & Joy for a second year as a collaborative event with another Chicago-based indie promotion, Freelance Wrestling. Last summer, RISE hosted an inclusive wrestling show that coincided with the Chicago Pride Parade called Pride & Joy. The event showcased some of the best LGBTQ+ performers in the industry including Ashley Vox, Cassandro El Exotico, Candy Lee, and Nyla Rose. Earlier … Continue reading Pride & Joy will return as a cross-promotional event

RISE

Results from RISE “Pride and Joy”

Pride month has concluded and cities across the country celebrated throughout the month of June. Chicago celebrated this past weekend and RISE took advantage by having their event “Pride and Joy” run at the same time as Chi-Town’s Pride Parade. The independent promotion also donated proceeds from the sale of their t-shirts and a portion of the live stream proceeds to the Center on Halsted. … Continue reading Results from RISE “Pride and Joy”

Candy Lee

Candy Lee will make US debut at Pride & Joy

Candy Lee will make her North American debut at RISE: Pride & Joy. She will compete in a match against Mercedes Martinez’s protégé, Miranda Alize. Candy Lee is a Samoan wrestler who resides in New Zealand. She trained at the IPW Training Academy, and eventually debuted for Impact Pro Wrestling in October of 2016. In the following year, the 23-year-old prospect made history as the … Continue reading Candy Lee will make US debut at Pride & Joy

RISE

RISE to donate proceeds from Pride & Joy PPV to Center on Halsted

In three weeks, RISE Wrestling will host Pride & Joy, which will coincide with Chicago Pride Parade. The main event will feature Cassandro El Exotico and The Latina Sensation, Mercedes Martinez. Recently, the Chicago-based women’s promotion announced all proceeds from RISE t-shirts sales this month and a percentage of the sales from the live stream of the event will be donated to Center on Halsted. … Continue reading RISE to donate proceeds from Pride & Joy PPV to Center on Halsted

Rise: Pride & Joy

Shotzi Blackheart issues an open challenge for RISE: Pride & Joy

Shotzi Blackheart has issued a Global Open Challenge for the Sabotage Wrestling War of Genders Championship. She will be waiting for a response at RISE: Pride & Joy next month. “The Daddy from the Black Lagoon” became the inaugural War of the Genders Champion in January at the third annual War of the Genders event in Irving, Texas. She won the vacant title in a … Continue reading Shotzi Blackheart issues an open challenge for RISE: Pride & Joy