FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Wrestling legend Ted DiBiase joined Adam Widener and Nicholas Ferreri on First News Saturday.
DiBiase joined World Wrestling Entertainment in 1987 and wrestled legends such as Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant. DiBiase is a member of the WWE Hall of Fame.
DiBiase, also known as "The Million Dollar Man" discussed the Heroes and Legends event, which is bringing familiar wrestling faces to Fort Wayne to face off against each other.
The event will be held Saturday at The Lutheran Health Sports Center - Canlan Ice Sports .
Tickets start at $15 for just the evening wrestling show, but people can also buy a ticket for the "Fanfest" all day event for $25.
Doors open at 10:00 a.m. for Fanfest.
Fanfest will feature:
- Wrestlers signing autographs and posing for pictures with the fans
- Pro Wrestling Video Game Tournament
- "WWE Superband Downstait" live performance
- U.S. Army swearing in 20 new recruits
- Vendors selling wrestling merchandise and wrestling memoribillia
- Several artists selling wrestling paintings and drawings
- Fort Wayne area business sponsors with giveaways
The wrestling matches will begin at 7:30 p.m. Wrestling matches include:
Heavyweight title match
- Champion Dru Skillz defends against Tatanka
Classic Survivor Match
- Demolition Ax, Demolition Smash, Jimmy Snuka, Virgil, Brutus Beefcake vs. G.T. Vega, Bobby Steele,That Guy PJB, Kharn Alexander, Darrell Jackson
- Mark Vandy vs. Colt Cabana
- Roderick Street vs. Jake Omen vs. Sugar Dunkerton
- Gregory Iron vs. Benjamin Boone
- Brian Lawler vs. Kongo Kong
- Jim Duggan vs. Troy Miller & Ms E-Liz
For more information on the event or to buy tickets, click here .
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