Cremator Von Slasher, left, uses a chair as a weapon during a match this past fall against Tony Baroni at a VIPW event at the Departure Bay Activity Centre. Cremator defends his title against five opponents in a TLC match this Saturday, Jan. 20, in Nanaimo. (NEWS BULLETIN file)

Wrestling champ will have to survive tables, ladders and chairs

Vancouver Island Pro Wrestling has an event Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Departure Bay Activity Centre

Whoever is VIPW champion after this weekend’s show in Nanaimo will have survived some mayhem.

The Vancouver Island Pro Wrestling event Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Departure Bay Activity Centre features a six-man tables, ladders and chairs match for the title belt. Use of any of those items will be allowed in the match.

Two Nanaimo wrestlers, Scott Steel and B.J. Laredo, are among the five challengers to current champion Cremator Von Slasher. Others who qualified for the match include Jordie Taylor, Eddie Osbourne and Nolan James.

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Other matches will be announced at the event.

The first match is at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $15 at the door or $10 in advance at Centre Court Collectibles, That 50’s Barbershop and Two-Headed Giant. Front-row seats are $20 at the door or $15 in advance. Tickets can also be purchased online at this link.

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