Saturday, July 30, 2011
The 2011 NWA Legends Fanfest
Here are the latest details for the 2011 NWA Legends Fanfest, which takes place on August 4th in Atlanta, Georgia:
* The lineup includes: Roddy Piper, Rob Van Dam, Ole Anderson, The Assassin, Mr. Wrestling II, Steve O, Ted Dibiase, "Doctor D" David Schultz, Tony Atlas, Killer Tim Brooks, The Masked Superstar, Dory Funk Jr., Terry Funk, Eddie Mansfield, Tommy Rich, Nick Bockwinkel,Harley Race, Joyce Grable, Judy Martin, Leilani Kai, Thunderbolt Patterson,Ron Simmons, Gypsy Joe, Stan Hansen, Teddy Long, Ron Garvin, Ron Bass, Buddy Colt, Scrappy McGowan, Moondog Rex, Tully Blanchard, Greg Valentine, Big Mama, Lars Anderson, Ivan Koloff, James J. Dillon, The Mongolian Stomper, Jimmy Snuka, Austin Idol, Pat Rose and Randy Rose, Joe Pedicino, Bonnie Blackstone and Bill Apter appearing.
* Piper and Valentine will be appearing together for special photo opportunity for fans to pose between them while wearing the Starrcade '83 dog collar and chain.
* Piper will also being doing photos on a recreation of the Piper's Pit set.
* The annual NWA Legends Hall of Heroes banquet, honoring Masked Superstar, Ron Garvin, Ted Turner, The Assassins and posthumously, Gordon Solie, Ray Stevens and Sir Oliver Humperdink. The Heroes event is one of the classiest nights of the year for professional wrestling, period. JJ Dillon will preside over the event.
* Q&A Sessions with Stan Hansen, The Masked Superstar, Eddie Mansfield and David Schultz.
* Joe Pedicino and Bonnie Blackstone will be the official hosts for the weekend. There are plans to feature highlights from the convention online.
* Roddy Piper will be doing his stand-up routine with a few special guests, including Greg Valentine.
* The Stan Hansen autobiography will be released at the event.
* There will be live wrestling bouts featuring Colt Cabana, Adam Pearce and many, many more. Buses will be taking convention goers to the event.