Saturday, January 27, 2018

Twitch announces a 10-day celebration of pro wrestling featuring Impact, House of Hardcore, Classic Wrestling, and AAA's Guerra de Titanes


SAN FRANCISCO – January 26, 2018 – Social video service Twitch today announced a 10-day event celebrating both live and legacy content from top wrestling organizations. The opening day highlight is Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide’s “Guerra de Titanes” (Clash of the Titans) at 7:00 PM PST on January 26, with Shout! Factory TV, House of Hardcore, IMPACT Wrestling, and Hoodslam also providing thrilling wrestling action during this 10-day showcase. The lineup ensures an epic shared experience of pandemonium in the ring, including plenty of exclusive programming.

"Wrestling on Twitch has continued to grow as more and more organizations realize the appetite their fans have for being able to interact with each other in chat while watching matches online," said Annie Berrones, Director of Emerging Content Marketing. “With so many top wrestling promotions working with Twitch to help us celebrate the sport over the course of ten days, we’ve become the perfect place for the community to thrive and grow.”

Wrestling fans can tune into these programs on their respective channels:

Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide -- Mexico’s largest wrestling promotion kicks off the 10 Days of Wrestling on Twitch. Don’t miss the first AAA Major Show of the year, “Guerra de Titanes” event on January 26 @ 7:00 PM PST. Channel: Twitch.tv/LuchaLibreAAA.

IMPACT Wrestling -- As one of the world’s largest wrestling entertainment properties, creating more than 200 hours of original content annually across television and other digital platforms, IMPACT Wrestling will air matches and news segments, including Live Audio Wrestling (The LAW) and Mathews’ Megacast on their 24/7 Twitch channel. Also, on January 29 they are airing their weekly flagship IMPACT! show at 3:00 PM PST. Channel: Twitch.tv/IMPACTWrestling.

House of Hardcore -- Created in 2012 by former ECW World champion and WWE® Hardcore champion wrestler, Tommy Dreamer and promoting events internationally since 2012, they will be featuring new exclusive matches on January 26 @ 5:00 PM PST. Channel: Twitch.tv/HouseofHardcore.

Shout! Factory TV: A-Teams of Classic Wrestling -- Starting January 30 @ 11:00 AM PST, Shout! Factory TV will host a 13-hour marathon showcasing tentpole events and promotions that shaped today’s pro wrestling scene. First to air is “Classic Wrestling Battles,” which features matches dating back to the 1950s between legends such as Dick the Bruiser, Gorgeous George, and "Haystack" Calhoun. Also to air is “Brawlin’ Beauties GLOW,” a look back at the first-ever, all-female promotion and the personalities who paved the way for women in pro wrestling. Channel: Twitch.tv/ShoutFactoryTV.

Hoodslam -- This outrageous and edgy wrestling organization features the best of the San Francisco Bay Area who will fight live on Twitch on February 2 @ 8:00 PM PST. Channel: Twitch.tv/Hoodslam.

Twitch is the world’s leading social video service and community for gamers. Each day, millions of community members gather to watch, talk, and chat about shared interests. Twitch’s video service is the backbone of both live and on-demand distribution for all types of content, including the entire video game ecosystem, the creative arts, vlogging (IRL), wrestling, and more. Twitch also runs TwitchCon, the annual convention for celebrating the Twitch community. For more information about Twitch, visit our Press Center, Twitter feed (#Twitch), and Blog.

Special Thanks to P.W. Starman for the scoop

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