Global Force Wrestling In Action This Weekend With Huge Names Announced

GFW released the following press releaseregarding their Grand Slam Series Tour.

Southern Illinois to host GFW’s 2016 Grand Slam Series Tour on July 1st

The Southern Illinois Miners are pleased to announce that pro wrestling is coming back to Rent One Park this summer on July 1st as Global Force Wrestling’s 2016 Grand Slam Series Tour comes to Rent One Park!

Sponsored by the Williamson County Tourism Bureau, the event will feature eight matches beginning at 7:30 p.m., with the action including such names as Jeff Jarrett, Kevin Nash, Sonjay Dutt, Mickey James, Karen Jarrett, Nick Aldis and Colt Cabana.

Tickets for the event are $20 for general admission (located in the Rent One Park seating bowl), while parking is $5. Fans also have the chance to purchase two ticket packages that are enhanced with special features. For $40, fans can get the VIP Silver package, which includes admission to the event as well as a Meet & Greet with the wrestlers. For just $10 more, fans can obtain the VIP Gold package, which includes a Meet & Greet with the wrestlers, one (1) free beer coupon (ID required), seats closest to the rings and FREE parking! There will also be a limited amount of seating on the field.

Plus, fans will have the opportunity to buy GFW merchandise at the ballpark, and in addition to all the exciting wrestling action, there will be a fireworks show after the last match of the night! Gates will open at 6:30 for those with general admission or VIP Silver packages and 5:30 for fans with VIP Gold packages.

To purchase tickets for a great night of pro wrestling at Rent One Park, contact the Miners’ box office at 618-998-8499.

Global Force Wrestling was founded in 2014 by Jeff Jarrett. GFW is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The first GFW promoted show took place on January 4, 2015 with the broadcast of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Wrestle Kingdom 9 on pay-per-view and digital streaming platforms.

Be sure to follow the Miners this offseason at and also on social media on Facebook and Twitter (@siminers) as they prepare for 2016!

The Southern Illinois Miners are the back-to-back Frontier League East Division Champions and the 2012 Frontier League Champions. They have been awarded the Frontier League Organization of the Year award three times since their inception, and also set a new Frontier League attendance record in 2007, their inaugural season. For ticket information, contact the Rent One Park box office at 618-998-8499. For any additional information, visit our website at

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