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Team UK to compete in TNA’s America’s X Cup

Press Release:

Nashville, TN – On Wednesday April 7th, Total Nonstop Action Wrestling pay-per-view will feature Team UK against the two time defending America’s X Cup Champions, Team Mexico.

After watching Team Mexico defeat Team USA and Team Canada, Team UK contacted TNA officials about scheduling the match.

Led by Coach Dave Taylor, Team UK will consist of James Mason (captain), Robbie Dynamite, Frankie Sloan and Xtreme Dean. They will face Hector Garza (captain), Abismo Negro, Mr. Aguila and Heavy Metal.

Nicknamed “The Squire”, Taylor is a third generation wrestler and former UK and European Champion. He is also a former German Tag Team Champion with Chris Benoit. A world renowned trainer, some of his students have included; Batista, WWE Divas, and TNA’s C.M. Punk. Taylor gained popularity along with William Regal in WCW as one of the Blue Bloods.

“We have beaten every team from North America,” Team Mexico’s captain Hector Garza explained through a translator. “Team Mexico will take on the best from any country and prove once again that Mexico produces the top X Division wrestlers in the world. We are America’s team!”

Critics and fans alike have hailed America’s X Cup as some of the best action in professional wrestling today. The concept of bringing different teams from around the world to compete in an international contest is unique and innovative in the sport of professional wrestling. The combination of national pride, and the amazing high-flying, high-risk X division has proved to be must see pay-per-view.

TNA Wrestling is the first-ever weekly wrestling pay-per-view series available every Wednesday night at 8pm ET/5pm PT. Available on iN DEMAND, DIRECTV and TVN as well as Viewer’s Choice, Bell ExpressVu and Shaw PPV in Canada. TNA is wrestling reinvented featuring some of the most recognizable faces in wrestling today—including AJ Styles, Jeff Jarrett, Sting, Raven, Abyss and more! TNA Xplosion is also seen on the Empire Sports Network, Sunshine Network, UrbanTV and 60 markets around the country. TNA Wrestling has gained recognition as the definitive alternative for today’s wrestling enthusiast.