"this just in piece" about the change in ownership of Eastern Wrestling Alliance
"this just in piece" about the change in ownership of Eastern Wrestling Alliance (EWA), the only professional wrestling organization based in Maine. The EWA is now owned by a group of three EWA employees, two wrestlers and a silent partner. The previous owner was James St. Jean of Jay. Joshua Shea, one of the new owner/wrestles, says this is the first such group to be owned by wrestlers, and Steve Ramsey, a native Mainer and the other owner/wrestler says they hope to pump up the alliance's drawing power through lower ticket prices, potential television appearance, a consistent Portland venue, and shows on a regular schedule. With descriptions of some of the "characters" wrestling in the EWA and plans for developing "continuing stories" for them. The current villain is Dr. Everette Payne, who abuses fellow wrestlers and Maine fans as well. He described Maine fans as "the dumbest fans anywhere in the world," and described Gorham, a frequent venue for EWA events, as a "Xanadu of incest bestiality, and illiteracy." The first show under the new EWA regime will be held Sept. 22, at Shaw School in Gorham.
O'Sullivan, Tim, ""this just in piece" about the change in ownership of Eastern Wrestling Alliance" (2000). Maine News Index – Portland Phoenix. 236.
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