MOA to host its 1st live, pro wrestling event since 1995

In celebration of its 30th birthday, Mall of America will host its first live professional wrestling event since 1995.

MOA hosted the first-ever episode of “WCW Monday Nitro” on Sept. 4, 1995, bringing wrestlers such as Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, Sting and Big Bubba to the Rotunda. On Sept. 10, Minneapolis-based F1RST Wrestling will bring pro wrestling back to the Rotunda.

“As we continue our year-long 30th birthday celebration and look back to the thousands of memorable events we’ve hosted, one of the many stand-out moments that our guests continue to reminisce about was the epic live WCW Monday Nitro wrestling event 27 years ago,” Chris Grap, MOA’s vice president of experiential, said in a statement. “The countless number of requests from fans throughout the years to bring professional wrestling back to our iconic Rotunda space have now been heard, and we couldn’t be more thrilled. There is no better partner than F1RST Wrestling to deliver a night of action-packed awesomeness that fans will be talking about for the next 27 years.”

Tickets for the event go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. MOA says options will range from ring-side seats to a birds-eye view from the fourth floor.

More information is available online.