These two have a storied history, dating back to their time as a tag team in 2008.
This match serves as a rematch of sorts of the SHIMMER 35 main event, in which McKay challenged Eagles for the SHIMMER Title.
SHIMMER 53 will be airing live on iPPV — a first for the promotion — on April 6th at 12pm and will be available for order at WWNLive.com.
To purchase tickets to the show, click here.
Read the full press release below:
SHIMMER – WOMEN ATHLETES is proud announce the addition of “Everybody’s Favorite Girlfriend” JESSIE McKAY to all of our April events! Jessie will be a part of SHIMMER 53 on April 6th as part of WrestleCon at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, NJ, as well as SHIMMER 54-57 on April 13th & 14th at the Berwyn Eagles Club in Berwyn, IL!
After a one year absence from SHIMMER competition, Jessie McKay will make her return in less than six weeks. Jessie made her arrival in SHIMMER during 2008, initially as part of a tag team unit with fellow Sydney, Australia native and mentor Madison Eagles. McKay went on to build a singles career for herself over the next several years, with strong outings against the likes of Cheerleader Melissa, Sara Del Rey, Tomoka Nakagawa, Ayako Hamada, and a fantastic series of bouts against fierce rival Nicole Matthews.
Perhaps McKay’s most memorable SHIMMER contest was the main event of SHIMMER 35, challenging Eagles for the SHIMMER Championship. It has been widely praised as one of the most exciting SHIMMER Title matches in company history. SHIMMER 53 on April 6th as part of WrestleCon will be the largest live attendance for any SHIMMER event, as well as the first ever SHIMMER http://www.wwnlive.com/ internet pay-per-view. Many wrestling fans from around the globe will witness just what the SHIMMER athletes are all about for the first time at that event, and as a result, SHIMMER officials have put together the rematch!
Two of the very best competitors to come out of the Australian wrestling scene will do battle once again, this time in front of the WrestleCon crowd, and on live SHIMMER iPPV! Whether you’re there in person in Secaucus, NJ, or watching live on the internet, don’t miss Madison Eagles vs. Jessie McKay as they renew their rivalry on April 6th!
SHIMMER 53 will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center (355 Plaza Drive) in Secaucus, NJ. Bell time for this afternoon event is 12pm (Noon).
Tickets are now on sale at http://www.wwnlive.com/wrestlecon for the SHIMMER 53 event. First and second row seating is already sold out. Third row ringside seating is still available, priced at $40. General admission seating is also available, priced at $25. The event is suitable for all ages.
SHIMMER 53 will be one of several live pro wrestling events that weekend at the Meadowlands Exposition Center as part of WrestleCon. After the SHIMMER event on April 6th, there will also be full events promoted by both CHIKARA and Dragon Gate USA at the same location. Visit http://www.wrestlecon.com/ for more information on all of the festivities that weekend at the Meadowlands Expo Center.
Already signed for SHIMMER 53 on April 6th…
***Steel Cage/SHIMMER Title Match***
(Champion) SARAYA KNIGHT vs. CHEERLEADER MELISSA
***Rematch from SHIMMER 52***
AYAKO HAMADA vs. “The Wrestling Goddess” ATHENA
***Rematch of SHIMMER 35 Main Event***
MADISON EAGLES vs. JESSIE McKAY
SHIMMER Tag Team Champions THE CANADIAN NINJAS
The debut of New Zealand’s EVIE
“Latina Sensation” MERCEDES MARTINEZ
Look for more matches and talent announcements to be made over the course of the next several weeks.
For years now, fans in the northeast have requested that SHIMMER run a live event in their area. For those fans, this is your chance to see SHIMMER live without having to make the trip to Chicago! If you will be in the area the weekend of April 6th, be sure to experience SHIMMER 53 live and in person!
Visit http://www.wwnlive.com/wrestlecon to pick up your tickets to SHIMMER 53!