One night only! American Wrestling Association (AWA) legends Baron Von Raschke, Ken Patera, Jim Brunzell and Kenny “Sodbuster” Jay will engage in a panel discussion honoring South Milwaukee hero Reggie “Da Crusher” Lisowski. Expect a thrilling evening full of nostalgia as our special guests tell stories, answer questions and give commentary on matches involving ‘Da Crusher that will be displayed at the event. Premium tickets include VIP access to meet, get photographs with, and autographs from the panel prior to the event. Do not miss this rare event that will likely never be repeated!
This event is part of a fundraising campaign to create and install a life-sized (or larger than life) bronze statute of Reggie “‘Da Crusher” Lisowski in his hometown of South Milwaukee. ‘Da Crusher was a lifelong South Milwaukee resident who led an extraordinary life. Da Crusher wrestled professionally at the highest level for more than 40 years and was known worldwide as “The Man That Made Milwaukee Famous.” He was a three-time AWA Heavyweight Champion, a five-time AWA tag team champion with Dick the Bruiser, and was inducted into WCW Hall of Fame.
‘Da Crusher, a World War II Army veteran, embodies the blue-collar, hard-working people of South Milwaukee, and a monument honoring his memory will be a proud landmark for South Milwaukee, southeastern Wisconsin, and all wrestling fans, everywhere — forever.
SOLD OUT $30 includes the 5 pm meet and greet and a premium reserved seat to the 7pm event.
For the 7 pm event only, $16 for a mid-level seat and $10 for side-level seating. Tickets go on sale Feb. 23rd. The quickest way to order is online.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article “Da Crusher is crushing it: Crusher countdown halfway to goal for funding wrestler’s statue”
CBS 58 ‘Da Crusher fundraising efforts news story
Fox 6 ‘Da Crusher news story