PWG names two replacements for Battle of Los Angeles this weekend

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Pro Wrestling Guerrilla has named two replacements for the Battle of Los Angeles tournament this weekend in Los Angeles.

On Friday, Jonathan Gresham announced that he had caught COVID-19 and would be unable to participate in the shows this weekend.

PWG stated that both Gresham and his opponent Davey Richards are unable to take part in the shows this weekend.

Unfortunately, Jonathan Gresham and Davey Richards are unable to compete at the 2022 Battle of Los Angeles. Wheeler Yuta and Blake Christian have now entered the tournament and will be facing off in the first round!

— PWG (@OfficialPWG) January 29, 2022

The two will be replaced by Wheeler Yuta and Blake Christian in the opening round of the sixteen-man tournament with the first-round matches occurring Saturday night.

The annual BOLA tournament takes place from The Globe Theatre in Los Angeles with both nights sold out.

Below is the updated lineup for Saturday’s opening round matches:
*Aramis vs. Rey Horus
*Daniel Garcia vs. Kevin Blackwood
*Jack Cartwheel vs. Lio Rush
*Alex Shelley vs. Lee Moriarty
*JD Drake vs. Black Taurus
*Wheeler Yuta vs. Blake Christian
*JONAH vs. Buddy Matthews
*Bandido vs. Mike Bailey