Cody Rhodes and The Young Bucks laid out an ambitious plan to sell out a 10,000-seat, self-funded show in Chicago on Labor Day weekend. No promotion in North America outside of World Wrestling Entertainment has managed to even come close to those attendance figures in decades. Despite many writing this off as out-of-reach, the indie superstars pulled off a sell-out in just under 30 minutes.
29 minutes & 36 seconds.
Thank you. Very much. pic.twitter.com/imOxKUSNsC
— Cody Rhodes (@CodyRhodes) May 14, 2018
The first main event has been announced as Cody challenge Nick Aldis for the NWA Heavyweight Championship. While the rest of the card is still in the works, confirmed stars include Rey Mystery, Jr., Kazuchika Okada, Kenny Omega, Pentagon Jr., and Tessa Blanchard. More stars are being booked and confirmed in the months leading to the show.