Professional Wrestling Benefit Show “PawCade” Set for Salem, IN

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This weekend is a big one for the midwest indie scene as not only will WCWO be making their return but there is also a charity show PawCade being run on July 11th which features a huge main event of MLW star Calvin Tankman taking on EFFY.  We have been sent the following press release regarding the event:

July 11th’s Event Will Raise Money for the Salem Animal Shelter and Washington County Humane Society.

SALEM, May 29, 2020 – and Paradigm Pro Wrestling are tag teaming to present a professional wrestling benefit show for the Salem Animal Shelter and the Washington County Humane Society.

The first-ever “PawCade” professional wrestling supercard will be held on Saturday, July 11th at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Salem, Indiana. The event will be headlined by pitting MLW Star Calvin Tankman against EFFY. 

EFFY, has gained international acclaim as an openly gay performer after being profiled by VICE and other news outlets, and performing for various independent wrestling shows across the country.     

Other featured competitors include IMPACT star “Legendary” Larry D, John Wayne Murdoch, Levi Everret, Juicy Jimmy, Nolan Edward, ATM (with Nikki Campbell), Billie Starkz, and Paradigm Pro Wrestling Champion Cole Radrick.

But behind all the exciting action, the main purpose of the show is to benefit a good cause. owner, and event promoter, Chad French said “My family and I are excited to be able to- in some small way- help our furry friends out with this show. has long said that we’d never promote a professional wrestling show of our own unless the cause warranted it, this is that cause.” 

This will be one of the area’s first major sporting events since the coronavirus pandemic began. The event is being held in accordance with Indiana’s Back on Track Reopening Guidelines. The Reopening Guidelines permit entertainment/ sporting events with 250+ people in attendance beginning on July 4th.

PawCade promoters have stated that in addition to following all applicable county and state guidelines as it pertains to safety, that they will be voluntarily capping total capacity at the show to 250 people, with facial masks available to those who want them, and enhanced sanitation measures in place. 

PawCade will emanate from the Washington County Fairgrounds in Salem, Indiana on Saturday, July 11th. The show will start at 7PM. Tickets are $15, with discounts available if you donate an item to the humane society. Advanced tickets are available at 


Chad French’s is a website dedicated to all things professional wrestling, with a special emphasis on promoting independent wrestling events that occur in Kentuckiana and the greater midwest. 

About Paradigm Pro Wrestling

Founded in 2017, Paradigm Pro Wrestling (PPW) presents monthly events in the Kentuckiana area. All shows are filmed for international distribution on the IndependentWrestling.TV streaming network. PPW wrestlers have competed on the largest stages in pro wrestling including the WWE, AEW, Ring of Honor, and Impact Wrestling.

Press Contacts

Name: Chad French

Phone: 812-557-2234 



Name: Gary J. Wilson

Phone: 574-329-2901




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