Jesse Hernandez AKA Jesse Lizarraga is a professional wrestler, referee, trainer, producer, actor, owner of the Empire Wrestling Federation and School of Hard Knocks.
Jesse formed the School of Hard Knocks training facility with Bill Anderson, who left to form his own training camp. Jesse's school now called, The Jesse Hernandez School of Hard Knocks is where many wrestling superstars have trained, and had their start in wrestling. Rico Costantino, Amazing Kong also known in WWE as Kharma, Frankie Kazarian KAZ, Melina, Leyla El, Eve Torres, Rocky Romero, Ricky Reyes, T.J. Perkins, Sonny Ayon also known as Sonny Valens, and so many many more.
Jesse has refereed several years for World Wrestling Entertainment, National Wrestling Alliance, L.P.W.A. Ladies Professional Wrestling Association, and Women of Wrestling among others, giving him a reputation of being inescapable in the wrestling industry.
In 2006, he was inducted into the Southern California Pro-Wrestling Hall of Fame.
As an actor and producer Jesse is know for his work on, Seabiscuit (2003), Ed Wood (1994) and EWF: New Year's Retribution (2006). for Jesse's full IMDb click HERE.
One thing is for sure, Jesse has some great events coming up that you definitely do not want to miss. Including one TODAY!!!
Saturday, April 6,2019 at 7pm PST don't miss out on WRESTLING LUCHA LIBRE!
With the Main Event and Special Attraction, Let's Get Loco is something the whole family can enjoy!! There will be 5 action packed matches and more.
On May 18th, 2019 there is also the San Bernadino County Fair DUAL RING TURMOIL with the Empire Wrestling Federation.
You can follow Jesse Hernadez and keep up with he has going on at:
Twitter: @ewfjesse, @EWFEmpire
Facebook: @EmpireWrestlingFederation, @SchoolofHardKnocksProWrestlingSchool,
Instagram: @ewfjesse, @ewfempire
YouTube:EWF - Empire Wrestling Federation
Official Sites: empirewrestlingfederation.com, and sohktraining.com
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It has been 1 full year since the launch of Mariano "Big Dawg's" Corner on ANEW podcast and we are so excited to bring you upcoming announcements, an overview of this last year's guest, what's going on with them right now, merchandise and much, much more!!!
Through the last 12 months we have brought you some of the best in MMA Fighters, Bare Knuckle Fighter's, UFC Fighters and even the creator of the UFC himself! Legendary Martial Arts Actors, Master's, Actors, Producer's, Filmmakers, Stuntman, Music Artist, Comedian's, Veteran's and even a Cake Boss, just to name a few... I know we have to wonder what some of our past guest are up to now as well, and if you follow them then you know how busy they can be!!! If you haven't been keeping up, you should... We have put our entire first year right here on this page so just click any feature photo of ANEW guest BELOW today's show and check out their Bio and Interview!!!
And for our Co-Host Mariano "Big Dawg" Mendoza he has been quite the busy bee as of late, so busy in fact we put together his career and what's going on right HERE for you so you can keep up!
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Shannon "The Cannon" Ritch is a Professional MMA Fighter, Boxer, Professional Wrestler, Grappler, Actor, Pro am Golfer and Kick Boxer.
He is known for being the former Gladiator's Challenge Heavyweight Champion, KOTC Middleweight Champion and IFC Champion.
Shannon started fighting in 1991, became a professional competitor in 1998 and has competed for MFC, Pancrase, K-1, PRIDE, Rebel Fighting Championship, King of the Cage and WEC.
In his total fight time he has 112 wins, 88 loses and 2 draws. His documented fights he has 56 wins, 81 losses and 4 draws.
He holds a 2-1 record in bare knuckle boxing with all of his wins coming by way of knockout and is ranked #2 heavyweight bare knuckle fighter in the UK and ranked #12 in China as a light heavyweight.
He found success as a grappler winning multiple NAGA, Grapplers Quest and ABU Dhabi Combat Club competitions. Most recently winning a gold medal in the super heavyweight division at the Grand Canyon 2017 BJJ Open in Arizona, 2 gold medals in Gi and No-Gi heavyweight master's division at the 2017 SJJIF World's in Long Beach and a silver medal at the '17 Arizona State BJJ Championships.
As an avid golf player Ritch won 1st place in many state and pro am competitions in Arizona.(2017)
Shannon has been in such TV shows as iCarly as a MMA fighter, CSI Las Vegas (Thug #2), Walker Texas Ranger and has 2 movies out this year. "Bullets, Blades and Blood"(2017) is straight to DVD and "No Way Out" (2018) which is directed by Jeffrey D. Parker.
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You can follow Shannon on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube (by clicking green text).
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