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TNA's Latest Publicity Stunt - Will Try To Host Chad Ochocinco vs. Marvin Lewis In A Steel Cage Match

Written by Richard Gray on Jan 26, 2011 - 3:01:20 PM

- TNA Wrestling issued the following press release today:

CHAD OCHOCINCO VS. HEAD COACH MARVIN LEWIS IN A STEEL CAGE MATCH?

Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling offers to host the bout at the "Lockdown" Pay-Per-View event on Sunday, April 17

As the NFL's Super Bowl draws near, one of the year's major football news stories has been the ongoing rivalry between Cincinnati Begals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco and his head coach, Marvin Lewis.

The ill-will between the head coach and his star player has reportedly been an ongoing issue, and now Ochocinco has challenged Lewis to put an end to their differences once and for all - not on the gridiron field of the NFL, but inside a steel cage!

On Monday, Ochocinco posted the following message to his Twitter account (twitter.com/ochocinco), responding to Adam Schefter of ESPN: "Me and Marvin Lewis in a cage match, set it up, I've earned my stripes on my helmet it's time to fight then play"

As a result, Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling has offered to host Ochocinco vs. Lewis inside a Steel Cage at their annual "Lockdown" event on April 17, which will air live on Pay-Per-View!

"Lockdown" features every match contested inside a 15-foot reinforced steel cage, making it the only all-steel cage Pay-Per-View event in professional wrestling.

If Ochocinco and Lewis agree to settle their differences, TNA Wrestling officials will work with their representatives to sanction the bout, as well as train both combatants in the weeks leading up to the match.

Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling is the world's most innovative experience in professional wrestling, airing in over 120 countries worldwide. Join Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Rob Van Dam, "The Phenomenal" AJ Styles, Jeff Hardy, Olympic Gold Medallist Kurt Angle, Jeff Jarrett, Mr. Anderson, the lovely and lethal TNA Knockouts and the no-limits X-Division every Thursday at 9/8 on SpikeTV in the United States. For more information, visit www.tnawrestling.com

Richard Reacts: A couple of readers requested my reaction so here goes. First of all this doesn't seem as random as it sounds as it could indicate TNA is looking to hold Lockdown in Cincinnati although that is speculation at this point. As for my thoughts I am 100% against promoting matches that involve people that are not wrestlers. Obviously TNA is doing whatever they can to grab a national media headline (they've done it before with Adam "Pacman" Jones and former Illinois governor Robert Bogovich) but it makes them look "minor league" and desperate for promotion. It would be one thing if either Ochocinco or Lewis had already accepted an offer but to make a story over a Tweet is pretty ridiculous. I am also angered when TNA shells out big cash for a celebrity (as they did with JWoww from "Jersey Shore") when so many people are taking pay cuts and just barely getting by. I was told just yesterday by a source high up in TNA that several people in the locker room are growing increasingly frustrated over pay which is why so many people are quitting. Many workers are paid very little and have a very difficult time making ends meet.


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