ECW Arena re-opening pushed back to January

The Asylum Arena, more famously known as the ECW Arena, located at 7 W Ritner St. in South Philadelphia is looking to reopen in January of 2014, according to PWInsider.com.

The old ECW Arena has been under a lot of construction in recent years and has not hosted many wrestling events, which has hurt the independent wrestling scene here in Philadelphia, according to the report.

Despite the construction, the arena was schedule to re-open this month, but that has been pushed back.

The most recent wrestling-related event to be held in the venue was a screening of the independent ECW documentary titled “Barbed Wire City.”

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