Pro Wrestling Guerrilla is the hottest entity in choreographed grappling, not to mention a breeding ground for future WWE main-eventers. (Cesaro, Daniel Bryan, Kevin Owens and Seth Rollins are but a few of the current superstars who cut their teeth in the Valley.) No other promotion in the country has the street cred of PWG, with each show acting as a showcase for the best indie talent around, many of them international stars. Operating out of American Legion Post 308, a VFW hall in Reseda, PWG's modest venue belies the phenomenal in-ring action taking place at its packed-to-the-rafters shows. It also has earned an unprecedented level of underground cachet for a wrestling company, with everyone from Sofia Vergara to MMA star Ronda Rousey having been spotted at recent shows. Buy ringside seats the next time tickets go on sale, but be quick — they tend to sell out in a matter of minutes.

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