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Guyasuta fundraiser to feature wrestling alliance

| Friday, May 11, 2012, 1:14 a.m.

The Keystone State Wrestling Alliance will enter the ring this weekend to help raise funds for Guyasuta of Fox Chapel Youth Football.A fundraiser for the football group is scheduled for Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Sharpsburg Recreation Center.Lou Zygmuncik, who works with the wrestling organization, said the Keystone State Wrestling Alliance was started in 2000. Wrestlers participate in up to 15 fundraisers each year with many booked thanks to positive reviews."A lot of our fundraisers comes from word of mouth," he said.The show in Sharpsburg should last a "couple hours," Zygmuncik said."We'll probably have six to seven matches on the bill for that evening," he said.The organization uses between 20 and 24 wrestlers for its events depending on availability. In the past, they have brought in special guests from World Wrestling Entertainment and the World Wrestling Federation. The Sharpsburg event will showcase only the regular wrestlers with the group."It's just our main roster we use from event to event," Zygmuncik said.Most of the wrestlers are from the Pittsburgh area, Zygmuncik said. He promises that the event will be family friendly."We keep it clean," he said. "There are a lot of kids that attend our events."Zygmuncik expects the wrestlers to be busy in the coming months with shows lined up throughout the summer."Our summer is typically very busy," Zygmuncik said. "It's a lot of fun though."

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