LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Two Kentucky businessmen have purchased a majority interest in Ohio Valley Wrestling. OVW is a Louisville-based independent professional wrestling promotion.
Kentucky Sports Radio founder Matt Jones and former 21c Museum Hotels CEO Craig Greenberg are leading a group of investors that purchased a majority interest in OVW. The group also includes Dr. Jeffery Tuvlin of Louisville and Andrew “Hubby” Jefferson of Lexington.
Some of wrestling’s biggest stars have come out of OVW since its start in 1993. John Cena, Brock Lesnar, Cody Rhodes, The Miz, and more got their start in Louisville.