Backyard wrestling rings will cost between $1800-2800 while you need to spend between $3500 and $6500 for professional rings.
Let`s see which one is a good choice for you and what the differences are between them all.
Costs of different types and sizes of wrestling rings
The money you will have to spend depends on what you will be using your ring for. There are lower quality and smaller size rings for sale if you are only looking for a backyard wrestling ring but you will need a full 18` Pro Wrestling ring if you are planning to become a promoter and organize serious matches.
Let`s see what you will have to spend in the above cases.
Backyard Wrestling rings
The good news is that these rings cost a lot less than the professional wrestling rings you see on TV.
Prices range from $1800 to $2800 and these amounts only depend on the size you choose. The bigger the more expensive.
A US company called Monster Rings and Cages sell them in the above price range and they will even deliver it, although it can take a couple of weeks.
Pro wrestling rings (2 of our recommendations)
- Lowboy Wrestling Rings from Monster Rings and Cages come in sizes of 14
, 16 and 18` and their costs are between $3200 and $3800
- The Pro Wrestling Ring from the same company comes in 3 sizes with 20` as the largest and the cost of that is $4600.
If you want to know more about different sizes and types of rings, you can watch the youtube channel below. These videos are full of details.
Should you build your own wrestling ring?
If you are on a budget and you want to build a basic ring in your backyard, it could be a possibility. But don`t forget that you will need to be reasonably good at DIY and be a good handyman in general as you will need more effort to put one together than you need when assembling a chair you buy from Ikea.
If you still want to build your own ring here is a list of what to look for when you go shopping for parts:
The safest pro-wrestling rings feature the following:
· Interlocking steel frame
· Steel tube corner posts to provide great bounce and strength
· Steel side rails featuring truss-style connections that attach easily to the poles
· Padding made from closed-cell dense foam
· Wooden board
· Canvas mat cover
· Deluxe Turnbuckle pads
· Turnbuckle covers
· Lacing rope for turnbuckle and mat cover
On the other hand, if you are planning to take things more seriously my advice is not to build it yourself. You will need a very high-quality ring.
How long do wrestling rings last?
It really depends on how much you use your ring but in general, you can expect your ring to last a good 5-6 years before you need to look for another one.
As far as the cost of a wrestling ring is concerned, you get what you pay for. That means you can squeeze the budget and get very little, or invest an adequate amount ($1800-$6500) and get an excellent wrestling ring.
Choosing a ring with better materials will yield a fabulous experience. It also means a better overall look and safety. After all, you want a good working environment.
Now, if you don’t have that kind of money and still would like to own a wrestling ring, you can go the inexpensive route. Of course, this is not recommended because of safety reasons, but still, it’s possible to build a cheap wrestling ring.
As far as we can see, the only real factor in the price of a professional wrestling ring is its size. You will find different styles and models but at the end of the day, they will be built from very similar materials so the total amount you will have to spend comes down to how much of those materials they will need to use to build it.