OWW Daily News & Notes for 4/18

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Steve Lombardi aka The Brooklyn Brawler celebrated his 47th birthday today. Today in Memoriam: Gory Guerrero (1990) and Wahoo McDaniel (63, 2002) .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Daizee Haze vs. Cheerleader Melissa

[BLOG] Richard Berger has posted his latest “Perspectives on Wrestling” column on his BLOG entitled The Saga of Brian Pillman – Part I – Richard is one of the best freelance writers in the wrestling industy so check out his work at http://perspectivesonwrestling.blogspot.com.

[Radio] Australia’s Submission Radio “WrestleMania 24 Special” with WrestleCrap.com’s R.D. Reynolds can by Clicking Here.

[Radio] William Hatfield’s The Wrestling Hotseat was joined by The Genius aka “Leaping” Lanny Poffo for an informative and fun twenty plus minute interview – This great interview is available right now at www.myvirtualbc.com

[SHIMMER] Who do you think has what it takes to take the SHIMMER Championship off the waist of “The American Angel” Sara Del Rey? This is a hot topic currently on The SHIMMER Forum. Post your thoughts in the following thread

[SHIMMER Event] SHIMMER – WOMEN ATHLETES will film Volumes 19 & 20 of the SHIMMER DVD series on Saturday, July 5, 2008 at the Eagles Club (6309 26th Street) in Berwyn, IL, just outside Chicago. Bell time will be 4pm for the taping.

[Canadian Indy Event] Sid Vicious, Petey Williams, Alex Shelley, Chris Sabin, Johnny Devine, Eric Young and Robert Roode will be appearing at the Prime Time Wrestling event in Belleville, Michigan on May 4th, 2008.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Canadian Indy Event] GCW-New Skool – Presents “OUT WITH THE OLD” on Friday May 30th, 2007 @ 7 pm in Mississauga, Ontario featuring Jake O’Reilly Vs TNA Superstar “Showtime” Eric Young.

[Canadian Indy Event] PWA Niagara presents “Zero hour” on Saturday April 26th at the Club Social in Welland, Ontario a six-way ladies elimination match to crown the first ever PWA Niagara Prima Donna Women’s champion. And Most Importantly of all: Prcoceeds to this show will go directly to Jon Hintenbergers fight against Leukemia!!!!

[British Indy Events] Varsity Pro Wresting announced three events in Exmouth (5/26), Bournemouth (5/27), and Portsmouth (5/28). For more information check out www.varsityprowrestling.com

[British Indy Events] Power Trip Wrestling present “One Wild Night”, Saturday 19th April 2008, at Marriots School, Telford Avenue, in Stevenage. For more information, go to www.powertripwrestling.co.uk

[Indy Event] International Wrestling Cartel presents its annual “Super Indy VII” event on Friday, April 25th, at the Court Time Sports Center in Elizabeth, PA – Super Indy Tournament first round matches will be: Ricky Reyes vs Hentai, Troy Lords vs Davey Richards, Luke Hawx vs Shiima Xion, Jerry Lynn vs Jason Gory – plus Sandman vs Dennis Gregory in a Bootcamp match for the IWC Heavyweight title. For more information go to www.IWCwrestling.com.

[Indy Event] CWF Mid-Atlantic presents “Civitans Superbrawl 2″ takes place this Saturday, APRIL 19th, in GREENSBORO, NC. For more information, go to http://www.cwfmidatlantic.com

[Indy Event] EWF Wrestling returns to action this Saturday Night, April 19, 2008 at the EWF Arena on 3400 S. Adams in Marion, IN. Tickets are only $8. Visit us online at www.EWFArena.com

[Indy Event] Former ECW superstars Julio Dinero, Chris Hamrick and Christian York will be appearing at the Far North Wrestling event in Butler, Pennsylvania on May 23rd, 2008.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Article] Alex Marvez’s weekly look at professional wrestling can be read here.

[Article] Not your average Samoa Joe [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Article] Sharp Angle: Wrestling legend knows what it takes to stay on top [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Article] EG INTERVIEW: WWE’S CHRIS JERICHO [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Article] TNA produces strong go-home show [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Article] Big Man, Big Heart (The Great Khali) [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Article] The Great Khali will return his native village in Himachal on April 26 [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Article] Rowdy Roddy In Winnipeg [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Indy Results] April 13, 2008–Blood, Sweat and Ears – “Return to the Nickle City” in Sudbury, Ontario: Click Here For Results.

[Indy Results] April 12, 2008–Power & Glory Wrestling – The Great Collision in Fairfield, Connecticut: Click Here For Results.

[Training] CZW to hold open tryout on May 10th prior to BEST OF THE BEST! – Do you think you have what it takes to succeed in the Combat Zone? Are you the next Ultraviolent star or perhaps, the next Best of the Best? Here’s your chance to prove it… the CZW Wrestling Academy is holding open tryouts on Saturday, May 10th prior to the Best of the Best tournament. The open tryout is FREE and will begin at 2PM sharp. You must be in appropriate work out apparell, and be prepared to push yourself to the limit. This is the Combat Zone… it’s not for everyone. If you are unable to attend May 10th’s open tryout, you can still sign up for a FREE tryout on a later date. To do that, or get any other inforamtion on the CZW Academy, you can contact us at ACADEMY@czwrestling.com, or CZWNews@aol.com, and we will do our best to help you out. We’ll see you in the Combat Zone…. [reported by Ben Kerin]