OWW Daily News & Notes for 5/12

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: Buck Davidson (81, 1989), Danny Little Bear (65, 1991), Johnny Eagles (64, 1999), and Erich Kulas (22, 2002) .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

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[Indy News] NWA Upstate Owner Attacked! Late last Friday night, NWA Upstate and Empire owner Hellcat was randomly attacked and suffered a serious leg injury. Although it hasn’t been confirmed, it is rumored that 2CW wrestlers orchestrated the attack. Despite the attack, it hasn’t taken “The Boss” long to respond as he has challenged 2CW to face Upstate on his turf AND on his terms and 2CW has accepted. So… NWA Upstate Debuts at the Main St. Armory Saturday June 28th in Rochester, New York featuring a WAR GAMES match between Team NWA-U and Team 2CW. Also appearing, TNA Super Star Showtime Eric Young, and NWA Upstate Champion Danny Doring.

[Indy Event] New England Championship Wrestling returns to Quincy, Massachusetts on Saturday night, May 31 for the 5th Annual IRON 8 Championship. Tickets will be on sale later this week at all FYE locations, K.C. Sportscards, 33 Temple Street, Quincy Center. They are available now online at www.NECWwrestling.com

[Indy Event] Kid Kash and Cassidy Riley will be appearing at the Showtime All-Star Wrestling event on May 16th, 2008 in Millersville, Tennessee. Riley will also be at the SAW event in Columbia, Tennessee on May 17th, 2008. Go to http://www.showtimewrestling.tv for info about SAW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] Axl Rotten will be appearing at the NWA East/Undisputed Championship Wrestling events in Uniontown, Pennsylvania on May 31st, 2008 and August 2nd, 2008. Go to http://nwaeast-ucw.webs.com for info about NWA East/UCW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[TNA/Indy News] Kurt Angle returns home on May 24th for Steel City Wrestlefest! BENEFITS THE CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION. A Special Appearance by BRUNO SAMMARTINO. Plus Chris Masters vs. Sterling James Keenan, Chris Hamrick & Tracy Smothers vs. The Heart Throbs, Christian York reunites with Joey Matthews, The Blue Meanie vs. Eric Extasy, and a whole lot more. For more information, go to www.steelcitywrestlefest.vze.com

[Spotlight] ECWAprowrestling.com has posted a Superstar spotlight article about its promoter Jim Ketner. If you are anything like me, you are probably very curious about this very popular independent promoter and I was surprised to learn some things contained on this page. To learn more about Jim Ketner, click here.

[WWE PPV] WWE Backlash will be held at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island on April 26th, 2009.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Article] Hulk Hogan of ‘Gladiators’ shakes off life’s body slams [reported by Mike Informer]

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