OWW Daily News & Notes for 5/18

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Gino Brito (67), Jimmy Snuka (63), and the Blue Meanie (35) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Boyd Pierce (70, 1999) .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[FIP DVD] FIP’s stacked “Cage Of Pain II” event is now out on DVD at www.ROHwrestling.com and available for immediate delivery. The main event sees the extremely violent Cage If Pain II as Black Market & The Heartbreak Express join forces to take on The YRR of Sal Rinauro, Kenny King, Jason Blade & Chasyn Rance. This bloodbath sees light tubes, tables, barbed wire, chairs and more used to bring the extreme violence to FIP. The loaded undercard features a Dragon Gate style futuristic six man with BxB Hulk, Yamato & Jack Evans vs. Delirious, Hallowicked & Jigsaw plus: Roderick Strong vs. Larry Sweeney for the FIP World Heavyweight Title; Erick Stevens vs. The Necro Butcher in a wild brawl for the Florida Heritage Title; Jay Briscoe vs. Gran Akuma; Lacey & Rain vs. Sara Del Rey & Daizee Haze plus more!!! This is one FIP DVD you can’t miss and “Cage Of Pain II” is available now at ROHwrestling.com

[WWE News] Bret “The Hitman” Hart will be signing autographs on June 7th, 2008 at Auto Shoppers in Bakersfield, California from noon to 2 PM and at Auto Shoppers in Fresno, California from 4 to 6 PM. Go to http://www.btwrestling.com for full info about these autograph sessions. WWE will also be in Fresno, California on June 7th, 2008 for a Smackdown & ECW taping. Let the rumors & speculation begin.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Misc News] The Tiger Khan documentary (Tiger Khan- Fire in the Blood) is coming along great and they estimate a late Spring completion and Mid-July Manhattan screening. Produced and directed by Franco Frassetti and Evan Ginzburg.

[WWE Article] Brisbane Times: On tour with Kelly Kelly [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Former pro wrestler ‘The Lariat’ enjoys watching sons play for Baylor, Midway [reported by Mike Informer]

[Radio] Download the GQ Money interview from In Your Head Online..

[Indy News] Full Impact Pro – Tyler Black has constantly found himself outnumbered by The YRR. Last month, he promised to bring The Age Of The Fall leader Jimmy Jacobs to Florida. It will happen on May 30th and 31st. Crystal River, FL on 5/30 will see former ROH World Tag Team Champions Jacobs & Black with Rain challenge FIP Tag Team Champions Kenny King & Jason Blade. Can The YRR get past The Age Of The Fall?.. For more information, go to www.FullImpactPro.com

[Indy News] 3KWrestling Fighting Athletes debuted on May 9th at The Loft At Limerick Golf Club in front of a super no vacancy and enthusiastic crowd and they were treated to some amazing matches but a few horrible moments including the turn of Ricky Landell.

[Indy Event] EWF Wrestling presents the 5th Annual 2008 X8 Tournament on Saturday, June 14th! The eight participants are Davey Richards, B.J. Whitmer, Danny Daniels, Trik Davis, Silas Young, D-Ray 3000, Osyris, and Louis Linaris. Visit us online www.EWFArena.com for more information.

[Indy Event] The next !BANG! TV Taping coming Sunday June 1st, Lexie Fyfe (Hillary Clinton on Raw), Rocky Johnson (Recently Inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame) and Osamu Nishimura (South Korean NKPWA Champion – Recently won in a 3 way match with Kurt Angle and Korean wrestler in Seoul South Korea) – For more information, go to http://www.dory-funk.com

[Indy Event] ACW Pro Wrestling returns to Denver, Pennsylvania on May 24, 2008 to The Smokestown Fire Company. For more informatio, go to WWW.ATOMICPROWRESTLING.COM

[Indy Event] Gail Kim & Chris Masters will be appearing at the Big Time Wrestling event in Newark, California on July 18th, 2008. Go to http://btwrestling.com for info about BTW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Canadian Indy] 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] The Honky Tonk Man will be appearing at the Power Zone Wrestling event in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada on July 2nd, 2008.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[ChickFight] Big Vision Entertainment’s first retail release featuring the ChickFight women’s wrestling brand is a three disc set called “The ChickFight Collection: Goldrush.” It features the entire ChickFight 4, 5, and 6 tournaments, featuring many wrestlers you’re familiar with from SHIMMER action. Cheerleader Melissa, Daizee Haze, Allison Danger, Tiana Ringer, MsChif, and Mercedes Martinez are among the competitors that appear on the three disc Big Vision release. Regularly priced at $19.95, you can pick up the set from ROH during the 33% off sale for just $13.37! That’s $4.46 per tournament! For details on the ChickFight Collection, visit ROHWrestling.com – Be sure to enter the coupon code: spring into the box marked Discount/Promotional Code when you are going thru the checkout process. The system will automatically generate the discount.

[SHIMMER] 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.

[SHIMMER] ROHwrestling.com has another sale going on covering all merchandise available on their web site, including the newly released SHIMMER Vols. 15 & 16 DVDs! Take advantage of this sale to pick up the new SHIMMER DVD titles at a discount!