OWW Daily News & Notes for 5/27

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Eric Bischoff (53) and Nattie Neidhart (26) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Kara Ahmed (1912), ‘Irish’ Jack Donovan (1940), and Vincent James McMahon (69, 1984) .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[NECW DVD] NECW Home Video presents BIRTHDAY BASH 7: CAGED FURY, NECW’s 7th Anniversary Spectacular, on DVD. This special collector’s edition features one of the biggest main events in NECW history. D.C. Dillinger defending the NECW Triple Crown against “Straight Edge” Brian Fury inside a steel cage! This DVD contains never-before-seen features and bonus material is available at www.NECWwrestling.com

[ClickWrestle] Be sure to check out the improved ClickWrestle.com site – providing full downloadable wrestling matches since 2001. ClickWrestle currently has over 1300 live matches, including exclusive footage from ChickFight and SHIMMER. We’re happy to bring you this major update that includes even more previews, reviews, star ratings and more. New features are being updated daily, so be sure to look around. Let us know your thoughts on the new site by leaving a message in the forums. – Thanks for your continued support. Hope you like the new site! – ClickWrestle the #1 Source for Wrestling Video on Demand – http://www.clickwrestle.com – [reported by ChickFight Sara]

[Article] The Chronical Herald (Nova Scotia) story on the death of Rudy Kay [reported by Mike Informer]

[Indy Event] The next GOUGE show is Friday May 30 at 8pm at Vintage 21 on 110 S. West Street in Downtown Raleigh. Doors open at 7Pm show starts at 8 PM. This is an all ages family friendly event. more info check out www.gougewrestling.com

[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] 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]

[Indy Event] Nikita Koloff, The Midnight Express and Buff Bagwell will be appearing at the NWA Mid-Atlantic event in Chester, South Carolina on Saturday, June 21st, 2008. Go to http://www.midatlanticwrestling.com for info about NWA Mid-Atlantic.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[WWE Event] WWE returns to the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 26th, 2008. Tickets go on sale June 21st, 2008 at 10 AM.. [reported by Devin Cutting]nb

[WWE News] This year’s Tribute To The Troops special will air on NBC, likely in prime time.

[UK News] For the latest news about pro wrestling around the world and to see our latest 80 page edition including interviews with Johnny Phere, Bulla Punk, Tex Benedict and nearly 60 pages of news go to www.piledriver-online.co.uk

[Radio] Tune in this Thursday night (5/29) at 10pm central as Cheap Heat Radio returns with host Gene Jackson. Listen as I’m joined by hollywoodjimmy.com columnist Olly Bradford as we’ll discuss wrestling in the southeast and beyond as well as take your phone calls and questions. Feel free to call in if you have question, comment, a show to promote, or just what ever’s on your mind. It should be a really fun show. The # to call is (347) 838-8101. To hear the show go to http://www.rroradio.com Be sure to check out the archives for over 30 past shows featuring Ken Wayne, Randy Hales, Jamie Dundee, Ali Stevens, Mike Sanders, Nick Dinsmore, Mike Dibiase, Scott Bowden, Jimmy Hart, and many more!

[Article] In the WWE, It’s Not About Luck…It’s About Luck & Attitude [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Victim’s Mother Decries Bollea’s Outrageous Conduct [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Kiwi Wrestlers get a shot with world title [reported by Mike Informer]