OWW Weekly News & Notes for April 28th

Listen to OWW Radio here: http://www.clickwrestle.com/podcasts/owwradio

The April 25th edition of The LAW is available for download featuring a full review of the WWE ‘Extreme Rules’ event, Dave Meltzer, Review a Wai and more. To listen to the show go to this link..

A new women’s group, Female Fight League, was announced this past week at the Cauliflower Alley Club reunion in Las Vegas. The group is spearheaded by ChickFight founder Jason Deadrich and Melissa Anderson, better known as Alissa Flash or Cheerleader Melissa and Stephane Bruyere, co-founder of Canada’s NCW Femme Fatales. A press release reads: “The FFL is a collaborate organization dedicated to bring respect back to women’s professional wrestling. By providing support and resources to pro wreatling’s top promotions for their respective womens divisions, we vow to bring women’s wrestling to a new plateau. The FFL consists of some of the greatest wrestlers and promoters in wonen’s wrestling, working together to better the future of our industry. The FFL is currently represented by promotions in the United States, Canada, and Europe.” More info at www.femalefightleague.com.

Mercedes Martinez, currently 2-0 in EVOLVE competition, will defend her WSU Championship against Brittney Savage on 5/1 in Rahway, NJ at the EVOLVE live event. For ticket information, please visit www.EVOLVEWrestling.com

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The SHIMMER Vol. 14 DVD sold out a couple days ago. It is now out of print. The next SHIMMER titles in jeopardy of becoming extinct are Vol. 13 and Vol. 15. Get ‘em while you still can! go to www.rohwrestling.com to purchase..

Get the new purple SHIMMER t-shirts while they last! Several sizes are already sold out. The new shirts are dark purple, with white ink. The SHIMMER logo is on the front, with the new “Honor, Heart, Skill, Pro Wrestling” insignia on the back. You can order yours now by using the PayPal buttons at… http://shimmerwomen.webs.com/shirts.html

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WSU is proud to announce that the J-Cup & King & Queen of the Ring Tournament DVDs are now on sale! These are our two biggest tournaments all year and sets the tone for the rest of 2010! Watch Mercedes Martinez take on the Undefeated Amber O’Neal! Re-live Alicia returning to dominance and to glory by having her hand raised 6 times in one weekend! Experience WSU like you never have before!

To order the J-Cup visit: http://www.declarationofindependents.net/doistore/fullshows/WSU/jcup2010.htm 

To order the King/Queen Tournament, visit: http://www.declarationofindependents.net/doistore/fullshows/WSU/kq2010.html

WSU returns with another huge double-dvd taping & mini-convention/meet & greet on June 26th.

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By placing within the top 3 of her class at the NPC Kentucky Muscle 2009 in Figure (Tall), April Hunter qualified to compete in the NPC Junior Nationals USA in Chicago, June 18th-19th. http://www.npcjrnationals.com/ (Only the top three of each class on any NPC show is able to go on to the Junior National show. Should they place high enough, they will go on to Nationals; the top tier of Fitness, Figure, Bodybuilding& Bikini.)

In Your Head Wrestling Radio will be joined by Ryan Shamrock aka Alicia Webb live tonight at 8 PM EST on www.inyourheadonline.com - Call in and ask a question live, 1-508-644-8503.

Buy the “EVOLVE 1: Ibushi vs. Richards” DVD or the “EVOLVE 2: Hero vs. Hidaka” DVD in the DVD section of the www.EVOLVEwrestling.com

This past week, on Tuesday April 20, 2010, former All Star Wrestling Trans Canada champion VANCE NEVADA was given the James C. Melby Historian Award by the Cauliflower Alley Club at a ceremony in Las Vegas for his efforts to preserve wrestling history during his career. Also receiving awards as part of the two day ceremony included WWE Hall of Famers Ted DiBiase, Jim Ross, and UFC legend Dan “The Beast” Severn, among others. This is only the third year that the Melby award has been issued, this year marking not only the first active wrestler to win the award, but also the first Canadian recipient. Look for the two page feature on Vance in the current (July 2010 cover date) issue of Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine, on sale now!

Smashing Pumpkins front man and long time pro wrestling fan Billy Corgan joined Arda Ocal on Right After Wrestling to talk about TNA vs WWE, watching pro wrestling in Japan, as well as an in depth conversation of how pro wrestling companies pick theme songs, licensing and his dealings with TNA, Jeremy Borash wearing a toupee and how theme songs can improve. The Interview can be heard here..

Pictures from Funkdafied Wrestling Federation (NWS’ Delaware affiliate) “Road To Funk-A-Mania” in Christiana, DE 4/18 are now posted on the Web: http://www.foto-mark.com/NWS and http://www.foto-mark.com/FWF …. – Mark “Foto-Mark” Engel

WWC Puerto Rico: Video Gallery of Scott Steiner wins Universal Title click here!

The Washington-based TCW promotion released a video blog here..

Negotiations with Bill Goldberg have stalled. He did an interview this week where he was quoted as saying, “I’m going to stand my ground and a deal will be done if it’s to my liking and to my liking only.” Goldberg was among nine inductees into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday in Commack, NY. “I wanted to try my best to give the Jewish youth something to look up to, someone who’s persevered and somehow made a difference,” Goldberg said during his induction speech. “What better way to help Jewish youth in dealing with adversity than to parade around the ring on national television in my underwear, demolishing every single person in my path?” [reported by Mike Aldren]

Promolast Events (www.PromolastEvents.com) has released a special video message from Booker T to promote his appearance at the upcoming Promolast Atlanta Reunion Pro Wrestling Fanfest on June 4th/5th in Atlanta (where he’ll be appearing alongside Lex Luger, Diamond Dallas Page, Kimberly Page, “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase, Ron Simmons, Howard Finkel, Raven and many others). Here’s the link to the YouTube video..

Taylor Wilde will be appearing at the Classic Championship Wrestling events in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada on May 29th, 2010 and Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada on May 30th, 2010. Go to http://classic-championship-wrestling.com for info about CCW and http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

Karen Angle is now available for autograph sessions and/or wrestling show appearances through Bill Behrens at showbis@aol.com and www.sbibookings.com - Karen currently flies out of Pittsburgh but will relocate to Nashville during the summer.

WORLD-1 Fighting Athletes announced that they will hold a special seminar on Sunday evening, May 23rd featuring the former ECW World heavyweight champion JERRY LYNN! Cost of the seminar is only $40 prepaid via PayPal for info please email WORLD1wrestling@gmail.com

Strong Style Productions proudly presents our FIRST EVER High Definition (HD) Blu-Ray release : “Wrestling Memoirs With Doug Basham” – Previously only available on DVD, this was our very first project filmed in full HD, with a goal to releasing on Blu-Ray. Website >> http://www.strongstyleproductions.com

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TNA will be holding a house show at The Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (aka ECW Arena) on September 24th, 2010. Doors open at 7 PM and bell time is 8 PM. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

WWE Monday Night Raw on July 12th, 2010 will be held at the Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Go to http://sportsentertainmentevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

The SmackDown! taping on July 13th, 2010 will be held at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky. Tickets go on sale May 15th, 2010. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

WWE returns to the D’Coque Sports & Cultural Centre in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg on September 23rd, 2010 at 8 PM. Tickets are on sale now. Go to http://sportsentertainmentevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

The Smackdown house show on June 28th, 2010 will be held at the Oncenter Complex in Syracuse, New York. Tickets go on sale May 8th, 2010 at 10 AM. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.