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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Omar Atlas celebrated his 70th birthday today. Today in Memoriam: Chief Big Heart (66, 1993) and Jackie Nichols (92, 2003) .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[RAW Notes] I just got back from the LIVE RAW in Greenville which featured the King of The Ring tournament which came off disappointing live but I kept thinking it would be better watching this on TV. I just thought I’d let you know that the dark match had that Ron Killings guy from TNA beating Trevor Murdoch. It was an interesting night for sure! [reported by Don Patterson]
[WWE/SHIMMER] SHIMMER’s own Lexie Fyfe appeared for World Wrestling Entertainment on 4/21, for Monday Night RAW. Lexie portrayed the Hillary Clinton parody character on one of the segments, and briefly wrestled “Barack Obama,” before being attacked by Umaga. WWE has posted the video of the segment on their web site in case you missed it. Click Here.
[WWE News] The WWE has added Mickie James & Maria Kanellis & Michelle McCool & Ashley Massaro & Kelly Kelly & Cherry vs. Beth Phoenix & Melina Perez & Jillian Hall & Layla El & Victoria & Natalya Neidhart to Backlash…
[Wrestler News] Pro wrestler Nate Webb (WSX, IWA-MS, CZW, a million indys) tried out last week for the Indianapolis Mustangs, a semi-pro football team….He found out yesterday – he made the team. Congrats to Sypder Nate Webb! … [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]
[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.
[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 which contains never-before-seen features and bonus material will be on sale at the live event this Saturday. It will go on sale online the following day! For more information to www.NECWwrestling.com
[SHIMMER] Ring of Honor presented a SHIMMER Four Corner Survival this past Saturday night, 4/19, in Chicago Ridge, IL at the Frontier Fieldhouse. The match saw MsChif pull out the victory against Ashley Lane, Daizee Haze, and Lacey, after she hit the Desecrator on Ashley and scored the fall. Photographer Gilda Pasquil was backstage at the show. You can check out some of her photos of all four of the women who were part of the match in the following thread at The SHIMMER Forum…
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[Radio] This week is Independent Women Week on William Hatfield’s The Wrestling Hotseat, we sit down and chat with three of the up and coming females of professional wrestling. We get to speak to someone who gained international fame on the season finale of The Springer Hustle, another who is making her name by being a true female wrestler, and another aspiring diva, all three with connections to the true legends of professional wrestling. Visit www.myvirtualbc.com to listen to all three!
[Radio] This past week, Shooting Star Radio presented the Showcase, a look at all the greatest and craziest moments in Shooting Star Radio history, hosted by Producer Cliff. Click Here to listen to the show.
[WWE Event] WWE returns to the Tulsa Convention Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Tuesday, July 1st, 2008 at 6:30 PM. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 10th, 2008 at 10 AM. This is the first WWE event in Tulsa since September of 2006.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Indy Event] New England Championship Wrestling returns to live action on Saturday night, April 26th at the National Guard Armory, 1000 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA for SPRING BREAKDOWN. Bell time is 7:00 PM.. For more information, go to www.NECWwrestling.com
[Indy Event] Chaotic Wrestling returns to Lowell at the Polish American Veterans Club this Friday night, April 25th! Doors open at 7:15pm and the show begins at 8:00pm. Tickets are $12 in advance (by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org), or $15 at the door. As always, kids under 10 are only $5.00. Scheduled main event is Max Bauer vs. Brian Fury in a TABLES MATCH – For more information, to go www.chaoticwrestling.com
[Indy Event] The United Wrestling Federation, already headlined by the UWF’s debut of Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler and Terri Runnels, has announced that Samoa Joe will defend the TNA World Title on May 2 in Harrisonburg, VA. The other three participants will be determined in blind draw qualifying matches at the UWF event on Thursday, May 1st at Colonial Harley-Davidson/Buell.. [reported by UWF]
[Indy Event] Kayfabe Dojo Wrestling Inc Presents in Sanction with the National Wrestling Alliance: NWA Upstate’s Anniversary Anarchy IV: “Caged Carnage” on Saturday May 17th, 2008 at Minett Hall in Henrietta, NY — For more information, go to www.nwaupny.com
[Indy Event] EWF Wrestling returns to action this Saturday Night, April 26, 2008 at the EWF Arena on 3400 S. Adams in Marion, IN. Tickets are only $10 and available at the door * ROH Star Jimmy Jacobs will return to the EWF Arena! Visit us online at www.EWFArena.com
[Indy Event] Scotty 2 Hotty will be appearing at the Eastern Pro Wrestling events on May 16th, 2008 in Swansea, Massachusetts and May 17th, 2008 in Danielson, Connecticut. . [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Indy Event] Sabu, Spike Dudley, Aaron “Idol” Stevens and “Dangerous” Danny Davis will be appearing at the World Wrestling Alliance events on May 16th, 2008 in Framingham, Massachusetts and May 17th, 2008 in Rockland, Massachusetts.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Indy Event] Championship Wrestling will return to the Civic Auditorium in Kingsport, TN on Saturday, April 26. In the Main Event, TNA Star, “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles returns to CW to take on Thorn. Bell Time is 8:00 PM. For more information on Championship Wrestling, visit www.championshipwrestlingtv.com
[Canadian Indy Event] Great Canadian Wrestling presents Anarchy In Angus 3: No Where to Run. Saturday April 26th at the Essa Rec Centre. Angus Ontario – In the main event in a non title match. GCW heavyweight champion “The Cock of the Walk” Otis Idol takes on home town lunatic Crazzy Steve in a STRAP MATCH!
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