OWW Daily News & Notes for 5/1st

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Dave Taylor (51) and Jack Bull (38) celebrated birthdays today. Today in Memoriam: Kurt Von Poppenheim (89, 2003), Miss Elizabeth (42, 2003), and Jose Barreto Martinez (21, 2004) .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[WWE News] TMZ.com has reported that WWE wrestler Santino Marella was arrested on suspicion of DUI in the Tampa, FL area last night. Click Here for the full story.

[ROH News] Ring of Honor announced in the 4/30 edition of its Business Notes that new SHIMMER Champion MsChif will be booked more frequently on ROH events. ROH recognizes the SHIMMER Title as the championship for its women’s division.

[SHIMMER News] X-rays taken on Saturday night revealed that Allison Danger’s collarbone was fractured during the Volume 17 main event. She is expected to be sidelined for roughly six weeks, give or take a few, depending on how quickly it heals.

[Obituary] Greg Oliver of the SLAM! website has reported the death of Yvon Robert Jr. at the age of 65. To read the entire story, click here.

[News] Mercedes Martinez, who made her return to SHIMMER action this past Saturday, has made the decision to take an additional month off from active wrestling to deal with her recent back injury.

[Merchandise] DOIwrestling.com is having a huge sale on WSU DVDs to make room for their new six DVDs (Check out DOIVideo.com for ordering information) the DOI is offering all 2007 WSU DVDs for only $7 each!!! This is the lowest price these DVDs have ever been and will be the lowest price you can ever get these DVDs for. This is a great way to get started into WSU without having to invest a lot of money. This sale ends THURSDAY May 1st, as we are hoping to have all orders shipped by 5/5. There is no limit on these DVDs, so you can get as many as you want to combine on shipping costs. All money received from this sale goes directly into the next WSU show. If you have any questions, email BULLSMC@aol.com directly. Click Here to learn more about this SALE.

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[Article] Ron Simmons inducted into College Football Hall of Fame [reported by Mike Informer]

[Radio] This Week On Monday Night Mayhem (www.mondaynightmayhem.com) – WWE Backlash PPV Fallout Coverage (w/Jim Molineaux, & The Baltimore Sun’s Kevin Eck), King Of The Ring Recap, & Tod Gordon Appreciation Night: “A Matter Of Respect” (w/”The Pitbull” Gary Wolfe & 2 Cold Scorpio, & Dan “Nitro” Clark) – click here to listen to the interview.

[Radio] Ivan Koloff was a guest on In Your Head Online (www.inyourheadonline.com) last night. Ivan will be inducted into the NWA Legends Hall of Heroes this Ausgust in Charlotte, NC. For more information on being part of this event please visit: http://www.nwalegends.com

[Radio] The Sunset Flip Wrestling Show (www.sunsetflipshow.com) had Bushwhacker Luke on their show an great interview. To listen to the show, click here.

[Radio] “Superstar” Bill Dundee will be the special guest on this week’s edition of William Hatfield’s The Wrestling Hotseat brought to you courtesy of www.hirepowered.com

[FCW News] Florida Championship Wrestling, the WWE’s only developmental league, has a show on May 3rd at the JCC Arena in New Port Richey, Florida. ECW Superstars Stevie Richards & Kevin Thorn will take on two unnamed FCW Superstars.

[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Syndicate presents BELLEVILLE BREAKDOWN live on Friday night May 2 at Branch Brook Manor on 13 Washington Ave in Belleville, NJ with an 8pm bell time. [reported by ProWrestlingSyndicate.com]

[Indy Event] Jake “The Snake” Roberts will be appearing at the Main Event World League event in Alliance, Ohio on Saturday, May 10th, 2008.. [repored 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] Pro Wrestling Fusion, Budweiser and Monster Energy present: “RELEASE THE KRAKEN” on Saturday May 3, 2008 at St. Lucie County Fairgrounds in Fort Pierce, Florida…. Doors open at 6:30pm and Bell time is 7:30pm…. For more information, go to www.prowrestlingfusion.com or call (772) 224-9332 .

[Indy Event] Jerry Lynn will be appearing at the Pro Wrestling Phoenix event in Council Bluffs, Iowa on May 10th, 2008. Go to http://www.prowrestlingphoenix.com for info about PWP.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] The main event at the Champions With Attitudes show in Fayetteville, North Carolina on May 10th, 2008 will be Sabu verses Raven. Go to http://www.cwaprowrestling.com for info about CWA.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] Southern States Wrestling with the TV Stars of Championship Wrestling presents “All Star Night” Stars from Around the Country on Friday May 2nd – 8PM at the National Guard Armory in Kingsport, TN – For the first Time in 20 years the AWA World Champion will be in East TN.

[Indy Event] “Black Machismo” Jay Lethal will be appearing at the Action Packed Wrestling events on May 2nd, 2008 in Lancaster, South Carolina & May 3rd, 2008 in Chester, South Carolina.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] Frankie Kazarian (aka Kaz) will be appearing at the Empire Wrestling Federation event in Covina, California on May 2nd, 2008. Go to http://www.empirewrestlingfederation.com for info about the EWF.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] Rick Steiner, Buff Bagwell and Nikita Koloff will be appearing at the NWA Mid-Atlantic event in Lincolnton, North Carolina on May 16th, 2008. Go to http://www.midatlanticwrestling.com for info about NWA Mid-Atlantic.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] WXW-C4 Presents “Operation:Target Eliminated” on Saturday, May 3^rd at the Coplay Municipal Center in Coplay, PA with a 7:30 Belltime. The show will feature former WWE developmental wrestler Tommy Suede. For more information, go to WXWC4.com – Email any question to WXWC4@aol.com

[Indy Event] CWF Mid-Atlantic returns to the Carolina Sports Arena in Burlington, NC this Saturday, May 3rd, with a 7:30pm belltime. This is a huge event with a full card of action!

[Indy Event] EWF Wrestling returns to action this Saturday Night, May 3, 2008 at the EWF Arena on 3400 S. Adams in Marion, IN. Visit us online at www.EWFArena.com

[Indy Event] Gimmicks Only Underground Grappling Entertainment will be in Apex, NC this Saterday, May 3rd, at 7 PM (doors open at 6) at the Iron Horse Saloon located on Hwy 64 . This show benefits the Kyle Petty Victory Junction Camp for kids. For more information, go to www.gougewrestling.com

[British Indy Events] Varsity Pro Wresting have announced that Chris Masters will be appearing on two shows this month in Bournemouth (5/27) and Portsmouth (5/28). For more information check out http://www.varsityprowrestling.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

[Interview] WorldWrestlingInsanity.com has a great interview with Pat “Simon Diamon” Kenney revealing that he has no plans to ever wrestle again.

[Article] Diva gains Stratusfaction from Yogo [reported by Mike Informer]

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