OWW Daily News & Notes for 5/8

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Indy ring announcer Nigel Sherrod celebrated his birthday today. Today in Memoriam: Guy Brunetti (75, 2005) .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Autograph Signing] We would like to contact local wrestling fans / Manitoba wrestling organizations that may be interested to meet JULIE HART (of Bret the Hitman Hart, the Hart Foundation wrestling fame) this SATURDAY MAY 10th at our Costco location in southwest Winnipeg. Julie is here from 11am – 3pm only to sign autographs by donation to the Children’s Hospital Foundation. Wondering if you could help us contact would-be fans and or wrestling groups in and around Winnipeg? — For more information, see the full official press release — [reported by Charlene Enns, Front End Manager at Costco South, 2365 McGillivray Blvd Winnipeg MB R3Y 1A0 - Phone 204-487-5102]

[WWE News] World Wrestling Entertainment finally released long-time Diva Torrie Wilson – all the best to her in her future endeavers.

[WWE Article] WrestleMania® XXIV Tops One Million PPV Buys…Again [reported by Mike Informer]

[ROH News] Check www.ROHwrestling.com later today to save 15-20% on your entire order including the latest from ROH, WWE, NOAH, TNA, SHIMMER, FIP and many other promotions. ROH has now released its raved about Orlando events on DVD. Get “Dragon Gate Challenge II” and “Supercard Of Honor III” for immediate delivery. If you only make one ROH order a year, get these DVDs. Just take our word for it.

[ROH News] The ROH office received word from Austin Aries that Lacey will not be able to appear on the ROH events this weekend. Meanwhile, Jimmy Jacobs and the Age of the Fall (www.ageofthefall.com) have released a new video leaving some doubt as to exactly why Lacey is unable to make it this weekend.

[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.

[Radio] The interviews with ROH star Austin Aries and TNA Knockout Velvet Skye on Monday Night Mayhem can be heard by clicking here.

[Radio] Outback Jack’s interview with In Your Head Online can be heard by clicking here.

[WWE Event] WWE returns to the Metro Centre in Rockford, Illinois on Friday, August 15th, 2008. This will be the first WWE event in Rockford since late 2006.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[TNA Events] TNA will continue their 2008 invasion of the United States and beyond with stops in Ohio and Illinois in the month of June – don’t miss your chance to catch all the Total Nonstop Action when it comes to your area! June 20th in BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS. June 21st in DANVILLE, ILLINOIS. June 22nd in CINCINNATI, OHIO.

[Indy Event] ELITE PRO WRESTLING on Saturday, May 10 – Oak Forest Park District – Doors open @ 6pm – TV Xclusive matches begin @6:15pm – DVD Taping begins @ 7pm – For more information, go to www.eliteprowrestling.com

[Indy Event] Maryland Championship Wrestling’s annual Shamrock Cup two-day Tournament takes place on July 18th and 19th, 2008 at The New Green Room in Dundalk, Maryland. The show will feature appearances by Balls Mahoney, Danny Doring, Tammy “Sunny” Sytch and participans of the Shamrock Cup tournament include Claudio Castagnoli, Ruckus, Delirious, Joey Matthews, and Devon “Crowbar” Storm. Day 2 of the event will have an appearance by The Iron Sheik! The finals of the tournament will be refereed by ECW original Bill Alfonso. This annual event is dedicated to the member of Shane Shamrock.. [reported by Eric Walker]

[Indy Event] ECWA returned on Saturday, May 10, 2008 at the Newark Boys & Girls Club in Newark, Delaware. For more information: www.ecwaprowrestling.com

[Indy Event] Saturday, May 31st: WWE Hall of Famer JERRY “THE KING” LAWLER makes his EWF debut! Visit us online at www.EWFArena.com

[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.

[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]

[Article] Pro wrestler (Gregory Helms) takes his licks in bar fight... [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Nick Hogan will not fight charges [reported by Mike Informer]

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