OWW Daily News & Notes for 5/19

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Dick Slater and Gene Lewis celebrated birthday’s today. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Article] Pretty Penny Left Beautiful Legacy [reported by Mike Informer]

[OWW Support] If anybody out there has been wondering how they can help keep Online World of Wrestling alive through some kind of donation, we have a pay pal account set up under the email address vns_oww@yahoo.com. For more information click our Donations page. Another easy way to support OWW is to simply click the Ad banners once in a while. Every banner destination is safe, as it is monitored by the Google Adsense system so you don’t have to worry about being taken to malicious websites. Please do your part and click the banners! Thank you!!

[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]

[WWE Event] WWE returns to the Metro Center in Rockford, Illinois on August 15th, 2008. This will be the first WWE event in Rockford since late 2006. Tickets go on sale July 12th, 2008 at 10 AM.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] Charlotte, NC (May 19, 2008) – On June 7, 2008 the National Wrestling Alliance® kicks off their 60th Anniversary at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA. Not only will the night feature great pro wrestling from the brightest and best the NWA™ has to offer, it will also feature the 2008 NWA™ Hall of Fame inductions.

[Indy Event] CHIKARA in Framingham, Mass. on Friday May 23 features Jorge “Skayde” Rivera vs. El Pantera in a lucha dream match. CHIKARA in Wallingford, CT on Friday May 24 featuring Claudio Castagnoli vs. Brodie Lee and.luchadores Skayde vs. Turbo (formerly Turboman). Participants announced thus far for CHIKARA Young Lions Cup VI (June 13, 14, and 15 at American Legion Hall in Hellertown, PA): Pinkie Sanchez, Lince Dorado, James Ross, Pelle Primeau, Amasis, Vin Gerard, Chip Day, Create-A-Wrestler (will debut a new gimmick at YLC). More info at ChikaraPro.com

[Indy Event] Joey Mercury, Rob Conway and Idol Stevens will be appearing at the Second City Wrestling event in Midlothian, Illinois on Saturday, May 31st, 2008. Go to http://www.myspace.com/secondcitywrestling for info about SCW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] All Japan Pro Wrestling’s Osamu Nishimura, Rocky Johnson and Lexie Fyfe will be at the next !BANG! TV Taping, Support the Troops 27, “International Fight,” Sunday June 1st, at the Funking Conservatory Wrestling School in Ocala, Florida. Doors open at 6:30 pm and Showtime is 7:00pm. For more information, go to http://www.dory-funk.com

[Indy Event] Price of Glory Wrestling presents “Double Impact” on May 25th featuring special appearances from TNA and Former WWE superstars. The show is scheduled for two hours and the doors open at 4pm. This event will feature a number of tag team matches going into the biggest show of the year on June 22nd, “Faded Glory 3.” For information on both events and how to purchase discounted advance tickets, go to www.priceofglorywrestling.com”

[Ondy Event] “Wildfire” Tommy Rich will be appearing at the Old School Championship Wrestling event in Goose Creek, South Carolina on Sunday, May 25th, 2008. Go to http://www.oscwonline.com for info about the OSCW

[Article] Hulk’s girl is ‘hit hardest’ by family drama….. [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Improv and wrestling form unlikely tag team [reported by Mike Informer]

[Canadian Indy Event] Eric Young will be appearing at the Living Legends Wrestling event in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on May 31st, 2008. Go to http://www.livinglegendswrestling.com for info about LLW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[ChickFight] ProWrestlingDigest.com has posted my review for ChickFight 8 – click here.

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