OWW Daily News & Notes for 5/22

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Bryan Danielson (27) and Traci Brooks celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: George Zaharias (76, 1984) .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[WWE News] This year’s Tribute To The Troops special will air on NBC, likely in prime time.

[Interview] NZPWI Editor Kirsty Quested recently interviewed ECW World champion Kane. Kane spoke about the ECW Championship, the Wellness Policy, movie making and had advice for New Zealand wrestlers hoping to get a shot at the WWE! To listen to the interview, Click Here.

[SHIMMER] Dozens of brand new posed photos shot by SHIMMER staff photographer Gilda Pasquil at the 4/26 Volumes 17 & 18 taping in Berwyn, IL have been uploaded to the web, and can be viewed right now at The SHIMMER Forum.

[ROH DVDs] ROH has another sale going on covering all merchandise available on their web site, including the newly released SHIMMER Vols. 15 & 16 DVDs! Take advantage of this sale to pick up the new SHIMMER DVD titles at a discount! All of the details are below. The sale ends Friday morning, 5/23, at 9am Eastern.

[Radio] In Your Head was scheduled to have Vampiro appear on their show last night to hype the XPW event. This ended up being a crazy show. Vamp no showed and Kaos called in trashing him, then Vamp called in and they fought on air. To listen to the show, click here.

[WWE Event] The following superstars are being advertised for the WWE Supershow in Springfield, Massachusetts on July 19th, 2008: John Cena, Batista, Big Show, Edge, Matt Hardy, JBL, Kane, and Jeff Hardy – Tickets go on sale June 14th, 2008.

[Indy News] 3KWrestling Fighting Athletes and Sports Extreme of Oaks proudly announce that they have agreed to a two-year deal bring 3KWrestling to the Cisco Arena starting on Friday, June 13.

[Indy Event] Full Impact Pro returns to action during the last weekend in May, for events in Crystal River, FL and Arcadia, FL. SHIMMER stars Daizee Haze, Rain, and Portia Perez are among those appearing on both nights. Plus, legendary NWA manager Baby Doll!

[Indy Event] Former ECW superstars Julio Dinero, Chris Hamrick and Christian York will be appearing at the Far North Wrestling event in Butler, Pennsylvania on May 23rd, 2008.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] New England Championship Wrestling returns to Quincy, Massachusetts on Saturday night, May 31 for the 5th Annual IRON 8 Championship. Tickets will be on sale later this week at all FYE locations, K.C. Sportscards, 33 Temple Street, Quincy Center. They are available now online at www.NECWwrestling.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]

[Canadian Indy Event] International Wrestling Syndicate has “Freedom to Fight” on May 24th in Montreal, Quebec, CANADA featuring IWS Champion Kevin Steen vs. IWS Canadian Champion Max Boyer, Title vs. Title – and there MUST be a Winner! For more information, go to www.syndicatewrestling.com .

[Article] Nick Hogan complains about jail cell [reported by Mike Informer]

[Information] Nancy Benoit’s family has created the Nancy and Daniel Benoit Foundation for Battered Women and Children. The family is asking that in lieu of flowers and cards, that fans make a donation to this charity. To make a donation, or for more information, Click Here.

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