OWW Daily News & Notes for 7/1

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: John Paul Henning (73, 2001). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Donations] If you are interested in donating to the Dan Gable Wrestling Institute Hall of Fame & Museum recovery fund you can go to http://www.wrestlingmuseum.org/donateforrecovery.htm

[BLOG] Jim Ross is back with yet another BLOG on his website http://www.jrsbarbq.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

[TNA Event] TNA’s house show in Bakersfield, California has been moved to November 2nd, 2008 at 6 PM. The original date was November 1st.

[SHIMMER News] Nikki Roxx returns to SHIMMER – WOMEN ATHLETES on Saturday, July 5, 2008! She will be a part of the Volumes 19 & 20 taping at the Berwyn Eagles Club (6309 26th Street) in Berwyn, IL. Bell time is 4pm. Doors open at 3pm. The formal announcement of Nikki’s SHIMMER return was made this past Saturday night on the video screen at the AAW event in Berwyn. You can view the video at http://www.elf-productions.net/videos/OneGirlRevolution.wmv

[SHIMMER Event] 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] SHIMMER ambassador Allison Danger was a guest tonight on Rumble Radio in Chicago. Visit www.RumbleRadioOnline.com for an archive of old shows.

[Radio] Just a quick note that today’s Wrestling Observer Radio is FREE for everyone, and includes a full look at Raw and our thoughts on the CM Punk World Title win and where WWE may be going from here. Download the show here.

[Indy News] California’s Pro Wrestling Guerrilla, considered by die-hard fans to be among the top independent companies in the United States, has signed a deal with BIG VISION ENTERTAINMENT to release PWG DVDs nationally via retail outlets. The first title “PWG Sells Out,” keeping in tune with the company’s tongue-in-cheek attitude, is slated for a 7/15 release…. [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Indy Event] Brew City Wrestling, sanctioned the American Wrestling Association, returns to the BCW Arena inside the AMF Entertainment Center in Waukesha, Wisconsin on Friday, July 18 – For more info on the BCW show, go to www.brewcitywrestling1.com

[Indy Event] Victory Pro Wrestling returns to Long Island on July 11, 2008 in Centereach, New York – For more information, go to www.victoryprowrestling.com

[Article] ‘Man beast’ attracts wild crowd to wrestling match [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Wrestling’s Jamaican star – from Ghana [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Jericho adds highlights to his reel

[Article] Lance Storm reviews new book “Ring of Fire”

[Article] TMZ.com: Mark Henry — Color Him WWE Champ

[Autograph Signing] WWE Hall of Famer Greg “The Hammer” Valentine will be having an Autograph Signing on Saturday Aug 2 2008 for 3 hours from 12pm to 3pm at the Richwood Flea Market in Walton, KY. For more info go to www.richwoodfleamarket.com

[Indy Spotlight] The International Wrestling Cartel has been western-Pennsylvania’s largest and most exciting wrestling promotion for almost seven years, and has grown large enough to warrant DVD distribution deals with ROHwrestling.com and smartmarkvideo.com. Using a healthy dose of established talent like “The Shooter” Brent Albright, AJ Styles, Ricky Reyes, Delirious, and Low Ki, along with an impressive array of fast-rising local talent such as The Gambino Brothers, Jason Gory, Shiima Xion, and “Fabulous” John McChesney, IWC has grown to become one of the most successful indy promotions today. For more information go to www.IWCwrestling.com

[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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