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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Tony Atlas (64) and John Cena (31) celebrated birthdays today. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[Fun for Fans] Everybody join www.wrestlefanatic.com – it’s like MySpace exclusively for Wrestling Fans. Once you’re registered you can find me at www.wrestlefanatic.com/owwcom
[BLOG] Richard Berger has posted his latest “Perspectives on Wrestling” column on his BLOG entitled The Saga of Brian Pillman – Part I – Richard is one of the best freelance writers in the wrestling industy so check out his work at http://perspectivesonwrestling.blogspot.com.
[DVD Merchandise] Looking for a good place to purchase a wide variety of wrestling DVD’s and merchandise? Do yourself a favour and visit www.bigvisionentertainment.com
[ROH News] The next ROH Video Wire will be up within a couple of days at www.ROHvideos.com with the official announcement of the main event of the 5/10 Hammerstein Ballroom debut in Manhattan and a look at the happenings between The Age Of The Fall, Austin Aries and Lacey last weekend plus more. In the meantime, don’t miss last week’s ROH Video Wire now available for FREE at ROHvideos.com
[ROH News] ROHwrestling.com is reporting that Jay Briscoe has already found a new partner to replace his injured brother to defend the ROH World Tag Team titles. It didn’t take long for Jay to find a partner, and the choice was obvious – AUSTIN ARIES! The next defense will be 5/10 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan against Age Of The Fall members Jimmy Jacobs & Tyler Black. It will be a first time ever pairing of former rivals as Jay Briscoe & Austin Aries defend the ROH World Tag Team Titles against Jimmy Jacobs & Tyler Black on May 10th in New York City.
[FIP Event] Full Impact Pro returns to action this Saturday on 4/26 in Crystal River, FL for “Dangerous Intentions 2008” – FIP World Heavyweight Champion Roderick Strong will put the belt on the line in a Last Man Standing Match against Erick Stevens… (check www.FullImpactPro.comfor ticket and building info).
[Radio] The Bizzle Show had finished construction on their website (www.bizzleshow.com), and invite you come along on this new voyage as the information highway! Please join “The Bizzle Show,” brought to you by Revitalabs (Feel Better. Look Better. Live Better.), Wednesday, April 23 at 10 pm est. as we welcome to the show former XPW/WSX commentator Kris Kloss to give us the rundown of the XPW “Cold Day In Hell” card that will be held on May 24, 2008 !
[Radio] Dean Visk aka Dean Jablonski formerly of OVW and HWA was the guest live tonight on www.inyourheadonline.com
[News] Steve Blackman makes his return to the ring April 26 for Classic Championship Wrestling of PA (CCW). On Saturday he will team with The Cremator and Vargus to take on Rob Noxious, Jason Havoc and a surprise partner. Bell Time is 7PM at the Marysville Lions Club, Marysville PA. Tickets are available at 717-623-1170.
[Canadian Indy News] Sid Vicious, Petey Williams, Alex Shelley, Chris Sabin, Johnny Devine, Eric Young and Robert Roode will be appearing at the Prime Time Wrestling event in Belleville, Michigan on May 4th, 2008.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Canadian Event] This Friday UWA Hardcore makes our debut in Leamington, Ontario at the Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex featuring Josh Abercrombie, Cluadio Castagnoli, the Age Of The Fall (Jimmy Jacobs and Tyler Black), and many more top indy stars. For more information, go to www.uwahardcorewrestling.com
[Indy Event] The Latin American Xchange (Homicide & Hernandez) will be appearing at the Combined Wrestling Federation event in San Antonio, Texas on April 26th, 2008… [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Indy Event] International Wrestling Cartel has its Super Indy VII tournament this Friday, April 25, 2008 in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania – Super Indy 1st Round Matches include; Ricky Reyes vs Hentai (Pending medical clearance), Troy Lords vs Davey Richards, Luke Hawx vs Shiima Xion, Jerry Lynn vs Jason Gory.. For more information, go to www.IWCwrestling.com
[Indy Event] Hoosier Pro Wrestling returns to the HPW Arena for “Derby Day Destruction” in Columbus, IN on Saturday May 3rd with 7 Big Matches. For more information, go to http://hoosierprowrestling.bravehost.com
[Indy Event] Ultimate Championship Wrestling returns to Shady Hills, Florida on April 26, 2008 – For more info call 813-377-2590 or visit their Website at http://ucwcentral.com
[Indy News] Chaotic Wrestling News – The Blowout Boys present “The Blowout Championship Bash”, plus Thomas Penmanship in action against The Lost Souls’ Sledge – this Friday night (4/25) in Lowell, Massachusetts! For more information, go to http://www.chaoticwrestling.com/news.htm
[Indy News] All-American Wrestling – In the EXCLUSIVE VIDEO section, Interviews with Arik Cannon, Valerie Malone, Josh Abercrombie, and meet Derek St.Holmes, Hunter Matthews, and Knight Wagner’s new trainer, Candi Summers. For more information, go to http://www.aawrestling.com/main.html
[Show Info] “Troop Slam” (show to honor current and former veterans and troops) on Saturday, May 10 at 7 pm (doors open at 6:30) in Santa Clara, CA at Santa Clara VFW Post 3982 (1313 Franklin Street at Monroe) with Jardi Frantz vs. Puma and an extremely rare appearance by Bay area legend “Gigolo” Steve Rizzono (his first wrestling show appearance in four years). Also featuring Jason Styles. $10 adults, $5 kids under 12. E-mail [email protected] or call Robert at 408-893-7190 for more info. Current and former veterans will be acknowledged during the show.
[Schedules] Canadian female indy wrestler and former OVW-trainee She Nay Nay sent us her confirmed schedule; She will be wrestling for UWA on 4/25 and 5/3, then for IBW on 5/4. Nay Nay notes that Emile Dupre will be starting his Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling tour again this summer around the Maritimes (Eastern Canada). Hopefully I will be attentending a few of these events and if I play my cards right, I will get to meet She Nay Nay while I’m there!
[DVD Release] K&S Wrestlefest has released a DVD shot this past weekend during a signing event, featuring Al Snow and Luke Williams. Shot in a roundtable format, the disk is hosted by K&S’ Kenneth Pulvidente and Steve Johnson, author of several wrestling books. Clocking in a two hours, the DVD can be ordered through the K&S website (http://www.kandswrestlefest.com). For more information, you can call (516) 473-4944. (Rich Tate)
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