[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: Joe Malcewicz (65, 1962), Alex Medina (36, 1973), Jimmy Lennon, Sr. (79, 1992), and Rick Rude (41, 1999) .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
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[ROH News] ROHWrestling.com is reporting that Mark Briscoe is injured again, and will be out of action for three to six month with an arm injury which developed during a recent tour with NOAH in Japan. They shot an angle at the Ring of Honor show last night in Chicago, where Jimmy Jacobs spiked Mark’s arm after they had just lost a match to the Motor City Machine Guns. This was done to explain the younger Briscoe’s absense in the next few months. Get well soon, Mark!
[News] Women’s wrestling great Susan “Tex” Green has been hospitalized in Columbia, SC, for two months, battling a serious staph infection. To read the entire article, courtesy of SLAM!Wrestling, simply Click Here.
[FCW Event] Florida Championship Wrestling returned to the Bourbon Street Night Club in New Port Richey, Florida on Tuesday April 22 – Show Starts @ 8:30 PM $7 admission – for more informoation, go to www.fcwwrestling.com
[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 News] Mr. Chainsaw Productions Wrestling – –A Josh Abercrombie // Jimmy Jacobs feud recap has been written and posted at www.MCPWrestling.com/jimmyjosh.htm
[Interview] Wrestling-Radio.com had the pleasure of sitting down with Nicky Nemeth for an exclusive interview. Nicky is a former member of WWE’s Spirit Squad and now currently in Florida Championship Wrestling. Click Here for Full Interview.
[Radio] Breaker Breaker 1-9! This coming Monday, April 21st, at 10 PM central time, the special guest on Jerkin’ The Curtain radio will be the Big Rig Bully, the worlds greatest wrestling truck driver. Larry Goodman will co-host. Big Rig will talk about working on the old ECW ring crew, training with Harley Race, some of the promotions he’s worked for, his current run with SAW in Millersville, TN., being a real life truck driver, the wrestling scene in the WWE and TNA, and whatever else comes up. This guy is a great talker, this will be a fun show. Check it out Monday night, and that’s a big 10-4! .. For more information, go to http://www.blogtalkradio.com/TVD
[Indy Event] April 25, 2008–NWA ECCW in Surrey, British Columbia: NWA/ECCW CHAMPIONSHIP – Scotty Mac (Champion) vs. Cremator (Challenger), Cole Bishop & Disco Fury vs. Sid Sylum & Dropkick Murphy, TLC3 PREVIEW – Kyle O’Reilly vs. El Phantasmo vs. Ice vs. Halo vs. “Brilliant” Billy Suede, plus a 2008 PACIFIC CUP QUALIFIER BATTLE ROYAL
[Indy Event] May 3, 2008–NWA ECCW – TLC #3 in Vancouver, British Columbia: TLC3 NWA CANADIAN JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP – Kyle O’Reilly (Champion) vs. “Brilliant” Billy Suede vs. Ice vs. El Phantasmo vs. Halo, plus NWA CANADIAN HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP – Scotty Mac (Champion) vs. “American Dragon” Bryan Danielson (Challenger)
[Indy Event] Jake “The Snake” Roberts will be appearing at the Main Event World League event in Alliance, Ohio on Saturday, May 10th, 2008.. [repored by Devin Cutting]
[Indy Event] Former WWE superstar Heidenreich will be appearing at the All American Wrestling event in Abbeville, Louisiana on Sunday, April 27th, 2008. . [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Indy Event] Raven, Lodi, Scotty Riggs and Sick Boy will be reuniting at the Champions With Attitudes event in Orangeburg, South Carolina on Saturday, May 3rd, 2008. Also appearing is Johnny Swinger. . [reported by Devin Cutting]