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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Colt Cabana celebrated his 28th birthday today. Today in Memoriam: Pepper Gomez (77, 2004) .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[OWW Profiles] If there are any Independent wrestlers out there wishing to reap the benefits of having an OWW profile, please begin the application process by reading the following page: http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/profiles/application.html

[British News] Two all-time great British wrestlers recently announced their retirements. You can read interviews with ‘Superstar’ Mal Sanders and Klondyke Kate at www.piledriver-online.co.uk.

[European Event] CPW Northside (an expansion branch of Celtic Pro Wrestling) returns for two exciting nights to Dublin, Ireland. First on Saturday May 17, 2008 at the Noamh Fionnbarra GAA Club in Cabra, then on Sunday May 18, 2008 at the Whitehall/Colmcille GAA Club in Whitehall. Featuring Irish stars such as Insano, Lenny Hanna, CPW Tag Team Champions Thunder & Lighning and International stars with the likes of “The American Rockstar” CJ Summers. For further information on CPW Northside visit the website at www.myspace.com/cpwnorthside

[CZW News] CZWNews received the following message from Lobo regarding TBA’s entry into Best of the Best: “I’ve been on the phone with a lot of different names regarding the final spot in Best of the Best, but after a lot of deliberation and a lot of annoying phone calls, I’ve decided to give TJ Cannon and Bruce Maxwell a shot. They say they are ready to step up to the big leagues… well on May 10th I’m going to give them their shot…”

[Indy Event] XPW Cold Day In Hell is drawing closer. The show will take place on Saturday Night, May 24 2008 at Aviation Park in Redondo Beach, California.. [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Indy Event] American Championship Entertainment presents Action Zone Saturday, May 10, 8PM Belltime, at ACE Arena in Union City, New Jersey – The also have a show on June 21st in Montclair, NJ featuring Scotty 2 Hotty and TNA World champion Samoa Joe.

[Indy Event] EWF Wrestling presents the 5th Annual 2008 X8 Tournament on Saturday, June 14th, in Marion, Indiana… Already, entered into the 2008 X8 Tournament: BJ Whitmer, Danny Daniels, Trik Davis, Silas Young – Stay tuned to www.EWFArena.com for more X8 announcements.

[Indy Event] MCPW (Mr. Chainsaw Pro Wrestling) Battle Ground 2008 for Saturday. May 17th, 2008 at the Kaliseum in Kalkaska, Michigan. Featuring Jimmy Jacobs vs. Josh Abercrombie, Chris Sabin vs. Tyler Black, plus an appearance by The Sandman.. The Final Episode of CHAINSAW TV Has been posted at this link. For more information, go to www.MCPWrestling.com

[Radio] Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio- Listen right here to listen to the interview with Lanny “The Genius” Poffo! Click on links below or cut and paste into browser. Co-hosted by Dr. Mike Lano. Heard every Sunday night live 7-9PM EST at www.wrestling-radio.com

[Article] Getting personal with Mr. Kennedy [by Greg Oliver for SLAM!Wrestling]

[Article] Raw: Power-mad Regal gives big play to ECW [by Dale Plummer for SLAM!Wrestling]

[Article] Benoit case is closed — but far from settled [by Irvin Muchnick for SLAM!Wrestling]

[Article] Border City Wrestling makes triumphant return [by Bloodthirsty Bob Kapur for SLAM!Wrestling]

[Article] Wine, cheese and Fit Finlay [by JIM VARSALLONE for the MiamiHerald.com]

[Article] The Storyteller: Man recalls his days as a wrestling champion before WWE (An article about Tommy Seigler).. [www.independentmail.com]

[Article] Prepare to Relive, Rewrite or Redefine History with WWE(R) Legends of WrestleMania(R) [Yahoo Finance]

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[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.

[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.

[SHIMMER] Both SHIMMER Volume 15 and SHIMMER Volume 16 were released this past Friday by ROH, and are now available from www.rohwrestling.com for immediate worldwide shipping!

[ROH/SHIMMER] Ring of Honor announced in the 4/30 edition of its Business Notes that new SHIMMER Champion MsChif will be booked more frequently on ROH events. ROH recognizes the SHIMMER Title as the championship for its women’s division.