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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Lex Luger (50), A.J. Styles (30), and Velvet Sky (27) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Pete McKay (54, 2002), Freddie Blassie (85, 2003), and Sandy Barr (69, 2007). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[FIP DVD] FIP’s Third Anniversary Show is now out on DVD at www.ROHwrestling.com and ready for immediate delivery. See the stars of Dragon Gate in FIP with a dream tag team bout as BxB Hulk & Yamato take on Roderick Strong & Jay Briscoe. Black Market & Heartbreak Express become unlikely allies as they battle The YRR plus a loaded undercard including: Erick Stevens defends the FIP Florida Heritage Title vs. Jack Evans; Delirious vs. Larry Sweeney; Necro Butcher vs. Gran Akuma; Sara Del Rey vs. Lacey vs. Daizee Haze; Kenny King vs. Seth Delay; Jason Blade vs. Jigsaw plus more!!! Check out this DVD now at ROHwrestling.com.

[WWE Event] The WWE house show in Lubbock, Texas on Friday, June 27th, 2008 will be a supershow featuring superstars from all three brands.

[Radio] Former WCW announcer Chris Cruise and Evan Ginzburg will be appearing on Trash Talking Radio (www.trashtalkingradio.com), hosted by Mike Trash, tomorrow night. Last show we had on Pretty Bob Doug Somers & Ricky Landell. Check them out in the archives.

[International] Jimmy Rave made an immediate impact on the New Japan Pro Wrestling Super Juniors Tournament by upsetting AKIRA in his first match. pinned AKIRA at 11:25 with the Rock the World on the May 31 show at Soka City Sports Gymnasium. Rave next tournament match is June 4 against Tetsuya Naito. (Larry Goodman)

[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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