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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: Alan Dennison (1984) and Pat Hutchison (2006). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[BLOG] Jim Ross reflects further on his transfer to SmackDown! in his Latest Blog.

[Article] The end of the line for the NZPWI Invitational [reported by NZPWI]

[WWE Event] The following wrestlers are being advertised for the WWE Supershow in Abilene, Texas on June 28th, 2008: Chris Jericho, Kane, Jeff Hardy, JBL, MVP, Matt Hardy, Umaga, Chavo Guerrero, Finlay, Mark Henry, John Morrison, and Kofi Kingston – Tickets go on sale May 3rd, 2008… [reported by Devin Cutting]

[SHIMMER] 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.

[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

[Indy Event] Maryland Championship Wrestling’s annual Shamrock Cup two-day Tournament takes place on July 18th and 19th, 2008 at The New Green Room in Dundalk, Maryland. The show will feature appearances by Balls Mahoney, Danny Doring, Tammy “Sunny” Sytch and participans of the Shamrock Cup tournament include Claudio Castagnoli, Ruckus, Delirious, Joey Matthews, and Devon “Crowbar” Storm. Day 2 of the event will have an appearance by The Iron Sheik! The finals of the tournament will be refereed by ECW original Bill Alfonso. This annual event is dedicated to the member of Shane Shamrock.. [reported by Eric Walker]

[Indy Event] Awesome Kong will be appearing at the Champions With Attitudes event in Hendersonville, North Carolina on June 28th, 2008.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] Hack “Mad Dog” Meyers has been added to the BANG! card Sunday July 6th at Support the Troops 28, “Fight for Freedom.” Cowboy James Storm has already been signed to team with Blain Rage against Shane Chung and Damien Steel for the Tag Team Championship.. For more information, go to http://www.dory-funk.com

[Indy Event] Billy Garcia from Survivor: Cook Islands and Erik Reichenbach from Survivor: Micronesia – Fans Vs. Favorites will be wrestling each other at the Wrestling Superstars Live event in Rochester, Minnesota on August 2nd, 2008. Go to http://wrestlingsuperstarslive.com for info about WSL .. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Unplugged is in full force and will return Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 pm to Boyle’s World Gym, 11000 Roosevelt Blvd in Philadelphia, PA and the wrestle world will get its first look at “Wrestle-Reality”. Appearing: Chris Masters, Sandman, and Jake “The Snake” Roberts. For more information, go to www.ProWrestlingUnplugged.com

[Canadian Event] Kevin Steen has hobbies. He likes playing Lego with his son Owen. He likes prank calling El Generico’s cell-phone. But most of all, he lives to KILL UNO! Player Uno has barely survived two full-on Kevin Steen onslaughts. This Sunday, it happens once again, only this time around, Player Uno is not just trying to defend his life, his skull and his ability to generate the next generation of 8-Bit Luchadores. This time, Player Uno will also be defending his Inter-Species Wrestling title from Mr. Wrestling. June 29th in Montreal, Quebec at Foufounes Electriques.

[Canadian Event] Wrestling fans of Windsor (Ontario) had their senses “Awakened” last month when Border City Wrestling returned after a two year hiatus. BCW announced that night that it was only the start and it was. BCW’s annual tradition, WrestleFest, returns on June 30th when Windsor’s premiere wrestling company teams up with Windsor’s premiere riverfront festival, Summer Fest! At WrestleFest current TNA superstar Rhino gores his way into Windsor’s Riverfront Festival Plaza (across from Caesars Windsor). Rhino, a Can-Am Wrestling School graduate, will be in the main event as well as signing autographs before the show for all VIP ticketholders. Then, BCW is back with a vengeance with two nights of hard-hitting action, as Border City Wrestling presents “Double Jeopardy” live from Chatham, Ontario on July 18 and Tecumseh, Ontario on July 19. Headlining both huge events is “The One Legged Wonder” Zach Gowen. Gowen joins Johnny Devine and Tyson Dux along with the returning Alastair “A-1” Ralphz, as well as all your favourite BCW stars, for two nights of live professional wrestling. VIP ticketholders get reserved seating as well as an exclusive meet and greet with Gowen, Devine, Dux and many more! Ticket prices for all three shows range from $35 to $10. For all the show and ticket information, log onto www.bordercitywrestling.com – Also, don’t forget, coming this fall is BCW’s HUGE 15th anniversary show as well as many more big announcements!

[Puerto Rican News] Tribute to the Puerto Rican Acrobat: Carlos Colon vs. Hercules Ayala – If you look up ‘legend’ in any dictionary in Puerto Rico, you will see the face of the man we honor today, Carlos Colon. We are bringing you his most historic battles, and this is not the exception. This video shows Colon against one of his most memorable foes, the hated Hercules Ayala. Enjoy this video by clicking here. Here is the link – http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/254688-retro-memories-honor-o-ambicin.html?playlist=19442&position=2

[Book News] A spirited discussion has begun on the Wrestling Classics Message Board about Bruno Lauer’s new autobiography, “Wrestling With The Truth.” To check out what people are saying about the book, Click Here.

[OWW News] My Interview with Tito Santana has been posted on the Wrestling Observer, WrestlingFigs.com, Wrestle-Complex.com and WrestleView.com.

[DVD News] Starting on July 8, 3KWrestling t-shirts and DVD’s will be available right here at www.3KWrestling.com

[Radio] Adam Pearce was the guest on the most recent edition of PWB’s Official Podcast with Lex and Ian, located at http://www.pwbpodcastlive.com – Link to full interview: http://www.pwbpodcastlive.com/2008/06/23/pwb-hotline-adam-pearce-june-23-2008/

[Article] (NewsOK.com) Jim Ross accepting position change [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] (Abilene Reporter) JBL: From Sweetwater to stardom [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] (People Exclusive) Hulk Hogan: I Still Love Linda [reported by Mike Informer]

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