ROHtastic Edition of the Dr. Keith Show 8/2

Dr. Keith Report – AUGUST 2, 2007 – Dr. Keith Lipinski of www.drkeithshow.com
A complete listing of upcoming big shows…and whacky hijinx…
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Thanks to all for the kind words today on turning 33 years young. Whooooooo! I am even older now!

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Dr. Keith Lipinski Show Recap (ROHtastic Edition with Gabe Sapolsky & Nigel McGuinness)
By Brian Cooper of BigVanVader.com

Gabe Sapolsky Recap
Keith begins by asking the all-important question: who won the squad off at the Request Is Earned PPV between Tank Toland and Sara Del Ray? Gabe refuses to divulge such information and hints that it might still be going on. “That’s tremendous” adds a delighted Doctor who’s money is on Del Ray. Keith then asks if the purpose of the PPV’s is to appeal to the die-hard ROH fans or in attracting new fans to the product? Gabe answers with a bit of both. Gabe admits that there isn’t much indication at present about how the PPV’s are positively affected business although there has been some up-swing.

The Doctor asks if there will be a three hour pay-per-view down the line? Gabe replies that he is happy working with the two. Onto Morishima, Keith asks about the 25 August defense at the Manhattan Center against Bryan Danielson. Gabe reminds Keith that it might be Claudio or Albright defending against Danielson in a glorious display of kayfabe. Gabe says Bryan is holding up great with his shoulder since being back. ROH in Japan wasn’t even in Gabe’s wildest dreams a few years ago, gladly Gabe doesn’t parlay what was.

Keith compares the Japanese and American crowds, Gabe says that you can’t compare the two. Gabe was impressed with the more women and children than is synomynous in the States. Gabe goes on to say that their are less Japanese fans that try to get themselves over then their American counterparts. Gabe then compares the Japanese fans to a movie-goer. The Doctor demands Go Shiozaki in the US. Gabe says he will work on Shiozaki and numerous other guys for 2008. A technical fault leads to a must-hear “hello, hello” by the good Doctor and one in return by the booker-man. Gabe owns up to marking-out in Japan.

Onto Mike Quackenbush. Gabe puts over the Chikara guys and the relationship between ROH and Chikara, and scheduling permitting, ROH fans should see more of Quackenbush in 2008. Gabe says that Cary Silkin is PISSED that he is giving away $10,000 at the impending Tag Team tournament. Onto the UK, Gabe confirms that the October show won’t be going ahead but hopes to sort out a new date very soon.
Moving onto contracts, Gabe confirms that twenty ROH guys are under contract although he doesn’t answer Keith’s health insurance question.

Gabe says that he isn’t really actively looking for any new talent. What other wrestling does Gabe watch? Gabe says he doesn’t have much free-time but is always up to date with Dragon Gate and Pro-Wrestling NOAH. What would Gabe be doing if ROH had gone out of business during the Perverted-Justice.com scandal? Gabe replies that he’d probably be a cab driver as he’d always like to get behind a wheel. Gabe puts over the FIP product and suggests people to check out some FIP action. Keith asks if we’re going to see Necro Butcher in ROH again anytime soon? Gabe replies that he is happy with Necro Butcher in FIP.

 Keith asks about the Earthquake and Typhoon in Japan (the actual natural disasters rather then the WWE Team of Lore). Gabe replies that it was the other side of the island although he felt the tremors. On the Straight-Shootin’ Series, “We have nothing lined up at the moment.” How would Gabe like fans to remember Ring Of Honor in 2007? Gabe says simply as a year of growth. The two the both agree that the Briscoes are the greatest tag team in the World. Gabe finishes by giving an update on Kobashi and says never say never on MISAWA IN ROH! Check out http://www.rohwrestling.com

Nigel McGuinness Recap
Nigel begins by showing some ROH love and talks of the first PPV. He tells the good Doctor when he was out-and-about in New York with Roderick Strong and Colt Cabana how a kid asked only for his autograph. Keith asks about Jonny Fairplay in ROH as seen on VH1 and the Supercard of Honor II show. Nigel says he had no problems with Fairplay although he has a bit of an ego. Keith asks about the pressure before headlining in Japan against Morishima. Nigel says he felt a lot of pressure for match quality. Nigel talks about the Japanese crowd and their “HORI SHIT” chant. Keith is most intrigued what match-ups and moves led the fans to chant Hori Shittings.

More Natural Disaster talk, Nigel talks about his experiences from the nineteenth (!) floor of his hotel. Nigel says he has done five or six NOAH tours at present. Keith asks about the Takayama KICK TO THE HEAD. Nigel says that Takayama could’ve taken him at any moment and the kicks hurt. On NOAH workers he would love to come to the states, Nigel would like to see Ricky Marvin who he puts over as being one of the greatest. Nigel says that Too Cold Scorpio was the guy who gave him the best advice in Japan.

 Keith asks if he should call Nigel King Nigel after wearing the King Of Europe Cup? Nigel talks about wrestling for Brian Dixon and how he didn’t progress al that much wrestling for him. Keith asks about Nigel’s Observer comments about working for WWE and more importantly his Ultimate Warrior face-paint and ULTIMATE WARRIOR PANTS. Nigel talks about how he enjoys ROH; the pay, the schedule, and freedom to have great matches but says no-one should turn down a million dollar guaranteed contract. Onto TNA, Nigel doesn’t see him getting revenge against Shark Boy anytime soon, going further into his TNA dealings.
 
Dr. Keith asks about wrestling Morishima with Nigel saying how much better looking he is than the ROH World Champion. Nigel says he has had three horrible concussions in his career and talks of hiding his vomit down the plughole after the Danielson hour match so no-one knew how bad-shape he was in. On the PPV match with Danielson, Nigel says Danielson has modified his style and is “more-to-the- point.” What wrestling does Nigel McGuiness watch today? Nigel name-checks Kenta Kobashi, Marty Jones and Fit Finlay as well as Steve Austin.

Nigel says his injuries are holding out reasonably well but says he ignored advice to have injections into his shoulder. Nigel then lists numerous other recent injuries that have occurred inside the ring. Keith asks what Nigel thinks of Kevin Thorn copying the Tower of London? Nigel jokes that it’s more like the Dungeons of London and repeats the old imitation line. Book talk. Nigel likens his book to the Chris Jericho book in telling his origins as a pro-wrestler. Keith asks when he can read the book? “When it’s published!” Nigel then talks about the screenplay with pop star Kylie Minogue in mind?!
Briscoe talk. Nigel can see the Briscoes doing for the tag titles what Samoa Joe did to the singles title and calls them “Good, honest people.” Keith then imagines a glorious community of Briscoes. On the future, Nigel talks about wanting to
wrestle the likes of Danielson, Morishima, Brent Albright, Roderick Strong and Austin Aries. Pro Wrestling Guerrilla talk as he will be working their incredible looking BOLA tournament and debuting for the group. On his first round match. “It’ll be a pleasure to lariat him in the face,” McGuinness says of Rocky Romero (note, now Austin Aries in quite the dandy match) Nigel finishes by giving Dr. Keith sight-seeing tips for his forthcoming trip to Blighty. Check out http://www.nigelmcguinness.com

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Congressional Inquiry

July 30, 2007

The drugs in pro-wrestling story got a lot more interesting late last week. Congress of the United States, as part of their ongoing investigation into illegal use of steroids and other drugs in sports, has request WWE provide the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform with copies of their current and past drug testing policies, copies of all test results, and any other related documents and communications the company has had concerning drugs and or drug related deaths in the industry.

This is, to say the least, HUGE. The document I read was 7 pages and covers every possible drug or health related document or communication WWE has ever made. It also states WWE or WWF so they are intending to go back at least 7 years. From my understanding this is only a “request” and WWE doesn’t have to comply, but I would assume that if WWE did not cooperate pressure would be on to subpoena them and get these documents anyway. I’m not a lawyer so I don’t know if they would be able to get a subpoena, but from a public relations stand point, I would think WWE is going to have to comply with the request, to avoid looking guilty of trying to cover something up.

With all the Heat put on WWE following the Benoit family deaths, and their insistence that their wellness policy is working, refusing to submit documents to back up those claims are going to look very suspicious. As much as I feel that the Benoit tragedy and drug use in pro-wrestling are, for the most part, unrelated this inquiry could really shake up the industry.

Regardless of the end result of this investigation, assuming that it does take place, this industry is likely going to be changed forever. No one’s closet is completely skeleton free, and with the cloud of secrecy the wrestling industry is used to being under, having outsiders looking into WWE’s closets is going to be a very hard pill for them to swallow. With a publicly traded company perception and public image is very important so any dirt or even perceived dirt that gets dug up could have a profound impact on stock prices, sponsorship deals, and or TV ratings.

I think one of the toughest questions WWE will be facing is why testing slackened off or outright disappeared between the introduction of strict testing following Vince McMahon’s indictment for steroid distribution in late 1993 (he was acquitted of ALL charges) and the introduction of WWE’s current Wellness program, which was introduced in 2006 after Eddie Guerrero’s death. There is almost a 10-year span between the two policies where I don’t believe WWE did any testing. There may have been some testing during that time but certainly nothing like what was done initially in 1993 or currently now in 2007, and I can tell you first hand I was never tested, or even heard of anyone getting tested during my 5+ years with the company.

It should be a very interesting next few months. I hope this inquiry ends up doing the industry and those who work in it more good than harm, but only time will tell. I think public scrutiny is the only way to decisively make a difference and clean up whatever drug problems exist in the industry. Cleaning up these problems may end up hurting the business in the short term, but if it saves lives or improves the health of the boys in the long term, it could end up a huge positive for the industry.

There is of course the possibility that like the past inquires into baseball; absolutely nothing productive will come out of this. When all is said and done, much like in baseball where Barry Bonds is still hitting those home runs, steroid enhanced physiques, may continue to dominate wrestling, and a lot of time and money will be spent accomplishing nothing.

Here’s hoping that is not the case and something productive happens,
Lance Storm
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Update: Jerry “The King” Lawler Found Not Guilty

Last Update: Aug 1, 2007 7:45 PM

Pro Wrestler Jerry Lawler was found not guilty in a Tunica, MS court today, August 1, 2007.

Lawler was facing charges stemming from a wrestling match with a fellow wrestler known as “The Big Cheese”. Sal Corrente, “The Big Cheese”, says Lawler hit him three times during the match because of a scuffle with a fan in the front row.

Lawler says there was nothing unusual about what happened. Lawler says it was part of the show and all wrestlers sign liability waivers. Corrente would not comment. His lawyer says he is upset with the judges decision.

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Hundreds of Music Fans Visited the Montgomery Mall to See Brooke Hogan Perform During Simon DTour Live!
Posted On: Thursday, August 2nd 2007

More than 500 area music enthusiasts flocked to the Montgomery Mall on Friday, July 27 to see Brooke Hogan, rising pop star and daughter of pro-wrestling legend Hulk Hogan, headline at a Simon DTour Live! event.

Simon DTour Live! presented by ABC Family, is a free, six-hour teen event providing teens firsthand access to today’s rising pop stars and an opportunity to interact with some of today’s hottest consumer and retail brand. The event at Montgomery Mall began at 3pm in the Mall’s Elevator Court and wrapped up at 9pm.

Brooke Hogan performed for the Montgomery Mall crowd around the 7 o’clock hour and then proceeded to sign autographs and meet fans throughout the evening.

Simon DTour Live! participants also experienced some of the latest offerings from the following sponsors:

ABC Family offered teens the chance to be creative and design their own T-shirts. DTour participants picked out different designs, such as fun sayings from shows, logos, and much more. Additionally, teens got a sneak peek at the upcoming ABC Family fall line-up.

My Coke Rewards created a cyber lounge, where teens registered on mycokerewards.com and learned more about the benefits of the program while earning bonus points and other prizes.

Sprint showcased the latest in cell phone technology and accessories, in conjunction with their partners – Body Glove, LG, Samsung, Boost Mobile, LG Fusic II and Bluetooth. DTour participants were able to join in on a text messaging contest to find the fastest and most accurate “texter,” who were then awarded with prizes.

Company 81 offered teens a preview of the newest apparel, as well as a special premium that could be redeemed at participating retailer locations. Company 81 also hosted a model contest, with participants chosen from the DTour audience rewarding the winning models with $100 Simon Giftcards.

“Simon DTour Live! and Brooke Hogan brought hundreds of teens and their families to the Montgomery Mall to participate in this premier concert and lifestyle event tailored specifically for our teen shoppers,” said Menden Poole, Marketing Manager. “The event was a success and the Montgomery Mall is pleased to have hosted this one-of-a-kind blend of teen, shopping, fashion and entertainment event.”

The tour visits 20 Simon Malls across the country through September, giving local teens at each mall a firsthand opportunity to experience some of the most exciting new musical talent and get up close and personal with their favorite retail and consumer brands. Additional information about Simon DTour Live!, including the full tour schedule, is available at www.simondtour.com.

Montgomery Mall, a Kravco Simon property, is located at the intersection of Routes 202 & 309 in North Wales, PA, and is home to over 150 shops, services, and restaurants. For more information on Montgomery Mall’s upcoming events and promotions, visit www.shopmontgomerymall.com.

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King to visit Akron in the Raw

WWE’s talented Booker thrived on a tag team, now shows much flair working alone in ring

By Scott Fishman Miami Herald

Published on Thursday, Aug 02, 2007

After taking off time to recuperate from nagging injuries, World Wrestling Entertainment’s King Booker left the SmackDown! kingdom with Queen Sharmell to invade Raw.

He was sent to Raw during the show’s 3-hour draft special. A talented wrestler who made a very successful transition from prominent tag-team glory to singles’ stardom, he is ready to conquer new quests.

”I’m a soldier,” said Booker, who will battle Jeff Hardy when WWE presents the Biggest Party of Summer at the James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron.

”Just give me my gun, and I’ll go into battle. It doesn’t matter if I’m on Raw or SmackDown! I really don’t want to be on ECW. If I got drafted to ECW, I probably would have resigned to be honest.

”Being drafted back to Raw is a great thing. I’m looking forward to going in there and just continuing what I do, and that’s wrestle, performing and giving the crowd what they want to see.”

At 42, King Booker has done just about everything he set to accomplish and more. However, having his off-screen wife and on-screen Queen Sharmell by his side has reignited the competitive fire within him.

”Her and I are a team,” said Booker, who married Sharmell, a former Nitro Girl dancer and performer for World Championship Wrestling, in 2005. ”Business is always business, and personal is always personal. When we are at our job, we know we have a job to do. We do it, leave it at the job and don’t take it home with us.

”When we’re at home, it’s totally different. It is from a different standpoint.”

Along with his constant road schedule, Booker helps run a wrestling school with his brother and former tag-team partner Stevie Ray near his home in Houston. The training academy runs events under the Pro Wrestling Alliance banner.

Students not only obtain needed and necessary experience in front of crowds but also watch first-hand WWE superstars like Matt Hardy, past superstars like Too Cold Scorpio and TNA’s Team 3D (formerly ECW and WWE’s Dudley Boys).

King Booker wants to give back.

”Wrestling took me places I never imagined,” said Booker, the youngest of eight children who didn’t let growing up in a rough neighborhood deter him from his goals. ”I never dreamed of being a wrestler. It was just something that worked out for me. I was just a neighborhood kid and nobody around was wrestling.

”It was like a hobby and an escape where I could be a different person at the moment. It wasn’t about the money. It was just about having fun. Next thing you know some people call me and offer me a contract. Then it became a job, and then it became a career.

That is the way you have to look at it because you never know where it’s going to take you.”

Booker’s career began to take off in WCW as a member of Harlem Heat with his brother Stevie Ray. The two enjoyed 11 reigns as world tag team champions.

Women’s wrestling trailblazer Sherri Martel, born Sherri Russell, helped lead the charge as their manager during successful times. Martel, a WWE Hall of Famer, passed away at age 49 on June 15.

”It’s a tragic event,” said Booker, who gave away Sherri, the bride, at her wedding. ”My mother passed just about the same age as Sherri.

”She was great. She was the catalyst and the one who made Harlem Heat who we were. She made us bigger than life. It was like she was my sister. We called her Sister Sherri, and that is pretty much what she was to us. We know Sherri is in a better place.”

As the superstar moves along to another phase of his career, the King Booker persona remains.

”I don’t ever think I’ll be Booker T again,” said the king, who began his monarchy by winning the 2006 King of the Ring. ”I’m King Booker in the ring, and the people want to see me as King Booker. That character has really taken off. It has really gotten over the top that I think we’re just going to keep on rolling with it and see where it goes. It’s always good to have royalty around.”

Also at the Akron event, John Cena and Randy Ortonwill battle in the WWE Championship Match; Lashley will take on Umaga in a Special Challenge Match and Paul London and Brian Kendrick will fight Lance Cadeand Trevor Murdochin in a World Tag Team Championship Match.

Candice and Mickie James will face Melina and Jillian in a RAW Diva Tag Team Match; Santino Marella will take on Snitsky; Val Venis will battle Sly (Maryse) and Cody Rhodes will fight William Regal.

Those who can’t get enough of King Booker can listen to his radio show Tea Time with King Booker online at the 790 Sports Animal Web site.

For information on King Booker, Queen Sharmell and the wrestling training center in Houston, go to http://www.bookertonline.com.

After taking off time to recuperate from nagging injuries, World Wrestling Entertainment’s King Booker left the SmackDown! kingdom with Queen Sharmell to invade Raw.

He was sent to Raw during the show’s 3-hour draft special. A talented wrestler who made a very successful transition from prominent tag-team glory to singles’ stardom, he is ready to conquer new quests.

”I’m a soldier,” said Booker, who will battle Jeff Hardy when WWE presents the Biggest Party of Summer at the James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron.

”Just give me my gun, and I’ll go into battle. It doesn’t matter if I’m on Raw or SmackDown! I really don’t want to be on ECW. If I got drafted to ECW, I probably would have resigned to be honest.

”Being drafted back to Raw is a great thing. I’m looking forward to going in there and just continuing what I do, and that’s wrestle, performing and giving the crowd what they want to see.”

At 42, King Booker has done just about everything he set to accomplish and more. However, having his off-screen wife and on-screen Queen Sharmell by his side has reignited the competitive fire within him.

”Her and I are a team,” said Booker, who married Sharmell, a former Nitro Girl dancer and performer for World Championship Wrestling, in 2005. ”Business is always business, and personal is always personal. When we are at our job, we know we have a job to do. We do it, leave it at the job and don’t take it home with us.

”When we’re at home, it’s totally different. It is from a different standpoint.”

Along with his constant road schedule, Booker helps run a wrestling school with his brother and former tag-team partner Stevie Ray near his home in Houston. The training academy runs events under the Pro Wrestling Alliance banner.

Students not only obtain needed and necessary experience in front of crowds but also watch first-hand WWE superstars like Matt Hardy, past superstars like Too Cold Scorpio and TNA’s Team 3D (formerly ECW and WWE’s Dudley Boys).

King Booker wants to give back.

”Wrestling took me places I never imagined,” said Booker, the youngest of eight children who didn’t let growing up in a rough neighborhood deter him from his goals. ”I never dreamed of being a wrestler. It was just something that worked out for me. I was just a neighborhood kid and nobody around was wrestling.

”It was like a hobby and an escape where I could be a different person at the moment. It wasn’t about the money. It was just about having fun. Next thing you know some people call me and offer me a contract. Then it became a job, and then it became a career.

That is the way you have to look at it because you never know where it’s going to take you.”

Booker’s career began to take off in WCW as a member of Harlem Heat with his brother Stevie Ray. The two enjoyed 11 reigns as world tag team champions.

Women’s wrestling trailblazer Sherri Martel, born Sherri Russell, helped lead the charge as their manager during successful times. Martel, a WWE Hall of Famer, passed away at age 49 on June 15.

”It’s a tragic event,” said Booker, who gave away Sherri, the bride, at her wedding. ”My mother passed just about the same age as Sherri.

”She was great. She was the catalyst and the one who made Harlem Heat who we were. She made us bigger than life. It was like she was my sister. We called her Sister Sherri, and that is pretty much what she was to us. We know Sherri is in a better place.”

As the superstar moves along to another phase of his career, the King Booker persona remains.

”I don’t ever think I’ll be Booker T again,” said the king, who began his monarchy by winning the 2006 King of the Ring. ”I’m King Booker in the ring, and the people want to see me as King Booker. That character has really taken off. It has really gotten over the top that I think we’re just going to keep on rolling with it and see where it goes. It’s always good to have royalty around.”

Also at the Akron event, John Cena and Randy Ortonwill battle in the WWE Championship Match; Lashley will take on Umaga in a Special Challenge Match and Paul London and Brian Kendrick will fight Lance Cadeand Trevor Murdochin in a World Tag Team Championship Match.

Candice and Mickie James will face Melina and Jillian in a RAW Diva Tag Team Match; Santino Marella will take on Snitsky; Val Venis will battle Sly (Maryse) and Cody Rhodes will fight William Regal.

Those who can’t get enough of King Booker can listen to his radio show Tea Time with King Booker online at the 790 Sports Animal Web site.

For information on King Booker, Queen Sharmell and the wrestling training center in Houston, go to http://www.bookertonline.com.
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TNA Hard Justice – Sunday August 12, 2007 – iMPACT Zone, Orlando, FL
1. TNA World/IWGP Heavyweight/TNA X Division/TNA World Tag Championship “Winner Takes All” match: TNA World & IWGP Heavyweight champion Kurt Angle vs. TNA X Division & TNA World Tag Team champion Samoa Joe
2. Doomsday Chamber of Blood: Sting, “the Punisher” Andrew Martin & Abyss vs. Christian Cage, AJ Styles & Tomko
3. Steiner Brothers (Rick & Scott Steiner) vs. Team 3-D (Brother Ray & Devon)
4. Barroom Brawl: Rhino vs. James Storm
5. The Latin American Xchange (Homicide y Hernandez) vs. The Voodoo Kin Mafia (BG & Kip James)
6. (rumored) “Wildcat” Chris Harris vs. Dustin Rhodes

UFC 74: Respect – Saturday August 25, 2007 – Mandalay Bay Events Center, Los Vegas, NV
1. UFC Heavyweight Championship Bout: Randy Couture Vs. Gabriel Gonzaga
2. Josh Koscheck vs. Georges St-Pierre
3. Kurt Pellegrino vs. Joe Stevenson
4. Patrick Cote vs. Kendall Grove
5. Roger Huerta vs. Alberto Crane
6. Renato Sobral vs. David Heath (Dark)
7. Frank Mir vs. Antoni Hardonk (Dark)
8. Clay Guida vs. Marcus Aurelio (Dark)
9. Thales Leites (substitute for Travis Lutter) vs. Ryan Jensen (Dark)

WWE SummerSlam – Sunday August 26, 2007 – Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, NJ
1. WWE Championship Match: John Cena vs. Randy Orton

UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion – Saturday September 8, 2007- O2 Arena, London, UK
1. UFC & PRIDE FC Light Heavyweight Championship Unification Bout: Quinton Jackson vs. Dan Henderson
2. Matt Hamill vs. Michael Bisping
3. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipović vs. Cheick Kongo
4. Houston Alexander vs. Alessio Sakara
5. Naoyuki Kotani vs. Dennis Siver (Dark)
6. Marcus Davis vs. Paul Taylor (Dark)
7. Anthony Johnson vs. Jess Liaudin (Dark)

UFC Fight Night – Wednesday September 19, 2007 – The Pearl, Las Vegas, NV
1. Spencer Fisher vs. Din Thomas
2. Mike Swick vs. Jonathan Goulet
3. Chris Leben vs. Terry Martin

UFC 76: Knockout – Saturday, September 22, 2007 – Honda Center in Anaheim, CA
1. Chuck Liddell vs. Keith Jardine
2. Mauricio Rua vs. Forrest Griffin
3. Diego Sanchez vs. Jon Fitch
4. Tyson Griffin vs. Thiago Tavares
5. Wilson Gouveia vs. Jason Lambert (Dark)

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ROH (Ring Of Honor – www.rohwrestling.com)

July 30th: Congratulations to Claudio Castagnoli on winning the “Race To The Top” tournament last weekend. Castagnoli defeated El Generico in a classic finals. Castagnoli is now preparing for his first shot at the ROH World Champion as he takes on Takeshi Morishima on 8/10 in Boston. We will have much more from Claudio and the “Race To The Top” tournament in this week’s ROH Video Wire.
July 30th: Bryan Danielson captained the team of Austin Aries, Matt Sydal and Jay Briscoe in a wild $10,000 Tag Team Challenge last Saturday. All three wrestlers and Larry Sweeney are currently trying to locate Danielson as Danielson left the building with the winning check immediately after the match. We’ll keep following this story right here in the ROHwrestling.com Newswire.
July 30th: Two more big matches have been signed for the first night of “Death Before Dishonor V” weekend on 8/10 in Boston at the beautiful and conveniently located Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center. The $10,000 Tag Team Challenge saw Danielson try to steal the pinfall from Matt Sydal by pushing Sydal off the top rope. Sydal had super agent Larry Sweeney negotiate a match. Boston on 8/10 will witness Matt Sydal vs. Bryan Danielson!!! Get tickets now for only $10 at ROHwrestling.com.
July 30th: There is now a big $10 sale at www.ROHwrestling.com on ROH DVDs and live event tickets. If you are new to ROH this is a great chance to save big money on some of the most important shows in ROHwrestling.com. To add to the savings everything at www.ROHwrestling.com is also now 10% off. This gives you a chance at a double saving sale!!! We know you need the most bang for your live entertainment dollar this summer so we are offering tickets to the following shows for only $10:
-8/10 in Boston (Jay & Mark Briscoe vs. Kevin Steen & El Generico in a Non-Sanctioned Boston Street Fight)
-8/11 in Philadelphia (Austin Aries, Delirious, Matt Cross & Erick Stevens vs. Roderick Strong, Davey Richards, Rocky Romero & Matt Sydal in a Non-Sanctioned Philadelphia Street Fight)
-8/24 in Hartford (Caged Rage featuring Briscoes vs. Steen & Generico as well as Jack Evans vs. Strong in STEEL CAGE matches)
-9/14 in Detroit (See ROH World Champion Takeshi Morishima, ROH World Tag Team Champions Jay & Mark Briscoe with much more to be announced this week)
-9/15 in Chicago (ROH’s 3rd PPV taping!!!)
-Act by Thursday night to take advantage of these big savings at ROHwrestling.com.
July 30th: Nigel McGuinness and Chris Hero have had problems since “All Star Extravaganza III” last March in Detroit. Now they will meet again in Boston, but with a different twist. August 10th in Boston will see the Pure Title Rules brought back for the first time in almost a year. It will be McGuinness vs. Hero under Pure Wrestling Rules meaning each athlete gets 3 rope breaks to stop a pin or submission attempt, there will be a 20 count on the floor and no closed fists.
July 31st: ROH returns to its birthplace of Philadelphia on 8/11 and now you can get tickets for only $10 at ROHwrestling.com. This is going to be an incredible night with lots of mayhem. Two match stipulations have been signed as one of ROH’s hottest feuds continues in Philly. The first contest will have Mark Briscoe vs. El Generico in a Falls Count Anywhere match. The second bout will pit Jay Briscoe vs. Kevin Steen in a Lights Out match. When you add these two matches to the already announced eight man Non-Sanctioned Philly Street Fight this promises to be one of the craziest nights in ROH history. You can witness it live for only $10 if you act by Thursday night at ROHwrestling.com.
July 31st: Speaking of the Non-Sanctioned Philly Street Fight both teams are saying this will be one of the most chaotic matches in ROH history. It will pit Delirious, Austin Aries, Erick Stevens & Matt Cross vs. Matt Sydal, Roderick Strong, Rocky Romero & Davey Richards. Members of both teams have already requested a supply of ladders, tables and chairs for this no rules bout. We’ll have more on this fight next week in the ROHwrestling.com Newswire. Check out the current Philly lineup below.
July 31st: Even the preshow in Philadelphia is loaded. Sexxxy Eddy, Cheech and Cloudy will all receive tryout matches on the preshow on 8/11 in Philly.
July 31st: The Big 10 sale at www.ROHwrestling.com continues until Thursday night. There are now over 70 ROH show DVDs for only $10 each including some of the greatest cards in ROH history. You can also get live event tickets to Boston, Philly, Hartford, Detroit and the 3rd PPV taping in Chicago for only $10. If that wasn’t enough for you, every item at ROHwrestling.com is 10% off including everything in the $10 sale. The 10% sale including all items from WWE, TNA, NOAH, SHIMMER, FIP and of course the latest from ROH. The newest ROH DVD is 6/9/07 “Domination” from Philadelphia with several fun, must see matches. You’ll see a hard-hitting bout as Roderick Strong challenges Takeshi Morishima for the ROH World Title plus: An action-paced 2/3 Falls World Tag Team Title Match pitting The Briscoes vs. Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli; Brent Albright vs. BJ Whitmer vs. Jimmy Rave vs. Erick Stevens; even more great tag team action with Kevin Steen & El Generico vs. Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw; Rocky Romero vs. Delirious; Davey Richards vs. Matt Cross; Lacey vs. Daizee Haze; Matt Sydal vs. Hallowicked and more including an unreleased Bryan Danielson vs. Jay Lethal match from FIP. Order now and save 10% until Thursday night at ROHwrestling.com.
July 31st: Check the main page of ROHwrestling.com for two new articles. One focuses on Claudio Castagnoli’s “Race To The Title” and how he has sights set on an even bigger prize. The other article is great for new fans as it details the 12 essential ROH DVDs as chosen by the ROH faithful.
Ring of Honor Headed To The West Coast

Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Ring of Honor is set to debut on the West Coast as part of the gigantic WrestleFanfest 2007 weekend. WrestleFanfest is will be the ultimate fan experience and Ring of Honor will be apart of it on Sunday, October 21st wth a live event at the legendary San Francisco Cow Palace. WrestleFanfest 2007 is a three day event featuring some of the biggest names in the world of professional wrestling.

WrestleFanfest 2007 has several different ticket options available for this weekend including VIP packages. Stars already confirmed to be signing autographs during this weekend include: Goldberg, Roddy Piper, Kevin Nash, Kurt Angle, Christian Cage, The Great Muta, Ultimo Dragon, Mil Mascaras, Diamond Dallas Page, Bobby Heenan, plus over 100 others including some major names to be announced. For more information visit www.wrestlefanfest.com.

Besides the live event on Sunday, October 21st Ring of Honor will also be hosting several different autographs sessions throughout the weekend with the stars of ROH. Already signed for the live event on Sunday is:

-ROH World Tag Team Champions Jay & Mark Briscoe
-Bryan Danielson
-Nigel McGuinness
-No Remorse Corps of Roderick Strong, Davey Richards & Rocky Romero
-Plus much more to be announced in the upcoming weeks including lots of top ROH stars!!!!

In order to attend the Ring of Honor event you must purchase a FanFest ticket. Ring of Honor will also have reserved ringside seats available. Ticket information will be announced in upcoming weeks.

Friday August 10, 2007
Roxbury Community College – Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Ctr (1350 Tremont St Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120)
8:00pm
Death before Dishonor V – Night One
1. Non-title, non-sanctioned – Boston Street Fight: Jay & Mark Briscoe vs. Kevin Steen & El Generico
2. ROH World Title Match: Claudio Castagnoli vs. Takeshi Morishima
3. Austin Aries & Erick Stevens vs. Roderick Strong & Rocky Romero
4. Jack Evans vs. Davey Richards
5. Winner faces SHIMMER Champion the next day: Lacey vs. Daizee Haze
6. Pure Wrestling Rules: Nigel McGuinness vs. Chris Hero
7. Bryan Danielson vs. Matt Sydal
Already signed: Brent Albright; Delirious; Matt Cross; Jigsaw; Eddie Edwards and others!!!

Saturday August 11, 2007
Pennsylvania National Guard Armory (2700 Southampton Rd, Philadelphia, PA)
7:30pm
Death before Dishonor V – Night Two
1. Non-Sanctioned – Philadelphia Street Fight: No Remorse Corps (Roderick Strong, Davey Richards & Rocky Romero) & Matt Sydal vs. The Resilience (Austin Aries, Erick Stevens & Matt Cross) & Delirious
2. ROH World Title Match (if Morishima is still champion): Brent Albright vs. Takeshi Morishima
3. Bryan Danielson vs. Mike Quackenbush
4. SHIMMER Championship Match: Sara Del Rey vs. the winner of the 8/10 match between Lacey/Haze
5. Chris Hero & Jigsaw vs. Claudio Castagnoli & Nigel McGuinness
6. Lights Out Match: Jay Briscoe vs. Kevin Steen
7. Falls Count Anywhere: Mark Briscoe vs. El Generico
Already signed: Jack Evans; Pelle Primeau; Shane Hagadorn; Sexxxy Eddy; Cheech; Cloudy

Friday August 24, 2007
Connecticut Expo Center (265 Reverend Moody Overpass, Hartford, CT)
8:00pm
Caged Rage
1. Steel Cage Match: Jay & Mark Briscoe vs. Kevin Steen & El Generico
2. Steel Cage Match: Roderick Strong vs. Jack Evans
Already signed: Takeshi Morishima; Bryan Danielson; Nigel McGuinness; Austin Aries; Erick Stevens; Matt Cross; Davey Richards; Chris Hero; Brent Albright; Delirious; Claudio Castagnoli; BJ Whitmer; Jimmy Rave; Adam Pearce; Daizee Haze; Sara Del Rey

Saturday August 25, 2007
Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom (311 West 34th St. New York, NY)
7:30pm
1. ROH World Title Match: Bryan Danielson vs. ROH World Champion
2. Two-out-of-Three Falls match: Jay & Mark Briscoe vs. Kevin Steen & El Generico
Already signed: Takeshi Morishima; Claudio Castagnoli; Brent Albright; Jack Evans; Nigel McGuinness; Roderick Strong; Davey Richards; Chris Hero; Delirious; BJ Whitmer; Jimmy Rave; Adam Pearce; Daizee Haze; Sara Del Rey; Austin Aries; Erick Stevens; Matt Cross

Friday September 14, 2007
Michigan State Fairgrounds & Expo Center (1120 W. State Fair Ave, Detroit, MI)
8:00pm
Already signed: Takeshi Morishima; Jay & Mark Briscoe

Saturday September 15, 2007
Frontier Park Field House (9807 S. Sayre Avenue Chicago Ridge, IL)
7:30pm
PPV Taping #3

Friday November 30, 2007
Montgomery County Fairgrounds (1043 S. Main St, Dayton, OH)
8:00pm

Saturday October 6, 2007
Inman Sports Club (990 Inman Avenue Edison; NJ)
7:30pm

Sunday October 21, 2007
Cow Palace (2600 Geneva Avenue, Daly City, CA 94014)
Already signed: Jay & Mark Briscoe; Bryan Danielson; Nigel McGuinness; Roderick Strong; Davey Richards; Rocky Romero

Friday February 22, 2008
TBA Long Island, NY
8:00pm

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PWG (Pro Wrestling Guerrilla – http://www.prowrestlingguerrilla.com)

Friday August 31, 2007
Burbank Armory (3800 W. Valhalla Dr., Burbank, CA, 91505)
2007 Battle of Los Angeles – Night One
1. 2007 BOLA – First Round Match – A Block: Chris Hero vs. Joey Ryan
2. 2007 BOLA – First Round Match – A Block: Chris Bosh vs. Roderick Strong
3. 2007 BOLA – First Round Match – A Block: Jimmy Rave vs. Matt Sydal
4. 2007 BOLA – First Round Match – A Block: Doug Williams vs. Bryan Danielson
5. 2007 BOLA – First Round Match – B Block: Tyler Black vs. Claudio Castagnoli
6. 2007 BOLA – First Round Match – B Block: PAC vs. Jack Evans

Saturday September 1, 2007
Burbank Armory (3800 W. Valhalla Dr., Burbank, CA, 91505)
2007 Battle of Los Angeles – Night Two
1. 2007 BOLA – First Round Match – B Block: CIMA vs. Human Tornado
2. 2007 BOLA – First Round Match – B Block: Scott Lost vs. SHINGO
3. 2007 BOLA – First Round Match – C Block: Nigel McGuinness vs. Austin Aries (defeated Rocky Romero for his spot in the tournament)
4. 2007 BOLA – First Round Match – C Block: Davey Richards vs. Kevin Steen
5. 2007 BOLA – First Round Match – C Block: Susumu Yokosuka vs. Dragon Kid
6. 2007 BOLA – First Round Match – C Block: El Generico vs. Super Dragon

Sunday September 2, 2007
Burbank Armory (3800 W. Valhalla Dr., Burbank, CA, 91505)
2007 Battle of Los Angeles – Night Three
1. 2007 BOLA – Second Round Match – A Block: Hero/Ryan winner vs. Bosh/Strong winner
2. 2007 BOLA – Second Round Match – A Block: Rave/Sydal winner vs. Williams/Danielson winner
3. 2007 BOLA – Second Round Match – B Block: Black/Castagnoli winner vs. PAC/Evans winner
4. 2007 BOLA – Second Round Match – B Block: CIMA/Tornado winner vs. Lost/Shingo winner
5. 2007 BOLA – Second Round Match – C Block: McGuinness/Aries winner vs. Richards/Steen winner
6. 2007 BOLA – Second Round Match – C Block: Yokosuka/Dragon Kid winner vs. Generico/Super Dragon winner
7. 2007 BOLA – Semi-Final Match – A Block: TBA vs. TBA
8. 2007 BOLA – Semi-Final Match – B Block: TBA vs. TBA
9. 2007 BOLA – Semi-Final Match – C Block: TBA vs. TBA
10. 2007 BOLA – Semi-Final Match – Finals: TBA vs. TBA vs. TBA

Friday October 26, 2007
Studio Jenny (1 Avenue Jenny, 92000 Nanterre Paris, France)
8:30pm
Co-Promotional Show with Queens of Chaos Wrestling
1. PAC vs. Jack Evans
Already signed: Joey Ryan, Super Dragon, Nigel McGuinness, El Generico, Kevin Steen

Saturday October 27, 2007
The Mountbatten Centre (Alexandra Park, Twyford Avenue, Portsmouth, UK PO2 9QA)
6:30pm
Co-Promotional Show with International Pro Wrestling: United Kingdom
1. PAC vs. Kevin Steen
Already signed: Joey Ryan, Jack Evans, Super Dragon, Martin Stone, Spud, Nigel McGuinness, El Generico

Sunday October 28, 2007
Musik Palette (Kettwiger Str. 20 45127, Essen, Germany)
4:30pm
Co-Promotional Show with Westside Xtreme Wrestling
1. Four Way Match: Kevin Steen vs. Jack Evans vs. PAC vs. Super Dragon
Already signed: Joey Ryan, Nigel McGuinness, El Generico, Tommy End, Murat Bosporus

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FIP (Full Impact Pro – http://www.fullimpactpro.com)

Friday, August 18, 2007
National Guard Armory (8551 W. Venable St., Crystal River, FL)
8:00pm
Heatstroke 2007 – Night One
1. Bunkhouse Brawl: Black Market (Shawn Murphy & Joey Machete) & The Heartbreak Express (Sean & Phil Davis) vs. The YRR (Kenny King, Jason Blade, Sal Rinauro & Chasyn Rance)
Already signed: Roderick Strong; Erick Stevens; Jay & Mark Briscoe; Jimmy Rave; Davey Richards; Necro Butcher; Delirious; Sal Rinauro; Chasyn Rance; Kenny King; Jason Blade; Tyler Black; Marek Brave; Danny Daniels; Trik Davis; Dave & Jake Crist (Irish Airborne); Steve Madison; Seth Delay

Saturday, August 19, 2007
Turner Agri-Civic Center (2250 NE Roan St., Arcadia, FL 34266)
8:00pm
Heatstroke 2007 – Night Two
Already signed: Roderick Strong; Erick Stevens; Jay & Mark Briscoe; Jimmy Rave; Davey Richards; Necro Butcher; Delirious; Sal Rinauro; Chasyn Rance; Kenny King; Jason Blade; Shawn Murphy & Joey Machete (Black Market); Sean & Phil Davis (Heartbreak Express); Tyler Black; Marek Brave; Danny Daniels; Trik Davis; Dave & Jake Crist (Irish Airborne); Steve Madison; Seth Delay

Upcoming FIP shows
September 28 – Inverness, FL
September 29 – Crystal River, FL
November 9 – Crystal River, FL
November 10 – Arcadia, FL
December 14 – Melbourne, FL
December 15 – Crystal River, FL
January 18 – Crystal River, FL
January 19 – Arcadia, FL
February 15 – Inverness, FL
February 16 – Crystal River, FL
March 21 – Melbourne, FL
March 22 – Crystal River, FL
April 18 – TBA
April 19 – Crystal River, FL
May 30 – Crystal River, FL
May 31 – Arcadia, FL

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CZW (Combat Zone Wrestling – www.czwrestling.com)

Saturday August 11, 2007
New Alhambra Sports & Entertainment Center (7 Ritner Street Philadelphia, PA)
7:30pm
Dishonorable Conduct
1. CZW World Heavyweight Title: Homicide vs. Ruckus
2. Stipulation TBA – CZW Ultraviolent Underground Title Match: Brain Damage vs. Drake Younger
3. 4 Corners of Pain – CZW Iron Man Title Match: “Mr Insanity” Toby Klein vs. Freakshow vs. Insane Lane
4. Ladder Match – CZW Junior Heavyweight Title: Scotty Vortekz vs. Cloudy
5. Unlucky 13 Staple Gun Match (have to put 13 staples in your opponent and then you can pin/submit him): Dustin Lee vs. Danny Havoc
6. DJ Hyde vs. Steve “Monster” Mack
Already signed: Team AnDrew, Chuck Taylor, Ricochet, Danny Demanto

Upcoming CZW Shows
September 8, 2007
October 13, 2007
November 10, 2007
December 8, 2007

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JAPW (Jersey All Pro Wrestling – www.japw.net)

Saturday September 8, 2007
Rahway Rec Center (275 East Milton Avenue Rahway, NJ)
7:30pm

Saturday October 27, 2007
Rahway Rec Center (275 East Milton Avenue Rahway, NJ)
7:30pm
10th Anniversary Show

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IWA-MS (IWA Mid South – www.iwamidsouthwrestling.com)

Saturday August 4, 2007
Capital Sports Center (1915 Gladden Road Plainfield, IN)
8pm
Extreme Heaven 2007
1. Anything goes, fans bring the weapons: Ian Rotten, Corporal Robinson & Drake Younger vs. Insane Lane, Freak Show & Tank
2. Toby Klein vs. Roderick Strong
3. Necro Butcher vs. Davey Richards
Deranged vs. B.J. Whitmer
Matt Sydal vs. Ricochet

Sunday August 5, 2007
Alley Cats (929 S. Indiana Avenue Sellersburg, IN)
3pm
Hardcore Hell & Back
1. Flaming Ropes Match: Ian Rotten vs. Freak Show
2. High Impact Tables (can set the tables on fire or jump off the bus or roof of the building and put someone through a table): Mad Man Pondo & Too Tuff Tony vs. Tank & Insane Lane
3. Roderick Strong vs. Cash Flo
4. Davey Richards vs. B.J. Whitmer
5. Corporal Robinson vs. Necro Butcher

Sunday August 19, 2007
The Venue (800 Lexington Ave. San Antonio, TX)
1. Low Ki & Hotstuff Hernandez vs. Necro Butcher & Masada
2. Mickie Knuckles vs. Jazz
3. IWA Mid-South World Heavyweight Title Match: Chuck Taylor vs. Chris Hero

Saturday September 8, 2007
Capital Sports Center (1915 Gladden Road Plainfield, IN)
8pm
Kings of Extreme

Sunday September 9, 2007
Alley Cats (929 S. Indiana Avenue Sellersburg, IN)

Friday September 28, 2007
Don Preston Rec Center (14500 Kostner Avenue Midlothian, IL)
Ted Petty Invitational 2007 – Night One
1. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – First Round Match: Samoa Joe vs. Low Ki
2. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – First Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
3. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – First Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
4. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – First Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
5. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – First Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
6. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – First Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
7. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – First Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
8. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – First Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
9. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – First Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
10. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – First Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
11. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – First Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
12. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – First Round Match: TBA vs. TBA

24 Participants:
1. Chris Hero
2. Mike Quackenbush
3. Claudio Castagnoli
4. Matt Sydal
5. Davey Richards
6. TBA (sub for Alex Shelley who will be in Japan)
7. Low Ki (facing Samoa Joe in the first round)
8. Samoa Joe (facing Low Ki in the first round)
9. Eddie Kingston
10. BJ Whitmer
11. Nigel McGuinness
12. Joey Ryan
13. Drake Younger
14. Billy Roc
15. Human Tornado
16. TBA
17. TBA
18. TBA
19. TBA
20. TBA
21. TBA
22. TBA
23. TBA
24. TBA

Saturday September 29, 2007
Don Preston Rec Center (14500 Kostner Avenue Midlothian, IL)
Ted Petty Invitational 2007 – Night Two
1. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – Second Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
2. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – Second Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
3. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – Second Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
4. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – Second Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
5. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – Second Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
6. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – Second Round Match: TBA vs. TBA
7. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – Semi-Final Match: TBA vs. TBA
8. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – Semi-Final Match: TBA vs. TBA
9. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – Semi-Final Match: TBA vs. TBA
10. 2007 Ted Petty Innovational – Finals: TBA vs. TBA Vs. TBA

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IWC (International Wrestling Cartel – www.IWCwrestling.com)

Saturday, August 4, 2007
Court Time Sports Center (95 Enterprise St., Elizabeth, PA 15037)
7:30pm
No Excuses 3
1. IWC World Heavyweight Title Match: Sterling James Keenan vs. Dennis Gregory
2. IWC World Tag Team Titles Match: Gambino Brothers vs. BabyFace Fire (Shiima Xion & Jason Gory)
3. Super Indy Title Match: “Fabulous” John McChesney vs. Delirious
4. Southern Comfort (Tracy Smothers & Chris Hamrick) vs. The Burning River Brigade (Josh Prohibition & M-Dogg Matt Cross)
5. Brent Albright vs. Jon Bolen
6. “Balls Hot” Troy Lords vs. Azrieal
7. Raymond Rowe vs. Ricky Reyes
8. Sexual Harrassment (Justin Idol & Eric Xtasy) vs. Michael “The Bomber” Facade & Johnny Gargano

Saturday, August 18, 2007
Big Spring Community Center (2 Chestnut St., Newville, PA 17241)
7:30pm
Newville Knockout 3
1. Samoa Joe vs. AJ Styles
2. Dennis Gregory vs. “Sweet N Sour” Larry Sweeney
3. IWC World Tag Team Titles Match: The Gambino Brothers vs. BabyFace Fire (Shiima Xion & Jason Gory) vs. The Cleveland Mafia (Ray Rowe & J-Rocc)
Heavyweight Title!
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CHIKARA (Chikara Pro Wrestling – www.chikarapro.com)

Sunday August 5, 2007
New Alhambra Sports & Entertainment Center (7 Ritner Street Philadelphia, PA)
4pm
Maximum Overdraft
1. F.I.S.T (Gran Akuma & Icarus) vs. The Briscoe Brothers (Jay & Mark)
2. NWA World Junior Heavyweight Title Match: Mike Quackenbush vs. Black Tiger
3. Best 2 out of 3 falls: Sara Del Ray vs. Daizee Haze
4. Claudio Castagnoli & Chris Hero vs. El Pantera & Lince Dorado
5. La Parkita Original vs. Payaso del Futuro
6. Young Lions Cup Match: Chuck Taylor vs. TBA (open challenge!)
7. The Order of the Neo-Solar Temple (UltraMantis Black & Hydra) & The Southern Saints (Shawn Reed, Justin Reed & Chris Styles) vs. Jigsaw, Shane Storm, Player Uno, Tim Donst & Moscow, The Communist Bovine
8. Cheech & Cloudy & Delirious vs. The Colony (Soldier Ant, Fire Ant & Worker Ant)
9. Ricochet vs. Eddie Kingston

Friday August 17, 2007
Riverside Beneficial Assoc. (1742 Pear Street Reading, PA)
Here Come the International Invaders: 1st Stage – Attack of the Phantom Sith
7:30pm
1. Lince Dorado’s Team (Lince Dorado, TBA, TBA & TBA) vs. Mitch Ryder’s Team (Mitch Ryder, TBA, TBA & TBA)
2. Moscow vs. USApe
3. Tim Donst vs. Alex SUGARFOOT~! Payne
4. Brute Issei vs. Eddie Kingston

Saturday August 18th, 2007
American Legion Hall (935 Main St. Hellertown, PA)
Here Come the International Invaders: 2nd Stage – Revenge of the Clone Menace
7:30pm
1. Lince Dorado vs. Shayne Hawke
2. ShaneSaw (Shane Storm & Jigsaw) vs. The Fabulous Two (Mitch Ryder & Larry Sweeney)
3. Worker Ant vs. Rahim Ali

Saturday September 22, 2007
TBA Philadelphia, PA
Lettuce Entertain You (And Other Puns)

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UWA Hardcore (UWA Hardcore Pro Wrestling – www.uwahardcorewrestling.com)

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SHIMMER (SHIMMER Women Athletes – www.shimmerwrestling.com)

Saturday, October 13th, 2007
Eagles Club (6309 26th Street Berwyn, IL)
4pm

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UWF (United Wrestling Federation – www.uwfusa.com)

Friday August 3, 2007
Riddle Center – Methodist University (5400 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, NC)
1. The Extreme Horsemen (Steve Corino & CW Anderson) vs. AJ Styles & Christopher Daniels
2. The Human Tornado vs. David Young
3. Dustin Rhodes vs. Big Poppa Pump Scott Steiner
4. Chris Sabin vs. Senshi
5. Sonjay Dutt & Sabu vs. The Naturals
Already Signed: D-Lo Brown, Ron “The Truth” Killings, a special appearance by Team Macktion, and more!

Saturday August 4, 2007
Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center (100 Recreation Dr. Jacksonville, NC)
1. Three Way Monsters Ball: Sabu vs. Steve Corino vs. Dustin Rhodes.
Already Signed: Scott Steiner; Senshi; Chris Sabin; The Human Tornado; David Young; Elix Skipper; D-Lo Brown; Ron “The Truth” Killings; The Naturals; AJ Styles; Christopher Daniels

Friday September 21, 2007
Alltel Pavilion at the Stuart C. Siegel Center – Virginia Commonwealth University (1200 W Broad St Richmond, VA)
Capital Punishment II
1. The Latin American Xchange (Homicide y Hernandez )vs. Team Macktion
2. AJ Styles vs. Joey Matthews
Already signed: Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat; Sgt. Slaughter; JBL; Ron Simmons; Abyss; Senshi; D-Lo Brown

Saturday September 22, 2007
Spotsylvania, VA

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OVW (Ohio Valley Wrestling – http://www.ovwrestling.com)

Friday August 3 2007
Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom
1. Finley vs. Idol Stevens
2. Paul Burchall vs. Vladimir Kozlov
3. $2,500 Bodyslam Challenge: Antoni Polaski vs. Jacob Duncan
4. OVW Southern Tag Team Titles Match: The James Boy (Kasey & Cassidy) vs. TJ Dalton & Jamin Olivencia

Friday August 10 2007
Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom
Special Guest: Matt & Jeff Hardy

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NWA (National Wrestling Alliance – http://www.nwawrestling.com/)

Sunday August 12, 2007
Hilton University Place Hotel (8629 J.M. Keynes Drive, Charlotte, NC)
7:30pm
www.nwalegands.com
1. NWA World Heavyweight Championship Tournament – Semi-Final Match: Claudio Castagnoli (Terry Funk Bracket winner) vs. Brent Albright (Lou Thesz Bracket winner)

Saturday August 18, 2007
Squamish Recreation Centre (100 Capilano Road North Vancouver, BC)
8:00pm
www.eccw.com
1. NWA World Heavyweight Championship Tournament – Semi-Final Match: Adam Pearce (Harley Race Bracket winner) vs. Bryan Danielson (Jack Brisco Bracket winner)

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New Japan Pro Wrestling 2007 G-1 Tournament

A Block: Yuji Nagata, Masa Chono, Giant Bernard, Akebono, Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Makabe

B Block: Manabu Nakanishi, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Shinsuke Nakamura, Shiro Koshinaka, Toru Yano, Milano Collection A.T.

Sunday August 5, 2007
Osaka Prefectural Gym
1. A Block: Masa Chono vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan
2. B Block: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
3. A Block: Yuji Nagata vs. Akebono
4. A Block: Makabe vs. Giant Bernard
5. B Block: Manabu Nakanishi vs. Shiro Koshinaka
6. B Block: Toru Yano vs. Milano Collection A.T.

Monday August 6, 2007
Shizuoka Twin Messe
1. A Block: Yuji Nagata vs. Hiroyoshi Tenzan
2. A Block: Masa Chono vs. Giant Bernard
3. B Block: Manabu Nakanishi vs. Shinsuke Nakamura
4. B Block: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Toru Yano
5. A Block: Makabe vs. Akebono
6. B Block: Shiro Koshinaka vs. Milano Collection A.T.

Wednesday August 8, 2007
Yokohama Bunka Gym
1. A Block: Yuji Nagata vs. Makabe
2. B Block: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Shiro Koshinaka
3. A Block: Masa Chono vs. Akebono
4. A Block: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Giant Bernard
5. B Block: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Milano Collection A.T.
6. B Block: Manabu Nakanishi vs. Toru Yano

Friday August 10, 2007
Nagoya Aichi Prefectural Gym
1. A Block: Yuji Nagata vs. Masa Chono
2. A Block: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Makabe
3. A Block: Giant Bernard vs. Akebono
4. B Block: Manabu Nakanishi vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
5. B Block: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Milano Collection A.T.
6. B Block: Shiro Koshinaka vs. Toru Yano

Saturday August 11, 2007
Tokyo, Ryogoku Kokugikan (Sumo Hall)
1. A Block: Masa Chono vs. Makabe
2. A Block: Yuji Nagata vs. Giant Bernard
3. A Block: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Akebono
4. B Block: Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Shiro Koshinaka
5. B Block: Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Toru Yano
6. B Block: Manabu Nakanishi vs. Milano Collection A.T.

Sunday August 12, 2007
Tokyo, Ryogoku Kokugikan (Sumo Hall)
1. A Block #1 vs. B Block #2
2. A Block #2 vs. B Block #1
3. Tournament finals

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Dr. Keith Lipinski

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