– Only five days away from SHIMMER tapings in the Chicago area!
– 32 wrestlers have been confirmed for participation!
– Jetta on Rumble Radio tonight 7pm-9pm Central!
– Volumes 19 & 20 now available on DVD from Ring of Honor!
– Photos from MsChif vs. Rain title match at FIP now online!
– Two Allison Danger DVDs available from Strong Style Productions!
NEXT TAPING JUST FIVE DAYS AWAY!!!
We are just five days away from the next SHIMMER DVD taping in the Chicago area. Thirty-two wrestlers have been announced to appear on the show!
SHIMMER – WOMEN ATHLETES returns to live action on Sunday, October 19, 2008 at the Berwyn Eagles Club (6309 26th Street) in Berwyn, IL, just outside Chicago. Bell time for this Sunday taping is 2pm (an earlier start than our usual Saturday tapings in the past).
Volumes 21 and 22 of the SHIMMER DVD series will be filmed=2 0for www.ROHwrestling.com during the course of the October 19th taping. As part of the Volume 21 portion, the first SHIMMER Tag Team Champions will be crowned!
The brand new SHIMMER Tag Team Championship belts were recently unveiled after Reggie Parks and Rico Mann completed their work on them.
Twenty-eight women athletes have been confirmed for participation in the main show portion of the October 19th taping, with four more announced to appear on the pre-show!
Already signed up to be a part of the SHIMMER Tag Team Championship Gauntlet are…
“The International Home Wrecking Crew” of Rain & Jetta
Front row tickets are SOLD OUT. General admission tickets to the October 19th taping are still available at a cost of $25 plus $1 shipping per ticket. You can use the PayPal buttons at the link below to place a ticket order online. Since we are just days away from the taping, ticket orders placed online from this point forward will be held under your name to be claimed at the door on Sunday.
Be advised that the last three SHIMMER tapings in Berwyn completely sold out, and we are approaching capacity for this show as well. If any tickets are left on the day of the show, they will be available at the door, but we strongly encourage you to secure your tickets in advance if you want to make sure you don’t get turned away on the chance of a sellout.
You can order your tickets by PayPal right now at the link below.
Over 3/4 of the available tickets for the taping have already been sold, so act quickly if=2 0you’d like to attend!
As always, the official SHIMMER afterparty will be at Michael Anthony’s Restaurant & Bar, located at 6434 Ogden Ave. in Berwyn, approximately one mile from the Eagles Club. All ages are welcome at the afterparty.
You can check out a commercial promoting the taping on YouTube…
JETTA TONIGHT ON RUMBLE RADIO!
Jetta of “The International Home Wrecking Crew” will be among the guests on tonight’s (Tuesday, October 14th) edition of Rumble Radio! She will discuss this Sunday’s SHIMMER Tag Team Gauntlet to crown the first SHIMMER Tag Team Champions, plus a whole lot more. Fans can listen to the show in parts of Chicago over the air at 88.3 FM, or you can listen online worldwide at www.wxav.com as the show airs live. Rumble Radio airs from 7pm-9pm Central time. Also appearing on tonight’s edition is Bret Hart! Be sure to listen to Rumble Radio tonight.
FOUR WRESTLERS ANNOUNCED FOR SPARKLE THIS SUNDAY!
Prior to the filming of Volumes 21 & 22 this Sunday in Berwyn, several new SHIMMER prospects will be in action as part of the pre-show (also known as SPARKLE). This is a good opportunity for SHIMMER to take a look at some new talent for potential future DVD appearances, and give the fans in attendance live a chance to see some new talent live.
Four women athletes have been confirmed for SPARKLE this Sunday. They are RACHEL SUMMERLYN, MELANIE CRUISE, CHERRY BOMB, and SASSY STEPHIE. If you are attending the event, be sure to get to the venue by 1:30pm in order to catch these women in action on the pre-show.
Melanie Cruise’s home promotion is POWW in Illinois. Melanie will also be in action on 10/18 at the POWW event in Woodstock, IL, teaming with Cat Pow er against Jennifer Blake and Danyah. Visit POWW’s web site at http://www.powwentertainment.com/ or Melanie’s MySpace at http://www.myspace.com/cruise53 for more information.
VOLUMES 19 & 20 NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD!
Ring of Honor released Volume 19 and Volume 20 of the SHIMMER DVD series this past Friday. Copies of these two new DVD titles are available right now at www.ROHwrestling.com for immediate worldwide shipping. Here’s a look at what’s on each DVD release…
SHIMMER- WOMEN ATHLETES Vol. 19 (DVD)
1. 21 Woman Battle Royal
2. Portia Perez vs. Shark Girl
3. Danyah vs. Serena Deeb
4. Ashley Lane & Nevaeh vs. Cat Power & Veronika Vice
5. Amazing Kong vs. Lorelei Lee
6. Nikki Roxx vs. Nicole Matthews
7. Allison Danger vs. Jennifer Blake
8. Rain vs. LuFisto
9. Sara Del Rey vs. Portuguese Princess Ariel
10. Cheerleader Melissa vs. Mercedes Martinez
11. MsChif vs. Battle Royal Winner (SHIMMER Title Match)
1. Shark Girl vs. Veronika Vice
2. Portia Perez & Nicole Matthews vs. Allison Danger & Jennifer Blake
3. Amazing Kong vs. Danyah
4. Daffney vs. Cat Power
5. Rain & Jetta vs. Ashley Lane & Nevaeh
6. Nikki Roxx vs. Portuguese Princess Ariel
7. Sara Del Rey vs. Serena Deeb
8. LuFisto vs. Cheerleader Melissa
9. MsChif vs. Mercedes Martinez (SHIMMER Title Match)
PHOTOS FROM CHIF/RAIN TITLE MATCH NOW ONLINE
MsChif made her third successful title defense of the SHIMMER Championship this past Saturday night, October 11th against Rain. The bout took place at FIP’s “Impact of Honor 2” event in Crystal River, FL, and will be available on FIP DVD soon.
Photographer Jake Sposetta of http://www.topropephotography.com/ was ringside. You can view his photos of the match right now, along with the rest of the FIP event at the Top Rope Photography web site. Alternately, Jake’s shots from MsChif vs. Rain have been posted on Page 2 of the replies in the following thread at The SHIMMER Forum…
ARIEL & PINK LADIES ON NEW EPISODE OF NECW TV
For those who don’t already watch New England Championship Wrestling’s free online television program, they included the International Tag Team Match in the new episode, which features Ariel & Madison Eagles vs. Lexxus & Jessie McKay. This is a great chance to check out the Pink Ladies in action prior to their SHIMMER debut coming up this Sunday. You can view the NECW TV show online right now! Below are all of the details…
As we get within three weeks of NECW’s next big event – THE TOXIC WALTZ on Saturday night, November 1st, we have a new must-see episode of NECW TV now online.
We begin with comments from Brandon Locke about his upcoming rematch with NECW Television Champion, Handsome Johnny, who ends up making a statement of his own.
Our feature match this week is a very unusual World Women’s Wrestling International Tag Team Challenge Match, as World Women’s Wrestling Champion, “The Portuguese Princess” Ariel teams with Australia’s Madison Eagles to collide with former WWW Champion, Lex xus and her partner, Australia’s Jessie McKay. It’s the best of World Women’s Wrestling and the best of Australia in a must-see tag team match up!
We also have comments from former NECW Triple Crown Champion, D.C. Dillinger and more!
This episode is now available for viewing or download. Visit www.NECW.TV to watch the original weekly wrestling TV program produced especially for the Internet – always available free, on demand and worldwide!
NECW TV is now available on iTunes, Podcast Alley and other great podcast sites! Subscribe to the shows and download them for free to your iPod or video mp3 player!
TWO ALLISON DANGER DVD RELEASES NOW AVAILABLE
Strong Style Productions has two Allison Danger DVD releases now available from their web site. Here’s a description of both titles…
“QUICK SHOOTIN’ WITH ALLISON DANGER”
Filmed : January 19/20, 2008
Catalog #=2 0: SSP001
Released : March 30, 2008
Total Running Time : 3hrs 42mins
Number Of Discs : 2-Discs
€20 (Including Shipping)
Synopsis : Well respected independent veteran, Allison Danger, gives a candid interview answering many questions abou t her views on the wrestling business, her advice to young girls looking to break in, would she sign with WWE or TNA, and gives her opinions and funny stories on the entire Shimmer, WWE, TNA & independent scene rosters.
“FIGHT HARD! THE ALLISON DANGER STORY”
Filmed : January 20, 2008
Catalog # : SSP002
Released : October 15, 2008
Total Running Time : 3hrs 14mins (Total) – 2hrs 15mins (Documentary) – 59mins (Extras)
Number Of Discs : 2-Discs
€30 (Including Shipping)
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS PRE-ORDER ONLY – ITEM WILL NOT SHIP UNTIL OCT 15TH
Synopsis: Allison Danger takes us through her storied 8 year career as a pro-wrestler, from her beginings as a child, through high school, to breaking into the business, following in her older brothers footsteps, to becoming one of the most well respected and important female wrestlers on the independent wrestling scene today.
Documentary Chapter Listings :
(1) Growing Up Corino
(2) Entering The Business
(3) Ring Of Honor
(4) Hitting Her Stride
(5) Branching Out
(6) The Girls Step Up
(7) USO Tour
(8) Debut Of Shimmer
(9) Wrestling Takes Its Toll
(10) 100% Strong Style!
(11) A Farewell To ROH
(12) Crowning A Shimmer Champion
(13) What Does The Future Hold?
Extras Listings – Matches :
Allison Danger vs. Daizee Haze – Chikara Pro – March 19, 2005 (Full Match)
Allison Danger, Rain & Ranmaru vs. Daizee Haze, Mickie Knuckles & Sumie Sakai – Chikara Pro – February 26, 2006 (Match Highlights)
Extras Listings – 18 Outtakes From The Documentary :
(1) ECW Locker Room
(2) The Call From ROH
(3) “I Made Out With Mickie James!”
(4) CM Punk Dislocates Danger’s Jaw
(5) CM Punk Gets….. PUNK’D!
(6) Great Muta’s Mist
(7) Homa Loves Danger!
(8) CM Punk Signs His WWE Contract On Top Of The ROH Title Belt
(9) Matt Hardy‘s Dad Yells!
(10) Jamie Noble Wins The ROH Title
(11) Are You Afraid Of Curry Man?
(12) Shimmer DVD Opening Credits
(13) Daizee Suffers A Stinger
(14) Lost Luggage & Titles Dropped
(15) Damn Japanese Streamers!
(16) Major Heat In CWF Mid-Atlantic!
(17) Feedback From Jim Cornette
(18) Stealing Steve’s Finish
PLANES, CARS, AND HOTELS FOR OCT. 19
Are you heading20t o the Chicago area for the SHIMMER taping in two weeks? Compare travel tips with your fellow fans in the “Planes, Cars, and Hotels” thread for the October 19th taping at The SHIMMER Forum…