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July 2 - July 8

July 7th, Combat Zone Wrestling will be airing in ECW's old time slot: 9pm on WGTW-Ch.48 on Saturday Nights. The show will be airing in the NJ, PA, DE & MD areas. Check your local listings. For information if you get CZW, you can contact WGTW's offices at(215) 930-0482 to find out where they are on your cable system.

Hotstuff Hernandez was seriously injured in a matchup June 30th in Japan, which required 30 stitches, yet after the injury, bleeding & hurt badly, he continued the match to help his tag team partner. After one match, Hotstuff soared in polls with the Japanese fans, contending with longtime Japan regulr Dr. Death Steve Williams. Hotstuff said he will try and finish the tour out of respect to the promoter and fans. Many Japanese fans are calling him the american "Rocky" for his courage.

Jasmine St. Claire will be in upcoming films.The first, Big Momma's House 2, will begin in November. The other is the leading role in a murder mystery entitled "Passion Lane" which will air on Cinemax before going to video.

Galaxy Championship Wrestling has been approved by the state of Nevada to begin a Direct Public Offering (DPO) to the public, available only to the residents in the state of Nevada.

June 24 - July 1

Eastern Wrestling Enterprise will be hoting a "Best of the Indies Tournament", covering Heavyweights, Lightweights, tag team & women's division. Entry fees are $35 for singles and $70 for tag teams. Make chekcs payable to Consumer Development Inc. If you want to participate send a check and video to Eastern wrestling Enterprise 1370 S Main Rd...Suite 1174....Vineland Nj 08360., an adult website featuring Tammy Sytch , Missy Hyatt & independent star Rayn, will be opening July 3rd, but the site is open already with preview pics. so check it out.

North Carolina is looking to pass bill 232, Section 7 which would regulate pro wrestling. To sign this petition in hopes to put a stop to it, click here.

The final wrestling event to ever be held at the Elks Lodge in Queens, New York, known forever as the Madhouse of Extreme by ECW fans across the world takes place tonight at 7:30 PM with an event promoted by Ultimate Championship Wrestling

Michael Modest, Donovan Morgan & Bull Schmitt will all debut with NOAH on the July tour

Athena suffered a torn ACL and torn cartilage in her knee 6/15 against Stacy Carter at the Memphis Legends show. She will undergo surgery in a couple weeks.

WOW (Women of Wrestling) has announced a major restructuring of the company. To read the story click here

Gentleman Chris Adams turned himself into Collin County authorities Monday on manslaughter charges in connection with the April 2000 death of a Dallas woman. To read more click here. Chris Adams trained Stone Cold Steve Austin.

Justin Roberts will be holding a pro wrestling fantasy camp Chicago, Illinois September 1st & 2nd. The following wrestlers will be at the event: "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, Jerry "The King" Lawler, Kat, "Mr. Perfect" Curt Hennig, Verne Gagne, Bruno Samartino, Terry Funk, "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, Jimmy Hart, Lou Thesz, The Nasty Boys, Konan, Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, Jake "The Snake" Roberts, Iron Sheik, Nikolai Volkoff, Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, "Mean" Gene Okerlund, "Mad Dog" Vachon, Tito Santana, The Bushwhackers, Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart, Tony Atlas, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, Ken Patera, "Cowboy" Bob Orton, Earthquake, Typhoon, "Jumpin" Jim Brunzell, One Man Gang, Disorderly Conduct, Honky Tonk Man, Bob Luce, Nick Bockwinkel, Harley Race, Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard, Terry Taylor, Paul Orndorff, "Killer" Kowalski, Crowbar, Barbarian, Legion of Doom, Madusa, Stevie Ray, Vampiro, "Krusher" Kowalski, Kanyon, Leia Meow, King Kong Bundy. For more information call 1-800-781-7000 space is limited.

NWA Southwest stars Joey Corman and Samir along with their manager Mike Paige will be heading to NWA Wildside on July 6th and 7th and Pensacola Wrestling Alliance in Pensacola Fla on July 8th

Former Mason-Dixon Heavyweight Wrestling champion Jamie Harris set a new world bench press record of 771.75 pounds on Saturday, June 23 at Mountaineer Park in West Virginia. The previous record was 770 pounds. Jamie had a world's record of 740 pounds set in 1995. Harris, a.k.a. "The Big Evil" is not stopping there. On July 7, he plans on becoming the first person to bench press more than 800 pounds! To read more click here

June 16 - June 23

Sterling MacFadden publishing company will be CLOSING down Wrestling World - the longest running American pro wrestling magazine. The publisher has said that they will take Fan Feedback into consideration. If you want to see Wrestling World remain on newsstands, please write to them at:

A documentary on the life & times of Suicide Kid Mike Henderson will be premering at the Hills venue of the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival July 16th. There are also appearances by Mike Modest & Rob Van Dam among others. For more information click here

Mark Dallas will be apart of a new wrestling simulator videogame set to launch July 1st. To visit the site to see a demo, click here.

The following have been cut by WWF Developmental talent: Christian York, Joey Matthews, Rodrageous (Rodney from the Mean Street Posse), Joey Abs, American Dragon, Spanky, Shooter Schultz, Brian Keck, Sylvester Terkay, Mike Howell (Jack Dupp) & Pete Gas.

North carolina is now the newest state to consider regulate Professional Wrestling. Click here for the article. Click here to join the petition to stop H-232.

NY Senator Tom Libous is trying to push a bill that would order wrestlers to be examined before going into a match. The bill would declare wrestling as "entertainment" instead of a sport, would allow the NYSAC to no longer send deputies to shows. To read the article click here.

Missy Hyatt appeared on Bay Ragni's Top Rope Radio, announcing while there thatshe would be opening up an adult, pay site with tammy Sytch, the address is She said the shots were taken last week, and should be up soon. Hyatt sued WCW at one time for posting a topless photo of her on the walls of the WCW's offices, and at one time was the brunt of a sexual harrassment suit filed by Michael Manna (Stevie Richards). She also has a book coming out soon.

New: XPW & Extreme Associates Producer Rob Black is going to be giving a deposition in the Nicole Bass lawsuit. To read more on the ridiculous case, which has an unlikely twist, click here.

Scoot Andrews, Fallen Angel Christopher Daniels, "Scrap Daddy" Adam Pierce & "State Of The Art" Jayson Reign will be competing in APW's King of the Indies 2k1. They are the first 2 of 16 to be named in this annual tournament pitting the best talent in the country. There will be mansy festivities for this event. Including a Cauliflower Alley Club Legends Reunion BBQ, A King Of The Indies Press Conference, A Mini-Boot Camp for the fans, plus Friday & Saturday night shows. To visit the site go to:

The following names have been added to the annual Shane Shamrock Memorial Cup set for July 17th: RECKLESS YOUTH NICK BERK MIKE QUACKENBUSH CHAD BOWMAN "THE BLACK DRAGON" MARCUS JORDAN. Shane Shamrock wrestled two matches for Maryland Championship Wrestling before he was shot down and killed August 18th, 1998. Should be a great show. Click here for more info.

NWA Virginia Ohio has signed a TV deal with a UPN affiliate Channel 6 in Clarksburg, West Virginia. Shows will begin airing September 8th at 12am, expecting to reach 108,000 homes. For more info. click here.

Jerry Lawler will be returning to the ECW Arena fsor the first time since 1997 for JAPW July 7th.

Famed ECW Triple Crown winner and East Coast Independent star Mikey Whipwreck has announced that he will be retiring from the sport of wrestling September 1st, 2001.

Jake the Snake Roberts was arrested in Girard, OH for driving under the influence of alcohol & leaving the scene of the accident, reports The Tribune Chronicle. Click here to read about this ordeal.

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