Tuesday, April 15, 2008

The Rush Report Independents Day Version

To update a previous story former ECW and now PWU promoter Tod Gordon has announced his retirement from professional wrestling after a 20 year career.

You can add Tony Devito to the list of former ECW Originals to have a wrestling academy. Devito will open a school this summer based in Newburgh, NY. The class will be about 3 months and for more information you can contact Tony himself at TDevito@aol.com

The newest Podcast-A-Go-Go Episode 106 is up on chikarapro.com and as always I urge you to check it out. This episode is hosted by Ultra Mantis Black and Bryce Remsburg.

IWA Mid South released that they will hold a World Title Tournament on 5/3 in Joliet, IL(due to the title being stripped from Eddie Kingston last Saturday). Participants already announced are Chris Hero, Chuck Taylor, BJ Whitmer, Brodie Lee, and Vito Thomaselli.

Wrestling Legend Beautiful Bobby Eaton was hospitalized yesterday and is in the ICU. Stacey Cornette (Jim's wife) posted on WrestlingClassics.com's message board that Eaton was admitted for a recurrence of a previous heart issue, but is scheduled to be transferred from the ICU late today.

EWF has announced the first participant for it's 5th Annual X8 Tournament will be BJ Whitmere.

Speaking of EWF their weekly show in Marion, IN will feature Bob taking on Dark Lion in a No DQ match for The Midwestern Title.

Also in action this week, XLW in Indianapolis, IN at 8604 S Meridian St. with their debut show Alpha Dawn featuring Cody Hawk taking on Flash Flanigan.