Other News Other News: ROH WM27 & NYC weekend notes, Fairplay to DGUSA, three NWA title matches on one card, 1-2-3 Kid at Trios tournament
Mar 16, 2011 - 1:04:00 PM
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Ring of Honor News
-- ROH has released a full preview for their Manhattan Mayhem IV show Saturday afternoon in New York City, which is timed to precede WWE's Raw house show at Madison Square Garden.
The card features ROH World champion Roderick Strong vs. Eddie Edwards, TNA's Hernandez reuniting with Homicide to face ROH tag champions Kings of Wrestling in a non-title match, and Davey Richards vs. Christopher Daniels in a Pure Rules match. Full preview and videos at ROHWrestling.com.
-- Reality TV star Jonny Fairplay will be in attendance at DGUSA's WrestleMania weekend show on April 1 in Burlington, N.C. Fairplay will be "scouting talent" as part of the Breakout Challenge match on the card.
-- Since DGUSA's home talent base is in Japan, DGUSA is donating 20 percent of all DGUSA DVD sales this week to Red Cross relief efforts following last week's earthquake & tsunami disaster.
National Wrestling Alliance
-- The National Wrestling Alliance is promoting a significant card in Florida next month with three NWA title matches announced. Included is new NWA World champion Colt Cabana defending against The Sheik.
The card, titled "Subtle Hustle," is scheduled for Saturday, April 23 at Sin City in Jacksonville, Fla. In addition to Cabana vs. Sheik, the Dark Fight Club will defend the NWA Tag Titles, and Craig Classic will defend the NWA Jr. Hvt. Title.
-- Sean Waltman, wrestled as 1-2-3 Kid, has been added to Chikara's annual King of Trios tournament on April 15-17.
Waltman will be part of "Team Minnesota" with Arik Cannon and Darin Corbin. Other notable teams in the 16-team, 48-man tournament include:
-Team Michinoku Pro (Great Sasuke & Dick Togo & Jinsei Shinzaki)
-Manami Toyota & Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw
-TNA's Amazing Red captaining a trio
-Former WWE wrestler Sinn "Kizarny" Bodhi captaining a trio
-ROH wrestler El Generico captaining a trio
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