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TNA NEWS: Zema Ion requests help in potential cancer battle, "Evening with Team 3D," Brooklyn sales, Angle/Olympics

May 18, 2013 - 2:02:46 PM
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TNA News Clips 5/18

Storified by Pro Wrestling Torch· Sat, May 18 2013 13:02:38

(1) Doctors recently discovered a 5 cm tumor in TNA wrestler Zema Ion (Michael Paris)'s colon, which will require surgery to remove.

Paris, who does not have health insurance, is seeking donations to help fund his surgery and medical costs.
Help Support Help For Zema IonHelp pro wrestler Zema Ion with his medical expenses so he can continue performing for all of his fans! Michael Paris (Zema Ion of TNA Wr...

(2) Team 3D (Bully Ray & Brother Devon) are set for "An Evening with Team 3D" on Saturday, June 8 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Monroe, N.J.

team3dMonroe-Jamesburg, NJ - May 13, 2013 - For the first time ever, on Saturday night, June 8, "Devon...Set The Tables! An Evening with Team 3...
From the press release: "This is the brain child of Bully Ray and Devon as a way to do something special and something different for their loyal, hardcore fans in the New York/New Jersey tri-state area.

Bully Ray said, “This ain’t gonna be your average question and answer session. It’s gonna be more of an intimate discussion and we’ll probably wind up pissin someone off with what we gotta say."

Devon said, “We are really looking forward to speaking with our fans in this type of setting. They ask any question they want, we answer them; period.”

(3) TNA president Dixie Carter says ticket sales are going well for TNA's Basebrawl show on July 5 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Tickets for the July 5 show at MCU Park in Brooklyn are going fast. Get your tickets now! What a fun night this is.Dixie Carter

(4) TNA wrestler Kurt Angle was spotlighted by the Associated Press in a story about the "Save Wrestling" movement for the 2020 Olympics.

Column: Restore wrestling, give others fair shotPosted: Friday, May 17, 2013, 5:23 PM Wrestling is heeding the harshest of wakeup calls. Now it's time for the International Olympic Comm...

Meanwhile, FILA (amateur wrestling's governing body) approved new rules aimed at modernizing the sport going into the 2016 Olympics in hopes of keeping the sport at the Olympics in 2020.

Wrestling OKs rules aimed at restoring lusterAssociated Press MOSCOW -- Wrestling's governing body has approved new rule and constitutional changes aimed at modernizing the sport and...


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