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        We're looking for reports on today's CHIKARA show in Chicago, tonight's ROH show in Chicago Ridge, IL (Briscoes vs. Hallowicked & Jigsaw for tag titles, Davey Richards & Kyle O'Reilly vs. Shelton Benjamin & Charlie Haas, Kenny King & Rhett Titus vs. Michael Elgin & Roderick Strong, Kevin Steen & Jimmy Jacobs vs. El Generico & B.J. Whitmer, Jay Lethal & Adam Cole & T.J. Perkins vs. Ant Colony), tonight's TNA show in Wenatchee, WA (Bobby Roode vs. RVD, Jeff Hardy vs. Gunner, Machine Guns vs. Christopher Daniels & Kazarian), tonights' Extreme Reunion show in Philadelphia and tonight's Invicta Fighting Championships show in Kansas City at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 
        ROH TV tonight in Sinclair Broadcasting
Briscoes vs. Caprice Coleman & Cedric Alexander
Rhino vs. Jimmy Marsalia
Roderick Strong vs. Adam Cole
        Main feature is an in-ring confrontation involving Jim Cornette, Davey Richards and Kevin Steen.
 
        Tonight's All-Women Invicta Fighting Championship from Memorial Hall in Kansas City starting at 8 p.m. Eastern time at Invictafc.com
Cassie Rodish (1-3, 105.2) vs. Meghan Wright (1-2, 103.5)
Ashley Cummins (2-0, 121) vs. Sofia Bagherdai (4-1, 120.6)
Mollie Estes (1-0, 145) vs. Randi Miller (0-0, 149)
Sarah Maloy (2-2, 125.4) vs. Michele Gutierrez (3-2, 125)
Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc (7-5, 105.4) vs. Amy Davis (2-2, 105.6)
Sally Krumdiack (9-4, 113.6) vs. Sarah Schneider (5-5, 115.6)
Sarah D'Alelio (4-2, 135.2) vs. Vanessa Mariscal (2-0, 136)
Leslie Smith (5-2, 135) vs. Kaitlyn Young (6-5, 135.4)
Liz Carmouche (5-2, 134.2) vs. Ashleigh Curry (1-0, 136)
Jessica Penne (8-1, 105.6) vs. Lisa Ellis-Ward (14-7, 106)
Marloes Coenen (19-5, 146) vs. Romy Ruyssen (5-1, 149.8)
 
        The weekend's biggest event is Extreme Rules on Sunday from Chicago's All-State Arena.
*John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar in an Extreme rules match
*C.M. Punk vs. Chris Jericho in a Chicago street fight for the WWE title
*Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan 2/3 falls for the world title
*Randy Orton vs. Kane falls count anywhere
*Big Show vs. Cody Rhodes for IC title
*Nikki Bella vs. Beth Phoenix for Divas title
*Santino Marella vs. The Miz for the U.S. title (on You tube)
 
        ROH also runs Sunday in Dayton at Hara Arena with Davey Richards vs. Adam Cole for the ROH title and Briscoes vs. Haas & Benjamin for the tag titles.
 
        Raw will be live on Monday night also from Dayton.  The big thing on the show is that Primo & Epico & Rosa Mendes must give Abraham Washington their answer as to whether he can be their agent.  Smackdown & NXT will be taped on Tuesday night in Toledo.
 
        TNA will be taping on both Monday and  Tuesday night in Orlando this week.
 
        A look at booking Brock Lesnar from Extreme Rules and into WrestleMania, the most in-depth look at the Alistair Overeem hearing and the decision made by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, the changes in major UFC shows over the past week including, full coverage of UFC 145 and the Cauliflower Alley banquet are just some of the major stories packed into the new issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.   
 
        The issue will be up on the site tonight along with a back issue from early 1995 also up on the site this week,
 
        Our lead story concerns Brock Lesnar's return to PPV with WWE this week.  We look at the buildup, a comparison with last year's biggest "B" show, numbers "B shows have been doing and how well Lesnar's return can perform.
 
        We also look at why the goals of the wrestlers in this match should be completely different from a usual WWE PPV main event, and why.  We also look at the difference between this Brock Lesnar and the one that was in WWF in 2002-2004.  We look at the Extreme Rules show, keys to the show, the decision to put prelims on You tube and the flaw that was shown by another organization with the same idea. 
 
        We also look at ideas for both SummerSlam and WrestleMania and one idea currently floated for SummerSlam.
 
        We also have full coverage of the Overeem hearings and decision by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.  We look at how the decision went down, the testimony, the background of Dr. Hector Molina and media criticism of the decision.
 
        We also look at how the UFC shows have changed with the Overeem and Chael Sonnen situation evaluating the new main events, update on the Brazil show, and what show company officials are talking like they expect to do a monster number with.
 
        We also have full coverage of UFC 145 from Atlanta, with the business notes including early buy rate info, the key parts of the show, match-by-match coverage, payoffs and poll results on the show.
 
        We've also got a look at the 2012 Cauliflower Alley Club banquet and the speeches by people like Steve Austin, Jim Ross, Ricky Steamboat, Wendi Richter, Sgt. Slaughter and others.  We look at the awards, we go back to the famous Slaughter & Kernodle vs. Steamboat & Youngblood mach in Greensboro, how Steamboat started as a pro wrestler, where he got his name, his altercations with Verne Gagne and more. 
 
        We look at Jim Ross talking about his friendship with Steve Austin, while Austin talked about breaking in as a wrestler and the psychology of doing a match, as well as the possibility of wrestling again.
 
        We also look at Chris Jericho's tenure in WWE, the story behind Nikki Bella winning the Divas title and where it goes, more on the current planned start date of the network and a show they are working on, the release of Andy Leavine, David Otunga, the new philosophy in the WWE movie division, why Edge was on Raw, WWE business numbers, Austin talks Mania, change in a finishing move and why WWE champs defending in another promoting, next show in New York, new signing, as well as a look at the final shows of the recent European tour.
 
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        We also have a look at what material caused Anheuser-Busch to come down on UFC and what UFC's response was, as well as the originators of the situation and why it was inevitable.
 
        We've got our weekly Friday night ratings notes.
 
        We also have our in-depth look at the ratings of the national shows, including how every segment of Raw and Impact did, what gained in audience, and what lost in audience.
 
        We also have our weekly features with the results from the major events held around the world over the past week, as well as reviews of the major television shows.
 
        Also in this week's issue:
 
--Yet another new idea for a pro wrestling tournament
 
--Arena Mexico 56th anniversary show
 
--Update on All Japan Champion Carnival tournament
 
--Update on NOAH tag team tournament
 
--Tatsumi Fujinami 40th anniversary show
 
--A look at highlights of Fujinami's career
 
--Two Japanese sports legends meet in the ring for the first time
 
--President of one of the biggest wrestling companies in the world works as a heel manager on a minor show
 
--Former MMA heavyweight champion signs to make pro wrestling debut next month
 
--Update on Buff Bagwell's injuries
 
--Famous anniversaries in recent weeks
 
--The latest ECW revival attempt
 
--U.S. Olympic trials
 
--New books coming out
 
--Former WWE wrestler now fighting MMA
 
--ROH back on the road
 
--Lockdown PPV estimates
 
--PPV main event being tried out on the road
 
--The last episode and the future of Ring Ka King
 
--Looking at taping TNA television on the road
 
--Update on James Storm
 
--Notes on upcoming TNA television
 
--TNA house show notes
 
--Update on Nick Diaz
 
--UFC signs a champion from Bellator and details behind it
 
--Update on MMA legalization in New York
 
--A look at the next Fuel live special
 
--Update on B.J. Penn
 
--In hindsight, what actually killed Strikeforce as an independent group
 
--Decorated wrestler who once beat Ben Askren signs with UFC
 
--Lots of new UFC fights
 
--Coverage of one of the biggest fights in Bellator history
 
--Fedor's next fight updated
 
--Gina Carano tag teams with The Rock
 
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Saturday's News Update
 
--An update on Buff Bagwell.  Bagwell is breathing and eating on his own which is a major upgrade as he could have passed away from his auto accident on Monday.  His breathing tube was removed on Wednesday and he's talking and eating solid foods and is going to make it. (thanks to Doc Young from Marty Jannetty's facebook page) 
 
--We have a lot of talk about the Rey Mysterio suspension on today's radio show, where we also talk the WWE Shareholders meeting, last night's Ultimate Fighter, Smackdown and last night's TNA house show, as well as TNA in general.
 
--The main event for the UFC 149 show on 7/21 in Calgary will be Jose Aldo Jr. vs. Erik Koch for the featherweight title.  There were hopes of getting that fight moved up to the proposed 6/23 show in Brazil but Aldo Jr.'s camp said he wouldn't be ready in time. 
 
--Right now the plan is still to have a PPV on 6/23 from Brazil, but the location has yet to be finalized.  I've heard two locations in discussion and an announcement is likely forthcoming.
 
--Dana White confirmed that no Jon Jones vs. Dan Henderson for Calgary, and with the announcement of Frankie Edgar vs. Benson Henderson in Denver for UFC 150 on 8/11, that probably means Jones would be fighting in September.
 
--Edge is apparently going to let his contract expire.  Edge's five-year WWE contract expires on Monday.  He was offered a new deal to remain exclusive to the company and didn't sign.  He will be a special guest at the Resistance Pro show on 5/11 in Chicago.
 
--Lyle Beerbohm has signed with Apex Sports Agency as far as his management goes.
 
--Low Ki vs. Jigsaw was announced for the 5/11 Evolve show in Charlotte and Low Ki vs. Jon Davis was announced for the 5/12 show in Concord, NC.
 
--ABC News on Thursday ran a story about a puppy named Jack who got tangled up in Cactus and was found with the cactus spikes all over his body, and they nicknamed him Cactus Jack. (thanks to Shelton Hull)
 
--ABC in Australia, a very powerful national outlet, ran a story earlier today at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-04-28/the-rise-and-risks-of-mixed-martial-arts/3977084 (thanks to Dan Lennard and Tim Forge)  
 
--Lance Storm reviews Thursday night's Impact show at http://www.stormwrestling.com/042712.html 
 
Poll on Thursday's MMA Uncensored
Excellent 10.7%
Good 28.6%
Average 10.7%
Fair 17.9%
Poor 32.1%
        81.0% of those responding didn't see the show
 
Poll on Impact
Excellent 16.8%
Good 21.8%
Average 24.8%
Fair 7.9%
Poor 28.7%
        52.8% of those responding didn't see the show
 
Will UFC 146 do triple the buys in North America of Extreme Rules?
Yes 54.9%
No 45.1%
 
--Kurt Brown and company talk Cauliflower Alley, Alistair Overeem, Rey Mysterio and more at http://www.talkshoe.com/talkshoe/web/talkCast.jsp?masterid=92837&cmd=tc
 
--Robbie E will be throwing out the first pitch at the Buffalo Bisons minor league baseball game on 5/25 and also at a 5/26 game in Washington PA.  The latter will be to promote a house show at the park in Washington, PA on 7/28.
 
--There will be an MMA show this coming Friday night in Milwaukee at the Potwaatomi Expo Center featuring Dustin Ortiz, a former Strikeforce fighter, and Sergio Pettis, the younger brother of Anthony Pettis.  The top fights are Rick "Gladiator Glenn vs. Charon Spain Dustin Ortiz vs. Josh Robinson and Pettis vs. Chris Haney.
--GSP, Dwight Howard, Sergio Garcia and Serena Williams have signed on to endorse Mission EduraCool, an instant Cooling towel which will be distributed nationally at sporting goods stores.    
 
--Dimo's Pizza at 3643 N. Clark St. in Chicago, the home of pro wrestling this weekend, announced the all vegan Anaconda Vise pizza and the Go To Sleep pizza (not vegan) will be available 5/8 to 5/14.  That is in honor of C.M. Punk singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" at a Cubs game that week.
 
--Elite Combat Sports on Saturday night in Redwood City, CA at the Fox Theater with an all-amateur show.  Not sure about putting on a live MMA show head-to-head with both Mayweather vs. Cotto and UFC on FOX.  Nikko Jackson, the son of former UFC fighter Eugene Jackson, will be in a welterweight title fight.
 
--River City Wrestling on 5/5 in San Antonio at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Activity Center will have an auction and the highest bidders can pick the matches.
 
--The wrestlers from River City Wrestling will be at Sideliners Grill on San Antonio tomorrow night where you can watch the Extreme Rules PPV for free.          
 
--USWO from last night in Nashville:  Danny Copass & Cody Green & Lightning Bolt Ki b Josh Crow & Saint & Big Time Sexy, Shawn Hoodrich b MDK, Steven Green b Justin Grandberry, L.T. Falk b Tim Renesto, Damien Payen b Miss Rachel, Jocephus b Danny Copass, Jocephus b Shawn Hoodrich, Gary Valiant b Jeff Daniels (thanks to Jimmie Daniel)
 
--Empire Wrestling from Thursday night in Atlanta before 100 fans:  Jon & Trey Williams b Master Jae & Sylar Cross, Vandal b Tommy Daniels, Brian Blaze & Aesha Sunshine & Jagged Edge b Fred Yehi & Pandora & Mason, Dany Only & Phantom b Hayden Young & Chip Day, Supernatural b Curry Kid, Kyle Matthews & Vordell Walker b Zach Daniels & Corey Hollis, Marko Polo b Mr. Eric, Shane Marx b Strykyn.
 
--The Funks vs. Briscos is back as 5/5 in Ocala, FL at the BANG TV Sound Stage has Dory Funk Jr. & Cory Weston vs Wes Brisco & Shane Chung
 
--XFC Music City Mayhem on 6/22 in Nashville on HDNet is headlined by Scott Barrett (12-3) vs. Gabe Salinas-Jones (5-1-1) in a heavyweight match.
  


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