-- WWE runs a SuperShow in Florence, SC on Saturday.
-- Sunday WWE runs their Over the Limit PPV, with the following card…
* If Laurinaitis loses, he's fired: John Cena vs. John Laurinaitis
* WWE Tag Team Championship: Kofi Kingston & R-Truth (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler & Jack Swagger
* WWE Divas Championship: Layla (c) vs. Beth Phoenix
-- WWE RAW runs Monday night in Richmond VA.
-- WWE runs SmackDown Tuesday in Wilkes Barre, PA.
-- The RAW crew on Wednesday heads to Sao Paulo, Brazil, then run Friday in Guayaquil, Ecuador and Saturday in Quito, Ecuador.
-- On Wednesday, the Smackdown crew runs in Poughkeepsie, NY. Then they fly to Mexico for shows on Thursday in Hermosillo, Friday in Aguascalientes and Saturday in Guadalajara.
-- CHIKARA sent out the following today…
On Saturday evening, June 2nd, we're going to unleash a savage summer spectacular that simply must be called "Chikarasaurus Rex: How to Hatch a Dinosaur" and it will be sent out to the waiting eyes of the world through the streaming magic of our partners GFL.tv !
All your CHIKARA faves and special guest stars The Young Bucks (of Ring of Honor fame) and Colt Cabana (from The Art of Wrestling podcast!) will be featured on our June 2 iPPV from the Trocadero Theatre! This is just one block over from the Pennsylvania Convention Center which will play host to the Wizard World Convention that very same weekend! If you can't be there to experience it live, fear not - you can already order the pay-per-view by visiting this link!
So what's on tap thus far? These 6 matches have already been signed:
1) 10-MAN WARFARE!
-Five of CHIKARA's finest will unite to face the threat of GEKIDO (17, The Shard, deviANT, combatANT & assailANT)! See it live as our reigning Grand Champion Eddie Kingston teams with Grand Slam winner Jigsaw and the current King of Trios champs The Colony for a titanic ten-man-tag!
2) THE INEVITABLE SHOWDOWN!
-Our first Young Lions Cup champion ever, Hallowicked meets the self-proclaimed "greatest" YLC champ of all time, Tim Donst!
3) FOR LOS CAMPEONATOS DE PAREJAS!
-Two-time champs F.I.S.T. (Chuck Taylor & Johnny Gargano) meet the challenge of ROH stars Nick & Matt Jackson (The Young Bucks)! Per tradition, this will be a best 2-out-of-3-falls contest!
4) LADDER MATCH!
-Gran Akuma's CHIKARA career hangs in the balance - literally - above the ring in this special Ladder Match against his ex-partner Icarus!
5) INTERGENDER HANDICAP BOUT!
-The "Queen of Wrestling" Sara Del Rey & rookie sensation Saturyne team up to tackle the trio of Obariyon, Kodama & Kobald (The Batiri)!
6) CHIKARA'S MOST DEVIOUS DUKE IT OUT!
-The maniacal UltraMantis Black looks to destroy the "Snake Style" of Ophidian!
-- Ring of Honor has announced the following for this weekend's TV tapings…
ROH returns to The Du Burns Arena THIS Friday night, May 18th, for another round of "Ring of Honor Wrestling" TV Tapings as well as a special match that will be taped EXCLUSIVELY for internet broadcast! Here's what's on tap so far:
- An interview with the new ROH World Champion "Wrestling's Worst Nightmare" Kevin Steen
- ROH World TV Title Match: Roderick Strong w/ Truth Martini vs. Tommaso Ciampa with The Embassy
- The All Night Express (Kenny King & Rhett Titus) vs. Caprice Coleman & Cedric Alexander
- "Die Hard" Eddie Edwards vs. Brutal Bob
- "Unbreakable" Michael Elgin vs. Matt Taven
- Adam Cole vs. "No Fear" Mike Mondo
- Plus there will be a special match taped for the INTERNET ONLY to determine a challenger for the World Title on 6/30 in Pittsburgh, PA.
4 men will be selected out of 8 in a random drawing to compete in a 4-Way Elimination Bout to determine who will get a shot at the ROH World Championship in Pittsburgh.
The 8 Wrestlers selected for the random drawing are…
- "American Wolf" Davey Richards
- "Die Hard" Eddie Edwards
- Adam Cole
- ROH World TV Champion Roderick Strong
- "The Prodigy" Mike Bennett
- Jay Lethal
- "The Dominant Male" Tommaso Ciampa
- "Unbreakable" Michael Elgin
This one has big ramifications for the coming months of ROH and you can be there live and in person! Tickets are available right here or you can get them at the door THIS Friday night!