— According to Puroresu Spirit, former WWE & TNA star Brian Kendrick ROH World Champion Davey Richards in the annual Best of the Super Juniors tournament. The 18-man tournament begins at the end of the month. Richards is out of the event due to the effects of a car accident last week.
— ABC News has a report up on Arthur Boorman, who is the biggest success story from DDPYoga.
— Lucha Libre USA returns to Texas for weekend shows in San Antonio on Friday and Austin on Saturday. Friday’s show at the Alamodome will feature Lizmark, Jr. vs. Latin Lover for the LLUSA Title, R.J. Brewer vs. Blue Demon, Jr., and former WWE stars Chavo Guerrero, Shane Helms, and Jillian Hall.
— 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 4 matches have already been signed:
1) THE INEVITABLE SHOWDOWN!
-Our first Young Lions Cup champion ever, Hallowicked meets the self-proclaimed “greatest” YLC champ of all time, Tim Donst!
2) 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)!
3) 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)!
4) CHIKARA’S MOST DEVIOUS DUKE IT OUT!
-The maniacal UltraMantis Black looks to destroy the “Snake Style” of Ophidian!