Various News: Cliff Compton Returning To Nigeria, JJ Dillon To Make Final Appearance As A Wrestling Manager, More
Posted by Joseph Lee on 12.04.2013
Plus news on Little Guido and Matt Hardy...
- Cliff Compton is set to return to Nigeria after his recent issues trying to get out of the country when a tour put together by Power Uti fell apart. He is booked for a tour of Africa by The Barbarian for UPWF. They will run a show in Lagos at the Oriental Hotel with Shane Douglas, Bobby Lashley, Chris Masters, Crimson and more. It features Douglas vs The Barbarian. No word on if Power Uti will make an appearance.
- Little Guido will be working in Israel for the Israeli Pro Wrestling Association at their Passover Bash event this April.
- Katharine Leigh Waters (Winter, Katie Lea Burchill) will once again play mentally ill, drug-addicted Natasha in the web series TeleviSean in episode 15, "Collision". It's one of the top rated independent soaps about a dying man and his two best friends who try to complete his bucket list but find the illness that is killing him gives him special powers. Natasha shows up at the house party and creates problems but begins to show a more emotional side. The series also has guest appearances from Survivor: Fiji star Alex Angarita and Lisa Younger (Hold Your Breath, Barely Legal). You can watch the episode here.
- ECWA will hold a show on Saturday in Newark, Delaware with JJ Dillon appearing for free photos and autographs before he works as a manager for Chris Wylde, challenging ECWA Mid-Atlantic champion Ricky Martinez in a match that Wylde must win or retire. This will be Dillon's last appearance as a manager. ECWA is also doing a toys for tots drive before the show. Also set for the show are ECWA champ Kekoa the Flying Hawaiian vs. Ahtu, Mr. ooh La La, Kid USA (Mike Kehner) and more. You can get tickets here.
- Sheldon Goldberg's New England Championship Wrestling will hold its final 2013 event this Friday at the Cove Community Center in Beverly, MA. The show features NECW Heavyweight Champion, Sean Burke & "Canadian Sensation" Jeremy Prophet & Genesis vs. Antonio Thomas & Slyck Wagner Brown & "Asylum" Nick Shepherd. World Women's Wrestling Champion, Mistress Belmont vs. Kasey Ray and NECW Tag Team Champions "That Guy" Scotty Slade & "The Shure Thing" Mark Shurman vs. Beau Douglas & Brickhouse Baker. You can get more information here.
- Matt Hardy cut a promo for his match on Saturday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for Great Lakes Championship Wrestling's Blizzard Brawl. He fights Hurricane Helms and Mr. Anderson. Also scheduled are GLCW champion Al Snow vs. Joseph Park with Armando Estrada as the guest referee in a Monster's Ball, plus Demolition, Serena Deeb, Robbie E, Silas Young, Howard Finkel and more. A PWR Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to Ron Simmons. You can find more details here.