SHIMMER News: ROH to Recognize Title, Huge Match Signed, & More

SHIMMERRing of Honor to Recognize SHIMMER Title

“American Angel” Sara Del Rey was crowned the first SHIMMER Champion this past Saturday night in Berwyn, IL as part of a two night, 16 woman, single elimination tournament. Del Rey defeated Cindy Rogers, Alicia, and “Dark Angel” Sarah Stock during the first three rounds of the tournament, to work her way into the finals against Lacey. Sara finished Lacey off with the Royal Butterfly into the powerslam, followed immediately by a jumping piledriver to capture the title. Congratulations, Death Rey! ROH will recognize the SHIMMER Title. There are currently negotiations taking place to have Del Rey defend the belt in ROH.

Huge Six-Woman Tag Team Match Signed for June 30th

As we approach the next live SHIMMER event on Sunday, July 1st at the Citrus County Auditorium in Inverness, FL, a HUGE six woman tag team match has been signed for the night before the SHIMMER show. The event on Saturday, June 30th, at the National Guard Armory in Crystal River, FL, is presented by Full Impact Pro.

SHIMMER Champion “American Angel” SARA DEL REY & ALLISON DANGER & DAIZEE HAZE vs. “The Minnesota Home Wrecking Crew” LACEY & RAIN & AMAZING KONG

Both FIP events (Friday, 6/29 in Melbourne, FL, and Saturday, 6/30 in Crystal River, FL) will feature SHIMMER Special Attraction matches, as part of a triple shot of live wrestling presented by ROH’s two sister promotions.

SHIMMER Audio Documentary

Chicago’s Rumble Radio aired a 25 minute audio documentary on SHIMMER this past week, titled “A Diamond in the Rough.” Featured are interviews with Allison Danger, Lacey, Sara Del Rey, Gabe Sapolsky, Nigel McGuinness, Dave Prazak, and more. It’s available to listen to online right now by clicking here.

SHIMMER Volumes 11 & 12 Preview Pics Now Online

Several photographers shot both ringside and in the locker room this past weekend at the 6/1 & 6/2 SHIMMER tapings in Berwyn, IL. Both Jill McKee and Gilda Pasquil shot an array of posed photos in the locker room, while Walter Lippmann was among those at ringside getting action shots. All three photographers will be posting full photo albums from the tapings soon, but in the meantime, we’ve posted some preview shots on the SHIMMER Forums.

To view Jill McKee’s posed photo previews click here

To view Wrestlin Wally’s posed photo previews click here.

To view the thread with fan photos from the shows click here

If you were in attendance at the tapings and brought a camera, be sure to post your photos in the fan photo thread!

SHIMMER Highlight Video

And last but not least…Nykk of The SHIMMER Forums put together an introduction music video for SHIMMER, which opened the April 7th taping on the video screen. He has uploaded the video to the web, and it can be viewed for free at any of the following links YouTube :: Daily Motion :: MySpace Videos

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