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New book details pre-1900 pioneers of pro wrestling
By GREG OLIVER - Producer, SLAM! Wrestling
It's a testament to the way the Internet has grown through the years that an author can start researching a name from the late 1800s, which leads to another name and then a different one. Next thing you know, there's a book. That, in a nutshell, is how Tim Corvin came to put together the self-published Pioneers of Professional Wrestling: 1860-1899.
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Smackdown!: Sheamus tries to tame The Animal
By DALE PLUMMER -- SLAM! Wrestling
The WWE roster is a bit thin for Smackdown! from Nashville, Tennessee, tonight. A good chunk of the talent is off tonight preparing for a tour through the Middle East, but the show must go on. As always, Michael Cole and JBL call the action.
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NXT: Brodus Clay gets a shot at Adrian Neville
By NOLAN HOWELL - SLAM Wrestling
Brodus Clay has been breathing down the neck of NXT Champion Adrian Neville as of late. Tonight on WWE NXT, Clay gets a shot at Neville with a title match on the line! Plus, NXT Tag Team Champions The Ascension are in action! All that and more on this week's edition of WWE NXT!
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Bobby Fish welcomes challenge of ROH-New Japan cards
By GREG OLIVER - Producer, SLAM! Wrestling
Ring of Honor wrestlers going to Japan is nothing new. The stars of Japan coming to North America to compete in Ring of Honor, however, is something unique. Current tag team champion Bobby Fish is really looking forward to the competition.
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New faces shine on SHIMMER weekend
By DAN MURPHY - For SLAM! Wrestling
Based on the showings at the recent DVD tapings on April 12-13, a youth movement is under way in SHIMMER, and a new crop of women are establishing themselves as rising stars. Here are six competitors poised to make a major impact in the very near future.
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Main Event: Snuka crowned Divas contender
By NOLAN HOWELL - SLAM Wrestling
WWE Divas Champion Paige shocked the world when she took the title from AJ Lee on Raw just a few weeks ago. Tonight on WWE Main Event, a battle royal will determine the opponent for the newly crowned queen of the division at Extreme Rules. Plus, Jack Swagger takes on Big Show! All that and more on this week's edition of WWE Main Event!
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Remembering Al Oeming's days as a wrestler and promoter
By GREG OLIVER - Producer, SLAM! Wrestling
While Al Oeming is quite rightly remembered as a conservationist and nature lover in Edmonton, it was his days as a professional wrestler and promoter that helped him get to that point. In an interview in October 2011, the contemporary and friend of Stu Hart shared many of his memories from his days in wrestling.
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The wrestlers Al Oeming knew
Former Edmonton promoter Al Oeming dies

Give Insane Clown Posse YouShoot a pass, You know what I'm sayin'?
By CALEB SMITH - SLAM! Wrestling
The latest YouShoot offering from Kayfabe Commentaries features the antics of the Insane Clown Posse. The DVD goes over the wrestling careers of Shaggy 2 Dope and Violent J and their participation in WWE, WCW, ECW and TNA as well as a short look into their musical careers.
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Raw: Celebrating Ultimate Warrior and witnessing a powerful reunion
By NICK TYLWALK - SLAM! Wrestling
Triple H has been foiled at every turn in recent months, which can't sit well with the COO. Having lost the battle with Daniel Bryan, he's got to act to ensure he doesn't lose a war with the Shield. We'll see what his next move will be in Birmingham, Alabama, as Raw beams our way live on USA.
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Ultimate Warrior suffered heart attack: Report
By QMI AGENCY
The Ultimate Warrior died from Atherosclerotic/Arteriosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease, a medical examiner close to the situation confirmed to TMZ. Better known as heart disease, the condition caused Warrior to suffer a fatal heart attack on April 8. He was 54.
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