SHIMMER Vol. 55: * Jessie McKay def. Yuu Yamagata via Boyfriend Stealer. * Allysin Kay w/ Taylor Made def. Thunderkitty via Triangle Choke. * Saraya Knight def. Christina Von Eerie. Saraya uses a foreign object the entire match. The official sees the object after the match and reverses the decision. Your winner by DQ: Christina Von Eerie. Post-Match, Christina says Saraya had been piggybacking off Britani and a fight breaks out. Senior Official Bryce Remsberg tells Saraya that if she doesn’t go to the back, it will be her last night in SHIMMER. Saraya obliges. * Athena def. Taylor Made w/ Allysin Kay via O-Face. * SHIMMER Tag Team Championship Match: Shazza McKenzie and Veda Scott def. Canadian Ninjas by DQ after Nicole and Portia hit them with the belts. Titles don’t change hands. Post match Team 3G tell the Ninjas they are coming for the titles. * Kalamity def. MsChif via Kalamityville Horror. * 3G def. Regeneration X after Tomoka pins Leva after a Fisherman’s Suplex. * Madison Eagles def. Kana via Hell Bound. * Mercedes Martinez def. Ayako Hamada via Fisherman’s Buster. * SHIMMER Championship: Cheerleader Melissa def. Courtney Rush via Kudo Driver.
Today is the day you leave the squared circle for good to pursue your life as a fantastic trainer, a devoted mother and so many other things you want to accomplish.
I cannot express how sad I am that I can’t attend your last match. I wish I could be there to show support and celebrate the career of one of the best. Just like you, I put my body on the line too often to give the best show possible for paying customers, our fans who support us. Female wrestling fans are special; they support us in everything we do or go through. I’m sure today will be no different as the Shimmer fans will give you the ovation you deserve.
A lot of wrestlers are so good that people don’t even notice them. In fact, they are so damn good that they make everybody they wrestle look like a million bucks. Unfortunately, many won’t notice their effort as much as the ones of their opponents. You are one of those, selfless and passionate athlete, always working to make the other one look at its best.
Today, I say thank you. Thank you for being who you are, for opening doors to the youngsters and for fighting for what was right to provide high quality women wrestling.
* Angelus Layne def. Marti Belle. * Xandra Bale and Pink Flash Kira def. Angie Skye and Miss December after Bale hits a crossbody on Skye.
SHIMMER Volume 56 DVD Taping
1. Kimber Lee defeated Shazza McKenzie with a Front-Plex. 2. Leva Bates defeated Miss Natural with a roll-up. - Leva was dressed up as a Vulcan from Star Trek. 3. Rhia O'Reilly defeated Leah Von Dutch (debut) with the Rhiadjustment. 4. "The Rate Tank" Kellie Skater defeated Nicole Matthews with the International Incident. - Amber Gertner interviews Serena Deeb. Serena wants another match with Jessicka Havok. Will get it later on in the show. 5. "Sweet" Saraya Knight defeated "Everybody's Favorite Girlfriend" Jessie McKay by submission with the Bridal Rocking Horse. - Backstage promo with Kalamity. Will face Cheerleader Melissa for the SHIMMER Title later on in the show. 6. "The Blasain Barbie" Mia Yim defeated Evie with a Gutwrench Suplex. 7. Made In Sin ("The AK47" Allysin Kay & Taylor Made) defeated MsEerie ("Your Soul's Tormentor" MsChif & "The Ultraviolent Punk Princess" Christina Von Eerie) after Saraya Knight interfered and hit Von Eerie with a loaded punch. - The assault continues afterwards by Made In Sin & Saraya until Veda Scott & Shazza McKenzie run in with chairs to make the save. 8. Portia Perez & Tomoka Nakagawa go to a no-contest when Nicole Matthews & Kellie Skater interfere for their respective partners. - A huge brawl breaks out, then Kellie Skater demands another title shot at the NINJAS. Bryce Remsburg then makes NINJAS vs. 3G for the Tag Titles on Volume 57, No DQ & No Count-Out. 9. "The World Famous" Kana w/Pegaboo defeated "The Latina Sensation" Mercedes Martinez, Yuu Yamagata & Ayako Hamada - Allison Danger comes out and says that her retirement match on Volume 57 will be Re-Generation X vs. Ayako Hamada & Cheerleader Melissa. ' 10. "The Punisher" Madison Eagles defeated "The Wrestling Goddess" Athena after countering the O-Face into HellBound to get the win. 11. "The Deebious One" Serena Deeb defeated Jessicka Havok with the Spear. 12. Main Event for the SHIMMER Title: Cheerleader Melissa (c) defeated "The Oncoming Storm" Kalamity to retain the title.
* Santana Garrett def. Rhia O’Reilly via Shining Star Press. * Melanie Cruise def. Xandra Bale via Delayed Spinebuster. * Jessicka Havok def. Mia Yim. * Christina Von Eerie, Veda Scott and Shazza McKenzie def. Made in Sin and Saraya Knight after Von Eerie hits Knight with a foreign object that Saraya introduced into the match. * Thunderkitty def. Sassy Stephie after choking Stephie out with a Sleeper Hold. * Athena def. Kimber Lee via Springboard O-Face. * Jessie McKay def. Mercedes Martinez via Boyfriend Stealer. * Kana def. Kalamity by submission. * SHIMMER Champion Cheerleader Melissa and Ayako Hamada def. Regeneration X via submission. In the match, Melissa and Danger get into it. Post-match Melissa refuses to let go of the submission. When Hamada confronts Melissa she attacks her and Senior Official Bryce Remsberg reverses the decision. Regeneration X wins. * Allison Danger gets on the mic and delivers a emotional speech explaining her retirement (more here). Very touching. * Madison Eagles def. Courtney Rush via Hell Bound. * 3G (Kellie Skater and Tomoka Nakagawa) def. The Canadian Ninjas to become the new SHIMMER Tag Team Champions.
Description: 1. Mia Yim vs. Amazing Kong 2. Veda Scott & Shazza McKenzie vs. Cherry Bomb & Kimber Lee 3. Kalamity vs. Rhia O'Reilly vs. Evie vs. Christina Von Eerie vs. Yuu Yamagata 4. Ayumi Kurihara vs. Mercedes Martinez 5. Serena Deeb & Allison Danger & Leva Bates with Daffney vs. Jessicka Havok & Sassy Stephie & Nevaeh with Mademoiselle Rachelle 6. Jessie McKay vs. Madison Eagles 7. SHIMMER Tag Team Title Match: Portia Perez & Nicole Matthews vs. Kana & LuFisto vs. Taylor Made & Allysin Kay vs. Kellie Skater & Tomoka Nakagawa 8. Athena vs. Ayako Hamada 9. Steel Cage/SHIMMER Title Match: Saraya Knight vs. Cheerleader Melissa
Running Time: 2 hours, 55 minutes
Price: $15.00 (This is a PRE-ORDER selection, which begins shipping mid-Sept.)
I asked Dave when volumes 54-57 will be ready, and he said:
Realistically, 54 will be up for pre-order about two weeks from now, for a late Sept. ship date. The rest will have ship dates during the month of October. I'm told they will all be out for our shows on the weekend of Oct. 19th & 20th.
Last Edit: Aug 25, 2013 11:25:34 GMT -5 by tystates
Wrestlers announced so far for the Shimmer volume 58-61 tapings Oct. 19-20:
One of the brightest young stars on the women's wrestling scene in Japan is 25 year-old Hikaru Shida. Ever since her pro debut in 2008, Shida has been an integral part of the Ice Ribbon promotion, where she is currently one half of the tag team champions with partner Tsukasa Fujimoto. Additionally, Shida frequently competes on events promoted by OZ Academy and Pro Wrestling WAVE. Through the assistance of the Joshi 4 Hope office, next month Hikaru Shida will compete in the United States for the very first time, as she joins the internationally flavored SHIMMER 58-61 roster!
SHIMMER Champion CHEERLEADER MELISSA
SHIMMER Original Cheerleader Melissa has the distinction of being the only wrestler to compete on all fifty-seven SHIMMER shows thus far. She began her second reign as SHIMMER Champion on April 6th of this year, dethroning Saraya Knight inside a steel cage in the main event of SHIMMER 53, to become the only woman to hold the SHIMMER Championship on two occasions.
SHIMMER Tag Team Champions KELLIE SKATER & TOMOKA NAKAGAWA
The "Global Green Gangsters" tag team of Kellie Skater & Tomoka Nakagawa, which has enjoyed success in both Japan as well as the United States, captured the SHIMMER Tag Team Championships from "The Canadian Ninjas" Portia Perez & Nicole Matthews on April 14th of this year. The championship victory for "3G" was Skater's first in SHIMMER competition, and Nakagawa's second (the first being her SHIMMER Tag Team Championship reign with partner Daizee Haze).
Former SHIMMER Champion Madison Eagles made history during 2011 as the first wrestler to defend the title outside of the United States. After an impressive title reign which included successful defenses against Melissa, Ayumi Kurihara, MsChif, Ayako Hamada, Serena Deeb, Hiroyo Matsumoto and others, Eagles was forced onto the sidelines for the duration of 2012 with a severe knee injury. Madison returned to SHIMMER during April of this year and plowed through the competition, appearing to have not lost a step.
"The World Famous" KANA
One of the most skilled fighters on the planet, Kana has participated in of some of the most memorable bouts in SHIMMER's eight year history. Her SHIMMER 50 battle against Ayako Hamada earned 2012 Match of the Year honors from the SHIMMER fans. In addition to being one half of a formidable tag team duo with partner LuFisto, Kana's singles contests against the likes of Sara Del Rey, Cheerleader Melissa, Mercedes Martinez, Madison Eagles, and others have solidified her position as a major player within the SHIMMER ranks. Kana has appeared on every SHIMMER event since her arrival at SHIMMER 41, and will continue that trend during SHIMMER 58-61 weekend.
Scotland's Nikki Storm has quickly become one of the top women on the European wrestling scene. Nikki currently competes on all-female events promoted by companies such as Pro Wrestling EVE, Bellatrix, and ICW Fierce Females. She also had the opportunity to add Japan's JWP promotion to her growing resume earlier this year. North America is next on the agenda for Nikki Storm, and we're pleased to have her as part of the SHIMMER roster for October's events in Berwyn. Visit www.nikkistorm.com to learn more about her.
Ever since her arrival in 2009, Ayako Hamada has been an essential member of the SHIMMER roster. One of the most accomplished female athletes in professional wrestling history, Ayako has been in some of the most exciting SHIMMER matches over the years. From her wild brawl throughout the Eagles Club against Sara Del Rey, to her hard hitting technical wrestling clinics against opponents such as Mercedes Martinez, Daizee Haze, Cheerleader Melissa, Madison Eagles and Kana, Hamada has earned the recognition of being SHIMMER's "MVP." Along with her SHIMMER Tag Team Championship partner Ayumi Kurihara, Ayako has also made vital contributions to the SHIMMER tag team division. Next month, Ayako brings her unmatched skill to the ring in Berwyn once again for SHIMMER 58-61!
One of the most intimidating women in professional wrestling today, Jessicka Havok caught everyone's attention by coming out of the crowd and attacking Serena Deeb at SHIMMER 53 earlier this year. The two battled later that day, as well as on subsequent events at the Berwyn Eagles Club, giving the SHIMMER fans a sample of the brutality which she can unleash on her opponents. In addition to the SHIMMER 58-61 events, Havok will also be a part of the AAW show at the Berwyn Eagles Club that Friday night, Oct. 18th.
One of the most charismatic wrestlers in the world today is "Lady Destroyer" Hiroyo Matsumoto. Her SHIMMER debut in April of 2010 against Sara Del Rey immediately demonstrated to the Eagles Club crowd that Hiroyo is one of the toughest women on the planet. Hiroyo's positive energy and explosive in-ring style has made her one of the most beloved wrestlers on the SHIMMER roster. Along with her "Seven Star Sisters" tag team partner Misaki Ohata, Matsumoto made history by capturing the SHIMMER Tag Team Championship at SHIMMER 37, ending the first title reign of The Canadian Ninjas. She has also main evented in SHIMMER as a singles competitor on two different occasions. After being absent from our previous 2013 events due to a demanding schedule in Japan, Hiroyo Matsumoto returns to Berwyn for SHIMMER 58-61 in less than four weeks! Live happy by being there in person to see Hiroyo destroy her opponents!