October 5, 2005 (4:04pm): Two more women have been added to the list of competitors announced thus far
for the SHIMMER - WOMEN ATHLETES debut event, which takes place on Sunday,
November 6, 2005 at the Eagles Club (6309 26th Street) in Berwyn, IL.
Added today to the talent roster for SHIMMER - WOMEN ATHLETES...
MsCHIF - Height: 5'7" Weight: 135 lbs. The Inferno. Debut: July 2001. One of
the most unique personalities to sign on for SHIMMER competition is the
mysterious MsChif. Based in the Midwest, MsChif is an athletically gifted and agile
wrestler, who also likes to utilize a vast array of submission holds. Sporting
black and green hair, and known for blowing the green mist in the eyes of her
opponents, MsChif is one of the most dangerous women in wrestling today, and
is sure to be a powerful force in the SHIMMER ranks.
ARIEL - Height: 5'2" Weight: 130 lbs. New Bedford, MA. Debut: July 2001. A
native of the New England wrestling scene, Ariel has turned into quite the
international star during the course of the past two years, while continuing to
wrestle across the East Coast. Ariel made her debut in Japan during 2004,
wrestling for the Jd' Star promotion. She also has become a staple of Mexico's Lucha
Libre Femenil, with several lengthy tours for the organization under her belt.
MsChif and Ariel join the following previously announced stars in comprising
what will ultimately be a sixteen woman roster for SHIMMER's debut on 11/6...
SARA DEL REY - Height: 5'10" Weight: 160 lbs. Martinez, CA. Debut: Early
2001. After breaking in on the California independent scene, Sara became the top
female product of the Inoki Dojo in Los Angeles. Del Rey spent the majority of
2005 competing in Japan for both the AtoZ promotion and All Japan Women during
its final days. Since returning from Japan, Sara has resumed a schedule on
the West Coast, as well as appearing for Lucha Libre Femenil in Mexico.
MERCEDES MARTINEZ - Height: 5'7" Weight: 148 lbs. Waterbury, CT. Debut:
November 2000. Mercedes got her start on the New England circuit after training
under Jason Knight. Martinez mixes an impressive power based repertoire with
sound scientific skill.
ALLISON DANGER - Height: 5'7" Weight: 130 lbs. Belmont Hills, PA. Debut: May
2000. Allison has been a staple of Ring of Honor since the promotion's very
first event, and has also wrestled across the North American independent scene.
Danger has has international experience with AtoZ in Japan, as well as a
recent tour which promoted events in Guam, Korea, and Japan.
BETH PHOENIX - Height: 5'7" Weight: 160 lbs. Buffalo, NY. Debut: May 2001.
One of the strongest athletes on the roster, Beth made a name for herself on the
Northeast independent scene before relocating to Louisville in 2003 to join
Ohio Valley Wrestling. The addition of Phoenix to the mix of typical indie
talent on the roster makes for some exciting match possibilities.
LACEY - Height: 5'6" Weight: 135 lbs. Minneapolis, MN. Debut: August 2000.
Trained by Eddie Sharkey in the Twin Cities, Lacey got her early experience on
the Upper Midwest independents before relocating to the east coast and becoming
a part of Ring of Honor. She has gained notoriety for her scientific
wrestling prowess while traveling the indies in recent years.
CHEERLEADER MELISSA - Height: 5'8" Weight: 142 lbs. San Francisco, CA. Debut:
August 1999. Melissa broke in on the California independent scene, and has
earned a solid reputation as one of the best American female pro wrestlers
during the past six years. Melissa toured Japan for the ARSION promotion in 2002,
and returned in 2005 for the M's Style organization. She has also wrestled in
Europe, as well as in Mexico for LLF.
DAIZEE HAZE - Height: 5'4" Weight: 110 lbs. Forest Park, IL. Debut: March
2002. Daizee has rapidly developed over the past three years into one of the most
versatile competitors in the Midwest, despite her small frame. Mixing a
submission style with a great deal of aerial offense, Haze was added to the roster
of Ring of Honor in early 2004. Aside from traveling the U.S. indie scene,
Daizee also competed for LLF in Mexico during 2005.
NIKKI ROXX - Height: 5'9" Weight: 145 lbs. Boston, MA. Debut: November 2001.
Nikki got her start at the legendary Killer Kowalski's training facility in
Boston. Though based in New England, Roxx spends much of her year competing
internationally, mainly for Mexico's LLF, where she has participated in several
tours and had tremendous success.
Look for more additions to the SHIMMER talent roster during the coming weeks.
Be sure to check out the SHIMMER Forums at
http://shimmerwomen.proboards50.com/ which are now active!
The goal of SHIMMER - WOMEN ATHLETES is to provide the most skilled female
pro wrestlers with a forum to truly shine as athletes and perform at the most
competitive level. SHIMMER management has selected an elite crop of women from
around the wrestling scene who are determined to show that women's wrestling in
the United States isn't always just a modeling contest, but is an athletic
contest. Fans who are looking for a promotion that puts the focus on the actual
wrestling ability of the women involved must look no further than SHIMMER.
Each event promoted by SHIMMER - WOMEN ATHLETES will be filmed for release as
part of a DVD series, available through Ring of Honor at
www.rohwrestling.com. Additionally, fans will be able to check out SHIMMER matches online at
www.clickwrestle.com. The first two SHIMMER DVD releases will be filmed on 11/6 in
Berwyn! Fans who attend either the 10/22 AAW event in Berwyn, IL, or the 11/5
ROH event in Chicago Ridge, IL will be given a discount on tickets to the
SHIMMER debut. The Berwyn Eagles Club is just ten miles from the Frontier
Fieldhouse in Chicago Ridge -- an easy trip for those fans looking to take in a full
weekend of live wrestling events in Chicago.
Fans who are interested in hearing more about SHIMMER - WOMEN ATHLETES, and
would like to be informed of all of the latest news and updates concerning the
promotion, are encouraged to sign up for the free SHIMMER Yahoo
Group/Newsletter. Simply send an E-mail to email@example.com or
visit http://groups.yahoo.com/group/shimmerwrestling/ to sign up on the web.
I, along with all of the talented women athletes involved in the SHIMMER
project, look forward to giving the fans some exciting wrestling action. Make your
plans now to join us for the first SHIMMER DVD taping on Sunday, 11/6!
E-mail contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Source: Dave Prazak
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