Indy News Update #2 for July 13, 2011
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Nate Stein sent this in:

HWA Returns SUNDAY, 7/17 to Leonardtown, MD: Titus-Redwood, Cole-Shizo

Horizon Wrestling Alliance returns THIS SUNDAY, July 17 to the Leonard Hall Junior Naval Academy, 23150 Leonard Hall Drive in Leonardtown, MD with a 3 pm bell time.

Featuring stars from Ring of Honor & more:
* Battle Royal to determine the #1 seed in the HWA championship tournament
* Ring of Honor stars battle it out as Rhett Titus faces Great Mills High School Alum Grizzly Redwood
* International star Adam Cole vs. Great Mills High School Alum Milo Shizo
* Pelle Primeau vs. Latin Dragon
* Greg Excellent & The Bravado Brothers vs. The Hellions (Alex Payne, Shane Hagadorn, & Ernie Osiris)
* Mike Sydal vs. Drolix
* Brian Hardy, Harm City Fight Club (Harold Ian Varelli & Matt Wylde), Fredo Majors, Agent Sly Stetson, as well as Southern Maryland residents James Pash, Mike Mayhem, RW Buckler, Phil Stamper, & SO MUCH MORE!


Show your support on the HWA 7/17 Facebook Event Site!

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Check out THEBRADYHICKS.COM at 5 PM EST for a huge, worldwide EXCLUSIVE news story related to TNA!!!

This week IN THE ROOM, Brady Hicks and DJ get together to talk TNA’s Destination-X pay-per-view, WWE’s Money In The Bank pay-per-view, and what is wrong with TNA lately. All that, plus ECWA Heavyweight Champion Papadon and Mid-Atlantic Champion Chris Wylde get together to talk trash about their upcoming battle in Newark, Delaware.
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All that, plus: extensive WWE Money In The Bank coverage and predictions, news of a live anniversary show, Vince’s egg = TNA’s Gain?, a special look at Sheamus, the republishing of a classic Ole Anderson interview, and “Today in Wrestling History.”

Plus – We here at IN THE ROOM and want YOU to come to Philly in September for the first ever IN THE ROOM FAN CONCLAVE event. Come on out to The City of Brotherly Love for a four-day weekend September 16-20, 2011. A tour of Kevin McElvaney’s secret hideout? You’ve got it! Breakfast with DJ and his family?! YOU KNOW IT. Come check out one of the most storied independent wrestling areas in the world, and get the chance to hang with the people you hear each week IN THE ROOM, plus many in the extended ITR family!!! Contact Brady Hicks regarding details on available hotel accomodations, and to learn about the free transportation that will be available, at! Visit the official Facebook invitation. A full schedule of events is available at!

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Brady Hicks has been writing about wrestling for more than 15 years, for Web sites, newspapers, and magazines. He is a contributing writer for Pro Wrestling Illustrated and is also the host of his acclaimed weekly podcast – IN THE ROOM.