Various News & Notes: ROH, MTV/Lucha Libre, Richards, & More
Source: PWInsider-- BxB Hulk had his head shaved by Shingo after losing a hair match over the weekend in Japan.
-- CIMA, Masato Yoshino and Dragon Kid are confirmed for the September Dragon Gate USA debut in Milwaukee.
-- DGUSA and MyPhl.com are holding a contest for free tickets to the July 24th event.
-- The main event of the July 24th Dragon Gate USA event will be a Team CHIKARA vs. Team Kamikaze USA elimination tag team match.
-- Sami Callihan vs. Jimmy Jacobs has been added to the July 24th Dragon Gate USA event.
-- Lucha Libre USA's Masked Warriors will debut on Saturday July 17th on MTV2. The debut, which will be a one hour show, has an "early premiere" at 2PM ET, with the "debut" airing at 10PM ET that night. MTV has launched an official website at http://www.mtv.com/shows/lucha_libre/ The site features a preview of the series, as well as a history of Lucha and an explanation of tecnicos and rudos, mini stars, Exoticos and more. Talent set for the series are: Charly Malice (Charly Manson), Lizmark Jr., Octagoncito, Misteriosito, Super Nova, Pierroth Jr., Mini Park, Mascarita Dorada, Marco Corleone (Mark Jindrak), Amazing Kong, Chi Chi (Alan Funk aka Kwee Wee), Tigressa Caliente (Tranesha Biggers aka TNA's Rhaka Khan), Solid (Chris Long), Rellik (Johnny Stamboli), and RJ Brewer (John Walters).
-- Davey Richards will appear at the NWA Legends Fanfest this August in Charlotte, NC.
-- ROH tapes TV on Friday and Saturday. Roderick Strong vs. Davey Richards is scheduled for the Friday tapings, while The American Wolves vs. The Super Smash Brothers and Jerry Lynn vs. Kevin Steen are booked for Saturday's tapings.