Bellator Announcers Pay Tribute To Randy Savage + Acid-Fest
-- Bellator Fighting Championships held Bellator 45 on MTV2 last night, during which the announcers paid tribute to Randy Savage. Before showing a live commercial for Impact Wrestling, color commentator Jimmy Smith said: "I hope we see some flying elbows today in honor of Randy 'Macho Man' Savage. One of my favorites man. Rest in peace." Announcer Sean Wheelock replied with, "Sadly passed away yesterday at the age of 58. His feud when I was a kid with George 'The Animal' Steele was one of the greatest in the history of pro wrestling,"
-- The second annual Acid-Fest is set for June 10th at 4 PM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The show, like last year, will be a tribute show for Michael "Trent Acid" Verdi, with proceeds going to help Verdi's family finish paying the costs associated with his funeral last year. Admission will be a suggested $10 donation. Homicide, Adam Flash, Missy Sampson, Amy Lee, Annie Social, Messiah, Devon Moore, Drew Blood, Adam Cole, Ian Knoxx, Mike Kehner, The SAT, Dirty Rotten Scoundrelz, Nick Berk, Robbie Mireno, Ruckus, Ryan McBride, Detox, John McChesney, JC Westler, Azrieal, ZBarr and Eddie Kingston are all appearing for the show, with more names scheduled to be announced.