-- Absolute Intense Wrestling, Mega Championship Wrestling and Firestorm Pro Wrestling have joined forces to pay tribute and honor to JT Lightning. The event will take place September 25th at The Phantasy Theater at 11802 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, Ohio where JT Lightning promoted several wrestling events as well as musical acts during his time as a punk rock concert promoter. All proceeds from the event will go to his family. Look for match announcements and more information in the up coming weeks at facebook.com/aiwrestling.

-- Roddy Piper will be in Calgary on Thursday, August 18 for a taping of World of Hurt. The TV taping will be at the Acadia Recreation Complex, 240 90th Avenue S.E., in Calgary, with a 7:30 pm start. Others who will be there are Vance Nevada, Randy Myers, Kyle Sebastian, Cole Bishop, Nick Price, Brady Roberts, Dylan Knight and more. Tickets are available at the door or at primeboxoffice.com.

-- Gunner will be part of the IWF show at the Full Throttle Bar in Randleman, North Carolina on August 13th, 2011. Go to facebook.com/impulsefed for more info.

-- Family Wrestling Entertainment 'Empire City Showdown' heads to 3 Legged Dog Studios, 80 Greenwhich ST in Downtown Manhattan, NY on Saturday, August 20 with a 7:30 pm bell time. Here is the current card:

* No DQ for the FWE Heavyweight Title: Jay Lethal vs. Eric Young vs. Charlie Haas
* Jillian Hall vs. Ms. Jackie
* Diamond Inc. vs. Malta The Damager
* Funky Fresh Boyz vs. Midnight Sensations
* Damien Darling vs. VSK
* Boris Naeoka & Azrieal w/ Comrade Chow vs. Mike Law & Hawaii Allen
* EJ Risk vs. Johnny Knockout

Visit the FWE Facebook Event Site at facebook.com/event.php?eid=133290573428863 for more information.

Hartmafia and Devin Cutting contributed to this article. Follow Raj Giri on Twitter at @RajGiri_303. Got a news tip or correction? Send it to us by clicking here.