OWW Daily News & Notes for 6/11

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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] MsChif vs. Ariel.

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[Wrestling Books] My friend and long-time OWW supporter Richard Berger, who writes the well-known “Perspectives on Wrestling” BLOG, has released a book about pro-wrestling called “A Fool For Old School.. Wrestling, That Is!” which can be inspected and purchased at http://www.lulu.com/

[WWE News] As reported on WWE.com on Monday, June 8, 2009, WWE Superstar Umaga (Edward Fatu) has been released from his World Wrestling Entertainment contract. However, consistent with the practice of announcing wellness policy violations, it should be noted that Umaga’s termination was due to his second violation of the WWE Wellness Program and his subsequent refusal to attend a rehabilitation facility. http://www.wwe.com/inside/industrynews/10492878 .. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[WWE Article] Breaking news from The Sun… UMAGA FIRED FOR DRUGS TEST FAILURE… The Samoan Bulldozer Umaga was fired by the WWE for failing a drug test and then refusing to go to rehab. The company terminated the grappler’s contract after he violated their Talent Wellness Program for a second time. Read the full story here.

[SHIMMER] Photographer Walter Lippmann was one of those ringside for the Vols. 23-26 tapings in Berwyn, and shot literally THOUSANDS of photos, which he will post at http://www.wrestlinwally.com/ in a few weeks when they are all ready to be posted. In the interim, he has submitted a few dozen shots from each Volume for everyone to preview right now at The SHIMMER Forum. Vol.23Vol.24Vol.25Vol.26.. [reported by SHIMMER Women Athletes]

[e-MAG] Big Vito looks back at his career so far in the latest edition of ‘Piledriver Online’ It can be downloaded free by going to http://www.piledriver-online.co.uk

[Indy Event] www.DGUSA.tv working agreements were announced with AAW and Hybrid Wrestling. Flip Kendrick and Johnny Gargano were announced for the 7/25 Philly and 9/6 Chicago Frays. For more information go to www.DGUSA.tv

[Article] Fightin’ Fanboys: WWE’s Kofi Kingston [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Attorney: Hulk Hogan lied about lawsuit [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Republicans call on Ric Flair and former Gov. Huckabee to fire up the faithful – Whoooo! [reported by Mike Informer]

[Radio] 1510 The Zone’s “Mouthpiece Wrestling Show” featuring NECW president Sheldon Goldberg and “Manager of Champions” Sean Gorman airs every Friday afternoon from 5 to 6 PM . WWZN is a 50,000 watt AM station and is streamed live on the Internet at www.1510thezone.com

[Puerto Rican Video] Ricky Reyes faces Angel..

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The long-silent Sabu has taken the YouShoot oath and spoke on a myriad of subjects from submitted questions on the popular DVD shoot series. Sabu’s candor is remarkable as the interview is visibly difficult for the shy wrestling superstar, given the nature of the show. But through his apologies for nerves and some stuttering, Sabu delivers like never before.

Sabu’s topics range from the obvious ECW and WCW questions to the not so obvious concerning rats and drugs, including his participation in the first ever YouShoot Roll-A-Joint Championship. The laughs are plenty, as is the seriousness of some of his comments which can certainly offend more than a few other workers in the business, like Kurt Angle, Necro Butcher, Vince McMahon, to name a few.

The DVD went onsale today at www.kayfabecommentaries.com

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