OWW Weekly Notes for January 1-7

 

 

[PPV] TNA Final Resolution takes place this Sunday, January 6, 2008 at the famous iMPACT Zone in Orlando, Florida

[PPV] Ring Of Honor will returned to PPV with “Undeniable” on Friday, January 18, 2008 (Taped in Edison, NJ on 10/6) [reported by www.rohwrestling.com]

[PPV] A little New York-based promotion called WWE presents its annual Royal Rumble event on PPV Sunday, January 27, 2008 at the world famous Madison Square Garden. Please open your wallets to support this struggling federation.

[Article] NECW President, Sheldon Goldberg is quoted in today’s Boston Herald in a feature story about the new version on American Gladiators, premiering Sunday night on NBC. Click here.

[Article] Richard Berger has posted his latest column on The Fight Network’s website which is a follow-up to last week’s effort, the retelling of his encounter with Fred Blassie in 1962. Check it out right here.

[Article] A WrestleMania 24 Update: — [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Radio Show] The In Your Head Online radio show has posted their “2007 Wrestling Awards Show” and can be listened to here: — [reported by www.inyourheadonline.com]

[Radio Show] OWW friend and supporter Georgiann Makropolos made an appearance on Evan Ginzburg’s Legend’s Radio which can be heard here.

[DVD Review] I just posted my very detailed review of the “Wrestling Society X: The Complete First & Last Season” 4-Disc DVD set.

[Interview] Our friends over at Wrestle-Complex.com have posted a great interview with former ECW/TNA/WWE wrestler Kid Kash, about his aspirations to return to WWE. Click here to read it.

[Results] January 4, 2008–New Japan Pro Wrestling “Wrestle Kingdom II” (featuring TNA wrestlers) in Tokyo, Japan at the Tokyo Dome: Christian Cage & A.J. Styles & Petey Williams b Milano Collection A.T. & Minoru & Prince Devitt, Wataru Inoue b Christopher Daniels to retain the IWGP Junior Heavyweight title, Manabu Nakanishi b “The Monster” Abyss, Masato Tanaka & Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Yutaka Yoshie & Katsushi Takemura b Tiger Mask & Ryusuke Taguchi & Koji Kanemoto & Takashi Iizuka, Team 3-D (Brothers Ray & Devon) b Togi Makabe & Toru Yano, Tatsumi Fujinami & Riki Choshu & Masahiro Chono & Jushin Liger & AKIRA b Gedo & Jado & Taru & Shuji Knodo & Brother Yasshi, The Great Muta b Hirooki Goto, Giant Bernard & Travis Tomko b The Steiner Brothers to retain the IWGP Tag Team titles (Jeff Jarrett got involved in the match to start a TNA vs. New Japan feud when he hit Toru Yano with a guitar), Kurt Angle b Yuji Nagata to retain the bogus version of the IWGP title, Shinsuke Nakamura b Hiroshi Tanahashi to win the IWGP Heavyweight title..

[Appearance] Ted DiBiase known as “The Million Dollar Man“, and the winner of RAW’s 15th Anniversary Battle Royal will be signing autographs at Upper Room World Center on January 5th at 7:30 PM as part of the Pro Wrestling Revolution wrestling card. For more information on all the above, please go to: http://www.PWRwrestling.net

[News] We found out yesterday that Texas-based 80′s wrestler Arman Hussien passed away some time this week in Dallas. Not many people know who Arman Hussien is, but those who saw him claim he was one of the best of his era and certainly under-rated. View Arman’s profile by clicking here.

[News] Dave Meltzer (WrestlingObserver.com) is reporting that ROH booker extraordinaire Gabe Sapolsky was involved in a scarry car accident yesterday that totalled his car but fortunately spared him of any serious injuries. Whew!

[News] Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin defeated Ikuto Hidaka & Dick Togo to retain the NWA International Lightweight Tag Team Championship at the Zero-One-Max event in Tokyo, Japan on January 1st, 2008. The full results from the event are posted at: http://www.zerooneusa.com [reported by Devin Cutting]

[News] From our friend Randy Klemme in the January 4, 2008 Indy Wrestle Line: An update on Lex Luger….Luger is currently staying at the Spinal Rehabilitation Center in Marietta, Georgia. He is still paralyzed in both arms and both legs, but has begun to get feeling back in all four extremities. The official diagnosis was that he suffered a spinal stroke. He collapsed in a hotel room on Friday, October 19, when he was in San Francisco for a wrestling convention.

[News] Everybody’s favorite Survivor-reject, Ashley Massaro, is scheduled to make her return to the RAW brand shortly. Hopefully they will parlay her Reality TV failure into a believable heel character. Check out Ashley Massaro on OWW ..

[News] Booker T’s Pro Wrestling Alliance has posted a video on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/bookertpwa

[OWW] Did you ever think about trying to become a professional wrestler? Online World of Wrestling can help point you in the right direction with some friendly advice. Click here to learn more about what it takes to break into the wrestling business.

[OWW] Are you one of the billions of members on the Facebook website? The staff of Online World of Wrestling has come up with a first-of-its-kind Facebook application which allows you display wrestling headlines on your facebook page. Check it out http://apps.facebook.com/owwnews

[Preview] The Texas-based promotion PCW (Professional Championship Wrestling) has been taping episodes of a new show called “The Bussey Bunch” focusing on the Bussey family that owns the promotion. The show will also feature appearances by WWE Diva Search reject Jessica Hatch. A trailer for the program, which begins airing on TLC on 1/22 (I think), can be viewed right here ..

[Article] Will Nature Boy be put out to pasture? by Tom Sorenson

[Article] Get Great like Khali in 2008, by Craig Tello

[Article] Styles Cliffhanger Falls Flat

[Article] A World of Hurt (An Article about Bret Hart), by Geoff D’Auria

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Rebecca Knox vs. Daizee Haze

[WWE] Jimmy Wang Yang & Shannon Moore qualified for the Royal Rumble by defeating John Morrison & Mike “The Miz” Mizanin at a house show in Canton, Ohio.

[Radio] TNA’s Kaz was a guest on Monday Night Mayhem Radio last week – you can listen to the archive by clicking here – Tomorrow night’s Monday Night Mayhem features former WWE Superstar Gangrel. The hosts will also discuss TNA Final Resolution Fallout and cover off-topics like the Britney Spears story.. [reported by www.mondaynightmayhem.com

[Radio] Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio has posted an archive of last Wednesday’s show on www.wrestling-radio.com – Co-hosted by Dr. Mike Lano, the show will featured adult film star Seka (former girlfriend of WWE’s Johnny Ace), the controversial Teddy Hart, Ring Around the Northwest editor Mike Rogers, and Indy wrestler Paul E. Normous. Download the full show here. This coming Wednesday’s show is another stacked edition with the Legendary Dory Funk Jr. appearing, as well as ROH booker Gabe Sapolski, singler Kendra Shanks, and writer/wrestler Tim Hicks.

[MySpace] Samoa Joe has some great advice for anybody thinking about getting into the professional wrestling business in his latest MySpace blog. Check it out http://www.myspace.com/joeism

[News] Dean Silverstone wrote a nice remembrance of Arman Hussien over on the Cauliflower Ally Club website. If you don’t know much about this man, you should check out the column by Clicking Here

[OWW] We’re looking for a reliable Stampede wrestling correspondent in the Calgary area to cover Stampede events for the site.

[NECW] This Week On NECW.TV: Big Rick Fuller vs. Brian Fury for the NECW Triple Crown, plus the beautiful Tanya Lee and TOXIC WALTZ Highlights! Download the video at NECW.TV or directly by Clicking Here (NECW_TV_EPISODE_110.wmv) – please show your love and support the product by going to www.NECWwrestling.com

[PWG] Congratulations to the NEW Pro Wrestling Guerrilla champion LOW KI~! (formerly Senshi in TNA). Low Ki made a surprising return to PWG in what was his first show of his post Senshi/TNA career defeating “American Dragon” Bryan Danielson at the Van Nuys Armory in the first match of the first night of PWG’s All Star Weekend 6 to win the PWG World Heavyweight Championship. According to witnesses and the CZWFans.com board the match went about 20-minutes and was mostly mat-work and MMA-inspired stuff.. [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[NZpwi] The great New Zealand-based website NZpwi has posted a Roundtable discussion with all the NZpwi contributors talking about their thoughts on this Sunday’s TNA Final Resolution PPV. Check it out right now by visiting http://www.nzpwi.co.nz

[WrestleCrap] If you’re a fan of the Annual Gooker Award over at WrestleCrap.com you should race over and cast your vote for the Gooker Award at www.wrestlecrap.com – This is your chance to choose the VERY worst in wrestling for 2007 – just click RIGHT HERE!

[WWE.com] In the latest Diva Dish, find out what “Shiny New Toys” that Santa Clause left under the Divas’ Christmas trees, including a hot, new ride for Jillian.

[DVD] Legendary ladies grappler Penny Banner has released her first ever Shoot Interview on DVD entitled Shoot ‘Em Up, Penny! which can be purchased directly from her website at www.bannerdays.com

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Insane Lane & Ian Rotten vs. Joker & Devon Moore (Fans Bring the Weapons)

[WWE] John Morrison & Mike Mizanin qualified for the Royal Rumble by defeating Jimmy Wang Yang & Shannon Moore at a house show in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] LuFisto vs. Mickie Knuckles (No Rope Barbed Wire Electrified Light Bulbs & Tubes)

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