OWW Weekly Notes for February 25th

 

February 19, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Francine celebrated her 36th birthday today. George Hackenschmidt died on this day in 1968 – he was 90. It was on this day in 1992 that Tojo Yamamoto committed suicide at the age of 65. Three years ago today, Roger ‘Mighty Yankee’ Mackay passed away at 76. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[WWE] The USA Network will be airing the WWE Hall Of Fame Ceremony on Saturday, March 29th at 11 PM (head-to-head with the replay of Impact) and Sunday, March 30th at 2 AM (bumping AM Raw to 1 AM that week). [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Radio] Monday Night Mayhem (www.mondaynightmayhem.com) had ROH World champion Nigel McGuinness on their show. Click Here to listen.

[Radio] Wrestling Weekly (www.wrestlingweekly.com), hosted by Doc Young and Les Thatcher, featured Tammy “Sunny” Sytch on their show.

[Radio] Trash Talking Radio (www.trashtalkingradio.com), hosted by Mike Trash, featured IWA Mid South icon Ian Rotten on their show.

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] B-Boy vs. Pinoy Boy (aka Puma)

February 20, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Antonio Inoki (65) and Gail Kim (32) celebrated birthdays today. Today is the thirty-fifth anniversary of the plane crash that killed Bobby Shane at the age of 27. On this day in 2002, Swede Hanson passed away at 68. Five years ago today, Tony Altimore suffered a fatal heart attack – He was 74. ‘Mighty’ Joe Esposito died on this day in 2005 at the age of 89. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Radio] In Your Head Online (www.inyourheadonline.com), featured TNA Knockout Tracy Brooks on their show. Click Here to listen.

[Radio] The Irish Whip (www.theirishwhip.com) had ROH World champion Nigel McGuinness on their show. Click Here to listen.

[Article] Yep, it’s a triple threat at WrestleMania [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Article] WrestleMania card taking shape, by Brian Argabright [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Article] WWE wants Lindsey Lohan as new Diva [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Article] Teens who watch wrestling take more health risks [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Article] ROHwrestling.com – Happy Anniversary!!! [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] The Road Warriors Shoot Interview

February 21, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Carlito (29) celebrated his birthday today. Luther Lindsay died in the ring on this day in 1972 – He was 48. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Radio] Peach State Pandemonium (http://www.georgiawrestlinghistory.com/psp/home.html) will featured legendary manager Gary Hart at 11 AM ET. Crimson Mask co-hosted this week. (Rich Tate)

[Article] Real good article on Jack & Jerry Brisco

[Article] SLAM! Interviews Gabe Sapolski about ROH’s 6th Anniversary.

[Article] A Clip of the HEYMAN HUSTLE

[Video Link] Brother Devon Talks About His New Rochelle, NY Homecoming On Sat. April 5, 2008. For further information visit www.myspace.com/nyswfwrestling, www.nyswfwrestling.com or call (914) 235-4676. Click Here to see the video on YouTube.

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Frankie Kazarian vs. Ricky Reyes

February 22, 2008:

[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.

[Article] John and Chris Tolos, the Greek-Canadian Wrecking Crew (by Richard Berger).

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Frankie Kazarian vs. Pinoy Boy (aka Puma)

February 23, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Ron Niemi (38) celebrated his birthday today. On this day in 1999, Rick ‘Renegade’ Williams committed suicide at 23. Jesus Perez died one year ago today of natural causes at the age of 91. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Special] Former WCW & TNA wrestler Lash LeRoux has given permission to the ProWrestlingDigest.com website to post a couple of his personal drawings which he made to tribute some of his fallen comrades. Click Here to view the gallery.

[Booking] Tommy “Wildfire” Rich, the Former NWA World Heavyweight Champion, Georgia Heavyweight Champion, USWA Heavyweight Champion and Wrestling Legend is now taking booking thru his personal email. Tommy is available for Wrestling Bookings, Personal Appearances, or Conventions. To book Tommy Rich send an email at 1wildfire@tmo.blackberry.net and he will get back to you to discuss a booking.

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Tony Jones vs. Bison Smith

February 24, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] William ‘Farmer’ Baldwin died in the ring on this day in 1911. Matt Storm passed away one year ago today at the age of 39. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Article] Rob Van Dam on Cannabis Culture

[Training] Current ROH World Champion and former two time HWA Heavyweight Champion, Nigel McGuinness will be holding his In It To Win It Training Camp on Friday afternoon March 7th from 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM at Sports Plus(10765 Reading Road – Cincinnati, OH). The entry fee for the camp is $50. If you are interested in participating in the camp please register by sending an email with your name, wrestling promotions you’ve worked for, and contact info to HWAREBORN@yahoo.com or by going to HWAOnline.com. [reported by PROHIOWRESTLING.com]

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] American Dragon vs. Jardi Frantz

February 25, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Ric Flair (59) & Maria Kanellis (26) celebrated birthdays today. On this day in 1934, Jack Lewis suffered a fatal heart attack after a match. Danny Prickett died following a heart attack on this day in 2004. He was 58. Cancer claimed Bill Mack on this day in 2004 at the age of 69. Two years ago today, Jeff Barnes lost his life when he fell from a cliff while hiking. He was 23. Tracey Richards passed away one year ago today at 50, losing her battle with cancer. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Radio] Trash Talking Radio (www.trashtalkingradio.com), hosted by Mike Trash, will feature Rob Van Dam & M-Dogg20 on their show tomorrow night.

[Radio] Jerkin’ the Curtain (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/TVD), hosted by Trent Van Drisse, featured indy wrestler AM Vision on its show.

[Radio] Monday Night Mayhem (www.mondaynightmayhem.com), hosted by Big Mosh, featured Cassidy Riley & Matt Morgan on its show

[Radio] Wrestling Weekly (www.wrestlingweekly.com), hosted by Doc Young and Les Thatcher, will feature Missy Hyatt tomorrow night on their show.

[Interactive] Our good friends over at KayfabeCommentaries.com are preparing to make its third DVD in the “YouShoot” series – asking questions to big name wrestlers straight from the fans. Previous YouShoot interviews featured Honky Tonk Man and Missy Hyatt. Director Sean Oliver is asking for fans to submit questions for former ECW, WCW, and WWE wrestler The Sandman! Send your questions for Sandman to me at oww@onlineworldofwrestling.com and I will ensure that it gets in the right hands. If your question is used, your name will be mentioned on the DVD!

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Battle Royal

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