OWW Daily News & Notes for 6/29

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: Primo Carnera (51, 1967), Steve King (49, 1998), and Walter Johnson (56, 1999). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Book News] Bruno Lauer, known professionally as Downtown Bruno or Harvey Wippleman (WWF), has published his hilariously entertaining biography, entitled “Wrestling with the Truth” though Scott Teal’s Crowbar Press (www.crowbarpress.com). The book was launched at this year’s Cauliflower Ally Club reunion but will be available to the public through 1wrestlinglegends.com – I had the honor of being one of the proof readers for this book and I am thrilled to endorse the book and proclaim that Bruno’s story will open your eyes to the world of pro-wrestling and make you laugh out loud.

[Donations] If you are interested in donating to the Dan Gable Wrestling Institute Hall of Fame & Museum recovery fund you can go to http://www.wrestlingmuseum.org/donateforrecovery.htm

[Donations] Our good friend Dr. Keith Lipinski is training for a marathon and is raising money for charity. For more information, or to send a donation, go to www.runkeithrun.com

[WWE Interview] I have posted my big interview with “Downtown” Bruno Lauer, aka Harvey Wippleman, to hype his hilarious new book “Wrestling with the Truth.” To listen to the interview, Go Here!

[Appearances] K&S Wrestlefest is proud to announce a once in a lifetime huge WWE agent signing that will take place on Saturday, July 19, 2008. The three WWE agents you will have a chance to meet are Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat, “The Enforcer” Arn Anderson and Mike “I.R.S.” Rotundo. You can check out www.kandswrestlefest.com for more information.

[ROH PPV] Ring of Honor’s next pay-per-view is “Respect Is Earned II” and it will premiere on August 1st on iN DEMAND, The DISH Network and TVN cable systems. Bryan Danielson and Austin Aries are featured in the advertising.

[SHIMMER] SHIMMER – WOMEN ATHLETES will film Volumes 19 & 20 of the SHIMMER DVD series on Saturday, July 5, 2008 at the Eagles Club (6309 26th Street) in Berwyn, IL, just outside Chicago. Bell time will be 4pm for the taping.

[Article] (John Cena) Wish-granting wrestler pumps up ill kids [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Fans of all ages brave the rain to see wrestling heroes grapple on stage [reported by Mike Informer]

[Radio] Rubber Guard Radio has interviews with Al Snow and Rob Feinstein at www.blogtalkradio.com/RubberGuard/Radio/

[Radio] Listen into Jerkin’ The Curtain this coming Monday night, June 30th, at 10 PM Central time as Tommy Stewart and Trent Vandrisse will again review and recap the latest episodes of NWA Main Event and SAW TV.

[IWS DVD's] International Wrestling Syndicate DVDs are released through www.smartmarkvideo.com. The biggest recent release is Un F’N Sanctioned 2007 featuring then NWA World Heavyweight Champion Christian Cage – The best-selling DVD from last year is Un F’N Sanctioned 2006 featuring Sabu’s last match in the indies before his re-debut on Raw (two nights later) as well as the crazy hardcore Fans Bring the Weapons match -

[Misc News] Atlanta-based WQXI-AM’s 790 the Zone will begin broadcasting Bryan Alvarez’ show on Sunday nights from 8-10:00 PM ET tonight. Sixty years ago this week, the station began broadcasting live from the Atlanta Muncipal Auditorium for Paul Jones’ promotion, carrying a main event title match where NWA World Heavyweight Champion Bill Longson defeated Pete Managoff, with Fred Anderson calling the action. This would continue each week for many years, mostly just featuring main event bouts. (Reported by Rich Tate)

[Misc News] Bo Oates is planning a reunion of people associated with wrestling in Georgia, past and present, set for August 2 in Columbus, GA. If you fit this description, you can contact him at (706) 442-5307 or by email at btoates@bellsouth.net. The cost is $10 to cover expenses. (reported by Rich Tate)

[Merchandise] Now available at IronSheikOnline.com, a DVD with classic Iron Sheik action from Puerto Rico in the mid-1980′s. If you like blood, violence and the insanity that is the Sheik, check him out in his prime. There’s a special limited time offer to get this DVD along with his legendary Studio Shoot Interview for one low-price if you act quick! http://www.IronSheikOnline.com/ironsheikhome.html

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