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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Shawn Michaels (43) celebrated his birthday today. Today in Memoriam: Yvar Martinson (1975), Tony Galento (69, 1979), Jack Kennedy (68, 1979), and Bad Boy Brown (75, 1984). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Portia Perez’s Most Frickin’ Awesome Matches.
[Misc News] ECW original Sandman was arrested Sunday in Yonkers, NY, for throwing glasses at police and restaurant employees during a birthday party for Capt. Lou Albano. The Associated Press ran a story late yesterday which has been picked up by over 200 media outlets. Police were called to the La Lanterna restaurant at around 9.45pm on Sunday night after it was reported that Sandman was flinging glasses at restaurant employees from a tray. When the police arrived Sandman was going nuts and had to be subdued. He was charged with second-degree assault, a felony, third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, second-degree reckless endangerment, a misdemeanor, and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor. . [reported by Mike Aldren in the Wrestling Globe Newsletter]
[Begging] I went away for the weekend and my PVD/DVR failed to record Friday Night SmackDown! the other night. Is there someone out there who would be kind enough to send me a DVD or VHS of the 7/18 episode of SmackDown!??
[WSU DVD's] WSU is looking to unload some of our 2007 inventory as we need to make room for all our new 2008 titles, including the explosive shows that were filmed on 6/21 and now available for sale on DOIVideo.com. As a result, WSU will be holding a sale on all our 2007 DVDs. Every WSU DVD filmed in 2007 is available for the lowest price we’ve ever sold them at – only $5!!! The sale ends Wednesday at Midnight! To learn more, go to http://www.declarationofindependents.net/doi/pages/wsu722sale.html
[Book News] Tito Santana’s anticipated new biography, “Tito Santana’s Tales from the WWF” has been released! For more information, please visit the official website of Sports Publishing
[WWE Notes] Ric Flair will be hosting a new WWE.com show called Stylin’ and Profilin’ and is scheduled to debut this Tuesday. There are plans to bring Flair back to TV over the next few weeks in a non wrestling role.. [reported by Mike Aldren]
[WWE Notes] The next WWE Saturday Night’s Main Event will be taped alongside RAW on 7/28 in Washington, DC.
[TNA Event] SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7: ALBANY, NEW YORK – TNA Wrestling live at the Times Union Center, 7:30pm bell time. Tickets on sale on July 25th at the Times Union Center box office, Price Chooper Outlets or charge-by-phone at 1-800-30-EVENT.
[Indy Event] NWS Announces Four-Show East Coast Blitz July 24th-27th Headlined By Former WWE & ECW’ers Al Snow & Spike Dudley, Lacey Von Erich & More – On Thursday night July 24th at 7:05pm, NWS continues its “Shore Wars 2008″ Summer Series in Seaside Heights, NJ – On Friday night July 25th at 7:45pm, NWS heads up to the Bayshore area to the Middletown, NJ – On Saturday night July 26th at 8:00pm, NWS presents its annual outdoor show at the Long Branch, NJ – And on Sunday July 27th, NWS packs up the production trucks and heads south to join up with its Delaware affiliate Funkdafied Wrestling Federation at the Christiana, DE Fire Company Hall – For card line-ups and more information, go to www.nwswrestling.com
[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Unplugged returns to Philadelphia on Saturday, July 26 at Boyle’s World Gym for “Family Reunion,” an event that will feature every PWU championship on the line and a Rematch over TWO YEARS in the making: WWE Legend Jake “The Snake” Roberts vs. Hardcore Icon Sandman. Plus a #1 Contenders match between Chris Masters vs. Trent Acid. After “Family Reunion” on July 26, the PWU gang will head over to The Oakford Inn for the afterparty! Must be 21 years old or older with proper photo ID to attend (this is a gentleman’s club). For more information, go to www.ProWrestlingUnplugged.com
[Indy Media] In the next episode of Chainsaw TV, expect MCPW World Champion Jimmy Jacobs, to speak out on Christin Able and the recent words Able had for him! For more information, go to www.MCPWrestling.com
[WSU DVDs] Women Superstars Uncensored released two more DVDs, “Show Must Go On” & “Army Of One” are available at $15.95 each. To find out more, go to http://www.declarationofindependents.net - Any questions or problems ordering, please email BULLSMC@aol.com
[IWS DVD] Fortune Video Editing, Smart Mark Video and the IWS have finally been able to release V as a DVD. This is the full show including Sid’s hysterical 15 minute rant which started with the crowd chanting “SID! SID! SID!” and finished with them chanting “Please Leave!” It also includes the famous match between Beef Wellington and A Bear that helped inspire the formation of Inter-Species Wrestling, as well as the full main event Old School IWS Death Match that many IWS fans consider the best hardcore match that the IWS has ever done. For more information go to www.syndicatewrestling.com or e-mail Llakor@hotmail.com
[Canadian Event] Al Snow will be appearing at the International Wrestling Entertainment event in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on August 9th, 2008. Go to http://www.iwestars.com for information about IWE.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Canadian Events] A new promotion called Ultimate Championship Wrestling is starting up in the Maritimes this month. The promoter is Chuck Martin. The tour will feature the Honky Tonk Man, Carl Ouellette, Mike Hughes, Lumberjack Johnson, Sidewinder, Killer Bee, Titus, Zero, Julian Moore, as well as women’s wrestlers Jazz, Portia Perez, and 21st Century Fox. The tour begins 7/23 in Barrington (NS), then 7/24 in Halifax (NS), 7/25 in Summerside (PEI), 7/26 in Charlottetown (PEI), and 7/27 in Berwick (NS) – For more information, go to http://www.novanewsnow.com/article-231620-Ultimate-Championship-Wrestling-brings-KickOff-Tour-to-Berwick-Arena.html [reported by Brad Dykens]
[Book Signing] Tito Santana will be signing books in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania on August 22, 2008 from 7-9pm at the Wilkes Barre Barnes and Noble located in the Arena Hub Plaza. This event is being put on by the Wilkes Barre Barnes and Noble, David Frederick from TitoSantana.net, and Sports Publishing LLC.
[Article] Bloody Brawl at Capt. Lou’s Birthday Bash – The Sandman a Party Crasher [reported by Mike Informer]
[Radio] The Mouthpiece Wrestling Show” with Sheldon Goldberg and Sean Gorman made a successful debut on WWZN, Boston’s Sport’s Station, 1510 The Zone last Friday afternoon. If you missed the debut show (featuring PWInsider’s Mike Johnson & TNA’s Jim Cornette), you can download the mp3 at http://www.necw.tv/mouthpiece/mws-07-11-08.Mp3
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