OWW Daily News & Notes for 8/5

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Pat Tanaka (45) and Mac Johnson (25) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Fred Beell (57, 1933), Rick Davidson (47, 2000), and Donald Lortie (75, 2006). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Sara Del Rey vs. Amazing Kong.

[WWE News] STAMFORD, Conn., August 5, 2008 – World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2008. To read the full press release, please click here: http://corporate.wwe.com/documents/PressRelease84toKateFINAL.pdf

[WWE Event] WWE returns to Stevens Point, Wisconsin for the first time in over 13 years on September 29th, 2008. The event will be held at the University Of Wisconsin’s Quandt Fieldhouse. Tickets go on sale August 22nd, 2008 at 10 AM.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[ROH News] August 4th: ROH “Respect Is Earned II” has gained rave reviews. It is not too late to see pro wrestling as a sport on PPV. Check it out iN DEMAND Aug. 9th at 7:30am & 4pm; Aug. 10th at 10:30am; Aug. 12th at 10am; Aug. 13th at 6pm and August 15th at 12pm. Watch it anytime on The DISH Network’s All Day Ticket on: Aug. 5th, 7th, 9th and 11th. “Fun show. Highly recommended, especially for those who complain about too many backstage skits and in-ring promos.” – Jason Powell at Prowrestling.net

[SHIMMER] Pro Wrestling Digest has posted Darryl Gillikin’s photos from Saturday’s SHIMMER taping on their site. You can vew them at the following locations… Volume 19 and Volume 20.

[TNA PPV] Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling announced that “No Surrender 2008” will be held live at the General Motors Centre in Oshawa, Ontario, on Sunday, September 14, starting at 8 p.m. ET, and will air worldwide exclusively on pay-per-view.

[Misc News] Paul Heyman on WWE and CM Punk, UFC and Brock Lesnar, and Ric Flair’s retirement.

[Article] Earthquakes fail to register [by Paul Heyman]

[Article] Lesnar will learn from his failure [by Paul Heyman]

[Article] WWE loses it’s Flair as Ric quits [by Paul Heyman]

[Radio] Inside The Pit Is DEBUTING This FRIDAY At 8pm Eastern. Host ECW Original “Pitbull” Gary Wolf & Co-Host “The Chairman” Nathan Noss Will Be Joined For This Episode By ECW Original & The Original Gangsta Himself New Jack. … We Will Be Discussing…… Him Being a Bounty Hunter, Mass Transit Incident, The Original ECW, Paul Heyman, Smokey Mountain Wrestling, Wrestling Society X & So Much More So Be Sure To Tune In….. Listen Live At: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/insidethepit – Also Please Add Us At: http://www.myspace.com/insidethepit

[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Renaissance returns to the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Muncie, Indiana on August 23, 2008 featuring Former WWE and current ROH and OVW star TANK TOLAND – PWR is proud to announce Eatza Pizza Buffet as a sponsor for our 8/23 event in Muncie, INDIANA! There will be Meet & Greet sessions with the wrestlers on 8/9, 8/16, and the afternoon of 8/23 as well as an All-You-Can-Eat Pizza After Party with the wrestlers. The wrestling event takes place on August 23, 2008 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Muncie, INIANA. For line-ups and information, go to www.renwrestling.com

[Canadian Indy] The IWS presents: Hardcore Heat, Saturday, August 23rd, 2008 at Bogey’s World Bar & Billiard, 3250 Cremazie Est (corner of Cremazie and St-Michel near the St-Michel metro), Montreal, Quebec, CANADA. Doors open at 7:30 pm, show starts at 9:00 pm, tickets are $20 for VIP, $15 for Regular. 18+, card and times subject to change. 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]

[YouTube] New Scott from the Maritimes has uploaded the main event from Ultimate Championship Wrestlings July 24th 2008 show from the Halifax Forum. Check out the Maritime Wrestling facebook group or his youtube page at http://www.youtube.com/newscott

[Misc News] Much More Music in Canada will be airing Brooke Hogan Knows Best on Sundays at 11 AM, 8 PM and 11 PM beginning August 24th.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[DVD Trailer] Last Call With Raven & Sandman DVD Trailer… you’ve been warned… http://youtube.com/watch?v=_jI7IzECYZU

[Interview] In this new edition of LLO News, the number one in wrestling information in Puerto Rico and Latinamerica, we have an exclusive interview with Mr. Wrestling himself: Steve Corino. He will tell us all about his arrival to Puerto Rico and his experience as part of history in the celebration of the 35 th anniversary of the World Wrestling Council (WWC). Here is the link – http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/270276-llo-news-steve-corino.html

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