OWW Daily News & Notes for 12/29

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

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Mark Madden (1960) and Justin Roberts (1979) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Dan Curtis (37, 1998)… [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Misc News] Joanie ‘Chyna’ Laurer was rushed to a hospital early Saturday morning, where she is now reportedly in stable condition. Laurer, who has been sober for ten months following rehabilitation, had not taken her prescribed medication in over a month, and apparently fell into a deep depression. It is being reported that she overdosed on sleeping pills and a bottle of Gray Goose, said to have been purchased on Friday. Following a stint under close observation in the hospital, Laurer will be moved to a rehab center in Texas for further assistance. All scheduled appearances have been cancelled.. [reported by Rich Tate]

[WWE News] Divas Champion Maryse dislocated her kneecap at a WWE Live Event this past weekend in Raleigh, N.C., just days after defeating Michelle McCool to become the golden girl of SmackDown. It is unclear how much time Maryse may miss due to the injury. Stay with www.WWE.com as more details become available.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[ROH Events] Ring of Honor will present their annual Wrestlemania weekend shows in Houston, TX on Friday, April 3rd with an 8pm bell time and Saturday, April 4th with a special 3pm belltime. Both events will take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010. Tickets for both events will go on sale Thursday, December 18th at 11am EST at www.rohwrestling.com

[ROH DVD] ROH has an End of Year 35%-40% off sale on all merchandise available at www.ROHwrestling.com until noon Eastern time on 12/30.

[WSU News] the WSU Champion Angel Orsini vs Mercedes Martinez feud has escalated to the point where both of these kickass wrestlers are hellbent on destroying each other in a cage on January 10th in Boonton, NJ. These women do not like each other at all and both have vowed to scar the other for life and make them taste their own blood.. Check out the video at http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7rv3l_wsu-angel-orsini-vs-mercedes-martin_sport

[DVD News] Big Vision Entertainment and Pro Wrestling Insider’s presents “Last Call” with Raven and the Sandman, plus special appearances by Terry Funk, New Jack, and Mustafa. Dr. Keith Lipinski hosts a lively shoot interview from behind the bar, as five of the most ‘extreme‘ wrestlers of all time talk about their lives as professional wrestlers. Check out the extensive list of wrestling DVD’s at www.bvdvd.com

[Radio] The Wrestling Hotseat Returns for the holidays only! Leading up to a very special interview! We continue the holiday specials with none other than “The Russian Bear” Ivan Koloff! To listen to the interview, go to http://www.myvirtualbc.com/audiointerviews/ivankoloff.mp3 

[Indy Event] IWC’s biggest live event ever, A New Beginning WOOOOOOO! on January 14th, 2009 at Court Time Sports Center in Elizabeth, PA! IWC will have a special guest on hand for the festivities in the form of 16-time World Heavyweight Champion, WWE Hall of Famer, and a limousene ridin’, jet flyin’, kiss stealin’, wheelin’ dealin’ son of a gun, “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair! For more information, go to www.IWCwrestling.com

[Indy Event] MCPW Champion, Jimmy Jacobs and Tyler Black will be back in MCPW as a unit on January 10th, and they’ve let it be known that they will compete as a tag team, against who? It has not been announced, and The Age of the Fall have said they’ll let it be known who they want to face that night. For more information, go to www.MCPWrestling.com

[Canadian Event] “The Genius” Lanny Poffo will be appearing at the Pro Wrestling Xtreme events in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada on January 24th, 2009 and Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada on January 25th, 2009. Go to http://prowrestlingxtreme.com for info about PWX.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Misc News] The Benoit Wikipedia Hacker Police Video Is Up on Irvin Muchnick’s website. The 20-plus-minute interrogation is broken into three parts: PART #1, PART #2, and PART #3

[Misc News] Irvin Muchnick’s analysis of the Benoit Wikipedia Hacker Police Video can be viewed here: http://muchnick.net/babylon/2008/11/12/muchnick-analysis-of-benoit-wikipedia-hacker-police-video/

[WWE Article] WWE’s Hornswoggle returns to Oshkosh in January

[WWE Article] Three cheers for Canadians [reported by Tim Baines]

[ROH Article] Cary Silkin talks future for Ring of Honor [reported by Wrestling Observer]

[JBL Article] Innovative Beverage Group Signs Deal with Layfield Energy Inc. to Distribute drank(TM) in 34 Counties in the Middle Tennessee Area [reported by Mike Informer]

[Puerto Rico News] Carlito and Primo Colon are the specials guests in the Ray-Tings Cafe with Ray Gonzalez. http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/317930-llo-tv-raytings-cafe.html

[Booking Information] Top Notch Wrestling Bookings Is Proud To Announce That Former WWF Superstar Henry Godwinn Is Currently Accepting Bookings Through Their Service!! Godwinn Is Added To A List of Over 60 Top Superstars Who Are Available For Bookings at topnotchwrestlingbookings@yahoo.com (or) http://www.myspace.com/topnotchwrestlingbookings

 

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