OWW Daily News & Notes for 1/28

[OWW News] BIG NEWS from Online World of Wrestling – we are getting our own RADIO SHOW! OWW Radio will launch on February 12th, with host Nick Andrews behind the microphone. The show will feature discussions on various topics and include interviews with wrestling personalities past and present. For more information on this project, go to the Full Press Release.

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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Alexa Thatcher’s Greatest Matches.

[WWE News] Steve Austin and Bill Watts are the first two names confirmed for the WWE Hall of Fame this year. Others names talked about internally include Terry Funk, the Von Erics as a family, the Fabulous Freebirds, and Paul Boesch — wrestler, television announcer and promoter, who was involved with pro wrestling in Houston for more than 55 years.. [reported by Mike Aldren]

[ROH Event] ROH will be at the Michigan State Fairgrounds & Expo Center in Detroit, MI, on January 30. Advertised: Kevin Steen & El Generico defend the ROH World Tag Team Title against the American Wolves (Eddie Edwards & Davey Richards), with Larry Sweeney; Nigel McGuinness versus Jay Briscoe; Jerry Lynn versus Tyler Black; Brent Albright versus Claudio Castagnoli; Erick Stevens & Roderick Strong versus Jimmy Jacobs & Delirious; Bryan Danielson versus Rhett Titus; Brodie Lee versus Necro Butcher; and Austin Aries versus Silas Young. Bell time is 8:00 PM.

[SHIMMER] What are your picks for the various 2008 Year End Awards honors in SHIMMER? Post your choices in the following thread at The SHIMMER Forum… http://shimmerwomen.proboards50.com/index.cgi?board=shimmer&action=display&thread=2818

[WSU Event] Women Superstars Uncensored returns on 3/7 with their “2nd Anniversary Show” and “WSU Womens Hall of Fame” Ceremony in Boonton, New Jersey at the Darress Theatre. WSU will be honoring and inducting Missy Hyatt, Malia Hosaka & Sherri Martel. For more information, go to www.WSUWrestling.com

[Misc News] Marvin Ward and David Hebner have become business partners opening Ward Hebner Entertainment, a new wrestling company and booking agency out of Virginia. Marvin Ward and David Hebner have stellar backgrounds in the professional wrestling industry. Both men share the same passion for wanting to give fans an alternative to the current product being shown on network TV. Any talent needing serious professional representation without the worries of their pay or travel plans; email Marvin or Dave by going to the official website at www.ward-hebner.com

[BLOG] Rumble…Raw…Riding with Tazz…Heading to the Super Bowl…Rourke Stepping Out of His World [By Jim Ross]

[Radio] A Bruno Sammartino interview is up right now at www.MyVirtualBC.com

[Radio] Listen to the Monday Night Mayhem post-Royal Rumble coverage at www.mondaynightmayhemarchives.com/waxfiles/012609.wax

[Radio] The 1/25 episode of Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio co-hosted by Dr. Mike Lano on www.legendsradio.net and www.wrestling-radio.com featured an interview with ROH Owner Cary Silkin, plus Handsome Dick Manitoba of the legendary Dictators punk rock band talks music & pro wrestling! On top of that they also talked to author George Kimball on the 4 Kings- Hagler/Hearns/Leonard/Duran and Pam Drake- Dance Expert, author — To listen to the program, go to http://www.garageband.com/mp3cat/.UZCMYyqD4qyn/01_01_25_09_Legends_Radio.mp3

[Radio] Chistopher Daniels & Nick Patrick are on 1/27 episode of Trash Talking Radio. Go to http://www.trashtalkingradio.com

[Book Review] Bret Hart’s highly praised autobiography “My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling” was released in the United States and can be purchased at virtually every commercial book store in your area. I was fortunate enough to pick up the book in Canada when it was released here last year and I cannot recommend it enough. There is no doubt that the “Hitman” has led an extremely fascinating life worthy of being published and appreciated by the billions of his fans all over the world. From his harsh upbringing as one of twelve kids fathered by the grizzled Stu Hart to becoming a multi-time World champion to his glorious induction into the WWE Hall of Fame – it’s all covered in this epic 570 page book! If you haven’t done so already, go out and get this book because I am positive that you will not regrete it. You can also get the book online at Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, Chapters.ca, or any of the other major online book dealers. Thank you, Bret! – Brad Dykens (OnlineWorldofWrestling.com)

[YouTube] Video montage of Legendary Wrestling Manager Sir Oliver Humperdink and many other cameo appearances, score by Johnny G. Lyon — http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARPOI_Igu2c

[Article] Heart Throb has heart to land part in The Wrestler [BY JIM VARSALLONE]

[Article] Ric Flair headlines Shelby wrestling fundraiser [by Graham Cawthon]

[Article] Ric Flair Uprising on Red Alert 3 March 12 [By Tor Thorsen, GameSpot]

[Article] “The Wrestling” Director, Darren Aronofsky [Interview]

[Article] OVW Matches staged at Hillview Community Center bring out the screaming fans [By Emily Hagadorn]

[Training News] Wrestling legend Kevin Sullivan will hold his first ever seminar in NWS wrestling rings on Saturday afternoon, January 31st at the Brick Elks Lodge, 2491 (Old) Hooper Avenue in Brick, New Jersey just before the NWS event later that night, being headlined by Kevin Nash. See www.nwswrestling.com for full schedule.

[Canadian Events] Great Canadian Wrestling (GCW) is excited to present WWE Legend THE HONKY TONK MAN in Port Perry, Oshawa and Lindsay for three live wrestling events on February 19, 20 and 21, 2009. Joining the Honky Tonk Man will be former WWE and ECW superstar SHAWN ‘Gavin’ SPEARS, and women’s champion LUFISTO. For more information, go to www.GCWE.ca

[Australian News] For up to date AWF (Australasian Wrestling Federation) news, show info and merchandise please visit www.awfwrestling.com.au Australia, and www.awfwrestling.co.nz New Zealand

[Puerto Rico News] Steve Corino vs. BJ for the Puerto Rico title. http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/321709-llo-tv-buscando-lo-que-le-pertenece.html

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