OWW Daily News & Notes for 1/31

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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Amazing Kong vs. Cheerleader Melissa.

[Internet Videos] Clickwrestle is back in full force from their New Year’s parties and it’s back to the grind of bringing you the best matches that the world of indy wrestling has to offer. They have a new company on board, Women Superstars Uncensored, who have provided tons of DVD footage to share with the world. Be sure to check it out today!!! www.clickwrestle.com

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Giant Gonzalez (1966) celebrated a birthday today. Today In Memoriam: [the original] Dutch Mantell (59, 1941) and Shohei ‘Giant’ Baba (61, 1999). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[WWE News] In an interview with www.hiphop.dx.com Ron “R-Truth” Killings talked about a WWE-produced album project he is working on: “I’m working on an album called You Can’t Stop Me. The songs are basically about my life in general. I’m a big believer in faith from where I come from. If I came from where I came from, anybody should be able to come from where they come from and make it, and that’s what this whole album’s about.”. [reported by Mike Alren]

[WWE News] Rey Mysterio has agreed a new deal for at least another three years. . [reported by Mike Aldren]

[WWE News] Batista, who turned 40 on 1/18, is not expected to be cleared to wrestle for another 6 months. He has started in rehab following surgery to repair a torn hamstring he suffered during his match with John Cena at SummerSlam. . [reported by Mike Aldren]

[WWE News] Because of the WWE going ‘PG’ and becoming more family friendly we’re told the WWE and Playboy won’t be doing any business this year. For the past six years Divas have appeared in the mag cross promoting Wrestlemania: Torrie Wilson (2003), Torrie Wilson and Sable (2004), Christy Hemme (2005), Candice Michelle (2006), Ashley Massaro (2007), and Maria Kanellis (2008).. [reported by Mike Aldren]

[ROH News] On February 7th in Orlando, FL, for one night only, D-Lo Brown will look to prove himself inside the ROH ring. D-Lo is a former WWF Intercontinental & European champion, a former NWA World Tag Champion, and a former GHC Heavyweight Tag Champion. Now he is looking to forge a name for himself here in ROH. “I hear how great the wrestlers in ROH are,” said D-Lo. “And I look forward to showing the fans that it’s okay to still be down with the brown. After the 7th in Orlando, I’m sure all of ROH will be too.”

[SHIMMER Event] SHIMMER – WOMEN ATHLETES returns to live action on Saturday and Sunday, May 2nd and 3rd, at the Berwyn Eagles Club, located at 6309 26th Street in Berwyn, IL, just outside Chicago.

[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

[Misc News] There was a report in Tampa this morning that Brooke Hogan would be wrestling at the Florida State Fair on 2/6. Apparently her VH1 people want to shoot the stunt for her reality TV show ‘Brooke Knows Best’. And get this; they want Ric Flair’s son Reid to wrestle her! Several gossip columns, including Perez Hilton, have already picked up the story. . [reported by Mike Aldren]

[Website News] Graham Cawthon’s History of the WWE website is celebrating its 7th anniversary next Tuesday, Feb. 3rd with an exclusive 40-minute plus interview with one of WWE’s founding fathers. www.thehistoryofwwe.com for more information.

[Internet TV] Visit www.NECW.TV to watch the original weekly wrestling TV program produced by New England Championship Wrestling especially for the Internet - always available FREE, on demand and worldwide!

[Radio] Rosey “Superhero In Training” appeared on False Count Radio with hosts “Pacific Coast Player” JT Evans, Alex, and “The Juicin” Jobber. Rosey Had Some Great Answers And Was a GOOD Interview. To Hear This Great Interview You Can Go To: http://content.nowlive.com/shows/124452/podcasts/100325538-090124-281232839698.mp3

[DVD News] Purchase Jeff Peterson Cup 2008 (Double DVD-R Set) online at http://www.jpc2008.com/dvd.htm

[Book News] Film maker, former WCCW director and the current director/producer of the new wrestling documentary “Gentleman’s Choice-The Chris Adams Story”, Mr. Mickey Grant has released a new website to promote this fantastic documentary. Fans can now visit http://gentlemanschoice.tv/ for information on the film, how to order the DVD, and also how to watch the film online.

[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.

[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/

[Article] Irvin Muchnick has a new article on Slam! called “How Vince McMahon Outfoxed Congress” – The release last Friday of a report by Congressman Henry Waxman, the outgoing chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, has proven Stephanie right. Once again, Vincent Kennedy McMahon fought the law, and the law lost.. The full article can be read by going to http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/GuestColumn/2009/01/04/7916471.html

[Article] Wrestling: Good versus evil at the Show Me Center [By Peg McNichol]

[Article] WWE fans withstand freezing cold for tickets [By Jennifer Rios]

[Puerto Rican News] Miguel Perez and Bison Smith defens IWA Tag Team Champions against Dennis Rivera and Noel Rodriguez

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