OWW Daily News & Notes for 5/11

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[ClickWrestle News] The ClickWrestle crew spent some time in Las Vegas at Cauliflower Alley’s annual reunion. ClickWrestle was pleased to watch all of this year’s award winners receive their honors, especially the Future Legend award winner, Trevor Murdoch! Trevor Murdoch has now joined the ranks of Future Legends and ClickWrestle favorites such as Cheerleader Melissa (Future Legend Winner in 2004) and Mariko Yoshida (Future Legend winner in 2006).

[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Annie Social vs. Lizzy Valentine.

[History Lesson] In Amarillo, Texas in 1965 Wahoo McDaniel introduced the Indian Strap Match to professional wrestling, winning a bloody battle against The Viking. (Bob Morris).. [reported by Dory Funk Jr.]

[WWE News] STAMFORD, Conn., May 07, 2009 — World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2009. Full results: http://investor.shareholder.com/wwe/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=382408

[TNA Events] Total Nonstop Action pro-wrestling will be making a tour stop in North Carolina on 5/16 (Greenville, NC) and 5/17 (Fayettevile, NC). Ring Wars Carolina, top indy fed in Fayetteville, NC, will be co-promoting these spectacular events. For more info, visit www.myspace.com/ringwarscarolina

[e-MAG] Big Vito looks back at his career so far in the latest edition of ‘Piledriver Online’ It can be downloaded free by going to http://www.piledriver-online.co.uk

[Indy Media] Pro Wrestling Syndicate out of New Jersey has launched a 24/7 streaming internet channel which is available at www.ProWrestlingSyndicate.com

[WSU DVD] WSU is now shipping “Best of WSU 2008,” “Women’s J-Cup Tournament,” and “King & Queen of the Ring Tournament” from http://www.declarationofindependents.net

[DVD Review] I have posted my review for the Kayfabe Commentaries DVD YouSHOOT with Kevin Sullivan.

[DVD News] As the embers of Ring Roasts I has begun to cool, Kayfabe Commentaries and Legends of the Ring have officially announced “Ring Roasts 2: All Funked Up, A Comedic Tribute to Terry Funk.” The event will be held once again at the Crowne Plaza in Monroe, NJ on Friday night, October 23. Thus far, the talent slated to appear, other than Funk, are Roastmaster Bill Apter, New Jack, Kevin Sullivan, Tammy Sytch, comic Ryan Maher, and Dennis Stamp is proud to announce that he is, in fact, booked. Ticket packages went on sale today at www.ringroasts.com

[Radio] After an extended hiatus from the airwaves, “The Irish Whip” internet radio will be returning the airwaves on Tuesday May 12, 2009 at 9:00PM Eastern Standard time. Hosts J.P. & Yeti will be joined by former TNA Knockout, Roxxi, aka Nikki Roxx from other independent promotions. Check out the show at www.theirishwhip.com

[e-MAG] Edition Five of ‘Fighting Females,’ the E-mag totally dedicated to women’s wrestling around the world is available now online at http://www.fightingfemales.co.uk

[Radio] The 3/1 episode of Evan Ginzburg’s Legend’s Radio featured an interview with the legendary Danny Hodge talking about his biography, as well as comments from the author of the “Dan Hodge Story,” wrestling historian Mike Chapman .. you can listen to the interview by going to http://www.garageband.com/mp3cat/.UZCMbC6D7Kyg/01_03_01_09_Legends_Radio.mp3

[Radio] Former WWE/WCW wrestler Shawn Stasiak has an online radio show, Ask. Dr. Shawn, on Wednesdays, at www.blogtalkradio.com/askdrshawn

[Radio] Sunset Flip Wrestling radio show, hosted by Jim Boy Star, can be heard by going to www.sunsetflipshow.com or www.myspace.com/sunsetflipshow

[Radio] The Sandman is starting his own radio show at http://www.myspace.com/thesandmanslastcall

[Article] Fans flock to latest WWE Smackdown [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Danny Hodge has lived the American dream [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Four-time WWE champ Mickie James wins respect the hard way [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Former WWE star Bret The Hitman Hart creates another smash hit [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Kizarny – Pro Wrestler Gets Economic Smack Down

[Int'l Events] Nu-Wrestling Evolution’s next tour takes place in August, September and October of 2009. As part of the tour, NWE will run shows in South Africa, Denmark and Germany for the first time. Here are the dates and locations: August 30th – Johannesburg, South Africa September 1st – Cape Town, South Africa September 3rd – Durban, South Africa September 24th – Toulouse, France September 25th – Angers, France September 26th – Orleans, France September 27th – Calais, France September 30th – Aarhus, Denmark October 1st – Kiel, Germany October 4th – Essen, Germany…. Go to http://nwewrestling.homedns.org for info about NWE.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Canadian Event] The Apocalypse Wrestling Federation returns to the AWF Action Centre in Whitby, Ontario, CANADA on Sunday July 5 @ 2 PM for “AWF SHOCKWAVE!” Get your Advanced Tickets Now at http://ca.brownpapertickets.com/event/63470

[Fan Convention] Blackjack Mulligan will be making an appearance at NWA Wrestling Legends Fanfest (August 6-9) and will be the seventh member of their Hall of Heroes Class of 2009. For a full guest list and more information, go to http://www.NWALegends.com

[Fan Convention] K&S Wrestlefest presents its Summer Sizzler convention on July 25, 2009 at the Radisson Hotel in Carteret, New Jersey.. Guest line-up includes “The Droz” Darren Drozdoff, Butch Reed, Mad Dog Vachon, Erik Watts, Mike Shaw, Headbanger Mosh, Maven Huffman, David Taylor, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, Tony Anthony, and more to be announced.. Check out www.kandswrestlefest.com for more information.

[Puerto Rico Video] Ray Gonzalez faces Steve Corino for the WWC Universal title (May 2, 2009) [reported by Javier Gonzalez]

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