OWW Daily News & Notes for 8/10

[Submit News] Readers are encouraged to submit news for the “OWW Daily News & Notes” page to oww@onlineworldofwrestling.com. Compile the important aspects of your news item or upcoming event into one small paragraph, and the chances that I will use it are almost 100%. Thank you for your support and I look forward to hearing from you soon.

[WWE News] WWE has come to terms on the release of SmackDown Superstar Ricky Ortiz as of today, Aug. 8, 2009. We wish Ricky the best in all future endeavors… [reported by WWE.com]

[WWE TV] Monday Night Raw on September 21st, 2009 will be held at the Cox Business Services Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Tickets go on sale August 1st, 2009 at 10 AM. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

[UK News] If you want to know what’s really happening on the UK scene, there is but one place to look. Piledriver Online has more UK news than anyone, anywhere. Just go to http://www.piledriver-online.co.uk/compone…_view/37-issues and download issue 17.. [reported by Stephen Ashfield]

[WWE Article] WWE RAW: The Miz on Being Banned [reported by Mike Informer]

[WWE Article] WrestleMana 25 to air on NBC! [reported by Mike Informer]

[TNA Article] Traci Brooks poses nude in Playboy [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Baby Doll still the “Perfect 10″ [reported by Mike Informer]

[NZ News] IPW New Zealand Heavyweight Champion “The Deal” Dal Knox has been named in the latest PWI 500 released by Pro Wrestling Illustrated Magazine, coming in at #326 and becoming the first kiwi in this era of New Zealand professional wrestling to be listed. . . . . When told; “Really? Oh my God! That’s huge!! Really? Unbelievable!”, was Knox’s response. [reported by NZPWI.co.nz

[Indy Event] A new women’s promotion has been formed in Montreal, as NCW has launched its women’s branch, NCW Femmes Fatales! The debut event will take place on September 5th, 2009. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VK6noqMHwOo

[Indy Event] Rhaka Khan will be appearing at the Diamond Championship Wrestling event in Hastings, Pennsylvania on September 26th, 2009. Go to http://diamondwrestling.com for info about DCW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Book News] ECW press has a book called “Wrestling’s Greatest Moments” by author Mike Rickard available at www.ECWpress.com and www.Amazon.com – I have read the book and it is a great trip down memory lane for any wrestling fan who is fed up with today’s product and misses the good ol’ days. For more information, go to http://wrestlingsgreatestmoments.blogspot.com/

[Hogan Watch] THIS is the moment that Hulk Hogan attempts to save his wrestling career by having laser surgery on his spine. The WWE legend made the move after being rushed to hospital due to a sudden collapse. [reported by Amma Patterson]

[Hogan Watch] Linda Hogan on Hulk’s ‘Infidelities’ and How She Still Feels ‘Sexy’ he Former ‘Hogan Knows Best’ Star Dishes on Divorce, Family and Younger Love.. [reported by Mike Informer]

[Puerto Rico News] Ricky The Dragon Steamboat and Ricky Steambot Jr. will be facing Orlando Colon and Hiram Tua this saturday August 15, 2009 when WWC presents the event Summer Madness… Today in WWC, Orlando Colon and Hiram Tua are the special guests in the section El Wizard Analiza. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CUkQz6skdw

[Booking Information] Bill Behrens is assisting “American Dragon” Bryan Danielson with his wrestling and autograph appearance bookings. To book Bryan Danielson contact Bill Behrens of Show Business, Inc at showbis@aol.com

[OWW Support] If anybody out there has been wondering how they can help keep Online World of Wrestling alive through some kind of donation, we have a pay pal account set up under the email address vns_oww@yahoo.com. For more information click our Donations page. Another easy way to support OWW is to simply click the Ad banners once in a while. Every banner destination is safe, as it is monitored by the Google Adsense system so you don’t have to worry about being taken to malicious websites. Please do your part and click the banners! Thank you!!