OWW Weekly Notes for March 3rd

 

February 26, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] George Culkin, perhaps known better as George Curtis, died on this day in 2005 – He was 78. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[SHIMMER PROFILE VIDEO] Cheerleader Melissa http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z47YBkOX5WQ

[Radio] Wrestling Weekly (www.wrestlingweekly.com), hosted by Doc Young and Les Thatcher, featured Missy Hyatt on their show.

[Radio] Trash Talking Radio (www.trashtalkingradio.com), hosted by Mike Trash, featureed Rob Van Dam, M-Dogg20, and Eric Simms (The Iron Sheik’s manager) on its show.

[Radio] Legend’s Radio, hosted by Evan Ginzburg & Dr. Mike Lano, featured WWE Hall of Famers Jimmy Hart and Ivan Putski on another packed show this week. Click Here to listen.

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Christopher Daniels vs. A.J. Styles

February 27, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Dean Detton – He was 49. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Radio] In Your Head Online (www.inyourheadonline.com) featured Mitch Ryder on its show

[Article] McMahon Botches His Spot, and Congress Is Back [by Irvin Muchnick]

[Appearance] Ted DiBiase known as “The Million Dollar Man“, and the winner of RAW’s 15th Anniversary Battle Royal will be signing autographs at Upper Room World Center on January 5th at 7:30 PM as part of the Pro Wrestling Revolution wrestling card. For more information on all the above, please go to: http://www.PWRwrestling.net

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Samoa Joe vs. Low Ki

February 28, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Ricky Steamboat (55) and Aaron Aguilera (31) celebrated birthday’s today. Stan Mayslack died ten years ago today at the age of 83. Four years ago today, Mike McHugh passed away at 47. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Media] Author Irvin Muchnick To Discuss Congress and Pro Wrestling in Radio Interview – Author Irvin Muchnick will discuss Wednesday’s Congressional hearing on steroids in sports — and especially the significance of World Wrestling Entertainment chair’s Vince McMahon’s failure to show up for the hearing — in an interview with Dan Kennedy on WOC Radio in Davenport, Iowa, Friday, February 29, at around 9:00 a.m. Central time. WOC, 1420 AM, also streams live at http://www.woc1420.com.

[Radio] OWW savior Jason Deadrich was a guest on the Australian radio show Submission Radio (www.submissionradio.com.au) for a lengthy interview talking about ChickFight, ClickWrestle.com, Cauliflower Ally Club, Black Pants Productions, All-Pro Wrestling, Online World of Wrestling, and his experience in the wrestling industry. Click Here to listen.

[Radio] The Main Event Radio show featured ROH World Champion Nigel McGuinness. Click Here to listen.

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Simply Lucious vs. Alexis Laree (aka Mickie James) with special guest referee Allison Danger

February 29, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Liz Chase died during surgery eight years ago today. She was 45. Four years ago today, J Prodigy died at the age of 29. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Article] The History of WrestleMania [ by Richard Berger]

[OWW] Are you one of the billions of members on the Facebook website? The staff of Online World of Wrestling has come up with a first-of-its-kind Facebook application which allows you display wrestling headlines on your facebook page. Check it out http://apps.facebook.com/owwnews

[SHIMMER PROFILE VIDEO] Allison Danger http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfuY8vZQ0Wo

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Eric O’Grady vs. Donovan Morgan vs. Chris Cole

March 1, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Ricky Hunter (72), Booker T (43), and Scotty Riggs (41) celebrated birthday’s today. John Stevens died on this day in 1940 at the age of 50. On this day in 1997, Frank ‘Gorilla’ Marconi suffered a fatal heart attack – He was 79. Six years ago today, Dave Casanova passed away at 35. On that same day in 2002, Charlie Harville died of natural causes at the age of 83. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[DVD Review] I posted my very detailed review of the “Wrestling Society X: The Complete First & Last Season” 4-Disc DVD set.

[Radio] Peach State Pandemonium featured Ron West and Bull Buchanan, plugging the return of the United Wrestling League, scheduled to take place in Piedmont, AL, on March 8, which will also be available beginning March 9 as a webcast PPV. Both men also talked about their careers, Japan, and their favorite moments from the original Georgia Championship Wrestling. Click here for the archive.

[Legends News] Don (Curtis) suffered a massive stroke due to a blood clot breaking loose and hitting the left side of his brain. I (Dotty) found him in a pool of blood, face down in the bedroom two mornings ago, but it wasn’t until late last night that an MRI confirmed the stroke and severe damage. He has been transported to the new Hospice facility at Mayo Clinic, where he will receive the best of care. Please know that Don is in no pain, and would want nothing more that to end the life that he presently lives in. If anyone could say, “I’ve done it all!”, it would be Don. A wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend no one could have asked any more from. Pray for him. [ From Dotty Curtis, via Scott Teal ]

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Christopher Daniels vs. Murat Bosporus vs. Doug Williams

March 2, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Debra Marshall (48), Manami Toyota (37), and Lance Cade (28) all celebrated birthday’s today. Jean Baillargeon passed away on this day in 1994 at the age of 78. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Radio] WrestleCrap.com’s R.D. Reynolds appeared on Australia’s Submission Radio (www.submissionradio.com.au) for a “World Angles in Pro Wrestling” Special episode. Click Here to listen.

[News] Ireland’s Rebecca Knox has been out of action since September of 2006 with an extremely unfortunate head injury that she suffered during a match in Germany. Since then, K-NOX has kept an unbelievably low-profile living somewhere in Florida. On Sunday, May 4, Rebecca Knox will return to ChickFight at a TV taping in Ipswich, Suffolk (UK) at The Caribbean Centre with a 5:30pm bell time. Also scheduled is Cheerleader Melissa vs. Jetta. Tickets available at www.chickfight.tv

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Jeff Jarrett vs. Are$

March 3, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Forty years ago today, Harry Morris Demetral died at the age of 69. — On this day in 1945, a plane crash claimed the lives of George Mack, Jack Ross, Gerald ‘Kid’ Chapman, Harold ‘Al’ Sabbath, Gaius Young, and Ben Reuben. They were traveling as part of a USO tour for Allied troops, and the plane was on its way to Paris, France, from England. The plane went down inside France, and eleven other people also lost their lives in the accident. Click here for more info on what was perhaps the single greatest tragedy in wrestling history in terms of casualties in numbers. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Radio] Jerkin’ the Curtain (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/TVD), hosted by Trent Van Drisse, will feature Bill Dundee and Brent West on its show.

[Training] Current ROH World Champion and former two time HWA Heavyweight Champion, Nigel McGuinness will be holding his In It To Win It Training Camp on Friday afternoon March 7th from 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM at Sports Plus(10765 Reading Road – Cincinnati, OH). The entry fee for the camp is $50. If you are interested in participating in the camp please register by sending an email with your name, wrestling promotions you’ve worked for, and contact info to HWAREBORN@yahoo.com or by going to HWAOnline.com. [reported by PROHIOWRESTLING.com]

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] KAFU vs. Oliver John

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