OWW Weekly Notes for March 17th

 

March 11, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Tex Wright passed away at 28 on this day in 1935. On this day in 1980, Clarence ‘Cowboy’ Luttrall died at the age of 73. Twenty-five years ago, Mayes McClain died at 77. Today is the fifteenth anniversary of the death of Dino Bravo, a victim of a drive-by shooting – He was 44. Power Mike suffered a fatal heart attack at 65 on this day in 2004. One year ago today, Ernie Ladd lost his battle with cancer at the age of 68. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Internet Buzz] www.IconsoftheRing.com Needs You! Wrestling specialty site Icons of the Ring.com needs your help! Icons needs writers for various columns, editorials, and sections. We are looking for fans of the wrestling world that has a vast knowledge of pro-wrestling from 1980-Present day. Our site revolves are 1980′s pro-wrestling, or what we call the Golden Era! Icons is known for its Exclusive Interviews with stars of the past, present, and future. If you have ANYTHING you want to write about send it our way! We are NOT looking for “WWE, TNA, ROH, etc bashing”. We do not complain about the current product of any company. We are a fun site with a very tongue-in-cheek vibe. Any interested parties should contact ICONSOFTHERING@yahoo.com

[Radio] Monday Night Mayhem’s “March Madness” Monster Factory/Old Time Wrestling/Ring Of Honor Road Trip Preview (w/Claudio Castagnoli, Jim Molineaux & Ed Atlas) & Rick “The WWE Sign Guy” Achberger – Click Here to listen.

[Indy News] The 2008 Women’s Elite 8 Tournament will be held on March 30th at the Grand River Flea Market in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. Bell time is 3 PM. Tickets cost $10 in advance & $15 at the door. The 2nd entrant in the 2008 Women’s Elite 8 Tournament is 21st Century Fox.

[SHIMMER] A teaser for the ROH “Rising Above” PPV, featuring a clip from the women’s three-way contest of Lacey vs. Sara Del Rey vs. Daizee Haze, can be viewed right now on YouTube.

[WWE News] WWE will be holding Raw house shows on September 27th at the Bercy Arena in Paris, France and November 13th at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Go to http://www.prowrestlingevents.tk for information about upcoming shows. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Louie Spicolli vs. Ragin Raven.

March 12, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Mae Young (85) and Nunzio (36) celebrated birthday’s today. ‘Tiger’ John Pesek died thirty years ago today, suffering a fatal heart attack at the age of 85. On this day in 1994, Antone ‘Ripper’ Leone passed away – He was 77. Announcer Norm Kimber died six years ago at 70. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Web Media] Pro Wrestling Syndicate presents, Underground Internet TV every Wednesday at 8pm EST on http://www.prowrestlingsyndicate.com

[Indy News] The 2008 Women’s Elite 8 Tournament will be held on March 30th at the Grand River Flea Market in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. Bell time is 3 PM. Tickets cost $10 in advance & $15 at the door. The 3rd entrant in the 2008 Women’s Elite 8 Tournament is Cherry Bomb. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Radio] Trash Talking Radio (www.trashtalkingradio.com), hosted by Mike Trash, featured Chance Prophet.

[Radio] The Irish Whip this week featured special guest female body builder Mona Liza Reyes and can be downloaded in two parts. Listen to Part 1 and then Part 2.

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Frankie Kazarian vs. B-Boy

March 13, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Angelo ‘King Kong’ Mosca celebrated his 70th today. Kurt Von Hess suffered a fatal heart attack on this day in 1999 at the age of 56. Referee Wayne Cashman passed away at 53 on this day in 2001. It has been one year since the passing of Arnold Skaaland – He was 82. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Radio] Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio- Co-hosted by Dr. Mike Lano. Heard every Sunday night live 7-9PM EST. Recent show featured a rare interview with Al Snow. Click Here to listen.

[Indy News] The 2008 Women’s Elite 8 Tournament will be held on March 30th at the Grand River Flea Market in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada. Bell time is 3 PM. Tickets cost $10 in advance & $15 at the door. The 4th entrant in the 2008 Women’s Elite 8 Tournament is Jennifer Blake. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Jason The Butcher vs. Skate Devil

March 14, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Jack Hurley fell to his death from a hotel balcony in 1933. Happy Humphrey suffered a fatal heart attack on this day in 1989. Antonio Baillargeon died on this day in 1997 at the age of 68. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Article] Perspectives on Wrestling columnist Richard Berger is back with his latest offering.

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] American Dragon vs. Doug Williams

March 15, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] the Iron Sheik (65) and Chasyn Rance (25) celebrated birthday’s today. Antonino ‘Argentina’ Rocca died on this day in 1977 at the age of 49. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Radio] The first Peach State Pandemonium Roundtable, featuring Dick Steinborn and Bobby Simmons was conducted this morning. The theme of the show was based on Ann Gunkel’s All-South Wrestling Alliance, and both men gave us great insight into the beginnings and last shots in the war with Georgia Championship Wrestling, as well as stories on its successes and failures. Click here for the archive.

[Radio] Kurt Angle on Wrestling-Radio.com

[DVD Release] LDN Legends (www.ldn-wrestling.co.uk) show down DVD is now available to order online exclusive to Townsend Records – http://www.townsend-records.co.uk/ldn+wrestling. Europe’s top Television wrestling promotion LDN Wrestling teams with Sky TV’s The Wrestling Channel to present a night of proffessional wrestling dedicated to the wrestling portion of the World of Sport. Featuring many of the stars of yesterday and some of the stars of tomorow. This double disc set also features a special documentry on the making of the show.

[OWW] Did you ever think about trying to become a professional wrestler? Online World of Wrestling can help point you in the right direction with some friendly advice. Click here to learn more about what it takes to break into the wrestling business.

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Bobby Quance vs. Super Dragon

March 16, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Mark Cantabury, Steve Armstrong, Sean Morley (37), and Kenny Dykstra (22) all celebrated birthday’s today. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[BLOG] Jim Ross blogs about the Jeff Hardy situation on his website at http://www.jrsbarbq.com entitled “The Jeff Hardy Saga Continues.”

[VIDEO] Mr. Chainsaw Productions Wrestling – Tyler Black Video

[VIDEO] Mr. Chainsaw Productions Wrestling – The Sandman Video

[Interactive] NOW, the Weekend Warrior has his own INDY PRO WRESTLING Message Board at The Weekend Warrior’s Pro Wrestling Message Board….Promote your shows, give results AND the fans will have their own place to speak their mind!!!! http://randyklemme.proboards92.com/index.cgi

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] American Dragon vs. Chad Collyer

March 17, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Andrew ‘Test’ Martin (33) and Samoa Joe (29) celebrated birthday’s today. Chief Don Eagle committed suicide on this day in 1966. He was 41. Six years ago today, Jerry ‘Big Red’ Reese died at the age of 51. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]

[Radio] Jerkin’ the Curtain (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/TVD), hosted by Trent Van Drisse, featured Faron Foxx on its show.

[SHIMMER] What does SHIMMER mean to you? What does SHIMMER mean to you as a fan of professional wrestling? Read what your fellow fans think, and share your views in the following thread at The SHIMMER Forum..

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Amazing Red vs. Xavier

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