OWW Weekly Notes for April 7th

April 1, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Donn Lewin (82) and Randy Orton (28) celebrated birthdays today. Today in Memoriam: Jim Crockett, Sr. (64, 1973) .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[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.

[OWW] Just a reminder that we will be announcing the first of three inductions into the OWW Hall of Fame on April 15th (www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/information/halloffame/oww.html.

[Radio] Monday Night Mayhem (www.mondaynightmayhem.com) covered the entire fallout of WrestleMania 24 on their show. Including insight from regular guests Scott Hudson & Jim Molineaux. To listen to the show, go to www.mondaynightmayhemarchives.com/waxfiles/033108.wax

[Article] Associated Press: Mayweather Ready for Big Show or http://biz.yahoo.com/ap/080327/box_wrestling_mayweather.html?.v=1[reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]

[Article] Ken Hoffman wrote an article about Ric Flair’s retirement for the Houston Chronicle. To read the article, go to www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/life/dailycols/5663227.html

[Facebook] The Thank You Ric Flair Facebook Group is NOW open, to join go to http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=12520401115 [reported by Ben Kerin]

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] C.M. Punk vs. Colt Cabana vs. Ace Steel vs. Chris Hero

April 2, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: Reisor Bowden (74, 2001) and Victor Quinones (46, 2006) .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Radio] Brutus The Barber Beefcake was a guest on www.inyourheadonline.com

[Radio] Rob Conway was a guest on the Wrestling Hotseat. Listen to the interview now at www.myvirtualbc.com

[Radio] Trash Talking Radio (www.trashtalkingradio.com), hosted by Mike Trash, featured Ole Anderson, Ricky O, and Van Hughes on its show

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

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Andre The Giant vs. Abdullah The Butcher

April 3, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Lance Storm (39) and Monty Brown (38) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Jack Forbes (64, 1953), Bobby Managoff (84, 2002), and Bobby Whitlock (68, 2005) .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Radio] The most recent edition of Evan Ginzburg’s Legend’s radio featured Kevin Sullivan, SHIMMER Champion Sara Del Rey, and Hawkeye Shane Cody. Previous episodes incluced Wrestler Larry Sweeney & boxer Larry Barnes on their big Boxer vs. Wrestler 4/5 NY match and the week before Evan featured Steve Corino, Wrestling historian David Kramer, and Valet Ms. Rayna Fire – and three weeks ago it was Al Snow in a rare radio appearance, Movie Directors Mark Ezovski &Peter Welch.

[Text Messaging] Pro Wrestling Unplugged wants to make sure YOU stay up to date with all the latest at PWU! PWU is now available on your mobile phone. For more information, go to http://www.prowrestlingunplugged.com/text.htm

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

April 4, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Referee Spanky Emerson celebrated his 25th birthday today. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Blog] Do you like ready BLOGs about pro-wrestling? Check out Hollywoods World of Sports at http://hollywoodsworld.blogspot.com/

[News] The House of Representative voted down SB 413, the bill designed to revamp regulation of pro wrestling in Georgia and remove World Wrestling Entertainment’s exemption from regulation, by a vote of 105-57 during the final session of this year’s General Assembly. The defeat places regulation of Georgia pro wrestling back in the hands of the Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission. In November 2007, the GAEC attempted to implement strict new rules and encountered stiff opposition from independent promoters and wrestlers across the state. In February, the Commission announced a hold on further action pending the outcome of SB 413. (Larry Goodman)

[Media] New MCPW Chainsaw TV is up on YouTube and on the homepage of MCPW at www.MCPWrestling.com! — YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRMx6M_v81k — This episode features build-up the Battle Ground 2008 featuring Former WWE & ECW Star: THE SANDMAN, TNA Superstar: CHRIS SABIN & much more!

[SHIMMER PROFILE VIDEO] MsChif http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIyRbLW2Bxw

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] The Destroyer vs. Mil Mascaras (2/3 Falls Match)

April 5, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Diamond Dallas Page celebrated his 52nd birthday today .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Obituary] Legendary lady wrestler Sara Lee, who was married to Corsica Joe, passed away. She was 76.

[BLOG] Richard Berger (author of Perspectives on Wrestling) has posted his latest blog entitled “Ric Flair and the End of an Era.” To read the entire article, please go to http://perspectivesonwrestling.blogspot.com

[Radio] Peach State Pandemonium (http://www.georgiawrestlinghistory.com/psp/home.html) featured a special two-hour tribute to the memory of Gary Hart this morning. Bill Watts, Jack Brisco, James Beard and Abdullah the Butcher joined us live, while pre-recorded comments from Michael Hayes, Kevin Sullivan, George Steele, Skandor Akbar, and Jim Ross were also broadcast. To listen to the program, go to http://www.blogtalkradio.com/PSP/2008/04/05/Peach-State-Pandemonium [reported by Rich Tate]

[Article] The Times of India at http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com has an article on the Great Khali.

[CHICKFIGHT] What does ChickFight mean to you as a fan of professional wrestling? Get involved with ChickFight by visting their forums at http://www.chickfight.tv.

[Merchandise] Big Vision Entertainment sells DVD’s of SHIMMER, ChickFight, GLOW, and many other promotions at http://www.bigvisionentertainment.com

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

April 6, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: El Solitario (40, 1986) and Stephan DeLeon (34, 2004). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[TNA] TNA will not be taping Impact on April 14th, the day after the Lockdown pay-per-view. Impact is being taped on Tuesday and Wednesday that week.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[News] Former WWE Women’s Champion and ECW superstar Jazz will be appearing at the MainStream Wrestling Entertainment event in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada on April 25th, 2008. Go to http://mainstreamwrestling.net for info about MainStream Wrestling Entertainment.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Media] Episode III of Chainsaw TV has been posted online at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=jRMx6M_v81k It features The Age of the Fall, as well as the build up of the No Limits Championship 6 Man Elimination, and Able vs. Hollister III

[Radio] This week on Shooting Star Radio (www.shootingstarradio.com), the hosts discussed all the action of Wrestlemania weekend, from the Hall of Fame to Wrestlemania itself. They also talked about Sting… for 3 seconds… and Criag Classic called into the show. Or did he? To listen to the show, go to http://www.shootingstarradio.com/show/ssr_04_05_08.mp3

[SHIMMER VIDEO] Change Your Perception (Clips from Vols. 1-7) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSrgrunOYQk

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Lou Thesz vs. Rikidozan

April 7, 2008:

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] to El Mongol (78), Rosey (38) and Sonjay Dutt (26) all celebrated birthday’s today. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[A Message from Scott D’Amore] Just wanted to let everybody know we’ll be doing a seminar with Al Snow on Sunday, May 4th at 9 a.m. at the Can-Am Wrestling School [in Windsor, Ontario]. Cost will be $50 per wrestler. Al will cover a lot of different topics focusing on what’s needed to make the next step from the indies to the bigger leagues. Please pass the word around and let people know they can contact me at this email address (canamwrestling@hotmail.com) to get their spot. I recommend this seminar for anybody who wants to try to get their break in wrestling or even if they just want to make themselves a better worker. Novice and experienced workers alike will get their money’s worth from this seminar.

[From the Gabe Sapolsky on the ROH Message Board] Sorry about lack of newswires and articles for the main page. We’ll have some up by morning. I just spoke to Austin Aries. He has suffered a head injury and needs to take this weekend off. We are hopeful that he will be back in action by Detroit and Chicago, but he is being cautious and won’t return until he is ready. Obviously, he was in major matches in both Boston and Edison so the cards have to be somewhat re-booked. This process is what has slowed down the newswires and articles. We’ll have a newswire by morning with new matches for both Boston and Edison. Thank you for your patience and for understanding.

[Indy News] Jerry Lynn and The Naturals will be appearing at the NWA Main Event show in Nashville, Tennessee on April 8th, 2008. Go to http://www.nwame.com for info about NWA Main Event and http://www.prowrestlingevents.tk for info about upcoming shows.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

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

[Radio] The Wrestling Hotseat this week welcomes one the standout stars of Chikara pro wrestling, his old school wrestling style is a stark contrast to the lucha inspired characters in Chikara, but that has only served to make him more of a threat in the organization, Marvelous Mitch Ryder joins us for a candid look at wrestling through the years, his feud with Lince Dorado and the growing popularity and damn near unstoppability of Chikara wresling and so much more…. To listen to the interview, just go to http://www.myvirtualbc.com/audiointerviews/mitchryder.mp3

[eBay] Since everyone else does it…I am auctioning off some TNA and RF Video DVD’s. I have more that will be posted in the coming days plus some real good books that have hit shelves in the last year. Go to ebay.com and look up user damien_1974. [from Alan Wojcik of http://alanwojcik.com]

[Reality TV] The link to the six “Wrestling Reality” documentaries is www.greghemmings.com/wrfinals

[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

[ClickWrestle.com Video of the Day] Andre The Giant & Dick The Bruiser vs. Ox Baker & Karl Von Krupp

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