OWW Daily News & Notes for 6/1

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Ian Rotten celebrated his birthday today. Today in Memoriam: George Cannon (62, 1994), Junkyard Dog (45, 1998), Mark Mendian (20, 2000), and Prince Pullins (74, 2006). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Radio] Les Thatcher will be the guest on Evan Ginzburg’s Legend’s Radio tonight (June 1st) available on wrestling-radio.com. Recent Legend’s Radio interviews include: Jon Chattman, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Grim Reefer, Tracy Brooks plus OWW’s Jason Deadrich, Lanny Poffo, and Superstar Billy Graham – this is the best and most informative, not to mention the most enlightening, radio show on the internet!

[Radio] Monday Night Mayhem’s WWE One Night Stand PPV Preview (w/Scott Hudson & Jim Molineaux), Larry Zbyszko, & comedian Jim McCue)

[Radio] Monday Night Mayhem’s The Summer Of Mayhem 2008 kicks off with Orlando Jordan

[Radio] Listen in this coming Monday night June 2nd as Tommy Stewart and Trent Van Drisse again review and recap the NWA Main Event and SAW TV shows that air on the Ion network, Comcast channel 17 in Nashville, at 8 am and noon. These will be the reviews for the shows that aired on May 31st. We’ll again give our unvarnished and unbiased opinion of each show, and declare a winner for the week. Check it out live Monday night, or check out the archive later. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/tvd

[WWE Event] The next 3-hour edition of Monday Night Raw will be held on June 23rd, 2008 in San Antonio, Texas. It’ll air live on the USA Network from 8 to 11:05 PM (ET).. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[WWE Event] WWE returns to the Oncenter Complex in Syracuse, New York on August 9th, 2008. Go to http://www.prowrestlingevents.tk for info about upcoming shows.

[TNA Events] Here is the TNA Impact tapings schedule for the rest of 2008: June 9th, 10th, 23rd & 24th – July 14th, 15th, 28th & 29th – August 11th, 12th, 25th & 26th – September 15th, 16th, 29th & 30th – October 13th, 14th, 27th & 28th – November 10th & 11th – December 1st, 2nd, 15th & 16th – Bell time has been changed from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, effective immediately.

[IWS DVD’s] International Wrestling Syndicate DVDs are released through www.smartmarkvideo.com. The biggest recent release is Un F’N Sanctioned 2007 featuring then NWA World Heavyweight Champion Christian Cage – The best-selling DVD from last year is Un F’N Sanctioned 2006 featuring Sabu’s last match in the indies before his re-debut on Raw (two nights later) as well as the crazy hardcore Fans Bring the Weapons match -

[Indy News] Funking Conservatory Wrestler, Will Power (Bill Spengler) was injured Thursday in an industrial accident at work when his foot was crushed by a forklift that overturned on the job. In trying to escape injury, Will Power jumped free of the forklift, clearing all but his foot which was smashed by the overturning forklift. Will Power went through the first of a series of surgeries in an effort to save as much of his foot as possible. For more information, go to http://www.dory-funk.com

[Indy Event] Dory Funk Jr. will make a special appearance wrestling on !BANG! TV’s Support the Troops 27, “International Fight.” Tonight, in the Main Event an 8 man tag team match. All Japan Pro Wrestling !BANG! TV Stars Dory Funk Jr., Osamu Nishimura, Johnny Magnum and Flyin’ Ryan’ “Air” Mitchell will team up against !BANG! TV and All Japan’s Future Starts, Antonio Thomas, Blain Rage, Shane Chung and Elvi$ Sharp. This special occasion in honor of Funking Conservatory wrestler Will Power who was injured in an industrial accident will be Dory Funk Jr.’s first appearance since teaming with Osamu Nishimura to face Masanobu Fuchi and Genichero Tendryu in the Main Event Tokyo’s Sumo Hall March 1st. The full wrestling card and ticket information for tonight’s show is on our website at http://www.dory-funk.com

[Indy Event] EWF Wrestling presents the 5th Annual 2008 X8 Tournament on Saturday, June 14th! The event will take place at the EWF Arena on 3400 S. Adams in Marion, IN. Participants: Davey Richards, B.J. Whitmer, Danny Daniels, Trik Davis, Silas Young, D-Ray 3000, Osyris and Louis Linaris. Visit us online www.EWFArena.com for more information.

[Indy Event] Insanity Pro Wrestling presents “HEAT STROKE” – Saturday, June 7, 2008 at the Fountain Square Salvation Army in Indianapolis, Indiana. Visit us online at www.insanityprowrestling.com

[Indy Event] APWF (Allied Powers Wrestling Federation) is now located in Florida, following ten years in PA. Our first show is entitled “Awakening”, Saturday, June 21st at Matanza’s High School in Palm Coast, FL. Featuring: Bruce Santee battling Doug Basham for Title! The Sheik signed to raise Hell At First Show!! Erick Stevens and Roderick Strong Square off! Plus the Shane Twins (Gymini), Super Model Amy Love, and much more. For details visit www.apwfwrestling.com

[Indy Event] Shark Boy & Abyss will be appearing at the World Wrestling Coalition event in Aberdeen, Ohio on August 9th, 2008.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] Awesome Kong will be appearing at the Champions With Attitudes event in Hendersonville, North Carolina on June 28th, 2008.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Websites] NWA Anarchy has launched a new website at www.nwaanarchy.net – Webmaster, Craig Cole promises to update the site regularly. The site features news, articles, bios of Anarchy stars, merchandise and episodes of NWA Anarchy TV which is also available at www.thesuperstation.tv – NWA Anarchy fans can also visit the NWA Anarchy myspace site at www.myspace.com/nwa_anarchy

[YouTube] The entire feud between Shane Hollister vs. Christin Able that has taken place in such promotions as IWA-MS, UWA Hardcore, AAW, AIW, & Many Many More! This video produced by MCPW recaps their entire feud that ran from December 2007 to May 2008 and culminated in one of THE best matches in MCPW History! Check out this video now!

[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!!

[DVD Releases] New DVD Releases for Elite Pro Wrestling, “Return of a Saint,” “Here Come The Hatchet Boys,” and “Corporal Punishment” can be purchased at www.eliteprowrestling.com

[Training Seminar] The first weekend of June (6th, 7th & 8th) will be the first MMA Camp of 2008. During your three day stay at the facility, you will undergo multiple hours of training with UFC hall of famer, Dan “The Beast” Severn. If you have any questions about this camp, you may contact us at (517) 278-4908 or email severndd@cbpu.com or go to www.dansevern.com for more information.

[Newsletter] This issue in Wrestling- Then & Now #175- Ric Flair article, tons of old school clips from the territories. L.A. Olympic Auditorium insider memories, Sir Oliver Humperdink interview/more. Easy ordering at www.wrestlingthenandnow.com & www.evanginzburg.com

[Merchandise] Outlaw Adam Knight am selling some of my collection of Classic back issues of THE RING Magazine I inherited from the 1950’s and early 1960’s. All of them are in excellent condition. http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=270241669875&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT&ih=017

[Fan Convention] Visit the official website for the June 21st “15th Anniversary” Fan Slam Wrestling Fan Festival Convention at: www.FanSlamWrestling.com

[Article] Torrie Wilson fans can read a two page article looking back at her career in WCW and WWE at http://www.piledriver-online.co.uk.

[Article] Hulk Hogan family saga not a pretty sight by Mike Mooneyham [reported by Mike Informer]

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