OWW Daily News & Notes for 6/14

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: Bobby Graham (57, 1996), Bob McCune (80, 2002), Ron Matteucci (72, 2004), Kevin Mailhot (24, 2005), and Caballero Rojo (72, 2007). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[CAC News] You can visit the CAC at www.CauliflowerAlleyClub.org to learn more about what the Cauliflower Alley Club stands for, their mission, and some of the members. Other great professional wrestlers that earned awards at this years convention were Bret The Hitman Hart, Hands Of Stone Ronnie Garvin, Pat Patterson, Steve Dr. Death Williams, and more!

[Article] St. Louis Female Wrestler Honored (Penny Banner) [reported by Mike Informer]

[Book News] It’s been wrestling’s big secret up until now, but Online World of Wrestling had obtained exclusive news that Bruno Lauer, known professionally as Downtown Bruno or Harvey Wippleman (WWF), has published his hilariously entertaining biography, entitled “Wrestling with the Truth” though Scott Teal’s Crowbar Press (www.crowbarpress.com). The book was launched at this year’s Cauliflower Ally Club reunion but will be available to the public through www.1wrestlinglegends.com – I had the honor of being one of the proof readers for this book and I am thrilled to endorse the book and proclaim that Bruno’s story will open your eyes to the world of pro-wrestling and make you laugh out loud.

[Notes] From April Hunter: “I have spinal injuries from wrestling. Some days I can’t walk, others aren’t as bad. I’ve been in therapy for a year and the bills are REALLLLY adding up. I had insurance, but they dropped me when they found out I was a wrestler, so I’m paying everything out of pocket, which is sucking ass. Someone suggested I might be able to supplement my income doing this. I know I need an updated MRI ($1200.00 and $2000.00) worth of VAX treatments, asap, that I don’t have. And (hard to believe, right?), not a single promoter has offered to do that token “benefit show” so I’m on my own with this.” – Send donations via PayPal to comments@aprilhunter.com

[TNA Events] Don’t miss your chance to see all your favorite TNA Wrestling superstars live and in person! See it…feel it…EXPERIENCE TNA LIVE! SATURDAY, JULY 19: MONROE, LOUISIANA and SUNDAY, JULY 20: LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] EWF Wrestling presents the 5th Annual 2008 X8 Tournament on Saturday, June 14th, in Marion, Indiana! The 8 participants are; Davey Richards, BJ Whitmer, Danny Daniels, Trik Davis, Silas Young, D-Ray3000, Osyris, and Louis Linaris. Visit us online www.EWFArena.com for more information.

[Indy Event] Gail Kim & Chris Masters will be appearing at the Big Time Wrestling event in Newark, California on July 18th, 2008. Go to http://btwrestling.com for info about BTW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] !BANG! TV Tapings are running back to back July 6th and July 13 at the Funking Conservatory. Cowboy James Storm will be here Sunday July 6th and Osamu Nishimura will be here Sunday July 13.

[UK News] The latest edition of Piledriver Online can be downloaded free and in our most global edition to date features interviews with stars from the UK, Germany, Norway and Mexico plus a feature on Pro Wrestling NOAH, it can be downloaded at: http://piledriver-online.co.uk/ccount/index.php

[NWA News] Dan Masters spoke with Nikita Koloff backstage at the National Wrestling Alliance event in Atlanta, GA, on June 7. Click here for the video. (Rich Tate)

[Indy News] K&S Wrestlefest has announced that Ricky Steamboat, Arn Anderson, and Mike Rotondo will be at the American Legion Hall in Lindenhurst, NY, on July 19 between 2-4:00 PM. Call (516) 473-4944 for more information. (reported by Rich Tate)

[Misc News] ZERO1 United States champion Ricky Landell was awarded by the Cauliflower Alley Club this week with their “Future Legend” award during their annual convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.. [reported by www.3KWrestling.com]

[Book News] Tito Santana’s anticipated new biography, “Tito Santana’s Tales from the WWF” has been released! For more information, please visit the official website of Sports Publishing

[Radio] Peach State Pandemonium (http://www.georgiawrestlinghistory.com/psp/home.html) featured Randy Harris, of the Southside Trash, as well as Bob and Pam Allyn, daughter-and son-in-law of the late Gordon Solie, this week. They also recapped and reviewed the National Wrestling Alliance event held in Atlanta, GA, last weekend. Feel free to call in at (347) 324-5735. (Rich Tate)

[WWE Article] Niles Township 12-year-old has wish fulfilled, to meet John Cena [reported by Mike Informer]

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