OWW Daily News & Notes for 6/24

 

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: Natie Brown (81, 1991), Biff Wellington (42, 2007), and Chris Benoit (40, 2007). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Article] Our good friend, former OWW Editor, and current NZPWI Editor Kirsty Quested scored another hot WWE interview for the NZpwi website. Click here to listen to Kirsty’s interview with Kofi Kingston

[WWE Interview] I have posted my big interview with “Downtown” Bruno Lauer, aka Harvey Wippleman, to hype his hilarious new book “Wrestling with the Truth.” To listen to the interview, Go Here!

[Plug] There is brand new Merchandise located at the Outlaw Gear store at www.cafepress.com/outlawakgear

[Radio] Monday Night Mayhem did a phenomenal job with their Draft Coverage last night during the RAW broadcast. To listen to the program, Click Here!

[Radio] SHIMMER’s Sara Del Rey was the guest on the 6/5 edition of DTA Radio. You can download the interview right now at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/DTAradio

[WWE News] WWE.com’s “Industry News” section, which is notorious for choosing the most unreliable websites to credit its information from, has finally got one right. They recently plugged a Former WWE Women’s champion pens biography.

[TNA News] The injury suffered by Scott Steiner at Sacrifice was a bruised knee cap and twisted ankle. It occurred when he countered the Flux Capacitor from Kaz and gave him a Spine buster of sorts from the top rope. Steiner was actually supposed to take the Flux but once he got up there he changed his mind and they had to do things on the fly… [reported by www.wrestlingherald.com]

[TNA News] TNA has major interest in possibly bringing in Orlando Jordan as they feel they need someone to help with the African American demo which is one of their lowest… [reported by www.wrestlingherald.com]

[TNA News] TNAwrestling.com has learned that TNA superstar and former World Heavyweight Champion “Big Poppa Pump” Scott Steiner underwent surgery in Birmingham, Alabama, on Tuesday afternoon to repair a fully-torn ACL in his knee. Full details: http://www.tnawrestling.com/content/view/871/84/ .. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[FIP DVD] FIP’s Third Anniversary Show is now out on DVD at www.ROHwrestling.com and ready for immediate delivery. See the stars of Dragon Gate in FIP with a dream tag team bout as BxB Hulk & Yamato take on Roderick Strong & Jay Briscoe. Black Market & Heartbreak Express become unlikely allies as they battle The YRR plus a loaded undercard including: Erick Stevens defends the FIP Florida Heritage Title vs. Jack Evans; Delirious vs. Larry Sweeney; Necro Butcher vs. Gran Akuma; Sara Del Rey vs. Lacey vs. Daizee Haze; Kenny King vs. Seth Delay; Jason Blade vs. Jigsaw plus more!!! Check out this DVD now at ROHwrestling.com.

[SHIMMER DVD] Both SHIMMER Volume 17 and SHIMMER Volume 18 will be released by Ring of Honor at www.ROHwrestling.com THIS THURSDAY, June 26th!

[SHIMMER News] Nikki Roxx returns to SHIMMER – WOMEN ATHLETES on Saturday, July 5, 2008! She will be a part of the Volumes 19 & 20 taping at the Berwyn Eagles Club (6309 26th Street) in Berwyn, IL. Bell time is 4pm. Doors open at 3pm. The formal announcement of Nikki’s SHIMMER return was made this past Saturday night on the video screen at the AAW event in Berwyn. You can view the video at http://www.elf-productions.net/videos/OneGirlRevolution.wmv

[Misc Notes] Charlotte, NC (June 24, 2008) – Friday June 27, 2008 will be a historic night in modern pro wrestling because for the first time in many years two World Championships will be placed against one another as ROH World Champion Nigel McGuiness challenges NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion “Scrap Iron” Adam Pearce. Tickets are on sale now for this “Title Vs. Title” challenge in Dayton, OH. For more information on this event please visit rohwrestling.com.

[Misc Notes] Today, nwawrestling.com premiered “The Adam Pearce Show,” an online audio feature where the NWA Worlds Champion will conduct interviews and share his thoughts on his chosen profession. On his first outing, Pearce asked McGuiness to be his Guest and McGuiness accepted. “The Adam Pearce Show” is unscripted and uncensored and can be found on the main page of nwawrestling.com

[Indy Event] NWA Upstate’s next event will be on June 28th in Rochester, New York. Already signed to be in the house; Danny Doring vs. Eric Young, 2CW vs. NWA Upstate in a War Games match, Jimmy Olsen vs. Big Cat Lemmer, Brodie Lee & Cloudy vs. The McClouds, plus Cheech, “The Havana Pitbull” Ricky Reyes, The Star Foundation, Triple X and Super Assassin, and many more

[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Unplugged returns Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 pm with “Family Reunion” at The World Gym, 11000 Roosevelt Blvd. in Philadelphia, PA. Featuring “The Masterpiece” Chris Masters vs. Trent Acid, and all four championships will be on the line!

[Indy EVent] 3KWrestling Fighting Athletes returns to the “3KArena” inside Gold’s Gym, 70 Buckwalter Road, in Limerick, PA this coming Sunday afternoon with a 3PM Belltime. All tickets for this event are only $5! First row, last row, bring your own chair, whatever you want. Only $5.

[BLOG] Sara Del Ray has posted a heel blog on her myspace page, located at http://www.myspace.com/saradelrey

[Article] Return Of The Ultimate Warrior – By Mike Mooneyham [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] A RAW deal: 23-year-old wins big on wrestling show [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] USA Pins Ratings Victory With WWE Raw Stunting [reported by Mike Informer]

[Website News] It was recently announced that Dave Meltzer’s Wrestling Observer and Bryan Alvarez’s Figure Four Weekly web sites have merged into one. Memberships to the site are available at a cost of $9.95 per month, which entitles you to the full issues of both the Observer and F4W to be read online, plus tons of daily audio shows, a back issue archive, and more. This is noteworthy as it means the Observer is now offered online, whereas in the past the only option was to be mailed a hard copy of it. http://www.f4wonline.com/ is where you can find out more about the new merged Observer and Figure Four sites.

[Hollywood News] Two more tapings of Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling have been announced. The tapings will be held on June 24th and 27th. Click http://www.ocatv.com/shows/show/206 to reserve tickets. Go to http://www.prowrestlingevents.tk for info about upcoming wrestling shows.

[Puerto Rican News] Tribute to the Puerto Rican Acrobat: Carlos Colon vs. Mike Johnson – Anniversary 35 is shaping up to be the biggest event in Puerto Rican wrestling, and the event is dedicated to the legend himself, Carlos Colon. We are also dedicating this series of classic matches of the Puerto Rican Acrobat, and we have another one for you. This match shows how Carlos became our acrobat against Mike Johnson, and you can watch this piece of history by clicking here. Here is the link – http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/243531-retro-memories-el-acrbata-de-puerto-rico-maestro-de-las-doce-cuerdas.html?playlist=19442&position=6

[British Indy Events] Varsity Pro Wrestling has announced two shows featuring Booker T in Bournemouth (7/31) and Portsmouth (8/2). For more information check out http://www.varsityprowrestling.com

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1 Comment

  1. Sebastian

    June 24, 2008 at 9:03 pm

    Actually that interview with Kofi Kingston has a video to go with it, not just audio. How do I know? I did the filming :)

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