OWW Daily News & Notes for 6/25

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: Mike Romano (36, 1936), Core (29, 2003), and Harry Elliott (101, 2006). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[OWW News] My Interview with Tito Santana has been posted on the Wrestling Observer, WrestlingFigs.com, Wrestle-Complex.com and WrestleView.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

[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 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.

[Book News] A spirited discussion has begun on the Wrestling Classics Message Board about Bruno Lauer’s new autobiography, “Wrestling With The Truth.” To check out what people are saying about the book, Click Here.

[Radio] Maxx Payne aka Man Mountain Rock was the guest tonight live at 8 PM EST on www.inyourheadonline.com

[TNA News] TNA is heading to the west coast for the first time in November. A house show will be held at the Bakersfield Dome in Bakersfield, California on November 1st, 2008. Bell time is 6 PM. Go to http://www.myspace.com/thebakersfielddome for info about the venue.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[WWE Event] The WWE house show in Lubbock, Texas on Friday, June 27th, 2008 will be a supershow featuring superstars from all three brands.

[Historical Info] Over the past fifteen years, Vance Nevada has become an avid wrestling historian and has spent a LITTLE (actually A LOT) time digging up event results and compiling career records for wrestlers of past and present. He will be doing a massive update of the geocities sites that he has set up for this material in the coming weeks. In case you’re interested, here’s what is on file: http://www.geocities.com/vancenevada/records.html

[Canadian News] From “Outlaw” Adam Knight: I make my return to the ring for PCW (Winnipeg version) on June 28th. Down to 250, my knee feels strong and I’m ready to freaking tear the house down!

[SHIMMER] SHIMMER Champion MsChif was heavily featured in the August issue of Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine. A photo appeared in the issue of the Sara Del Rey vs. MsChif title bout from Volume 18, as well as a photo of MsChif wearing the triple crown of titles (SHIMMER Championship, NWA Midwest Women’s Championship, and NWA World Womens Championship). Be sure to pick up the issue while they’re still on newsstands. Visit the following thread at The SHIMMER Forum to discuss MsChif in PWI

[SHIMMER] Allison Danger vs. Cat Power is available for online viewing at http://youtube.com/watch?v=hOzispMw7Ds or http://www.dailymotion.com/shimmerwrestling/video/x5wnhd_shimmer-women-athletes-allison-dang_sport

[SHIMMER] http://www.elf-productions.net/videos/OneGirlRevolution.wmv

[UK News] It’s been another busy few days on the UK scene, for the latest results go to http://www.piledriver-online.co.uk/uk.php?subaction=showfull&id=1213719028

[Misc News] To read an exclusive and highly controversial interview with Damian Demento as he talks more about his campaign against blood in pro wrestling and his views on steroids go to http://piledriver-online.co.uk/ccount/index.php

[Indy Event] Chaotic Wrestling returns to Lawrence, MA to the Plains Community Center this Friday night, June 27th! Headlined by Alex Arion vs. Thomas Ciampa – For more information, go to www.chaoticwrestling.com

[Indy Event] EWF Wrestling in action this Saturday, June 28th at the EWF Arena on 3400 S. Adams in Marion, IN. Former WWE Star SCOTTY TOO HOTTY debuts! Visit us online at www.EWFArena.com

[Information] Nancy Benoit’s family has created the Nancy and Daniel Benoit Foundation for Battered Women and Children. The family is asking that in lieu of flowers and cards, that fans make a donation to this charity. To make a donation, or for more information, Click Here.

[Puerto Rican News] Tribute to the Puerto Rican Acrobat: Friends close, enemies closer – Once again, we bring you the best of Carlos Colon as we work our way towards Anniversary 35. In this match, Carlos joins forces with a huge rival in Abdullah the Butcher to face off against Stan Hansen and the crazy Bruiser Brody. 4 legends in one ring – and you get to see it exclusively by clicking here and enjoying history. Here is the link – http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/248509-retro-memories-la-pareja-increible-.html?playlist=19442&position=5

[Article] World Wrestling Entertainment(R) Composer/Producer/Director of Music Jim Johnston Honored With 2008 BMI Award For Work In WWE(R) Monday Night RAW(R) [reported by Mike Informer]

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