OWW Daily News & Notes for 7/16

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Bobby Lashley (32) celebrated his birthday today. Today in Memoriam: George Arena (84, 1992), Terry Gordy (40, 2001), Jose Miguel Perez (68, 2005), and Bob Orton, Sr. (76, 2006). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Notes] –Today is the 20th anniversary of the murder of Bruiser Brody in Bayamon, PR.. [reported by Dave Meltzer]

[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Wesna vs. McChif vs. Melissa.

[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] MsChif Top 5 Best-Selling Matches.

[BLOG] ChickFight promoter, Jason Deadrich, has posted a blog covering his thoughts on the TNA Victory Road PPV. To read the BLOG, go to http://femalefightleague.com..

[Radio] Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio at www.wrestling-radio.com with Dr. Mike Lano – presents the “Art of the Voice” radio special featuring ROH Announce team- Dave Prazak & Lenny Leonard, NECW Ring Announcer Chris Norman, and Veteran Ring Announcer Rick Gattone (son of legend wrestler Baron Gattoni).. To listen to the show, go to www.wrestling-radio.com

[ROH PPV] Ring of Honor’s next pay-per-view is “Respect Is Earned II” and it will premiere on August 1st on iN DEMAND, The DISH Network and TVN cable systems. Bryan Danielson and Austin Aries are featured in the advertising.

[SHIMMER] Pro Wrestling Digest has posted Darryl Gillikin’s photos from Saturday’s SHIMMER taping on their site. You can vew them at the following locations… Volume 19 and Volume 20.

[Donations] If you are interested in donating to the Dan Gable Wrestling Institute Hall of Fame & Museum recovery fund you can go to http://www.wrestlingmuseum.org/donateforrecovery.htm

[Misc News] Angel Valiant, the wife of Jimmy Valiant, has released her first children’s book, entitled “PIGGY IN A BLANKET.” For more information, go to www.jimmyvaliant.com or WWW.MYSPACE.COM/BOOGIEMANJIMMYVALIANT

[TNA Events] TNA will be holding a house show at the Lakeland Center’s Jenkins Arena in Lakeland, Florida on Sunday, September 28th, 2008. Bell time is 7:30 PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, August 15th, 2008 at 10 AM. Prices range from $23 to $53.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Charity Event] Reality Rumble Is Looking For Reality Stars With A Heart! – On Saturday October 4th South Atlantic Wrestling and Coach Chris Dodson (http://www.myspace.com/coachdodson) will be holding a REALITY RUMBLE (http://www.myspace.com/reality_rumble) event at Spotswood High School (http://www.rockingham.k12.va.us/SHS/SHS.html) in Penn Laird, Virginia to raise money for his classroom Spotswood High School’s Special Stars (http://specialstars2008.googlepages.com/spotswoodhighschool%27sspecialstars). 100% Of the money from this event will be used to help buy Adapted Tricycles for physical therapy, money for some fieldtrips, and other learning devices to help the students in the classroom. For the Reality Stars that come in to take part in this event we offer beautiful shared condos at Massanutten Resort (http://www.massresort.com) with access passes to all recreation and activities. This includes their huge indoor water park which we will also be doing an Autograph Session at. We also provide several meals at local restaurants. We would like to thank Reality TV Magazine (http://www.realitytvmagazine.com/) and REALITYWANTED.COM (http://www.realitywanted.com/) their continued support of REALITY RUMBLE. If you have any questions at all call Coach Dodson at 540-435-2412 or email Tim Lawler at mrtrrfc@hotmail.com – For more information, go to http://www.myspace.com/reality_rumble

[Indy Event] Bryan Logan gets a rematch with CW Heavyweight Champion Alex Arion; Matt Logan to be questioned on his motives last month – plus more announced for CW’s Friday, July 18th return to Lowell, Massachusetts!

[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] Loco Wrestling, professional wrestling’s newest and most innovative entity and multimedia venture, presented by the good people at TV By Demand, are pleased to announce the first ever official Loco Wrestling live event! Loco’s premiere event takes place Saturday night, August 9 and will emanate from Devastation University, 2309 Old Haddonfield Road in Pennsauken, New Jersey! For more information, please visit www.locowrestling.com !

[Indy Event] Insanity Pro Wrestling proudly presents… 8th Annual Super Jr Heavyweight Tournament ***Where High Risk meets High Impact*** on September 6, 2008 in Indianapolis, Indiana at the Fountain Square Salvation Army Community Center. This one night tournament includes Davey Richards, Ruckus, Scotty Vortekz, and Shiima Xion. More Info and Participants will be announced in the coming weeks!! Visit online at www.insanityprowrestling.com

[Indy Event] National Wrestling Superstars will make a return appearance at the Union Elks Lodge in Union, NJ on August 1st – Names appearing include local pro mat standouts Bryan Harley, Ryan Angus, and the popular winged monkey man from land of Oz Nikko. And topping the bill will be none other than former WWE Intercontinental and Tag-Team Champion, the legendary “El Matador” Tito Santana. Follow NWS on the Web at www.nwswrestling.com

[Indy Event] Championship Wrestling Experience is proud to present Culmination II: Undisputed live Friday, July 18th, at the historic Wedge nightclub located at 1743 S Raccoon Road in Austintown, Ohio! Doors will open at 6PM, and the event will begin promptly at 7PM.

[SHIMMER] The GLORY Picture of the Day for both July 15th and July 16th features several shots taken by Buddy LaMantia of the Cheerleader Melissa vs. LuFisto match, which will be on the Volume 20 DVD release. Check them out at http://www.glorywrestling.com/PicOfDay.asp

[Website] WWE has relaunched the Florida Championship Wrestling website with a new design and new content, including additional information about the first FCW television taping on July 17th. Click http://www.fcwwrestling.com to access the FCW website.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Article] Hitman no bleeding Hart [reported by Mike Informer]

[Training] Pro Wrestling Unplugged returns to action for “Family Reunion” on Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 pm to Boyle’s World Gym, 11000 Roosevelt BLVD in Philadelphia, PA. But before the action starts, you have the chance to step foot in the ring with THE SANDMAN. The PWU Wrestling Academy at Devastation University is sponsoring a Sandman Seminar on Saturday, July 26 from 3:30 to 5:30 pm for the low cost of $25.

[Promotions] Adrenalin Rush Wrestling is proud to support another Wrestling company as they enter into the Wrestling business – the Beautiful Ladies of Wrestling. Come out to watch and enjoy the show as the HOTTEST Ladies in Wrestling fight to see who is the best! log onto www.arwrestling.com, go to the roster page, click on to Patrick Lee’s myspace link, and check out a new “DEMAND” feature that he has posted on his profile page.. [reported by www.arwrestling.com]

[Appearances] K&S Wrestlefest is proud to announce a once in a lifetime huge WWE agent signing that will take place on Saturday, July 19, 2008. The three WWE agents you will have a chance to meet are Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat, “The Enforcer” Arn Anderson and Mike “I.R.S.” Rotundo. You can check out www.kandswrestlefest.com for more information.

[Autograph Signing] K&S Wrestlefest has done it once again. We will be conducting a private autograph signing with non other than Kevin Von Erich. This signing will be taking place sometime the week of July 22 – July 29 due to Kevin’s very busy schedule. The reason for the private signing is that Kevin schedule at this time won’t allow a public signing. Kevin has informed us that if his schedule allows he will be contacting K&S Wrestlefest for that much anticipated public signing. We understand this is a very last minute announcement but we had to work things around Kevin’s very hectic schedule. We will need all orders & items by no later then July 21. Check www.kandswrestlefest.com the Von Erich page for all the details. You can also Ken or Steve at 516-473-4944 for further information.

[Book Signing] Tito Santana will be signing books in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania on August 22, 2008 from 7-9pm at the Wilkes Barre Barnes and Noble located in the Arena Hub Plaza. This event is being put on by the Wilkes Barre Barnes and Noble, David Frederick from www.TitoSantana.net, and Sports Publishing LLC.

[Puerto Rican News] The Universal Warrior II – We are just mere days away from the biggest, the best wrestling event in Puerto Rican history, Anniversary 2008 which will mark the official retirement from active wrestling of our champion for over 3 decades, Carlos Colon. We recently brought you the first part of our interview with the 16 time Universal champ, and here is the second. You can enjoy this incredible insight of the life and career of Carlos Colon by going to http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/266270-retro-memories-el-guerrero-universal-ii.html

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