OWW Daily News & Notes for 7/17

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Daffney (33), Mike Knox (30), and Iceberg celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Bruiser Brody (42, 1988), Pat Roach (68, 2004), Al Kashey (75, 2005), and Billy Firehawk (40, 2006). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Serena Deeb’s Greatest Matches.

[Conventions] If you plan to attend the NWA Wrestling Legends FanFest on August 14-17 in Charlotte, North Carolina, four of the Crowbar Press biography subjects will be there to autograph your copies. Be sure to order your copies early enough that they’ll get to you in time to take with you. Ivan Koloff, JJ Dillon, Ole Anderson, and Jody “Assassin” Hamilton (all of whom have books out through www.crowbarpress.com) will be at the FanFest signing books. PLEASE NOTE! Crowbar Press will not have a booth at FanFest this year, so if you want copies of books to be autographed, you will have to order them beforehand. All four will be at FanFest and will be happy to sign your copy, so be sure to order now at: http:// www.1wrestlinglegends.com/crowbarpress

[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.

[Radio] Sarah & Ari Daigen are back on the air after a THREE YEAR hiatus, with their wrestling podcast “In This Very Ring” – to listen to the relaunched episode of IN THIS VERY RING featuring the first couple of wrestling radio, go to http://inthisveryring.blogspot.com/

[Radio] The In Your Head Online (www.inyourheadonline.com) Victory Road recap show can be heard here. In addition to that, In Your Head has posted an interview with “Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase which you can listen to by clicking here.

[Radio] Monday Night Mayhem’s WWE Great American Bash PPV Preview (w/Jim Molineaux & Graham Cawthon), plus TNA Fallout PPV Coverage (w/WrestleView.com’s Adam Martin), & Jason Knight – To listen to the show, go to www.mondaynightmayhemarchives.com/waxfiles/071408.wax

[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..

[Book News] WRESTLING WITH THE TRUTH by Bruno Lauer – Don’t forget the latest book available from Crowbar Press. Most of the guys in the WWE have been reading and talking about it during the past few weeks. It has been getting high praise from everybody from Vince McMahon on down. Get your copy here! http://www.1wrestlinglegends.com/crowbarpress/bruno/index.html

[WWE TV] WWE.com has confirmed that the next edition of Saturday Night’s Main Event will be taped with Monday Night Raw on July 28th in Washington DC. .. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Radio] 1510 The Zone’s “Mouthpiece Wrestling Show” featuring NECW president Sheldon Goldberg and “Manager of Champions” Sean Gorman airs every Friday afternoon from 5 to 6 PM . WWZN is a 50,000 watt AM station and is streamed live on the Internet at www.1510thezone.com

[FIP News] Full Impact Pro will return to action on July 19th in Crystal River, FL. A very special match has been signed. Pro Wrestling NOAH star Go Shiozaki will make his FIP debut. This also marks the first time that a NOAH star has come to FIP. Shiozaki will have his hands full as he takes on ROH World Champion Nigel McGuinness in a non-title match. This one will make headlines from the United States to Japan. For more information, go to www.FullImpactPro.com

[Indy News] Pro Wrestling Ohio, the fastest rising wrestling promotion in the area today, has announced a number of their personalities now available for interviews at your convenience in conjunction with PWO’s “Wrestlelution” supercard. To schedule an appearance with any of our personalities, please e-mail iwcmc_dombrowski@yahoo.com - For more information, go to www.pwowrestling.com

[Misc News] Jake “The Snake” Roberts will be at the Mississippi Bodybuilding and Figure Championships July 19 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson. Roberts will take pictures with wrestling fans and perform a skit. The 27th annual event, hosted by Gordon Weir, benefits the Mississippi School for the Deaf athletic fund. Tickets go on sale after June 20 at all Courthouse Racquet and Fitness Centers and Thalia Mara Hall on the day and night of the show

[FIP Event] Full Impact Pro returns to the National Guard Armory in Crystal River, FL, on July 19. Tickets are $20 ringside, $15 general, and $10 general for kids 13 and under. Advance tickets are $12 general and $8 general for kids 13 and under. Bell time is 8:00. For more information, call (352) 422-4582. Advertised: In a dog collar match, Roderick Strong defends the FIP Heavyweight title against Erick Stevens. In a 2 out of 3 falls match, YRR members Kenny King and Jason Blade defend the tag titles against The Age of the Fall members Jimmy Jacobs and Tyler Black, w/Mr Milo, Beasley, Rain, and Leva. Also advertised are FIP Florida Heritage champion and YRR member Sal Rinauro, Seth Delay, YRR member Chasyn Rance, Black Market, Dark City Fight Club, Heartbreak Enterprises members Damien Wayne and Rex Sterling w/Sean and Phil Davis and Baby Doll, and Chris Jones. [reported by Brian Slack]

[Indy Event] Pride of Wrestling presents “Tag Team Turmoil” LIVE July 27th at the Wright Twp Fire Hall in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania – Keep your eyes peeled for the POW website, being put online in the near future!!!

[Indy Event] FPWA Wrestling & http://kocosports.com Presents… “GIMMICKMANIA” on Saturday, July 19th, 2008 – at the Pinellas Park Boys & Girls Club in Pinellas Park, Florida.. Featuring a Body Bag Match, Last Team Standing Match, Ladder Match, Singapore Cane on a Pole Match, “Capture the Flag” Tag Team Match, Womens Triple Threat Match, and a Falls Count Anywhere Match – More info go to http://fpwawrestling.com .. [reported by Shannon Rose]

[Indy Event] American Luchacore’s “TALES from the CORE!” show takes place Friday, August 1st at the Fairgrounds in Bellefontaine, Ohio. For more information, email luchacore@hotmail.com

[International Events] Nu-Wrestling Evolution will continue it’s expansion throughout Europe with two events in France this fall. The events take place at The Zenith in Caen on October 24th and the Rene Tys Complex in Reims on October 25th. Advertising for the events feature Orlando Jordan, Rikishi, Chris Masters, Juventud Guerrera and Gangrel. Go to http://nwewrestling.homedns.org for info about NWE.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[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] On Saturday July 19th at 4pm Est USA Time, False Count Pro Wrestling Radio Will Get The Chance To Interview The ORIGINAL “Mr. Wonderful” Rock Riddle. Mr. Riddle has had a Tremendous career dating back to him debut in the late 1960′s. He has been around the block and has alot of story’s to tell, not to mention he has also appeared in a large amount of movies. We will also have on the Air Former WCW/TNA Star Allen “Kwee-Wee” Funk. He as well has a great story to tell and we will talk to him about trainnig in the FAMOUS wcw Powerplant. Working for World Wrestling All-Stars, His time in WCW Among other stuff. We will also be taking callers during this interview and you can call in at: (646) 716-5092 to ask them questions – Listen Live & Download Past Episdoes At: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/falsecountradio

[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

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

[Training] On Friday afternoon, August 1, American Luchacore, in conjunction with CHIKARA, presents a special seminar with the one and only “Lightning” Mike Quackenbush! This is a rare and priceless opportunity to learn from one of wrestling’s most diverse, well-rounded, and well-traveled athletes. Seminar will start promptly at 3 p.m. at the logan county fairgrounds in BELLEFONTAINE, OH. Space is extremely limited, Well will only except the first 20 signed up, so sign up today! Contact the official American Luchacore MySpace or email luchacore@hotmail.com to reserve your spot today to learn from one of wrestling’s foremost informative and intelligent minds.

[Puerto Rican News] Anniversary 2008 is set up to be an unbelievable event with legends coming from around the world to pay tribute to Carlos Colon as he says goodbye to the ring. It also holds one of the biggest, if not the biggest match in Puerto Rico this year, as Carlito, son of Carlos Colon and current WWE Superstar. takes on his, and his family’s greatest rival in Ray Gonzalez and we bring you exclusive interviews that lead up to this incredible piece of wrestling history. You can enjoy the interviews by going to http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/266445-llo-now-camino-a-aniversario-2008.html

[Article] Benoit Wikipedia Hacker Police Video Snippet (Part 1 – Transcript) [reported by Irvin Muchnick]

[Article] Benoit Wikipedia Hacker Police Video Snippet (Part 2 – Stonewall) [reported by Irvin Muchnick]

[Article] Benoit Wikipedia Hacker Police Video Snippet (Part 3 – Why We Should Care) [reported by Irvin Muchnick]

[Article] The life and times of “Flying” Billy Anderson

[Article] Just why does WWE dislike Randy “Macho Man” Savage?

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