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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Lou Albano (75) and Scott Steiner (46) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Wild Red Berry (66, 1973), Danny Dusek (1982), and Dennis Coraluzzo (48, 2001). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Amazing Kong vs. Cheerleader Melissa.
[Ring of Honor] ROH “Respect Is Earned II” will debut on pay-per-view on August 1st on iN DEMAND, The DISH Network and TVN cable systems.
[Indy Results] July 27, 2008–Ultimate Championship Wrestling in Berwick, Nova Scotia at Berwick Arena: Sidewinder beat Cinder, Shockwave the Robot (hilarious gimmick) beat Hot Shot Haggerty, Honky Tonk Man couldn’t wrestle due to an accident the previous night in Charlottetown where he nearly cut off his index finger (so to make the fans happy he sang the “I’m the Honky Tonk Man” song), Trash Canyon beat ???????, Julian Moore beat Kowboy Mike Hughes w/21st Century Fox by DQ, Julian Moore & Portia Perez beat Mike Hughes & 21st Century Fox in a mixed tag team match.. [reported by Brad Dykens]
[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] The SHIMMER 2005-2007 Roster Album is available at a cost of $10, plus a flat worldwide shipping fee of $5. If you are located in the United States, your order will be shipped via Priority Mail, in a Priority Mail box (to best prevent from potential damage in shipping). Elsewhere in the world, your order will be shipped in a flat manila envelope. Visit the link below to order now! http://www.visuex.com/shimmer/modules.php?name=Store&file=album
[WSU DVDs] Women Superstars Uncensored released two more DVDs, “Show Must Go On” & “Army Of One” are available at $15.95 each. To find out more, go to http://www.declarationofindependents.net - Any questions or problems ordering, please email BULLSMC@aol.com
[Book News] 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.
[SHIMMER/ROH] Sara Del Rey battled “Girl Dynamite” Jennifer Blake this past Friday, 7/25, at Ring of Honor’s debut event in Toronto. Emanuel Melo’s photos from the show are on the web for everyone to check out at… http://ontindywrestling.110mb.com/ROHJuly252008/ROHJuly252008results.htm
[Misc News] Police and fire were called to Scott D’Amore’s Border City Wrestling Can-Am Wrestling School in Windsor, Ontario, Saturday night at 10pm. They were on the scene within minutes and handled the fire quickly before it spread. The building was fine as the fire started in the back gated parking lot and police and fire officials believe it was arson done by some teenagers. No major damage was done.. [reported by Lindsay Stradeski]
[Indy Event] International Wrestling Cartel presents “No Excuses 4″ Saturday August 2nd, 2008 in Elizabeth, Pennsylvania at the Court Time Sports Center. Jerry Lynn defends the Super Indy title against Super Hentai, Jake “The Snake” Roberts will be in a tag team match, plus Ricky Reyes vs. “Fabulous” John McChesney and A LOT more. For more information go to www.IWCwrestling.com
[Indy Event] American Wrestling’s Elite Stars Of Mat Entertainment (A.W.E.S.O.M.E.) presents a very special unique once-in-a-lifetime pro wrestling show on Sunday, August 17 at 2 p.m. onboard the fantail of the historic World War II era Battleship New Jersey now located at 62 Battleship Place in Camden, NJ 08103. This show, entitled “Bedlam on the Battleship”, will be a fund-raiser for the Battleship New Jersey Museum. Doors will open to the public for seating at 1 p.m. www.awesomewrestlingonline.com
[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] 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] On Saturday September 27th NWA Upstate returns to the Dome Arena for the return of the Upstate 8. In the past the Upstate 8 was an 8 team Tag Tourney. This year it will be 8 singles wrestlers in a one night tourney. Here are the participants: “Fabulous” John McChesney – PWU, Jimmy “Jam” Olsen – NWA Upstate, Bobby Fish – NOAH (Japan), Sonjay Dutt – TNA Wrestling, Ricky Reyes – IWC, “The Amazing Canadian” Lionel Knight – UWA Hardcore, “Freshly Squeezed” Orange Cassidy – International, Slyk Wagner Brown – 2CW ………
[Website] Former WWE developmental wrestler Christopher Gray was the Pro Wrestling Digest HUNK OF THE DAY today – check him out at http://www.prowrestlingdigest.com/2008/07/29/todays-hunk-of-the-day-is-chris-gray/
[Website] Former WWE star Bobby Lashley relaunched his website where he runs his online supplement company. The website is located at http://www.lashleynutrition.com. Also, he is blogging on his website as well at http://www.lashleynutrition.com/blog. Lashley is training for MMA and will be fighting for the American Fight League later this year.. [reported by Angel Aramboles]
[Radio] Listen to the Jerkin’ the Curtain radio show, hosted by Trent Vandrisse & Tommy Stewart, focusing on southern wrestling by visiting http://www.blogtalkradio.com/tvd
[Misc News] Jesse Ventura appeared on the Howard Stern show this morning. Among the highlights: Ventura talked about how he approached Hulk Hogan in 1987 to start a union, but Hogan balked; when asked about the Iron Sheik, he said had they started a union, the Sheik would be in better shape today; his political views were the bulk of the conversation, with him suggesting the U.S. was behind the 9/11 attacks, and believing if he was ever the President of the U.S. he would be assassinated; he referred to Osama Bin Laden as the new Lee Harvey Oswald, noting no charges have been brought against him to date; he said his decision not to run for the Senate was decided by a coin toss; he believes the majority of MMA events are fixed; he claimed that after Vince McMahon took 50% of his pay for appearing on an episode of the Fred Dryer television series “Hunter”, he decided to leave the company… [reported by Rich Tate]
[Training] Funk’s Corner – From Old School to the Present: Take a bump from the top rope like Sputnick Monroe. Do a knee drop like Ric Flair, a death walk from the ring apron like Larry Chene, use the Sleeper Hold like Frankie Hill Murdoch, strut like Gorgeous George, Super Kick like Shawn Michaels, be as beautiful as Lita, Mickie James and Helen Hilde (Mother of Ted Dibiase) wrestle like Kurt Angle, take a Body Slam like Buddy Rogers, Fly like the Hardy Boyz, be as agressive as Antonio Inoki and wise as Giant Baba. Do a roll up like Pat O’Connor. Do a Moonsault like Great Muta. Be as bad as the Funk Brothers. Bleed like Cowboy Bob Ellis and The Lawman. Use the Figure Four Leg Lock like Jack Brisco. Dropkick like Sweet Brown Sugar. Do a double wristlick like Lou Thesz. Be as tough as Gene Kiniski. Be as nice as Andre The Giant. Enter the ring like Triple H. Do the Leg Drop like Huld Hogan. Be as cold and deliberate as The Undertaker. Chop like Wahoo McDaniel. Be as mean as Johnny Valentine. Kick Ass like Stone Cold Steve Austin. Talk like The Rock. Be as arrogant as Vince McMahon and do Hard Core like Dory Funk Sr. in a Texas Death Match. Do it all at the Funking Conservatory – http://www.dory-funk.com and on !BANG! TV. Call 352-895-4658.
[Fan Convention] K&S Wrestlefest is very excited to announce our guests for NWA Legends Fanfest. We will have the man that goes by the names “Nightstaker”, “Wrath”, “Adam Bomb” and one half of “Kronik” – Bryan Clark so don’t miss your chance to get your classis wrestling superstar figure signed of “ADAM BOMB”, we have former Georgia Heavyweight Champion, Smoky Mountain Heavyweight Champion and WCW Light Heavyweight Champion – Brad Armstrong, long time stable mates and are multi time tag team champions – Col. Robert Parker a.k.a. the “Tennessee Stud” Robert Fuller and Bunkhouse Buck a.k.a. Jimmy Golden, former Florida Heavyweight and Tag Team Champion – Mike Graham, former WCW Heavywieght Champion, WCW & WWF Tag Team Champion and College Football Hall of Famer – Ron Simmons, next we have a multi time Tag Team Champion and current TNA booker – “Dirty” Dutch Mantell and we have one half of the “Powers of Pain” – the Barbarian.. . This is your chance to get autographs and photo ops with these special guests. For further information or mail orders you can contact Ken or Steve at 516-473-4944 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For NWA Legends Fanfest check out www.nwalegends.com for all the show details.
[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
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FREE SHIMMER VIDEO CONTENT ONLINE
Be sure to check out the following FREE videos of SHIMMER on YouTube…
SHIMMER on ABC-7 Chicago’s “190 North”
“The Addictive Sound”
“Walk This Way”
“Change Your Perception”
Allison Danger vs. Cat Power
Sara Del Rey vs. Lorelei Lee
Daizee Haze vs. Portia Perez
Melissa/MsChif Feud Video
Another Melissa/MsChif Video