OWW Daily News & Notes for 8/2

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Jim Neidhart (52) and Harry Smith (22) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Jim Wright (1963) and Argentina Apollo (46, 1984). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Allison Danger vs. Cindy Rogers.

[ChickFight] ChickFight returns to Ipswich on Sunday, August 3 at The Caribbean Centre in Ipswich (UK)! Featuring Jetta vs. Eden Black: ONE LAST ROUND + Cheerleader Melissa vs. Wesna VI” – Check out www.ChickFight.tv for more information on this event!

[ChickFight/UK News] ChickFight takes place in the UK on August 3rd, a preview including interviews with Wesna, Cheerleader Melissa, Jetta and Eden Black can be read at http://www.piledriver-online.co.uk/uk.php?subaction=showfull&id=1217684895&archive=&start_from=&ucat=2&

[Misc News] Interested in women’s wrestling? Fighting Females is a new sixty page mag dedicated to what’s happening on the women’s scene. Interviews include Terri Runnels, Mercedes Martinez, Wesna and much more. Just click on http://www.piledriver-online.co.uk/ccount/click.php?id=18

[WWE News] I just called WWE Niagara Falls to find out about the wristband policy for the Ric Flair signing, they told me that he canceled last week. So for those of you in the Western New York/Southern Ontario area, the Ric Flair signing at WWE Niagara Falls for August 12 has been canceled.. [reported by Wrestling-Radio.com Reader ThinkSoJoE (www.boredwrestlingfan. com)]

[ROH News] Watch Lance Storm’s explosive confrontation with Sweet & Sour Inc. in Toronto here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruIKTkRjZRs

[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

[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

[NECW.TV] Direct link to this week’s 1-hour episode of NECW.TV: http://www.necw.tv/episodes/NECW_TV_EPISODE_133.wmv

[Internet TV] Visit www.NECW.TV to watch the original weekly wrestling TV program produced by New England Championship Wrestling especially for the Internet - always available FREE, on demand and worldwide!

[IWS DVD's] International Wrestling Syndicate DVDs are released through www.smartmarkvideo.com. The biggest recent release is Un F’N Sanctioned 2007 featuring then NWA World Heavyweight Champion Christian Cage – The best-selling DVD from last year is Un F’N Sanctioned 2006 featuring Sabu’s last match in the indies before his re-debut on Raw (two nights later) as well as the crazy hardcore Fans Bring the Weapons match -

[Indy News] 3KWrestling Fighting Athletes and owner Steve Corino would like to publicly and personally apologize to Sunset Lanes, Ian Grossman, and the fans for not being able to put on the planned July 26 event in Kirkwood, NY.

[Misc News] The Sellersburg (IN) Police Department is investigating whether a match that took place in their town was a work or a shoot. Back on June 21, IWA Mid-South ran a show in the parking lot of a bowling alley, which featured a match between Mike Levy and Mickie Knuckles. Video of the match, which is highly graphic, has made the rounds on the Internet, and Chief Russ Whelan does not know what to think, but is clearly concerned. Levy, who was not only beaten by Knuckles but was also attacked by many other wrestlers, fans, etc., has not pressed charges. Promoter Ian Rotten spoke on camera, defending the match and the participants, saying the match was part of the show. He also believes people that brought it to the attention of the media and local authorities are competitors of his company. On Wednesday night’s episode of Peach State Pandemonium, we reported on two sources from inside the dressing room who confirmed that the match began as a work, but became a shoot when Knuckles’ head began swelling immediately following a headbutt from Levy. According to our sources, Knuckles became irate, and began shooting on him. The sources say the situation escalated when word got to the dressing room and guys were told to make him pay. (Rich Tate)

[Training] All Japan Pro Wrestling’s Osamu Nishimura will be at the Funking Conservatory during the first week in September to conduct a seminar on, Professional Wrestling in Japan. The seminar will cover professional wrestling Japanese Style vs American style. Japanese Language Courtesies and Culture and Life in Japan as a Gai Koko Jin. (Non Japanese Person working in Japan) Nishimura will also be wrestling on !BANG! TV Sunday September 7th.

[Article] Shantelle Goes Wilde, wins TNA Knockout’s title [reported by Mike Informer]

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