OWW Daily News & Notes for 8/4

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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Cheerleader Melissa’s Greatest Matches.

[Notes] From April Hunter: “I have spinal injuries from wrestling. Some days I can’t walk, others aren’t as bad. I’ve been in therapy for a year and the bills are REALLLLY adding up. I had insurance, but they dropped me when they found out I was a wrestler, so I’m paying everything out of pocket, which is sucking ass. Someone suggested I might be able to supplement my income doing this. I know I need an updated MRI ($1200.00 and $2000.00) worth of VAX treatments, asap, that I don’t have. And (hard to believe, right?), not a single promoter has offered to do that token “benefit show” so I’m on my own with this.” – Send donations via PayPal to comments@aprilhunter.com

[WWE News] Due to the Olympics, the USA Network will be airing WWE AM Raw an hour earlier, at 1 AM, on Sunday, August 10th, 17th and 24th. AM Raw returns to 2 AM on Sunday, August 31st.

[ROH News] Check out a free teaser of the brutal Roderick Strong vs. Erick Stevens Fight Without Honor at www.ROHvideos.com or by clicking here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KVrHdd19ps

[ROH NEws] Ring Of Honor will return to Japan for two huge events on September 13th and 14th. Both cards will be held at Differ Ariake in Tokyo. The first night will feature the stars of Dragon Gate while the second night will see cooperation from Pro Wrestling NOAH, Kensuke Office and DDT. The lineup for the first night was announced last week on www.ROHwrestling.com

[eBay Alert] Ebay Auction for Jerry Lynn’s Tights – “No, he isn’t hanging up his boots and giving up the wrestling habit. Jerry is a humble legend who is just offering wrestling fans an opportunity to own a pair of his tights. Tights that he wore in the X Cup Final in TNA and in his legendary match with Sean Waltman in the Sacrifice 2005 TNA PPV, just to mention a couple of matches. This auction ends next Saturday and the starting bid price is very reasonable, so don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity! CLICK HERE FOR – Ebay Auction for Jerry Lynn’s Tights

[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Guerrilla’s All Star Weekend 7 is set to take place on Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31 at American Legion Post #308 in Reseda, CA. Already announced for the event is that gravity (and grammar) defying PAC, “The Man That Gravity Forgot.” Be sure to check www.ProWrestlingGuerrilla.com for lineup updates and ticketing information!

[Indy Event] Insanity Pro Wrestling proudly Presents… the 8th Annual “IPW Super Jr. Heavyweight Tournament: Where High Risk Meets High Impact” on Saturday, September 6, 2008 in Indianapolis, INDIANA. Here are the participants: Ricochet, Ruckus, Scotty Vortekz, Shiima Xion, “Pure Dynamite” Billy Roc, “The New Horror” Sami Callahan, “The Strong-Style Superman” CJ Otis, Dave Crist, Dingo, Vito Thomaselli, Jayson Quick, “Astonishing” Aaron Williams – Visit us online at www.insanityprowrestling.com

[Indy Event] Today, the offices of Chaotic Wrestling released the official bracket for the eight-man tournament which will determine the new CW New England Champion. In one night – Friday, August 15th – Chaotic Wrestling will find a new titleholder at SUMMER CHAOS in Lowell, MA. Upon the announcement that the title was vacant, four “automatic seeds” were named who would be placed into the tournament immediately. For the other four spots, participants would be determined through qualifying bouts.. To read more about this story go to www.chaoticwrestling.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] 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] Bruno Sammartino’s interview on In Your Head Online can be heard by going to http://www.inyourheadonline.com/viewnews.php?autoid=1613

[Radio] False Count Pro Wrestling Radio Will Be Doing A Special Wednesday Night Episode As “The Player” JT Evans & Jonathan Clarke Will Be Getting The Chance To Interview WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts Courtesy of Http://www.myspace.com/officialjakeroberts – Listen to It Live at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/falsecountradio & For More Information Please Visit Us At: http://www.falsecountradio.com

[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

[Misc News] Baron Von Raschke said that he was almost named “Baron Von Pumpkin” by Mad Dog Vachon in an interview this past week. Raschke said that Vachon had heard the name before and loved it but thankfully was talked out of it so he used his real last name…. [reported by Mike Aldren in the Wrestling Globe Newsletter]

[Article] From Irvin Muchnick – I recently filed a complaint with the Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission to compel the Stamford Police Department to release the video of its interrogation last summer of Matthew T. Greenberg — a hapless University of Connecticut student whose Internet mischief has landed him the sobriquet of “the Benoit Wikipedia hacker.” Pull up a chair while I explain. For the complete column today at SLAM! Wrestling, go to http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/GuestColumn/2008/08/04/6348491.html

[Puerto Rican News] The number one wrestling website in Puerto Rico and Latin-America, LuchaLibreOnline.tv, has yet another exclusive in wrestling history. This time, we had the opportunity to talk with none other than the Fallen Angel, Christopher Daniels. He talked to us about his origins in wrestling, and surprisingly, how Puerto Rico’s own WWC, gave him his first professional wrestling spot light show… And as always, LLO.tv walks the extra mile to get you the best and most exclusive content online. To us wrestling is not a passing trend, it is a lifestyle, and as we always say in LLO.tv history is ours, because we witness history in the making. Here is the link – http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/274805-llo-news-christopher-daniels.html

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

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