OWW Daily News & Notes for 8/11

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Hulk Hogan celebrated his 55th birthday today! I know it seems like he is MUCH older, doesn’t it? Today in Memoriam: Harold Kanner (66, 1993). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Christie Ricci’s Greatest Matches.

[SHIMMER] SHIMMER Tag Team Champions will be crowned on Volume 21 later this year. The SHIMMER Tag Team Title belts are the latest creations of Reggie Parks and Rico Mann. Click Here for a picture. To view several more photos of the new title belts, visit the following thread at The SHIMMER Forum… http://shimmerwomen.proboards50.com/index.cgi?board=shimmer&action=display&thread=2352

[WWE News] Randy Orton was involved in a motorcycle accident resulting in him re-injuring his collarbone. Orton had initially injured his collarbone last June at One Night Stand, during his confrontation with Triple H in a Last Man Standing Match for the WWE Championship. As a result of re-injuring the collarbone, Orton will be out of action for three months. http://www.wwe.com/inside/news/7841078 .. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[WWE Event] WWE returns to the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia on December 29th, 2008 at 7 PM. Tickets go on sale August 16th, 2008 at 10 AM. . [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Misc News] Dave Meltzer is reporting that Ric Flair wants to do a reality show, to be based around him and son Reid, suggesting there have been some discussions, though not elaborating on what network.. [reported by Rich Tate]

[YouTube] A message from Holly Hearse, the new host of ChickFight.TV on MavTV – check it out at http://youtube.com/watch?v=VgjE5K6DzLM

[Article] From grapple to chapel: Ex-WWE villain Ted DiBiase loved brawling but felt a calling

[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 ………

[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] 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

[Misc News] Promoters, WWE Hall of Famer Greg “The Hammer” Valentine is looking for bookings in Ohio, Indiana or Kentucky for September 5th, 6th and 7th. Anyone interested can contact me immediately at hpw13@mail.com Serious replies only! The Hammer is a very good draw as he packed the house here in HPW last Saturday. Thanks, Jerry Wilson (HPW Promoter)

[Radio] Peach State Pandemonium featured Tito Santana and A.J. Styles on Wednesday night. Click here for the archive. – GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com

[Radio] Sunset Flip Wrestling radio show, hosted by Jim Boy Star, can be heard by going to www.sunsetflipshow.com or www.myspace.com/sunsetflipshow

[Article] A visit to Luna’s ‘little land of lunacy’

[Article] An uplifting visit with Killer Kowalski

[Article] Outlook for Killer Kowalski improved

[Article] Smackdown: A kiss from a rose

[Article] Nature Boy leaves WWE

[Article] More WWE cuts confirmed

[Article] Sandman shoot reveals hardcore tales

[Article] Ouellet wants another run with WWE

[Article] A run through the career of Kiwi/Sheepherder/Bushwacker Luke

[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 -

[DVD News] You’ll laugh. . .you’ll cry. . .you’ll be astonished at BOSTONWRESTLING.COM’s Iron Sheik Studio Shoot Interview II. The original from 2004 has been often imitated but never duplicated. . .without a doubt, it is the most popular shoot interview in the history of professional wrestling. “I’ll make you humble” became a household phrase on-line, but that’s NOTHING compared to the Sheik’s shocking comments about The Ultimate Warrior and the Warrior’s daughter! Check it out at http://www.BostonWrestling.com/mwfstore-sheikstudioshoot2.html

[Wrestler Info] German female professional wrestler, The Alpha Female (formerly known as Jazzy Bi), says you can view matches, pictures, and news on her website www.alphafemale.de – The Alpha Female was trained by Joe E. Legend, Murat Bosporus, and the German Wrestling Federation. If you want to book the 5’11” and 145 lbs Alpha Female, you can contact germanwrestling@gmail.com — For more information, visit www.alphafemale.de or www.myspace.com/alphafemalewrestling

[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.

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