OWW Daily News & Notes for 8/14

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Bob Backlund (58), Bobby Eaton (50), and Jeff Farmer (46) celebrated birthdays today… [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

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

[TNA Event] TNA returns to the Tsongas Arena in Lowell, Massachusetts on October 3rd, 2008 at 7:30 PM. Tickets go on sale August 22nd, 2008 at 10 AM. Go to http://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/1247946 to purchase tickets online. Visit http://www.prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows.

[FIP News] The feud between The Age Of The Fall and The YRR has been building. Now it will continue on August 23rd when Tyler Black faces Kenny King. These two tore the house down a few months ago in Arcadia, FL. Now this singles bout pitting two of the best athletes in FIP will come to Crystal River. Black vs. King II is a good bet to be the show stealer on 8/23.

[SHIMMER] SHIMMER – WOMEN ATHLETES returns to live action on Sunday, October 19, 2008 at the Berwyn Eagles Club (6309 26th Street) in Berwyn, IL, just outside Chicago. Bell time for this Sunday taping is 2pm (an earlier start than our usual Saturday tapings in the past). Volumes 21 and 22 of the SHIMMER DVD series will be filmed for www.ROHwrestling.com during the course of the October 19th taping. As part of the Volume 21 portion, the first SHIMMER Tag Team Champions will be crowned! More details concerning the show will be made available at www.shimmerwrestling.com during the next several weeks.

[WWE News] On WWE 24/7 On Demand, WWE has a Divas Battle Royal up from an edition of Monday Night RAW and in the description they have Melina’s name misspelled as “Melinda.”

[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

[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

[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

[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

[SHIMMER/ROH] Sara Del Rey battled “Girl Dynamite” Jennifer Blake on 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

[CZW News] CZW is looking for devoted fans who are interested in helping to promote CZW and its products nationwide. If you are interested in becoming part of the CZW family, send an email to (streetteam@czwrestling.com) with your name, phone number, and city and state for more information.

[Indy Event] The AWESOME (American Wrestling’s Elite Stars Of Mat Entertainment) event “Bedlam on the Battleship,” which was to take place August 17 on the historic Battleship New Jersey has been postponed. The show has been rescheduled for October 18. Go to http://www.awesomewrestlingonline.com for more information..

[Indy Event] One of the biggest events of the year in wrestling in New England happens this coming Saturday night, August 16th at the National Guard Armory, 1000 Hancock Street in Quincy, MA, as New England Championship Wrestling celebrates its 8th anniversary with BIRTHDAY BASH 8: LARGER THAN LIFE! For more information, go to www.NECWwrestling.com

[Indy Event] APWF Pro Wrestling Presents… “Rise Up” Saturday, September 20th in Palm Coast, FLORIDA at Matanzas High School. The APWF Tag Champs The Shane Brothers defend their title against The Loggers. See the Shanes speak about this match up under videos at http://www.apwfwrestling.com - Visit http://www.apwfwrestling.com for more details or call 813-960-8412!

[Indy Event] The Global Championship Wrestling event with Ric Flair on August 23rd, 2008 has been moved to the Zamora Shrine Temple in Irondale, Alabama. Go to http://www.gcwpro.com for info about GCW and http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows.

[Canadian Event] The final UWA show takes place tomorrow night, August 16, in Bolton, Ontario at the Bolton Fairgrounds. Scheduled to appear are Josh Prohibition, M-Dogg20, LuFisto, Jenn Blake, John Abercrombie, Sabian, Jimmy Olsen and lots of others. For more information, go to www.uwahardcorewrestling.com

[DVD Trailer] Last Call With Raven & Sandman DVD Trailer… you’ve been warned… http://youtube.com/watch?v=_jI7IzECYZU

[WSX News] The Canadian version of MTV 2 launched this week and will be airing Wrestling Society X at these times: Sundays – 3:30 PM (ET) – Thursdays – 5:30 PM (ET) – Saturdays – 12:00 PM (ET) – Saturdays – 12:30 PM (ET) – Go to http://www.mtv2.ca for info about Canada’s MTV 2.

[Radio] Recent episodes of Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio include interviews with Lucha Libre star Black Metal, Dave Prazak, Bob Roop, Blackjack Mulligan, and Necro Butcher.

[Radio] Torrie Wilson joins the Wrestling Hotseat for her FIRST post WWE Interview. In this fantastic interview Torrie talks about leaving the WWE, which Divas she keeps in touch with, the differences in modeling and wrestling, how she misses the fans and what the fans means to her, having her own doll, and so much more! In addition Torrie tells us about her new clothing store Jaded and the store’s amazing website http://www.officiallyjaded.com as well as, being on Project Runway, her involvement in the First Annual Wrestler’s Rescue Fan Convention & Dinner Reception and many other exciting topics! You can Download the intrview by clicking this link! http://www.myvirtualbc.com/audiointerviews/torriewilson.mp3

[Radio] Peach State Pandemonium featured Mike DiBiase, Bobby Simmons, and Tako on Wednesday night. Click here for the archive. – GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com

[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

[Radio] Reality Rumble II Interview – Be sure to check out “MR. TERRIFIC” (http://www.myspace.com/misterterrific) and JAIMEE FOXWORTH (http://www.myspace.com/jaimeematters) LIVE on REALITY CHECK RADIO (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/Reality_Check) on August 25th AT 11:00 P.M. Eastern Time. REALITY CHECK ON MYSPACE: http://www.myspace.com/reality_check555

[Article] 30 Second Time-Out – CM Punk [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Mark Henry Interview – We ask the ECW champ about crushing fools. [reported by Mike Informer]

[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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