OWW Daily News & Notes for 8/15

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: Tank Morgan (58, 1991), John Bonica (77, 1994), Paul Anderson (61, 1994), Jack Brickhouse (82, 1998), Masanobu Okamoto (44, 2002), and Marva Scott (2003). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Jetta vs. Skye.

[Plug] Visit www.wrestlersrescue.org for more information on Dawn Marie’s WRESTLE RESCUE organization. It’s a worthy cause so please take a minute to check it out.

[WWE News] In case you haven’t heard, we got word from inside the WWE that The Highlanders, Stevie Richards, Colin Delaney, Cherry (boo!), and referee Wes Adams have been released from their WWE contracts. WrestlingObserver.com’s Dave Meltzer had the following to say about Wes Adams: I would just like to note that I’m appalled at the Wes Adams WWE firing. The finish of the ECW match on Tuesday was 100 percent Miz’s fault as he was supposed to break up the pinfall and forgot. By the time Morrison figured out Miz wasn’t there, it was too late. Adams was in a no-win situation, as he either had to count the pin because Morrison didn’t kick out or he had to hold up his count and bring the match to a screeching halt. Personally I think he made the right decision as someone who was always told that as a referee you should officiate as if it’s a shoot, and if someone doesn’t get their shoulder up, too bad. In fact, that’s been the WWE directive for ages.

[ChickFight] Join the ChickFight forum and let your voice be heard at http://www.chickfight.tv/forum – for more information on ChickFight, be sure to keep an eye on http://www.chickfight.tv

[SHIMMER] Volumes 21 & 22 of the SHIMMER DVD series will be filmed on October 19th at the Berwyn Eagles Club, 6309 26th Street, in Berwyn, IL, just outside Chicago. Bell time is 2pm. Doors open at 1pm.

[SHIMMER] ScarletSpider of The SHIMMER Forum put together a farewell video for Lacey. You can either watch it here… Or download it here or here..

[SHIMMER] Pro Wrestling Digest has posted Darryl Gillikin’s photos from Saturday’s SHIMMER taping on their site. You can vew them at the following locations… Volume 19 and Volume 20.

[TNA News] TNA is heading to the west coast for the first time in November. A house show will be held at the Bakersfield Dome in Bakersfield, California on November 1st, 2008. Bell time is 6 PM. Go to http://www.myspace.com/thebakersfielddome for info about the venue.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[FIP News] Great seats remain for FIP’s return to Crystal River, FL on August 23rd at the National Guard Armory. There are several more big matches still to be signed with Roderick Strong, Austin Aries, The Necro Butcher, The YRR and many others. Check next week’s www.FullImpactPro.com Headlines for the latest match announcements.

[Indy News] A New Episode of Chainsaw TV is up and posted at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kR6lQcOnSX0. It features the October 2007 debuts of #1 Contender Christin Able and MCPW No Limits Champion Caden Ames, make sure to check it out now!

[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 “The Last of a Dying Breed” Eddie Kingston – Be sure to check www.ProWrestlingGuerrilla.com for lineup updates and ticketing information!

[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Renaissance is proud to announce Eatza Pizza Buffet as a sponsor for our 8/23 event in Muncie, INDIANA! There will be Meet & Greet sessions with the wrestlers on 8/16, and the afternoon of 8/23 as well as an All-You-Can-Eat Pizza After Party with the wrestlers. The wrestling event takes place on August 23, 2008 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Muncie, INIANA. For line-ups and information, go to www.renwrestling.com

[Indy Event] Maryland Championship Wrestling’s “Summer Heat” in Dundalk, Maryland at The New Green Room with KEVIN NASH advertised. For more information, go to www.marylandwrestling.com

[Indy Event] Saturday 8/16/2008 CCW will have it’s first ever Cage Match!!! No announcements have been made about who will be fighting in the Cage, all we know is that Commissioner JR Manitoba has schedule a Steel Cage for this show!! Also Scheduled is a CCW Tag Team Championship Match, The Champions The Dawg Pound will face CCW Champion Rob Noxious and Jason Havok!!! For More Info and Tickets call 717-623-1170!!!

[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 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.

[Radio] Sarah & Ari Daigen are back on the air after a THREE YEAR hiatus, with their wrestling podcast “In This Very Ring” – to listen to the relaunched episode of IN THIS VERY RING featuring the first couple of wrestling radio, go to http://inthisveryring.blogspot.com/

[Radio] Mike Mooneyham and Mike Mondo (Spirit Squad Mikey) appear on the 8/19 episode of Trash Talking Radio (www.trashtalkingradio.com) hosted by Mike Trash. Chat Room: http://www.trashtalkingradio.com/wn/chat_room.htm

[Article] SoCal Val enjoys her work so much

[Article] IGN: WWE SummerFest 2008 – Interviews with Chavo, Dreamer, Miz, and Morrison. [reported by Mike Informer]

[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!

[Fan Convention] The NWA Legends Fanfest is going on right now and runs through 17 in Charlotte, NC, at the Hilton University Place Hotel. Advertised: Ric Flair, Ole Anderson, Jody Hamilton, Tony Atlas, Jack Brisco, Bob Caudle, Chris Cruise, Ted DiBiase, Virgil, J.J. Dillon, Jimmy Garvin, Precious, Billy Graham, Rip Hawk, Sam Houston, Oliver Humperdink, Paul Jones, Ivan Koloff, Rich Landrum, Thunderbolt Patterson, Buddy Roberts, Bruno Sammartino, Grizzly Smith, and Tommy Young.. [reported by Rich Tate]

[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

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