OWW Daily News & Notes for 8/22

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Paul Ellering (55) and Stevie Ray (50) celebrated birthdays today. Today in Memoriam: Toru Tanaka (70, 2000) and Frank Butcher (84, 2007). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] ODB vs. Candice Lerae.

[OWW COLUMN] Diamonds are forever: Becoming the Man (by Steven Matthews).

[OWW COLUMN] Commentating the End of the World (by Brian Bertrand).

[OWW COLUMN] When we were marks: Nigel versus Steen (by Michael Ryan).

[OWW COLUMN] The Real Cruiserweight Division: Part 2 (by Chris Burford).

[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.

[BLOG] After a month+ away from the online world, Richard Berger has posted two new short columns at both of his websites. http://perspectivesonwrestling.blogspot.com and http://rbergerspov.blogspot.com 

[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] Pro Wrestling Riot returns to action at The New Lakes in Regency Park Civic Center in Port Richey on Saturday, August 30, 2008 with an 8:00 p.m. bell time.

[Indy Event] Ric Flair, Shannon Moore and Daffney will be appearing at the Pro Wrestling Showcase event in Jacksonville, North Carolina on September 20th, 2008. Go to http://www.pwsprowrestling.com for info about PWS and http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows.

[Canadian Indy Event] IWS is proud and pleased to announce that we are returning to our hardcore roots for a show at Le SKRATCH Laval on Saturday, August 23rd. This will be our first show at SKRATCH Laval since December 2003.

[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 www.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.

[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.

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

[Radio] In Your Head Online presented a special NWA Legends Fanfest tribute with Kevin Sullivan, Rock Riddle, Dirty Dutch Mantell, Bob Caudle and Mike Graham — to listen to the show, go to http://www.inyourheadonline.com/viewnews.php?autoid=1660

[Radio] Revolution Pro Wrestling Radio Press Release – From The outer Reach of your Mind & Man’s Deepest Fears… Call Him Mondo Kleen… Call Him Damien Demento But do not call him collect. This Man Is a STRAIGHT SHOOTER & Says Whats on his mind. So be sure to tune into this interview at http://www. blogtalkradio. com/revolutionwrestlingradio .

[Radio] False Count Pro Wrestling Radio has two major shows this weekend including interviews with George “The Animal” Steele and Balls Mahoney. Be sure to join us for Both these Great Shows At: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/falsecountradio…. Remember you can join us in the chatroom & you can call in at: (646) 716-5092

[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!

[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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