OWW Daily News & Notes for 9/28

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Dick Steinborn (75) and Steve Blackman (45) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Jay Caldwell (2002). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Cheerleader Melissa vs. MsChif (NWA Women’s title).

[Puerto Rican News] The Colon brothers, Eddie (Primo) Colon and Carlito, now making history as the current WWE Tag team Champions, are featured in this tag team match in their early careers back in Puerto Rico against one of their many tests in the tag team division, when they faced Thunder & Lightning, accompanied by Barrabas. No one would ever tell what was in store in the future for these two brothers. Link – http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/293613-retro-memories-encrucijada-sin-salida.html

[WWE Event] WWE has announced the ticket prices for WrestleMania 25. The prices are $755, $255, $155, $100, $60 and $40. Click http://www.wwe.com/schedules/events/eventdetail/?id=8050470 for full ticket info. Go to http://www.prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

[SHIMMER] Midwest women’s wrestling veteran MISS NATURAL will make her debut for SHIMMER – WOMEN ATHLETES on Volumes 21 & 22 of the DVD series at the Berwyn Eagles Club (6309 26th Street) in Berwyn, IL on Sunday, October 19th.. For more information, go to www.shimmerwrestling.com

[SHIMMER] What wrestlers who have yet to compete in SHIMMER would you like to see make their way to the promotion? Post your picks, and explain why you think they deserve to be in SHIMMER at the following thread… http://shimmerwomen.proboards50.com/index.cgi?board=shimmer&action=display&thread=2056

[UK News] Big Daddy was the biggest name in British wrestling in the 1980s but was he a hero or a villain, find out on pages 18 and 19 of Piledriver Online at: http://www.piledriver-online.co.uk/ccount/click.php?id=19

[BLOG] To read columns with an independent and acclaimed perspective on the business of professional and old school wrestling, click here: http://perspectivesonwrestling.blogspot.com

[Radio] The World Famous Bizzle show recently had both members of the Rock and roll Express as well as “Pretty Boy” Doug Somers on their show. You can download this great interview at: http://www.webmediazone.net/click/click.php?id=13

[Radio] Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio recently produced a KILLER KOWALSKI RADIO TRIBUTE at www.wrestling-radio.com which included contributions from: Bruno Sammartino, Jimmy Valiant, Lanny Poffo, JJ Dillon, Chris Cruise, and Don Bravo — Click below to listen: http://www.webmediazone.net/click/click.php?id=9

[DVD News] Kayfabe Commentaries released their latest Investigative Special DVD — “Blood. The Hennig Wrestling Family” — in an effort to answer all those questions. The disc is a journey into the workings of the functional wrestling family. In a day where kayfabe was rule #1, the challenges of maintaining that code and keeping a nuclear family in tact while territory hopping was daunting. Larry Hennig is frank and tender, as he starts with his entrance into the business and takes it through Curt’s, and now to his grandchildren’s. The disc went on sale at www.kayfabecommentaries.com

[Indy Event] Stevie Richards will be appearing at the NWA Upstate event in Henrietta, New York on November 15th, 2008. Go to http://www.nwaupny.com for info about NWA Upstate..

[Indy Event] The Professional Girl Wrestling Association is proud to present “A Banner Night”, an evening of women’s wrestling action in tribute to the late, great Penny Banner, woman’s wrestling legend and long time PGWA Commissioner. The show takes place on Saturday, November 15 at the SAW Arena in Millersville, Tennessee. Booked to compete is Roxxi Laveaux (Nikki Roxx), Tasha Simone, Tracy Taylor, Mia Martinez, and more…. For further information and developments, visit LadySports.com

[Indy Media] CWF Mid-Atlantic’s weekly television program is available for download exclusively at Highspots.TV! Don’t miss “the fastest half hour of wrestling anywhere!” PLUS there will be never-before-seen bouts available for download including the BLOODY BLOODY Steel Cage Match from BattleCade VI, Corino-Converse II, WWE’s Mickie James in action, and much more!!

[YouTube] The Iron Sheik Challenges George Steinbrenner [reported by The Boston Insider]

[DVD News] Strong Style Productions are proud to announce that “FIGHT HARD! The Allison Danger Story” Documentary DVD Project is finished. The feature documentary is complete, extras are are complete, cover and disc artwork is complete. This DVD is only available EXCLUSIVELY through the website, www.strongstyleproductions.com

[DVD News] Kayfabe Commentaries’ latest edition of “My Side of the Story” will feature in interesting double interview with Magnum TA and Nikita Koloff discussing their classic feud in the ring. Check this and many other KC DVD releases at www.kayfabecommentaries.com

[Misc News] Brock Lesnar’s UFC debut against Frank Mir is one of the fights on the September 27th/28th edition of the syndicated TV program “UFC Wired”. Click http://www.ufc.com/index.cfm?fa=misc.wired to see where and when “UFC Wired” airs.

[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.

[Booking Information] Sid Vicious is currently accepting bookings through Top Notch Wrestling Bookings. He is available for autograph signings, meet-and-greets, and wrestling matches. Serious Inquiries Only! Contact The Office At: (503)995-1224 or by email at topnotchwrestlingbookings@yahoo.com — A full list of talent available can be found at http://www.myspace.com/topnotchwrestlingbookings

[Booking Information] “Squire” David Taylor is now taking bookings for wrestling, training seminars, and autograph signings through Bill Behrens at showbis@aol.com

[OWW Support] If anybody out there has been wondering how they can help keep Online World of Wrestling alive through some kind of donation, we have a pay pal account set up under the email address vns_oww@yahoo.com. For more information click our Donations page. Another easy way to support OWW is to simply click the Ad banners once in a while. Every banner destination is safe, as it is monitored by the Google Adsense system so you don’t have to worry about being taken to malicious websites. Please do your part and click the banners! Thank you!!


RIC FLAIR TO ACCEPT HIS NWA™ HALL OF FAME AWARD

Charlotte, NC (September 21, 2008) – On June 7, 2008 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA the National Wrestling Alliance® installed The Iron Sheik, Tommy Rich, The Midnight Express, The Corsica Brothers, Nikita Koloff and Ric Flair into the NWA™ Hall of Fame. All but one living member of the class of 2008 was present to receive the NWA Hall of Fame Medal and today we are pleased to announce that “Nature Boy” Ric Flair will be presented the honor on Saturday October 4th at the RMB Fairgrounds in Robstown, TX.

“I’m happy that we are able to present our Hall of Fame honor to Ric in person. We were worried that he would never be able to display our medal with the rest of his accolades. It also pleases me to know that Ric is very enthusiastic to accept it. I’d also like to thank the Gillespie Agency for their cooperation in making this presentation a reality,” said NWA Executive Director Robert K. Trobich.

The Ceremony will take place during the NWA 60th Anniversary Tour stop at the RMB Fairgrounds. Currently scheduled to appear on the card is NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion “Scrap Iron” Adam Pearce, King V (formally Big Daddy V), Sean Waltman, NWA Worlds Tag Team Champions Los Luchas, Rob Conway, “Shooter” Brent Albright and NWA North American Champion Mike DiBiase. The event is scheduled to being at 7:30 PM following the Ric Flair Meet and Greet benefiting the area’s Boys and Girls Club.

Tickets are on sale now at the Fairgrounds Box Office, www.rmbfairgrounds.com Taqueria Jalisco 829 Industrial or by calling 361-387-9002. This special event is a presented in association with Big Vision Entertainment, Inc.

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