[OWW News] Download the December 2008 edition of the OWW Newsletter.
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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Cheerleader Melissa vs. MsChif (NWA Women’s title).
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Matt Bentley (1979) and JTG (1984) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Bill Longson (76, 1982), Gino Garibaldi (1984), and Chazz Rocco (37, 2005). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[Autograph Signing] Ric Flair will be appearing in Mooresville, NC, tonight at Wal-Mart, located at 346 East Plaza Drive, between 7-9:00 PM. This will be rare meet-and-greet, as autographs will be free of charge.
[WWE PPV] WWE has posted the ticket info for the Great American Bash at: http://www.wwe.com/schedules/events/eventdetail/?id=8880658
[WWE Event] ECW will be taped with Raw on December 29th, 2008 and every Monday in January.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[FIP News] It has been eerily quiet around the offices of FIP these past 2 weeks. FIP officials have made several attempts to reach out to #1 contender Tyler Black, and with each attempt we received only a voice mail message stating the following: “A little over a year ago I wrote the following words. They were true then, they are even truer today…. Simply put…..Success isn’t fame, fortune, or happiness. Success is as relative as taste. If you can dream it, it can be done. I will show Go Shiozaki that if you believe, you can change the world. I believe in me…and Champ…..come December 19th…You will too”
[NWA Event] NWA™ Wrestling Showcase joins NWA™ Championship Wrestling from Hollywood as a second offering from Big Vision Entertainment and the National Wrestling Alliance®. The first set of “Showcase” tapings will happen on December 20th and 21st from the Columbia Square Studios on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, California – Tickets for this taping are available by calling 818-232-0770 or emailing email@example.com
[Indy Event] New England Championship Wrestling presents its final live event of 2008 and perhaps it’s most important on Saturday night, December 13 at 7 PM at the Billerica Memorial High School, 35 River Street, Billerica, MA. THE POWER OF LOVE is a benefit event for the United States Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program. 100% of the proceeds will go to Toys for Tots. Admission to the event is the donation of a new unwrapped toy, or a $10 contribution per adult, $5 per child. – the current Miss Massachusetts and Miss Teen Massachusetts will be on hand to accept donations and greet the fans.
[Indy Event] Wolverine Pro Wrestling will hold a Toys for Tots show on December 14 in Westland, MICHIGAN at Skateland West on behalf of children of Michigan military families.. [reported by Bob Magee]
[Canadian Indy News] Scott D’Amore’s Border City Wrestling has come to an agreement with rival promotion Blood, Sweat & Ears, to start a talent exchange program. The exact terms of the talent exchange are not fully known at this time, but will begin on December 13th, at Assumption High School in Windsor, Ontario. Four BSE superstars will be appearing at BCW’s 15th Anniversary Bash: Frankie the Mobster, Xtremo and Assault & Battery (Mike Alias & Kenneth Crisis). They join Detroit’s own, Kevin Nash, the Motor City Machine Guns as well as Robert Roode! Tickets, detailed information, and DVD’s of past events are available at www.bordercitywrestling.com
[Book Review] Bret Hart’s highly praised autobiography “My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling” was released in the United States and can be purchased at virtually every commercial book store in your area. I was fortunate enough to pick up the book in Canada when it was released here last year and I cannot recommend it enough. There is no doubt that the “Hitman” has led an extremely fascinating life worthy of being published and appreciated by the billions of his fans all over the world. From his harsh upbringing as one of twelve kids fathered by the grizzled Stu Hart to becoming a multi-time World champion to his glorious induction into the WWE Hall of Fame – it’s all covered in this epic 570 page book! If you haven’t done so already, go out and get this book because I am positive that you will not regrete it. You can also get the book online at Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, Chapters.ca, or any of the other major online book dealers. It’s the perfect Christmas present for the wrestling fan on your list! – Brad Dykens (OnlineWorldofWrestling.com)
[Radio] The December 1st edition of Monday Night Mayhem featured a once in a lifetime interview with “The Immortal” Hulk Hogan, as well as ROH/FIP’s Kenny King making an appearance. Be sure to check out this incredible show at www.mondaynightmayhemarchives.com or download directly from www.mondaynightmayhemarchives.com/dec08/120108.mp3
[Radio] “White Trash” Johnny Webb will be the guest live tonight on In Your Head Online Wrestling Radio @8 PM EST/5 PM PST at www.inyourheadonline.com
[Radio] Peach State Pandemonium (http://www.georgiawrestlinghistory.com/psp/home.html) will feature Dennis Condrey tonight, beginning at 9:00 PM ET. Rich Tate and Les Thatcher are the hosts of the program, and Tim Dix also appears with additional commentary and announcements. We will also look back at Final Resolution, forward to Armageddon, and talk about the death of Steve Bradley. We encourage callers to join us by dialing (347) 324-5735.
[Radio] Check this out – there’s a brand new interview from Eagle 105-7 with HULK HOGAN, talking ’bout his new show, doggin’ Vince MacMahon, and life in general… http://www.eagle1057.com/cc-common/podcast/single_podcast.html?podcast=eagle1.xml
[BLOG] Former Ring of Honor booker Gabe Sapolsky has posted a blog on his myspace which can be read at http://blog.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.view&friendID=344162817&blogID=454868575
[Indy Media] The Devastated Christmas Goes Loco show in Pennsauken, New Jersey, is available for free in it’s entirety at http://www.locowrestling.com and http://www.TVByDemand.com/video_select_display_winmedia.asp?id=545 . You can even embed it into your WebPages and myspace accounts.
[YouTube] PTW October 17th Music Video: http://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=http://uk.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D9DuZTHxzGkw
[Article] WWE stars promote holiday toy drive [reported by Mike Informer]
[Article] J-Roll (Jimmy Rollins) Survives MVP-Style Smackdown [reported by Mike Informer]
[Booking Information] Steve Corino, Ryan O’Reilly, and Al Snow are now accepting wrestling and autograph appearance bookings through Bill Behrens and Show Business, Inc. — Contact Bill Behrens @ firstname.lastname@example.org now to book these wrestling stars..
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