OWW Daily News & Notes for 12/16

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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Alexa Thatcher’s Greatest Matches.

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: Frank Gotch (40, 1917), the Blue Demon (78, 2000), and Don ‘Spoiler’ Jardine (66, 2006). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[DVD News] Big Vision Entertainment presents “OMEGA: Uncommon Passion” a 2-disc DVD about the famous OMEGA promotion in North Carolina run by Matt and Jeff Hardy, along with future stars such as Shannon Moore and Shane Helms. From dream to reality, the birth of a new generation of wrestling stars. Check out the extensive list of wrestling DVD’s at www.bvdvd.com

[Misc News] Much More Music in Canada will be airing Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling every Sunday at 8 PM & 11 PM beginning December 14th, 2008. There will be additional replays throughout the week.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Misc News] The movie “The Wrestler” was nominated for three Golden Globes. Mickey Rouke for Best Actor in a Drama, Marisa Tomei for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama, and Best Original Song “The Wrestler” Music & Lyrics By: Bruce Springsteen – For more information, go to http://www.variety.com/awardcentral_article/VR1117997209.html?nav=news&categoryid=1983&cs=1

[Radio] WWE Women’s Champion, Beth Phoenix, Discusses Returning Home For Armageddon PPV, Her Feud With Melina, Capturing A Slammy Award, Her & Santino Marella In 2009, Charlie Haas As “The Glama-Haas,” Gail Kim’s WWE Return, The TNA Knockouts Vs. The WWE Divas, & A Message To Trish Stratus – to listen to this interview go to www.MondayNightMayhem.com

[Fan Convention] K&S Promotions announced “Wrestlefest: New Year’s Greetings” to be held on Saturday, January 10, 2009 at the Radisson Hotel – 30 Minue Street Carteret, NJ — We have decided to throw our hat in the ring and bring all you deserving fans a special holiday season convention. The following guests will be appearing at Wrestlefest: Abdulah The Butcher, Assassin 1 (Jody Hamilton), referee Nick Patrick, The Patriot (Del Wilkes), “The Russian Bear” Ivan Koloff, “The Russian Nightmare” Nikita Koloff, Raymond Rougeau, Star of the major motion picture “The Wrester” Ernest “The Cat” Miller who will be reunited with his former WCW Manager – Sonny Onoo and Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart. A couple of more guests to be added in the next week. Check out www.kandswrestlefest.com the New Year’s Greetings page to keep up on all the show details,

[Booking Information] Marvin Ward & David Hebner are working exclusively with Bill Behrens of Showbis, Inc out of Atlanta GA to provide promoters the largest ‘One Stop For All’ pro wrestling booking service. From talent to travel, advertising and promotions,to ring rentals and staging. All your needs can be met! For all your industry needs, contact Bill (SHOWBIS@aol.com), Marvin (marvin@ward-hebner.com), or David (dave@ward-hebner.com).

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