OWW Daily News & Notes for 12/17

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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Wesna vs. Bubbles vs. Jade vs. Skye.

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Nick ‘Eugene’ Dinsmore (1975) celebrated a birthday today. Today in Memoriam: the Great Togo (62, 1973). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Ring of Honor] You can be completely up-to-date with all the latest happenings in ROH with the ROH Video Wire. The best part is that you can watch it for FREE at www.ROHvideos.com and on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/ringofhonor

[ROH News] Ring of Honor officials received a surprising phone call this morning. It seems someone wants to return to their old stomping grounds.

[ROH Events] Ring of Honor will present their annual Wrestlemania weekend shows in Houston, TX on Friday, April 3rd with an 8pm bell time and Saturday, April 4th with a special 3pm belltime. Both events will take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010. Tickets for both events will go on sale Thursday, December 18th at 11am EST at www.rohwrestling.com

[FIP Events] Full Impact Pro has two events in December. FIP will be in Melbourne, FL at the Grant Street Community Center on 12/19 and back in Crystal River, FL at the National Guard Armory on 12/20. visit www.FullImpactPro.com for full details and line-ups for the event.

[SHIMMER News] Both Portia Perez and SHIMMER Tag Team Champion Ashley Lane appeared for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling on Monday and Tuesday at the TNA Impact tapings in Orlando, FL. Portia faced Angelina Love in a dark match on Monday, while Ashley took on Awesome (Amazing) Kong on Tuesday in a match taped for Impact. Ashley’s name was switched to Madison Rayne for TNA purposes. Congratulations to Portia and Ashley on these TNA opportunities! Discuss Portia & Ashley’s TNA appearances in the following thread at The SHIMMER Forum… http://shimmerwomen.proboards50.com/index.cgi?board=shimmer&action=display&thread=2823

[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 tickets@nwawrestling.com

[Indy Event] Velocity Pro Wrestling on Saturday, December 20 features Jerry Lynn vs. Kenny Omega, WWE/ECW’s Stevie Richards, and Pro Wrestling NOAH’s Bobby Fish. For information on that show, go to Velocity Pro Wrestling.com.. [reported by Bob Magee]

[Indy Event] Insanity Pro Wrestling proudly presents… “ANIMOSITY” on Saturday, January 3rd at the Fountain Square Salvation Army Community Center in Indianapolis, INDIANA.. Scheduled main event is Drake Younger vs. Jon Moxley in a Dog Collar Match, plus Davey Richards vs. Billy Roc in Roc’s farewall wrestling match —- For more information, go to www.insanityprowrestling.com

[DVD News] Kayfabe Commentaries’ latest DVD release could very well be its greatest. A unique concept created on the cusp of a historic Presidential Election in the United States. “The Great Debate ’08″ features a lively debate between living legends Bruno Sammartino (WWWF) and Harley Race (NWA). This is a definite MUST SEE for any fan of kayfabe wrestling. Check this and many other KC DVD releases at www.kayfabecommentaries.com

[DVD News] PWO TV DVDs are now ON SALE NOW for just $15, and shipping & handling is absolutely FREE! Visit www.pwowrestling.com and click on ‘STORE’ to order your copies today!

[Website] Our friend Bret Schwan from the Wrestling Clothesline website has let us know that he has posted his popular and controversial Annual Top 50 Independent Women Wrestler list – to check out who made the cut, go to http://wrestlingclothesline.com/Top50Women2008.htm

[BLOG] Gabe Sapolsky posted part 2 of the “My Last Booking Snafu” blog at: www.myspace.com/rohgabe - The blog looks in detail at the thought process behind the format of Steel Cage Warfare last September, working with Necro Butcher and lots more.

[Radio] “The Yeti” of WCW’s Dungeon of Doom and former Raven’s Flock Member Ron Reis will be the guest live tonight on In Your Head Online Wrestling Radio @ 8 PM EST/5 PM PST at www.inyourheadonline.com

[Radio] Inside The Pit with “Pitbull” Gary Wolf will have Superstar Al Snow on its show at http://www.nowlive.com/comboplayer/NewComboPlayer.aspx?id=124586&override=true

[Radio] False Count Pro Wrestling Radio will have the HONOR of Interviewing the Legendary Bruno Sammartino – Hosted By: “Pacific Coast Player” JT Evans & “High & Mighty” Joe Young. To listen to the interview Go To: To: http://www.nowlive.com/comboplayer/NewComboPlayer.aspx?id=124452

[YouTube] Eddie Kingston cuts a great promo on Low Ki at http://www.facebook.com/n/?inbox/readmessage.php&t=1033637052362

[Misc News] Much More Music in Canada will be airing a Hogan Knows Best marathon on December 25th, 2008 from 4 PM (ET) to 10 PM (ET).. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Media] Pro-Wrestling 3000 is very pleased to announce the debut of our I-TV show “CyberFights” starting tonight, December 17, on 3KWrestling.com!

[Article] Two local pro grapplers play key roles in highly acclaimed new film (The Wrestler) [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Wrestling helps Panthers’ RB tandem form bond [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] WWE Taps Zimmerman To Head PR [reported by Mike Informer]

[Booking Information] Kenny Doanne (Dykstra) & Lance Cade are now accepting wrestling and autograph appearance bookings through Bill Behrens and Show Business, Inc. — Contact Bill Behrens @ showbis@aol.com now to book these wrestling stars..

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