OWW Daily News & Notes for 12/18

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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Sarah Del Rey vs. Amazing Kong.

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Steve ‘Stone Cold’ Austin (1964), Rob Van Dam (1970), Trish Stratus (1975), and Eric Perez (1979) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Larry ‘Ali Aliba’ LaBelle (40, 1948). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[WWE Event] WWE has canceled the Smackdown taping in Lafayette, Louisiana on January 6th, 2009. The live Monday Night Raw broadcast on June 8th, 2009 will be held in Lafayette.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[WWE Article] Wrestling Is Too Real! Why John Bradshaw Layfield deserved to be considered for this year’s Fictional 15.. [reported by Mike Informer]

[ROH News] It didn’t take long for the Necro Butcher to answer the challenge laid out by Rhett Titus at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBxj6zOB50k. Necro emphatically told ROH officials on late Tuesday night that he would love the chance to enter the Four Corner Survival on December 27 in New York City. “Titus is gonna learn his lesson”, said the Butcher. “And he’s gonna learn well. I never back down from a challenge. Not in the ROH/CZW Wars, not when I was with the Age of the Fall, and sure as hell not now. I’m coming for you Titus.” This completes the completely stacked Four Corner Survival as Necro joins Rhett Titus, Chris Hero, and Jerry Lynn at the Hammerstein! Go to www.rohwrestling.com

[ROH News] The new ROH Video Wire posted at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1W2Y0JLYoGc features highlights from our recent event in Nasville, TN. This includes comments from Nigel McGuinness towards Jerry Lynn from after their World Title Match, followed by a disturbing locker room confrontation.

[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] What are your picks for the various 2008 Year End Awards honors in SHIMMER? Post your choices in the following thread at The SHIMMER Forum… http://shimmerwomen.proboards50.com/index.cgi?board=shimmer&action=display&thread=2818

[Lucha Libre News] Luchalibreonline.tv has done it again. we are proud to present the second part of the groundbreaking, genre defining interview with one of Puerto Rico’s greatest wrestlers: Invader #1 José Huertas Gonzáles at http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/315938-retro-memories-el-inmortal-invader-ii.html

[Indy Event] National Wrestling Alliance returns to Niles, OHIO at the Eastwood Expo Center on 12/20 with Al Snow and more…. Scheduled matches include a Falls Count Anywhere match between NWA Women’s champion MsChif and Ashley Lane and much much more. For more information, go to www.nwawrestling.com

[Canadian Event] High Impact Wrestling returns to the German Club in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada on December 19th, 2008 at 8 PM — Go to http://hiwcanada.com for info about HIW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[European Events] American Wrestling Rampage will be touring France in March of 2009. Here are the dates & locations: March 18th – Paris, March 20th – Rouen, March 21st – Cournon D’Auvergne, March 22nd – Dijon, March 28th – Grenoble, March 29th – Nancy…. Go to http://rampageamericanwrestling.co.uk for info about AWR & http://evenements-lutte.tk for info about upcoming wrestling shows around the world.

[DVD News] Big Vision Entertainment presents “The Best of Dragon Gate: Volume 1″ – Wrestling’s Future Revealed. If you’ve followed Ring of Honor over the past few years you know what Dragon Gate is and how incredible the product is. Now you can experience original matches from this exciting Japanese promotion with this 2-disc set featuring over five hours of footage! Check out the extensive list of wrestling DVD’s at www.bvdvd.com

[CZW DVD] The second release from the Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW)/Locomotive Vision partnership, “Ultraviolent Cage Fighting… The Construction of Destruction,” was release in stores nationwide on October 28.. It includes several of the most Ultraviolent Steel Cage matches from CZW’s past, featuring John Zandig, Lobo, Wifebeater, Nick Gage, Justice Pain, and many other stars of CZW. For more information, go to www.czwrestling.com www.myspace.com/czwrestling www.locomotivemusic.com

[Radio] 1510 The Zone’s “Mouthpiece Wrestling Show” featuring NECW president Sheldon Goldberg and “Manager of Champions” Sean Gorman airs every Friday afternoon from 5 to 6 PM . WWZN is a 50,000 watt AM station and is streamed live on the Internet at www.1510thezone.com

[Article] Pro wrestler slapping backs, not faces – Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler will meet, greet fans during Friday’s Rivermen game [reported by Mike Informer]

[Book News] The latest book release from ECW Press (www.ECWPress.com) is called “World Wrestling Insanity presents… Shoot First Ask Questions Later” and was written by our good friend James Guttman from the great www.WorldWrestlingInsanity.com website. Check it out at www.ECWpress.com or www.Amazon.com

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