OWW Daily News & Notes for 12/24

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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Daizee Haze vs. Sarah Stock.

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Brad Anderson (1969), Christopher ‘Curry Man’ Daniels (1971), and Chris Hero (1979) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Albion Britt (1955), Ivan Kameroff (54, 1974), Pierre ‘Mad Dog’ Lefebvre (30, 1985), Adrien Desbois (1985), and Duke Hoffman (76, 2002). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[WWE Programming] The Score in Canada will be re-airing the WWE Holiday Bash special on December 23rd at 3:30 PM (ET) and December 25th at 5:30 PM (ET).. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[ROH News] Bryan Danielson and Takeshi Morishima are no strangers to one another. Their meeting this Saturday at the Hammerstein Ballroom for Final Battle has been brewing for a long time; the last two stateside singles contests between these men ended in disqualifications, and the most recent of these was a full year ago. In August of 2007 in New York, Bryan sustained an eye injury that required surgery and could have resulted in permanent damage. In November and December of last year, they each traded DQ victories in their attempts to maim one another. It’s been a year since they last met, each man has been anxiously awaiting this opportunity, so given the circumstances, ROH officials made this a Fight Without Honor.. There’s no telling what lengths these two will go to, as not only are they among the best in the sport today, but there is also an intense personal aspect to this match.

[ROH DVD’s] The www.ROHwrestling.com BIG TEN SALE has been extended until Friday morning. For complete details click here: http://www.rohwrestling.com/news/article.aspx?id=860

[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

[CZW DVD] The first release from the Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW)/Locomotive Vision partnership, “Hotter Than Hell,” is currently sold in stores nationwide .. It includes several of CZW’s trademark Ultraviolent wrestling matches featuring Lobo, Wifebeater, Mad Man Pondo, and John Zandig.. For more information, go to www.czwrestling.com www.myspace.com/czwrestling www.locomotivemusic.com

[Plug] Visit www.wrestlersrescue.org for more information on Dawn Marie’s WRESTLE RESCUE organization. It’s a worthy cause so please take a minute to check it out.

[WWE Event] WWE returns to the Sundome in Yakima, Washington on February 7th, 2009. Tickets go on sale January 10th, 2009 at 10 AM. This will be the first WWE event in Yakima since February of 2007. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

[Indy Event] North Eastern Wrestling Alliance presents Season’s Beatings this Friday night 12/26 at 7 PM from the Emilie United Methodist Church in Levittown, Pennsylvania. Go to www.newawrestling.com for more information.

[Gallery] Christopher Daniels was a guest of Fox Searchlight at their premiere of The Wrestler last Tuesday. Here are some photos: http://mjkpr.com/The_Wrestler_Premiere_Christopher_Daniels (Photo credit, if necessary, is Marc Kruskol/MJK Public Relations)

[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

[Indy Event] New Jersey’s premier independent wrestling company Warriors of Wrestling makes their New York debut on Saturday, January 31st at Funstation USA (3555 Victory Blvd.) in Staten Island. Tickets are on sale now at the arena or at www.warriorsofwrestling.com

[Canadian Event] GCW NEW YEAR’S EVIL featuring: The Ugandan Giant KAMALA on Thursday, January 8, 2009 in Oshawa, Ontario at the Royal Canadian Legion.

[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

[Misc News] The Ring Used On Celebrity Championship Wrestling For Sale on eBay. This historic 18′ x 18′ ring was used as UPW’s main ring to train wrestlers such as John Cena and Samoa Joe. It was used to film the BSN commercial with HHH and has also been wrestled in by Rowdy Roddy Piper, Diamond Dallas Page, Kurt Angle, Matt and Jeff Hardy and too many others to list. It was most recently used in Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling as Team Beefcakes ring and had Hulk Hogan, Bill Goldberg and Rob Van Dam in the ring filming wrestling segments in this actual ring. Ring is in good functioning shape and is in storage in Chatsworth, CA.!

[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 Media] Watch Johnny Valiant videos here: Part #1 and Part #2.

[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]

[Article] Special discount ticket offer for Pirates Hockey and WWE [reported by Mike Informer]

[Uk Article] TWIN sisters Brie Bella and Nicole Bella are the latest babes to wow the Web. But the sexy siblings aren’t models or actresses … they’re SmackDown wrestling stars. And since their WWE debut in August, the California-born girls, real names Breanna, 25, and Nicole Garcia, 25, have become an internet sensation. To read the more about the twin wrestlers and see sensational pictures of them both, click here…. [reported by Mike Informer]

[Booking Information] Top Notch Wrestling Bookings Is Proud To Announce That Former WWF Superstar Henry Godwinn Is Currently Accepting Bookings Through Their Service!! Godwinn Is Added To A List of Over 60 Top Superstars Who Are Available For Bookings at topnotchwrestlingbookings@yahoo.com (or) http://www.myspace.com/topnotchwrestlingbookings

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