OWW Daily News & Notes for 1/9

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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Cheerleader Melissa’s Greatest Matches.

[Internet Videos] Clickwrestle is back in full force from their New Year’s parties and it’s back to the grind of bringing you the best matches that the world of indy wrestling has to offer. They have a new company on board, Women Superstars Uncensored, who have provided tons of DVD footage to share with the world. Be sure to check it out today!!! www.clickwrestle.com

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Magnum Tokyo (1973) and Todd Grisham (1976) celebrated birthday’s today. Today In Memoriam: Wayne Munn (35, 1931), Oyama ‘Great’ Kato (42, 1961), Naoto Morishita (42, 2003), Les Kellet (86, 2003), Ray Villmer (92, 2005), and Cocoa Samoa (62, 2007). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[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

[ROH News] As soon as it was reported that the Necro Butcher had signed to compete in the Four Corner Survival in Edison on 1/17, the ROH Booking Committee received a phone call from Delirious. Of course, no one could understand what he was really saying, but the implication was that he wanted into the match as well. As we learned previously, he will face the Butcher in a singles contest the night before in Manassas. What kind of damage will be inflicted on these two with TWO matches in back-to-back days?

[SHIMMER] SHIMMER opened a thread on their message board specifically for discussion of the WWE Divas/Women’s Division. Join the discussion at http://shimmerwomen.proboards50.com/index.cgi?board=shimmer&action=display&thread=2839

[Radio] Christy Hemme appeared on Monday Night Mayhem to promote TNA Genesis this Sunday, which includes Hemme challenging Awesome Kong for the TNA Knockout’s champions. To listen to the show, go to www.mondaynightmayhem.com

[Misc News] Associated Press: It is with great excitement that we announce “The World Warrior” LOW-KI has joined World Wrestling Entertainment! Speculation had been in circulation after he participated in a non televised match November 4, 2008. Nothing was confirmed or reported, since it was assumed that he was still contractually obligated to compete in New Japan Pro Wrestling and was the IWGP Jr Heavyweight Champion. After NJPW’s “Wrestle Kingdom” events, contract negotiations begin for the new year. Terms apparently were not agreed upon and in his debut match, LOW-KI was victorious, putting away Florida Championship Wrestling’s Trent Berretta with the “Warrior’s Way”. Words cannot describe the excitement we feel here and we would like to congratulate “The World Warrior” on his incredible success! [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski & http://www.low-ki.com]

[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

[Indy Event] WSU Wrestling, the most uncensored womens wrestling promotion today, returns with a huge double DVD taping on January 10th headlined by a match one year in the making – a STEEL CAGE MATCH between the longest reigning & defending WSU Champion of all time – Angel Orsini and her former tag-partner turned foe, the 2008 Womens J-Cup winner “The Latina Sensation” Mercedes Martinez. For more information, go to www.WSUWrestling.com

[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Fusion invades Davie, Florida on Friday, January 9, 2009 at the Davie PAL and returns to Ft. Pierce, Florida on Saturday, January 10, 2009 at the Ft. Pierce PAL with two blockbuster shows. Both shows have an 8:00 PM belltime.. Go to http://www.prowrestlingfusion.com/

[Indy Event] North Eastern Wrestling Alliance (NEWA) presents “Frostbitten: Gia’s Revenge” on Saturday Night January 31st at 7 PM at the Emilie United Methodist Church in Levittown, Pennsylvania headlined by a SHEMALE VS FEMALE match between champion Vayne and “The Nomad” Gia Savitz – go to www.newawrestling.com for more information!

[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

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

[Profile] Buck Wild was trained at Steve Keirn’s School of Hard Knocks and wrestled in Florida for a short time before heading to Japan for BattleArts. He is now back in Florida and back in training at the FCW School for his shot at a WWE Developmental Contract. His character is very unique and a must to see for all promoters and fans alike. Check it out at http://www.floridawrestlingfans.com/video/introducing-buck-wild

[WWE Article] WWE return likely for Christian [reported by Mike Informer]

[WWE Article] UPDATE 1-WWE to cut 10 percent of its workforce [reported by Mike Informer]

[Misc News] Although no official announcement has been made by either company, it appears Christian Cage is indeed leaving Total Nonstop Action for a return to WWE. His profile has been removed from the TNA website, which is the most significant sign that he has made his decision. Cage’s contract with TNA expired more than a month ago after renegotiation attempts stalled. Cage has held his decision close to the vest, with many of his closest of friends saying they couldn’t report his decision either way, even off the record.

[Canadian Event] The International Wrestling Syndicate’s next show is “Season’s Beatings” Saturday, January 10th at Le Skratch 965 Cure Labelle, Chomedey, Laval, Quebec, CANADA. For a full line-up and detailed preview go to http://www.syndicatewrestling.com or write to Llakor@hotmail.com for more information!

[Puerto Rican News] Abdullah the Butcher’s retirement match with Carlos Colon as referee. http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/319260-llo-tv-de-retirada-el-carnicero.html

[Australian News] AWF will be having it’s 10 Year Anniversary event on 18 April 2009 which promises to be a massive day for Australian Wrestling. More event details will become available in the coming weeks on www.awfwrestling.com.au

[Booking Information] Krissy Vaine has a new weekly column on www.wrestlingdotcom.com and is also returning to wrestling and taking bookings at www.myspace.com/thevaineone

[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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