OWW Daily News & Notes for 2/22

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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Dark Angel Sarah Stock’s Greatest Matches.

[Radio] The Boogie Woogie Man, Jimmy Valiant, was this week’s guest on OWW Radio, available right now at http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/oww/radio/

[WWE TV] The WWE 2009 Draft edition of Monday Night Raw on April 13th will be a 3 hour show. It will air on the USA Network from 8 to 11:05 PM (ET). Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

[WWE Hall of Fame] In an interview with the Ottawa Sun, the Honky Tonk Man said he will be attending the WWE Hall of Fame.. [reported by Mike Aldren]

[WWE News] Freddy Prinze Jr. is gone from the creative team.. [reported by Mike Aldren]

[TNA Event] TNA will be holding a house show at the ShoWare Center in Kent, Washington on June 4th, 2009. Bell time is 7 PM. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

[TNA News] The contest to win a night with ODB is likely rigged. One of the contestants is Cody Deaner, an Ontario indy worker with a trailer trash gimmick, who is under consideration. So it appears the contest is a work for his debut. I’m sure that news will upset a couple of the legit entrants.. [reported by Mike Aldren]

[ROH Event] Ring of Honor will be at the Danbury Police Athletic League Building in Danbury, CT, on February 27. Advertised: Nigel McGuinness defends the ROH World Heavyweight Title against Jerry Lynn, Jimmy Jacobs, and Tyler Black in a four-man elimination match; Brent Albright versus Claudio Castagnoli; Brodie Lee versus Necro Butcher in a street fight; Kenny King & Rhett Titus versus Bobby Dempsey & Erick Stevens; and Austin Aries versus Sami Callahan. Also on the bill: Bryan Danielson, Kevin Steen, Eddie Edwards, Chris Hero, and Larry Sweeney. Bell time is 8:00 PM.

[Misc News] The sports comeback tale “The Wrestler” was picked as best picture Saturday at the Spirit Awards honoring independent film and won two other prizes, including best actor for Mickey Rourke. Full article: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090222/ap_en_mo/film_spirit_awards

[Radio] Wrestle Talk Radio will be live this Sunday Night at 10pm Eastern to discuss all of the latest news in the world of professional wrestling. On the program, the WTR Crew will be covering the fallout from this past week’s WWE Programming which includes Triple H revealing himself as part of the McMahon Family, Chris Jericho & Roddy Piper’s Show Down, Christian’s ECW Title Shot and discussion on WWE’s Plans as they had in to Wrestlemania. So join Wrestle Talk Radio this Sunday night at 10pm Eastern at www.Wildtalkradio.com

[Radio] Congratulations to Monday Night Mayhem radio on their 7th Anniversary. You can leave messages on their myspace at www.MySpace.com/MondayNightMayhem and listen to the anniversary special at www.mondaynightmayhem.com

[Radio] Submission Radio’s high-flying special featuring an interview with the Legendary Harley Race can be downloaded at www.submissionradio.com.au

[Radio] George South Sr. and Erik Watts were recent guests on False Count Radio at www.falsecountradio.com

[Radio] You can listen to the latest Who’s Slamming Who? radio show at: http://WhosSlammingWho.podomatic.com

[Radio] Submission Radio has posted an interview with Chuck Palumbo at http://submissionradio.com.au/viewpage.php?page_id=4

[Radio] You can listen to a new interview with Bruno Sammartino here: http://www.diaday.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=335&Itemid=1

[Indy News] IWF Premier Pro Wrestling (Denver, Colorado) is now listed Wikipedia.org at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IWF_Promotions – [Submitted by Tod Kuntzelman, tod@iwfpromotions.com]

[Book News] Rey Mysterio has a book coming out in November. The working title is “Behind the Mask” and is co-authored by Jeremy Roberts, who also worked on Batista’s book. . [reported by Mike Aldren]

[Book News] Jim Cornette has a book on the Midnight Express going to press next month. It’s due to release in April. At around 218 pages the book contains numerous press clippings and souvenirs from Cornette’s personal collection.

[BLOG] Dan “The Phan” Cowhey has a new BLOG called “Jericho versus the World” at http://cowheychronicles.blogspot.com/

[Article] Battling back: Former WWE wrestler (Eugene) wants another shot [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Rowdy Roddy’s promo ‘pure Piper’ [reported by Mike Informer]

[Movie Review] Our friend Mark James, from www.memphiswrestlinghistory.com, watched the movie “The Wrestler” and has posted his review (which contains spoilers, so be warned) at http://www.memphiswrestlinghistory.com/thewrestler1.html

[NWA News] “NWA Wrestling Showcase” can be seen nationally Fridays on Dish Network Ch. 9407. For more information on the National Wrestling Alliance please visit www.nwawrestling.com

[Booking Information] Professional Boxer & Celebrity Championship Wrestling Contestant BUTTERBEAN Is Now Venturing Into The World of Professional Wrestling. If you are interested in Booking Him Please Contact Top Notch Wrestling Bookings Today topnotchwrestlingbookings@yahoo.com (or) (503)995-1224.

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