OWW Daily News & Notes for 3/5

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

[WWE News] Wrestlemania 25 will be released on Blu-Ray (2 DVD set) and standard DVD (3 DVD set) on 6/9. The DVD will include the 2009 Hall of Fame ceremony.. [reported by Mike Aldren]

[WWE News] There is talk of adding a Diva’s Battle Royal to Wrestlemania. The plan is to have 25 Diva’s involved as it’s the 25th anniversary of Wrestlemania. Can’t you just see Gail Kim coming a mile away? They have contacted a number of women from the past about coming in for this including Tammy “Sunny” Sytch, Trish Stratus, Lita, and one surprising name that you wouldn’t believe if I printed it.. [reported by Mike Aldren]

[Article] This is an article about Jeff GaylordMonument bank robbery suspect arrested [reported by Mike Informer]

[Misc News] Dwayne Johnson will be hosting Saturday Night Live on 3/7. He is all over talk shows from next week promoting “Witch Mountain”., [reported by Mike Aldren]

[Indy Event] Al Snow and Chris Masters will be appearing at the Independent Championship Wrestling event in Salisbury, Australia on April 17th, 2009. Go to http://icwrestling.com.au for info about ICW .. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] “Rowdy” Roddy Piper will be appearing at Harley Race’s World League Wrestling events in Sedalia, Missouri on March 20th, 2009 and Eldon, Missouri on March 21st, 2009. Go to http://harleyrace.com for info about WLW … [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Misc News] Dory Funk Jr. has spoken out on !BANG! TV about His selection to be inducted in to the WWE Hall of Fame. Dory’s comments include his take on the controversial selection of The American Dream, Dusty Rhodes to give His Induction Speech. Dory Funk Jr.’s Special WrestleMania / Hall of Fame interview can be seen at http://www.dory-funk.com

[Canadian Event] Hardcore Holly and Billy Gunn (aka Cute Kip) will be appearing at the Action Wrestling Experience event in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on April 15th, 2009. Go to http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=53316123347 for info about the AWE.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[BLOG] Gabe Sapolsky has a new blog up about his favorite match from the original ECW complete with behind-the-scenes stories of Paul Heyman before the match, Terry Funk after the match and much more. It is available at: www.myspace.com/rohgabe

[YouTube] C.M. Punk & Mickie James singing karoke

[YouTube] Leaked Gail Kim video

[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

[Radio] Former WCW Superstar, The Stro (The Meastro), who worked for WCW, recently took some time out of his scheduled to speak with www.PWMania.com. He spoke on several topics from how he started his career in WCW, working with Chris Benoit & Sting, politics in WCW, drugs in wrestling, Ric Flair and much more. Here are some highlights from the interview or to read the complete interview, visit http://www.pwmania.com/interviews.php?page=thestro:

[Radio] Paul London and Colin Delaney have interviews with High Spot Radio at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/prowrestlinghighspot

[Convention New] The annual Gulf Coast Wrestlers Reunion event will be in Mobile, AL, on March 6-7. This event is for those who are active or retired workers from professional wrestling only. For more information, contact Percy Pringle III at percypringle3@percypringle.com

[Booking Information] Dave Hebner and Debra McMichael can be booked through Marvin Ward at bookings@ward-hebner.com

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