OWW Daily News & Notes for 4/24

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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] LuFisto vs. Mickie Knuckles (No-Rope, Barbed-Wire Electrified Light Bulbs).

[ChickFight] The new ChickFight forums are now up and running at the incredible wrestling news, info and database website that is OnlineWorldOfWrestling.com – Join the OWW forums at http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/forums/

[TNA PPV] TNA’s “Slammiversary 2009” pay-per-view event will celebrate seven years of Total Nonstop Action in the Motor City of Detroit. “Slammiversary” will be held at The Palace of Auburn Hills Sunday, June 21 at 8 p.m. ET live on pay-per-view. Tickets for “Slammiversary” will go on sale Friday, May 8 at 10 am at all Ticketmaster locations and charge by phone (248-645-6666).

[TNA Events] TNA will be holding house shows at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa on June 13th, 2009 and the FirsTier Event Center in Kearney, Nebraska on June 14th, 2009. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

[Indy Event] New England Championship Wrestling announced that former 8 time World Heavyweight Champion, WWE & WCW Hall of Famer, Harley Race will be a special guest at NECW’s 6th Annual IRON 8 Championship, taking place Saturday night, May 30th at the National Guard Armory, 1000 Hancock Street in Quincy, Massachusetts. For more information, go to www.necwwrestling.com

[WSU Event] Women Superstars Uncensored returns on 6/6 with “The Uncensored Rumble II,” a battle royal contested under Royal Rumble rules with the winner earning a WSU Championship match. Also taking place, a match that will finally settle & decide the Angel Orsini & Mercedes Martinez feud – a 60 Minute IronWoman Match for the WSU Championship! Stay tuned to www.WSUWrestling.com for more information..

[Radio] Listen to the Necro Butcher on CarnageCrew.net at http://www.garageband.com/mp3cat/.UZCMYySN56yv/01_02_10_09_The_Necro_Butcher.mp3

[Radio] The 4/19 episode of Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio co-hosted by Dr. Mike Lano featuring Wrestling historian George Schire, Singer Stacie Rose, wrestler Bobby Youngblood, poet Jon Winell, and Rick Hendrickson on MMA can be heard at http://www.gcast.com/user/legendsradio/podcast/podcast

[Radio] In Your Head Online has interviews with Alex “The Pug” Porteau, “The Raging Bull” Manny Fernandez, and “Perfect 10″ Babydoll over at www.inyourheadonline.com

[Article] Wrestling Demons

[Article] Documentary examines pro wrestling’s history in Kansas City [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] NZPWI.co.nz interviews Chris Masters [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Pro Wrestling Extra: A conversation with ROH’s Cary Silkin [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] ‘Hit Man’ returning to Valley [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] WWE executive has keen eye on NFL Draft [reported by Mike Informer]

[Article] Congressman ‘The Rock’?

[Article] Under the Ring: More from Ric Flair

[BLOG] Gabe Sapolsky has a new blog up over at the Dragon Gate USA Myspace. The link is: www.Myspace.com/DGUSA

[Misc News] Meet the wrestlers that make up the Kardinal Sinners; Brody Steel, Trash Canyon, Wildman Williams, and Kowboy Mike Hughes. If these names sound familiar to you, it’s because they are the stars of the popular reality show “Wrestling Reality” on The Fight Network last year. Off the ropes and behind the scenes of what may be their last wrestling tour, this program is the second series of the “Wrestling With Reality” (WWR) franchise. The “Kardinal Sinners,” will be debuting in Canada on April 27th on RushHD. For a preview of the show, go to http://www.rushhd.ca/

[Misc News] The March issue of Giant Magazine features former WWE star “The Rock” Dwayne Johnson on the cover. In the article, “Dwayne Johnson: Metamorphic”, he discusses everything from growing up in a wrestling family to his now thriving movie career. In addition, he credits wrestling and the WWE with providing him a unique lesson in the art of performing. He tells Giant Magazine, “Wrestling gave me the platform to entertain crowds of twenty, thirty, forty, fifty thousand people. The experience was invaluable. ..We played Madison Square Garden every month and a half, one little stage. That was my theater, and what a learning experience it was.” The magazine, now available on newsstands, features 9 full-page pictures of “The Rock”. In addition, Giant Magazine’s website features an excerpt from the article along with an exclusive photo album. It would be great if you could link to the article and photo album on your website: http://giant.blackplanet.com/articles/dwayne-johnson-metamorphic/.

[Interview] The History of the WWE website has posted an interview with former WCW announcer Chris Cruise. The audio interview is now available online in its entirety at http://www.thehistoryofwwe.com

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