This is a first round match in the WSU International J-Cup Championship with Barbi Hayden wrestling Kimber Lee. Whoever wins this match gets an advantage since they get plenty of time to rest till their next match and this match could easily set the pace for the rest of the tournament.
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Toronto, March 4, 2014 – Hot Docs is pleased to announce 14 documentary features that will be a part of this year’s Special Presentations program, a high-profile collection of world and international premieres, award-winners from the recent international festival circuit, and works by master filmmakers or featuring some star subjects. These films will screen as part of the 2014 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, running April 24 to May 4.
The complete Special Presentations program and the full selection of films to screen at Hot Docs 2014 will be announced on March 18, including the 2014 opening night film. Ticket packages and passes are now on sale online. Single tickets and package redemption will be available beginning Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
“We are thrilled to be announcing some of this year’s Special Presentation films,” says Hot Docs director of programming Charlotte Cook. “We are especially proud to be announcing four fantastic world premieres: A DANGEROUS GAME is Anthony Baxter’s follow up to the acclaimed YOU’VE BEEN TRUMPED, which sees him again as one man against the might of the Trump empire; CHILDREN 404 is an incredibly intimate and insightful look into what it means to be an LGBT youth in Russia; I AM BIG BIRD: THE CAROLL SPINNEY STORY is a beautiful portrait of the man who has given life to Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since their beginnings; and THE SHEIK shows what it’s like to be an Olympic wrestler and pop culture icon.”
Click here to order tickets to meet Kamala, the Rock-n-Roll Express (Ricky Morton and Robert Gibson), the Midnight Express (Bobby Eaton and Dennis Condrey), Jim Cornette, the Fantastics (Bobby Fulton and Tommy Rogers), Superstar Bill Dundee, and many more!
“I Ain’t No Pig Farmer!” by Dean Silverstone, edited by Scott Teal
“I suddenly felt the earth tremble, as if we had been hit by an earthquake. I began to wonder if a natural disaster would be my savior and help me escape what I thought would be my Waterloo. But, no. It wasn’t an earthquake. It was the wild-eyed, out-of-control human beings breaking the ring apart from the outside. The wrestling ring, which weighed close to 1,800 pounds, was being shaken back and forth and side to side by the angry mob.”
In an era when few people were allowed into professional wrestling’s inner circle, Dean Silverstone pitched the idea of publishing an arena program to Harry Elliott, the wrestling promoter in Seattle, Washington. Harry gave him permission and Dean’s career as a wrestling publicist began … when he was only 14 years old.
An entrepreneur in every sense of the word, Dean wrote, created, printed, and sold the programs at Seattle’s Senator Auditorium and Masonic Temple for the next 11 years. During that time, he also would promote spot shows, referee, write and handle publicity for Elliott’s promotion, act as box-office manager, and run a few towns of his own.
Dean never wanted to be in the spotlight. He simply wanted to write about, referee, and promote the superstars of wrestling. When Elliott closed shop, Dean went into business for himself and formed Super Star Championship Wrestling.
Dean tells about putting together a roster of talent and struggling to build his company, despite opposition from other promoters, who considered him to be an outlaw. In the process, he faced anti-Semitism, unpredictable actions from his talent, crowd riots, warnings from the Hell’s Angels, collapsing rings, the tragic death of one of his top wrestlers, and even a Molotov cocktail. Through it all, he developed a rapport and trust between himself and the wrestlers he employed.
His story includes opening Golden Oldies Records — a retail business venture which would eventually grow to eleven stores in all parts of Washington state — hosting an annual reunion for veteran and retired wrestlers, and working on the board of directors for the Cauliflower Alley Club.
Finally, the story of Chris Colt’s time in Washington is told here for the very first time. The story fills an entire chapter and contains many of the sordid details of one of wrestling’s most eccentric characters.
This is the story of a self-made man, who, in his own words, was “born at just the right time in history.”
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The Gibraltar Trade Center in Mount Clemens, Michigan will play host to the first annual D-Lux Entertainment Expo and MichiganTournaments.com State Championship open martial arts tournament March 28-30, 2014.
The event takes place from 10am-7pm Friday and Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday.
The expo will kick off Friday March 28th, with a comic book, costuming, and vendor expo, with comic book, movie, professional wrestling, martial arts, and MMA entertainers in attendance for photos, autographs, and workshops.
Scheduled to appear are: Kevin Eastman (Co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Ernie Reyes Jr. (Martial artist, actor), MMA superstars Cung Le (Strikeforce, UFC, actor), Frank Trigg (UFC, Pride FC, WFA, Elite XC, TNA), along with Bill Goldberg (WWE/WCW), Kevin Nash (WCW/WWE/Actor), Jake “The Snake” Roberts (WWF/WWE), Ernest “The Cat” Miller (WWE/WCW/Actor), Ken “Mr. Kennedy” Anderson (WWE, TNA, Impact Wrestling), Taimak (Actor, The Last Dragon), Master Ken (Enter the Dojo), and many more.
Courtesy of WrestlingDVDNews.com, below is the updated confirmed WWE DVD and Blu-ray schedule for 2014:
* February 25th – Royal Rumble DVD and Blu-ray
* March 11th – WCW’s Greatest Pay-Per-View Matches Vol. 1 DVD and Blu-ray
* March 18th – Signature Sounds: The Music of WWE DVD
* March 25th – Elimination Chamber DVD
* March 25th – Scooby-Doo: WrestleMania Mystery DVD and Blu-ray
* April 1st – Ultimate Warrior: The Ultimate Warrior DVD and Blu-ray
* April 22nd – Best of RAW: After The Show DVD and Blu-ray
* May 13th – WrestleMania XXX DVD and Blu-ray
* May 27th – Greatest Wrestling Factions DVD and Blu-ray
Also, the Paul Heyman DVD and Blu-ray set is scheduled to be released in August.
Below are the Blu-ray exclusives for WWE’s new set on The Ultimate Warrior that comes out on April 1st:
* Dingo Warrior vs. Matt Bourne, WCCW – 10/24/1986
* Ultimate Warrior & British Bulldogs vs. Mr. Fuji & Demolition, Maple Leaf Gardens – 7/24/1988
* IC Title Match: Ultimate Warrior vs. Dino Bravo, The Main Event – 2/23/1990
* WrestleMania VIII Contract Signing – 3/17/1991
* Ultimate Warrior vs. Sgt. Slaughter, WrestleFest – 3/30/1991
* IC Title Match: Ultimate Warrior vs. Goldust, In Your House: Good Friends, Better Enemies – 4/28/1996
The Ring Sirens Magazine, dedicated to women’s professional wrestling has released it’s ninth (9th) issue for February 2014. Below is what you’ll find in the current issue of the Ring Sirens Magazine. Including an exclusive interview with, Hania “The Howling Huntress” (formerly Saturyne), an article on Mae Young, Siren Of The Month: Miami, Joshi news & pictures, and a whole lot more!
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