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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Jim Korderas (1962) and Evan Bourne (1983) celebrated birthday’s today. Today In Memoriam: Hiromichi ‘Kodo’ Fuyuki (42, 2003). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[Misc News] Ric Flair‘s 21-year-old son Reid (Richard Reid Fliehr) was arrested on a driving while impaired charge in Mecklenburg County, NC on 3/4. He was released after posting a $1,000 bond. No other details are available as the incident went unreported until today. A frustrated family source told us: “I hope Reid decides to grow up.” This is Fliehr’s second arrest in as many years. He was charged with two counts of assault and battery in June of 2007. His latest mugshot is online here.
[WWE News] The Von Erich’s Hall of Fame induction video is expected to air on Smackdown this week. They played it for the live crowd at the TV tapings on Tuesday in Corpus Christi. They didn’t air the video on Raw amid fears of a media backlash following the passing of Andrew Martin. At least one more inductee is expected to be announced over the next two weeks; long-time WWE announcer Howard Finkel and Tammy Sytch are two names that have been mentioned to us as most likely going in.. [reported by Mike Aldren]
[WWE News] Tammy Sytch was interview on 540 ESPN in Milwaukee about her upcoming Wrestlemania appearance. She said she is hoping to impress enough to land a regular gig following her cameo last year at the 15th Raw Anniversary show. She is 36 now but said she feels and looks 26. She described Vince as a “father figure” and said he is the best boss she ever had. She also talked about writing a book about her experiences on the road and funny ribs she was involved in.. [reported by Mike Aldren]
[WWE News] They’ve announced a draft for the live Raw on 4/13 in Atlanta. Obviously nobody has been told anything yet and decisions will probably be made and changed a million times between now and the draft. I do know internally there is some concern over Smackdown with the MyNet announcement over the past few days. I would expect them to bolster the ECW roster but I can’t see any major changes on Raw.. [reported by Mike Aldren]
[WWE Event] WWE postponed the house show in Monroe, Louisiana on June 5th, 2009. A new date has not been announced. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
[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] The Carnage Crew radio show featuring ROH star Larry “Sweet n’ Sour” Sweeney at www.carnagecrew.net
[IWS News] You can watch Kevin Nash talking smack about Pierre Carl Ouellet on the new IWS web-site www.iwswrestling.com (video courtesy of RF Video from their shoot interview). Kevin Nash will be appearing at IWS’s 10th Anniversary show on May 23rd….
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[ROH News] Ring of Honor fans can experience the hard hitting action on television as ROH World Champion Nigel McGuiness, Bryan Danielson, Necro Butcher, Austin Aries, Tyler Black, Jerry Lynn, and the Briscoe Brothers bring ROH’s unique brand of professional wrestling to HDNet. Experience the excitement and athleticism of Ring of Honor professional wrestling every Saturday Night at 8PM and 11PM EST starting on March 21 only on HDNet.
[Indy Event] IWF Premier Pro Wrestling has two shows in Golden, Colorado at the Buffalo Rose Saloon on March 22nd (Second round of the IWF Championship Tournament) and April 12th (Final round of the IWF Championship Tournament with special guest “Loverboy” Dennis Condrey).. For more information, go to www.iwfpromotions.com
[Where Are they Now?] Former wrestler Matt Bentley is now playing guitar for a rock band called “Lost in Chaos” in Tampa.. [reported by Mike Aldren]
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