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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Bob Armstrong (1937), Maxx Payne (1961), Danny Basham (1979), John Morrison (1979), and Mikey Batts (1983) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Klondike Bill (68, 2000) and Vince Risko (90, 2002). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[TNA Notes] Due to the UFC special, Spike TV is not airing the replay of TNA Impact in it’s normal 11 PM time slot this Saturday (October 4th). The replay of Impact will air on Saturday morning at 9 AM.
[TNA Event] TNA will be holding a house show at the Sioux Falls Arena in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Sunday, November 23rd, 2008. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 10th, 2008 at 10 AM.
[ROH News] The Motor City Machine Guns of Alex Shelley & Chris Sabin will not be able to appear at the 10/24 & 10/25 events due to a scheduling conflict. They will be replaced by former ROH World champion Homicide and his LAX stablemate Hernandez! LAX wrestle on the 10/24 Danbury, CT and 10/25 Edison, NJ events. It will be a homecoming weekend for Homicide in Ring Of Honor.
[FIP News] Roderick Strong is synonymous with the FIP World Heavyweight Title. He has held the belt on two occasions including a title reign that lasted for over one year. Now new FIP World Heavyweight Champion Go Shiozaki will have to defend the title against him when FIP returns to action on October 11th in Crystal River, FL (check www.FullImpactPro.com for building & ticket info).
[Misc News] Shawn Stasiak is launching a brand new online radio show, Ask. Dr Shawn… The debut episode will be at 11pm Eastern / 8pm Pacific on Wednesday, October 8th —- There will be a new episode every Wednesday night (following *RVD RADIO*)… Ask Dr. Stasiak’s debut episode will include Rob Van Dam as a guest. To listen to the show and get more information, visit the show’s profile at www.blogtalkradio.com/askdrshawn
[Indy Event] Ric Flair, Ricky Morton, The Barbarian, Bobby Eaton and Manny Fernandez will be appearing at the Vanguard Championship Wrestling event in Norfolk, Virginia on November 15th, 2008. Go to http://vcw-wrestling.com for info about VCW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Indy Event] Former TNA star Jerrelle Clark will be appearing at the Next Era Wrestling event in Rochester, New York on October 11th, 2008. Go to http://www.nexterawrestling.com for info about NEW… [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Indy Event] Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin will be appearing at the Xtreme Intense Championship Wrestling event in Warren, Michigan on October 19th, 2008. Go to http://www.myspace.com/xicw for info about XICW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Indy Event] JAPW management has been negotiating with a former superstar to make his return for the last few weeks. One of the stipulations would be that he would receive a World Heavyweight Title opportunity and with that said the match has been signed! On 11/15/08 World Champion Kenny Omega will defend his title against the returning B-BOY!
[FIP News] FIP is having a great 2008 and it is time for everyone to take notice. The following 2008 DVD releases are now out at www.ROHwrestling.com for immediate delivery: -“Dangerous Intentions 2008” (Roderick Strong vs. Erick Stevens in a brutal must see Last Man Standing Match, Davey Richards vs. Tyler Black) -“Unfinished Business 2008” (Roderick Strong vs. Austin Aries, Nigel McGuinness vs. Larry Sweeney) -“Redefined” (Roderick Strong vs. Erick Stevens, Nigel McGuinness vs. Necro Butcher) -You can watch free trailers for all these DVDs and many others now at www.FullImpactPro.com
[Puerto Rican News] In his last macth in WWC, Carly Colon (Carlito) says goodbye to his fans, and what better way to do it. In his match in Aniversario 2003, he took on Mike Awesome, to close his career in Puerto Rico with a great victory. Mike Awesome was managed by legend Chicky Starr. A great way to say goodbye to his fans in Puerto Rico. Link – http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/292504-retro-memories-aniversario-2003.html
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RIC FLAIR TO ACCEPT HIS NWA™ HALL OF FAME AWARD
Charlotte, NC (September 21, 2008) – On June 7, 2008 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA the National Wrestling Alliance® installed The Iron Sheik, Tommy Rich, The Midnight Express, The Corsica Brothers, Nikita Koloff and Ric Flair into the NWA™ Hall of Fame. All but one living member of the class of 2008 was present to receive the NWA Hall of Fame Medal and today we are pleased to announce that “Nature Boy” Ric Flair will be presented the honor on Saturday October 4th at the RMB Fairgrounds in Robstown, TX.
“I’m happy that we are able to present our Hall of Fame honor to Ric in person. We were worried that he would never be able to display our medal with the rest of his accolades. It also pleases me to know that Ric is very enthusiastic to accept it. I’d also like to thank the Gillespie Agency for their cooperation in making this presentation a reality,” said NWA Executive Director Robert K. Trobich.
The Ceremony will take place during the NWA 60th Anniversary Tour stop at the RMB Fairgrounds. Currently scheduled to appear on the card is NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion “Scrap Iron” Adam Pearce, King V (formally Big Daddy V), Sean Waltman, NWA Worlds Tag Team Champions Los Luchas, Rob Conway, “Shooter” Brent Albright and NWA North American Champion Mike DiBiase. The event is scheduled to being at 7:30 PM following the Ric Flair Meet and Greet benefiting the area’s Boys and Girls Club.