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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Malia Hosaka (1969) and Rhino (1975) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Al Mills (1961), Whitey Caldwell (37, 1972), Jay York (57, 1995), and Chris Adams (46, 2001). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[WWE News] WWE is changing their TV taping format for a few weeks in November. The ECW tapings will move to Mondays and WWE will decrease the number of Smackdown tapings by doing 2 episodes in one night. In other words, Raw and ECW are being taped weekly while Smackdown is being taped bi-weekly.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[FIP/ROH News] ROH has postponed its events for this weekend in Florida. They will now take place on 2/6 in Coral Springs, FL and 2/7 in Orlando, FL. Tickets for this weekend will be honored in February. There is still wrestling this Saturday in Crystal River, FL as FIP returns to action with Go Shiozaki vs. Roderick Strong for the FIP World Heavyweight Title, Kenny King & Jason Blade vs. Jay & Mark Briscoe for the FIP Tag Team Titles, MsChif vs. Rain for the SHIMMER Title, Tyler Black vs. Erick Stevens plus more.
[WSU News] Women Superstars Uncensored announced the debut of MOLLY HOLLY at their October 11th show from Boonton, New Jersey at the Darress Theater. We’re looking forward to seeing Molly Holly is WSU! For more information, go to www.WSUWrestling.com
[Misc News] The Tiger Khan documentary “Fire in the Blood” has its World premier on October 26 at the Pioneer Theatre in New York City’s East Village. For more information, go to www.evanginzburg.com
[Misc News] The October 12th edition of The Amazing Race on CBS will feature a wrestling related activity. Commercials for the episode show one of the contestants wearing a lucha libre style outfit and performing wrestling moves inside a ring.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Indy Event] Danny Basham, Kid Kash, Tracy Smothers, Pat Tanaka, Idol Stevens and Flash Flanagan will be appearing at the New Focus Wrestling event in Evansville, Indiana on November 1st, 2008. Go to http://newfocuswrestling.tk or http://newfocuswrestling.webs.com for info about NFW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Indy Event] La Resistance (Rob Conway and Sylvain Grenier) will be appearing at the NCW event in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on October 25th, 2008. Go to http://ncw.qc.ca for info about NCW and http://evenements-lutte.tk for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling LIVE presents “WANNA BE STARTIN’ SOMETHING” on Saturday November 29th at ACE Arena in Union City New Jersey.. Featuring Jimmy Rave vs Delirious, Sterling James Keenan vs John Walters, and Alex Shelley vs. Azrieal vs. Rob Eckos – plus Traci Brooks vs Daizee Haze and Shannon Moore will be in Action! Contact [email protected] for information..
[Indy Event] Spike Dudley, Little Guido, Doink The Clown, The Musketeer and Johnny Rodz will be appearing at the World Of Unpredictable Wrestling event in Albany, New York on October 25th, 2008. Go to http://wuwonline.com for info about the WUW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[BANG! News] Awesome Kong says She is going to squash “The Claw” Claudia Reiff like a bug. Kong comes to the Funking Conservatory for the next !BANG! TV Taping, Support the Troops 33, “Morbid Power,” Sunday October 26th.
[DVD News] Kayfabe Commentaries’ latest edition of “My Side of the Story” will feature in interesting double interview with Magnum TA and Nikita Koloff discussing their classic feud in the ring. Check this and many other KC DVD releases at www.kayfabecommentaries.com
[Book News] Bruno Lauer, known professionally as Downtown Bruno or Harvey Wippleman (WWF), has published his hilariously entertaining biography, entitled “Wrestling with the Truth” though Scott Teal’s Crowbar Press (www.crowbarpress.com). The book was launched at this year’s Cauliflower Ally Club reunion but will be available to the public through 1wrestlinglegends.com – I had the honor of being one of the proof readers for this book and I am thrilled to endorse the book and proclaim that Bruno’s story will open your eyes to the world of pro-wrestling and make you laugh out loud.
[Book News] Harper Collins recently released the first ever book covering the life and times of the self-proclaimed Toast of the Coast, the Sensation of the Nation, the legendary Gorgeous George. “The Outrageous Bad-Boy Wrestler Who Created American Pop Culture” was written by John Capouya and is available in most retail book stores starting September 2nd. You can also order the book via the Harper Collins website, or see a more detailed description, by going here: http://www.harpercollins.com/books/9780061173035/Gorgeous_George/index.aspx
[Mexican Event] Konnan, Vampiro and Nicho El Millonario (aka Psychosis) will be appearing at the AAA event in Tlahuelilpan, Mexico on October 9th, 2008. Go to http://luchalibreaaa.com for info about AAA..
[Booking Information] Sid Vicious is currently accepting bookings through Top Notch Wrestling Bookings. He is available for autograph signings, meet-and-greets, and wrestling matches. Serious Inquiries Only! Contact The Office At: (503)995-1224 or by email at [email protected] — A full list of talent available can be found at http://www.myspace.com/topnotchwrestlingbookings
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Former WWE Champion Rob Van Dam is launching a brand new online radio show, *RVD RADIO*
-The debut episode will be at 10pm Eastern / 7pm Pacific on Wednesday, October 8th
-There will be a new episode every Wednesday night
-To listen to the show and get more information, visit the show’s profile at www.blogtalkradio.com/rvdradio
-RVD Radio’s debut episode will include Chris Mordetzky (Masters) and Shawn Stasiak as guests. The topics of discussion will be individualism, censorship, RVD TV, and pro wrestling. Rob is excited to be taking calls from his listeners on a weekly basis.
-This show will be hosted by RVD himself, and will include various guest appearances, hot discussion topics, RVD’s favorite music, and weekly updates on what’s happening in the life of The Whole F’n Show!
-Listeners can call in to join the conversation during the show by dialing (347) 308-8753
-This show is gonna be HOT, so join in on the action by listening to *RVD RADIO*!!!!!
Former WWE/WCW Wrestler 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*)
-To listen to the show and get more information, visit the show’s profile at www.blogtalkradio.com/askdrshawn
-Ask Dr. Stasiak’s debut episode will include Rob Van Dam as a guest. The topics of discussion will be fitness, health, well-being, and pro wrestling.