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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Nikki Roxx vs. Amazing Kong.
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Rockin’ Robin (1964), Stevie Richards (1971) and Daniel Puder (1981). Today in Memoriam: Isak Rain (22, 2007). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[WWE News] According to WWE’s website, voting for Cyber Sunday is open to US residents only. Go to http://www.wwe.com/shop/mobile/help/cybersundayterms for the full rules.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[WWE Event] WWE will be holding a house show at the Salzburg Arena in Salzburg, Austria on April 18th, 2009. Tickets go on sale October 10th, 2008 at 10 AM. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[TNA iMPACT] The replay of TNA Impact is being bumped from it’s normal time slot again this Saturday, October 11th. For the second week in a row, due to a UFC special, Spike TV will air the replay of Impact on Saturday morning at 9 AM instead of 11 PM… [reported by Devin Cutting]
[ROH News] ROH World Champion Nigel McGuinness’ reign has passed one year. Here is a look at his title run: http://www.rohwrestling.com/news/article.aspx?id=2310
[FIP Event] It was almost one year ago when Jay & Mark Briscoe suffered a shocking defeat and lost the FIP Tag Team Titles to Kenny King & Jason Blade of The YRR. The Briscoes will finally return to FIP for the rematch almost one year in the making this Saturday, October 11th, in Crystal River, FL. This Saturday will see King & Blade put the championships on the line against The Briscoes. Go to www.FullImpactPro.com
[SHIMMER] MADISON “The Punisher” EAGLES & JESSIE “The Body” McKAY, collectively known as “The Pink Ladies,” head all the way from Sydney, Australia to enter the SHIMMER Tag Team Title Tournament, and will debut on Sunday, October 19th in Berwyn, IL!
[SHIMMER] ScarletSpider of The SHIMMER Forum put together a farewell video for Lacey. You can either watch it here… Or download it here or here..
[Radio] Last night, Rob Van Dam launched his new RVD Radio show at www.blogtalkradio.com/rvdradio. His guests were Chris Masters and Shawn Stasiak. They had some great discussions, and even took calls from fans. Thousands of wrestling fans listened to the live broadcast, and all of them are expected to return next week for the second show.
[Radio] Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio co-hosted by Dr. Mike Lano presented a Gorgeous George Radio Special featuring Dick “The Destroyer” Beyer, Paul “The Butcher” Vachon, Journalists Mike Johnson & George Schirem, and Author John Capouya: Gorgeous George The Outrageous Bad-Boy Wrestler Who Created American Pop Culture – to listen to the show, go to http://www.garageband.com/mp3cat/.UZCMYiyE7Kil/01_10_05_08_Legends_Radio.mp3
[Radio] NWA Southwest – the largest wrestling organization in the Southwest – and ShootingStarRadio have joined together to present a weekly internet radio show segement for NWA Southwest, and NWA news in general. The “NWA Southwest Radio” segment of ShootringStarRadio will launch Tuesday, October 14. The NWA Show will air every Tuesday night at 7:00pm. CST ( 8:00pm EST) and can be accessed by going to Shooting Star Radio’s website: http: www.SHOOTINGSTARRADIO.COM. Hostmaster Scott will be interviewing NWA’s top regional talents out of the States of Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana and also international touring stars.
[WSU DVD’s] Women Superstars Uncensored announced their latest releases; 8/22 “Us vs Them” and 8/23 “Another Brick in the Wall” through the DOI website. These DVDs will retail for $12.95 each, but you can get both DVDs for only $25 (This sale will expire on 9/7)! To order directly visit: http://www.declarationofindependents.net/doi/pages/wsuaugustsale.html
[Misc News] Wrestlers Rescue’s mission is to create awareness and to help raise monies to support the health care needs of Retired Professional Wrestlers due to a career choice in wrestling. To learn more about Wrestler’s Rescue, go to http://WrestlersRescue.Org
[Indy Event] Jason Knight’s Assault Championship Wrestling proudly presents their first big return event entitled, “The Hunger Within”… It will take place Saturday, October 18th, 2008 at The Knights of Columbus, 279 Quinnipiac Street , Wallingford , CT. Doors open at 7pm, Bell time 8pm. Tickets are $15. There will also be a FREE DVD giveaway to the first 15 people through the door. Appearing will be “The Impact Players” Justin Credible & Jason Knight and Slyck Wagner Brown. For information On The Event please visit, www.assaultwrestling.com
[Indy Event] Stevie Richards will be appearing at the NWA Upstate event in Henrietta, New York on November 15th, 2008. Go to http://www.nwaupny.com for info about NWA Upstate..
[Indy Event] The Professional Girl Wrestling Association is proud to present “A Banner Night”, an evening of women’s wrestling action in tribute to the late, great Penny Banner, woman’s wrestling legend and long time PGWA Commissioner. The show takes place on Saturday, November 15 at the SAW Arena in Millersville, Tennessee. Booked to compete is Roxxi Laveaux (Nikki Roxx), Tasha Simone, Tracy Taylor, Mia Martinez, and more…. For further information and developments, visit LadySports.com
[Indy Event] B4W Pro Wrestling returns to Morganville NJ this Saturday night October 11th with a huge card! For more information visit www.b4wpro.com .
[Media] Legends of Pro Wrestling On-Demand Video Series – “Star studded, action packed matches from original television masters. Some matches haven’t been seen in over 30 years!” Rock Parsons has teamed up with Webcastia to provide monthly on-demand Pro Wrestling specials, narrated by greats from the past. Each special will include full matches and discussion, Q&A and facts from the past. Some of the Pro Wrestlers featured in the matches are; Terry Funk, Ivan Putski, Buzz Sawyer, Tully Blanchard, Ricky Morton, Bobby Heenan, Dick the Bruiser, Ernie Ladd, Bruno Sammartino, Andre, Bobo Brazil, Baron Von Ruschke, Mark Lewin, Brute Bernard, Manager Eddie Creatchman, The Shiek, and 6 times World Champion Referee Lou Thesz… The first video, that is now available for on-demand, is hosted by The Masked Superstar and Rock Parsons. The video includes 3 full length matches, with a pay-per-view cost of $7.95. For further information you can email Chuck at Webcastia ([email protected]) or Rock Parsons ([email protected]).
[Article] Interview: Darren Aronofsky on “The Wrestler” [reported by Mike Informer]
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New Guest Booker Has Jerry Jarrett Helm WCW in 2000
After Kevin Sullivan’s exit from the head booker spot in 2000, WCW was more or less in an irreversible nose-dive. Time Warner had succeeded in seeing that ‘rasslin was eradicated from its SEC filings forever. Vince Russo was reinstated and the rest is history.
But in reality, Jerry Jarrett had been contacted many times to come in and save the ailing federation. Now in the latest edition of the critically acclaimed “Guest Booker” series, Jarrett tells all about his dealings with WCW over the years. Jarrett is then given the opportunity to show what he would have done in April of 2000 if he’d accepted the company’s overtures.
In the popular DVD series, Jarrett talks about what he would have done from day one…and it involves assembling the entire roster in one room and dropping a bombshell of an announcement. “Tactics like this would likely have gotten him shot, stangled, or fired by Time Warner brass,” said Kayfabe Commentaries co-owner Sean Oliver. “But desperate measures were needed at the time. Jarrett is a ballsy guy and smart as all heck, so they just might have trusted his instincts, even if they seemed left-of-center. Who knows. But it’s fun to speculate.”
“Guest Booker with Jerry Jarrett” went on sale today at www.kayfabecommentaries.com.