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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Shane McMahon (1970) and Kelly Kelly (1987) celebrated birthday’s today. Today In Memoriam: Firpo Segura (60, 1968), Buddy Fuller (70, 1996), Ricky Romero (74, 2006), and El Texano (47, 2006). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[DVD News] Big Vision Entertainment presents “The Best of Dragon Gate: Volume 1” – Wrestling’s Future Revealed. If you’ve followed Ring of Honor over the past few years you know what Dragon Gate is and how incredible the product is. Now you can experience original matches from this exciting Japanese promotion with this 2-disc set featuring over five hours of footage! Check out the extensive list of wrestling DVD’s at www.bvdvd.com
[Radio] The 1/11 episode of Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio co-hosted by Dr. Mike Lano on www.legendsradio.net and www.wrestling-radio.com had an amazing interview with ROH’s Jerry Lynn, Journalist Steve Beverly, William Bitner & Daniel Boyd (Wrestlers/filmmakers/authors/educators), and Jon Snowden- Total MMA book author — the show can be heard at http://www.garageband.com/mp3cat/.UZCMYyiH5KCg/01_01_11_09_Legends_Radio.mp3
[Radio] Celebrity wrestler/boxer Danny Bonaduce conducted an interview with In Your Head Online. He talked about his Hulk Hogan Celebrity Championship Wrestling experience, as well as his upcoming PPV fight with Jose Conseco. Listen to the show at www.inyourheadonline.com
[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
[Indy Media] Melissa Coates, Canadian National Champion Body Builder, Voted best woman wrestler in Georgia, former WWE Wrestler and graduate of Lakehead University with a degree in biology came to the Funking Conservatory New Year’s eve to challenge “The Claw” Claudia Reiff for the Funking Conservatory Women’s Championship. The match is now up on !BANG! TV at http://www.dory-funk.com
[Article] Irvin Muchnick has a new article on Slam! called “How Vince McMahon Outfoxed Congress” – The release last Friday of a report by Congressman Henry Waxman, the outgoing chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, has proven Stephanie right. Once again, Vincent Kennedy McMahon fought the law, and the law lost.. The full article can be read by going to http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Wrestling/GuestColumn/2009/01/04/7916471.html
[Training News] Wrestling legend Kevin Sullivan will hold his first ever seminar in NWS wrestling rings on Saturday afternoon, January 31st at the Brick Elks Lodge, 2491 (Old) Hooper Avenue in Brick, New Jersey just before the NWS event later that night, being headlined by Kevin Nash. See www.nwswrestling.com for full schedule.
[Training] Funk’s Corner – From Old School to the Present: Take a bump from the top rope like Sputnick Monroe. Do a knee drop like Ric Flair, strut like Gorgeous George, Super Kick like Shawn Michaels, be as beautiful as Lita, Mickie James and Helen Hilde (Mother of Ted Dibiase) wrestle like Kurt Angle, Fly like the Hardy Boyz, be as agressive as Antonio Inoki and wise as Giant Baba. Be as bad as the Funk Brothers. Bleed like Cowboy Bob Ellis. Use the Figure Four like Jack Brisco. Do a double wristlick like Lou Thesz. Be as tough as Gene Kiniski, as nice as Andre The Giant. Enter the ring like HHH. Do the Leg Drop like Huld Hogan. Be as cold as The Undertaker. Chop like Wahoo McDaniel. Be as mean as Johnny Valentine. Kick Ass like Stone Cold Steve Austin. Talk like The Rock. Be as arrogant as Vince McMahon and do Hard Core like Dory Funk Sr. in a Texas Death Match. Do it all at the Funking Conservatory – http://www.dory-funk.com and on !BANG! TV. Call 352-895-4658.
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