OWW Daily News & Notes for 2/17

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[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Christie Ricci’s Greatest Matches.

[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Champion (1961) and Jimmy Jacobs (1984) celebrated a birthday today. Today In Memoriam: Charles Harvey (27, 1939), Kurt Von Stroheim (69, 1993), Bud Adams (67, 2002), and Mike Awesome (42, 2007). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[Radio] The Boogie Woogie Man, Jimmy Valiant, was this week’s guest on OWW Radio, available right now at http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/oww/radio/

[WWE Hall of Fame] Last night they announced that The Funk Brothers would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame! They will be inducted by “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes the night before WrestleMania 25!

[WWE News] WWE and Columbia Records releases “VOICES: WWE the Music Vol. 9,” on January 27th – it will feature never-before-available entrance music from WWE superstars Kane®, Randy Orton®, The Great Khali®, Vladimir Kozlov™, Umaga®, R-Truth™ and more – plus WWE Divas Maryse™, Eve™ and Kelly Kelly™. For more information on the CD and where to plurchase it, go here.

[ROH Events] Ring of Honor will present their annual Wrestlemania weekend shows in Houston, TX on Friday, April 3rd with an 8pm bell time and Saturday, April 4th with a special 3pm belltime. Both events will take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010. Tickets for both events will go on sale Thursday, December 18th at 11am EST at www.rohwrestling.com

[ROH News] The ROH 7th Anniversary Event on March 21 in midtown Manhattan just got bigger! After an impressive showing against Nigel McGuinness in Orlando, ROH Officials are happy to announce that D’Lo Brown will appear in New York City and will be in action on 3/21. Is NYC down with the Brown? We’ll find out on March 21st!

[SHIMMER] The SHIMMER School for Women Athletes will be starting its second class during the week of March 2nd, 2009 with trainer, Daizee Haze. The school is located at the Ring of Honor Academy in Bristol, PA (about 20 minutes from Philadelphia- close to I-95 and the PA turnpike). The facility includes a full size ring, weight lifting equipment, a video library, and countless other resources.. For more information, go to http://www.shimmerathletes.com

[CZW DVD] Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) released its 3rd DVD “Xtreme Action” through Mazur Public Relations, Inc. at www.mazurpr.com and www.czwrestling.com

[Radio] Monday Night Mayhem has their usual WWE No Way Out PPV Fallout Coverage (w/Scott Hudson, Jim Molineaux, & The History Of WWE.com’s Graham Cawthon), Johnny Swinger (in his first post-WWE interview), 2009 Academy Awards Preview (w/The Los Angeles Times’ Scott Feinberg), & VH-1’s “Confessions Of A Teen Idol” Star, Jeremy Jackson.. to listen to the show, go www.mondaynightmayhemarchives.com/waxfiles/021609.wax

[Radio] Submission Radio has posted an interview with Chuck Palumbo at http://submissionradio.com.au/viewpage.php?page_id=4

[Radio] Pro Wrestling Illustrated debuts their new weekly segment, PWI Weekly, this week on Who’s Slamming Who. Frank Krewda takes a look at how WWE should snatch up Petey Williams, Christian’s somewhat underwhelming return to the WWE, and the incident involving Chris Jericho in Victoria, BC from last week. Check it out at http://WhosSlammingWho.podomatic.com

[Misc News] TAMPA, FLORIDA – Eclectic Media Productions and Owner Shannon Rose are honored to announce that they have signed Danny Bonaduce. EMP and Shannon Rose will be handling publicity for Danny Bonaduce. CONTACT: Shannon Rose, (813) 960-8412 or (813) 389-0801; [email protected]

[Booking Information] If you want to book Wild Samoan AFA for an appearance, or an interview please contact his publicist, Shannon Rose at 813-960-8412 or [email protected]

[Puerto Rican News] Huracan Castillo and Rico Suave defends the WWC Tag Team Champions facing Thunder and Lightning in No Holds Barred.

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