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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Raymond Rougeau (1955) celebrated a birthday today. Today In Memoriam: Chick Garibaldi (46, 1961), Cal Farley (71, 1967), Mildred Burke (73, 1989), Kerry Von Erich (33, 1993), Eddie Gilbert (33, 1995), and ‘Slick’ Robbie D (32, 2002)… [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[WWE News] Triple H has now held the WWE title more times than anyone in history. He was previously tied at 8 reigns with The Rock; combined with the World title this is his 13th championship. There is even a story on WWE.com to prove it. Whom ever wrote this is clearly looking for a raise: “And like many of the majestic monarchs of the mat that came before him, Triple H – without question a future WWE Hall of Famer himself – forged his greatness in a mighty battle worthy of the Gods, reigning supreme over the SmackDown elite by pinning Undertaker with a hard-hitting Pedigree, after outlasting Edge, Big Show, Vladimir Kozlov and Jeff Hardy in the ominous Satan’s Structure.”.. [reported by Mike Aldren]
[TNA News] Sarah Stock has signed for the Knockouts divison. Stock, from Winnipeg Canada, is well known all over the indy circuit and has wrestled extensively for CMLL in Mexico under the name Dark Angel.. [reported by Mike Alren]
[ROH News] ROH announced Tyler Black vs. Jimmy Jacobs for it’s inagural HDNet tapings on 2/28 and 3/1. They are doing the shows from the former ECW Arena in Philadelphia.. [reported by Mike Aldren]
[SHIMMER] The new Official SHIMMER MySpace page is up at http://www.myspace.com/shimmerwomen – The old one hasn’t been updated since May, and attempts from both Danger and Prazak to continue to utilize it have gone unanswered by the person who created it, so they had to start from scratch. Here’s the location of the Official SHIMMER MySpace… http://www.myspace.com/shimmerwomen
[ChickFight] The new ChickFight forums are now up and running at the incredible wrestling news, info and database website that is OnlineWorldOfWrestling.com – Join the OWW forums at http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/forums
[NWA Event] The National Wrestling Alliance will be holding TV tapings at the CBS Columbia Square Studios in Los Angeles, California on March 7th & 8th, 2009. Go to http://nwawrestling.com for info about the NWA.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Misc News] The March issue of Giant Magazine features former WWE star “The Rock” Dwayne Johnson on the cover. In the article, “Dwayne Johnson: Metamorphic”, he discusses everything from growing up in a wrestling family to his now thriving movie career. In addition, he credits wrestling and the WWE with providing him a unique lesson in the art of performing. He tells Giant Magazine, “Wrestling gave me the platform to entertain crowds of twenty, thirty, forty, fifty thousand people. The experience was invaluable. ..We played Madison Square Garden every month and a half, one little stage. That was my theater, and what a learning experience it was.” The magazine, now available on newsstands, features 9 full-page pictures of “The Rock”. In addition, Giant Magazine’s website features an excerpt from the article along with an exclusive photo album. It would be great if you could link to the article and photo album on your website: http://giant.blackplanet.com/articles/dwayne-johnson-metamorphic/.
[Indy Event] Gangrel and Michael Modest will be appearing at the North American Wrestling event in Modesto, California on February 22nd, 2009. Go to http://northamericanwrestling.com for info about NAW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Indy Event] Chris Masters & Lodi will be appearing at the Old School Championship Wrestling event in Goose Creek, South Carolina on March 1st, 2009. Go to http://oscwonline.com for info about OSCW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Canadian Event] Awesome Kong & Shark Boy will be appearing at the Great Canadian Wrestling event in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada on May 21st, 2009. Go to http://gcwe.ca for info about GCW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Where Are they Now?] Former wrestler Matt Bentley is now playing guitar for a rock band called “Lost in Chaos” in Tampa.. [reported by Mike Aldren]
[Booking Information] Shannon Rose announced that his Eclectic Media Productions recently signed wrestling DIVA Amy Vitale. Rose will be handling publicity and management for Amy Vitale to not only work with her pro wrestling career but also her acting and modeling career. To schedule an interview, print work, television/film work, music videos, promotional, spokes model, trade, conventions, special appearances, with Amy please contact Shannon Rose at (813) 960-8412 or (813) 389-0801; [email protected]
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