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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Bill White (1945) and Lance Hoyt (1977) celebrated birthdays today. Today In Memoriam: Dean Detton (49, 1958)… [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[WWE News] Rey Mysterio is off house shows this weekend to deal with a personal situation. He missed the South America tour last weekend, and Raw on Monday for the same reason.. [reported by Mike Aldren]
[WWE News] There was a story in the Houston Chronicle yesterday that noted Vince McMahon would induct Steve Austin into the Hall of Fame. No official announcement has been as yet but it’s expected. All we know on Austin is that he was originally scheduled for Raw on Monday.. [reported by Mike Aldren]
[WWE PPV] WWE’s pay-per-view on June 7th, 2009 in New Orleans will be called “Extreme Rules” after all. The live events section at WWE.com had the show listed as “Night Of Extreme” beginning Wednesday afternoon. It has since been changed back to “Extreme Rules”.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[TNA News] The international tag team they teased coming in during the Against All Odds PPV is Yujiro and Tetsuya Naito from New Japan.. [reported by Mike Aldren]
[ROH News] In case you missed it, KENTA is coming back to Ring of Honor! As explained in the main page article http://www.rohwrestling.com/news/article.aspx?id=2641, ROH, in conjunction with Pro Wrestling NOAH, is bringing back the multi-time GHC Champion for four dates: Elizabeth, PA on March 20th, NYC on March 21st, and Houston, TX on April 3rd & 4th.
[ROH News] Ring of Honor officials have been told to expect a visit from Prince Nana at some point this weekend, and he’s apparently coming to “talk business”.
[Radio] The 2/22 episodes of Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio w Dr. Mike Lano features promoter Caesar Black of Fog City Wrestling, plus Helen Taylor CA. Academy of Sciences, Plus Papa Graz’ Detroit Rap Music & much more — Listen to the show at http://www.garageband.com/mp3cat/.UZCMbC_F4Kmu/01_02_22_09_Legends_Radio.mp3
[Radio] Monday Night Mayhem’s Seven-Year Anniversary Special (Featuring: Elijah Burke’s First Post-WWE Interview, WWE No Way Out PPV Preview w/Scott Hudson, Jim Molineaux, & The History Of WWE.com’s Graham Cawthon, TNA Against All Odds PPV Fallout Coverage w/”Wild” Bill Brown, WrestleView’s Adam Martin, & Matt Morgan, Eric Bischoff, Jason Hervey, Konnan, Chavo “Classic” Guerrero, Sr., & Ed Atlas) – To listen to this milestone show, go to www.mondaynightmayhemarchives.com/waxfiles/020909.wax
[Radio] Listen to the Necro Butcher on CarnageCrew.net at http://www.garageband.com/mp3cat/.UZCMYySN56yv/01_02_10_09_The_Necro_Butcher.mp3
[Radio] George South Sr. and Erik Watts were recent guests on False Count Radio at www.falsecountradio.com
[Radio] Balls Mahoney and save money on your taxes on the 3/3 Trash Talking Radio at www.trashtalkingradio.com
[Article] The ROCK to host Saturday Night Live [reported by Mike Informer]
[Article] Bringing The Pain [reported by Mike Informer]
[Article] Judge dismisses suit against WWE [reported by Mike Informer]
[DVD News] “YouShoot: Kevin Sullivan” is now available at www.kayfabecommentaries.com
[Indy Event] The Team 3D Wrestling Academy have a free show this Saturday in Sanford, FL, with LAX and Cute Kip. More info at http://www.myspace.com/team3dacademy
[Misc News] Dory Funk Jr. has spoken out on !BANG! TV about His selection to be inducted in to the WWE Hall of Fame. Dory’s comments include his take on the controversial selection of The American Dream, Dusty Rhodes to give His Induction Speech. Dory Funk Jr.’s Special WrestleMania / Hall of Fame interview can be seen at http://www.dory-funk.com
[Misc News] Don’t miss Darren Aronofsky’s critically acclaimed The Wrestler starring Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei and Evan Rachel Wood- The movie features some real wrestlers, such as: Ernest “The Cat” Miller, Necro Butcher, Ron “The Truth” Killings, Romeo Roselli, Luscious Johnny Valiant, Nigel McGuinness, and Tommy Suede – Coming soon to a theater near you! Here is the trailer: http://www.apple.com/trailers/fox_searchlight/thewrestler/ and here is the official website http://www.foxsearchlight.com/thewrestler/ .. [reported by Evan Ginzburg]
[Fan Convention] Kid Kash has been added to the Legends of the Ring VIII fanfest in Monroe, NJ, on 5/30. More info at www.ecwlegends.com
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