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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Killer Khan (1947), Ken Kennedy (1976), and David Flair (1979) celebrated birthday’s today. Today In Memoriam: Rocky Columbo (35, 1964), Robert ‘Bibber’ McCoy (70, 1977), Ray ‘Hercules’ Hernandez (46, 2004), Bad News Brown (63, 2007), Ray Stern (74, 2007), and Don Curtis (80, 2008). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[WWE News] They’ve announced a draft for the live Raw on 4/13 in Atlanta. Obviously nobody has been told anything yet and decisions will probably be made and changed a million times between now and the draft. I do know internally there is some concern over Smackdown with the MyNet announcement over the past few days. I would expect them to bolster the ECW roster but I can’t see any major changes on Raw.. [reported by Mike Aldren]
[TNA News] So Cal Val has said the TNA Knockouts are ready to step up to the plate and pose for Playboy now that the WWE Divas have pulled out. After years of nude shoots for Hugh Hefner’s mag, Vince McMahon has barred his girls from baring all in a bid to make the WWE more “family friendly.” And gorgeous redhead Val has pleaded for TNA’s women’s division to take over and follow in the footsteps of the likes of Sable, Torrie, and Maria. To read more and see sexy slideshow pictures, click on http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/sport/wrestling/article2289175.ece
[TNA News] TNA has updated the pay-per-view schedule on it’s website. Turning Point will be held on November 15th, 2009 and Final Resolution will be held on December 20th, 2009.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Ring of Honor] You can be completely up-to-date with all the latest happenings in ROH with the ROH Video Wire. The best part is that you can watch it for FREE at www.ROHvideos.com and on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/ringofhonor
[Charity Event] Francine is promoting an event in the former ECW Arena on 6/27 with a portion of the proceeds going to the American Cancer Society. Francine said the charity was close to her heart as last year she lost both her dad and sister to the disease within a few days of each other. She has a ton of ECW alumni committed including: Sandman, Shane Douglas, Sabu, Raven, Al Snow, Francine, Bill Alfonso, Spike Dudley, Balls Mahoney, Axl Rotten, Tammy Sytch, Tod Gordon, Justin Credible, Gary Wolfe, Jason Knight, Steve Corino, Blue Meanie, and many more. For more information go to http://www.myspace.com/legendsofthearena
[Indy Event] IWF Premier Pro Wrestling has two shows in Golden, Colorado at the Buffalo Rose Saloon on March 22nd (Second round of the IWF Championship Tournament) and April 12th (Final round of the IWF Championship Tournament with special guest “Loverboy” Dennis Condrey).. For more information, go to www.iwfpromotions.com
[Radio] Jake “The Snake” Roberts was on a recent episode of Monday Night Mayhem. He called Chris Jericho “overrated,” discussed the possibilities of going into the WWE Hall Of Fame (And Why He Feels He Might Not Be Ready), This Year’s HOF Class (And Who He Feels Is The Most-Deserving), Reflects On The 25 Years Of WrestleMania, and More at www.mondaynightmayhemarchives.com/waxfiles/030209.wax
[Radio] Our friends at the Brutal Truth radio show recently interviewed “Wildcat” Chris Harris (you know? Braden Walker) and plugged the Signamania 4 event on April 25th in Levittown, PA – Check everything out at www.brutaltruthradio.com & www.signamania.com
[Training] Have you always wanted to be a professional wrestler? Do you want to get in the ring, but never knew where to start? Now is your chance. Full Impact Pro, I Believe in Wrestling and Pro Wrestling Riot are looking for the next generation of professional wrestlers in Florida.. Current and aspiring wrestlers interested in training at the FIP/BELIEVE/RIOT facility are encouraged to contact [email protected] or call 407-694-3912 for more information.
[Book News] Jim Cornette has a book on the Midnight Express going to press this month. It’s due to release in April. At around 218 pages the book contains numerous press clippings and souvenirs from Cornette’s personal collection.
[Booking Information] All Japan’s Masayuki Kono is accepting select North American independent bookings between from March 2nd and May 12th through Scott D’Amore at [email protected]
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