OWW Daily News & Notes for 6/20

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: Vince Montana (56, 1988), Zane Bresloff (57, 2003), and Victor the Bodyguard (38, 2004). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[WWE Interview] I have posted my big interview with “Downtown” Bruno Lauer, aka Harvey Wippleman, to hype his hilarious new book “Wrestling with the Truth.” To listen to the interview, Go Here!

[BLOG] Richard Berger has posted his latest BLOG/COLUMN for the Fight Network, entitled “The History of Hardcore Wrestling, Part 2.” – to read the article go to Richard’s blog site: http://perspectivesonwrestling.blogspot.com

[SHIMMER] SHIMMER Champion MsChif was heavily featured in the August issue of Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine. A photo appeared in the issue of the Sara Del Rey vs. MsChif title bout from Volume 18, as well as a photo of MsChif wearing the triple crown of titles (SHIMMER Championship, NWA Midwest Women’s Championship, and NWA World Womens Championship). Be sure to pick up the issue while they’re still on newsstands. Visit the following thread at The SHIMMER Forum to discuss MsChif in PWI

[ROH DVDs] There are over 120 ROH DVDs on sale for only $10 each now at www.ROHwrestling.com including several new remasters featuring CM Punk like “Best Of CM Punk Vol. 1” and “Joe vs. Punk II” with the five star Joe vs. Punk match.

[Fan Convention] The 15th Anniversary Fan Slam Wrestling Fan Festival takes place this Saturday, June 21st at the Holiday Inn in Totowa, NJ from 8:30 AM to 5 PM. It will feature appearances by Tomko, Al Snow, Scott “Scotty 2 Hotty” Taylor, Nick “Eugene” Dinsmore, Daivari, Bill DeMott, John Cena Sr., Head Shrinker Samu, J.J. Dillon, Kevin Kelly, Axl Rotten, Howard Finkel, Jerry Jarrett, Balls Mahoney, “Freebird” Buddy Roberts, Awesome Kong, Angelina Love, Missy Hyatt, George Frankenstein, Crowbar, Danny Inferno, Nicole Bass, The Zombie, Davey O’ Hannon, and more. The event will be hosted by Judas Young and Bruno Steel. For more information, go to http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/2008/06/20/fan-slam-the-wrestling-fan-festival/

[WWE Event] The following wrestlers are being advertised for the WWE Supershow in Abilene, Texas on June 28th, 2008: Chris Jericho, Kane, Jeff Hardy, JBL, MVP, Matt Hardy, Umaga, Chavo Guerrero, Finlay, Mark Henry, John Morrison, and Kofi Kingston – Tickets go on sale May 3rd, 2008… [reported by Devin Cutting]

[TNA Event] The superstars of Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling will bring TNA Live! to Asbury Park for an unforgettable night of action at the Asbury Park Convention Hall on Friday, August 8, starting at 8 p.m.

[Indy Event] New York Wrestling Connection returned to the Deer Park Community Center in Deer Park, New York on June 28,2008 – For more information, go to NYWCwrestling.com

[Indy Event] Nikita Koloff, The Midnight Express and Buff Bagwell will be appearing at the NWA Mid-Atlantic event in Chester, South Carolina on Saturday, June 21st, 2008. Go to http://www.midatlanticwrestling.com for info about NWA Mid-Atlantic.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Event] APWF (Allied Powers Wrestling Federation) is now located in Florida, following ten years in PA. Our first show is entitled “Awakening”, Saturday, June 21st at Matanza’s High School in Palm Coast, FL. Featuring: Bruce Santee battling Doug Basham for Title! The Sheik signed to raise Hell At First Show!! Erick Stevens and Roderick Strong Square off! Plus the Shane Twins (Gymini), Super Model Amy Love, and much more. For details visit www.apwfwrestling.com

[Indy Event] A.W.E.S.O.M.E.’s Summer Solstice Showdown takes place this Saturday afternoon, June 21, at the North Plainfield Street Fair, 263 Somerset Street (just outside Boro Hall), North Plainfield, New Jersey 07060 with a 2:30 p.m. bell time. Among other great matches, you will see MySpace Champion Mark Modest & Chrissy Johnson in tag team action as they do battle with Radical Robby Morrison & Jersey Shore Women’s Champion Taylor Nicole. For more information, go to www.awesomewrestlingonline.com

[Indy Event] The Devastation Wrestling Federation, in conjunction with Loco Wrestling and TV By Demand, presents hard-hitting live action Saturday night, June 28 from its famed home base of Devastation University, located at 2309 Old Haddonfield Road in Pennsauken, New Jersey. Tickets are only $12, and are available NOW via www.tvbydemand.com. Tickets will also be available at Dev U the day of the event!

[Canadian Event] Top Rope Championship Wrestling returns to Buhler Recreation Park in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada this Saturday, June 21st at 5:30 PM featuring JAPW Champion Kenny Omega, who will be debuting in Ring of Honor soon, as well as Jon Cutler, who appeared on Monday Night Raw on May 5th. Also scheduled are Canadian Indy Legends Chi Chi Cruz & Beautiful Bobby Jay, as well as Rob Stardom, Zack Mercury and much more!! The main event is a Battle Royal for the vacant TRCW Heavyweight Title

[Misc News] The Tiger Khan documentary (Tiger Khan- Fire in the Blood) is coming along great and they estimate a late Spring completion and Mid-July Manhattan screening. Produced and directed by Franco Frassetti and Evan Ginzburg.

[Radio] Sunday June 22 7-9PM EST on Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio at www.wrestling-radio.com co-hosted by Dr. Mike Lano — WILL FEATURE, the legendary “Canada’s Greatest Athlete” Gene Kiniski! Plus ring announcer Ring Announcer Gary Michael Cappetta and several other guests from the world of the Arts. Go to www.wrestling-radio.com immediately!!!!!!!

[Radio] This past week, the Monday Night Mayhem radio show did another huge show with our friend Sean Oliver of the popular KayfabeCommentaries.com website, plus interviews with former WWF announcer Kevin Kelly, and Devon “Crowbar” Storm. To listen to the interview, GO HERE.

[Radio] The In Your Head Online (www.inyourheadonline.com) radio show posted interviews with Al Snow and former WCW announcer Chris Cruise.

[Plug] There are well over 100 interviews are available on ClubWWI.com for less than five dollars a month. Among the other guests you can hear from are: Jesse Ventura, Terry Funk, Jerry Lawler, Vince Russo, Eric Bischoff, Ahmed Johnson, Bobby Heenan, Kevin Nash, The Iron Sheik, Sid Vicious, Paul Bearer, Bruno Sammartino, Sean Mooney, Scott D’Amore, Tito Santana, Al Snow, Tod Gordon, Charlie Haas, Tom Prichard, Jacques Rougeau, Rick Martel, Tammy Sytch, Too Cold Scorpio, Ole Anderson, Kid Kash, Ivan Koloff, Jackie Gayda, John Heidenreich, Jimmy Hart, Jimmy Valiant, Bad News Brown, Nick Bockwinkel, Dory Funk Jr, Diamond Dallas Page, Rob Conway, Sylvain Grenier, Buff Bagwell, Christian Cage, Jazz, Demolition Ax and Smash, Koko B. Ware, Ricky Morton, Dustin Rhodes, Damian Demento, Fred “Shockmaster” Ottman, Cpl. Kirchner, One Man Gang, Scott Steiner, Shawn Stasiak, Ted DiBiase, Ivory, Chris Masters, Elix Skipper, Kamala, Samoa Joe, Giant Bernard, Bill DeMott, Juvi “Juice” Guerrera, Nora “Molly Holly” Greenwald, Nick Dinsmore, Harley Race, Bull Buchanan, D-Lo Brown, Road Warrior Animal, Missing Link, Slick, Nidia, George Steele, Christy Hemme, Disco Inferno, Paul Ellering, Vito, Steve Blackman, Bushwhacker Luke, AJ Styles, Chris Daniels, Dennis Stamp, Shawn Daivari, Kevin Sullivan, B.G. James, Ron Killings, Zach Gowan, Dan Severn, Earl and Dave Hebner, Spike Dudley, Rodney Mack, Larry Zybszko, Rick Steiner, Mae Young, and many, more.

[Puerto Rican News] Tribute to the Puerto Rican Acrobat: Carlos Colon vs. Dino Bravo – As we continue paying tribute to Carlos Colon en route to Anniversary 35, we bring you another Universal Championship match, this time against the man known as the World’s Strongest, Dino Bravo. Watch Carlos beating the odds once again by clicking here. Here is the link – http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/222654-retro-memories–el-acrobata-vs-el-hombre-mas-fuerte-del-mundo.html?playlist=19442&position=10

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