OWW Daily News & Notes for 6/4

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Leon Baxter (70), Joe Malenko (53), and Mikey Whipwreck celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Soldat Gorky (69, 1991), Lee Fields (69, 2000), and Kurt Von Brauner (83, 2004). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[WWE News] In a stupid paranoid “dick” move, WWE had pulled Ric Flair from appearing at his own NWA Hall of Fame ceremony. I guess WWE only appreciates the Nature Boy when it’s conveinient and financially beneficial for them.

[TNA News] TNAwrestling.com has learned that wrestling legends Kamala, Koko B. Ware, Jake “The Snake” Roberts and George “The Animal” Steele will all be at Slammiversary to celebrate the matrimony between Jay and Val!

[Radio] Larry Zbyszko will be the guest tonight live at 8 PM EST on www.inyourheadonline.com to call in and ask Larry a question yourself please call between 9:00 and 10:00 PM EST at 1-508-644-8503

[Radio] This week, Shooting Star Radio was busier than ever. Rick the WWE Sign Guy called in and Hostmaster asked all the questions fans around the world wanted to know. Then the UEPW Owner called in to talk about his wrestling show in South Florida, and let’s not forget we got the usual dose of WWE and TNA. To listen to the show, go to www.shootingstarradio.com

[Book News] James Guttman’s second book, “Shoot First…Ask Questions Later,” is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com – Guttman’s previous book, “World Wrestling Insanity,” is based on his website by the same name (WorldWrestlingInsanity.com)

[Book News] Tito Santana’s anticipated new biography, “Tito Santana’s Tales from the WWF” has been released! For more information, please visit the official website of Sports Publishing

[Plug] Scott Hall recently opened his own site at www.TheScottHall.com and has a Myspace page at www.Myspace.com/scotthallwolfpack4life – [Reported by Rigo (Scott’s webmaster)]

[Plug] Funking Conservatory – The Official American Training Facility for All Japan Pro Wrestling. http://www.dory-funk.com/

[Fan Slam News] Fan Slam: The Wrestling Fan Festival 15th Anniversary Convention is less than three weeks away, taking place on Saturday, June 21st at the Holiday Inn on Rt. 46 West in Totowa, NJ from 8:30 A.M. to 5 P.M. There will be over two dozen stars appearing at this event to sign autographs and take pictures with the fans, along with a ton of different activities taking place through out the day. For complete details, go to http://www.onlineworldofwrestling.com/2008/06/04/fan-slam-the-wrestling-fan-festival/

[WWE News] Bret “The Hitman” Hart will be signing autographs on June 7th, 2008 at Auto Shoppers in Bakersfield, California from noon to 2 PM and at Auto Shoppers in Fresno, California from 4 to 6 PM. Go to http://www.btwrestling.com for full info about these autograph sessions. WWE will also be in Fresno, California on June 7th, 2008 for a Smackdown & ECW taping. Let the rumors & speculation begin.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[WWE News] The Score in Canada will be airing the 3-hour draft edition of Raw at these times: June 23rd – 9 PM to Midnight (ET) – Late June 23rd/Early June 24th – Midnight to 3 AM (ET) June 24th – 4 PM to 7 PM (ET)

[Indy News] Now on !BANG! TV 8 Man Tag Team Action as Flyin’r Ryan “Air” Mitchell with Sandii Skye, Johnny Magnum, Osamu Nishimura and Dory Funk Jr. team up to face Antonio Thomas, Elvis Sharp, Shane Chung and Blain Rage. For more information, go to http://www.dory-funk.com

[Indy News] This past Sunday, June 1, New England Championship Wrestling and World Women’s Wrestling combined for a super show as part of Eddie Andelman’s 19th Annual Hot Dog Safari taking place at the Suffolk Downs racetrack in East Boston, Massachusetts

[Indy Event] Women Superstars Uncensored Returns Saturday June 21st, 2008 featuring TNA, former WCW, ECW, and WWF (E) stars! For more information, go to www.WSUWrestling.com

[Indy Event] Insanity Pro Wrestling presents “HEAT STROKE” on Saturday, June 7, 2008 at the Fountain Square Salvation Army Community Center in Indianapolis, IN – Visit us online at www.insanityprowrestling.com

[Indy Event] Gail Kim & Chris Masters will be appearing at the Big Time Wrestling event in Newark, California on July 18th, 2008. Go to http://btwrestling.com for info about BTW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

[Indy Media] The latest episode of Chainsaw TV has been posted at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=iggqZ_CSlzY. Featuring the Christin Able / Shane Hollister “NOT ENOUGH” Video that is getting rave reviews online, as well as the fallout of the MCPW No Limits Championship Match at Battle Ground 2008, and words from Shane Hollister, Steve Amani, and MCPW No Limits Champion: Caden Ames!

[Misc News] Hulk Hogan‘s new “Celebrity Championship Wrestling” TV series, co-produced by Eric Bischoff, is now inviting the general public to attend the first TV tapings starting this week California. The tapings will take place on June 4, 9, 12, 17 and 19. The show is scheduled to air on CMT this summer. Entire press release at http://wrestlingherald.com.

[UK News] It’s been another busy week in the UK, to find out all the info in one place go to http://www.piledriver-online.co.uk

[UK Event] Power Trip Wrestling presents “What It Takes” on Saturday June 7th 2008 in Ossett (UK)…. Official PTW Website : www.powertripwrestling.co.uk

[Canadian Event] Wrestling fans of all ages will get a treat on Friday, June 20th as the St-Ambroise Fringe Festival will present a live International Wrestling Syndicate show from 4-6 PM near Parc des Ameriques by the corner of St-Laurent and Rachel. This outdoor show will be for all ages and FREE! The IWS are known for putting on shows that combine the audience participation of Cirque du Soleil, the improvisation of Rocky Horror Picture Show and the acrobatics of Theatre Sports.

[European Event] Rob Conway and Rene Dupree will be reuniting as La Resistance at the Irish Whip Wrestling events on June 14th, 2008 in Tallaght, Ireland and June 15th, 2008 in Blackpool, Ireland. Also appearing are Raven, Daivari and Bryan Danielson. Go to http://www.irishwhipwrestling.com for info about IWW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]

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