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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Dick Beyer (77) celebrated his birthday today. Today in Memoriam: Lou Daro (71, 1958), Cowboy Carlson (73, 1996), and Shinya Hashimoto (40, 2005). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[Downloads] ClickWrestle.com has extended its 4th of July sale for another week. Take advantage of this huge offer by going to www.ClickWrestle.com immediately and downloading full length matches of your favorite pro-wrestlers. To get the access code, go to http://www.clickwrestle.com/content/happy-4th-july-clickwrestle
[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Lacey’s Greatest Matches.
[Wrestler Info] German female professional wrestler, The Alpha Female (formerly known as Jazzy Bi), says you can view matches, pictures, and news on her website www.alphafemale.de – The Alpha Female was trained by Joe E. Legend, Murat Bosporus, and the German Wrestling Federation. If you want to book the 5’11” and 145 lbs Alpha Female, you can contact [email protected] — For more information, visit www.alphafemale.de or www.myspace.com/alphafemalewrestling
[WWE PPV] WWE has posted ticket information for Survivor Series at: http://www.wwe.com/schedules/events/eventdetail/?id=7625104 – Survivor Series takes place on November 23rd in Boston
[SHIMMER] ROHWrestling.com has a 30% off sale going on right now covering all merchandise available on their web site, including all SHIMMER DVDs. This means you can pick up the newest releases in the SHIMMER series (regularly priced at $14.95) for just $10.47!
[SHIMMER Gallery] Photographer Ricky Havlik’s photos from the SHIMMER Vols. 19 & 20 taping are now up. Go to the SHIMMER section at www.topropephotography.com to view the pictures.
[FIP News] Full Impact Pro will return to action on July 19th in Crystal River, FL. A very special match has been signed. Pro Wrestling NOAH star Go Shiozaki will make his FIP debut. This also marks the first time that a NOAH star has come to FIP. Shiozaki will have his hands full as he takes on ROH World Champion Nigel McGuinness in a non-title match. This one will make headlines from the United States to Japan. For more information, go to www.FullImpactPro.com
[IWS DVD] Fortune Video Editing, Smart Mark Video and the IWS have finally been able to release V as a DVD. This is the full show including Sid’s hysterical 15 minute rant which started with the crowd chanting “SID! SID! SID!” and finished with them chanting “Please Leave!” It also includes the famous match between Beef Wellington and A Bear that helped inspire the formation of Inter-Species Wrestling, as well as the full main event Old School IWS Death Match that many IWS fans consider the best hardcore match that the IWS has ever done. For more information go to www.syndicatewrestling.com or e-mail [email protected]
[Radio] Recent guests on Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio include Lacey Von Erich, Larry Zbyszko, Gene Kiniski, Gary Michael Cappetta, Judo Gene LeBell, Les Thatcher, and Nicole Bass – to listen to any of these great shows, check out wrestling-radio.com and click Legend’s Radio.
[Radio] will also be a TNA Victory Road PPV preview on the Sunset Flip Wrestling Show Sunday, which features Samoa Joe against Booker T in the main event. Sunset Flip Wrestling Show’s website will debut this Sunday at 5PM at www.SunsetFlipShow.com
[Donations] If you are interested in donating to the Dan Gable Wrestling Institute Hall of Fame & Museum recovery fund you can go to http://www.wrestlingmuseum.org/donateforrecovery.htm
[TNA Event] The superstars of Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling will bring TNA Live! to Fayetteville, North Carolina for an unforgettable night of action at the Crown Center Coliseum Friday, July 25 at 8 p.m.
[Indy Event] ALF show tonight (Friday, July 11th), “Declaration D’Independance,” is one of the biggest shows of the year for ALF (Association de Lutte Feminine). Here’s a look at the scheduled card… Amazing Kong vs. LuFisto, Portia Perez vs. Misty Haven, Vanessa Kraven vs. Jaime D, Kacey Diamond vs. Stefany Sinclair, La Parfaite Caroline vs. Mary Lollypop, Anna Minoushka vs. Charlotte Lamothe, Danyah & Cherry Bomb vs. 21st Century Fox & She Nay Nay, Kalamity vs. Nikki Perrier — This show will be shot professionally for a DVD release (not all of the ALF shows are shot for/released on DVD). Go to http://www.flqalf.com/ for more on ALF.
[Indy Event] New England Championship Wrestling makes its way back to the National Guard Armory, 1000 Hancock Street in Quincy, MA on Saturday night July 12 with a 7 PM bell time for RED, WHITE & BRUISED! Two newcomers to NECW make their respective debuts in a special challenge match as former OVW star, Johnny Punch battles Ray Kejimura. For more information, go to www.necwwrestling.com
[Indy Event] AAW (All American Wrestling) are presenting one of their biggest shows of the year this Saturday at the Eagles Club in Berwyn. Fans in the area, be sure to head to the Eagles Club for a 2nd week in a row for the show and more after party shenanigans! For more information, go to http://www.aawrestling.com
[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Unplugged returns to action for “Family Reunion” on Saturday, July 26 at 7:30 pm to Boyle’s World Gym, 11000 Roosevelt BLVD in Philadelphia, PA. PWU Owner Johnny Kashmere has a surprise that needs to be kept until you see it in the ring on Saturday, July 26. – For more information, go to ProWrestlingUnplugged.com
[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Unplugged returns to Philadelphia on Saturday, July 26 at Boyle’s World Gym for “Family Reunion,” an event that will feature every PWU championship on the line and a Rematch over TWO YEARS in the making: WWE Legend Jake “The Snake” Roberts vs. Hardcore Icon Sandman. Plus a #1 Contenders match between Chris Masters vs. Trent Acid. After “Family Reunion” on July 26, the PWU gang will head over to The Oakford Inn for the afterparty! Must be 21 years old or older with proper photo ID to attend (this is a gentleman’s club). For more information, go to www.ProWrestlingUnplugged.com
[Indy Event] World Wrestling Network presents Pro Wrestling Riot on July 12, 2008 – in Port Richey, FL at the Regency Park Civic Center. Visit http://prowrestlingriot.com for line-ups and more information!
[Indy Event] July 13th is Dory Funk’s BANT! Support the Troops 28, “Fight for Freedom 2, Featuring All Japan Pro Wrestling’s Talent Scout, Osamu Nishimura – Funking Conservatory Wrestling School http://www.dory-funk.com
[Indy Event] Buff Bagwell, Rick Steiner, The Midnight Express and The Rock ‘n’ Roll Express will be appearing at the NWA Mid-Atlantic event in Hudson, North Carolina on Saturday, August 9th, 2008. Go to http://www.midatlanticwrestling.com for info about NWA Mid-Atlantic
[UK News] At the end of this month Piledriver Online launches a sister publication ‘Fighting Females’, an online magazine totally dedicated to women’s wrestling. In the meantime there’s news and interview from the world of women’s wrestling in the latest edition of Piledriver at www.piledriver-online.co.uk/ccount/click.php?id=17
[Appearances] K&S Wrestlefest is proud to announce a once in a lifetime huge WWE agent signing that will take place on Saturday, July 19, 2008. The three WWE agents you will have a chance to meet are Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat, “The Enforcer” Arn Anderson and Mike “I.R.S.” Rotundo. You can check out www.kandswrestlefest.com for more information.
[Book News] Bruno Lauer, known professionally as Downtown Bruno or Harvey Wippleman (WWF), has published his hilariously entertaining biography, entitled “Wrestling with the Truth” though Scott Teal’s Crowbar Press (www.crowbarpress.com). The book was launched at this year’s Cauliflower Ally Club reunion but will be available to the public through 1wrestlinglegends.com – I had the honor of being one of the proof readers for this book and I am thrilled to endorse the book and proclaim that Bruno’s story will open your eyes to the world of pro-wrestling and make you laugh out loud.
[Article] WWE Superstar Mick Foley News [reported by Mike Informer]
[Article] ECW’s John Morrison: A brainy brawler [reported by Mike Informer]
[Article] JR’s latest BLOG
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