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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today in Memoriam: August Ahrens (1951), June Byers (76, 1998), Danny Johnson (49, 2003), and Alfred Hayes (77, 2005). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[ClickWrestle Download of the Day] Cheerleader Melissa vs. MsChif (NWA Women’s title).
[Begging] I went away for the weekend and my PVD/DVR failed to record Friday Night SmackDown! the other night. Is there someone out there who would be kind enough to send me a DVD or VHS of the 7/18 episode of SmackDown!??
[Autograph Signing] K&S Wrestlefest has done it once again. We will be conducting a private autograph signing with non other than Kevin Von Erich. This signing will be taking place sometime the week of July 22 – July 29 due to Kevin’s very busy schedule. The reason for the private signing is that Kevin schedule at this time won’t allow a public signing. Kevin has informed us that if his schedule allows he will be contacting K&S Wrestlefest for that much anticipated public signing. We understand this is a very last minute announcement but we had to work things around Kevin’s very hectic schedule. We will need all orders & items by no later then July 21. Check www.kandswrestlefest.com the Von Erich page for all the details. You can also Ken or Steve at 516-473-4944 for further information.
[Website/Radio] Don’t miss the next edition of the WDFN Wrestling Elite this Sunday, July 20th, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. We’re scheduled to speak with former ECW/WCW/WWF alumnus, Lance Storm! Plus we’ll talk Great American Bash, check in with Steve Gerweck from gerweck.net and you’ll have a chance to win tickets to see Ring of Honor as they return to Detroit next weekend for a pay-per-view taping! All that and more this Sunday, July 20th, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM/EST on 1130 AM here in the Greater Detroit Listening Area or you can stream the show live at wdfn.com – Go to http://www.wdfn.com/pages/wrestling.html – [reported by Steve Gerweck]
[SHIMMER] Pro Wrestling Digest has posted Darryl Gillikin’s photos from Saturday’s SHIMMER taping on their site. You can vew them at the following locations… Volume 19 and Volume 20.
[WWE News] The 2009 WWE Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on April 4th. WWE is also holding Monday Night Raw at the Toyota Center on April 6th, the day after WrestleMania 25.
[WWE Events] WWE returns to the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina on Friday, December 26th, 2008 at 7:30 PM. Tickets go on sale Saturday, November 8th, 2008 at 10 AM. The WWE website has it listed as a Smackdown/ECW house show, so it appears that WWE’s plan to run Raw/ECW events has been pushed back again until 2009… [reported by Devin Cutting]
[TNA PPV] Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling announced that “No Surrender 2008” will be held live at the General Motors Centre in Oshawa, Ontario, on Sunday, September 14, starting at 8 p.m. ET, and will air worldwide exclusively on pay-per-view.
[TNA Event] FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5: WESTBURY, NEW YORK – TNA Wrestling live at the Capital One Bank Theater, bell time 8pm. Tickets go on sale July 18 at http://www.livenation.com or charge by phone at (631) 888-9000 or (212) 307-7171
[TNA Events] Rey Bucanero and Ultimo Guerrero – CMLL stars and members of Team Mexico that captured the World X Cup at Victory Road – will be competing at the upcoming TNA Wrestling live events in Texas. This is a rare opportunity for TNA fans to witness the stars of Mexico in action before they return to CMLL to celebrate their World X Cup win. Both Bucanero and Guerrero will appear at the Friday, August 1 event in Corpus Christi, Texas, and the Saturday, August 2 event in Laredo, Texas… [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Guerrilla’s All Star Weekend 7 is set to take place on Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31 at American Legion Post #308 in Reseda, CA. Already announced for the event is 22 year old Chuck Taylor from IWA Mid South – Be sure to check www.ProWrestlingGuerrilla.com for lineup updates and ticketing information!
[Indy Event] On Saturday night August 2nd, NYWC will be appearing at Center Island Sports in Ronkonkoma NY. Former 3 time ECW Tag Team Champion Balls Mahoney makes his debut appearance and will surely leave his mark on the NYWC. Also scheduled to appear is former WWE Tag Champion and former NYWC Champion Mikey “Livewyre” Mondo as he challenges “The Greek God” Papadon. — For more information, go to www.NYWCwrestling.com
[Indy Event] MCPW (Mr. Chainsaw Productions Wrestling) No Limits Champion Caden Ames vs. “All Nite” Adam Renolds has officially been announced for the August 9th “UPRISING” Event in Roscommon, MI. Also, the #1 Tag Team in Michigan, Ringside Revue have issued another open challenge to any team in or out of MCPW for UPRISING. In addition to the already announced Main Event of “The New Horror” Sami Callihan vs. the #1 Contender Christin Able, and the Street Fight putting James Dillinger vs. “The HxC Warrior” Mikey Zeroe. Plus much more to be announced at the show! For more information, go to www.MCPWrestling.com
[UK Event] Booker T and Daivari will be appearing at the Varsity Pro Wrestling events on July 31st, 2008 in Bournemouth, England and August 2nd, 2008 in Portsmouth, England. Go to http://varsityprowrestling.com for information about VPW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Canadian Events] Buff Bagwell and Steve Corino will be appearing at three Pure Wrestling Association events in August. The dates and locations are: August 15th at Elements Night Club in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada – August 16th at the LLW Fight Factory in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada – and August 17th at Hardball Cafe in Milton, Ontario, Canada.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Website] Richard Berger has launched another website which has nothing to do with the pro wrestling business – but Combat sports. If you’d care to check it out, simply click on this link: http://rbergerspov.blogspot.com
[Radio] The Mouthpiece Wrestling Show” with Sheldon Goldberg and Sean Gorman made a successful debut on WWZN, Boston’s Sport’s Station, 1510 The Zone last Friday afternoon. If you missed the debut show (featuring PWInsider’s Mike Johnson & TNA’s Jim Cornette), you can download the mp3 at http://www.necw.tv/mouthpiece/mws-07-11-08.Mp3
[Radio] Monday Night Mayhem’s WWE Great American Bash PPV Preview (w/Jim Molineaux & Graham Cawthon), plus TNA Fallout PPV Coverage (w/WrestleView.com’s Adam Martin), & Jason Knight – To listen to the show, go to www.mondaynightmayhemarchives.com/waxfiles/071408.wax
[Radio] Tonight’s episode of Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio will feature an interview with Wrestling legend Bob Roop as well as several other guests. Sunday July 20 7-9 PM EST on Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio at www.wrestling-radio.com with Dr. Mike Lano
[Radio] Al Snow & Sexxy Eddy will appear on the 7/22 episode of Trash Talking Radio (www.trashtalkingradio.com)
[Radio] Cheap Heat Radio returns tonight (Sunday) July 20th at 10pm central and it’s gonna be a special ‘Open Mic Edition’ where no guests are gonna be scheduled it’s gonna be wide open to anyone that wants to call in and talk wrestling. Got something about the business you wanna get off your chest, a show to promote, or a question. Call in and share it with the listeners of C.H.R, I wanna hear from as many folks as possible so make sure to call in at this # (347) 838-8101 – Tune into the show live or download it afterwards at http://www.rroradio.com
[Radio] Jerkin’ The Curtain this Monday night July, 21st at 10 central time as Tommy Stewart & Trent Vandrisse. To listen to the show, go to http://www.blogtalkradio.com/tvd
[Plug] There are well over 100 interviews are available on www.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.
[Website] WWE has relaunched the Florida Championship Wrestling website with a new design and new content, including additional information about the first FCW television taping on July 17th. Click http://www.fcwwrestling.com to access the FCW website.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
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