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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Al Perez (48) and Sonny Siaki (34) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Hercules Cortez (39, 1971), Herb Abrams (41, 1996), Ronnie Gossett (2007), and Tor Kamata (70, 2007). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[WSU DVD’s] WSU is looking to unload some of our 2007 inventory as we need to make room for all our new 2008 titles, including the explosive shows that were filmed on 6/21 and now available for sale on DOIVideo.com. As a result, WSU will be holding a sale on all our 2007 DVDs. Every WSU DVD filmed in 2007 is available for the lowest price we’ve ever sold them at – only $5!!! The sale ends Wednesday at Midnight! To learn more, go to http://www.declarationofindependents.net/doi/pages/wsu722sale.html
[SHIMMER/ROH] This weekend, Ring of Honor will hold live events in Toronto, ON and Detroit, MI. Several SHIMMER women will be featured on both events. Friday’s show in Toronto will feature Sara Del Rey vs. “Girl Dynamite” Jennifer Blake. Appearing on Saturday in Detroit will be SHIMMER Champion MsChif, Daizee Haze, and Sara Del Rey.
[SHIMMER/Article] Check out this article (and the accompanying video, along the right side of the page) on Reggie Parks. Reggie and his associates are the official title belt makers for SHIMMER. They created the SHIMMER Championship and are currently working on our next project. http://www.azstarnet.com/accent/248887
[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.
[Interview] In this new edition of LLO News, the number one in wrestling information in Puerto Rico and Latinamerica, we have an exclusive interview with Mr. Wrestling himself: Steve Corino. He will tell us all about his arrival to Puerto Rico and his experience as part of history in the celebration of the 35 th anniversary of the World Wrestling Council (WWC). Here is the link – http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/270276-llo-news-steve-corino.html
[WWE Event] WWE returns to the Civic Center in Columbus, Georgia on November 30th, 2008 at 6 PM. Tickets go on sale October 25th, 2008 at 10 AM. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows.
[Misc News] An update on Sandman. He appeared in Yonkers City Court yesterday morning and bail is expected to be set today after a judge reviews his previous felonies and rap sheet. Sandman is booked to wrestle Jake ‘the snake’ Robert at PWU’s event in Philly on Saturday. . [reported by Mike Aldren]
[WWE Notes] From the ‘Where Are They Now?’ file… Tony Schiavone is calling play by play for the Gwinnett Braves Triple A baseball games on Georgia’s WDUN 550. Although it will likely never happen I would love to see Schiavone calling PBP for WWE or TNA. Hey, anything is better than Mike Adamle right? // [reported by Mike Aldren]
[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.
[ROH Events] Ring Of Honor is entering two new major markets. The 7/25 Toronto debut event is already a huge success as almost 10 rows of ringside seats have been sold. November 7th will see ROH debut in Montreal. Tickets go on sale this Tuesday at 11am at www.ROHwrestling.com. ROH will have an important second show in Manassas, VA on 8/1. ROH will debut in Coral Springs, FL on 10/10 and return to Orlando 10/11. This is only ROH’s second trip to Florida.
[ROH News] Independent standout Kenny Omega from Canada will debut for Ring of Honor on 7/25 in Toronto and 7/26 in Detroit.
[CAC News] You can visit the CAC at www.CauliflowerAlleyClub.org to learn more about what the Cauliflower Alley Club stands for, their mission, and some of the members. Other great professional wrestlers that earned awards at this years convention were Bret The Hitman Hart, Hands Of Stone Ronnie Garvin, Pat Patterson, Steve Dr. Death Williams, and more!
[Indy Event] Hoosier Pro Wrestling returns with “PAY BACK” to the HPW Arena in Columbus, IN Saturday August 2nd at 7:45PM with the Return of WWE Hall of Famer Greg “The Hammer” Valentine. 7 big Matches on the card. For more information, go to http://hoosierprowrestling.bravehost.com/
[Indy Event] Florida Wrestling Association (Previously seen on the Sunshine Network) Presents… “Wrestling and Racing” Saturday, August 9th, 2008 | Matchtime: 5:30 pm | in Deleon Springs, Florida at the Volusia Speedway Park. For more information, go to http://floridawrestling1.com
[Indy Event] D$W presents Global War, taking place at the Milander Auditorium in Hialeah, FL, on August 17th, 2008. For more information, go to www.TheDSW.com
[Indy Event] Victory Pro Wrestling Debuts in Deer Park on July 26, 2008 – VPW Presents A Special Fundraiser for the Deer Park Community Center in Deer Park, NY. For more info call 631-357-1810 or email [email protected] – Visit www.victoryprowrestling.com for everything VPW!!!
[Indy News] Due to venue problems Mr. Chainsaw Productions Wrestling “Uprising” has been cancelled … MCPW will honor tickets purchased for Uprising at MCPW “Strong Intentions” September 20th in Kalkaska, MI – More info will be available soon at www.MCPWRESTLING.com
[Radio] “The Mouthpiece Wrestling Show” is now available on iTunes, Podcast Alley and other podcast sites as a free download.
[UK News] The documentary ‘Keith’ looks at British veteran Keith Myatt as he tries to earn a place on the 1PW show at the Doncaster Dome. You can read a review of the DVD and an interview with its director Brendan Docherty at www.piledriver-online.co.uk/ccount/click.php?id=17
[Promotions] Adrenalin Rush Wrestling is proud to support another Wrestling company as they enter into the Wrestling business – the Beautiful Ladies of Wrestling. Come out to watch and enjoy the show as the HOTTEST Ladies in Wrestling fight to see who is the best! log onto www.arwrestling.com, go to the roster page, click on to Patrick Lee’s myspace link, and check out a new “DEMAND” feature that he has posted on his profile page.. [reported by www.arwrestling.com]
[Canadian Event] The Pure Wrestling Association presents “Hamilton Heatwave” at the Fight Factory in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on August 16th, 2008. Bell time is 7:30 PM. Tickets cost $10 in advance & $15 at the door. Go to http://www.prowrestlingevents.tk for info about upcoming wrestling events.
[Canadian Event] International Wrestling Entertainment debuts at Hamilton Place’s Studio Theatre in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on August 9th, 2008 – Bell time is 7:30 PM. Tickets cost $15, $20 and $25. Go to http://iwestars.com for info about IWE.
[Misc News] Brooke Bollea has been approached to do a Playboy pictorial. Brooke’s people put the story out yesterday to get some publicity for her VH-1 show and several tabloid/gossip outlets picked it up. I believe she addresses the Playboy offer on a future episode of ‘Brooke Knows Best’ but decides against it in the end. Boo! [reported by Mike Aldren in the Wrestling Globe Newsletter]
[Training] 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. But before the action starts, you have the chance to step foot in the ring with THE SANDMAN. The PWU Wrestling Academy at Devastation University is sponsoring a Sandman Seminar on Saturday, July 26 from 3:30 to 5:30 pm for the low cost of $25.
[Historical Info] Over the past fifteen years, Vance Nevada has become an avid wrestling historian and has spent a LITTLE (actually A LOT) time digging up event results and compiling career records for wrestlers of past and present. He will be doing a massive update of the geocities sites that he has set up for this material in the coming weeks. In case you’re interested, here’s what is on file: http://www.geocities.com/vancenevada/records.html
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