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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Jeremy Vain (27) and Billy Buck celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Jackie Simpson (1999), Harlem Warlord (32, 2000), Lou Pitoscia (76, 2005), and Karl Gotch (82, 2007). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[Indy Results] July 27, 2008–Ultimate Championship Wrestling in Berwick, Nova Scotia at Berwick Arena: Sidewinder beat Cinder, Shockwave the Robot (hilarious gimmick) beat Hot Shot Haggerty, Honky Tonk Man couldn’t wrestle due to an accident the previous night in Charlottetown where he nearly cut off his index finger (so to make the fans happy he sang the “I’m the Honky Tonk Man” song), Trash Canyon beat ???????, Julian Moore beat Kowboy Mike Hughes w/21st Century Fox by DQ, Julian Moore & Portia Perez beat Mike Hughes & 21st Century Fox in a mixed tag team match.. [reported by Brad Dykens]
[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 News] WWE.com debuted Stylin’ and Profilin’ with Ric Flair talking about the greatest moment of his life, which he said was his Hall of Fame induction weekend, and he also gives men advice on how to get over an ex-girlfriend.
[ChickFight] ChickFight returns to Ipswich on Sunday, August 3 at The Caribbean Centre in Ipswich (UK)! Featuring Jetta vs. Eden Black: ONE LAST ROUND + Cheerleader Melissa vs. Wesna VI” – Check out www.ChickFight.tv for more information on this event!
[Misc News] Former WWE Diva Terri Runnels is running an essay contest at www.maketheworldwrite.com where the winner wins her house and £100,000. According to the website: ‘The cash prize of $100,000.00 is being donated to the Contest winner by a third party donor. The Contest winner is encouraged, but not required, to use the proceeds to “make a difference” by bringing their idea of changing the world to life. This can involve donating the funds to a charity or non-profit of the Contest winner’s selection or using the funds personally, to begin their dreams for improving the world.’ .. [reported by Mike Aldren in the Wrestling Globe Newsletter]
[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Renaissance proudly announces their return event on Saturday, August 23, 2008 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Muncie, Indiana. Already signed: “Psycho Shooter” Drake Younger vs. “The Architect of Ariel Assault” Jayson Quick — For more information, go to www.renwrestling.com
[Canadian Indy] The IWS presents: Hardcore Heat, Saturday, August 23rd, 2008 at Bogey’s World Bar & Billiard, 3250 Cremazie Est (corner of Cremazie and St-Michel near the St-Michel metro), Montreal, Quebec, CANADA. Doors open at 7:30 pm, show starts at 9:00 pm, tickets are $20 for VIP, $15 for Regular. 18+, card and times subject to change. For more information go to www.syndicatewrestling.com or e-mail [email protected]
[Puerto Rican News] Juan Rivera aka former WWE star Savio Vega is considering running for Governor of Puerto Rico as a write in. Rivera said in a written statement: “Puerto Rico is facing many struggles against corruption, rising crime and economic battles, it needs a leader who lives and breathes the common Puerto Rican way of life, someone who struggles the same as the next guy, someone who fully understands what the priorities in Puerto Rico “should be”, someone who can restore order to our Caribbean treasure, that someone I truly believe is me. I’ve traveled the world and have seen hardship in many places, but I’ve also seen many of those places pick themselves right up, luckily Puerto Rico isn’t in such dire conditions as so many other countries are, but if we don’t take a stand now and start reversing the ill effects Puerto Rico has gone through the pass decade, who knows what awaits us in the future, I sure as hell wont just sit around and watch my country decay in such a manner. This is my country, my home, I bare it’s flag and it’s history not only in the wrestling ring but in my heart, I live Puerto Rico everyday of my life no matter where I am and if I can do anything that can help benefit the future of this island and it’s people, count me in.” Rivera, who has just taken a job with TNA as an agent, said he is serious about running and the announcement was not part of a wrestling angle or work… [reported by Mike Aldren]
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