OWW Daily News & Notes for 7/6

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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Moose Morowski (73) celebrated a birthday today. Today in Memoriam: Frank Krivinka (1955), Mr. Moto (71, 1991), Dick Dunn (65, 1995), and Ray Eckert (79, 1996). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]

[ROH PPV] Ring of Honor’s next pay-per-view is “Respect Is Earned II” and it will premiere on August 1st on iN DEMAND, The DISH Network and TVN cable systems. Bryan Danielson and Austin Aries are featured in the advertising.

[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 www.wrestling-radio.com and click Legend’s Radio.

[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 www.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.

[UK News] There’s an interview with Bruno Lauer online now in the latest edition of Piledriver Online (84 pages and totally free), just click on the front cover on the home page at www.piledriver-online.co.uk

[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.

[DVD News] WSU announced that their latest releases, “Show Must Go On” & “Army Of One” will ship out approximately Friday 7/11! These DVDs will retail for $15.95 each, but if you take advantage of this special sale, you can get both DVDs for only $30! This sale will expire on 7/9, so pre-order today to save and be the first to receive these DVDs. All pre-orders will be sent out before any other orders received. For more information, go to http://www.declarationofindependents.net/doi/pages/wsu621sale.html

[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 Event] The IWS presents: Summer Slaughter, Saturday, July 19th, 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]

[Canadian Event] Awesome Kong and Jamie D (aka Sirelda) will be appearing at the Association de Lutte Féminine event in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on July 11th, 2008. Go to www.flqalf.com for info about the ALF. . [reported by Devin Cutting]

[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

[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

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