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[Birthdays & Anniversaries] to Terry Taylor (53) and Jonathan Coachman (35) celebrated birthday’s today. Today in Memoriam: Buddy Austin (1981) and Bronko Lubich (81, 2007). .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[FIP News] Erick Stevens defeated Roderick Strong in a brutal Dog Collar Match at the last FIP event on July 19th to win the FIP World Heavyweight Title. Now Stevens has a tough road ahead as he hopes to return to FIP’s next event on August 23rd in Crystal River, FL (check www.FullImpactPro.com for tix and building info) as champion.
[SHIMMER] Ring of Honor is your official source for SHIMMER Women Athletes on DVD! Visit http://www.rohwrestling.com/ to order the newest releases in the SHIMMER DVD series!
[Indy News] WrestleReality is pleased to announce that we have come to terms with the trainer of the World Tag Team Champions The SAT (Jose & Joel Maximo) none other than former ECW Champion and of course ECW Original MIKEY WHIPWRECK! Mikey has agreed to wrestle on ALL of WrestleReality’s upcoming events this year. The SAT have been quoted as saying “Who better to watch the backs of the new champions? Mikey is one of the craziest and one of the most innovative wrestlers we have ever had the pleasure to be around, he’ll be a perfect fit in WrestleReality along our side where he belongs”. Mikey makes his WrestleReality debut on Saturday August 23rd at Clementon Amusement Park with a 3pm bell time. Mikey will also be available before the event starts at the park for an autograph session with the park goers. Mikey’s debut is in addition to “Twisted Sand”, the son of The Hardcore Icon The Sandman making his pro wrestling debut at this event!
[Indy Event] EWF Wrestling presents The final EWF ARENA event, “An Extreme Reunion Rumble” Saturday, August 30, 2008 @ The EWF ARENA in Marion, INDIANA – The NEW EWF Champion will be crowned in “An Extreme Reunion Rumble” which will feature past & present wrestlers who have competed over the last 10 years in the EWF in an attempt to stake claim of the vacant EWF Heavyweight Title! Visit us online at www.EWFArena.com
[Indy Event] Pro Wrestling Renaissance is proud to announce Eatza Pizza Buffet as a sponsor for our 8/23 event in Muncie, INDIANA! There will be Meet & Greet sessions with the wrestlers on 8/16, and the afternoon of 8/23 as well as an All-You-Can-Eat Pizza After Party with the wrestlers. The wrestling event takes place on August 23, 2008 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Muncie, INIANA. For line-ups and information, go to www.renwrestling.com
[Indy Event] Pro-Wrestling 3000 is proud to announce that we will make our debut on Friday night, August 22 at the Limerick Fire Hall, Ridge Pike in Limerick, PA with a 7:30PM bell time. Join us for “Summertime Blues” — Tickets are available via PayPal at [email protected] or at the door the night of the event! $15 for ringside reserved, $10 for adult general admission, and only $5 for kids under 12 — This is a FAMILY FRIENDLY event!
[Indy Event] Final NWS “Shore Wars 2008” Summer Series Show Thursday Night 8/21 With Former WWE stars The Patriot & Salvatore Sincere, Z-Barr, And More – Follow NWS on the Web at www.nwswrestling.com
[BANG! News] Sunday August 24th at 7:00pm in Ocala, Florida !BANG! TV presents Support the Troops 31, with Lexie Fyfe facing “The Claw,” Claudia Reiff for the # 1 Contender’s spot for the Funking Conservatory Women’s Championship currently held by Gail Kim. For more information, go to http://www.dory-funk.com
[Book News] WRESTLING WITH THE TRUTH by Bruno Lauer – Don’t forget the latest book available from Crowbar Press. Most of the guys in the WWE have been reading and talking about it during the past few weeks. It has been getting high praise from everybody from Vince McMahon on down. Get your copy here! http://www.1wrestlinglegends.com/crowbarpress/bruno/index.html
[Radio] Monday Night Mayhem recently interviewed “Downtown” Bruno Lauer (aka Harvey Wippleman) about his career and recently released autobiography “Wrestling With the Truth” (from www.crowbarpress.com). To listen to this interview of a current WWE employee, go to www.mondaynightmayhemarchives.com/waxfiles/073108.wax
[Radio] Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio with Dr. Mike Lano had the Necro Butcher on its show this week. Slam Wrestling’s Greg Oliver also appears on this episode. Plus a few other guests. Go to www.wrestling-radio.com to listen to the show.
[Radio] Inside The Pit Episode #2 This FRIDAY At 11pm Eastern. Host ECW Original “Pitbull” Gary Wolf & Co-Host “The Chairman” Nathan Noss Will Be Joined For This Episode By ECW Original & 1/2 of The Gangsta’s Mustafa. You never know what to expect on Inside The Pit: But be sure to expect the unexpected. Listen Live At: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/insidethepit
[Misc News] In traveling to Japan it is helpful if you have a beginning knowledge of the language and culture. Learning basic Japanese language courtesies is fun. Now on Dory Funk’s website there is a special section (http://www.dory-funk.com
) covering the basic language and courtesies you should be familiar with if you are traveling to Japan or communicating with Japanese friends here in America.
[Puerto Rican News] The number one wrestling website in Puerto Rico and Latin-America, LuchaLibreOnline.tv, has yet another exclusive in wrestling history. In this edition, Alexis Suarez has an exclusive interview with the Shane Twins (Mike & Todd). They talk about how they started their careers in the sport, their runs in WWE, TNA, Japan, independent circuits and others. Also, they talk about their stay in WWC, Carlos Colon, and much more! LuchaLibreOnline.. Because History… is Ours… Here is the link – http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/277248-llo-news-the-shane-twins.html
[Plug] There are well over 100 interviews are available on 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.
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