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[WWE RAW] The next 3-hour edition of Monday Night Raw will be held on November 3rd, 2008 in Tampa, Florida. It’ll air live on the USA Network from 8 to 11:05 PM (ET). Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
[TNA News] The “TNA iMPACT!” video game features TNA World Champion Wrestler Kurt Angle and fans of Kurt will be pleased to hear that he appears in a new online game called Anger Angle which invites people to push him over the edge by beating the living daylights out him with a plank of wood www.angerangle.com — TNA iMPACT! is released in Europe on September 12 on XBOX 360, PlayStation 2, PS3 and Nintendo Wii.
[CZW News] CZW is looking for devoted fans who are interested in helping to promote CZW and its products nationwide. If you are interested in becoming part of the CZW family, send an email to ([email protected]) with your name, phone number, and city and state for more information.
[UK News] There’s over 50 pages of news from the UK, Indy scene and WWE/TNA in the latest Piledriver Online. Just click on: http://www.piledriver-online.co.uk/ccount/php?id=20
[Indy Event] The “Killer” Kowalski Memorial Wrestling Show takes place on Sunday, October 26th, 2008 at the Irish-American Club in Malden, Massachusetts. Bell time is 2 PM. All proceeds will benefit the Walter “Killer” Kowalski Memorial Fund. Scheduled to appear are: Kaz, Ox Baker, JJ Dillon, Tito Santana, Nikolai Volkoff, Christopher Nowinski, Idol Stevens, John Walters, and Luis Ortiz…. Go to http://www.superstarprowrestling.com
[Indy Event] MCPW “Strong Intentions” October 11th in Kalkaska, MI. In the Main Event All Japan Pro Wrestling Star C.J. Otis will take on the #1 Contender for MCPW World Championship Christin Able! For more information, go to www.MCPWRESTLING.com
[Indy Event] David Young will be appearing at the Prime Time Pro Wrestling event in Columbus, Georgia on September 26th, 2008. Go to http://home.earthlink.net/~askptpw for info about PTPW
[Indy Event] Chase Stevens and Cassidy Riley will be appearing at the Warriors 4 Christ Wrestling event in San Antonio, Texas on November 15th, 2008. Go to http://w4cw.com for info about W4CW.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[DVD News] Kayfabe Commentaries latest edition of “My Side of the Story” will feature in interesting double interview with Magnum TA and Nikita Koloff discussing their classic feud in the ring. Check this and many other KC DVD releases at www.kayfabecommentaries.com
[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.
[Radio] DAMIEN DEMENTO RETURNING TO THE RING – Damien Demento recently on his weekly “The Outter Reaches of My Mind” segment on Who’s Slamming Who, hosted by Tommy Fierro, announced that he’s going to be coming out of retirement and begin wrestling under the Damien Demento name. You can listen to it now at: www.FanSlamWrestling.com
[Radio] Our special guest on tonight’s Wrestling Hotseat sponsored by http://www.hirepowered.com and hosted by http://www.myvirtualbc.com is the legendary masked man, The Assassin, Jody Hamilton.. The Assassin discusses his book “Assassin: The Man Behind The Mask” available from Crowbar Press ( www.1wrestlinglegends.com )
[Article] MVP the wrestler has some words to say and we are going to listen [reported by Mike Informer]
[Article] New York Port article on new Gorgeous George book [reported by Evan Ginzburg]
[Article] Kurt Angle calls for an end to gimmick matches and run-ins in TNA. [reported by The Newspaper Marketing Agency: Opening Up Newspapers]
[Article] Please make time to read this lovely column about Killer Kowalski [reported by Christopher Cruise]
[Media] Legends of Pro Wrestling On-Demand Video Series – “Star studded, action packed matches from original television masters. Some matches haven’t been seen in over 30 years!” Rock Parsons has teamed up with Webcastia to provide monthly on-demand Pro Wrestling specials, narrated by greats from the past. Each special will include full matches and discussion, Q&A and facts from the past. Some of the Pro Wrestlers featured in the matches are; Terry Funk, Ivan Putski, Buzz Sawyer, Tully Blanchard, Ricky Morton, Bobby Heenan, Dick the Bruiser, Ernie Ladd, Bruno Sammartino, Andre, Bobo Brazil, Baron Von Ruschke, Mark Lewin, Brute Bernard, Manager Eddie Creatchman, The Shiek, and 6 times World Champion Referee Lou Thesz… The first video, that is now available for on-demand, is hosted by The Masked Superstar and Rock Parsons. The video includes 3 full length matches, with a pay-per-view cost of $7.95. For further information you can email Chuck at Webcastia ([email protected]) or Rock Parsons ([email protected]).
[Misc News] Wrestlers Rescue’s mission is to create awareness and to help raise monies to support the health care needs of Retired Professional Wrestlers due to a career choice in wrestling. To learn more about Wrestler’s Rescue, go to http://WrestlersRescue.Org
[Canadian Event] East Coast Pro Wrestling presents AUTUMN AGGRESSION 2008 live from The North Sydney Forum in Sydney, Nova Scotia on Sunday, September 28th – This event will benefit the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation and their Campaign to raise money for the expansion of the CBRH Cancer Treatment Centre. ECPW Champion Kowboy Mike Hughes will defend against WWE Superstar Eugene, plus former WWE Tag Team champion Joey Mercury is scheduled to appear. Check out http://www.eastcoastprowrestling.com for all the news in ECPW. [reported by http://www.newscott.com]
[Puerto Rican News] One of the most dangerous matches in wrestling history, with the ring surrounded by fire, took place between Invader # 1 and El Vikingo.. What happened…? Also, Invader unleashes his fury against Carlos Colon… and starts his own terror campaign… All this, here, on Retro Memories //// Enjoy – http://www.luchalibreonline.tv/video/278644-retro-memories-infierno-en-el-ring.html
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RIC FLAIR TO ACCEPT HIS NWA™ HALL OF FAME AWARD
Charlotte, NC (September 21, 2008) – On June 7, 2008 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, GA the National Wrestling Alliance® installed The Iron Sheik, Tommy Rich, The Midnight Express, The Corsica Brothers, Nikita Koloff and Ric Flair into the NWA™ Hall of Fame. All but one living member of the class of 2008 was present to receive the NWA Hall of Fame Medal and today we are pleased to announce that “Nature Boy” Ric Flair will be presented the honor on Saturday October 4th at the RMB Fairgrounds in Robstown, TX.
“I’m happy that we are able to present our Hall of Fame honor to Ric in person. We were worried that he would never be able to display our medal with the rest of his accolades. It also pleases me to know that Ric is very enthusiastic to accept it. I’d also like to thank the Gillespie Agency for their cooperation in making this presentation a reality,” said NWA Executive Director Robert K. Trobich.
The Ceremony will take place during the NWA 60th Anniversary Tour stop at the RMB Fairgrounds. Currently scheduled to appear on the card is NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion “Scrap Iron” Adam Pearce, King V (formally Big Daddy V), Sean Waltman, NWA Worlds Tag Team Champions Los Luchas, Rob Conway, “Shooter” Brent Albright and NWA North American Champion Mike DiBiase. The event is scheduled to being at 7:30 PM following the Ric Flair Meet and Greet benefiting the area’s Boys and Girls Club.
Tickets are on sale now at the Fairgrounds Box Office, www.rmbfairgrounds.com