OWW Radio recap with Rick Martel & more!

If you missed the Tuesday January 25th edition of the Online World of Wrestling Radio with host Alan Wojcik and contributors from Wrestle Talk Radio/Otaku Talk Radio’s Spug & Mase, here are the highlights:

The trio opened the show recapping Friday Night SmackDown! & Monday Night RAW leading to Sunday’s Royal Rumble PPV. Spug & Mase offered who they would like to see the Rumble as well as what we can expect in the two championship matches. 

The 1st of our two 100% free to the listeners’ interview was with Brian Shields co-author of the WWE Encyclopedia. Mr. Shields discussed the genesis of the book and his experiences writing it plus offered interesting tidbits on the history of WrestleMania and the Royal Rumble, who he would like to see in the WWE Hall of Fame and other fun topics. Be sure to follow Brian on www.twitter.com/MightyPen_Sword. If you live near New York City and are a big WWE fan then you need to get to the Franklin Square Library, 19 Lincoln Rd this Saturday at 2pm for Brian’s “History of the WWE” interactive presentation.

Our weekly series “WrestleMania Memories” brought us interview guest #2, former AWA World champion and WWE superstar “the Model” Rick Martel. Our hour long conversation with Mr. Martel ran the gamut from his time in the Pacific Northwest and the Mid-Atlantic territories to his successful years in WWF from 1987-1993, his stint in WCW of 1997-98 and his current dealings in the private sector. We are honored to have Mr. Martel’s interview available to you to enjoy as a download. Be sure to visit www.rickthemodelmartel.com

After the break, the show shifted to all the fun from last Thursday’s iMPACT broadcast plus the recent TNA European tour that featured Ric Flair being left in Ireland as well as news on the continuation of Jeff Hardy’s legal issues. The panel offered opinions on how they would handle these two enigmatic personalities.

Alan gave some weird news on former WWE/WCW star Sid Vicious, news on UFC/Spike TV’s growing relationship and shared information on the following events:

<li> SAW’s “Tribute to the Fairgrounds” this Saturday in Nashville, TN. Log onto www.sawfairgrounds.vze.com for information.

<li>  MECW’s Experience Supershow, February 4th in Vincennes, IN. Log onto www.mecwpro.com for information.

<li> Melbourne (Australia) City Wrestling’s Vendetta February 19th.  Log onto  www.melbournecitywrestling.com.au for details

Alan reminded the fans to log onto www.wrestlingradioawards.com to vote for the program in 3 categories before the Sunday announcement and to check out the inaugural WTR Awards on www.wildtalkradio.com which will be February 5th. Plus remember to join us in the Wild Talk Radio chat room during the PPV and be sure to tune in after the Royal Rumble to Wrestle Talk Radio at 11pm EST.

WTR and OWW remind you if you missed any of the previous WrestleMania Memories interviews with Brutus “the Barber” Beefcake, George “the Animal” Steele, “the Genius” Lanny Poffo or Serena Deeb; you can download them now by following our archive links below to ClickWrestle On Demand or the iTunes Store. Did we mention IT’S FREE!!!

The evening’s soundtrack came courtesy of the legendary rock band Queen. 

You can get this and other past shows, by logging onto www.clickwrestle.com/podcasts/owwradio. ClickWrestle Video On Demand is also home to thousands of matches from around the globe. The show can also be found on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/oww-radio/id334739148?ign-mpt=uo%3D4. Best part it’s FREE!!

You can also find interviews from our 2010 shows with Steve Corino, NWA World champion Adam Pearce, ROH World champion Roderick Strong, Johnny Kashmere, Nikki Roxx, Lance Hoyt, Angel Orsini, Mercedes Martinez, Alicia, “Dirty” Dutch Mantell, Jim Cornette, NWA World Jr. Heavyweight champion Craig Classic, Lenny Leonard, Arik Cannon, Brad Allen, 2010 Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup winner Sami Callihan, Sir Oliver Humperdink, April Hunter, Jimmy Rave, Bill Apter, Sean Oliver, Marco Corleone, RJ Brewer, Tatanka, Bruno Sassi, Kevin Kleinrock, Rob Conway, Traci Brooks, Howard Brody, “Superstar” Sean Davis, Homicide, Booker T, Jerry Lynn, Sal Rinauro, Mike Posey, Simon Sez, Biff Slater, Sean McCaffrey, Sheldon Goldberg, Christopher Gray, Ron Neimi, Milo Beasley, Grizzly Redwood, “Man Scout” Jake Manning, Lince Dorado & Chris Dickinson.

Online World of Wrestling Radio is hosted by Alan Wojcik (http://alanwojcik.tripod.com  for credentials) with contributors from across the wrestling world and the most important people, listeners like you joining in the chat room and on the air!! No opinions are too outlandish (just no profanity please.)  The show airs Tuesday nights 9pm until we run out of stuff to talk about on the Wild Talk Radio network. The links to listen live can be found at www.owwradio.com and www.wildtalkradio.com .

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Online World of Wrestling is produced by Wild Talk Radio, www.wildtalkradio.com where you can sign up for the WTR Newsletter. Wild Talk Radio is the home to the following outstanding programs, all times are Eastern:

Sunday 7pm Life Is Callous with Johnny Kashmere (previous week replays 6pm EST)

Sunday 10pm (11 on a PPV night) Wrestle Talk Radio with Tim Stein, Mase, Spug, Will and Omega.

Wednesday 9pm Otaku Talk (Geek speak) with Spug, Mase and Omega

Thursday 11ish Anything Goes with Syndy Synn (www.syndysynn.com) and Sir Rockin

Saturday 9pm the TD Top 20 Country Countdown with the Trey Dawg

Saturday 12amish CB Radio with Sir Rockin, Subway & “the Godfather of Extreme) Rob Parks

OTL’s Mase is featured on a podcast called “Bashing the Books” that you can check out. From Tapouts to Knockouts with Spug & Mase will take to the airwaves on nights the UFC and Strike Force hold events.