Here is the obituary on Skandor Akbar (Jimmy Wehba) as it appeared in Sunday’s Dallas Times Herald.
The 46th annual Cauliflower Alley Club reunion will take place next April 18th to the 20th at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The hotel will be offering beautiful rooms for $32, and upgrade deluxe rooms for $50.
Sad to report the death of Lance Cade at the age of 29.
Can’t believe WWE released Serena without giving her a chance to shin in the ring. Especially after she completely changed her image and shaved her head for a WWE storyline! As usual, the WWE shows zero class.
On Sunday, September 5, TNA Wrestling presents “No Surrender” live and exclusively on Pay-Per-View from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, featuring Kurt Angle vs. Jeff Hardy for the first time ever on PPV!
The TV schedule at SyFy.com has been updated. SyFy will be airing NXT at 11 PM on Tuesday, September 28th, 2010 and at 7 PM on Friday, October 1st, 2010 (right before Smackdown’s debut on the network). NXT is not listed on the schedule after the October 1st airing.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
The Score in Canada will be airing NXT on Wednesdays at 9 PM (ET) beginning September 1st, 2010. NXT currently airs on Thursdays at 8 PM (ET). That time slot is being taken over by college football.. [reported by Devin Cutting]
I recently reviewed the KayfabeCommentaries.com DVD release “YouShoot LIVE: Dixie Carter” here..
The latest edition of Wrestle Talk Radio featured an interview with Charlie Haas… You can listen to the interview exclusively at www.WildTalRadio.com
Viva La Lucha returns to PPV on Friday, August 27th, with “EXTREME REBELLION” – Star-studded lineup features Blue Demon Jr., Super Crazy, Hijo De Rey Misterio, Oliver John, The Young Bucks and more! A ten minute video preview of the event is available now at www.VivaLaLucha.com
Women Superstars Uncensored (WSU) are returning 11/6 in Union City, NJ with WSU champion Mercedes Martinez (If still champion) vs Uncensored Rumble III Winner Jazz, Angel Orsini vs Alicia, Spirit champion Brittney Savage vs Sassy Stephanie, WSU Tag Team champions Cindy Rogers & Jana vs. The Belle Saints, Portia Perez vs. ODB (should be interesting), Jessicka Havok vs Primetime Amy Lee, Amber vs. Brittany Force (debut), plus Rain, Traci Brooks, Divina Fly, Latasha, Destiny, Melissa Coates, Jennifer Cruz, and you never know who will show up in WSU next!!! For breaking developments, go to www.WSUWrestling.com
There are brand new DVDs shipping on WSUvideo.com today including the MERCEDES MARTINEZ vs MICKIE JAMES WSU World Title Match!!! Check out WSUVideo.com for special DVD deals.
The “Innovator of Violence” Tommy Dreamer makes his long awaited return to the NYWC on Saturday night August 28th at “Draw The Line” at the NYWC Sportatorium located at 435-13 Brook Avenue Deer Park, New York 11729. Visit www.NYWCwrestling.com for more info!
The New York Wrestling Connection (NYWC) announced that Bryan Danielson, who is currently known as Daniel Bryan in World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), will be appearing at “Never Back Down” on September 11, 2010 at the Sports Arena in St. James, New York. Bryan felt terrible about canceling his prior scheduled appearances with the NYWC and the WWE has allowed him to compete for NYWC on September 11th. NYWC would like to thank Bryan and WWE for going above and beyond for their fans to make his appearance possible. Make sure to purchase your tickets right away because this event will sell out fast! Tickets to “Never Back Down” are available now ! Visit www.NYWCwrestling.com for ticket info!
Bryan Danielson (also known as Daniel Bryan in WWE) vs. Munenori Sawa is set as a first-time-ever, one-time-only dream match for EVOLVE 5 on September 11th in Rahway, NJ at the Rahway Rec Center (a special matinee card). Tickets are now on sale in the www.EVOLVEwrestling.com Shop or by calling 267-519-9744.
Episode 11 of Wrestlicious Takedown is online here..
Wrestling legend “Maniac” Matt Borne will be putting on a Pro Wrestling Clinic this Saturday August 28th at the Worth Heights Community Center in Fort Worth, Texas. IHWE will be hosting the clinic as later that evening they will be putting on the live “Old School Hustle” event where Borne will be wrestling. This is a homecoming for Matt as he was a mainstay in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in the late 1980’s with World Class Championship Wrestling, before working for WCW in the early 90’s and going back to the WWF (Now WWE) to bring the famous “Doink the Clown” character to life. Borne is known worldwide, and now going to give something back to Texas. You can be apart of this once in a lifetime chance to learn from a true worldwide legend; the clinic begins at 1:00 Pm CST on August 28th. Cost is $20.00 & you can contact the promoter of IHWE David Farmer at [email protected] or visit the website at www.ihweunderground.com to get your registration information.
Mark James at www.memphiswrestlingbook.com has released his latest book on Memphis Wrestling and this one is called “Memphis Wrestling History Presents 1982”. For more information, go to www.memphiswrestlingbook.com
The August 18th edition of Evan Ginzburg’s Legends Radio co-hosted by Dr. Mike Lano at www.legendsradio.net (Archived 24/7) including a special interview with Nikolai Volkoff, Romeo Roselli – Actor/Former WWE wrestler, Artie Lamonica of Legendary Band- The Shirts, Raquel Miller- Nicoda arts organization, and APW Booker John LaRocca. To listen to the show, go here..
The August 22nd edition of The LAW is now online featuring UFC Canada Director of Operations Tom Wright, Dave Meltzer, your calls and e-mails, Review a Wai (WCW Road Wild 1998) and more. Listen to the show here..
This week on Right After Wrestling, the hosts (Arda Ocal & Jimmy Korderas) interviewed Charlie Haas [talking about ROH] & “The Genius” Lanny Poffo. Download the Podcasts here: Haas & Poffo..
WWE returns to the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on October 8th, 2010 at 7:30 PM. Tickets go on sale August 21st, 2010 at 10 AM. Go to http://sportsentertainmentevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
WWE returns to the Spokane Arena in Spokane, Washington on October 15th, 2010 at 7:30 PM. Tickets go on sale September 11th, 2010 at 10 AM. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
WWE returns to the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah on October 17th, 2010 at 5 PM. Tickets go on sale September 11th, 2010 at noon. Go to http://wherewrestlinghappens.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
WWE Monday Night Raw on November 15th, 2010 will be held at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Tickets go on sale October 2nd, 2010. Go to http://wherewrestlinghappens.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
WWE’s first event at the new KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky will be the Superstars taping & live Monday Night Raw broadcast on December 6th, 2010. The event begins at 8:15 PM. Go to http://sportsentertainmentevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
The WWE Smackdown taping on December 7th, 2010 will be held at the Ervin J. Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio. Tickets go on sale October 8th, 2010. Go to http://wherewrestlinghappens.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
WWE’s first event at the new CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania will be held on December 27th, 2010. Bell time is 7 PM. Tickets go on sale September 18th, 2010 at noon. Go to http://wherewrestlinghappens.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
Long-time wrestling historian Libnan Ayoub has a new documentary coming about talking about the old Australia-based World Championship Wrestling promotion run by Jim Barnett. There is a preview on YouTube right here.. there’s some great stuff here!
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