[Radio] Our GOOD BUDDIES at Submission Radio from Australia recently interviewed former WWE Super Star Chris Masters – you can listen to this interview by clicking here – [reported by Denis The Man]
[News] Steve Corino will be doing a wrestling seminar in association with Atomic Championship Wrestling on Friday night, April 5th, 2008. Steve Corino will be at the Atomic Championship Wrestlng school for a 3 TO 4HOUR seminar on the wrestling business. Spots will fill up quick so if you plan to attend, sign up now! Cost for the seminar is $30.00. ACW Wrestling school is located in Denver Pa 17517. Contact Twisted Tate for directions either thru his myspace ( http://www.myspace.com/twistedtate ) or via email at [email protected]
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] On this day in 1995, Jerry “Crusher” Blackwell passed at the age of 45 from pneumonia. Al Costello died at the age of 80 from pneumonia and heart problems on this day in 2000 . .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]
[DVD] Our pal Sean Oliver of Kayfabe Commentaries is preparing yet another innovative DVD – this one focusing on the legendary Iron Sheik. The DVD will be called “Rebuilding The Sheik” and will be available exclusively through KayfabeCommentaries.com .
[Radio] Wrestling Weekly, hosted by Doc Young & Les Thatcher, had Jimmy Jacobs on as a guest.
[Radio] Trash Talking Radio, hosted by Mike Trash, interviewed Chris Nowinski and Kacee Carlisle.
[News] The “ONE & ONLY” Warrior (aka Ultimate Warrior) has posted a new blog on his website about an upcoming personal appearance he will be making at UK WRESTLESLAM on February 9, 2008. Click here to read the BLOG. [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Today is the twenty-fourth anniversary of Hulk Hoganâ€™s win over the Iron Sheik for the WWF World Heavyweight Title, a reign that coincided, and practically changed the landscape of professional wrestling forever. Leilani Kai (48) and Nigel McGuinness (30) celebrate birthday’s today. Bobby Bruns died on this day in 1983 at the age of 68… [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Jerry Brisco (58), Akira Maeda (49), and Vince Russo (47) all celebrate birthday’s today. Bull Montana died on this day in 1950 at the age of 62. On this day in 1981, Orville Brown passed away at the age of 72. Twenty years ago today, “Doctor” Jerry Graham suffered a fatal stroke, ending his life at 58. Bobby Duncum, Jr., died seven years ago today of a drug overdose. He was 34. Today is the fourth anniversary of the death of wrestling promoter Jack Tunney at 68 following a fatal heart attack. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]
[WWE] WWE Canada announced that the Fan Axxess tour will be coming to Toronto for 2 stints this year, both at the Vaughan Mills Shopping Center which is just north of Toronto (in Woodbridge/Vaughan) Ironically, the outside shops of the Vaughan Mills complex, known as The Village at Vaughan Mills (so the business not in the mall, but in the parking lot area that back onto the surrounding streets) is where Trish Stratus has her new Yoga Studio, Stratusphere Yoga, opening in the not so distant future. The dates are Saturday, February 2nd from noon-8pm and Sunday, March 2nd from 11am-7pm… [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Radio] The Big Mosh & The Mayhem’s senior show correspondent, Mr. DFL, were ready to rumble! And no…not the “legendary” WCW cult classic! Join “Your Home Of Wrestling Radio” for the most-in-depth analysis & coverage of World Wrestling Entertainment’s return to Madison Square Garden — That’s right…Monday Night Mayhem presented its 2008 WWE Royal Rumble Pay-Per-View Preview Special.
[Training] February 2nd, All wrestlers, trainees or someone wanting to learn the wrestling business are invited to get in the ring with Former NWA Worlds Champion and wrestling Legend Tommy “Wildfire” Rich and learn from the man who was voted Most Popular Wrestler and Rookie of the Year by Pro Wrestling Illustrated Magazine. This is a chance of a lifetime to learn from Wildfire. the training seminar will be from 2pm-4pm and is open to 15 people at the 4-H Fairgrounds Arena in Columbus, IN. The cost is $50 for 2 hours or $35 for one hour. For info contact Jerry at [email protected] or 82-552-4477. Don’t miss this chance to learn from the youngest NWA Worlds Champion Tommy “Wildfire” Rich.
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Wayne “Honky Tonk Man” Ferris (55), Sean O’Haire (35), and Michelle McCool (27) all celebrated birthday’s today. Alan “Beetlejuice” Carnill died in an automobile accident three years ago today at the age of 42. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]
[Contest] The Brutal Truth Radio show is giving away two General Admission tickets to Signamania II in Levittown, PA on Saturday April 5th. (www.signamania.com for details.) The lineup is AMAZING! They are also giving away a signed photo of TNA’s Roxxie Laveaux as she is their vendor guest. People can enter to win by visiting their site at www.brutaltruthradio.com
[Article] “Perspectives on Wrestling” writer Richard Berger is back with another column for The Fight Network DYNAMITE! – talking about the legendary Dynamite Kid.
[Article] Not that I want to promote the delirious rants of a mental maniac, but the Ultimate Warrior has posted yet another controversial BLOG entitled DEAD LONG BEFORE 28. [reported by Dr. Keith Lipinski]
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Shantelle Taylor celebrated her 22nd birthday today. Today is the first anniversary of the death of Doug Gentry, 34, of heart disease. Gentry was one of the co-founders of Ring of Honor .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]
[Shout Out] Just want to give a shout out to Monday Night Mayhem co-host Eric “BLADE” Haber while he deals with a very crappy-sounding illness called “Burning Mouth Syndrome” – I’ve never heard of it but it doesn’t sound like a very pleasant experience so here’s wishing all the best to a very entertaining radio personality.
[On Tour] Amy â€˜Litaâ€™ Dumasâ€™ band, the Luchagors, will be playing several dates around the area soon. Check your local directories or the bandâ€™s site for more info: 02/01 â€“ Atlanta, GA â€“ the Drunken Unicorn; 02/22 â€“ Jasper, AL â€“ Sherer Auditorium; 03/12 â€“ Nashville, TN â€“ Fuel; 03/13 â€“ Knoxville, TN â€“ the Longbranch; 03/17 â€“ Carrboro, NC â€“ Catâ€™s Cradle; 03/19 â€“ Atlanta, GA â€“ the Masquerade; 03/20 â€“ Jacksonville, FL â€“ Fuel; 03/21 â€“ Orlando, FL â€“ Backbooth; 03/23 â€“ Ocala, FL â€“ the Capital; 03/24 â€“ Jonesboro, GA â€“ Breakerâ€™s Music Hall; 04/19 â€“ Myrtle Beach, SC â€“ the Sound Garden; 04/25 â€“ Murfreesboro, NC â€“ Zakkâ€™s Coffee House; and 04/26 â€“ Charlotte, NC â€“ Tremont Music Hall. You can also check out Dumas on Project 9-6-1 hosting PunkRockaLypse on Sunday nights at 9:00 PM. [Reported by Rich Tate]
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Andre the Giant suffered a fatal heart attack on this day in 1993. He was 46; Five years ago today, Herb Calvert passed away at the age of 45. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]
[PPV] A little New York-based promotion called WWE presented its annual Royal Rumble event on PPV Sunday, January 27, 2008 at the world famous Madison Square Garden..
[News] The all-female promotion ChickFight sent out an official “Starter Kit” for fans who may not be aware of the group helping to revolutionize women’s professional wrestling. Check out the ChickFight Starter Kit.
[Shout Out] Want to wish all the best to Wrestling-radio.com co-owner iLLer (Tim) a speedy recovery from an unfortunate car accident that robbed him of some very important memories. Hopefully the effects will be reversed with time and life will be returned to normal.
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] .. Butch Malone (50) and Sharkboy (33) celebrated birthdays today. The Terrible Turk, Hassen, Nuhammed, died in an automobile accident at the age of 38 on this day in 1929. Dick Barkley passed away on this day in 1999. He was 69. Five years ago today, Buck Forrester died at 54. On this day in 2004, Don Stansauk, the original Hard Boiled Haggerty, died at the age of 78. Victor Mar, also known as the Black Cat, suffered a fatal heart attack on this day in 2006. He was 51.. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory]
[Radio] Tonight on the Monday Night Mayhem radio show the hosts will be celebrating the show’s 6th anniversary
[Radio] Krull, one of the most influential men currently on the Nashville wrestling scene, will be the guest on “Jerkin’ The Curtain” radio, tonight January 28th at 10 PM Central time. Tommy Stewart will be Trent Vandrisse’s co-host. Should be a show to check out for anyone interested in the professional wrestling scene in middle Tennessee.