[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Promoter Wally Karbo suffered a fatal heart attack fifteen years ago today at the age of 77. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[CHICKFIGHT] What does ChickFight mean to you as a fan of professional wrestling? Get involved with ChickFight by visting their forums at http://www.chickfight.tv.
[TNA] TNA Mobile sent out an update to subscribers announcing the cities which are being considered to host October’s “Bound For Glory” Pay-Per-View extravaganza – TNA’s biggest annual event. According to TNA Mobile, the finalists are New York City, Chicago and Toronto. [reported by Devin Cutting]
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Sylvan Grenier celebrated his 31st birthday today. Benny McGuire suffered a fatal heart attack on this day in 2001. He was 54. That same day, Johnny â€˜Red Shoesâ€™ Dugan passed away at 89. Axis committed suicide at the age of 22 one year ago today. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[Radio] In Your Head (www.inyourheadonline.com) featured David Marquez on its show
[Radio] Trash Talking Radio (www.trashtalkingradio.com), hosted by Mike Trash, featured Chio and the Stro on its show.
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Charlie Haas celebrated his 36th birthday today. Today is the twentieth anniversary of the passing of Roy McClarity – He was 79 .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[Radio] Scott Barry vs. Trent Van Drisse on a special edition of Jerkin’ The Curtain (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/TVD) radio. Barry, of Bert Prentice’ Nashville wrestling, is a long time employee/right hand man of sorts to Mr. Prentice. It will just be one on one, debating, arguing, whatever, just a big b!tchfest. They’ve had a ‘feud’ of sorts on TVD’s Mid-Southern Wrestling message board for quite awhile now, so if you enjoy listening to two idiots who don’t know when to shut the Hell up argue for about an hour, this might be the show for you!
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Umaga celebrated his 35th birthday today. Abe Coleman died one year ago today. At 101, he was believed to be the oldest wrestler alive at the time. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Michael Hayes celebrated his 49th birthday today. Joe Stecher (80, 1974) and Herb Welch (91, 1999) passed away on this day. .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[WWE] Love’em or hate’em, this is best time of the year to be a WWE fan. Take a minute to check out the latest WrestleMania news at WWE.COM
[Radio] Buff Bagwell joined the GWH crew on Peach State Pandemonium (http://www.georgiawrestlinghistory.com/psp/home.html) this morning. He discussed his early days with the North Georgia Wrestling Alliance, his upcoming book and fitness center, and more. He also stressed his desire to work again on television, going so far as to say he would work for free for four Mondays if they would give him the opportunity to show he can still work.
[Radio] Trash Talking Radio (www.trashtalkingradio.com), hosted by Mike Trash, featured Ole Anderson, Ricky O, and Van Hughes on its show.
[SHIMMER] SHIMMER Champion “American Angel” Sara Del Rey is profiled in the April 2008 issue of Chicago Magazine. It’s part of a segment on “Women Who Kick Ass” in Chicago by JD Koziarski and Anne Halliday, which also includes profiles on MMA fighter Felice Herrig, Venom from American Gladiators, and boxer Rita Figueroa. It appears on Page 30 of the issue, which has Michael Jordan picutred on the cover. The issue hits newsstands this week. Visit http://www.chicagomag.com/ for more information.
[Birthdays & Anniversaries] Bill Alexandercelebrated his 80th birthday today. Terry McGinnis passed away in 1952 at the age of 41 .. [reported by Rich Tate of www.GeorgiaWrestlingHistory.com]
[OWW] Are you one of the billions of members on the Facebook website? The staff of Online World of Wrestling has come up with a first-of-its-kind Facebook application which allows you display wrestling headlines on your facebook page. Check it out http://apps.facebook.com/owwnews
[Indy News] The 2008 Women’s Elite 8 Tournament has been canceled due to problems with the venue. The event was scheduled for March 30th in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.
[SHIMMER] What does SHIMMER mean to you as a fan of professional wrestling? Read what your fellow fans think, and share your views in the following thread at The SHIMMER Forum.
[WWE News] WrestleMania 24 featured a record amount of fireworks, literally and figuratively. The impressive display ended in some horrific moments for many fans when a cable broke, sending fireworks, and debris into the crowd, injuring approximately 45 people and sending at least 3 to the hospital in an ambulance. To read the story, just go to http://www.wftv.com/news/15748647/detail.html
[TNA] Total Nonstop Action was desperately seeking attention all around Orlando during WrestleMania weekend. Plans to fly a plane over the Citrus Bowl with a banner saying “Watch TNA iMPACT were nixed when word leaked a day before the show. Thousands of flier were distributed and trucks drove around town with messages for wrestling fans, tens of thousands gathered in the city, to watch TNA iMPACT. I’m sure there was a lot more going on that we have not heard about yet.
[A Message from Scott D’Amore] Just wanted to let everybody know we’ll be doing a seminar with Al Snow on Sunday, May 4th at 9 a.m. at the Can-Am Wrestling School [in Windsor, Ontario]. Cost will be $50 per wrestler. Al will cover a lot of different topics focusing on what’s needed to make the next step from the indies to the bigger leagues. Please pass the word around and let people know they can contact me at this email address ([email protected]) to get their spot. I recommend this seminar for anybody who wants to try to get their break in wrestling or even if they just want to make themselves a better worker. Novice and experienced workers alike will get their money’s worth from this seminar.