The December 2008 issue of Pro Wrestling Illustrated is currently on news stands and contains a story about former University of Oklahoma wrestler and Perry, OK native Jake Hager entitled "Remember This Name! Jake Hager: The Man Who Will Dominate WWE In Three Years". Hager is currently wrestling for WWE on their ECW brand and is now known as Jack Swagger.
In a recent QA on his website, Jim Ross said they are looking for locations in the Tulsa area for 2 restaurants. Although he did say that there is no timetable with the economy in shambles.
Mae Young was called to appear at Raw on Monday, November 3rd.
New information has leaked for Smackdown vs Raw 2009. Those of you who will be getting the 360 or PS3 versions of the game will be able to download a number of new wrestlers online. Those include but are not limited to Super Crazy, Charlie Haas, Evan Bourne and Ted DiBiase, Jr. There will also be alternate costumes for download as well.
The Blu-Ray disc that comes with WWE's "Smackdown vs. Raw 2009" Playstation 3 game has 8 matches on it. Among the 8 matches is Ric Flair & Shawn Michaels vs. Edge, Zack Ryder, Curt Hawkins, & Chavo Guerrero Jr. from Smackdown on March 14th of this uear.
WWE started its build for the Starrcade DVD with a countdown of online voting of the 25 best matches in Starrcade history: 25. Hulk Hogan vs. Roddy Piper 1996, 24. Sting vs. Great Muta, 1989, 23. Barry Windham & Brian Pillman vs. Ricky Steamboat & Shane Douglas 1992, 22. Bill Goldberg vs. Kevin Nash 1998, 21. Battle Bowl Battle Royal 1991 won by Sting.
Jerry Brisco was on the sidelines a week ago Saturday at the Arizona vs. USC game.
The Miami Herald web site has a note about next Saturday's Florida Championship Wrestling house show in Tampa at Sickles High School, to benefit the local Guardian Youth Wrestling Club (for ages 6-14, Jack & Jerry Brisco have been involved in the club) and the Sickles High School wrestling team, noting Dusty Rhodes, Jack Brisco, Jerry Brisco and Steve Keirn would be there. The story noted that none of the colleges in Florida field wrestling teams.
Halloween marked the first wedding anniversary of Jim Cornette & his wife Stacey.
For those wondering about the political roundtable promoted on Thursday night's Impact show, it's up at YouTube.com/watch?v=b37kef3ocio. The participants are Mick Foley, Booker T (speaking normal), B. G. James and A. J. Styles. It's one hundred percent serious, no comedy, nothing. For those wondering, in the end Foley, B. G. and Booker all backed Obama with A. J. backing McCain.
Ric Flair has been named the new general manager of the World Stars Of Wrestling promotion in Europe.
Afa will be opening a new wrestling school in Leesburg, FL. For more info you can e-mail email@example.com
In their December 2008 issue (on news stands now), Pro Wrestling Illustrated announced the nominees for their Year-End Awards and several stars with Oklahoma connections were named. Included in the nominees were: A. J. Styles (Most Popular Wrestler of the Year, Feud of the Year vs. Kurt Angle, Match of the Year vs. Kurt Angle), Ric Flair (Most Popular Wrestler of the Year, Inspirational Wrestler of the Year, Match of the Year vs. Shawn Michaels), Beth Phoenix (Woman of the Year, Feud of the Year vs. Mickie James), Jeff Jarrett (Comeback of the Year) and Sting (Comeback of the Year). Oklafan extends its congratulations to all the nominees.
It was announced last week that Michael Faith's mystery partner when he takes on NWA Oklahoma Tag Team Champion High Society at NWA Oklahoma's "Thanksgiving Thunder" event in Tahlequah will be his brother, and MSWA Mid-South Tag Team partner, Halo.
Dutch Hagen required 7 staples in the head to close the laceration he received in his Hardcore match against X-Cal on October 25th. He still has not been cleared to wrestle, but was at ringside during Jesus Rodriguez's & Ray Martinez's matches this past Saturday. Oklafan wishes him a speedy recovery.
Oliver John defeated Vinnie Massaro and Khan Abadi in a Triple Threat Match at the Fog City Wrestling event in San Francisco, CA. In other matches, The Reno Scum (Adam Thornstowe & Luster the Legend) defeated El Chupacabra & Ulysses.
The Northstar Express (Darin Corbin & Ryan Cruz) defeated PWP Tag Team Champions The LONRs (Mark Sterling & Darrien Sanders) for the titles at Pro Wrestling Phoenix's "Night Of The Rebel 2" event in Council Bluffs, IA
Mike Modest defeated Adam Thornstowe at the Supreme Pro Wrestling event in Sacramento, CA
WWE Intercontinental Champion Santino Marella (w/ WWE World Women's Champion Beth Phoenix) defeated Charlie Haas by DQ at the "WWE RAW" live telecast in Tucson, AZ
A. J. Styles & Samoa Joe defeated Kevin Nash & Booker T at the "TNA iMPACT!" TV taping in Orlando, FL
Chavo Guerrero Jr., Bam Neely, & Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) defeated ECW World Champion Matt Hardy, Evan Bourne, & Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) at the "ECW on SciFi" live telecast in San Diego, CA. In other matches, Jack Swagger defeated Tommy Dreamer.
Kevin Nash, Kurt Angle, & TNA World Champion Sting defeated Eric Young, Consequences Creed, & Jay Lethal at the "TNA iMPACT!" TV taping in Orlando, FL
Kurt Angle defeated A. J. Styles at the TNA house show in Ontario, California
A. J. Styles defeated Christian Cage at the TNA house show in Anaheim, CA
The Rock-N-Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) defeated The Exotic Ones (Rick Michaels & Simon Sermon) at the NAWA Ring Champions event in Cedartown, GA
Bobby Eaton defeated Eric Steele at the Championship Wrestling event in Kingsport, TN
PCW Cruiserweight Champion J. T. LaMotta defeated Jason Silver at the Professional Championship Wrestling Full Throttle event in Arlington, TX
Seth Shai defeated Bryan Lewis at the 1HWE event in Fort Worth, TX
Jason Jones defeated MSPW Tag Team Champion Matt Riviera at Mid-South Pro Wrestling's "November Knockout" event in Hot Springs, AR. In other matches, Mark Johnson defeated Rick Sweetan (w/ Boyd Bradford), Spoiler 2000 defeated Gary Gram in a Lumberjack Match, MSPW International Champion Ali Stevens defeated Tim Storm (w/ Skandar Akbar), and MSPW Tag Team Champions Reckage & Romance (Matt Riviera & Jeff Jett) defeated Jason Jones & Apocalypse (not the wrestling tag team from Oklahoma).
Hawaii Allen (w/ Missy Hyatt) defeated Jumpin' Lee at the World Premiere Wrestling event in Brooklyn, NY
Jerry Lawler takes on Sid Vicious at the "Lawler 35: Celebrating 35 Years of Wrestling Royalty" in Nashville, TN. In other matches, Chase Stevens takes on Idol Stevens.
Koko B. Ware is among the stars scheduled for the NWA Liberty States event in Rockland, ME
The Rock-N-Roll Express (Ricky Morton & Robert Gibson) is one of 9 teams entered in AWA World-1 South's 3rd annual "Old School Tag Team Tournament" in Ellaville, GA
Bobby Eaton takes on Marty Jannetty at the "Night of the Superstars" event in Waynesboro, VA
Cheerleader Melissa is among the stars scheduled for the Pro Wrestling Revolution event in San Jose, CA
Al Farat is among the stars scheduled for the International Wrestling Council event in Chicago, IL
Al Snow is among the stars scheduled for Southern Wrestling Association's "Head Games" event in Forest City, NC
Demolition (Ax & Smash) are among the stars scheduled for the National Wrestling Superstars event in Bayville, NJ
Jerry Lawler is among the stars scheduled for the Xtreme Outlaw Wrestling event in Fulton, MS
Mark Sterling takes on Donovan Ruddick at Lethal Wrestling Alliance's "Sweet Potato Showdown '08" event in O'Fallon, IL
Action Jackson takes on Scott McKenzie at the Professional Championship Wrestling Full Throttle event in Arlington, TX. In other matchs, PCW Cruiserweight Champion J. T. LaMotta takes on Andy Dalton.
Koko B. Ware is among the stars scheduled for the NWA Maine event in Mexico, ME
Koko B. Ware is among the stars scheduled for the Great Canadian Wrestling event in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Nikolai Volkoff is amopng the stars scheduled for the National Wrestling Superstars event in Bellville, NJ
Koko B. Ware is among the stars scheduled for the Great Canadian Wrestling event in Strathroy, Ontario, Canada
HOW Champion Arik Cannon defends the title against Ben Sailer (w/ Terry Funk) in a match officiated by Mick Foley at the Heavy On Wrestling event in Superior, WI
Chase Stevens is among the stars scheduled for the Warriors 4 Christ Wrestling event in San Antonio, TX
Al Snow is among the stars scheduled for the Wrestling Supershow event in Banff, Alberta, Canada
JAPW Tag Team Champion The Latin American Xchange (Homicide & Hernandez) defend the titles against The Full Blooded Italians (Little Guido & Tracy Smothers) at Jersey All Pro Wrestling's "Reboot" event in Jersey City, NJ
Ric Flair, Ricky Morton, and Bobby Eaton are among the stars scheduled for the Vanguard Championship Wrestling event in Norfolk, VA
Greg Valentine tales on Mike Tolar at the Pro Wrestling Ohio event in Brook Park, OH
Brent Albright is among the stars scheduled for the Ring of Honor event in Dayton, OH
Scott Wright is among the stars scheduled for the East Coast Wrestling Association event in Newark, DE
NCW Heavyweight Champion King Kahluha defends the title against Ricky Morton in a Steel Cage Match at the National Championship Wrestling event in York, PA
Ricky Morton and Bobby Eaton are among the stars scheduled for the Premiere Wrestling Showcase event in Andrews, SC
Action Jackson takes on Robert Evans at Professional Champion Wrestling's "Heroes 2 Legends 2008" event in Arlington, TX
Mark Sterling (w/ Todd Countryman) takes on Zach Thompson at 3XW's "Black Friday" event in Des Moines, IA. In other matches, Kraig Keesaman takes on Donnie Peppercricket.
A. J. Styles is among the stars scheduled for the TNA house show in Troy, OH
Rikishi is among the stars scheduled for the Nu-Wrestling Evolution event in Montpellier, France
AMW Heavyweight Champion Action Jackson defends the title against Lance Rock at the American Made Wrestling event in Bonham, TX. In other matches, AMW Light Heavyweight Champion Wally Darkmon defends the title against J. T. LaMotta.
Jerry Lawler & Lance Allan take on King Kong Bundy & Steve Fifer at Great Lakes Championship Wrestling's "Blizzard Brawl 4" event in Waukesha, WI. Also scheduled to appear is GLCW Heavyweight Champion Al Snow, GLCW Tag Team Champions Demolition (Ax & Smash), and many more.
A. J. Styles is among the stars scheduled for the TNA house show in Lawrenceburg, KY
Kamala takes on Eddie Kingston in a Knock Out Match at Pro Wrestling Syndicate's "Firestorm II" event in Yonkers, NY
Jim Neidhart takes on Sid Vicious at the Pro Wrestling Unplugged event in Philadelphia, PA
Greg Valentine is among the stars scheduled for the Hoosier Pro Wrestling event in Columbus, IN
Al Snow is among the stars scheduled for the Rage Wrestling Entertainment event in Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada
Southern Tag Team Champions The Old School Express (Jake Boulder & Jason Jones) defend the titles against The Jetsetters (Dustin Heritage & Jack Legacy) at the Mid-States Wrestling event in Harrison, AR. Also scheduled to appear are Team Cothern (Cast-Iron Cothern & Shane Morbid), Michael Barry, Gary Gram, Brieanna Bringle, Mike Iles, and many more.
Al Snow is among the stars scheduled for the Rage Wrestling Entertainment event in Rockland, Ontario, Canada
TNA World Champion Sting will defend the title against A. J. Styles at TNA's "Turning Point" pay-per-vew event in Orlando, FL
A. J. Styles is among the stars scheduled for the Top Of The World event in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Cheerleader Melissa is among the stars scheduled for Jersey All Pro Wrestling's "Women's Division Debut Show" in Bayonne, NJ
Jeff Jarrett and A. J. Styles are among the stars scheduled for the TNA house show in Dublin, Ireland
Demolition (Ax & Smash) take on The Heartbreak Express (Sean Davis & Phil Davis) at Pro Wrestling Xtreme's "Uncensored" event in Orlando, FL. In other matches, King Kong Bundy issues an open challenge.
Jeff Jarrett and A. J. Styles are among the stars scheduled for the TNA house show in Manchester, England
Jeff Jarrett and A. J. Styles are among the stars scheduled for the TNA house show in Birmingham, England
Jeff Jarrett and A. J. Styles are among the stars scheduled for the TNA house show in Glasgow, Scotland
Jeff Jarrett and A. J. Styles are among the stars scheduled for the TNA house show in London, England
Ric Flair is among the stars scheduled for the World Stars of Wrestling in Gondomar, Portugal
Demolition (Ax & Smash), Rhythm & Blues (The Honky Tonk Man & Greg Valentine), and The Genius are among the stars scheduled for Deutsche Wrestling Allianz's "Wrestling Legends Tour" in Rotenburg, Germany
Demolition (Ax & Smash), Rhythm & Blues (The Honky Tonk Man & Greg Valentine), and The Genius are among the stars scheduled for Deutsche Wrestling Allianz's "Wrestling Legends Tour" in Ochtendung, Germany
AUTOGRAPHS & APPEARANCES
November 4th through 6th
Ted DiBiase will be appearing at the Bay Area Dream Center in Pleasantine, CA
November 7th through 9th
Rhythm & Blues (The Honky Tonk Man & Greg Valentine) and Virgil are scheduled to appear at the Wizard World Convention at the Arlington Convention Center in Arlington, TX. For more info, go to WizardWorld.com.
Nikolai Volkoff, The Blue Meanie, Spike Dudley, and Axl Rotten will be signing autographs from 6pm to 7pm prior to the World Wide Wrestling Alliance event at St. Joe's Gym in Hazleton, PA. For more info. go to WorldWideWrestlingAlliance.com.
Bobby Eaton, Stevie Richards, Danny Doring, Marty Jannetty, Colin Delaney, Rory McAllister, Mikey of The Spirit Squad, Short Sleeve Sampson, Tracy Taylor, and Manny Fernandez will be signing autographs from 1pm to 3pm at Clayton Homes in Stuarts Draft, VA. For more info, call (540) 337-0800.
Demolition (Ax & Smash) will be signing autographs from 12 noon to 2pm at Signature Sports in Glen Burnie, MD. For more info, call (443) 801-5012.
Ric Flair will be appearing at a wrestling event in Raleigh, NC sponsored by Highspots.com. For more info, call (704) 364-7818.
Ted DiBiase will be appearing at the Bellmead First Baptist Church in Waco, TX
November 14th & 15th
Ted DiBiase will be appearing at the Get Tough Men's Ministry in San Angelo, TX
Terry Funk, Mick Foley, The Highlanders (Robbie McAllister & Rory McAllister), O. D. B., and many more will be signing autographs starting at 5:30pm at Heavy On Wrestling's "Have a Funkin' Nice Day" event at the University of Wisconsin-Superior in Superior, WI. For more info, go to HeavyOnWrestling.com.
Jason Jones will be appearing at Mid-States Promotions' "Boxing Fight Night" event in Harrison, AR
Ric Flair will be signing autographs at Pro Championship Wrestling's "4 Ever Flair" event in Oak Lawn, IL
Mick Foley will be signing autographs from 11am to 2pm at the Frank & Son Collectibles Show in City of Industry, CA. For more info, call (951) 780-9611.
December 13th & 14th
Ric Flair, King Kong Bundy, Hulk Hogan, Bryan Clark, Virgil, and Tito Santana will be signing autographs at "Magic Moniker 2" at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Secaucus, NJ. For more info, go to MAB-Celebrity.com/c-108-magic-monikers-2.aspx
Jake Boulder, Jason Jones, Dustin Heritage, Brieanna Bringle, Gary Gram, and many more will be appearing at Langoni's Pizza in Harrison, AR following the Mid-States Wrestling event held earlier in the evening.
Roddy Piper, Ted DiBiase, The Iron Sheik, The Mountie, Jim Neidhart, Greg Valentine, Tito Santana, Rick Martel, Koko B. Ware, Virgil, and many more are scheduled to appear at "WrestleSlam 2" at the Renaissance Hotel in Manchester, England. For more info, go to WrestleSlamUK.com.
November 3rd - Korstia Korchenko
November 5th - Jules Strongbow
November 6th - Ken Patera
November 7th - King Kong Bundy
November 8th - Treach Phillips, Jr.
November 9th - Menace 2 Society, Nick Patrick
Most news & results derived from reports found on Gerweck.net, PWBTS.com, and various other wrestling news sites.