Various News: Wrestling-Netflix, Super 8, HOF, More


-- Two more names have been confirmed for the 2011 ECWA Super 8 tournament. They are Shockwave the Robot (a masked breakdancing robot who has worked TWA, ECLL and Zero-One) and Rich Swan (who has worked in Dragon Gate USA and CZW). Adam Cole, Sami Callihan and Tommaso Ciampa have already been confirmed for the tournament.

-- Here are the latest updates for the WWE Classics OnDemand service…

Legends:
* WWE Hall of Fame: Wendi Richter
* Wendi Richter & The Top Guns vs. Madusa Miceli & Badd Company AWA Superclash III
* AWA Ladies Championship: Wendi Richter vs. Candi Devine AWA All Star Wrestling 7/29/90
* WWF Women's Championship: Wendi Richter vs. Donna Christanello WWF All Star Wrestling 5/25/85
* Wendi Richter vs. Princess Victoria Capital Centre 3/28/82

Hulk Hogan's Unreleased Collector's Series DVD (Part 3 & 4)

The Big Ones:
* WWE Unforgiven 2006 PPV

TV Classics:
* Extreme Championship Wrestling 8/5/97
* Monday Night Wars: 9/9/96
* Monday Night Wars: 9/23/96
* Prime Time Wrestling 1/30/89

Shorties (Greatest Diva Matches):
* WWE Women's Championship: Battle Royal Raw June 30 2003
* WWE Women's Championship: Victoria vs. Trish Stratus vs. Jazz Wrestlemania XIX
* WWE Women's Championship: Beth Phoenix vs. Lay-Cool Smackdown 5/14/10
* Torrie Wilson vs. Sable Great American Bash 2004
* WWE Women's Championship: Hardcore Match- Trish Stratus vs. Victoria Survivor Series 2002

-- Here are some of the wrestling titles on Netflix:

The Big Show: A Giant's Life - WWE's new 59 minute documentary on the former WWF and WCW World champion.

Bret Hart: Wrestling with Shadows - The 1998 documentary on Bret Hart and Montreal.

Knucklehead - WWE Studios film starring Big Show.

Legendary - WWE Studios film starring John Cena.

Lipstick & Dynamite - Ruth Leitman's fun 2004 documentary on the pioneers of women's wrestling, including Penny Banner, Mae Young, The Fabulous Moolah, Gladys "Kill 'em" Gillem and more.

Sting - A Moment of Truth - The 2004 Christian Faith-based "documentary" on the career and spiritual life of WCW and TNA star Sting, who plays himself in the film.

Ready to Rumble - The 2000 WCW film that many would soon prefer to forget, which also spawned David Arquette's WCW World title win. Oliver Platt stars as an exiled wrestling star who is brought back to prominence by Arquette and Scott Caan. A ton of WCW personalities from that time period, including Goldberg, are featured.

MadBull - The 1977 film starring Alex Karas (years before he became Webster's dad on TV) as "Mad Bull" Karkus, a tormented pro wrestler whose personal life has been on the skids since his wife abandoned him because of his controversial career. Yet his interest in love reignites when he meets fellow Greek Christina Sebastiani. Christina's sensitive concern convinces Mad Bull that he can be loved for more than his fame and fortune, but a deranged stalker threatens his newfound peace."

Over the Top - Sylvester Stallone's Ode to armwrestling, featuring Terry Funk as the bodyguard to the primary villain.

Below The Belt - The 1980 film starring Regina Baff as Rosa Rubinsky, a waitress who enters the world of professional wrestling. The film features the legendary Mildred Burke, playing herself, as Rubinsky's trainer.

The Backyard - Paul Hough's great 2002 documentary on the world of Backyard wrestling, which won a number of film festival awards. Rob Van Dam is featured in the film as well.

Ferocious Female Freedom Fighters - A 1982 film about a female wrestler wanting to retire, but forced to remain in the ring by her mother to help pay for her brother's surgery. Features an overdubbed dialouge by the infamous Troma Studios.

Luchamania: La Batalla por Mexico: Listed as a 2008 release, Luchamania features a series of matches between Rey Misterio Sr. and Psicosis.

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