Ted DiBiase Note, Sheamus News & Notes, Duggan, & More
-- WWE Championship book author Kevin Sullivan has posted a interview with Ted DiBiase , discussing the night that he bought the WWF Title from Andre the Giant. You can check that interview out at this link.
-- On June 20th at 6PM, Sheamus will be signing free autographs at Faulkner Madzda of Harrisburg (3233 Paxton St) in Harrisburg, PA.
-- On June 21st, Sheamus will be on the WTPA 93.5 Morning show with Chris and Amy.
-- Hacksaw Jim Duggan is working on a book about his career.
-- The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum sent out the following announcement today…
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum has announced its schedule for the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame. Induction weekend is July 22-23 in Waterloo, Iowa. This year's George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame induction class includes two inductees—one living and one posthumous—and four special award winners. Inductees into the Hall of Fame are Dory Funk, Jr. and Gorilla Monsoon. Special award winners are Jim Duggan, Jim Ross, Pat Miletich, and Scott Teal. The Hall of Fame is located inside the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum in Waterloo, Iowa.
"This hall of fame is important to me and it is important to professional wrestling," said Gerald Brisco , a 2005 inductee into the hall of fame. "I am looking forward to being in Waterloo to participate in this year's event."
Weekend activities include a celebrity golf tournament, a professional wrestling show, wrestling training sessions, a mixed martial arts seminar, a wrestling round table discussion, an autograph signing, and an induction banquet.
Tickets to the professional wrestling show will go on sale Monday, May 16. Tickets to the induction banquet can be purchased online by clicking here.
Professional wrestlers who have already committed to being at induction weekend include Terry Funk, Gerald Brisco, Jim Ross, "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, Jim Raschke, Danny Hodge , Bob Roop, Larry Hennig , Fritz Von Goering, and Colt Cabana.
For additional information, or to order tickets, contact the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum at (319) 233-0745 or e-mail [email protected]
Schedule of events
Friday, July 22
10:15 a.m. – Registration for celebrity golf tournament at Irv Warren Memorial Golf Course
11:15 a.m. – Introduction of celebrities
11:30 a.m. – Tee off for celebrity golf tournament
2 p.m. – Training session with Gerald Brisco and Jim Ross at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center
5:30 p.m. – Doors open to the public for Impact Pro Wrestling show at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center
7 p.m. – Impact Pro Wrestling show begins at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center
Saturday, July 23
11 a.m. – Mixed Martial Arts seminar with Pat Miletich in the Dan Gable Teaching Center inside the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum
12:30 p.m. – Wrestling round table discussion with professional wrestling legends hosted by Brian Hoops of Torch Nostalgia at the Hall of Fame
1:30 p.m. – Autograph signing with professional wrestling legends at the Hall of Fame
5 p.m. – Reception for Hall of Fame inductees at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center
6 p.m. – Induction banquet at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center
7 p.m. – Induction ceremony at Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center