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-- Luke Gallows will be part of the tornado relief fundraiser at the Armory in Jackson, Georgia on August 20th, 2011. Start time is 7 PM. Tickets cost $10. Go to cpwrestling.tk for more information about the event.
-- MMA heavyweight Josh Barnett, who has done some pro wrestling in Japan, faces Brett Rogers this Saturday in a Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix bout live on Showtime. Barnett channeled his pro wrestling alter ego earlier this week, and performed a pro wrestling exhibition. You can check out video of it at FightLine.com at this direct link.
-- Our contest to win a copy of Brock Lesnar's new book "Death Clutch" ends this Monday. We will be giving away five copies of the autobiography, all you have to do is "Like" our brand new Facebook page and reply to this thread on our new Discussion Board. Please note that this contest is only open to U.S. residents. The book tells of Lesnar's life in and out of the octagon, from his rise to fame as a wrestler to the WWE and his shocking decision to leave wrestling and take on the world of MMA with the UFC. He also discusses the disease that almost killed him, and how it changed him as a fighter and as a man. For more details, visit our Facebook Page by clicking here. You can "like" the page by clicking the button below:
-- On ESPN's SportsCenter on Thursday night, the Miami Heat's Big 3 (Chris Bosh, LeBron James and Dwayne Wade) were compared to the nWo, in the way that they "were booed as much as they were cheered," "won big and often," and that writers were debating if they were "4 life" or "4 right now."
-- While on basketball, congratulations to the Dallas Mavericks for becoming the 2011 NBA Champions. A fan of the site sent along this video of Mavericks owner Mark Cuban at a WWE event in 2009 talking about wrestling after his team wins the championship. You can check it out below:
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