Lots Of Various News & Notes Inside Here, More
-- The Urban Wrestling Federation is working to get their talent to sign new deals as they prepare for their November taping in Miami, FL. Word is that some of the wrestlers is that they have been unhappy about the focus on the rappers.
-- Former WWF Raw announcer Rob Bartlett continues to appear in the current revival of "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," which features Daniel Radcliffe.
-- Jersey All Pro Wrestling has announced that Frank Iadevia and Pierre Pilger have bought out Jeff Shapiro and are now the full owners of the promotion. JAPW is promoting a TNA house show on September 16th in Rahway, NJ, but at this time they haven't announced plans for the first shows under the new ownership.
-- Former WWF announcer Todd Pettingill along with broadcast partner Scott Shannon (NYC radio station WPLJ 95.5 FM) will be celebrating 20 years at the station this Fall by hosting a Duran Duran concert at Madison Square Garden.
- CHIKARA runs on September 18th at the Highline Ballroom in New York with the following matches announced…
* Eddie Kingston vs. Fire Ant in a 12 Large Summit tournament bout
* Mike Quackenbush & Jigsaw vs. Chuck Taylor & Johnny Gargano for the Tag Titles
* Marshe Rockett vs. Ares
* Gregory Iron vs. Icarus
* Soldier Ant & Green Ant vs. Dasher Hatfield & Sugar Dunkerton
* UltraMantis Black & Hallowicked & Frightmare & TBA vs. Sinn "Kizarny" Bodhi & Obariyon & Kodama & Kobald