- Highspots announced that their latest documentary about The Funks is now available on DVD at highspots.com and also on highspotswrestlingnetwork.com for only $9.99 a month. The DVD includes a second disc which contains over 2 hours of bonus material including matches, stories, and several other bonus clips.
"We strive to deliver a top notch product every time we release something and we have raised the bar with The Funks documentary," director Michael Elliott says. "When we went into the production of this film we were aiming to tell the history of one of pro wrestling's first families and we did that with our cast of interviews that we were able to secure."
With interviews from both Funk brothers Dory Jr. and Terry the documentary also features interviews with Jim Ross, Stan Hansen, Gerald Brisco, Bret "the Hitman" Hart, Bill Apter, Dr. Tom Prichard, the Blue Meanie, Ricky Steamboat, Steve Corino, Bob Armstrong, Brian Blair, Ron Bass, Jimmy Hart, Harley Race, Jimmy Golden, Larry Matysik, Manny Fernandez, Pro Wrestling Torch's Bruce Mitchell and JJ Dillon. There are also archived interviews with Jack Brisco, Gary Hart, Bob Geigel, and Ric Flair. The documentary feature runs 100 minutes and the bonus disc is over 2 hours. You can download or stream the documentary at highspotswrestlingnetworl.com or buy the DVD at highspots.com.
- ROH sent us a press release this morning revealing that Will Ospreay will make his ROH debut on the "Reach For The Sky" Tour in the UK this November. Ospreay joins ROH World Champion Jay Lethal, the Briscoes, the Young Bucks and Dalton Castle as the first names announced for the tour. Ospreay will compete in Liverpool at the Olympia on Friday November 18th and then in London at the Seymour Leisure Centre on Sunday November 20th. Tickets are on sale for all three events for the "Reach For The Sky" Tour.
- There will be several Metro Pro Wrestling matches at the Kansas City T-Bones - Gary SouthShore baseball game on August 27th at CommunityAmerica Ballpark in Kansas City, KS. WWE Hall of Famer "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan and Tommy Dreamer are two of the big names scheduled to appear. Duggan will team with Rory Fox to face Kraig Keesaman & Kiyoshi Shizuka, while Dreamer will face Central States Champion Ace Steel in a "Falls Count Anywhere in the Ballpark" match. Tickets can be purchased at the Providence Medical Center Box Office at CommunityAmerica Ballpark, by calling 913-328-5618 or online at tbonesbaseball.com.