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The newest issue of the Observer is on the site today, which has the latest in PPV numbers from both WWE and UFC, including UFC's strongest markets, WWE comparisons from last year and what WWE show did the second worst numbers of the modern era.
The issue also features a huge biography on the late Killer Karl Kox, one of wrestling's biggest characters of the 60s and 70s. We talked to many of his co-workers with a lot of really funny anecdotes about his out of the ring conduct both before, during and after wrestling, his career rundown, details of his biggest matches and most famous angles in Australia where he is remembered as one of the country's all-time wrestling legends, his records, what modern era wrestlers copied him and whose gimmicks were inspired by him.
We look at his pre-wrestling background, how he got into wrestling, his early days when he nearly quit, his original break, where he went and his most famous matches and angles including multiple world tile matches, his time in every territory including what got him over in Japan and Australia, his turns, one of the most famous moments in the history of pro wrestling in Australia, the 1976 Tokyo wrestling war, who was Alex, the Jim Barnett business strategy at the end in Australia, his trash can match with J.J. Dillon, his relationship with Dick Murdoch, his big angles in Florida, the end of his career and life after wrestling.
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Also in this week's issue:
--More on El Texano Jr. leaving CMLL
--TNA woman takes bodybuilding contest
--Update on AAA's last big show of the year
--Update on ratings in Mexico
--TNA wrestlers in Mexico notes
--Girlfriend of badly injured wrestler commits suicide
--Update on All Japan's annual tag team tournament
--All Japan belts being defended in other promotions
--Former WWE star faces Brazilian giant on same show a Zuffa star goes after a pro wrestling world title
--Fit Finlay goes to Japan
--Health updates on a number of former wrestlers
--Latest on Matt Hardy, charges against him, and what court has ordered him to do
--CHIKARA bringing in Japanese women stars
--More on the background and what happened between Joe Kapp and Angelo Mosca
--Hall of Famer who almost came to CHIKARA this weekend
--Chris Jericho summer plans
--Arrest of a former WCW and WWF wrestler
--Notes on ROH television and shows
--Update on TNA Final Resolution PPV
--Notes on a TNA tournament on television that isn't acknowledged on Impact
--Update on TNA and OVW
--Hulk Hogan's morale boosting
--Details behind UFC show lack of promotion
--More notes on the suspension of Chris Leben
--More on the ratings of the UFC show on FOX
--What UFC footage Vince McMahon recently watched
--Notes on tons of new UFC matches
--Lots of notes on new UFC shows and the schedule for the first three months of the year
--Fighters battle on Internet show, argue about business and understanding of such
--Notes on possibility of an Alvarez vs. Chandler rematch
--Lots of plans for Bellator's first season in 2012
--Controversial Bellator season ending
--Changes in women's division
--Japanese pro wrestler signs with U.S. MMA group for a main event
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*October 27, 2003 (The fascinating life of Stu Hart plus the story of Road Warrior Hawk)
*January 19, 2004 (2003 Awards issue)
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--Regarding Raw tomorrow night, HHH's name was pulled from advertising today after he had been scheduled for the show. As of yesterday, the plan was for HHH and Kevin Nash to both be on the show, but not necessarily do an angle. They pretty much have to set up most of the key matches for the TLC show on tomorrow's show since the 12/12 Raw is the Slammy Awards show. Right now being advertised in Tampa for Raw is C.M. Punk vs. John Cena vs. Alberto Del Rio in a title match and a 41 man Battle Royal. One or both are likely dark matches.
--Seiya Sanada & Kai beat Masayuki Kono & Masakatsu Funaki earlier today in Yokohama to win the 35th annual Real World Tag League tournament promoted by All Japan Pro Wrestling.
--Well known Japanese MMA star Hideo Tokoro made his pro wrestling debut earlier today.
--Tommy Dreamer went from bashing WWE on TNA to praising them today in a column at http://www.thewhig.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3390744
The article points out things WWE does for talent such as sending any contracted talent to drug rehab. But then he got all defensive with the "Did we, for example, try to shut down rock n roll music when Elvis died? Is the music industry to blame when countless musicians overdose?" Exactly who has attempted to shut down pro wrestling?
--Dusty Rayz suffered a broken leg doing a moonsault to the floor during the CZW Cage of death show last night in Philadelphia. He is expected to undergo surgery this week.
--Rima Fakih, the former Miss USA who was on Tough Enough was arrested yesterday on suspicion of drunk driving. Fakih then tweeted how she wasn't even in Michigan, when the news first broke. She tried to claim it was another person with her name. Then, Elder claimed, it was someone else with access to her twitter account that posted the note, which she then deleted. Well, at least one part of wrestling rubbed off on her. Her attorney, Donald Elder, however, confirmed that she was in Michigan. The Detroit Free Press carried a story today noting that she was acting as a designated driver for a friend who was too drunk to drive, but didn't realize she herself had too much to drink said Elder. She was arrested early Saturday morning in Highland Park, MI. Elder would not confirm if she was taken to jail or not. "She is taking full responsibility. She wants to apologize to everybody she let down." Story is at http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/frontpage
--The weekend edition of Observer radio is already up on the site today, covering last night's UFC, Impact and this week's Raw notes.
--Poll on Impact on Thursday
49.2% of those responding didn't see the show
--Who do you consider Bellator's biggest star?
Eddie Alvarez 57.7%
Hector Lombard 12.3%
Ben Askren 10.6%
Joe Warren 7.0%
Cole Konrad 3.4%
Michael Chandler 2.8%
Patricio Pitbull Freire 2.0%
Christian M'Pumbu 1.7%
Pat Curran 1.7%
Zach Makovsky 0.6%
Douglas Lima 0.3%
--In last night's prediction, myself and Josh Nason were 4-1, Todd Martin was 3-2, Oliver Copp and Mike Sempervive were 2-3 and Mike Sawyer was 1-4.
--Chuck Langerman's daily wrestling trivia concerns Tod Gordon, the former ECW owner and a 1972 graduate of Upper Darby High School outside of Philadelphia. Other graduates of the school include Jim Croce (1960), Tiny Fey (1988) and Dr. Jack Ramsey (1942) of Portland Trail Blazers coaching fame. Todd Rundgren attended the school as well but didn't graduate. Bay Ragni (Chubby Dudley) and Todd Rucci (an NFL lineman with the Seahawks).
--The UFC 140 Countdown show is airing today on various Fox Sports stations in different times.
--The Toronto Star at http://www.thestar.com/news/article/1096707--doug-ford-suggest-schools-explore-ufc-linked-program?bn=1
has a story on Toronto city Councillor Doug Ford proposing Toronto schools work with UFC in a community service anti-bullying project. The story was negative on the idea of having UFC fighters talk in schools. There were negative quotes from people who work in the schools regarding having fighters talk about bullying and how some felt it was just advertising for UFC. Doug Ford is the brother of Toronto mayor Rob Ford, who is apparently on bad terms with the paper. (thanks to Chris Cooper)
--A wrestling pilot is being taped on Tuesday night featuring Colt Cabana and Matt Cross. They are looking for 100 fans to attend. Send info to Sam at
to get location and details
--CWA on 1/7 in Cornwall, ONT with Paul London at Murphy's Inn.
--NWA VFW from Friday night in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ before 150 fans, including former boxing champion Riddick Bowe in attendance: Justin Corino b Dan the Man, Vladimir Joseph b Eric Andretti, Mark Green b Crowbar (Crowbar looked great), Players Club b Dan the Man & Vladimir Joseph, Carlito b James Smith (crowd chanted "Cena sucks" during this match), Sgt. Slaughter & The Patriot (Tom Brandi) b Nigerian Nightmares. Bowe did the knockout punch to heel manager Ricky O (thanks to Mike Omansky)
--MPW from last night in Simi Valley, CA: Hellkid b Dr. Vandal Drummond, Sean Christian b Fern Owens, Bar Room Saints & Hobo b Omar Slam Duncan & Whiskey Fits MacIntosh & Spectre, Nikki the New York Knockout b Thunder Kitty-DQ, Logan X b Mario Banks, Crayz b Rumatha, Disco Machine b Hector Canales, Bo Cooper b Drew Molson (Jacob Novak in WWE), Ryan Taylor b Scorpio Sky. Next show is 1/14 in Simi Valley and the Boys and Girls Club with a Battle Royal as the main event. (thanks to Dan Farren and Scott Walton)
--APW Christmas Chaos from last night in Hayward: Joey Kristofferson & A.J. Kirsch (Tough Enough) & Brandon P. Net b Mr. Wrestling IV & Mikey Jay & Sir Samurai, James Watkins b Omega, Damian Grundy b Sir Samurai, Billy Blade b Boyce LeGrande, Vennis DeMarco b Rik Luxury-DQ, Dylan Drake b Perry Von Vicious so manager Matthew Theall had to put on a chicken suit, Dave Dutra b Will Rood, Jeckles b Larry Blackwell to keep the APW title. It was title vs. retirement. They fought all over the parking lot, upstairs in the gym, Jeckles took a bump off the balcony through two tables. Many fans were in tears as Blackwell did his retirement speech talking about first coming to the school in 1997 (thanks to John LaRocca)
--Joel Gertner did stand-up comedy last night for a birthday show promoted by Tom Robinson in Philadelphia. Was told Gertner could easily be a full-time stand-up comedian if he wanted to be. Steve Corino also did some commentary. The show didn't draw well (maybe 30 people) but Robinson noted they used the Sabu philosophy of not caring if it's 20 people or 20,000, you still give your best effort.
--Traveling UFC fighter Pete Spratt defeated Martin Crandmont in the second round of Friday night's Instinct MMA main event in Quebec City just hours after the death of his grandmother. He dedicated the win to her after. Spratt was a late replacement for the injured Phil Baroni.
--FEW from last night in Fort Wayne: Wicked Natas b Max Morrison, Gage Clayton b Necrom, Mitchell Taylor b Frankie the Face, Bam Hanson b Steve Drochner, Mr. Main Event & The Mangler b Ryan Epic & Tony X, Dusty Dillinger b Remi Wilkins, Bobby Steele b Louis Lyndon, Jimmy Shalwin b Badd Blood Barron, Jack Verville b Jake Omen. Next show is 1/7.
--NWA DAWG on 2/18 in Sicklerville, NJ at the League Bound Sports Group.
--Former WWE wrestler Colin Delaney & Jimmy Olsen lost to The Rochester Wrecking Crew last night in Rochester to create new NWA North American tag team champions. The title had been vacant.
--Future Stars of Wrestling on 12/11 in Las Vegas at the FSW Arena features Roderick Strong vs. Kenny King plus T.J Perkins and Michael Modest appear. FSW's TV show will start on Thursday nights at 10 p.m. Eastern on www.gfl.tv
--NAWA from last night in Waxahachie, TX promoted by Killer Tim Brooks: Casey Kane b Billy Club,. Joe Peace b Crash, Randy Wayne b Mad Dog, Nobe Bryant & Lil Fang b Cowboy Adam & Union Jack. (thanks to Rob Moore)
--UWC from last night in Pemberton, NJ before 300 fans: Justice Garrison b Spartan, Sally D b T-Bonz in a loser leaves town match, Ripper b Billy Lassiter, Secret Society b Jael Rose & Stephan Smith, Warhead & Philly Madison & Dave Patera b Biggie Biggs & Twiggy Ramirez, Big Rig won Rumble, Silly Billy b Geoffrey Bravo (thanks to Chris Wilcox)
--Hoosier Pro Wrestling form last night in Columbus, IN before 255 fans: Aaron Armageddon b Darrin Bostic, Cooter Clampett b Texas Outlaw-DQ, Eric Draven b Ricky Ruckus, J.D. Marion & Niki b Damien Cole & Camron Star, Fuji Brown b Fast Eddie, Stompin Steve b Sabotage Styles-DQ, Shawn Cook & Bobby Black b Flash Flanagan & Donny Idol, Cruel Intentions b High Rollers. Next show is 1/7. (thanks to Jerry Wilson)
--ECCW from last night in Vancouver, BC: Bollywood Lions b Phantasmo & Billy Suede, Scotty Mac b Andy the Dreadfful Bird, Sammi Hall & K.C. Spinelli b Nicole Matthews & Tara Valkyrie, Bishop DCOR J-Sinn Sullivan, Honky Tonk Kid b Danni Deeds, Artemis Spencer b Tony Baroni for the NWA Canadian title. Next show is 12/26 in Surrey (thanks to Mike Sweetser)
--Sean Waltman and Shane Helms will be doing a party in St. Louis the night before Royal Rumble from 6-9 p.m. at the Europe Night Club. Tickets go on sale Thursday at MyWrestlingParty.com VIP tickets are $50 and you get a photo and autograph with both Waltman and Helms. There are only 35 VIP tickets available. G.A. tickets are $10.
--RF Video announced Honky Tonk Man as a vendor guest on 1/28 at the WrestleReunion in Los Angeles.