Tribute Show for Macho Man Randy Savage, Plus Road Dogg, more

By Dave Scherer on 2011-06-08 14:56:17

Neal Jones sent word that Ron Simmons will be the live guest tonight on In Your Head Wrestling Radio starting at 8PM EST. You can listen live at www.justin.tv/jackiyh.

TruTV.com did a tongue-in-cheek story about “The 24 Biggest Pro Wrestling Conspiracies” at this link.

Devin Cutting reporting. … Great North Wrestling is honored to present the official “Macho Man Randy Savage Memorial Show” on Saturday, September 3rd, at the Robert Hartley Arena in Hawkesbury, Ontario (half way between Ottawa and Montreal). The main event will be Macho Man’s brother “The Genius” Lanny Poffo verses WWE Hall of Famer Greg “The Hammer” Valentine. Former TNA star “Black Machismo” Jay Lethal, The Apocalyptic Nightmare “Hannibal”, Jeremy Prophet, Carl Leduc and many other GNW stars will also be on hand to pay tribute to one of the greatest superstars of all time and a hero to many of the wrestlers on the GNW roster. It will be a very special night in Hawkesbury. Go to http://www.greatnorthwrestling.com/tickets.htm for more information.

Steven Fernandes reporting. … Heraldnews.com has an interview with Jesse James “BG James” Armstrong who, along with Billy Gunn, will be headlining a show for Top Rope Promotions this Friday in Fall River, MA. He talks about Scott Hall’s “performance” at the last TRP show saying “It was pitiful and disgusting to see the videos of Scott Hall. I know there’s help there for him. But he just really doesn’t want to quit what he’s doing. And he’s a friend of mine.” He also talks about his own substance problems that occurred last year when he was let go by TNA. “I had been famous. I’d made a ton of money. Then I got fired and it felt like everything was crumbling. I understand exactly where he (Hall) is at. I pray for him every morning. I’ve been there. When you can’t handle life, you just want to alter your mind. I hadn’t saved any money. I went through it like a crazy rock star. The only thing I knew was to take more drugs. I shut myself in my home. I contemplated suicide.” He had a successful rehab stint, adding “The last seven months I’ve had serenity. I’m a husband, a father. My life is good today.” He also noted that Gunn is on the road to recovery from his own substance abuse problems as well adding, “He’s doing great. He’s turned his life around as well.”

Peter Siddorn reporting. … Here’s a video interview with Alberto Del Rio and Kelly Kelly at E3 talking about the new WWE12 Video game.

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