OWW Radio - WrestleMania Memories (guests Lanny Poffo & Michael O'Brien)

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If you missed the Tuesday January 11th edition of the Online World of Wrestling Radio with host Alan Wojcik and contributors Kevin K. Scott of the Under the Ring, Wrestle Talk Radio/Otaku Talk Radio’s Spug & Mase, here are the highlights: “WrestleMania Memories” continued this week on the show. For the younger folks tuning in, Alan recapped the three city hosted WrestleMania 2 PPV event. Our 100% free to the listeners’ interview was with former WWF superstar “the Genius” Lanny Poffo who told stories of growing up in the wrestling business, running the ICW promotion with his dad Angelo and brother Randy, memories of working in the WWF of the 1980’s, managing “Mr. Perfect” Curt Hennig, working with Hulk Hogan, his views on Vince McMahon Jr. and what he does today in helping keep children smoke free with an anti-cigarette campaign via poetry. Catch up with Mr. Poffo on his personal website, www.geniuslannypoffo.com NorthEast Wrestling owner/promoter Michael O'Brien joined the show to talk about this weekend’s Wrestle Fest 15 event in Poughkeepsie, NY. Mr. O’Brien gave his unique view as a promoter on last weekend’s incident at a show in the Midwest. Log onto www.northeastwrestling.com for ticket information and the entire show lineup that features MVP, Matt Hardy, Tommy Dreamer, Sgt. Slaughter, Jerry “the King Lawler and Sabu among others. Kevin K. Scott joined Mase to break down the TNA Genesis PPV that featured Matt Hardy’s debut and numerous championship changes including Mr. Anderson becoming the World Heavyweight champion, addressed the rumors the Main Event Mafia will be coming back to the promotion and their feelings on Stevie Richards’ sudden exit. After a break, the focus shifted to the announcement of Shawn Michaels as the first induction to the WWE Hall of Fame. Our panel commented on Jim Ross’ endorsement of Sting going into the Hall of Fame and the matches from Monday Night RAW and Friday Night Smackdown as we get closer to Royal Rumble 2011. The show also broke news of Ring of Honor and its TV partner HDNet ending its partnership. If you want to read Kevin’s blog along with Phil Strum, Under the Ring can be found at http://blogs.poughkeepsiejournal.com/underthering/ Alan announced for the 1/18/11 Online World of Wrestling Radio will be holding a 2nd Ladies Night with WSU World champion Mercedes Martinez and WSU All Guts, No Glory champion Angel Orsini as our interview subjects. Log onto www.wsuwrestling.com for information on “The Last Chapter” iPPV event. Alan reminded the fans to log onto www.wrestlingradioawards.com to vote for the program in 3 categories and to check out the inaugural WTR Awards on www.wildtalkradio.com . The evening’s soundtrack came courtesy of the one and only King of Rock n Roll Elvis Presley. The show can also be found on iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/oww-radio/id334739148?ign-mpt=uo%3D4. Best part it’s FREE!! Online World of Wrestling Radio is hosted by Alan Wojcik (http://alanwojcik.tripod.com for credentials) with contributors from across the wrestling world and the most important people, listeners like you joining in the chat room and on the air!! No opinions are too outlandish (just no profanity please.) The show airs Tuesday nights 9pm until we run out of stuff to talk about on the Wild Talk Radio network. The links to listen live can be found at www.owwradio.com and www.wildtalkradio.com . Got a question for Alan, an opinion on the show or wrestling as a whole, write to radio@onlineworldofwrestling.com www.onlineworldofwrestling.com is your home for the best news coverage plus the OWW Genesis forum http://forums.onlineworldofwrestling.com/ The Gold Standard in Wrestling Forums and OWW Radio. Follow Online World of Wrestling on Twitter @ OWWCOM and you can follow Alan @MyNameIsWojcik Online World of Wrestling is produced by Wild Talk Radio, www.wildtalkradio.com

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