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Archive for June 16th, 2008

The Invisible Web Episode 17 (2.08) (Re)[V]Amped

Posted by invizweb on June 16, 2008

An update on my so-called life, Alvarez and Meltzer merge (Melvarez?), Street Fighter IV, Metal Gear Solid IV, Friday the 13th, and more.

The Invisible Web Season Two Episode 8 (2.17)(Re)[V]Amped

Notes:

Capcom: New Street Fighter IV Boss Character! Concept Art For New Old Characters.

WELCOME TO THE NEW WRESTLINGOBSERVER.COM/FIGURE FOUR ONLINE

Two good news from Art of War FC (China)

Shoot Boxing Standing Vale Tudo’s official site is revamped

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (PS3)

Bronx 8th-graders boycott practice exam but teacher may get ax

Support for Doug Avella Builds

Friday the 13th Phobia Rooted in Ancient History

Young Jason Voorhees Cast in Friday the 13th

OP and ED are once again Unlie Airraids and Midnight Mescaline Midnight by Beat Frequency UK.

Segues courtesy of The Freesound Project

Image courtesy of Open Photo

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MMA in NY? Not if NY Mag and Albany got their ways.

Posted by invizweb on June 16, 2008

Thanks to Mike K

The throwdown in Albany to legalize mixed-martial-arts fighting—better known as the Ultimate Fighting Championship, thanks to the leading company promoting the testosterone-fueled, almost-no-rules wrestling-meets-boxing-meets-street-fighting battles—was supposed to be an easy win for the extreme sport’s supporters. The Las Vegas–based Fertitta brothers took over the UFC in 2001 and have lobbied to make it more legit. Already it is legal in 34 states, including Nevada, New Jersey, and California. CBS and Spike TV broadcast bouts. But to go really mainstream, they need New York, with its media throng and upstate fans.

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New Japan Pro Wrestling Best of Super Jr. Final Results

Posted by invizweb on June 16, 2008

Thanks to Stu Max.

NJPW, 6/15/08
Tokyo Korakuen Hall
2,010 Fans – Super No Vacancy Full House

0. Tomoaki Honma beat Mitsuhide Hirasawa (5:59) with a lariat.

1. Yujiro & Tetsuya Naito beat Tatsuhito Takaiwa & Osamu Namiguchi (7:06) when Yujiro used a moonsault press on Namiguchi.

2. Best of the Super Jr. – Semi Final: Wataru Inoue beat Tiger Mask (9:03) with the Oracion Flame.

3. Best of the Super Jr. – Semi Final: Koji Kanemoto beat Ryusuke Taguchi (9:22) with an ankle hold.

4. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Shiro Koshinaka & Super Strong Machine beat Togi Makabe, Takashi Iizuka & Toru Yano (9:30) when Makabe was DQ’d.

5. Yuji Nagata, Jushin Thunder Liger & AKIRA beat Shinsuke Nakamura, Minoru & Jimmy Rave (11:36) when Nagata used the Nagata Lock II on Rave.

6. Manabu Nakanishi beat Hirooki Goto (11:41) with the Dai*Nakanishi German.

7. Best of the Super Jr. – Final: Wataru Inoue beat Koji Kanemoto (27:50) with a modified Triangle Lancer.

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