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FOLEY ON 'SVENGOOLIE' THIS SATURDAY, TEAM 3D ACADEMY PRESENTING HUGE CANCER BENEFIT EVENT, INOKI, VENTURA AND MORE NEWS

By Mike Johnson on 2014-09-01 11:21:50

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley will be appearing on the 9/6 episode of Me-TV's "Svengoolie", a weekly series that airs old Universal horror films and bookends them with host segments and comedy bits. Foley will be appearing on the episode that airs "Werewolf of London" airing this Saturday at 10 PM Eastern. Jim Cornette, Jerry Lawler and Lisa Marie Varon have all appeared on the series before.

NBC featured photos from the wrestling event in North Korea promoted by Antonio Inoki at this link.

For those of you who subscribe to Hulu Plus, the always awesome guys at Rifftrax now feature the Jesse Ventura film "Abraxas" among the new films they riff and skewer. For those who have never checked it out, it's the former cast of Mystery Science Theater cracking jokes and roasting different films. Since they are from Minnesota, a film starring Ventura gives them lots of ammunition. Search for Rifftrax and then click on Rifftrax Features.

British wrestler Jackie "Glitterboy" Evans has released an autobiography titled "Confessions of A Wrestler." The promotional blurb for the book reads: "Martin Gillott, better known in the wrestling world as Jackie ‘Glitterboy’ Evans, knew early in his career that life in the ring would be no walk in the park. Posing as a blond, Lurex-clad gayboy who liked to fight dirty was great for ticket sales, but not so good for his health. He was knocked out five times in his career – always by a furious fan, never by his opponent. Yet Martin loved the game, and wouldn’t change a day of his 12-year professional wrestling career. Now he tells all, including hilarious accounts of adventures in and out of the ring, fans violent and amorous, landladies who were scarier than Giant Haystacks and girls who were faster than Mick McManus. And then there were the many well-known names he rubbed shoulders with along the way, from Brian Glover to John Le Mesurier. Confessions Of A Wrestler will have you in stitches – just like ‘Glitterboy’."

The following press release was issued today by the Team 3D Wrestling Academy:

Team 3D Academy and “Hope for a Single Mom” Fight To End Breast Cancer

Melbourne, Florida – September 13, 2014The Team 3D Academy of Professional Wrestling and Sports Entertainment, lead by Former WWE/TNA Superstar Devon Hughes, p/k/a Brother Devon, is proud to announce that they will be teaming with the “Hope for a Single Mom” charity for a third consecutive year. 

This year’s event will be held on September 13, 2014 at the Melbourne Auditorium in Melbourne, FL.  The event’s festivities will kick off at 5:00 PM, then at 7:00 PM, the bell will sound for fast paced, family friendly professional wrestling action.  Alongside Devon Hughes for the event will be TNA Stars Jeff Hardy, Samoa Joe, Former TNA stars Matt Morgan, Garret Bischoff, SoCal Val and ROH Star Jay Lethal.   Also the card will showcase the abilities of several of Team 3D Academy’s students.

  On September 14, 2013, Devon Hughes, teamed with “Hope for a Single Mom” in order to put on a family friendly wrestling show at the Melbourne Auditorium in Melbourne, FL.  All proceeds from the show went towards the “Hope for a Single Mom” charity.  The show, which featured many of the Team 3D academy students along with WWE Legend and Hall of Famer, Hulk Hogan, was able to raise over $30,000.  This year’s event has grown in size and hopes to be even more of a success than previous years.

The “Hope for a Single Mom” charity was started 4 years ago.  Every year, the two founders and the people at Breast Friends of Florida choose a single mother to raise money for in order to help with medical and other expenses that have been incurred to lost income while battling cancer. 

Devon is a former TNA Television Champion and 23 time World Tag Team champion along with his long time tag team partner, Bubba/Bully Ray, holding championships in every major organization in North America, including TNA, WWE, ECW, WCW, NWA as well as Japan.  They are the most decorated team in the history of Professional Wrestling.

The Team 3D Academy was opened in May of 2007 and prides itself on having trained some of the best young talent in professional wrestling today, having students signed to WWE Developmental contracts, TNA Gut Check, Ring of Honor (ROH), and Zero-1 Japan.

The Team 3D Academy, located in Kissimmee, FL, is under an open enrollment policy and is always accepting new students.   All interested in joining the Team 3D Academy may visit www.team3dacademy.com and also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pages/Team-3D-Academy-of-Professional-Wrestling/.  All SERIOUS applicants may schedule a preliminary appointment by calling (407) 390-9005.