Another Award Nod For “The Wrestler,” ROH Rising Above Card

Nick Paglino


Robert Siegel, who wrote the screenplay for “The Wrestler,” has been nominated by the Writer’s Guild Association for Best Original Screenplay of 2008. The script will be released as a book in April.

The following is the full card for the Ring of Honor Rising Above PPV which will be available beginning on January 16, 2009:

– ROH champion Nigel McGuinness vs. Bryan Danielson

– Austin Aries vs. Jimmy Jacobs – I Quit Match

– Chris Hero & Davey Richards & Go Shiozaki vs. Brent Albright & Roderick Strong & Ace Steele

– Claudio Castagnoli vs. Silas Young vs. Alex Payne vs. Sami Calihan

– SHIMMER Women’s champion MsChif vs. Sara Del Rey

– ROH Tag Team champions Kevin Steen & El Generico vs. The Briscoes

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