Thursday, June 22, 2017

Impact Wrestling Results - Jun 22, 2017

Sienna is backstage with Laurel Van Ness, and is trying to get her to focus on tonight's match. Rosemary is nobody's friend, so Allie's going to be on her own out there and she needs Laurel focused.

We go to the arena, and it's time for our opening match...

Abyss on Jeff Jarrett Returning to Impact, If Mike Tenay Will Return at Slammiversary, More

On the latest episode of Main Event Radio, Ryan Rider interviewed Joseph Park a.k.a. the Monster Abyss, and below are some interview highlights:

Mauro Ranallo - NXT Debut Date, Brock Lesnar's Most Ferocious Brawls (Video), Cathy Kelley Looks At Maria And Mike Kanellis

- Here is the latest WWE Playlist video with the most ferocious brawls involving WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar.

BREAKING: Mauro Ranallo Set To Work NXT, Triple H Comments

Mauro Ranallo announced today that he will be joining the NXT commentary team. No word yet on when he will return to work for the company but it could come at Friday's NXT TV tapings.

Below are comments from Mauro and Triple H:

Reby Hardy Goes After Jeff Jarrett

As noted, during an interview with Wrestle:List, Jeff Jarrett said he's taken "The high road" in legal issues with The Hardys. Reby sent out multiple tweets about Jeff Jarrett and Impact:

Bully Ray on Matt Hardy’s “Broken” Character in WWE, How His Character Has Evolved From Bubba to Bully, More

Bully Ray spoke to USA Today's "For the Win" section before his match at Best in the World this Friday. Here are some of the highlights:

Speculation on Daniel Bryan’s Wrestling Future, Update on His WWE In-Ring Status

As noted, Daniel Bryan made the media rounds last week to hype his return to WWE TV on Smackdown Live this week, and in particular Bryan spoke with Sports Illustrated’s Extra Mustard. During the interview, Bryan was asked about a potential return to the ring in WWE, and Bryan offered the following response:

Alberto El Patron Says His Match Against Lashley Will Be “A Thousand Times Better” Than Lesnar vs Joe,

Alberto El Patron, who will face Bobby Lashley at the upcoming Slammiversary PPV, recently spoke with Sports Illustrated’s “Extra Mustard”.

Below are some interview highlights:

Backstage News on the Controversial Finish at Money in the Bank

As seen at Sunday’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view, WWE booked an angle that saw James Ellsworth capture the women’s Money in the Bank briefcase and give it to Carmella. This segment got a lot of people talking and that was exactly what WWE wanted.

Jeff Jarrett Says Impact Are The Owners of The 'Broken' Gimmick

As noted, Impact Wrestling has been locked in a legal battle with Matt and Jeff Hardy over the 'Broken Hardy' Gimmick. While Impact's argument is the gimmicks were created while they were working in TNA, both Hardy brothers claim they created the idea behind the gimmicks that were of their own doing.

The Latest On John Cena’s Return To WWE TV

John Cena will return to WWE television on the July 4th episode of SmackDown Live. WWE is currently teasing that Cena will return as a “free agent” that could move from Smackdown to RAW.

As noted earlier this week Cena was added to a RAW live event on

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rusev Returning This Weekend, Ciampa and Young Injury Updated, Enzo Amore Tweets

- As seen below, Enzo Amore has made his first tweet since Big Cass turned on him at the end of this week’s RAW. Enzo mentioned Conor McGregor in the tweet, which is also his first tweet since trashing McGregor on Twitter after the Conor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight was announced. That tweet can also be seen below:

Braun Strowman Sends Another Message To Roman Reigns, NXT Title Match Announced, Ohno - Itami

- Tonight's NXT main event saw Aleister Black defeat Kassius Ohno. In the Fallout video below, the tension between Ohno and Hideo Itami continues as Itami tells Ohno to brush the loss off.

NXT Results - Jun 21, 2017

We are at Full Sail University and your announcers are Tom Phillips, Nigel McGuinness, and Percy Watson.

We will see what happened between Roderick Strong and Bobby Roode earlier today. In the main event, Kassius Ohno faces Aleister Black.

Note On Reports Of Miz - Maryse Storyline Split, Randy Orton Appearing In Movie With Former RAW Guest Star, Fans On Enzo Amore Replacing Big Cass

- Deadline reports that Randy Orton will co-star in "Changeland" with Seth Green and Breckin Meyer. This is the first feature film that Green, a former RAW guest star, is writing and directing.

WWE SuperCard Season 3 Update And Promos (Videos), SmackDown Viewership

- This week's WWE SmackDown, featuring the fallout from Sunday's WWE Money In the Bank pay-per-view with WWE Champion Jinder Mahal defeating Luke Harper in the main event, drew 2.597 million viewers.

This is up from last week's 2.072 million viewers, which was a new low

James Ellsworth Comments on The Ban, John Cena Reveals His Man Crush (Video), New Ring Name For WWE NXT Star

- Vanity Fair posted this video of John Cena answering questions from New Yorkers on the street. When asked if he likes being a celebrity, Cena says he doesn't consider himself one, he's just a normal dude from Westbury, MA trying to figure everything out. Cena also says his current man crush is comedian Kevin Hart.

Goldust Warns R-Truth Ahead Of RAW, Fans On Carmella Being Forced To Relinquish, SmackDown Top 10

- Below are the top 10 moments from last night's WWE SmackDown in Dayton, Ohio.

Bobby Roode and Roderick Strong Involved in Altercation, AJ Styles On Potential Shinsuke Nakamura Match, Titus O'Neil To Make Offer On Monday's RAW (Videos)

- Below is video from last night's Talking Smack with AJ Styles talking to Renee Young and SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan. AJ talks about how cool the showdown with Shinsuke Nakamura was during the Money In the Bank Ladder Match on Sunday.

Jerry Lawler Talks Women’s MITB Match, Which WWE Star Would Have Been Huge in Memphis, More

On this week’s Dinner With The King, co-hosts Jerry “The King” Lawler and Glenn Moore talk about the Mid-South Coliseum, the Great Balls of Fire PPV name, and the women’s Money in the Bank ladder match. You can listen to the full episode below, here are some highlights: