Friday, September 30, 2016

What Brock Lesnar Hasn’t Done In WWE, CM Punk Fighting In UFC Again?, 2017 Royal Rumble Location

- There has been talk of the 2017 Royal Rumble pay-per-view being held in San Antonio, Texas. The last time the event was in San Antonio was in 2007, which saw The Undertaker win the 30-man Royal Rumble match.

- WWE has uploaded the below video to their official YouTube page taking a look at

Backstage News On Cody Rhodes' TNA Deal, New Names Revealed For Bound For Gold Match

- TNA has announced Eli Drake, Mahabali Shera, Braxton Sutter, Jessie Godderz, Tyrus, Grado, Robbie E, Baron Dax and Rockstar Spud for Sunday's "Bound For Gold" match at the Bound For Glory pay-per-view. The final competitor will be announced on Saturday morning and it's expected to be Cody Rhodes.

Bobby Lashley Comments on If 'Bound For Glory' Is Cancelled

As noted, it's crunch time for TNA this week as the company needs to fund this Sunday's TNA Bound for Glory pay-per-view and their next set of television tapings in Orlando, Florida. ESPN spoke with TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Lashley, who will be defending his title against EC3 at the event. Lashley noted that he is still heading to Orlando for the pay-per-view, but has a backup plan in place in case the show

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Eric Bischoff Threatening to Sue Matt Hardy Over New Video?

Earlier today we posted the trailer for a new “Reflections” video featuring an in-character “Broken” Matt Hardy. During the video, Hardy speaks on Eric Bischoff and Hulk Hogan in TNA and had the following to say:
“When Brother Nero Hogan and Brother Nero Bischoff, all they did was rape, pillage and plunder TNA. They almost broke Impact Wrestling down forever.”

Matt Hardy Says Vince is “Inside the Box” & He is “Outside”, Jeff Hardy “Doesn’t Give a Damn” About TNA Sale, More

TNA stars Matt and Jeff Hardy recently appeared on Ring Rust Radio and the following are some interview highlights. You can check out the entire interview in the video player below.

Backstage News on Kota Ibushi’s WWE Contract Status, Stipulation Added to TNA Bound for Glory Main Event

- Bobby Lashley announced at the end of Impact Wrestling tonight that his TNA Title match against EC3 at TNA Bound for Glory will be a No Holds Barred Match.

- As noted, WWE has announced CWC competitor Kota Ibushi will team up with Hideo Itami in this year’s Dusty Rhodes Classic Tag Team Tournament.

Dixie Carter Teases TNA Announcement, Honky Tonk Man Takes a Shot at TNA, Matt Hardy Has Premonetion

- Amidst sale negotiations and speculation regarding the status of TNA Bound for Glory, Dixie Carter has Tweeted the following:

Jim Ross On Seth Rollins’ Babyface Turn, WWE Fan Response To AJ Styles, If Brock Lesnar Is Done In MMA

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross recently spoke with TSN Canada in advance of his upcoming RINGSIDE show in Toronto on WWE Survivor Series weekend. You can read a few highlights below:


Watch this week's episode of TNA Impact Wrestling in the embed video at the bottom.

Tonight's show opens in The Impact Zone. Jeremy Borash is in the ring and hypes the Lethal Lockdown main event. He introduces the two team captains for the match. Ethan Carter III and TNA World Champ Bobby Lashley. It is announced that each side will have 4 members that will include a TNA Knockout on each team. Both captains conduct a mini draft here.

Kota Ibushi And Others Added To WWE NXT Dusty Classic, Sasha Banks And AJ Styles Game, WWE Stock

- Courtesy of Xavier Woods' "UpUpDownDown" YouTube channel, below is video of Sasha Banks and WWE World Champion AJ Styles playing the new WWE 2K17 video game at the recent 2K press event.

Broken Matt Hardy Talks Bischoff & Hogan “Pillaging” Impact Wrestling has released a new “Reflections” DVD featuring TNA star “Broken” Matt Hardy, and you can watch a preview for the release in the video below.

During the interview, Hardy talks Eric Bischoff and Hulk Hogan “raping and pillaging” Impact Wrestling, TNA losing sight of the X-Division, how he is trying to illuminate

Billy Corgan on Current TNA Situation, Creative and Financial Struggles in the Company, WWE Involvement, More

TNA President Billy Corgan was today’s guest on ESPN Radio’s Dan Le Batard Show, and the following are more highlights from Corgan addressing the current TNA sale situation.

Corgan said the current TNA situation is complicated because pro wrestling is struggling

Kevin Owens Wants Brock Lesnar At WrestleMania, Talks Reaction To Triple H Helping Him, Finn Balor, More

Kevin Owens was the special guest on this week’s WWE Off the Top Rope segment on ESPN, and you can watch it in full in the video player below. The following are some highlights.

Matt and Jeff Hardy Talk Whether or Not They Will Jump Ship to WWE When Their TNA Contracts Expire, More

TNA Stars Matt and Jeff Hardy recently spoke with Sports Illustrated to promote Sunday’s TNA Bound for Glory PPV and below are some interview highlights:

First Teams For The WWE NXT Dusty Rhodes Classic, WWE 2K17 Developer Speaks, Birthdays

- The first four confirmed teams for the WWE NXT Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic are NXT Tag Team Champions The Revival, Andrade "Cien" Almas & Cedric Alexander, Tye Dillinger & Bobby Roode and Tommaso Ciampa & Johnny Gargano. As noted, The Revival will face Almas and Cedric on next Wednesday's episode.

Cody Rhodes Comments On His Last Name, Go-Home TNA Impact Episode Tonight

- Tonight's TNA Impact Wrestling episode is the final before Sunday's Bound For Glory pay-per-view and will feature Lethal Lockdown between Team Bobby Lashley and Team Ethan Carter III, a sitdown with Moose and Mike Bennett, Madison Rayne vs. Laurel Van Ness and more.

The Very Latest On A Potential Sale Of TNA, Is WWE Still In The Picture?

The Wrestling Observer Newsletter is reporting that it is indeed crunch time for TNA as the company needs to fund this Sunday’s Bound For Glory PPV as well as next week’s television tapings.

Dave Meltzer notes that Dixie Carter, who is still the majority owner in TNA, is being blamed for the making the sale a total mess. Someone with close knowledge of the

Aron Rex Talks Current Mood and Backstage Changes in TNA, Cody Rhodes & Other Former WWE Stars in TNA, More

Aron Rex, the former Damien Sandow, sat down with Interactive Wrestling Radio courtesy of to discuss his Impact Grand Championship Finals match at Bound for Glory with Drew Galloway, the changes happening backstage at TNA, his frustrations in WWE, and a cool nugget about his experience with the Poffo family including asking Lanny for his blessing to do the “Genius” like character and the “Macho Man” parody.

Rumor Killer On TNA Flights and Talents Being Canceled Ahead of Bound for Glory and Next Week’s TV Tapings

We noted earlier that TNA has canceled talent flights ahead of Bound for Glory, and according to there is no truth to the rumors, and no flights or talents have been canceled from next week’s scheduled TV tapings. Furthermore it’s being said any reports that TNA has already been sold, or that there have been changes in TNA ownership, are untrue.

Rob Van Dam on His Current WWE Status, If He Was Contacted For Brand Split, Sabu, More

Rob Van Dam is the special guest of Sean Waltman’s X-Pac 1,2,360, available on iTunes and YouTube. RVD reveals his current WWE deal, talks about watching Ancient Aliens with Action Bronson and tells the story of Taz and Sandman costing Sabu $30,000. You can watch the full show at the bottom with highlights below: