Friday, September 30, 2016

Dixie Carter Comments On Speculation, Match Changed For Sunday's TNA Bound For Glory PPV

- As noted, Drew Galloway revealed last week that he was injured and would be out of action for a few weeks. Galloway was scheduled to face Aron Rex for the tournament finals at Bound For Glory but TNA announced today that Galloway has not been cleared for the show following a scheduled doctor's visit this morning.

WWE Releases NXT Talent

According to, WWE has released NXT star Hugo Knox, real name Stuart Tomlinson. The report added the parting of ways between the two sides was described as “mutually agreed upon decision.”

Tomlinson is a former soccer goalkeeper from the UK, who signed with WWE

VIDEOS: WWE Releases Complete Daniel Bryan WrestleMania 32 Comeback Documentary

In the past couple weeks, WWE Smackdown GM Daniel Bryan has been urging fans to Tweet WWE and help him get a WrestleMania 32 comeback documentary released. Today WWE released the 20 minute documentary, and you can watch it in three parts below:

John Cena On If Vince McMahon Would Bring CM Punk Back to WWE: “If It’s Good for Business It’ll Work Out”

TMZ cameras recently caught up with John Cena, and when asked if he would be interested in replacing Michael Strahan on “Live with Kelly”, Cena says he’d definitely be the man for the job, all producers have to do is ask.

Cena is also asked about the likelihood of Vince McMahon bringing CM Punk

Breaking News: WWE Star Jamie Noble Stabbed, Currently Hospitalized

According to Pro Wrestling Sheet, WWE star Jamie Noble has been hospitalized after he was stabbed two times early Wednesday morning inside of a trailer park.

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office is reporting Jamie Noble allegedly returned home early in the morning from a WWE event after a long drive, and then left to get a snack

Bobby Lashley on Why a WWE Return Might Never Be Possible, Talks Bound for Glory Uncertainty, CM Punk’s UFC Debut

TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Lashley recently spoke with ESPN to promote Sunday’s Bound for Glory PPV and his No Holds Barred Match against EC3. Below are some interview highlights:

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:

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Alexa Bliss Photos, Daniel Bryan Reveals Proof Of Unreleased WWE Documentary

- Alexa Bliss is finally here on our pages! Take a look at the amazing photos below:


William Regal starts off by talking about the loss of Dusty Rhodes last year and the creation of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic last year. It was so successful, so they are going to do it again. There will be sixteen teams and the finals will be at Takeover in Toronto. The first round matches will take place next week.

TNA Cancels Flights And Matches For Next Week's Impact Tapings, Bound For Glory Not Happening?

It’s no secret that TNA is potentially facing their end times as they go into Bound For Glory weekend with the company sale up in the air and a need for funds to cover the pay-per-view as well as next week’s Impact Wrestling tapings.

A veteran TNA talent told us today that everyone is very nervous about the impending

Billy Corgan Comments On TNA Ownership Bid, Current Bound For Glory Situation, Changes Coming To The Company

TNA President Billy Corgan was a guest on Busted Open Radio today, discussing TNA’s future, his ownership bid, the status of the TNA Bound For Glory and more.

Corgan did say he legally can’t talk about all of the things going on right now, but told Busted Open that he has been trying to acquire a majority share of the company. He said TNA has always had a stigma of being seen as for sale for a long time, and he’s taken a larger company role within the past several months.

How Was WWE SmackDown Viewership With The WWE World Title Main Event?

Last night's live WWE SmackDown, featuring Dean Ambrose vs. WWE World Champion AJ Styles with the title on the line in the main event, drew 2.340 million viewers.

New WWE No Mercy Match Announced

Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt is now official for the October 9th WWE No Mercy pay-per-view from Sacramento.

Here's the updated card:

Alberto Del Rio's Restaurant Opening Delayed, Mick Foley Games (Video), HHH On Full Sail University

- WWE Tag Team Champion Xavier Woods plays Sonic The Hedgehog 2 with RAW General Manager Mick Foley in this new "UpUpDownDown" video, which was originally streamed on Facebook Live.

Jim Ross Shares on a Three Man Commentary Team, Talks Shinsuke Nakamura, Samoa Joe & More

Total Wrestling Magazine has an interview with WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross in its latest issue, during which JR talks about three man commentary booths, Shinsuke Nakamura and below. The following are some interview highlights:

John Cena Says He “Doesn’t Care About Dean Ambrose”, Explains Why He Doesn’t Dress with WWE Talents

As seen on WWE Talking Smack last night, John Cena made an appearance and responded to claims made by Dean Ambrose on Smackdown Live last night. You can watch the video of Cena’s appearance below and the following are some highlights:

Cruiserweight Appearing On WWE RAW Soon, WWE 2K17 Full Match Video, RAW Social Media Ratings

- Courtesy of IGN, below is a full Chris Jericho vs. Neville match from the upcoming WWE 2K17 video game.

Johnny Mundo on Cesaro Being Underutilized, WWE Trying to Imitate Lucha Underground with CWC

Lucha Underground star Johnny Mundo recently spoke with Sports Illustrated’s Extra Mustard and below are some interview highlights:

Backstage Heat On WWE Title Holder For Recent Comments

Dave Meltzer and are reporting that RAW Cruiserweight Champion TJ Perkins allegedly has some backstage heat at the moment.

The heat stems from recent comments that TJ Perkins has made about how he used to be homeless in the past. The reason the comments have hit a nerve with some in the

Identity Of Bayley's RAW Opponent (Photo), WWE 2K17 Create-A-Show Filters (Video), Fans On SmackDown

- Courtesy of the WWE 2K17 developers, below is video of new filters for the Create-A-Show mode in the upcoming video game.

Seth Rollins On His Status For Next Week's RAW In LA, Bin Wang Working WWE NXT Live Event, Birthdays

- After making his main roster debut at the WWE live event in Shanghai, China earlier this month with a win over Bo Dallas, Tian Bin (Bin Wang) will make his WWE NXT live event debut at Thursday's show in Lakeland, FL.

Alexa Bliss On Becky Lynch Being A Loser (Video), News For Tonight's WWE NXT, Identity Of RAW Team

- This Fallout video from last night's WWE SmackDown features Tom Phillips catching up to Alexa Bliss. Bliss says she told SmackDown Women's Champion Becky Lynch last week that she was not made to be champion and that she was a loser, so she attacked Becky this week to prove a point.

Spoilers: WWE NXT Tapings For Tonight

* William Regal comes out to announce the return of the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic. The finals will be at Takeover: Toronto

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

What Happened After WWE Smackdown, Daniel Bryan Takes Shot at Stephanie McMahon & Foley, Ziggler

- For those of you who might have missed it, Daniel Bryan appeared on Smackdown Live tonight and was asked by Renee Young about his lack of TV time on tonight’s show. Bryan had offered the following response:

WWE Talking Smack Recap: Guests John Cena And Becky Lynch

Renee Young welcomes Smackdown Live GM Daniel Bryan and the audience to this week's edition of Talking Smack.

Renee starts off the show asking Daniel why he was absent on Smackdown. Bryan says he was really busy and he doesn't think he needs to be on camera. Daniel says that he and Shane have a different philosophy than Mick Foley and Stephanie McMahon. That

SmackDown Announcement Next Week (Video), Jack Swagger Wins Dark Match, Charlotte - Sasha Banks

- As seen below, WWE aired another vignette for the returning Curt Hawkins on tonight's SmackDown. The former WWE Tag Team Champion says it's time for WWE to face the facts as he has a big Curt Hawkins announcement on next week's episode.

Career Vs. Title Match Set For WWE No Mercy

As seen on tonight's WWE SmackDown, Dolph Ziggler and WWE Intercontinental Champion The Miz did a segment that involved both of their parents at ringside, leading to Ziggler putting up his career in a match at the October 9th No Mercy pay-per-view from Sacramento.


WWE Smackdown Opener:

- Tonight's WWE SmackDown opens with a quick promo before going to the opening video package. We're live from Cleveland with Mauro Ranallo, David Otunga and JBL.