Archive - 28/09/2012

Kelly Kelly released from her WWE contract

Kelly Kelly

In a short statement on WWE.COM today it was announced that WWE Diva Kelly Kelly has been released from her contract and is no longer part of the company. “WWE has come to terms on the release of WWE Diva Kelly Kelly as of today, September 28, 2012. WWE wishes Kelly Kelly the best in all her future endeavors,” the statement said. Kelly...

UFC appoints new EVP and Managing Director for EMEA region

UFC

The UFC today announced the appointment of Garry Cook, the former Manchester City football club chief as the new Executive Vice President and Managing Director for UFC Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Before joining City, Cook spent 12 years at Nike, and UFC President Dana White said the company is confident that Cook will continue the huge...

Lawler to do first public appearance at Mid-South Fair today

Jerry Lawler

Jerry Lawler is set to make his first public appearance since his heart attack today at the Mid-South Fair in Southaven, Memphis, according to the Memphis-based The Commercial Appeal. The WWE Hall of Famer will be part of a meet and greet at the Landers Center in Southaven during wrestling matches at the fair. He was originally scheduled to...

WWE Main Event to premiere on October 3

Main Event

With WWE Main Event premiering next week on October 3, ION Television issued a press release reminding everyone that WWE is coming to their network. The show will air every Wednesday starting at 8PM EST and will feature original matches filmed prior to the Smackdown television tapings. With the arrival of Main Event, WWE will now have shows on...

Samoa Joe wins the vacated TNA TV title

Samoa Joe

Yesterday night on IMPACT, Samoa Joe became the third ever TNA Grand Slam champion, defeating Mr. Anderson for the vacated TNA TV title. The TNA TV title was vacated after Devon left the company as the champion and negotiations to bring him back for one more match to drop the title on the show did not result into anything. Since joining TNA in...

Shaul Guerrero leaves WWE developmental

Shaul Guerrero

Shaul Guerrero, the daughter of Vickie and the late Eddie Guerrero, has reportedly asked to be let go from her WWE developmental contract and her request was honored. Guerrero wrestled at FCW as Raquel Diaz ever since she was signed to a deal in October 2010. She recently was wrestling on the new season of NXT, which doesn’t air in the...

IMPACT TV report for 09/28/2012

Impact

Impact starts off tonight with Hulk Hogan coming to the ring.  Hogan tells us that tonight the TV title will be on the line as part of “Championship Thursday.”  Devon was the TV champion, but apparently Devon is in negotiations with TNA management and Hogan needs a TV title match tonight.  Hogan has chosen Samoa Joe, Magnus, Garrett...