Archive - 2012

Velvet Sky rumored to be leaving TNA Wrestling

Velvet Sky

Rumors are flying around that TNA Knockout Velvet Sky is on her way out of TNA Wrestling. The 31 year old from Connecticut has been working for TNA since 2007, first wrestling as singles and then joining Angelina Love as The Beautiful People. She returned to singles competition and eventually went on to win the Knockout title, adding to her...

TNA Hall of Fame ceremony tickets now on sale

TNA Hall of Fame

The first ever TNA Hall of Fame ceremony will be held at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Arizona, on October 13, on the eve of Bound For Glory. The ceremony will also include a sit-down dinner with tickets selling for $125 a piece. Sting will be the first person to be ever inducted into the newly formed TNA HOF. “Be part...

Linda McMahon releases 2010 tax returns

Linda McMahon

After getting some flack from her opponents who want the same Senate seat, Linda McMahon finally released the 2010 tax returns to the Associated Press. Linda and her husband Vince earned a total of $30.6 million in 2010, paying $4.7 million in federal taxes. The 2011 returns have not been released yet although her campaign team said that they will...

Who are the Aces & Eights?

Aces & Eights

There’s a new group forming inside TNA Wrestling called Aces & Eights, and for the past three weeks they have been wrecking havoc with TNA champion Austin Aries and Bobby Roode being their latest victims. On IMPACT this week, the group attacked Aries as Roode stood in the corner watching the beat down. After Aces & Eights were done...

Kurt Angle gets married to 25 year old girlfriend

Kurt Angle

Former TNA champion and Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle got married today to his girlfriend Giovanna Yannoti. “Getting Married…..Right Now! AmazeBalls!” wrote Angle on his Twitter account. This is Angle’s second marriage after his first one, to the now Karen Jarrett, ended after ten years. Angle, 43, and his fiance...

Chavo Guerrero joins TNA Wrestling

Chavo Guerrero

Former ECW, WWE Cruiserweight and Tag Team title holder Chavo Guerrero has signed a deal with TNA Wrestling and will be making his debut on next week’s IMPACT Wrestling, on July 26. This will not be Guerrero’s first working relationship with TNA as last December he participated in TNA’s India project titled Ring Ka King, where he...

Hogan recovering after another surgery

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan underwent another surgery this week which is why he was written off temporarily from TNA television last week. The WWE Hall of Famer recorded a video message from hospital, accompanied by his long time friend and former manager Jimmy Hart, who he called “nurse Jimmy.” “Hulk only calls me when there’s an...

WWE Hall of Famer Sunny enters rehab

Sunny

WWE Hall of Famer and former Diva Tammy Sytch – better known to all as Sunny – has checked herself into a rehab facility yesterday after a trip to an emergency room during the weekend. Rob Feinstein, who runs RF Video and who also conducted an interview with her after she was released from hospital, wrote that WWE took swift action to...

Austin Aries signs long term deal with TNA

Austin Aries

TNA President Dixie Carter announced on her Twitter today that TNA has signed the current champion Austin Aries to a long term deal. “Excited to have signed @AustinAries to a long term deal. I share the story on TNA Today TODAY,” Carter wrote, referring to the online webcast hosted by Jeremy Borash. Aries won the TNA World title at the...

Hulk Hogan opening retail store in Clearwater, Florida

Hulk Hogan

The Clearwater Patch website is reporting that Hulk Hogan is opening up a retail shop close to his North Beach home on Mandalay Avenue. Opening at the end of next week, the store will be located on the upper level of the Pelican Walk Plaza and will have a display of his memorabilia as well as items for sale. Hogan is planning to be a frequent...

No IMPACT tonight for DirecTV customers

TNA

If you are a DirecTV customer and a TNA fan, tonight you are out of luck as 17 Viacom channels – including Spike TV – went dark this week on DirecTV systems. The two sides failed to reach an agreement despite calls from fans of several TV shows uniting. Viacom is apparently asking for way more money and DirecTV is refusing to pay the...

First wrestlers announced for House of Hardcore promotion

Tommy Dreamer

The first few wrestlers to be part of Tommy Dreamer’s upcoming House of Hardcore promotion were announced this week. Rhino, Sami Callihan from Combat Zone Wrestling, Chris Mordetsky (Chris Masters), The Big XLG (Luke Gallows), and the Sandman have officially joined the HoH roster, with many more to be announced as it gets closer to the first...

Tommy Dreamer launching House of Hardcore promotion in October

Tommy Dreamer

Former ECW Heavyweight champion Tommy Dreamer will be launching his own promotion this coming October called House of Hardcore based out of Poughkeepsie, New York. The promotion will be hosting its events at the Mid Hudson Civic Center once it kicks off and the Center will be its home base just like the ECW Arena was the home for ECW back in the...

JBL “lucky to be alive” after first mountain climb

JBL

Former WWE champion John “Bradshaw” Layfield had a close call in his first out of seven mountain climbs which he is doing for a charity in Barbados where he lives. JBL’s first trip was to Russia where he is conquering Mount Elbrus as part of his Seven Summits challenge, an adventure which WWE is sponsoring. Before he set off for...

The fifth year anniversary of the Benoit family massacre

Chris Benoit

Five years ago today, on June 24, 2007, Chris Benoit murdered his 43 year old wife Nancy, then their 7 year old son Daniel, before hanging himself in the gym. The story of his death sent shockwaves throughout the world of professional wrestling, a story which to this day some still hard it find to believe that the former WCW and World Heavyweight...

Kevin Nash says he’ll be on RAW tonight

Kevin Nash

In a message posted on Twitter, nWo co-founder Kevin Nash teased that he would be on Monday Night RAW tonight. “Running Raw tomorrow night, going to be epic,” tweeted the former WWE and WCW Heavyweight champion yesterday. Nash had a short stint with the company last year following his surprise entry at the Royal Rumble, getting by far...

Dwayne Johnson finishes filming new movie Empire State

The Rock (Movies)

Dwayne Johnson announced on his Twitter that he has wrapped up filming the movie Empire State in New Orleans, a movie about two childhood friends who rob an armored car depository. “Thank U crew, cast and great city/people of New Orleans. Big love & see ya down the road,” he wrote. The Rock is pretty busy this year with movies...