Archive - 29/06/2013

DDP confident in Roberts’ progress despite drinking

Jake Roberts

A very emotional Jake “The Snake” Roberts called his progress at the Accountability Crib with DDP a “rest of my life project” despite saying it is not easy for him to be there battling drug and alcohol addiction. Last week it was revealed that Roberts fell off the wagon once again and was caught drinking, eventually...

Austin Aries revealed as Suicide

Austin Aries

During IMPACT this week, the man behind the Suicide mask was revealed to be former TNA champion Austin Aries after a five minute segment involving Hulk Hogan and Bully Ray. The character was originally part of the TNA video game but then transitioned to a “real-life” character on TNA’s shows and portrayed by Kazarian, Christopher...

TNA taping IMPACT tonight in Las Vegas

Impact

TNA is taping their next two IMPACT shows tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada, instead of next week due to the 4th of July holiday. The tapings are being held at the Orleans Arena inside the Orleans Hotel & Casino which is located on West Tropicana Avenue. The same arena this year is the host of the Joe Weider’s Mr. Olympis competition in...

MITB participants for the World Heavyweight title revealed

Fandango

The Money In The Bank match participants for the World Heavyweight title were announced during last night’s Smackdown television show. The seven Superstars who will battle for the briefcase are Cody Rhodes, Jack Swagger, Fandango, Wade Barrett, Damien Sandow, Antonio Cesaro, and U.S. champion Dean Ambrose. Unlike the WWE title MITB match...

The original Doink, Matt Osborne, found dead

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Matt Osborne, the man who was the original Doink the clown in WWE, passed away yesterday. He was found dead by his girlfriend in their Texas residence. He was 55 years old. Osbourne started with WWE in 1992, appearing ringside among fans pulling tricks and distracting wrestlers during live shows. He portrayed the character of Doink for a year and...