Archive - 2013

Lockdown 2013 live on pay-per-view tonight

Aces & Eights

Live tonight from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, TNA presents Lockdown 2013 on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Jeff Hardy vs Bully Ray for the TNA title in a steel cage match; Sting, Magnus, Samoa Joe, James Storm, and Eric Young vs Devon, Mr. Anderson, Mike Knox, DOC, and Garrett Bischoff in a Lethal Lockdown match; Kurt Angle vs...

Three new locations announced for live IMPACT shows

Impact

TNA has announced new locations for its live television tapings of IMPACT for the months of April and May. On Thursday, April 25, TNA will tape two episodes of IMPACT at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex in Indiana, Pennsylvania. Tickets go on sale on March 29 at kovalchickcomplex.com. On Thursday, May 9, the show moves to the...

Help DDP raise $80,000 to cover Scott Hall’s medical bills

Scott Hall

Diamond Dallas Page is asking for help from fans to bring back Scott Hall to the man he once was, and with over 40 days sober, things are looking good. However Hall’s body was much more damaged than initially thought. DDP is now enlisting help of fans to raise $80,000 to cover his hip replacement surgery, physical therapy,  dental work, and...

TNA says thank you to Orlando with highlight video

TNA

On March 19, TNA will tape its final shows from the IMPACT Zone in Orlando, Florida, at the Universal Studios. These will be two, three hour pay-per-views from the One Night Only series which will air at a later date. The company has compiled an almost six minute video titled ‘Thank You Orlando – From IMPACT Wrestling’ which...

Bearer’s funeral services information and obituary

Paul Bearer

Funeral services for William Moody, better known in the world of professional wrestling as Paul Bearer and Percy Pringle, will be held this weekend. Tonight there will be a public wake held at the Serenity Funeral Home in Mobile, Alabama, between 5PM and 8PM and his funeral will be held on Saturday morning at 10 at St. Vincent Catholic Church in...

Sean “X-Pac” Waltman signs WWE Legends contract

Sean Waltman

Former DX and nWo member Sean Waltman announced on his Twitter that he was offered a WWE Legends contract. “I’m proud to be able to announce that I just received the executed copy of my WWE Legends Contract moments ago. I’m humbled by this honor,” Waltman wrote. A Legends contract allows WWE to produce merchandise and other...

WWE pays tribute to Paul Bearer in fantastic video

Paul Bearer

WWE produced a fantastic 2 minute 43 second video as a tribute to the late Paul Bearer, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 58. The video has comments from various WWE personalities including Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon who opens the video  saying that Bearer was the most unique manager they ever had. Various clips from Bearer’s...

IMPACT TV report 03/07/2013

Impact

Impact begins with its traditional recap of recent events. The first person we see in the back is Kurt Angle, and he looks pissed off. Angle tells us that he will reveal who the VP of Aces and Eights is later tonight, and warns that no one in TNA is safe. The first person to the ring is Austin Aries.  Aries tells us that he hasn’t been able...

Bruno Sammartino and Triple H sit down for an interview

Bruno Sammartino

Larry Richert from CBS Pittsburgh sat down with Bruno Sammartino and Triple H for an exclusive interview regarding the upcoming WWE Hall of Fame ceremony and Bruno’s induction into the International Sports Hall of Fame over the past weekend. Triple H – who was always addressed by his real name Paul during the interview – said the...

Lesnar to answer Triple H’s challenge on RAW this Monday

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

Former WWE and UFC champion Brock Lesnar will be on Monday Night RAW this coming week to respond to Triple H’s challenge for a match at WrestleMania 29. Lesnar is also advertised for the March 18 RAW in Pittsburgh and the April 1 RAW in Washington, missing only the March 25 RAW in the build up to WrestleMania. Brock Lesnar is not the only...

TMZ says Moody suffered from blood clot days before death

Paul Bearer

TMZ.COM reported that William Moody, the man who portrayed the character of Paul Bearer and who passed away on Tuesday night, was diagnosed with a blood clot just days before his death. The news came from a representative of the Cauliflower Alley Club, who told TMZ that Moody was admitted to a hospital on Sunday after he appeared at an event in a...

TNA issues statement on the death of William Moody

Paul Bearer

TNA Wrestling issued a statement on the death of William Moody on its website at IMPACTWrestling.com. Moody only worked with TNA between 2002 and 2003 under the name Percy Pringle III. “TNA joins the entire wresting world in mourning the passing of Bill Moody – better known as Paul Bearer in WWE as the manager of The Undertaker, and...

RAW rating for 03/04/2013

RAW

The old school RAW on Monday did a total of 5,018,000 viewers, up from the 4.7 million viewers of last week. The show did a 3.54 rating compared to the 3.4 of the previous week. Hour one did 4,968,000 viewers, followed by 5,239,000 viewers in the second hour and then a dip to 4,847,000 viewers in the third. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media...

Paul Bearer passes away at age 58

Paul Bearer

WWE.COM broke the news that William Moody, better known as Paul Bearer, passed away yesterday at the age of 58. “WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of William Moody, aka Paul Bearer. Moody made his WWE debut in 1991 as the manager of The Undertaker and went on to become a memorable part of WWE over the course of the next 20 years. Our...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 03/04/2013

RAW

The nostalgia is in the air for Raw and I’m truly excited. It’s “old school” time, as WWE goes back in time. The question is, how far? I hope it is like last time and we see the true red, white, and blue ropes, vintage small set, and many surprises & flashbacks. We also look to the future, as WrestleMania XXIX is on the...

Vince and HHH present Mae Young with a Divas title

WWE

Backstage at RAW on Monday night, WWE celebrated Mae Young’s 90th birthday and while her on-screen celebration was interrupted by CM Punk, things went smooth behind the scenes. Vince McMahon and Triple H presented Young a WWE Divas title with her name tag on it. Both Vince and HHH hugged and kissed Mae Young who thanked God for still being...

Undertaker vs CM Punk made official for WrestleMania

CM Punk

CM Punk vs The Undertaker was made official yesterday on Monday Night RAW after Punk earned his way to try and end Taker’s streak at the biggest WWE pay-per-view of the year. The Undertaker made an appearance at the start of RAW appearing on stage with a WrestleMania 29 logo shown behind him after the lights came back up. That was the...

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon joins Twitter

Vince Mcmahon

Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later, and it did! Twitter welcomed WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon to Twitter this week although the boss has not even sent an initial tweet. The Chairman – who probably won’t even be close to Twitter activity as UFC President Dana White – joined after his daughter Stephanie and...

The Undertaker backstage at RAW

The Undertaker

PWInsider.com is reporting that The Undertaker is backstage at RAW today and will be appearing on the show tonight to kickstart his WrestleMania program. Taker had been touch-and-go regarding his involvement at WrestleMania and it was only just very recently that it was decided that he would be a part of the show this year. He is rumored to be...