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Impact rating for 03/15/2016

Impact Wrestling

The live episode of Impact Wrestling on POP TV last night did 307,000 viewers, an increase of 85,000 viewers over last week’s show. This has been the best number for TNA since February 2 and the third highest rated episode since moving to POP TV. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Total Divas season 5 episode 9 rating

Total Divas

The latest episode of Total Divas, episode 9 of season 5 titled Rocky Road to Recovery, drew 650,000 viewers, which is 70,000 viewers more from last week. Despite the increase in numbers, it’s still well below the average of 800,000 viewers the show has been doing in the beginning of the season. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

No surgery required for Neville

Neville

While Neville will be missing his spot at WrestleMania, the former NXT champion will at least not be required to undergo surgery to repair his ankle fracture, an injury he suffered on Raw this week. “Neville had some repeat testing done in Orlando which included X-Rays and a CAT scan of his ankle,” Dr. Chris Amann told WWE.com. “Upon...

Handicap tag match and US title match added to WrestleMania 32

The New Day

More matches were added to WrestleMania 32 including a title defense and a big handicap match involving 7 WWE Superstars. The United States champion Kalisto will now be defending his title against Ryback while The New Day will take on all four members of The League of Nations in a handicap match. The match is not for the WWE Tag Team titles but...

WWE ref Charles Robinson apologizes for dropping F-bomb on Raw

Charles Robinson

Senior WWE referee Charles Robinson apologized on Twitter for dropping the F-bomb twice in a heated argument with Chris Jericho after Jericho pushed him following a miscommunication over the ending of the match. Jericho informed Robinson that Neville was hurt and they were going straight for the ending. Robinson didn’t hear Jericho and when Y2J...

Drew Galloway wins TNA World title during Impact

Drew Galloway

There’s a new TNA World champion in town and his name is Drew Galloway, who yesterday cashed in his Feast or Fired briefcase and defeated Matt Hardy in the final segment of Impact. Hardy had just wrestled a three way match against his brother Jeff and Ethan Carter III where both his opponents were taken out, leaving him as the last man standing...

Jeff Hardy returns on Impact tonight

Jeff Hardy

Tonight’s Impact Wrestling on Pop will feature the return of Jeff Hardy who was absent for the past several weeks due to a legal situation preventing him to travel to the United Kingdom. As it’s the case every year, Jeff Hardy is written off TNA television in January when the company travels to the United Kingdom to tape Impact shows and then...

Raw rating for 03/14/2016

Raw

A fully loaded Raw with appearances from The Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, Shane McMahon and even Mick Foley, did nothing to lure viewers in or keep those from last week. Yesterday’s show did a total of 3,457,000 viewers, down almost 100,000 from the previous week with just 3 weeks away from WrestleMania. Hour one did 3,471,000 viewers, then dropped...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Rocky Road to Recovery

Total Divas

Episode 9 of season 5 of Total Divas airs tonight on E! with an episode titled Rocky Road to Recovery. The synopsis for the show reads, “Nikki commits the cardinal sin of mixing business with pleasure when she enlists John to be her rehab coach; Rosa grows suspicious when Bobby jets off to Vegas without her; Nattie struggles to wrangle her...

Gawker Media founder Nick Denton testifies in Hogan trial

Hulk Hogan

Day seven of the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial featured the testimony of Nick Denton, Gawker’s founder, who said that sometimes a celebrity’s right of privacy is trumped by the public’s right to know the story. Denton admitted that watching the video made him “uncomfortable,” however in the bigger picture, it was the right thing to do...

Neville fractures his ankle on Raw

Neville

Former NXT champion Neville suffered a fractured ankle on Monday Night Raw during his match against Chris Jericho. The injury occurred when the British Superstar went for slide and his left ankle got caught on the canvas. Neville continued the match for a bit but then it was decided to change the finish and Jericho got disqualified for pushing the...

Two more matches added to the WrestleMania 32 card

Andre Memorial

Two more matches were added to the WrestleMania 32 card with now six matches so far making up the event. The first match is The Dudley Boyz vs The Usos as the former friends will now battle in WrestleMania 32’s first tag team match. The other match is the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal, now in its third year. For the past two years, the...

Jacqueline announced for the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016

Jacqueline

The WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 got its Diva today as former WWE Women’s champion Jacqueline Moore has been announced as the latest inductee. The 52 year old from Dallas made her professional wrestling debut in 1988 and wrestled for World Class Championship Wrestling, FMW, and the USWA before going to the WWE in 1993. Her run there was brief...