– Rapper Rick Ross was at Sunday night’s TNA Genesis pay-per-view. Ross was shown on camera before the start of the TNA X Division Championship Match. He stayed for most of the show and was backstage visiting prior to the event going live.
– TNA has issued the following statement about the European tour in late January:
“The IMPACT WRESTLING World Tour events in Essen, Leipzig and Neu-Ulm, Germany, have been canceled. Tickets can be refunded at point of purchase.”
TNA issued the following message on the company’s German Facebook page regarding the Germany shows being cancelled:
“Unfortunately we have just reached an unpleasant message from Shooter Promotions, the organizer of the Maximum Impact tour 2012th Due to the unexpectedly poor clearance sales, the planned three TNA Wrestling shows are canceled. The already purchased tickets can be returned to the respective box offices.”
– TNA has released an official preview video for next month’s Against All Odds pay-per-view on Sunday, February 12. TNA is advertising Hulk Hogan and Rob Vam Dam for the event. Hogan has not been featured in TNA storylines since October.
The official list of talent advertised for the show includes: “Jeff Hardy, Bobby Roode, Rob Van Dam, Kurt Angle, ‘Cowboy’ James Storm, A.J. Styles, Velvet Sky, Gail Kim, Mickie James, the high-flying superstars of the X Division, and many more!”