- Dixie Carter announced on Twitter that Bully Ray will defend the TNA World Heavyweight Championship against Jeff Hardy on the April 11th episode of Impact Wrestling.
“Just spoke to @HulkHogan. It’s official. World Heavyweight Title rematch @REALBully5150 v @JEFFHARDYBRAND will be in Corpus Christie 4/11.” Carter wrote.
– Kurt Angle has stated publicly that he plans to retire by age 46 (he’ll be 45 this December) – and responded to reports from a “wrestling site” that says he’ll be retired in 6 months:
“Wrestling Site Did a story on Where I Will Go In 6 Months. 1st of all I’m not Beat Up and Battered. I’m 110 Percent Healthy. I’m Gonna D …”
– Due to poor ratings, Sky TV in New Zealand has canceled TNA Impact Wrestling.
– Here is the opening video for this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling! telecast:
– Brandon Baxter talks to TNA President, Dixie Carter, about Impact Wrestling in Jonesboro. They talk about taking Impact on the road, why Jonesboro was the second market to get the live TV event, working with Hogan & Sting, the stars of the future: