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Regarding TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Lashley not being on the list of names for Bound For Glory from Tokyo next month, TNA did not want to commit to Lashley until after his fight for Bellator MMA this Friday night. How that fight on Friday night goes will reportedly impact creative decisions regarding the TNA World Heavyweight Title. If things don’t go well for Lashley, TNA will likely take the title off him at next week’s tapings in Bethlehem, PA. It’s possible that they will add Lashley to the BoundRead More
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- WWE’s website has a new poll asking fans who is the best manager-client combination – Superstar Billy Graham & The Grand Wizard, Joel Gertner & The Dudleys, Freddie Blassie & The Iron Sheik, Paul Ellering & The Road Warriors, Jim Cornette & The Midnight Express, JJ Dillon & The Four Horsemen, Miss Elizabeth & Randy Savage, Bobby Heenan & Andre the Giant, Paul Heyman & Brock Lesnar or Paul Bearer & The Undertaker. With over 11,000 votes, Taker and Bearer are leading with 62% of the vote. Heyman andRead More
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- Former WWE Diva and TNA Knockout Mickie James is due to give birth this month. – Regarding The Rock playing Black Adam in DC Comics’ Shazam movie, he will also be serving as a producer for the film. – Alberto Del Rio noted on Twitter that he will be wrestling in Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Japan next month. – Below is a new trailer for WWE’s Sting DVD that comes out in a few weeks:Read More
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- As PWMania.com reported, Ryback revealed in his latest YouTube video that he was having surgery for several groin pulls and herniated discs. The impression given from within WWE is that Ryback was overplaying the injuries. It’s no secret that he likes to joke around and mess with fans on social media. – The man “from Italy” in the Bo Dallas segment on the RAW stage this week was WWE social media worker Nicky Sampogna. – The fourth season of WWE Total Divas, which is expected, will likely feature theRead More
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- TNA’s John Gaburick was trying to contact Alberto Del Rio this past week about possibly signing him to a deal. – Because of the long flight, Dixie Carter may not be able to attend TNA Bound For Glory in Tokyo next month due to her injuries from the table bump with Bully Ray earlier this summer. If she heals fast enough, she will be attending. – PWMania.com reported that Bully Ray is not expected to re-sign with TNA but there’s at least some belief among the TNA wrestlers thatRead More
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TNA was interested in running a second event while in Japan next month for Bound For Glory, in either Osaka or Gifu, but those plans were nixed this past week due to the many TV tapings that are already scheduled over the next three weeks. Regarding Bound For Glory matches, we noted before that The Great Muta and Tajiri vs. Sanada and James Storm is planned and that match is actually slotted as the main event in Japan. No word yet if that match would air as the main eventRead More
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- The final rating for Monday’s Labor Day RAW was a 2.81, down from the previous week’s 2.88 rating. As noted, the show drew 3.92 million viewers, down from last week’s 3.97 million viewers. – The Miz is currently in Malaysia doing promotional work for WWE. – The Bella Twins and Natalya were at E!’s New York Fashion Week kickoff party last night. – Below is a preview from Rosa Mendes’ upcoming Diva Day Off shoot:Read More
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WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair will be appearing at next Thursday’s NXT Takeover 2 special on the WWE Network. Flair’s role will be to welcome Japanese star Kenta, who will be making his official WWE TV debut. No word yet if Kenta will actually be wrestling.Read More
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- WWE Superstar Xavier Woods turns 28 years old today while former WWE Diva Kharma turns 37 and Jerry Jarrett turns 72. – WWE Studios head Michael Luisi sold 5,000 shares of WWE stock on August 29th at $14.50 per share. Luisi still owns 85,928 shares of company stock. – BroadcastingCable.com has an interesting article at this link about WWE production at their studios in Stamford, CT. WWE recently upgraded their post-production facilities with a Solid State Logic C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console in Audio 5 studio to support foreignRead More
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The following was issued: FORMER WWE DIVA KARLEE PEREZ SIGNS WITH PRODUCER MARK BURNETT’S LUCHA LIBRE WRESTLING ON THE EL REY NETWORK TAMPA, FLA, September 3, 2014 – Former WWE Diva and Actress Karlee Perez announces her new recurring role on producer Mark Burnett’s new show; Lucha Libre, a weekly hour-long wrestling series on the El Rey Network. Mark Burnett, the uber-producer behind Survivor, The Apprentice, The Voice and The Bible is teaming with Robert Rodriguez’s new Latino-themed network to create a weekly hour-long series featuring a new lucha libreRead More
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- Bobby Roode defeated Eric Young to become the new #1 contender to Bobby Lashley’s World Heavyweight Title on last night’s Impact Wrestling. Roode will get his title shot in a few weeks at the No Surrender Impact. – Homicide won a six-man match to become the new #1 contender to Samoa Joe’s X Division Title last night. Homicide will also get his title shot at No Surrender on September 24th. – Below is a preview for next Wednesday’s episode of TNA Impact Wrestling with Team 3D vs. The HardysRead More
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A leaked script from Monday’s WWE RAW in Des Moines, Iowa has surfaced online. The episode was titled “The Iowa Raucous.” You can see the full script at this link or embedded below. It appears this was the second edited version of this week’s script. It appears everything that we saw on TV was how it was scripted. The biggest moment that appears to be not in the script was when John Cena gave the Attitude Adjustment to Seth Rollins on top of the announcers table at the end ofRead More
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- The Rock wrote more on Facebook yesterday about his role as Black Adam in DC Comics’ Shazam movie: “This role has been years in the making. A true honor for me to become my favorite comic anti-hero of all time – BLACK ADAM. Lets have some fun.” – WWE taped the following matches for tonight’s NXT episode, the final show before Takeover 2: * Charlotte vs. Alexa Bliss * Tyler Breeze vs. Tye Dillinger * Tyson Kidd vs. Adam Rose * Sami Zayn vs. Marcus Louis * Adrian NevilleRead More
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Posted On September 4, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Pay-Per-View Buys Revealed For WWE Battleground 2014 Event

WWE’s 2014 Battleground pay-per-view on July 20th did 99,000 pay-per-view buys – 31,000 domestically and 68,000 internationally. The July 2013 pay-per-view was Money In the Bank and that show drew 169,000 domestic buys and 54,000 international buys. That show also aired for free in the UK while Battleground did not. In comparison to other recent events since the WWE Network has launched, Payback drew 29,000 domestic buys and Money In the Bank drew 53,000 domestic buys. It could be said, based on these numbers, that Money In the Bank wasRead More
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Vince Russo has written an open letter to Triple H, Stephanie McMahon and Vince McMahon after watching this week’s WWE RAW. The letter was published on Russo’s website PyroandBallyhoo.com. Here’s what he wrote: Dear Vince, Stephanie and Hunter, First let me apologize for my rant last night on Russo on Raw. I’m Italian, I’m emotional, I’m sorry I get that way sometimes. Come to think of it, you probably witnessed it first hand in a galaxy far, far away—many light years ago. The truth is—I hate to criticize RAW. IRead More
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WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and former UFC star Chael Sonnen will call the Battleground MMA pay-per-view together on October 3rd from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. MMAFighting.com reports that negotiations to land Ross & Sonnen as the announcers for that event began a few months back. The main event of that show will feature Ryan Couture, the son of MMA Hall of Famer Randy Couture, against Jonny Carson.Read More
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Check out the full schedule for Thursday, day 194 of the WWE Network launch: 12:00 am ET – Attitude Era Raw: 4/27/98. DX makes history when they take the war to WCW’s doorstep. Stone Cold Steve Austin’s rivalry with Mr. McMahon gains momentum. 1:30 am ET – Video Vault: 5/31/98. At Over The Edge 1998, The Rock’s Nation of Dominantion went to war with Triple H and D-Generation X in a huge six-man tag team battle. 2:00 am ET – Best of Hall of Fame: 4/21/14. The Best of WWERead More
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Watch several video highlights from TNA Impact Wrestling.Read More
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Posted On September 3, 2014By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

TNA Impact Wrestling Results – September 3, 2014

We start with the usual video package, then we go to the ring where Bobby Lashley, MVP, and Kenny King come out for our opening promo. MVP says that Lashley is already the TNA World Champion, and soon he’ll be the Bellator MMA Champion as well. Samoa Joe comes down to the ring and holds the X Division Title belt up to Lashley as the fans inform Lashley that Joe is gonna kill him. He gives Lashley credit for decimating a lot of competition to get where he is, butRead More