Daivari Works “iMPACT!” Taping, TNA Beats WWE In UK Ratings
— For the week ending March 20, TNA iMPACT! beat both WWE Monday Night Raw and WWE SmackDown for the third consecutive week.
According to the Broadcasters Audience Research Board, TNA iMPACT! on Challenge TV drew 157,000 viewers, down 6,000 viewers from the previous week. Raw on Sky Sports 3 drew 156,000 viewers while SmackDown on Sky Sports 2 garnered 137,000.
TNA’s Victory Road pay-per-view event outdrew all WWE programming and equaled iMPACT! viewership with 157,000.
— Former WWE talent Shawn Daivari worked last night’s iMPACT! taping in Orlando, Florida, beating independent wrestler Ricky Reyes via Death Valley Driver. He was announced as Shawn Daivari.
Over the weekend, Daivari denied reports that he had re-signed with TNA Wrestling. He didn’t, however, deny the report of him working this week’s iMPACT! tapings.
— TNAWrestling.com has posted new studio photos of Angelina Love.