- The new ETHAN character coming to TNA Wrestling is former WWE NXT superstar Derrick Bateman (Michael Hutter). Hutter had a tryout for the company a few weeks back and was signed to a deal. Hutter is one of a number of new talents that the company will be bringing in over the coming months.
– Speaking through his official Twitter account, Eric Bischoff had the following to say regarding his contract status with TNA:
Proving once again that so many wrestling "news" sites are a joke, reports of my (BHE's) contract w TNA expiring in 2014 is bullshit.
— Eric Bischoff (@EBischoff) October 4, 2013
– According to a report from TMZ, Wrestling legend Hulk Hogan has been announced as a partner in a new web hosting company called Hostamania, which releaed a commercial featuring Hogan swinging on a wrecking ball in a thong, spoofing Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” song. Below is the ad: