SmackDown Taping Draws Poorly, Tamina Responds To Critics



– Tamina responded to her critics in her first message on Twitter.

“Thanks to my fans but to the haters and losers alike today is a special day in your miserable lives,” she wrote Saturday. “Today The Goddess Tamina has tweeteth.”

— Last Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Toledo, Ohio was one of the worst attended WWE events in years as it drew 3,200 fans, with only 1,600 paid.

Following the event’s poor advance, WWE only sold tickets facing the camera so the Huntington Center would appear full on television. SLAM! Wrestling columnist Matt Bishop, who attended the event, described the venue’s appearance: “Tuesday’s tapings of WWE Smackdown, Superstars and NXT wasn’t notable because of what happened in the ring, but rather because of what was happening outside the ringside area. Or more appropriately, what wasn’t happening.

“Toledo’s second WWE show of 2011, this time at Huntington Center, was notable because of the lack of fans inside the facility, with almost all of the camera side tarped off, along with a large part of the upper bowl, including all of the seats in the end zone.”

See the HALF-EMPTY ARENA for last week’s SmackDown taping ->

source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter



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