Douglas Williams Tag

- Madison Rayne claimed during a backstage segment on last week’s Impact Wrestling that she was once crowned Miss USA. Her kayfabe remark was brought to the attention of Miss USA 2010 winner and former Tough Enough contestant Rima Fakih, who upon seeing her picture, tweeted, “Well look at her pic u can tell she didn’t win.” Rayne responded to Fakih, “….hmm, touché. But I’m still ‘tough enough’ to make it in this business… And I have a sweet ass crown. Boom!” Rayne has since deleted the tweet. – ChrisRead More

Posted On May 25, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Impact Wrestling Rating, Backstage TNA News, King Mo & More

- Thursday night’s episode of Impact Wrestling did a 1.02 (1.0) cable rating, with 1.43 million viewers. Those numbers are down from a 1.08 rating and 1.49 million viewers. The show ranked #24 among cable TV shows for the night, #13 among males 18 – 34 and #12 among males 18 – 49. The show rebounded in the male 18 – 34 and male 18 – 49 demo ratings back to the yearly average. – As noted earlier, early estimates have TNA Sacrifice pegged at 8,000 – 9,000 buys. TheRead More
* TNA referee Earl Hebner recently re-signed with TNA through 2013. He wrote on Twitter: “I signed with TNA for 2013! This is home for me when I leave, my ref shirt, & boots will b hanging on TNA ring ropes.” * TNA has been talking about using Douglas Williams in the role of an agent or a trainer at OVW. He hasn’t been used much lately and they don’t have any storylines for him. * TNA will be creating a custom throne for MMA star King Mo to useRead More
– TNA Wrestling President Dixie Carter posted her first message on Twitter since May. “I’m excited to watch the Destination X PPV tonight,” she wrote today. “Classic X-style match ups & young guys fighting hard for a job. Wrestling matters!!” — Kazarian and Angelina Love appear at Direct Auto Insurance 5828 Moon Road Columbus, Georgia on Thursday, August 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. — Douglas Williams’ mystery opponent tonight at Destination X will be Mark Haskins, a wrestler from the UK. He competed on TNA Wrestling’s tour ofRead More
TNA Wrestling presents Destination X live on pay-per-view and online at TNAOnDemand.com from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. The following seven matches have been announced for the event: TNA X Division Championship Match Abyss (c) vs. Brian Kendrick Ultimate X For #1 Contendership Alex Shelley vs. Amazing Red vs. Robbie E. vs. Shannon Moore Winner Gets Contract Austin Aries vs. Jack Evans vs. Low Ki vs. Zema Ion AJ Styles vs. Christopher Daniels Kazarian vs. Samoa Joe Jerry Lynn vs. Rob Van Dam An Open Challenge from Douglas Williams *NEW*Read More
– Ric Flair underwent successful surgery yesterday to repair a torn rotator cuff. No word yet on how long he will be sidelined. The WWE Hall of Famer suffered the injury in late January, during a match against Douglas Williams in Manchester, England. He delayed the surgery until his storyline was finalized at TNA Lockdown. — Jeff Jarrett will be a special guest for the Nashville Sounds baseball game at their opener in Nashville, Tennessee tomorrow night at Greer Stadium. He will be in attendance as a guest speaker toRead More

Posted On April 17, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Hulk Hogan Comments On Desmond Wolfe’s TNA Status

Hulk Hogan addressed Desmond Wolfe’s status with TNA Wrestling Friday on his Twitter account. When asked when fans can expect Wolfe to return to television, Hogan responded, “Desmond’s situation is beyond TNA’s control, the ball is completely in his court.” Wolfe and Magnus were scheduled to face Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin for the TNA World Tag Team Championship at No Surrender, but were pulled from the event at the last minute, with the organization citing a “personal issue” as the reason. The Pro Wrestling Torch reported that according toRead More
– Kurt Angle commented on Jeff Hardy yesterday on Twitter. “I Love Jeff Hardy as a Wrestler and a Man. He is talented and works harder than Anyone. I Hope He can turn it around and overcome obstacles,” he wrote. “Jeff- You r in my thoughts and Prayers. You always have a Friend You can go to. GOD Bless.” — Robbie E. beat Bobby Shields in a dark match prior to Tuesday’s iMPACT! taping. Monday night, Jake Tarr lost to Douglas Williams in a dark match. Both Shields and TarrRead More
– Jacksonville.com has an article on “The Pope” D’Angelo Dinero, who returns to the city where he used to work as a corrections officer at this Friday’s TNA Wrestling live event in Jacksonville, Florida. “Talk about coming home. One of my childhood houses … is literally under the Veterans Memorial Arena parking. You could stand in the back of the coliseum where you pull in the back and that is my house or it was,” Dinero reminisces. “We are standing on sacred ground when you stand there. So much happenedRead More

Posted On February 13, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Update On Flair Following Recent Injury, Lockdown Ticket Info

– Tickets for TNA Wrestling’s Lockdown pay-per-view go on sale this Saturday at noon, at all TicketMaster locations, and TicketMaster.com. The annual event takes place April 17 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. — TNA Wrestling producer Al Snow wrote on Twitter that he’s accepting bookings for 2011 worldwide. — Ric Flair has reportedly decided to postpone surgery on his torn rotator cuff to continue the ongoing storyline between Fortune and Immortal. He is scheduled to work this week’s iMPACT! tapings. The WWE Hall of Famer suffered theRead More

Posted On February 10, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Carter & Flair Miss Impact Tapings, Sarita Faces Winter, More

– TNA Wrestling President Dixie Carter wrote a message on Twitter thanking fans for the ‘great rating’ TNA’s return to U.K. airwaves garnered Tuesday night: “Thanks to our UK fans for the great rating for Tuesday’s TNA return to UK TV on Challenge! TNA is back full force, and so are our UK viewers.” — Knockouts action is featured on this week’s episode of TNA Xplosion as Sarita squares off against Winter. The match can be accessed here. — TNA Wrestling President Dixie Carter did not attend last week’s iMPACT!Read More
– New York based independent women’s wrestler Rayna Von Tash is scheduled for a tryout match with TNA Wrestling within the next few weeks. — Robbie E, accompanied by Cookie, beat Josh Daniels (his longtime rival on the independent wrestling circuit) in a dark match prior to Monday’s iMPACT! taping in Orlando, Florida. — Ric Flair learned Monday that he suffered a torn rotator cuff during his match Saturday with Douglas Williams in Manchester, England. It is the same injury that has sidelined WWE stars The Undertaker and Evan BourneRead More
– Jeff Hardy is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Power Slam, which covers his ongoing drug trial and recent matches. — Ric Flair returned to TNA Wrestling’s European tour Friday in Manchester, England, accompanying Beer Money, Inc. for their match against Douglas Williams and Magnus. Flair wrestled Williams himself the following night in London, beating the Englishman via submission. Flair bled heavily during the match, so much so that the ring mat was mopped afterwards. — In an apparent first, TNA Wrestling officials recently punished twoRead More

Posted On January 13, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Austin Calls HBK The Greatest Ever, Flair In The UK, Jeff Hardy

– WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin congratulated Shawn Michaels on Twitter for his upcoming induction into the Hall of Fame. Austin, who defeated Michaels to win his first WWE championship in the main event of WrestleMania 14, wrote on @SteveAustinBSR: “Congrats to Shawn Michaels going into HOF. He is the greatest in ring performer I have ever seen.” — Ric Flair will be returning to the ring once again later this month during TNA’s UK tour. Flair will wrestle Douglas Williams at the Wembley Arena in London on 1/29.Read More

Posted On January 10, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Several New Champions Crowned At TNA Genesis

Mr. Anderson beat Jeff Hardy at TNA Genesis pay-per-view to win the TNA Championship. The match was setup after Anderson beat Matt Morgan to become the #1 contender. Kazarian beat Jay Lethal to win the TNA X Division Championship at Genesis pay-per-view from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Beer Money beat The Motor City Machine Guns at TNA Genesis to win the TNA Tag Team Championship. Abyss beat Douglas Williams at tonight’s TNA Genesis pay-per-view to win the TNA TV Championship. The finish saw AJ Styles, who was pulled fromRead More

Posted On January 9, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TNA Genesis PPV Results – January 9, 2011

TNA Genesis January 9, 2010 TNA Genesis PPV Opener: – TNA’s Genesis 2011 pay-per-view kicks off with a promo for tonight’s #1 contender’s match between Mr. Anderson and Matt Morgan. We see clips of them going at it with each other and TNA World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Hardy over the past few months. And we’re live from the iMPACT Zone in Orlando, Florida as Mike Tenay welcomes us to Genesis. TNA X Division Title Match Kazarian vs. Jay Lethal We go to the ring for tonight’s opener as Kazarian comesRead More

Posted On January 7, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Final Lineup For Sunday’s TNA Genesis Pay-Per-View

TNA Wrestling will hold their Genesis pay-per-view on Sunday from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. We’ll have full coverage here at PWMania.com. Below is the final lineup: Mixed Martial Arts Match – Kurt Angle vs. Jeff Jarrett #1 Contender’s Match for the TNA Championship – Matt Morgan vs. Mr. Anderson Singles Match – Bully Ray vs. Brother Devon TNA Knockout Women’s Championship match – Madison Rayne (c) vs. Mickie James TNA TV Championship Match If Styles loses, he is out of Fortune & Immortal – Douglas Williams (c) vs. AJRead More

Posted On December 31, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

RVD To Face Mystery Opponent At TNA Genesis – Updated Card

It was announced on iMPACT! that Rob Van Dam would be competing at Genesis against a mystery opponent selected by Immortal. Below is the updated card for the Jan. 6 pay-per-view event: TNA World Heavyweight Championship #1 Contender’s Match Matt Morgan vs. Mr. Anderson Rob Van Dam vs. Immortal’s Mystery Opponent TNA Television Championship Match Douglas Williams (c) vs. AJ Styles TNA Tag Team Championship Match Motor City Machineguns (c) vs. Beer Money, Inc. TNA X Division Championship Match Jay Lethal (c) vs. Kazarian TNA Women’s Knockout Championship Match MadisonRead More

Posted On December 24, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Two Matches Announced For Genesis, Article On Mickie James

– TNA Knockout Mickie James is featured in a lengthy article in the January 2011 issue of Richmond Magazine, which takes a look at her early days in the wrestling industry, her tenure with World Wrestling Entertainment, joining TNA Wrestling, and her growing music career that will include a tour in 2011. The article features quotes from James as well as TNA Wrestling President Dixie Carter. — TNA Wrestling has announced a Television Championship Match and X Division Championship Match for next month’s Genesis pay-per-view, which takes place on theRead More