Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Sunny was announced Monday night on Raw as the latest inductee for WWE’s Hall of Fame Class of 2011. Sunny, who’s real name is Tammy Sytch, has since made several remarks on her Facebook account...

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— Angelina Pivarnick was not the only reality television star on hand for last Thursday’s TNA iMPACT! taping in Fayetteville, North Carolina as former Survivor contestant Jonny Fairplay also attended the event. He was looking...

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— Angelina Pivarnick, a low end cast member of Jersey Shore during the MTV show’s first two seasons, appeared at last Thursday’s TNA iMPACT! taping in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Some wrestlers were told by management...

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How Much ‘Reality’ Will Tough Enough Display?

February 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

The format for the return of Tough Enough will have a more “reality style” than previous seasons, which ironically means much more phony drama and scripted segments. The contestants will still reside in a house,...

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— The Undertaker vs. Triple H is currently penciled in as the main event for WrestleMania XXVII, according to this week’s issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter. Many people within the company are saying that...

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— According to a former WWE writer, original creative plans called for the anonymous Raw General Manager to be revealed as Triple H. — In light of speculation of a Sting vs. Undertaker showdown at...

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— Matt Hardy garnered some heat in the locker room for taking credit for the recent TNA Impact ratings spike coinciding with his arrival to the organization and being paired with his brother. He wrote...

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— Ric Flair is reportedly delaying surgery on his torn rotator cuff for as long as possible because he doesn’t want to miss out on the ongoing Fortune vs. Immortal storyline. He returns to television...

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— Approximately 500 fans turned out to meet Shawn Michaels yesterday at the 2011 ATA Trade Show in Indianapolis, Indiana. Regarding the appearance, Michaels wrote on Twitter: “Thank u Indy. I don’t care what any1...

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— WWE’s initial plans on Kevin Nash was for him to appear at the Royal Rumble and sign him to a “Legends” contract where he would be used for promotional appearances and the occasional television...

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— The Wrestling Observer Newsletter confirms that Alison Skipper (a/k/a Chelsea) was released by TNA Wrestling. Her profile was removed from the company website last week. Desmond Wolfe has a medical condition—that has yet to...

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— While it was THQ’s call to feature Randy Savage in the WWE All-Stars video game, WWE has to approve any character they want in the game. The video game company approached Savage on their...

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— WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler vs. Matt Riviera headlines New Millennium Wrestling’s Feb. 26 event at the Balch Springs Recreation Center in Balch Springs, Texas. — WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy...

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— For weekend live events, the Raw tour saw Friday’s show in Trenton, NJ draw 6,500 paying $189,000. Saturday in State College, PA, drew 4,200 paying $120,000. Sunday in Youngstown, OH, drew 5,400 paying $170,000....

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— Beginning with the Royal Rumble, all WWE Blu-ray releases will include the DVD version. There will be a price increase of $5. — WWE officials contacted representatives of Duane Chapman (star of Dog the...

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— Former TNA Knockout Rhaka Khan has launched an account on Twitter. — While numerous seats remain available for WrestleMania XXVII, WWE officials are reportedly pleased with ticket sales thus far. Tickets for the Hall...

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— Gunner and Murphy have been added to TNAWrestling.com’s roster page. The duo debuted in June 2009 as the company’s on-air security and were given official names in July 2010. — Last Thursday’s episode of...

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Last Thursday on TNA iMPACT!, Amazing Red’s “little” brother (officially known as “Crimson”) put Abyss in a chokehold backstage and delivered a cryptic message to him: “They are coming.” “They” will mark the return of...

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— Friday’s TNA Wrestling live event in Reading, PA, drew approximately 1,000 fans. Saturday’s show in Upper Marlboro, MD, drew 688 fans. Sunday in Hagerstown, MD, drew a sellout crowd of 1,350 fans, the first...

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— Christy Hemme has opened a new account on Twitter. She says she lost the password to her first one. — Sarita has signed a two-year contract extension with TNA Wrestling. The Canadian women’s wrestler...

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