Sunday, February 6, 2011

Update On Ric Flair's Dispute With TNA management

According to Mike Mooneyham, Ric Flair is owed a "considerable amount" of backpay by TNA, which prompted Flair's dispute with management on last week's European Tour.

Flair felt disrespected by TNA on the tour and asked them for advance pay based on them owing him money for future dates on the tour and money unrelated to the tour. Flair was told he couldn't get an advance draw because of a policy that was created when Dustin Rhodes abused the system. Flair asked, "Am I Dustin Rhodes? Is that my spot in the company?"

Mooneyham said the recent reports of Flair asking co-workers for money at bars are untrue.
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Paul Bearer Attended TNA Live Event

Former WWE manager Paul Bearer posted the following on his twitter page:

"Great seeing so many old friends at TNA in Pensacola tonight. Goodnight all."
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Ric Flair Set For Surgery This Week

According to Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter , Ric Flair is scheduled for surgery this Wednesday to repair a torn rotator cuff that he recently suffered. Flair is expected to continue his managerial role before returning to the ring.
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Video: WWE Testing Out Pyrotechnics For WrestleMania 27

The following was posted on Youtube by The Georgia Dome:

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Report: Jeff Hardy Title Win Nixed

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Jeff Hardy was scheduled to win the TNA World Title back on this past Thursday's iMPACT, had his court case came to an end at his last hearing. Hardy received another continuance so the decision was made to keep the belt on Mr. Anderson. According to backstage sources,this is why Anderson is still using Jeff Hardy's Immortal belt, although a new belt is believed to be in the works.