Wednesday, April 27, 2011

New TNA Trademark

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

TNA has filed for a trademark on the term "Impact Wrestling."
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Attendance For WrestleMania 27

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Official WrestleMania 27 numbers were released this past week and are different from the numbers announced publicly by WWE.

There was actually 68,190 total seats available at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The listed total tickets used for the big event was 61,617, according to information released this past week in arena business journals. This is 10,000 less than the 71,617 announced that night by WWE. With luxury boxes figured in, that number would probably increase closer to 65,000. The Dome was listed as 90% full and not a complete sellout, even though there were no tickets available for most of the last few weeks going into the show.

The gate for WrestleMania 27 was $6,268,319 - just a bit lower than the $6.6 million WWE announced after the show.

The 61,617 tickets for WrestleMania 27 would make it the tenth largest crowd in WWE history, not the fifth largest as announced with the original numbers. This year's show drew exactly six more people than WrestleMania 25 in Houston, Texas
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Update On The Undertaker's WWE Return

According to : Wrestling Observer Newsletter, The Undertaker was backstage at this past Monday's RAW from Raleigh, NC with Michelle McCool. Sources describe Taker as still hurting and said he gave no indication as to when he would be coming back.
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Update On Michael Cole And JR

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Despite the injuries suffered by Jim Ross and Michael Cole on Monday's RAW, Both are expected to wrestle at Extreme Rules but JR's hand injury may limit what he's able to do in the match.

The idea right now is for Jim Ross to remain on WWE TV for as long as the Michael Cole angle goes on. JR's segments have done very strong quarter-hour ratings so that may play a factor in WWE keeping him around longer. With that said, at least for now there are no plans for Ross to return to announcing full-time.
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Report: WWE Diva Drafted To Raw To Keep Boyfriend Happy

According to PWInsider.com, Beth Phoenix was drafted to Raw in order to be with her real-life boyfriend CM Punk. Its been reported that CM Punk is said to be unhappy and is considering leaving the company when his contract expires later this year.
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Video: Stone Cold Steve Austin "Rick Rolls" Twitter Fans

On Twitter, Stone Cold Steve Austin posted the following tweet:
TOUGH ENOUGH BONUS! http://twitvid.com/F8G2H
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NXT Winner Wrestlers Dark Match

The dark match before last night's WWE tapings saw NXT winner Johnny Curtis defeat Alex Riley.
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John Cena Shots Movie Scene Following Smackdown

Credit:PWInsider.com

After last night's WWE Smackdown taping in Greensboro, NC was finished last night, a wrestling scene for Cena's role in "Fred the Movie 2" was filmed with Cena teaming with his "son" Fred in the film against two bullies.
Cena and Fred came out to a specially edited Titantron featuring scenes from Fred's first movie while the bullies came out to Gangrel's old theme music.

They used stunt doubles for the kids involved and shot lots of different takes.

After the scenes were finished, Cena noted on the mic that the film would be released in October and he thanked everyone for sticking with them through a long night, joking they had to sit through Alberto Del Rio and Sheamus. This brought out Sheamus, who ate an AA to close the evening.
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CZW Best of the Best X DVD is NOW Available at HybridEnt.TV

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CHIKARA debuts in North Carolina on Saturday, May 14th

On Saturday evening, May 14th, the Mid-Atlantic Sportatorium will host the stars of CHIKARA when we play Burlington, NC for the very first time! King of Trios 2011 tournament champions The Colony will be in action for the evening's main event, and the announced card thus far is as follows:

~SIX MAN MAIN EVENT!~
Fire Ant/Soldier Ant/Green Ant vs. Obariyon/Kodama/Kobald

~POINTS IN PLAY!~
The Osirian Portal vs. The Throwbacks

~ONE ON ONE!~
UltraMantis Black vs. Tursas

~FIRST TIME EVER!~
Daizee Haze vs. Grizzly Redwood

For more info or advance tickets to the show: http://www.chikarapro.com/events.php

Come see us live:

"Engulfed in a Fever of Spite"
Saturday evening - 5.14.2011
Live @ The Mid-Atlantic Sportatorium
1813 Frank Holt Dr.
in Burlington, NC!
The action starts @ 7:00 pm, Doors open @ 6:30 pm!

"Aniversario & his Amazing Friends"
Saturday evening - 5.21.2011
Live @ The Palmer Center
4100 Green Pond Road
in Easton, PA!
The action starts @ 7:00 pm, Doors open @ 6:30 pm!

"Aniversario: The Legendary Super Powers Show"
Sunday afternoon - 5.22.2011
Live @ The ACE Arena
725 Sip Street
in Union City, NJ!
The action starts @ 4:00 pm, Doors open @ 3:30 pm!


Our homebase: www.chikarapro.com - Updated daily!
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/CHIKARAoffice
Get free updates on your mobile device: twitter.com/chikarapro
Join our official fan club: www.chikarmy.com
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TV Rating For WWE Raw 4/25/11

Source:PWInsider.com

The 4/25 edition of Raw did a 3.5 rating with 5,200,000 viewers. The show did hours of 3.51 and 3.43.
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Update On John Cena Being Drafted

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, There was talk up until Sunday night of keeping John Cena on the SmackDown brand with the idea that Randy Orton was a hot enough babyface to carry RAW on his own. Obviously WWE decided against that and sent Orton to SmackDown instead.
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The Undertaker Set To Join Raw Brand?

Whilst it was reported that there was talks about drafting The Undertaker to Raw during the WWE draft this week, Wrestling Observer Newsletter is reporting that Undertaker is set to join Raw when he returns.
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WWE Stars Comment On Draft

Following the draft on WWE.com, a few WWE Stars commented on Twitter about the event:

The Miz: "Triple threat, steel cage, cena gone to smackdown, I win a draft pick cena back on raw, A Ry to SD. Any other obstacles for the champ?"

The Bella Twins: "See we have a lot of competition now on Monday Night RAW guess @EveMarieTorres needs all the help she can get! CHAMPS 4 Life! B&N #WWEDraft"

Ted DiBiase: "Smackdown!!!!!"

William Regal: "This will be my only tweet till later tonight but it seems I'm now on Smackdown and I'm trending(no idea what that is).How lovely."

Daniel Bryan: "Just landed in Vegas and found out I got drafted to Smackdown. VERY happy with this move. #WWEdraft."

John Cena: "CeNation. Holy hogwash! #wwedraft was amazing. 1st and last pick. Damn. Well now I gotta focus on wwe championship."

Beth Phoenix: "Monday nights just got more glam!"

Kofi Kingston: "Well hot damn! Back to the Red team! #WWEdraft"

JTG: "In the words of the late OL DIRTY BASTARD , "OH BABY I LIKE IT RAW ,OH BABY I LIKE IT RAAAW ! " ......CHEA
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*Spoiler* Results For WWE Smackdown 4/29/11

Source:PWInsider.com

*The new roster members are already in the new open.

*Announced for the show is WWE Tag Team champs Kane & Big Show vs. The Corre and Mark Henry vs. Rey Mysterio.

*The World title is hanging above the ring.

*Smackdown opens with Randy Orton coming out to a huge pop, introducing himself to the Smackdown fans. Drew McIntyre, wearing a Raw shirt, comes out and interrupts. McIntyre goes for his DDT but Orton slips out and drills him with the RKO. Alex Riley tries to interrupt but before he can say a word, he eats an RKO as well. The crowd loves all of this. Alberto Del Rio, Brodius Clay and Ricardo Rodriguez come out. Alberto says he will bring the World title to Raw. Clay squares off with Orton but Christian hits the ring to even the sides. Teddy Long announces a tag match main event for tonight.

*Kofi Kingston comes out but Sheamus attacks him during the pyro pose on the entrance. Kofi was wearing a Raw shirt. Sheamus destroys him and poses. Kingston is carried out by officials. Great way to leave the brand, eh?

*There is an in ring promo by a heavily bruised Michael Cole, who brings out Jack Swagger. Cole does a pig call to mock Jim Ross.

Swagger vs. Sin Cara. Cara nails the entrance! The match is being worked with old school Kane style mood lighting with blue and orange lighting. Cara dominated and won with a victory roll after Cole landed Swagger a weapon that Swagger never got a chance to use. Cara was over.

Backstage segment with Rey Mysterio being wished well on Raw by The Great Khali and Ranjin Singh. After Rey leaves, a large man of Indian descent appears. Khali and Singh treat him like a big deal and they all speak in Hindi together.

There is an in-ring promo by Rey where he talks about how it is hard to leave Smackdown but he promises he would beat Cody Rhodes at Extreme Rules.

*Rey Mysterio defeated Mark Henry by DQ. Not a bad match. Rey nailed the 619. Cody Rhodes attacked Rey in the crowd. Henry walked out laughing. Rhodes put a paper bag over Rey's face.

*WWE Tag Team champions Big Show & Kane defeated The Corre with double chokeslams.

*Michelle McCool vs. Layla El goes to a double countout. There is a big "Let them fight" chant after they are held apart by officials. Layla issues a challenge for a No DQ, No Countout match. McCool accepts and adds a Loser Leaves Smackdown stipulation. Layla accepts.

*Matt Striker interviews Christian who discusses his title match at Extreme Rules and Edge's retirement. Christian says it's HIS destiny to earn the right to be called World champion.

*Randy Orton & Christian defeated Alberto Del Rio & Brodius Clay when Orton pinned Brodius with the RKO.
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