Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Update On The Pope D'Angelo Dinero/TNA

The Pope D'Angelo Dinero announced on last night's Pro Wrestling Report that despite wide internet rumour, he is staying with TNA Wrestling.
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Audio: Wrestling News Live 5/16/11 Archived

WNL returned to the airwaves on 5-16-11 on the SNS Radio Network with "The Outlaw of the IWC" The TreyDawg and "Mr. Money on the Mic" JJ (ALL CAPS) $exay. JJ and Trey opened the show with the announcement that due to schedule indiffrence the planned RoadDog BG James interview would not happen this week. The boys talked the latest episode of RAW right off the top. After the break JJ and Trey talked about the news of the week sponsored by Wrestling-Online.com, talked a little TNA Sacrifice, took listener phonecalls , introduced a few new shows coming to the network and their respective hosts, and read emails on this near 3 hour edition of WNL.

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CHIKARA: Complete card for Easton, PA return this Saturday night

"Aniversario" hits the Palmer Center this weekend - May 21st - as we celebrate the start of another year of CHIKARA, and kick off the giant "12 Large: Summit" round robin tournament! We are proud to confirm the eight matches that will make up the card that this Saturday night:

Shane Matthews/Scott Parker vs. Vin Gerard/STIGMA

Mike Quackenbush vs. Hallowicked

UltraMantis Black vs. Chuck Taylor

The Colony & Madison Eagles vs. Ares/Pink Ant/Jakob Hammermeier/Daizee Haze

Hieracon vs. Brodie Lee

Frightmare vs. Archibald Peck

The Throwbacks vs. The Batiri

Eddie Kingston vs. Sinn "Kizarny" Bodhi

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

Come see us live:

"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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Audio:Sunday Night Showdown Covers TNA Sacrifice 5-15-11 Archived

Here is the archive of TNA's Sacrifice 2011, with Internet Dave and the Trey Dawg looking back and looking over TNA's latest PPV offering, including talk with several callers, and enjoying what we felt was the company's second solid pay-per-view in a row. We are looking forward to our next chance with TNA for Slammiversary Nine in June, be sure to check it out live.

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Audio:Beyond the Bell

From the Freebirds to D-Generation X, music has played a major role in Professional Wrestling. Today, every professional wrestler, from champion to jobber, struts down the aisle with his or her theme music pumping through the P.A. speakers. It has become part of a Superstars character. On this episode, Sean breaks down the top 25 all-time superstar entrance themes. Listen and find out if your favorites made the list!

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Video: New Layout/Set Up For Impact Wrestling

As announced last week, TNA Impact became Impact Wrestling and debuted a new blue and white logo. This theme has now been carried over to the show. A picture can be seen at this link.
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*Spoiler* New Belt Being Introduced To Impact Wrestling

During last night's TNA taping, a tournament was started during the "Xplosion" part of the tapings to crown the first ever Xplosion Championship.

The rule behind the title is that it's holder would be able to challenge any champion on iMPACT! Wrestling.
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*Spoiler* TNA Star Returns To The Company

During last night's TNA tapings, Desmond Wolfe returned to the company as the commissioner of Xplosion.
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Breakdown of WWE Raw TV Rating 5/9/11

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

The May 9th episode of WWE RAW did a 3.18 rating with 4.95 million viewers. Here's a ratings breakdown:

Kelly Kelly and Eve Torres vs. The Bella Twins with Kharma's attack lost 177,000 viewers from the opener. Kane vs. Mason Ryan and Dolph Ziggler vs. Santino Marella lost another 353,000 viewers.

Backstage segments going into Alex Riley vs. John Cena gained 104,000 viewers while the match itself gained another 685,000 viewers. You could say that Riley did better than The Miz usually does in the same spot.

The segment with Michael Cole, Jerry Lawler and Jack Swagger lost 172,000 viewers, which isn't that bad for the time slot. Swagger vs. Kofi Kingston for the US Title lost 353,000 more viewers and the main event of Miz vs. Alberto Del Rio vs. Rey Mysterio gained 736,000 viewers to bring the overrun to a 3.57.
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