Friday, May 20, 2011

TNA Announce Terry Taylor Has Left The Company

TNA Wrestling posted the following on their website:

Terry Taylor, TNA Director of Talent Relations, has decided to leave TNA effective May 31, 2011. TNA is grateful for Terry's contributions to TNA's growth and wishes him success in his future endeavors.
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Vintage Collection Summary: More WCW Saturday Night Matches‏

The May 20th, 2011 edition of WWE Vintage Collection featured these matches:

* Scott Hall vs. Ray Traylor from WCW Saturday Night on December 27th, 1997
* Jake Roberts vs. Marcus Alexander Bagwell from WCW Saturday Night on August 22nd, 1992
* The Barbarian vs. Magnum TA from WCW Saturday Night on January 4th, 1986
* Diamond Dallas Page vs. Billy Kidman from WCW Saturday Night on August 31st, 1996
* Sid Vicious vs. Mark Merro from WCW Saturday Night on March 2nd, 1991
* Sting vs. Lord Steven Regal from WCW Saturday Night on February 5th, 1994

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TV Rating For TNA Impact Wrestling 5/19/11


TNA Impact on Thursday, May 20 scored a 1.17 rating off a first hour 1.14 rating and second hour 1.20 rating.

The following are quick quarter-hour ratings highlights. Our more detailed quarter-hour report and comparison to 2011 averages will be updated later tonight...

-- Peak rating: 1.30 in Q5 to begin the second hour with this week's full Angle-Jarrett segment, so TNA wasn't hurt by starting the second hour on a commercial.

-- Low rating: 1.11 in Q3 for the two X Division matches.
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RIP Randy Savage

The first ever WWF tape I was given as a 4 yr old boy was Wrestlemania 4, it was a split over 2 videos and it was me and my father who sat down to watch it together. I got to watch "The Million Dollar Man" Ted Dibiase, "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, Bam Bam Bigelow, Jake "The Snake" Roberts & "Ravishing" Rick Rude. That was all great but I also got to watch "The Macho Man" Randy Savage, he wrestled four times in one night & had 4 very diffrent matches. That night Savage wrestled Butch Reed, Greg Valentine, The One Man Gang & Ted Dibiase, one of the many many things that caught my attention about The Macho Man that night was he wore different colour trunks each time he came out. I thought that was awesome & I thought Randy Savage was awesome, he came of the top rope and hit big moves and even when you thought he was out of it he somehow pulled it out of the bag.

I am not gonna tell you the reason I fell in love with Professional Wrestling was Randy Savage, because that would be a lie. However to say that from the second I started watching this business his matches were always ones I enjoyed and loved to watch that would be 100% truthful. There are 3 matches that stand out for me, head & shoulders above any others. The matches with Steamboat at WM 3, with The Ultimate Warrior at WM 7 & with Ric Flair at WM8. They are my three favorite Macho Man matches of all time, I could watch those matches everyday for the rest of my life and never get bored of any of them. I am sure some people will disagree with me, to you I say thats cool send me an E-Mail or a Tweet or a message on Facebook (all my contact details are at the bottom of this article) i would love to hear your favorite Savage matches. Hell you might even tell me about one I havent seen and I can look that shit up and I am sure I will be entertained.

I am sure I am not the only person who is getting really tired of having to write stuff like this about Pro Wrestlers but sadly it comes with the profession. It seems that candles burn hard and fast and some brighter than others, Randy Savage's candle burnt just about