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

Credit:PWTorch

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 as bright as anyones ever has and I am so glad that I was able to enjoy what this man had to give. Randy Savage is a legend and has had a Hall of Fame career, I am sad that just when it seemed that him and Vince were maybe gonna be able to reconcile that this has happened. I am sorry that he wont get his moment in front of a crowd to tell some stories and get that one last standing ovation he deserves. He is such a massive part of my pro wrestling life as I have tried to put across in this column. I hate that every time I watch a Macho Man match now I will have the same feeling as when I watch a Rick Rude, Owen Hart or Eddie Guerrero match.

He was the tower of power funky like a monkey the sky was the limit and space was the place.

He was The Macho Man

Rest In Peace Randy Savage We Will All Miss you
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Report: TNA's Head Of Talent Relations Fired

PWTorch has learned that Terry Taylor was fired from his duties as head of TNA's talent relations on Friday.

In a company-wide statement, TNA announced that Dean Broadhead will oversee the contractual end of talent relations. Former WWE executive Bruce Prichard will handle Taylor's other duties.

Taylor had been with the company with 2003 in a management role and served as head of talent relations for the majority of TNA's existence.
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WWE PPV Renamed Again: Past PPV Name Returns‏

According to the official AT & T Center website, the WWE pay-per-view on October 23rd, 2011 has been renamed again, with the new name being "Vengeance". The event was originally called "Bragging Rights" and "Uprising". WWE has used the name "Vengeance" for pay-per-views in the past.Go to http://www.attcenter.com/default.asp?att_center=12&objid=771 for info about "Vengeance" on October 23rd, 2011 and http://www.prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
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Audio: Unplugged Remembers "The Macho Man" Randy Savage 10:30pm EST Following WWE Smackdown 5/20/11

Tune in tonight to www.sundaynightshowdown.com starting at 10:30pm EST, 8:30pm MST as UnPlugged with JJ $exay returns tonight on The SNS Radio Network. On tonights show JJ will review the go home edition of WWE Smackdown going into Sunday's "Over the Limit" PPV . Chris Kelly of Headlocks2Headlines.com joins the show to discuss the latest news of the week. Tonights format will possibly change from the norm as JJ plans to tribute one of his favorite performers and a childhood Idol in "The Macho Man" Randy Savage who unfortunately passed away this morning in a car accident as a result of a heart attack. JJ will be opening the phone lines sponsored by Headlocks2Headlines.com to celebrate the life and career of The Macho Man ...if you have a moment or a few you would like to share call 501 588 7957 or add sundaynightshowdown to skype or send your emails to unpluggedjj@yahoo.ca and join the "Live" chatroom to be an interactive part of what will be an emotionally charged episode of UnPlugged.