Thursday, July 7, 2011

Jack Evans Returns To Impact Wrestling

Jack Evans returned to TNA Impact Wrestling defeating Jesse Sorenson and Tony Nees in a three–way match to advance to Destination X for the chance to win an Impact Wrestling contract
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WWE House Show Canceled‏

The WWE house show in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada on August 21st, 2011 has been canceled. Go to or for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
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Audio: The Pro Wrestling Rewind W/ Gerald Briscoe Archived

The Pro Wrestling Rewind returned to the airwaves after a 1 week hiatus on the newly revamped SNS Radio Network located at with “The Power” Andy Knowles. Andy opened the show talking about the news of the week sponsored by including breaking down the recent CM Punk /WWE issues.Andy welcomed WWE Hall of Famer and former NWA Tag team Champion
Gerald Briscoe to the program. Gerry talked about getting into the bussiness alongside his brother, being the NWA Junior weight champion, helping out younger talent,helping in getting Hulk Hogan established including introducing him to Hiro Matsuda alongside his brother Jack, working with Pat Patterson as Mr. McMahon’s stooges, Working with Stone Cold Steve Austin, Andy asked a few questions about McMahon’s dislike of the media/ wrestling fans, The Upcoming Hall of Fame at the Dan Gable museum of wrestling in Waterloo Iowa taking place from July 21st-23r.His previous appearances at the Hall of Fame and Mick Foley and Terry Funks interaction at the events, in this over 30 min interview with Wrestling Legend Gerald Briscoe. Andy opened the phone lines after breaking down Vinces comments to set up the CM Punk/ John Cena title match before closing out this 90 min edition of the Pro Wrestling Rewind
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Audio:The CAWsCast 7-6-11 Archived

The CAWsCast returned on 7-6-11 to the SNS Radio Network with "The Phenom" Charles Shane & "Mr. Money on the Mic" JJ (ALL CAPS) $exay. Charles discussed the online petition he started for the WWE ALLSTARS game involving continuing DLC packs for the game also offer up ideas to keep the game fresh comparing it to Capcoms Street Fighter 4 framchise. After the break JJ opened the phonelines and took severeal callers including Crelly right out the gate who called to tell Charles he looked like the Blue Meanie....this got real funny real fast. TMBronx called in to inform JJ of longtime listener and SNS family member Midnightman who was fighting for his life during the show as JJ passed along his thoughts and prayers to Mario and Family. Anwar called in and talked about the DLC idea, even Lex Luger was brought up with JJ defending the honor (or rather wrestling ability) of Luger. Randy McWilliams called to talk about Indy feds possibly getting a videogame like Chikara and ROH, Talk then turned to TNA or IMPACT WRESTLING...whatever the fuck they call themselves now which sent JJ off in a classic rant involving The Hulkster and his lack of caring for the product , All Wheels Wrestling was brought up too. Charles read a few emails before JJ wrapped the show announcing that next weeks CAWsCast will be on Thursday July 14th and the schedule would be back to normal after that on this 2 hr edition of the CAWsCast.​ss_trac/web/546/0/CAWsCast-07-​06-2011.mp3
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Jerry Jarrett Releasing Autobiography

Jerry Jarrett has released an official autobiography, co-written by Memphis historian and author Mark James titled, "Jerry Jarrett: The Best of Times."

The official promotional blurb for the book:

"In Jerry Jarrett’s lifetime he’s experienced life and death, heartbreaking betrayals, amazing successes along with stunning defeats, none of which occurred in the wrestling ring. As crazy as the world of professional wrestling was, it didn’t hold a candle to what went on behind the scenes. Jerry Jarrett’s life can only be described as a rollercoaster ride.

Author Jerry Jarrett has finally released his long awaited autobiography that covers his entire life. Jarrett has been called a wrestling genius and promoted professional wrestling for nearly 50 years. Jerry, along with son Jeff founded TNA Wrestling in 2002.

Mark James, co-author and editor for The Best of Times says, “If I had a quarter of the defeats that Jerry Jarrett has suffered in his life I don’t know how I’d be able to keep that positive attitude he has. Jerry’s so positive and always moving forward, it’s somewhere between Gandhi and Jimmy Hart.”

In the 1940s, Jerry Jarrett’s humble beginnings on Nashville's 22nd Avenue only served to drive his spirit to succeed. Putting on live professional wrestling events at the age of fourteen, Jarrett's path to success soon became apparent. From ruthless business partners to wrestlers legitimately trying to kill him, Jerry always looked ahead to the future and never let the past stop him. While most would have taken it easy after achieving the highest levels of success in wrestling, Jerry's personal drive did not have an off switch and led him to excel in other business ventures."

More information can be found at
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TNA House Show In Birmingham Cancelled

The TNA house show in Birmingham, Alabama on August 27th, 2011 has been canceled. Refunds are available at the point of purchase. Go to or for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
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TNA Drop Sangriento Character

According to : Wrestling Observer Newsletter, TNA has decided to drop the masked Sangriento character from Mexico. TNA introduced the character shortly after WWE debuted Sin Cara. Amazing Red was the wrestler under the mask playing Sangriento.
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Attendance For Recent WWE Tour In Australia

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

* July 1st in Sydney, Australia drew 13,000 fans for $1.1 million

* July 2nd in Melbourne, Australia drew 12,000 fans for $1.1 million. This show went head-to-head with an Australian Rules football game in the city that drew 43,000 fans.

* July 3rd in Perth drew 6,000 fans for $510,000

* July 4th in Adelaide drew 5,200 fans for $450,000

* July 5th in Brisbane drew 6,500 fans for $550,000
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Breakdown Of Rating For TNA Impact Wrestling 6/30/11

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

As reported before, the June 30th episode of TNA Impact Wrestling did a 1.27 cable rating with 1.84 million viewers, up slightly due to the limited commercial interruptions.

In a segment-by-segment breakdown, Samoa Joe vs. Brother Devon gained 101,000 viewers while the three-way with Jimmy Wang Yang vs. Matt Bentley vs. Low-Ki lost 72,000 viewers. The backstage skits and bar brawl between Samoa Joe and Kazarian lost 58,000 more viewers.

The Knockouts elimination match with Mickie James, Tara & Miss Tessmacher vs. Angelina Love, Winter & Madison Rayne gained 87,000 viewers while the interview segment with AJ Styles, Rob Van Dam, Daniels and Jerry Lynn plus Styles vs. Gunner gained 73,000 more viewers.

Backstage segments with Velvet Sky with the Mexican America vs. British Invasion angle lost 130,000 viewers. The main event of Scott Steiner vs. Sting and the post-match angle with Hulk Hogan and Kurt Angle gained 188,000 viewers.
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