UnPlugged with JJ $exay returned to the airwaves on the SNS Radio Network located @ www.snsradionetwork.com on Friday August 19th 2011. JJ reviewed the latest episode of WWE’s Smackdown on the SyFy Channel with a little help from Chris Kelly of Headlocks2Headlines.com.After the recap Crelly talked the latest “News of the Week” as JJ played the Smurfs theme in the background as promoised last week on this official “Smurftastic edition of the show. JJ & Crelly welcomed former WWE Talent and Nexus Member Michael Tarver (Tyrone Evans) to the show. Tarver discussed the birth of the Nexus, NXT Season1, being limited in what he could do in WWE, SummerSlam 2010 and his thoughts on how the main event ended, John Cena breaking his arm via chairshots and his reaction to Tarver backstage after the incident, What went wrong with the Nexus, Rumours that he was to portray a Virgil type character for Ted Diabiase Jr, and what the future holds for Tyrone Evans in this near hour interview.After the commercial break “The Sensational Sequel” Sean joined the show to talk gaming and movie news as the Smurfin Shenanigans restarted. JJ opened the phone lines and took a few calls and even a so called challenge from another “Wannabe” radio host in which JJ owned this idiot on the air on this Smurfing edition of UnSmurfed…er UnPlugged with JJ $exay.
According to PWInsider, Dixie Carter and her family were in attendance for the TNA live event in Rome, Georgia last night. Dixie's father is apparently from the city and her family took up an entire row of seats, according to a fan in attendance. Dixie did an in-ring angle where she played off of the storyline of TNA being stolen by Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff. Dixie said her whole family had to buy tickets to tonight's show but she promised to get the company back.
According to live reports at last night's PWG show,The Young Bucks not shaking hands at their WWE tryout was turned into a storyline. Before his tag team match with Scorpio Sky, Joey Ryan (both got WWE tryouts last week) cut a promo about Mark Henry scaring him at SummerSlam and the YB's not shaking hands. After the match, The Young Bucks ran out and talked about not shaking hands. This brought out the Kings of Wrestling (Chris Hero & Claudio Castagnoli) who challenged them to a match
According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Luis Ignascio Urive Alvirde aka the original Sin Cara, returned to action at Saturday's SmackDown live event in Tacoma, Washington.
Alvirde's future with the organization was believed to be in doubt since developmental talent Jorge Arias (a/k/a Hunico) assumed the Sin Cara character at the last two SmackDown tapings. There was talk that the move would be permanent since company officials were reportedly sour on Alvirde due to his attitude and lackluster performances.