Thursday, December 15, 2011

Kurt Angle Wants Rhino In TNA

Kurt Angle tweeted the following:

Rhino Is Coming to See Me tonight from Detroit. Why He Is Not Signed With tna or Other company, I Have No Idea. See You Soon Bfff!
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Melina Comments On Possibly Joining TNA

After rumors she debuted at this weeks TNA Impact taping, Melina tweeted the following:

Everyone is so funny. I am not in TNA. If I go anywhere I would tell you all first!
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News On Chris Hero Joining WWE

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Regarding Chris Hero joining WWE, it's said that some kind of medical issue has held up WWE signing him to a developmental contract. He's expected to sign eventually.
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News On Kane's WWE Return

According to PWInsider, There was talks about having Kane vs Mark Henry happen in January but it appears as if it will now be Kane vs John Cena
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TV Rating Breakdown For WWE Raw 12/12/11

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Below is a segment-by-segment breakdown for this week's three-hour Slammys RAW:

The Holy %#!@ Slammy lost 179,000 viewers from the opener. Big Show vs. Wade Barrett and the Pipe Bomb Slammy with Road Dogg's return gained 237,000 viewers. The Divalicious Slammy with Lita gained 244,000 more viewers.

The OMG Moment Slammy and Triple H's promo gained 604,000 viewers. The Trending Star presentation with David Otunga and Tony Atlas plus the Daniel Bryan vs. Zack Ryder vs. Cody Rhodes vs. Dolph Ziggler match lost 188,000 viewers. Game Changer of the Year Slammy with John Cena's promo gained 464,000 viewers.

Randy Orton and CM Punk vs. The Miz and Alberto Del Rio lost 146,000 viewers in the 10pm slot. The A-Lister Slammy gained 55,000 viewers while Mark Henry's interview and Sheamus vs. Jinder Mahal lost 288,000. Rey Mysterio returning for Superstar of the Year lost 115,000 viewers and did a 2.75 quarter rating. The overrun with Cena vs. Henry and Kane's return gained 745,000 viewers for a 3.27 overrun rating.
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News On Triple H/FCW

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Triple H's changes for WWE developmental that have been discussed for months look to be happening soon. Matt Matalaro, who has been working hands-on in FCW including as an announcer, is now working at WWE headquarters in Stamford, CT with the creative team. His role is to help coordinate debuts and new characters being called up.