Friday, January 13, 2012

Audio: Unplugged Following WWE Smackdown 1/13/12

Tune in tonight to www.snsradionetwork.com starting at 10:30pm Est, 8:30pm Mst as UnPlugged with JJ $exay returns to the SNS Radio Network . Tonight JJ will rundown the 1-13-12 edition of WWE Smackdown and his thoughts on the misuse of certain characters on WWE TV. Chris Kelly of Headlocks2Headlines.com stops by to discuss the latest "News of the Week" and in hour 2 "The Sensational Sequel" Sean stops by to discuss the latest happenings in the gaming world. JJ will be taking your calls tonight via the skype line simply call 501 588 7957 and voice your opinions, and be sure to join the "Live" chatroom to be an interactive part of the show
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Sting Joins Twitter

The official Twitter page for Impact Wrestling has confirmed that Sting has now set up an account. Sting tweeted:

Hello Fans - I'm finally on Twitter! Plenty of news coming soon about IMPACT, my website and more. I'll try to post as my schedule permits!

Sting can be followed @sting

Dixie Carter confirmed the account.
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TV Rating For TNA Impact Wrestling 1/12/12

The 1/12 edition of Impact did a 1.13 rating with 1,604,000 viewers.
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Perez Hilton on Monday's Raw SuperShow

The following was posted on WWE.com:

WWE Universe, don’t miss Perez Hilton’s special appearance on Raw SuperShow this Monday! He'll be the guest ring announcer for the Divas match.

The celebrity gossip blogger – who has mentioned he’d like to get in the WWE ring with John Cena – was recently put through Diva Boot Camp in Hollywood with Kelly Kelly, Alicia Fox and Eve. (WATCH) The Divas are his newest guest bloggers on Fitperez.com, his web site focused on fitness, health, wellness and celebrities. (Check out Eve’s first blog on Fitperez.com/WWEDivas.)

Perez was a recurring topic on the former WWE.com show “Santino’s Casa” after the internet sensation challenged Santino Marella and quickly found himself on Santino’s Hollywood Hit List. Divas Champion Beth Phoenix came to her then-boyfriend’s rescue, promising Perez she’d hunt him down, hurt him and make him cry!

For more on Perez, visit perezhilton.com and fitperez.com.
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News On Backstage Heat On Tyler Reks

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

WWE sources indicate that there was indeed heat from officials on Tyler Reks for producing his "Midcard Mafia" YouTube show. A few weeks back, Reks made all of his videos private and has not released any new ones since.
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The Daily Star Interviews Dixie Carter

For the first time, her company will be filming their flagship TV show from London’s Wembley Arena on January 28.

It’s a double TV taping – two editions of Impact on one night.

Dixie, we’re happy to say, is a long time fan of FT. And the first lady of wrestling wasted no time in picking up the phone to us this week to tell the British fans what she has in store for them.

Legendary “Icon” Sting, for example, will be performing his final shows in front of a UK audience, she tells me. Indeed Wembley will be his last match on UK soil.

As the Californian ring hero has left and come back again twice in recent times, it does beg the question why? It is the first time he has set foot on British soil to wrestle in a decade.

Dixie says: “In his mind, I think this is his last year as far as the wrestling is concerned.

“When we booked this, that’s the way he was talking about it – ‘I haven’t played there in a decade, and before I retire I need to come back there and wrestle.’

“Based on where he’s at and what he’s saying, barring something extraordinary this is the last time.

“And for me it’s great to be able to bring him back there.

“He’s spent such a big part of his career helping to build our company, I’m very proud we can bring him over.

“It feels very final. It’s going to be an emotional night.”

What of Mr Hogan? Will he be making the trip too?

Dixie says he’s been laid up of late after dental surgery. She told me: “The truth is I haven’t heard from Hulk in a while.

“He knows what’s going on – he’s a businessman, and he knows that it’s an important date for us. He will be eyeing that very carefully.

“He’s been gone from the scene. My goal would be to have him there. You’ll be the first to know if he is.”

Despite recent rumours to the contrary, British standouts will play a full part in proceedings.

Doug Williams, Magnus and Mark Haskins will all be on the tour.

Says Dixie: “There’s no doubt that those guys have done a lot of groundwork so they deserve to be on the show.

“One thing to be proud of now, though, is that being British is not just a gimmick.

“They are great wrestlers who happen to be from England.”

Dixie is beside herself with excitement about the whole tour. The cameras will be in Manchester and Nottingham too.

In fact, she admits she’s got nothing else on the brain right now.

She tells me: “When I left the last TV taping in Orlando yesterday, I was thinking about London – just thinking about walking into the building and the different feel it’s going to be. Ten times the craziness going on backstage.

“We’ve got such a great team. We are stepping off the ledge but I know we won’t fall. I know we will pull it off.

“I’m excited. It’s giving me butterflies.”
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CHIKARA: Our Season 11 Premiere in Easton, PA is 2 just weeks away

In just 2 weeks, CHIKARA kicks off Season 11 at Easton's Palmer Center on Saturday night, January 28th and you can join us for FREE!

Any CHIKARA fan who brings 3 paying guests with them to the event will be admitted ABSOLUTELY FREE! Our live event experience is without peer, and there's no better way to share it than with friends! So round up three of yours and bring them to The Palmer Center on Saturday night, January 28th. Every fan that brings 3 paying customers with them, we'll admit free to the event! If you already purchased your ticket to the event, and you end up bringing 3 fans with you, we'll refund you the purchase price of your ticket!

CHIKARA is your cure for boring pro-wrestling! Show your friends what all the buzz is about, and we'll let you in for free! This offer is only being extended for our January 28th card in Easton PA!

We're bringing an action-packed card featuring all your CHIKARA favorites, and three of the evening's bouts have already been confirmed:

~FORMER PARTNERS COLLIDE!~
Gran Akuma vs. Icarus

~MAT MASTERS MEET!~
Mike Quackenbush vs. Green Ant

~THE OSIRIAN PORTAL IMPLODES!~
Ophidian vs. Hieracon

~FIRST TIME EVER!~
Hallowicked vs. Archibald Peck

~TAG TEAM ACTION!~
3.0 vs. Tim Donst & Jakob Hammermeier

Here's a look at where we're headed next in 2012:

2.25.2012 - Goodwill Beneficial Assoc. in Reading, PA
2.26.2012 - NYWC Sportatorium in Long Island, NY
3.24.2012 - Trio Sportplex in Vaughan (Toronto), Ontario, Canada
3.25.2012 - Knights of Columbus Hall in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
4.14.2102 - Rahway Rec Center in Rahway, NJ
4.28.2012 - Logan Square Auditorium in Chicago, IL
4.29.2012 - The Lafayette Theater in Lafayette, IN
5.20.2012 - The Highline Ballroom in Manhattan, NY


Details on our next live event:

"The Thirteenth Hat"
January 28, 2012
Saturday night at The Palmer Center!
4100 Green Pond Rd, Easton, PA 18045
Doors at 6:30 pm, Belltime is 7:00 pm!
Tickets on sale now!

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WWE Returning To Columbus & Lakeland In March‏

The WWE Smackdown taping on Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 will be held at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.

WWE returns to the Lakeland Center in Lakeland, Florida on Friday, March 23rd, 2012. Go to http://wherewrestlinghappens.tk for info about upcoming wrestling shows worldwide.
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