Thursday, December 20, 2012

Buyrate For TNA Final Resolution

According to The Wrestling Observer, TNA's 2012 Final Resolution pay-per-view looks to have done around 11,000 buys, about the same that Turning Point did in November.
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Backstage Reaction To Ric Flair's WWE Return

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

Ric Flair was said to be happier than ever backstage at Monday's RAW in Philadelphia. All of the younger WWE stars were gathered around monitors watching the segment with him, CM Punk and Paul Heyman. One person in the company said that the most over thing in the building all night was Flair's angle and everyone loved it.
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News On Plans For WrestleMania 29

According to, Wrestling Observer Newsletterit's said that whatever plans WWE had worked in for WrestleMania 29 were changed over the past week. Apparently major changes went down and the only match that wasn't touched is Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H. This doesn't necessarily mean that for example, The Rock vs. John Cena isn't taking place, but it could mean that twists and turns or stipulations are being thrown in. On a related note, there has at least been talk that Sheamus going down with two clean losses to Big Show will set up him to win the Royal Rumble for the second year in a row.
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Sin Cara Undergoes Surgery

Sin Cara tweeted the following:

Thanks for all your support. On my road to the hospital for a mini surgery. See you later guys.
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TNA Announce UK Gut Check


Nottingham, England (December 20, 2012) – TNA IMPACT WRESTLING is bringing “Gut Check” to Nottingham on Thursday January 24, 2013.  “Gut Check” is one of the highest-rated segments during Challenge TV’s TNA IMPACT WRESTLING.

This is your chance to get critique and advice from some of the top veterans in the professional wrestling industry and a chance to be on the TNA IMPACT WRESTLING roster. “Gut Check” will take place at the Nottingham Capital FM Arena from 2-4pm prior to the TNA live event that night.

Coming hot on the heels of the launch of TNA Wrestling: British Boot Camp on Challenge TV on January 1, this once again proves TNA's commitment to finding the best British and European wrestlers to join its star-studded roster.

“Gut Check is a great developmental seminar in which we have found a variety of new up-and-coming talent,” said TNA SVP of Programming & Talent Relations Bruce Prichard. “The future of our company could be discovered in Nottingham.”

“Gut Check” is a two-hour seminar that will offer aspiring wrestlers, announcers, managers, valets and referees the instruction and advice they can’t receive anywhere else in the industry.  TNA Head Agent D-Lo Brown will be hands-on during the course by evaluating potential talent through promos, drills, simulated matches and in-ring work.  “Gut Check” has showcased talent such as Crimson, Jesse Sorensen, Alex Silva, Sam Shaw, Christian York, Taeler Hendrix and Joey Ryan.  

“I love being able to get hands-on with the young talent and offer thoughts and advice,” said D-Lo Brown. “Gut Check is always exciting, and I’m looking forward to seeing what Europe has to offer.”

To sign up for “Gut Check,” visit

There is an application fee of $20. If you are accepted into TNA Gut Check, you will be required to submit additional paperwork and pay the remaining balance of $230.
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