Thursday, January 24, 2013
Posted by Chris Kelly on 10:07 AM
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
The current storyline where The Miz is being pushed as the "next Ric Flair" was originally earmarked for Dolph Ziggler. With Ziggler, the idea was going to be more of Flair being his manager but Ziggler was going to be given the Figure Four and doing the same gimmick Miz is doing as a babyface.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 8:41 AM
According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, TNA's Genesis PPV drew between 12,000 and 13,000 buys.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 8:32 AM
Christy Hemme tweeted:
I'm so sorry to Glasgow & Nottingham, Dr wont clear @BrookeTess and I cuz we got the flu buggy, we are staying behind while bus drives on :(."
Broke Adams then tweeted:
Glasgow Scottland… I am so so bummed to be sitting n the back w/@hemmepowered… very sick with a bad stomach bug. Fingers crossed we r better.
Posted by Chris Kelly on 8:19 AM
TNA IMPACT WRESTLING will be returning to the UK in January and February 2014 for the MAXIMUM IMPACT VI Tour.
Currently in Britain for a string of very successful shows, TNA will return one year from now for live events in Glasgow, Manchester, London and Birmingham.
Fans can buy tickets in an exclusive one week pre-sale, starting on Monday January 28 at 9am and ending on Monday February 4 at 9pm. Prices start from £22.50, plus booking fee.
Further details about the shows will be released when tickets go on full sale later this year.
TNA Wrestling President Dixie Carter said: "Everyone knows that the UK Tour is one of the highlights of the year for everyone in TNA IMPACT WRESTLING, so I'm excited to announce that we're coming back in 2014.
"We're putting tickets on pre-sale for one week only so our most hardcore fans can beat the rush and get their seats early.
"I'm already counting down the days until we're back in Glasgow, Manchester and London - and am delighted that we're adding Birmingham to the schedule for 2014."
John Cornwell, of Tour promoter SJM Concerts, added: "SJM is delighted with TNA IMPACT WRESTLING's continued growth and success in the UK over the last five years.
"We very much look forward to working with TNA to build on the recent fantastic events when IMPACT WRESTLING returns for its sixth consecutive UK arena tour in 2014."
Tickets available for a limited seven day period only, from Monday January 28 at 9am, via the TNA UK Facebook page at www.facebook.com/tnawrestlinguk, www.gigsandtours.com/go/TNA2014, www.ticketmaster.co.uk or direct from the tour venues.
Full details of the UK events are:
Thursday 30 January 2014 - Glasgow Hydro - 0844 811 0051
Friday 31 January 2014 - Manchester Arena - 0844 847 8000
Saturday 01 February 2014 - London Wembley Arena - 0844 815 0815
Sunday 02 February 2014 - Birmingham NIA - 0844 338 8000
TNA IMPACT WRESTLING is broadcast every Sunday night at 9pm on Challenge TV in the UK and Ireland, as well as more than 120 other countries.