Kurt Angle On SportsCenter, More Seating Opened Up For Impact In Chicago

– Kurt Angle appeared on SportsCenter on Tuesday to express his shock and opposition for the IOC’s decision to drop wrestling for the 2020 Olympics. He encouraged both the professional and amateur wrestling communities to “fight back.” – Dixie Carter wrote the following on Twitter: We just opened some production held seats that are very […]

Why Mysterio Was Pulled From Elimination Chamber, Another Match Announced

– We’re told the reason Rey Mysterio was pulled from the Elimination Chamber Match is because his personal issues are still not resolved. Mysterio posted a kayfabe Tweet that he missed Raw due to Mark Henry’s “attack.” You can read that at this – WWE has officially announced WWE United States Champion Antonio Cesaro vs. […]

Go-Home To Elimination Chamber WWE Raw Rating & Viewership

This week’s WWE Raw did a 3.16 cable rating with an average viewing audience of 4,260,000 viewers on the USA Network. Below is the breakdown of viewership by hour: Hour one – 4,350,000 viewers Hour two – 4,250,000 viewers Hour three – 4,180,000 viewers Obviously this is not a good headed into Elimination Chamber on […]

Dixie Carter Encouraging WWE To Fight IOC Decision

As part of TNA Wrestling’s campaign to fight the International Olympic Committee’s decision to drop wrestling from the Olympics in 2020, TNA President Dixie Carter is calling on WWE to act in a statement published here on ImpactWrestling.com: “We need to join together right now. We encourage our own IMPACT WRESTLING community, WWE and wrestling […]

Details On Who Went Off Script On Raw, Vince McMahon’s Latest Kick, Indecision Over A Second Elimination Chamber Match, Criticism Of Alberto Del Rio/Big Show Blowoff, Up And Coming Talent Has Push Delayed, Late PPV Addition

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Kurt Angle On IOC’s Decision To Cut Wrestling – “We’re Going To Fight This”

Kurt Angle weighed in on the IOC’s decision to cut wrestling from the 2020 Olympics in an article posted by FOX Sports. Below is an excerpt: “We’re going to fight this,” Kurt Angle, who provided another stirring Olympic wrestling moment with his gold medal in 1996, told FOXSports.com on Tuesday. “They can’t just drop it. […]

Bruno Sammartino’s HoF Compensation, JBL Off TV, 4/16 Smackdown Presale

– Bruno Sammartino recently stated that he’ll receive $5000 and a WWE Hall of Fame ring for accepting the company’s invitation to be inducted. There are also plans for Bruno and WWE to work together on future projects that should pay him handsomely. – John Layfield will miss some television time as he climbs Mt […]

Backstage News On What Could Finally Bring The WWE Network To Television, Why WWE Is Willing To Sacrifice The Pay-Per-View Business, Smackdown’s New Home?

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IOC Drops Wrestling From 2020 Olympic Games

Leaders of the International Olympic Committee dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, which will remove the sport from competition in 2020. The decision was made to retain modern pentathlon and cut wrestling from the list of 25 “core sports.” “This is a process of renewing and renovating the program for the Olympics,” IOC […]

New Tag Team, The Rock/Jeff Jarrett, Latest From Fandango, The Highlight Reel Returns

– WWE is planning to book Brodus Clay and Tensai as a tag team moving forward. – WWE is advertising the return of “The Highlight Reel” with Chris Jericho featuring The Miz on this week’s WWE Main Event. The show will be taped Tuesday night in Little Rock, Arkansas. – The Rock and Jeff Jarrett […]