Monday News & Rumours Roundup

  • Infrequently seen TNA Knockout Hamada was recently in danger of being released but scored a reprieve from management due to the shortage of female wrestling created by Lisa Marie Varon’s departure from the organization, as well as injuries suffered by Angelina Love and Daffney.
  • D'Angelo "The Pope" Dinero

    D'Angelo "The Pope" Dinero

    D’Angelo ‘The Pope’ Dinero recently suffered a labral tear in his shoulder. Though he appeared at last week’s television tapings to take part in a segment promoting the Top 10 Contender’s Rankings, he told friends he’s a month or two away from being healthy enough to return to the ring. In the meantime, he’ll be kept on iMPACT! on a weekly basis.

  • An interview with Mick Foley and Shane Riches about Foley’s comic mini-series RPM is available at The series will follow “Racecar driver Revere Windsor, a descendant of the legendary Paul Revere, as he races from Boston to Miami to deliver an important package. Some international criminals and government agencies look to permanently detour the hero, but thankfully he holds a secret under his metaphorical hood: a hyper-kinetic depth perception that allows him to see and react to things faster than anyone else. Needless to say, expect a few—as Foley’s wrestling persona Cactus Jack would say—bang-bangs of explosions in this high-octane adventure.” Riches worked with Foley to turn the novel Tietam Brown into a screenplay.
  • The next set of TNA iMPACT! tapings will take place on June 14 and 15 in the Impact Zone.
  • TNA has announced that the Victory Road pay-per-view event will take place on July 11. Meanwhile, Hard Justice will be held on Aug. 8. Both shows will take place at the Impact! Zone in Orlando, Florida.
  • The following TNA DVD releases are set for later this year…* TNA Best Of The Asylum Years Vol. 1 – 9.21.10
    * TNA Wrestling’s Greatest Moments – 10.19.10
    * TNA Triple Threat Vol. 4 (It includes Victory Road 2010, Hard Justice 2010, and No Surrender 2010 PPV) – 11.16.10
  • Ric Flair endorsed Desmond Wolfe as a “future World champion” in an interview with the
    Desmond Wolfe

    Desmond Wolfe - Future Champ?

    Kent times whilst promoting TNA’s tour in 2011. Full interview has been uploaded to the site.

  • Former TNA writer Dutch Mantell has a new blog on discussing his wrestling school in the Nashville, Tenn. area and sharing an entertaining road story from his wrestling career. Quite Hilarious.

About Ray Mullan
Ray Mullan is a longtime wrestling fan and Owner/Editor of TNA UK . Also a contributing writer to a number of other online wrestling media including, Wrestle Zone UK & Lords of Pain.

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