TNA XPLOSION REPORT – 22/06/2011

TNA Xplosion: Alex Shelley vs. Okada

TNA Xplosion: Alex Shelley vs. Okada

TNA Xplosion
Wednesday 22nd June 2011 – 12am on Challenge

THIS WEEK ON XPLOSION:
Alex Shelley d. Okada to advance in the Xplosion Championship Challenge
TNAOnDemand Match of the Week: Generation Me vs. Motor City Machine Guns – Ultimate X Match, from Destination x 2010.
TNA Spin Cycle: Featuring Desmond Wolfe, Miss Tessmacher, Eric Young and Orlando Jordan.
Footage from Kurt Angle’s recent UK Media Tour.
IMPACT Wrestling Rewind: Sting/Hogan confrontation, Angle/Jarrett’s Parking Lot Brawl.

Taz and Jeremy Borash are joined by Desmond Wolfe, who announces the next match in the Xplosion Championship Challenge. Desmond emphasizes that wrestling matters, and that these two are going to show that tonight. Read more of this post

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IMPACT Wrestling Report: “No Tricks, No Gimmicks” – 14/06/11

IMPACT Wrestling: “Mick Foley...You're Fired!"

IMPACT Wrestling: “No tricks, No Gimmicks"

IMPACT Wrestling: “No Tricks, No Gimmicks”
Tuesday 14th June 2011 – 10pm on Challenge

THIS WEEK ON IMPACT WRESTLING:
The war of words continues between Sting and Mr. Anderson ahead of Slammiversary
Winter & Angelina Love d. Mickie James & Tara thanks to Interference from Madison Rayne
Footage from the Samoa Joe/Crimson bar fight
Mexican America d. James Storm and Alex Shelley w/BobbyRoode
 Jeff Jarrett had some final words for Kurt Angle before their huge bout at Slammiversary
Abyss challenges Kazarian and Brian Kendrick to a 3-Way Match at Slammiversary
Rob Van Dam d. Bully Ray
 Velvet Sky d. ODB
 Mr. Anderson & Gunner d. Sting & Eric Young

We open the show with a recap of last weeks events and ultimately the firing of Mick Foley. Am interested to see how this episode pans out as the go home show before Slammiversary. I have seen no spoilers for either so sit back and enjoy the ride.

As you can expect first out tonight is Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff. Hogan tells us that as of now the Network have 100% confidence in them. Is it me but sometimes when they want to get something over they pump crowd noise in? Bischoff also tells us that they will also now present the X Division in a fair and balanced manner. Read more of this post

TNA Xplosion Report – 01/06/2011

TNA Xplosion: Robbie E vs. Crimson

TNA Xplosion: Robbie E vs. Crimson

TNA Xplosion
Wednesday 1st June 2011 – 12am on Challenge

THIS WEEK ON XPLOSION:
Desmond Wolfe interviews Robbie E and announces who he’ll be facing in the Xplosion Championship Challenge.
Crimson d. Robbie E w/Cookie to advance in the Tournament
TNAOnDemand Match of the Week: X-Division King of the Mountain Ladder Match from Slammiversary 2009
TNA Spin Cycle: Featuring an All Knockouts panel with guest appearances from Desmond Wolfe and the Disco Inferno!
IMPACT Wrestling Rewind: Kurt Angle d. Rob Van Dam

Desmond Wolfe opens up this weeks Xplosion with an interview. Robbie E and Cookie. Robbie introduces himself to Desmond with a fist-bump, then explains that tonight, he is about “G.T.G – Gym, Tan and Gold.” Desmond Wolfe isn’t that impressed, and calls Robbie a “Helen Hunt” in cockney rhyming terms. Read more of this post

Chris Sabin sidelined until 2012

Chris Sabin: On the Shelf Until 2012

Chris Sabin: On the Shelf Until 2012

Chris Sabin will be sidelined until 2012 after tearing both the ACL and MCL in his knee during a match last month on iMPACT!. He underwent surgery on his injured knee earlier this month.

Sabin suffered the injury during a match against Anarquia at the April 20 iMPACT! taping. He went for a springboard clothesline and tweaked his knee when the Mexican America member was out-of-position to receive the maneuver. The referee was instructed to end the match when it appeared Sabin was injured.

TNA Wrestling Sacrifice Report – 18/05/11

TNA Sacrifice 2011

TNA Sacrifice 2011

TNA Wrestling Presents – Sacrifice
Wednesday 18th May 2011 – 10pm on Challenge

Quick Results:
Sting d. Rob Van Dam to retain the TNA World Heavyweight Title
 Kurt Angle & Chyna d. Jeff Jarrett & Karen Jarrett
Tommy Dreamer d. AJ Styles in a No DQ Match following interference from Bully Ray
 Beer Money d. Matt Hardy & Chris Harris to retain the TNA World Tag-Team Titles
 Crimson d. Abyss
 Kazarian d. Max Buck to retain the TNA X-Division Title
 Brian Kendrick d. Robbie E w/Cookie
 Mexican America d. Ink Inc.

Welcome to my first PPV review here on TNA UK thanks for joining me. And if I have done this right you should be joining me just as Sacrifice has gone off the air here in the UK on Challenge TV.

The show opens with the usual video package which I believe TNA does really well and we go live to Mike Tenay and Taz. Read more of this post

The Good, The Bad, The TNA – “TNA is #WINNING”

Hello and welcome to another entry of GBT. It’s been a busy few weeks in TNA for us as we head into Sacrafice PPV and I hope to cover them here for you.

TNA is #WINNING

Another week passes and TNA beats WWE AGAIN in the UK ratings war. This is great news for TNA. Many people ask why TNA is  the best and for the answers you should read this article by Ray. It’s a great read. Read more of this post

One Half of the Motor City Machine Guns set to undergo Surgery

Chris Sabin: Set to undergo Knee Surgery

Chris Sabin: Set to undergo Knee Surgery

According to Velvet Sky’s Twitter account, Motor City Machine Gun Chris Sabin will be undergoing knee surgery very soon.

Sabin sustained a knee injury when attempting a springboard maneuver during his bout with Mexican America’s Anarquia during last weeks edition of TNA iMPACT!. This was particularly bad timing as this edition also saw the return of Tag-Team partner Alex Shelley from injury.

The Guns were set to begin a program with Mexican America, however given Sabin’s injury, these plans have been changed and Ink Inc. appear to be taking their place in the feud.

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