Thursday, July 12, 2007

The Wrestleline Report-Thursday

WWE has fired referee Chris Kay. He'd previously been suspended for sixty days for failing numerous drug tests.

Get this, the word "Smackdown" has been added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.

ECW on Tuesday night scored a 1.37 household rating

Just in case you missed it on ECW the other night, Viscera has been given the new ring name "Big Daddy V"-add that to some of his other previous names such as King Mabel, Vis and of course just Viscera.

The NWA has announced a tv deal with Dish Network to air National Wrestling Alliance programming. I'll have more details on this as it comes along.

Scott Steiner has been booked for All Japan's 8/26 Sumo Hall show-in the past, Steiner has wrestled for New Japan.

"Road Dogg", aka BG James, will be wrestling for Booker T's PWA in TX on their July 21 show to continue their "TNA Invasion" angle.

Investigators have seized the medical records of Larry Pfolhl (Lex Luger), Marcus Bagwell, Mark Jindrak, Bob Howard (Hardcore Holly), Chris Benoit, Nancy Benoit, Mike Durham (Johnny Grunge) and Oscar Gutierrez (Rey Mysterio Jr.), in the ongoing probe of Dr. Phil Astin.

TNA Impact Spoilers:

(1) Abyss defeated Lance Hoyt (w/Christy Hemme), followed by promos from Sting, and to the shock of everyone in attendance, Abyss.

(2) Serotonin members Martyr and Havok d. Kaz, with the help of Raven in an Ultimate X qualifier.

(3) TNA/IWGP Heavyweight champion Kurt Angle, World X Division champion Samoa Joe and World Tag Team champions Team 3D (Ray and Devon) defeated “Instant Classic” Christian Cage, “Phenomenal” AJ Styles, Tomko and Robert Roode (w/Ms. Brooks)

Current TNA Victory Road lineup for this Sunday:

* Match of champions-Kurt Angle & Samoa Joe v. Team 3D
* Ultimate X
* Rhino v. Storm
* Cage v. Harris
* Sting & Abyss v. Styles & Tomko
* Young & Kim v. Roode & Brooks