Friday, September 19, 2014

NYC Gold Rush Announced For Next Week

Kurt Angle announced on that there will be a toughest man tournament. There will be a series of matches with the winners advancing to a multi-man finals match. The first names for the tournament are Austin Aries, Abyss, Robbie E, MVP and Magnus. More names will be announced on Monday.

Kurt Angle issued the following statement: "I've decided to title this Toughest Man tournament the "NYC Gold Rush" and I think it's the perfect way to end our spectacular summer in New York City. This is going to be a one night event where we will have five qualifying matches. The winners of those matches will advance to the main event. The last man standing at the end of the evening will earn a championship match against any TNA champion... At any time!"

Weekly News Briefs (9/15-9/21)

* According to a reliable source, Lance Anoa'i wrestled Brandon Scott in a dark match at the Bethlehem tapings. Both men work for World X-treme Wrestling C4.

* Indie wrestler Brute VanSlyke was backstage and worked a match at the Bethlehem tapings. He tweeted: "Thanks to @IMPACTWRESTLING for welcoming me backstage & the chance to compete in your ring. It was a real experience."

* Jeremy Borash announced that British Boot Camp 2 will premiere Sunday, October 19th on Challenge TV. The series will run for eight episodes.

* Sony Six is teasing big news for wrestling fans in India. There is talk that TNA will announce the signing of former Ring Ka King champion Mahabali Veera.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

9/17 and 9/18 IMPACT Wrestling Taping Results

This Week on IMPACT Wrestling

By Talon
September 17, 2014
Manhattan Center, New York City

Viewership and Ratings for No Surrender

Q1: Impact opened with a show-high 1.07 rating for a Knockouts battle royal.

Q2: Impact dipped to a show-low 0.88 rating for Gunner/Shaw backstage, MVP and Kenny King running down Chris Melendez, and two commercial breaks.

Q3: Impact increased to a 0.90 rating for Kenny King vs. Chris Melendez, plus one commercial.

Q4: Impact dipped to a show-low 0.88 rating for Samoa Joe vs. Homicide for the X Division Title, post-match attack by James Storm, one commercial, and EY/Roode backstage.

Q5: Impact increased to a 0.92 rating for The Wolves vs. The Hardys vs. Team 3D in a ladder match for the Tag Team Titles, plus one commercial.

Q6: Impact increased to a 0.94 rating for the end of the tag match, one commercial, and Bram vs. Gunner.

Q7: Impact dipped to a 0.90 rating for the first-half of Lashley vs. Bobby Roode for the TNA World Title, plus one pre-match commercial.

Q8: Impact increased to a 0.93 rating for the second-half of Lashley-Roode, plus one mid-match commercial.

* Overall, the show averaged 1.11 million viewers with a 0.93 rating.  [Credit to PWTorch]

9/18 Episode of The Rack

Tonight live on the Wild Talk Radio Network, the Multi-Time Award Winning, The Rack returns to the airwaves tonight at 10pm ET with your host Lindsey Ward & Sir Rockin. On the program this week we will be giving you the latest news in both WWE & TNA brought to us by & which includes:

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

9/17 No Surrender Coverage

September 17, 2014
Manhattan Center in New York City

Two Major Matches for IMPACT Tapings Later This Week has announced two major matches for this week's tapings. On tomorrow's taping, Bobby Roode will get his World Title rematch against Lashley. At Friday's taping, we will get a Full Metal Mayhem Match for the final match in the Tag Title Series.

9/16 IMPACT Wrestling Taping Results