Wednesday, December 31, 2014
TNA News Briefs - December 2014
* ImpactWrestling.com has received a new coat of paint. It has retained most of the same features but now has a dark layout.
* Destination America announced they are adding TNA Wrestling's Greatest Matches to its weekend lineup. The series debuts with a mini-marathon on January 10 and will continue to air in its regular time slot starting January 17 on Saturdays at noon. Read the press release here.
* On Twitter, TNA posted a photo of all their championships under a Christmas tree. Notably, the Knockouts Championship has been redesigned with a black strap and blue plates.
* After 12 grueling legs, Brooke Adams and Robbie E finished in 4th place on the latest season of The Amazing Race. #TheWrestlers were eliminated halfway into the final leg in Los Angeles, California.
* Keiji Mutoh successfully defended the Wrestle-1 Championship against Seiya Sanada in the main event of W-1's Korakuen Hall show on December 22 in Tokyo, Japan. Mutoh won the match with a Figure Four Leglock at 21 minutes to complete his first title defense.
* Matt Hardy and Reby Sky announced they are expecting their first child together in June 2015. Congratulations to the happy couple! You can watch their video announcement here.
* TNA British Boot Camp winner Mark Andrews is heading to the U.S. in either February or March. He told Mirror TV: "To get an opportunity like that will be amazing - I’m glad they’re focusing more on homegrown talents because that’s exactly what I could be. I’d love to be a regular fixture in the X Division - there’s a gap for me to shift into leaving me more opportunities."
* Muscle & Fitness published an article on Robbie E. Regarding his goals, Robbie said, "I plan on reuniting with my tag partner Jessie Godderz and getting a third tag team title run as the BroMans. In addition to that, it's time to be a grand slam champion and get that world title. I’m ready and the people are ready. Robbie E can go in the ring and I'm hoping I'll get the chance to show it!"
* Playboy Magazine has revealed their picks for the "25 All-Time Hottest Women in Pro Wrestling." The TNA Knockouts that made the list include Christy Hemme, Taryn Terrell and Velvet Sky.
Posted By JSO