James Storm announced on Twitter that he has left TNA. Storm along with Abyss were TNA’s only remaining original members. Storm had been with TNA since it’s beginning in June 2002.
UFC 190 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Main Card PPV – 10PM ET
Women’s Bantamweight Title Fight: (C) Ronda Rousey VS Bethe Correia
Light Heavyweight: #8 Mauricio Rua VS #11 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Bantamweight: Reginaldo Vieira VS Dileno Lopes
Heavyweight: #15 Stefan Struve VS Minotauro Noguerira
Heavyweight: #12 “Bigfoot” Antonio Silva VS Soa Palelei
Women’s Strawweight: #1 Claudia Gadelha VS #15 Jessica Aguilar
FOX Sports 1 Prelims – 8PM ET
Welterweight: #6 Demian Maia VS #13 Neil Magny
Light Heavyweight: #10 Rafael Cavalcante VS #14 Patrick Cummins
Welterweight: Warlley Alves VS Nordine Taleb
Bantamweight: #13 Iuri Alcantara VS Leandro Issa
UFC Fight Pass Early Prelims – 7PM ET
Middleweight: Vitor Miranda VS Clint Hester
Bantamweight: Hugo Viana VS Guido Cannetti
The Wrestling Observer Newsletter is reporting that TNA decided to fire MVP after the entire Hernandez – Lucha Underground situation went south. MVP pushed for TNA to bring Hernandez in to be a part of his BDC stable, which was later unceremoniously disbanded.
MVP was apparently thinking of leaving, but TNA fired him anyway. MVP ended up taking the heat for the Hernandez situation.
John Cena has been removed from this weekend’s WWE Live Events after suffering a broken nose during a match on RAW against Seth Rollins. Cena had surgery on his broken nose. PWInsider reports that Cena is no longer being advertised for this coming Monday’s RAW from San Jose, California.
WrestlingINC reports that John Cena has also been pulled from the August 10th RAW in Everett, Washington and all live events that week. Cena is still being advertised for the final RAW before SummerSlam on August 17 in Minneapolis.
Global Force Wrestling co-founder & TNA co-founder Jeff Jarrett was inducted into the TNA Hall of Fame on Wednesday’s episode of Impact Wrestling. Jarrett gave a heart felt acceptance speech, thanking his family, the fans and anyone who had anything to do with TNA.
In case you missed it, below is a video of his induction speech:
Jeff Jarrett’s TNA Hall of Fame induction.
Jeff Hardy Returns.
Magnus & Mickie James VS James Storm & Serena
SGT. Chris Melendez VS Eric Young
TNA Knockouts Championship: (C) Brooke VS Marti Bell of the Dollhouse
ACH VS Bobby Fish
Six-Man Mayhem: Moose w/Stokely Hathaway VS Dalton Castle w/the Boys VS Silas Young VS Caprice Coleman VS Cheeseburger VS Brutal Bob Evans
The Kingdom w/Maria Kanellis VS Jonathan Gresham & Corey Hollis