Mixed WWE/TNA News With Lots Of Backstage News
By Ryan Clark | March 01, 2007
The following press release was issued today: TORONTO, March 1 /CNW/ - Beginning this Monday, March 5th, 2007, Monday Night RAW will be airing at 9pm ET. This convenient new time will start with a 15 minute countdown and recap show leading into a brand new episode of RAW at 9:15pm ET! Don't miss Monday Night RAW on The Score at 9 pm ET, each and every Monday beginning March 5th. Additional information on World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE), can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.
The New Japan Pro Wrestling show that featured Kurt Angle was announced as having 11,500 people in attendance, however the actual number is believed to be less than that. It is believed that Kurt Angle was paid $10,000 for the appearance.
Jeff Jarrett recently made the decision to make TNA TV matches go longer. This is being done in an effort to fix what management feels is their main weakness, the quality and length of matches on Impact.
Konnan is back in need of a kidney donor after it was determined that his mother was not compatible to donate. There are quite a few fans who have volunteered to be donors but first need to undergo full medical testing to see if they are healthy and compatible.