Notes On Don West, AJ Styles, Funk, & More
By Ryan Clark | April 24, 2009
ShopTNA.com has launched a new section of the site, called Collectors Corner. This is a part of the site that will feature "higher end" collectables, such as signed pieces from the TNA talent. This is something that Don West has been focusing on.
The following was announced today for the Legends of the Arena Event: Terry Funk Wrestling Legend And Hard Core Icon Just Announced For Legends Of The Arena Event! Philadelphia - From The Double Cross Ranch In Amarillo, Texas, to Philadelphia, PA Terry Funk Wrestling Legend and Hard Core Icon has just been added to the Legends Of The Arena Line-up for Saturday June 27th, returning to that very same legendary arena. Funk a former NWA and ECW World Champion noted for putting ECW on the map, elevated the promotion by headlining ECW's very first Pay Per View Event on April 13th, 1997 at Barely Legal. by winning the ECW World Heavyweight Championship by defeating Raven, also that evening he defeated The Sandman and Stevie Richards in a Triple Threat Ladder Match. Funk also participated in a Barbed Wire Match vs Sabu at "Born To Be Wired" deamed one of ECW's most violent matches, both men had to be cut out of Barbed Wire at the end of the match. Funk has also been featured in the movie Beyond The Mat, Funk is also an honorary ECW World Champion For Life and a true Wrestling Icon and legend. Terry Funk will be part of a line-up so far over 30 Legends that will be on hand for truly one "Nostalgic Night" of Legendary Action, Saturday June 27th, The Arena (Former ECW Arena And Viking Hall) Corner Of Swanson and Ritner Streets. Ticket Prices for the event are "Legends Gold Circle" $250 includes all day all everything Fan Access, $50 General Admission seating is limited. General Admission is first come first serve as it were back in the day. The event is set to be produced to truly taking you back to an era when things and life were simple, fun and just legendary. A Donation will be made to The American Cancer Society! Tickets on sale now, for more info www.thearena.biz http://www.myspace.com/legendsofthearena.
Here are the top 10 selling Recreational Sports DVDs, according to Billboard. The WWE continues to control the list with five of the top ten, but in a rare instance was shut out of the top four spots:
1. NFL: Super Bowl XLIII Champions: Pittsburgh Steelers
2. UFC: Best Of 2008
3. PGA: Phil Mickelson: Secrets Of The Short Game
4. UFC: The Ultimate Fighter: Season 8
5. WWE: The History Of The Intercontinental Championship
6. WWE: No Way Out 2009
7. WWE: The Best Of Saturday Night's Main Event
8. WWE: The Legacy Of Stone Cold Steve Austin
9. NHL: The History Of The Boston Bruins
10. WWE: The Twisted, Disturbed Life Of Kane