Big Title Match Added To IMPACT!, TNA's New Strategy, More
By Ryan Clark | April 05, 2010 |
-- TNA founder Jeff Jarrett tells Kentucky's Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper that TNA looking to change their strategy concerning live events. Many of TNA's bigger names currently do not appear at the live events, leading many fans to notice a major difference in the product they see in person compared to the household names they see on television. "The issue you're talking about of the (Kevin) Nashes of the world not making it, we are graduating or progressing so that won't be the case by the end of the year," Jarrett said. "What you see on TV will match the live events." Jarrett admitted that TNA is not financially able to "load up a card with up to 20 superstars," but that's allowed them to keep the talent budget low and as a result, the shows have been profitable.
-- Here is the synopsis for Mick Foley's Countdown to Lockdown: A Hardcore Journal. The book gets released on October 1stů "The world famous wrestler and #1 New York Times bestselling author recounts the blood, sweat, and tears behind his knock-down, drag-out TNA debut comeback against archrival Sting. The fierce, fearless, and sometimes self-destructive man behind the personas of Cactus Jack, Mankind, and Dude Love, Mick Foley remains the undisputed literary king of the ring. In this mesmerizing memoir (hand-written, no ghost writer), Foley chronicles the heart-pounding buildup to his TNA debut, Lockdown, one of the most important matches of his long and storied career. His every limit is tested as he comes out of retirement and overcomes a host of injuries to get back in the ring with one of his most formidable opponents. He also dishes previously untold stories from his remarkable life, including his transition from the WWE to TNA, his stint as a ringside announcer, his tumultuous relationship with Vince McMahon, his thoughts and feelings on the use of steroids in wrestling, the tragic story of Chris Benoit, and his soul-saving charity work in Sierra Leone. Raw, frenetic, and adrenaline-fuelled, COUNTDOWN TO LOCKDOWN charts Foley's rebirth and rise to heights that his fans thought he would never see again."