-- Due to injuries suffered at the hands of Abyss following a brutal and bloody attack last week, TNA Wrestling management have decided to strip Rob Van Dam of the World Heavyweight Championship. A tournament was announced to determine a new titleholder. The tournament was comprised of the Top 8 Contenders, with the Final Four established on iMPACT! to battle at No Surrender on Sunday, September 5. The two Semi-final matches will feature Kurt Angle vs. Jeff Hardy and Mr. Anderson vs. The Pope. The winners of those matches will advance to the Finals at Bound For Glory on Sunday, October 10 to determine a new TNA World Heavyweight Champion.

-- Hulk Hogan now has a legitimate account on Twitter. He can be reached at twitter.com/HulkHogan4Real. The account has been confirmed by Bubba the Love Sponge, as he set it up on behalf of Hogan. Bubba tweeted the following about a real Hulk Hogan Twitter account: @HULKHOGAN4REAL welcome hootie. And yes I can verify this is hulk hogan my guys set it up. Bubba Anyone think Hogan is actually going to tweet?!?! Of course not.

-- Referee Earl Hebner is the featured guest in the latest edition of TNA Wrestling En Espaņol.

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