Meet Sunny Tonight, Punk/TNA, Gunner Note, Surprising Strikeforce Releases & More
-- After the surprising release of Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem last week, Zuffa (parent company of Strikeforce and UFC) released three of Overeem's teammates, including UFC fighter John Einemo and Marloes Coenen. The release of Coenen is the most shocking, as she just fought this past Saturday, dropping the Strikeforce 135-pound title to Miesha Tate. You can get more details at FightLine.com by clicking here.
-- Gunner will be at the APW show in Chester, South Carolina on August 12th, 2011. Go to facebook.com/chesterapw for more info.
-- Thanks to WrestlingINC.com reader Doug for sending this in regards to the CM Punk TNA special: The CM Punk archive content on the TNA On Demand website can only be viewed by making a separate purchase. It is not apart of any of the subscription packages. I have a 1-year subscription to TNA On Demand, and tried to watch it but was unable to watch without being prompted by the website to make a purchase. After contacting their tech support via e-mail (who, to their credit, responded very quickly), I was notified via e-mail, "The CM Punk Special is a special release not available with any other subscription. It is only available by separate purchase."
In case fans are curious, I took a look at the "Terms and Condition of Use" on the TNA On Demand website. In the first paragraph, it does clearly say "TNA may also offer other services from time to time that are governed by different terms and conditions of use." While I was very upset about this whole thing, technically, they aren't doing anything wrong.
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-- In David Lagana's most recent podcast, he talks to Jeremiah Riggs of Tough Enough. They discuss his most recent WWE tryout, the controversy he created while there, his thoughts on the rest of the contestants, his way of life and how he feels people see him. You can listen to the podcast at this link.
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