Matches For Tonight's Impact Wrestling, TNA Attendance News, Ring Ka King, More
Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter- Matches for tonight's TNA Impact Wrestling include Jeff Hardy vs. Bobby Roode for the TNA World Heavyweight Title, Bully Ray vs. James Storm in a #1 contender's match, Austin Aries & Zema Ion vs. Alex Shelley & Shannon Moore plus a 10-Knockouts Battle Royal to crown a new #1 contender. Full results are at this link.
- The second week of TNA's Ring Ka King in India scored a 1.7 rating, down from the debut rating of 2.2. The show still drew around 10 million viewers and went up against a major Bollywood awards show.
- As noted before, there was no commentary at this week's TNA Impact Wrestling tapings due to Taz being absent because of a death in the family. Taz and Mike Tenay did voice-over work for the Impact episodes on Wednesday in Nashville.
- The TNA live event on January 14th in Springfield, MA drew 868 fans for $28,655. The live event on January 20th from Norfolk, VA drew 950 fans.
- In an update on attendance for TNA's Impact Wrestling tapings in London on January 28th, they actually drew 5,404 fans in a building that was set up for 6,514. The tapings drew a gate of $353,414 which is a big number for TNA. While the show was considered a success, the actually attendance of 5,404 fans was lower than what TNA announced - 8,000.