UFC’s Fight Night Special on Saturday night drew a 2.1 cable rating, the third highest amount of viewers to watch an event in UFC history. The show did 3.1 million viewers. The show peaked during the Anderson Silva vs. James Irvin bout with 3.8 million viewers and a 4.9 rating in males 25-34. It was the highest-rated show on cable or broadcast TV all day among young males. That show went head-to-head with Affliction.

I talked with two people from TNA today and I can now confirm that the Kaz retirement/quitting from TNA story is an angle. He is not gone from the company. This is the type of stuff Vince Russo likes to do by working the ‘internet’, or trying to.

The password for the No Surrender internet ticket pre-sale is CAGE. The pre-sale begins Thursday at 10AM. No Surrender takes place on 9/14 at the General Motors Centre in Oshawa, Ontario. Regular tickets go on sale Friday at 10AM. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com or the General Motors Centre box office.