The internal feeling in WWE is that the heat from the government regarding steroids is over. Don’t be surprised to see wrestlers return to their former sizes.
The actual attendance for the 1/4 Tokyo Dome featuring New Japan and TNA talent was 20,000, with about half the crowd paying, and half papered. New Japan had announced a crowd of 27,000 for the event.
We received reports that fans were confused about the man that faced Manabu Nakanishi at the Tokyo Dome show, which was Abyss. Many of the observers thought Abyss was a Kane impersonator.
Zach Arnold is reporting that Shinsuke Nakamura will work the TNA tapings on 1/21, 1/22, and 1/23 in Orlando, Florida.
TNA is sending Kevin Nash to Greenville, SC on 1/31 and 2/1 to do media appearances to help hype up the Against All Odds PPV.