WWE & TNA News: ET/Benoit, Hall/Nash, BFG, More

Ryan Clark


Melvin Prasad sent this in: For Canadian fans (not sure if this is airing in the states) Entertainment Tonight will be airing a Chris Benoit special tonight at 7:30pm Pacific time. The special includes “chilling e-mails” sent by Benoit before his death and also a sneak preview of the new “Benoit” tell all book coming out soon.

WWEFanJason sent this in: I just thought I’d send along this. I was reading the note sent in by Joseph Benfield regarding Pedro Morales’ title reign, it wasn’t 1,027 days, it was 996 days (Pedro Morales: 02/08/71-12/01/73.

The following was issued on TNAwrestling.com: Want to be part of the most exclusive program in TNA Wrestling? TNA is seeking wrestling fans who attend college to take part of the new TNA U Program. We are looking for die-hard TNA Wrestling fans that have a passion for the sport to work directly with us to help TNA grow. If you currently attend college in the U.S. and want to be part of this TNA program, this opportunity is for you. Those who participate in the TNA U program will receive special perks while gaining experience in the Sports Entertainment field. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work directly with TNA Wrestling. Due to the high interest of this program, we will be unable to answer every email personally. Please email TNAU@TNAwrestling.com with the following: – Your name, age, the name of the college/university you attend (In the subject line of your email). – A short description about your interest in wrestling Once we review your email, we will email you back with the full details of the program.

There’s going to be a big wrestling convention/PPV show at the Cow Palace in San Francisco during the weekend of October 19. DirecTV, TVN and inDemand will be carrying the PPV. Several of the names being advertised are under contract to TNA, and TNA wrestlers are expressedly prohibited from appearing on non-TNA pay-per-views. The show is advertising Nash & Hall vs. Sid & mystery partner (who is hinted at being Goldberg even though Goldberg has said time and time again that he is likely done with wrestling), Team 3D vs. Steiners, Corino vs. Sandman, Muta vs. Ultimo Dragon, Greg Valentine & Dr. Death vs. Koko B. Ware & Beefcake vs. Kamala & One Man Gang vs. Warlor & Barbarian, Gail Kim vs. Tracy Brooks, Abyss vs. Shark Boy, Rikishi vs. Black Pearl (his cousin), Mil Mascaras vs. Rey Misterio Sr., Luke Hawx & Al Katrazz vs. Orlando Jordan & Kidman, and a match between Vampiro & Vic Grimes.

Fifth row seats are currently available at TicketMaster.com for next month’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view in Atlanta.

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