Released WWE star Curt Hawkins, who has already been booked on the indy scene by PWS, will be using his real name, Bryan Myers, at future events.
Myers will also be billing himself as "The Prince of Queens."
PPV Go-Home Impact Sees Ratings Increase
According to PWTorch.com, last night's edition of Impact Wrestling averaged 1.005 million viewers. The viewership number was up 1% from last week's episode, which averaged 993,000 viewers.
The show finished with a 0.89 cable rating, which was also up from last week's 0.84 draw. This week's show was the final Impact broadcast before this Sunday night's TNA Slammiversary PPV.
Aksana Reacts to WWE Release
Former WWE Diva Aksana, who was released yesterday, posted the following reaction on Instagram:
It hasn't quite hit me yet and I've been repeating it in my head. I hate to say that my run with WWE is over. Sucks that I'm leaving, especially at this point in my career! But thank you to everyone around the world who have supported me these past few years, I LOVE YOU ALL. Kisses xx
Aksana also posted the following photo, which features her after her last WWE match: