TNA Starr Suspended & More

News, Ratings

Dave Meltzer of has reported that Austin Starr has been suspended for 90 days by TNA. He is promising more info later today, at which time we’ll also share it with you.

In other news:

House last night included clips of a Christian vs. Abyss cage match from last year’s Lockdown, including a frog splash off the cage and Abyss giving Christian the Shock Treatment. You can read more about it at

– Gail Kim is the latest guest on’s TNA Today show.

– Meltzer reported last week that the Grand Opening of Brother Devon’s Smoothies shop in Melbourne, FL had a huge crowd, with over 500 people there to meet Devon, Chris Jericho and Maven Huffman. Batista was advertised but WWE pulled him from the appearance, but Devon wants to have a wrestler signing every other month, with Kurt Angle and Christian being discussed for the next one.

– Saturday’s iMPACT! replay did a 0.6 cable rating with a 1.2 share, followed by the Road to Lockdown special, which got a 0.5 rating and a 1.3 share. (Credit: Nielsen Media Research,

– Sean Waltman was visiting the iMPACT! tapings, according to Pro Wrestling Insider’s Mike Johnson.

– During last night’s TNA iMPACT! tapings, Abyss got busted open and had to get 60 stitches to close his wound, according to Pro Wrestling Insider. For full TNA spoilers for the next two weeks, click here.

Matthew Michaels is editor emeritus of Pulse Wrestling, and has been since the site launched.