Christmas Eve News EXPLOSION! — Scott Hall Appears, TNA Goes to Montreal & More


In some sad news, Bart Gunn’s son Mike Polchlopek III — 19 years old — died on Wednesday from an accidental shooting that took place a few days earlier when his friend was apparently cleaning a gun that went off, according to Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Polchlopek.

In happier news, also from, Magnum T.A. (Terry Allen) and his wife Courtney were able to bring their twins home from the hospital where they had been for about seven weeks after being born premature in late October. Congratulations!

There’s an article on JBL and the Tribute to the Troops at the Miami Herald. The New York Daily News and other papers have also written articles about the event, which is always a very heart-warming show each year.

Scott Hall appeared an an Insane Clown Posse-promoted wrestling show in Michigan on Friday night, according to

For a story on possible civil action against the Hogan family by the parents of John Graziano, click here. is reporting that WWE has signed Gran Apolo (former TNA wrestler and member of LAX) to a developmental deal after a recent tryout.

The full script for TNA’s January 3, 2008 show has leaked online. Click on the PDF file if you’re interested in FULL spoilers of the episode (including behind-the-scenes stuff taped for the show). It’s quite interesting.

Oh, and in case you didn’t hear, Earl Hebner is the ref in an upcoming Christian Cage vs. Kurt Angle match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship on 12/27 in… Montreal. This is part of TNA’s four-day Canadian tour.

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