Angle, X Division, Hogan & Gagne Latest

Kurt Angle suffered an injury to his rib cartilage during his Lockdown match with Samoa Joe, which was aggravated by wrestling again three nights later. According to reports, Angle was not pleased with how the Joe match went down.

Apparently TNA never signed Peyton Banks to a contract and she may not be brought back.

Spike TV have not made a final decision on whether or not to air the UK Global Impact special. It will, however, be taped for a DVD release in any case.

The X Division World Cup has been pushed back. It is now slated for a June start and a finish at the July PPV. Hopefully it will take place in reverse, have things on poles and require a detailed flow-chart and complicated logarithms to make sense of the tournament.

CMT is going to show Hulk Hogan’s Wrestling With The Stars, the new reality show being produced by Eric Bischoff. Production starts in May and runs through to July, with the TV premiere in the fall.

Verne Gagne’s Alzheimer’s has been worsening of late. He pulled out of a recent autograph session owing to ill health.

Credit: Wrestling Observer Newsletter, 28 April 2008 (subscribe here)


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