— On Thursday’s Impact Wrestling, the returning Sunjay Dutt defeated masked wrestler Rubix in the opening round of the TNA X Division Championship tournament. As previously reported, Rubix is independent wrestler Ed McGuckin, who wrestles for Chikara and has previously worked for ROH, CZW and Full Impact Pro.
According to a report at PWInsider.com, Rubix won’t be the only Chikara wrestler headed to TNA. There was buzz backstage at Thursday’s Impact that TNA has some sort of working relationship with Chikara and more wrestlers from Chikara are expected to appear on TNA television in the coming weeks and months.
— TNA Gutcheck reject Joey Ryan “invaded” Thursday’s Impact Wrestling and has posted a video to Youtube documenting his anti-TNA crusade.
Ryan says the fans are clamoring for him and he was simply giving the fans what they want by showing up at Impact to confront Taz. He says he doesn’t want a job, he doesn’t want some “sh*t Alex Silva developmental contract” and have to move to Louisville, Kentucky (location of OVW/TNA developmental) and make $300 – he wants TNA to do the right thing and give him a talent contract.
“This about what’s right and what’s wrong. What’s wrong is you trying to dictate what the fans see … It’s your responsibility to give [the fans] what they want”
* Pictures of CM PUNK’s $2 Million Chicago Apartment (Direct Link)