"Late night YouTube watching was a bad idea. So many boys pretending to be professional wrstlers. A pair of trunks and a ring don't make you a wrestler."
- Mike Bennett bashing fans who are amateur wrestlers
Since every wrestling fan on the planet is curious about CM Punk leaving WWE, TNA has decided to take advantage of the situation by posting several of his matches for free on their YouTube account this week. Punk worked for the company during their early years.
A group of people in Pittsburgh have put together the time and effort required to erect a statue of wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino, but the owners of the land where the old Civic Arena stands are against the idea and have placed a stoppage on those particular plans.
Edge recently paid a surprise visit to a comedy show that Mick Foley was doing in New York, and the video of that appearance has now surfaced online.
Even though she is no longer with the company, WWE has decided to feature Beth Phoenix and her Glam Slam finisher on an episode of 30 Second Fury.
"Everything just went so quiet, it was a sellout, can you imagine that, here I am, wrestling my hero, the champ, and I end up winning the belt, one, two, three, a knee drop of the top, and I say, "where is the belt?" Finally, he raises my hand and he says, go back to the dressing room; you'll get the belt back there. They were afraid of a riot. I didn't pick up on it, but I did notice the people were very, very quiet. You could hear a pin drop, because they couldn't believe that Bruno got defeated after what, seven years? As far as Bruno was concerned, a lot of people don't realize, but those rings up there in New York are the boxing rings, the four ropes and a lot more stable base on the ring and not as much spring on the ring. Consequently us wrestlers, taking big back drops and suplexes on that, it ends up taking a toll on the body a lot more, so I really believe that Bruno needed the time off maybe surgery, maybe just get some rest. You know, I can imagine wrestling nearly every night and the pressure is on you because you're the champion and you have to draw money, so it was the whole idea that Bruno didn't mind the situation that much, because he wanted time off any way."
At a Dragon Gate USA show, Kassius Ohno, who was recently released by WWE, took a jab at Triple H by having his opponent doing the crotch chop and Pedigree finisher, which Ohno was able to kick out of at the one count.
TNA released a video, where Bobby Roode attacked James Storm inside of a bar in Orlando.
In order to give him a little bit of momentum heading into the Survivor Series, Alberto Del Rio was given a victory over Santino Marella on WWE Main Event this week.
An announcement has been made that Shark Boy will be returning to TNA this week on the special Turning Point edition of Impact Wrestling.
Former WWE star Nikolai Volkov and former NWA star Bobby Fulton were forced to wrestle on a mat at an independent wrestling show in a small town in Ohio recently, as promoters were unable to secure a ring for them to work on.
Wade Barrett does the Miz entrance on WWE 2K14.
WWE put together an entertaining video of the Shield doing the 3MB entrance on their new video game.
Dixie Carter filmed a story line video where she was upset with SpikeTV for showing the AJ Styles commericials.
In order to advance their cross promotion, TNA star Bully Ray crashed a House of Hardcore show, promoted by Tommy Dreamer.
John Cena and Antonio Cesaro had a special promo segment to end a live event in Germany.
Kassius Ohno makes his NXT debut in a match against Xavier Woods.
Bruno Sammartino bashed Vince McMahon and WWE during an interview with the Baltimore Sun. The wrestling legend cited the fact that the company did not take care of other legends as well as they should have. Sammartino even brought up how much more Mike Tyson was paid than the wrestlers.