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– Jim Cornette issued the following tweet when he found out Vince Russo was fired by TNA: “Have I died?!?!?!”
– As noted earlier, TNA is taping iMPACT! again tonight. This will air next week. We should have **SPOILERS** later tonight.
– WWE NXT and SmackDown are being taped on the West Coast tonight which means it’s going to be a late night for those of you on the East Coast (if you plan on staying up w/ us). We’re talking between 1-3AM.
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Vince Russo has reportedly been replaced as the head writer of TNA Wrestling. Former WWE creative team member Dave Lagana is said to be taking over Russo’s duties, effective immediately. Lagana tweeted the following messages on Sunday afternoon:
“And we are off and running.”
“The calm before the storm.”
Lagana signed with TNA back in October and most recently has been booking...
- Vince Russo who was somewhat demoted in October last year has now reportedly completely gone from his role as “Senior Writer” of TNA programming.
Russo has been less utilized since the Bischoff/Hogan era and has slowly been forced out of his position. He was first demoted as head writer, and became “senior writer”, doing a lot of his work at home, which would then be tweaked...
TNA Wrestling president Dixie Carter announced Tuesday on Twitter that Vince Russo has parted ways with the organization.
She writes, “TNA and Vince Russo have mutually parted ways as of this week. The separation is amicable and professional. We are glad for the opportunity to have worked together and wish each other nothing but good luck and success in the future.”
- Jesse Sorensen actually suffered a broken C-1 vertebrae at TNA’s Against All Odds pay-per-view. This is the top vertebrae of the spine that connects the spine to the skull.Sorensen had lost feeling in his extremities last night and is still hospitalized but able to move his arms and has feeling in them. Earlier this afternoon, Sorensen was able to feel a tingling sensation in...
- TNA has posted some backstage videos from the site of TNA’s Against All Odds PPV. In one of the featured videos, Robbie E issued an open challenge for tonight’s event.
- Earlier today we reported that Vince Russo is no longer on the TNA creative team. In an update to that report, TNA has been exploring their options as far as a head creative team writer is concerned. It’s...
According to PWInsider.com Dave Lagana is not replacing Vince Russo on the TNA Creative Team. Lagana is at tonight’s Against All Odds PPV and is “helping out”, according to one top placed source in the company. Lagana was hired by the company last year specifically to work on Ring Ka King and other potential new series, not the Impact brand. He is at the PPV helping to produce...
There have been no changes in direction now that Vince Russo has disappeared. Some of the Impact scripts were tweaked on Monday, which is normal, but TNA is still going forward with the creative plans that were originally put in place last October.
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- In regards to reports going around, Dave Lagana is not replacing Vince Russo as the head of TNA Creative. Lagana is at tonight’s Against All Odds pay-per-view to help out, according to one top source within TNA. Lagana was hired by TNA to work on Ring Ka King and other projects, not the Impact brand but is at the pay-per-view tonight helping with backstage segments.Russo is not...
- TNA President Dixie Carter announced the following:“TNA and Vince Russo have mutually parted ways as of this week. The separation is amicable and professional. We are glad for the opportunity to have worked together and wish each other nothing but good luck and success in the future.”
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– New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs is backstage at the iMPACT! taping already.
– Vince Russo is once again not at the TV taping.
– After TNA’s TV tapings this week, they have the following house shows scheduled:
* 2/17 – Huntington, West Virginia
* 2/18 – Beckley, West Virginia
* 2/19 – Glenville, West Virginia
– Here’s a video...
-The latest information is that Eric Bischoff would have been part of the decision to shift Vince Russo out of a position of power within the TNA Creative Structure. Our sources are guessing he’s out, but details are being worked out. Nothing is confirmed, but the latest feeling is that he won’t be retained in any capacity with TNA and details are being worked out.
-A Russo exit...