Found February 03, 2013 on Wrestling Truth:
Magnus on what killed UK wrestling: TNA star Magnus discussed the current state of UK wrestling and he thought killed the 80s TV product, during his latest Fight Spirit magazine column… “I know there are many old marks who really want to believe that it was someone else’s fault that British wrestling lost their TV slot, but it wasn’t – it was their own. Go back and look at what British wrestling was offering in 1987 in terms of production, then compare it to WWF footage from the same year. Once again, I know that the British sycophant fans are going to suggest that I’m burying the likes of Fit Finlay, ‘Rollerball’ Rocco and Danny Boy Collins, who are all tremendous workers, but I’m not doing that; instead, I’m looking at a comparison between the way the shows were presented. “The last time I checked, Britain wasn’t the center of the universe. You could argue that British wrestling is a shadow of its former self, but that wasn’t the phrase (the BBC documentary – When Wrestling Was Golden: Grapples, Grunts and Grannies) used. The BBC did what a lot of guys from that era do, and pretended that WWE and TNA don’t exist, and that the American product killed off the British territory, just like Vince McMahon wiped out all the U.S territories that couldn’t keep up. But pro wrestling is more global than ever before; in 2012, I wrestled in the USA, the UK, Canada, Japan, Mexico and India. Yes, local shows may struggle to fill Fairfield Halls, but this is the strongest live event attendance market in the world for WWE and TNA.” ___________________________________________________________ Kid Kash officially departs TNA: Kid Kash has now officially confirmed his departure from TNA Wrestling on Twitter. He wrote: “As of today I’m no Longer with TNA Wrestling. I’m available for all worldwide bookings. Contact me on twitter or @pwabookings for info” ___________________________________________________________ Bret Hart has more words for Triple H: After his recent shoot on Triple H, wrestling legend Bret Hart continued with his criticisms. Speaking again with Arda Ocal (@arda_ocal), Hart said Triple H’s Wrestlemania match with Undertaker was below average… “I’d give (Taker vs HHH at WrestleMania 28) a 4-out-of-10…I think that was generous. But you have to understand that Undertaker was hurt, so there were circumstances that I’m not privy to.” Hart went on to criticize Triple H as a wrestler, saying, “He’s a decent wrestler. I wouldn’t put him in the top 1000 great wrestlers. To me he was very mediocre. I never saw him contribute an idea in his life… I never saw any genius come out of Triple H, nor in any of his matches.” Hart was also asked if he ever gets sick of talking about the Montreal Screwjob. Hart replied, “sometimes in talking about it you get a new perspective on it.” He also said that it doesn’t bother him that Shawn doesn’t really remember the incident. “It doesn’t surprise me,” Hart said. “Shawn had his problems back then.” ___________________________________________________________ Mesias returning for Hardcore TNA PPV?: As reported last week Mexican star Ricky Banderas, who worked briefly in TNA as monster Judas Mesias, wrote on Twitter that he may be headed back to the company. “For those that ask about TNA, Yes there are plans to return…” It turns out that this may be part of the planned “Hardcore Justice 2″ PPV. Rather than an ECW reunion show, word is that it will feature modern hardcore wrestlers against current TNA roster talent.

Bret Hart Continues to Question Triple H’s Originality

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Kid Kash Confirms TNA Departure – Details

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Kid Kash No Longer Working for TNA, Rockstar Spud Appearance, More

- Rockstar Spud from TNA British Boot Camp will be appearing for RPW at Wyvern Hall inn Sittingbourne on February 10th, 2013 and 4FW Catholic Club in Thatcham on February 23rd, 2013.- Kid Kash noted that he is no longer working for TNA, writing on Twitter, “As of today I’m no Longer with TNA Wrestling. I’m available for all worldwide bookings. Contact me on twitter or @pwabookings...

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Rocky Johnson Talks About The Rock, Hart Has Surgery, Trish

- 2013 WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus gets the Superstar Spotlight on WWE’s website today. - WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson talked with about his son – WWE Champion The Rock. Johnson commented on The Rock not being labeled by his ethnicity: “No one ever talks about the color of Dwayne’s skin. That is what makes what I did so important to me. I like to think I proved...
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