Angle Situation Forces Hardcore Justice Changes, Magnus, More Notes

Posted by Matt Boone August 7, 2013 1 Comment

-With Thursday’s edition of TNA Impact Wrestling being a taped show, there are no new live shows for TNA until next week’s “Hardcore Justice” Impact Wrestling taping in Norfolk, Virginia.

Confirmed for the “Hardcore Justice” show is a rematch for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship between Chris Sabin and Bully Ray. The two will compete in a Steel Cage match. Also on the show, as announced on Impact Wrestling last Thursday night, is a five-on-five match with five members of the Aces & 8’s challenging five members of the Main Event Mafia, where the person who takes the pin must leave TNA for good.

With Kurt Angle currently in rehab, it will be interesting to see what TNA plans to do with the aforementioned five-on-five match. Certainly the original plans would have featured Angle, so we’ll see what TNA comes up with as far as the creative change in plans.

You can view a trailer for the next Impact Wrestling on Spike TV below:

-Speaking of TNA Impact Wrestling, the company will travel to Roanoke, Virginia on August 16th. The advertised lineup for that live event is as follows:

–Chris Sabin vs. Bobby Roode [TNA World Heavyweight Championship]
–Austin Aries vs. Mr. Anderson [TNA Bound For Glory Series Match]
–Gail Kim vs. Velvet Sky
–Eric Young vs. Jessie Godderz
–Jeff Hardy vs. AJ Styles
–James Storm vs. Robbie E.

TNA runs Asheville, North Carolina the next night, August 17th, with this lineup:

–Chris Sabin vs. Austin Aries [TNA World Heavyweight Championship]
–Jeff Hardy vs. Mr. Anderson
–Gail Kim vs. Velvet Sky
–Eric Young vs. Robbie E.
–Bobby Roode vs. AJ Styles
–James Storm vs. Jessie Godderz

-And finally, TNA Impact Wrestling stars Magnus and Mickie James will be appearing for a “meet-and-greet” on August 14th from 4-6pm at the Direct Auto Insurance at 875 East Little Creek Road in Norfolk, Virginia.

[Credit: PWInsider.com]

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