– Hulk Hogan wrote the following on Twitter this weekend: “Just started training lightly this week. My arms blew up like ballones,it’s gonna be a wild ride this time. I’ve never taken time off from training in 30yrs,I think my body is thanking me for the rest.” Hogan is scheduled to appear on this Thursday’s edition of TNA iMPACT! on Spike TV. The show will be taped tomorrow from Orlando, Florida. Hogan’s return to the company after taking a few months off because of numerous surgeries has been hyped for the past few weeks on TNA Wrestling TV.
Here are the confirmed names for tonight’s WWE Royal Rumble 2011 pay-per-view so far: Alberto Del Rio, Big Show, Chris Masters, CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, Darren Young, David Hart Smith, David Otunga, Drew McIntyre, Ezekiel Jackson, Heath Slater, Husky Harris, Jack Swagger, John Cena, John Morrison, JTG, Justin Gabriel, Kane, Kofi Kingston, Mark Henry, Mason Ryan, Michael McGillicutty, Primo, R-Truth, Rey Mysterio, Santino Marella, Sheamus, Ted DiBiase, Tyson Kidd, Vladimir Kozlov, Wade Barrett, William Regal, Yoshi Tatsu and Zack Ryder. That is a total of 34 names.
Rumored to appear on the show tonight include Christian, Evan Bourne, Kevin Nash, Booker T, Hacksaw Jim Duggan and Triple H. As noted throughout the week, WrestleHeat.com will be providing free live coverage of tonight’s pay-per-view starting around 7:45PM EST. We hope you’ll be able to join us if you will not be ordering the show (or just want to log on and follow our results, too). We look forward to seeing you tonight.