– Some in the TNA Wrestling locker room instantly began snickering over Matt Hardy upon his debut last week at Genesis. One wrestler felt that Hardy looked out of shape and compared his modified appearance to Raven’s. Wrestlers were also chatting about his state of mind throughout the day. Though it was largely believed that Matt Hardy would join TNA following his departure from WWE, some within the company were surprised he was signed. Management indicated they had a full roster and weren’t looking to acquire new talent. Click here to view shots of Matt Hardy’s debut with TNA Wrestling this past week.
– In regards to WWE reaching out to Al Snow, Hardcore Holly, or other former Tough Enough personnel to be part of the show’s revival on the USA Network, one company insider said, “Not a chance in hell.” It was also stressed that WWE would be much more likely to go with those currently affiliated with the organization. Al Snow is current working with TNA Wrestling as a road agent.
– Here is the updated WWE Royal Rumble card, which will air live on pay-per-view in less than two weeks. WrestleHeat.com will be providing free coverage of the event as usual.
- WWE Title Match: The Miz © vs. Randy Orton
- World Title Match: Edge © vs. Dolph Ziggler
- The 40-Man WWE Royal Rumble Match