– Matches for tonight’s TNA Impact Wrestling include Jeff Hardy vs. Bobby Roode for the TNA World Heavyweight Title, Bully Ray vs. James Storm in a #1 contender’s match, Austin Aries & Zema Ion vs. Alex Shelley & Shannon Moore plus a 10-Knockouts Battle Royal to crown a new #1 contender.
– The second week of TNA’s Ring Ka King in India scored a 1.7 rating, down from the debut rating of 2.2. The show still drew around 10 million viewers and went up against a major Bollywood awards show.
– As noted before, there was no commentary at this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling tapings due to Taz being absent because of a death in the family. Taz and Mike Tenay did voice-over work for the Impact episodes on Wednesday in Nashville.
– The TNA live event on January 14th in Springfield, MA drew 868 fans for $28,655. The live event on January 20th from Norfolk, VA drew 950 fans.
– In an update on attendance for TNA’s Impact Wrestling tapings in London on January 28th, they actually drew 5,404 fans in a building that was set up for 6,514. The tapings drew a gate of $353,414 which is a big number for TNA. While the show was considered a success, the actually attendance of 5,404 fans was lower than what TNA announced – 8,000.
Partial source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter
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