– TNA star Knux turns 36 years old today while former Knockout Daffney turns 39 and former Knockout Lacey Von Erich turns 28. Also, today would have been the 55th birthday of former WCW referee Randy Anderson.
– Tonight’s taped episode of TNA Impact Wrestling will be the first episode from New York City and will feature the return of the six-sided ring. Matches announced include Bobby Roode & Eric Young vs. MVP & Kenny King, Rhino & Ethan Carter III vs. Tommy Dreamer & Bully Ray, X Division Title Gauntlet Match with Sanada, Crazzy Steve, Eddie Edwards, Davey Richards, Manik, Tigre Uno, DJ Zema Ion & Champion Austin Aries plus Jeff Hardy vs. Bobby Lashley for the World Heavyweight Title.
– As noted, TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Lashley has signed to fight at Bellator MMA 123 on September 5th in Uncasville, CT. The event will air on Spike TV. Lashley’s opponent that night will be Josh Burns, who has an 8-7 record. Lashley has a record of 10-2. TNA and Bellator’s King Mo will also be on the card.