– Hulk Hogan was filming a new commercial for Rent-A-Center today.
– Matt Morgan was crowned the first Heavyweight Champion of TNA’s new Ring Ka King promotion in India after he defeated top heel Scott Steiner in the finals of an eight-man tournament.
Chavo Guerrero and David Hart Smith were crowned the promotion’s first Tag Team Champions.
It’s being reported that Steiner caused a near-riot with fans during a six-man match that was taped this week. The match saw Smith, Guerrero and Morgan take on Steiner, Magnus and Sonjay Dutt.
Jeremy Borash wrote the following this week regarding the India project:
“Great 2nd day of TV in India just wrapped. Tonight’s crowd was insane, most seeing wrestling for the first time. Enthusiasm off the charts.”
“The most heel heat I’ve seen in 15 years tonight in India. This will be amazing TV. Congrats to the team. Forgot how fun this can be.”