Complete list of trades between WWE brands

wwelogo21.jpegMoving to the Raw roster:
Gail Kim
Alicia Fox
Jack Swagger
Evan Bourne
Mark Henry

Moving to the SmackDown roster:
Matt Hardy
Finlay
The Hart Dynasty – David Hart Smith, Tyson Kidd, and Natalya

Moving to the ECW roster:
Shelton Benjamin
Goldust
William Regal
Brie & Nikki Bella

Moving Shelton Benjamin and William Regal to ECW is an interesting move and will succeed in freshening the ECW program. Benjamin has a chance to prove he’s a Main event by feuding with none other than Capt. charisma himself. Will William Regal be heel or face? We think William will take over Finlay’s role as the veteran schooling the new talent. This will give Regal a bigger role and more air time, which we like. Goldust on ECW is fine- Dusty has demonstrated he’s a funny guy in a segment- he and Hornswaggle had us in stitched with their impresion of ‘a few good men’, but Dusty in shape can also do a great match. Dusty will be stepping into the formidably large spot now vacated by Mark Henry.

The Hart Dynasty will probably continue their feuding with Finlay. Natalya will not only be acting as the voice of the new Hary Dynasy, she’ll also be wrestling with Women’s Champion McCool. That adds up to a lot of exposure on Smackdown. Matt Hardy will be a welcome addition to the Smackdown program, but what’s the best fit?

Raw wins in this trade up. Jack Swagger and Evan Bourne will be welcome fresh faces for the top talent to feud against. Gail Kim and Alicia Fox were the standout talent over at Smackdown, in spite of booking seemingly design to consign any Diva not named McCool to oblivion. Gail Kim’s risky style- when it works- is the big spot for every match she’s in and Alicia can take bumps and works hard to make each match work. The Diva division on RAW has had a much needed injection of talent into their program. Mark Henry will be another big guy on RAW- not sure what they have planned, there.

Upcoming Tour Schedule for TNA

tna_logo_03.jpg7/9 JAMESTOWN, NY,
7/10 HAMILTON, ON
7/11 HAMBURG, NY
7/12 SYRACUSE, NY
7/17 JOHNSON CITY, TN
7/18 WINSTON-SALEM, NC
7/19 TNA VICTORY ROAD PPV – ORLANDO, FL
7/20 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
7/21 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
7/22 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
7/23 BOSSIER, LA
7/24 MONROE, LA AND
7/25 SOUTHHAVEN, MS
8/7 BILOXI, MS
8/8 BATON ROUGE, LA
8/9 ALEXANDRIA, LA
8/16 TNA HARD JUSTICE PPV – ORLANDO, FL
8/17 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
8/18 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
8/21 ROBSTOWN, TX
8/22 LAREDO, TX
8/23 HIDALGO, TX
8/28 SAN ANGELO,TX
8/29 ABILENE, TX
8/30 BELTON, TX
8/31 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
9/1 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
9/5-10 AUSTRALIA MEDIA TOUR
9/11 AUGUSTA, GA
9/12 DALTON, GA
9/13 GAINESVILLE, GA
9/20 TNA NO SURRENDER PPV – ORLANDO, FL
9/21 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
9/22 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
9/25 NUREMBERG, GERMANY
9/26 CHEMNITZ, GERMANY
9/27 LINZ, AUSTRIA
9/29 DORTMUND, GERMANY
10/1 ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
10/3 DUBLIN, IRELAND
10/5 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
10/6 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
10/8 TBA
10/9 TBA
10/10 TBA
10/17 BOUND FOR GLORY FAN INTERACTION
10/18 SUN – TNA BOUND FOR GLORY PPV – IRVINE, CA
10/20 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
10/21 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
10/22 iMPACT! TV TAPINGS – ORLANDO
1/4/10 TOKYO DOME, JAPAN

TNA 2009 Slammiversary results

pt_tna_slammiversary2009.jpgWrestling Confidential has the results for Slammiversary 7. Congratulations to TNA for making it this far and may there be another seven years. If you want to check out the results, just click on more.

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*SPOILERS* WWE Smackdown taping from Biloxi, MS

logo2.jpgWe’ve got the taping results from Biloxi MS here at wrestlingconfidential.com. To view, just click on more.

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Vickie leaves the WWE, Umaga future endeavoured

rawlogo2020.jpgLast week WWE fans were shocked by the unexpected release of Mr. Kennedy and now this week WWE has come to terms with the Samoan bulldozer Umaga. While our source reports Umaga is telling everyone he quit, speculation is that Umaga has had his third strike with the wellness program.

Another surprise from yesterday’s RAW is Vickie’s announced retirement from the WWE. Looks like this isn’t a hoax, folks. Eddie’s widow quit as raw general manager on last nights show.

After her announcement, Edge came out and roasted her, telling her he wants a divorce. Vickie has rave reviews for her on-screen heel persona and marriage to edge, but now Vickie is made good money and wants to spend more time with her daughters. Vickie may make another appearance on Smackdown to tie up loose ends, but word is she’ll be gone by the end of the month.

Reports are that Batista has undergone surgery for his bicep and will be out of action for 4 to 6 months. Batista was taken out by legacy on last night’s Raw and his title has now been vacated. There will be a four-way at next Week’s Raw for the vacant WWE title: Randy Orton versus John Cena versus Triple H versus The Big Show.

Rumours are CM Punk is turning heel. The main event being advertised for the WWE super show on July 24 and the 25th is Big Show and CM Punk versus Rey Mysterio and John Cena.

CM punk will be up against edge for the world heavyweight title next week on raw.

Tommy dreamer will defend the ECW title against Christian.

Spoilers for this weeks TNA iMPACT!

tna_logo_03.jpgWho will draw first blood between Samoa Joe, Scott Steiner and Booker T? What’s Matt Morgan got to say to Sting? What’s next for Victoria, now known as Tara? How does Raven fit in with Dr. Stevie? Well, you can wait until Thursday, or you can click on more than check out more spoilers for this week’s TNA impact!

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TNA House Show results from Abbottsford, BC

tna_logo_03.jpg– X-division champion Suicide wrestled Daniels to a 20-minute draw. Jeremy Borash announced that it was a draw and stated that AJ Styles will have to pick one of the two wrestlers tonight to face for his Legends Title.

– TNA Knockouts champion Angelina Love defeated Taylor Wilde

– Eric Young defeated “The Blueprint” Matt Morgan via a Death Valley Driver.

intermission

– Legends champion “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles defeated Daniels and Suicide when Styles ended up hitting the Styles Clash on Daniels for the win.

– Jeff Jarrett and Team 3D defeated Sheik Abdul Bashir & Beer Money

New Japan results for 06.05.09

njpw.jpgNJPW, 6/5/09
Yonago Industrial Gymnasium
att: 1,100
credit: Strong Style Spirit

1. Atsushi Aoki beat Nobuo Yoshihashi (8:49) with a Northern Light suplex hold.
2. Black Tiger & YAMATO beat Tiger Mask & Mitsuhide Hirasawa (10:24) when Black Tiger used a Death Valley bomb on Hirasawa.
3. Best of the Super Jr. – Block A: Jado [4] beat AKIRA [2] (14:58) with the Crossface of JADO.
4. Hiroyoshi Tenzan, Togi Makabe, Super Strong Machine, Wataru Inoue & Tomoaki Honma beat Shinsuke Nakamura, Toru Yano, Takashi Iizuka, Tomohiro Ishii & Karl Anderson (13:01) when Iizuka was DQ?d.
5. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Tsuyoshi Kikuchi [4] beat Taichi [0] (9:24) by pinfall.
6. Best of the Super Jr. – Block B: Jushin Thunder Liger [4] beat Ryusuke Taguchi [4] (10:08) by European-style pinfall.
7. Manabu Nakanishi, Yuji Nagata, Koji Kanemoto & Milano Collection AT beat Hiroshi Tanahashi, Hirooki Goto, Prince Devitt & Kazuchika Okada (19:54) when Nakanishi used a German suplex hold on Okada.

Block A:
1. Tiger Mask [4]
– Prince Devitt [4]
– Jado [4]
4. Milano Collection AT [2]
– AKIRA [2]
6. Black Tiger [0]
– Atsushi Aoki [0]

Block B:
1. Jushin Thunder Liger [4]
– Ryusuke Taguchi [4]
– Tsuyoshi Kikuchi [4]
4. Koji Kanemoto [2]
– Kota Ibushi [2]
– YAMATO [2]
7. Taichi [0]

Smackdown results for 06.06.09

logo2.jpgWe’re just a short time away from Exterme Rules as Smackdown hits the airwaves. The spoilers promoted a good show with hot action. Let’s see if those reports are truth or rumour.

We kick off Smackdown with The Cutting Edge, which has a set adorned with ladders of all sizes. Seriously. It looked like Bob Villa’s fantasy.

Edge was appropriately dressed in flannel and didn’t wait long to bring Jeff Hardy out, who of course snaked underneath as many ladders as he could. He then climbed one of the high ladders in the ring. The two then have a good dialogue as Edge demonstrates what’s going to happen on an opposing ladder. The two sitting atop ladders facing off was an amazing visual. Edge then swings the World Title into Jeff’s face and eventually toppling him and the ladder over.

Match 1: Shelton Benjamin vs. John Morrison

As usual, these two have a great match with both men looking spectacular. It was, however, significantly shorter than their usual bout. Morrison wins after the Starship Pain.

Winner: John Morrison

Next up, Chris Jericho comes out and cuts a promo on Rey Mysterio prior to R-Truth rapping his way down to the ring. He asks Jericho “what’s up?” but homey don’t play that. The two then have a verbal exchange before their bout.

Match 2: R-Truth vs. Chris Jericho

Another solid match here, with Truth getting to really show off his stuff here more than at any time in his WWE tenure(s), but Jericho ends up winning, reversing a top rope press into a Codebreaker.

Winner: Chris Jericho

As Jericho tries to head to the back, Rey Mysterio comes out for the surprise attack and has to be pulled off by referees.

Match 3: CM Punk vs. Umaga

I don’t think it was a good idea to put these two together right before the PPV. Their feud is already stale and this doesn’t help matters. The match, like the others tonight was good, but didn’t do anything to build excitement for Sunday. Punk wins with the GTS in the end, in a moment that could have been much bigger given the size of the Samoan.

Winner: CM Punk

Match 4: Melina/Eva/Gail Kim vs. Michelle McCool/Layla/Alicia Fox (Special Guest Referee: Maria)

Well, judging by Maria’s entrance, I think we can all figure out why she hasn’t been on TV in a while. I’m just saying…

Not a bad match here with the Divas, ending with Layla pinning Melina to give her some more credibility.

Winners: McCool/Layla/Fox

Match 5: Dolph Ziggler vs. Great Khali

Not quite a squash, but this match was all but a foregone conclusion.

Winner: Great Khali

Match 6: Edge vs. Rey Mysterio (non-title)

I could watch these guys every week and not get tired of their matches. Rey and Edge have absolutely awesome ring chemistry and it was fully on display tonight. I highly encourage you to get the torrent, hit YouTube or do whatever else you need to do to get this bout on your screen ASAP if you missed it the first time ‘round.

Great back and forth action with some very nice spots made this one of the top TV bouts of the year, as Edge eventually gets the clean(!) duke with the Spear. Wow. I was certain a DQ was coming.

Winner: Edge

Post-match, Edge gets a ladder and prepares to attack Rey before Hardy comes out with a chair ant attacks Edge. Eventually, he gets his licks in with the ladder and stands tall at the end of the night holding Edge’s belt.

Well, looks like the spoilers were true. This was another fantastic ep of SD! See you all soon.

(source: SLAM! Canoe)

Complete card for WWE extreme Rules PPV

extremerules.jpeg– official theme song by Sick Puppies

Matches

WWE Champion Randy Orton vs. Batista (Steel Cage Match)

World Heavyweight Champion Edge vs. Jeff Hardy (Ladder Match)

John Cena vs. Big Show (Submission Match)

ECW Champion Christian vs. Jack Swagger vs. Tommy Dreamer (Triple Threat Hardcore Rules Match)

Intercontinental Champion Rey Mysterio vs. Chris Jericho (No Holds Barred Match)

United States Champion Kofi Kingston vs. MVP vs. William Regal vs. Matt Hardy (Fatal Four Way Match)

CM Punk vs. Umaga (Samoan Strap Match)

Miss WrestleMania Vickie Guerrero vs. Santina Marella (Hog Pen Match)