Just to recap some news & notes from this week's TNA iMPACT! TV tapings in Cleveland, Ohio ...........

-- TNA President Dixie Carter was not in attendance at the iMPACT! taping on Thursday night from Cleveland, Ohio. She is scheduled to return at the upcoming 9/12 "No Surrender" themed iMPACT! Wrestling taping in St. Louis. According to sources, many within TNA were waiting to see how Carter would react to recent comments by Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff following a Q and A session in Toronto.

-- Magnus ended up making the TNA iMPACT! tapings on Thursday night in Cleveland, Ohio just after it began and worked the second taping to air next week on Spike TV. He was initially pulled from the taping after he needed to return to the UK in order to get a new work visa. The company originally didn't expect him to make it in time.

-- Brian Soscia passed this along: Win FREE tickets to Impact and check out this nearly 30 minute candid interview w/ Christopher Daniels! For the interview and FREE tickets click the link: http://bit.ly/1caINZN TNA Impact Wrestling star Christopher Daniels called Brian Soscia to chat and promote the upcoming Impact Wrestling tour coming to Newark, DE. at the Bob Carpenter Center on September 6th and to the Stabler Arena in Bethlehem, PA on September 7th. Soscia and Daniels talk about:

-His legendary status in the Super 8 tournament.

-His thoughts on presentation when it comes to his gimmick

-A story on how he "stole" some of his ring gear from a church.

-Where did the idea of the "Fallen Angel" come from?

-Did his background in theater help him when he got into Pro Wrestling?

-The story of how and why he got the unk tattoo on his chest.

-Was it weird wrestling Invader #1 since he was the guy who allegedly killed Bruiser Brody and got away with it?

-How does his wife feel about his career?

-How much longer does he see himself continuing on w/ his career?

-Would he ever consider being an agent or commentator?

-How did he come up w/ using "Disposable Teens" for his entrance music?

-Was he the first guy to use "Last Rites" and how did he come up with it?

-Daniels speaks on working for WCW and getting injured badly on Monday Nitro.

-What is the most memorable comment he ever received?