-- Zema Ion will appear at Millennium Wrestling Federation's eleventh anniversary show taking place September 22 at Memorial Hall 590 Main St. Melrose, Massachusetts.
-- Former WWE talent Nidia Guenard was backstage with her young daughter at TNA Wrestling's live event at Bayou Music Center in Houston, Texas on Saturday night. She resides in the area and was a guest of Tara's.
Guenard left the professional wrestling industry entirely in 2005 and is now pursuing a culinary career.
-- Here are the quarter hour ratings for last week's edition of TNA IMPACT Wrestling. The show did hours of 0.94 and 1.11, for an overall rating of 1.02.
First Hour Break Down:
Q1: Impact opened with a 0.88 rating for the Ultimate X match, Austin Aries's post-match promo, and half of a commercial. (Q1 three-week progression in new timeslot - 0.72, 0.81, and 0.88)
Q2: Impact increased slightly to a 0.91 rating for Aries's and Hogan's in-ring exchange, a pre-tape with Bully Ray and Joseph Park, and one-and-a-half commercials. (Q2 three-week progression - 0.85, 0.85, 0.91)
Q3: Impact increased slightly to a 0.95 rating for Devon vs. Hernandez for the TV Title, A.J. Styles and Dixie Carter backstage, one commercial, and ring intros for the battle royal. (Q3 three-week progression - 0.81, 0.92, 0.95)
Q4: Impact increased slightly to a 1.00 flat rating for the first-half of the gauntlet battle royal, plus two full commercial breaks leading to the top of the second hour. (Q4 three-week progression - 0.75, 0.95, 1.00)
Second Hour Break Down:
Q5: Impact increased to a 1.15 rating for what would have been the first segment in TNA's old timeslot. The segment included the finish of the BFG Series battle royal, James Storm's return promo, and one commercial. (Q5 three-week progression - 0.97, 1.14, 1.15)
Q6: Impact declined slightly to a 1.11 rating for Miss Tessmacher vs. Madison Rayne, Brooke Hogan backstage with Gail Kim, one commercial, and Mr. Anderson's ring intro for the TNA World Title main event. (Q6 three-week progression - 0.99, 1.07, 1.11)
Q7: Impact declined to a second-hour-low 1.05 rating for the World Title ring intros, Roode-Anderson title match, and one commercial in what is typically TNA's throw-away segment of the show before the main event segment. (Q7 three-week progression - 1.03, 1.00, 1.05)
Q8: Impact increased back to a 1.11 rating from Q6 with Dixie Carter and Styles backstage, JB giving a formal ring intro for Sting, and Sting's promo before he was jumped by mystery men. (Q8 three-week progression - 1.01, 1.09, 1.11)