— Dixie Carter commented on Kurt Angle withdrawing from the 2012 Olympic trials today on Twitter:
I am heartbroken for Kurt. His commitment to making the Olympic team was unreal. But that’s the kind of athlete he is.
— Thursday night’s episode of iMPACT! Wrestling did a 0.99 (1.0) cable rating, with 1.39 million viewers. That number is down 12% in ratings and 5% in viewers from last week’s 1.12 and 1.48 million. iMPACT’s top cable competition was Discovery’s Swamp People, which scored 4.96 million viewers, and NBA on TNT which brought in 3.67 million viewers.
— TNA has released a new video of Hulk Hogan arriving in Nashville, TN for Lockdown. Hogan says that it’s time to “put a bullet” in Robert Roode, which plays up the feud between Roode and those in charge of iMPACT!. He also teases a new reset of TNA, saying that he’s going to “put the power in the people’s hands.” Check it out below: