TNA BFG Notes, Dixie Carter Thanks Fans Over Match Success, Backstage Billy Corgan News

Bound For Glory

– As noted, TNA has TV tapings at Universal Studios next week and then will return in mid-August. Those will be the final tapings before the September 11th Bound For Glory pay-per-view, which will also mark 15 years since the 9/11 terror attacks. As noted, a #1 contender for the World Heavyweight Champion at Bound For Glory will be determined via a “BFG Playoff” match featuring 8 former World Champions. That match will take place on the Thursday, July 21st Impact episode.

– Regarding Billy Corgan being TNA’s new minority owner, The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reports that the Smashing Pumpkins frontman gave TNA money for their last set of TV tapings in exchange for a percentage of ownership, instead of a loan.

– TNA and President Dixie Carter tweeted this graphic to thank fans for making “The Final Deletion” with Matt Hardy vs. Jeff Hardy a success. As noted, this week’s Impact Wrestling episode drew 410,000 viewers, a new record for TNA on POP TV.

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