Issue 3: May 14-16, 2012
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TOP OF WWE – Mark Henry Needs Surgery
Former World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry posted on Twitter that he would be undergoing surgery today (Tuesday) for an undisclosed injury, presumably the groin injury that plagued him late last year and early this year. He also said that if he cannot return at the level at which he once competed, he will retire. Prior to his 2011 main-event push on Smackdown and title run, Henry had been very open about the fact that he would retire if he ever got a run as champion.
TOP OF TNA – TNA Sacrifice Pay-Per-View
TNA’s Sacrifice ppv from this past Sunday, May 13, 2012, is being touted as one of its best in years. TNA Sacrifice, Orlando, Florida–Daniels and Kazarian d TNA World Tag Champions Samoa Joe and Magnus [8:34] to win the titles … Knockout Women’s Champion Gail Kim p Brooke Tessmacher [3:06] to retain her title … TNA TV Champion Devon b Robbie E and Robbie T [7:34], pinning Robbie T to hold on to his title … Mr. Anderson p Jeff Hardy [17:44] in a #1 Contender’s Match … Crimson b Eric Young (with ODB) [4:18] … Austin Aries s Bully Ray [11:48] … Kurt Angle s AJ Styles [24:05] … TNA World Champion Bobby Roode d Rob Van Dam in a Ladder Match  to retain his title.(05/13/2012)
TOP OF INDIES – Server Issue Complicates ROH Border Wars
Ring of Honor confirmed that a server issue made the streaming of its Toronto iPPV, “Border Wars,” from Toronto, impossible for thousands last Saturday, May 12, 2012. ROH officials will provide its June show from New York City, free of charge, for those who ordered. ROH Border Wars, Toronto, ONT, CA–Jay Lethal d Tommaso Ciampa [13:17] … Michael Elgin b Adam Cole [11:46] … Eddie Edwards d Rhino [18:31] … Lance Storm b Mike Bennett (with Maria Kanellis) [14:58] … ROH Tag Team Champions The Briscoes d Wrestling’s Greatest Tag Team [21:29] … ROH TV Champion Roderick Strong b Fit Finlay [24:16] … Kevin Steen d ROH Heavyweight Champion Davey Richards [41:14] to win the title.(05/12/2012)
WHAT WE’RE WATCHING – WWE Raw
WWE Raw, Pittsburgh, PA–WWE Champion CM Punk and US Champion Santino Marella b World Champion Daniel Bryan and IC Champion Cody Rhodes [6:34] when Punk pinned Rhodes … Beth Phoenix p Alicia Fox [1:23] … Kane d The Big Show [5:20] … Brodus Clay, R-Truth, and Kofi Kingston b The Miz, Dolph Ziggler, and Jack Swagger [6:56] when Clay pinned The Miz … Chris Jericho d Randy Orton by disqualification [8:13] after interference by Sheamus.(05/14/2012)
WWE Raw Ratings
WWE Champion—CM Punk
1. Daniel Bryan (SD)
2. US Santino Marella
3. John Cena
4. Chris Jericho
5. Brodus Clay
WWE Smackdown Ratings
World Champion – Sheamus
1. Alberto Del Rio
2. IC Cody Rhodes
3. Randy Orton
4. Chris Jericho (Raw)
1. Beth Phoenix (Raw)
2. Kelly Kelly (Raw)
3. Natalya (Smackd0wn)
TBH.COM NEWS – ITR SuperShow Tonight, The Fish Tank Debuts Live
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