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  1. Scott Gourley's Lovechild

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    Alberto El Patron is due to return to Impact at the next One Night Only PPV taping.
     
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    Del Rio is toxic. After all he's done, they're still willing to a) bring him back, and b) push him to the moon? Wow.
     
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    So a few movements in Impact at the moment:

    - Reno Scum are gone (thank god)
    - Sami Callahan appears to be coming in, partnering with OVE
    - They have also been in negotiations with Ricochet & Tessa Blanchard
    - Word is Cyrus has given notice to NJPW and will join Impact as a commentator.
     
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    Add Rockstar Spud to the list of departures.
     
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    Add Brian Hebner to the list of departed talent, and possibly James Storm if he doesn’t pop up on the tapings post Bound For Glory.
     
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    Good news out of Bound for Glory - Sami Callihan & Jimmy Jacobs debuted for the company.

    Bad news out of Bound for Glory - the entire PPV was a mix of Impact matches or clusterf**ks, with the exception of the Women's Title & Tag Titles.
     
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    Brian Stiffler and Earl Hebner are also gone from Impact, so that’s their entire referee roster done, to be replaced with local Canadian refs. Bram is also done.
     
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    Austin Aries returned to the company at today’s taping, defeating Eli Drake to win the Impact Heavyweight Championship.
     
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    Times like these you can't help but lolTNA. Deflect from Morrison's title story to rush the belt onto Aries who got dumped by WWE for being a brat. They've been doing it since 2005 and you'd think they would learn their lesson.

    Back to 4 sides as well for the ring
     
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    I heard they've gone back to a four sided ring?
     
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    Yup, 4 sides, 18 ft ring (smaller than WWE’s, same size as the old WCW rings).
     
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    A Double is a great pick, better than the Sunday Night Heat fella they had holding it.

    The belt had more Charisma than Eli Drake
     
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    Johnny Impact’s main storyline has moved on from the title to feuding with Alberto El Patron.

    Also, Austin Aries is making a lot of noise in wrestling circles, so it makes sense to plug into that and possibly get more eyeballs on the product.
     
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    They've touted that route since 2005, put the belt on the ex-WWE guy who turns up. It's a shame, as TNA could've been brilliant, but to me, it's just a bush league indy which happens to have a TV deal. Stuck on tape delay and in the one venue for so often is also detrimental.
     
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    Aries is an ex-TNA guy who had a minimal stay in WWE. Not really in the same ballpark as putting the title on an ex-WWE guy, although I get how the perception could be there.
     
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    Aries is a former TNA World Champion, six time X Division Champion, and Tag Team Champion with Bobby Roode. This is also his 3rd run with Impact. So I would think if it more as a Impact wrestler coming home. Some people would say ROH is his home, being a former 2 time ROH Champion, but his notoriety is definitely greater from Impact.
     
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    Feast or Fired was held again this year, and the fired man is EC3. Sadly, this isn't storyline, as his contract is up and will not renew.
     
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    Why this company persists with this stupid concept is beyond me. So much garbage reasoning behind it, but, at least EC3 gets a fitting farewell unlike Storm.

    I wonder who long until EC3 emerges in NXT.
     
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    In light of all the departures, there have been a few signings. Gama Singh comes in as a manager (he was a huge star in Canada, Africa, and India), and Brian Cage is now part of the full time roster, after last being seen in Impact as a special attraction for their New York tapings many years ago.

    Also, Austin Aries defeated Matt Sydal & Josh Matthews to win the Impact Grand Championship. I would expect that those two titles will be unified, as D’Amore & Callis have both been on the record saying there are too many titles and pointing to the Grand Championship in particular.
     
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    Add Bobby Lashley & Laurel Van Ness to those done with Impact after the most recent tapings.
     

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