LAW Nov. 22 Update - Turkey Night on Impact Wrestling
John Pollock / November 22, 2012 - 4:14pm
**Here are the matches for tonight’s Thanksgiving edition of Impact Wrestling, which was taped last week in Orlando, Florida:
*Chavo Guerrero Vs Joey Ryan
*Sam Shaw Vs Alex Silva
*Jeff Hardy Vs Christian York in a non-title match
*Tara Vs Taeler Hendrix
*Robbie E Vs Eric Young Vs Jesse in the annual Turkey Suit Match
*Kazarian Vs A.J. Styles
**We are back with Review-An-Impact late tonight with Wai Ting and I chatting tonight’s Thanksgiving show and welcoming Nate Milton back to provide his thoughts on the show along with your feedback that you can leave on The LAW Message Board after the show.
**This Sunday night on The LAW Dan “The Mouth” Lovranski and Jason Agnew will be taking your phone calls for the first hour and then we will welcome The Score’s Arda Ocal in-studio for a special round table chat covering whatever topics you would like and will be taking topic suggestions from our thread on The LAW Message Board. Tune in this Sunday night at Midnight EST on TSN 1050 Toronto, The TEAM 1410 in Vancouver and online here on the website.
**The WWE will be releasing a “Top 100 Raw Moments” DVD and Blu Ray on December 11th. The list is already out and it’s rather amusing to see that of the Top 30 moments only four of them are from the past five-years.
**Here is TNA’s monthly Before the Bell special looking ahead to Final Resolution on December 8th headlined by Jeff Hardy Vs Bobby Roode for the TNA Title:
**Lance Storm and Jerry Lynn will have one final match together on February 6th next year in Rahway, New Jersey for Pro Wrestling Syndicate as Lynn winds down his career with a final match set for March 2013. Storm and Lynn had a very well remembered opening match at ECW’s Anarchy Rulz event in September of 1999 and tagged together on a show in 2010.
**It was on this date last year that Bison Smith passed away from a heart attack while in Puerto Rico:
LAW MMA UPDATE
**This week’s edition of The MMA Report features chats with Dan Hardy, Strikeforce Welterweight Jordan Mein and the return of the “Triangle Table” with Fight Network’s Robin Black and John Ramdeen. The show is up at http://lawradio.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=shows&action=display&thread=2007 as well as on iTunes by subscribing to The MMA Report with John Pollock.
**Thiago Silva has failed yet another drug test, this time for marijuana metabolites found in his system in his post fight urinalysis. Silva’s win over Stanislav Nedkov from two-weeks ago in Macau has been turned into a No Contest with Silva taking a six-month suspension and agreeing to take drug rehabilitation. The testing and penalties were issued by the UFC due to no athletic commission in Macau but have noted that Silva will not be fined for the positive drug test.
**The weigh-ins for Bellator 82 take place later today in Mount Pleasant, Michigan and will feature the following main card fights tomorrow night on MTV2:
*Lyman Good Vs Andrey Koreshkov in the finals of the Welterweight tournament
*Alexander Sarnavskiy Vs Tony Hervey
*Doug Marshall Vs Kala Hose
*David Rickels Vs Jason Fischer
**The Score Fighting Series presents a show Friday night in Hamilton, Ontario at the Hamilton Place Theatre and airing at 10pm EST on The Score in Canada and AXS TV in the United States headlined by Jordan Mein Vs Forrest Petz in welterweight action.
**Joe Rogan addresses comments he made on the UFC 154 broadcast including pointing out how out of shape referee Phillippe Chartier appeared to be during the Tom Lawlor and Francis Carmont fight.
**Bryan Caraway has suffered an injury in training and is off of the UFC on FOX 5 undercard where he was set to fight Mike Easton in bantamweight action. Stepping in for Caraway is Rafael Assuncao and is coming off consecutive wins over Johnny Eduardo and Issei Tamura.
**Strikeforce has announced a light heavyweight bout between Gegard Mousasi and Mike Kyle for the rumoured final card for the promotion on January 12th in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Mousasi has not fought since last December where he earned a unanimous decision over Ovince St. Preux as Mousasi tore his ACL earlier this year.
**The UFC has found a home for their UFC on FX 7 event on January 19th in Sao Paulo, Brazil with the 11,000 seat Ginasio do Ibirapuera headlined by middleweight action between Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping.
**A welterweight bout between Erick Silva and Jay Hieron has been added to the UFC 156 event on February 2nd in Las Vegas, Nevada on Super Bowl weekend. Silva recently lost by decision to Jon Fitch at UFC 153 and Hieron is coming off a decision loss to Jake Ellenberger at the UFC on FX 5 in October.
THE MMA REPORT – November 22nd 2012
(John Pollock welcomes Dan Hardy, Jordan Mein, Robin Black and John Ramdeen)
REVIEW-A-WAI – The Backyard Documentary
(John Pollock and Wai Ting review the 2003 documentary focusing on backyard wrestling)
REVIEW-A-RAW – November 20th 2012
(John Pollock and Wai Ting review Raw from Dayton featuring CM Punk’s 1-year mark as champion)
THE LAW – November 18th 2012
(Jason Agnew and John Pollock recap the Survivor Series, UFC 154, welcome Dave Meltzer and your calls)