TNA To Run Show In Poughkeepsie, NY, Raven, TUF Rating, More

Ryan Clark

Raven and Johnny Swinger will be the head trainers for the new wrestling school for Great Championship Wrestling (near Columbus, GA). For more information you can write to

The Ultimate Fighter 7 scored a 1.1 cable rating this week, a 1.4 in M18-49, a 1.0 in P18-49, a 1.6 in M18-34, and an average audience of 1.5 million viewers.

TNA will be holding a house show at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York on May 17th, 2008. The Mid-Hudson Civic Center has been hosting pro wrestling events for many years, including WWE television tapings and the 1999 edition of ECW’s Hardcore Heaven pay-per-view. The infamous match that concluded with the Heenan family cutting Andre The Giant’s hair also took place at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center. Go to for info about upcoming shows.

According to an article published on, San Francisco’s historic Cow Palace has been saved. The Cow Palace, which was opened in April 1941, has hosted many wrestling events, rodeos and livestock expositions, and concerts over the years. The Cow Palace hosted WWE’s No Way Out PPV in 2004.

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