TNA’s Dixie Carter Meets With Congress, Advertisers/WWE

Ryan Clark

Media Life Magazine has an interesting article online where they look at shows that advertisers are inclined to avoid. Not surprising, the term wrestling was close to the top of the list. A survey conducted by the publication last year included the term WWE near the top of the list.

TNA president Dixie Carter traveled to Washington D.C. earlier this year to meet with Congressmen regarding the steroid issue in professional wrestling. reports that she ended up meeting with Congressional assistants. The meeting took place prior to the company holding its first drug test. TNA talent was told that the results of the tests would be made available to Congress.

As an update to’s preview for tonight’s SmackDown, here is a more detailed look at what we’ll see on the show based on Tuesday’s tapings:

* Edge Hosts the “Cutting Edge” with Guest Ric Flair

* Jesse, Festus & CM Punk will take on Chavo Guerrero, Miz & Morrision in a 6-man tag

* Deuce vs. Shannon Moore

* MVP defends the US Championship against Batista

* Chuck Palumbo vs. Kane

* Big Show vs. Jamie Noble

* The Undertaker vs. Edge, Zack Ryder & Curt Hawkins in a 3-on-1 match

Vickie Guerrero, Michelle McCool, Jimmy Wang Yang, Domino and others will also be appearing on this week√Ę<80><99>s edition of WWE Friday Night SmackDown.

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