Rock Talks “People’s Champion” Origin, 2 Names Returning to TNA, One Night Only PPV’s Being Taped, Impact Preview, More

Nick Paglino

Rock Talks "People's Champion" Origin

The Rock posted the following story on Twitter:

"Crazy story.. In 1997 (1yr into my wrestling career) I started using the moniker "The People's Champion" in honor of one of my heroes Muhammad Ali. In 1998 the Ali family came to see me wrestle in Louisville, KY and gave me the officially nod from Muhammad himself to carry the "People's Champ" name proudly. From that defining night in Louisville to last night's WRESTLEMANIA 30 in New Orleans, I proudly stand The People's Champ. To me, it'll always mean much more than a nickname… its a very special connection. THANK YOU. #PeoplesChamp4Life #ThxStoneCold4TheBeers"

TNA Taping One Night Only Events, 2 Names Returning

TNA will be taping two One Night Only PPV events this Saturday night in Orlando, FL. The show will feature the TNA returns of Trent Baretta, Low Ki, Rubix, Rashad Cameron and Sonjay Dutt.

Dixie Carter has posted the following on Twitter:

The following is a video preview for this week's Impact Wrestling:

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