– Early pay-per-view buyrate data is in for TNA Slammiversary 2012 and this year’s show appears to have been a major success. In what has to be seen as a strong sign of momentum for TNA, Slammiversary did around 14,000-15,000 buys, early double last year’s show (estimated 7,500 buys) and way up from the average TNA PPV, which usually sells around 7,000-10,000 buys.

– The TNA live event on June 16th in Houston, Texas drew 650 fans.

– Chris Sabin will need surgery to repair his tore his left ACL, which occurred during the Ultimate X match on last week’s Impact Wrestling. The procedure would keep him out of action for 6-9 months.

Sabin had just returned in March after being out of action for 11 months due to reconstructive surgery on his other knee.

* News On TNA Releasing RIC FLAIR & Suing SCOTT STEINER

(Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)