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Abyss To Be Inducted Into Impact Wrestling Hall Of Fame

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Impact Wrestling has announced that Abyss will be inducted to the Impact Wrestling Hall of Fame, joining Sting, Kurt Angle, Jeff Jarrett, Team 3D, Earl Hebner and Gail Kim who have been inducted.

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Doug Williams Announces Retirement

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Doug Williams, the legendary British wrestler who has had a brilliant 25-year career, lost a career ending match to Trent Seven for the Atlas Championship at Progress’ Hello Wembley show on Sunday.

“It was more their decision than mine,” Williams said, during an interview with SportBible last week.

“They approached me with doing a different kind of storyline, which was a disgruntled veteran that was bitter about the new guys taking over. But I switched it on them and said I’m thinking about retiring next year anyway, why don’t we do a storyline that could culminate in that possibly happening?”

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IMPACT Wrestling’s Eli Drake Talks WWE Past, Possibly Joining WWE Again

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IMPACT Wrestling star Eli Drake recently inked a contract extension with the promotion and he recently took part in an interview with Wrestling Inc to discuss his run in Impact Wrestling, his run with WWE, and the possibility of signing with WWE again in the future.

Drake is happy with his decision to stick with Impact.

“It’s amazing. I had options, obviously, to do other things, but I like my lifestyle right now,” Drake said, according to Wrestling Inc.

“I like the idea of not being stuck in a warehouse five days a week. That’s not a shot at anybody, that’s a fact of life, if you will. I just like my lifestyle living in L.A. I didn’t want to move to any other state, I didn’t want to go anywhere else.

“And I like the freedom that I have to do what I do, be what I am and make the money that I’m making. So everything is pretty good in my book and in my world, so it’s A-OK to stay with Impact.”

In regard to a return to WWE, who released him in 2014, Drake is unsure what the future holds.

“I don’t know, and the reason I don’t know is I’ve had a strange crossroads with this business over the last couple of years,” Drake said.

“It’s changed a lot, it doesn’t feel like the same business I fell in love with 20-30 years ago. But that’s not to say that I can’t still do my own thing my own way, that’s exactly what I’ve always done and that’s what I’ll continue to do.

“But wrestling has changed in a lot of ways and not for the better, in my opinion – but again, if I could continue doing my thing then who knows? We’ll see what happens, and if I feel like I want to continue doing that at a much more exaggerated pace, as far as the schedule and what not.”

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Impact Wrestling’s Austin Aries Says He Doesn’t Watch Much Pro Wrestling Anymore

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Impact Wrestling World Champion Austin Aries says that he doesn’t watch much professional wrestling anymore, while also discussing the differences between WWE and Impact Wrestling, during an interview with Konnan on his ‘Keeping It Real’ podcast.

“I really don’t watch a lot of wrestling. I really don’t. People are surprised that I don’t. There was a time that I really loved pro wrestling, but I’m not a pro wrestling junkie, per se,” Aries said (H/T Wrestling Inc).

“I don’t have a lot of free time with the amount of traveling that I do, but most of pro wrestling isn’t catered to me. I am not a kid.

“There are a lot of guys that complain to me about the product, but it’s like, well, you are not a kid. It is catered to sell t-shirts and merchandise to kids and their parents.

“That is why with some of the things that we are doing at Impact Wrestling and other places there are more of a resurgence to more of an adult-orientated version of pro wrestling because that is what is missing for a long time,” he continued.

“Maybe, there is something we can do at Impact Wrestling that some corporate companies don’t want to touch. I think that there is a lot of people that miss what pro wrestling can give them too.

“I don’t watch a ton of it, I watch enough to see what is going on, I think it is also good to not be watching it because your ideas are your ideas.”

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