The Rack 01-03-13 Rob Van Dam Interview
On this week’s “Whole F’n edition” of The Rack, host Lindsey Ward, her producer Sir Rockin gave their opinions on all the big stories of the week in Pro Wrestling, including a look at the 20th Anniversary of RAW episode and who is hoped to be there, the Rock returning to WWE and may even work a more full-time schedule this time, Kurt Angle welcoming his third child into the world this week, Ric and Reid Flair heading over to Japan and Ric returning to the ring, Wade Barrett winning the Intercontinental Championship and more news and notes!
We were also joined by TNA star, the current X Division Champion and “The Whole F’n Show” Rob Van Dam. In a nearly 20 minute interview, he discussed his recent matches and budding feud with Kenny King, what it was like winning the X Division Title, what some of his favorite title accomplishments were, how the Five Star Frogsplash became his finisher, using the Van Terminator as a special feature and its the evolution, the upcoming TNA Genesis PPV, how it feels to return to Philly, his 2013 wrestling resolution and more.
For more information on Rob, you can visit his Twitter (@TheRealRVD) or his personal website (www.robvandam.com). You can also see Rob every week on TNA IMPACT Wrestling, Thursday Nights at 8 pm Eastern on Spike TV. And, as always, you can follow Rob and all the stars of TNA IMPACT Wrestling though their Twitter (@IMPACTWRESTLING) and their website (www.impactwrestling.com) for information in their weekly television programming and up to the minute information and card of matches for the upcoming “Genesis” PPV.
As with every week, The Rack is your weekly home for immediate Impact Wrestling recaps and commentary. They discussed the “Wrestler of the Year” trophy presentation and lead into the an announcement of the TNA Genesis Main Event, an awesome Storm/Bad Influences promo that lead to Storm facing off with Kaz, Mr. Anderson making his decision about joining Aces & 8’s or not, Matt Morgan doing his best Oompa Loompa impression, Hogan suspending Bully Ray due to his involvement with Brooke, the continuing adventures of Joseph Parks in OVW, and Kurt and Joe facing off against Aces & 8’s in the steel cage main event with another Aces reveal and it was… Mike Knox?! and so much more!
We also had a brief recap of the New Year’s Eve edition of Monday Night RAW and the notorious segments that was Hornswoggle and Mae Young, Wade bullying his way into the IC Title, and the Cena/Dolph confrontation that led to the Spirit Squad redux. We also had a Spug sighting and the Rack staples: Tweet of the Week and the Discussion of the Night “What is your wrestling resolution for the year?” Check it all out on this week’s edition of The Rack, brought to you partially by PWMania.com!