Carter Hopeful Kong Returns To TNA, Former WWE Tag Champion Backstage, More

— As reported earlier, Awesome Kong officially parted ways with TNA Wrestling last week. Company president Dixie Carter commented on the multi-time champion’s departure from the organization on her Twitter account, writing: “Due to personal reasons, Kong asked for/was granted an early release from contract. We support her during this time & hope she is back soon.”

— In addition to Karen Angle, WWE Hall of Famer Dory Funk Jr. and former WWE Tag Team Champion Heidenreich were backstage at last night’s Destination X pay-per-view. It’s worth noting that Heidenreich worked Hulk Hogan’s tour of Australia late last year. (source:

— The Motor City Machineguns will be taking part in a live chat with AOL Fanhouse ( today at 4:00 p.m. EST.

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