TNA Wrestling sent out the following:

During the Hardcore Justice PPV event in Orlando, Florida on August 12, 2012 the thugs known as The Aces and 8s attacked The Pope D’Angelo Dinero.  The vicious assault focused on the shoulder and eliminated him from competing that night costing him 20 points in the BFG Series.

During a visit to his doctor last week, Dinero found out it cost him more.  The Pope sent out the following tweet (photo below):

This news has caused Impact Wrestling to officially eliminate Dinero from the remainder of the 2012 BFG Series!   In this year’s format for the BFG Series, every wrestler was scheduled to face everyone in the tournament.   Dinero still had three matches left in the series vs. AJ Styles, Rob Van Dam and Robbie E! has learned that Sting will be making a decision regarding this situation and those matches on Thursday’s Impact Wrestling Live on Spike TV at 8/7c.