Category - TNA

TNA executive departs after 13 years with company

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Andy Barton, who has served as Executive Vice President for TNA Wrestling, has left the company. The announcement came on TNA’s Facebook page. “We wish TNA executive Andy Barton all the best as he pursues a new opportunity,” the small statement read, before pushing the new hiring of Chief Strategy Officer Eric Sherman. Barton started...

TNA hires Eric Sherman as new Chief Strategy Officer

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TNA announced that it has hired Eric Sherman as the new Chief Strategy Officer with immediate effect. Sherman is an accomplished media and entertainment executive who served more than 20 years with MTV Networks overseeing VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul and Palladia, served as president of Fuse TV and most recently was CEO of Veria Living, a health and...

Ethan Carter III becomes the new TNA World Heavyweight champion

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Ethan Carter III  has become the new TNA World Heavyweight champion after last night he defeated Kurt Angle during an episode of Impact Wrestling. The 32 year old Ohio native has become the 17th different TNA champion two years after making his TNA debut. He appeared first on TNA television during Bound For Glory in 2013 and was billed as Dixie...

Storm, Aries, and Magnus no longer under TNA contract

Austin Aries

As of today, James Storm, Magnus, and Austin Aries are no longer under a TNA contract and are free to pursue other promotions. PWInsider.com is reporting that TNA is somewhat changing the way they are operating, keeping only their big stars under exclusive deals while letting others work with them on short term deals. With TNA not doing live...

TNA Slammiversary XIII pay-per-view results

Slammiversary

Here are the results from last night’s Slammiversary pay-per-view which took place from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Tigre Uno defeated Manik and DJ X in a three way elimination match to retain the X Division title; Robbie E defeated Jessie Godderz; Bram defeated Matt Morgan in a street fight; Austin Aries defeated Davey Richards;...

Taryn Terrell and Awesome Kong deny reports of leaving TNA

Taryn Terrell

Awesome Kong and Taryn Terrell, the two TNA Knockouts who have been reported that they will be departing the company after tonight’s Slammiversary, are saying otherwise in separate posts on their Twitter accounts. “Contrary to rumors, @IMPACTWRESTLING and I will ring in the new year together & I’ll ‘deck the halls’ of...

Four more TNA wrestlers leaving as mass exodus continues

Austin Aries

The mass exodus from TNA Wrestling continues as James Storm, Austin Aries, Awesome Kong and Taryn Terrell are the latest individuals whose contracts have expired and are leaving TNA after tonight’s show according to a story on the Wrestling Observer. Some of them will be appearing on Impact in the weeks to come as TNA has already taped a month...

Slammiversary XIII live on pay-per-view tonight

Slammiversary

Live tonight from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, TNA presents Slammiversary XIII on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Jeff Jarrett vs Matt Hardy vs Eric Young vs Drew Galloway vs Bobby Roode in a King of the Mountain match to determine the first TNA King of the Mountain champion; James Storm vs Magnus; Jessie Godderz vs Robbie E;...

Jeff Jarrett is the newest TNA Hall of Fame inductee

Jeff Jarrett

Jeff Jarrett was announced as the newest inductee into the TNA Hall of Fame during one of the Impact tapings held over the weekend in Orlando, Florida. Originally, AJ Styles was contacted about being this year’s inductee but he refused due to other commitments in Japan. This left TNA scrambling to find a suitable name to be inducted this...

Magnus parting ways with TNA Wrestling

Magnus

The 28 year old former TNA World Heavyweight champion Magnus is leaving TNA after opting not to sign a new contract which expires in a matter of days. Magnus, who is from England, started his TNA career in late 2008 and has been part of the company ever since, being part of the British Invasion, New Main Event Mafia, and eventually shining as a...

Low Ki leaves TNA Wrestling again

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TNA’s Low Ki announced via Twitter that he decided to leave TNA for the third time in his career. “I have decided to part ways with @IMPACTWRESTLING. My very best to them in their future. Thank you to all the fans who joined the adventure,” he wrote. Low Ki, real name Brandon Silvestry, returned to TNA in April 2014 after a six year absence...

King of the Mountain participants for Sunday’s PPV announced

Slammiversary

All the participants for this Sunday’s King of the Mountain Slammiversary match have been announced by TNA just three days before the pay-per-view. The five Superstars who will be wrestling in the main event are Matt Hardy, Bobby Roode, Eric Young, Drew Galloway, and the returning Jeff Jarrett. So far there are seven matches on the card and none...

Jeff Jarrett explains why he’s back for one more match in TNA

Jeff Jarrett

In a video interview with ImpactWrestling.com, Jeff Jarrett explained why he returned and what it means for him to be part of Slammiversary this Sunday. “I’ve got hundreds, maybe thousands of memories of the Impact Zone,” Jarrett said, recounting some of those memories. “It’s sort of surreal,” he added, saying that the promo he cut in...

Matt Morgan back in TNA after two years out

Matt Morgan

Former TNA Tag Team champion Matt Morgan also made his return to Impact Wrestling last night during the live episode of Impact. Morgan appeared during the match between Bram and Vader – yes, Vader – and helped saved the former WCW champion after Bram attacked Vader with the metal rod that keeps the turnbuckle attached to the ring...

Jeff and Karen Jarrett return to Impact Wrestling

Jeff Jarrett

Jeff Jarrett and his wife Karen returned to Impact Wrestling last night in the surprise of the night and Jarrett announced that he will be part of the King of the Mountain match at Slammiversary this weekend. Sporting a Global Force Wrestling t-shirt, Jarrett said that he got the call last week from TNA management and was asked to come back for...

TNA starts five days straight of television tapings today

Impact Wrestling

TNA will start a 5 day run at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, today as they tape several weeks of worth of Impact Wrestling shows as well as the live pay-per-view on Sunday. Between today and June 27, the company will tape approximately two Impact shows every day on Sound Stage 20. Admission is free. On Sunday then TNA goes live on...

Gunner leaves TNA

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Chad Lail, better known to TNA Wrestling fans as Gunner, announced that he has departed the company after five years. Gunner announced his departure on Twitter a day after he said that he still works for TNA and he was out because he was shooting some movies. The next day, Gunner posted his contact e-mail for indy bookings and thanked all Impact...