Category - TNA

Dixie Carter not commenting on “speculations”

Dixie Carter

TNA Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer Dixie Carter refused to comment online regarding all the rumors of an imminent sale of TNA, saying on Twitter that she doesn’t make it a habit to reply to speculations. Carter holds all the power in the sale as a majority shareholder, with Billy Corgan and production company Aroluxe serving as minority...

Drew Galloway off the Bound For Glory PPV due to injury

Drew Galloway

As if things weren’t already complicated for TNA, former champion Drew Galloway will not be part of the show due to an injury. Galloway was supposed to take on Aron Rex in the final of the TNA Grand championship tournament however doctors did not clear Galloway to compete. “I’m upset. Clearly. This sucks. I love nothing more than wrestling...

Unknown investor saves TNA’s week, Bound For Glory is a go

TNA

An unknown third party investor has come in to save the week for TNA Wrestling as the New York Post is reporting that the company has secured enough cash yesterday to go ahead with Bound For Glory and a week-full of television tapings. The Post said that TNA spent much of the week negotiating between WWE and Billy Corgan for cash to proceed with...

Billy Corgan denies Vince McMahon has bid for TNA

Billy Corgan

TNA President Billy Corgan was on ESPN Radio today to discuss the current situation that TNA is in and the rumors that Vince McMahon wants to buy the company. When asked how he can compete with Vince McMahon if he wants to buy TNA, Corgan was honest and said, “We don’t and I think that’s the simplest part of the equation! If Vince McMahon...

WWE reportedly offers “very little” for TNA video library

TNA

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that WWE offered “very little” to purchase TNA’s video library and is believed that the company wants no-compete clauses for a period with the owners if a sale is to go through. A no-compete clause would not allow any of the owners to re-enter the wrestling business with the money they...

Matt and Jeff Hardy free agents come February 2017

Jeff Hardy

In an interview with Sports Illustrated, TNA’s hottest properties, Matt and Jeff Hardy, have said that the two will be free agents come February. What happens then remains yet to be seen. “All the WWE stuff really depends on what happens between now and February with TNA,” Jeff said. He added that he sees nothing wrong staying with TNA as...

Billy Corgan talks TNA crisis and Bound For Glory problems

Billy Corgan

During an appearance on the Busted Open radio show today on SiriusXM, TNA President Billy Corgan said that while he has the money to make sure Bound For Glory takes place, he doesn’t want to do it if in a few months down the line they will be in the same situation. From the way he was speaking, while not outright saying it, he was suggesting...

What will a potential TNA sale to WWE mean?

TNA

A potential TNA sale to WWE would send shockwaves again, maybe not as much as when WWE bought WCW back in 2001, but regardless, it would be major news for the industry. TNA’s biggest asset is certainly their video library, with over 10 years worth of footage. With the WWE Network running at full speed, adding a few thousand of more hours to the...

TNA on the brink of collapsing

Dixie Carter

This week could be a very interesting one for TNA and the world of professional wrestling as there are strong rumors that TNA is on the brink with the clock ticking down and fast. Carter’s majority ownership could be well over before Bound For Glory occurs this weekend and if it doesn’t, there could be some serious problems going forward...

Impact rating for 09/22/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact increased on last week’s audience, getting 377,000 viewers this week, up 10,000 viewers from last week. It was the most watched Impact since the July 5 episode. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

TNA Grand title final to be held at Bound For Glory

Aron Rex

The TNA Grand championship final will be held at the Bound For Glory pay-per-view, which will be held at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida on October 2. The final will be contested between former TNA champion Drew Galloway and new arrival Aron Rex, the man formerly known as Damien Sandow in the WWE. The Grand title will be replacing the King...

Cody unveiled during Impact, to make debut at Bound For Glory

Cody Rhodes

Going just by his first name of Cody, former WWE Superstars Cody Rhodes made his TNA debut in a taped promo yesterday on Impact, announcing his arrival and his in-ring debut at the upcoming Bound For Glory pay-per-view next month. The promo was shot like a commercial with a background song similar of that from an action movie. Cody is shown...

TNA teasing a new arrival on tomorrow’s Impact

TNA

TNA is teasing a debut for tomorrow’s Impact, releasing a video which says, “His past is behind. His future is now. All roads lead to tomorrow night. He arrives.” The only shots of the mystery wrestler making his debut tomorrow in the video are of him arranging his tie and cuffs in up-close shots to conceal his identity. The rumors are that...

TNA announces the signing of Brandi Rhodes

Brandi Rhodes

TNA officially announced the signing of Brandi Rhodes, the artist formerly known as Eden Stiles in the WWE, and the wife of Cody Rhodes. Last week TMZ broke the news that Rhodes had actually signed a deal with the company but TNA opted to keep it under wraps until today. In a short interview with Josh Mathews to talk about her signing, Rhodes said...

NY Post values TNA “at around $40 million!”

TNA

A story by the New York Post yesterday valued TNA “at around $40 million,” a figure which couldn’t be more farther than the truth. The story revolves around Smashing Pumpkins front man and current TNA President making his bid to buy 100% of the company, although Corgan did not want to reveal the price tag put on TNA. Corgan told the NY Post...

Cody Rhodes’ wife Brandi signs deal with TNA says TMZ

Brandi Rhodes

TMZ.COM is reporting that Brandi Rhodes, the wife of Cody Rhodes, has signed a deal with TNA Wrestling, and it’s not for announcing, but wrestling. TNA’s Jeremy Borash reacted like he wasn’t aware of the news and wrote, “Interesting…” on Twitter when retweeting the story from TMZ. Brandi, who worked for WWE under the name Eden Stiles...

TNA Grand championship tournament participants and rules

TNA

The TNA Grand championship was unveiled during this week’s Impact by TNA President Billy Corgan, kicking off an eight-man tournament to determine the first ever champion. Participating in the tournament are Drew Galloway, Eli Drake, Aron Rex, Eddie Edwards, Jessie Godderz, Braxton Sutter, Mahabali Shera, and Trevor Lee. The first match took...