Category - TNA

TNA announces the signing of two new additions to the roster

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TNA has announced the signing of two new members to their roster, Allysin Kay and Caleb Konley. Kay, who wrestles as Sienna, joins the Knockouts division and already was part of the Impact television tapings held last week. The Detroit native wrestled at several indy promotions and even traveled to Japan and Europe. Konley, from North Carolina...

Impact rating for 04/26/2016

Impact Wrestling

This week’s Impact which had the old Sacrifice PPV theme drew a total of 332,000 viewers, up 20,000 viewers from the previous week. This is the third week in a row that TNA saw an increase in viewership. The number also represents the second most-watched Impact since the show moved to POP back in January. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Velvet Sky departs TNA Wrestling

Velvet Sky

Velvet Sky has chose to leave TNA Wrestling nearly after a decade with the company. Sky, who is the real-life girlfriend of Bubba Ray Dudley, announced her departure on Twitter. “For the last almost 10 years I have been with a company who saw potential in me and gave me the one thing I strived for the most comping up in this business, a...

Christy Hemme departs TNA Wrestling

Christy Hemme

Another TNA Knockout, Christy Hemme, has decided to part ways from the company, announcing her departure earlier today in a post on her social media accounts. “SO THANKFUL for wrestling and @IMPACTWRESTLING especially @JohnGaburick for the inspiration toward my future,” Hemme wrote. The 35 year old has been working for TNA since 2006, first...

TNA to have 4 days of Impact TV tapings starting today

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TNA will start four days straight of television tapings today at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida at Soundstage 20. Two Impact episodes per day will be taped which will see TNA have enough episodes to last for two months. All tapings will kick off at 7PM ET and they’re free for those who are already inside the Universal Studios theme...

Impact rating for 04/19/2016

Impact Wrestling

Yesterday’s episode of Impact on Pop had a nice bump from the previous week, drawing 312,000 viewers for a show headlined with Jeff vs Matt Hardy. That is up 26,000 viewers up over last week’s number. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

More info on the potential TNA takeover by Aroluxe

Dixie Carter

In addition to Wrestling Observer’s report earlier today regarding the sale of TNA, PWInsider.com added more details to the story, a story which might spell the end of Dixie Carter’s reign in TNA. The agreement between TNA and the Tennessee-based company Aroluxe started in January of this year with Aroluxe pumping in the money for TNA...

Tennessee company rumored to purchase big stake in TNA

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The rumors floating around are that TNA Wrestling is just about to sell a stake to Aroluxe, a web development, advertising agency, and marketing consultants company based out of Brentwood, Tennessee. Two of the executives of Aroluxe are Ron and Don Harris, the former WWE, WCW, and TNA tag team. The unclear question is if this sale will be a...

Impact rating for 04/12/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact on POP did 286,000 viewers this week, up from last week’s 272,000 number. Impact lost its Tuesday night replay this week, a replay which led to an additional good number of extra viewers. It will be replayed every week on Saturday morning.

POP TV removes the Tuesday night replay of Impact

Impact Wrestling

Just three months after making their debut on POP TV, TNA Wrestling has already lost its Tuesday night replay on the network. Despite POP being in much more homes than Destination America, TNA seemed to have reached its limit of around 350,000 viewers or less every week with no real advancement in viewers, something that the company hoped to...

TNA moving corporate headquarters to merchandise warehouse

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Mike Johnson of PWInsider.com is reporting that TNA is moving their headquarters next month to a warehouse where ShopTNA.com is based. The cost-cutting move will see TNA move out from their offices at Cummins Station, a location which has been the corporate home of TNA since Panda Energy took over the company from the Jarrett family. PWInsider...

Impact rating for 03/29/2016

Impact Wrestling

This week’s episode of Impact on POP drew 312,000 viewers, down slightly from last week’s 332,000 number. It’s still better than what the show has been doing over the past few weeks so it’s somewhat good news for TNA. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Angelina Love no longer under TNA contract

Angelina Love

Angelina Love today today noted on her Twitter that she is no longer under contract with TNA as her deal expired while she was pregnant. Love gave birth to her first child, a boy, on March 17. Her husband and father of the child is TNA’s Davey Richards. She was written off TNA television back in the beginning of September due to her pregnancy...

Ethan Carter III pulls out from UK indy shows, issues statement

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Former TNA champion Ethan Carter III had to cancel an appearance at a Preston City Wrestling Event, prompting the promotion’s owner to unload on TNA publicly for pulling Carter. Carter was splashed all over the advertising for the show and now the same advertising is running with a giant red X on his face. Now Carter issued a statement regarding...

TNA signs 5 new talents to deals including two former NXT stars

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TNA announced the signing of five new additions to the roster including two former NXT talents. The two former NXT talents are Thomas LaRuffa and Mikael Vierege who wrestled as Sylvester Lefort and Marus Louis. Both of them are French and formed the tag team The Legionnaires. Joining them in TNA will be Jessie Guilmette who is known as Pepper...

Impact rating for 03/22/2016

Impact Wrestling

This week’s Impact on POP did a total of 331,000 viewers, up 24,000 viewers from last week’s show. The March 22 episode is also now the second highest rated show of the series since Impact moved to Pop, trailing only the January 26 episode. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

TNA issues statement on the departure of Roode and Young

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TNA issued an official statement on the departure of Bobby Roode and Eric Young which was published by TNA’s official website at ImpactWrestling.com. “Impact Wrestling has come to terms on the release of veteran wrestlers Bobby Roode and Eric Young (Jeremy Fritz). Bobby and Eric have been valuable members of The Impact Roster since 2004 and we...

Bobby Roode and Eric Young leave TNA Wrestling

Bobby Roode

Trouble in TNA continues as two of its former world champions – Bobby Roode and Eric Young – have departed the company with the television tapings they participated in this week being their last commitment to TNA. Roode joined TNA in May of 2004 and had one of the most successful careers in the company’s history. As one half of Beer...