Category - TNA

TNA issues statement on the departure of Jeff Jarrett

TNA

TNA has issued an official statement on the departure of their minority owner and Vice President, Jeff Jarrett, one of the two founders of the company. “TNA Entertainment, LLC announced today that it has accepted Mr. Jeff Jarrett’s resignation from the company effective January 6th, 2014,” the statement read. TNA’s President, Dixie...

Jeff Jarrett resigns from TNA Wrestling

Jeff Jarrett

Jeff Jarrett announced on his Twitter today that he is gone from TNA effective immediately. “On December 22nd, 2013 I officially resigned from TNA Entertainment. Thanks to everyone involved for all the fantastic memories! #grateful,” Jarrett wrote in a simple tweet announcing his departure. Jarrett, along with his father Jerry, founded the...

TNA issues press release on Magnus winning World title

Magnus

TNA Wrestling issued a press release today announcing that Magnus became the first ever British wrestler to win a World Heavyweight title for a major American wrestling organization after over 100 years. “It is truly an honour and a privilege to be the new TNA World Heavyweight Champion. I’m looking forward to bringing the title belt back...

AJ Styles and TNA resume contract negotiations

AJ Styles

AJ Styles and TNA Wrestling have restarted negotiations to reach a deal which would bring Styles back to the company after he became a free agent this past Monday. Styles has already accepted several independent bookings as part of his Phenomenal One Tour, taking him all over the place in the indy scene with his first date being on December...

Chavo Guerrero gone from TNA Wrestling

Chavo Guerrero

TNA Wrestling issued a press release about the firing of Chavo Guerrero after last night’s Feast or Fired segment on Impact. The Feast or Fired match features a briefcase hanging at all four ring posts with each case containing a different title shots and a pink slip. Out of the 4 Feast or Fired matches that have been done in TNA so far, two of...

Magnus becomes the new TNA champion at Impact

Magnus

TNA’s Magnus was crowned the new World champion yesterday on Impact after defeating Jeff Hardy for the vacant title. The road to the title consisted of the British-born wrestler to defeat Samoa Joe, Kurt Angle, and then Jeff Hardy in the tournament to crown the new champion. The final match was contested in a Dixieland match at the Final...

AJ Styles out of TNA contract next week

AJ Styles

PWInsider.com is reporting that AJ Styles is leaving TNA Wrestling after his current contract, which was extended by two months, expires next week. Styles has already starting to accept indy bookings through his agent. Styles – who won the TNA title recently – has taped episodes for Impact which go in early January 2014 as TNA taped a...

Dixie Carter talks about TNA sale rumor

Dixie Carter

The Tennessean has a story on TNA President Dixie Carter which was published today on their website at tennessean.com. One of the points touched in the interview was the rumor that TNA was going to be sold, a rumor which the Carter family immediately dismissed through an internal memo issued by Dixie Carter’s mother who heads up the...

TNA signs multi-year TV deal in Japan

TNA

TNA Wrestling has signed a new multi-year deal with Nippon Television Network Corporation in Japan, enabling NTV’s channel G+ to continue to air TNA Impact every Saturday night at 10PM, as well as broadcasting TNA’s monthly PPV and One Night Only events. The deal with G+ was expiring in January 2014 after a one year deal was signed earlier...

Aces & Eights disbands after Bully Ray loses on Impact

Aces & Eights

Aces & Eights are no more thanks to Mr. Anderson, a former member of the group. The group had to disband after Anderson defeated Bully Ray on last night’s Impact with the stipulation that if Anderson loses, he has to leave TNA for good but if Ray loses, the group is no more. The stable made its debut on June 14, 2012, on an episode of...

Sports Illustrated interviews TNA President Dixie Carter

Dixie Carter

TNA President Dixie Carter was interviewed by Sports Illustrated’s Loretta Hunt with the full interview published yesterday on SI.COM. Talking about the somewhat failed experiment of taking Impact on the road, Carter said that they went with the idea that selling up to 2,000 tickets would be good. “We went in with a very conservative...

TNA back in Orlando for Impact tapings

Impact

TNA taped their Impact show at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, yesterday, the first time the company has been back since March 7. Universal Studios moved TNA to sound stage 19 instead of their old home at sound stage 21. Sound stage 19 is equipped with fiber and satellite transmission equipment and while it’s larger than sound stage...

TNA announces details for Old School One Night Only PPV

Tommy Dreamer

TNA issued a press release with the details of their upcoming Old School One Night Only pay-per-view, which will be taped from Poughkeepsie, New York, on Monday, December 30. “TNA is ecstatic to bring our first ever pay-per-view event to the great state of New York,” said Andy Barton, Executive Vice President of Live Events. “New York is...

Bully Ray crashes Tommy Dreamer’s HOH event in New York

Bully Ray

Former TNA World champion Bully Ray crashed Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore 3 event yesterday at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York, after Dreamer and Terry Funk defeated X-Pac and Lance Storm in the main event. The surprise appearance car as Dreamer was cutting a promo after the show thanking the fans and ill of a...

Adam “Pac Man” Jones to appear on Impact tomorrow

Impact

The former “world champion” that Dixie Carter has been promoting on social networks that is coming back to Impact this week ended up being Adam “Pac Man” Jones, the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals cornerback. Jones worked for TNA in 2007 when he was on a one year suspension from the NFL although due to contract issues he couldn’t wrestle for...

TNA moves to Sound Stage 19 at Universal Studios Orlando

Impact

TNA’s comeback at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, will begin on November 21 with a live Impact taping and obviously free admission to those who are in the park. The company has been assigned a different sound stage from their previous one, and now they will be taping their Impact shows from Sound Stage 19 and not 21 as they have done in...

Internal memo sent to address TNA sale rumors

TNA

PWInsider.com is reporting that Janice Carter, Dixie Carter’s mother and one of the bosses and owners at TNA’s parent company Panda Energy, has issued an internal memo to address the rumors of TNA being for sale. The memo states that any rumors of Panda Energy attempting to offload their stake in the company are completely false and that they...

Tournament to crown new TNA World champion announced

TNA

During last night’s Impact, TNA President Dixie Carter announced an eight-men tournament to crown the new TNA World champion. The matches will take over the course of the next few weeks. The brackets announced are Jeff Hardy vs Chris Sabin and Bobby Roode vs James Storm with the winners of each match facing each other in a semi-final match. On...

TNA finally takes Hulk Hogan off their website

Hulk Hogan

Almost a month after his TNA contract expired, TNA Wrestling have finally decided to take Hulk Hogan off the ImpactWrestling.com roster page. Hulk Hogan is only seen on the website in past article entries on the website which can be found using the search function. The Hulkster has been teasing a return to WWE and Triple H has told him that the...