Category - TNA

MVP says he has left TNA due to removal of BDC angle

MVP

TNA’s MVP has been posting on his Twitter and Facebook that he is gone from the company following the removal of all BDC footage from upcoming Impact Wrestling shows, a group that he was part of. The issue was because Hernandez, who was brought in after the recommendation of MVP, was unable to appear on TNA due to his contract with Lucha...

TNA to tape Impact from York Fair Grandstand in September

Impact Wrestling

TNA will be taping their flagship show Impact Wrestling in York, Pennsylvania, at the York Fair Grandstand on September 17. Impact will certainly have a different feel that night as this is not your typical arena and while the majority of the seats are covered, those on the field – including the ring – and in the Plaza level will be in...

Kurt Angle rushed to hospital and undergoes emergency surgery

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle is back in hospital following complications from his recent neck surgery that removed a benign tumor. A message posted by Kurt Angle’s management team on his Twitter said that Angle was experiencing severe pain and lost feeling in his extremities yesterday as well as difficulty breathing. His wife rushed the former WWE and TNA...

Bully Ray returns to TNA full time as the new man in charge

Bully Ray

Bully Ray’s one-time appearance with TNA a few months ago has now turned into another full time gig as the former TNA champion was revealed during last night’s Impact to be the new authority figure in TNA. Ray was introduced by TNA President Dixie Carter in front of the whole roster and he said that he is extremely happy to be back in front of...

Kurt Angle undergoes successful neck surgery

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle’s neck surgery was successful and the TNA Hall of Famer and former TNA champion is now in recovery. The surgery was performed by Dr. Jho, the director of the Jho Institute for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery at  Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This is not the first time Dr. Jho performed surgery on...

Kurt Angle undergoing neck surgery next week

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle will be undergoing neck surgery next week to remove a tumor which is benign. The former TNA champion will be out for around a month as he recovers but vows to come back better than ever before. Angle knew about the tumor for quite a while but it’s been bothering him lately which is why he’s undergoing surgery now. Earlier this week...

TNA executive departs after 13 years with company

TNA

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

TNA

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

Ethan Carter 3

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...