Category - TNA

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

TNA

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...

TNA shows to stop airing in Australia on June 30

Impact Wrestling

TNA fans in Australia will be losing Impact Wrestling and pay-per-views at the end of this month as broadcaster Main Event announced on its website that it will stop all TNA shows on June 30. “After a long and fruitful relationship, it is with regret that Main Event and TNA Wrestling are ending their relationship. The last episode of IMPACT...

King of the Mountain match returning at Slammiversary

Slammiversary

After being shelved for six long years, the King of the Mountain match will return to TNA at Slammiversary, TNA’s first pay-per-view event of the year 2015. The King of the Mountain match consists of 5 individuals who begin ineligible to win. In order to become eligible one must score a submission or pinfall where falls count anywhere. Once...

TNA’s Slammiversary to air live in the UK and France

Slammiversary

TNA Wrestling today announced that the upcoming Slammiversary pay-per-view will be airing live in the United Kingdom and France as well. This will be the first time ever that a TNA pay-per-view is broadcast live across the pond. In the UK, Slammiversary will air on Challenge TV at 1AM on the morning of Monday, June 29 with a repeat on July 1 at...

TNA statement on the death of Dusty Rhodes

TNA

TNA Wrestling issued a statement on their website about the passing of WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes. “We at TNA are saddened by the news of the passing of a legend, Virgil Runnels, known to the world as “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes has passed away at the age of 69,” the statement reads. “Dusty was with TNA from 2003 to 2005 and...

Mickie James remains alive in the world of TNA

Mickie James

After the weird angle that aired on Impact showing James Storm pushing Mickie James down on a train track, ImpactWrestling.com continued playing the storyline at least confirming that James is “not dead.” When Storm pushed her he said it was “a long way down” while laughing and following the show Mickie was tweeting in third person for...

Did TNA just kill off Mickie James?

Mickie James

Mickie James was apparently “killed off” (!?!?) last night on Impact during a segment with James Storm at a train station. First, Mickie and James have a conversation on a couch where he asks her to join him on his journey and be a part of The Revolution. Mickie says she’s sorry that he “misread this” and they’re just friends. Storm...

TNA extend television deal in Italy

TNA

TNA announced today that it has signed an extension to their television deal in Italy with Nuvolari TV. The agreement will cover broadcast rights in Italy, Vatican, San Marino, Malta, Capodistria, Principality of Monaco and Italian speaking Switzerland. Impact will air on Thursday nights at 9PM with repeats on Sundays at 11PM. Nuvolari will also...

Dixie Carter addresses staff and talent in a conference call

TNA

TNA President Dixie Carter held a conference call with talent and staff yesterday that lasted well over an hour, addressing several issues that the company has right now. PWInsider reports that Carter denied the cancelation rumors and said they have plans beyond 2015 and that involves Destination America. She did reveal that their broadcast...

Memo from Destination America to staff shows no TNA past September

TNA

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer released the memo that was sent by Destination America to its staff regarding not renewing TNA Impact Wrestling once October 2015 rolls around. TNA President Dixie Carter issued a strong denial regarding the rumors and said she would take legal action against those who keep fabricating lies about them and...

Dixie Carter holding conference call today with talent and staff

Dixie Carter

Industry insiders are reporting that Dixie Carter will be holding a conference call with TNA talent and staff today to address several items including the cancellation rumors and most likely today’s announcement of Ring of Honor joining the Destination America lineup. MVP noted on Twitter that no one was notified about the ROH show coming to...

Christy Hemme hands in her notice

Christy Hemme

PWInsider.com is reporting that TNA Knockout Christy Hemme has given her notice to management and will be wrapping up her duties soon. Hem joined TNA in 2006 and made her debut at Lockdown that year. She went from host to wrestler, to backstage interview and then ring announcer before also joining the TNA creative team in 2014. Prior to joining...

Josh Mathews blasts WWE for their “hypocrisy” on Samoa Joe

joshmathews

Former WWE announcer and current TNA Impact commentator Josh Mathews blasted WWE for their “hypocrisy” in a Twitter message after Samoa Joe made his debut on NXT. “How did the @WWENXT announcers know who @SamoaJoe was if we are #obscurity in their world? Sick of hypocrisy,” Mathews said. WWE does not acknowledge TNA on television and they...