Category - TNA

Christy Hemme hands in her notice

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

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...

Destination America rumored to be ready to drop the axe on TNA

The latest buzz going around today is that Destination America is ready to drop the axe on TNA come September with Discovery Communications opting out of the contract less than a year after TNA made its debut in January of this year. While the final nail-in-the-coffin decision still has not been taken in full, the Observer says that Dixie Carter...

Bischoff/Hervey Enterprises sues TNA for unpaid services

Wrestling website ProWrestling.Net is reporting that Eric Bischoff and Jason Hevery on behalf of Bischoff/Hervey Enterprises and Garett Bischoff have sued TNA Wrestling for $114,500 in unpaid services. According to the lawsuit, TNA owes BHE $101,500 from January through March of this year plus attorney fees. The company had a a contract of...

TNA Impact moving to Wednesdays starting June 3

TNA is moving away from the Friday night television slot as Destination America announced that Impact will be moving permanently to Wednesday nights at 9PM EST starting June 3. Impact moved to Destination America in January of this year and was given the Friday night slot which many in the television industry consider as the death slot since...

TNA adds more Impact tapings at Universal Studios in Orlando

TNA will be recording four days of Impact Wrestling next month as the company returns to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. The free tapings start on June 26 and continue on June 29, June 30, and July 1 with doors opening at 6PM and show kicking off at 7PM. On June 28 TNA will present Slammiversary live on pay-per-view and since it’s held...

TNA taping Destination X themed Impact episode tonight

Destination X, one of the former TNA pay-per-views, will be airing on Destination America on May 22 with the show being taped tonight at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. The show will be a three hour event, marking the first time that Impact will run for three hours since the move to Destination America. The main event will be the TNA World...

Bully Ray returns to TNA as special referee during Impact

Former TNA champion Bully Ray was the mystery referee for last night’s Kurt Angle vs Eric Young title match on Impact. TNA President Dixie Carter hyped up the surprise appearance saying the champion is not currently on its roster. Bully Ray has not wrestled for TNA since late 2014 after he did not renew the contract he was offered. In January...

Former TNA champion to referee tonight’s main event of Impact

Tonight’s Impact will be live-to-tape from Orlando, Florida, at Universal Studios’ Sound Stage 20 and a former champion will be making his return to the company. The former champion will be refereeing the main event which will feature Kurt Angle vs Eric Young for the TNA World Heavyweight title. TNA President Dixie Carter said that the special...

TNA returning to pay-per-view after 8 months with Slammiversary

After an absence of eight months, TNA wrestling will be returning to pay-per-view for Slammiversary, announced for Sunday, June 28. The event is booked to take place at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, and it will be the first live pay-per-view for TNA since the Bound For Glory show in Japan. Bound For Glory was “different” from previous...

Dixie Carter on Steve Austin’s podcast next week

TNA President Dixie Carter will be a special guest on Stone Cold Steve Austin’s podcast next week on PodcastOne. This is not the first time that Austin has landed someone from TNA on his show but this certainly is his biggest “catch.” With rumors of his relationship with WWE being not so great, the timing of this certainly raised some...

Jeff Hardy suffers broken leg in dirt bike accident

It seems like Matt and Jeff Hardy’s reign as TNA tag team champions will be short lived as Jeff Hardy suffered a broken leg yesterday after a dirt bike jump ended badly. The brothers won the tag team titles at the March 16 tapings of Impact which aired on April 17. They defeated The Beat Down Clan, EC3 and Bram, and Bobby Roode and Austin Aries...

TNA couple gets engaged after two months dating

Angelina Love

There’s a new wrestling couple waiting to tie the knot as TNA’s Angelina Love and Davey Richards announced that they are now engaged. Richards was the first one to break the news on Twitter, saying, “I’m officially the luckiest guy in the world. I get my marry my dream girl @ActualALove thanks everyone for the nice words!” Just a few...

Billy Corgan joins TNA’s creative team

In quite a surprising move, TNA today announced that Billy Corgan, founder of the Smashing Pumpkins and creative icon, is joining the company as Senior Producer, Creative and Talent Development, effective immediately. In this position, Corgan will develop characters and create story lines for TNA’s Impact and other programming. “I’ve known...

Lack of payments affecting TNA production crew too

Brian Fritz from The Sporting News is reporting that it’s not just TNA talent that has not been paid, but their production staff, most of who are freelancers, have also not been paid lately. Fritz says that according to one person from the production crew who wished to remain anonymous, they have not been paid yet for the One Night Only PPV...

Carter wishes Taz well after departure from TNA

TNA President Dixie Carter wished Taz well in a message on Twitter after he announced his departure from the company. “You are such a talent, an amazing family man and a legend inside the ring @OfficialTaz. Wish you all the very best always,” Carter wrote. Other TNA talents also chimed in and wished Taz luck wherever he might end up. The man...

Taz officially gone from TNA Wrestling

Taz is officially gone from TNA Wrestling as he announced his departure on his Twitter, ending a few days of speculation over his future after he refused to go to work since he wasn’t getting paid. “Like to thank TNA Wrestling for the opportunity to apply my craft for past several years. Best wishes to them in the future,” Taz wrote. “A...