Category - TNA

Former WWE EVP joins TNA in same role

TNA

TNA announced today the hiring of John “Big” Gaburick, as the new Executive Vice President of Television Production effective immediately. Gaburick joins TNA after he left WWE last month where he held the same position. He worked for WWE for 13 years and was highly regarded in his position. Long time WWE fans might remember him...

Taz refers to WWE coming “home” in deleted tweet

Taz

Yesterday night, the Twitter feed of TNA announcer Taz was the home of a message that sparked several rumors about a WWE return. “Couple of big wrestling shows in my “hometown” of Brooklyn! #RedHookNearBarclay,” Taz wrote, a message which was then taken down. WWE will roll into the Barclays Center for their first ever...

Sting brings back Main Event Mafia on IMPACT

Sting

TNA Hall of Famer Sting brought back the Main Event Mafia during this week’s episode of IMPACT Wrestling on Spike TV. Sting assembled the band back together to take down the Aces & Eights and the second member of the group was revealed on last night’s show and it was non other than Kurt Angle. TNA taped another TV show after the...

2013 TNA Hall of Fame location revealed

TNA Hall of Fame

The 2013 TNA Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley hotel on October 19, the night before TNA’s biggest pay-per-view of the year, Bound for Glory. The hotel just recently underwent a $9 million renovation and is located on Rio San Diego Drive. This year’s inductee will be Kurt Angle, who...

IMPACT TV report for 06/13/2013

Impact

Impact begins with Hulk Hogan coming to the ring to talk about this year’s Bound for Glory Series. Three participants have already been decided: Samoa Joe, Magnus, and Jay Bradley. The last two winners of the BFG series, Jeff Hardy and Bobby Roode, will automatically qualify for this year’s series; the remaining 7 will be chosen tonight in a...

Mickie James featured on Dr Pepper website

Mickie James

TNA Knockout Mickie James is starring in one of the several “one of a kind” Dr Pepper commercials. James talks about her love of wrestling, horseback riding, and singing during the commercial as well as talking about when she first drank Dr Pepper. She is currently featured on the Dr Pepper website as the June fan and her images are...

Hulk Hogan hints at another in-ring run

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan posted a message on his Twitter account today teasing that he will be lacing up his wrestling boots one more time. “Perfect timing to start serious training again,” Hogan wrote, adding that this would be his “last time around the block” and the intense training will lead to transformation. The former WWE and WCW...

Competitors for this year’s Bound For Glory Series

Mr Anderson

Twelve TNA Superstars will be battling out in the Bound For Glory Series competition with the winner going to face whoever the TNA champion is at the time at this year’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view. The series consists of several matches with winners and losers getting points and at the end of the competition, whoever has scored the most...

Kurt Angle interrupts Rampage Jackson’s TNA debut

Rampage Jackson

The newest member of the TNA roster, Rampage Jackson, made his debut yesterday during the live IMPACT in Duluth, Georgia, in a five minute in-ring segment. Jeremy Borash introduced the former UFC champion who said it’s an honor for him to be here and since he’s from Memphis he was always a wrestling fan. He said he wants to be the best...

IMPACT TV report for 06/06/2013

Impact

Impact begins with Bully Ray walking to the ring to brag about beating all of TNA’s heroes.  Bully Ray defeated Sting at this past Sunday’s Slammiversary to retain the World Title. Bully calls out Dixie Carter and demands to be inducted into the TNA Hall Of Fame. Hogan comes out instead, and Bully calls him “dad.” Hogan...

Sting talks future in TNA and wrestling against The Undertaker

Sting

In an interview with the VOC Nation Radio Network, TNA Hall of Famer and former champion Sting expressed his wish to wrestle the Undertaker, saying that everyone wants to work WrestleMania, even himself. Sting questioned TNA’s intentions when they inducted him in the Hall of Fame, thinking that they sort of want him to retire even though he...

Rampage Jackson to appear on IMPACT live tomorrow

Quinton Jackson

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will make his first TNA appearance tomorrow night live on IMPACT Wrestling which is being held in Duluth, Georgia at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. Spike, TNA, and Bellator held a press conference today to announce more details of the deal between all parties which includes Rampage getting his own TV show on...

TNA announcer Todd Kenely’s services no longer required

TNA

PWInsider.com is reporting that TNA announcer Todd Kenely has been let go and will no longer form part of the announce team. Kenely was hired in October of last year by Eric Bischoff and was added to the Taz and Mike Tenay announce team. Before joining TNA, he worked for NWA Hollywood as a backstage interviewer and then served as the ring...

Former UFC champ Quinton “Rampage” Jackson coming to TNA

Quinton Jackson

TNA Wrestling, Bellator, and Spike TV, today announced that former UFC champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, has signed a multi-year partnership with the three companies. The announcement was made by Kevin Kay, Spike TV President, Bjorn Rebney, Bellator CEO, and Dixie Carter, TNA Wrestling President. The landmark partnership includes...

Slammiversary XI live on pay-per-view tonight

Bully Ray

Live from the Agganis Arena in Boston, Massachusetts, TNA Wrestling presents Slammiversary XI on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Bully Ray vs Sting for the TNA title in a no holds barred match with the stipulation that if Sting loses he can no longer wrestle for the TNA title; AJ Styles vs Kurt Angle; Chavo Guerrero and Hernandez vs...

San Diego to host Bound For Glory 2013 pay-per-view

Bound For Glory

This year’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view will be coming to you live from the Viejas Arena on the campus of San Diego State University in San Diego, California on October 20. This will be the first time that TNA has done a show in San Diego, choosing their biggest pay-per-view of the year for their debut in the city. “I’m really...

IMPACT TV report for 05/31/2013

Impact

Impact begins with a look inside the Aces and Eights Clubhouse. Bully Ray says that AJ Styles is their first order of business tonight. Last week AJ declined an invitation to join Aces and Eights by attacking them with a hammer. D Lo tells Mr. Anderson he’s sorry that his plan to recruit AJ didn’t work out and pats him on the arm...