Category - TNA

Zema Ion diagnosed with appendicitis and colon tumor

Zema Ion

TNA’s Zema Ion was rushed to a hospital two days ago and had to undergo surgery to remove his appendix yesterday according to a post on his Facebook account. Ion wrote on his Twitter that he’s been sick for a few days thinking he got some kind of food poisoning since he had been “hugging the toilet” vomiting. Eventually...

Dixie Carter open for TNA/WWE crossover event

Dixie Carter

While she was in the UK just recently, TNA President Dixie Carter did an interview with entertainment website Digital Spy to discuss the upcoming TNA tour in the UK in 2014 and an idea that will probably never happen. Carter said that she would be open to hold a TNA/WWE crossover event although she doesn’t think that WWE shares her...

IMPACT TV report for 05/17/2013

Impact

Impact begins with Hulk Hogan walking to the ring. Hogan is shocked at how wild Hulkamania is running here in Tupelo. I don’t suffer from Hulkamania, so I’m always a little shocked when it runs wild. Hogan is also shocked that AJ Styles walked out on TNA last week. So Hogan has decided to make a match between AJ Styles and Kurt Angle...

Aries fined and apologizes to Christy Hemme over incident

Austin Aries

TMZ.COM is reporting that former TNA champion Austin Aries was hit with a big fine from TNA for shoving his crotch into Christy Hemme’s face last week during the live IMPACT following an honest mistake by the ring announcer. Hemme mistakenly called Aries and Storm as Kazarian and Daniels during their entrance, and Aries followed by cornering...

Dixie Carter addresses Aries/Hemme incident from IMPACT

Austin Aries

TNA President Dixie Carter addressed the incident between Austin Aries and Christy Hemme from last week’s IMPACT on her Twitter today saying that the issue was taken seriously and handled immediately. “TNA has ZERO tolerance for inappropriate behavior,” Carter wrote on Twitter. Last week, Hemme introduced Aries and his partner Bobby...

TNA press conference in Las Vegas today at 1PM EST

Hulk Hogan

TNA is in Las Vegas today to hold a press conference at 1PM EST with Hulk Hogan, Jeremy Borash and Kenny King appearing for an announcement. LVCVA Host Committee Chairman Oscar B. Goodman as well as execs from the Orleans Arena will be in attendance as well as TNA announces that IMPACT Wrestling will be coming to Sin City on June 29 for tapings at...

James Storm to undergo MRI for possible hernia injury

James Storm

Former TNA champion James Storm was injured on Thursday’s IMPACT episode while refereeing the tag team match of Austin Aries and Bobby Roode versus Daniels and Kazarian. According to doctors, Storm has suffered a torn lower abdomen and ligament damage and will be going back again on Wednesday for an MRI to check if he has a hernia injury as...

Abyss makes surprise return on IMPACT

Abyss

The character of Abyss made a surprise return on IMPACT Wrestling this week, joining number one contender Sting and Kurt Angle to take on Bully Ray, Devon, and Mr. Anderson in the main event of the TNA show. Abyss – played by Chris Parks – last appeared on TNA television at the Genesis pay-per-view in January of last year where he was...

IMPACT TV report for 05/10/2013

Impact

Impact begins with Sting and Kurt Angle making their way to the ring. Sting grabs the mic first and puts over Angle; Angle calls out AJ Styles. AJ comes out and gets a little bit of “good cop bad cop” from Angle and Sting. Angle is sick of AJ refusing to take a side, and Sting is trying to get Kurt to calm down and coax AJ into...

TNA joins YouTube’s subscription-based channels

TNA

WWE didn’t take YouTube’s subscription-based channel offer, but TNA Wrestling was ready to jump in and fill the wrestling void. Joining UFC, Cars.TV, National Geographic, 50 other companies, the TNA channel will be available for $4.99 a month and features the majority of the TNA pay-per-view library and DVD releases. Additional titles...

IMPACT moving back to 9PM time slot on May 30

Impact

TNA’s flagship television show IMPACT will be moving back to its original time slot of 9PM EST starting on May 30. The big news was announced by TNA President Dixie Carter on Twitter earlier today. It was on May 31, 2012, that Spike and TNA agreed to move IMPACT an hour earlier to kick off at 8PM EST, a move which didn’t bring much...

IMPACT TV report for 05/03/2013

Impact

Impact begins with Hulk Hogan coming to the ring and calling out Sting. Hogan apologizes to Sting for pushing him away when he should have been pulling his friends in closer. Sting and Hogan shake hands and make up. Matt Morgan comes to the ring to confront Hogan and Sting. Morgan is angry because he thinks Hogan is going to make Sting the #1...

IMPACT to air live in the UK on January 30 from Scotland

Impact

TNA President Dixie Carter announced today while in Glasgow, Scotland, that TNA will be broadcasting its first ever live TV show from outside the United States in 2014. The important date to mark down is January 30, 2014, with the live show taking place at The Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. “It’s historical for a number of reasons. One...

Dixie Carter in the UK for TNA tour launch party

Dixie Carter

TNA President Dixie Carter is currently in the United Kingdom and earlier today hosted a TNA Tour Launch Party in London. Carter will also be holding a special meet & greet and Q&A with fans in Glasgow, Scotland, on Thursday May 2 at 5:30PM at The Clyde Auditorium. The event is free for everyone to attend. TNA will do their yearly Maximum...

TNA hires WWE veteran to handle live event marketing

TNA

TNA has hired WWE veteran Rafael Morffi who will be helping out with the TNA live events following the departure of two key officials from the company. The news was delivered by Eric Bischoff, who welcomed Morffi with a message on his Twitter account. “Big welcome to Rafael Morffi to the team. Worked with him at WWE while I was there and...

TNA launches Knockouts website

Christy Hemme

TNA has launched the Knockouts stand alone website today featuring nine of the sexiest and talented females in professional wrestling. The “dare to be” inspired website showcases Christy Hemme, Taryn Terrell, Miss Tessmacher, Gail Kim, Tara, Mickie James, ODB, SoCal Val, and Velvet Sky, with some pretty smoking hot photo galleries and...

IMPACT to air from the USF Sun Dome in Tampa in May

Impact

TNA Wrestling announced that IMPACT will be coming to Hulk Hogan’s home town of Tampa, Florida, for two tapings on Thursday, May 23. IMPACT will be airing live from the USF Sun Dome in Tampa and the announcement was made by USF’s newest head football coach Willie Taggart and the General Manager of the USF Sun Dome Trent Merritt at the...

TNA to launch new Knockouts website on April 25

Velvet Sky

TNA will be launching the new Knockouts website this coming Thursday showcasing the beautiful women who wrestle for the company. The theme of the website will be “dare to be” as the preview video for the site has Knockouts saying what they dare to be – glamorous, extraordinary, feisty, and strong. TNA currently has 11 Knockouts...

IMPACT TV report for 04/18/2013

Impact

TNA begins with a recap of the title match between Bully Ray and Jeff Hardy last week. In the back, Garrett Bischoff and Wes Brisco assure Devon that they can take care of Kurt Angle tonight. Wes and Garrett will be facing Angle in a handicap match, but Devon wants to make sure they don’t take him lightly. They seem over confident, Devon...

TNA BaseBrawl events in West Virginia and Kentucky in June

TNA

TNA announced two BaseBrawl events for June at minor league baseball parks in West Virginia and Kentucky. On June 14, TNA Superstars will be at the Appalachian Power Park in Charleston, West Virginia starting at 7:30PM. Tickets for this show went on sale last Friday at wvpower.com starting at $15. On June 15, Lexington, Kentucky, will host TNA at...