Category - TNA

Aaron Rex departs Impact Wrestling

Aaron Stevens, the man who most recently was known as Aaron Rex announced that he is no longer working for Impact Wrestling. Rex, who wrestled in WWE as Damien Sandow, joined TNA in August 2016 and then disappeared for a month in December before resurfacing in January of this year using a new Liberace-inspired gimmick, wearing a fur coat, rings on...

Jeff Jarrett and Dixie Carter react to Hardys’ return to WWE

Impact Wrestling’s Jeff Jarrett tweeted his congratulations to Jeff Hardy for his return to the WWE and Raw Tag Team title win at last night’s WrestleMania but left Matt Hardy out of the congratulatory message. “Could not be more happier for my friends @JEFFHARDYBRAND n @BethBrittHardy_ … Super, super congrats,” he wrote. The second...

Alberto El Patron pulls out of all WrestleCon appearances

Impact Wrestling’s Alberto El Patron has pulled out from all his scheduled appearances at WrestleCon during WrestleMania weekend due to the issues going on right now with his fiancee Paige. Prime Time Appearances, which was acting as the promoter for El Patron during WrestleCon, announced the news yesterday on Twitter. In a statement, El Patron...

Karen Jarrett returns to Impact Wrestling

Karen Jarrett, the wife of Jeff Jarrett, made her return to Impact Wrestling on last night’s broadcast on POP TV. Jarrett was unveiled as the woman that everyone had been referring to as “she.” This is her third return to the company, having previously returned in 2011 along with her new husband Jeff, then appearing again on Impact in 2015...

Impact Wrestling teams up with ITV to bring back WOS Wrestling

ITV Studios Entertainment announced today that it has teamed up with Impact Wrestling to bring WOS Wrestling back to ITV, with an initial commission for a 10-part series. The commission from ITV’s Helen Warner follows a successful one-off-special, which aired on New Year’s Eve 2016. The Executive Producers for ITV Studios are Tom McLennan and...

Impact Wrestling execs in Mexico for Lucha Libra AAA deal

Jeff Jarrett, Ed Nordholm, Jeremy Borash, Karen Jarrett, and Rafael Morffi were all in Mexico over the weekend to iron out a new deal with Lucha Libre AAA and watch the Rey De Reyes show. “Building bridges. Our alliance with AAA will bring the best of both promotions together,” said Nordholm, who is the Executive Vice President of Anthem...

Impact Wrestling launches new website

Impact Wrestling finally launched a brand new website to replace their old, dated website that was rarely updated. The blue, black, and green-themed website features five main sections – roster, live events, latest videos, news, and an online shop. The website is also customizable if you create an account, allowing you to choose your...

LAX returns to Impact Wrestling

The The Latin American Xchange faction, or better known as LAX, returned to Impact last night with their manager Konnan and attacked Decay. Konnan put Impact on notice as he said LAX is back and they’re “serious as a late period!” The group has not been on TNA television since 2010 and this time around LAX consists of Homicide, Angel Ortiz...

Impact rating for 03/09/2017

A new regime brought in same ratings for Impact Wrestling, as the much hyped first show under Anthem’s and Jarrett’s direction actually drew less than last week’s show. The March 9 episode of Impact had 292,000 viewers on POP, down 3,000 viewers from last week’s episode. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Impact World title situation to be cleared on next week’s show

Alberto El Patron was announced as the new World champion at the end of last night’s Impact Wrestling show however the situation on who the champion really is will be cleared on next week’s episode. While El Patron held the title, cameras showed several TNA officials including new arrival Bruce Prichard discussing the ending of the match...

Impact Wrestling starts a new chapter tonight

“Tonight, a defining moment is upon us. Tonight, a company bound by diversity, embraces the inevitability of change. Tonight is the moment that we begin to prove ourselves all over again.” Those are the words that accompany an brilliantly-produced near 3-minute video showcasing the best moments in TNA history from the very beginning, the...

TNA parent company Anthem S&E begins layoffs at The Fight Network

Last night, The Fight Network MMA reporter and color commentator Robin Black announced on his Facebook that Anthem Sports & Entertainment, the parent company of Impact Wrestling and The Fight Network, has started laying off employees and cutting back on original programming on the Fight Network. “And just like that, life changes. I got a few...

TNA using ‘Make Impact Great’ slogan in social media campaigns

TNA, or should we say, Impact Wrestling, will be using a slogan made famous by Donald Trump to highlight the arrival of the new regime starting with tomorrow’s show. The company is using the hash tag #MakeImpactGreat in its social media campaigns, a take off of Donald Trump’s successful Make America Great Again slogan that catapulted him to...

Alberto El Patron was not first choice for Impact spot

According to multiple sources, Alberto El Patron was not the first choice to challenge Lashley on Thursday’s tapings of Impact. In fact, he wasn’t even the second choice. Drew Galloway was supposed to be the star of the refreshed Impact Wrestling brand and the spot was his. However, the former TNA champion refused the new deal after it was...