Category - TNA

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...

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...

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

Impact Wrestling

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

Eric Bischoff

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

Impact Wrestling

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

Impact Wrestling

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

TNA

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...