Category - TNA

Impact parent company Anthem files for “Broken” trademarks

Anthem Sports and Entertainment have filed for trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for Broken Matt, Broken Brilliance, and Brother Nero, as the legal fight with the Hardys intensifies. Anthem, through TNA Entertainment LLC, filed for these trademarks on April 28 and they are listed as “live” on the USPTO website. Matt...

Impact rating for 05/04/2017

Impact Wrestling on POP last night drew 260,000 viewers, up 5,000 viewers from last week’s show. The NBA Playoffs once again dominated the night, taking a small chunk of the usual Impact audience. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Impact rating for 04/27/2017

Impact Wrestling on POP did a total of 255,000 viewers, down 65,000 viewers from last week’s show and the second lowest rated show of 2017. The combination of the NBA Playoffs and the NFL Draft did not help, taking a good percentage of the audience. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Big Poppa Pump Scott Steiner returns to Impact Wrestling

Sound the alarms and take cover as one of the most controversial wrestlers has made his in-ring return at Impact last night. Former WCW champion Big Poppa Pump Scott Steiner showed up at the television tapings and will also be at the Slammiversary pay-per-view. Steiner has not worked for Impact since 2012, which was his second stint with the...

Matt Sydal returns to Impact Wrestling after 12 years

Following the return of Low Ki to Impact Wrestling, another former star made his return during the television tapings this weekend. Matt Sydal, formerly known as Evan Bourne in WWE, returned to Impact 12 years after his last outing in the company then known as TNA. His first run in TNA only lasted a year and was mainly used as an enhancement...

Low Ki returns to Impact Wrestling, wins X Division title

Former 3-time X Division champion Low Ki returned to Impact during last night’s episode as the surprise sixth entrant in a match for the X Division title. Low Ki’s return was a very successful one as by the end of the match, he walked out of the six-sided ring with the gold, beating Andrew Everett, Sonjay Dutt, Dezmond Xavier, Suicide, and...

Impact returns on UK television screens tonight

After an absence of three months, Impact Wrestling returns on television screens in the United Kingdom tonight on Spike UK starting at 9PM GMT. The deal includes new episodes of Impact premiering less than 24 hours after the broadcast airs in the United States on POP as well as Impact pay-per-views, One Night Only specials, and Xplosion, which...

New set of Impact tapings in Orlando kick off tonight

Impact Wrestling will be holding a fresh set of television tapings starting tonight with a live-to-tape Impact that will air tonight “live” on POP TV. Tonight’s taping kicks off four days of hard work for the crew who will be filming several episodes of Impact on Soundstage 20 that will run on TV over the next several weeks. Multiple tapings...

Anthem ordered to pay over $330,000 for previous TNA lawsuit

PWInsider.com is reporting that production company Audience Of One Productions will be paid $336,602 by Impact Wrestling after the company admitted in court that it breached their deal. Originally, AO1 sued the-then TNA for $222,123 plus interest back in September 2015 along with their Chief Financial Officer Dean Broadhead and Aroluxe Marketing...

Alberto El Patron calls WWE racists in another Periscope video

Alberto El Patron went off again in a rant on Periscope, blasting his former employer while his fiancee – and a current employee of his former employer – shot the video by his side. “I hope you guys watch Impact Wrestling. What a great show, right baby,” Alberto asked as Paige said “Yes.” He then continued, “They don’t...

Impact rating for 04/06/2017

Impact Wrestling on POP TV this week drew a total of 309,000 viewers, up 12,000 viewers from the previous show. It was the third highest rated Impact of 2017 so far. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

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...