Category - TNA

Aces & Eights disbands after Bully Ray loses on Impact

Aces & Eights

Aces & Eights are no more thanks to Mr. Anderson, a former member of the group. The group had to disband after Anderson defeated Bully Ray on last night’s Impact with the stipulation that if Anderson loses, he has to leave TNA for good but if Ray loses, the group is no more. The stable made its debut on June 14, 2012, on an episode of...

Kurt Angle to join One Direction for their 1D Day event

Kurt Angle

Former TNA champion Kurt Angle will be joining the popular group One Direction tomorrow for their global 1D Day event. Angle will take part along with other celebrities such as Simon Cowell, Celine Dion, Piers Morgan, Robbie Williams, and others in a seven-hour live stream which will be aired by YouTube.

Sports Illustrated interviews TNA President Dixie Carter

Dixie Carter

TNA President Dixie Carter was interviewed by Sports Illustrated’s Loretta Hunt with the full interview published yesterday on SI.COM. Talking about the somewhat failed experiment of taking Impact on the road, Carter said that they went with the idea that selling up to 2,000 tickets would be good. “We went in with a very conservative...

TNA back in Orlando for Impact tapings

Impact

TNA taped their Impact show at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, yesterday, the first time the company has been back since March 7. Universal Studios moved TNA to sound stage 19 instead of their old home at sound stage 21. Sound stage 19 is equipped with fiber and satellite transmission equipment and while it’s larger than sound stage...

TNA announces details for Old School One Night Only PPV

Tommy Dreamer

TNA issued a press release with the details of their upcoming Old School One Night Only pay-per-view, which will be taped from Poughkeepsie, New York, on Monday, December 30. “TNA is ecstatic to bring our first ever pay-per-view event to the great state of New York,” said Andy Barton, Executive Vice President of Live Events. “New York is...

Bully Ray crashes Tommy Dreamer’s HOH event in New York

Bully Ray

Former TNA World champion Bully Ray crashed Tommy Dreamer’s House of Hardcore 3 event yesterday at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York, after Dreamer and Terry Funk defeated X-Pac and Lance Storm in the main event. The surprise appearance car as Dreamer was cutting a promo after the show thanking the fans and ill of a...

Adam “Pac Man” Jones to appear on Impact tomorrow

Impact

The former “world champion” that Dixie Carter has been promoting on social networks that is coming back to Impact this week ended up being Adam “Pac Man” Jones, the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals cornerback. Jones worked for TNA in 2007 when he was on a one year suspension from the NFL although due to contract issues he couldn’t wrestle for...

TNA moves to Sound Stage 19 at Universal Studios Orlando

Impact

TNA’s comeback at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, will begin on November 21 with a live Impact taping and obviously free admission to those who are in the park. The company has been assigned a different sound stage from their previous one, and now they will be taping their Impact shows from Sound Stage 19 and not 21 as they have done in...

Internal memo sent to address TNA sale rumors

TNA

PWInsider.com is reporting that Janice Carter, Dixie Carter’s mother and one of the bosses and owners at TNA’s parent company Panda Energy, has issued an internal memo to address the rumors of TNA being for sale. The memo states that any rumors of Panda Energy attempting to offload their stake in the company are completely false and that they...

Tournament to crown new TNA World champion announced

TNA

During last night’s Impact, TNA President Dixie Carter announced an eight-men tournament to crown the new TNA World champion. The matches will take over the course of the next few weeks. The brackets announced are Jeff Hardy vs Chris Sabin and Bobby Roode vs James Storm with the winners of each match facing each other in a semi-final match. On...

TNA finally takes Hulk Hogan off their website

Hulk Hogan

Almost a month after his TNA contract expired, TNA Wrestling have finally decided to take Hulk Hogan off the ImpactWrestling.com roster page. Hulk Hogan is only seen on the website in past article entries on the website which can be found using the search function. The Hulkster has been teasing a return to WWE and Triple H has told him that the...

Dixie Carter addresses rumors of TNA sale

Dixie Carter

TNA President Dixie Carter took it to Twitter to acknowledge the rumors about her family looking into selling TNA after several financial problems have hit the company. “Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed” Erica Jong #BlessYourHearts,” Carter wrote, quoting the 71 year old American poet. The Carters hold around 70% stake in TNA with Jeff...

Is TNA looking for new owners?

TNA

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that the Carter family is looking into selling TNA after the bad financial situation that hit the company. The Carter family bought a majority stake of TNA – around 70% – through their company, Panda Energy International, way back in 2002 from Jerry Jarrett. Jeff Jarrett remains a...

TNA announces 4 television and PPV tapings for UK tour

TNA

TNA has announced that all four events which will be part of the 2014 UK tour will be taped for television. The Thursday, January 30 show in Glasgow will be an Impact taping airing on tape delay later in the day on Spike TV. That event will take place at the SSE Hydro. On Friday, January 31, TNA will tape a One Night Only pay-per-view event at the...

Is it the beginning of the end for Eric Bischoff in TNA?

Eric Bischoff

PWInsider.com is reporting that Eric Bischoff was not at the Bound For Glory pay-per-view and did not attend the Impact tapings yesterday, with staff being informed that Bischoff would be “working from home” for TNA. With Hogan out of the picture, this could very well be the beginning of the end as well for Bischoff, who came with Hogan to TNA...

Mr. Anderson returns to Impact and targets Bully Ray

Mr Anderson

Mr. Anderson made his return to TNA Wrestling yesterday during the live Impact tapings, a month and a half after he was laid out by Bully Ray at the end of their last man standing match at the No Surrender-themed Impact. Anderson’s contract with TNA expired in the meantime which is why they had to write him out of story lines but later Anderson...

TNA and Universal Studios back in business

Impact

TNA and Universal Studios are back in business as TNA officially announced that Impact would be returning to its soundstage starting with November 21 with other limited live shows taped on the road. “Universal Studios Florida Production Group is pleased to be TNA Wrestling’s partner as it launches its 24/7 cross-platform initiative ‘Where...

TNA launches ‘Where Action Never Ends’ 24/7 programming

TNA

TNA today announced a new 24/7 cross-platform programming initiative titled, “Where Action Never Ends,” where cameras will be rolling on the TNA superstars at live events, on the road and in their homes, giving viewers the chance to experience IMPACT Wrestling 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Exclusive content will be filmed during the week...

TNA Superstars visit Marine Corps Air Station in Mirmar

TNA

When TNA Superstars and Knockouts were in San Diego for the Bound For Glory weekend, some of them took the trip to the Marine Corps Air Station in Mirmar, California, to meet with the U.S. Marines. A.J. Styles, Jeff Hardy, Brooke, and Gunner posed for photos and signed autographs for the troops at The Great Escape and the Marines were invited to...

AJ Styles vs Bully Ray rematch on Impact this week

Impact

TNA has released footage of its President, Dixie Carter, going nuts backstage after the Bound For Glory pay-per-view, ordering a rematch between AJ Styles and Bully Ray for the TNA World title for this Thursday’s live Impact. This Impact from Salt Lake City, Utah, will have the fallout from Bound For Glory, with Kurt Angle, Sting, and all...