Category - TNA

TNA wraps up UK tour today with Kurt Angle’s last match

Kurt Angle

TNA wraps up its Maximum Impact Tour in the United Kingdom today with one final show in Birmingham at the Barclaycard Arena which will also feature Kurt Angle’s last match in TNA against Bobby Lashley. TNA taped several shows during the tour including Impact, One Night Only pay-per-view and Xplosion matches which will be used in future...

TNA heads to the UK for three day tour

TNA

TNA will start their TNA Maximum Impact UK Tour tomorrow with several Impact tapings set to be held over a period of three days. A Lockdown version of Impact will also be taped while this tour is being billed as the Kurt Angle farewell tour with Angle wrestling his last matches with the company. The tour kicks off on January 29 in Manchester at...

Impact rating for 01/26/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact on Pop continues to grow as the show pulled in 339,000 viewers this week, registering a small but important 18,000 increase from last week’s show. This is the third week in a row that Impact has grown in ratings since moving to Pop after starting at 255,000 viewers in week one. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Jeff Hardy and The Wolves sign new TNA deals

Jeff Hardy

TNA announced that Jeff Hardy and The Wolves – Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards – have signed new deals with the company which will prevent all three from potentially jumping ship. In recent interviews Jeff Hardy has said that a return to the WWE is not impossible and that he would love to main event WrestleMania before he retires. TNA...

TNA acknowledges AJ Styles’ WWE debut

TNA

Just a few days after posting an article on the TNA website about how AJ Styles actually signed a TNA deal in December and then backed out with the help of his lawyer, TNA made a 180 and acknowledged Styles’ debut in WWE on their Twitter. “Congrats to TNA Original @AJStylesOrg on his debut tonight. Wish him all the best,” said a tweet posted...

Impact rating for 01/19/2016

Impact Wrestling

TNA’s Impact Wrestling on Pop kept on increasing in viewership in its third week, with this week’s show getting 321,000 viewers, up from the 288,000 the show did last week. This week’s episode saw a main event featuring a last man standing match between EC3 and Matt Hardy for the TNA title, a match which Hardy won, regaining the TNA title...

Matt Hardy defeats EC3 to become the new TNA World champion

Matt Hardy

There is a new champion in town over at TNA as Matt Hardy regained the title he had to vacate, beating Ethan Carter III during yesterday’s Impact and also turning heel in the process. The two went head to head in a last man standing match with Hardy’s career on the line. The ending came when Tyrus interrupted the count when Hardy was down and...

Kurt Angle’s final opponent in TNA will be Lashley

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle’s final match in TNA will happen on the January 31 Impact Wrestling television tapings from Birmingham, England, with his opponent being former TNA champion Bobby Lashley. The other two matches Angle will be a part of are in Manchester against Drew Galloway and in London against Bobby Roode. Angle will be having his farewell tour in...

Former Tough Enough contestant to debut in TNA as Raquel

Raquel

TNA has uploaded a teaser video of their new Knockout, Raquel, who is former WWE Tough Enough competitor Gabi Castrovinci. The Brazilian born self-employed entrepreneur was the fifth person eliminated from season six of Tough Enough. “I will bring pleasure, I will bring pain,” she says in the video which is shot where she only appears in...

Impact rating for 01/12/2016

Impact Wrestling

This week’s Impact on Pop increased its viewers over last week’s show, getting a total of 288,000, an increase of 35,0000 viewers from its debut episode. While the show is still considerably down from what it used to pull on Spike, any uptick in viewership has to be seen as an improvement towards getting their old audience back. (Ratings...

Spoilers: TNA shoots major angle after One Night Only pay-per-view

TNA

The following news story contains spoilers for an upcoming episode of TNA Impact so if you do not want to read it, please stop right here. After the TNA One Night Only pay-per-view went off the air yesterday, the company taped another match for a future Impact show featuring Matt Hardy and Ethan Carter III for the TNA title, a match which was set...

Jeff Hardy returns to action during Impact tapings

Jeff Hardy

Former TNA champion Jeff Hardy returned to action during the Wednesday night Impact television tapings that will be airing next week on Pop. Hardy has not wrestled for the past 8 months after he suffered a broken leg in a dirt bike accident. Prior to breaking his leg, he and his brother Matt were the TNA Tag Team champions after winning an...

Dixie Carter claims WWE is trying to raid TNA talent

Dixie Carter

The Associated Press covered TNA’s latest reboot on Pop TV with the article picked up by several other news websites. Perhaps the most interesting quotes from the article come from TNA President Dixie Carter, who said that while they’ve always been criticized for taking WWE talent, the roles have now reversed and it’s WWE now trying to raid...

Impact on Pop draws quarter of a million viewers

Impact Wrestling

The first episode of Impact on Pop TV drew in a total of 255,000 viewers, similar to what the show had been doing on Destination America last year. There were two other Best Of shows that have aired on Pop leading up to the official launch and those shows did in the low 100,000 viewers. Apart from changing networks, Impact also moved to Tuesday...

TNA offers James Storm twice the money that WWE did for new deal

James Storm

ProWrestlingSheet.com, ran by a former TMZ reporter, revealed that TNA gave James Storm more than twice the money that WWE offered him to return to the company. WWE apparently gave Storm less than $100,000 a year but TNA – apart from doubling the money – also gave him a portion of merchandise sales for the duration of his new 2 year...

Ethan Carter III regains the TNA World title

Ethan Carter 3

Ethan Carter III regained the TNA World title last night during the first Impact Wrestling television show on Pop TV, defeating Matt Hardy in the final match of the TNA World Title Series. This is the second title reign for Carter, who won the first TNA World title back in June 2015 after defeating Kurt Angle also on Impact. Carter lost his title...