Category - TNA

Chris Melendez announces his departure from TNA Wrestling


TNA star Chris Melendez, the United States Army vet who lost his leg in combat, announced on his Twitter that he has departed TNA Wrestling. “I’ve decided to move on to the next chapter of my life. I learned a lot in & out of the ring. Thank you for the opportunity,” he wrote. “Special thanks to the locker room & everyone that has...

Gail Kim announced as TNA’s newest Hall of Fame inductee

Gail Kim

Gail Kim was announced yesterday as the newest – and first female – inductee into the TNA Hall of Fame. The 39 year old veteran has been working for TNA since 2011 and had her first stint with the company between 2005 and 2008. Prior to joining TNA, Kim worked for WWE between 2002 and 2004 and from 2008 to 2011. While in the WWE she...

TNA barely survives the weekend due to lack of money


In a post first revealed by, TNA Chief Financial Officer Dean Broadhead wrote on his personal Facebook page that TNA nearly went dark this weekend as the company had zero money to pay for the production trucks for Slammiversary or the tapings this week. Broadhead wrote that in a 12 hour window he had to make over 80 phone calls to...

Billy Corgan buying minority stake in TNA Wrestling

Billy Corgan is reporting – citing multiple sources – that Billy Corgan is in the final stages of purchasing a minority stake in TNA Wrestling. The 49 year old frontman of The Smashing Pumpkins currently holds the position of Senior Producer of Creative and Talent Development for TNA, a position he held since joining the company in...

Newest TNA Hall of Fame inductee to be announced tomorrow

TNA Hall of Fame

TNA will reveal its newest Hall of Fame inductee tomorrow during the live Impact episode on POP. Historically TNA revealed the latest inductee during the Slammiversary pay-per-view but yesterday during the show it was announced that the name will be revealed tomorrow. The TNA Hall of Fame currently consists of Sting, Kurt Angle, Jeff Jarrett, Earl...

Slammiversary 2016 pay-per-view results

Bobby Lashley

Here are the results from last night’s Slammiversary 2016 pay-per-view which took place from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Eddie Edwards defeated Trevor Lee, Andrew Everett, and DJ Z in a four way match to become the new TNA X Division champion; The Tribunal defeated Grado and Makable Shera; Sienna defeated Jade and Gail Kim in a triple...

Slammiversary 2016 live on pay-per-view tonight


Live tonight from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, TNA presents Slammiversary 2016 on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Drew Galloway vs Lashley for the TNA World title in a match that must end in either a KO or tapout; Jeff Hardy vs Matt Hardy in a full metal mayhem match; Decay vs The BroMans for the TNA Tag Team titles; Eli Drake...

Maria Kanellis to miss Slammiversary due to broken hand

Bennett Kanellis

Maria Kanellis will not be wrestling at Slammiversary tomorrow due to a broken hand. The self-proclaimed first lady of professional wrestling was scheduled to wrestle Gail Kim on the pay-per-view and it was the second Knockouts match on the card along with Jade vs Sienna for the Knockouts title. Kanellis showed her broken hand in a video on...

Impact rating for 06/07/2016

Impact Wrestling

The Slammiversary go-home edition of Impact on POP did a total of 326,000 viewers, down 20,000 viewers from last week’s show. Late last month Impact did a new record on POP with 359,000 viewers but this is the second week in a row in decline since pulling that number on May 23. (Ratings credit:

New TNA host McKenzie Mitchell debuts on Impact

McKenzie Mitchell

TNA has hired a new host for their television shows, McKenzie Mitchell, a Nashville native who made her debut on last night’s Impact. Before working for TNA, Mitchell worked for NBC’s America’s Got Talent as a personal assistant, talent escort for the 2015 CMT Awards, on-camera reporter for, and is a model signed to Colors...

Impact rating for 05/31/2016

Impact Wrestling

This week’s episode of Impact on POP did 346,000 viewers, slightly down from last week’s 359,000 number but way over what the average has been lately. While last week’s show was the highest rated episode since moving to POP, the May 31 episode was the second most watched. (Ratings credit:

Impact rating for 05/24/2016

Impact Wrestling

TNA Impact on POP did 359,000 viewers yesterday, up significantly from last week’s 311,000 viewers number. The 359K number represents a record for the show on POP as it’s the most viewed episode since TNA moved its flagship program to the network on January 5. (Ratings credit:

TNA once again late in payments to television production crew


James Caldwell of the Pro Wrestling Torch is reporting that TNA TV production crew has not been paid – again – and the company is way behind payments, going back to the January television tapings. Caldwell said that those production members who inquired about payments “have been met with resistance” and then to make matters worse...

Universal Studios to host TNA TV tapings in June


Impact tapings are returning to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, in June starting with the live Slammiversary pay-per-view with four back-to-back TV tapings. After TNA holds their yearly June PPV show on June 12, tapings will commence the next day where two episodes per day will be held through Wednesday, June 15. Tapings will start at 6PM...

TNA loses Saturday morning Impact replay time slot on POP TV

Impact Wrestling

TNA Impact is now airing only once on POP TV after the network dropped the Saturday morning replay from its schedule permanently. Last month POP moved the Impact replay to Saturday morning from Tuesday night immediately following the original broadcast. The move was seen as another nail in the coffin for TNA although those in the company tried to...

Slammiversary 2016 to be held at Universal Studios again


This year’s TNA Slammiversary will be held on Sunday, June 12 and once again TNA will get no gate money for the event as the show has been booked to take place at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Universal Studios also played host to Slammiversary last year after a three year hiatus when TNA took the show on the road, going to Arlington...