Category - TNA

Anthem rebranding Impact Wrestling to Global Force Wrestling

The Tennessean newspaper is reporting that Impact Wrestling will be officially dead this coming Sunday as Anthem Sports and Entertainment will rebrand the company to Global Force Wrestling, the company that Jeff Jarrett founded after he left TNA. Earlier this week, Anthem announced that it has acquired Global Force Wrestling from Jeff Jarrett...

Impact rating for 06/29/2017

The Slammiversary go-home edition of Impact drew 268,000 viewers, down 74,000 viewers from last week’s show. This was the least-viewed Impact since the May 4 episode. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Another international tag team announced for Slammiversary match

Impact Wrestling today announced that Naomichi Marufuji and Taiji Ishimori will team up to be part of the fatal 4-way tag team match for the Impact Tag Team titles at Slammiversary. The Pro Wrestling NOAH stars will face LAX and El Hijo del Fantasma and Drago from Lucha Libre AAA in Mexico, and Laredo Kid & Garza Jr. “It’s an honor to...

Anthem Sports & Entertainment acquires Global Force Wrestling

Anthem Wrestling Exhibitions LLC, a subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. and parent company of Impact Wrestling, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling. Jeff Jarrett, the founder of both Impact Wrestling and Global Force Entertainment, will join Anthem Wrestling...

El Hijo del Fantasma and Drago to wrestle at Slammiversary 2017

Impact Wrestling today announced that Lucha Libre AAA stars El Hijo del Fantasma and Drago will be participating at the upcoming Slammiversary pay-per-view on July 2. El Hijo del Fantasma and Drago will team up to take on the current Impact Tag Team champions Latin American Xchange and still to be announced two other teams from two international...

Impact rating for 06/22/2017

Impact this week drew 342,000 viewers, another solid number and a 15,000 increase from last week’s show. It’s also the second most-watched Impact of 2017 so far, trailing only the March 16 episode which had 344,000 viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Three Impact Wrestling producers fired

Impact Wrestling has fired Shane Helms, Al Snow, and Pat Kenney from their roles of producers as more cost-cutting measures are implemented following the takeover of Anthem Sports and Entertainment. All three have been flooded with messages of appreciation from their now former co-workers. Helms had been working with Impact since 2015 while Snow...

Broadcast team announced for Slammiversary 2017

Impact Wrestling has selected longtime collaborator Don West and MLB/NHL announcer Robert Flores to be the commentary team for the upcoming Slammiversary pay-per-view which takes place on July 2. The press release, issued strangely enough through the Global Force Wrestling PR team – says that West will be making a one-night return to the...

Impact rating for 06/08/2017

Impact on POP did a total of 318,000 viewers last night, up 31,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. It’s also the most-viewed show since the April 20 broadcast. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Impact to hold first house show in two years this August

Impact Wrestling will hold its first non-televised live event in nearly two years this coming August in Staten Island. The show will be held on August 5 at the Richmond County Ball Park and tickets go on pre-sale on June 7 at 10AM, followed by a general sale on June 9 at 10AM. Ticket prices are $25, $40, $50, $60, and $70. The two highest priced...

Impact rating for 06/01/2017

Impact Wrestling on POP did a total of 287,000 viewers on Thursday night, down 18,000 viewers from last week. Next week’s show will start a 4-week run from India. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Nearly two dozen Impact talent make overseas trip to India

PWInsider.com is reporting that 22 Impact Wrestling stars are currently in India to participate in the television tapings which are set to take place tomorrow and Wednesday at the Reliance MediaWorks Studios in Mumbai. The talent who will be appearing in the four weeks worth of television tapings are Alberto el Patron, Allie, Bobby Lashley...

Impact Wrestling stars on the way to India for television tapings

The stars of Impact Wrestling are on the way to India as they prepare for two days of television tapings in Mumbai on March 30 and 31. These episodes will be airing in the four weeks leading up to the Slammiversary show in June. This tour was supposed to take place last year and is part of a contractual obligation with their broadcast partner Sony...