Category - TNA

The Wolves vacate TNA Tag Team titles at Impact tapings

The Wolves

TNA returned to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, yesterday to tape a few weeks worth of Impact Wrestling television shows over the next few days. The most notable news from last night’s tapings was the situation involving the tag team champions, The Wolves. One half of the champions, Eddie Edwards, suffered a broken heel last month during...

Matt Hardy signs new full-time deal with TNA

Matt Hardy

TNA announced today that Matt Hardy has signed a full-time deal with the company after working with them on a part-time schedule. In a video posted on YouTube two days ago, Hardy said he was enjoying being his own boss and making a lot of money but 8 months ago TNA came calling again. He worked both indy dates as well as TNA and he was getting...

TNA signs 7-year television deal with India’s Sony SIX

TNA

TNA and Sony SIX in India today announced a very long-term deal which will see Sony SIX exclusively carrying TNA programming until 2022. The partnership also includes a commitment to the discovery and development of talent from the Indian subcontinent to join the TNA roster, following in the footsteps of Mahabali Shera – who last year became...

Co-workers of Samoa Joe react to his TNA departure on Twitter

Samoa Joe

The departure of Samoa Joe from TNA Wrestling led to several of his peers write about him on their Twitter feed today. Leading the compliments was Kurt Angle, a man who had some epic feuds with Joe himself when he arrived in TNA. “To @SamoaJoe – 1 of the very best I’ve ever had the privilege to wrestle. Many Blessings to you and your...

Samoa Joe leaves TNA Wrestling

Samoa Joe

TNA has lost one of its longest serving employees as Samoa Joe announced yesterday that he is no longer working for the company in a short tweet. “I have decided to part ways with @ImpactWrestling. My very best to them moving forward, and my eternal thanks to the fans,” Joe wrote. He did not elaborate further as to why he’s...

Eddie Edwards suffers broken heel at TNA tapings

The Wolves

TNA’s Eddie Edwards is facing a few months on the sidelines after he suffered an apparent broken heel during one of TNA’s One Night Only pay-per-view tapings on Sunday afternoon. Edwards flew back home yesterday missing the last set of PPV tapings and will be getting his injury checked and date set for his surgery. Edwards was wrestling his...

TNA finishes 5 days worth of tapings at Universal today

TNA

TNA wraps up their five day live event set of television tapings at Universal Studios Back Lot Stage 20 tonight with six hours of wrestling. This particular tour was to tape eight special One Night Only pay-per-views as well as Xplosion matches catered for International markets. Each day – except for the first one back on Thursday –...

TNA helps Destination America break several records in January

Impact Wrestling

Destination America issued a press release announcing its best January ever in Primetime household delivery thanks to TNA’s Impact Wrestling. Among the records broken, the Wednesday, January 7 debut show of Impact on the network ranked as the best Wednesday evening in network history for delivery of M25-54. The show also ranked as the 6th most...

Spoilers from the TNA Impact London tapings

Impact Wrestling

W-O reader Ian Hamilton attended the last set of TNA Impact tapings in London yesterday, held at Wembley’s SSE Arena. The company had a very successful tour with packed crowds across all three live events in Glasgow, Manchester, and now London. TNA taped two sets of Impact shows at every stop which is around a month and a half worth of...

TNA wraps up UK tour today with show in London

TNA

TNA wraps up its Maximum Impact 2015 Tour in the United Kingdom tonight with the final set of Impact tapings in London at Wembley. The tour started on Thursday in Glasgow, Scotland, and then moved to Manchester last night, both shows in front of good-sized crowds. This yearly tour is very important to TNA as financially they do pretty well due to...

Drew Galloway debuts on Impact in Glasgow, Scotland

Drew Galloway

Former WWE Superstar Drew Galloway, who used the name Drew McIntyre, made his TNA debut last night in Glasgow, Scotland, during the first stop of the TNA Maximum Impact tour. The Scottish wrestler made his surprise appearance at the Impact tapings and came to the aid of TNA British Boot Camp season 2 competitor, Grado. Galloway had a hoodie on...

TNA makes Impact available online for Canadian viewers

Impact Wrestling

With no television deal in Canada for TNA Wrestling, the company went the only other possible way to deliver Impact Wrestling every week to fans north of the border: online. TNA is now uploading the full episodes of Impact Wrestling every Saturday at 10AM EST on YouTube for Canadian viewers. The shows are not accessible to those who are outside...

TNA to return to Universal Studios for series of TV tapings

TNA

TNA announced yesterday that the company is returning to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, for five days worth of tapings in February, and then back in March and April for seven more days for Impact. TNA will tape a total of nine events over five days at Backlot Stage 20 inside the popular theme park between Thursday February 12 and Monday...

TNA’s Taryn Terrell gets smashed in the face by Will Ferrell

Taryn Terrell

TNA Knockout Taryn Terrell landed herself a spot in the upcoming Will Ferrell movie “Daddy’s Home” and shot her part yesterday during the New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA game at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. Terrell was acting as a cheerleader when Ferrell smashed a basketball in her face and dropped hard on the...

Impact registers better rating in new Friday time slot

Impact Wrestling

TNA Impact on Destination America increased its viewership on week two as it settled into its now permanent Friday night time slot. The show did 387,000 viewers in total for the two hour show, an increase of around 20,000 viewers over last week’s episode. Last week’s episode number was adjusted to around 360,000 from the originally reported...

Josh Mathews takes cheap shot at Jim Ross on Twitter

joshmathews

TNA Impact announcer Josh Mathews took a nasty shot at WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross on Twitter yesterday, a remark which he eventually apologized for, sort of. “Why anyone would say @ufc ‘won’ the night over @nfl is beyond me. Please, stop. It’s not a fair fight. If you are over 60, just go away,” Mathews wrote, referring a comment by...

Gail Kim and Jeff Hardy re-sign with TNA

Gail Kim

John Gaburick, TNA’s Executive Vice President of Creative & Talent Relations announced on his Twitter a couple of new deals TNA have signed with its talent. Those who have re-signed with the company include Kenny King, Manik, Jeff Hardy, and Gail Kim. Kim was working on an event-by-event deal and could have left at anytime but has now opted...