Category - TNA

TNA Grand championship tournament participants and rules

TNA

The TNA Grand championship was unveiled during this week’s Impact by TNA President Billy Corgan, kicking off an eight-man tournament to determine the first ever champion. Participating in the tournament are Drew Galloway, Eli Drake, Aron Rex, Eddie Edwards, Jessie Godderz, Braxton Sutter, Mahabali Shera, and Trevor Lee. The first match took...

Impact rating for 09/08/2016

Impact Wrestling

Yesterday’s Impact which featured the Delete or Decay match drew 337,000 viewers, down 14,000 viewers from last week’s show. Compared to the Final Deletion episode which featured the same kind of match between Jeff and Matt Hardy, yesterday’s show had 73,000 less viewers. The show went head to head with NFL on NBC which drew 24 million...

Delete or Decay? Another crazy segment on TNA Impact!

Decay

TNA followed up to the original Final Deletion with Delete or Decay yesterday on Impact, featuring Matt and Jeff Hardy taking on Abyss and Crazzy Steve with Rosemary. The “match,” or better yet, the carefully-crafted action sequence, was taped on Matt Hardy’s lot in North Carolina and just like Final Deletion, Delete or Decay featured lots...

Billy Corgan reveals he’s trying to get 100% ownership of TNA

Billy Corgan

During a Facebook Live broadcast yesterday, new TNA President Billy Corgan announced that he is currently in negotiations to purchase TNA Wrestling from the other stakeholders which include Dixie Carter and Aroluxe Productions. Noting that the process is a bit complicated, he hoped that soon he will be able to run the company completely, both when...

Lashley’s next MMA opponent set for October 21 fight

Bobby Lashley

Current TNA champion Bobby Lashley will be returning to mixed martial arts on October 21 for Bellator at an event held in Memphis, Tennessee. Lashley’s MMA record currently stands at 14-2 and he is currently on a 7-fight winning streak. His last MMA fight was against James Thompson at Bellator 145 in November 2015, a fight he won via TKO...

New X Division and Knockout champions crowned on Impact

Maria Kanellis

Two new champions were crowned on last night’s episode of Impact on POP TV. The first title change came in the X Division when DJ Z defeated Trevor Lee, Andrew Everett, Mandrews, Braxton Sutter, and Rockstar Spud in an Ultimate X match. This is DJ Z’s second reign with the X Division title after winning it for the first time in July 2012. The...

Impact rating for 08/25/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact on POP on Thursday night did a pretty good 373,000 viewers, up 22,000 viewers from the previous week. This was the best number since the July 5 episode which featured the Final Deletion match between Jeff and Matt Hardy. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Impact rating for 08/18/2016

Impact Wrestling

TNA Impact on POP did 355,000 viewers for last night’s show, an increase of 40,000 viewers over last week’s show. The Olympics on NBC did 21.7 million head to head with Impact. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

New TNA title introduced to replace King of the Mountain title

TNA

The King of the Mountain title is officially gone from TNA and the Grand title, a new title for a new division, has been created. The new title will be contested under MMA-type rules, with rounds and judges scoring a match if it goes to distance. To crown the new champion, there will be a tournament with 8 TNA stars who will wrestle in three...

Damien Sandow debuts in TNA as Aron Rex

Aron Rex

TNA’s newest acquisition, Damien Sandow, made his TNA debut last night on Impact under a new name – Aron Rex. The former WWE Superstar cut a “shoot” promo and said that TNA gave him something that others were scared to do: give him a microphone on live television. He skipped the usual talk about glass ceilings and brass rings and...

Damien Sandow signs with TNA, debuting tonight on Impact

Damien Sandow

Aron Haddad, the man better known to wrestling fans as former WWE Superstar Damien Sandow, has signed a TNA deal and will be making his debut tonight on Impact Wrestling. The news came after Rolling Stone debuted a promo video that TNA sent them for distribution hyping up the arrival of a mystery Superstar with his WWE theme song playing in the...

Impact rating for 08/04/2016

Impact Wrestling

TNA Impact on POP did 317,000 viewers on Thursday night for a show headlined by the BFG Playoff finals between Ethan Carter III and Mike Bennett. The show was down 33,000 viewers from last week. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Ethan Carter III becomes number one contender for TNA title

Ethan Carter III

Ethan Carter III earned a TNA title shot at Bound For Glory 2016 after winning last night’s Bound For Glory Playoff finals against “The Miracle” Mike Bennett. The 8-man tournament kicked off on Impact’s July 21 episode, the first show on POP on Thursday nights. The eight Superstars included Matt Hardy, James Storm, Ethan Carter III, Eli...

Impact rating for 07/21/2016

Impact Wrestling

Fans had no problem finding Impact on a different night and an hour earlier as the first Impact on POP on Thursday night did a total of 362,000 viewers, up 4,000 viewers from the previous week. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Lashley wins X Division title, now holds two singles titles

Bobby Lashley

Bobby Lashley made TNA history last night on Impact becoming the first to hold two singles titles after defeating Eddie Edwards to become the new X Division champion and in the process retaining the TNA World title. The match was contested inside the Six Sides of Steel and the only way for the match to finish was via a pinfall or submission. The...

Impact starts on Thursday nights on POP tonight at 8PM EST

Impact Wrestling

With Smackdown moving to Tuesday nights, TNA had to pack and leave and a find a new night for Impact as the last time they went head to head with WWE it did not end up good for them. Tonight, Impact returns on Thursday nights starting at a new time slot of 8PM EST. Since the show made its debut, it went from Saturday to Thursday to Monday to...