Category - TNA

New TNA champion to be crowned on first live Impact on Pop

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The new TNA World champion will be crowned on the first episode of Impact Wrestling on Pop on January 5 live from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The semi finals and final of the TNA World Title Series will be taking place on the same broadcast as TNA moves to a network which has almost the same reach of Spike TV. Ever since moving to Destination...

TNA launches ‘The Asylum Years’ weekly show on YouTube

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TNA launched a new one hour show yesterday titled The Asylum Years that will then air every Thursday night at 7PM EST exclusively on YouTube. The show will relive the “foundation on which Impact Wrestling was built on” at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds near TNA’s headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee. “We will start from the very beginning...

Matt Hardy hospitalized and receives 38 stitches to the head

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TNA’s Matt Hardy was hospitalized last night and needed 38 stitches to close a head wound after he was on the receiving end of a nasty guitar shot. Hardy, who was WrestleCade’s champion, lost the title to Jeff Jarrett at the WrestleCade IV event in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The 41 year old was admitted to a hospital and kept overnight for...

TNA World Title Series round of 16 matches revealed

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The round of 16 matches in the TNA World Title Series tournament were revealed which include two male on female matches. The 8 matches are Davey Richards vs Bram, Mahabali Shera vs Eli Drake, Lashley vs Drew Galloway, Gail Kim vs Tigre Uno, Ethan Carter III vs DJZ, Eric Young vs Kenny King, Bobby Roode vs Matt Hardy, and Awesome Kong vs Jessie...

Kurt Angle to retire after TNA UK tour in January

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle has announced that the upcoming TNA Maximum Impact Tour in the United Kingdom in January will be his retirement tour. “Good things come to an end and my career is coming to an end. I’ve had a great career, I’ve enjoyed every single second of it from WWE to TNA. I’m just glad I’m going to do it here in the UK,” Angle said...

TNA’s tour of India postponed for 2016

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TNA and Multi Screen Media announced that the TNA tour of India has been postponed and will be scheduled for an unspecified date in 2016. There were supposed to be three live events in Mumbai on December 2, 3, and 4, with the last show being a One Night Only show broadcasting live in India. “The postponement is primarily due to logistical issues...

Additional details on the television deal between TNA and Pop

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Ryan Satin from Pro Wrestling Sheet is reporting that TNA is not footing the bill for airtime on their new home Pop TV as it was being speculated. Rumors were that TNA paid Pop TV for the airtime with TNA then trying to get back their money by selling their own advertising that would air during the two hour Impact broadcast. Satin says that TNA...

Pop to become TNA Impact’s 4th home in 12 years

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With TNA’s move to Pop, the company has now been on four different networks since it started operating a weekly television series. TNA started on Fox Sports Net in 2004 before it moved to Spike TV in 2005. The 9 year relationship with Spike ended this year and TNA moved its flagship television program to Destination America, a largely unknown...

TNA moving to Pop TV from January 2016

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TNA Wrestling will be leaving Destination America and will be debuting on Pop TV on January 5, 2016. The deal kicks off with a live two-hour broadcast and Impact will then start airing every Tuesdays at 9PM EST. “Wrestling has been a fan-fueled staple since the ’50s and continues to be some of the most watched, appointment-tune content in all...

Brooke Adams leaves TNA Wrestling

Brooke Adams

Former TNA Knockouts champion Brooke Adams posted a tweet yesterday with a photo of herself along with Gail Kim, Velvet Sky, Madison Rayne, Angelina Love, and Christy Hemme, pretty much announcing that she’s leaving TNA Wrestling. “I’m really going to miss these girls. Lots of laughs, cries, jokes, miles, fights, and love. #NextChapter...

Bobby Lashley’s MMA fight grabs Bellator’s biggest audience

Bobby Lashley

Former TNA champion and current MMA fighter Bobby Lashley has been Bellator’s biggest ratings grabber according to a report on MMAFighting.com. Noting the 814,000 viewers that tuned in to watch this past Saturday’s Bellator MMA event on Spike, MMAFighting.com says that the peak rating during the show came in for the Bobby Lashley vs James...

Kurt Angle posts photo with Booker T in Los Angeles

Kurt Angle

The speculation of who the mystery opponent for John Cena’s United States title is got hotter after earlier today, TNA Hall of Famer Kurt Angle posted a photo of his Instagram in Los Angeles along with WWE commentator Booker T. “Great catching up with my good friend Booker T in LA this weekend. Awesome memories,” Angle wrote, adding the...

TNA reinstates Bram after charges are dropped

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TNA has reinstated Thomas Latimer, better known to fans as Bram, after he was suspended indefinitely this past August. A statement from TNA published by John Gaburick on his Twitter states that Bram is now immediately reinstated to his contract and the TNA roster following resolution of legal matters related to the domestic dispute charges brought...

TNA and Sony SIX announce three live events in India

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TNA and Sony Six in India announced the first ever live international televised event from the country as well as a partnership with Dalip Singh, the man formerly known as The Great Khali, for a talent search to find the next Indian wrestling star. TNA will present three live events in Mumbai on December 2, 3, and 4, with the last show being a One...

TNA cancels upcoming Hardcore Halloween Tour live events

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TNA has canceled the four scheduled live events which were set for later this month as part of the Hardcore Halloween Tour according to the Ticketmaster.com website. The October 29 show in Thibodaux, Louisiana, the October 30 show in New Orleans, Louisiana, the October 31 show in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the November 1 show in Biloxi...