Category - TNA

Impact World title situation to be cleared on next week’s show

Alberto El Patron was announced as the new World champion at the end of last night’s Impact Wrestling show however the situation on who the champion really is will be cleared on next week’s episode. While El Patron held the title, cameras showed several TNA officials including new arrival Bruce Prichard discussing the ending of the match...

Impact Wrestling starts a new chapter tonight

“Tonight, a defining moment is upon us. Tonight, a company bound by diversity, embraces the inevitability of change. Tonight is the moment that we begin to prove ourselves all over again.” Those are the words that accompany an brilliantly-produced near 3-minute video showcasing the best moments in TNA history from the very beginning, the...

TNA parent company Anthem S&E begins layoffs at The Fight Network

Last night, The Fight Network MMA reporter and color commentator Robin Black announced on his Facebook that Anthem Sports & Entertainment, the parent company of Impact Wrestling and The Fight Network, has started laying off employees and cutting back on original programming on the Fight Network. “And just like that, life changes. I got a few...

TNA using ‘Make Impact Great’ slogan in social media campaigns

TNA, or should we say, Impact Wrestling, will be using a slogan made famous by Donald Trump to highlight the arrival of the new regime starting with tomorrow’s show. The company is using the hash tag #MakeImpactGreat in its social media campaigns, a take off of Donald Trump’s successful Make America Great Again slogan that catapulted him to...

Alberto El Patron was not first choice for Impact spot

According to multiple sources, Alberto El Patron was not the first choice to challenge Lashley on Thursday’s tapings of Impact. In fact, he wasn’t even the second choice. Drew Galloway was supposed to be the star of the refreshed Impact Wrestling brand and the spot was his. However, the former TNA champion refused the new deal after it was...

Jeremy Borash joins Impact Wrestling commentary team

Longtime TNA employee Jeremy Borash will be joining Josh Mathews on commentary for Impact Wrestling shows starting next week, with the two feuding like Cole and Lawler did over at WWE several years ago. Borash has been working for TNA since the very beginning and had several roles throughout the years and is well-liked by his peers. Mathews...

TNA name “deleted” starting from next week

With a new regime comes a new name…well, sort of! Starting from next week’s Impact, TNA will no longer be TNA as the initials and the Total Nonstop Action name will be dead and buried. Going forward, the company will solely go by the name of Impact Wrestling and the new folks running the show made sure everybody knows that during the tapings...

TNA Knockout Jade departs as well

TNA Knockout Jade, real name Stephanie Bell, has also left TNA, becoming the sixth star to depart the company in a span of a few days. The 27-year-old joined TNA in 2013 but joined full time two years later as part of The Dollhouse. She transitioned to singles competition last year, winning the TNA Knockouts title in a three-way match defeating...

Alberto El Patron makes his Impact Wrestling debut

Alberto El Patron, the former WWE champion known as Alberto Del Rio, made his Impact Wrestling debut last night during the television tapings. Ed Nordholm of Anthem Sports & Entertainment, and the man who is overseeing the new era of the company, tweeted a photo of El Patron and Jeff Jarrett in the middle of the ring during the day, so his...

Bruce Prichard returns to TNA

Ryan Satin of ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that Bruce Prichard has returned to TNA three and a half years after he was released. Prichard will be assuming a backstage role as well as an on-camera role and will start officially with TNA with today’s Impact television tapings in Orlando. He worked for TNA between 2010 and 2013, doing the...

TNA to debut new Impact Wrestling logo

A new logo for Impact Wrestling will debut with tonight’s Impact tapings in Orlando, Florida, and Anthem’s owl from the current logo will be completely gone. The new logo has a redesigned font for the word IMPACT, which is in white, and WRESTLING is in a green font…think Global Force Wrestling logo green! In the background there’s a...

Mike Bennett and Maria also leave TNA

PWInsider.com is reporting that both Mike Bennett and Maria Kanellis have also departed TNA, following the exists of Drew Galloway, Matt Hardy, and Jeff Hardy, and will not be at the Impact television tapings that start tomorrow in Orlando. Both their contracts expired in late 2016 and were working on per-appearance deals according to Mike Johnson...

Who owns the Broken Hardy gimmick?

Ryan Satin of ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that there seems to be a fight on who owns the Broken Matt Hardy gimmick, a gimmick which Matt has created during his time in TNA. TNA says that they own the intellectual property of the gimmick and Matt cannot use it anywhere outside TNA. Meanwhile, Hardy is claiming that while TNA certainly owns...

Jeff Jarrett addresses the recent three departures from TNA

Jeff Jarrett, who is back running things at TNA along with Anthem’s Ed Nordholm, made his first public comments on Twitter regarding the departure of three former TNA champions Drew Galloway, Matt Hardy, and Jeff Hardy. Jarrett said that it’s TNA’s corporate policy not to make any comments on talent contractual matters and wished “nothing...

Matt Hardy confirms TNA exit

Former TNA champion Matt Hardy confirmed that the Hardys are packing their bags and moving out of TNA after an amazing stint that saw the birth of one of the greatest characters in professional wrestling today, the Broken Matt Hardy gimmick. “My stint with @IMPACTWRESTLING was DELIGHTFUL. EXCEPTIONAL talent & locker room. A great...

The Hardys done with TNA

According to multiple sources including PWInsider.com and ProWrestlingSheet.com, Matt and Jeff Hardy are not going back to TNA, refusing to sign a new deal that was only presented to them just days before the contract was set to expire. John Pollock from The Fight Network, the company which shares the same parent company as TNA in Anthem...

Are Matt and Jeff Hardy on the way out of TNA as well?

Drew Galloway might not be the only person on his way out of TNA Wrestling as both Matt and Jeff Hardy have not signed a new deal with TNA just yet. In a post on Twitter, Matt Hardy acknowledged their status by writing, “It shall be an INTRIGUING week for the professional wrestling industry.” TNA returns to do television tapings this week...