Category - TNA

TNA represented at the TCA Winter Press Tour

TNA

TNA President Dixie Carter along with Ken Anderson and Chris Melendez were at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California, representing Destination America. Deadline.com, which is covering everything that is happening at the press tour reported that one of the questions asked during the TNA panel was if wrestling...

Bobby Lashley regains the TNA World title

Bobby Lashley

TNA crowned a new World champion last night on Impact as Bobby Lashley recaptured the title for the second time. Lashley defeated Bobby Roode in the main event of Impact on Destination America in the third match between the two. The MMA fighter won his first title on June 19 of last year, defeating Eric Young, and then lost it to Roode on the...

Awesome Kong returns to TNA at Impact

Awesome Kong

Kia Stevens, better known to wrestling fans as Awesome Kong and Kharma, made her surprise return on Impact’s first episode on Destination America yesterday. Stevens left TNA back in March 2010 after spending nearly three years with the company and in an interview a couple of years later vowed to never work for TNA Wrestling again. She joined WWE...

Taz starts his new podcast with new CBS website

Taz

Former ECW champion and current TNA Impact color commentator Taz has joined the podcast world with his own new show, titled the Human Podcast Machine. Unlike the majority of wrestling personalities who are signed with the PodcastOne.com platform, Taz went seemingly a step higher, signing with CBS for their new Play.It podcast website. The first...

Kurt Angle ready to return to the ring

Kurt Angle

The Associated Press is running a story promoting TNA’s debut on Destination America tonight and contains comments from Kurt Angle and TNA President Dixie Carter. Perhaps the most interesting part of the story was Kurt Angle revealing that he will be returning to the ring and that is going to be his major announcement tonight. “It looks...

Impact Wrestling debuts on Destination America tonight

Impact Wrestling

It’s a big day for TNA today as tonight Impact Wrestling makes its return and debut on Destination America, the new home of TNA for the next couple of years. TNA has not aired a new show since November, a month before their term on Spike TV expired. But tonight, the company will run in New York for several tapings over a period of three days at...

TNA hypes major announcement by Angle on Impact tomorrow

Impact Wrestling

With just one day away from TNA’s debut on Destination America, the ImpactWrestling.com website is hyping a major announcement from Kurt Angle that will happen sometime during the show. The website says that a series of “closed door meetings” took place at TNA’s headquarters and while nothing was not made public, one thing was announced...

Several talents sign new deals with TNA

Mr Anderson

TNA’s talent relations department has been busy signing up different individuals to new deals now that the future of the company seems to be in better shape of surviving with Discovery Communications’ Destination America airing Impact from this month. After Kurt Angle re-signed with TNA last week, the company announced that Ethan Carter III...

TNA to air Lockdown on Impact instead of pay-per-view

Impact Wrestling

One of TNA’s few remaining pay-per-views, Lockdown, will now be airing as part of Impact with tapings being held on Friday, January 9, at the Manhattan Center in New York. All matches during this broadcast will be inside the 6 sides of steel including the main event known as Lethal Lockdown. The decision to put a former pay-per-view on free...

TNA announces that Kurt Angle has re-signed with the company

Kurt Angle

TNA Wrestling today announced that Hall of Famer and former champion Kurt Angle has signed a new contract with the company. “Kurt Angle’s arrival nearly a decade ago put TNA on the map. Now Kurt leads a fresh, young IMPACT WRESTLING locker room into a whole new era on Destination America,” said TNA President Dixie Carter. “Once Kurt steps...

Dixie Carter to join JR’s podcast on January 6

Dixie Carter

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross announced that TNA President Dixie Carter will be a guest on his podcast on January 6, 2015. Ross recently had his idea of having Mike Tenay join him for the Wrestle Kingdom 9 PPV turned down by TNA and just like in WWE where Vince McMahon has final say, in TNA Carter has the final say in all things related to the...

New TNA web series to debut tomorrow

TNA

TNA today announced that it will launch a web series titled Destination: Home which will air on ImpactWrestling.com for the next few weeks as the company prepares to reboot on Destination America. The synopsis for the show reads, “As IMPACT Wrestling prepares to land on Destination America in 2015, we wanted to spend sometime with the superstars...

Impact Wrestling to start airing on Fridays on Destination America

TNA

TNA’s Impact Wrestling will debut on Destination America with a live broadcast on Wednesday, January 7 from 9PM, with the show taking place at the Manhattan Center in New York City but then the show will permanently move to Friday nights at 9PM EST starting January 16. “A week after the ball drops in New York City, fists will fly as IMPACT...

Dixie Carter unveils new Impact Wrestling logo

Impact Wrestling

TNA President Dixie Carter unveiled the new Impact Wrestling logo that the company will be using once they debut on Destination America in January 2015. Using slightly modified Brawl and BankGothic fonts, the new logo sports silver and blue shades with a silver and blue outlined hexagon in the background representing the six sided ring. The logo...

TNA UK tour changed to all Impact TV tapings

Impact

TNA announced today that their upcoming Maximum Impact tour in the United Kingdom will all be Impact television tapings. With a television deal now in place, TNA can tape television shows weeks ahead of their airing just like they did with Spike and with a healthy crowd expected in the UK it makes sense to turn those non-televised shows into TV...

Josh Mathews to join Taz on commentary on new Impact

joshmathews

There seems to be one notable change to Impact Wrestling when the first-run shows return to its new home, Destination America. Mike Tenay, the long time TNA commentator, will be giving up his spot for the younger Josh Mathews, the former WWE broadcaster who was surprisingly let go earlier this year. Mathews spent 12 years in the WWE and did...