Category - TNA

TNA UK tour changed to all Impact TV tapings

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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

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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...

Last four episodes of Impact on Spike announced

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TNA Wrestling issued a press release today announcing the final four episodes of Impact on Spike. All four episodes will be ‘Best Of’ shows, highlighting the best of the year 2014 and the greatest moments in TNA history, including matches and footage seen for the first time on Spike. On December 3 and 10, Impact will be showcasing the best of...

First TNA TV tapings for Impact on Destination America announced

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TNA today announced the first television tapings for the new Impact Wrestling on Destination America, which will take place in New York City. The company will tape for three straight nights starting on January 7 from the Manhattan Center with tickets going on sale on Friday, December 5, at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will start at $20 each. “With...

No television home for Impact in Canada yet

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When TNA finally signs off Spike for good come Christmas Eve, fans in Canada will be left without their Impact fix starting January 2015. Currently, Impact airs on Spike as well in Canada but with the move to Destination America, things will change, leaving TNA without a home. “A special message to our great fans in Canada. We’re...

TNA wraps up original episodes run on Spike

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The last first-run Impact show on Spike aired yesterday, nine years and one month after the first episode on the network aired on October 1, 2005. TNA moved to Spike after WWE moved back to USA Network, freeing up a wrestling time slot on the growing network. TNA had no television deal since June of that year after they were dumped from Fox Sports...

Spike TV and TNA thank each other after 9 years of partnership

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After TNA announced its new partnership with Discovery Communications for Impact Wrestling on Destination America, Spike TV President Kevin Kay issued a statement which was originally published by PWInsider.com. “Our partnership with TNA Wrestling will officially come to an end with our last telecast on December 24,” Kay wrote, confirming that...

A look at the new home of TNA television: Destination America

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TNA today announced a new television deal with Destination America, a network owned by Discovery Communications. The station has been broadcasting since 1996, first as Discovery Travel and Living, then Discovery Home and Leisure, then Discovery Home, and then Planet Green before changing to their current name in May 2012. Approximately 60 million...

TNA’s television future to be revealed today

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TNA’s new television deal will be apparently revealed tonight after TNA President Dixie Carter said the future of the show will be revealed today. “What is the future of @IMPACTWRESTLING? TODAY it is revealed,” she wrote in a tweet, followed by a link to their new mailing list titled TNA-Lister. Spike will be airing the final first-run...

Dixie Carter says new TV deal to be announced “soon”

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Responding to a fan tweet, TNA President Dixie Carter said that TNA will be announcing a new television deal “soon.” Spike TV has agreed to keep airing Impact until the end of December 2014 as the two parties keep negotiating over a possible new deal, or so both companies say. A few months ago TMZ broke the story that Spike has pulled the plug...

Spike to preempt Impact on Thanksgiving eve

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There will be no Impact Wrestling on Thanksgiving Eve as Spike TV will be preempting the show for a movie. Spike has agreed to air Impact till the end of the year as negotiations between the two are ongoing although it’s looking less likely that TNA will remain on the Viacom-owned property come 2015. TNA taped months worth of Impact over the...

Bobby Roode becomes the new TNA World champion

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There’s a new TNA champion in town and his name is Bobby Roode. Filmed several weeks ago, the match between Lashley and Roode with Kurt Angle as the special guest referee ended when Roode countered a sunset flip attempt by Lashley and pinned the champion in the middle of the ring. Roode, one of the longest serving Superstars at TNA, is now a two...

Bobby Lashley returns to MMA tonight for Bellator

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TNA’s Bobby Lashley returns to the cage tonight with Bellator MMA for an event on Spike TV at the Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas. Lashley – whose MMA record sits at 11-2 – will be fighting undefeated Karl Etherington – 9-0 – in his 14th professional mixed martial arts fight. His opponent has finished every one in...

Bound For Glory 2014 pay-per-view results

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Here are the results of last night’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view, which took place from the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, in association with Wrestle-1. Minoru Tanaka defeated Manik; Ethan Carther III defeated Ryota Hama; MVP defeated Kazma Sakamoto; Samoa Joe defeated Low Li and Kaz Hayashi to retain the X Division title; Jiro Kuroshio and...

Bound For Glory 2014 on pay-per-view tonight

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TNA will present Bound For Glory on pay-per-view tonight, on tape delay since the show was held in Tokyo, Japan, at the Korakuen Hall. The full card is as follows: Samoa Joe vs Low Ki vs Kaz Hayashi in a three-way match for the TNA X Division title; Havok vs Velvet Sky for the Knockouts title; The Great Muta and Tajiri vs James Storm and The Great...