Category - TNA

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

Impact

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”

Dixie Carter

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

Impact

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

Bobby Roode

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

Bobby Lashley

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

Bound For Glory

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

Bound For Glory

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...

No TNA World title match at Bound For Glory in Japan

Bound For Glory

There are eight matches scheduled for this weekend’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view however the TNA World title will not be defended and there are only two title matches on the card. Bound For Glory is TNA’s biggest pay-per-view of the year and the company usually gives it importance just as much as WWE gives to WrestleMania, although obviously...

TNA announces new television deals in Malaysia and Singapore

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TNA today announced that it has signed new television deals in Malaysia and Singapore. Impact Wrestling and Xplosion will be airing on Channel 111, SingTel mil Sports 1, in Singapore with Impact airing on Wednesdays at 10PM and Xplosion on Fridays at 11PM. Xplosion will also air on TV9 in Malaysia every Monday night at 11PM. TNA President Dixie...

Kurt Angle says new deal with new company to start in January

Kurt Angle

During an interview with AlternativeNation.com, TNA Hall of Famer Kurt Angle again refused to say where he’s going next, only saying he’s going to sign for one year as he thinks he’s done wrestling-wise after that. Angle said that he won’t be at Bound For Glory due to contractual disputes although he’ll be on TNA television for the next...

First matches for Bound For Glory 2014 in Japan announced

Bound For Glory

Yesterday evening on Twitter, TNA Wrestling announced the first two matches for the upcoming Bound For Glory pay-per-view which will take place from Tokyo, Japan. The first match announced was The Great Muta and Tajiri teaming up to take on Sanada and James Storm while the second one was Samoa Joe vs Low Ki vs Kaz Hayashi for the X Division...

Brooke Adams and Robbie E on The Amazing Race starting tonight

Brooke Adams

The 25th season of the popular CBS reality TV show The Amazing Race kicks off tonight and it might be of an interest for wrestling fans as TNA’s Brooke Adams and Robbie E. are part of the cast. Known as #TheWrestlers on the show, Brooke and Robbie are the first wrestling tag team to run the race around the world which was filmed a couple of...

Josh Mathews starts working for TNA

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Judging by his tweets over the past day, former WWE announcer Josh Mathews has started working for TNA Wrestling. “Tom Petty in Nashville. My boss is better than your boss. Oh yeah, I tweet again,“ tweeted Mathews, his first tweet since June 21. Mathews answered some TNA-related questions from fans and when someone mentioned that he could...