Category - TNA

TNA champion Bobby Lashley signs with Bellator MMA

Bobby Lashley

The current TNA World champion Bobby Lashley has signed a deal with Bellator MMA and will feature in their September 5 television event. This will be the first time that Lashley fights for the Bellator promotion and this deal has been made possible due to Viacom – which owns Spike – owning a majority steak in the company. Other similar...

TNA and Challenge TV announce British Boot Camp 2

TNA British Boot Camp

A second season of TNA’s British Boot Camp show has been announced and will be airing on Challenge TV, the home of TNA in the United Kingdom. The new series will search for TNA’s next UK Superstar in an eight-part series which starts this Autumn. TNA will be inviting wrestlers to try out for the show in televised trials, which will take place...

Kurt Angle turns down new TNA contract

Kurt Angle

It looks like Kurt Angle’s time in TNA is coming to a close as the former TNA champion revealed to Jim Ross on his Ross Report podcast that he has turned down a new offer from TNA. Angle’s current contract expires towards the end of September and Angle said that as an active wrestler he can only see himself accepting one more deal before...

TNA Television title retired from competition

TNA

The TNA website has announced today that the Television title has been retired on the order of TNA’s new Executive Director Kurt Angle. “The TV Title was left dormant by the Dixie Carter and MVP administrations for over a year. Taking over as Executive Director has required me to fix issues they left behind. Championships are the reward of...

TNA to make major announcement at London Film & Comic Con

TNA

TNA issued a press release saying that the company will make a major announcement for British and Irish fans at the London Film & Comic Con (LFCC). The announcement will be made as part of a special TNA panel Q&A for fans and media at the event at 5PM local time on Saturday July 12 in Earls Court 2. Fans will be able to meet TNA Superstars...

3 former WWE guys backstage at TNA New York Impact tapings

TNA

TNA’s return to New York City had some returns of familiar faces as well as former WWE Superstars visiting backstage. Ezekiel Jackson and Snitsky were both backstage at last night’s tapings although none of them were used during the two tapings held back to back. TNA will tape more Impact today and a Destination X-themed Impact on...

Banzai! Bound For Glory 2014 to be held in Tokyo, Japan

Bound For Glory

In a press conference held at the Manhattan Center in New York, TNA President Dixie Carter, along with legendary Japanese wrestler The Great Muta, announced that the company’s biggest pay-per-view of the year, Bound For Glory, will be taking place in Tokyo, Japan. This is probably one of the boldest, and most important, moves in TNA history as...

TNA bringing back six sided ring effective immediately

TNA

TNA has announced that effective immediately and starting with the Impact tapings in New York City, the company will go back to using the six sided ring instead of the traditional four sided ring. TNA asked fans to vote in a survey last week to see if they want to bring back this hexagon ring  and while they said that the six sided ring won the...

Former TNA stars to appear at NYC Impact tapings

Matt Hardy

TNA is loading up for their New York City tapings this week bringing in former several stars to spice up the shows. Apart from the already announced Matt Hardy, Tommy Dreamer and Rhino have also been announced for the Manhattan Center shows. The Great Muta will be appearing on the live broadcast on Thursday as well while Homicide, Low Ki, and...

Impact with PPV-fall out delivers best number since April

Impact

TNA Impact had the best number in a while this week with a jump of over 300,000 additional viewers from the previous week for the fallout from Slammiversary. Slammiversary was considered to be a pretty good pay-per-view and Impact that followed was equally good. The show pulled in 1.3 million viewers. It was the best number for Impact since the...

Bobby Lashley captures the TNA World title at Impact

Bobby Lashley

TNA pulled the plug on Eric Young as their champion as well as Bobby Lashley became the new TNA World champion after pinning Young during last night’s episode of Impact. The pinfall was completely clean and Lashley was declared the winner after hitting a spear and covering Young for the three count for his first ever TNA title. Lashley returned...

TNA asks fans what ring they want going forward

TNA

TNA is asking its fans what kind of ring do they want to see – the usual four sided one or the six sided ring which TNA used in the past. Depending on the fans’ choice, TNA will make use of either ring starting with the Impact television tapings next week in New York City. This is not for a one-off event but rather a change in going...

Team 3D announced for the TNA Hall of Fame

Team 3D

The third inductees into the TNA Hall of Fame were revealed yesterday at the Slammiversary pay-per-view and they are Team 3-D: Bully Ray and Devon. The duo – considered to be the most decorated tag team in professional wrestling history – made their TNA debut in October 2005 after WWE opted not to keep the duo that year. Both Ray and...

Eric Young retains TNA title in three way steel cage match

Eric Young

Here are the results from last night’s Slammiversary pay-per-view which took place from the College Park Center at the University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas. Sanada retained the X Division title by defeating Tigre Uno, Manik, Crazzy Steve, Eddie Edwards, and Davey Richards in a ladder match; Samoa Joe defeated Bobby Lashley;...

Slammiversary 2014 live on pay-per-view tonight

Slammiversary

Live tonight from the College Park Center at the University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas, TNA presents Slammiversary on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Samoa Joe vs Bobby Lashley; Austin Aries vs Kenny King; Eric Young vs the winner of Joe/Lashley and Aries/King for the TNA title in a three way steel cage Product...

Slammiversary main event now a steel cage three way match

Slammiversary

The main event for this Sunday’s Slammiversary was announced at ImpactWrestling.com following the announcement that MVP was unable to wrestle. The main event will now be a steel cage three way match with Eric Young defending the title against the winner of Samoa Joe vs Bobby Lashley and the winner of Austin Aries vs Kenny King.

MVP off the Slammiversary main event after knee injury

MVP

The main event for this Sunday’s Slammiversary pay-per-view has been canceled just three days prior to the show as MVP has not been cleared to wrestle. MVP injured his knee when he was working a match at an indy show in Preston in the United Kingdom last weekend. He did not wrestle the next night and was on crutches during the show, telling the...

Kurt Angle to reveal 3rd TNA Hall of Famer this Sunday

TNA Hall of Fame

TNA President Dixie Carter revealed on Twitter that the third member of the TNA Hall of Fame will be revealed this Sunday at the Slammiversary pay-per-view. Carter said that Kurt Angle will be revealing the third name and Angle said that it is one of the greatest feeling of honor being a Hall of Fame inductee. “Getting to this level takes a lot:...