Category - TNA

Bound For Glory 2015 to take place in Charlotte, North Carolina

Bound For Glory

TNA Wrestling announced that this year’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view will take place from the Cabarrus Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on October 4. Tickets for Bound for Glory go on sale next Friday, July 31, and are available through the Cabarrus Arena box office, all Ticketmaster locations, online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at...

TNA removing guaranteed contracts for majority of talent

TNA

PWInsider.com is reporting that TNA informed a majority of their talent roster that their guaranteed contracts will be gone and instead they will be paid on per-appearance basis. The removal of the current guaranteed income – regardless if used or not – means that talent will be making less money as TNA still paid per appearance on top...

TNA’s John Gaburick confirms MVP’s departure

John Gaburick

John Gaburick, TNA’s Executive Vice President of Creative and Talent Relations confirmed that MVP has officially left the company. “TNA Impact Wrestling and MVP have mutually agreed to part ways. We wish him the best in the future,” the small statement read. Meanwhile MVP said the year and a half he spent at TNA were fun and he will be...

MVP says he has left TNA due to removal of BDC angle

MVP

TNA’s MVP has been posting on his Twitter and Facebook that he is gone from the company following the removal of all BDC footage from upcoming Impact Wrestling shows, a group that he was part of. The issue was because Hernandez, who was brought in after the recommendation of MVP, was unable to appear on TNA due to his contract with Lucha...

TNA to tape Impact from York Fair Grandstand in September

Impact Wrestling

TNA will be taping their flagship show Impact Wrestling in York, Pennsylvania, at the York Fair Grandstand on September 17. Impact will certainly have a different feel that night as this is not your typical arena and while the majority of the seats are covered, those on the field – including the ring – and in the Plaza level will be in...

Kurt Angle rushed to hospital and undergoes emergency surgery

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle is back in hospital following complications from his recent neck surgery that removed a benign tumor. A message posted by Kurt Angle’s management team on his Twitter said that Angle was experiencing severe pain and lost feeling in his extremities yesterday as well as difficulty breathing. His wife rushed the former WWE and TNA...

Bully Ray returns to TNA full time as the new man in charge

Bully Ray

Bully Ray’s one-time appearance with TNA a few months ago has now turned into another full time gig as the former TNA champion was revealed during last night’s Impact to be the new authority figure in TNA. Ray was introduced by TNA President Dixie Carter in front of the whole roster and he said that he is extremely happy to be back in front of...

Kurt Angle undergoes successful neck surgery

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle’s neck surgery was successful and the TNA Hall of Famer and former TNA champion is now in recovery. The surgery was performed by Dr. Jho, the director of the Jho Institute for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery at  Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This is not the first time Dr. Jho performed surgery on...

Kurt Angle undergoing neck surgery next week

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle will be undergoing neck surgery next week to remove a tumor which is benign. The former TNA champion will be out for around a month as he recovers but vows to come back better than ever before. Angle knew about the tumor for quite a while but it’s been bothering him lately which is why he’s undergoing surgery now. Earlier this week...

TNA executive departs after 13 years with company

TNA

Andy Barton, who has served as Executive Vice President for TNA Wrestling, has left the company. The announcement came on TNA’s Facebook page. “We wish TNA executive Andy Barton all the best as he pursues a new opportunity,” the small statement read, before pushing the new hiring of Chief Strategy Officer Eric Sherman. Barton started...

TNA hires Eric Sherman as new Chief Strategy Officer

TNA

TNA announced that it has hired Eric Sherman as the new Chief Strategy Officer with immediate effect. Sherman is an accomplished media and entertainment executive who served more than 20 years with MTV Networks overseeing VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul and Palladia, served as president of Fuse TV and most recently was CEO of Veria Living, a health and...

Ethan Carter III becomes the new TNA World Heavyweight champion

Ethan Carter 3

Ethan Carter III  has become the new TNA World Heavyweight champion after last night he defeated Kurt Angle during an episode of Impact Wrestling. The 32 year old Ohio native has become the 17th different TNA champion two years after making his TNA debut. He appeared first on TNA television during Bound For Glory in 2013 and was billed as Dixie...

Storm, Aries, and Magnus no longer under TNA contract

Austin Aries

As of today, James Storm, Magnus, and Austin Aries are no longer under a TNA contract and are free to pursue other promotions. PWInsider.com is reporting that TNA is somewhat changing the way they are operating, keeping only their big stars under exclusive deals while letting others work with them on short term deals. With TNA not doing live...

TNA Slammiversary XIII pay-per-view results

Slammiversary

Here are the results from last night’s Slammiversary pay-per-view which took place from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Tigre Uno defeated Manik and DJ X in a three way elimination match to retain the X Division title; Robbie E defeated Jessie Godderz; Bram defeated Matt Morgan in a street fight; Austin Aries defeated Davey Richards;...

Taryn Terrell and Awesome Kong deny reports of leaving TNA

Taryn Terrell

Awesome Kong and Taryn Terrell, the two TNA Knockouts who have been reported that they will be departing the company after tonight’s Slammiversary, are saying otherwise in separate posts on their Twitter accounts. “Contrary to rumors, @IMPACTWRESTLING and I will ring in the new year together & I’ll ‘deck the halls’ of...

Four more TNA wrestlers leaving as mass exodus continues

Austin Aries

The mass exodus from TNA Wrestling continues as James Storm, Austin Aries, Awesome Kong and Taryn Terrell are the latest individuals whose contracts have expired and are leaving TNA after tonight’s show according to a story on the Wrestling Observer. Some of them will be appearing on Impact in the weeks to come as TNA has already taped a month...