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Dixie Carter addresses staff and talent in a conference call

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TNA President Dixie Carter held a conference call with talent and staff yesterday that lasted well over an hour, addressing several issues that the company has right now. PWInsider reports that Carter denied the cancelation rumors and said they have plans beyond 2015 and that involves Destination America. She did reveal that their broadcast...

Dixie Carter on Steve Austin’s podcast next week

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TNA President Dixie Carter will be a special guest on Stone Cold Steve Austin’s podcast next week on PodcastOne. This is not the first time that Austin has landed someone from TNA on his show but this certainly is his biggest “catch.” With rumors of his relationship with WWE being not so great, the timing of this certainly raised some...

Carter wishes Taz well after departure from TNA

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TNA President Dixie Carter wished Taz well in a message on Twitter after he announced his departure from the company. “You are such a talent, an amazing family man and a legend inside the ring @OfficialTaz. Wish you all the very best always,” Carter wrote. Other TNA talents also chimed in and wished Taz luck wherever he might end up. The man...

Dixie Carter to join JR’s podcast on January 6

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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...

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...

Dixie Carter talks TNA in-depth with Grantland.com

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TNA President Dixie Carter sat down with Grantland.com to discuss a variety of subjects concerning TNA in a revealing interview. Carter acknowledged that this year – while the company is profitable (!) – was pretty much horrible with live events and ratings down and big, influential Superstars and backstage people leaving the company...

Bully Ray powerbombs Dixie Carter through a table on Impact

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Surrounded big King Mo, Rhino, Rockstar Spud, and EC3, Dixie Carter still managed to eat the table during last night’s episode of Impact Wrestling. Bully Ray, Devon, and Tommy Dreamer interrupted Carter’s meltdown in the middle of the ring and Ray called her the most hated woman in pro wrestling history. After King Mo attacked Dreamer, Bully...

Dixie Carter finally goes through a table on tonight’s Impact

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Tonight is a big day for TNA Impact as finally, #ItHappens. Yes that’s the hash tag that the company has been using to hype up tonight’s edition of Impact and it’s working as it was the top trending topic worldwide during the day. TNA also declared that today is “National Put Your Boss Through A Table Day,” although if you seriously...

Dixie Carter talks about TNA sale rumor

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The Tennessean has a story on TNA President Dixie Carter which was published today on their website at tennessean.com. One of the points touched in the interview was the rumor that TNA was going to be sold, a rumor which the Carter family immediately dismissed through an internal memo issued by Dixie Carter’s mother who heads up the...

Sports Illustrated interviews TNA President Dixie Carter

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TNA President Dixie Carter was interviewed by Sports Illustrated’s Loretta Hunt with the full interview published yesterday on SI.COM. Talking about the somewhat failed experiment of taking Impact on the road, Carter said that they went with the idea that selling up to 2,000 tickets would be good. “We went in with a very conservative...

Dixie Carter addresses rumors of TNA sale

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TNA President Dixie Carter took it to Twitter to acknowledge the rumors about her family looking into selling TNA after several financial problems have hit the company. “Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed” Erica Jong #BlessYourHearts,” Carter wrote, quoting the 71 year old American poet. The Carters hold around 70% stake in TNA with Jeff...

Dixie Carter talks recent changes in TNA in message to fans

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TNA President Dixie Carter wrote a message to fans which was posted on the ImpactWrestling.com website to address the recent events and changes within the company. “In the 11+ years that I have been with TNA, I am still amazed by the passion of pro wrestling fans. That passion – both positive and negative – is remarkable and something...

Sorensen talks about Dixie Carter’s broken promises

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Former TNA Superstar Jesse Sorensen enlisted the help of fundraising website gofundme.com to try and raise $600 so he can enter a bodybuilding competition that he had to drop out from after he was released from his TNA contract. In less than 24 hours, 13 people contributed $630 at time of this writing, beating the goal by $30 already. In his...

Dixie Carter open for TNA/WWE crossover event

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While she was in the UK just recently, TNA President Dixie Carter did an interview with entertainment website Digital Spy to discuss the upcoming TNA tour in the UK in 2014 and an idea that will probably never happen. Carter said that she would be open to hold a TNA/WWE crossover event although she doesn’t think that WWE shares her...

Dixie Carter in the UK for TNA tour launch party

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TNA President Dixie Carter is currently in the United Kingdom and earlier today hosted a TNA Tour Launch Party in London. Carter will also be holding a special meet & greet and Q&A with fans in Glasgow, Scotland, on Thursday May 2 at 5:30PM at The Clyde Auditorium. The event is free for everyone to attend. TNA will do their yearly Maximum...

Dixie Carter tweets Steph McMahon with best wishes for WM

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TNA President Dixie Carter sent in her best wishes to WWE this weekend for the big WrestleMania 29 pay-per-view. Writing on Twitter, Carter said she met Stephanie McMahon for the first time this week, and although she didn’t mention where, it most likely was at the Reid Flair funeral since both Stephanie and her husband Triple H are big...