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Anthem ordered to pay over $330,000 for previous TNA lawsuit

PWInsider.com is reporting that production company Audience Of One Productions will be paid $336,602 by Impact Wrestling after the company admitted in court that it breached their deal. Originally, AO1 sued the-then TNA for $222,123 plus interest back in September 2015 along with their Chief Financial Officer Dean Broadhead and Aroluxe Marketing...

TNA parent company Anthem S&E begins layoffs at The Fight Network

Last night, The Fight Network MMA reporter and color commentator Robin Black announced on his Facebook that Anthem Sports & Entertainment, the parent company of Impact Wrestling and The Fight Network, has started laying off employees and cutting back on original programming on the Fight Network. “And just like that, life changes. I got a few...

TNA name “deleted” starting from next week

With a new regime comes a new name…well, sort of! Starting from next week’s Impact, TNA will no longer be TNA as the initials and the Total Nonstop Action name will be dead and buried. Going forward, the company will solely go by the name of Impact Wrestling and the new folks running the show made sure everybody knows that during the tapings...

Anthem unveils new logo for Impact Wrestling

TNA debuted its newest logo yesterday, which includes the bird from the Anthem Sports & Entertainment logo as well as Anthem’s name. The blue bird spreads its wings from the A of Impact which has a blue and white gradient color. The word Wrestling is written in smaller font underneath and Anthem’s name appears at the bottom in white. This...

The end of Dixie Carter in TNA comes after 14 years

Dixie Carter will be resigning from her position as Chairman of Impact Ventures as part of the new deal that sees Anthem Sports & Entertainment take over TNA Wrestling through the new company Anthem Wrestling Exhibitions, LLC. While Carter will have no say at all creatively or any decisions that are taken within the company, she will be...

Jeff Jarrett meets with Anthem Sports & Entertainment to talk TNA

John Pollock from Live Audio Wrestling is reporting that TNA co-founder Jeff Jarrett met with officials from Anthem Sports & Entertainment last week although no specifics from this meeting were revealed. Anthem now is the company which is pumping money to keep TNA alive and pretty much is considered the majority owner of TNA for all intents...

Billy Corgan signs his settlement with TNA

Former TNA President Billy Corgan wrote on Twitter today that he signed his settlement with TNA and Anthem Sports & Entertainment. “And to fill in the blanks, I’ll do a few interviews next week to spell out what is/isn’t in it,” Corgan added. Corgan was unceremoniously booted out of TNA earlier this month after Anthem pretty...

Dixie Carter addresses the troops in a conference call

PWInsider.com is reporting that Dixie Carter addressed the troops yesterday in a conference call which was also attended by Anthem Sports & Entertainment Vice President Ed Nordholm, who was chosen to head up the Impact Ventures Board of Managers. PWInsider says that during the call, Dixie Carter said that Anthem have provided funds and...

War of words between Billy Corgan and Anthem/TNA continues

The war of words between Billy Corgan and Anthem Sports & Entertainment continues, with Corgan telling Anthem that their statement on Twitter about rejecting his statement was a terrible way to start their “future relationship.” Anthem blasted Corgan for putting out in public certain information and Corgan said that Anthem was the one who...

Billy Corgan departs TNA Wrestling

In a one line sentence part of the press release that Anthem Sports & Entertainment issued today it was announced that Billy Corgan has left TNA. TNA had until November 1 to pay off Billy Corgan’s three loans and Anthem had offered to pay him with interest. Corgan resisted the payments and wanted control of the company instead but Monday’s...

Billy Corgan gives first public comments following court ruling

In his first public comments since Chancellor Ellen Hobbs Lyle shot down his request for a restraining order against TNA, Billy Corgan said that he’s “in no way disappointed” in the ruling, but grateful that the judge considered the case. “It’s important to note is these proceedings have brought forth facts which illuminate business...

Jason Brown from Aroluxe expected to lead TNA

The man who is expected to lead TNA going forward is Jason Brown, the Chief Executive Officer of Aroluxe. Despite the fact that Anthem Sports & Entertainment will own the majority of TNA, Brown from Aroluxe is getting the TNA CEO role on a three year deal according to documents revealed in court last week. Aroluxe is the company in charge of...