Tag: TNA

TNA previews Slammiversary pay-per-view

TNA is on the eve of its big Slammiversary pay-per-view, featuring a main event with World Champion Eric Young defending against MVP and more.

Video: What does MVP have in store for TNA Slammiversary?

Thursday on IMPACT on SpikeTV at 9/8c: What Is MVP’s Plan For Eric Young just days before their World Title Match at TNA Slammiversary?

Something in common: WWE, TNA have unsettled world title situations

Word out of WWE is that Daniel Bryan is not seeing good early returns from his rehab from minor neck surgery, and in fact is experiencing weakness in his right arm that would seem to indicate that there could be more to his injury than had originally been suspected.

Latest Sting, WWE News: Not that big a deal

From the moment Sting left TNA in January, it has been rumored that his signing with WWE was imminent, if it wasn’t being reported that it had already happened.

TNA Video: Sneak peak at Knockouts calendar shoot

A look behind the scenes of the 2015 TNA Knockouts Photo shoot on the beach! Get this calendar or last years at shoptna.com

Mick Foley to join new Jeff Jarett promotion?

The latest news with Mick Foley was that he wasn’t re-signing with WWE to extend his legends contract, citing issues with money, primarily.

Jeff Jarrett announces Global Force Wrestling talent search

Global Force Wrestling will hit the road for its first official talent search and seminar, which will take place on June 1 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Would TNA main-eventers sell out a high school gym show?

I’ve booked high school gym shows, some successful, some not. Even the ones that we booked that were not successful had better main events than what TNA has in store for its Slammiversary pay-per-view with TNA World Heavyweight Champion Eric Young defending against MVP.

TNA Sacrifice: Eric Young successfully defends his title

The surprise TNA World Title reign on Eric Young continues with EY’s win over former champ Magnus at this weekend’s TNA Sacrifice.

Should wrestling have an offseason?

Wrestling is 52 weeks a year; might it be too much? The short answer is yes, but that doesn’t mean the sport needs an offseason. WWE and TNA just need to be smarter about how they manage their talents.

Kurt Angle: Interested in returning to WWE?

Kurt Angle hasn’t decided what he will do with his contract with TNA coming up at the end of the year, but it sure does sound like he wants to return to WWE.

Pin me, pay me: Mr. Anderson got his start as a WWE jobber

Everybody has to start somewhere. Mr. Anderson spent six years working the indies in the Midwest, and whenever the opportunity arose, as a WWE jobber.

AJ Styles: Yep, he’s still alive

The Phenomenal AJ Styles was on top of the wrestling world, relatively speaking. Then Styles, who made his name in TNA, left the company in January to become a free agent, and has barely been heard from since.

Jeff Jarrett closer to TV deal?

TNA founder Jeff Jarrett announced on Tuesday that his Global Force Wrestling company has signed a deal with 25/7 Productions and David Broome, the creator of NBC’s The Biggest Loser to produce GFW TV shows.

Indy promoter alleges Jeff Jarrett in physical altercation over pay

IWA Mid-South promoter Ian Rotten is alleging that Jeff Jarrett got into a physical altercation with Rotten’s 17-year-old son in a dispute over pay at an indy show Sunday night.

New TNA World Heavyweight Champion: Eric Young?

A smallish, bearded wrestler wins a world title. Heard this story before? TNA’s new World Champ is perennial underdog Eric Young, who won a gauntlet match on tonight’s Impact Wrestling, and demanded the title shot that he earned with that victory later in the show, then pinned champion Magnus in a surprise result.

Here we go again? Yet another report has Sting signing with WWE

For the zillionth time, we have a report that Sting has signed a deal with WWE, this time from the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.

Jeff Jarrett announces new wrestling promotion: Global Force Wrestling

Jeff Jarrett finally unveiled his next pro wrestling project on Monday, Global Force Wrestling, which he promises in a press release will be the “most fan-interactive and immersive wrestling experience in history.”

TNA’s Mr. Anderson answers your questions on Twitter

TNA does a cool thing every week with a superstar answering questions from fans on Twitter. This week’s spotlight was on Mr. Anderson.

Going down: TNA Impact Wrestling scores lowest viewer numbers since Thanksgiving

TNA Impact Wrestling had been steadily growing since a Thanksgiving night ratings disaster. A recent trend back down cratered this week with a return to the area of that recent low number.

Wrestling’s Night of the Superstars tonight in Luray

A pro wrestling show tonight at Luray High School will be a fundraiser for the senior classes at Luray High School and Page County High School.

Tony Schiavone at WWE HQ: Is he gearing up for a return?

Long-time WCW play-by-play man Tony Schiavone, a native of Augusta County and graduate of Buffalo Gap High School and James Madison University, was at WWE headquarters this week, fueling speculation that he may be in line for a return to TV.

How bad does TNA want to run New York? Try $300,000 for three shows

The Hammerstein Ballroom has hosted big-time WWE and ECW events. Now TNA wants to run shows out of the New York City landmark, and it will be paying a pretty penny to do so.

Preview: Gunner vs. James Storm at TNA Lockdown

  TNA previews the Last Man Standing match at Lockdown on Sunday between Gunner and James Storm.

Bully Ray: Seriously? TNA as a good career move?

TNA’s Bully Ray is so-o-o happy to be in the minor leagues. After hearing #ChicagoRaw crowd tonight has helped me make an important career decision @IMPACTWRESTLING. Stay tuned. — Bully Ray (@REALBully5150) March 4, 2014 That was in reaction to the fan response to CM Punk’s continued absence from WWE as evidenced by the live […]

Kurt Angle returning to WWE?

Kurt Angle is apparently openly telling people that he will be returning to WWE in September. The recent inductee into the TNA Hall of Fame was reportedly telling friends at this weekend’s Arnold Classic that he will return to WWE once his TNA contract expires. TNA President Dixie Carter addressed the Angle issue in a […]

Toby Keith to make big announcement today?

Jeff Jarrett has been teasing to something big forthcoming for weeks. Now Jarrett’s rumored partner in a new wrestling promotion, country-music superstar Toby Keith, is himself teasing big news that will come today. The news, whatever it is, is expected around noon today. 24 hours until the big news hits your feed, get yourselves ready! […]

Report: TNA stars asked to take pay cut

ProWrestling.net reported today that TNA executives have asked some of its roster to agree to pay cuts once their current contracts expire. No names were given, but the requests appear to be across the board. Talents whose contracts aren’t set to expire are being asked to restructure their contracts, in some cases, according to the […]

TNA Video: Kurt Angle talks Hall of Fame

Kurt Angle discusses his induction into the TNA Hall of Fame.

TNA Video: James Storm, Gunner talk post-Impact

TNA stars James Storm and Gunner talk about their match on Impact Wrestling.

TNA Video: Madison Rayne and Velvet Sky reunited?

TNA Knockout Madison Rayne and Velvet Sky talk about reuniting as a tag team.

TNA Video: Magnus sends message to Samoa Joe after Impact

TNA World Champ Magnus has a message for Samoa Joe after this week’s TNA Impact.

TNA News: Dixie Carter answers questions live

TNA President Dixie Carter wishes she had a dollar for every time she’s heard that the company is for sale or going out of business. That tidbit, the revelation that Eric Bischoff’s company BHE is executive producer of Impact Wrestling, and more came out of a live online chat with TNA fans Thursday night. Other […]

Another example of how TNA doesn’t know what it’s doing: Willow

Willow. You’ve seen the promo videos. No doubt you don’t care, but it’s Jeff Hardy behind the character. And no doubt you don’t care, but Willow is based on a character that Hardy used in the small North Carolina promotion that Jeff and Matt Hardy started back in the 1990s and revived on a limited […]

TNA Video: Impact Wrestling highlights

Highlights from this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling.

TNA Video: The opening to Thursday’s Impact Wrestling

Watch The Opening To Thursday’s TNA Impact Wrestling broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c – featuring MVP vs. Bobby Roode, Kurt Angle’s Hall of Fame induction.

TNA Impact Podcast: MVP

JB and Christy are back on the TNA Impact Podcast with special guest MVP! Listen as JB tells the story of going to MVP’s house, and why he was so fascinated by it. Plus we talk sports, Bobby Roode, and even some sound financial advice he learned from some wrestling legends!

TNA Video: Bobby Roode vs. MVP this Thursday on Impact

This Thursday on TNA Impact on SpikeTV at 9/8c: MVP vs. bobby roode as the captains for Lethal Lockdown collide!

TNA Video: Highlights from Beckley, W.Va., house show

Video from the TNA Impact house show in Beckley, W.Va., featuring Mr. Anderson, Gail Kim and more.

Breaking: The Wolves win TNA World Tag Team Titles (with video)

  The Wolves defeated The Bro Mans at a TNA house show in Morgantown, W.Va., tonight to win the TNA World Tag Team Titles.

TNA TV: Impact ratings take big drop

This week’s TNA Impact on SpikeTV took a nosedive in the numbers, with viewership down 23 percent and the Nielsen rating dipping below 1.0. The episode drew 1.093 million viewers, down from 1.421 million last week. The rating for this week’s show was 0.95, down from last week’s 1.18. Some analyses of the drop look […]

TNA Video: Get to know Gunner

IMPACT wrestling takes a special look at Gunner – including his background with the military and his rise in TNA Wrestling.

Why is TNA running more high-school gyms? Here’s why

TNA will be in three arenas in West Virginia this weekend, but of late the company has been running more than its fair share of shows in middle- and high-school gyms. Why, you may ask? A report in Wrestling Observer may have the answer. According to the report, TNA is having trouble at some of […]