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- In a sign that Winter could be departing TNA Wrestling in the near future, the sparingly seen Knockout is advertised to appear on iPPV for Pro Wrestling Syndicate’s subsidiary female promotion, B.L.O.W. Wrestling, on October 11—event taking place at the Rahway Recreation Center in Rahway, New Jersey. Though contracted TNA Wrestling talent are permitted to appear for independent wrestling promotions, they are prohibited from appearing on shows which are broadcast. The British wrestling standout’s role in TNA has been greatly deemphasized since Bruce Prichard took over the creative reinsRead More
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Velvet Sky could be leaving Total Nonstop Action Wrestling just as her former “Beautiful People” mate Angelina Love did. ProWrestling.net has confirmed PWInsider.com’s report that the popular grappler is on the verge of parting ways with company due to a contract dispute. Bruce Prichard, who serves as Talent Relations for the organization, has reportedly asked numerous wrestlers to restructure their contracts. A company source says some talent who have time remaining on their deals are among those being asked to restructure, even if they’re due for raises. Many of thoseRead More
Thursday on Impact Wrestling, a mysterious group of six masked men known as “The Aces and Eights” intervened on three occasions—at least four are former WWE wrestlers. The Bound for Glory series points leader “Cowboy” James Storm called out Kurt Angle in the evening’s first match on Open Fight Night. Angle, however, never surfaced; instead he was left laying on the floor backstage after a vicious attack from the gang. Midway through the show, TNA “Gut Check” contestant Sam Shaw was beat down during his pre-tryout match interview with JeremyRead More
- MMA star and TNA talent King Mo Lawal told MMAJunkie.com that is about two months away from going to TNA’s developmental program at OVW in Louisville, Kentucky. Lawal said his knee should be 95% to 100% by then. Lawal also talked about an upcoming training session with WWE announcer Booker T and mentioned how he would like for UFC star Rampage Jackson to come be his tag team partner in TNA. – There continues to be a lot of praise within TNA for World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode. OneRead More

Posted On June 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jesse Sorensen Update, Ric Flair Changes Plans In TNA Gutcheck

- Jesse Sorensen was backstage visiting at TNA’s Impact Wrestling event last week. He’s said to be doing well and even had his neck brace off for a period of time. – Alex Silva hasn’t been back on TNA TV since winning a Gutcheck Challenge because he was not supposed to win. A Gutcheck talent but have two “yes votes” to get hired. Originally, both Bruce Prichard and Ric Flair were supposed to vote no while Al Snow would have been the only yes vote. Flair was so impressed withRead More
– TNA Wrestling officials are interested in acquiring former WWE Superstars John Morrison and Melina as their names have come up in recent creative meetings. Bruce Prichard, Senior Vice President of Programming and Talent Relations, is said to be a big proponent of the couple joining the organization. Both talents have continued to compete at independent wrestling events since parting ways with WWE last year. — Gail Kim wed celebrity chef Robert Irvine on May 10 at the Charles Krug Winery in the Napa Valley in Northern California. The weddingRead More

Posted On April 15, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

AJ Styles Talks Being “Held Down” By TNA, Turning Down WWE

Speaking to AllWrestling.com, AJ Styles gave his take on the six-sided ring, the wrestling dirt sheets, religion in wrestling, the IWC, the new creative team and more. The sixty-minute interview is available here. On being held down: “I think if you ever give me the ball, I’ll score. But you have to give it to me. I have to play my part as well, I am a company guy. We all wrestle together, we entertain together and we all make money together. On James Storm “I can see he isRead More
– Speaking to F4WOnline.com Thursday, TNA Wrestling President Dixie Carter said there would be a lot of changes to the presentation of Impact Wrestling after meeting with Spike TV officials the prior day. Though she would not reveal specific details, the transformation is taking place soon and will include “format changes and new elements.” Carter added the company is making a very conscious decision to focus now on young talent. Carter also said Bruce Prichard, Senior Vice President of Programming and Talent Relations for TNA Wrestling, has returned to workRead More

Posted On March 20, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TNA Contracts Expiring Soon, RVD Update, Prichard, Social Media

- There are several TNA contracts expiring in the near future, including X-Division Champion Austin Aries. – Rob Van Dam is not backstage at TV today, but does return to the weekend house show line up starting this week. – Bruce Prichard is not at television this week and is reportedly taking time off to deal with a personal issue. – The social media push we saw at Victory Road was said to be the idea of Dave Lagana.Read More

Posted On October 18, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Dixie Carter & Bruce Prichard Speak On Prichard’s New Role In TNA

TNA issued a press release on Tuesday formally announcing that Bruce Prichard is the company’s new Senior Vice President of Programming and Talent Relations. TNA President Dixie Carter said the following about Prichard’s new role in the company: “TNA is gaining such a wealth of knowledge and insight as we continue to grow our business with the addition of Bruce to our senior management staff.” “This appointment is another indication to the community that TNA’s Impact Wrestling is gaining ground across all platforms; we are thrilled that Bruce is bringingRead More

Posted On October 14, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Eric Bischoff Discusses Hogan At Bound For Glory, X-Division, More

Eric Bischoff appeared on Monday Night Mayhem, which airs every Monday night at 7:00 p.m. via MondayNightMayhem.com. Highlights from the interview are as follows: His reaction to Bruce Prichard replacing Vince Russo as the new head writer for the TNA creative team: “A lot has been written about that recently, and a lot has been written with a lack of full disclosure or full knowledge. I think the change that people are reading about probably represents more of a change in process than anything else. Vince Russo is still aRead More
Eric Bischoff appeared on Monday Night Mayhem, which airs every Monday night at 7:00 p.m. via MondayNightMayhem.com. Highlights from the interview are as follows: His reaction to Bruce Prichard replacing Vince Russo as the new head writer for the TNA creative team: “A lot has been written about that recently, and a lot has been written with a lack of full disclosure or full knowledge. I think the change that people are reading about probably represents more of a change in process than anything else. Vince Russo is still aRead More

Posted On September 5, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

JBL Comments On WWE Return, Whether He Would Go To TNA

John “Bradshaw” Layfield commented on the possibility of returning to WWE or joining TNA Wrestling in a blog post on his Facebook page. Regarding a return to WWE, Layfield wrote: “Will I return to WWE? I doubt it, but you never know. I am not looking for a job and they are not asking me to return so it has not come up. He continued, “Would there be any scenario I would return? Yes. I enjoy commentary and love performing-I am a lifelong wrestling fan who loved the art ofRead More

Posted On November 25, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Star Likely On His Way Out, Employees Leery Of Newcomer

– Rhino is believed to be working on a nightly deal with TNA Wrestling. He was telling people at Turning Point that he had yet to receive a contract offer from the company. One TNA source noted that the company had originally intended to part ways with Rhino when his contract expired, but he’s staying put for the time being due to his current program with Rob Van Dam. However, the belief amongst many in the organization is that he will be gone once the storyline concludes. — Bruce Prichard,Read More

Posted On October 7, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Former WWE Name Joins TNA; Was Close With McMahon

ProWrestling.net is reporting that Bruce Prichard, a former WWE employee and member of Vince McMahon’s inner circle, has reportedly joined TNA Wrestling. Prichard is now reportedly a member of TNA’s production staff and did attend an agents meeting which was held earlier today.Read More