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- Hulk Hogan will return to Impact Wrestling on tonight’s episode to help Sting and the other TNA stars battle Aces & 8s as a part of Open Fight Night. Also confirmed for tonight’s show is more Bound For Glory Series matches and another Gut Check competition. – Early estimates show that TNA’s Hardcore Justice pay-per-view did around 8,000 buys. – After his performance at Destination X and on Impact, Sonjay Dutt is back doing independents again and has no future planned with TNA. – The TNA live event inRead More

Posted On July 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Joey Ryan & Taz Continue To Exchange Words On Twitter

Joey Ryan and Taz continue to play up their angle on Twitter. Here is a portion of their exchange last night. Ryan: “at least I didn’t tell them that they “sucked” like you do to people when you abuse your power on commentary.” Taz: “when u pay me to do commentary than tell me how to conduct myself on air. Or, until u have more than 4 appearances on worldwide tv.” Ryan: “I’m more over after 4 appearances than you are after years of it. How well do your shirtsRead More

Posted On July 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Next TNA Gut Check Tryouts Scheduled At Ottumwa, IA On 8/18

TNA announced another Gut Check tryout camp, scheduled to take place from Ottumwa, Iowa on August 18th. Here is the official announcement from TNA: Think you’ve got what it takes to become the next big star? Then it’s time for a “Gut Check” – your first step in becoming an IMPACT WRESTLING superstar! TNA Gut Check is a two-hour seminar that will cover multiple aspects of professional wrestling and participation in these ongoing seminars will be very limited. Prospective professional wrestlers, announcers, managers, valets and referees will be evaluated throughRead More

Posted On July 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TNA Hardcore Justice Match Added, Confirmed For Impact Next Week

- The return of Open Fight Night for the Bound for Glory Series scheduled for next week’s live episode of TNA Impact Wrestling. Last month, this meant six BFG Series matches featuring all 12 competitors. – TNA World Heavyweight champion Austin Aries vs. Bobby Roode in a non-title re-match from Destination X is also advertised for next week’s live episode. The return of Gut Check, which typically accompanies Open Fight Night was not mentioned. – Bobby Roode’s official championship re-match for the TNA World Heavyweight title will take place atRead More
Austin Aries spoke with Busted Open on Monday discussing his TNA World Title win and more. Here are the highlights: On his emotions after winning the TNA World Title: “It was great. I don’t know if you can sum it up in a sentence or two, but a lot of emotions kind of hit me. The culmination of not only my year in TNA, twelve years in the wrestling business, but really just a lifelong love affair with the wrestling business. To think back to the early days of myRead More

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

Joey Ryan Says The TNA Gut Check Isn’t A Work & More

Joey Ryan recently spoke with Busted Open radio about his TNA Gut Check experience. Check out the highlights: On the feedback he has received from the fans: “The support that everyone has showed me has been tremendous. It has been much more than I thought. Having this place to vent, where everyone kind of felt the same way and sympathize with me because they are not happy with the product that they are getting. It’s just been overwhelming.” On whether he felt he did enough to sway the judges onRead More

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

Video: Joey Ryan Talks TNA, Gut Check, Slams Taz & More

Here is Joey Ryan, addressing the Gut Check segment on last week’s Impact episode. He notes that it is a farce, and then addresses Taz, noting that Taz never drew main-event money and was the two-time champion of a “glorified indy fed.”Read More
- A segment involving the TNA Knockouts and new authority figure Brooke Hogan was cut from Thursday’s live Impact Wrestling show. Mickie James acknowledged the change in plans on Twitter, writing, “I am so sorry, gang. Seems I have lied. I assure you not purposely! I will not be on the show tonight. Watching it live backstage. Enjoy!” Hulk Hogan addressed James’ status with the organization in response to a follower complaining that Hogan would not put her on television with him in charge. He wrote, “Sorry u feel thatRead More
- There’s apparently something going on with Ric Flair and TNA that both sides are being hush-hush about. Despite being advertised, Flair wasn’t at two live events over the weekend, the Sacrifice pay-per-view or TV tapings this week. Those in TNA say it’s obvious something is going on, especially when he didn’t show up at the May 15th tapings where a Gut Check was scheduled to take place, as Flair is one of the judges. – TNA has added Alex Silva to the roster page. Silva was signed after theRead More

Posted On February 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TNA LockDown PPV Poster, GQ Profiles Ring Ka King, Gut Check

- GQ Magazine has a story up looking at TNA’s Ring Ka King project. – TNA has announced an upcoming “Gut Check” tryout session, which will take place on March 3rd from Dodge City, Kansas. TNA agent D’Lo Brown will oversee the event. Here are the details for trying out: Saturday, March 3, 2012 – Dodge City, KS Time: 2 p.m. to approx. 4 United Wireless Arena 4100 W. Comanche Dodge City, KS 67801 DEADLINE: Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 12 p.m. Central – Dixie Carter released the TNA Lockdown 2012Read More
– The Jan. 20 episode of TNA iMPACT! scored a 1.15 cable rating, down from the previous week’s 1.25. The Jan. 6 episode also scored a 1.15 rating. Thursday’s show drew 1,648,000 viewers overall. — TNA Wrestling is holding a “Gut Check” on Feb. 26 in Richmond, Virginia with Jeff Jarrett and producer D’Lo Brown. It’s a combination training seminar and tryout. Registration costs $250 and will be held before the evening’s live event at Landmark Theater. Those interested can apply at www.tnagutcheck.com. The deadline is Feb. 16. — ItRead More

Posted On December 15, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Details On “TNA Gut Check” Wrestling Tryout In London

- TNA Wrestling issued the following press release: TOTAL NONSTOP ACTION (TNA) WRESTLING SUPERSTARS TO LEAD ‘TNA GUT CHECK’ WORKSHOP FOR PRO WRESTLING HOPEFULS Think you’ve got what it takes to become the next Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling superstar? Then it’s time for a “Gut Check.” The next “TNA Gut Check” workshop will be held January 29 in London, England! Hosted by TNA Wrestling’s Talent Evaluator D’Lo Brown and TNA Founder Jeff Jarrett, “TNA Gut Check” will cover multiple aspects of professional wrestling and participation in this workshop willRead More