Impact Wrestling Tag

Posted On November 24, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Gail Kim Happy To Be In TNA, Discusses Controversial WWE Exit

Speaking to SLAM! Wrestling, Gail Kim explains why she disobeyed WWE by controversially eliminating herself from the Divas Battle Royal on the August 1 episode of Monday Night Raw. She says it was the culmination of all the disrespect she felt from WWE. “I don’t regret what I did at all. It was a respect thing,” Kim says. “I was told to get eliminated as soon as possible, so that’s what I did. I saw my decision as a case of either continuing to take their lack of respect orRead More

Posted On November 17, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Chyna Interested In Returning To TNA, Jackie Upset With Snub

– Jackie Moore expressed her disappointment with being left off the 10-Knockouts Gauntlet Match at Monday’s Impact Wrestling taping. The match, which airs tonight, will determine a new number one contender to Gail Kim’s TNA Women’s Knockout Championship. The sparingly seen Knockout tweeted, “Did they forget to book me for the big Gauntlet match? That’s a shame.” Moore has yet to compete for TNA since being awarded a contract by Knockouts head Karen Jarrett on the September 1 episode of Impact Wrestling. — Though Chyna has her sights set onRead More

Posted On November 16, 2011By StaffIn News

*Spoilers* TNA Impact Wrestling Taping Results For 11/24

Credit to reader Eric for sending in these TNA Impact Wrestling tapings results from Tuesday night. Impact Wrestling: Airing On Thanksgiving (11/24) * They re-taped the James Storm and AJ Styles segment to air on November 17th first. * Matt Morgan and Crimson retained the Tag Titles against Mexican America. * Karen Jarrett comes out with Traci Brooks, Gail Kim and Madison Rayne. Karen calls out the Knockouts roster and announces a Lingerie Match. * Kurt Angle comes out for a promo on James Storm, who eventually came out.Read More

Posted On November 6, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

James Storm Health Update, Lilian Garcia Hangs With Knockout

– James Storm continues to wrestle after stating Monday that he would be sidelined six to eight weeks due to a concussion he suffered at the October 26 Impact Wrestling taping in Macon, Georgia. He defeated Gunner in a quick singles match on Thursday, and Magnus in quick singles matches Friday and Saturday. The Tennessee Cowboy, however, wrestled two lengthy matches prior to being diagnosed with the concussion. Regarding the severity of his health, he tweeted Friday, “Thanks to all the fans that came out last night to mt pleasant.Read More

Posted On November 3, 2011By StaffIn News

Spike TV President Speaks On Impact Wrestling On The Road

Spike TV President Kevin Kay recently commented on the possibility of taking Impact Wrestling on the road more often. He said: “It was a mutual (Spike & TNA) decision. Dixie and Eric came in and pushed for it. I always wanted to do it. It’s great to have a home, but you don’t get the level of excitement as you do on the road. It adds a another level. We’re continuing discussions. We haven’t seen a (ratings) bump, but you can’t judge ratings week-to-week, some weeks things happen like competition,Read More

Posted On November 3, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Keeping Hogan Off Television, Why Luger Was At Impact

– Hulk Hogan nor Kurt Angle appeared at last week’s Impact Wrestling taping in Macon, Georgia. Angle is suffering from a hamstring injury while Hogan is being kept off television for a few weeks as to not overshadow wrestlers TNA is trying to promote. — Hulk Hogan was scheduled to appear on the E! late night comedy talk show Chelsea Lately Halloween night but canceled due a doctor prohibiting from flying after he underwent dental surgery on Friday. — As reported earlier, former WCW World Heavyweight Champion Lex Luger wasRead More
– Hulk Hogan posed the following question to his Twitter followers Friday: “Should Hulk Hogan or should Hollywood Hulk Hogan come back and save the wrestling world. HH or HollywoodHH?” Hogan’s query to return as “Hollywood” garnered an overly negative response as he stated the following hours later: “Ok ok ok guys I get it, the good guy red and yellow, I just thought I would ask,I get it brother.” — MVP gave a critical review of Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling on Twitter. He wrote: “1st time I tuneRead More

Posted On October 28, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Spoils Upcoming Title Change At House Show

Jeremy Borash announced at Thursday’s TNA Wrestling live event in San Francisco, California that Bobby Roode defeated James Storm at the previous night’s Impact Wrestling taping to capture the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. Roode then appeared and stated on the microphone that Beer Money is dead because he killed it. Storm came out and challenged Roode to a match for the strap. In the main event, Roode defeated Storm to retain the championship. Roode won after hitting Storm with the title belt while the referee was accidentally knocked out. RoodeRead More

Posted On October 28, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Major Stars Miss Impact Taping, Knockout In Hooters Contest

– Both Hulk Hogan and Kurt Angle missed Wednesday’s Impact Wrestling taping in Macon, Georgia. Therefore, both talents will not be appearing on the November 3 and November 10 episodes. Angle is suffering from a hamstring injury. He is also missing this week’s California live events despite being advertised. — Numerous NWA Rampage Pro Wrestling talents were used as extras at Wednesday’s Impact Wrestling taping in Macon, Georgia including Sal Rinauro, J Rod, AJ Steele, Dustin Robinson, Cru Jones, Chip Day, Corey Hollis and ring announcer Miss Allie. — BrookeRead More
– Ric Flair appears Saturday at Panama Beach Raceway in Fountain, Florida as Honorary Race Chairman. — Wednesday’s Impact Wrestling taping at the Macon Centreplex in Macon, Georgia reportedly drew 2,800. — Crimson has been added to The Big Event, which takes place Saturday, November 12 at Courtyard Marriott LaGuardia Airport 9010 Ditmars Blvd East Elmhurst, New York. — Former WCW World Heavyweight Champion Lex Luger was backstage at Wednesday’s Impact Wrestling taping in Macon, Georgia. He lives near the area and did not film anything. He last appeared forRead More

Posted On October 28, 2011By StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Major Event Occurs At TNA Impact Wrestling Tapings

According to text messages sent in from multiple fans at this week’s Impact Wrestling taping from Macon, Georgia, we have a new TNA Champion. James Storm lost the title to Robert Roode. We’ll have more on this story as it develops.Read More

Posted On October 28, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Matches Announced For Turning Point, Does CM Punk Miss TNA?

– Three matches were announced for Turning Point following Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling. * Jeff Hardy vs. Jeff Jarrett * Velvet Sky defends the Women’s Knockout Championship against Gail Kim * Anarquia, Hernandez and Sarita defend the World Tag Team Championship against Jesse Neal, Shannon Moore and Toxxin The pay-per-view event takes place November 13 in Orlando, Florida. — CM Punk, who competed for TNA Wrestling in 2003 and 2004, responded to a comment on Twitter asking if he misses his days working for the promotion. He wrote, “LikeRead More
– Eric Bischoff praised Bully Ray on Facebook after watching his performance on this week’s episode of Impact Wrestling. He wrote, “Watched this weeks version of IMPACT for edit notes at 3 am this morning. IMO Bully Ray is emerging as one or the top talents in the business today. Flawless.” Ray faces Jeff Hardy on the show that will air Thursday. — James Storm has responded to an online report stating that some people within TNA Wrestling consider him “too southern” to represent the organization as World Heavyweight Champion.Read More

Posted On October 23, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Knockout Looking To Make A Change, Hogan Launches Website

– Hulk Hogan has teamed up with Sports Nutritional Innovations, Inc. to bring consumers a new online nutrition store, The site features thousands of nutritional supplements “I am extremely excited to partner with SNI to help people get the nutritional products and supplements they need to get in shape and build muscle,” Hogan said. “It will not only help people take their vitamins everyday, but give them an easy and affordable way to do so.” — ODB, who has not competed on television since being awarded a TNA contractRead More

Posted On October 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Gail Kim Comments On TNA Return, Matches Taped For Xplosion

– Gail Kim, who returned to TNA Wrestling on Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling as a heel aligned with Knockouts VP Karen Jarrett and Madison Rayne, commented on the event. She wrote on Twitter, “Thanks every1 4 getting me trending worldwide!@karenjarrett I think this is the start of a beautiful friendship :))) “@MRayneTNA can’t forget the other piece of the puzzle some1 said the “A”team sounds about right.” — Both James Storm and Gail Kim trended Thursday night on Twitter. — The following matches were taped Tuesday and Wednesday inRead More
– Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling saw Dixie Carter return as President of the company and place Sting in charge of the program. In his first duty, he attempted give Bobby Roode a rematch against World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle but a clause in the contract only allowed one match between the two–the match already held at Bound For Glory. James Storm asked and received a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship later in the show. He defeated Angle in a minute-and-a-half to win the belt for the first time.Read More
– It was announced at tonight’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida (airdate October 27) that Jersey Shore star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro would be appearing at next Wednesday’s taping in Macon, Georgia. — Robbie E receives a shot at Eric Young’s TNA Television Championship. — Robert Roode faces Samoa Joe in No. 1 Contender’s Match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. James Storm defeated Kurt Angle for the title at last night’s event. — Gail Kim, who returned to TNA Wrestling last night as a heel aligned with Karen Jarrett, competedRead More
James Storm defeated Kurt Angle at tonight’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida to capture the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. Storm defeated Angle in approximately three minutes via Last Call. He celebrated his title victory with the crowd and members of Fortune. Sting became the new authority figure of TNA Wrestling at the beginning of the show and in his first move, had Angle face Storm in the main event. PHOTOS & VIDEO – James Storm win the TNA title ->Read More
– Tonight and tomorrow night’s Impact Wrestling tapings in Orlando, Florida will focus heavily on Dixie Carter regaining control of TNA Wrestling and Hulk Hogan’s babyface turn. Therefore, a number of wrestlers who are considered regulars will be left off both events. Meanwhile, Hogan donned his trademark “Hulkamania” red and yellow colors in an in-ring segment with Sting that will air on Thursday’s show. — Gail Kim returned to TNA Wrestling as a heel aligned with Karen Jarrett. The segment will air on Thursday’s show. *SPOILER PHOTOS* Gail Kim returns,Read More