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Gail Kim, who recently parted ways with WWE, is scheduled to return to TNA Wrestling at tonight’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando. Kim claimed last week during an interview with SunSport that she expects to return to TNA, but is in no rush. “Right now I’m on a little hiatus,” she said, “I told myself I’d take a little break. They didn’t let me quit so I was forced to take a break! “I’m not retiring from wrestling, I can say that. I always said – I said it inRead More

Posted On October 17, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Kurt Angle Reveals When He Will Retire From Wrestling

“Sports Axxess” on PW 24/7 Hosts: Jerry Sorrentino, James Jefferson, and Joey Image Full episode available at http://www.pw247radio.com/ Kurt Angle on his return to collegiate Olympic wrestling: “I’ve been training for the last six months. The training has gone phenomenally well. I didn’t realize I was going catch on this quickly, but you know it’s like getting on a bicycle and riding again. That’s not to say it didn’t go without any injuries here and there. I’ve hurt my Achilles tendon and my hamstring but I’ve been hanging on tightlyRead More

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

Former WWE & ROH Name Joins TNA Wrestling Creative Team

Former WWE writer and Ring of Honor iPPV producer Dave Lagana has posted the following: “…I leave Ring of Honor Wrestling to tackle new challenges. I’ve accepted a position as Director of Creative Writing with TNA Wrestling. My duties will be to focus solely on the development of new wrestling shows beyond the Impact Wrestling show. I’m excited to see what the future holds and thank everyone for the support over not only the last nine months of this site but through my entire career. Sincerely, David Lagana”Read More
– On tonight’s Impact Wrestling broadcast, TNA founder Jeff Jarrett confronted Jeff Hardy backstage to warn him not to step foot in the state of Pennsylvania. In turn, Hardy stood up to the 11-time world champion and told him he would be in Philadelphia for Bound for Glory on Sunday. — California based women’s wrestler Christina Von Eerie debuted on tonight’s episode of Impact Wrestling to fend off Sarita and Rosita during an in-ring brawl that broke out between Mexican America and Ink Inc. Jesse Neal later grabbed a microphoneRead More
Ric Flair, 62, who was told two weeks ago that he would have to undergo surgery due to a torn triceps suffered during a match with Sting last month on Impact Wrestling, may not have to have surgery at all. “It’s postponed right now, but I may not even have to have it,” Flair tells Mike Mooneyham of The Post and Courier. “The doctor looked at it and said the thing was healing itself.” Flair had already signed in at the hospital and had a brace fitted when the doctorRead More
– The October 6, 2011 episode of Impact Wrestling drew a 1.01 cable rating, which marks as the program’s lowest rating of the year. This number is down from the 1.14 rating the show garnered last week. Thursday’s show averaged 1.376 million viewers, down from 1.49 million the week before. — Bobby Roode will host the first ever Australian Fan Viewing party in Sydney on Saturday, November 5, 2011 for Impact Wrestling, which airs every Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. AEDT on Fuel TV Australia. The interactive event will featureRead More
TNA Wrestling sources indicate that organization officials are in negotiations with Jersey Shore star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro to appear on multiple episodes of Impact Wrestling. A deal is close to being reached, if it has not already been signed. Ronnie is known as cast member who got into a major fist fight with Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino during the show’s filming in May. Ortiz-Magro would be the first male member of the MTV reality series to appear for TNA. Jennifer “JWoww” Farley and Angelina Pivarnick have also appeared for the wrestlingRead More
“The Immortal” Hulk Hogan will battle “The Icon” Sting in a No Disqualification fight for power and survival in Impact Wrestling at Bound for Glory. It was revealed at the end of this week’s episode of Impact Wrestling episode that if Sting wins, Hogan hands over control of TNA to Sting and Dixie Carter. TNA has also announced AJ Styles vs. Daniels in an I Quit match for the pay-per-view event, which takes Sunday, October 16 at at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Bully Ray vs. Mr. AndersonRead More

Posted On October 6, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Eric Young Talks About How TNA Has Changed Over The Years

Main Event Radio interview with Eric Young Host: Ryan Rider Full interview available at MainEventRadio.com Is the company changing its name to Impact Wrestling? “The name of the company is still TNA. It’s Impact Wrestling presented by TNA. Kurt is still TNA World Heavyweight champion, I’m TV Champion, but the TV show is Impact Wrestling.” What is the status of the TV Title? “I am the longest reigning champion in recent memory (last year or so). I’ve held the TV title longer than any other champion right now. I’ve onlyRead More
The Warren County Commonwealth’s Attorney Office has reduced a driving under the influence charge against TNA World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle to reckless driving. Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Michael Fleming disclosed the amended charge during a hearing in Warren General District Court on Tuesday. Angle, however, is still facing the same penalties, a maximum of one year in jail and a $2,500 fine. Fleming refused to comment on the reasons for amending the charge. Judge W. Dale Houff scheduled a trial date for November 8, 2011. Angle was arrested on SeptemberRead More

Posted On September 30, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

New Title Matches Added To Bound for Glory – Updated Line-up

Two additional Bound for Glory matches were set on this week’s episode of Impact Wrestling. The X Division Championship will be on the line as Austin Aries defends the strap against Brian Kendrick. Winter will defend the Women’s Knockouts Championship in a four-way match against Velvet Sky, Mickie James and Madison Rayne. The updated line-up is as follows: TNA World Heavyweight Championship Match Kurt Angle (c) vs. Bobby Roode Sting vs. Hulk Hogan TNA World Tag Team Championship Match Hernandez and Anarquia (c) vs. Shannon Moore and Jesse Neal TNARead More

Posted On September 18, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Stipulation Added To Hogan vs. Sting, Knockouts Doing Customs

– On last Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling, Sting defeated longtime rival Ric Flair to earn the right to face Hulk Hogan at Bound for Glory. The match will feature a stipulation as ImpactWrestling.com posted a graphic advertising the contest as a “Battle For Control Of The Company.” The graphic, however, was removed from the website Sunday. On the March 3 episode of Impact, Hogan regained storyline ownership of TNA after winning a court battle against Dixie Carter. — Angelina Love, Madison Rayne and Tara are offering custom professional photoshootsRead More

Posted On September 18, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Ric Flair Suffers Broken Bursa Sac During Match Against Sting

Ric Flair suffered a broken bursa sac in his left elbow during his match against Sting last Monday, which aired on Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling. The injury occurred when he took a superplex off the top rope. “It was brutal,” Flair told Mike Mooneyham of The Post and Courier. “I thought I had broken my arm on that spot. I don’t know how I did it either. “Sting put me down flat on that superplex, but somehow I hit something. It broke the bursa sack in my elbow. ButRead More

Posted On September 16, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Impact Wrestling Rating Increases, Knockouts On Post-Show

– The September 15 episode of Impact Wrestling featuring Sting vs. Ric Flair garnered a 1.20 cable rating, up from 1.02 the week before. The program averaged 1,640,000 viewers compared to 1,358,000 the week before. Recent ratings: September 1 (1.06), August 25 (1.21) August 18 (1.05), August 11 (1.07), August 4 (1.14). — This week’s Impact Wrestling Post Show features interviews with two top Knockout tag teams. Rosita and Sarita talk about their match on last night’s episode of Impact Wrestling and their opponents Tara and Brooke Tessmacher. Tara andRead More

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

*Spoiler* Major Change Made To TNA Bound For Glory PPV

- Sting vs. Hulk Hogan for TNA’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view in October was planned to go ahead after Monday’s tapings when Sting earned the right to face Hogan by defeating Ric Flair. Sources report that officials have nixed the Sting vs. Hogan match, as of yesterday, and the two will now face off in a tag team match or a three-way match with another name who hasn’t been named yet. We should have more details after tonight’s Impact Wrestling tapings in Orlando.Read More

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

Matt Hardy Arrested Again On Charges Of DWI

I am able to confirm that Matt Hardy was arrested once again for Driving While Impaired in Wake County, North Carolina. The only thing I can confirm about the arrest is the arresting officer was M Larson and he is scheduled for a morning court date on November 30, 2011 to respond to the charges. Hardy is already due in court on September 28th to respond to an earlier Driving While Impaired charge and Exceeding Safe Speed in Moore County, North Carolina that led to his release from Impact WrestlingRead More

Posted On September 14, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Hogan To Make Major Announcement, Matches Taped For Xplosion

– Hulk Hogan stated this morning on Twitter that he will be making a ‘huge’ announcement at tonight’s Impact Wrestling taping (airdate September 29). He wrote, “Got a huge announcement tonight at the IMPACT Tapings. HH.” — Mickie James has an autograph signing scheduled for Pro Championship Wrestling in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, October 22. Visit www.pcwwrestling.net for more information. — The following matches were taped last night in Orlando, Florida for upcoming episodes of TNA Xplosion: * Eric Young defends the TNA Television Championship against Doug Williams * AlexRead More

Posted On September 13, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

The Hardy Boys Close To Reuniting, ODB Not Booked For Impact

– Air Extreme Wrestling has announced that they are in discussions with Jeff and Matt Hardy to appear for the promotion’s upcoming tour of Mexico. Eduardo Soto Ramirez, owner of AEW, said in the press release that Jeff is keen to perform in Mexico while negotiations with Matt slowed following his recent automobile accident. He adds that Matt is considering leaving the professional wrestling industry to pursue other endeavors. The tour, which takes place October and November, will feature a slew of former WWE talent including Paul London, Shelton Benjamin,Read More

Posted On September 12, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Star Missing Impact Tapings, TNA Luring Fans With Free Food

– Reigning TNA Television Champion Eric Young stated tonight on Twitter that he’s not scheduled for this week’s three-day set of Impact Wrestling tapings. Young wrote, “Monday night football here we go. I rather be at work but I don’t get to choose no EY on Impact for over three weeks sorry younglins.” — TNA Wrestling has a live event scheduled for Friday, November 4 at the Kellogg Arena Battle Creek, Michigan, with tickets going on sale Friday, September 23 at KelloggArena.com. All tickets to the event include all-you-can-eat popcorn,Read More
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