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Posted On June 17, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Desmond Wolfe Released From Impact Wrestling

Desmond Wolfe has been quietly released from Impact Wrestling. This is just one of many cuts to come as his profile has already been removed from the company’s official website. Wolfe’s release comes as no surprise as he is not medically cleared to compete and was reduced to a talking role on the company’s internationally syndicated Xplosion broadcast. Given what went down at this week’s TV tapings (described in detail at the links below), this cut was expected.Read More
– Hulk Hogan stated on tonight’s episode of Impact Wrestling that Sting would receive his rematch for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship on the July 14 show. He lost the belt to Mr. Anderson this past Sunday at Slammiversary. While Kurt Angle is the number one contender to the TNA World Heavyweight Championship (after defeating Jeff Jarrett at Slammiversary), Mike Tenay stated that Mr. Anderson’s first title defense will be against Sting. — Jacqueline returned to TNA Wrestling on tonight’s episode of Impact Wrestling as she joined ODB in assaultingRead More
– Desmond Wolfe has been removed from ImpactWrestling.com’s roster page. This is often an indication that a wrestler has parted ways with TNA Wrestling. Wolfe has been sidelined from in-ring competition since September due to medical leave. He resurfaced on TNA programming last month as the commissioner of Xplosion. — Impact Wrestling’s Facebook page is advertising the following match for tonight’s Impact Wrestling broadcast: “Tune in to tonight’s IMPACT on Spike to see the return of Austin Aries, Kid Kash and Jimmy Rave in a 3-way match as the countdownRead More
– Matches announced for tonight’s Impact Wrestling broadcast include Hernandez of Mexican American vs. Devon, plus the Knockouts Tag Team Championship will be on the line as Rosita and Sarita defend the gold against Velvet Sky and Ms. Tessmacher. Other matches scheduled to take place include: * TNA World Heavyweight Champion Mr. Anderson vs. Gunner * Rob Van Dam vs. Samoa Joe * Austin Aries vs. Jimmy Rave vs. Kid Kash — Independent wrestler Shima Xion was backstage at Tuesday’s Impact Wrestling tapings. — Mick Foley has been announced forRead More
– Matches announced for tonight’s Impact Wrestling broadcast include Hernandez of Mexican American vs. Devon, plus the Knockouts Tag Team Championship will be on the line as Rosita and Sarita defend the gold against Velvet Sky and Ms. Tessmacher. Other matches scheduled to take place include: * TNA World Heavyweight Champion Mr. Anderson vs. Gunner * Rob Van Dam vs. Samoa Joe * Austin Aries vs. Jimmy Rave vs. Kid Kash — Independent wrestler Shima Xion was backstage at Tuesday’s Impact Wrestling tapings. — Mick Foley has been announced forRead More

Posted On June 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Main Event Set For TNA’s Destination X PPV

It was announced at the Impact Wrestling tapings this week, which will air on SpikeTV next week, that TNA’s upcoming Destination X PPV will be headlined by AJ Styles vs Samoa Joe vs Christopher Daniels, in a rematch from the classic three-way bouts they have had in the past. Be sure to check out our complete June 23rd Impact Taping spoiler results.Read More
– On tomorrow night’s episode of Impact Wrestling on Spike, the first-ever “Bound For Glory Series” will be officially announced. There will be twelve Superstars participating in the competition, all leading to the Bound For Glory pay-per-view event in October. Matt Morgan, Brother Devon and Scott Steiner were announced today for the competition. Nine of the twelve wrestlers in the Series have been announced thus far. The first six wrestlers announced were Rob Van Dam, AJ Styles, Gunner, Bully Ray, Crimson and James Storm. — TNA World Heavyweight Champion Mr.Read More
– Scott Steiner is featured in Impact Wrestling’s latest “Why Wrestling Matters” video. “Big Poppa Pump” discusses what drives his passion and dedication for professional wrestling. “On Impact Wrestling, the handcuffs are off. I can say what I want,” he says in his regular voice. “I’ve been getting a lot of leeway, a lot of freedom to say what I want, cause what I say is pretty much what I believe. I don’t really try to stray too much from that. Other places, I was kind of like, handcuffed. “PeopleRead More
– Former WWE talent Shawn Daivari and Aaron Aguilera (a/k/a Jesus) were backstage at last night’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida, but not for TNA Wrestling. According to company sources, they are expected take part in the new All Wheels Wrestling promotion, which would combine motorcross racing and professional wrestling. The first taping is scheduled for June 29 at the Impact Wrestling Zone. It has been confirmed that Jeff Jarrett is backing the promotion. — Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff posted the following online regarding Monday’s Impact Wrestling taping:Read More
– Former WWE star Luke Gallows worked a tryout match for TNA prior to tonight’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida. — Jesse Neal posted a message on his Twitter account yesterday stating how glad he is that he and his girlfriend now qualify for food stamps. “Yayyyy we qualified for food stamps!!! I can eat now! RT @CVEvil_138: Things are looking up! Just recieved some good news!!! :)” A follower then wrote the following to Neal: “It’s a sad state of the business that you can make a jokeRead More
– TNA Wrestling will be holding Impact Wrestling tapings at the Impact! Wrestling Zone in Orlando, Florida on August 8, 9, 22, 23 and 24. Previously announced taping dates include: June 27, June 28, July 10 (Destination X), July 11, July 12, July 25, July 26 and August 7 (Hardcore Justice). — For the second consecutive year, Mickie James will be performing at the K95 Countryfest hometown of Richmond, Virginia. For more information on the show, which features Miranda Lambert as the headline act, click here. — Former TNA XRead More

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

Dreamer’s TNA Departure, Title Match Advertised For Impact

– Tommy Dreamer’s profile was removed from the Impact Wrestling roster page over the weekend, thus confirming his departure from the organization. Meanwhile, Suicide has been added back to the page. — Matches scheduled for this week’s Impact Wrestling live events in Ontario and New York are as follows: Mr. Anderson vs. Kurt Angle; AJ Styles vs. Scott Steiner; James Storm and Alex Shelley (with Robert Roode) vs. The British Invasion; Abyss vs. Kazarian; Mickie James and Tara vs. Angelina Love and Winter; Jeff Jarrett vs. Eric Young (with OrlandoRead More

Posted On June 13, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

*Spoiler* ECW Original At Impact Wrestling Taping

ECW Original Kid Kash is backstage at tonight’s Impact Wrestling taping from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida and is expected to be used in some capacity tonight.Read More

Posted On June 11, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

This Week’s Impact Wrestling Rating

This weeks’s edition of Impact Wrestling did a 1.01 cable rating with 1,483,000 viewers on Spike TV.Read More
Eric Bischoff posted a status update on his Facebook fan page where he attempts to justify Thursday’s 1.08 Impact Wrestling rating. He wrote: What the 10%’ers and the dirtsites that feed them don’t want to report: Per Spike TV, Impact Wrestling was the #1 cable show in its time period among M18-49 despite under-delivering its STD average among key demos and TNA increased from its Jail (rpt) lead-in by +129% in M18-49 (.78), with an additional +6% gain in the following quarter hour. TNA peaked in the 10:15p quarter withRead More
– Mick Foley took to Twitter to comment on an online report indicating that TNA Wrestling officials perceived him as being difficult to work with. Foley wrote, “I pushed hard for changes I felt would benefit Impact Wrestling. I can understand how some would interpret that as difficult to work with.” He did not deny reports that he asked for his release from the organization. — Hulk Hogan is featured in IMPACT WRESTLING’s latest “Why Wrestling Matters” video. The legendary grappler discusses what drives his passion and dedication for professionalRead More

Posted On June 5, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Mick Foley Reportedly Asks For His TNA Release; Details

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that Mick Foley asked for his release from TNA, which is why the “fired” angle was run on Impact Wrestling this past Thursday night. The report notes that Foley cited creative differences as to why he wanted to be released from TNA, so the decision was hastily made by TNA to pull the plug on The Network storyline and have Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff “fire” Foley. It should be noted that Foley is still under contract to TNA, and has not been officially releasedRead More

Posted On June 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: Impact Wrestling Post Show; Interviews & More

Watch what happens as Impact Wrestling went off the air and get the exclusive interviews with Eric Young, James Storm, and Alex Shelly on the Impact Wrestling Post Show:Read More
A man was ejected from Monday’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida for texting spoilers results with his mobile device. The man was ejected from the Impact! Wrestling Zone by TNA personnel and escorted off Universal Studios Florida property by an Orlando area police officer. He was shown a page on the PWInsider website displaying the spoilers results he had sent on a mobile device owned by a member of TNA security and informed he was being removed from the premises. It was reported last week that TNA banned theRead More