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TNA Impact Wrestling’s newest signing, mixed-martial arts fighter Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal will be appearing on the weekly MMA news show, “MMA Uncensored Live” on Spike TV tonight following Impact Wrestling. King Mo will be appearing on the program alongside his new bosses, TNA president Dixie Carter and Bellator Fighting Championships CEO Bjorn Rebney.Read More
ImpactWrestling.com has released the official preview for Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling. IMPACT WRESTLING Preview: Roode, RVD, James Storm Update And More Preview Thursday’s IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c. If you can’t watch it Thursday, make sure to set your DVR to record it so you don’t miss any of the action. The road to the Sunday, May 13 “Sacrifice” Pay-Per-View event continues on Thursday night! – It’s the final countdown to Sacrifice! What will happen between World Champion Bobby Roode and challenger Rob Van Dam just daysRead More
Right now, Bobby Roode is the man in Impact Wrestling. He is the World Heavyweight champion, which usually stands for being the best in your promotion. He has defeated mainly everyone there is to be defeated, and he has no competition at the top. But, as they say, it’s easy to be on the top, but it’s harder to stay on the top. Even though Rob Van Dam is the number one contender to the world title at the moment, I feel that Bobby will win that match at Sacrifice.Read More

Posted On May 5, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

This Week’s Impact Wrestling Rating Drops Slighty

Thursday night’s episode of Impact Wrestling scored a 0.98 rating with 1.4 million viewers. This is down slightly from last week’s episode, which scored a 0.99 rating with 1.453 million viewers.Read More
– In addition to Slammiversary, TNA Wrestling will hold a second pay-per-view event in June titled, TNA Wrestling’s Greatest Moments. According to in DEMAND, the three-hour highlight show premieres Saturday, June 2 and will feature “some of the most monumental and surprising moments in TNA’s history.” — Pat Kenney returned to television at Monday’s TNA Xplosion taping in Orlando, Florida as he commentated a match between Crimson and Doug Williams alongside Jeremy Borash. The former Simon Diamond works behind the scenes for TNA. — TNA Wrestling tapes the final ImpactRead More

Posted On April 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage Heat On Hulk Hogan For Comments On TNA’s Problems

- As noted before, Hulk Hogan wrote on Twitter that going live with Impact Wrestling would solve 75% of TNA’s problems. There are people within TNA that are very frustrated with Hogan’s latest comments. They see it as another ridiculous statement made by someone who is out of touch with what TNA really needs to do, yet has a lot of say in the direction of the company. The feeling in TNA is that while going live would be great, they have much bigger issues to deal with.Read More

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

Thursday’s Impact Rating, Spike Re-Airing Impact Next Week

- Thursday’s episode of TNA Impact Wrestling scored a 0.97 cable rating, down from the previous 0.98 rating. This week’s show averaged 1.31 million viewers, down from the previous week’s 1.39. – TNA and Spike TV will re-broadcast Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling next week at 7pm EST due to technical difficulties with this week’s broadcast.Read More

Posted On April 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Impact Wrestling, Crimson On Being Undefeated, Kazarian

- As seen at TNA Lockdown, TNA star Kazarian appeared with a new haircut. The new look was reportedly a decision he made to add to his current character and not something TNA asked him to do. – Matches for tonight’s TNA Impact Wrestling include Crimson & Bully Ray vs. Matt Morgan & Austin Aries, Kurt Angle vs. AJ Styles, Devon vs. Gunner, Rob Van Dam vs. Jeff Hardy vs. Mr. Anderson in a #1 contender’s match plus six-Knockouts action with Mickie James, Velvet Sky and Miss Tessmacher vs. Sarita,Read More

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

*Spoiler* Hogan’s “Big Announcement” On This Week’s Impact

Hulk Hogan made a “big announcement” at Tuesday’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida (airing this Thursday on SPIKE TV). As Eric Bischoff promised last week on Twitter, the program will feature all-new elements. Impact Wrestling will hold “Open Fight Night” once per month as a wrestler not affiliated with TNA Wrestling will have the opportunity to earn a roster spot by competing in a match. Based on the non-affiliated wrestler’s performance, three judges (including Hogan) will decide whether he or she receives a contract. During “Open Fight Night,” anyRead More

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

Scott Steiner Continues Trashing Hulk Hogan & TNA’s Ratings

Scott Steiner, who parted ways with TNA Wrestling three weeks ago, has continued to fire off messages on Twitter trashing his former employer’s upper hierarchy, particularly Hulk Hogan. In a series of messages posted this weekend, “Big Poppa Pump” addresses Hulk Hogan and Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling drawing a poor rating. Steiner wrote Saturday: “Wtf hogan in the fantasy world u live in u need to get hookd on phonics so u can read “U stupid motherfucker,my tweets havent bn about what i believe, but about what u haveRead More
– Hulk Hogan issued a response to Scott Steiner’s multi-day outburst toward him and Eric Bischoff on Twitter. “Big Poppa Pump” believes TNA Wrestling is sinking under their watch and that both have behaved unprofessionally since arriving to the organization. “If he really believes what he’s saying I feel bad for everyone close to him,” Hogan wrote to a Twitter user after being asked about Steiner’s comments. “His future was much greater than this.” — Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling saw Eric Young and ODB tie the knot inside aRead More
– Following months of inactivity, Rob Van Dam returned to TNA Wrestling programming on Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling. He was added to the Garett Bischoff led team for the Lethal Lockdown match at TNA Lockdown. PWInsider.com reports RVD is back full time and will be promoted as a top star going forward. You can view videos from this week’s edition of Impact Wrestling at this link. — The minister who conducted Eric Young and ODB’s wedding on Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling is a Florida based actor. — AfterRead 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
– TNA Wrestling’s creative department has contemplated making Bully Ray the World Heavyweight Champion as they feel he is the best heel in the professional wrestling industry today. — Sarita stated on Facebook that she missed Tuesday evening’s CMLL show at Arena México due to an emergency requiring her to visit her native country (Canada, which she does not mention). The TNA Knockout issued an apology and promised to return to action soon. — TNA Wrestling Senior Vice President of Programming and Talent Relations Bruce Prichard missed last week’s setRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Scott Steiner Slams TNA’s Booking, Knockouts Updates, More

– After parting ways with TNA Wrestling last week, “Big Poppa Pump” Scott Steiner slammed the organization’s creative heads Monday afternoon on Twitter.   “Can somebody send tna’s booking team of pritchard hogan (and) bischoff video’s from ring ka king..booking hogan in a sex tape wont help ratings..what an embarassment to TNA (and) spike tv. Brother…” he wrote via text.   – After being excluded from the last set of Impact Wrestling tapings, Angelina Love stated today on Twitter that she will appear on this week’s shows. She has notRead More

Posted On April 2, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jab Taken At TNA Employee During WM28?, Nash Ranks The Matches

- During Sunday’s WrestleMania XXVIII pay-per-view broadcast, Jerry “The King” Lawler referenced TNA Wrestling Senior Vice President of Programming and Talent Relations Bruce Prichard’s former WWE character Brother Love while expressing his disdain for John Laurinaitis’ white suit.   “That suit is so ugly, it would give Brother Love a heart attack,” Lawler said.   Prichard recently suffered a pair of ‘small’ heart attacks, causing him to miss the last set of Impact Wrestling tapings.   – Former WWE Superstar Kevin Nash ranked the top three matches at WrestleMania XXVIIIRead More

Posted On March 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Hogan To Address TNA Roster, Lockdown Card, Storm Video, More

- TNA’s Lockdown pay-per-view currently has Garett Bischoff vs. Gunner, Jeff Hardy vs. Kurt Angle and James Storm vs. Bobby Roode for the World Heavyweight Title.   - One of Bobby Roode’s police escorts on last night’s episode of Impact Wrestling was independent wrestler Mikey Nicholls. Nicholls’ partner Shane Haste appeared last week as Roode’s lawyer. Both wrestlers received tryouts with TNA.   - Hulk Hogan is now the new authority figure in TNA, as announced on last night’s episode of Impact Wrestling. Hogan will address the entire TNA rosterRead More
– ImpactWrestling.com has announced that Eric Young and ODB will hold their wedding on the April 12 episode of Impact Wrestling. The website issued an invitation to fans asking them to RSVP via Facebook.   The invitation states, “Join us for a Match made in Wrestling Heaven in the IMPACT Zone, WHERE NOTHING CAN GO WRONG! BAM!!!”   – Angelina Love is auctioning off a “Beautiful People” outfit she wore at several Impact and live events in 2009. To view the auction, click here.   – TNA Wrestling President DixieRead More
– Thursday’s Impact Wrestling saw James Storm call out World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode to confront him. Roode’s legal advisor, William Kelly, instead appeared. He is Shane Haste, a wrestler from Ohio Valley Wrestling. He received the Last Call from Storm to conclude the segment. Haste and Mikey Nicholls lost a dark match against Gunner and Kid Kash at Tuesday’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida. — WWE Superstar David Otunga poked fun at the consistently flat ratings for TNA Wrestling’s Impact Wrestling program, writing on Twitter last week, “IfRead More