Impact Wrestling Tag

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has decided against appearing for TNA Wrestling at Monday’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida, according to FOXSports.com. Rosenhaus Sports president Robert Bailey, who represents Pierre-Paul, told FOXSports.com reporter Alex Marvez that the Giants star had not signed off on the deal and therefore will not appear for the wrestling group. Both TNA Wrestling and Spike TV believed a deal was finalized when the news was disclosed Saturday to the sports news website. “He declined because he is exhausted,” Bailey said. Pierre-Paul wasRead More

Posted On February 12, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Jeff Jarrett Added Back To TNA Roster, Opening Match For AAO

– Jeff Jarrett has been added back to the roster page on ImpactWrestling.com despite his dismissal from television in December. At Final Resolution, Jarrett was defeated by Jeff Hardy in a Steel Cage Match. As per stipulation of the match, either Jeff or Karen Jarrett would be fired at Sting’s discretion on the following episode of Impact Wrestling. Sting decided to fire both Jarretts. Jeff was written off television to oversee Ring Ka King, a promotion based in India that is a subsidiary of TNA. Karen was written off televisionRead More

Posted On February 10, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Impact Draws Lowest Rating Of 2012, Opening Video For AAO

– The February 9 episode of Impact Wrestling scored a 1.05 cable rating, which marks as the program’s lowest number of the year. Last week’s show drew a 1.16. Impact Wrestling averaged 1,500,000 viewers over the course of two hours, down from last week’s average of 1,610,000. The main event featuring James Storm and Sting against Bobby Roode and Bully Ray garnered the show’s peak rating with a 1.12. It is the first time this year in which the main event drew the program’s highest rating. — TNA has releasedRead More

Posted On February 10, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Undertaker Removed From SmackDown Intro, Raw In Pittsburgh

– Former WWE Diva Shelly Martinez celebrated her birthday Thursday. Photos of her night out are available on her Facebook page. — WWE will hold a Raw SuperShow at the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on May 14, 2012. — While promoting last night’s airing of The Marine 2 on Spike TV, WWE star Ted DiBiase alluded to rival company TNA’s Impact Wrestling show. He tweeted, “Marine 2″ will be on Spike TV tonight!! Check it out!!! Comes on after some wrestling show ;) And don’t forget to watchRead More

Posted On February 10, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Mickie James Publicly Questions Hulk Hogan, Knockout Turns 41

– Tara turns 41 years old Friday. She thanked her fans for their support. She tweeted, “Thank you to all my loyal, Respectful, awesome and loving WPF’s!!!! I love all of you and appreciate your support. Yay it’s my Bday!!” Tara is the oldest active female wrestler in TNA or WWE. — WrestlingFigs.com reports Rosita will be appearing at Legends of the Ring 14, which takes place June 2, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Monroe, New Jersey. — Mickie James took offense to Hulk Hogan deeming Garett BischoffRead More

Posted On February 9, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Melina To Wrestle Velvet Sky Next Month, Opening For Impact

– TNA Wrestling has posted a video of first 93 seconds of tonight’s episode of Impact Wrestling on Spike. The event is billed as a special “Star Wars” themed episode from London’s Wembley Arena. — WrestlingFigs.com says Velvet Sky and AJ Styles will appear at Direct Auto Insurance 3629 Broadway St. Kansas City, Missouri on March 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. — Sarita announced on Facebook that she will be competing at next week’s Impact Wrestling live events in West Virginia—February 17 in Huntington, 18 in Beckley, andRead More
Sting appeared on 97.9/105.5 KISS-FM on Thursday to promote Impact Wrestling at Wembley Stadium. Highlights from the interview are as follows: Which wrestler he’d like to face that he hasn’t yet: “I’d have to say the top one… Undertaker. I think wrestling fans have wanted to see Sting vs. Undertaker for years. I think between his gimmick and mine, it could be pretty cool. We could do some pretty cool stuff.” If he has any regrets over not joining WWE: “Yes and no. Who wouldn’t want to say that they’veRead More

Posted On February 5, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Ryder On Fans Saying He Sold Out, FCW Star Works Live Event

– WWE developmental wrestler Kenneth Cameron lost to Santino Marella in a singles matches at Friday’s Raw live event in Topeka, Kansas. Cameron is 6’3″, 216 pounds and billed from Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. — Spike TV will air The Marine 2 starring Ted DiBiase immediately following Impact Wrestling at 11:00 p.m. — New Dolph Ziggler T-Shirts are set for release soon. — Zack Ryder has drawn complaints from fans over his YouTube show Z! True Long Island Story being transferred to WWE’s auspices under their revamped YouTube channel. The WWERead More
– Mick Foley went on Twitter to compliment TNA Wrestling stars James Storm, Bobby Roode and Bully Ray for their performance on Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling. “Well done – @Cowboy_J_Storm , @REALBobbyRoode, and Bully Ray all worked their butts off!” he wrote. Storm faced Roode and Ray in separate matches. — Sarita, who is known outside of TNA Wrestling as Dark Angel, is heading to Japan in March for women’s wrestling promotion Stardom. She will partner with Io Shirai in the main event of the March 4 event againstRead More
It was announced during Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling that Bobby Roode will be defending the World Heavyweight Championship in a four-way match at Against All Odds. His opponents will be Bully Ray, James Storm and Jeff Hardy. Other matches advertised for the event taking place on February 12 include: World Heavyweight Championship Match Bobby Roode (champion) vs. Jeff Hardy vs. James Storm vs. Bully Rar Challenge Match “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles vs Kazarian (w/Christopher Daniels) Tag Team Championship Match Matt Morgan & Crimson (champions) vs. Samoa Joe & MagnusRead More
– Mark Haskins suffered a concussion during Saturday’s Impact Wrestling tapings in London, England after missing an attempted Shooting Star Press in an X Division Match. He was assisted to the backstage area following the bout. Haskins say he’s okay following the incident. He tweeted, “Heading home after a trip to A&E. Thank you to everyone who was concerned. Minor concussion but I’m all gravy, baby. Safe!” — TNA Wrestling president Dixie Carter commented on Saturday’s Impact Wrestling tapings. She tweeted, “Wembley in London is off the charts. Can’t hearRead More

Posted On January 27, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Hogan Says WWE HOF Is Missing A Top Name; His Wrestling Status

Hulk Hogan commented on his wrestling status during an interview with TalkSport.co.uk promoting Impact Wrestling’s “2012 Maximum Impact IV” Tour in the United Kingdom. “I’m not actively on the roster as far as jumping in the ring every night. But, I just love the business and I just want to be around and be part of it,” Hogan said. Other highlights from the interview: * Jeff Hardy is not on this year’s tour, but is planned for the next one. Hogan pegged Hardy and AJ Styles as “future stars” ofRead More

Posted On January 27, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Hulk Hogan Wrestles At TNA Show, Kurt Angle Praises CM Punk

– Hulk Hogan competed in his first match since October at Impact Wrestling’s “2012 Maximum Impact IV” Tour event in Nottingham, England Thursday. After the main event match of Bobby Roode and James Storm ended in disqualification, a six-man tag team match was set up with Hogan, Storm and Sting vs. Roode, Bully Ray and Kurt Angle. Hogan took no bumps and the opposition sold his offense. Hogan hit the Big boot on Roode, which was followed by Storm nailing Roode with the Atomic Leg Drop for the pinfall victory.Read More
Mr. Anderson, who has not appeared for TNA Wrestling since the November 15, 2011 Impact Wrestling taping, is scheduled to return to the ring at this week’s Impact Wrestling World Tour in Worcester, Plymouth and Lowell, Massachusetts. He will be teaming with Rob Van Dam (who was stretchered backstage two weeks ago at Genesis after taking a DDT onto the concrete floor) at all three shows in matches against Mexican America members Anarquia and Hernandez. Mexican America members Rosita and Sarita are also advertised to team, which they rarely doRead More
ImpactWrestling.com has removed Jackie Moore, Jesse Neal and Toxxin from their wrestler roster page. This would confirm their respective departures from TNA Wrestling late last year. Moore stated on November 28, 2011 via Twitter that she parted ways with TNA Wrestling due to her contract expiring. She returned to the company last June alongside ODB under the guise of outsiders, with the duo promising to clean up the Knockouts division. In August, Moore and ODB abandoned their villainous antics in order to gain contracts with the promotion. After several weeksRead More

Posted On January 16, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Update On Mr. Anderson’s Whereabouts, Ex-Knockout Profiled

– Regarding the whereabouts of Mr. Anderson, he is currently off television because creative no ideas for him. Anderson has not appeared for TNA since the November 15, 2011 Impact Wrestling taping. — Shelly Martinez appeared with her sister Danielle on last Saturday’s episode of Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan on Nat Geo WILD. The episode featured highlights from her time in TNA, where she appeared as Salinas. To view the clip, click here. — Matches taped last week in Orlando, Florida for upcoming episodes of TNA Xplosion were AngelinaRead More
– ImpactWrestling.com has announced that Mickie James will battle Madison Rayne in a Knockouts Steel Cage Match on Thursday’s Impact Wrestling. Plus, AJ Styles will take on Gunner (who will be accompanied by Ric Flair) and James Storm will comment on his pending rematch for the World Heavyweight Championship against Bobby Roode. — TNA Wrestling has posted a video of SoCal Val presenting Rosita with Pro Wrestling Illustrated‘s 2011 Most Inspirational Wrestler Of The Year Award. The Mexican America member dedicates the award to her father, who died in theRead More
– The January 12, 2012 episode of Impact Wrestling drew a 1.12 cable rating. Last week’s show drew a 1.11. The program averaged 1,600,000 viewers, the same as last week. This nearly matches the 2011 yearly average of 1,610,000 viewers. — Matt Morgan and Gail Kim appear at Direct Auto Insurance 700 North Military Highway Norfolk, Virginia on February 12, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Call 757-455-9072 for more information. — Chavo Guerrero is featured in a promotional advertisement for Ring Ka King, TNA Wrestling’s professional wrestling promotionRead More
– Angelina Love, who holds the record for most TNA Women’s Knockout Championship reigns with five, hopes to add another reign to her supreme record. “Deff hoping soon!” she tweeted in response to when she will get another championship run. Love has not held the title since dropping it to Tara on October 10, 2010. Once arguably the company’s premiere female star, Love ended 2011 in a slump. She has not won a televised singles match in over seven months—her last victory taking place at the May 30, 2011 ImpactRead More