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Posted On July 7, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Thursday’s Live Impact Rating, 3-Hour TNA Block Next Week

- Next Thursday, Spike TV will be airing a one-hour “Impact Rewind” show at 7PM EST leading into the new Impact episode at 8PM. The three-hour block is not repeated on the Thursday, July 19 schedule, which returns to a “World’s Worst Tenants” lead-in prior to Impact in the new 8:00 p.m. EST timeslot. – Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling garnered a 1.00 rating and 1.485 million viewers. The numbers were up from last week’s show, which did a 0.97 rating with 1.262 million viewers.Read More
- Bully Ray is now on Twitter at @REALBully5150. – Mike Tenay and Jeremy Borash will be handling the announcing duties for Sunday’s TNA Destination X pay-per-view. This isn’t confirmed but word is that Taz had a family commitment. – PWInsider has confirmed that the Twitter account belonging to Sting’s mystery attackers is legit. They are teasing that they will be returning to Impact next week. – The man who competed as Lars Only on Impact last night was NWA Hollywood wrestler Johnny Yuma. Flip Casanova was Flip Kendrick fromRead More

Posted On July 5, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

Impact Wrestling Results – July 5, 2012

The sixth live Impact of TNA’s summer series opened with a video package recapping last week’s events, specifically the Bully Ray vs. Joseph Park feud and Daniels accusing A.J. Styles of fathering Claire’s child. Impact Zone: Mike Tenay and Taz introduced the show and promoted James Storm vs. Jeff Hardy in a BFG Series match tonight. Bully Ray then stomped out to the ring and announced he is on Twitter. He then called out Joseph Park, who slowly made his way to the ring. Ray said he accepts Park’s challengeRead More

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

A Surprising WWE Release – Full Details

Former WWE star Armando Estrada had apparently been under WWE contract for the past year but was never used. He issued the following statement tonight: “Espérate … Espérate … Espérate … Everybody, listen to me! I would like to take this opportunity to let everyone in the wrestling world know that on 6/27/12, I was released from my contract with WWE. What’s that you say??? OH, you didn’t know (Road Dogg) I was under contract to WWE? Apparently, a lot of people (including members of creative) were not privy toRead More

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

Matt Morgan; “My True Fans Will Appreciate My Decision”

- Matt Morgan said he has come to a decision about his wrestling career. When a fan on Twitter told him she would be upset if he didn’t show up on Impact, he replied: I already made ‘my decision.’ My true fans will appreciate my decision, & those that don’t can kiss my a$$!Read More
- TNA released the “un-edited” phone call between Dixie Carter and AJ Styles that shows they were planning a surprise birthday party for Dixie’s husband, not having an affair. The full conversation is proves that Daniels played edited footage on Impact last month. Here’s the full call: – Following Thursday night’s Impact Wrestling, here is the updated standings for TNA’s Bound For Glory Series: 1. James Storm – 36 points 2. Samoa Joe – 27 points 3. Kurt Angle – 10 points 4. Mr. Anderson – 9 points 5. JeffRead More
- The angle where Sting was attacked by three mystery men on Impact will likely sit on the back-burner for the time being and could be an angle for Bound For Glory in October. The attack was done as a way to get Sting off TV for a while so people wouldn’t wonder why he’s not in the Bound For Glory Series. TNA officials have not decided who will be revealed under the masks yet. The general feeling on the segment was that it needed to be strong but cameRead More
Hulk Hogan posted several interesting tweets on his Twitter account yesterday. Here are a few things he posted. On The Recent TNA iMPACT! Ratings: “Very grateful to everyone for staying strong,working together,staying positive,the ratings are a mirror reflection of your hard workthanksHH” On Sting: “Stings hurt but he’ll be back soon. HH” On The Ending of this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling (Re-Tweeted A Fan Comment): “My friend ! Been loving #TNA the past 2 months BUT the ending segment on Impact with A.J and Dixie was just BRUTAL. #HH4Life” OnRead More
WWE No Way Out Final Thoughts: No Way Out delivered well. The card was exactly what I was expecting it to be and I felt the show was a big success overall. Swapping out Del Rio and adding Dolph Ziggler to the World Title match was a terrific idea. I honestly feel Ziggler should be a strong candidate to win MITB next month, but it stands to reason that WWE may just let him fall into obscurity once again. Of the three times he’s now competed for a World Title,Read More
- TNA did not feature their weekly TNA TV title defense on Impact Wrestling last night due to the six matches for the Bound for Glory series, which is their top priority right now. – The pregnant woman revealed in the closing segment on Impact was a local actor who was hired by the company. No one backstage seemed to know if she was going to be a regular on the show or not. They teased that Christopher Daniels knew who she was, and the storyline may be that heRead More
- Former TNA Knockout Chelsea was in attendance for last night’s Impact. – The dark match before last night’s live Impact saw Kazarian defeat Isiah Cash, the former Luke Gallows. – After Thursday’s night’s Impact ended, AJ Styles came back and attacked Daniels and Kazarian some more. Daniels and Kazarian talked trash to the fans to end the show.Read More
The Rundown is meant to be a very long column spanning the entire week of wrestling, and this piece certainly fits that and will from now on. Raw will be the only show that gets its own column, and the rest will be done here. Prediction columns will also be separate. There is a lot to talk about from this week, so let’s get to it! TNA Slammiversary Final Thoughts: This was a great show. James Storm’s return really stood out to me as a key moment for the storylinesRead More
Thursday night’s episode of Impact Wrestling scored a 1.03 (1.0) cable rating, with 1.34 million viewers. This is up 5% and 6% respectively from last week’s episode. The show is still below the yearly average, but increasing. The episode was up slightly in the male 18 – 34 demographic, but down slightly in the male 18 – 49 demo. It was also down a touch in males 12 – 17. Compared to the same week last year, Impact is down 0.5 in the male 12 – 17 demo. The showRead More
In this edition of Wrestle Talk TV Extra, Hulk Hogan discusses the roles of Sting and Ric Flair in TNA and shares his views on their contribution to the roster and what the Impact wrestling roster bring to the table.Read More

Posted On June 8, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Goldberg Issues Challenge To Crimson, More Trash Talk

The war of words between TNA star Crimson and Bill Goldberg is heating up. To recap, Crimson said his undefeated streak is “way longer than that Goldberg guy.” When it was brought to his attention that Crimson mentioned him on Impact, Goldberg responded, “Who??” Goldberg later re-tweeted a message saying that “Goldberg ate chumps like him during his streak every freaking night. #TheRealStreakBelongs2Goldberg”” During last night’s Impact Wrestling post show, Crimson continued to mock Goldberg, he certainly won’t be the person to answer his open challenge for Slammiversary. You canRead More
– Joey Ryan was not backstage last night, but based on TNA airing a brief interview with him on Impact, there’s a strong possibility we have not seen the last of him in TNA. — The TNA Today online video show is being brought back and will return on Tuesday. The show will be hosted by Jeremy Borash and the plan is for some of the episodes to be live. — TNA will hold a live event in Akron, Ohio on July 29th. The show will take place at theRead More

Posted On June 8, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Devon Interview: Weight Loss, Team 3D Breaking Up, Impact

TNA Television Champion Devon appeared on the The LAW radio show this week to promote Sunday’s Slammiversary pay-per-view and hype Impact’s new time slot. You can listen to the entire interview at Fightnetwork.com (MP3). Here are some highlights of what Devon said about: TNA’s failed move to Monday nights in 2010: “I know a lot of people would consider it taking a step back, because we did it for a little bit of time, and then we went back to being taped. I look at it as getting our feetRead More

Posted On June 7, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn Specials

Photo Of A New TNA Impact Wrestling Set

Jeremy Borash tweeted the photo below and said tune into Impact to find out what the set will be used for. This may be used for the live segments that TNA will be doing during commercial breaks to stream online.Read More
- There were reports last week that Chris Sabin may be leaving TNA when his contract expires in August. The Wrestling Observer reports that Sabin has indeed talked about leaving but nothing is confirmed and it all depends on what happens over the next few months. – Eric Bischoff is being credited with the Abyss-Joseph Park angle and the storyline between AJ Styles and Dixie Carter, even though he may not have came up with them in the first place. Bischoff okayed both of them to be pushed prominently. BothRead More