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Posted On September 30, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

JR & Jerry Lawler’s Status For Sunday, Dolph Ziggler Jabs TNA

– Jim Ross was asked on twitter whether he and Jerry “The King” Lawler will be calling the action this Sunday at WWE’s Hell in a Cell pay-per-view. Regarding Jerry Lawler’s status, Ross wrote: “I think so.” When asked whether he’ll be doing commentary, he responded: “Not at this time but things can change.” — WWE United States champion Dolph Ziggler took a jab at TNA on Thursday afternoon in a Twitter post he made plugging his upcoming appearance at Florida Championship Wrestling on Friday night. He tweeted @Heelziggler: “OffRead More

Posted On September 20, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Update On Hulk Hogan’s Big Announcement

TNA star Hulk Hogan has posted a message on Twitter that spoils a future TNA storyline. Hogan announced at last week’s Impact tapings from Orlando that he’s retiring and he’d give more information at TNA’s next Impact taping from Knoxville, Tennesse, which takes place tomorrow night. Hogan tweeted the following on Tuesday, revealing exactly what will be going down in Knoxville: “Pumped up for the IMPACT tapings in Knoxville tomorrow,the formal ending to my long career,thanks maniacs. HH” “Huge celebration in Knoxville tomorrow at Civic Collesium ,all full time maniacsRead 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 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

Posted On September 12, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Star Lashes Out At Internet Fans, Homicide At No Surrender

– Gunner lashed out at the Internet wrestling community on Twitter following last night’s No Surrender pay-per-view, writing, “Amazing job from all Impact talent tonite! No Surrender was a success! SUCK IT DIRT SHEETS AND FAT COMPUTER MARKS AT HOME.” He responded to criticism over his remarks this afternoon, writing, “So apparently the message boards are calling me an “egomaniac”! Ahhhh u guys are silly!! FAT COMPUTER MARKS…oooppss I did it again.” The ten-year veteran continued, “Good thing the so called message boards don’t really mean crap to me! MyRead More

Posted On September 10, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Video Of Jeff Hardy’s TNA Return, Matt & Helms Comment & More

- Mexico’s Extreme Air Wrestling promotion are claiming they will be bringing in Matt and Jeff Hardy to work some of their shows in the coming months. (Source: f4wonline.com) – Jeff Hardy’s brother Matt wrote the following on Twitter yesterday after Jeff Hardy pleaded guilty to three drug felonies and was sentenced to jail time: “Today has been a day of beginnings and ends.. Now it’s time for everyone to move on.. God Bless everyone around the World-enjoy each day.” Shane Helms tweeted this after Jeff’s appearance on Impact lastRead More

Posted On September 8, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

3-Hour Episode Of Impact Scheduled, Update On Madison Rayne

– According to Spike.com, Impact Wrestling on October 6, 2011 will be a three-hour episode, airing from 9:00 p.m. to midnight. — Christy Hemme, D’Angelo Dinero, Anthony Nese, Zema Ion, Jerry Lynn and Becky Bayless (a/k/a Cookie) have been announced for The Big Event at the Courtyard Marriott 9010 Ditmars Blvd. East Elmhurst, New York on November 11 – 12. Visit www.tmartpromotions.com for more information. — Madison Rayne teased on Twitter this afternoon that she will be on hand for next week’s Impact Wrestling tapings in Orlando, Florida. Rayne wrote,Read More

Posted On August 23, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Foley Speaks On WWE Return, Wrestling Taker, TNA’s Top Talent

Wrestling legend Mick Foley, who is rumored to be returning to WWE in the coming months, was asked on Twitter last night if he can see himself having another match against The Undertaker. Foley responded: “Could I see me and Undertaker having one more match? Not likely, but I’m going to drop 50 lbs just in case I get the call.” Foley was then asked who on the WWE roster today does he think he can have a good match with: “Not sure I can have a GREAT match withRead More
– The August 18 episode of Impact Wrestling scored a 1.05 cable rating, down from 1.07 the week before. It was the program’s lowest rating since June 9 and second-lowest rating of 2011. Impact averaged 1,455,000 viewers over the course of two hours, down from 1,540,000 last week. Impact‘s rating has continuously dropped since July 20, which garnered a 1.26 cable rating. July 27 drew 1.20; August 4 drew 1.14; August 11 drew 1.07. — Velvet Sky spoke out on behalf of The Young Bucks, whom Booker T slammed viaRead More

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

Hardy Responds To Rehab Reports, TNA’s Low Ticket Sales, Jarrett

- In response to yesterday’s report from The Wrestling Observer that TNA hasn’t brought back Matt Hardy or Jeff Hardy because they refused rehab, Matt wrote on Twitter: “Not the case..at all.” Hardy also noted that his own wrestling school is in the works. – The TNA Impact Wrestling tapings outside of Orlando on August 25th in Huntsville, Alabama has reportedly sold less than 400 tickets. One of the big frustrations within TNA these days is that now they have the chance to take Impact on the road, they can’tRead More

Posted On August 9, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Wacky Hogan Interview, Crimson Knee Inury, X Division New Talent

- Hulk Hogan appeared on London, England’s BBC Radio 5 i this morning and spoke about the recent rioting that’s been taking place in the city over the past week. Hogan said he could stop the surge in street crime by using his big boot and giving people leg drops. Seriously. You can listen to the audio here: – The dark match prior to Monday’s Impact taping saw Jerry Lynn defeat independent wrestler Jayson Cyprus. – Independent wrestler Tony Nese has signed with TNA and will be joining the XRead More

Posted On August 8, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Impact Wrestling Taping This Week’s TV Tonight; Official Preview

Impact Wrestling will tape this week’s television tonight from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. They will also be taping on Tuesday and Wednesday. Below is the official preview for this week’s show: Don’t miss Thursday’s huge IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c, featuring the aftermath of the “Hardcore Justice” Pay-Per-View event. Can’t watch IMPACT WRESTLING on Thursday night? Make sure to set your DVR to record it so you don’t miss any of the action. Here is a preview of Thursday’s broadcast: – It’s the fallout from Sunday’s “HardcoreRead More
– The August 4, 2011 episode of Impact Wrestling scored a 1.14 cable rating, down from 1.20 the prior week and 1.26 on July 21. Impact averaged 1,436,000 viewers over the course of two hours, down 22 percent from 1,794,000 on July 21. It’s worth noting that the season premiere of Jersey Shore on MTV drew 8.8 million viewers. — Amazing Red’s profile has been removed from ImpactWrestling.com’s roster page, thus confirming his departure from TNA Wrestling. The former X Division cited creative differences for his departure from the organizationRead More

Posted On July 11, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Announces Impact Wrestling Tapings In Three Cities

IMPACT WRESTLING Hits The Road For All-New Episodes In Three Cities The superstars of “IMPACT WRESTLING” on Spike TV (Thursdays, 9 p.m. ET/PT) will hit the road this August, September and October to shoot all-new episodes of “IMPACT WRESTLING” in three cities: Huntsville, Alabama, Knoxville, Tennessee and Macon, Georgia, Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Entertainment announced today. ‘IMPACT WRESTLING’ ON SPIKE TV HITS THE ROAD TO SHOOT UPCOMING EPISODES IN THREE CITIES SPIKE’S #1 SHOW INVADES HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE AND MACON, GEORGIA FOR UPCOMING EPISODES OF “IMPACT WRESTLING” “IMPACT WRESTLING”Read More
– The Wrestling Observer reports that Hulk Hogan was overheard saying at last month’s E3 Expo in Los Angeles that Vince Russo is to blame for the quality of Impact Wrestling. Hogan’s remarks were in response to fans telling him that Impact is bad. Hogan was on hand for the event to promote his new video game, Hulk Hogan’s Main Event. — TNA World Heavyweight Champion Mr. Anderson and WWE Hall of Famer Sunny are advertised to apepar at K & M All Star Sports at the Crystal Mall 850Read More
Recap of Jay Lethal’s appearance on Online World of Wrestling Radio, available at WildTalkRadio.com. On the possibility of joining WWE: “I would say yes, Only because I can honestly say that anyone that is a pro wrestler in my generation you became a pro wrestler because of one reason and one reason only and thats because of WWE. ECW was big WCW was big but I think for my generation it was WWE that made you want to become a professional wrestler and why would you not want to getRead More

Posted On June 27, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Hogan Says Impact Is Hitting The Road In August; Jab At Jericho

Hulk Hogan wrote the following on Twitter this morning: Getting ready for 2days of IMPACT tapings in Orlando,can’t wait till August and we start going on the road every other taping. HH Hogan also says he turned down an offer to make a cameo in the new American Pie movie with the following: Just turned down a cameo for the new American Pie movie,they wanted me to dance,I told them they should get Jericho,not my deal brother. HHRead More

Posted On June 17, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Randy Orton Concussion Update; Will He Wrestle On Sunday?

Randy Orton suffered a legitimate concussion at WWE’s Smackdown house show from Madrid, Spain on Sunday. The injury occurred during the triple-threat main event match for the World Heavyweight title against Christian and Sheamus. WWE’s Wellness Policy requires performers who suffer concussions to pass an ‘Impact Concussion Test’ before returning to action. Randy Orton tweeted the following on Friday afternoon: “About to take an Impact test. It will determine if I can be cleared to fight Christian, after receiving a concussion. Wish me luck.” We’ll keep you posted with hisRead 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