Ken Anderson Tag

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

AJ Styles Talks Being “Held Down” By TNA, Turning Down WWE

Speaking to AllWrestling.com, AJ Styles gave his take on the six-sided ring, the wrestling dirt sheets, religion in wrestling, the IWC, the new creative team and more. The sixty-minute interview is available here. On being held down: “I think if you ever give me the ball, I’ll score. But you have to give it to me. I have to play my part as well, I am a company guy. We all wrestle together, we entertain together and we all make money together. On James Storm “I can see he isRead More

Posted On November 6, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Abyss Discusses Character, Says He’s Open To Losing Mask

Chris Park, who portrays Abyss for TNA Wrestling, says he is always looking for ways to keep his character fresh and exciting. However, he acknowledges that it can be difficult since Abyss has regularly featured throughout the organization’s history, and has just about done it all. “The character has got a lot of different directions that it can still go down,” he tells SLAM! Wrestling. “There are always new dragons to slay. There’s a number of fresh programs (possible) with some great up-and-coming talent, guys like Gunner and Crimson. GuysRead More

Posted On September 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ken Anderson Talks WWE Departure, His TNA Character, WWE PG

TNA star Ken Anderson was recently interviewed by Al Castle, senior writer at The Wrestler/Inside Wrestling magazine. Topics discussed include Anderson’s days as a WWE jobber, having to deal with his father’s death during his first WWE push, the importance of blood in wrestling, the heat he got for portraying an anti-U.S. military character, how he deals with criticism, and more. The magazine, which features Ken Anderson on one cover and Sheamus on the other, is on newsstands now and is also available at pwi-online.com. Here are some highlights ofRead More

Posted On July 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Mr. Anderson Doesn’t Want To Be Wrestling 5 Years From Now

The following is from a recent interview Ken Anderson did with the Dover Post: Q Guys like Ric Flair have had careers for decades now. How long would you like to keep at it? A If I’m still doing this five years from now, please, just shoot me. I love the wrestling business, I love entertaining people, but it doesn’t define me. And for people who are defined by this, that’s fine. I don’t judge them or look down on them, but it’s not for me. After 13 years ofRead More

Posted On May 30, 2011By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Wrestling Matters?

@OneCountKickout on Twitter One Count Kickout Blog TNA wrestling has taken the first step on what is to be the long, arduous journey to revitalizing their product and changing it’s imagine.  The newly dubbed “Impact Wrestling” came out with new sets, new mission statements and, what many hoped would be, new creative or at a minimum some important tweaking.  The question which looms now is whether or not this change is truly the beginning of reconstructing the entire organization or just another good intention which fails to live up toRead More

Posted On January 13, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* TNA Impact Taping Results For 1/27

Thanks to John Benoit and PWInsider.com for the following spoilers… Impact 1/27 *Impact opens with Kurt Angle cutting a promo in the ring about what happened last week with the Jarretts. He asked the crowd if they want one more match. Immortal and Eric Bischoff come out. Bischoff tells Angle his request has been turned down and sends Immortal to attack him. Little Red makes the save with a baseball bat. Flair cuts a promo saying Red can say “They are coming” but the only thing happening next week isRead More

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

*Spoiler* Main Event Announced For TNA Against All Odds

It was announced during the TNA Impact tapings tonight that the main event of TNA’s Against All Odds PPV will be Ken Anderson (c) vs Jeff Hardy for the TNA Heavyweight Championship.Read More

Posted On December 13, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Report On Hardy Wrestling While Impaired, Claim Of Drug Use

To follow-up on last week’s story of Jeff Hardy almost being pulled from TNA Wrestling’s Final Resolution pay-per-view and stripped of the TNA World Heavyweight Championship due to his condition backstage at the event, Bill Behrens, who coordinates independent bookings for several TNA stars including Shannon Moore, noted on his weekly podcast that company officials have allowed Hardy in the past to wrestle while impaired. Behrens also discussed Hardy’s vicious chair shot to the back of Ken Anderson’s head in October, which resulted in the former Mr. Kennedy suffering aRead More

Posted On November 18, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Flair Mentoring Morgan, Tessmacher-Hooters, Nowinski-TNA

- Ric Flair is said to be a strong supporter of Matt Morgan. Flair sees tremendous potential in Morgan and has been mentoring him behind the scenes at recent iMPACT! tapings. – TNA president Dixie Carter is getting serious about protecting her talent from head injuries and recently spoke to former WWE star and concussion awareness champion Chris Nowinski. As part of this effort, TNA star Ken Anderson recently announced on Twitter that the company has banned unprotected chair shots to the head. – To update the story of TNA’sRead More

Posted On November 16, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: TNA Now Serious About Concussions; Major Details

PWMania has confirmed through several sources that TNA President Dixie Carter has had at least one conversation with Chris Nowinski, who as many of you know founded the Sports Legacy Institute, an organization that has teamed up with Boston University School of Medicine to research the long-term effects of concussions. Currently, over 100 professional athletes have donated or pledged to donate, after death, their brains to the organization for use in their research, including soccer player Cindy Parlow and Ravens offensive lineman Matt Birk. Tonight, several wrestlers at the TNARead More

Posted On October 28, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoilers* TNA Impact Taping Results For Tonight

TNA Wrestling taped this week’s edition of TNA Impact from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Thanks to PWInsider.com for providing us with updates. Below are full results: TNA Impact: (Airing tonight) * Robbie E pinned X-Division champion Jay Lethal in a non-title street fight after Cookie sprayed something in Lethal’s eyes. * Tara and Mickie James get into a brawl backstage and brawl outside, where all the other Knockouts and some of the wrestlers try to break it up. Flair does the flop during all this. * Eric Bischoff andRead More

Posted On October 15, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Randy Orton Tweets About This Week’s TNA Impact

WWE champion Randy Orton wrote on Twitter that he checked out TNA iMPACT! this week for only the “second time ever” and shared his thoughts on the TNA product. “Samoa Joe can move. Miss working with (Kurt) Angle and Jeff. Coulda done w/o the JWoW segment tho. I enjoyed the backstage stuff for the most part anyway. Something about the realness of the conversations between some of the talent was really well done.” When a fan seemed surprised that Orton was praising TNA, Orton responded: “Who said that I doRead More

Posted On September 30, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Ken Anderson Speaks On Leaving WWE, TNA vs. WWE

In an interview with Alex Marvez of Scrippsnews.com, TNA star Ken Anderson talked about leaving WWE, saying that his bitterness toward WWE and “certain people there” ran so deep that he “wasn’t able to even look at it on TV for the longest time.” Despite the sour ending, Anderson looks back on his time in WWE fondly. “I’m very happy to have put in my time there.” said Anderson. “I wouldn’t be where I’m at in my life without that company. I have a lot of really amazing memories. IRead More