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Posted On May 26, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

TNA Creative Changes With Promos, Slammiversary Match, More

- All of the backstage segments on Thursday’s Impact were unscripted and none of the verbiage was given to the talents beforehand. They knew where they were going and were basically told to treat it as a serious situation. There are a lot more plans to let the talents speak in their own words and not tightly script them going forward. The feeling is that it will accentuate the wrestlers and differentiate TNA’s product from WWE’s. – Kurt Angle and AJ Styles vs. Daniels and Kazarian for the TNA TagRead More
Speaking to Fight Club Chicago, TNA Wrestling President Dixie Carter defended Hulk Hogan against critics and explained what he means to her organization. “I think people think he’s just showing up and collecting some big fat paycheck and it couldn’t be further from the truth. This guy, this legend in our business, truly surpasses the word wrestling itself. He is so immersed in our business and helping us grow our business on days he’s not even on shows. He’s driving an hour and a half to sit in on ourRead More

Posted On May 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kurt Angle Reveals His Match For Thursday’s Impact Wrestling

TNA Impact Wrestling star Kurt Angle has posted the following on Twitter: @RealKurtAngle: Kurt AngleWrestling Samoa Joe for thursday Night ImpactWrestling. Remember the Ones 5 Years Ago? #GonnaBeAClassic!Read More

Posted On May 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New TNA Tag Champions, Kurt Angle Hurt At PPV, Rob Terry

- In case you missed it, Kazarian and Daniels captured the TNA Tag Team Titles from Magnus and Samoa Joe at last night’s Sacrifice pay-per-view in Orlando. – Kurt Angle wrote on Twitter after Sacrifice last night that he hurt his knee and was going to put it on ice. – While he didn’t win the Television Title at last night’s Sacrifice pay-per-view, Rob Terry won the OVW Heavyweight Title at OVW’s Saturday Night Special event this weekend.Read More

Posted On May 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Results

TNA Sacrifice PPV Results – May 13, 2012

- The 2012 TNA Sacrifice pay-per-view opens up with Earl Hebner trying to get Bobby Roode’s World Heavyweight Title belt so he can hang it high for the Ladder Match tonight. Roode rants on Hulk Hogan and says to tell Hogan he will be getting that belt back tonight. Roode tells Hebner to get out and we go to the Sacrifice opening video. – We’re live from the Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida as Mike Tenay hypes up tonight’s main event. TNA Tag Team Title Match: Daniels and Kazarian vs.Read More
AAA matchmaker Konnan has launched his new weekly podcast, MLW’s Konnan Show presented by Masked Republic’s LuchaShop.com. A variety of topics were discussed this week and Konnan even had some surprise callers, including AAA star Teddy Hart. Konnan had previously appeared on MLW Radio and told a story about how Kurt Angle had claimed to him that Vince McMahon mails flowers to Angle every week with a note asking Angle to return to WWE. Kurt Angle recently responded on Twitter and accused Konnan of lying. Konnan had this to sayRead More

Posted On May 1, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TNA Star Released, TNA Signs New Wrestler, Kurt Angle

- It appears that TNA has signed OVW developmental wrestler Alex Silva. Silva has been re-tweeting several messages congratulating him for being signed. – As reported over the weekend, TNA has removed Anarquia from their roster page, ending the former TNA tag champion’s one-year run in company. Anarquia joined TNA in March 2011. TNA has confirmed the release. – Devon Nicholson (a.k.a. Hannibal) released the following video discussing his challenge to Kurt Angle as well as the status of his lawsuits against WWE and Abdullah The Butcher:Read More

Posted On April 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Specials

Photo Of The Rock With Kurt Angle & Film Director Michael Bay

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson posted a photo posing with TNA star Kurt Angle and “Pain and Gain” director Michael Bay on-set in Miami this week:Read More

Posted On April 28, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Possible TNA Departure, Kurt Angle Gets The Weekend Off

- TNA officials gave Kurt Angle the weekend off so he won’t be appearing at the Northwestern live events. – TNA has removed Eric Bischoff and Anarquia from their roster page. Bischoff’s removal is part of the storylines but it appears Anarquia may have been released.Read More

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

Updated TNA Sacrifice PPV Line-up; Title Match Added

TNA tag team champions Samoa Joe & Magnus vs. Christopher Daniels & Kazarian has been added to the Sacrifice PPV next month. Following this week’s edition of Impact Wrestling, here’s the current line-up for the TNA Sacrifice PPV on May 13, 2012 from Orlando, FL: TNA World Heavyweight Championship Match Bobby Roode(c) vs. Rob Van Dam Kurt Angle vs. AJ Styles TNA Tag Team Championship Match Daniels and Kazarian vs. Samoa Joe & Magnus (c)Read More

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

Nicholson Challenges Angle, Steiner Rants On TNA Lockdown

- Scott Steiner wrote the following on Twitter about the TNA Lockdown attendance: “The ppv on sunday had a crowd of 2,500-3,000 that had alot of freebies,considering that TNA is Based out of Nashville that is really bad,along with the horrible rating on thursday, Hogan bitchoff n pritchard are going to sink Tna,both bitchoffs got zero reaction during their entrances” – TNA developmental talent and former reality TV star Jessie Godderz won the OVW Tag Team Titles this past week with partner Rudy Switchblade. Godderz is featured in the newRead More

Posted On April 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Knockout Released?, Hart Responds To Bischoff, Kurt Angle, More

- After Eric Bischoff called Bret Hart a “sad, bitter person” on Twitter this weekend, Bret replied: “Just had an awesome Sunday dinner w/my wife & two boys. Nothing “sad” & “bitter” about that. ;) #lifeisgood” “Maybe somebody could mail Bischoff a copy of the “Greatest Rivalries” DVD” – TNA aired the Lockdown pay-per-view in movie theaters across the United States last night and several fans at different locations reported that some feeds were out for significant periods of time. – Kurt Angle wrote on Twitter after the TNA LockdownRead More

Posted On April 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kurt Angle Comments On Lockdown, TNA Tapings This Week, More

- This Tuesday and Wednesday night, TNA will be taping Impact Wrestling in Orlando at the Impact Zone. TNA is advertising a major announcement from Hulk Hogan. – Kurt Angle posted the following comments on his Twitter account after the TNA Lockdown pay-per-view event: I Got So Many tweets. I’m Confused. But I Love You All. My Knee Held Up. I’m Okay With Pulling Out Of Olympics. My Job Now Is to Enterta … My Job is Now to Entertain All Of You. GOD Bless! – Former TNA wrestler NigelRead More
- Prior to Jeff Hardy’s match at tonight’s TNA Lockdown pay-per-view, Matt Hardy wished his brother luck against Kurt Angle. Here is what he wrote on his Twitter account. “Here’s a shoutout to my bro @JEFFHARDYBRAND who’s got a big match tonight on the TNA PPV. Good luck & be safe tonight lil brother!” – During the Lockdown pay-per-view, TNA announced that tickets for the 10-year anniversary of Slammiversary go on-sale Friday, April 20. The Slammiversary pay-per-view takes place June 10 at The College Park Center in Arlington, Texas. –Read More

Posted On April 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New Ryder Sunglasses, Another Extreme Reunion Match, More

- WWE returns to the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, Alabama on June 3rd, 2012. – Raven vs. Pitbull Gary Wolfe has been added to the Extreme Reunion event on April 28th in Philadelphia. – The new Zack Ryder sunglasses are now up for sale on WWE’s shop website. These purple polycarbonate framed glasses are selling for 17.99. – WWE Vintage Collection on April 13th, 2012 featured these matches: George Steele vs. Randy Savage WWF Live Event – September 28th, 1986 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Ultimate Warrior vs. RickRead More

Posted On April 14, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Impact Wrestling Rating, Dixie Carter Comments On Kurt Angle

- Thursday’s Impact Wrestling did a 0.98 cable rating with an average viewing audience of 1,395,000 viewers on Spike TV. – Dixie Carter wrote the following on Twitter about Kurt Angle ending his Olympic comeback attempt due to injury. “I am heartbroken for Kurt. His commitment to making the Olympic team was unreal. But that’s the kind of athlete he is.”Read More

Posted On April 12, 2012By George CushnieIn Columns

Debut PWMania Column: Opponents For Undertaker At WM29

What’s up guys? Welcome to my debut column here on PWMania.com. I’d like to thank Andy for asking me to write for his site. It’s great to be asked and I’m glad to be here. I write for a few other websites, including www.nodq.com, www.quickwrestlingnews.com and www.bleacherreport.com, so you’ve probably come across my work before. If you haven’t, then thanks for stumbling across me. I hope you’ll enjoy what I write for you. I’m still trying to figure out a name for my columns, so until then, I’ll just postRead More

Posted On April 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kurt Angle Talks WWE Return, TNA Crew Takes Weekend Off

- TNA is off for the second weekend in a row prior to Lockdown Pay Per View Weekend in Nashville next weekend. – Kurt Angle has been re-tweeting several comments from fans about matches from his run with WWE. This action has prompted many to believe that he wanted to go back to WWE. Kurt recently responded to those rumors with the follow. “To All, I Loved My Run In WWE. But I’m Happy in TNA. For Personal Reasons. I thank All Of U for Backing Me Up. GOD Bless.Read More

Posted On April 4, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Evan Bourne Injury Update, Angle Comments On Lesnar, Mike Tyson

- Today on Twitter Evan Bourne gave an update on his injury to his foot that was broke in four different places. Here is what was posted.   “followed-up with the surgeon today. X-rays show every bone is back in it’s proper place. Recovery won’t be fast but I’ll heal & fly again!”   - Mike Tyson made an appearance on Conan last night. No mentions of his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame were made, however he did do the D-X crotch chop at the end of theRead More