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TNA’s lawsuit against WWE has been picked up by The Associated Press. They note that former TNA and WWE employee Brian Wittenstein had signed a non-disclosure agreement when he left TNA and agreed he would not pass on confidential information. PWInsider reports that nobody within TNA wants to talk about the lawsuit, in private or on the record. The lawsuit claims that former TNA employee Wittenstein leaked information to WWE, including terms of TNA wrestler contracts. WWE lawyer Jerry McDevitt told the AP that WWE did not try to lureRead More

Posted On May 26, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Brooke Hogan Promo, Joey Ryan-TNA Update, TNA Fan Voting

- For next week’s live episode of Impact Wrestling, fans will be able to vote on the opponent for TNA Television Champion Devon. TNA will be revealing one challenger per day on their website and fans will legitimately vote the opponent in. – Independent wrestling star Joey Ryan will be back on Impact next week as a judge in the Gutcheck segment. TNA is experimenting with Gutcheck as a potential spin-off concept down the line. – Brooke Hogan has been all over the media promoting TNA for her big debutRead More

Posted On May 25, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Impact Wrestling Rating, Backstage TNA News, King Mo & More

- Thursday night’s episode of Impact Wrestling did a 1.02 (1.0) cable rating, with 1.43 million viewers. Those numbers are down from a 1.08 rating and 1.49 million viewers. The show ranked #24 among cable TV shows for the night, #13 among males 18 – 34 and #12 among males 18 – 49. The show rebounded in the male 18 – 34 and male 18 – 49 demo ratings back to the yearly average. – As noted earlier, early estimates have TNA Sacrifice pegged at 8,000 – 9,000 buys. TheRead More

Posted On May 25, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Bobby Roode Vintage In London (Video) & Live Impact Plans

- TNA announced that the fans will be able to decide who Devon defends the TV title against on next Thursday’s live iMPACT! from a limited number of opponents. One challenger per day will be revealed on the website starting Monday. Voting begins next Thursday at 12:00 p.m. EST. – TNA has released a new video of World Champion Bobby Roode in front of Big Ben in London. In the video he addresses fan questions and makes a statement about his longest-running TNA title run in company history. He mostlyRead More

Posted On May 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Attorney Responds To TNA Lawsuit, Latest On Lawsuit

As previously reported, TNA filed a lawsuit in court in Nashville against WWE and former TNA and WWE office worker Brian Wittenstein for interference with existing contracts, conversion, breach of contract, civil conspiracy, unfair competition, and violation of the Tennessee Uniform Trade Secrets Act. They are also suing Wittenstein for breach of duty of loyalty. The Nashville City Paper covered the TNA lawsuit against WWE. In their report, WWE attorney Jerry McDevitt commented, “Our reaction is that no good deed ever goes unpunished. What the WWE did here is whatRead More

Posted On May 24, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

TNA Wrestling Files Lawsuit Against WWE & Brian Wittenstein

* TNA Wrestling filed a lawsuit in Nashville, TN yesterday against World Wrestling Entertainment and former TNA/WWE office worker Brian Wittenstein for interference with existing contracts, conversion, breach of contract, civil conspiracy, unfair competition, and violation of the Tennessee Uniform Trade Secrets Act. They are also suing Wittenstein for breach of duty loyalty. The lawsuit alleges that Wittenstein, who had worked for TNA previously, gave WWE inside information on contracts and other matters backstage within TNA, and now WWE is attempting to poach talent from TNA based off that information.Read More

Posted On May 24, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News, Videos

Video: King Mo Talks Signing With TNA & Bellator, More

ProMMAnow.com recently interviewed former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion King Mo about his new deal with TNA and Bellator Fighting Championships and his plans to fight for Bellator and wrestle for TNA simultaneously, you can check it out below:Read More
The general feeling within TNA is that Ric Flair will not be back. At least one top star in the company says that Flair quit and TNA is trying to make it look like it’s the other way around. Regarding a return to WWE, some in the company believe he will be brought back because of the WWE Network and because Triple H will go to bat for him to be used again. Don’t expect to see Flair wrestle for WWE because of the retirement stipulation. Flair’s new deal withRead More
* Matches for tonight’s episode of TNA Impact Wrestling include Rob Van Dam vs. Gunner, Devon vs. Garett Bischoff, Gail Kim & Madison Rayne vs. ODB & Eric Young, Joey Ryan vs. Austin Aries and Bobby Roode vs. AJ Styles in the main event. * According to early estimates, TNA’s Sacrifice pay-per-view did around 8,000 to 9,000 buys. TNA put the pay-per-view up on YouTube after it was over as an experiment to see if they could make additional revenue, similar to what WWE has been doing lately. * WeRead More
* TNA referee Earl Hebner recently re-signed with TNA through 2013. He wrote on Twitter: “I signed with TNA for 2013! This is home for me when I leave, my ref shirt, & boots will b hanging on TNA ring ropes.” * TNA has been talking about using Douglas Williams in the role of an agent or a trainer at OVW. He hasn’t been used much lately and they don’t have any storylines for him. * TNA will be creating a custom throne for MMA star King Mo to useRead More
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Posted On May 24, 2012By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: Guest Booker: Yesterday & Today

What if? It’s a question that’s been asked throughout the history of professional wrestling. What if Hogan faced Flair at Wrestlemania 8? What if Eric Bischoff led the WCW invasion of the WWF? There’s thousands of what if questions you could ask. Now you can add another question to that list. What if WWE purchased TNA? That’s something Kayfabe Commentaries asked in their latest Guest Booker release. Entitled Yesterday & Today it brings together Kevin Sullivan and Gabe Sapolsky. These two have close ties booking-wise. Sullivan was Paul Heyman’s mentor.Read More

Posted On May 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Details On Brooke Hogan’s Thursday Media Blitz Promoting TNA

TNA Wrestling announced the following: Brooke Hogan is heading to New York for a media tour to promote her addition to IMPACT WRESTLING. Brooke will be the Executive in Charge of the female wrestling division, The Knockouts. Brooke will also promote IMPACT WRESTLING’s move to 8PM and that the series will telecast LIVE for the summer starting Thursday, May 31. TNA’s 10th anniversary SLAMMIVERSARY pay-per-view-event is set for June 10th in Dallas, Texas. Catch Brooke on Thursday on the following shows: Fox & Friends (Fox News Channel 8-9am ET) InsideRead More

Posted On May 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Major Update On WWE’s “Revolution” Campaign

It’s been reported here on the site that the latest cryptic video hyping a “Revolution” coming to WWE featured TNA star Matt Morgan. While some fans are debating whether it’s really Matt Morgan or WWE Champion CM Punk featured in the promo – PWInsider.com is now reporting that the “Revolution” has nothing to do with a wrestler debuting or returning. The new “Revolution is Coming” promo that’s been airing on WWE.com is actually leading up to WWE announcing a new video game release. The announcement is expected to be madeRead More
– In recent weeks, TNA has a lot more focus into the company’s digital content distribution, including getting their product out through streaming services and online content releases for different platforms. — TNA has split their new media into two different departments. Bill Banks will head up the digital content end of the company, while Jeremy Borash, who has been very important in terms of bringing the company into the social media age, will take over that aspect. — The company has signed with a “One Screen” which will handleRead More

Posted On May 22, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed: Alex Shelley Leaving TNA Wrestling

Alex Shelley is leaving TNA when his contract is up, which should happen shortly. It was reportedly his call to not renew. WWE is looking at building up their cruiserweight roster, either for the new cruiserweight show planned for the WWE Network or for their weekly shows. While nothing is confirmed, Shelley will likely end up in WWE. (Source: F4WOnline.com) Join the team and follow PWMania.com on Twitter at twitter.com/pwmania and on Facebook at facebook.com/pwmania.Read More
Several TNA sources have now confirmed that Ric Flair has “quit” TNA Wrestling. According to three different TNA sources, Flair no-showed several TNA events last weekend and didn’t show up to the iMPACT! tapings last Monday and Tuesday. TNA is trying to smooth things over but as of now, he is done with the company. Flair and Dixie Carter have had talks over the past week. There are rumblings that Flair will be signing with WWE under a “Legends Deal” to help promote the WWE Network. Flair also has anRead More

Posted On May 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest Update On Ric Flair & TNA Wrestling; Major Issues

As noted earlier today here on PWMania.com, Ric Flair and TNA are at a major impasse and there is a ton of heat on Flair for his conduct outside of the ring. One source described it as “being at the point it’s not worth keeping Flair around.” There have been a number of incidents with Flair at local establishments in Orlando since he joined TNA. Flair was reportedly banned from drinking at the Hard Rock Cafe at Citiwalk due to an incident. There also have been many stories about FlairRead More

Posted On May 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Updates On Former WWE Superstars Gaspard, Kendrick & London

– Shad Gaspard and Muhammad Hassan have completed a a new 255-page graphic novel, “Assassin and Son Vol. 1: Path of Vengeance.” They are currently seeking a publisher to release the book through, and have released the following hype video below: — Highspots.com released the following details for the Brian Kendrick & Paul London’s Bogus Journey DVD: Two full years after the most honest and outrageous interview we ever conducted, we sat down again with Brian Kendrick and Paul London to catch up with what they’ve been doing, how they’veRead More

Posted On May 21, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Daffney vs. TNA Lawsuit Update & Impact Wrestling Video Preview

– The latest on the lawsuit that former TNA star Daffney had filed against TNA, is that she filed suit against the company due to injuries suffered while working for the promotion. There are plans for depositions to be held next month and the case is said to be making its way through the legal process. Recently an attorney that represents TNA in Texas had requested he be allowed to represent the company in TN, where TNA is based and the lawsuit is filed. The court had turned down thatRead More