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TNA WRESTLING CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF ACTION WITH “SLAMMIVERSAY 2012” LIVE PAY-PER-VIEW EVENT IN ARLINGTON, TEXAS ON JUNE 10 – PRESENTED BY DIRECT AUTO INSURANCE Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the “Slammiversary 2012” pay per view event in Arlington, Texas. This will be TNA Wrestling’s first televised event from the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex area. The annual live, anniversary pay-per-view extravaganza is scheduled for Sunday night, June 10, at The College Park Center in Arlington. Tickets for “Slammiversary 2012” start at $15 and go onRead More

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

Rob Van Dam Expected To Make TNA Impact Wrestling Return

Rumors are circulating on Rob Van Dam’s return to TNA Impact Wrestling. Rob’s current deal with TNA is believed to be expiring sometime this month, but he may included an option to perform another year. Reports dated back to the last time he was booked noted that he has grown frustrated with TNA and was even considering a run with WWE in late 2011. TNA does provide him an opportunity to work less dates and should also go without saying that RVD could be more optimistic about his character underRead More

Posted On March 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

McGuinness Hard On Himself For Not Making It To WWE, More

- Former TNA and Ring of Honor star Nigel McGuinness (Desmond Wolfe), who is now retired, told The Daily Star that he has been hard on himself for not making it to WWE. Nigel added that he is proud of CM Punk and Daniel Bryan for making it to the big show: “I can’t watch WWE. It’s just too painful. I am forever happy that Dragon and Punk got to that stage, to prove that those of us that paid our dues and did well on the Independents were asRead More

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

Tonight’s Impact Wrestling, Backstage TNA Lockdown News, More

- Here are some recent TNA attendance figures: * March 8th in Highland Heights, KY drew 800 fans * March 9th in Corbin, KY drew 350 fans * March 10th in Pikeville, KY drew 500 fans – Matches for tonight’s TNA Impact Wrestling include Samoa Joe vs. Crimson, Daniels vs. Mr. Anderson, Gail Kim vs. Mickie James, Gunner vs. James Storm and a Beat the Clock Challenge between Kurt Angle and Garett Bischoff. Tonight’s show will also see the Victory Road contract signing between Sting and Bobby Roode. – TNARead More

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

Joey Styles Speaks On Heyman In HOF, Cole Announcing, JR, More

- WWE’s Joey Styles appeared on The VOC Nation show yesterday. The full interview can be heard at VOCNation.com. Here are some highlights: On whether WWE should give mention to TNA during Ric Flair’s Hall of Fame appearance: “…we won’t, that would make us morons. Fans who know, (Flair is in TNA) know; fans who don’t know, don’t know. There is no downside to Flair going, and if (TNA) doesn’t let him, they come off as classless. It’s a pretty good chess move by the WWE. I can’t imagine whyRead More
Six new chapters have been released from the FREE new e-book about TNA ‘The Genesis of TNA’ on http://www.tnabook.net and http://www.barbaricwrestling.com. The new chapters discuss Jeff Jarrett, a wrestler with a 100 dollar prostitute fetish, and much more. Read it all for free on TNABook.net. Here is a chapter regarding Jeff Hardy’s initial tenure with TNA Wrestling. CHAPTER 10: JEFF HARDY Written By Brett Buchanan of BarbaricWrestling.com Jeff Hardy debuted in TNA in June 2004 at their 2-Year Anniversary Show. X-Division Champion AJ Styles was set to take on KidRead More

Posted On March 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TNA Star Defends Jeremy Borash After Eric Bischoff Shot

- One-half of the TNA Tag Team Champions Magnus is the first one to defend Jeremy Borash after Eric Bischoff ripped him on Facebook late last night. Magnus wrote: “Jeremy Borash is one of the hardest working and loyal people TNA has ever had” PWInsider reports that several people within TNA think that Dixie Carter should take disciplinary actions against Bischoff for his comments. If you missed it earlier, here is what Bischoff wrote before deleting it from his Facebook: “Just had a beer here in Nashville. Bartender asked meRead More

Posted On March 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Vince Russo Now Offering Seminars On How To Book Pro Wrestling

The following announcement was sent out on Tuesday morning by Vince Russo’s booking agent, Bill Behrens (SHOWBIS@aol.com): BABY FACES, BLADE JOBS and BOOKING Everything you wanted to know about writing a professional wrestling show but were afraid to ask. A SEMINAR HOSTED BY VINCE RUSSO During the years of 1995-2012, Vince Russo was one of the most controversial figures in the history of sports entertainment/professional wrestling, while serving as the head writer of all three major wrestling companies, WWE, WCW and TNA. During that tenure, Russo wrote over a thousandRead More

Posted On March 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

James Storm Has Surgery, Destination X, Bischoff Shoots On JB

- TNA has announced that the Destination X pay-per-view will take place on July 8th from the Impact Zone in Orlando. – TNA star James Storm announced on Monday that he had surgery on his ankle to remove bone spurs that had been bothering him. Storm is scheduled to face Bobby Roode for the TNA World Title at April’s Lockdown pay-per-view. – TNA has announced that TV Champion Robbie E. will defend his title in an open challenge at Sunday’s Victory Road pay-per-view from Orlando. – Eric Bischoff took aRead More
– Former TNA Wrestling talent Chase Stevens is backstage at today’s Raw SuperShow in Cleveland, Ohio as company officials are “taking a look at him.” The three-time NWA World Tag Team Champion has received favorable reviews for his work in Nashville, Tennessee based promotion Showtime All-Star Wrestling. — Former WWE star Carlito said of Dolph Ziggler and Zack Ryder on Twitter: “Ziggler has actually gotten pretty damn good! I don’t get the whole Zack Ryder thing but I’m happy for him.” — CM Punk is featured on the cover ofRead More
Jim Ross has published a new blog entry on his official website. Highlights are as follows: Does Shawn Michaels being named the special referee of The Undertaker vs. Triple H Hell in a Cell Match at WrestleMania XXVIII take away from the bout: “Of course not. I think it adds to the drama and poses many more questions than answers which is essential to the build to any major bout. @ShawnMichaels is a show stealer and to think that his presence at WrestleMania, the site of some of his greatestRead More
Eric Bischoff appeared on the VOC Nation this week (audio available at www.VOCnation.com). Highlights from the interview are as follows: Working with his son on television: “It’s a challenge and I have mixed emotions about it. At the end of the day, he’s doing what he wanted to do…I have a certain point of view about the wrestling business and the current state of it, and the opportunities that exist in the business today versus what has existed in the past. I tried to dissuade him from getting involved, butRead More

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

Kurt Angle Excited For TNA, New Company Policy, Bischoff News

- TNA star Kurt Angle tweeted the following message about the state of TNA, now that Vince Russo is officially gone from the company: “I’m Excited to Have Bruce Prichard and Eric Bischoff and Hulk Hogan Running Impact Wrestling. They Are the Best. Awesome Shows Coming!” – One of Eric Bischoff and Jason Harvey’s television projects has been picked up by the CW Network and will beginning airing this summer, according to entertainment industry publication Variety. The show, titled, “Catalina,” will be an unscripted reality show that takes place atRead More

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

Mini DX Reunion At Monday’s RAW, SmackDown Main Event

– Randy Orton vs. Kane will be the main event for this week’s SmackDown. — The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA has announced that the Rock will be at the 3/19 RAW. WWE has also added the Rock to the advertised listing for the show — Former DX members Shawn Michaels and “Road Dogg” BG James had a mini DX reunion backstage at Monday’s WWE RAW Supershow from Boston. Michaels tweeted: “Mini DX Reunion!! Look who I ran into @WWERoadDogg in the hizzz..” It’s worth noting that Road DoggRead More
– TNA Wrestling filmed a music video on Friday for James Storm’s entrance theme “Longnecks & Rednecks” with country music artists Montgomery Gentry and Cowboy Troy. Company officials plan to push Storm’s song to country music radio stations in order to build awareness for the TNA star. — TNA Wrestling will hold live events this Thursday in Covington, Kentucky, Friday in Corbin, Kentucky, and Saturday in Pikeville, Kentucky. — Sarita celebrated her thirty-third birthday Sunday in Japan with a victory over Nanae Takahashi and Miho Wakizawa in a tag teamRead More

Posted On March 2, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Vince Russo Issues Statement On His Departure From TNA

Vince Russo was scheduled to participate in an interview with PWInsider.com next Monday to discuss his departure from TNA Wrestling. The former WCW World Heavyweight Champion, however, decided against doing the interview and issued the following statement to the website regarding his TNA departure: Despite the continuing rumors, speculation, and hearsay surrounding my departure from TNA Wrestling, in an effort to set the record straight, I was not fired, terminated, released, or let go from the company–it was my decision to walk away, and from there the separation was mutual,Read More

Posted On February 28, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Video Message From Brian Kendrick, TNA Xplosion Match Taped

– Shelly Martinez has posted a video of her recent encounter with Brian Kendrick. It features a message from the one-time X Division Champion that was filmed shortly before his departure from TNA Wrestling last week explaining why did not achieve greater success in the organization despite his extraordinary talent. “For two years I’ve had a knot in my stomach, a burning knot that leaves me starving but disgusted by food. I need to eat but I can’t. And then Shelly comes along. She reminded me that I’ve been enlightenedRead More

Posted On February 23, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Brian Kendrick Removed From TNA Roster, Sarita Wrestles Sick

– Brian Kendrick has been removed from TNA Wrestling’s roster page on ImpactWrestling.com. This would indicate that he has parted ways with the company. Kendrick’s second TNA run culminated with him capturing the X Division Championship from Abyss last July at Destination X. After dropping the title to Austin Aries at No Surrender, he failed in his attempt to regain the belt at Bound for Glory. He had only competed in one televised match since then. — Brooke Tessmacher has been announced to appear at Legends of the Ring 14,Read More

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

TNA LockDown PPV Poster, GQ Profiles Ring Ka King, Gut Check

- GQ Magazine has a story up looking at TNA’s Ring Ka King project. – TNA has announced an upcoming “Gut Check” tryout session, which will take place on March 3rd from Dodge City, Kansas. TNA agent D’Lo Brown will oversee the event. Here are the details for trying out: Saturday, March 3, 2012 – Dodge City, KS Time: 2 p.m. to approx. 4 United Wireless Arena 4100 W. Comanche Dodge City, KS 67801 DEADLINE: Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 12 p.m. Central – Dixie Carter released the TNA Lockdown 2012Read More