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Posted On February 21, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Jimmy Hart Says TNA Stars Should Dress Better, Talks Russo

WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy Hart appeared on Busted Open, which airs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on Sirius 92 and XM 208 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Highlights from the interview are as follows: WrestleReunion: “I jumped on about 5 or 6 years ago—it’s kind of a different type thing. I didn’t really know what to expect on anything, but you know once you get there, nobody rushes you through the line, it’s not like everybody’s sitting down and not paying any attention to the fans that come byRead More

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

Eric Bischoff Welcomes Dave Lagana To TNA

- Eric Bischoff officially welcomed Dave Lagana to TNA on his Facebook and Twitter accounts last night. Bischoff wrote: “Welcome David Lagana! Had the opportunity to work with David in WWE and learned to respect his knowledge of story structure and detail.” As noted before, Vince Russo and TNA have parted ways. While first word was that Lagana was stepping up into a backstage producer role, Bischoff’s welcome sounds like Lagana may have a creative team role after all.Read More

Posted On February 14, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Vince Russo Parts Ways With TNA

TNA Wrestling president Dixie Carter announced Tuesday on Twitter that Vince Russo has parted ways with the organization. She writes, “TNA and Vince Russo have mutually parted ways as of this week. The separation is amicable and professional. We are glad for the opportunity to have worked together and wish each other nothing but good luck and success in the future.” As previously reported, Russo was not at Sunday’s Against All Odds nor last night’s Impact Wrestling tapings, sparking rumors of his departure from the organization. Photo of The UndertakerRead More

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

Update From TNA President Dixie Carter On Jesse Sorensen

- The following comes from TNA and President Dixie Carter regarding Jesse Sorensen’s status: “Jesse Sorensen has sustained a C1 vertebrae fracture with spinal cord edema. He is slowly regaining feeling and movement in his arms and legs. He wants to thank you all for your thoughts and prayers. Once we speak to the neurosurgeon, we will pass on more details.”Read More

Posted On February 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: TNA Teases World Title Match For Thursday’s Impact

While it hasn’t been officially announced by TNA yet, the following video preview for Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling suggests that World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode will defend his title against Jeff Hardy. This week’s show tapes tonight in Orlando.Read More

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

The Latest On The Vince Russo/Dave Lagana TNA Situation

Credit: PWInsider.com Despite rumors going around, Dave Lagana did not write the scripts for this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling tapings. Lagana will be handling some backstage production of vignettes, like he did at Against All Odds, and has been asked to provide feedback on TNA’s product when necessary. As of now, Lagana is not part of TNA’s creative team. In regards to Vince Russo’s status, nothing new has came out but sources have pointed out that Russo had a contract with TNA so he most likely won’t just be “freeRead More

Posted On February 8, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Blog: Jeff Hardy Back In WWE, New Projects, TNA & More

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross has updated his blog, which you can read in its entirety over at JRsBarBQ.com.Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about: New Projects In The Works: “The King and I spent about 2+ hours working on a new project that we will continue to work on over the next month or so. More info on it when the time is right.” “I also worked on a new, DVD project, unaware of the release date, on the Top 50 Finishing Moves in Wrestling onRead More
Hulk Hogan spoke to The Sun on a number of topics including creative control, Ultimate Warrior, not losing to Shawn Michaels in 2005, the Montreal Screwjob and more. Regarding Hogan’s use of creative control dating back to his time with World Championship Wrestling, he said, “People say ‘Hogan, you have this creative control clause?’ and I say ‘yeah, but the only time I’ve ever exercised it in 30 years is when Vince Russo screwed me’. And it didn’t even help then! I got screwed and couldn’t do anything about it!Read More
– Jim Ross was asked on Twitter if he “hates” WWE rival TNA. He says, “Hell, no.” Ross explained on his official website, “Why would I hate TNA? That makes no sense. It provides fans with more product to enjoy and more importantly, to me, provides wrestlers with another place to live their dream and earn a living. Same goes for ROH or any other promotion. The healthier those companies are the better it is for the overall genre. Any one who thinks that I ‘hate’ other wrestling organizations isRead More

Posted On February 6, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Preview For This Week’s Impact – Four Matches Announced

Courtesy of ImpactWrestlling.com Don’t miss Thursday’s historic TNA IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c – all from Wembley Arena in London, England! If you can’t watch it on Thursday night, make sure to set your DVR to record it so you don’t miss any of the Total Nonstop Action! Here is a preview for Thursday’s broadcast: – The main event is set for “Against All Odds” as World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode will defend the gold in a four-way match against Jeff Hardy, “Cowboy” James Storm and Bully Ray!Read More
Sting appeared on Between The Ropes (audio interview available on BetweenTheRopes.com). On whether or not Dixie Carter’s recent tweet about how this could be his last year in the ring was jumping the gun or not: “No, I don’t think so. She’s listening to what I’m saying to her. I’m saying every year this will probably be the last year and part of it was in the beginning it was kind of like a project. I wanted to see TNA Impact, I wanted to see it succeed like we didRead More
– During AfterBuzz.com’s post-show for Monday’s Raw SuperShow, SmackDown ring announcer Lilian Garcia’s husband Chris Jozeph mentioned in passing that Evan Bourne is in rehab when the topic of tag team partner Kofi Kingston’s match against The Miz was brought up. WWE announced on Jan. 17 that Bourne had been suspended for 60 days for his second violation of the company’s Talent Wellness Program. The Raw Superstar then went on Twitter to apologize to fans for his misdeed. “Sorry y’all. Sometimes we become our own worst enemy,” he tweeted. —Read More

Posted On January 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Foley Says Hogan Is A Bigger Star, James Storm Injury, More

- Hulk Hogan’s Micro Championship Wrestling will be holding an event at Club Boca in Boca Raton, Florida on March 18th, 2012. Bell time is 7 PM. – A fan asked TNA star Gunner who was a bigger star – Mick Foley or Hulk Hogan. Foley chimed in and replied that Hogan is the bigger star. Foley wrote: “Hey, don’t put @TNA_GUNNER under that kind of pressure. There is NO debate; @HulkHogan was, and is a much bigger star than I am.” – The theme song for TNA’s Against AllRead More

Posted On January 31, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Hogan Reunites With British Legend, TNA Lockdown News, More

- TNA Knockout Winter and Kip James will be filming a movie this spring called Double Fury. The movie is about two estranged brothers who are reunited after their father is murdered. – TNA officials decided to use a stripped down version of their Impact stage in London last week because they had sold too many tickets before deciding to make the show a TV taping. Instead of turning fans away, they went with the stripped down stage. – TNA is reportedly planning on inviting several celebrities to this year’sRead More

Posted On January 29, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Impact Rating, UK Star Gets TNA Tryout, Impact Preview

- Thursday night’s episode of TNA iMPACT! Wrestling drew a 1.17 cable rating, with 1,597,000 viewers. The show ranked #35 among cable TV showson Thursday, #18 among the male 18-34 demographic and #12 among males 18-49. – TNA held tryouts at the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham before this week’s live event. One of the wrestlers trying out was Marty Scurll, a friend of Magnus. – TNA has announced the following for next week’s iMPACT! Wrestling, which will tape from the UK: The return of Hulk Hogan to Impact StingRead More

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

Jeff Hardy Doing Great, Ric Flair-WWE HOF Update

- To correct a previous report, Ric Flair was not backstage at a TNA Impact taping when he saw the video announcing the Four Horsement would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. Triple H actually called Flair that day to tell him about the news. Flair was at a bar with some of the TNA crew watching a football game when John Laurinaitis texted him to tell him when the video announcement would be airing. Flair was said to be so emotionally impacted by the video that heRead More

Posted On January 27, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Hulk Hogan Wrestles At TNA Show, Kurt Angle Praises CM Punk

– Hulk Hogan competed in his first match since October at Impact Wrestling’s “2012 Maximum Impact IV” Tour event in Nottingham, England Thursday. After the main event match of Bobby Roode and James Storm ended in disqualification, a six-man tag team match was set up with Hogan, Storm and Sting vs. Roode, Bully Ray and Kurt Angle. Hogan took no bumps and the opposition sold his offense. Hogan hit the Big boot on Roode, which was followed by Storm nailing Roode with the Atomic Leg Drop for the pinfall victory.Read More

Posted On January 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Tonight’s Impact Wrestling, Jeff Hardy Praised, More On Flair-HOF

- Matches for tonight’s TNA Impact Wrestling include Tara vs. Velvet Sky vs. Mickie James in a #1 contender’s match, Zema Ion vs. Alex Shelley, ODB & Eric Young vs. Angelina Love & Winter, Matt Morgan vs. Samoa Joe plus Bully Ray & Bobby Roode vs. James Storm & Jeff Hardy in a Tables Match. – It was reported a few weeks back that Ric Flair and the TNA crew watched the Four Horsemen WWE Hall of Fame vignette on RAW backstage at the Impact Wrestling tapings that night. TripleRead More

Posted On January 23, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Details On TNA Lockdown – Hogan, Flair and RVD Advertised

TNA Wrestling issued the following press release regarding the Lockdown pay-per-view taking place on April 15, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee at Nashville Municipal Auditorium. Advertised talent includes Hulk Hogan, Sting, Ric Flair, Rob Van Dam, Bobby Roode, Jeff Hardy, James Storm and AJ Styles. Tickets for the event go on sale on Friday via Ticketmaster. “Lockdown” in April is coming to Nashville: Tickets On Sale Friday Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling has announced Nashville will be home for “Lockdown 2012” presented by Direct Auto Insurance. The annual live, all steelRead More