Posted On November 3, 2011By StaffIn News

Spike TV President Speaks On Impact Wrestling On The Road

Spike TV President Kevin Kay recently commented on the possibility of taking Impact Wrestling on the road more often. He said: “It was a mutual (Spike & TNA) decision. Dixie and Eric came in and pushed for it. I always wanted to do it. It’s great to have a home, but you don’t get the level of excitement as you do on the road. It adds a another level. We’re continuing discussions. We haven’t seen a (ratings) bump, but you can’t judge ratings week-to-week, some weeks things happen like competition,Read More

Posted On November 1, 2011By StaffIn News

Finlay Talks About His WWE Departure, Turning Down TNA

Former WWE star Fit Finlay was interviewed by the UK Sun this week and spoke about his departure from WWE earlier this year as well as whether he’s been in talks with TNA about joining the company. To read the full interview, check out Finlay, formerly a WWE producer/agent, was released earlier this year after he caught heat for booking a segment at a live WWE event where The Miz interrupted the singing of the National Anthem. Several members of the National Guard military force were in attendance andRead More
– Ric Flair appears Saturday at Panama Beach Raceway in Fountain, Florida as Honorary Race Chairman. — Wednesday’s Impact Wrestling taping at the Macon Centreplex in Macon, Georgia reportedly drew 2,800. — Crimson has been added to The Big Event, which takes place Saturday, November 12 at Courtyard Marriott LaGuardia Airport 9010 Ditmars Blvd East Elmhurst, New York. — Former WCW World Heavyweight Champion Lex Luger was backstage at Wednesday’s Impact Wrestling taping in Macon, Georgia. He lives near the area and did not film anything. He last appeared forRead More
Preview TNA IMPACT WRESTLING Next Thursday At 9/8c On SpikeTV Don’t miss Thursday’s huge IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c, as the road continues to the November 13 “Turning Point” Pay-Per-View event! Can’t watch it Thursday night? Set your DVR to record it! Here is a preview of Thursday’s broadcast: – In a huge main event bout, the World Heavyweight Championship will be on the line as titleholder “Cowboy” James Storm will defend the gold against his friend and tag team partner, Bobby Roode! This past week, Roode defeatedRead More

Posted On October 28, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Matches Announced For Turning Point, Does CM Punk Miss TNA?

– Three matches were announced for Turning Point following Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling. * Jeff Hardy vs. Jeff Jarrett * Velvet Sky defends the Women’s Knockout Championship against Gail Kim * Anarquia, Hernandez and Sarita defend the World Tag Team Championship against Jesse Neal, Shannon Moore and Toxxin The pay-per-view event takes place November 13 in Orlando, Florida. — CM Punk, who competed for TNA Wrestling in 2003 and 2004, responded to a comment on Twitter asking if he misses his days working for the promotion. He wrote, “LikeRead More
Diva Dirt caught up with the woman of the moment, Gail Kim, Monday for an exclusive interview about her return to TNA, quitting WWE and much more. Gail made a “kimpact”, if you will, when she returned to Impact Wrestling last Thursday on Spike TV — and was even a worldwide trending topic on Twitter! In this 50 minute interview, Gail discusses her return to the company she calls “home”, reveals more details about her time in WWE, frustration at the way the Divas are used and more. Gail, whoRead More
Following Hulk Hogan’s wrestling return last Sunday at Bound for Glory and aftermath, TNA’s creative department is now building towards a match pitting The Hulkster and Garett Bischoff against Ric Flair and Eric Bischoff. One TNA source believes the match will take place at Lockdown in April, but it is not definite. Nonetheless, this is the direction TNA intends to go for Hogan’s next grappling contest. Sting defeated Hogan at Bound for Glory when referee Jackson James, who had earlier in the show been revealed as Bischoff’s real-life son Garett,Read More
Melina, who has remained mum on the subject of TNA Wrestling since parting ways with WWE in August, was asked at the pre-launch party for Saints Row: The Third if she has plans to join the promotion (video available here). . She discreetly replied, “Oh, I’m still… still deciding.” Melina was also asked if she’ll be appearing on Dancing with the Stars. She said “you never know” and explained, “I’d love to do any opportunity that presents itself, I would love to do that. I’m also interested in like CirqueRead More

Posted On October 23, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Knockout Looking To Make A Change, Hogan Launches Website

– Hulk Hogan has teamed up with Sports Nutritional Innovations, Inc. to bring consumers a new online nutrition store, The site features thousands of nutritional supplements “I am extremely excited to partner with SNI to help people get the nutritional products and supplements they need to get in shape and build muscle,” Hogan said. “It will not only help people take their vitamins everyday, but give them an easy and affordable way to do so.” — ODB, who has not competed on television since being awarded a TNA contractRead More
Preview IMPACT WRESTLING Thursday on Spike Don’t miss Thursday’s huge IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c, as the road continues to the November 13 “Turning Point” Pay-Per-View event! Here is a preview of Thursday’s broadcast: – NEW World Heavyweight Champion James Storm will appear on the huge broadcast! Just one week after the TNA Original captured one of the biggest prizes in pro wrestling, Storm will address the fans on his future as champion! – In addition, the new GM “General Menace” of Impact Wrestling “The Icon” Sting willRead More

Posted On October 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Gail Kim Comments On TNA Return, Matches Taped For Xplosion

– Gail Kim, who returned to TNA Wrestling on Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling as a heel aligned with Knockouts VP Karen Jarrett and Madison Rayne, commented on the event. She wrote on Twitter, “Thanks every1 4 getting me trending worldwide!@karenjarrett I think this is the start of a beautiful friendship :))) “@MRayneTNA can’t forget the other piece of the puzzle some1 said the “A”team sounds about right.” — Both James Storm and Gail Kim trended Thursday night on Twitter. — The following matches were taped Tuesday and Wednesday inRead More
– Thursday’s episode of Impact Wrestling saw Dixie Carter return as President of the company and place Sting in charge of the program. In his first duty, he attempted give Bobby Roode a rematch against World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle but a clause in the contract only allowed one match between the two–the match already held at Bound For Glory. James Storm asked and received a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship later in the show. He defeated Angle in a minute-and-a-half to win the belt for the first time.Read More
Speaking to SunSport, Gail Kim described WWE’s fickle approach to what wrestling maneuvers the female performers were permitted to perform in a “PG” environment. “I heard many times that they want the Divas to be girly,” Kim said. “They didn’t care about the heel girls getting any heat. We just didn’t understand. “They did everything in their power, it seemed, to take everything to give us a good match, for the heels to get any heat. It was no kicking one week, or no punching the next. No this, noRead More
– It was announced at tonight’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida (airdate October 27) that Jersey Shore star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro would be appearing at next Wednesday’s taping in Macon, Georgia. — Robbie E receives a shot at Eric Young’s TNA Television Championship. — Robert Roode faces Samoa Joe in No. 1 Contender’s Match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. James Storm defeated Kurt Angle for the title at last night’s event. — Gail Kim, who returned to TNA Wrestling last night as a heel aligned with Karen Jarrett, competedRead More
Tara, who is not used to being left off TNA Wrestling’s major events, expressed her disappointment with being left off Bound for Glory. “It’s the biggest event of the year, and I’ll be honest, I’m not used to not being a participant or at least at Fan Fest. But it is going to be a good show and I wish I was on the card,” Tara told SLAM! Wrestling last Thursday. “I know I’m disappointing a lot of fans who are not getting their Tara fix.” Tara is glad toRead More

Posted On October 19, 2011By StaffIn News

Hogan & Bischoff Comment On The Big TNA *Spoiler*

Warning: This article contains a MAJOR *SPOILER* for Thursday’s Impact Wrestling: As you may have already read here on the site, James Storm captured the TNA World Title at Tuesday’s Impact taping, defeating Kurt Angle in the main event of the show. TNA star Hulk Hogan has commented on the news of Storm’s win – and the fallout from Bobby Roode getting the rug pulled out from under him at Bound For Glory. After reports surfaced on Monday that Hulk Hogan convinced TNA management not to put the title onRead More
James Storm defeated Kurt Angle at tonight’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida to capture the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. Storm defeated Angle in approximately three minutes via Last Call. He celebrated his title victory with the crowd and members of Fortune. Sting became the new authority figure of TNA Wrestling at the beginning of the show and in his first move, had Angle face Storm in the main event. PHOTOS & VIDEO – James Storm win the TNA title ->Read More

Posted On October 18, 2011By StaffIn News

Dixie Carter & Bruce Prichard Speak On Prichard’s New Role In TNA

TNA issued a press release on Tuesday formally announcing that Bruce Prichard is the company’s new Senior Vice President of Programming and Talent Relations. TNA President Dixie Carter said the following about Prichard’s new role in the company: “TNA is gaining such a wealth of knowledge and insight as we continue to grow our business with the addition of Bruce to our senior management staff.” “This appointment is another indication to the community that TNA’s Impact Wrestling is gaining ground across all platforms; we are thrilled that Bruce is bringingRead More
Gail Kim, who recently parted ways with WWE, is scheduled to return to TNA Wrestling at tonight’s Impact Wrestling taping in Orlando. Kim claimed last week during an interview with SunSport that she expects to return to TNA, but is in no rush. “Right now I’m on a little hiatus,” she said, “I told myself I’d take a little break. They didn’t let me quit so I was forced to take a break! “I’m not retiring from wrestling, I can say that. I always said – I said it inRead More