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– Regarding the report of Tommy Dreamer’s contract with TNA Wrestling expiring next month, it is true. He reveals in a newly published interview with The Wrestler that TNA wanted him to sign two-year deal last year, but he only wanted it to be for one year. He also said he’s “happy” with TNA. Dreamer debuted on June 13, 2010 at Slammiversary. — Tammy Sytch stated on her Facebook account Tuesday that a performer for TNA Wrestling recently took up smoking due to pressure from management to lose weight. SheRead More

Posted On May 24, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Sting To Tour With TNA On Next UK Tour – Full Details

Total Nonstop Action (TNA) is proud to announce its return to the United Kingdom for the “2012 MAXIMUM IMPACT IV” Tour. Wrestling legends Sting and Kurt Angle head up the roster of stars from TNA’s flagship television program IMPACT WRESTLING coming to Nottingham, Manchester and London’s Wembley Arena on January 26-28. IMPACT WRESTLING recently set a record rating on Challenge TV, where it airs every Tuesday night. Further European dates on the “2012 MAXIMUM IMPACT” Tour will be announced soon World Heavyweight Champion Sting will be making his first wrestlingRead More
Information Credit Dave Meltzer – Wrestling Observer –The Dory Funk Jr. return to St. Louis, which if you noticed here, got a ton of local publicity, drew a sellout of 300 fans last night in East Carondelet, IL: (Funking Conservatory Athletes in Bold – Officiating Funking Conservatory Matches, Claudia “The Claw” Reiff) Leo Cristinia b Johnny Romano, Chase King b Wayne Mitchell, LMC & Johnny Courageous b Tony Raze & Max Archer, Jose Salinas b Jayson Falcone, Chris Harges b Waco-DQ, Mad Dog Madetzke b Fuschichu Masuku, Luke Spencer bRead More

Posted On May 23, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Bill Goldberg Meets With Eric Bischoff In New York

Bill Goldberg met with Eric Bischoff this weekend in New York City. Perhaps this could be why they were teasing the former World Heavyweight Champion on TNA television recently. Below is video of Goldberg and Bischoff in a helicopter together:Read More

Posted On May 23, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Foley Takes Shot At TNA Show Attendance, Live Event Canceled

– Mick Foley engaged in a Twitter exchange with The Rock regarding their “I Quit” Match at the 1999 Royal Rumble. “In the famous ‘I Quit’ match, I handcuffed Mick Foley and bashed his face 14 (times) with a steel chair,” The Rock wrote. “He bled. I won.” Foley wrote in response to The Rock: “Maybe so, but two days later, I trapped The Rock under a pallet of beer kegs to win the WWE strap in an Empty Arena match a/k/a TNA house show.” – The TNA Wrestling liveRead More
– Kent News in Great Britain features an article on Desmond Wolfe noting that during his absence from the squared ring, he’s kept himself busy developing a television sitcom. He said, “The sitcom was based on an idea a friend had. It’s about a kid from Brixton in south London who gets forced to take a job doing meals on wheels in Brixham, Devon. I’m ready to pitch it if there’s any interest. I’m also acting in a community theatre play called Everybody Loves Opal, which was first performed onRead More
Terry Taylor, TNA Wrestling’s Director of Talent Relations, has resigned from his post with the organization. TNA published the following statement on the company website: “Terry Taylor, TNA Director of Talent Relations, has decided to leave TNA effective May 31, 2011. TNA is grateful for Terry’s contributions to TNA’s growth and wishes him success in his future endeavors.” Dean Broadhead will oversee contractual matters while former WWE executive Bruce Prichard will handle Taylor’s remaining duties. Taylor had been with TNA since 2003 in a management role and served as headRead More
Both WWE and TNA Wrestling have issued statements concerning the passing of “Macho Man” Randy Savage, who died in an automobile accident Friday morning in Seminole, Florida. WWE stated: “WWE is saddened to learn of the passing of one of the greatest Superstars of his time, Randy Poffo, a.k.a. Randy “Macho Man” Savage. Poffo was under contract with WWE from 1985 to 1993 and held both the WWE and Intercontinental Championships. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and friends. We wish a speedy recovery to his wife Lynn.Read More
Mick Foley, who instigated the change of TNA iMPACT! to iMPACT Wrestling on last Thursday’s broadcast, says he is still confused about the matter. “You know, I’m still wondering in a lot of ways,” Foley said in an interview with Brian Fritz for BetweenTheRopes.com “But I think we wanted the name for the show specifically that made people instantly aware that we were a wrestling show.” He was asked whether he expects to see more wrestling on iMPACT! Wrestling. “You know, I hope so. And not just more wrestling, butRead More
– Mick Foley was not TNA’s original choice for the role of Network Consultant. Company officials had a nineties star in mind for the role but couldn’t come to terms on an agreement—it was not Bill Goldberg. — Jeremy Borash will be hosting a TNA UK Fan Party in Manchester, England on May 26 at a “secret location.” More details are available here. — Scott Steiner has apparently resolved his financial dispute with TNA Wrestling as he appeared at last night’s iMPACT! Wrestling taping in Orlando, Florida. After building upRead More
– “The Pope” ‘Angelo Dinero appeared on 540 ESPN Radio’s Pro Wrestling Report last night and said he’s not leaving TNA. It was speculated that he would leave the organization due to cryptic comments he made last week on Twitter about “moving on.” — Desmond Wolfe returned to TNA Wrestling at last night’s television taping in Orlando, Florida as the commissioner of Xplosion. He still not has been cleared to wrestle. — Okato worked New Japan Wrestling’s tour over the weekend. — The May 26 episode of iMPACT! Wrestling isRead More

Posted On May 16, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

*Spoiler* Two Top Matches For TNA Slammiversary

Coming out of tonight’s iMPACT Wrestling tapings, the top matches for TNA Slammiversary are: – TNA champion Sting vs. Mr. Anderson. – Kurt Angle vs. Jeff Jarrett to determine the next number one contender for the TNA title.Read More

Posted On May 16, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Kurt Angle Says Jeff Hardy’s Been Clean For A Month, More

Busted Open satellite radio show with Kurt Angle Hosts: Dave LaGreca and Doug Mortman Airs Mondays and Wednesdays on Sirius 92 and XM 207 from 2-4 ET Visit Facebook.com/bustedopen for more information Please note that this interview was pretaped before the announcement of TNA Impact becoming Impact Wrestling, and before the news that Brock Lesnar had to pull out of his upcoming UFC fight because of his condition. Angle on his Olympic comeback: “I started training two weeks ago. I’m not allowed to really talk about but I’m gonna makeRead More

Posted On May 16, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Hogan Blames SpikeTV For TNA Problems, New Austin Movie

TNA star Hulk Hogan recently made an appearance on “The LAW” radio show and had the following to say: “A lot of it [TNA's problems] has to do with awareness and the fact that we can get to the people. If I go into my hotel room in Chicago there are certain cable networks that are on like USA Network – there is no Spike TV. I mean a lot of it depends on who you can get to and who you can reach there is a lot more thanRead More
Jim Ross has posted a new blog entry on his official website, www.jrsbarbq.com. Highlights are as follows: Drew McIntyre: “What do I think of Drew McIntyre? Lots of potential, nice look, seems to be athletic but it needs to be established as to who the Scot is and what his immediate objectives are.” Sin Cara vs. Daniel Bryan: “I did enjoy Sin Cara vs. Daniel Bryan’s match on Smackdown a great deal and the involvement of Chavo Guerrero into the Cara mix as well. Cara is developing nicely, was aRead More
Recap of Kurt Angle’s appearance on the Busted Open satellite radio show on Sirius 92 and XM 207. This interview was pretaped before the announcement of TNA Impact becoming Impact Wrestling, and before the news that Brock Lesnar had to pull out of his upcoming UFC fight because of his condition. Angle on his Olympic comeback: “I started training two weeks ago. I’m not allowed to really talk about but I’m gonna make a formal press conference in August. I will be training with my nephew who’s never tried outRead More
Preview This Thursday’s IMPACT WRESTLING Broadcast On SpikeTV At 9/8c This Thursday on IMPACT WRESTLING at 9/8c on SpikeTV, it’s the aftermath from Sunday’s Sacrifice Pay-Per-View event as the road to the June 12 Slammiversary epic event begins! Can’t watch IMPACT WRESTLING on Thursday? Make sure to set your DVR to record it! On Sunday night, Sting retained the World Heavyweight Championship against Rob Van Dam – and now Sting must defend the gold against Mr. Anderson at June’s Slammiversary! What does Mr. Anderson have planned for Sting this Thursday?Read More
SPIKE TV AND TOTAL NONSTOP ACTION (TNA) WRESTLING RELAUNCH FLAGSHIP PROGRAM AS ‘IMPACT WRESTLING’ Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling and Spike TV announced today that TNA’s flagship program would be rebranded as IMPACT WRESTLING, beginning Thursday, May 19 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT) on SPIKE. With the debut of “TNA iMPACT!” in 2005, TNA and SPIKE have partnered to bring U.S. television audiences the most exciting professional wrestling in the world today. TNA iMPACT! has been averaging 1.8 million viewers this year and ranks among the top programs on cable withRead More
– The May 12 episode of TNA iMPACT! scored a 1.27 cable rating, up from the previous week’s 1.15 number. iMPACT! averaged 1.8 million viewers overall, up from 1.6 million the week before. It was also the program’s most watched show since March 17. — The role of Kurt Angle’s on-air “mistress” went to former WWE Diva Chyna instead of independent wrestler Isis the Amazon due to concern over her wrestling ability and behind-the-scenes reputation. With the role calling for a wrestling match this Sunday at Sacrifice, TNA Wrestling officialsRead More