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– Mickie James headlines !BANG! TV on March 26 in Ocala, Florida at the Funking Conservatory Wrestling Sound Stage. Visit www.Dory-Funk.com for more information. — Dixie Carter will be appearing at the TNA Wrestling booth at this weekend’s Arnold Fitness Expo in Columbus, Ohio. — Shark Boy announced on his official website that he requested his release from TNA Wrestling, which was granted. “I have officially requested and been granted my release from TNA Wrestling,” he wrote. “I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone at TNA forRead More
– Angelina Pivarnick was not the only reality television star on hand for last Thursday’s TNA iMPACT! taping in Fayetteville, North Carolina as former Survivor contestant Jonny Fairplay also attended the event. He was looking for work. Talk regarding his behavior was favorable and company officials appeared receptive to using him again. However, that’s been in the case in the past and he still has yet to return. Hulk Hogan said they’ll get back to him. Fairplay was under contract to the organization in 2004 and 2005, but did littleRead More

Posted On March 3, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

How Much TNA Paid Angelina Pivarnick, Update On The MCMG

– Angelina Pivarnick, a low end cast member of Jersey Shore during the MTV show’s first two seasons, appeared at last Thursday’s TNA iMPACT! taping in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Some wrestlers were told by management she did the appearance for exposure and was not paid. However, both the Pro Wrestling Torch and Wrestling Observer Newsletter say she was paid $7,000 for the one night appearance. It’s said that she was hoping to land a contract with the organization. Pivarnick was given her own locker room at the event. A sourceRead More

Posted On February 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Chris Jericho Comments On WM 27 & TNA’s 3/3/11 Promo

Credit: PWInsider.com The LAW interviewed Chris Jericho over the weekend in Canada and here are some highlights… On being contacted for Wrestlemania this year: ‘The original plan was for me to come back in January and then other things came up and other things were going on. There was no rush for me to come back I realized because the one good thing about me is that you can’t teach experience and I have 20-years of experience worldwide so I can come in whenever I want and still be –Read More

Posted On February 27, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

HTM Rips Hulk Hogan, Says A TNA Employee Is Heading To WWE

Former WWE Intercontinental Champion The Honky Tonk Man wrote on his Facebook account yesterday that a top TNA Wrestling official close to Hulk Hogan has left for World Wrestling Entertainment. The post also blasts Hogan. You guys keep asking what’s the issue with Hogan. Here’s the deal. Hogan is in a back brace and without it he is on a walker as an old crippled dogshit of a man who could only be found with his feet in Lard Ass Bubba’s ass. You ask why HTM doesn’t like Hogan? JeffRead More
– Last night’s episode of TNA iMPACT! drew a 1.26 cable rating, up from the previous week’s 1.13. The episode averaged 1,545,000 viewers over the course of two hours. — Angelina of Jersey Shore told TMZ that she was so nervous before her wrestling debut at last night’s iMPACT! taping that she had a cocktail and an energy pill before getting in the ring. She also expressed concern over her $500 hair extensions being torn. — Matt Hardy joined Busted Open for an in-studio interview to talk about his TNARead More

Posted On February 25, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

*Spoiler* Former Knockout Returns To TNA At Impact Taping

After beating ODB, TNA Women’s Knockout Champion Madison Rayne continued her open challenge at last night’s TNA iMPACT! taping (airdate March 10) in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She was answered by Roxxi, who ended the former Voodoo priestess’ TNA career last June at Slammiversary in a Title vs. Career Match. Roxxi was once again defeated by Rayne. The returning Mickie James fended off Rayne following a post-match attack of Roxxi. The appearance marks Roxxi’s fourth return to TNA Wrestling since being released from her contract in April 2009 while serving aRead More

Posted On February 25, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

*Spoilers* TNA Impact Taping Results For 3/10

* “The Pope” D’Angelo Dinero nailed Samoa Joe with a foreign object to score the pin. * TNA Knockouts champion Madison Rayne cut a promo challenging any Knockout past or present to face her. Out comes Roxxi. Rayne defeats her. Mickie James made the save. * Angelina from Jersey Shore, Sarita and Cookie defeated Velvet Sky, Winter and Angelina Love. * Ink Inc. defeated Generation Me. Beer Money did commentary. * New TNA champion Sting comes out and cuts a promo, saying that it’s no secret he had other offers,Read More
– The “most shocking surprise of the year – guaranteed!” that aired at the conclusion of last night’s episode of TNA iMPACT! teased the return of Sting’s on next week’s show. The vignette was a spin-off from WWE’s mysterious “2 21 11″ vignettes that aired on Raw leading to The Undertaker’s television return on Monday. Heavy rain, black boots walking through a building, and numbers, “3 3 11″, were featured during the segment. To see the video, click here. — A live event is scheduled for tonight in Norfolk, Virginia.Read More
– ODB returned to TNA Wrestling tonight on TNA iMPACT! to answer Women’s Knockout Champion Madison Rayne’s open challenge. She lost to Rayne. Eric Bischoff was said to be “singing her praises” following the match. ODB was phased off television last year when the company began focusing on looks and showcasing “The Beautiful People.” — TNA Knockout Traci Brooks is advertised for this Saturday’s AWE Superstars of Pro Wrestling event at Fluvanna County High School in Palmyra, Virginia. Visit www.awesomewrestlingentertainment.com for more information. — As reported earlier, Jeff Hardy’s courtRead More

Posted On February 25, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Matches & Segments Announced For Next Week’s TNA Impact

The following matches and segments were announced tonight on TNA iMPACT! for next week’s program. * Matt Morgan vs. Hernandez * TNA World Tag Team Championship Match Beer Money, Inc. vs. Gunner and Murphy * Sarita vs. Velvet Sky (Velvet’s TNA contract is on the line) * The “Final Verdict” on the power struggle between Dixie Carter and Hulk Hogan. * Former Jersey Shore star Angelina calls out Jwoww. * An appearance from New York Jets linebacker Bart Scott. * Jeff and Karen Jarrett renew their wedding vows. * “3Read More
Steve “Sting” Borden, who is backstage at today’s TNA “iMPACT! taping in Fayetteville, North Carolina, will be revealed as a “surprise opponent” for TNA World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Hardy. The angle will continue to next month’s Victory Road pay-per-view on March 13. It was reported earlier today that Borden had re-signed with the organization. His prior contract expired in December. Borden last appeared for TNA Wrestling in October. Photos of Sting with *GRAY HAIR* -> source: Pro Wrestling TorchRead More

Posted On February 24, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Major *Spoiler* For Tonight’s TNA Impact Taping

Steve “Sting” Borden is backstage at today’s TNA “iMPACT! taping in Fayetteville, North Carolina. However, it is not known what his role at the event will be. It was reported earlier today that Borden had re-signed with the organization. His prior contract expired in December. Borden last appeared for TNA Wrestling in October. Photos of Sting with *GRAY HAIR* -> source: Pro Wrestling TorchRead More

Posted On February 24, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

TNA Confirms Angelina Pivarnivck For Impact

- TNA Wrestling posted the following today on their official website: ANGELINA FROM THE “JERSEY SHORE” TO GET IN THE WRESTLING RING AND ISSUE A SPECIAL CHALLENGE Angelina To Guest Star In Two Episodes Of Spike TV’s “TNA iMPACT!” In March Angelina Pivarnivck, a former cast member of MTV’s megahit series “The Jersey Shore,” is taking her talents into the wrestling ring. Angelina will appear on two upcoming “TNA iMPACT” episodes on SPIKE TV, Thursday, March 3 at 9:00pm ET/PT and Thursday, March 10 at 9:00pm ET/PT. In the episode,Read More

Posted On February 23, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Karen Jarrett Searching For Wedding Assistant, Update On Flair

– TNA Wrestling has posted a video of Karen Jarrett (now nicknamed “The Princess”) indicating that she needs help coordinating her wedding. To see the video, click here — The debut of TNA iMPACT! on Challenge TV in the U.K. on February 8 drew 134,000 viewers. It is the most watched episode of iMPACT! in the country. By comparison, the final airing of iMPACT! on Bravo drew 37,000 viewers (airing Christmas Day). — Ric Flair resurfaced last week on iMPACT!, his first TNA appearance since the organization’s tour overseas. ARead More
Arda Ocal and Jimmy Korderas recently caught up with TNA Wrestling producer Al Snow. Highlights: – Al explains how his comedic Tweets come about – Thoughts on wrestlers using Twitter to air grievances: “It shouldn’t be a venue to air gripes or complaints, by no means. The wrestling business was a closed business for a very long time (Jimmy can attest to this). It’s kinda like remember when you were a kid, and you were at home and something would happen within your family and it was never spoken outsideRead More

Posted On February 23, 2011By Jared GebhardtIn Columns

The Wrestling Genius: Birthday-Like Anticipation

Do you remember when you were a kid, your birthday was a big deal right? The anticipation of what the present was going to be was almost too much to bear. The days leading up to it were almost like a countdown, you could see seconds ticking away until you got to open the presents. Then you got older and you could guess what each present was. You got even older and then birthdays stopped being a huge deal because you could buy what you wanted for yourself and birthdaysRead More
– TNA returns to the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Mississippi on April 29, 2011 and the Memorial Hall in Joplin, Missouri on May 5, 2011. (Thanks to Devin Cutting) — Hulk Hogan was briefly backstage at an iMPACT! taping last week, reportedly for a photo shoot. “The Hulkster” is advertised for an appearance at Thursday’s iMPACT! taping in Fayetteville, North Carolina. — Isis the Amazon’s tryout match prior to last Tuesday’s TNA iMPACT! taping was deemed “terrible” by one company source. Though her in-ring capabilities are considered lousy, itRead More

Posted On February 21, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA Wrestling Signs Two Wrestlers, Message From Karen Jarrett

– TNA Wrestling has signed Phil Shatter (a/k/a Gunner) and Mikael Judas (a/k/a Murphy) to contracts. Both had been working on nightly deals since 2009. The duo can accept bookings for independent wrestling events but TNA dates take priority. They also cannot appear on any independent television show. — Next week on TNA iMPACT!, The Jarretts reaffirm their love and renew their wedding vows in front of the entire world. Karen issued the following audio message indicating that she will allow fans to help make wedding decisions. — Sarita, whoRead More