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Posted On December 23, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News, News

Sean “X-Pac” Waltman To Host New Online Show; Details

- Former WWE star Sean “X-Pac” Waltman announced he will be hosting a new show on Cowheadtv.com on his Twitter page last night, and it is scheduled to debut January 5, 2011. The following are some messages compiled from the official Twitter page of former WWE, WCW and TNA star Sean “X-Pac” Waltman: It will be a call-in show with Skype capability, interviews with the biggest names in wrestling and other celebs. It’s not a radio [show], it’s a TV webcast. I will be covering everything about wrestling, as wellRead More

Posted On December 22, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Dixie On Celebs Contacting TNA, TNA Honored For UK Tour, More

- IQ Magazine has named TNA’s Maximum iMPACT tour of the UK earlier this year as their Best Sports Production of 2010. – Former WWE and TNA star BG James is now on Twitter at @BGRoadDoggJames. – Dixie Carter wrote the following on Twitter yesterday: “Several celebrities have been in contact with TNA about taking part in our Eliminate The Hate campaign – great to hear so many want to help!”Read More

Posted On December 19, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Knockouts Removed From TNA Roster, Cookie Meets The Situation

– Both Taylor Wilde and Hamada have been removed from the roster page of the official TNA Wrestling website, confirmed their rumored departures from the organization. Wilde’s contract expired while Hamada opted to part ways with the company after returning to Japan in October. Meanwhile, Winter has been added to the roster page. — To correct an earlier report, TNA has not signed UK wrestler Johnny Moss to a contract. He has solely agreed to wrestle Jeff Jarrett at an upcoming TNA event in London. — Cookie came face-to-face withRead More

Posted On December 18, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

This Week’s Impact Rating, New Match Announced For Genesis

– The Dec. 16 episode of TNA iMPACT! scored a 1.12 cable rating, up from the previous week’s 1.09 number. The show drew 1,560,000 viewers over the course of two hours. The peak quarter-hour rating was a 1.23 in Q4, which featured Orlando Jordan and Eric Young vs. Generation Me, and the first-half of the Mickie James and Miss Tessmacher vs. Madison Rayne and Tara tag team match. — Mickie James vs. Madison Rayne for the TNA Women’s Knockouts Championship has been announced for TNA’s Genesis pay-per-view. The event takesRead More

Posted On December 18, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

TNA To Release Best of Mick Foley DVD, Knockout Deemed Done

– The Dec. 16 episode of TNA ReACTION, which was bumped a half hour by Phowned, drew a 0.34 cable rating, with 343,000 viewers. Phowned scored a 0.57. — TNA Wrestling President Dixie Carter announced on Twitter that a “Best of Mick Foley” DVD is scheduled for release in April. She advertised that it will feature great bonus features from the Hardcore Legend. — Magnus, who returned to TNA iMPACT! during Thursday’s broadcast, mentioned to Douglas Williams that his manager, Chelsea, is “done.” He added that women in wrestling don’tRead More

Posted On December 18, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Eric Bischoff Blasts Fan Over Facebook Message

Thanks to Revin Samuel of Pwinsider.com for the following: Eric Bischoff took issue yesterday to something was posted on his Facebook page where a fan said that if he were in any other business and had not delivered for them the way that he hasn’t delivered for TNA, he would have been fired by now. Bischoff actually called the audio blog that the poster does and took him to task for what the blogger posted. It was an interesting exchange that featured Bischoff harping on every incorrect statement that theRead More

Posted On December 18, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Samoa Joe Signs New Contract With TNA, Dixie Carter Comments

After his previous long-term deal with TNA Wrestling expired earlier this month, former TNA champion Samoa Joe has signed a new deal with the company. TNA President Dixie Carter wrote on Twitter this afternoon: “Proud to report the re-signing of Samoa Joe! I feel good knowing that I have a focused & determined Samoan on my side. Congrats to us both!” There had been reports this week that despite Joe’s free agency, there was little to no interest from WWE. The word making the rounds is that Joe’s new TNARead More

Posted On December 17, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News, Videos

Video: TNA iMPACT Xtra: Generation Me, Tara, Kazarian, Williams

Posted On December 15, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn Indy News

Interview: In the Room With Don West

This week, TNA’s own DON WEST steps IN THE ROOM with PWI contributing writer Brady Hicks, DJ, and Kevin McElvaney to talk TNA Wrestling, announcing, managing The Amazing Red, and all of TNA’s great holiday dealsssssss on shoptna.com … including a few scoops that HAVE YET TO BE RELEASED! All that, plus WWE’s Slammy’s are discussed, and Brady announces the show’s own year-end awards … THE WHO’S SLAMMY’S! Check it out at thebradyhicks.com. For a direct link to the show: http://thebradyhicks.com/podpress_trac/web/556/0/December%2013.mp3 DON WEST, ON THE CHANGES SINCE TNA’S ORIGINS: AsRead More

Posted On December 12, 2010By Steven PachecoIn Columns

One Count Kickout – Why am I Watching This?

A look into TNA and what problems it is causing for the fans.Read More

Posted On December 10, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: Backstage TNA Reaction To Tara vs Mickie James

PWMania has learned that the talk backstage this week at the TNA Impact tapings was the fact that the Mickie James vs Tara Knockouts Steel Cage Match would air on TV tonight. “All the boys were really impressed with that match,” one wrestler exclusively told PWMania last night, “it took a lot of heat off Mickie James in the locker room, and all of the boys have had a real respect for Tara because of her hard work ethic and training.” Tara, the former Victoria in WWE, suffered an elbowRead More

Posted On December 10, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Report: TNA Officials Keeping Close Eye on Jeff Hardy

PWMania has learned exclusively that TNA management has told several wrestlers they are keeping a “close eye” on Jeff Hardy following news of Hardy’s backstage condition hitting the media on Sunday evening. “There are several people concerned about Jeff in a very big way,” one wrestler told PWMania, “TNA has accepted his explanation about being exhausted from all his recent traveling and having a brand new baby at home, but no matter what was wrong with him this past Sunday, he was in bad shape.” More than one wrestler hasRead More

Posted On December 8, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jeff Hardy In Court Today, Mickie & Tara Praise, Samoa Joe

- Jeff Hardy is due to return to court today in Moore County, North Carolina. This stems from Hardy’s drug charges some time ago. – Samoa Joe is technically free and clear from all contractual obligations to TNA right now, but both parties are still in discussion. Joe is available to work the tapings this week should TNA want to use him. – Many backstage are impressed with both Mickie James and Tara working through injuries this week. As reported, Tara has suffered an elbow injury, while Mickie hurt herRead More

Posted On December 6, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On Jeff Hardy’s Alarming Condition Backstage At PPV

We’ve got a big update to the news that Jeff Hardy was almost pulled from Sunday’s TNA Final Resolution pay-per-view and stripped of the TNA World title due to his condition backstage at the show. There have been some online reports that Hardy showed up “hammered” to the event – we can confirm this is entirely faslse. When Hardy showed up to the iMPACT! Zone in Orlando, his condition did alarm a lot of people. He was said to be very run down and tired, leading many to speculate thatRead More

Posted On December 5, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

TNA Nearly Pull Jeff Hardy From PPV & Strip Him From The Title

Thanks to Jason Powell of ProWrestling.net for the following: TNA officials came close to pulling Jeff Hardy from Sunday’s TNA Final Resolution pay-per-view. At one point, there was concern amongst TNA management that Hardy was in no condition to perform. There was talk of making an announcement that Hardy was injured, and that he was being stripped of the TNA Title. Replacement main events were discussed and they were planning to go with an alternate main event at one point. However, the original main event of Hardy vs. Matt MorganRead More
– The Dec. 2 episode of TNA iMPACT! drew a 1.01 cable rating off of hours of 1.02 and 1.01. Sans the Thanksgiving Day episode of iMPACT!—which drew a 0.85—it was the least watched episode since Sept. 23 when the show drew a 1.01. The show’s low point occurred during the final 15 minutes, which featured video packages, ring entrances for the main event and two commercials. The final quarter hour drew a 0.88 rating. — This week’s episode of TNA ReACTION drew a 0.62 cable rating, with 780,000 viewers.Read More
TNA Knockout Tara spoke to Fanhouse.com about leaving WWE for TNA Wrestling and predicts that many others will follow her path. “You’ll be seeing some names coming over here,” she said. “It’s a much more at ease crew at TNA. I’m so much happier here. We get to showcase what we were prevented up north.” The multi-time champion also feels that women wrestlers should stick together. “There are very few women in this industry and I think we should all be supportive, regardless of what company we’re in,” she noted.Read More
– The majority of the EV2.0 stars were said to be “understandably insecure” when TNA Wrestling announced that they would be putting their careers on the line in a ten-man tag team match at Turning Point. Officials ultimately informed Sabu that his services would no longer be required past the event. While he didn’t take the news well, he earned more respect from his colleagues for accepting it. — TNA Wrestling officials recently asked three-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion Diamond Dallas Page, 54, if he would consider returning to theRead More
– Raven was said to be legitimately upset over TNA Wrestling writing him out of television recently. On a recent episode of iMPACT!, he was forced to put his employment on the line in a match against World Heavyweight Champion Jeff Hardy. Hardy won the match and Raven was booted from the company as a result. His release from the company is legitimate. Though he was written out of television, he then worked the opening match of a live event in Nashville, beating AJ Styles clean with a DDT. ItRead More