Billy Corgan spoke with Sports Illustrated's "Extra Mustard" section on a number of wrestling topics surrounding his purchase of NWA and his time with TNA. Here are some of the highlights: Purchasing NWA and taking the long approach with it: "We want to be part of a new revolution of how wrestling can be consumed by fans … Continue reading Billy Corgan On The ‘Backstabbing And Lies’ In TNA, Attempting To Work With Anthem, NWA Purchase
Pro Wrestling Sheet has learned a high ranking executive from Spike met with Jeff Jarrett today … and their new deal in the UK wasn’t the only thing they discussed. Sources say Scott Fishman — Senior Vice President and Executive Producer at the network — was present before Impact’s taping today and met with JJ about various … Continue reading Jeff Jarrett Meets With Spike Executive About Network Return In America
Something to Wrestle host Bruce Prichard made his anticipated return to Impact Wrestling at their TV tapings on Thursday … and he informed the crowd that the name TNA is dead. Prichard had inked a deal with Impact for both an on-air and backstage role, which began with last night’s appearance. According to those in attendance … Continue reading Bruce Prichard Appears At Impact Wrestling Taping … Says The Name TNA Is Dead
The following is scheduled for tonight's 3/2 Impact: Knockout Championship -Last Knockout Standing Match: (C) Rosemary vs Jade World Championship: (C) Lashley vs Josh Barnett Impact Grand Championship: (C) Drew Galloway vs Moose Moose and Cody: Was a line crossed? X-Division Championship: (C) Trevor Lee vs Andrew Everett What's next for Laurel Van Ness?
Impact Wrestling issued the following today: IMPACT Wrestling Announces New UK TV Deal with Spike UK TORONTO | LONDON – Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. announced today a new broadcast deal for IMPACT Wrestling to be televised exclusively on Spike UK, making its flagship weekly show available throughout the United Kingdom and the Republic of … Continue reading Impact Wrestling Announces New U.K. TV Deal With Spike U.K.
As noted, Matt Hardy, Jeff Hardy, Drew Galloway, Maria Kanellis, Mike Bennett, Reby Hardy and Jade are no longer with TNA. Mike Johnson of PWInsider reports that there could be more departures coming as there have been several other talents who have been asked about locking themselves into new deals. They are looking for talents … Continue reading More TNA Impact Wrestling Departures Coming?
PWInsider is reporting that former TNA World Champion Magnus is scheduled to appear at this week's TNA Impact Wrestling tapings, which kick off tonight and run through Sunday. Konnan is also slated to be there. It was noted that independent wrestlers Kongo Kong and Mario Bokara will also be at the tapings. Source: WrestlingINC