In a sign that the company might be more popular overseas than in the United States, TNA is reportedly about to announce that they are going to be doing major tours in China, India and Australia. Word going around is that the deals are finalized for the first two countries, but the front office is just waiting to complete the contracts for the third one before making the big announcement. Dixie Carter is taking a pretty bold step here.
April 10, 2015
After securing a television deal with Destination America to air Impact Wrestling in the United States, Dixie Carter turned her attention towards bringing the TNA product to fans up north in Canada. She has accomplished that now. The company officially announced that they have signed a contract with Fight Network. The deal is for more than a year, so that provides some security and stability. The first episode airs this upcoming Friday.
March 30, 2015
The latest news coming out of the TNA front office is that the company has managed to secure a new contract with one of their top performers. Bobby Lashley has signed a new deal that will see him remain with the promotion for at least another year. The former world heavyweight champion is said to be quite appreciative of the support that Dixie Carter has provided him while he pursues a career in mixed martial arts.
March 21, 2015
Dixie Carter has long been a huge fan of Taryn Terrell, especially since she has come a long way from her days as an inexperienced diva in WWE. Te company decided that they needed her around for at least another year. Taryn has agreed to a new contract with TNA that will see the current Knockouts Champion do just that. She has earned the praise of her peers backstage by being able to keep up with Gail Kim and Awesome Kong.
March 13, 2015
Over the last several weeks, John Gaburick and Dixie Carter have been going down their list and signing performers to new contracts. The latest person to close a deal is Rockstar Spud. He is now signed with TNA for at least another year. Spud is rather happy with the role that he has been given in the company. He was initially brought on board as comedy relief, but management kept their promise about turning him into an actual wrestler.
March 12, 2015
Since they needed to focus on securing a deal with Destination America and getting talent to sign new contracts, TNA has not been able to work on reviving their struggling live events business. That should be changing soon, as management recently held a meeting to ensure to the performers that they will be back on the road soon enough. Company president Dixie Carter is aiming to do weekly live events again as soon as June or July.
March 12, 2015
There is said to be some interest from TNA in regards to signing the Great Khali to a contract. The company recently signed a massive television deal in India that will keep them on the air until the year 2022. A lot of that had to do with the fact that they now have Mahabali Shera on the roster. Since the network wants Dixie Carter to bring even more talent from their country on board, there is a chance that Khali could be used for his name value.
February 28, 2015
For much of the past year, Dixie Carter had been under fire because TNA appeared to be heading downhill. The company was losing their television contract with Spike TV, and performers were leaving left and right. Her own employees reportedly started losing a lot of faith in her. Carter has now turned things around. The deal with Destination America is being highly praised, and the international deals have been finalized. Carter has support again.
February 27, 2015
Great news for TNA fans in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. A deal has now been completed, and fans will now be able to watch an hour long version of Impact Wrestling each week. It will air for free every Saturday night starting at the end of February. Dixie Carter signed a contract with DMAX, whose parent company, Discovery Communications, also owns Destination America. Thus far, the partnership has been quite fruitful.
February 22, 2015
When Christopher Daniels was allowed to leave TNA after contract negotiations between the two sides went sour, all parties involved left the door open for a possible reunion down the road. Apparently, more time is needed for the wounds to heal. Rumors have surfaced that the two sides have yet to communicate with one another since Dixie Carter started allowing contract negotiations to take place again. A reunion is still a possibility, though.
February 16, 2015