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
After locking up their deal with Destination America to remain on television in the United States, TNA has now finalized a massive deal with Sony Six to ensure that they will be on the air in India. Dixie Carter has announced that her company has signed a 7 year deal with the network. That means that Impact Wrestling will be seen in that country until the year 2022. The addition of Mahabali Shera was said to be a huge selling point for that region.
February 25, 2015
In addition to being the president of TNA, Dixie Carter also has a side job as a college football recruiter. As a five star defensive end, CeCe Jefferson was one of the most coveted high players in the nation. A lot of the top schools were pushing for him to sign a letter of intention. Carter sent the younger a message on Twitter and encouraged him to sign her alma mater, Ole Miss. Jefferson was so flattered that he showed that off to friends.
February 6, 2015
When Kevin Von Erich showed up in TNA, many were under the assumption that it was a one shot deal. Turns out, that is not the case at all. Dixie Carter announced via social media that the legendary Texas wrestling star is making another return to the company. He and his sons will be showing up on episodes of Impact Wrestling that are being taped in February. No further details have been released at the moment.
January 31, 2015
During a What Culture interview, Dixie Carter was asked who her dream signing would be for TNA. Without any hesitation whatsoever, she firmly stated that The Rock would be the ultimate person for her to bring to Impact Wrestling. She feels that with his massive worldwide popularity, he would be able to open a lot of new doors for the company. Carter also stated that even though she has never met him personally, she is a huge fan.
January 21, 2015
While WWE continues to alienate fans of women wrestling, TNA is heading in the other direction. One of their main directives since joining Destination America is that the division needs to become more of a priority again, just like it used to be a couple of years back. Dixie Carter wants to showcase the athleticism that her Knockouts have, and she also wants them to be able to display their personalities a bit more than before.
January 16, 2015
During a recent interview, Dixie Carter revealed yet anther reason why TNA opted to sign a new television contract with Destination America. One of the things that the network promised was that they would be more supportive than Spike TV was. Part of their plan is to promote Impact Wrestling on the other channels that are under their corporate umbrella. That means that the promotion will be advertised across approximately a dozen channels.
January 6, 2015
When the contract with Destination America had been signed and sealed, Dixie Carter wanted to reboot a lot of things about Impact Wrestling. One of the ideas being discussed was a potential return to the four sided ring. The reason why that topic was on the table was because there are still those within the company that believe that the traditional approach is still the best one. Plus, a lot of the wrestlers dislike it. The idea was eventually rejected.
January 1, 2015