In a rather interesting development, reports have surfaced that TNA has informed their performers that they are going to be taping some content in India later on this year. The belief is that Dixie Carter might even do an episode of Impact Wrestling in that country. This comes as an interesting move because it has long been rumored that Destination America wants them to only tape episodes in the United States.
September 25, 2015
A rather interesting marketing strategy is being done by TNA through social media. They are encourage fans from all over the globe to film themselves doing the Shera Shuffle, which is the signature taunt done by Mahabali Shera during his entrance. Even Dixie Carter herself has done the video and instructed fans to send them in to receive a prize from the company. One of the prizes is a free viewing of Bound For Glory.
September 24, 2015
In a rather interesting development, it has now been revealed that Jeff Jarrett has sold his remaining shares of TNA. He no longer is a minority owner in the promotion. The agreement was part of the deal that he made with Dixie Carter when she agreed to do an invasion story line with GFW. Now, the Carter family can do whatever deals they want without having to worry about needing permission from Jarrett.
September 16, 2015
During a recent podcast interview with Steve Austin, Chael Sonnen revealed some rather interesting things about Jeff Jarrett and his ownership stake in TNA, which a lot of fans assume has been vanquished completely. Sonnen stated that Jarrett still owns more than 11% of the company. It is a sizable amount but not enough to where he can go in and control the board of directors or anything.
August 31, 2015
Some interesting details have surfaced about the departure of MVP from TNA. While the initial belief was that he left the company on his own accord, which was something that he had been contemplating, reports have now surfaced that he was actually fired over the Hernandez situation. Management blames him for how everything went down with that fiasco.
July 31, 2015
During a recent interview, Rob Van Dam revealed some rather interesting details about his business relationship with WWE. While he is not officially under contract as a performer, the former world heavyweight champion is not legally allowed to work for TNA or ROH because he has a merchandise deal. RVD states that he intends to make another return some day, but he is in no rush to do so at the moment.
July 31, 2015
During a recent interview, Brutus Magnus revealed a rather interesting detail about his contract with TNA. He stated that there was some sort of clause in there that prevented the company from ever being able to release him. Magnus did not go into further details, but he stated that he left the company on very good terms, so a potential return down the line has not been ruled out by either side.
July 13, 2015
An interesting situation is shaping up backstage in TNA. At the end of this month, the contract for Austin Aries is set to expire. As of right now, no new deal has been announced. The belief is that Aries is still in negotiations with management. A lot of eyes are on the situation because it will be rather interesting if another veteran performer is allowed to leave.
June 23, 2015
Since he is no longer with the company, the internet wrestling community expects Luke Gallows to have nothing but bad things to say about his stint in TNA. However, he did quite the opposite during a recent interview when asked how he felt about his time in the company. Gallows stated that he had a lot of fun there because he was working with a lot of guys that he considers friends. He also felt that it was a dream come true to work with Sting and Hulk Hogan.
June 6, 2015
TNA wasn't the only wrestling promotion finalizing a new television deal in Italy this week. Vince McMahon did so as well. He has secured a contract that will enable WWE to keep broadcasting their programming in that country until the year 2020. The promotion has been with Sky Italia since 2003. The network stated that the business partnership between the two sides have been mutually beneficial and should continue on for years.
June 4, 2015