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Some of the Fallout from #AskDixie

In light of the recent criticisms that TNA has faced follow cutbacks and perceived money issues with the company, President Dixie Carter has asked for fans to send her questions on Twitter for her to answer, using the hashtag #AskDixie. While all of her intentions were good, but it really isn’t a great idea to allow all of the general ...

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TNA President Dixie Carter Issues Statement to Fans

In light of the recent cuts and backlash from fans, TNA President Dixie Carter issued the following statement today on ImpactWrestling.com: Hi everyone, In the 11+ years that I have been with TNA, I am still amazed by the passion of pro wrestling fans. That passion – both positive and negative – is remarkable and something that all of us ...

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Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast – July 22, 2013

Brian and Steve talk about the current cuts in TNA Wrestling including both Bruce Pritchard and D’Lo Brown being let go, the current position of TNA, the issues with the house show over the weekend, a preview of tonight’s edition of WWE Raw, talk of Steve Austin returning at WrestleMania 30, the role of WrestleMania for the company and more. ...

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TNA Impact Wrestling TV Draws Highest Rating Since January

Well it looks a themed pay-per-view that aired on free television could be the boost that TNA needed. Thursday’s edition of Impact Wrestling scored 1.16 rating with an average of 1.494 million viewers. Last week’s show scored a 0.99 rating with an average of 1.190 million viewers. The show was a Destination X theme with some solid matches especially the ...

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Revisiting TNA’s Destination X 2013

This is the final part in a ongoing series, looking TNA’s product from a non-fan perspective. Check out Week One and Week Two. Apologies for skipping last-week’s IMPACT WRESTLING (see, you have to bold it like that because it artificially makes the product more exciting). Some stuff happened, sure, but none of it felt terribly important. I know, I know… Rampage ...

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TNA Knockout Tara Released From Company

TNA Wrestling is continuing its latest round of cost-cutting as Knockout Tara was given her release today.  Here is the official statement from ImpactWrestling.com: IMPACT Wrestling has released Tara. We thank Tara for all her contributions and wish her the best of success in the future. While she is now 42 years old Tara (Lisa Marie Varon) was still a ...

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Revisiting TNA’s Impact Wrestling: Week 2

This is part two of an ongoing series, looking at TNA’s product from a non-fan perspective as it builds towards Destination X. You can check out week one here. Last week, Impact Wrestling was a disaster of a show. Between Hulkamania running a little too wild, a weak X Division title change, and overbooking in every segment, I had minimal ...

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Revisiting TNA’s Impact Wrestling: Week 1

This is part one of an ongoing series, looking at TNA’s product from a non-fan perspective as it builds towards Destination X.  Before last night, I hadn’t caught an episode of TNA’s IMPACT Wrestling since 2012. The last major Pay-Per-View I caught was Bound for Glory 2012, back when Aces and Eights revealed it’s (not actual) leader to be Devon, ...

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TNA Hires Former WWE Production Executive John Gaburick

Former WWE Vice President of Television Production has been hired by TNA Wrestling to oversee their television.  Gaburick parted ways with the WWE earlier this year after working with the company for 13 years. Many fans know his best as “Big” John Gaburick from his appearances on the original Tough Enough reality series on MTV. Here is the press release ...

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Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast Talking WWE Raw, Daniel Bryan – June 5, 2013

Brian and Steve talks about the Rampage Jackson conference call and thoughts of him getting in the ring for TNA Wrestling, Raw from Monday night including the awesomeness of Daniel Bryan and his future there, Triple H vs. the McMahons, John Cena against Curtis Axel, the Payback PPV coming up in less than two weeks, show ratings and much more. ...

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Rampage Jackson Conference Call – June 5, 2013

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson talks to the media about his partnership with Spike TV, Bellator and TNA Wrestling, why he is so excited about this new deal, leaving the UFC and why this will be different and better for him, when he will be able to fight next, if he likes the tournament style in Bellator, being a wrestling fan growing ...

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Report: Todd Keneley Dropped from TNA Broadcast Team

TNA is making a change to its broadcast team with Todd Keneley being removed from the three man booth according to Mike Johnson of PWInsider.com. According to the report, Keneley was told of the news at this past Sunday’s TNA Slammiversary pay-per-view which was his last assignment with the company. Keneley joined the company in October of 2012 with the ...

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TNA Slammiversary press call with Bully Ray – May 29, 2013

TNA World Champion Bully Ray speaks with the media about this Sunday’s Slammiversary PPV where he will face Sting, transitioning from being in a tag-team for so long to a singles wrestler, reinventing himself, which younger guys in the company stand out to him, who he has learned the most from in the wrestling business, the current state of tag-team ...

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TNA News: Impact Wrestling Moving Timeslot on Spike TV

Impact Wrestling is once again moving timeslots on Spike TV with TNA President Dixie Carter making the announcement on Twitter. BIG NEWS! Beginning May 30th, #IMPACTLive moves back to its old time at 9/8C on @spiketv! See ya Thursdays at 8/7C until then, though! — Dixie Carter (@TNADixie) May 8, 2013   It was just over a year ago when ...

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TNA President Dixie Carter Talks Plans for 2013

Recently, TNA President Dixie Carter sat down with Jeremy Borash to discuss where the company is right now and the plans for the upcoming year.     In the first video, Carter that 2012 was a big year going live with the ‘Impact’ television show and that the locker room is working well together and she is happy with the ...

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Between The Ropes – October 11, 2012 | King Mo

Brian talks with King Mo about being the special enforcer at this Sunday’s Bound for Glory PPV in the match between James Storm and Bobby Roode, his Impact debut last Thursday, his wrestling training so far and what he been the toughest thing for him, his finishing move, when he plans to fight next, how important his first fight with ...

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Between The Ropes – October 9, 2012 | Christopher Daniels

Brian talks with one-half of the World Tag-Team Champions of the World Christopher Daniels about this Sunday’s Bound for Glory PPV, the team coming together, what he would be doing if he was not in this tag-team, working with the new creative team, inspiration for ideas, what would make him (and Kazarian) want to leave the team, the CM Punk ...

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Between The Ropes – October 4, 2012 | Jeff Hardy

Brian speaks with Jeff Hardy about facing Austin Aries for the World Heavyweight Championship at Bound for Glory, being back in the main event, his future in wrestling, his past few years including what was his darkest moment, his music and more. Subscribe to Between The Ropes on iTunes Subscribe to Between The Ropes on Stitcher Follow me on Twitter (@BrianFritz) ...

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