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Mickie James Rejects TNA Contract, Becomes a Free Agent

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Former TNA Knockouts Champion Mickie James contract expired today. ProWrestling.net reported that James had also turned down a contract offer recently from the organization. In the past few months, TNA has been cutting payroll and offering lower contracts to talent whose contracts are about to expire. James’ final TNA appearance will this Thursday on a taped edition of Impact Wrestling, ... Read More »

The AJ Styles Dilemma

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Believe it or not, AJ Styles is a big deal. He was the first contracted TNA wrestler to land at #1 on Pro Wrestling Illustrated’s annual PWI 500 list. He’s a five-time (five-time! five-time! five-time! five-time!) World Heavyweight Champion. And he’s the only wrestler to have held every male championship owned and sanction by TNA during the company’s tenure. On ... Read More »

TNA News: Devon Makes First Statement Since Leaving TNA

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Former ECW, WWE and TNA champion Devon is gone from TNA after taking the pinfall last night in the main event of Impact Wrestling. Devon was apart of Aces and Eights facing off with the Main Event Mafia and he got pinned by AJ Styles. The loser of the match as part of the stipulation had to leave TNA. Devon ... Read More »

Brooke Hogan Released by TNA

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Multiple sources are reporting that TNA has released Brooke Hogan.  This is the latest in an ongoing series of cost-restructuring moves by the company. Her release is surprising if only because her father, Hulk Hogan, is seen as such an asset to the company.  Dixie’s desire to keep Hulk happy made Brooke Hogan seem untouchable.  On the other hand, Brooke’s ... Read More »

Thoughts on Darren Young, and Being Different in Professional Wrestling

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Well kids, prepare for the backlash. Darren Young came out earlier today as WWE’s first openly gay superstar. That is, he’s the first to reveal himself while still under contract with the company. Several previous wrestlers have announced themselves as gay – the late Chris Kanyon and Orlando Jordan immediately come to mind – but most had distanced themselves from ... Read More »

TNA Wrestling Pushes Back Big Match

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TNA Wrestling President Dixie Carter announced that the match between Aces and 8’s vs. the Main Event Mafia will not be taking place on this Thursday’s Hardcore Justice event on Impact.  Instead, the match has been pushed back a week to the August 22 edition of Impact Wrestling. Carter posted the following: After meeting with @HulkHogan, due to circumstances beyond our ... Read More »

Between The Ropes Podcast – August 3, 2013

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Brian and Steve are back for a quick audio discussing Kurt Angle getting arrested for DWI in Texas, his future with TNA Wrestling and if he should have one and more. Subscribe to Between The Ropes on iTunes so you can automatically get the latest podcasts. Follow Between The Ropes on Facebook and Twitter. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 15:34 — 7.1MB) ... Read More »

Video: Tito Ortiz Revealed as #August1Warning on Impact Wrestling

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In case you missed it, here is the video of Tito Ortiz being revealed as the person behind the #August1Warning at the end of last night’s edition of Impact Wrestling. Just don’t stare too much at his watch … you may go blind. Read More »

Tito Ortiz Revealed As The #August1Warning

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TNA Wrestling had been hyping up who the #August1Warning would be. Rumors had circulated it could be the likes of Bill Goldberg, Dave Bautista, Chris Jericho, John Morrison, Shelton Benjamin, Bob Holly and Adam Pearce. We got the reveal, but it wasn’t a pro wrestler. The reveal was former UFC light heavyweight champion and the newest signee in Bellator MMA, ... Read More »

Adam Pearce Plays the Internet with His #August1Warning Video

Adam Pearce has a pretty good sense of humor. And with all the speculation on who could be the mystery person behind the TNA #August1Warning videos, old “Scrap Iron” decided to have some fun with it today, just hours before that person is revealed on Impact Wrestling. Read More »

#August1Warning Mystery Revealed Tonight on Impact Wrestling

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It’s August 1st and that means tonight on Impact Wrestling, the mystery will be revealed behind the #August1Warning videos.  And yes, this person is “out for personal justice”. This is the company latest attempt to drum up intrigue and viewers and has had some success so far.  But one of the problems is that when they have done this in ... Read More »

Some of the Fallout from #AskDixie

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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 ... Read More »