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Vince Russo Can’t Stop Complaining About Spike TV

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Words were exchanged recently between ex-TNA, WWF, and WCW writer Vince Russo, and Impact Wrestling network Spike TV. Read More »

Vince Russo Shoots on Spike TV, and Spike Fires Back

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Vince Russo has had his shares of ups-and-downs recently. He claimed he wasn’t working with Impact Wrestling… which, turns out, he was lying about… and which might possibly have cost TNA their TV contract with Spike TV. Read More »

TNA Releases Statement on Negotiations with Spike TV

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While Impact Wrestling continues to (arguably) improve creatively, the current state of TNA is grim. Spike TV has yet to renew their contract beyond 2014. Furthermore, the company has recently lost top talent, and had other major wrestling names flat-out refuse new deals. But amid the controversy, Impact Wrestling is moving to a new night. TNA issued the following statement: ... Read More »

Impact Wrestling Changing Nights But For How Long?

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TNA made the announcement today that Impact Wrestling is changing nights, moving to Wednesdays beginning next week. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 14, 2014) – TNA today announced its flagship program, IMPACT WRESTLING, will make a permanent move to Wednesday nights at 9/8c on SPIKE TV beginning next Wednesday, Aug. 20.   “Moving IMPACT WRESTLING to Wednesday nights gives existing fans and new viewers an opportunity to enjoy ... Read More »

Impact Wrestling Touts Ratings but Questions Remain on TV Deal

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For the past few weeks, there has actually been some positive buzz surrounding Impact Wrestling.  The shows have been universally praised from the TV tapings in New York City with some great matches and more focused direction.  That may be the fallout of a certain writer no longer involved in the process after accidentally outing himself as a secret member ... Read More »

Frank Shamrock Previews Gym Rescue, “Fragile” Relationship With Brother Ken Shamrock

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“Gym Rescue” premieres this Sunday on Spike TV starting at 10 p.m. ET/PT featuring MMA legends Randy Couture and Frank Shamrock. Couture and Shamrock have spent 30 years building fitness empires. Now, they’re wielding their combined experience to battle hardheaded owners while saving failing gyms all across America. Shamrock joins us on the podcast to preview “Gym Rescue”, what made ... Read More »

Jeff Hardy on Destination X, Teaming with Matt and Spike TV Rumors

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It’s a big reunion in a TNA Wrestling ring this Thursday night when Jeff Hardy teams with his brother Matt as part of Destination X when they square off against The Wolves for the TNA tag team championships. I spoke with Jeff about the show, teaming with his brother again and if he thought it would ever happen, the atmosphere in ... Read More »

Spike TV Parting Ways with TNA Impact, Next for Wrestling Company

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Brian and Steve talk about the breaking news that Spike TV will not renew TNA Impact when its contract ends in a few months on their latest Google Hangout.  The guys talk about this development, where it leaves TNA Wrestling right now, the latest from both Dixie Carter and Spike and what this could mean for the future of the ... Read More »

Report: Spike TV Will Not Renew TNA Impact

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The future of TNA Wrestling is up in the air following a report on TMZ.com that Spike TV will not renew TNA “Impact” when its contract expires in October. Spike executives told TNA President Dixie Carter late last week of their decision that Spike will not pick up the show.  Carter had reportedly told her staff last Friday it was her ... Read More »

Bellator MMA To Replay Inaugral PPV On Spike TV

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Bellator MMA announced today they will be airing the replay of their inaugural pay-per-view on Spike TV on Friday, July 18 at 9 p.m. ET. Bellator 120 took place on May 18 at Landers Center in Southaven, Mississippi. The main event featured Quinton “Rampage” Jackson defeating Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal by controversial decision. In the co-feature, Will Brooks upset Michael ... Read More »

Bellator MMA Conference Call Announcing Scott Coker As Company President

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On Wednesday afternoon, it was announced that former Strikeforce founder and CEO Scott Coker is the new president of Bellator MMA replacing founder Bjorn Rebney. Late Wednesday afternoon, Coker along Spike TV president Kevin Kay held a conference call to announce Coker coming in. The call featured why Coker came to Bellator, will the tournament format stay around, possibly signing ... Read More »

Bjorn Rebney Out As Bellator CEO

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Spike TV announced that Bjorn Rebney is out at Bellator as their CEO effective immediately along with Tim Danaher, who was the COO and President of the company. No reason was given as to why Rebney was ousted from the company. Rebney released a statement implying that a difference in “right strategic direction for Bellator” was a reason for the ... Read More »