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TNA Releases Statement on Negotiations with Spike TV

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: ...

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Dixie Carter Won’t Back Down on TNA Wrestling, Adrian Neville Defends NXT Title

Dixie Carter isn't afraid of Bully Ray

Brian and Steve are back for another Between The Ropes podcast recapping both TNA Impact and NXT!  First, they run down Impact with the fallout from Sacrifice including Bully Ray going after Dixie Carter, how she is trying to be Paul Heyman, women stripping and Eric Young defending the TNA Championship against Bully Ray.  Then it’s on to NXT including ...

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TNA Champ Magnus Talks Return to Orlando, Heroes and Being the Bad Guy

TNA World Heavyweight Champion Magnus talks about the company returning to Orlando this Thursday for a live edition of Impact and then TV tapings on Friday and Saturday night (find out more information at ImpactWrestling.com), the pressure that comes with being the champion, playing the bad guy, how he deals with scrutiny from fans, the youth movement in the company, ...

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WWE Raw: Daniel Bryan, WWE Fans Get Their Wish for WrestleMania 30

Brian and Steve talk WWE Raw from Monday night with Daniel Bryan finally getting his match against Triple H at WrestleMania and him “possibly” being added to the championship match on the show, other matches now official for WrestleMania including the Andre the Giant Memorial battle royal, other ideas for the big event and more.  Plus they talk about the ...

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TNA Wrestling’s MVP returning home for Lockdown Event

The last time that Montel Vontavious Porter – better known as MVP – wrestled in south Florida, it was four years ago and with a different company.  Now, the Miami-based wrestler is finally making his return as part of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling’s Lockdown event this Sunday which airs live on pay-per-view. “It’s not just coming home to Miami, it’s coming ...

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Forget Hipster Wrestling, This is Something Much Bigger

(note: This is a response to David Shoemaker’s Hipster Wrestling column published in July 2013) When it comes to professional wrestling, perspective changes everything. For example: Daniel Bryan wasn’t seen as a bona fide superstar. Until he was. And then, when he was saddled with a gimmick so bad that everybody thought it might spell the end of his main-event career, ...

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