Jim Ross Blogs On “Error In Judgment” Regarding Gail Kim

Jim Ross blogged on a controversial element included in his latest podcast, which we covered here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com. Basically, JR recalled to Mike Tenay how he convinced Vince McMahon to hire Gail Kim (who JR stated was one of his all-time favorite performers). Apparently Vince wasn’t too keen on hiring a Diva of Asian decent, […]

Gail Kim Responds To Claim About Vince McMahon Needing To Be Convinced To Hire Her

Wrestling News World reader Jon S sent word that on this week’s episode of Jim Ross’s The Ross Report podcast with Mike Tenay (available for download here), JR talked about how he convinced Vince McMahon to hire Gail Kim. Apparently McMahon was skeptical because she is Asian, when JR explained to him that a lot […]

Jeff Hardy Re-Signs With TNA Along With Five Others

TNA Wrestling announced Friday that Jeff Hardy has re-signed with them. Hardy’s last extension was signed in February 2013 and was believed to be a two-year deal. This will tame WWE return rumors for the time being. Internally, Destination America sees Hardy as one of the biggest stars on the roster and very much wanted […]

TNA’s Reset On Destination America, Kurt Angle The Face Of TNA, More

TNA Wrestling’s announcement of their new domestic TV distribution deal with Discovery Communications was well-received by company employees and the majority of the talent roster. While the company is still in the process of sorting out contracts, the consensus we’re hearing from the TNA side is one of optimism and excitement. The way the new […]

TNA Says Gail Kim Has Separated Shoulder

TNA posted on ImpactWrestling.com that Gail Kim suffered a separated shoulder at the hands of new Knockouts Champion Havok. They list Kim as “out indefinitely.” You can read the article at this link. This appears to be storyline-only as Gail is featured in matches that were taped for November episodes of Impact Wrestling. Things were […]

TNA’s Success, Tumultuous Past & Uncertain Future Examined In Detail

Thomas Golianopoulos of Grantland.com has a new piece online titled Can TNA Get Over? The article is detailed and features a lot of material, so I’ve decided to pull some of the notable quotes out of it.   Due to the extensive nature of the piece that is very well-written and researched, I recommend reading it […]

Backstage News & Notes From TNA’s Impact Wrestling Tapings

– Scott Fishman from Spike TV was at Wednesday’s Impact Wrestling tapings in New York City. This is notable for a number of reasons but the company continues to reiterate to talent that negotiations between the two parties remain “ongoing.” You can read our latest update — including details on a disconnect and what Dave […]

Blog Zone: A Match With An Envelope

Welcome to the Blog Zone. This weeks Impact was the go home show to Slammiversary. TNA really needed a strong show here to promote the PPV on Sunday. Any other week I believe this show would have been strong, but as the last Impact before Slammiversary I felt this show was very weak. There was […]

Mon. Update: Batista Going On Hiatus From WWE?, Extreme Rules News & Reactions, Top TNA Name Likely Departing Soon, John Cena On The View, Recapping What We Know About GFW

WWE Monday Night Raw will emanate from the Times Union Center in Albany, New York tonight. Items advertised include fallout from Extreme Rules and the debut of Adam Rose. The venue is advertising John Cena vs. Bray Wyatt as the dark match main event but that doesn’t mean it will happen after cameras stop rolling. […]

TNA Taping This Week At Universal, Gail Kim To Answer Questions During Impact

TNA Taping at Universal TNA will return to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida this week for another set of Impact Wrestling tapings and two One Night Only pay-per-view tapings. The shows are Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Official information is available at this link. Gail Kim to Answer Questions Gail Kim will answer questions from […]

Tonight On Impact – No. 1 Contender Knockout Match, #AskSpud

No 1 Contender Match The number one contender match for the Knockouts Championship on this week’s Impact Wrestling will feature Gail Kim vs. Brittany vs. Angelina Love vs. ODB. Make plans to join our Impact “Open Thread” beginning at 8:30 PM EDT for streaming live results and your discussion. #AskSpud TNA has announced that Rockstar […]

Lashley Returns, Rayne Retains, Crowd Turns On Title Match, Willow Debuts, Attendance

TNA Lockdown PPV news and notes… – Bobby Lashley returned to TNA Wrestling at Lockdown by answering Ethan Carter III’s “open challenge.” We covered it here and here. He Tweeted the following afterwards: I'm BACK! @IMPACTWRESTLING #timefortrouble — Bobby Lashley (@fightbobby) March 10, 2014 – Madison Rayne retained the TNA Knockouts Championship in a match […]