TNA Hires AO1 Production To Assist With Programming

TNA Wrestling announced the have hired AO1 Productions to work with Ron and Don Harris to enhance their broadcast production and the fan experience. A big issue within TNA has been reported issues over paying production, which we most recently detailed here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com. Below is the official press release: TNA PARTNERS WITH INDUSTRY LEADER […]

GFW Working w/TNA Wrestling Causing Issues, Talent Disgruntled

Jeff Jarrett’s surprise return to TNA Wrestling at last month’s Impact tapings ruffled quite a few feathers. The main issue was TNA management didn’t smartened up the talent in the locker room, so there was quite a bit of confusion when Jeff and Karen Jarrett showed up. There had been a lot of bad blood […]

Davey Richards Knocked Out On Thursday

Davey Richards was apparently knocked out during an independent performance Thursday night in West Virginia. As a result, he tweeted he’ll be unable to make a scheduled date for Evolve Wrestling on Friday. That tweet is below: Click here to load (if not loaded) Sorry to @BookItGabe & Evolve I can't make the show tonight- […]

Magnus Discusses TNA Departure, Turbulent Times In Locker Room, Guys Undercutting Each Other

Aaron Oster interviewed Magnus on his podcast and transcribed it on RollingStone.com. Magnus, who worked for Global Force Wrestling last night (results here), had a lot of interesting things to say. Below are the highlights: Decision to leave TNA: I’ve been with TNA for six-and-a-half years, which has been incredible for me. I’ve seen a […]

GFW Live (7/9/15) Appleton, WI – WWE Star In Attendance, Results & Photos

Global Force Wrestling ran a live event in Appleton, Wisconsin on Thursday night. Hornswoggle was in attendance and posed for photos with fans, you can view two of them below: Click here to load (if not loaded) And unannounced (seeing as he's from the area), pic with Hornswoggle. pic.twitter.com/BorRLndbO3 — Troy Evers (@NMUFred) July 9, […]

Impact Audience Rises, ROH Drops

This week’s episode of Impact Wrestling did an average viewing audience of 353,000 viewers on Destination America. That’s up +86,000 viewers from the prior week’s 2015 low. The replay at midnight did 100,000 viewers. Ring of Honor, which preceded Impact, garnered an average viewing audience of 128,000 viewers on Destination America. That’s down (-29,000 viewers) […]

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 […]

Kurt Angle Feeling Better After Neck Surgery

Kurt Angle has underwent surgery to remove a benign tumor in his neck. He wrote on social media that he is feeling better after surgery and that recovery starts today. The following is from Angle’s Instagram account: Read: Kurt Angle Undergoing Neck Surgery Next Week Click here to load (if not loaded) Your Olympic Hero […]

MVP Taking Independent Bookings, Still Under TNA Contract

There has been some speculation about MVP’s contract status with TNA Wrestling now that he’s accepting independent bookings. MVP clarified on Twitter that he’s under contract with TNA through February 2016 and they allow him to take independent bookings. The following is from his account: 1) My contract with TNA allows me to take independent […]

Longtime Executive Leaves TNA Wrestling

TNA Wrestling announced on Facebook that longtime executive Andy Barton has departed the company. Below is their official statement: We wish TNA executive Andy Barton all the best as he pursues a new opportunity. Glad to have CSO Eric Sherman on board as we look to build on our powerful global brand, continue our rapid […]