Facts from TNA Impact Wrestling, Phones4u Arena Manchester, January 31st 2014

February 1, 2014

So after the “Direct from Glasgow” episode on Thursday night, we trekked along to the Arena formerly known as the MEN to catch up on who the mystery investor is. Spoilers abound, obviously, as always. Read the rest of this entry »

Recap: TNA British Boot Camp episode 4; or The One With Tongues

January 16, 2013

Previously on TNA British Boot Camp – this, this and this!

This week they’re off to Nashville to see Dixie Carter at TNA HQ. Spud’s eyes are like saucers. “Dixie, this place is enormous!”


Oh, honey, everywhere is enormous compared to you, except maybe a model village. Read the rest of this entry »

Fact: TNA Impact Wrestling is returning to the UK. And is bringing a steel cage

May 17, 2012

If you didn’t already know, Impact Wrestling will be returning to these shores at the start of the year for more TV tapings and arena shows.

This time it’s the Road to Lockdown, which means they are bringing the steel cage associated with that PPV along with them. Read the rest of this entry »

Interview: TNA’s Bobby Roode talks about Lockdown and enjoying being champion

April 12, 2012

Bobby Roode’s been part of some epic factions in his time.

“Every faction has a special place in my wrestling heart,” he recalls. “There was  Team Canada – that’s the country that I love and that’s where I broke into the company. The Christian Coalition thing, I barely remember it. Fortune was very special; a new incarnation of the Four Horsemen with Ric Flair – I learnt so much from Ric.”

But that’s it now. Roode does not see himself joining any groups in the future. “As far as I’m concerned, I’m the leader of the Selfish Generation,” he declares. “I don’t need anybody but myself.”

That’s pretty much his defining characteristic at the moment – he’s a dominant, domineering champion, who gained his belt by turning on his best friend with that cruel bottle shot. And on Sunday he’s facing James Storm once more in a title match. Read the rest of this entry »

Interview: TNA’s Cowboy James Storm talks liver surgery and Lockdown

April 11, 2012

“I’ll tell you something that not many people know,” pipes up James Storm, who challenges Bobby Roode for the TNA world title this weekend.

“I’ve kept my shirt on for the last few TV tapings, and that’s because I’ve had liver and kidney surgery – I’ve had a bruise on the outside of my liver. Not from drinking,” he adds quickly, “because that would be a bruise on the inside of my liver. But everything’s fine and dandy now.”

Well, you’d hope, because Storm is going to have to be in tip-top condition to face his former Beer Money partner in the Lockdown steel cage on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »