Tagged: Impact Wrestling

Johnny Impact dethrones Aries at BFG

Johnny Impact – aka John Morrison – has capped off a roller-coaster 2018 with a world title win. Impact pinned Austin Aries following Starship Pain to become the new Impact Wrestling World Champion in the Bound For Glory main event at the Melrose Ballroom in New York City. But no...

Too violent for TV: Sami Callihan prepares for Barbed Wire Massacre

Labelled “too violent for TV”, Impact Wrestling’s Barbed Wire Massacre 3 won’t be shown with the rest of its weekly broadcast in the United States. Instead, the promotion will air the much-talked-about-match exclusively on its new Twitch channel. “It kinda sucks it’s not gonna be on national television but at...

Gail Kim Interview

After almost two decades in professional wrestling, Gail Kim is a bona fide Hall of Famer. Impact Wrestling inducted Kim into its Hall of Fame in 2016, corroborating her career and contributions to the company. “I always joked around that once that happened that was my sign to retire,” she...

G5: SummerSlam, WWE Network, AAA, more

WWE’s biggest event of the American summer is behind us – what sort of legacy did this year’s SummerSlam leave behind? SummerSlam will back its bags and leave California in favour of New Jersey/New York next year, but where else would the Gimme Five team like to see given the...

TNA Slammiversary available to rent

TNA Slammiversary, celebrating 12 years of TNA Wrestling, is now available to rent via YouTube. New Zealanders can rent the pay-per-view, held yesterday in Dallas, Texas, for $51.49 from the Impact Wrestling YouTube channel. Eric Young defends the TNA World Heavyweight Championship inside a steel cage in the Slammiversary main...

Eric Young talks Slammiversary, versatility, world title, more

TNA World Heavyweight Champion Eric Young took part in a conference call last Thursday to promote the TNA Slammiversary pay-per-view. Young will defend his title in a triple threat steel cage match at the event in Dallas, Texas today. On being versatile: “I’ve been on TV every week for over...

The Wolves talk TNA, team origins, childhood influences, hair-dye, more

TNA Tag Team Champions The Wolves, Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards, took part in a conference call last week to promote the One Night Only: Joker’s Wild 2 pay-per-view event. The Wolves face a reunited Beer Money, Bobby Roode and James Storm, with the winning team advancing to a battle...

Young retains at TNA Sacrifice

Eric Young is still the TNA World Heavyweight Champion following Monday’s Sacrifice pay-per-view. Young was successful in his first title defence, defeating former-champ Magnus in the night’s main event. Both men looked capable of ending the match at any moment as they traded signature moves back and forth over the...

State of the art: The transformation of TNA

Professional wrestling is in one of its strangest periods of the last two decades. In that time wrestling promotions have come and gone, stars and icons have been made, and legends we grew to love have reached the end of their illustrious careers. However, one of the strangest things of...

Magnus and Samoa Joe discuss TNA Lockdown, world title, Japan, more

TNA World Champion Magnus and Samoa Joe took part in a conference call last Thursday to promote TNA Lockdown. Magnus will defend the TNA World Championship against Samoa Joe inside a steel cage in the Lockdown main event. Magnus on being the last match on the Lockdown card: “I think...