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TNA Entertainment LLC
Type limited liability company
Founded May 10, 2002
Founder(s) Jeff Jarrett
Jerry Jarrett
Headquarters Nashville, Tennessee
Orlando, Florida
Key people Dixie Carter - president
Jeff Jarrett - Vice President
Dean Broadhead - CEO[1]
Andy Barton - senior vice president, Licensing and International television[1]
Terry Taylor - Director of Talent Relations [1]
Industry Professional wrestling
Lucha libre
Hardcore wrestling
Sports entertainment
Parent Panda Energy International
Website TNAwrestling.com
.Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) is a privately-controlled professional wrestling promotion founded by Jeff Jarrett and Jerry Jarrett in 2002. The company is active in the integrated-media industry, broadcasting its events on television and the Internet.^ Tna wrestling action figures Action Figures .
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^ Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Hits the iPhone and iPod Touch .
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^ TNA Impact: Total Nonstop Action Wrestling my recent items » .
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.TNA also gains revenue from live events, product licensing, and direct product sales.^ Wrestling fans participate in active discussion on all the major wrestling leagues and events including WWE, ECW & TNA pay per view events, live wrestling streams, wrestling video games, collectibles, and other wrestling related products and services.
  • Bobby Lashley Returns To TNA Wrestling - Wrestling Forums : WWE, TNA, ECW, E-Fed, Wrestlemania, Live Wrestling Streams 19 September 2009 21:021 UTC wrestlingclique.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Before departing TNA, Kaz has agreed to fulfill his upcoming TNA Live Event obligations.
  • The TNA Wrestling Thread - Page 3 - Meez Forums 14 January 2010 7:23 UTC forums.meez.com [Source type: General]

^ Go to TNAWRESTLING.com to see pictures of Terry Funk at the live TNA events!
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.Dixie Carter is the president of the company and co-founder Jeff Jarrett is the vice president.^ Dixie Carter is the president and chairwoman of the company and co-founder Jeff Jarrett is the vice president.
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^ TNA co-founder Jeff Jarrett .
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^ Total Nonstop Action "World" Champion Kurt Angle has figured out the best way to get his revenge on company founder Jeff Jarrett : by moving in with Jeff's estranged father.
  • World Wrestling Insanity: Total Nonstop Action "World" Champion Kurt Angle has figured out the best way to get his revenge on company founder Jeff Jarrett: by moving in with Jeff's estranged father. 14 January 2010 7:23 UTC www.worldwrestlinginsanity.com [Source type: General]

[2] In 2002, Panda Energy International purchased a controlling share in TNA.[3]
.The company has its headquarters in Orlando, Florida; its trading company TNA Entertainment, LLC operates out of Nashville, Tennessee.^ Companies based in Nashville, Tennessee .
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^ The company has its headquarters in Orlando, Florida; its trading company TNA Entertainment LLC operates out of Nashville, Tennessee.
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^ The company operates out of Hull , with an office in the treehouse of Orlando Bloom .
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.The company previously bore the name "NWA Total Nonstop Action" — at the time of its formation it belonged to the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA).^ Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Hits the iPhone and iPod Touch .
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^ NWA: Total Nonstop Action - June 19, 2002 NWA: TNA - June 19, 2002 .
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^ Is Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling a thing of the past or present?

.TNA was granted exclusive rights to both the NWA World Heavyweight Championship and the NWA World Tag Team Championship.^ TNA World Heavyweight Championship (for Cruiser-weights only!
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^ Abyss to retain the TNA World Heavyweight Championship .
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^ Black Reign - AJ Styles and Tomko won the Tag Team Gauntlet to become the number-one contenders to the TNA World Tag Team Title - Christian Cage def.
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TNA withdrew from the NWA in 2004, but was permitted to continue to use the championships until the NWA abrogated the agreement in May 2007.[4]
.TNA became the first American promotion to make exclusive use of a hexagonal wrestling-ring (as opposed to the more conventional four-sided ring).^ TNA Wrestling, based in Orlando, Florida, is known for its exclusive use of the octagonal ring.
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^ TNA is the first American promotion to exclusively use a hexagonal ring as opposed to the more conventional four-sided ring.
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^ Categories : American wrestling promotions .
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.The organization also employed the unconventional rule that a championship can change hands as the result of a disqualification or countout, but has slowly phased out this rule.^ The organization also formerly (Pre TNA World & Tag Team Championships) employed the NWA rule that a title could change hands as the result of a disqualification, although the rule was only enforced on occasion.
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^ The NWA Board of Directors, however, rule that the title cannot change hands through an injury and gives the belt back to Thesz.

^ Russo comes out and threatens to suspend JJ but instead reminds him that if he uses the guitar he will be disqualified and the title will change hands.
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.TNA is currently the second largest professional wrestling promotion United States.^ It is currently the second largest professional wrestling promotion in the United States, behind World Wrestling Entertainment which is based in Stamford, Connecticut.
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^ Total Nonstop Action Wrestling This is a list of current Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) employees , organized by role within the promotion.
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^ When was the last time the star of a major ongoing comedy in the United States was involved in a wrestling TV show?
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Contents

History

Formation

.The concept of TNA originated shortly after the end of World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 2001. Bob Ryder, Jeff Jarrett, Jerry Jarrett and Brian J. Schaaf went on a fishing trip and contemplated their futures in the business of wrestling.^ TNA Wrestling originated on a fishing trip shortly after the end of WCW on which Bob Ryder, Jeff Jarrett, and Jerry Jarrett contemplated their futures in the business of wrestling.
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^ World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) remained the only wrestling product on U.S. national television (following WWE's March 2001 purchase of World Championship Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy that same year).
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^ Championships TNA originally recognized the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) World Heavyweight and World Tag Team Championships, in addition to the X Division Championship, the only championship controlled and owned exclusively by TNA. Traditionally, NWA World Champions regularly defended their titles against local contenders in the various NWA territories.
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.The World Wrestling Federation (WWF) remained the only wrestling product on U.S. national television — WWF had purchased WCW in March 2001, and Extreme Championship Wrestling had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in April 2001. Ryder felt that this situation led many television stations to regard wrestling as bad for business and suggested a company that does not need television, but rather just goes straight to pay-per-view.^ Ryder felt that this situation led many television stations to regard wrestling as bad for business, and suggested a company that does not need television, but rather just goes straight to pay-per-view.
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^ He'll only do TV when it's leading up to a pay-per-view.
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^ World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) remained the only wrestling product on U.S. national television (following WWE's March 2001 purchase of World Championship Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy that same year).
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.Of the three, only Jeff Jarrett took the discussion seriously (the other two thought of it as "just fishing talk").^ I thought the Jeff Jarrett segment was done nicely.
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^ Jeff Jarrett once beat up Hermie Sadler; if only because after feuding with Chyna, he sure as shit wasn't taking any more chances on “hermies”.
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^ Jeff Jarrett's is the only man in wrestling history to come out of a hair vs. .
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.The Jarretts found the help they needed, and the company put on its first show on June 19, 2002. This night, however, in a dark match just before they went on the air, a 450lb wrestler named Cheex hit the ropes with so much force that one of them broke.^ This night, however, they needed help in a different manner, because in a dark match just before they went on the air, a 450lb wrestler named Cheex hit the ropes with so much force that one of them broke.
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^ The Jarretts found the help they needed, and the company had its first show on June 19, 2002.
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^ It was the first time since 2001 that two national wrestling companies went head to head against each other live on a Monday night.
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.The estimated repair time was 30–60 minutes, which they did not have because the schedule called for them to go live in a few minutes, whether the ring was ready or not.^ One wrestling writer/reporter said he would much rather go to the live events than watch the TV most of the time.
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^ Awake Stage 1 NREM sleep (Average 10 minutes) Stage 2 NREM sleep (As long as 20 minutes) Stage 3 NREM sleep (As long as 40 minutes, after the first stage 3 that is shorter than 40 minutes) Stage 4 (As long as 30 to 40 minutes) REM (A few minutes to an hour) .
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^ The entire time, Francine is going hysterical, calling for security, and freaking out, until...

.Backstage, the producers shuffled the schedule so that some non-wrestling segments went first to give the ring crew some more time, but they did not have many of them.^ Backstage, the producers shuffled the schedule so that some non-wrestling segments went first to give the ring crew some more time, but they did not have many of them.
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^ It was the first time since 2001 that two national wrestling companies went head to head against each other live on a Monday night.
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^ The estimated repair time was 30–60 minutes, which they did not have because the schedule called for them to go live in a few minutes, whether the ring was ready or not.
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.The ring crew fixed the rope with the help of Ron and Don Harris, and everyone went live hoping for the best.^ The Harris's seem to not give a damn about the crowd, as they focus their full attention on York and Matthews, as the slowly walk to the ring, and step over the top rope.

^ Pounding, drum driven music heralds the entrance of Ron and Don Harris , backed by their manager Francine , who immediately gets a small 'slut' chant.

^ Pitbull #1 and #2 take it to Ron and Don, and all four men brawl around the ring, as Matthews attempts to pull York out of harm's way, and get backstage.

[5]

TNA Xplosion and weekly PPVs

.The original TNA business model differed from that employed by WWE in several key ways.^ Weekly pay-per-view shows The original TNA business model differed from that employed by WWE in several key ways.
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^ Clotheslines Former WWE Wrestler Booker T Should Join the TNA Roster Booker T and the WWE have now parted ways and Booker T would be a welcome addition to the TNA roster.

^ TNA Wrestling originated on a fishing trip shortly after the end of WCW on which Bob Ryder, Jeff Jarrett, and Jerry Jarrett contemplated their futures in the business of wrestling.
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.By not touring like other major companies had done, TNA could keep costs down.^ By not touring like other major federations had done, TNA could keep costs down.
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^ Oscar Wilde on TNA “ I'm making this company my bitch just like Jeff Jarrett is making Karren Angle his bitch!
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.Until the introduction of the syndicated show, TNA Xplosion, in late 2002, TNA's weekly pay-per-view show operated as the company's main source of revenue, in place of monthly pay-per-view events used by other promotions.^ TNA Today · Pay-per-views · Xplosion · Global Impact!
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^ Contents [hide] 1 History 1.1 Formation 1.2 Weekly pay-per-view shows 1.3 TNA Impact!
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^ "TNA iMPACT!") on June 4, 2004 on Fox Sports Net, and it soon replaced the weekly pay-per-views as TNA's primary broadcast while the monthly events became the main source of revenue.
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[6] .These shows started on June 19, 2002 and were held mostly at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville to lower production costs.^ These shows started on June 19, 2002 and were held mostly at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville to lower production costs.
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^ They decided to hold weekly pay-per-views filmed at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville, TN .
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^ NWA: Total Nonstop Action - June 19, 2002 NWA: TNA - June 19, 2002 .
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[7] After 27 months, TNA felt that they had a fanbase that would support three-hour pay-per-views and ceased their weekly shows on September 8, 2004.[8] TNA held its first three-hour monthly pay-per-view, Victory Road, on November 7, 2004.

TNA Impact!

.TNA began airing TNA Impact! (officially typeset "TNA iMPACT!") on June 4, 2004 on Fox Sports Net, and it soon replaced the weekly pay-per-views as TNA's primary broadcast, while the monthly events became the main source of revenue.^ TNA Today · Pay-per-views · Xplosion · Global Impact!
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^ Contents [hide] 1 History 1.1 Formation 1.2 Weekly pay-per-view shows 1.3 TNA Impact!
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^ "TNA iMPACT!") on June 4, 2004 on Fox Sports Net, and it soon replaced the weekly pay-per-views as TNA's primary broadcast while the monthly events became the main source of revenue.
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[9] .The contract was not renewed one year later with the show getting consistent low ratings.^ Last year, the consistently growing ratings allowed them to move to prime time on Spike TV. .
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^ The TNA management was apparently dismantled at the low production values and new format, and ratings totally dipping to the point where they were beaten by even porn shows featuring 80 year olds week after week.
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^ Look for the Dudleys to be re-signed a few months or even a year later at a cheaper price point, or to a short-term contract as needed.

.As a result, TNA was left with no television deal other than the monthly pay-per-views, so on July 1, 2005, TNA turned to broadcasting Impact! from their official website, while seeking a new television outlet.^ Only on Pay-per-view.
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^ TNA iMPACT! : JULY 21 2006 .
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^ Official TNA iMPACT Community .
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[10][11] .TNA later secured a deal with Spike TV and aired its first episode on October 1, 2005.[12] Impact! expanded to a two-hour format on October 4, 2007.[13] On February 15, 2010, TNA made a new deal with Spike TV which would move TNA Impact! to Monday nights.^ WWE is moving it's Monday night "Raw" show to USA in October.
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^ TNA Impact replay dropped by Spike.
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^ ROH's first episode on HDNet airs 8 p.m.

The first episode took place March 8, 2010.[14]

Expansion

.In October 2006, TNA started holding some of its monthly pay-per-views outside of its central filming location.^ He is scheduled to appear on TNA’s “Hard Justice” pay-per-view on Bravo 2 from 9pm on Wednesday, August 15, from Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla., Info from TNAWrestling.com __________________ Best of 2009 Results .
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^ They decided to hold weekly pay-per-views filmed at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville, TN .
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^ CANADA TNA Entertainment, LLC announced that it had signed a one-year deal with ESPN Classic Canada to air old episodes of its pay-per-views.

TNA has also expanded into other areas with the development of a video game with Midway Games, titled TNA Impact!, released in 2008.[15] In April 2006, TNA announced a partnership with YouTube where TNA supplied YouTube with exclusive video content in exchange for hosting, leading to the production of internet shows. .In January 2007, TNA's mobile content deal with New Motion, Inc.^ In January 2007, TNA's mobile content deal with New Motion, Inc.
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^ THIS is where we can Talk about TNA the new face of sports entertainment specially now that TWC regrets to inform it's viewers, that after almost 3 years of being the home to TNA Wrestling in the UK, TNA have now signed an exclusive deal with another UK network commencing on the 1st of January 2007.
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^ Reported: Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 by rclark - ( Read Story ) - Breaking News: TNA Live Next Monday Night?

led to the introduction of .TNA Mobile and mobile fan voting.^ TNA Mobile and mobile fan voting.
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^ Thank you TNA Wrestling fans for voting on the box cover for the new TNA Wrestling DVD Board Game.

^ Ok TNA fans....now is your chance to vote for your favorite submission in the "Name the Game" contest!

[16] TNA has also launched the TNA U program to help promote the brand and has started airing podcasts through YouTube which they call TNA U TV.[17]
.Apart from their weekly shows, TNA started running house shows on March 17, 2006.[18] In August 2007, live-events coordinator Craig Jenkins stated that TNA intended to stage eight pay-per-views and 96 house shows outside Orlando, Florida in 2008.[19] In 2008 TNA conducted its first tour of the UK, with most shows selling out.^ Only on Pay-per-view.
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^ On Sunday, November 19, 2006, TNA Wrestling presented the Genesis Pay-Per-View epic event from ...
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^ One wrestler said that the house shows were better than any pay-per-view TNA has ever done.
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2009 saw the promotion first touring Germany.
.In May 2009, Bravo in the UK started airing a new TNA television series called TNA Epics which showed past matches and events from the "TNA Video Vault". Epics ran for eight episodes in the UK before going off-air, the rest off the episodes are to be shown on a later date, but all 10 created episodes are still available in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.^ Ventura, promoting his new television show Conspiracy Theory ( 10 p.m.

^ Episodes Articles Videos Results 1-10 of 15 Video TNA iMPACT - Beer Bong .
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^ TNA iMPACT!” is only on Bravo 2 here in the UK and Ireland.
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TNA footage appears in the wrestling documentary, Bloodstained Memoirs.[20] .On June 21, TNA launched an online video vault subscription service, where subscribers could watch past pay-per-views by choosing either one of three payment options.^ TNA Today · Pay-per-views · Xplosion · Global Impact!
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^ On June 21, TNA launched an online video vault subscription service, where subscribers could watch past Pay-per-views by choosing either one of three payment options.
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^ Only on Pay-per-view.
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Celebrity involvement

Since its inception, several celebrities have appeared with TNA in a variety of roles.
Celebrity Date Event Role Refs
Danny Bonaduce April 2009 Lockdown (2009) Wrestled Eric Young. [22]
Dustin Diamond September 2002 TNA Weekly PPV Competed in a boxing match. [23]
David Eckstein January 2007 TNA Weekly PPV Briefly "feuded" with A.J. Pierzynski. [24][25][26]
F.I.L.T.H.E.E. August 2008 Hard Justice (2008) Started off the Hard Justice pay-per-view rapping about TNA with Grandmaster Caz. [27]
Grandmaster Caz August 2008 Hard Justice (2008) Started off the Hard Justice pay-per-view rapping about TNA with F.I.L.T.H.E.E. [27]
Jeff Hammond July 2004 TNA Impact! Became a color commentator and wrestled two matches before departing in 2005. [28]
Adam "Pacman" Jones July 2007 Victory Road (2007) Signed a contract with the promotion. In response, the Tennessee Titans organization sought a restraining order banning him from working with the company. .The Titans and TNA subsequently came to an agreement on Jones participating with TNA, and Jones, with Ron Killings as "Team Pacman", even won the TNA World Tag Team Championship from the team of Kurt Angle and Sting during his brief tenure with the company.^ Kurt Angle & Sting to win the TNA World Tag Team Title - Rhino def.
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^ Angle won the match after he pinned Sting.
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^ Black Reign - AJ Styles and Tomko won the Tag Team Gauntlet to become the number-one contenders to the TNA World Tag Team Title - Christian Cage def.
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Toby Keith 2002 TNA Weekly PPV Performed "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue" to open the show. Keith then entered the Gauntlet for the Gold main event match to determine the NWA World Heavyweight Champion; he proceeded to suplex and eliminate .Jeff Jarrett from the match.^ Sting, and Kurt Angle an Jeff Jarrett competing in the "Lethal Lockdown" match.

^ AJ Styles Match 8: NWA Championship: Jeff Jarrett (champion) vs. Kevin Nash (challenger) Winner: ...

^ Match 9 Nwa Championship *jeff Jarrett (c) Vs.
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Sterling Marlin 2002 TNA Weekly PPV
Juan Pablo Montoya February 2008 TNA Impact! Escorted .Homicide of The Latin American Xchange (along with Salinas and Hernandez) in a triple-threat match with Chris Sabin (with Reed Sorenson and Alex Shelley) and Jimmy Rave of The Rock 'n Rave Infection (with Lance Hoyt and Christy Hemme).^ Senshi vs. Chris Sabin for the X-Division title- This was a start of really good matches to the ppv.
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^ Team 3-D TornadoDDT Jan 23 2008, 07:48 AM Thursday on impact it will be Angelina Love vs. Roxxi Laveaux vs. ODB in a triple threat match.
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^ X Division Champion Senshi vs. Chris Sabin - This match made up for their disappointing match the previous month at No Surrender where the "Jackass" crap ruined the match.
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Jenna Morasca March 2009 TNA Impact! Debuted for the company, portraying herself as a wrestling-fan. She was briefly affiliated with .The Main Event Mafia stable as a financial backer of the group, and even had a singles grudge match with Sharmell.^ Up next, was the main event of the evening.
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^ TNA has a good wrestling a lot of the time,but the main Event Mafia has also have some veternas wrestler that have been so many world title ,but getting what they want ,not what the fans or what TNA want.
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^ Great PPV overall, despite the Loser get's fired match and the semi-sleep inducing main event.
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Tito Ortiz May 2005 Hard Justice (2005) Referee [33]
Tito Ortiz October 2005 Bound for Glory (2005) Referee [34]
A. J. Pierzynski December 2005 Turning Point (2005) Served as a manager and interfered in a match. [24][25][26]
A.J. Pierzynski January 2007 TNA Impact! Briefly "feuded" with David Eckstein. [24][25][26]
Andre Rison February 2007 Promoted Pros vs. Joes in an in-ring interview before Abyss "attacked" (kayfabe) him. [35]
Chris Rock October 2002 TNA Weekly PPV Interviewed while filming a scene for the film Head of State and promo it. [23]
Dennis Rodman July 2004 TNA Impact! Accompanied .3Live Kru to ringside for a match against Team Canada.^ Match 7 Tag Team Championship *team Canada (bobby Rood & Eric Young) (champs) Vs.
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^ After the match, Team Canada beat down Team AAAMexico) and Team NWA came in for the save.
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Hermie Sadler 2002 TNA Weekly PPV Wrestled in several matches [28]
Steve Schirripa February 2007 TNA Impact! Appeared as a relative (kayfabe) of Team 3D. [35]
Reed Sorenson February 2008 TNA Impact! Escorted .Chris Sabin of The Motor City Machineguns (along with Alex Shelley) in a triple-threat match with LAX Homicide (with Salinas, Hernandez and Juan Pablo Montoya) and Jimmy Rave of The Rock 'n Rave Infection (with Lance Hoyt and Christy Hemme).^ Escorted Chris Sabin of The Motor City Machineguns (along with Alex Shelley) in a triple-threat match with LAX Homicide (with Salinas, Hernandez and Juan Pablo Montoya) and Jimmy Rave of The Rock 'n Rave Infection (with Lance Hoyt and Christy Hemme).
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^ Team 3-D TornadoDDT Jan 23 2008, 07:48 AM Thursday on impact it will be Angelina Love vs. Roxxi Laveaux vs. ODB in a triple threat match.
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^ On the last iMPACT! broadcast, Team 3D made the challenge to Black Machismo and The Motor City Machineguns to face them in a Street Fight at Against All Odds.
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Jimmy Spencer February 2008 TNA Impact! Joined .Don West and Mike Tenay to call a match.^ Don West recently had a sex change, as did Mike Tenay.
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^ Don West is really adding a lot to the match:  "WOAH!"  "THIS IS UNBELIEVABLE!" Jimmy Yang and AJ Styles start off.
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^ Don West I think you are kidding me, Mike.
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Brian Urlacher January 2004 TNA Weekly PPV Interfered in a match. [36]
Kyle Vanden Bosch June 2007 Slammiversary (2007) Accompanied Frank Wycheck and Jerry Lynn in their tag match against James Storm and Ron Killings. [37]
Frank Wycheck June 2007 Slammiversary (2007) Tagged with Jerry Lynn against James Storm and Ron Killings. [37]
Zakk Wylde October 2009 Bound For Glory (2009) Performed ".The Star-Spangled Banner", interfered in the Full Metal Mayhem tag team match.^ Team 3D vs. AMW vs. James Gang vs. Naturals - This was one of the disappointing moments because this match was too short to showcase what TNA's tag team division is capable of.
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^ Match 7 Tag Team Championship *team Canada (bobby Rood & Eric Young) (champs) Vs.
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^ X division gaunlet-7/10 4-cornners match-7/10 monsters ball-9/10 loser gets fired-3/10 X division title-9/10 8 mile street fight-10/10 tag team cage match-10/10 NWA title match-9/10 .
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Ace Young May 2008 Slammiversary (2008) Took part in the storyline wedding of Jay Lethal and SoCal Val.
GRITS May 2009 TNA Impact! Performed A.J. Styles's theme song. [39]
Joey Fatone October 2009 Bound for Glory (2009) Co-hosted the live pre-show alongside Jeremy Borash.

Features

Ring shape and locations

The six sided Impact! Zone ring, used from 2004 to 2010
.Distinctively in the United States professional wrestling promotion scene, TNA has used a hexagonal ring as opposed to the traditional square ring which was used during the NWA-TNA era of the company.^ TNA features the innovative six-sided ring and the high flying "X-Division," as well as concept matches such as "Ultimate X," "King of the Mountain," "Six Sides of Steel," "Lethal Lockdown" and "Elevation X," considered the most dangerous match in professional wrestling.
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^ Professional Wrestling Pacman Jones Shouldn't Be Allowed in TNA In what should be considered as bonehead move of the year by TNA, they had signed Adam "Pacman" Jones to a temporary contract.

^ Lockdown” continues the TNA Wrestling tradition of innovation, joining Ultimate X, King of the Mountain, Six Sided Ring, X-Division & others as exclusive to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling.

.Steel-cage matches, referred to as Six Sides of Steel matches, also take place in the ring; in addition, the promotion holds a now annual pay-per-view called Lockdown which features every match on the card inside the cage.^ Six Sides of Steel match was good but it was short.
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^ Only on Pay-per-view.
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^ If it wasn't for the six sides of steel, this would have been the match of the night.
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Also, although TNA runs some house shows and a few PPV events in arenas, TNA holds most of its events at a set location, referred to as the TNA Impact! .Zone, in Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida as opposed to an arena, presenting more of a regional promotion atmosphere.^ For more information, call the Universal Orlando "iMPACT!" hotline at (407) 224-6000 or click here to visit the Universal Orlando website.

^ NWA TNA Tapings Universal Studios Orlando, Florida Every Tuesday .

.At the 2010 edition of Genesis, TNA returned to a four-sided ring.^ Finally, the four other men relent, exahausted in their effort, and Malice falls to a knee, as the other four regroup on the oppisite side of the ring.

^ From his departure from Ring Of Honor to his tour in Pro Wrestling NOAH to his return to his current home of TNA, he discusses it all in here.

.The company, however, still utilizes the six sided ring in live events.^ Originally posted by Inval1d Impact was good IMO. the six sided ring is actually somewhat a good idea.
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^ Impact was good IMO. the six sided ring is actually somewhat a good idea.
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^ The six sided ring was surprisingly good, I didn't think I would like it.
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X Division

.The high-flying, high-risk style of wrestling had become one of the features of World Championship Wrestling and Extreme Championship Wrestling in the late 1990s.^ TNA features the innovative six-sided ring and the high flying X-Division, as well as concept matches such as "Ultimate X," "King of the Mountain," "Six Sides of Steel," "Lethal Lockdown" and "Elevation X," considered the most dangerous match in professional wrestling.
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^ TNA features the innovative six-sided ring and the high flying "X-Division," as well as concept matches such as "Ultimate X," "King of the Mountain," "Six Sides of Steel," "Lethal Lockdown" and "Elevation X," considered the most dangerous match in professional wrestling.
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^ There were some but nice high flying spots but mostly just solid wrestling.
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.Rather than emphasizing the fact that most wrestlers who perform this style are under 220 lb (100 kg) by calling it a cruiserweight division, TNA decided to emphasize the high-risk nature of the moves that these wrestlers perform.^ We decide who the most qualified candidate is.
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^ TNA features the innovative six-sided ring and the high flying X-Division, as well as concept matches such as "Ultimate X," "King of the Mountain," "Six Sides of Steel," "Lethal Lockdown" and "Elevation X," considered the most dangerous match in professional wrestling.
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^ TNA features the innovative six-sided ring and the high flying "X-Division," as well as concept matches such as "Ultimate X," "King of the Mountain," "Six Sides of Steel," "Lethal Lockdown" and "Elevation X," considered the most dangerous match in professional wrestling.
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.There is no upper weight limit on the X Division or its title, though in practice, most of the wrestlers in this division have been cruiserweights, with Sonny Siaki, Samoa Joe, and Kurt Angle, being notable exceptions.^ A lot of this had to do with Kurt Angle being in the match as the crowd was jacked up all night.
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^ Jeff Jarret vs. Sting with special enforcer Kurt Angle for the TNA title- This was not a classic by any means but it was still a solid match.
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^ Its not about weight limits, its about no limits, as the most exciting wrestlers in the world come together to compete in the fastest paced matches anywhere in the world.

.To further emphasize this point, the slogan "It's not about weight limits, it's about no limits" is used to describe the division.^ To further emphasize this point, the slogan "It's not about weight limits, it's about no limits" is used to describe the division.
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^ There is no upper weight limit on the X Division or its title, though in practice, most of the wrestlers in this division have been cruiserweights, with Sonny Siaki, Samoa Joe, and Kurt Angle, being notable exceptions.
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^ Its not about weight limits, its about no limits, as the most exciting wrestlers in the world come together to compete in the fastest paced matches anywhere in the world.

.Although it was de-emphasized throughout 2007 and throughout 2009, the X Division is generally regarded as one of the key attractions of TNA and was replicated in several independent promotions.^ Although it was de-emphasized throughout 2007 and throughout 2009, the X Division is generally regarded as one of the key attractions of TNA and was replicated in several independent promotions.
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^ Team 3D vs. AMW vs. James Gang vs. Naturals - This was one of the disappointing moments because this match was too short to showcase what TNA's tag team division is capable of.
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^ August 21, 2007 TNA is looking at holding one of their 2008 PPVs in New York City.

Personnel

Creative team

.Jeff and Jerry Jarrett did the initial booking, followed by Dusty Rhodes; while Vince Russo focused more on writing.^ It was never mentioned who was booking, so I just assumed it was the original team, of which Vince Russo was a part IIRC, he came up with such bull as "The Johnsons" early on.

^ It is looking more and more like Jeff Jarrett is running TNA and it is his way or the highway.
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^ TOTAL NONSTOP ACTION—or TNA WRESTLING—was created by former wrestler and Vince McMahon confidante JERRY JARRETT and his son wrestler and TNA champ JEFF JARRETT. JEFF is the biggest star in the promotion—a former WCW Champ and WWF Intercontinental Champ.

At times, the position of booker has been coterminous with the on-screen position of Director of Authority.

Authority figures

.When TNA first launched, it billed the on-air authority figure as a representative appointed by the National Wrestling Alliance.^ Authority figures Main article: Total Nonstop Action Wrestling authority figures When TNA first launched, it billed the on-air authority figure as a representative appointed by the National Wrestling Alliance.
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^ In a press release, TNA announced The first three hour pay-per-view event will air live on November 7th at 8pm ET/5pm PT and be called TNA Wrestling's Victory Road.

^ QUOTE June 1st, 2002 [center] NWA: Total Nonstop Action LIVE on Pay Per View June 19th, 2002 Preview[/center] The National Wrestling Alliance.

.It did this for storyline purposes only, however, and the actual "representatives" already worked in some capacity for TNA. From February 19, 2003, TNA had no active authority figure until July 23, 2003 when Erik Watts made his return to TNA as the Director of Authority.^ It did this for storyline purposes only, however, and the actual "representatives" already worked in some capacity for TNA. From February 19, 2003, TNA had no active authority figure until July 23, 2003 when Erik Watts made his return to TNA as the Director of Authority.
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^ Also, Russo wasn't a part of TNA until mid 2003, IIRC. 0 Back to top MultiQuote Reply .

^ Jeff Hardy made his return and he looked pretty good with no ring rust.
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[41] .Watts started feuding with Don Callis (TNA Management Consultant), ending with Watts forced to quit.^ Watts started feuding with Don Callis (billed as TNA Management Consultant), ending with Watts forced to quit.
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^ I knew about this deal quite awhile back because I referee and wrestle for NWA-TNA Missouri we are an affiliate but don't have a tv deal.
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^ "TNA Management" has, in the past, appeared in the form of "special referee" Earl Hebner, "consultant" Dave Hebner and "messenger" Christy Hemme.
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.On February 18, 2004, TNA named Vince Russo the new Director of Authority, a position he held until November 7, 2004 when Dusty Rhodes defeated and replaced him.^ On February 18, 2004, TNA named Vince Russo the new Director of Authority, a position he held until November 7, 2004 when Dusty Rhodes defeated and replaced him.
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^ It did this for storyline purposes only, however, and the actual "representatives" already worked in some capacity for TNA. From February 19, 2003, TNA had no active authority figure until July 23, 2003 when Erik Watts made his return to TNA as the Director of Authority.
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^ At times, the position of booker has been coterminous with the on-screen position of Director of Authority.
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.The NWA Championship Committee, established in 2004, comprised a group of wrestling veterans who acted as arbitrators, determining a winner in the event of a time-limit draw.^ The NWA Championship Committee, established in 2004, comprised a group of wrestling veterans who acted as arbitrators, determining a winner in the event of a time-limit draw.
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^ TNA has a good wrestling a lot of the time,but the main Event Mafia has also have some veternas wrestler that have been so many world title ,but getting what they want ,not what the fans or what TNA want.
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^ AJ Styles Match 8: NWA Championship: Jeff Jarrett (champion) vs. Kevin Nash (challenger) Winner: ...

.The committee consisted of Harley Race, Larry Zbyszko and Terry Funk, with Funk later replaced by Roddy Piper without ever having appeared on TNA television.^ The committee consisted of Harley Race, Larry Zbyszko and Terry Funk, with Funk later replaced by Roddy Piper without ever having appeared on TNA television.
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^ After Race and Piper left TNA, the Committee essentially ceased to exist as a physical on-screen body, although Zbyszko continued to be referred to as a member of the committee while simultaneously acting as on-screen authority figure, booking matches and giving title shots.
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^ More tape, this time of Harley Race, Dory Funk Jr., and Jack Brisco.

.After Race and Piper left TNA, the Committee essentially ceased to exist as a physical on-screen body, although Zbyszko continued to be referred to as a member of the committee while simultaneously acting as on-screen authority figure, booking matches and giving title shots.^ After Race and Piper left TNA, the Committee essentially ceased to exist as a physical on-screen body, although Zbyszko continued to be referred to as a member of the committee while simultaneously acting as on-screen authority figure, booking matches and giving title shots.
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^ Also, although TNA runs some house shows and a few PPV events in arenas, TNA holds most of its events at a set location, referred to as the TNA Impact!
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^ In October 2005, Larry Zbyszko began to repeatedly reference an ambiguous authority within TNA known only as "TNA Management".
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.In October 2005, Larry Zbyszko began to repeatedly reference an ambiguous authority within TNA known only as "TNA Management". "TNA Management" has, in the past, appeared in the form of "special referee" Earl Hebner, "consultant" Dave Hebner and "messenger" Christy Hemme.^ In October 2005, Larry Zbyszko began to repeatedly reference an ambiguous authority within TNA known only as "TNA Management".
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^ "TNA Management" has, in the past, appeared in the form of "special referee" Earl Hebner, "consultant" Dave Hebner and "messenger" Christy Hemme.
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^ True, TNA has a lot of WWE has-beens (you can include Gail Kim, Christy Hemme, Jacqueline, Taylor Wilde, Matt Morgan, and of course Earl Hebner on the list).
  • TNA iMPACT - TNA Wrestling | Find Videos, Highlights & TNA Girls at Spike.com 19 September 2009 21:021 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The current face of "TNA Management" emerged at Slammiversary 2006 in the form of Jim Cornette, who has been called the "Management Director" in press releases following that pay-per-view.^ Only on Pay-per-view.
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^ They have to be at their best when they face the Diamonds in the Rough at the pay-per-view.
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^ PPV PREVIEW FOR AUGUST 4 - RAVEN VS. SABU! Two hours of Total Nonstop Action for only $9.95 FIRST TIME EVER - ONE TIME ONLY RAVEN VS. SABU The time has finally come for former friends to clash inside the ring, as Raven will face Sabu this Wednesday night live on TNA Pay-Per-View!

.On October 23, 2008, on the first high-definition episode of Impact!, TNA announced that Mick Foley had become TNA's Executive Shareholder.^ Episodes Articles Videos Results 1-10 of 15 Video TNA iMPACT - Beer Bong .
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^ September 10, 2007 TNA iMPACT! will expand to two hours on October 4 from 9-11 p.m.

^ At the IMPACT tapings, TNA officially announced that Kevin Nash vs. Jeff Jarrett will be headlining February 13th's "Against All Odds."

.In September 2009, Cornette was released from his TNA contract.^ September 17, 2009 TNA Release Jim Cornette responded to his TNA release with a simple statement on his Cornette's Collectibles Facebook page: "Thanks everyone for your kind words but, we are REALLY OK about all of this.

^ November 2004 TNA signed Billy Gunn who was released from contract at WWE...he will have a name change working now for TNA .

[42] In January 2010, Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff enunciated their on-air co-partnership in running TNA.

Championships

.TNA originally recognized the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) World Heavyweight and World Tag Team Championships, in addition to the X Division Championship, the only championship controlled and owned exclusively by TNA. Traditionally, NWA World Champions regularly defended their titles against local contenders in the various NWA territories.^ Number two, the World Heavyweight Champion.
  • NWA - Total Nonstop Action! [Archive] - The ComingSoon.net Boards 14 January 2010 7:23 UTC forums.comingsoon.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Global iMPACT’ is a chance for wrestling fans to witness the partnership between TNA and IWGP Japan and celebrate the best professional wrestling action in the entire world.” Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle, the reigning TNA and IWGP World Heavyweight Champion, will defend his worldwide reputation as “the greatest athlete in pro wrestling” against challenger Yuji Nagata, who holds the third-longest world title reign in IWGP history.
  • Total Nonstop Action Wrestling Invades Japan | SPIKE 14 January 2010 7:23 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

^ Views 0 Comments 0.0 Rating This week a huge tag team match for the TNA World Heavyweight Championship will take place as Jeff Jarrett teams with AJ Styles to battle reigning...
  • TNA iMPACT - TNA Wrestling | Find Videos, Highlights & TNA Girls at Spike.com 19 September 2009 21:021 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.This did not often happen when TNA used the titles, with TNA leasing the titles from the NWA in order to free the champion from these obligations.^ DLo says he will be challenging the winner of the NWA title match and become the NWA champion.
  • NWA - Total Nonstop Action! [Archive] - The ComingSoon.net Boards 14 January 2010 7:23 UTC forums.comingsoon.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ [Don't miss next week's NWA:TNA Live on Pay Per View, as we'll have the first round of the X Division Tournament, as well as a rematch for the NWA World Heavyweight Title, no matter what happens tonight!

^ NWA, did you meet any of the stars on TNA now?
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.Wrestlers who win all three titles have won the TNA Triple Crown.^ OK, I posted something three times, on the third I removed all my hyperlinks, and it still won’t show up.
  • Think Progress » Steele on serving as RNC chair: God has ‘placed me here for a reason.’ 14 January 2010 7:23 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ TNA has a good wrestling a lot of the time,but the main Event Mafia has also have some veternas wrestler that have been so many world title ,but getting what they want ,not what the fans or what TNA want.
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^ I'd also like to announce that I will be the special ref in that match, and will be awarding this title to one of those two men, who overcome the odds, and win the Gauntlet...

.On May 13, 2007, the NWA withdrew recognition of TNA's champions, leaving the two NWA titles vacant.^ The result has the NWA no longer recognizing Ric Flair as its champion and WCW renaming the title the WCW International title.

^ On May 28th, Dan Severn was stripped by unanimous vote of the NWA Board of Directors for not being able to schedule a title defense on June 19th in Huntsville, Alabama.

^ DLo says he will be challenging the winner of the NWA title match and become the NWA champion.
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[4] .TNA invented new titles, the TNA World Heavyweight Championship and the TNA World Tag Team Championship, and unveiled them later in that week.^ TNA was granted exclusive rights to both the NWA World Heavyweight Championship and the NWA World Tag Team Championship.
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^ TNA invented new titles, the TNA World Heavyweight Championship and the TNA World Tag Team Championship, and unveiled them later in that week.
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^ The Titans and TNA had since came to an agreement on Jones participating with TNA, and Jones, with Ron Killings as "Team Pacman", even won the TNA World Tag Team Championship from the team of Kurt Angle and Sting during his brief tenure with the company.
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.TNA credits wrestlers who held the NWA World Heavyweight and World Tag Team championships as former TNA champions; for example, it bills Ron Killings as a two-time TNA World Champion, yet his two reigns involved the NWA World Heavyweight Championship.^ Justice is #9, and he's a former NWA Wildside Champion.
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^ Number two, the World Heavyweight Champion.
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^ Although Fujinami is recognized as the only NWA World Heavyweight Champion, the WCW World Heayweight title is given to Flair after the decision was changed by WCW to a disqualification, thus splitting the championship.

Along with this, TNA redesigned the X Division title belt.
.The TNA Women's World Championship commenced on October 14, 2007 at Bound for Glory.^ TNA Bound For Glory is a 4 star ppv , April 15, 2007 .
  • Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: Total Nonstop Action Wrestling: Bound for Glory 2006 14 January 2010 7:23 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ Well, TNA followed that same formula with Bound For Glory because again, it was a good show but they've had better shows earlier in the...
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^ This being the 2nd ppv, Bound for Glory has established in being Tna's grandness stage of the year.
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.Gail Kim won a 10-woman gauntlet match to become the first Women's Champion in TNA. She is also the first to hold both the TNA Women's World Championship and the WWE Women's Championship.^ Gail Kim won a 10-woman gauntlet match to become the first Women's Champion in TNA. She is also the first to hold both the TNA Women's World Championship and the WWE Women's Championship.
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^ The Titans and TNA had since came to an agreement on Jones participating with TNA, and Jones, with Ron Killings as "Team Pacman", even won the TNA World Tag Team Championship from the team of Kurt Angle and Sting during his brief tenure with the company.
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^ True, TNA has a lot of WWE has-beens (you can include Gail Kim, Christy Hemme, Jacqueline, Taylor Wilde, Matt Morgan, and of course Earl Hebner on the list).
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On October 23, 2008 on a live edition of Impact! from Las Vegas, Booker T opened a briefcase and revealed the TNA Legends Championship and declared himself the first champion. .Following the victory of this title by A.J. Styles on March 15, 2009, it established him as the first TNA Grand Slam winner, as he already achieved the Triple Crown.^ The first set of TNA action figures by Toy Biz are expected to hit stores around March of 2005.

^ This being the 2nd ppv, Bound for Glory has established in being Tna's grandness stage of the year.
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^ PM NWA-TNA'S First Sunday PPV Victory Road is on soon , I'll post updates for those interested.
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.TNA also recognizes when their wrestlers hold a Championship sanctioned by New Japan Pro Wrestling.^ TNA also recognizes when their wrestlers hold a championship sanctioned by New Japan Pro Wrestling.
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^ TNA Wrestling News.com.
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^ Hall & Nash were either in TNA or All Japan Pro as the outsiders.
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.On the August 20 episode of Impact!, TNA announced plans to create a Knockouts' Tag Team Championship, which were later won by the team of Taylor Wilde and Sarita.^ The Titans and TNA had since came to an agreement on Jones participating with TNA, and Jones, with Ron Killings as "Team Pacman", even won the TNA World Tag Team Championship from the team of Kurt Angle and Sting during his brief tenure with the company.
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^ Episodes Articles Videos Results 1-10 of 15 Video TNA iMPACT - Beer Bong .
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^ CANADA TNA Entertainment, LLC announced that it had signed a one-year deal with ESPN Classic Canada to air old episodes of its pay-per-views.

Current champions

Championship Champion Date won Date aired Event Previous Champion
TNA World Heavyweight Championship A.J. Styles September 20, 2009 September 20, 2009 No Surrender (2009) Kurt Angle
TNA Global Championship Rob Terry January 27, 2010 N/A Live event Eric Young
TNA World Tag Team Championship Matt Morgan and Hernandez January 17, 2010 January 17, 2010 Genesis (2010) The British Invasion
(Brutus Magnus and Doug Williams)
TNA X Division Championship Doug Williams January 19, 2010 January 28, 2010 Impact! Amazing Red
TNA Women's Knockout Championship Tara January 17, 2010 January 17, 2010 Genesis (2010) ODB
TNA Knockout Tag Team Championship The Beautiful People
(Velvet Sky, Madison Rayne, and Lacey Von Erich)
March 8, 2010 March 8, 2010 Impact! Vacant
. Sky and Rayne won the title, but all three members of The Beautiful People are recognized as the Knockout Tag Team Champions, and any two members can defend the title.^ OK, I posted something three times, on the third I removed all my hyperlinks, and it still won’t show up.
  • Think Progress » Steele on serving as RNC chair: God has ‘placed me here for a reason.’ 14 January 2010 7:23 UTC thinkprogress.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tna Wrestling Top Wrestling Tag Teams of All-Time Here is a run-down of the most skillful, successful and influential tag teams in wrestling history.

^ X division gaunlet-7/10 4-cornners match-7/10 monsters ball-9/10 loser gets fired-3/10 X division title-9/10 8 mile street fight-10/10 tag team cage match-10/10 NWA title match-9/10 .
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This type of title defense is known as the Freebird Rule.

Former championships

Sanctioned

Former Title Last TNA holder Date won Date aired Event Previous champion
NWA World Heavyweight Championship[43] Christian Cage January 14, 2007 January 14, 2007 Final Resolution Abyss
NWA World Tag Team Championship[44] Team 3D (Brother Ray and Brother Devon) April 15, 2007 April 15, 2007 Lockdown The Latin American Xchange (Homicide and Hernandez)

Unsanctioned

Championship Last TNA holder Date won Date aired Event Previous champion
TNA World Beer Drinking Championship James Storm February 25, 2008 February 28, 2008 TNA Impact! Eric Young

Other accomplishments

Accomplishments Latest Winner Date won Event
Queen of the Cage ODB April 19, 2009 Lockdown (2009)
King of the Mountain Kurt Angle June 21, 2009 Slammiversary (2009)

See also

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Simple English

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) is a professional wrestling company founded in 2002 shortly after World Championship Wrestling closed down. They are the main rivals for World Wrestling Entertainment. They made a video game called TNA iMPACT! and a sequel to it called TNA Impact! 2011 after it's weekly program of the same name which airs Thursdays at 9pm on Spike TV. TNA will receive a new show soon with Mick Foley as the host. The format of the show is unknown. The show will be unique as it will be the first TNA show to air in the United Kingdom before it airs in the United States. [1][2]

Champions

Championship Champion Event Previous holder
TNA World Heavyweight Championship Vacated August 10, 2010 TNA Impact! Rob Van Dam
TNA Television Championship A.J. Styles July 13, 2010 TNA Impact! Rob Terry
TNA World Tag Team Championship The Motor City Machine Guns
(Alex Shelley and Chris Sabin)
July 11, 2010 Victory Road (2010) Vacant
TNA X Division Championship Douglas Williams May 16, 2010 Sacrifice (2010) Kazarian
TNA Women's Knockout Championship Angelina Love August 9, 2010 TNA Impact! Madison Rayne
TNA Knockout Tag Team Championship Hamada and Taylor Wilde July 27, 2010 TNA Impact! The Beautiful People
(Lacey Von Erich, Madison Rayne and Velvet Sky)

References


Citable sentences

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