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Joey Ryan Sues Impact Wrestling for $10 Million Over June Firing

Joey Ryan Sues Impact Wrestling for $10 Million Over June Firing

As an encore to suing multiple women who accused of him of sexual misconduct in the #SpeakingOut movement, Joey Ryan is now suing his former employer, Impact Wrestling, for breach of contract Ryan is seeking $10,000,000 in damages plus legal fees in the lawsuit, which was first reported on by PWInsider. The crux of Ryan's lawsuit[...]

Aron Stevens Buries WWE Then Claims Hes Never Buried WWE

Aron Stevens Buries WWE, Then Claims He's Never Buried WWE

During the interview, Stevens talked about his experience in WWE and how it's affected his perspective as a booker.[caption id="attachment_1280307" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Aron Stevens appears as Aron Rex in Impact Wrestling[/caption]"I try to treat talent with respect, number one, first and foremost, because I know what I didn't like," he said[...]

Victory Road Results: Josh Alexander Wins a 4-Way Half-Tag Match

Victory Road Results: Josh Alexander Wins a 4-Way Half-Tag Match

Bleeding Cool's live results and analysis of Impact Wrestling's Victory Road special continues, as fast as we can keep up with it We're getting into theAce Austin and Madman Fulton come out first Then The North The Good Brothers come out, and they have big tall cans of their own beer (or, more accurately, labels[...]

Rob Van Dam Done with Impact Wrestling Buried on the Way Out

Rob Van Dam Done with Impact Wrestling; Buried on the Way Out?

Rob Van Dam and Katie Forbes have left Impact Wrestling following the conclusion of their program with Sami Callahan on last week's episode of Impact Rumors started up over the weekend after people noticed Van Dam and Forbes were no longer listed on the Impact website's roster page, but PWInsider's Mike Johnson confirmed the news[...]

How WWE AEW and Impact Collaboration Can Re-Invigorate Wrestling

How WWE, AEW and Impact Collaboration Can Re-Invigorate Wrestling

There's no reason given how these uncertain times how the major three wrestling organizations in World Wrestling Entertainment, All Elite Wrestling, and Impact Wrestling couldn't work together in some capacity As rigid as WWE is about their IP and how they throw their weight around as the gold standard for the industry, the business hasn't[...]

Impact Wrestling 7/14/20 Report Part 2: Oh Theres a PPV Happening

Impact Wrestling 7/14/20 Report Part 2: Oh, There's a PPV Happening?

The first hour of Impact Wrestling was, frankly, a letdown compared to the quality of recent weeks Some of that couldn't be helped considering Impact pre-filmed all of this stuff and then had to part ways with Tessa Blanchard, Joey Ryan, and Michael Elgin, the latter two in the wake of #SpeakingOut allegations and Blanchard[...]

Impact Wrestling 7/14/20 Report Part 1: Johnny Swinger Betrayed

Impact Wrestling 7/14/20 Report Part 1: Johnny Swinger Betrayed

Impact Wrestling Slammiversary is just a few days away It's the most anticipated wrestling PPV happening this weekend Who knows how many fired WWE midcarders will show up? One of them might even become the new Impact World Champion! What else can Impact do to sell the PPV? Let's find out on the go-home show.[caption[...]

Impact Wrestling Announces New Slammiversary 2020 Main Event

Impact Wrestling Announces New Slammiversary 2020 Main Event

With last week's announcement that Impact Wrestling had parted ways with their World Champion, Tessa Blanchard, the status of the main event of the upcoming Slammiversary PPV was up in the air However, on Tuesday's episode of Impact, at the start of the show, Josh Matthews and Madison Rayne laid out the new plan Instead[...]

Now Michael Elgin Done with Impact Wrestling

Now Michael Elgin Done with Impact Wrestling

Following news that Impact Wrestling has terminated its contract with World Champion Tessa Blanchard, and after suspending him due to allegations surfaced as part of the #SpeakingOut movement, Impact has now effectively parted ways with Michael Elgin as well "IMPACT Wrestling has announced that Michael Elgin will not appear in any further IMPACT Wrestling programming,"[...]

Impact Wrestling 6/23/20 Report &#8211 The Return of Aces and Eights

Impact Wrestling 6/23/20 Report – The Return of Aces and Eights?

Impact Wrestling was meant to open with a match between #CancelCulture and Crazzy Steve (plus mystery opponents, who are rumored to have been The Rascalz) However, Impact spent Monday editing the show to remove any reference to Joey Ryan after he had the dubious honor of having the highest number of misconduct allegations leveled against[...]

#SpeakingOut: Joey Ryan Deletes Twitter Shuts Down Bar Wrestling

#SpeakingOut: Joey Ryan Deletes Twitter, Shuts Down Bar Wrestling

Ryan in Impact Wrestling[/caption]Amidst #SpeakingOut posts from wrestlers, journalists, industry professionals, and fans, Ryan has been the subject of a wide range of allegations Danielle Matheson, Uproxx reporter and former editor of Uproxx's pro wrestling section, With Spandex, accused Ryan of sexual assault in a blog post Wrestler Rok-C accused Ryan of flirting with her[...]

AEW and Impact Wrestling React to #SpeakingOut Allegations

AEW and Impact Wrestling React to #SpeakingOut Allegations

The movement dominated discussion in the wrestling community on Thursday and Friday, finally prompting the first responses Friday night.[caption id="attachment_1200162" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The official logo of Impact Wrestling.[/caption]Following the publication of our story on the #SpeakingOut movement Friday, Impact Wrestling responded to a request for comment on the movement, which included an accusation against Impact[...]

Impact Wrestling 6/16/2020 Report Part 2 &#8211 A Softcore Street Fight

Impact Wrestling 6/16/2020 Report Part 2 – A Softcore Street Fight

In Part 1 of our Impact Wrestling report, The North defends their titles against The Rascalz, Neveah made her in-ring debut, and Rhino got paid for doing nothing! But that was the past, and now we're moving on to the future as Impact enters its second hour.[caption id="attachment_1200162" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The official logo of Impact[...]

6/9/2020 Impact Wrestling Review &#8211 The Calling of Don West

6/9/2020 Impact Wrestling Review – The Calling of Don West

How about you?[caption id="attachment_1200162" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The official logo of Impact Wrestling.[/caption]Welcome to Bleeding Cool's review of Impact Wrestling for June 9th, 2020 Well, more of a recap really, but I'll give it a score at the end, and no one will be the wiser The drinking game this week is to take a shot[...]

Impact Wrestling Preview: Is the World Championship Pregnant

Impact Wrestling Preview: Is the World Championship Pregnant?

Impact Wrestling airs tonight on AXS TV, and a preview of the show has led to speculation (which we're creating right now) that the Impact World Championship may be pregnant and about to announce its retirement! How did we come to this conclusion? Allow us to explain.[caption id="attachment_1218708" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Tonight on Impact: an announcement[...]

Some Wrestlers Teased for Impacts Slammiversary May Not Be There

Some Wrestlers Teased for Impact's Slammiversary May Not Be There

On this week's episode of Impact Wrestling, the company teased the possibility of multiple fired WWE wrestlers showing up at the Slammiversary PPV in July In a video teaser imitating a news story about the dozens of wrestlers and backstage talent laid off or furloughed by WWE purportedly to cut costs during the coronavirus pandemic[...]

Fanboy Wrampage: Michael Elgin Works Himself Into Shoot on Twitter

Fanboy Wrampage: Michael Elgin Works Himself Into Shoot on Twitter

Impact Wrestling star Michael Elgin took to Twitter on Thursday to unleash a torrent of tweets blasting wrestlers he feels don't put in the work to attain a physique worthy of the sport of professional wrestling Then, after receiving a negative reaction to the tweets, Elgin said that the tweets were in character and unleashed[...]

TNA Champion Moose Wants to Fight Tom Segura Over Wrestling Comments

TNA Champion Moose Wants to Fight Tom Segura Over Wrestling Comments

In the latest spat, Impact Wrestling's Moose has challenged Segura to a fight to prove just how real wrestling is Moose is currently the TNA World Champion after unearthing the old TNA Championship and bringing it out at Impact's latest PPV, Rebellion, even though the actual Impact Wrestling World Champion is Tessa Blanchard So yeah,[...]

Can a #1 Contender Tournament Fix Impacts Championship Problem

Can a #1 Contender Tournament Fix Impact's Championship Problem?

Impact Wrestling has a significant problem going on in its world championship main event scene Instead of one World Championship, they've got two of them Tessa Blanchard is the official Impact World Champion, having won the title from Sami Callahan in a match at Hard to Kill in January Though it was just a few[...]

Impact Wrestling Aired a Match with Piped-In Crowd Noise Last Night

Impact Wrestling Aired a Match with Piped-In Crowd Noise Last Night

Impact Wrestling tried something new last night Wrestling companies have been handling the pandemic in different ways and to varying degrees of success WWE has filmed matches in an empty building with dead silence and no crowd, and that's been a little boring.. even more boring than WWE usually is On the other hand, the[...]