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WWE Suspends Their Women's Tag Team Champions "Indefinitely"
🚨Breaking News Alert🚨: The Chadster has just heard the most disrespectful thing to cheese The Chadster off in the last five minutes: Trinity Fatu, better known as WWE's Naomi, is reportedly joining Impact Wrestling! 😡 Mike Johnson from PWInsider actually reported this, saying that she will be showing up at the Spring Slugfest tapings this[...]
Image courtesy of AEW Keiji Muto's Career as The Great Muta Even after WCW's folding in 2001, Muto's continued to make a few major American wrestling promotion appearances for WWE's rivals in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling/Impact Wrestling in 2014, 2015, and 2019 and for AEW in 2019 and 2022 His most recent appearance was at AEW Rampage:[...]
The Last of Us: Ideas of Who Can Play ‘Part II’s’ Abby for Season Two
Off the top of my head, I can see WWE's Zoey Stark, Ivy Nile, and B-Fab; AEW's Jade Cargill and Jamie Hayter; and Impact Wrestling's Jordynne Grace. When HBO announced the renewal of their latest biggest hit in The Last of Us, questions naturally turned to who can play Part II's Abby Anderson, voiced by[...]
Why WWE Needs Physical Hall of Fame Now in Post-Vince McMahon Era
Dedicating arena space also allows for special events like a filmed cinematic novelty match like the Boneyard Match between AJ Styles and Undertaker or an NXT PPV similar to the Hall of Fame pre-season game is an event itself for the NFL. Allowing the arena to become a rental space for non-WWE wrestling events provides some[...]
Jimmy Rave: The Former ROH And TNA Star Has Passed Away At 39
 He moved to TNA in 2007, where he formed the "Rock 'n Rave Infection" faction with Christy Hemme and Lance Rock (now Lance Archer in AEW). Jimmy Rave has passed away at the age of 39, courtesy of IMPACT Wrestling. Jimmy Rave wrestled up until 2020 but was battling a bad drug addiction throughout his career, which led to him[...]
Tommy Dreamer Has Been Suspended Indefinitely By IMPACT Wrestling
I've never seen him try to force his will onto anyone." Viewers were understandably outraged at many of the central figures spoken about in the episode, but there was particular outrage across social media last night and today aimed squarely at Tommy Dreamer, who came across as an aggressively smug chauvinist. With the outrage still high this[...]
Joey Ryan leads the #CancelCulture stable as Joseph P. Ryan in Impact Wrestling
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 appears as Aron Rex in Impact Wrestling
During the interview, Stevens talked about his experience in WWE and how it's affected his perspective as a booker. Aron Stevens appears as Aron Rex in Impact Wrestling "I try to treat talent with respect, number one, first and foremost, because I know what I didn't like," he said "WWE is a very big company, so you[...]
Ace Austin, Karl Anderson, Josh Alexander, and Alex Shelley faced off in a four-way match at Victory Road.
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 the Ace 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[...]
Sami Callahan piledrives Katie Forbes during Rob Van Dam's final Impact Wrestling appearance for now.
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
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[...]
Tommy Dreamer & Crazzy Steve SHOCK Moose & Rohit Raju! | IMPACT Highlights July 14, 2020
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[...]
10-Woman Knockouts Tag Team Match Goes OFF THE RAILS! | IMPACT! Highlights July 14, 2020
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. The[...]
Impact Wrestling Announces New Main Event for Slammiversary
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[...]
The official logo of 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,"[...]
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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[...]
Joey Ryan leads the #CancelCulture stable as Joseph P. Ryan in Impact Wrestling
Ryan in Impact Wrestling 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[...]
The official logo of Impact Wrestling.
The movement dominated discussion in the wrestling community on Thursday and Friday, finally prompting the first responses Friday night. The official logo of Impact Wrestling. 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 star Michael Elgin, providing[...]
The official logo of Impact Wrestling.
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. The official logo of Impact Wrestling. Hernandez comes out for[...]
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How about you? The official logo of Impact Wrestling. 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 every time I manage[...]
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. Tonight on Impact: an announcement about the future of[...]
Slammiversary: What Are Fired WWE Wrestlers Doing in the Impact Zone?
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[...]
Michael Elgin, from Impact's Locker Room Talk [Broadcast Screencap]
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[...]
Moose Wins "TNA World Title" in MASSIVE Main Event! | IMPACT! Rebellion Highlights Apr 28, 2020
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,[...]
The Impact Wrestling #1 Contender Tournament Bracket [from Iampact's Twitter]
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[...]
"THE BEST" in Canada Challenge The North?! | IMPACT! Highlights May 5, 2020
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[...]
The official logo of Impact Wrestling.
Impact Wrestling aired the second night of its Rebellion almost-PPV on AXS TV Tuesday, and the event ended with a major surprise Moose showed up in the main event wearing the TNA Championship that was previously replaced with the Impact Championship Moose fought Michael Elgin and Hernandez to retain the title. The official logo of Impact[...]
IMPACT Wrestling REBELLION Takes Over Terminal 5 in New York City, April 2020!
Impact Wrestling has revealed that its upcoming Rebellion PPV is, in fact, too big for just one night Impact will film Rebellion on a closed set with no audience and air in two parts The show will be broadcast on free television instead of offered as a PPV special Somewhere, Don West is shouting into[...]