Tuesday, March 24, 2015

TNA News Briefs: March 2015

*ShopTNA.com has released a variety of new shirts for Bram, The Wolves, The Hardys, Drew Galloway, Mr. Anderson, EC3, Rockstar Spud and many more.

*TNA has announced a new special DVD release featuring TNA Hall of Famer, Sting. It will include matches with Kurt Angle, Mick Foley, Ric Flair and more. Watch the trailer here.

* Gunner will make his big screen debut with a lead role in the upcoming action film, The Battle of New Orleans (working title). Read the press release here.

* Bob Ryder announced that there are plans to hold non-televised live events as early as June. TNA pulled back on live events last year when their contract with Spike was coming to an end.

* Challenge TV confirmed that Slammiversary and Bound For Glory will air on Pay-Per-View in June and October. The remainder of the year will feature the One Night Only specials.

* Davey Richards teased the following via Twitter: "Boy oh boy @IMPACTWRESTLING fans- if I could only tell you what TNA has in store for you this year. Going to be incredible!"

* In an interview with the Ohio Wrestling Network, EC3 said he wants to become the TNA World Heavyweight Champion by year's end, preferably by June. He also endorsed Gutcheck contestant Pepper Parks as a potential signing for TNA. Listen to the interview here.

* In an interview with Total Wrestling, Bobby Lashley revealed that he wants to compete in the TNA Tag Team Division. "I’d like to get a tag partner and go after the TNA Tag Titles," he said. "TNA has the Hardys and the Wolves; I’d love to mix it up with them. I think they have incredible matches and I’d like to see what I can do in the tag team environment." Read the interview here.

* Manik tweeted a photo of the new set for the IMPACT tapings in Orlando, Florida. He wrote: "Cool video screens, man!!! @IMPACTWRESTLING"