Impact Wrestling

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Impact Wrestling (stylized as ''IMPACT! Wrestling'') is an American professional wrestling promotion founded in Nashville, Tennessee.wikipedia
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Jeff Jarrett

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Founded by Jeff and Jerry Jarrett in 2002, the promotion was initially known as NWA: Total Nonstop Action (NWA-TNA) and was associated with the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA).
In 2002, Jarrett and his father together founded Total Nonstop Action (TNA) (now known as Impact Wrestling).

NWA World Tag Team Championship

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It withdrew from the NWA in 2004 and became known as Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), but it continued to use the NWA World Heavyweight and Tag Team championships as part of an agreement with the NWA.
In 2002 the NWA gave control of the NWA World Tag Team Championship to the newly formed NWA Total Nonstop Action (NWA-TNA) promotion.

NWA Worlds Heavyweight Championship

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It withdrew from the NWA in 2004 and became known as Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), but it continued to use the NWA World Heavyweight and Tag Team championships as part of an agreement with the NWA.
The title has been competed for in the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF, now WWE), New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Eastern Championship Wrestling (ECW, later Extreme Championship Wrestling), Ring of Honor (ROH), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA, now Impact Wrestling).

Vince Russo

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In July 2002, Vince Russo joined Jeff and Jerry Jarrett's NWA-TNA promotion as a creative writer and would assist in the writing and production of the shows.
He is notable for his tenures with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) in creative roles.

Ring of Honor

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By 2017, Impact was viewed by some to have fallen behind longtime rival Ring of Honor.
Ring of Honor has been considered a major wrestling promotion in the United States (alongside WWE, Impact Wrestling, and All Elite Wrestling (AEW)).

List of Impact Wrestling personnel

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Xplosion launched on November 27, 2002, as TNA's first regular cable show and featured exclusive matches taped at the TNA Asylum as well as exclusive interviews with TNA wrestlers.
Impact Wrestling is a professional wrestling promotion based in Nashville, Tennessee.

AXS TV

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Since 2019, however, Impact has been thought by many to have recovered, through its sustained international television distribution, and the purchase by its parent company of AXS TV, which subsequently began carrying Impact programming.
However, Asper did not rule out the possibility of adding programming from Anthem's other properties when appropriate and complementary to its format; shortly after the purchase, it was announced that Impact!—the weekly flagship program of the company's professional wrestling promotion, Impact Wrestling—would move from minority-owned sister network Pursuit Channel to AXS TV.

Impact Zone

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In May 2004, TNA introduced a television program, Impact! (stylized as iMPACT!), produced at Soundstage 21 at Universal Studios Florida and broadcast on Fox Sports Net. In October 2006, TNA began holding select pay-per-views outside of its central filming location, the Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida, with Bound for Glory.
Its nickname was derived from Impact!, a weekly television series produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA, now known as Impact Wrestling) which broadcast from this venue.

Jerry Jarrett

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Founded by Jeff and Jerry Jarrett in 2002, the promotion was initially known as NWA: Total Nonstop Action (NWA-TNA) and was associated with the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA).
He made another foray into promoting in 2002 when he co-founded NWA:TNA with his son Jeff Jarrett, selling his controlling interest to Panda Energy International later that year.

Impact! Xplosion

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Xplosion launched on November 27, 2002, as TNA's first regular cable show and featured exclusive matches taped at the TNA Asylum as well as exclusive interviews with TNA wrestlers.
Xplosion' is a professional wrestling television program produced by the Impact Wrestling promotion, featuring both highlights from the flagship television program of the same name and exclusive taped matches.

Tennessee State Fairground Sports Arena

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These shows took place mostly at the Tennessee State Fairground Sports Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, nicknamed the "TNA Asylum".
It is also known by the nickname the TNA Asylum due to the venue hosting Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA, now Impact Wrestling) events for two years in the early 2000s.

Pay-per-view

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Ryder felt that this situation led many television stations to regard professional wrestling as bad for business, so he suggested a company not reliant on television, but rather one going straight to pay-per-view.
Pay-per-view has provided a revenue stream for professional wrestling circuits such as WWE, Impact Wrestling, All Elite Wrestling (AEW), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), Ring of Honor (ROH) and Lucha Libre AAA World Wide (AAA).

TNA Victory Road

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In November 2004, TNA held the first of these pay-per-views, Victory Road, beginning the pattern of pay-per-view shows that continued until 2013.
Victory Road was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event held by Impact Wrestling (Formally Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling) in the United States.

Ric Flair

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They also hired many high-profile former WWE wrestlers, including Ric Flair, Rob Van Dam, Mr. Anderson and Jeff Hardy, while returning to a four sided ring.
He is noted for his tenures with Jim Crockett Promotions (JCP), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, later WWE) and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).

Rob Van Dam

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They also hired many high-profile former WWE wrestlers, including Ric Flair, Rob Van Dam, Mr. Anderson and Jeff Hardy, while returning to a four sided ring.
Rob Szatkowski (born December 18, 1970), better known by his ring name Rob Van Dam (frequently abbreviated to RVD), is an American professional wrestler and actor who is signed to Impact Wrestling.

Professional wrestling promotion

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Wrestling'') is an American professional wrestling promotion founded in Nashville, Tennessee.
Currently, the major national wrestling organizations in the United States are WWE, All Elite Wrestling (AEW), Impact Wrestling, Ring of Honor (ROH), and Major League Wrestling (MLW).

Jeff Hardy

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They also hired many high-profile former WWE wrestlers, including Ric Flair, Rob Van Dam, Mr. Anderson and Jeff Hardy, while returning to a four sided ring.
He also worked for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), Ring of Honor (ROH) and several companies on the independent circuit.

Hulk Hogan

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In 2010, TNA hired professional wrestling legend Hulk Hogan and former WCW President Eric Bischoff.
Aside from those promotions, Hogan also performed for the American Wrestling Association (AWA), New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW), and Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).

Eric Bischoff

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In 2010, TNA hired professional wrestling legend Hulk Hogan and former WCW President Eric Bischoff.
Bischoff has also worked with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) where he served as Executive Producer of Impact Wrestling.

Ken Anderson (wrestler)

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They also hired many high-profile former WWE wrestlers, including Ric Flair, Rob Van Dam, Mr. Anderson and Jeff Hardy, while returning to a four sided ring.
In 2010, Anderson signed with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (now Impact Wrestling), where he competed under the ring name Mr. Anderson and is a two-time World Heavyweight Champion.

Anthem Sports & Entertainment

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The promotion operates via its parent company Anthem Wrestling Exhibitions, LLC, a subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment.
In October 2016, Anthem invested in the professional wrestling promotion TNA.

TNA Impact!'s move to Monday nights

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On February 15, TNA made a new deal with Spike TV, which moved Impact! to Monday nights, directly opposite of Raw (although the network kept the Thursday night slot open for repeats of the Monday night shows).
In March 2010, professional wrestling promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) moved their weekly television program, Impact!, from airing on Thursdays to airing Monday nights.

Bound for Glory (2006)

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In October 2006, TNA began holding select pay-per-views outside of its central filming location, the Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida, with Bound for Glory.
Bound for Glory (2006) was a professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, which took place on October 22, 2006 from the Compuware Sports Arena in the Detroit, Michigan charter township of Plymouth.

Ring Ka King

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In December 2011, TNA debuted their new India-based subsidiary promotion Ring Ka King.
Ring Ka King was a professional wrestling promotion based in India, which was backed by Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA).

Ohio Valley Wrestling

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On November 7, 2011, TNA revealed that Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) would become TNA's official developmental territory.
The promotion was unaffiliated from February 7, 2008 until November 2011, when it became the farm territory for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (now Impact Wrestling).