1. No Mercy For TNA: Evaluating Tommy Mercer's AIW Defection to TNA

    Earlier this week, news broke that a top-tier talent from Ohio-based Absolute Intense Wrestling had signed a deal with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling, a move that instantly sparked debate and turmoil amongst Internet fans...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about almost 4 years ago 3,391 reads 22 comments

  2. Choosing Sides: Ohio-Based AIW Takes the Fight To TNA

    Less than a year after declaring war against World Wrestling Entertainment, the professional wrestling industry's second-string quarterback Total Nonstop Action Wrestling now finds itself immersed in another battle...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about almost 4 years ago 4,193 reads 47 comments

  3. Sui-Sydal Tendency: WWE Apparently Bourne To Become Korklan's Kevorkian

    Matt Korklan is a man known by many names and titles, but unfortunately for the young St. Louis native, world champion will likely never be one...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 4 years ago 1,596 reads 20 comments

  4. Queen of the Ring: New Book Introduces Mildred Burke, Women's Wrestling Pioneer

    Buried deep in the annals of women’s professional wrestling history, hidden beneath the glitz and glamour of modern-day showmanship, lays the story of a true pioneer, one who paved a path for generations of competitors to follow...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about 5 years ago 1,920 reads 39 comments

  5. TNA is Cleaning House: Could the Latest Shake-Ups Improve Its Product?

    Rumors always run rampant through the Internet wrestling community, and fans have not been at a loss for discussion topics since reports broke that TNA founder Jeff Jarrett was allegedly shacking up with Karen Angle...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about 5 years ago 786 reads 19 comments

  6. A Night at the Indies: Featuring Kevin Thorn and Kip James

    There's something inherently special about a local, independent wrestling show. Sure, the glamour of the lights, pyro and superb sound systems are missing, but the atmosphere of the show more than shines through...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about 5 years ago 496 reads 18 comments

  7. Misfiring Machine Guns: TNA's Most Wasted Tag Team

    On Thursday night's 200th episode of TNA Impact, the Motor City Machine Guns were featured in a brief segment that many may have missed...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about 5 years ago 706 reads 20 comments

  8. TNA True Impact: Newest Stable Not What The Doctor Ordered

    Three stables, but only one to call their ownStables have always been an enjoyable part of professional wrestling. WCW had classics like the nWo and the Four Horsemen. WWE has had more recent successes such as Evolution and DX...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 373 reads 27 comments

  9. How Professional Wrestling Fulfills the Desires of a Man's Heart

    Defending one's passion for professional wrestling is never an easy task. Those who don't understand the value of sports entertainment question why men—from young boys to middle-aged ...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 722 reads 62 comments

  10. DVD Review: 'Second 2 None: World's Toughest Tag Teams'

    While many professional wrestling fans, critics and even ring announcers consider tag team wrestling an art of the past, the spirit of two-man tandem in-ring action lives on in Total Nonstop Action Wrestling...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 361 reads 23 comments

  11. TNA True Impact No. 6: A Guide to Improving The 'Main Event Scene'

    There's a simple solution to improving the main event scene in TNA: Eliminate it. The seven-year-old company used to pride itself on being an alternative to the WWE. In recent months, much of that focus seems to have been lost...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 207 reads 12 comments

  12. TNA Knockouts Korner No. 5: Do We Need a Knockouts Monster's Ball?

    The women of TNA's Knockouts Division have proven they're willing to go all out to entertain the fans. We've seen women fighting in a cage, competing in ladder matches, and taking it extreme with a variety of weapons in hardcore matches...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 838 reads 27 comments

  13. TNA True Impact No. 5: Who The Heck Is In Charge of TNA?

    Critics of TNA have many questions. Who's a heel and who's a face? Why is Mick Foley the champ? Why is the company not pushing its homegrown stars? But lately, no one seems to be asking ...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 464 reads 9 comments

  14. Judgment Day Breakdown: Christian Vs. Jack Swagger

    As WWE heads into Judgment Day Sunday, all eyes are (or at least should be) on ECW Champion Christian and his challenger Jack Swagger. The predictability of an Edge vs. Jeff Hardy title match and low expectations for the kick-off match of a Batista vs...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 447 reads 29 comments

  15. Discovering a Pro Wrestling Passion Amidst an Inland Hurricane

    These past few days have felt like a trip back to my childhood. Curfews set for 8 p.m. Being in bed before the sun even set. No video games. And most sadly, no professional wrestling...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 450 reads 12 comments

  16. TNA X-Factor No. 2: Will Hernandez's Injury Allow Homicide To Shine?

    In the world of professional wrestling, real-life injuries always seem to happen at the worst possible time. Such is the case for TNA's Hernandez, one half of the ever popular Latin American Xchange, better known as LAX...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 647 reads 17 comments

  17. Brand Battle No. 1: The Main Event Scene

    Ten people will fight. Nine will die. Wait, that's not the tag line for this brand new Bleacher Report exclusive series. That was the slogan for The Condemned, starring Stone Cold Steve Austin...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 468 reads 28 comments

  18. TNA Knockouts Korner No. 4: How TNA Dropped the Ball with Roxxi

    TNA has delivered itself a stunning blow by releasing Roxxi from her contract, but will it be enough of a self-inflicted wound to take down an already weakened women's division? A year ago (more ...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 403 reads 28 comments

  19. TNA True Impact No. 4: Will Jeff Hardy Return to TNA?

    Reports have surfaced that the Charismatic Enigma Jeff Hardy has told WWE he doesn't want to renew his contract when it expires this summer. He's apparently telling people he's burnt out of wrestling and wants to focus on other parts of his life...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 5,193 reads 21 comments

  20. TNA True Impact No. 3: What's Next For Foley? Will He Join the Mafia?

    At TNA's Lockdown pay-per-view, three championships changed hands, but one stands out among the crowd. Many people expected Angelina Love to win the Knockouts' title and Team 3D to leave Philadelphia ...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 493 reads 16 comments

  21. WWE Superstars: A Not-So-Surprising Disappointment

    On Thursday night, WWE debuted its fourth and newest weekly series, WWE Superstars. Many writers here on B/R and across the Internet saw promise in this new show, believing its purpose was to provide 60 minutes of "storyline free wrestling...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 392 reads 18 comments

  22. DVD Review: Jeff Jarrett, King of the Mountain Collection

    "Jeff Jarrett: King of the Mountain" Documentary: 4/5 Match Selection: 4.5/5 Organization: 3.5/5 Appeal: 5/5 Overall: 4...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 1,329 reads 3 comments

  23. TNA True Impact No. 2: Will Lockdown Be A Letdown?

    Since last Sunday, the Internet Wrestling Community, including our home right here at B/R, has been abuzz with chatter and opinions about the letdown that was WWE's Wrestlemania XXV. Aside from the Shawn Michaels vs...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 299 reads 15 comments

  24. TNA Knockouts Korner No. 3: Changing The Face of The Beautiful People

    After a month's absence, I have returned to Bleacher Report and am hoping to be here on a much more regular basis. Now, enough of that intro, let's get back to the exploration of the hottest topics, issues in TNA Wrestling today...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 1,542 reads 6 comments

  25. TNA True Impact No.1: No Need for a New Midcard Championship

    True Impact Edition No. 1 By Adam Testa Welcome to "True Impact," an exploration all of things TNA. While issues relating to the X-Division and the Knockouts may be included in this column ...

    Adam Testa Written by Adam Testa about over 5 years ago 64 reads 2 comments