— Although TNA’s weekly iMPACT! Wrestling show was
not renewed by Spike TV, the show was not cancelled, meaning they still have the
rest of the existing contract with the remaining dates still on the
At this point, TNA is still scheduled to run another
set of Impact Wrestling tapings in New York City from August 5th – August
The company announced recently that former ECW
Original Tajiri will be part of their NYC tapings in August. TNA wrote the
following on their official website.
“ImpactWrestling.com has just learned
that the Japanese Buzzsaw, Tajiri, is coming to New York City for the upcoming
IMPACT tapings at the Manhattan Center from August 5-7. The thrilling Japanese
star made a name for himself wrestling in ECW and currently works for Wrestle-1
Just weeks ago, Rockstar Spud and EC3 travelled
to Japan and faced off with Tajiri, falling victim to his signature green mist.
At this time, we are searching for details on Tajiri’s involvement at the
upcoming #TNANYC shows, but if we had to guess, we’re predicting that someone
will be eating a Buzzsaw Kick!”
— TNA and Dixie Carter have yet to officially
comment on the news that iMPACT! Wrestling is not being renewed by Spike TV,
however Sunday afternoon, when Dixie likely knew about the news, she did post
this Impact-related tweet. When she or the company comment on the subject, we
will post an update.
Thanks to everyone for all the amazing feedback on #ImpactOnSpike.
I’m trying to respond directly, if I miss you… THX
— Dixie Carter (@TNADixie) July 27,