Sting defeats Hogan in singles competition at TNA Bound for Glory on pay-per-view to give control of the company back to Carter. Sting picks up the submission victory by applying a “Scorpion Death Lock” at nine minutes and forty-five seconds.
Carter speaks to Sports Illustrated about budget cuts and Hulk Hogan in TNA.
I think Hulk has been worth it. He’s opened a lot of doors for us. When you’re about to lose a deal in an international territory and one phone call from Hulk Hogan makes a man who doesn’t even speak your language melt and you get your deal back, that carries a lot of weight. There’s not another guy out there who could do that.
Carter speaks to Tennessean.com about the rumors of her selling TNA to Billy Corgan and the company being up for sale.
Since we have been in business going on 12 years now, this has been an ongoing (speculation). Oh, we’re going out of business. We’re not going to make it. Ever since we started, people were taking odds on how long we would last.
TNA announces the recognition and acceptance of Jarrett’s resignation. TNA owner, Dixie Carter comments.
On behalf of TNA, we would like to thank Jeff for his contributions to the Company. We wish him the very best and look forward to his continued participation as an investor in TNA Wrestling.
Carter appears on Ring Rust Radio to discus current events in TNA, during the dicsussion she comments on the SpikeTV negotiations for the IMPACT program.
Every two years I go through this. This is just the first public negotiation I’ve ever had. I think social media has really changed this kind of thing. I’m used to every two years negotiating with Spike and negotiating with other networks. This time is absolutely not any different. We’re still talking with them, but there are other people, thank God, that are interested in our product. I want to grow this brand; I want to grow it domestically. I want us to be able to start having the kind of success domestically that we’re having internationally. I’m not going to stop and none of us are going to stop until we get there. I’m real excited to see and I think we’ll know sooner than later what’s going to happen.
TNA announces that IMPACT will now air on Wednesday nights at 8 p.m.This move is largely due to direct competition with the NFL. Dixie Carter:
Moving Impact Wrestling to Wednesday nights gives existing fans and new viewers an opportunity to both enjoy wrestling and live sports even more throughout the week.
Carter talks to Grantland.com about her failed negotiations with AJ Styles.
I hate that we lost AJ. Are you listening? I hate it. I felt like we gave him a great offer. I really did. I felt like we gave him a great offer and I think he made a mistake.
TNA wrestling announces it’s first official round of television tapings for new home, Destination America, will take place January 7th, 8th and 9th at the Manhattan Center in New York. Carter comments:
With the explosive sold-out crowds in New York City this past summer, returning to the Manhattan Center for three huge events as IMPACT WRESTLING debuts on Destination America was an easy decision
TNA issues a press release on the final airings of IMPACT on Spike TV. The final three episodes will not be live events but compilation episodes featuring the best matches of TNA history. Carter comments:
For the past 9 years, TNA and Spike have partnered to deliver the best professional wrestling in the world to our fans week in and week out. Before the move to our new home on Destination America in January, we wanted the final four episodes on Spike to celebrate the best moments for this incredible year of IMPACT and the greatest moments in TNA’s history.
Carter talks to the Huffington Post about TNA’s new television deal and goals for 2015.
My big focus for 2015 is to further distinguish our product from anybody else’s out there. What can we do better and what have we been doing great that we can take to another level. We’re going to be announcing in the coming weeks some realty exciting changes to our show and that’s a big part – trying to make our brand much more distinctive than not just WWE but other wrestling companies around the world.
Carter takes to Twitter to unveil TNA’s new logo for Impact Wrestling’s Destination America television debut.
Carter takes to Twitter to announce TNA will air a new television program on their TV home home at Destination America. The program is titled TNA Unlocked and will air on Saturday, January 17th of 2015.
— Dixie Carter (@TNADixie) December 13, 2014