TNA reborn and Matt Hardy hinting at WWE return?

TNA is now known only as IMPACT and it is likely that with Dixie Carter and her regime finally gone that Jeff Jarrett and his crew wanted a fresh start with fresh faces. That isn’t quite what happened because Alberto El Patron aka Alberto Del Rio is the new champion defeating Bobby Lashley for it. … Read more

Fight Network issues statement on TNA wrestling

The Fight Network’s parent company Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corporation owns a stake in the financially failing TNA wrestling organization. A lot of drama involving law suits, the wrestling promotion’s future, and the ownership of the company have been out there on dirt sheet sites recently. Today a statement was issued on The Fight Network … Read more

Long time TNA Star gone from company

  WTF TNA? WTF are you thinking Dixie Carter? One of the greatest wrestlers to never sign with WWE is gone from TNA. Christopher Daniels tweeted the following last night: I became a free agent & a published comic book writer on the same day! http://t.co/X5y9tUV0pu — Christopher Daniels (@facdaniels) April 23, 2014 Daniels is … Read more

TNA Spoilers for Tonight’s Impact

Here are the spoilers for TNA’s Impact show that airs on SpikeTV. Source: PWInsider *Magnus cut a promo saying he never really lost the TNA title. He blames Abyss and fires him. Abyss declares he is going to destroy Magnus and Magnus says he can’t, because he was under contract to him and not TNA. … Read more

Ryo Chonan defeats Jutaro Nakao in “DEEP – 43 Impact” main event – Full Results

Photo by: Sportsnavi - Ryo Chonan helps up Jutaro Nakao after destroying his leg (notice bruising) at "DEEP - 43 Impact."
Photo: Sportsnavi - Ryo Chonan helps up Jutaro Nakao after destroying his leg (notice bruising) at DEEP - 43 Impact.

On Sun., Aug. 23, 2009, Ryo Chonan made his homecoming to the Japanese DEEP organization by taking on Jutaro Nakao in the main event at “DEEP – 43 Impact” at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. In the first round, Chonan picked Nakao apart with powerful leg kicks. In rounds two and three, Chonan took Nakao to the canvas and used ground and pound attacks to grind out a unanimous decision. It was a sweet victory for Chonan who was released by the UFC following a loss to T.J. Grant back in April.

There were two titles on the line at “DEEP – 43 Impact.” Takafumi Otsuka upset the champ Dokonjonosuke Mishima by unanimous decision to take home the featherweight title, and in his first bantamweight title defense Masakau Imanari defeated Tomohiko Hori also by unanimous decision.

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Ryo Chonan vs. Jutaro Nakao headlines “DEEP – 43 Impact” on Aug. 23

“DEEP – 43 Impact” takes place Sun., Aug. 23 at Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. In addition to two title fights on the card, Ryo Chonan (15-10) will have a Japan homecoming as he gets back to action in his first bout since being released from the UFC earlier this year.

Chonan went 1-3 in the UFC after arriving in 2007. All his bouts within the UFC went to decision, with losses to Karo Parisyan, Brad Blackburn, and most recently to T.J. Grant at UFC 97. He did defeat Roan Carneiro at UFC 88 via split decision.

Chonan will be taking on the very tough Jutaro Nakao (22-14-4) in the main event. Nakao is a 13-year veteran who defeated Tony DeSouza at UFC 33 via second round knockout. He then went the distance with Sean Sherk at UFC 36, losing a unanimous decision.

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MMA from Japan – DEEP 38: Impact results

DEEP 38 took place on October 23 in Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan.  The fight results are as follows: Katsuyori Shibata fought Yasuhito Namekawa to a Draw Ryuta Sakurai defeats Sojiro Orui via Split Decision Yusuke Kawaguchi defeats Seiryu Seiryu via Majority Decision Satoko Shinashi defeats Yukiko Seki via Submission (armbar) in Rd. 1 Riki Fukuda defeats Jason Jones via … Read more

Deep 38: Impact set for Oct. 23 in Tokyo

Deep 38: Impact is set to take place on Thursday October 23 in Tokyo, Japan at Korakuen-Hall. The main event will feature Katsuyori Shibata taking on Yasuhito Namekawa. Shibata desperately needs a win and will have his hands full against the very experienced Namekawa who is on a four fight win streak and has not … Read more