Backstage News & Notes From iMPACT!, & More


The new gimmick match TNA will be announcing tonight during their "This is TNA!" special on SpikeTV will be a new take on their Ultimate X match where (as you can see from the photo above, which was taken at the TNA tapings in Orlando tonight), scaffolding has replaced the wires for the Ultimate X. The name for the bout may be "Elevation X".

Norman Smiley, NWA Anarchy regular Sal Rinauro, Ricky Vega (formerly Machete in LAX), Deep South Wrestling's Francisco Ciatso and Joey Machete are all backstage at the Impact tapings.

Tickets go on sale this Friday for the 4/15 Lockdown PPV at the Family Arena in St. Louis, Missouri. NWA champion Christian Cage, Christy Hemme, and Eric Young will be doing a appearance at the Family Arena signing to coincide with the on-sale.