The Globe Theatre Closing Down Permanently
Iconic wrestling venue The Globe Theatre in Los Angeles, California is closing its doors for good.
The announcement was first made by Prestige Wrestling on Twitter on Tuesday who stated that they were recently informed that The Globe Theatre has shut down for good immediately. It was also announced that they are currently seeking a new venue for their upcoming co-promoted Combat Princess USA event with Tokyo Joshi Pro Wrestling.
Prestige Wrestling promoter William Quintana stated on Twitter that they had only found out about the news a few hours prior to their announcement and deposits and contracts had already been made for their upcoming event.
We found out about this hours ago via email. Deposits and contracts have been in. Nothing we can do about the venue closing.— William Quintana (@WillQuintanaNW) November 15, 2023
We have reliable team of people working on confirming a new venue!
Announcements dropping ASAP. https://t.co/MKWsB30MJh
Prior to shutting down, The Globe Theatre had been running events since 1913 and was notable in wrestling history for being the home for Pro Wrestling Guerilla since 2018 and an iconic venue for indies wrestling events in California.
Mayu Iwatani Suffered Dislocated Pinky Injury
Stardom announced on Twitter that current IWGP Women’s Champion Mayu Iwatani recently suffered a dislocated pinky injury.
It was also announced that due to her injury, they have pulled her from their upcoming Gold Rush event on November 18th in Osaka, Japan.
It was also announced that Waka Tsukiyama is also taking some time off to recover from a lumber hernia injury.
Mayu Iwatani dislocated her pinky finger and withdraws from the November 18 Gold Rush PPV from Osaka.— We Are Stardom (@we_are_stardom) November 14, 2023
Waka Tsukiyama is also taking time off due to a lumbar hernia.
TNA Wrestling Announces Return to Orlando for TV Tapings in January of 2024
TNA Wrestling announced (via Impact Wrestling) that they will be returning to Orlando, Florida for a new set of Impact! television tapings on January 19-20, 2024 at the Osceola Heritage Park.
It was also announced that tickets for this upcoming set of tapings will officially go on sale starting on November 18th.
New-look TNA Wrestling Brings Back-to-back Nights of Action-Packed Pro Wrestling To Orlando, Florida
Championship Matches Will Be Held In Orlando, January 19-20, 2024
Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling is back and better than ever, and set for a return to Orlando, Florida, for two nights of high-energy pro wrestling on Friday and Saturday, January 19-20, 2024 – both nights originating from Osceola Heritage Park.
TNA Wrestling Presents iMPACT! as television trucks will be in Orlando to capture all of the in-ring action for upcoming episodes of the company’s flagship weekly TV show that airs at 8 p.m. EST every Thursday night (AXS TV in the U.S., Fight Network in Canada and Impact Insiders on YouTube.)
TNA Wrestling has a long, rich history in the City of Orlando, as Universal Studios was the company’s home from 2004 to 2018. TNA Wrestling held multi-day shows at the Osceola Heritage Park in January 2023 and May 2022.
All of the IMPACT stars will be in Orlando for the January 19-20, 2024 shows, which will feature the fallout from the HARD TO KILL and SNAKE EYES shows, which will be held January 13-14, 2024, in Las Vegas. All of the TNA stars will be in Orlando, including Alex Shelley, Moose, Josh Alexander, Eddie Edwards, Chris Sabin, Tommy Dreamer, and such electrifying tag teams as ABC and The Rascalz, among others. Of course, the lovely yet lethal Knockouts will be well represented in Orlando, with appearances by Trinity, Jordynne Grace, Courtney Rush, Jessicka, Gisele Shaw, and many others.