Atlanta, Georgia, (August 2, 2007) â<80>” Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling is returning wrestling â<80><9c>Gloryâ<80> to Atlanta. In what promises to be the most talked about pro wrestling event of 2007 and the biggest night in the companyâ<80><99>s history, TNA Wrestling announced that â<80><9c>Bound For Glory 2007â<80> will be held live at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Atlanta on October 14, airing exclusively on pay-per-view.
â<80><9c>The city of Atlanta and the state of Georgia have been a part of so many wonderful moments in wrestling history, and now weâ<80><99>re thrilled to bring what can only be described as an unbelievable night unlike anything ever seen to the loyal wrestling fans of Atlanta,â<80> TNA President Dixie Carter said.
â<80><9c>Bound For Gloryâ<80> will return former Olympic Gold Medalist and current TNA World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle to the site of his greatest amateur wrestling achievement. Angle, the self-professed â<80><9c>greatest wrestler alive,â<80> won gold at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta before winning every major professional wrestling title in the industry, including the TNA World Heavyweight Championship in 2007. In addition, â<80><9c>Bound For Gloryâ<80> will return â<80><9c>The Iconâ<80> Sting to his former home city of Atlanta, a town home to more TNA superstars than any other in the country.
TNA officials have also confirmed an all-access chance to meet the stars of TNA at â<80><9c>TNA Bound For Glory Fan Interactionâ<80> on October 13, which will put the stars of TNA up close and personal with the fans for a once in a lifetime experience.
Tickets for â<80><9c>Bound For Gloryâ<80> will go on sale Saturday, September 8, at the Gwinnett Center Box Office (6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Duluth, GA 30097), all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling (404) 249-6400 or (800) 326-4000. Several TNA stars will be in Atlanta for the on-sale event.