According to the Wrestling Observer, as another means to lower costs, TNA has cut ties with developmental promotion Ohio Valley Wrestling. TNA has been using OVW as a training and farming facility for several years, and the status of many of their stars – D'Angelo Dinero, the Blossom Twins, Jay Bradley, Rockstar Spud – is unknown at this time.
Impact Returns to Orlando
TNA has officially confirmed their return to Universal Studios in Orlando, FL. The company will return "home" on November 21st for a Turning Point television special, broadcast live from Soundstage 19. The studio has been the home of Sun Sports and Fox Sports Florida, and is slightly smaller than the Impact Zone (Soundstage 21) at 16,500 square feet, compared to 22,000 square feet. Soundstage 19 was originally one of Nickelodeon's production areas in the '90s, taping shows including Double Dare, All That, Kenan & Kel and many more.