Update on TNA Bringing Impact Wrestling to New York, WWE Sold New CM Punk Merch in New Orleans; Will Punk Be Compensated?

Mike Killam

Official: TNA Coming to New York

ethan carter IIIAccording to PWInsider.com, TNA has worked up a deal to bring Impact Wrestling to the Grand Ballroom inside New York's Manhattan Center. Expect an announcement tonight on Impact TV, with the official dates – expected to be in late June – being announced soon. 

Currently TNA has plans to tape Impact Wrestling in Orlando on May 7-9th, which will take the company through the June 15th TNA Slammiversary pay-per-view in Dallas-Forth Worth. 

New CM Punk Merch

WWE was selling brand new CM Punk merchandise over WrestleMania XXX weekend in New Orleans, LA, according to Bryan Alvarez of Wrestling Observer Radio. However, with Punk recently walking out on the company following the 2014 WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view, it is unknown whether or not WWE has any plans to compensate Punk for these sales. WWE Hall of Fame "Stone Cold" Steve Austin has noted that he was not compensated for merch sales when he "took his ball and went home", as the old saying goes. 

Most of CM Punk's officially liscened WWE gear is on cleareance right now on WWE.com. 

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