Impact Hall of Fame

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Impact Hall of Fame
Impact Wrestling HOF.jpg
Impact HOF logo used since 2017
EstablishedMay 31, 2012
FounderImpact Wrestling
Inductees6 individuals
1 group (2 members)
(8 total inductees)

The Impact Hall of Fame is a hall of fame that honors professional wrestlers and wrestling personalities, established and maintained by the U.S.-based national wrestling promotion Impact Wrestling. Introduced as the TNA Hall of Fame in 2012, it became known as the Impact Hall of Fame in 2017 after Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) rebranded as Impact Wrestling. Inductees are usually announced at either Slammiversary or on Impact! and the ceremony takes place prior to Bound for Glory, with a speech being delivered at Bound for Glory. However, in 2015, two were inducted into the Hall of Fame: Jeff Jarrett, who did not have a ceremony due to his actions with the company leading to a Lethal Lockdown match to depose him and his shares, while Earl Hebner was inducted at a live event.

It was officially established on the May 31, 2012 episode of then-TNA's flagship Impact Wrestling television program. As explained by TNA president Dixie Carter in the official press release, the Hall of Fame was created as part of the celebration of TNA's 10th anniversary, and as a way to honor those who contributed to TNA's history.

As of 2019, there have been eight wrestlers inducted in total – 6 individually and one group induction. There has also been one referee induction.[1][2][3][4][5]

Ceremony dates and locations[edit]

Date Location Venue Associated event
October 13, 2012 Phoenix, Arizona Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort[6] Bound for Glory
October 19, 2013 San Diego, California San Diego Marriott Mission Valley[7] Bound for Glory[8]
October 11, 2014 Tokyo, Japan Korakuen Hall Bound for Glory[9]
June 27, 2015 Orlando, Florida Universal Studios Impact Wrestling[10]
October 3, 2015 Salem, Virginia Salem Civic Center Road to Bound for Glory Tour[11]
October 2, 2016 Orlando, Florida Universal Studios Bound for Glory
October 13, 2018 Manhattan, New York McHale's Pub Bound for Glory[12]



Year Ring name
(Birth name)
Accolades recognized by Impact Wrestling
2012 TNA Sting.jpg Sting
(Steve Borden)
One-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, four-time TNA World Heavyweight Champion and one-time TNA World Tag Team Champion
2013 Kurt Angle TNA.jpg Kurt Angle One-time IWGP Heavyweight Champion, six-time TNA World Heavyweight Champion, one-time TNA X Division Champion, two-time TNA World Tag Team Champion and two-time King of the Mountain winner (2007, 2009)
2015 Jeff jarrett nwa1.jpg Jeff Jarrett Co-founder of TNA, one-time AAA World Heavyweight Champion, six-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, one-time TNA King of the Mountain Champion and three-time King of the Mountain winner (2004, 2006, 2015)
2015 Earl Hebner 2017.jpg Earl Hebner TNA's senior referee from 2006–2017
2016 Gail Kim TNA Knockouts Champion-2.jpg Gail Kim Inaugural and seven-time TNA Knockouts Champion, one-time TNA Knockouts Tag Team Champion and one-time Queen of the Knockouts winner (2013)
2018 AbyssTVChamp1.JPG Abyss
(Christopher Parks)
One-time NWA World Heavyweight Champion, two-time TNA Television Champion, one-time TNA X Division Champion, two-time TNA World Tag Team Champion, one-time NWA World Tag Team Champion and one-time Fight for the Right Tournament winner (2006)[12]

Group inductions[edit]

Year Group Accolades recognized by Impact Wrestling
2014 Team3D.jpg Team 3D One-time NWA World Tag Team Champions, two-time TNA World Tag Team Champions, two-time IWGP Tag Team Champions and recognized by Impact Wrestling as 23-time World Tag Team Champions overall
Bully Ray (Mark LoMonaco) – two-time TNA World Heavyweight Champion
Devon (Devon Hughes) – two-time TNA Television Champion


  1. ^ Caldwell, James (2012-05-31). "Caldwell's TNA Impact Wrestling results 5/31: Ongoing "virtual-time" coverage of live Impact in new timeslot - Roode vs. Sting". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2012-05-31.
  2. ^ Caldwell, James (2012-06-01). "TNA official Hall of Fame announcement". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2012-06-01.
  3. ^ Caldwell, James (2012-06-10). "Caldwell's TNA Slammiversary PPV results 6/10: Ongoing "virtual time" coverage of live PPV - Roode vs. Sting headlines 10th Anniv. PPV". Pro Wrestling Torch. Retrieved 2012-06-10.
  4. ^ Powell, Jason (June 5, 2017). "Impact Wrestling's latest Hall of Fame inductee revealed". Retrieved June 6, 2017.
  5. ^ Impact HOF - Impact
  6. ^ "TNA Inaugural Hall of Fame Induction Celebration". Total Nonstop Action. 2012-07-20. Archived from the original on 2012-07-25. Retrieved 2012-07-20.
  7. ^ "TNA Hall of Fame Location". TNA Wrestling News. 2013-06-14. Retrieved 2013-06-14.
  8. ^ "2013 TNA Hall Of Fame Inductee: Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle". Archived from the original on 2015-07-16.
  9. ^ BFG '14 in Tokyo - Impact
  10. ^ "Dixie Carter and Mike Tenay Induct Jeff Jarret into the TNA Hall of Fame".
  11. ^ "Earl Hebner Makes History With TNA Wrestling Hall of Fame Induction". Archived from the original on 2015-11-26.
  12. ^ a b Powell, Jason (October 13, 2018). "Impact Wrestling Hall of Fame ceremony for Abyss streaming online". Pro Wrestling Dot Net. Retrieved October 15, 2018.

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