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Details On TNA Lockdown – Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair and Rob Van Dam Advertised

TNA Wrestling issued the following press release regarding the Lockdown pay-per-view taking place on April 15, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee at Nashville Municipal Auditorium. Advertised talent includes Hulk Hogan, Sting, Ric Flair, Rob Van Dam, Bobby Roode, Jeff Hardy, James Storm and AJ Styles. Tickets for the event go on sale on Friday via Ticketmaster.

“Lockdown” in April is coming to Nashville: Tickets On Sale Friday

Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling has announced Nashville will be home for “Lockdown 2012” presented by Direct Auto Insurance. The annual live, all steel cage pay-per-view extravaganza is scheduled for Sunday night, April 15, at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium. This will be TNA Wrestling’s first televised event from Nashville since 2007. Tickets for “Lockdown 2012” start at $15 and go on sale Friday, January 27 at all Ticketmaster outlets or

“Lockdown 2012” is promised to be the most brutal pay-per-view event of the year featuring every match contested inside a 15-foot reinforced steel cage, making it the only all-steel cage pay-per-view event in professional wrestling. The TNA World Heavyweight Championship will be on the line and two teams will compete in a “Lethal Lockdown” match for an unforgettable night of action. TNA Wrestling began in Nashville in the summer of 2002 and this June marks the tenth year anniversary. Fans can celebrate 10 years of body-slams with TNA’s weekly flagship show, IMPACT WRESTLING airing every Thursday night on Spike.

The reigning TNA World Heavyweight Champion, Bobby Roode, leads the invasion of IMPACT WRESTLING stars including Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair along with Tennessee native “Cowboy” James Storm, Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle, “The Charismatic Enigma” Jeff Hardy, “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles, Rob Van Dam, the lovely and lethal Knockouts and more.

“TNA Entertainment couldn’t be more pleased to announce one of our most exciting events of the year “Lockdown” will be live from Nashville on April 15th. To be able to offer the fans of our hometown such a powerful night of explosive action is thrilling,” said TNA President Dixie Carter. “We are going to celebrate 10 years in Nashville with one of our biggest pay-per-view events to date.”

“As the presenting sponsor for ‘Lockdown 2012,’ we’re thrilled about the return of TNA to the Nashville market,” stated Direct Auto Insurance Senior Vice President of Marketing Peter Tahinos. “Our corporate headquarters is located here in Nashville as are many long standing Direct Auto customers who are also loyal wrestling fans.”

Tickets for “TNA Lockdown 2012” go on sale Friday, January 27 at 10am, at all TicketMaster locations,, the Nashville Municipal Auditorium box office or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000

“TNA Lockdown Fan InterAction” will be taking place on Saturday, April 14th with details to be announced soon. “Fan InterAction” is a popular fan friendly event giving fans a chance to meet many of the stars of TNA IMPACT WRESTING.

TNA will also be offering a limited number of travel packages that will include lodging and tickets to Lockdown. Full details of the travel package offers are available at

  • Nicholas

    Don’t matter nobody will be watching it anyway. I mean it use to be about about 15 years ago you see Hogan and Flair you turn in a heartbeat but now nobody cares. When ever these old guys show up everything in TNA ratings and veiwership goes down. Oh I don’t mind Flair so much showing up he has been great for the young guys and sometimes acts like he care for all the young wrestlers just as long as he stay out of the ring. It is just sas to watch that is all I am saying. Hogan well this guy to me is somebody who still thinks he is bigger then the buisness he only comes around to boast his ego. Don’t really care about putting anybody over but himself. I just don’t care for Hogan and use to be one of us biggest fan. But his ego just so bad I don’t care what he does anymore.

  • venom

    This event will be good if Flair and Hogan don’t wrestle. I think this will end the Roode and Hardy feud.

  • Jason

    Fuck yeah, TNA is the best thing going today.

  • StocktonJoe

    Yeah, but the TNA PPVs are not brutal in a “good way.”

  • Ender011

    ” “Lockdown 2012” is promised to be the most brutal pay-per-view event of the year ”

    Every TNA PPV is brutal

  • StocktonJoe

    If geriatric double-J comes back, it will be a spoiler. It’ll spoil the whole PPV. The difference between Jeff Jarrett and Hogan and Flair is that Jarrett was never a “once-was.” Jarrett was a mid-carder with delusions of grandeur who is a “star” because his daddy bought him a wrestling promotion.

  • i cant wait for the event and spoiler alert i think jeff jarrett will be coming back

  • StocktonJoe

    The only “explosive” anything Hogan and Flair will bring to this is if they both have a couple of “double-bean” burritos half an hour before the event. They were in their prime 30 years ago. They were past their prime 20 years ago. They were “once were-s” 10 years ago (especially Hogan). Now they’re just pathetic.

  • Tombstonepildriver

    Keep Flair and Hogan off and this could make for a hell of a wrestling show. But with Flair and Hogan it becomes the battle of the Geritol brothers. or should I say Brotha’s.