TNA issued the following press release this afternoon:
Nashville, TN (June 30, 2005) – TNA Entertainment, LLC announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Navarre Corporation to distribute Total Nonstop Action Wrestling’s entire catalog of home videos in the United States and Canada.
“We are very excited about the potential of this partnership with Navarre,” said Dixie Carter, President TNA Entertainment. “Their ability to showcase our product to major retailers around North America will bolster the growth of TNA Wrestling and expose our brand of professional wrestling to a wider audience.”
Navarre Corporation distributes a broad range of PC software, video games and accessories, DVD Video and music. Navarre’s Entertainment Media group exclusively distributes independent music covering all musical genres.
Bob Freese, VP/GM Navarre Entertainment Media stated, “We are looking forward to working with TNA Entertainment to bring their great line-up of titles to our customers. The product offers us a variety of promotional opportunities with our chain, independent and e-tail accounts.”
Among the titles that will be distributed by Navarre are the popular line of TNA Wrestling pay-per-view events such as “Victory Road”, “Turning Point” & “Lockdown.” Also available will be TNA superstar videos, including soon to be released titles such as “Enigma: The Best of Jeff Hardy” and “The Best of AJ Styles Volume 2.”
TNA Wrestling is the new wrestling alternative, focusing on delivering quality, high-flying, athletic-based professional wrestling. TNA utilizes the ground breaking Six Sided Ring and has been critically acclaimed for its innovative wrestling creations such as the X-Division, Ultimate X match, Six Sides of Steel and King of the Mountain match, among others. TNA Wrestling programs are seen in over 118 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.tnawrestling.com
Navarre Corporation (NASDAQ: NAVR) is a leading publisher and distributor of home entertainment PC software, video games and accessories, DVD Video and music. The company's customers include a wide spectrum of national and regional retailers. The customer base includes mass merchants, specialty stores, wholesales, e-tailers, national and regional one-stops. The company operates a business-to-business website, www.navarre.com, which provides product fulfillment to both traditional and e-commerce retailers.