TNA OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES JAKKS PACIFIC LINE

New TNA Jakks Pacific Action Figures

New TNA Jakks Pacific Action Figures

TNA held a press conference and signing event this afternoon to officially launch their action figure line with Jakks Pacific.

Jeff Jarrett

Jeff Jarrett

Jeremy Borash and Don West presided over the launch, introducing all six of the talents who comprise the initial series – Sting, Suicide, AJ Styles, Samoa Joe, Kurt Angle and Jeff Jarrett. Each talent was brought out one at a time and unveiled their figure, giving comments about the action figure line. Sting joked that when he grows up, he wants to look like his figure. Jeff Jarrett noted that when he and Sting broke into the business, the sign that you made it was your first championship, but now that sign is when Jakks Pacific creates an action figure for you. AJ Styles joked that his figure was a collector’s item, since it shows the beard he no longer sports. Samoa Joe said he might not have the prettiest action figure, but was sure his could beat AJ’s figure up.

TNA President Dixie Carter was then introduced and talked about how happy the

Suicide

Suicide

company was to work with Jakks Pacific. She said that when Jakks came to them about working together, she knew it meant it would keep TNA out of the toy marketplace for some time, but all good things are worth waiting for. She thanked everyone for their support of the company and told them the best was yet to come.

AJ Styles

AJ Styles

After the launch ceremony, each of the talents made their way to tables where they signed limited edition versions of the TNA action figure line. The talents were each given their #1 numbered figure to keep while fans each received a complete set with the same number. It was a pretty professionally run deal that went smoothly.

Highlights of the conference and signing will be edited into a video package that will air on next weeks TNA iMPACT! look out for it.

Samoa Joe

Samoa Joe

Pictures courtesy of Mike Johnson at PWInsider

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About Ray Mullan
Ray Mullan is a longtime wrestling fan and Owner/Editor of TNA UK . Also a contributing writer to a number of other online wrestling media including 1Wrestling.com, Wrestle Zone UK & Lords of Pain.

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