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December 20, 2023
TNA Wrestling is returning to the action figure market through a long-term contract with PowerTown Wrestling to produce collectible TNA action figures and accessories.
Presale orders for series one will begin in March, and the figures will be shipped in August 2024. PowerTown launched in 2022 with its Series 1 Ultra collection, featuring six pro wrestling personalities: Verne Gagne, Lou Thesz, Stan Hansen, Bruiser Brody, Magnum TA and Kerry Von Erich. Each seven-inch scale Ultra figure is highlighted with personalized accessories, ring-wear and championship belts. PowerTown Wrestling recently announced its new Ultra series two lineup. Series 2 of the TNA Wrestling action figures from PowerTown will ship in December 2024. More information on who will be included in each series will be released in the coming weeks.
“We are happy to get into the ring with TNA Wrestling, as we bring two recognizable brands in the wrestling industry together for the first time,” says Steve Rosenthal, co-founder, managing partner, Relativity Worldwide, parent company of PowerTown. “This partnership will allow us to leverage our expertise in developing high-quality action figures and accessories to bring to market a line of products that will be equally exciting for wrestling fans worldwide.”
“TNA fans have been asking when the next TNA Action Figures will be released,” says Scott D’Amore, president, TNA Wrestling. “Finally, we have the answer: 2024 – and we’re very confident that fans worldwide will be thrilled with these new TNA Action Figures from PowerTown Wrestling. PowerTown delivers high-quality collectibles, and we are very excited to work with the entire team there.”
The TNA Wrestling Action Figures from PowerTown will be Ultra figures, like the popular Ultra Series 1 figures from PowerTown, which are sold out. The Ultra figures are 7-inch scale, sculpted for their real-life height in scale with other wrestlers. The figures have 30 modes of articulation – the head rotates and nods, arms rotate and move forward and back, biceps rotate and much more. Other features of Ultra figures include moveable elbows, rotating wrists and torso and bending ankles.
Rosenthal created the wrestling action figure craze of the 1980s while serving in a senior management role at Remco Toys as part of a licensing partnership with AWA All-Star Wrestling. He re-entered the business in 2022 through a partnership with Gagne and Magnum TA and has since launched a series of action figures featuring legends of the sport’s past.
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