Anthony Cicione Named New TNA Wrestling President

Scott D’Amore Fired From TNA Wrestling, Anthony Cicione Named New President

TNA Wrestling has announced that Anthony Cicione is the new president of the organization, and has also announced the termination of Scott D’Amore’s contract.

Scott D’Amore started his second journey with TNA in 2017, thanks to Jeff Jarrett who re-introduced him into the fold as Vice President of International Relations. By the close of that year, D’Amore, together with Don Callis, stepped into the executive vice president roles. March 2023 saw D’Amore’s promotion to President of Impact Wrestling.

Anthony Cicione is now at the helm of TNA Wrestling’s daily operations, marking a significant chapter in his 16-year tenure at Anthem. His role is extensive, covering the oversight of operations and financial outcomes for the Entertainment Group. This includes AXS TV, HDNET MOVIES, Game TV, Game+, Fight Network, and Anthem Media Services. Cicione is tasked with managing broadcast and IT support across all Anthem’s ventures.

From TNA: Anthony Cicione Named President of TNA Wrestling

Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc., a global multi-platform media company, announced today the appointment of Anthony Cicione as the President of TNA Wrestling.

The move aims to further integrate TNA Wrestling into Anthem’s Entertainment Group, of which Cicione is the President, leveraging the entire Company’s resources to add more value in areas including production, distribution, marketing, viewership, customer acquisition, digital revenue streams, ad sales and sponsorships, digital tech operations, and more.

Cicione replaces Scott D’Amore, whose contract with Anthem has been terminated. D’Amore has been a part of TNA since 2003. He held many key leadership positions and played a vital role in the growth of the company leading to its strong industry reputation today, including the successful return of the TNA Wrestling brand in 2024. Anthem thanks him for the commitment he brought to the business, the talent, and the people who work outside the ring.

In addition to these duties as President of Entertainment, Cicione will now manage the day-to-day business operations for TNA Wrestling. He brings more than 30 years of executive-level management experience to the organization. Cicione has been with Anthem for the last 16 years, managing technical operations and multiple cable and digital channels. Prior to his time with Anthem, Cicione was a producer of sports content including catapulting The Score to success by bringing WWE to the channel.

About Anthem Sports & Entertainment, Inc.

Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc. is a global multi-platform media company with offices and studios in Toronto, Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, New York, Kansas City, and Cleveland. Anthem’s portfolio includes AXS TV, a leading music, entertainment and sports television channel and digital media company; global film distribution company Gravitas Ventures; Fight Network, the world’s premier combat sports channel with broadcast distribution across 10+ countries and available globally through multiple OTT platforms; TNA Wrestling, one of the world’s leading wrestling organizations; Invicta Fighting Championships, the world’s premier all-women mixed martial arts promotion; Game+, the leader in sports wagering, Esports and gaming content; GameTV, the home of game shows and competition-based reality series; and HDNet Movies, which features theatrically released films and documentaries. For more information, visit www.anthemse.com.

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