There are rumors that Sami Zayn could be returning a little sooner than expected. WWE has been advertising his appearance on the upcoming tour of England. Generally, the company does not do that unless the performer is going to be there. Zayn has proven to be quite a draw overseas, so there is a chance that he could just be making an appearance and not actually wrestling for NXT.
November 24, 2015
A promoter in Canada is accusing Brodus Clay of stealing his money. Danny Warren has been telling people that Clay took a $250 deposit to work a show. Warren then claims that Clay canceled at the very last minute on him. Warren called TNA to tell them of the situation. In response, Clay noted that he canceled weeks in advance. Plus, he initially refused to return the money because Warren was still advertising his appearance.
October 26, 2015
Earlier in the month, WWE fans were excited to hear that Steve Austin was going to be showing up on an episode of Monday Night Raw. Even though management has been advertising his appearance, the former world heavyweight champion revealed on social media that he is not scheduled to be on television. He is only attending the event to film his podcast interview with Brock Lesnar.
October 13, 2015
While nothing has been officially set in stone just yet, WWE seems very confident that Dwayne Johnson will be around at the next Wrestlemania. They are so confident that they are featuring him the most in their early advertising and marketing of the pay per view. Nikki Bella is featured as well, but that is mainly for the sex appeal that she brings with her.
August 6, 2015
While many people might not even notice it, Rey Mysterio will bringing back the "Jr" part to his in ring name. The reason for that is because he wants to avoid getting into a legal issue with WWE, who reportedly still own the rights to the moniker. Konnan has been functioning as his business manager, and he has been informing promoters to use the modified name in their advertising material to avoid causing any headaches.
March 12, 2015
John Gaburick has been a busy fellow this week. In addition to locking down Angelina Love to a contract, the TNA executive has also secured the use of Matt Hardy for at least another year. The company likes having Hardy around because his name value is still strong after years of being one of the more popular and profitable performers for WWE. Having him around also helps the front office secure television and advertising deals.
March 11, 2015
Those that watched Monday Night Raw this week, saw some interesting commercials during the break. Some of them featured promotional material for Impact Wrestling, which caught the attention of and annoyed a lot of WWE fans. Reports have surfaced that Destination America was the one that paid for those advertising spots. When they signed a deal with Dixie Carter, they promised that they would put in a lot of effort into TNA.
January 15, 2015
As many of you are already aware, Jim Ross will be providing commentary at the first GFW pay per view, which is taking place in Japan on January 4, 2015. Jeff Jarrett gave him a good amount of freedom in choosing who would join him at the table that night. He chose Mike Tenay. Ross contacted TNA to see if they would allow him to work the event, in exchange for free advertising during the pay per view, but management turned him down.
December 11, 2014