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