Earlier today, a photo surfaced on social media that shows Austin Aries making his arrival at an NXT event in Florida. That has sparked rumors that the former TNA World Heavyweight Champion is on the verge of signing a contract with WWE to help add depth to the developmental brand. Management is now leaning towards the idea of having seasoned veterans mixed in with the fresher faces.
November 19, 2015
When it was revealed that he was leaving the promotion, the widespread belief was that Austin Aries was unhappy with TNA for whatever reasons. However, his latest move might suggest otherwise. The former world heavyweight champion signed a contract with a talent agency, which means that he is looking into options in Hollywood.
June 29, 2015
An interesting situation is shaping up backstage in TNA. At the end of this month, the contract for Austin Aries is set to expire. As of right now, no new deal has been announced. The belief is that Aries is still in negotiations with management. A lot of eyes are on the situation because it will be rather interesting if another veteran performer is allowed to leave.
June 23, 2015
Now that there is a new television contract in place, Austin Aries and TNA have agreed to terms on a new deal that will keep the former world heavyweight champion on the roster. There were rumors floating around that he was thinking about going back to the independent wrestling circuit, but Aries feels a bit more comfortable sticking with the company because they will now be featured on Destination America. Management is expected to sign more deals soon.
December 8, 2014