While many are wondering why he is taking so long to sign a deal with WWE or TNA, Bully Ray is actually said to be perfectly content with doing what he does now. He spends a lot of time with Devon in training new performers. It is said that the two of them are very passionate about teaching and giving back to the industry. Plus, whenever they feel the itch to get back into the ring, they have plenty of options with eager promoters.
March 20, 2015
While she really is no longer under contract to TNA, there are now rumors floating around that Velvet Sky could simply be working the audience. She has been telling people how disappointed she was that management did not show her more loyalty. Vince Russo even went on a long tirade about the promotion when he interviewed Velvet recently. A potential return is possible after she spends some time on the indies with Bully Ray.
February 8, 2015
During the latest episode of his podcast interview, Vince Russo went off on a tangent about how TNA has been treating their veteran performers. His main source of discord is that management does not show loyalty towards their long tenured performers. He specifically listed AJ Styles, Bully Ray and Velvet Sky as three examples. Russo stated that the company might be saving money by letting them go, but they are losing on potential revenue.
February 6, 2015
Since Bully Ray came back to WWE and worked briefly during the Royal Rumble match, many fans are under the assumption that his relationship with TNA has been completely thrown aside. That is not the case, as the former world heavyweight champion clearly stated that he has not ruled out a potential return to the company. He simply feels that some time apart is good for both sides at this moment. Contract negotiations could resume.
February 2, 2015
Since he made an appearance as Bubba Ray during the Royal Rumble, a lot of fans are under the assumption that Mark LoMonaco is officially back with WWE on a full time basis. Some are even ruling out the possibility of a return to TNA. That is not the case at all. Vince McMahon has yet to make him an offer, and there is a chance it might not happen at all. If the money is right, then he could sign with Dixie Carter and bring back the Bully Ray character.
January 29, 2015
One of the more entertaining things that took place at the Royal Rumble on Sunday night was the return of Bubba Ray to WWE. Fans in Philadelphia, the home of ECW, absolutely ate it up, and there were plenty of positive responses within the internet wrestling community. Questions immediately sprung up about his status with the company. As of right now, the man formerly known as Bully Ray in TNA, is just signed for the one time appearance.
January 26, 2015
With speculations surrounding her departure from the company floating around like crazy right now, there are now talks that Velvet Sky is indeed leaving TNA. However, it might not be a permanent thing. The belief is that she wanted to take some time off, so that she can spend time with her real life boyfriend, Bully Ray. He happens to be a free agent right now and is exploring his options in wrestling, both overseas and domestic.
January 25, 2015