A rather interesting development is taking place in WWE, and it might leave Devon out in the cold. Management is reportedly looking into the idea of splitting up the Dudley Boyz once again because they want to see if the Bully Ray character, which held the TNA World Heavyweight Championship, would do well in World Wrestling Entertainment. The split could happen very soon, maybe even the Royal Rumble.
January 9, 2016
During a question and answer session with the fans, Bubba Ray was asked which promotion allowed him to do his best promo work. The former world heavyweight champion stated that Paul Heyman allowed him a lot of freedom when he was working in ECW. The New York native also stated that he really enjoyed the segments that he did when he worked as the Bully Ray character in TNA.
October 17, 2015
It appears that Bully Ray is gone from TNA as quickly as he showed up. Some reports are stating that the former world heavyweight champion quit the company, while others are stating that he could not have quit since he was no longer under contract. This was always planned as a short term thing. Bully has already shot and filmed his segments for Impact Wrestling. No word yet on what his plans are now.
July 24, 2015
If roster additions are any indication of financial progress, then it looks like things are looking up for TNA. The company has reportedly reached terms on a new contract to bring Bully Ray back into the company. The former world heavyweight champion recently made an appearance as a special guest referee, but negotiations at the time had not been finalized.
June 26, 2015
To clear up all the speculation surrounding his return to TNA, Bully Ray took to the air to reveal that his appearance on Impact Wrestling was a one time thing. He stated that the front office called and told him that they needed a special guest referee for a world heavyweight championship match. Since he thought it would be fun, Bully opted to sign on for the episode. He stated that he and Devon still enjoy having independent status.
May 12, 2015
When Bully Ray left TNA because the two sides could not come to an agreement on a new contract, he attempted to go back to WWE, making a surprise appearance as a mystery entrant in the Royal Rumble in January. However, he a full time deal was never given to him, so he opted to to make a quick return to the company that made him a world heavyweight champion for the very first time in his career. A full time return is still a possibility.
May 9, 2015
Rumors have surfaced that Velvet Sky could be making her return to TNA very soon. Apparently, the two sides have patched things up. When her contract expired in January, management opted to let her go. Velvet was very disappointed and publicly voiced her opinion on the matter, citing that she was hoping for more loyalty from the company. There are also talks that her real life boyfriend Bully Ray could be making a return as well.
May 8, 2015
There are some rumblings that Bully Ray could be making his return to TNA tonight on Impact Wrestling. Management has been promoting the fact that a former world heavyweight championship would be making a comeback. However, these rumors have to be taken with a grain of salt, as Bully is being advertised to make appearances for a promotion in New Mexico on Friday and Saturday. Of course, they could have been canceled.
May 8, 2015