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
For those that have been wondering about the whereabouts of the two sons of Devon that appeared in TNA a couple of years back, the two of them are now training at his wrestling school with Bully Ray. The former ECW star mentioned that he made his sons graduate from high school and college before they pursue careers in professional wrestling, and they did that just. Bully apparently is very high on the two boys.
April 1, 2015
During a recent interview, Devon revealed the reason why he and Bully Ray decided to open up their wrestling school about a decade ago. He stated that the two of them had gone to a school after leaving WWE and before joining TNA so that they could continue to work out. The students there complained repeatedly to the former ECW stars that they were not really learning anything. Thus, the decision was made to properly teach wrestlers.
April 1, 2015
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