As the internet wrestling community continues to speculate on the future of TNA, Dixie Carter revealed that she was heading to Los Angeles for some business meetings. Reports have surfaced that those meetings are in regards to finding a new television network for Impact Wrestling. WGN has sprung up as a leading candidate to be the new host. The two sides have negotiated a deal before.
November 18, 2015
Since he is such a beloved figure, WWE made sure to avoid talking about the Great Khali when they are promoting the two shows that they are going to be doing in India in January. The former world heavyweight champion is no longer associated with the company. Khali now has a business relationship with TNA. He recently helped promote the tour that they will be doing before the end of the year.
November 5, 2015
For the longest time, Jerry Jarrett swore that he would never return to professional wrestling. The man who helped start TNA has had a change of heart. Jarrett has announced that he was making a triumphant return to the industry. However, he has not provided details on which promotion it will be with. Jarrett is such a trusted figure in the business that Vince McMahon once tapped him as a replacement in case McMahon was sent to jail.
November 2, 2015
Since the company has changed up their business model and is touring less frequently, the man in charge of those live events has decided to leave TNA. Mike Krewson is no longer the Director of Touring. Rumor has it that he has accepted a general manager job with Baylor University. Dixie Carter has chosen Bob Ryder as his replacement. Ryder is currently working with the talent relations department in TNA.
October 31, 2015
Earlier this month, it was revealed that Lucha Underground was going to stay in business and was going to start taping their second season soon. It will be without one of their more recognizable faces, however. Shawn Hernandez has officially received the release from his contract that he had been seeking for several months now. The entire ordeal cost him his job with TNA when that company found out he was still under contract to LU.
September 25, 2015
Much of the internet wrestling community has been predicting the demise of TNA since their inception. With the recent wave of negative news regarding the promotion, those predictions have been amplified. Honky Tonk Man stated in an interview that he would be absolutely shocked if the company was still around in 2016. To his credit, he admitted that he predicted their demise incorrectly during their first year in business.
September 6, 2015
When it comes to job security within TNA, Mahabali Shera is ranked near the top of the list. That might surprise some within the internet wrestling community, but it makes sense from a business standpoint. The company signed a massive television contract in India, so they are going to want his presence around for as long as possible. The deal runs out in 2022.
August 9, 2015
During a recent interview, Rob Van Dam revealed some rather interesting details about his business relationship with WWE. While he is not officially under contract as a performer, the former world heavyweight champion is not legally allowed to work for TNA or ROH because he has a merchandise deal. RVD states that he intends to make another return some day, but he is in no rush to do so at the moment.
July 31, 2015
Pretty soon, Angelina Love is going to have to leave TNA. The former Knockouts Champion revealed that she and Davey Richards are expecting their first child together. Angelina revealed that she is currently six weeks along, so the baby should be due to arrive shortly after the new year starts. She is expected to leave the business before that, of course.
July 30, 2015