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
Earlier in the year, there were rumors that Eric Bischoff was going to sign with GFW and help out on the production side of things. However, since he has legal issues with TNA, Jeff Jarrett may be reluctant to go down that route at this point in time because he has a business relationship with Dixie Carter currently. Things may change down the line, however.
July 29, 2015
As some of you may already know, Sonjay Dutt has been working diligently behind the scenes to help get GFW off the ground. For those of you that are wondering, the working relationship between he and Jeff Jarrett started when the two of them were working on Ring Ka King, which was a project that TNA launched in India. Dutt is said to have a great mind for the business.
July 20, 2015
Since he is still one of the most popular wrestlers in the entire world, TNA made a good business decision this week when they attempted to sign Rey Mysterio to a contract. Management pitched to him that he would be built up as the big star that he is. They also informed him that he would have freedom to work in other promotions as well.
June 18, 2015
A lot of professional wrestling fans are under the assumption that AJ Styles hates TNA because he refuses to do business with them again. However, when asked about why he turned down the offer to make a brief return and be inducted into the hall of fame, Styles stated that the decision had nothing with how he feels towards the company. He stated that the reason why he opted against it was because his home is now in ROH and New Japan.
June 4, 2015
TNA wasn't the only wrestling promotion finalizing a new television deal in Italy this week. Vince McMahon did so as well. He has secured a contract that will enable WWE to keep broadcasting their programming in that country until the year 2020. The promotion has been with Sky Italia since 2003. The network stated that the business partnership between the two sides have been mutually beneficial and should continue on for years.
June 4, 2015
Earlier this year, it was announced that Shelton Benjamin would be joining the innagural roster of GFW. However, it has now been revealed that the former Intercontinental Champion was smart enough of a businessman to negotiate with other companies at the same time. Benjamin stated through social media that he did indeed have negotiations with TNA. He revealed that both parties shared a mutual interest, but a deal could not be reached at the time.
May 29, 2015
Since he is making his way up the industry, Moose has generated a good amount of attention from the bigger promotions in the business. He has been given a nice push by ROH. Jeff Jarrett signed the former NFL player to work his upcoming GFW tour. TNA is said to have him on the radar as well. Now, reports have surfaced that WWE attempted to sign the 31 year old for their upcoming season of Tough Enough. They wanted him to be a ringer.
May 21, 2015