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
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