While a lot of WWE fans are overjoyed right now about the Brock Lesnar news, they are about to be brought back down to earth for a bit when they realize that the new contract means that John Cena has a better chance of winning the United States Heavyweight Championship from Rusev at Wrestlemania. Since Lesnar will still be part time, the front office wanted a belt on Cena, so that he can use it to headline live events each week.
March 24, 2015
It looks like Bobby Lashley will continue to have multiple avenues of income for at least another year. News coming out of Bellator is that a new contract has been reached. The promotion has been pretty pleased with the results that Lashley has been producing. He has fought twice for them and won both match. In terms of his career, the former world heavyweight champion has won 10 of 12 matches due to stoppage.
March 21, 2015
The latest news coming out of the TNA front office is that the company has managed to secure a new contract with one of their top performers. Bobby Lashley has signed a new deal that will see him remain with the promotion for at least another year. The former world heavyweight champion is said to be quite appreciative of the support that Dixie Carter has provided him while he pursues a career in mixed martial arts.
March 21, 2015
Some big news is expected to come out of Jeff Jarrett soon, and the belief is that he will announce a television taping for GFW soon. There are already talks that the first show could be done in late May or early June. At the very latest, they will take place in July. The speculation here is that Jarrett is coming close to signing a television contract with an unnamed network. He has met with several companies to gauge interest in his product.
March 9, 2015
While the internet wrestling community has been on the edge of their seats while keeping up with all the news surrounding Brock Lesnar, the legendary Antonio Inoki is listening just as intently. He still has plans on contacting the heavyweight champion to see what he wants to do after his contract with WWE expires. While Lesnar is unlikely to sign a long term deal, Inoki would love to pay him big bucks for a couple of matches in the summer.
March 3, 2015
Since TNA started signing contracts with wrestlers again, it seems a bit surprising that there have not been a lot of news in regards to the company contacting Chris Sabin. It is being said that the former world heavyweight champion is not interested in making a return at this point because he wants to wait and see what Jeff Jarrett does with GFW. The belief is that a lot of free agents are doing the same thing as well.
March 2, 2015
As many of you already know, Rey Mysterio is no longer under contract with WWE. The two sides have officially decided to part ways. Do not expect management to say much publicly about the situation, though. Reports have surfaced that the company is trying as hard as possible to prevent the news from reaching their shareholders and investors. They fear that faith in the company will be lost since they failed to build a replacement.
March 1, 2015
Great news for TNA fans in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. A deal has now been completed, and fans will now be able to watch an hour long version of Impact Wrestling each week. It will air for free every Saturday night starting at the end of February. Dixie Carter signed a contract with DMAX, whose parent company, Discovery Communications, also owns Destination America. Thus far, the partnership has been quite fruitful.
February 22, 2015
While the company will never admit to keeping up with the competition, WWE is rumored to be heavily interested in news on Drew McIntyre. Many are curious to see what he can accomplish now that he is under contract with TNA. A lot of people backstage feel that he could have easily been a main event performer had he not lost the faith off management due to some unfair perception that was conceived about his lack of toughness.
February 14, 2015
Some further details have been revealed about the ongoing contract negotiations between Rey Mysterio and WWE. It is not good news if you're a big fan of the masked performer remaining with the company. Reports have surfaced that Mysterio already has the release paperwork in his hands, but he has not signed it yet because the former world heavyweight champion still has a couple of details that he wants to iron out before walking away from the company.
January 30, 2015