After teasing it last night, it has now been revealed that Bobby Roode will indeed be at the first GFW television taping that is taking place later this month in Las Vegas. The former world heavyweight champion is being allowed to add his star power to help the new promotion get up off the ground. He is still under contract to TNA.
July 2, 2015
When it was revealed that he was leaving the promotion, the widespread belief was that Austin Aries was unhappy with TNA for whatever reasons. However, his latest move might suggest otherwise. The former world heavyweight champion signed a contract with a talent agency, which means that he is looking into options in Hollywood.
June 29, 2015
A post on Twitter where Awesome Kong takes to social media to address rumors about her departure from TNA. Reports surfaced earlier this morning that she was one of the many people to leave the promotion over the last couple of days. Kong also reveals some information about her contract.
June 28, 2015
To clear up some rumors, Davey Richards revealed during a recent interview that the reason why he rejected a contract from WWE was because he could not afford to train at the performance center five days a week. At the time, he was in medical school full time and was working as a full time firefighter and paramedic. TNA afforded him a more favorable schedule.
June 27, 2015
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
An interesting situation is shaping up backstage in TNA. At the end of this month, the contract for Austin Aries is set to expire. As of right now, no new deal has been announced. The belief is that Aries is still in negotiations with management. A lot of eyes are on the situation because it will be rather interesting if another veteran performer is allowed to leave.
June 23, 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
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 in the year, GFW created a bit of controversy when it announced that Brodus Clay was going to be working the upcoming summer tour of Minor League Baseball stadiums. It was odd that a performer contracted to TNA would be working for a new promotion that was founded by Jeff Jarrett. Apparently, things grew too uncomfortable, as Clay has announced that he has decided to pull out of the tour due to contractual obligations.
June 3, 2015