For those that missed the POP TV debut of Impact Wrestling, Ethan Carter is once again the world heavyweight champion in TNA. That is quite interesting as the original plans called for Bobby Lashley to defeat Matt Hardy for the belt. No official word yet on why management made the change, but there are speculations that Lashley might need to focus more on his MMA training now that he is a top contender for a Bellator title.
January 7, 2016
As many of you already know, TNA is doing a World Title Series to determine a new heavyweight champion. Tournament matches are being filmed this week, and there are rumors that Bobby Lashley is going to end up being crowned as the top guy in the promotion again. There are also talks that he will face Matt Hardy in the finals, which means that Ethan Carter will be out of the picture.
October 10, 2015
In a rather clever move to make the entire roster relevant, TNA has announced that they will be doing a world title series to determine a new lead champion after Matt Hardy vacated the belt in the main story line. Thirty two performers will be competing in a series of matches to determine who will have the most points. The belief is that this will eventually lead to a showdown featuring Ethan Carter in the main role.
October 7, 2015
While the internet wrestling community has been mocking TNA for putting the world heavyweight championship on Matt Hardy, there are rumors floating around that the reign might not last all that long. There are those that believe that the move was simply done to put more heat on Ethan Carter. The story would play out where Carter finds a way to take the belt back through some sort of scripted legal methods.
October 6, 2015
For those of you that missed out on seeing Bound For Glory last night, a new world heavyweight champion was crowned by TNA at the pay per view. Matt Hardy defeated Ethan Carter and Drew Galloway in a triple threat match to become the top champion in a major promotion for the very first time. He celebrated with his wife, son and father in the middle of the ring. The event was in his home state of North Carolina.
October 5, 2015