When it was reported that Wrestle 1 and TNA had decided to end their business relationship, speculation filled the air. Reports have now surfaced that the reason why the two promotions decided to end their partnership is because the Great Muta is struggling to keep his company afloat. Since they are going through some financial struggles, they are unable to book wrestlers from the United States. Talent was not being exchanged as agreed upon.
May 14, 2015
Since her partnership with the Great Muta and Wrestle 1 has ended, Dixie Carter wants to build upon another international business relationship. It is being said that a big part of the reason why TNA is sending Mr Anderson, Drew Galloway and Matt Hardy down to Mexico for the Lucha Libre World Cup is because the company wants to expand on their talent exchange program with AAA. They want to bring in several more Mexican stars to the US.
May 9, 2015
When it was announced that Seiya Sanada was leaving the promotion, rumors spread that the relationship between TNA and Wrestle 1 had gone downhill. Apparently, that is the case, as the two companies are no longer doing business together. It is being said that the Great Muta has more of a relationship with Jeff Jarrett than Dixie Carter, whom he does respect. This is the reason why Sanada is now a member of the GFW roster.
May 9, 2015
There are rumors floating around that the partnership between TNA and Wrestle 1 has come to an end. Much of the speculation stems from the fact that Seiya Sanada was released from his contract before it was set to expire in July. Interesting enough, Sanada has opted to remain in the United States instead of going back to work in Japan. Nothing has been confirmed from either the Great Muta or Dixie Carter at this point in time.
April 23, 2015
As some of you may already know by now, WWE wants to induct a legend from Japan into their hall of fame at Wrestlemania next month. Names like Tatsumi Fujinami and Genichiro Tenryu have been discussed internally, and both are great candidates. One candidate who has been discussed and immediately dismissed is the Great Muta. The company respects his line of work, but they will not induct him while he is working with TNA.
March 1, 2015
Since the two of them have worked together many times in the past and are on good terms with one another, there are rumors floating around that the Great Muta and Jeff Jarrett will work out a deal to former a partnership between GFW and Wrestle-1. However, word going around is that the deal is unlikely to even be discussed, as Muta does not want to jeopardize his relationship with TNA. Jarrett also has a working agreement with New Japan.
February 27, 2015
During his latest business trip to the United States, the Great Muta did more than work a match on Impact Wrestling. He also did some scouting as well. The legend from Japan paid a visit to the wrestling school owned by Dory Funk Jr in Florida. Muta was looking for talented performers that might be interested in heading overseas and working for his Wrestle 1 promotion. Funk is a legendary figure in that country, so his students are valuable.
February 22, 2015
Wrestling fans in the United States have not heard about the Great Muta for several months now, but that is about to change. He is heading back to America to work a pay per view match for TNA this week. On Monday evening, the company will be taping the Gutcheck pay per view, and the legendary performer is scheduled to be there. No word yet on who his opponent will be or what his involvement will consists of.
February 12, 2015