Last night, Impact Wrestling was filmed live in Orlando, and a familiar face was backstage. Chris Hero was said to be there visiting with old friends, which is the adage more frequently used because no one wants to admit that they are in negotiations with a company. Rumors have it that Hero did have a little talk with TNA, so that the two sides can gauge interest in a potential contract. He has been looking for another chance since his WWE release.
May 9, 2015
There is some backstage heat currently between Taz and TNA. Reports have stated that he purposely skipped a voice over session for a taped episode of Impact Wrestling. It is said that he absolutely refused to get on his flight from New York City to Nashville because he was upset that his pay check was late. Josh Mathews ended up working the episode alone. There are talks that Al Snow could be the replacement commentator if needed.
April 14, 2015
While the move has been well received by the front office, the wrestlers backstage and TNA fans, there hasn't been a lot of buzz about Drew Galloway making his return to the mainstream professional wrestling scene in the United States. Management was hoping that his presence would draw in some WWE fans to Impact Wrestling, but that does not appears to be the case. Galloway is still quite the asset to the promotion, however.
March 22, 2015
Since the event was being held in their hometown of New York City, Noelle Foley and Dewey Foley decided to pay a visit to TNA during the first episode of Impact Wrestling on Destination America. The two of them were allowed backstage to greet the wrestlers before taking their seats in the front row. As many of you already know, Noelle is training to become a professional wrestler, so it is a smart move for her to network within the industry.
January 10, 2015
Prior to them signing a television contract with Destination America, there were a lot of question marks surrounding the TNA personnel. There were some speculations that Tommy Dreamer was not going to be returning to the promotion once they returned to the air due to potential backstage heat. However, those rumors were dispelled last night, as the ECW legend was working as an agent during the debut episode of Impact Wrestling.
January 8, 2015
When Dixie Carter announced a new television deal with Destination America, a lot of changes were said to be in place when Impact Wrestling made its debut on the new network. One of the directions that TNA is headed is that their weekly television show will have more of a reality television feel to it. Cameras are going to be rolling from all angles. There are even talks that the wrestlers might break character in backstage interviews from time to time.
January 6, 2015