After more than a dozen years with the company, James Storm has announced through social media that he is leaving TNA. The former world heavyweight champion stated that he finished up his final obligations by filming a couple episodes of Impact Wrestling this week. Storm also stated that he is not done with professional wrestling and will pursue opportunities in other areas.
July 31, 2015
Uhaa Nation has been given a new theme song to use in NXT, and it is interesting to note that it is a piece that was utilized on the very first episode of Impact Wrestling that aired on Destination America. Since that could be grounds for a lawsuit, someone might have made a mistake backstage. A change should be expected soon, as the legal department already has their hands full with lawsuits.
July 26, 2015
It appears that Bully Ray is gone from TNA as quickly as he showed up. Some reports are stating that the former world heavyweight champion quit the company, while others are stating that he could not have quit since he was no longer under contract. This was always planned as a short term thing. Bully has already shot and filmed his segments for Impact Wrestling. No word yet on what his plans are now.
July 24, 2015
Since they already spent the money and effort to film the segments, TNA officials have reportedly attempted to try to make a deal with Lucha Underground to let them use footage of Shawn Hernandez on upcoming episodes of Impact Wrestling. The latter company is said to be very much against the idea because they feel that Hernandez is still a part of their promotion.
July 17, 2015
While rumors are still floating around that TNA could be dropped by Destination America, Dixie Carter does not appear to be panicking, as the company will still be able to survive financially. Impact Wrestling is aired in a lot of different countries, and it reportedly generates a sizable source of revenue. The company will simply look for another domestic network in that scenario.
July 16, 2015
When TNA decided to bring Shawn Hernandez back into the company, they asked him if he was contractually free from Lucha Underground. He insisted that he was, but that turned to not be true. Dixie Carter was contacted about the issue. To avoid a potential lawsuit, she decided to release Hernandez from the promotion and remove filmed footage from upcoming episodes of Impact Wrestling.
July 15, 2015
In a strong effort to improve their product, TNA has announced that they have partnered up with A01 Prouctions, who will now be working hand in hand with the Harris Brothers to produce episodes of Impact Wrestling. The company will also be on hand to help figure out how to do live events in the near future.
July 15, 2015
A post on YouTube of the various highlights that came out of the July 8, 2015 episode of Impact Wrestling. Ethan Carter was heavily featured throughout the show. The world heavyweight champion was in charge until Dixie Carter came out and revealed that she has appointed someone else to be in charge.
July 9, 2015