After eight years with the company, Hector Guerrero has decided to leave TNA. While many will want to hear some controversy regarding the move, it is actually a cordial departure. Guerrero is leaving so that he can focus on a new consulting business that he and his wife have started. While he might no longer be attached to a promotion, he will be accepting booking from various independent wrestling shows across the country.
April 28, 2015
Those that follow the independent wrestling circuit closely have known for years that Sara Del Rey is one of the more talented female performers in the world. One of the smartest things that WWE has ever done is signing her to a contract to train their divas on the proper in ring techniques. Triple H has started a push recently to give her the recognition that she deserves. He has openly praised her in articles and through social media.
April 27, 2015
The second developmental wrestler to be released by WWE is Tony Briggs, who told his fans through social media on Friday afternoon. He was very thankful of the company and had nothing but nice things to say about those that trained him and helped him. Briggs vowed to make it back to NXT some day, so there is a very good chance that he will pursue his opportunities on the independent wrestling circuit to prove is worth again.
April 24, 2015
When Seiya Sanada was written off of Impact Wrestling, the belief was that he would be done with the TNA. That has now been confirmed. However, the speculation that he was returning to Japan to work for Wrestle-1 again, that has been proven false. While that might still be in the plans later on in the future, Sanada is currently accepting booking from independent wrestling promoters across North America. He wants to stick around for a little bit.
April 17, 2015
While he is heavily praised by professional wrestling fans that keep up with the indies scene, Uhaa Nation has much to work on before WWE will even consider moving him up to the main roster. The biggest concern is that he is not much of a talker. It's a problem that he admits, so that's a good start. Nation stated that independent promoters did not allow him to speak much because they were not confident in his abilities to capture an audience.
April 17, 2015
In order to help their performers make more money each year, TNA has decided to modify the rule that prevents them from working in other promotions. In the past, special permission was granted for the wrestlers to work on cards promoted by Tommy Dreamer, Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy. Now, they are free to work internet pay per view events for smaller independent companies. ROH is still not an option for the wrestlers, however.
April 16, 2015
Since there has been no announcement, a lot of fans are under the assumption that Jeff Jarrett is not working on his roster. That is simply not the case. It has now been revealed that GFW has reached out to several of the top independent wrestlers to negotiate deals with them. Some have already signed, but Global Force Wrestling is not ready to make the announcement just yet. They want to build a deeper pool of talent first.
April 14, 2015
A lot of the older wrestlers on the independent wrestling circuit like to tell fans that they are returning to WWE soon. Apparently, the Great Khali is one of those guys. He has been telling the mainstream media in India that he is returning to the promotion soon. However, representatives from the company are reportedly denying those rumors. They stated that they have no plans to bring the former world heavyweight champion back into the mix.
April 11, 2015
In a sign that the company is still looking to upgrade their roster, TNA has announced that they have signed two of the top female performers on the independent wrestling circuit. Mia Yim and Marti Belle have been signed to contracts and will be debuting as the newest Knockouts on the roster very soon. Yim, in particular, caught the attention of the internet wrestling community on social media because she is friends with several of the big names.
April 11, 2015