Despite being embroiled in a bit of a controversy with a fan at an independent wrestling show, there appears to be some interest from WWE towards Gunner. The former TNA star stated that it was his dream to work in the biggest wrestling promotion in the world and that there are some talks going on between the two sides. However, he stopped at confirming that they were anywhere close to signing a developmental contract.
October 5, 2015
A post on Twitter where Kevin Owens reveals that this is the first time that he has ever gotten a chance to perform at Madison Square Garden after spending more than a decade on the independent wrestling circuit. Owens will be defending the Intercontinental Championship against Chris Jericho tonight.
October 3, 2015
In order to help Jim Neidhart make more money, an independent manufacturing company decided to produce some merchandise for the former tag team champion. That did not sit well with WWE, who sent them a cease and desist letter. The company claims that Neidhart is under an exclusive merchandise deal with them, even though they do not create any products specifically for him to profit off.
September 30, 2015
Those rumors about TNA doing a tour of India, they're appearing more and more likely to be true. an independent wrestling promoter recently announced to his fan base that Ethan Carter and Mr Anderson have been pulled from his special show because their company needed them to go overseas. Management reserves the right to do that because they want their performers on television.
September 30, 2015
Over the weekend, Sean Waltman worked a match at an independent wrestling show. Things did not go as planned. He ended up injuring his arm. Through social media, he revealed that he was going in for a CAT scan and an MRI. Waltman believes that it might be a torn bicep and pectoral muscle. The 43 year old received praise from those in the industry because he found the strength to finish the match.
September 28, 2015
During a recent interview, Seth Rollins revealed that Joey Mercury was the person that was responsible for getting him a developmental contract with WWE. The world heavyweight champion also revealed that Mercury was also instrumental in getting a deal done for Dean Ambrose. Your backstage stroke in the company rises tremendously if you are able to find two main event performers from the independent wrestling circuit.
September 27, 2015
In a move that doesn't come as a shock to many, Kenny King has apparently left TNA. No details have been revealed, but he showed up at the ROH pay per view this week. His previous contract allowed him to work Impact Wrestling episodes and on independent wrestling shows that are not being televised. Showing up in Ring of Honor is a sign that he is no longer working for Total Nonstop Action.
September 19, 2015
During a recent interview, Dean Ambrose was asked who his favorite wrestler is. While he acknowledged that he does have a tendency to change his answer because there are just so many wrestlers that he admired as a kid, he listed Terry Funk. That makes a lot of sense because Ambrose was inspired by the hardcore style that he eventually started using on the independent wrestling circuit to build up his name.
September 19, 2015
If you're someone that has been clinging on to whatever little glimmer of hope there is for the Young Bucks to finally sign a developmental contract with WWE, now would be a good time to exhale. The brothers have decided that they are going to stay independent. Reports have surfaced that the duo has been in negotiations with ROH to extend their deal. They, of course, will be allowed to continue working for New Japan.
September 17, 2015
According to Justin Roberts, WWE does not like it when their employees and independent contractors take time off from work. The longtime announcer said that he only took three vacations during the dozen years that he worked for the company. Management frowns upon those that cause them to have to make changes for television. Roberts said that you sometimes were ribbed when you came back to work.
September 16, 2015