Since he is one of the best performers on the independent wrestling circuit, many were under the belief that Jeff Jarrett was going to try to get Chris Sabin under contract once GFW started. Well, apparently, those rumors are true. The promotion has now signed the former world heavyweight champion, and he will more than likely be taking part in the upcoming summer tour. No word yet on what his status with ROH will be now.
May 19, 2015
A lot of fans are under the impression that Charlie Haas is completely retired form professional wrestling. However, the former WWE star does work the occasion match on the independent wrestling circuit. He just doesn't make a big deal out of it. There are now rumors floating around the Jeff Jarrett might be able to convince Haas to become a more active performer after he revealed that GFW had signed Shelton Benjamin to a contract.
May 16, 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
There are rumors floating around right now that Rey Mysterio has booked himself some appearances outside of WWE. However, that is not true. The popular masked superstar has been thrown a bunch of offers from independent wrestling promoters, enough money for him to make a living off of. He, of course, is unable to accept any of those deals as long as he is contractually obligated to is current company. A release is being negotiated.
January 31, 2015
Looks like those rumors about WWE having interest in Tessa Blanchard were true. The second generation star was one of 20 women that the company brought in for tryouts at the Performance Center last week. For those that do not know, she is the daughter of the legendary Tully Blanchard, who teamed with Arn Anderson, Ric Flair and Barry Windham in the Four Horsemen during the 1980s. She currently works on the independent circuit.
January 30, 2015
Those that keep up with Matt Hardy already know that he is one of the busiest wrestlers in the world, as he is consistently being booked for various promotions on the independent circuit. He also works for TNA. Now that he is set to become a father for the very first time, rumors have sparked that he might want the stability that WWE can provide him. However, that is not the case because Hardy is making more money on the indies.
January 26, 2015
Some minor rumors sprung up during the week that Sean Waltman was going to be one of the mystery entrants at the Royal Rumble tonight, and some of that might have been spurned by the fact that his former DX stablemates, Road Dogg and Billy Gunn, are working the show. However, Waltman is considered quite unlikely for the pay per view because he worked an independent wrestling show in North Carolina with Matt Hardy.
January 25, 2015
Now that there is a new television contract in place, Austin Aries and TNA have agreed to terms on a new deal that will keep the former world heavyweight champion on the roster. There were rumors floating around that he was thinking about going back to the independent wrestling circuit, but Aries feels a bit more comfortable sticking with the company because they will now be featured on Destination America. Management is expected to sign more deals soon.
December 8, 2014