In a rather shocking bit of news, James Storm has asked for his release from TNA, and the company has granted that to him. No word yet on why he made this decision, but there has not been any reports of backstage heat between the former world heavyweight champion and management. It might just be due to the fact that he has not received a push in a while.
June 27, 2015
During Impact Wrestling, TNA ran a controversial segment featuring Mickie James and James Storm. I the goal was to get everyone talking about their promotion, then it worked out beautifully because there are a lot of anger being directed towards them. Management was forced to issue a statement because the internet wrestling community was under the assumption that the character had been killed off. Mickie is in fact still alive and recovering.
June 4, 2015
While there are some fans out there that are bitter at him for leaving WWE, Jeff Hardy still has a large and loyal group of fans. When TNA announced that he was going to be headlining the latest episode of Impact Wrestling in a steel cage match with James Storm, many of those fans made sure to tune in. Hardy helped the company receive an increase in viewership this week. It further solidifies that name value is still the most important trait in wrestling.
March 30, 2015
Rumors have been spreading around about James Storm possibly leaving TNA. As of right now, the speculations are unsubstantiated. Management has been busy negotiating new contracts with the performers. It is virtually impossible for them to be able to sign everyone at once because the negotiations process is lengthier than some fans are aware of. Storm is said to still be in talks with John Gaburick about sticking around.
March 16, 2015
TNA really wants Bram to do well, and it looks like the company is going to provide him with a bit of assistance. There are talk that management is considering the idea of putting him with James Storm and the Revolution stable, which currently consists of Abyss, Seiya Sanada, Manik and Mahabali Shera. Doing that would enable the 28 year old to not have to speak too often, and it would give him a major story to work with.
March 14, 2015
In a sign that he might have completely ruled out the possibility of ever signing with WWE, David Benoit recently took a jab at the company during an interview. He specifically stated that since their program has changed so much over the years, they have effectively killed his passion for wrestling. Benoit then went on to praise TNA, praising a recent steel cage match featuring James Storm, Jeff Hardy and Matt Hardy at Lethal Lockdown.
February 12, 2015