While official numbers are not released since they are a privately held company, reports have surfaced that TNA offered James Storm 250 percent more than what WWE was offering him to work on the NXT brand. Rumors have it that World Wrestling Entertainment offered Storm less than $100,000 a year, which means that he has a six figure deal to become one of the centerpieces of Impact Wrestling for the time being.
January 26, 2016
In case you missed Impact Wrestling this week, Bobby Roode dropped the King of the Mountain Championship to Eric Young. The reason for the title change is because TNA wanted to do a Beer Money reunion to spark some interest from their fans. Roode and James Storm are expected to challenge for the tag team championship. They are also expected to be the centerpiece of the tag team division for the time being.
January 13, 2016
For the past several months, the status of James Storm has been up in the air. Many were under the impression that he had signed a long term deal with WWE, where he would help the NXT brand before giving it a try on the main roster. Well, reports have now surfaced that the former world heavyweight champion has decided to sign a two year contract with TNA, which means that he will be on Impact Wrestling for the foreseeable future.
January 9, 2016
For years, the internet wrestling community has bashed TNA for signing former WWE stars. Through an interview with the Associated Press, Dixie Carter noted that the roles have now been reversed, as World Wrestling Entertainment has been seeking out her performers now. Samoa Joe and James Storm, who came back to Impact Wrestling this week, are two recent examples.
January 8, 2016
There is a very good chance that Beer Money will be reunited on a permanent basis now that James Storm has returned to TNA. During the first episode of Impact Wrestling that aired on POP TV, the former world heavyweight champion came back and celebrated with Bobby Roode. Later on in the night, Roode dropped the King of the Mountain Championship to Eric Young, adding further fuel to the speculation.
January 7, 2016
There are rumors floating around that James Storm was booked to make an appearance on the first episode of Impact Wrestling to air on POP TV. However, the former world heavyweight champion denied that through social media. Storm is apparently meeting with TNA officials to see if a new contract can be signed. James never received a favorable deal with WWE to perform on NXT.
January 5, 2016
If you watch Impact Wrestling on a weekly basis, then you see James Storm being a participant in the World Title Series to determine a new heavyweight champion in TNA. According to Storm, however, he had no idea that he was involved in such a story line when he filmed those matches. He suggest that management did not inform a lot of people about the tournament when they were performing their matches.
October 20, 2015
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
It looks like Serena Deeb has finally decided to return to the spotlight. The former WWE diva worked a match at the Impact Wrestling taping. While some believe it might have been a one shot deal, there are those that are under the impression that she has been given a long term deal by TNA. Serena will be joining the cult stable that is led by James Storm.
June 25, 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