When word broke out that James Storm had signed with WWE, reports surfaced that his friendship with Billy Gunn was the primary reason why the contract was offered and signed. The former world heavyweight champion publicly confirmed that, and he also mentioned that his friendship with Road Dogg was pivotal to his new career move. Storm stated that Dogg was the person that talked to Triple H about the idea.
October 23, 2015
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
Some further details have been revealed about James Storm joining WWE. Reports have surfaced that Billy Gunn was the person that made the entire thing happen. The two of them are said to be close friends outside of the business. The possibility was discussed by both men. Since Storm was interested, Gunn went to management and convinced them to bring the former world heavyweight champion on board for a trial run.
October 12, 2015
Now faced with the reality that they might lose one of their longest standing performers, TNA has made some calls to James Storm to see if he would be interested in staying with the promotion instead of joining NXT on a full time basis. Reports have surfaced that Storm has not officially signed a long term agreement with WWE just yet. A decision will be needed from the former world heavyweight champion soon.
October 9, 2015
A post on Instagram where WWE shockingly reveals that James Storm has been signed to a contract and will make his immediate debut for NXT on Thursday night during the live event at the Full Sail University arena. The former world heavyweight champion has been spotted around the company over the past couple of days.
October 9, 2015
The internet wrestling community was buzzing over rumors that James Storm had attended an NXT event earlier in the month. Well, some further fuel has been added to that particular fire. The former world heavyweight champion is said to be in Orlando today and may have been spotted at the same venue as the Takeover event. Photos have surfaced online of what appears to be Storm entering the facility with developmental trainer, Billy Gunn.
October 7, 2015
Rumors surfaced over the weekend that James Storm was in attendance at the NXT live event in Nashville. Some even go so far as to say that the former TNA World Heavyweight Champion was actually sitting in the front row. There were also those that said that Storm was watching from the backstage area. To clear up the rumor, he took to social media and let everyone know that he was a bar with his buddy.
October 3, 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
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
The payoff for the Revolution stable led by James Storm might be coming very soon. With Kurt Angle being pushed as the top star in TNA again, he is going to need some heel challengers for his world heavyweight championship. MVP is obviously going to be one of those foes. Another person discussed is Storm, who is long overdue for another run in the main event. His ever growing stable would be an imposing challenge for Angle.
March 22, 2015