When James Storm made an appearance on NXT, the belief was that he had signed a contract with WWE, as management seems very unlikely to let him work without a deal. However, reports have now surfaced that there is no deal between the two sides at the moment. Storm is still negotiating with World Wrestling Entertainment. However, there is still the possibility that Storm ends up going elsewhere.
November 12, 2015
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
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
To add even further fuel to the fire about his upcoming deal with WWE, James Storm was spotted at the performance center earlier in the day. A photo surfaced on social media of a man that looks extremely like him at the venue. Reports have surfaced that Storm is looking to sign a contract that will enable him to be an in ring performer and a trainer for NXT. The veteran could be quite the valuable asset to the brand.
October 8, 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
There was a lot of concern for Jeff Hardy after he did a very painful spot in a match with James Storm. When asked about changing his style, the former WWE champion stated that he is not planning on doing that. Hardy states that he knows his body better than anyone else, and he knows what he is still capable of. The North Carolina native also stated that if he was not able to perform like normal, then he would not stay with TNA.
April 1, 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