Since TNA feels that they had agreements with AJ Styles, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows before they decided to change their minds and join WWE, there is a very good chance now that Total Nonstop Action might actually be filing a lawsuit against World Wrestling Entertainment. The company really wanted to bring AJ Styles back to show the fan base that things are turning around once again.
January 24, 2016
Back when he decided that it was time to leave New Japan and head back to the United States, Karl Anderson negotiated with TNA on a contract. Reports have now surfaced that the offer on the table from management was for a yearly salary of $200,000. Anderson turned that down and opted to go with WWE instead. No word yet on what World Wrestling Entertainment is paying Karl, but he felt strongly enough to turn down the other offer.
January 21, 2016
During the NXT live event in Green Bay over the weekend, Finn Balor defended the heavyweight championship against Sami Zayn. It is interesting to note that Balor worked as a heel during the match. Finn has been teasing fans that the Bullet Club stable was coming to WWE soon. If formed, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows are more than likely going to be portraying heels, so it makes sense for Balor to become one as well.
January 17, 2016
Members of the Bullet Club are making headlines left and right nowadays. While reports surfaced that stated that Tama Tonga has signed a contract extension with New Japan, the second generation wrestler himself took to social media to let everyone know that he is still a free agent without a deal. There were reports that Tonga was set to join AJ Styles, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows in signing with WWE.
January 12, 2016
Since WWE was bringing in AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows, they also decided to make offers to other guys in New Japan. Bad Luck Fale was rumored to be one of those recruits. He initially was interested in joining World Wrestling Entertainment, but he has now changed his mind and decided to stay with NJPW. The belief is that management gave him a better offer after hearing about a potential departure.
January 10, 2016
When asked about the four New Japan stars heading to WWE, Kevin Owens stated that he was most excited about wrestling against Shinsuke Nakamura. The two of them have wrestled one another once before. Always the heel, Owens made sure to mention that he was better than Nakamura, AJ Styles, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows. The fact that he addressed the signings adds even more credibility to the rumors.
January 10, 2016
Earlier in the week, WWE decided to capitalize on the hype behind AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows were joining the company by doing a story on their website. It has now been revealed that Triple H was the person behind that move, as he felt it would be better for World Wrestling Entertainment to receive the traffic instead of allowing other wrestling websites to generate revenue off of them.
January 8, 2016
While doing an interview with WWE itself, Finn Balor was asked about the potential of bringing the Bullet Club stable to Monday Night Raw. He stated that while he is happy doing his thing in NXT, he is also a very ambitious person that wants to be on the main roster some day. Balor suggested that if AJ Styles, Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows were to form the stable on the flagship show, then he would love to be involved.
January 8, 2016
Back in 2012, Bushido Road purchased New Japan and put it under their corporate umbrella. It turned out to be a wise investment, as company president Takaaki Kidani has revealed that revenue has doubled in that time. That is good news for guys like AJ Styles, Young Bucks, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows and others because it means that the company will be able to continue to use them.
August 27, 2015