Some sad news to report. Nick Bockwinkel has passed away. The former world heavyweight champion died at the age of 80. Not a lot of details have been released in regards to his death. Bockwinkel is vastly underrated. At one point in time, he was to the AWA what Ric Flair was to the NWA and Hulk Hogan was to WWE. Additional details on his death should be available later in the week.
November 15, 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
In a rather disturbing bit of news, TMZ has released the 911 call that was placed right before Dusty Rhodes died. The dispatch operator seemed a bit unprofessional during the call. He was irritated because Rhodes' wife was panicking about getting help for her husband. He even let out a sigh of annoyance towards the end of the call.
June 16, 2015
Good news if you're a toy collector that loves ROH. The company has officially announced that they will be releasing their first ever set of action figures. Since they have played a major part in the promotion over the last couple of years, Jay Briscoe and Mark Briscoe are going to be among the first set of toys released. Adam Cole is getting one as well. The most interest person getting one, however, is Kevin Owens, who is now wrestling in NXT.
May 26, 2015
When news broke that Drew Galloway was signing a contract with TNA, many naturally wondered how Taryn Terrell would react to the situation. After all, the two of them were once married. During a recent interview, Taryn revealed that their relationship has been quite amicable over the years despite the ugly divorce. She even wondered why the front office didn't attempt to sign Galloway as soon as he was release from his contract with WWE.
April 25, 2015
Ever since their first pay per view in January, fans have been clamoring for news on the progress of GFW. Jeff Jarrett had been pretty quiet because he was busy wrapping up the post promotional work for the event. During a recently released video, Jarrett did provide another exciting details for the fans that have been waiting for another promotion to come shake up the industry. Global Force Wrestling has been confirmed to be based in Las Vegas.
February 24, 2015
Some further details have been revealed about the ongoing contract negotiations between Rey Mysterio and WWE. It is not good news if you're a big fan of the masked performer remaining with the company. Reports have surfaced that Mysterio already has the release paperwork in his hands, but he has not signed it yet because the former world heavyweight champion still has a couple of details that he wants to iron out before walking away from the company.
January 30, 2015
Good news if you're a big fan of Booker T. WWE is currently working on a DVD for him, and it should be released some time this year. As is usually the case, many of his best matches, both in this company and in WCW, will be heavily featured. Management is going to try to separate this from the other features by spending some time on his troubled youth. The feeling is that it might become a motivational tool the company can push.
January 24, 2015
When Awesome Kong made her surprising return on the debut episode of Impact Wrestling on Destination America, some wondered if it was a temporary thing, as she left TNA on bad terms. Apparently, everything has been mended, and Kong will be working a full time schedule for the company. Management even released the news that the former Knockouts Champion has been added to the upcoming tour of England as well.
January 13, 2015