In case you're wondering, it has been a while since we've heard Wade Barrett cutting his "bad news" promos. The reason for that is because WWE officials instructed him to stop doing it. Management was concerned because the fans were actually cheering on the character and simultaneously saying the catchphrase with Barrett. Since he is supposed to be a heel, the front office wanted to ensure that he only received boos instead of cheers.
March 28, 2015
ABC News has now reported the cause of death for Perro Aguayo, a huge wrestling star in Mexico. It has now been revealed that he suffered three fractured vertebrae during the match. There are still conflicting reports, however, on when he actually died. Some are saying that he passed away while still in the arena, while others are saying that he still had vital signs at the hospital. An investigation into the incident is still ongoing.
March 26, 2015
The latest news coming out of the TNA front office is that the company has managed to secure a new contract with one of their top performers. Bobby Lashley has signed a new deal that will see him remain with the promotion for at least another year. The former world heavyweight champion is said to be quite appreciative of the support that Dixie Carter has provided him while he pursues a career in mixed martial arts.
March 21, 2015
When her soon to be former husband stopped a gunman from intruding into the Squared Circle, it made national news. Lisa Marie Varon watched the surveillance video and noticed something of particular interest to her. She realized that the woman who had an affair with her husband was still working for the restaurant. Lisa Marie made sure to remind us that this woman was the reason why she moved to California and is selling the business.
March 13, 2015
Since TNA started signing contracts with wrestlers again, it seems a bit surprising that there have not been a lot of news in regards to the company contacting Chris Sabin. It is being said that the former world heavyweight champion is not interested in making a return at this point because he wants to wait and see what Jeff Jarrett does with GFW. The belief is that a lot of free agents are doing the same thing as well.
March 2, 2015
As many of you already know, Rey Mysterio is no longer under contract with WWE. The two sides have officially decided to part ways. Do not expect management to say much publicly about the situation, though. Reports have surfaced that the company is trying as hard as possible to prevent the news from reaching their shareholders and investors. They fear that faith in the company will be lost since they failed to build a replacement.
March 1, 2015
The internet wrestling community reacted very negatively upon hearing the news that Samoa Joe was leaving TNA. Apparently, the same is true of the locker room. Reports have surfaced that the majority of people backstage are upset that the former world heavyweight champion is leaving the promotion. Joe was very well liked backstage by his peers, and some even viewed him as a locker room leader. His departure has affected morale a bit.
February 27, 2015
Great news for TNA fans in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. A deal has now been completed, and fans will now be able to watch an hour long version of Impact Wrestling each week. It will air for free every Saturday night starting at the end of February. Dixie Carter signed a contract with DMAX, whose parent company, Discovery Communications, also owns Destination America. Thus far, the partnership has been quite fruitful.
February 22, 2015
While he is highly unlikely to ever be back with the company, Jeff Jarrett is going to be in northern Caliornia when Wrestlemania takes place. After all, that is the center of the wrestling universe. Rumors have surfaced that he is saving his big announcement about GFW until that weekend. Since there hasn't been a lot of news about his negotiations to get a television show, Jarrett will most likely reveal news on the roster and live events.
February 21, 2015
It is not the way that he wanted to become a mainstream name, but Seth Rollins has become just that thanks to a nude scandal. The WWE star was mentioned by several media outlets including Time, Hollywood Life, MTV and The Mirror. The news was also covered by E!, which is the network that currently airs Total Divas. Management generally does not like this type of publicity, but it is being said that Rollins will go unpunished in the matter.
February 11, 2015