It appears that there might be some backstage heat between Josh Mathews, who is now the lead commentator for TNA, and Jim Ross. The two of them engaged in an awkward discussion through social media about UFC going up against the NFL on Sunday night. Mathews took a jab at Ross for being old and instructed him to walk away from the limelight. Ross even noted that he was not expecting such comments from Mathews.
January 19, 2015
Conflicting reports have surfaced over the past few days about Brittany and her status within the industry. Some are saying that she has signed a deal with TNA and will make her return on the first episode of Impact Wrestling airing on Destination America. Other reports have her backstage at an NXT event, with some even going as far as to say that the Knockout was initially scheduled to work a televised match for the WWE developmental program.
December 18, 2014
Once Mike Tenay was forced to turn down their offer because TNA officials reportedly felt that it was a conflict of interest, Jeff Jarrett looked at other candidates to join Jim Ross during the first GFW pay per view taking place in Japan next month. Several candidates were interviewed, and one of which really stood out above the rest. Kevin Nash was said to have been in discussion for the commentating job, but his focus right now is on Hollywood.
December 16, 2014
Those that love the glorified violence that professional wrestling can bring to the table, are in for a bit of disappointment when Impact Wrestling returns to the air next month. Reports have surfaced that Dixie Carter has ordered for a ban on blood in TNA. The belief is that this move was strongly influenced by Destination America, as the network wants them to have a friendlier environment, so that the executives can pitch them to more advertisers.
December 16, 2014
Earlier this week, it was reported that Brittany had reached an agreement on a new contract with TNA and that we could be seeing her back in time for the first episode of Impact Wrestling on Destination America. There are now conflicting reports that she might be signing with WWE and joining the NXT roster. The speculation stems from the fact that she was recently backstage at a live event. It should be noted that the Knockout lives in the area, so it could just be a visit.
December 13, 2014