In order to increase his promotion's chances at succeeding, Jeff Jarrett wisely knows that he's going to need names that fans are more familiar with. The former world heavyweight champion has picked up a centerpiece for GFW in Brutus Magnus, who asked for a release from TNA and received it recently. He is finishing up at Slammiversary.
June 27, 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
While no official statement has been released in regards to how long he is going to be gone, the belief is that Tyson Kidd might need to miss more than a year of action from WWE. It looking more and more likely that he is going to require surgery to repair the spinal chord injury that he suffered last week.
June 10, 2015
Since there was so much confusion within the internet wrestling community over the situation, ROH decided to release an official statement in regards to Samoa Joe working the television taping on June 20, 2015. Even though he is under contract with WWE, he will honor his contract and work the tag team match with AJ Styles. It is being billed as his final appearance.
June 9, 2015
Things can get pretty ugly when family members fight, especially when the connection between them is no longer living. Bret Hart recently stated in an interview that he feels that Martha Hart is trying to erase everything that Owen Hart has done in professional wrestling. He feels that she is being selfish and childish for being against WWE trying to release a DVD on her late husband. The two sides have not been getting along for years now.
June 3, 2015
Now that he is no longer with the company, Justin Gabriel is free to speak his mind about his tenure with WWE. He noted that he was frustrated for approximately three years. Management simply refused to notice and acknowledged the effort that he put out in order to get a push. Gabriel even stated that he took the initiative to go work down in NXT to develop his character more. When the boiling point hit, he simply asked for a release.
June 2, 2015
It appears that TNA is quite pleased with the development of Bram, as the company announced today that they have signed him to a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not released, but the belief is that he will be with the promotion for at least another year. At just 28 years of age, management feels that they can keep developing the man legally known as Thomas Latimer and turn him into an upper level guy some day.
May 28, 2015