Jeff Hardy was written off of television because he could not join the rest of the Impact Wrestling crew in Europe, but the feeling backstage is that he will be making his return to TNA on February 7, when the company does a show in Battle Creek, Michigan.
While he has been written out of the show on television, Jeff Hardy is still working for TNA, as the former world heavyweight champion will be working the One Night Only: Old School pay per view tonight in a Monster's Ball match against Abyss.
The main reason why Jeff Hardy was written out of the story line on Impact Wrestling this week is because he's being given time off by TNA since he cannot attend the upcoming out of tour of England due to his past legal problems.
With Heath Slater being given time off for personal reasons, WWE has chosen Ricardo Rodriguez as his replacement in 3MB. Rodriguez worked a match with Jinder Mahal and Drew McIntyre at the big Madison Square Garden show this week.
On a special Final Resolution edition of Impact Wrestling last night, Brutus Magnus defeated Jeff Hardy in a tournament final and became the new TNA World Heavyweight Champion. He climbed the ladder and retrieved the belt after Rockstar Spud interfered.
Ricardo Rodriguez, who has been training a lot lately to become an in ring performer for WWE, has revealed that he will be working the TLC pay per view tonight. However, he will simply be working with the Spanish announce team.
In an article that was designed to give some performers more of the spotlight, WWE has listed Seth Rollins as one of the many underrated wrestlers in the company. He was actually compared to CM Punk and Jeff Hardy in the article.
Ricardo Rodriguez, who has not been utilized much on television since the departure of Rob Van Dam, has been training on his in ring skills. The California native wants to wrestle for WWE in the near future.
Speculations about Jeff Hardy leaving TNA have increased, as the former world champion will not be joining the company as they do a tour of England in January. He is also expected to miss at least a couple of episodes of Impact Wrestling as well.
There are speculations going around that Jeff Hardy could be leaving TNA for a period of time. No word yet on how long the former world champion will be gone or why he is taking time off.
Heath Slater told fans that he would be more than willing to work on an album with Jeff Hardy. The belief is that he is simply speaking in character.
WWE has been testing out Ricardo Rodriguez as a backstage agent as of late.
On Impact Wrestling, Jeff Hardy defeated Chris Sabin to advance in the TNA World Heavyweight Championship tournament.
Despite not being utilized on television by WWE, Ricardo Rodriguez is being flown in for the European Tour.
Through Twitter, Jeff Hardy has revealed that he is going to be releasing his new music CD, entitled Plurality of Worlds, next week.
With a little help from Ricardo Rodriguez, Alberto Del Rio successfully defend the World Heavyweight Championship against the Big Show at Elimination Chamber 2013. He won via submission with the armbreaker.