If you follow international wrestling at all, you'll know that Mike Bennett and his stock are rising. He is becoming a hot commodity in the industry. Those rumors are about signing a contract with TNA in the near future are heating up once again. The promotion would provide him with a bigger platform than the one he has in ROH. Bennett also knows that working with an opponent like Kurt Angle could definitely make him even more known.
April 27, 2015
Rumors spread on Thursday that Samoa Joe met with WWE officials to negotiate a developmental contract. It is now looking more and more likely that it did happen, as Jim Ross himself has confirmed that he saw Joe earlier in the day. Ross is in Orlando, where the performance center happens to be, to tape a show with Mick Foley for the Network. The belief is that Joe will sign a deal and start with NXT around June of 2015.
April 24, 2015
As soon as word spread that Mickie James was making a big announcement on Impact Wrestling later on this week, rumors started to spread that the popular Knockout was going to be announcing her retirement. That is definitely a possibility as she is now a mother. However, TNA could be pulling a swerve by having her announce something entirely different. It could end up being something as simple as Mickie signing a new contract.
April 23, 2015
There are rumors floating around that the partnership between TNA and Wrestle 1 has come to an end. Much of the speculation stems from the fact that Seiya Sanada was released from his contract before it was set to expire in July. Interesting enough, Sanada has opted to remain in the United States instead of going back to work in Japan. Nothing has been confirmed from either the Great Muta or Dixie Carter at this point in time.
April 23, 2015
Looks like Taz and TNA could not work things out after all. The longtime commentator has decided to walk away from the company that he has been working with since 2009. While there are rumors floating around that he was upset with the front office because of late payment, there are also talks that the two sides simply could not come to a financial agreement on a new contract. He is said to be leaving on good terms.
April 15, 2015
Since fans are still clinging on to the rumors that TNA has been late in paying performers, Matt Hardy has decided to explain the situation in the hopes that some will be smart enough to understand. He stated that the front office has never been late in paying he and Jeff Hardy. The former US champion even posted a photo of the monthly fee check, per match check, royalty check and another check that was included in the new contract he signed.
April 15, 2015
Unless he changes his mind in the near future, Wade Barrett still intends on retiring from WWE when his current contract expires. The belief is that he wants to try his hands at Hollywood. Rumors are floating around that the reason why he signed on to star in Eliminators was so that he could gauge interest from the studios. There is always a chance that he could sign a contract extension and remain in professional wrestling if the interest is low.
April 13, 2015
Rumors have been spreading around about James Storm possibly leaving TNA. As of right now, the speculations are unsubstantiated. Management has been busy negotiating new contracts with the performers. It is virtually impossible for them to be able to sign everyone at once because the negotiations process is lengthier than some fans are aware of. Storm is said to still be in talks with John Gaburick about sticking around.
March 16, 2015
For quite some time now, rumors about the Briscoes signing with WWE have been floating around. The speculations are flying high once again. Reports have surfaced that the company has renewed their interest in signing Jay Briscoe and Mark Briscoe to a contract. The former is actually the current ROH Heavyweight Champion, so that would be quite a boost to the roster. Despite their talents, the brothers would still have to go through NXT.
March 12, 2015
Rumors have sprung up that Lina Fanene, a developmental diva under contract with WWE, has some nude photos of herself floating around on the internet. Those rumors are not true. While she has done some modeling in the past, none of them featured her completely naked. The belief is that the rumors were started because of a black and white photo of a topless girl surfaced online. Some claimed that it was Lina, but it was not.
February 26, 2015