Earlier this year, it was announced that Shelton Benjamin would be joining the innagural roster of GFW. However, it has now been revealed that the former Intercontinental Champion was smart enough of a businessman to negotiate with other companies at the same time. Benjamin stated through social media that he did indeed have negotiations with TNA. He revealed that both parties shared a mutual interest, but a deal could not be reached at the time.
May 29, 2015
Rumors are floating around like crazy right now that Shelton Benjamin was going to be making a return to WWE. The speculation was fueled by the fact that the company has filed for trademark rights to his name. While a return has not been completely ruled out, the belief is that management applied for the trademark for merchandising reasons. Benjamin was recently asked on social media about a comeback, and he did not seem all that enthusiastic about the possibility.
December 8, 2014