Even though the two promotions are on amicable terms, Dixie Carter does not want her contracted performers to work for Jeff Jarrett on their days off. Right now, TNA has a policy that enables them to work for another promotion, provided they are not utilized on television. Things could automatically work out for Carter, however, because it appears that GFW is on track to get a television contract with an unannounced network very soon.
May 9, 2015
While it is way too early for anything to be finalized, the speculation is that Taz is indeed a candidate to become one of the commentators for House of Hardcore now that Tommy Dreamer has managed to pull off an international television deal for his promotion. No word yet on if he has a non compete clause with TNA, but Dreamer works for the company, so he might be able to convince the front office to let the move happen.
April 16, 2015
Considering how well things have worked out for both sides, Dixie Carter is looking like a genius for signing a deal to get Impact Wrestling on Destination America. The network recently announced that TNA has helped them have their best first quarter in history. Carter recently secured some television deals in Canada and a couple of countries in Europe. That has helped to bring in more revenue for the company.
April 8, 2015
Chris Sabin made his surprise return to ROH recently, and he did it in a big way. In the main event of a television taping, Frankie Kazarian and Christopher Daniels defeated reDRagon for the tag team championship. A masked man got involved in the action, and when the reveal took place, it turned out to be Sabin. The three former TNA stars have formed a new stable called KRD, which stands for Knights of the Rising Dawn.
April 5, 2015
After securing a television deal with Destination America to air Impact Wrestling in the United States, Dixie Carter turned her attention towards bringing the TNA product to fans up north in Canada. She has accomplished that now. The company officially announced that they have signed a contract with Fight Network. The deal is for more than a year, so that provides some security and stability. The first episode airs this upcoming Friday.
March 30, 2015
While reports earlier this week stated that Eddie Edwards was well on the road to recovery and would be returning in time for television, it appears that TNA will be taking the safe approach. At the Impact Wrestling taping on Friday, Edwards and Davey Richards cut a promo and announced that the Wolves were vacating the belt. They cited the real life injury as the reason why. The vacant tag titles will be filled in some manner soon.
March 14, 2015
John Gaburick has been a busy fellow this week. In addition to locking down Angelina Love to a contract, the TNA executive has also secured the use of Matt Hardy for at least another year. The company likes having Hardy around because his name value is still strong after years of being one of the more popular and profitable performers for WWE. Having him around also helps the front office secure television and advertising deals.
March 11, 2015
If you are a TNA fan that is sentimental about Samoa Joe leaving the company, you are going to want to tune in to Impact Wrestling on March 20. That night will showcase his final match in the promotion. Fortunately for those that love great in ring action, Joe was paired with Austin Aries in that match, which was filmed when the company was doing a tour of England earlier in the year. No word yet on how he will be written off of television.
March 11, 2015
There is said to be some interest from TNA in regards to signing the Great Khali to a contract. The company recently signed a massive television deal in India that will keep them on the air until the year 2022. A lot of that had to do with the fact that they now have Mahabali Shera on the roster. Since the network wants Dixie Carter to bring even more talent from their country on board, there is a chance that Khali could be used for his name value.
February 28, 2015
For much of the past year, Dixie Carter had been under fire because TNA appeared to be heading downhill. The company was losing their television contract with Spike TV, and performers were leaving left and right. Her own employees reportedly started losing a lot of faith in her. Carter has now turned things around. The deal with Destination America is being highly praised, and the international deals have been finalized. Carter has support again.
February 27, 2015