There is some backstage heat currently between Taz and TNA. Reports have stated that he purposely skipped a voice over session for a taped episode of Impact Wrestling. It is said that he absolutely refused to get on his flight from New York City to Nashville because he was upset that his pay check was late. Josh Mathews ended up working the episode alone. There are talks that Al Snow could be the replacement commentator if needed.
April 14, 2015
While the move has been well received by the front office, the wrestlers backstage and TNA fans, there hasn't been a lot of buzz about Drew Galloway making his return to the mainstream professional wrestling scene in the United States. Management was hoping that his presence would draw in some WWE fans to Impact Wrestling, but that does not appears to be the case. Galloway is still quite the asset to the promotion, however.
March 22, 2015
Since he attempted to get a contract with WWE, some are under the belief that there is backstage heat towards Crimson. By signing him to a new deal, TNA proved that there are no hard feelings. There is said to be no resentment from the locker room as well because the veterans in there know that there is only a limited amount of time in a professional wrestling career, so it is understandable to want to work for the biggest promotion.
March 21, 2015
Dixie Carter has long been a huge fan of Taryn Terrell, especially since she has come a long way from her days as an inexperienced diva in WWE. Te company decided that they needed her around for at least another year. Taryn has agreed to a new contract with TNA that will see the current Knockouts Champion do just that. She has earned the praise of her peers backstage by being able to keep up with Gail Kim and Awesome Kong.
March 13, 2015
When Abyss signed his new contract with TNA earlier in the year, the belief was that it might be his last one as an active in ring performer. There are talks that he will be transitioning over to a full time position backstage after the deal expires. Unfortunately, though, it has not been revealed as to how long the contract is. The 41 year old has been groomed to take over as a backstage agent and producer for quite some time now.
March 7, 2015
A guy that has been receiving a lot of praise from his peers backstage is Davey Richards. People are impressed with his work ethics. He works all night as a paramedic. Instead of going straight home to sleep, he then hits the gym so that he can maintain his physique as a wrestler. Afterwards, he attends college classes to move up in the medical field. In between all of that, he somehow finds time to travel the world as a performer for TNA.
March 5, 2015
Since Christy Hemme opted to remain in the United States, TNA signed SoCal Val to replace her during the tour of Europe. It was supposed to have been a temporary move, but it is now looking like it might become a permanent one. Two longtime producers have opted to leave the company, which means that management will have to move people around backstage. Christy could be utilized more as a producer, which frees up Val to be the announcer.
March 2, 2015
The internet wrestling community reacted very negatively upon hearing the news that Samoa Joe was leaving TNA. Apparently, the same is true of the locker room. Reports have surfaced that the majority of people backstage are upset that the former world heavyweight champion is leaving the promotion. Joe was very well liked backstage by his peers, and some even viewed him as a locker room leader. His departure has affected morale a bit.
February 27, 2015
Even though he had been at odds throughout certain points of long tenure with the company, there is still a chance that Samoa Joe could be returning to TNA in the future. When he informed management that he was going to seek other opportunities in the industry, they told him that there was no backstage heat on him for leaving. Officials also informed the former world heavyweight champion that the door for a return would remain open for him.
February 18, 2015