Before AJ Lee stunned the professional wrestling world by announcing her early retirement from WWE, there were plans in place for her to turn do a heel turn and challenge Paige, who is still being scheduled to capture the Divas Championship from Nikki Bella at Extreme Rules. The creative department had to quickly find alternative plans. Since they already wrote the story, they simply decided to replace AJ with Naomi.
April 15, 2015
During a recent interview, Drew Galloway revealed that he is the busiest professional wrestler in the world right now. Not only does he work for TNA on a regular basis, but he is still doing the independent wrestling circuit and international wrestling circuit. Galloway also revealed that he currently holds five championships on three different continents, which is an impressive feat. That means that he is constantly on the road or in the air.
April 11, 2015
WWE discovered some disturbing news when they checked the ratings for Monday Night Raw this week. The show lost more than 1.5 million viewers in the span of seven days. The company has trouble keeping people interested after Wrestlemania. This does not sit well with Vince McMahon. A lot of wrestling fans opted to watch the season finale of Better Call Saul and the NCAA Championship game between Duke and Wisconsin.
April 7, 2015
While she may eventually do so in the future, as of right now, Brittany is not planning on making a return to TNA anytime soon. She is doing rather well on the independent wrestling circuit. The woman known as Santana Garrett was recently given the NWA version of the women's championship. She also holds titles in other promotions. Building up her name value and credentials on the indies is the best thing for her career at this moment.
April 4, 2015
While Eddie Edwards was working vigorously to be able to return from an injury in time for the next taping of Impact Wrestling, TNA opted instead to strip he and Davey Richards of the world tag team championship. The reason for doing that is because the front office does not want to risk either one of them being hurt again. The company views the Wolves as two of their key players in the division, so they want to ensure they stick around.
March 24, 2015
It appears that Bobby Lashley and Kurt Angle have come through for TNA. Their world heavyweight championship match was heavily promoted, and it increased viewership for that episode of Impact Wrestling by a very impressive margin of 20 percent. Executives at Destination America should be quite pleased with that, especially since they were the ones that pushed the front office to make Angle the centerpiece attraction again.
March 23, 2015